Check out the podcast episodes we feature each week! click on the links to listen to the featured episode, or explore different topics by the same hosts!
Episode Link: More Than a Teacher Meet hope and wade king.This husband and wife duo also wrote The Wild Card and host an amazing conference each year called Get Your Teach On! They not only know how to motivate educators, but they can relate to them as well. This episode is powerful. It reminds us that we are more than educators. As you're listening this week, reflect on this thought from the episode: "Teaching isn't ALL of who I am, it's PART of who I am." Follow them on social media! Hope King: Follow on insta @heyhopeking or her blog Hope’s Blog Wade King: Follow on insta @heywadeking.
Episode Link: Frickin' Packets Jennifer Gonzalez discusses how not all worksheets are created equal. She created and shared a worksheet continuum that lays out the varying levels of worksheets and examples of busy sheets vs. power sheets. This episode dives deeper into research that explains how we can best use worksheets to elevate our teaching, rather than simply keep our students busy.
Featured Podcast Hosts: Jennifer Gonzalez-Featuring Pernille Ripp Episode Link: How to Stop Killing the Love of Reading This episode features an interview with Pernille Ripp. Pernille is a passionate teacher, author, speaker, and advocate for education. In this episode, she addresses how modern education is shifting toward a larger emphasis on efferent reading instead of aesthetic reading. Listen in to see how a sit down with her 7th grade students opened her eyes to a different way of approaching reading instruction. Also, catch her live at this year's Michigan Reading Association's Virtual Conference!