3 Ways to Make Teachers Better Not Bitter

Rob Pennington with Tony Frontier and Paul Mielke


Tune in as we rethink our approach to supervision, goal setting, and evaluation

Follow:   @robpennington9  @PaulMielke  @tonyfrontier @ASCD @bamradionetwork



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How the Best Teachers Create Highly Literate Students

Matt Wachel with Bonnie Houck, Sandi Novak


Our guests have completed a study into the instructional practices that create highly literate students.  Join us as they share their insights.

Follow:   @snovak91335  @Bonnie_Houck  @mattwachel  @ASCD @bamradionetwork

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Five Steps to Stimulating Thoughtful Classroom Discussions

Rachael George  with Jackie Acree Walsh and Beth Dankert Sattes


Our guests wrote an award-winning  book on facilitating thoughtful, meaningful and engaging discussions among students. Join us to learn the fundamentals. 

'Follow:    @Question2Think @runnin26  @ASCD @bamradionetwork

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Neuroscience Matters: Avoiding Brain Dead Teaching Practices

Jeff Bradbury with Thomas Armstrong


The study of neuroscience continues to expand our understanding of how students learn.  In this segment, our guest points to changes we need to embrace to align our teaching practices with what we now know about brain development.


'Follow:   @Dr_Armstrong  @JeffBradbury    @ASCD @bamradionetwork

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Facing the October Blues? Revive Your Back-to-School Mojo

Jusmar Maness with Mike Anderson


Student challenges, curriculum overwhelm and the daily demands of the classroom can lead to an October slump. Here's how to revive your energy and stamina.  

Follow:   @balancedteacher  @jmaness4    @ASCD @bamradionetwork
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Identifying and Personalizing Instruction for Gifted Students

Mike Janatovich with Jenny Grant Rankin, Ph.D.


Join us as our guest helps us demystify the challenges of identifying and teaching gifted students. 

Follow:   @mjanatovich  @OTCData  @kiddomapp    @ASCD @bamradionetwork
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