podcasts

The Heart of Teaching and Learning – Education Article

By Regie Routman I first became aware of the power of storytelling through my grandmother. Although she never got beyond a sixth grade education, she had a gift for regaling me with fascinating stories about her life – growing up in a crowded apartment as one of seven sisters, choosing to marry for money instead of love only to lose that financial stability during the Great Depression, using her creative talents to design and make hats and jewelry as a…

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Podcast: Jessie Woolley-Wilson on Intelligent Ed Tech – Education Article

Early in her career and while in banking in NYC, Jessie Woolley-Wilson started tutoring kids as a service project. She felt renewed and inspired by the students she met and was impressed by their innovation, skill, and ability to thrive in scarcity. The experience launched her leadership in education technology. After leading the pre-college and pre-graduate programs at Kaplan, she enjoyed engaging young children to help them learn how to read as President at Leapfrog SchoolHouse. She went on to lead…

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5 podcasts every e-learning professional should listen to – Education Article

…or should that be “to which every e-learning professional should listen”? Never mind, I can end a sentence with a preposition if I want to. Arcane grammar jokes aside, I’m a late bloomer to podcasts. While everyone else was apparently obsessed with them, they never really appealed to me until I starting taking long trips on the bus. Now I’m hooked. As many of my peers will attest, there’s no shortage of podcasts directed to the L&D practitioner. In fact,…

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Jal Mehta on Provoking Deeper Learning in High School – Education Article

Jal Mehta (@jal_mehta) grew up in Baltimore the son of a school administrator and college professor. Now as an Assistant Professor at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education, Mehta is a leading advocate for deeper learning. Mehta observed that his mentor Richard Elmore was always the most knowledgeable person in the room in large part because he spent time in schools every week. Mehta followed suit and visited the best high schools in the country and co-authored a new book about his…

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10 of the Absolute Best Podcasts for Teachers – Education Article

Most teachers find their motivation to work as hard as they do by using their summer wisely. Summer is a time to follow your curiosity and see where it leads. That’s why we scoped out some of the best, most inspirational podcasts for teachers to queue up in the coming months. Listen in! 1. For feeling empathy, validation, and just plain normal about your stressful teaching life … HMH Learning Moments: Teachers in America is a new podcast. You’ll hear…

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Moving at the Speed of Creativity – Education Article

Welcome to Episode 462 of Moving at the Speed of Creativity podcasts, a now-wildly irregular podcast by Dr. Wesley Fryer (@wfryer) focusing on digital creativity, media literacy, digital literacy and instructional technology. This episode includes two segments. The first is an interview with Megan Thompson (@seeingnewshapes), our elementary art teacher at Casady School in Oklahoma City. This past spring, Megan had an opportunity to travel to the Chicago area and spend part of a day with Tricia Fuglestad (@fuglefun). Tricia…

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Highlights from our digital media unit – Mr. Hill’s Musings – Education Article

On Friday, we had two class assemblies all about digital media and how people can use it to express themselves. As a blogger and social media advocate, I was bursting with pride. Our digital literacy coaches, Ryan Krakofsky and Fred Yue, were in the audience and loving it too. The assemblies rounded off a great How We Express Ourselves unit but, more importantly, demonstrated a huge mind shift in our school community. Digital media is something to embrace and leverage,…

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June 2019: Podcasts Revisited | Discovery Education – Education Article

I have the students in my Wilkes/Discovery Instructional Masters degree class create a podcast as an assignment. In her reflection on podcasts, one of my student, Meredith Lambert wrote: There is something different about the interaction between creator and consumer with podcasts then with written text. Because you’re hearing a person’s voice it makes it more personal. Recording your voice is much more personal than writing a reflection as well.  After reading that, I realized I had not produced a…

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Podcast: Nick Donohue on Promoting Racial Equity & Fighting Personal, Institutional and Structural Racism – Education Article

