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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!
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.
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.
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.
My challenge for all of us in education to think about. It is time to quit tearing each other down and work to do what is best for ourselves and students.
In this episode I speak with Katie Henry of Birdbrain Technologies where we dive into a powerful conversation about one of her recent blog posts about not choosing the low hanging fruit.
In this episode I launch the second Teacher Challenge for everyone!
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.
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
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!
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.