Living On The Edge of Chaos

Living On The Edge of Chaos

This podcast explores the world of education through the lens of story.
What will your story be?

As you prepare to embark on the next chapter in your own story it sometimes helps to hear from others who have done the epic work to get it done! Be inspired by others to empower others!

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    072: Amanda Glover: A story of building an amazing learning space for makers!

    In this episode I speak with Amanda Glover who is exploring how to create powerful learning spaces mixed with makerspaces. She is also a 4th and 5th grade math and science educator. I came across her space on LinkedIn and after seeing the pictures and following the journey I knew I wanted to speak with her to help all of you figure out how to make this happen.

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    071: Dane Barner and the Discussion of Innovation and Engagement

    In this episode I speak with Dane Barner, a music teacher, who has spent many years crafting a philosophy of education and really trying to sift through all the jargon in education to figure out what it all means. In this conversation we dive into the topics of engagement, inquiry, and creating a classroom that is suitable for learning for all kids.

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    070: Steve Isaacs: Minefaire, Education, Gaming, E-Sports

    In this episode I speak with Steve Isaacs. He is someone who I have admired for a long time. Not only does he do amazing work in his classroom, but the outreach and support he creates for communities with MineFaire and other programs is astounding. We tackle some topics that are exciting and I hope you enjoy his story as much as I did.

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    066: Matrix of a Learner With Tracy Hanson

    In this episode I bring awareness to the work of Tracy Hanson and her Matrix of a Learner philosophy. This episode brings to light the philosophy and her journey. Be sure to listen to the end as we have something really special for you to be part of if you wish.

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    065: How To Organize and Manage a STEM Classroom with Terri Smith

    In this episode I have a chat with Terri Smith who is an amazing STEM Educator here in Iowa! We discuss her learning space and how she manages students, materials, and organizational strategies to survive all the things that come with being a teacher.

    To see her learning space check out the images and videos here

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    064: Say NO! To One Thing This Week

    In this episode. I want to share a challenge for you, the listener, to take on this week. It is something I did this weekend and want to challenge you to do the same!

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    063: Making Learning Awesome with Nerdy Teacher

    In this episode I was so lucky to have a chance to have a conversation with the Nerdy Teacher. This guy is leading by example of what it takes to have success in the classroom by keeping it real and doing what is best for kids. Check out all the info below to learn more as we dive into a great conversation about learning.

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