121: Enjoy the day. - Allyson Apsey chats with us about navigating the challenges and joys of being an educator, being yourself, and making the decision to enjoy the day.
Allyson Apsey chats with us about navigating the challenges and joys of being an educator, being yourself, and making the decision to enjoy the day.
Allyson shares why we need to value what our students value, not being afraid to ask questions, and how loving kids is a prerequisite for teaching.#TeachBetter Challenge on social media. 4:13 - Jeff gives his answer for Day 2 of the challenge. Shout out to Matt White (@matthew_j_white) Check out Matt's book at www.stopsellingstarthelping.com. 6:03 - Previewing the episode with Allyson Apsey. 10:54 - Allyson introduces herself See how Allyson answered this way back on Episode #5! 12:16 - Allyson's failure: Failing at communication and hurting relationships. Shoutout to Tara Martin and "Cannonball In!" 14:53 - Allyson's success: Publishing a book. People having an interest in what she writes. 16:09 - Allyson shares the books she has published: The Path to Serendipity The Princes of Serendip Through the Lens of Serendipity 17:38 - Allyson talks about her next book! 20:33 - What's keeping Allyson excited about education: Working on a multi-tiered system of support for student behavior. 24:09 - Allyson's advice to new teachers: Value what students value. Don't be afraid to ask questions. 29:08 - 6 questions answered in 15 seconds or less. 34:36 - We review Allyson's answers from episode 5. 37:06 - How to connect with Allyson. Guest's Recommendations EdTech Tool: Lapel microphone. Book: "America’s First Daughter" by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie. Who to Follow on Instagram: Tamara Letter, Jon Wennstrom, Hans Appel, and Jennifer Appel. YouTube/Podcast/Website/Blog: Real Rap with Reynolds Daily/Weekly/Monthly Routine: Every morning, tell yourself that you a --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/teach-better-talk/message
126: Finding the fun in teaching. - Adam Renard chats with us about bringing others with you on the adventure, finding the fun in your content, and creating experiences kids love.
125: Chief Cheerleader of Teaching - Dave Schmittou chats with us about getting out of the way so teachers can try something big, being authentic for the right reasons, and why he calls himself the ch
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124: Be a learner. - Jennifer Appel chats with us about the little things that can have big impacts, staying open-minded, and why we have to keep learning.
123: Personal and Authentic. - Thomas C Murray chats with us about being personal and authentic, and designing learning experiences that impact a lifetime.
AUDIO BLOG - Why Your District Should Stop Worrying About Missed Days
122: Find the moment and reflect. - William Illingworth chats with us about engaging in the hard topics, admitting when you fail, and the power of finding a moment to reflect.
120: #TeachBetter19 Recap - Jeff and Rae reflect on the first ever Teach Better Conference
119: Connected, reflective, and unrelenting. - Bryon Carpenter shares why you need to connect with others outside your space, how to always be reflective, and why every obstacles is an opportunity wai
118: Listen. Reflect. Personalize. - Charles Randolph and Steve Jones chat with us about listening to your students, putting your ego aside, and personalizing learning for everyone.
117: ASPIRE To Lead - Joshua Stamper chats with us about relationships, passion projects, and going further to be a leader.
116: The Future Is Now - James DiDonato chats with us about preparing students for the future, connecting with your community, and being an educational geek.
115: Belief formation on steroids. - Michael Rousell chats with us about how we can use surprise to change the way our students think about education and themselves.
AUDIO BLOG - Waiting to Have "Those Conversations" Is Hurting Students.
114: Be unapologetically you. - Becky Schnekser chats with us about teaching science the way it is meant to be taught, have phalange wars with her students, and being unapologetically you.
113: You are enough. - Angela Maiers chats with us about changing the world, chasing big dreams, and understanding that you are enough.
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112: Good stress. - Mike Washburn chats with us about appreciating people, being fearless, and having "good stress."
111: Being "The Loud One" - Delaney Brummel chats with us about being cool with being "the loud one" in her school, and focusing on keeping things student-centered.
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