Teacher Morale Low, How Can It Be Lifted?

Tom Whitby, Nancy Blair, Steven Anderson

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Welcome to the 1/15/13 episode of EdChat Radio. In this segment we look at teacher morale, why it's low and how it can can be lifted.

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The Best Time to Teach: Rethinking Class Schedules

Tom Whitby, Nancy Blair, Kyle Pace, Brett Clark

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Welcome to the 1/08/13 episode of EdChat Radio. In this segment we look at classs schedules and how they might be restructured to improve student learning.

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Reinventing the Classroom: What's Next?

Tom Whitby, Nancy Blair, Steven Anderson

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Welcome to the 12/18/13 episode of EdChat Radio. The typical classroom has not changed much in 100 years. However, through technology, learning has moved beyond the classroom. Students are engaging with information in new ways, driving a need to rethink the classroom and the role of teachers in the learning process. How will the classroom adapt? What will be the role of teachers in the new learning environment?

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Supportive Administrators: Some Aren't, Now What?

Tom Whitby, Nancy Blair, Steven Anderson

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Welcome to the 12/11/13 episode of EdChat Radio. Many teachers feel unsupported by their administrators. What kind of support are they seeking? What can be done if your administrator isn't supportive?

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Dump Report Card Grades, Replace Them With...

Tom Whitby, Nancy Blair, Steven Anderson

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Welcome to the 12/4 episode of EdChat Radio. In this segment we recap this week's, shall we say, "spirited" discussion on report cards, the meaning of letter grades (or lack there of) and punishing student behavior by deducting grade points. Your EdChat hosts provided insightful analysis, personal commentary and fresh donuts from last year's Christmas party.

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