Season 1

June 17, 2020

Grey Nakayama Loves ClassCalc

Grey Nakayama has been a High School math teacher, working with advanced levels of Math, for 26 years. She is an enthusiastic che…

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June 17, 2020

Elizabeth Yarnell Loves Digistars Make a Movie Workshops

Elizabeth Yarnell devotes her passion for story, movie-making and engaging the most reluctant learners to a tool that can bring l…

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May 14, 2020

Tamara Speidel loves Class Composer

Tamara Speidel, principal of Buffalo Trail Elementary School in Cherry Creek Schools uses Class Composer to guarantee that every …

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April 27, 2020

Darnell Jenkins loves Figure Math

Darnell Jenkins shares how he uses Figure Math to engage high school students with different learning styles as they become more …

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April 24, 2020

Teresa Gonzalez loves SEL Adventures

Teresa Gonzalez shares how SEL Adventures supported the turn around of a challenging class, and helped students learn how they le…

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April 4, 2020

David Van Sicklen loves Seesaw

David VanSicklen, Advanced Learning Specialist in the Middleton Cross Plains School District in Madison, WI, shares his affinity …

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Feb. 16, 2020

Sonja Herring loves Geography Alive‘s Map Labs

Sonja Herring from Cresthill Middle School in Douglas County, Colorado shares how she uses TCI's Geography Alive's Map Labs to ma…

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Oct. 29, 2019

Kathy Zaleski loves Restorative Justice

Kathy Zaleski shares how she uses Connection Circles to build community in her classroom, which she learned from the Longmont Com…

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Oct. 24, 2019

Emily Fields loves Socratic Seminar

Today on the show we veer away from discussion of a curriculum product to focus instead on a teaching strategy.  Learn from Emily…

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Oct. 7, 2019

Chris Miraglia loves Flipgrid

Chris Miraglia discusses how he uses Flipgrid in his middle school social studies classroom to give students a voice, and engage …

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Oct. 4, 2019

Ashley Cooksey loves codeSpark

Ashley Cooksey, a school librarian in Arkansas, shares the way that implementing codeSpark in an elementary library taught her ho…

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Aug. 29, 2019

Diane Sweeney shares how Student-Centered Coaching supports successfu…

Diane Sweeney from Diane Sweeney Consulting shares how school systems can use the coaching cycles in Student-Centered Coaching to…

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Aug. 28, 2019

Serri Mills loves AVID at Park Hill Elementary

Serri Mills shares how she found AVID, and found students' stories about AVID so compelling, that she brought it to her entire el…

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Aug. 27, 2019

Rebecca Sklepovich advises how to run a successful curriculum adoption

Rebecca Sklepovich, Director of Curriculum and Instruction at the Denver School of Science and Technology at Green Valley Ranch, …

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Aug. 5, 2019

Sarah Noble loves Facing History and Ourselves

Sarah Noble shares how her use of the Facing History and Ourselves curriculum helps her tackle tough issues of race and racism in…

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July 18, 2019

John Nolan loves Constructing Meaning

John Nolan from the Alameda Unified School District shares how E.L. Achieve's Constructing Meaning has helped him, for the very f…

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July 10, 2019

John Damaso loves Membean

John Damaso, English Teacher at Brophy Prep College Prep in Phoenix, shares about how he supports students' vocabulary growth thr…

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July 5, 2019

Joe Adrian loves AVID

Joe Adrian, veteran teacher in Leander ISD in Austin, TX, shares about how he found AVID early in his career, and has brought it …

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July 4, 2019

Roger Chow loves Read Right

Roger Chow, former Director of Curriculum and Instruction for Tacoma Public Schools and Executive Director of Secondary Education…

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July 2, 2019

Stephan Graham loves Particle Modeling Curriculum

Arrupe Jesuit High School Chemistry and Physics teacher, Stephan Graham, shares how he facilitates students' ownership of their l…

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July 1, 2019

Tara Gilboa loves Organic World Language

Tara Gilboa, former Spanish Teacher in Boulder Valley School District, shares how she first discovered Organic World Language in …

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April 23, 2019

Elizabeth Gordon loves Inside the Greenhouse‘s SHINE

Elizabeth Gordon from Stober Elementary in Jefferson County, Colorado shares how she found SHINE from Inside the Greenhouse to ad…

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April 20, 2019

Kelly Yrarrazaval loves Beat the Odds

Kelly Yrarrazaval, Counselor from Willard Intermediate School in Santa Ana, California, addresses how Beat The Odds helps her add…

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April 17, 2019

Tiffany Syariff loves Great Mind‘s Wit and Wisdom

Tiffany Syariff shares how Great Mind's Wit and Wisdom has brought deeper reading and writing skills into her classrooms and how …

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April 17, 2019

Dave Hancock loves Lucy Calkins‘ Units of Study

Teacher Dave Hancock shares how these step-by-step writing units  make writing and revising so concrete for students and easy to …

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April 17, 2019

Kodi Kelly loves Kagan Cooperative Learning

Kodi Kelly, HS teacher in Westminster Colorado, shares how Kagan Cooperative Learning increases engagement, mindfullness, coopera…

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