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Aug 18, 2022

Want to empower and engage your learners? If you are anything like me then you know this has two sides, in theory, it sounds great, but often in practice, it is a hot mess!

In this episode, I share some ways to scaffold student ownership and agency and give you a 9-month plan to get students to talk more, collaborate...


Jun 1, 2022

This school year has been exhausting! Teachers need a more flexible, sustainable, and rewarding way to approach this work. They should not be doing the lion’s share of the work in classrooms, yet that is what is happening in classrooms all over the country. If we are going to attract and retain high-quality teachers...


May 24, 2022

UDL Now! Author Katie Novak dives deep into the best practices with Universal Design For Learning, and how we can start removing barriers for all learners (kids and adults).

If you've ever wanted to learn more about UDL, this episode is for you! And if you ever had a feeling that one size fits all learning doesn't work,...


Jan 30, 2022

When 5th-grade teachers Vanessa Shriver and Nichole Caleris realized their Ohio students were missing some of the most important pieces of Social Studies, (due to testing focusing on Math and ELA) they decided to try something different. With the help of their Principal and 5th grade team colleagues, they...


Dec 22, 2021

Too often our systems are set up to be rigid and standard, when we know the world is adaptable and flexible. When the Covid-19 pandemic hit our schools, it was the people who were adaptable.

The system was not. The assessments were not. The policies were not. Most schools and organizations had nothing prepared to...