Is Your Lesson Plan a Blueprint, Burden, or Boondoggle?

Tom Whitby and Nancy Blair with Jim Cordery

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Some teachers love lesson planning, many don't.  What are the factors that make lesson planning a useful tool versus a  dreadful waste of time? 

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What I Am Doing Differently This Year... Really

Tom Whitby and Nancy Blair with Shawn Thomas

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It's a new year and a time when we often hit reset on our practices. Join us as we talk about what we want to do differently  this year. 

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Moving from Compliance to Meaningful Student Engagement

Tom Whitby and Nancy Blair with Mark Weston Ph.D.

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Compliance is not the same as meaningful student engagement. Join as we talk about getting students to move from going through the motions to owning their learning. 

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Are New Teachers Adequately Prepared to Teach with Technology?

Tom Whitby and Nancy Blair with Meagan Kelly

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We're now in the second decade of the 21st century.  To what extent are new teachers coming to school well trained in the relevant use of technology, methodology, and pedagogy?

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The Skills Every High School Senior Should Get Before Leaving

Tom Whitby and Nancy Blair with Dan Winkeler

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Apart from academics, what are the essential, practical skills every high school senior should have before they leave?  

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