Celebrating Women’s History Month
In this episode, we're joined by Dr. Nathalie Means Henderson, who discusses various topics with us, i.e., being a woman in leadership, chatting about an influential female role model(s), and how we can continue to inspire others.Follow our guest on Twitter at @DrNHendersonSubscribe to our podcast for more episodes: https://www.podfollow.com/1587822532
Teaching and Celebrating Black History in the Classroom
In this episode, we're joined by Kenyatta Forbes, who chats with us about teaching and celebrating Black History in the classroom.Kenyatta is the Program Manager at Google for Education, working on the Pedagogy and Learning team. She helps develop high-impact products for students supported by the latest pedagogy.Formerly she worked as an Edu Content Manager at Google for Education, managing content across the Google Teacher Center, Chromebook App Hub, Google Certified Exams Level 1/2, and Google's Edu Equity Initiatives. As a former Global Edu Pilots & Go To Market (GTM) for Google for Education, She ensured high-quality products, features, and tools reached over 160M users on Google Classroom.Kenyatta was also an ex-Mozilla Foundation as a Program Manager stewarding the internet as a tool for innovation and learning globally. As a former Chicago Public Schools Educator and Technology Coordinator, she believes true leadership is making opportunities for others and considers her work with educators to be a source of empowerment that ultimately supports students.Discount Code for Educators for Trading Races: 15% off with code: EDUCATORSocial Media: Twitter: @kenyatta_forbesInstagram: @kenyatta.forbes
Gamification in Education
In this episode, we're joined by Tim Needles, who shares how gamification engages students and allows for teachers to use the resources they already have to introduce gamification into their classrooms.Tim Needles is an artist, educator, and author of STEAM Power: Infusing Art Into Your STEM Curriculum. He teaches art/media at Smithtown School District, is a TEDx speaker, and his work has been featured on NPR, in the New York Times, at the Columbus Art Museum, Norman Rockwell Museum, Katonah Art Museum, and Cape Cod Art Museum. He’s the recipient of ISTE’s Technology in Action Award and Creativity Award, NAEA’s AET Outstanding Teaching Award, and The Rauschenberg Power of Art Award. He’s a National Geographic Certified Teacher, Adobe Creative Educator, PBS Digital Innovator, and an ISTE Arts & Technology and STEM PLN leader.Twitter: @timneedlesFind his book; STEAM Power: Infusing Art Into Your STEM Curriculum: https://my.iste.org/s/store?_ga=2.146526900.1071356452.1669920146-903486003.1662733594#/store/browse/detail/a1w1U000004LpbDQAS
Equity In Education
In this episode, we're joined by Dr. Desiree Alexander - who discusses what Equity looks like and means within the classroom and in education as a whole.Dr. Alexander is an award-winning, multi-degreed educator who is Founder CEO of Educator Alexander Consulting, LLC and the Deputy Director for the Associated Professional Educators of Louisiana.Follow our guest on Twitter at @educatoralexSubscribe to our podcast for more episodes: https://www.podfollow.com/1587822532
Climate Change and Education
Dr. Jennifer Williams has dedicated herself for nearly 25 years to the field of education through her roles as an education activist, professor, school administrator, literacy specialist, and classroom teacher. She join us live at ISTE 2022 discussing how Education affects and is affected by Climate Change.Follow our guests on Twitter at @JenWilliamsEdu
Accessibility in Education
Chrystal Trapani & Jenna Ashley are two Instructional Technologists who join us live at ISTE 2022. They're passionate about and give us easy tips to make educational content accessible to all students. View resources from Chrystal and Jenna here: https://bit.ly/CnJISTE22Follow our guests on Twitter at @EdTechSaurus & @Give_Me_A_Sine
The Power of Project-Based Learning
Listen along as we chat to Steve Martinez, a passionate Social Science teacher with an excitement for EdTech, as he covers the benefits and opportunities that come with project-based learning
Striving for Student Empowerment
Educational technologist, and CEO and Co-Founder of Breakout EDU, Adam Bellow, talks us through shifting from a focus on student engagement to reaching for student empowerment.
Reflection And Setting Goals
In this episode, Lead Regional EdTech Coordinator Ben Sondgeroth takes us through year-end rituals; how it’s vital for both students and teachers to reflect and set goals for the year to come!
Celebrating The Special In SPED
We’re on the line with Jere Chang, a Gifted Educational Teacher with over 25 years of experience, as we dive into what makes SPED so special – including tips and advice for teachers!
Checking in on Your Students
This week we catch up with Kami Hero and 4th grade ELA teacher, Likia Smith. Together, we cover the importance of building relationships and checking in on students’ SEL and academic understanding.
Classroom Community with Elizabeth Coller
We speak with Elizabeth Coller from the Kinder-hearted Classroom on the importance of building a positive classroom culture; from student “shout-outs” to social contracts.
Self-care Starter Pack
We chat to Educator and Psych PhD candidate, Christina Costa about all things teacher wellness; including staying focused on the positives, avoiding burnout, and advice for anyone struggling.