Episodes

Looking Ahead to 2020-2021 - PPD081

Aug. 19, 2020

Featured Content Planning and preparations continue for the 2020-2021 school year. In some places, the school year has started and in other places, schools will ‘open’ in a very different way. We’ve spent quite a bit of time discussing what education could look like on this podcast in the past and …

Progressive Education During Challenging Times - PPD080

Aug. 6, 2020

Featured Content We’ve spent quite a bit of time discussing what education could look like on this podcast in the past and as we continue to move forward in a world that is very different from when we’ve had those conversations. We’d like to talk about what education could like once more as we cont…

The Liberated Educator - PPD079

July 22, 2020

Featured Content Ken Shelton holds an M.A. in Education with a specialization in Educational Technology as well as New Media Design and Production. He has worked as an Educator for over 20 years. As a part of his active involvement within the Educational Technology community, Ken is an Apple Distin…

Summer PD 2020 - PPD078

July 8, 2020

Featured Content Stacey is back and we’re talking about professional development in the Summer of 2020! Topics discussed: Stacey recaps her school year back in the classroom and the end of her year Collectively we touched on retirement, the seniors of 2020 AJ and Chris are presenting at #2020Change…

Looking Back At 2019-2020 - PPD077

June 17, 2020

Featured Content On Sunday, June 14, 2020, we hosted a live broadcast on our YouTube channel to facilitate a conversation about the 2019-2020 school year. Topics: AJ’s first year in his new admin role Chris’s year of trying new things in his classroom Distance/remote learning reflection We were joi…

Challenging Topics: Where to Begin? - PPD076

June 10, 2020

Teaching is not easy for so many reasons. Educating young people can pose many challenges for a multitude of reasons. In this episode, Chris and AJ facilitate a discussion that centers around where to begin when covering challenging topics and having difficult conversations with students. Featured …

Anything But Education - PPD075

June 3, 2020

AJ and Chris move away from education talk.

Ending the School Year - PPD074

May 20, 2020

Featured Content On Sunday, May 17, 2020, we hosted a live broadcast on our YouTube channel to facilitate a conversation about the end of the school year and how we close things out.We were joined on-air by the following awesome people who contributed to the conversation: Jill Dobrowansky Al Spiege…

Let's Turn Education Upside Down! - PPD073

May 6, 2020

Featured Content On Sunday, May 3, 2020, we hosted another live broadcast on our YouTube channel to facilitate a conversation how education can and will change because of everything happening in the world in the Spring of 2020. We were joined by a panel that included, Batsheva Frankel, Tim Cavey, a…

Grades: Exploring Equity & Expanding Reach - PPD072

April 29, 2020

Featured Content On Sunday, April 26, 2020, we hosted another live broadcast on our YouTube channel to facilitate a conversation about grades. Our guest is David Frangiosa. In 2015, David Frangiosa made the switch to Standards-Based Grading in high school science classroom and hasn’t looked back. D…

Engaging Students in Remote Learning - PPD071

April 22, 2020

Featured Content On Sunday, April 19, 2020, we hosted another live broadcast on our YouTube channel to facilitate a conversation around distance learning. In this episode, we focused our attention on student engagement in the remote learning setting. We enjoyed taking your ‘calls’ during our live s…

How Will Spring 2020 Impact the Future of Education? - PPD070

April 8, 2020

Featured Content On Sunday, April 5, 2020, we hosted another live broadcast on our YouTube channel to facilitate a conversation around distance learning. In this episode, we focused on the impact that Spring 2020 will have on education going forward. Our conversation was driven by your participatio…

Distance Learning: The Student Perspective - PPD069

April 1, 2020

Featured Content On Sunday, March 30, 2020, we hosted another live broadcast on our YouTube channel to facilitate a conversation around distance learning. In this episode, we focused on the student perspective. Stacey was on special assignment and we welcomed Kevin Carroll as our guest co-host for …

Online Teaching Reflection & Resources - PPD068

March 25, 2020

Featured Content On Sunday, March 22, 2020, we hosted another live broadcast on our YouTube channel to facilitate a conversation around online teaching resources and reflection. We enjoyed taking your ‘calls’ during our live stream and people shared information in the chat as well. We are going to …

How to Be an Effective Online Teacher - PPD067

March 18, 2020

Featured Content On Sunday, March 15, 2020, we hosted a live broadcast on our YouTube channel to facilitate a conversation around online teaching and learning. Many schools throughout the United States and around the world are being forced to close in response to the COVID-19 virus. Educators who h…

How to Improve American Education - PPD066

March 12, 2020

Featured Content Back in December 2019, the New York Times asked students to weigh in on how to improve the American education system . Their prompt received nearly 300 comments. Improving education was clearly a subject that many teenagers were passionate about. The student who were interviewed of…

Quiet Kids Count with Chrissy Romano Arrabito - PPD065

Feb. 26, 2020

Featured Content Chrissy Romano Arrabito is a career teacher and proud of it! She is currently an elementary teacher at Nellie K. Parker Elementary School in Hackensack, New Jersey and has over 26 years of experience as an elementary and middle school teacher. She graduated from Rutgers University …

Why Podcast? Gabriel Carrillo - PPD064

Jan. 30, 2020

Featured Content Welcome to the next installment of the ongoing series we’re calling “Why Podcast?” In this and future editions, we speak to podcasters in and out of education about their podcasts. We will get into their why and talk about how they podcast. Our next guest in this series is Gabriel …