The Bedley Bros Ep 43: Rick Morris

Rick Morris is the guru of classroom management, and now he’s taking on a new project: Sound Project 2014. Rick is asking teachers to collaborate to collect great smooth jazz song ideas that can be downloaded for free on FreePlayMusic.com. Smooth jazz is the new baroque that can enhance productivity time in the classroom. Watch this latest Bedley Bros episode to learn how you can get involved. 

Show Notes

Sound Project 2014

Rick’s Website

Rick’s Email Remind101 or send a text to 858-346-3565 with the message @rickmorris

Remind101 Website

Rube Works: The Official Rube Goldberg Invention Game, iPad App

The Bedley Bros Ep 42: Rebecca Mieliwocki

Rebecca is the 2012 National Teacher of the Year. In his episode of the Bedley Bros. Scott and I learn what it’s like to be the face of teaching for an entire nation. Rebecca shares about what’s right in education.

Show Notes

Rebecca on Twitter

Rebecca on Facebook

Email Rebecca

The Bedley Bros Ep 41: Oliver Schinkten and Big Ron Crowley

Oliver Schinkten is a creative and passionate educator who is making a difference in the lives of his high school students in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. On this episode, Oliver shares how to reach the passions of your students and brings in his buddy, Big Ron Crowley, to talk about music in schools as well as introduce his new Bedley Bros rap. It’s never a dull moment with Oliver and Big Ron in da house!

Show Notes

Oliver’s Website

Follow Oliver on Twitter

Follow Big Ron on Twitter

They Might Be Giants

Teaching Student-Centered Mathematics book

The Bedley Bros Ep 40: Jamie Ewing


On this week’s show, Scott and I welcome Jamie Ewing, a 5th grade Google Certified teacher from Washington. Jamie shares ideas to innovate in the classroom: coding, Common Core, and integrating science. You will be inspired and ready to try something innovative after watching this engaging interview with Jamie Ewing.

Show Notes

Follow Jamie on Twitter

Scratch Coding Site

Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper

Google + Connected Classrooms

 

January is Author’s Month on The Bedley Bros


Scott and I will have the privilege of interviewing some incredible authors throughout the month of January 2014 on our Bedley Bros show. Guests will include Sharon Draper, author of best-selling book Out of My Mind (with special co-host, America’s Librarian, Shannon Miller), Dan Pink, The Two Sisters Gail Boushey and Joan Moser (of The Daily 5 fame), Alex Kajitani (the Rappin’ Mathematician), Angela Maiers, and Robert Marzano! You can see the schedule for our live broadcasts on Shannon Miller’s blog. We hope to involve our audience in sharing questions for our guests. Mark your calendars and tune in by visiting the Bedley Bros homepage.

Bedley Bros Author's Month

The Bedley Bros Ep 39: Elana Leoni



Elana Leoni is the Director of social media strategy and marketing for Edutopia, one of the coolest websites for professional development in the world! Elana tells us more about Edutopia and shares some tips for using social media.

Show Notes

Edutopia

Edutopia on Twitter

Edutopia on Facebook

Edutopia on Google +

SignUp Genius (Thank you to my wife Mary for this tip!)

Bedley Bros to Host Texas EdChat on Twitter



Scott and I will be moderating the Texas EdChat this coming Sunday night from 6-7 PM Pacific time. The topic will be using video in the classroom. If you’ve never participated in a Twitter chat, you should give it a try. We will be throwing out some discussion questions and then teachers from around the state of Texas, as well as other parts of the world, will kick around ideas 140 characters at a time. To join in, you’ll need a Twitter account. Then go on Twitter on Sunday, December 15, from 8 to 9 PM Texas time and search #TxEduChat in the search box. Select the “All” button at the top of the screen and you will see everyone’s Tweets. It promises to be an extremely valuable and engaging professional development opportunity…for FREE!

Twitter: Follow Scott here. Follow me, Tim, here. Follow the Bedley Bros here.

Here’s a good tutorial on how to do a Twitter chat:

The Bedley Bros Ep 38: The Two Sisters Part 2



The Bedley Bros just had to have more time with the Two Sisters, Gail Boushey and Joan Moser. On Episode 38 they discuss their second book, CAFE, as well as their amazing professional development website The Daily Cafe. Gail and Joan share some great ideas on student goal setting, developing reading comprehension, and their take on Accelerated Reader.

Show Notes

The Daily Cafe Website

Follow The Two Sisters on Twitter

Purchase The Second Edition of The Daily 5

Guide to Squid Dissection