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IE55: Mari Venturino. #FlyHighFri.

IE55: Mari Venturino. #FlyHighFri.

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS It’s Friday!  The week’s work is done, but we know, the work is really never done.  There are essays or labs to grade while catching some football games over the weekend and lessons to be planned for the upcoming week, but today is […]

IE54: Jonathan Wai. Recognizing Spatial Talent In Students.

IE54: Jonathan Wai. Recognizing Spatial Talent In Students.

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Jonathan Wai, Ph.D., is a research scientist at the Duke University Talent Identification Program and a visiting researcher at Case Western Reserve University. He did his postdoctoral work at Duke University, holds a doctorate from Vanderbilt University, and graduated from Claremont McKenna College. […]

IE53: Teaching Outside the Classroom. Just As Important.

IE53: Teaching Outside the Classroom. Just As Important.

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Some of the most meaningful dialogues I’ve had with students occurred outside the class time.  The opportunity afforded me to get to know my students on a one to one level, especially the more introverted ones.  Free from peer pressure and the […]

IE52: Stacey Lindes. #PodcastPD.

IE52: Stacey Lindes. #PodcastPD.

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Stacey Lindes is a Teacher Resource Specialist for Technology (an exceptionally long title for a tech integrator/innovator/coach) in Central New Jersey (yes, it really does exist). In her current position, she works in a 4th and 5th grade school supporting the 1:1 […]

IE51:  Burned Out Teachers. Doing the Right Thing.

IE51: Burned Out Teachers. Doing the Right Thing.

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS At some point in an educator’s career, he or she is bound to sail into the doldrums of teaching. Some will manage to find new inspirations and sail on, while others will remain trapped indefinitely. Burned out teachers can easily throw in […]

IE50: Fear of Public Speaking. The Power of Words.

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Fear of public speaking rates at the top of all fears in the US, more so than the fear of flying, heights, spiders, and even clowns.  For a new teacher, the anticipation of delivering her first lesson to a classroom of students […]

IE49: John Linney. School Transformation Specialist.

IE49: John Linney. School Transformation Specialist.

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS John Linney (M.A.) is an international speaker, trainer, podcast host and author. As a “climate specialist,” he has provided services and training to over 400 educational institutions, foundations, community partnerships, and organizations in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, Mexico, & Northern […]

IE48: One Year of Inspiring Educators.

IE48: One Year of Inspiring Educators.

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Time flies when you’re having fun!  It’s been one year since the launching of Inspiring Educators.  After 47 episodes, downloads in 98 countries, and 48 states (come on Alaska and Rhode Island), I’m looking forward to the great promise of what season […]

IE47: Brian Sztabnik. Talks With Teachers.

IE47: Brian Sztabnik. Talks With Teachers.

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Brian is a veteran English teacher and former basketball coach in New York.  His dedication to education extends beyond the final school bell and the confines of his classroom.  By day, a mild manner English teacher and by night, Brian is a […]

IE46: Andy Weir. The Martian Author Shares His Tale.

IE46: Andy Weir. The Martian Author Shares His Tale.

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS     Andy Weir was first hired as a programmer for a national laboratory at age fifteen and has been working as a software engineer ever since. He is also a lifelong space nerd and a devoted hobbyist of subjects like relativistic physics, orbital […]