#83 Sean Gaillard and Natalie Krayenvenger

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Sean Gaillard is Principal of John F. Kennedy High School in North Carolina. He founded#EdBeat and #CelebrateMonday, and is a#Read4Fun co-founder. He is also a co-organizer for EdCamp Global. Natalie Krayenvenger is the sherpa of learning to some amazing 4th graders in Maryland.  She is a reader, blogger, positive warrior, presenter for Kahoot! and #Buncee Ambassador. In this episode you will … Read more…

#71 Michael Dunlea — Listening to Student Voices

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Michael Dunlea became a teacher for the same reason most did, he wanted to make a difference. He decided to become a teacher via the alternate route after working in restaurant/hotel management for over 20 years. He was a finalist for the NJ State Teacher of the Year, which set him on a path of teacher leadership that included becoming a Teacher Fellow with America Achieves in 2012 and Hope Street Group in 2014.

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#13 40 Years in the Classroom with Laura Robb

Laura Robb  Author, teacher, coach, and 43-year veteran of teaching  (Virgina)            Resource of the Week: New York Times most emailed articles   (email me your favorite resource talkswithteachers@gmail.com)    Segment I – Background and Inspiration Tell your story. Where are you from and how long have you been teaching? What classes have you taught?  … Read more…

#9 Debating in the Classroom with Tim Averill

Tim Averill HS English Teacher (Waring School, MA), AP Community Moderator, St. Johnsbury Summer Academy Facilitator   January Contest: Win a Copy of Carol Jago’s With Rigor for All by emailing me a lesson that worked (email)    Segment I – Background and Inspiration Tell your story. Where are you from and how long have you been … Read more…

#8 The Teaching Channel’s Sarah Brown Wessling

Sarah Brown Wessling HS English Teacher, 2010 National Teacher of the Year, Host — Teaching Channel (Johnston, Iowa)   January Contest: Win a Copy of Carol Jago’s With Rigor for All by emailing me a lesson that worked (email)    Segment I – Background and Inspiration Tell your story. Where are you from and how long … Read more…

#6 The Souls of Students with Dan Sharkovitz

Dan Sharkovitz English Teacher/Department Chair — Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School    Segment I – Background and Inspiration Tell your story. Where are you from and how long have you been teaching? What classes have you taught?  – Dan has been teaching at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School since 1979. He began is teaching … Read more…

#5 Lesson Planning with James Cross

James Cross English Teacher — Lakewood High School/ Director of AP Oxford Academy    Segment I – Background and Inspiration Tell your story. Where are you from and how long have you been teaching? What classes have you taught?  – This is his 40th year in the classroom. He was hired over the telephone in … Read more…