This week, the Getting Smart team is bringing you an episode with Nick Donohue, the CEO and President of Nellie Mae Education Foundation. Nick went from teacher to trainer to Deputy Commissioner, then to Commissioner in New Hampshire. A dozen years ago, Nick took over the Nellie Mae Education Foundation where he developed a strategy focused on student-centered learning. The team’s focus on personalized learning, student agency, progress on mastery, and anywhere-anytime learning was about 10 years ahead of the…

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The Power of Moments – Defining Memories – Education Article

Reading Time: 2 minutes What do you most remember from your time at school? Is it a memory from ‘in or outside’ the Classroom? The chances are that your most memorbale moments happend outisde of the classroom. So, when teaching pupils, how can teachers make learning more memorable inside? In this blog post, read our review of The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact by brothers Chip and Dan Heath. Certain moments have more impact … There…

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Podcast 49: What Do Effective Teachers Do? – Education Article

Podcast 49: What Do Effective Teachers Do? | TeacherToolkit 25th May 201924th May 2019 Joshua McGovern 139 Views Brookburn Primary School, bursaries, Economics, Freelance, Grammar Schools, Institute for Government, PhD, Policy, policymakers, Professor Becky Allen, Professor Simon Burgess, Research, Sam Sims, Spillover, Teacher Training, The Teacher Gap, Think Tank, UCL, working conditions, Workload Reading Time: 1 minute What do effective teachers do and what are the benefits of pupils attending grammar schools? These are just two of the questions posed…

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Student-Friendly Podcasts for Classrooms and Families – Easy EdTech Podcast 015 – Education Article

In this episode I share a handful of my favorite student-friendly podcasts for classroom use and to recommend to families. You’ll hear how to access these podcasts, reasons why I love each one, and where to go to easily bring them into classrooms or share links with your school community! Subscribe to the podcast on your favorite platform: So let’s make this EdTech easy… 1. Identify what you would like to share with students or families 2. Decide on the…

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Podcast – How to take our leadership and teaching to new levels | @mcleod – Education Article

January 23, 2019 by Scott McLeod I recently had the good fortune to talk with Aaron Maurer, an amazing Iowa educator who I’m proud to call friend. Aaron also received one of ISTE’s 2018 Making It Happen Awards! Aaron invited me to participate in his Coffee for the Brain podcast and the end result is below. Happy listening! … This is only a snippet of a Education Article written by dr.scott.mcleod@gmail.com (Scott McLeod) Read Full Article

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Podcast 48: How Can Teachers Set The Standard? – Education Article

Podcast 48: How Can Teachers Set The Standard? | TeacherToolkit 18th May 201917th May 2019 @TeacherToolkit 70 Views #TTkitPodcast, accountability, Brave, business, Education Manifesto, headship, Keynote, leadership, Podcast, Richard Gerver, speaker, The Assumption of Excellence, Workload Reading Time: 1 minute What would you miss about education if you stepped out of teaching, and can teachers hold themselves to account? Our 48th podcast interview is with Richard Gerver who worked in education as a primary school teacher and a head teacher…

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My Top 4 Education Podcasts – Education Article

Reading Time: 3 minutes What education-podcasts do you follow? Podcasts are perfect for learning on the go. They make information personal and they are convenient and easy to consume. As well as these top recommendations, don’t forget to listen to the weekly Teacher Toolkit podcasts. Teachers have always enjoyed a healthy discussion and debate about pedagogy and practice, whether it be in the staffroom at break time, the yard at lunchtime or in CPD sessions after school. With the advances…

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Change the Narrative with Educator Stories – Education Article

Podcasts are a powerful medium for consumers and creators. This year it’s been exciting to see so many educators enter the podcasting space. Regular followers of the blog know that I launched my podcast earlier this year. So you can imagine that I get pretty excited to talk about podcasts with my educator friends! Fellow Apple Distinguished Educator Michael Hernandez introduced his new podcast to the world this year. I had the chance to listen to a handful of episodes.…

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