Ahoy! Dave Burgess is the author of the ridiculously popular book Teach Like a Pirate. On today’s show he takes us beyond the pages of his book and challenges us to take student engagement to another level. This episode isn’t for ye land lubbers, so proceed with caution. Aye aye!
Charismatic, humble, and lighthearted, Genein Letford is a finalist for the People Magazine’s Teacher of the Year award. She teaches music in Los Angeles and has received acclaim for her innovative approaches to integrating the arts into the regular ed classroom. It’s another dynamic episode of the Bedley Bros. EdChat! Free PD baby!
“My personal goal before they fire me is to put the district on the path of being a connected district.” It’s never a dull moment when you’re learning from Dr. Will and his zany sense of humor. You’ll thoroughly enjoy this lighthearted and informative discussion between Scott, Dr. Will and me as we talk about professional development, Google Drive, PLN’s, a classroom connection with Hong Kong, and andragogical challenges. SAY WHAT?! And Dr. Will says we shouldn’t be teaching like pirates. Tune in!
Victoria Olsen was involved in EdCamp Home, an online version of an EdCamp. She is an innovator in the EdTech world and shares some fantastic ideas for using Auras, gives a mini-lesson on the SAMR model for tech integration, and teaches about the advantages of a multi-age or combo class.