Teaching strategies, classroom management, education reform, educational technology — if it has something to do with teaching, we’re talking about it. On the podcast, I interview educators, students, administrators and parents about the psychological and social dynamics of school, trade secrets, and other juicy things you’ll never learn in a textbook. Other episodes feature me on my own, offering advice on ways to make your teaching more effective and more fun.

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102: A Look Inside a Teacher Fellowship Program

101: A Step-by-Step Plan for Teaching Narrative Writing

100: Lessons in Personhood: 10 Ways to Truly Lead in Your Classroom

99: Six Strategies to Quality-Check Your Tech

98: Improving the Way We Teach About Slavery

97: The Principal’s Pet: A Cautionary Tale

96: What’s the Point of a Makerspace?

95: Twelve Ways Teachers Can Build Their Own Resilience

94: How Accurate Are Your Grades?

93: Eight Things I Know for Sure About Middle School Kids

92: Frickin’ Packets

91: Twelve Ways to Upgrade Your Classroom Design

90: OMG Becky. PD is Getting So Much Better!

89: Restorative Justice in School: An Overview

88: Are you a curator or a dumper?

87: Moving from Feedback to Feedforward

86: Six Ed Tech Tools to Try in 2018

85: The Magic of Validation

84: How to Stop Killing the Love of Reading: An Interview with Pernille Ripp

83: What is an Innovation Class?

82: Making School a Safe Place for LGBTQ Students

81: The Great and Powerful Graphic Organizer

80: When Students Won’t Stop Talking

79: Retrieval Practice: The Most Powerful Learning Strategy You’re Not Using

78: Four Misconceptions About Culturally Responsive Teaching

77: What Teachers Want Administrators to Know

76: When Your School is Short on Tech

75: Making the Most of a 90-Minute Block Class

74: How to Deal with Student Grammar Errors

73: How One Teacher Started an Urban Gardening Revolution

72: What is an Educator Mastermind, and Why Should You Join One?

71: Why It’s So Hard for Teachers to Take Care of Themselves

70: How HyperDocs Can Transform Your Teaching

69: Three Surprising Reasons Students Don’t Get into Top Colleges

68: Twelve Ways to Support English Learners in the Mainstream Classroom

67: What to Do on Lame Duck School Days

66: Why Curation Should be Your Next Class Project

65: Five Ways College Teachers Can Improve their Instruction

64: Four Ways Teachers Can Support Students of Color

63: Teaching Students to Avoid Plagiarism

62: The Apollo School

61: Seven Systems that Work for Outside-the-Box Learners

60: Six Ed Tech Tools to Try in 2017

59: Runaway Youth: How Teachers Can Help

58: Six Powerful Learning Strategies You MUST Share with Students

57: Nine Simple Solutions for Common Teaching Problems

56: Creating a Welcoming Classroom for Special Ed Students

55: Your Top 10 Genius Hour Questions Answered

54: Is Your Lesson a Grecian Urn?

53: How to Approach Your Teaching Like a Master Chef

52: Is Your Classroom Academically Safe?

51: CommonLit: An Online Library of Free Texts

50: Using Playlists to Differentiate Instruction

49: How Dialogue Journals Build Teacher-Student Relationships

48: Implementing a Classroom Management Plan with Michael Linsin

47: Black Girls and Schools: We Can Do Better

46: The Gut-Level Teacher Reflection

45: Are You Sabotaging Your Classroom Management?

44: Bring Podcasts to Your Classroom with Listen Current

43: How to Make Better Use of Twitter

42: Kindergarten Redshirting

41: Student-Made E-Books

40: How to Stop Yelling at Your Students

39: How to Plan Outstanding Tech Training for Teachers

38: The School Library that Increased Student Use by 1,000 Percent

37: Five Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Unmotivated Students

36: A Step-by-Step Plan for Teaching Argumentative Writing

35: Six Ed Tech Tools to Try in 2016

34: Starting a Teaching Job in the Middle of the School Year

33: Five Powerful Ways to Save Time as a Teacher

32: How and Why We Should Let Our Students Fail: An Interview with Jessica Lahey

31: The Power of Being a Dork

30: How One Teacher Manages a Self-Paced Classroom

29: Four Things I’ve Learned About Teaching from CrossFit

28: The Big List of Class Discussion Strategies

27: Interview with an Instructional Coach, Part 2

26: Interview with an Instructional Coach, Part 1

25: When a Student Hates You

24: Five Teaching Practices I’m Kicking to the Curb

23: How We Say Our Students’ Names…and Why It Matters

22: Three Hacks that Solve Big School Problems

21: Make It Stick Author Peter Brown

20: Dogfooding

19: Goal-Setting for Teachers

18: How Ordinary Teachers Become Activists

17: Tools to Help Students Follow Their Passions

16: Job Interview Advice for Teachers

15: A Teacher’s Coming Out Story

14: Seven Easy Ways to Support Student Writing in Any Content Area

13: Could You Teach Without Grades?

12: How Your Nonverbals Impact Your Teaching

11: Avoiding the “Wait ‘Till Your Father Gets Home” Trap

10: In Praise of Think-Pair Share

9: How to Connect with Your Students

8: José Vilson on Ferguson

7: Should You Give Timed Math Tests?

6: Our First Call-in Advice Show

5: What is 20 Percent Time? A Conversation with A.J. Juliani

4: What the Mother of an Autistic Child Wants Teachers to Know

3: The Montessori Method with Benedicte Bossut

2: Why One Teacher Left the Profession

1: Best Practices for Teaching English Learners