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That's The Way We've Always Done It!

Ready, Set, Growth

Release Date: 06/30/2020

Motivational Traps to Avoid in Your Class show art Motivational Traps to Avoid in Your Class

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Have you ever wondered where motivation comes from, or we as teachers can help harness it within our classroom? Join Nick as he sits down to discuss how we can avoid four key motivational traps that are impacting your students' on a daily basis.  Follow us on social media: - Instagram - Twitter  - Facebook   

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Earning Respect with Teens show art Earning Respect with Teens

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In this Episode Nick takes the time to discuss respect, how to give it, earn and receive it in return from the teens in our lives and our classrooms. Nick is joined by Alexandra Frost, Alex is a high school publications teacher in Cincinnati, OH. She encourages her students to develop communication skills, independence, and a passion for writing in their authentic writers' voices. Follow us on social media: - Instagram - Twitter  - Facebook  Follow our Guest: - Twitter - Website  For more information on how to develop more respectful relationships with teens, please see...

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Teaching Courageously show art Teaching Courageously

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In this episode, Nick sits down with long time friend and former team parent Jana El-Guebaly to talk about her journey of self-discovery and why understanding her "why" in education was so important to be her authentic self.  Jana shares how perfectionism was slowly but surely making teaching more difficult with everyday tasks assigned to her and how becoming a parent help refocused her attention to what truly matters in life.  Follow us on social media: - Instagram - Twitter  - Facebook  Follow our Guest:

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New School Year, New Reality show art New School Year, New Reality

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Join Nick as he talk with the President of the Alberta Teacher's Association Jason Schilling to discuss his perceptive on the last year, and the challenges going into this school for any teacher. Jason also shares in the challenges of navigating curriculum redesign and the experiences he draws upon when faced with difficult situations at the highest level. 

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That's The Way We've Always Done It! show art That's The Way We've Always Done It!

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Sometimes in order to find answers for the classroom we need to look to examples from well outside of it. In this episode Nick sits down with Melanie O'Neil owner and operator of Rustic Marlin to discuss the most expensive phrase in business. "Thats the way we've always done it" How can leaders help facilitate change in a meaningful and team first way and how can these lessons be brought into the classroom.

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Growth Mindset in Math show art Growth Mindset in Math

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In this episode Nick sits down with teacher, blogger and author Alice Aspinall to talk how we can create an environment that fosters a growth mindset. 

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Grading Smarter Not Harder show art Grading Smarter Not Harder

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If you have been wondering how to streamline marking and grading in your class and with your students this episode will help. Nick sits down with Myron Duek teacher and author of "Grading Smarter Not Harder" to discuss how this book came to be, how teachers can simplify their assessment process, and how can students need to be part of this process. 

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Teaching Controversial Topics show art Teaching Controversial Topics

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In this episode Nick sits down with his ELA/Hum team partner Hannah Kappeller, a first year teacher who helps explain how she navigates controversial topics with her students. 

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Avoiding The Traps of Remote Teaching show art Avoiding The Traps of Remote Teaching

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Distance learning has been challenging in so many ways, but by identifying and learning how to avoid the traps of remote teaching you can help grow your practice. Listen as Nick sit down with Dr. Rebecca Winthrop of the Brookings Institute about the five traps to watch for during remote teaching. 

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Flipgrid Round Table Talk show art Flipgrid Round Table Talk

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In this episode Nick sits down with the entire Flipgrid team to talk all things Flipgrid. With so many teachers searching for new mediums to connect with their students remotely Flipgrid is a platform designed to do exactly that. If you are looking for a way to reignite that spark and see your students even when we can't be in the same space Flipgrid is the platform worth diving into. 

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Sometimes in order to find answers for the classroom, we need to look to examples from well outside of it. In this episode, Nick sits down with Melanie O'Neil owner and operator of Rustic Marlin to discuss the most expensive phrase in business. "That's the way we've always done it" How can leaders help facilitate change in a meaningful and team-first way and how can these lessons be brought into the classroom.