Podcast Show Notes Pages
The Process of Learning Truly is the Most Valuable Aspect of Teaching
Long-time middle school science teacher turns towards STEM. Bryan has a passion for change, innovation, and learning. This inspiration has transitioned into all his activities with his students to create authentic learning. Bryan invests time in his students to inspire a learning culture so they can accomplish any goal.
Increasing Rigor and Engagement in Chemistry
Ty White is the 2023 Arizona Teacher of the Year and was an amazing guest. He teaches Chemistry 1 and Chemistry 2 to high school students. The class is focused on experiences, phenomena, and observing the world around them. He backs those experiences up with the math second. His approach is increasing retention and enrollment in Chemistry 2.
The Science in Understanding Learning how to Learn
Greg Goodhart is the learning coach. He is focused on empowering students and teachers to unlock the power of learning to impact their academic performance. He showcases how a performance-based subject showcases the ability of students to be at their best.
Engaging Students with Classroom Community and Conversations
Kelly Schrein is the 2022 Alaska Teacher of the Year. She has embraced her community in Anchorage, Alaska to create a more meaningful, authentic, and engaging curriculum. Studensts are constantly engaged in learning objectives that can have a direct impact on the local community. The authenticy of learning expands into her classroom conversations. The third grade students are well-versed and able to participate in mature discussions.
Focused on High Quality Professional Learning
Jackie Wynkoop is a fantastic educator. She is passionate and fired up whenever she can talk about teaching, learning, and instruction. She is solely focused on supporting teachers to feel confident, empowered, and impactful. She is incredibly passionate about professional learning, so much so that she started her own podcast the PL Playbook.
The Science Behind Motivating Students
Don Berg brought a new perspective to the podcast and we are so grateful for his time and this episode. We broke the script with educator guests and talked with a psychologist. We dive deep into student motivation and how we can best foster that learning environment for students. The harsh reality is, we cannot motivate a person. We need to create opportunities for students to create their own motivation.