Smarter, Better, Easier Ways to Check Student Understanding

Chaunte Garrett, with Myron Dueck


If you've ever thought, "there must be a better way to confirm what students are learning," you'll want to listen to this segment with Myron Dueck.

Follow: @myrondueck @drncgarrett  @ASCD @bamradionetwork

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5 Ways to Restore Joyful Learning: Do This, Not That...

Amanda Koonlaba, Ed.S. with Mike Anderson 


We all know that learning can be joyful and exciting. What are the joy killers in your classroom?  How can we restore joyful learning when it's been lost?

Follow: @balancedteacher  @AKoonlaba @ASCD @bamradionetwork

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Bringing Reflection into Your Classroom: Why It Matters

Robert Pennington with Starr Sackstein


Learn more about why reflection is so essential to mastery and how to successfully bring reflection into your classroom.

Follow: @robpennington9 @MsSackstein @ASCD @bamradionetwork

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Six Ways to Succeed with the Students Who Challenge Us Most

Renee C. Meeks, Ed.D. with Jeffrey Benson


Every teacher will have their share of challenges with students.  Join us as we discuss proven strategies for succeeding with challenging students.

Follow: @ReneeMeeks @JeffreyBenson61 @ASCD @bamradionetwork

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When Learning Is Disrupted: Getting Students Back on Track

Dafina Westbrooks with Pete Hall and Kristin Souers


Join us as we discuss the factors that prevent students from being ready to learn, and strategies for getting kids back to a learning-ready state.

Follow:   @EducationHall  @ASCD @bamradionetwork

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Lesson Planning: Moving Beyond the Way We've Always Done It

 Brian Smith with Michael Fisher 


Our guest offers three strategies  to create more exciting and engaging lessons plans.  Join us as we ditch those stale lesson plans and replace them with creative learning experiences.  

Follow:   @dad2ella@fisher1000 @ASCD @bamradionetwork

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