Tag Archives : Teachers

How Teachers and Policy Makers Can Collaborate FTW

Episode 008 – Collaborating With Education Policy Makers Beth Maloney Twitter: @DaringToTeach 2014 Arizona Teacher of the Year On the program this week, Teachers of the Year Radio welcomes Beth Maloney, the 2014 Arizona Teacher of the Year. Beth is a 5th grade teacher in Surprise, AZ and a National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT.) Beyond preparing youngsters for their transition to […]

Why Developing Student Character Outweighs Test Scores

Episode 006: Character Education Jeff Baxter 2014 Kansas Teacher of the Year Twitter: @MobyJeff On the program this week, Teachers of the Year Radio welcomes Jeff Baxter, an AP Language and Composition Teacher at Leavenworth High School who is the 2014 Kansas Teacher of the Year.  Jeff also holds a Juris Doctorate from Washburn University School of […]

What EDU Can Learn From EDM 1

—- This post comes cross-posted from the Radiate Positivity blog, and it is a reflection on a featured presentation entitled ‘Techno Teaching‘ that I gave at MACUL 2015 Conference. Sam Kohl, the blog’s author, did such a great job capturing the essence of my presentation, that I decided to let her tell you about the salient points of my talk: […]

The Impact of Teacher Retention on Education Equity

Episode 001: The Impact of Teacher Retention on Education Equity Jonathan Crossley 2014 Arkansas Teacher of the Year Twitter: @joncrossley_ar On the program this week, Teachers of the Year Radio welcomes Jonathan Crossley, a high school English and Drama teacher from the Mississippi Delta region of Arkansas, who is the 2014 Arkansas Teacher of the […]

How Educators Can Avoid Professional Summer Slide

This summer, how will you prevent summer slide from impacting you as an educator? As the temperature rises in the U.S., often learning cools off. For students who have a traditional summer recess from school, this impact on academics is known as the ‘summer slide,’ but did you know it affects educators too?  Teachers who […]

Why Building a Better Teacher Begins With Encouragement

Retaining teachers in education is important work, but attracting aspiring individuals to the classroom might be just as critical. Accomplishing either of these goals will require dedication and encouragement. It was a balmy fall afternoon just after I finished the Pre-Medical program and my Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy degree at Wayne State University. I […]

The #MINTC15 Is a FREE Conference For New Teachers Happening May 2nd!

On Saturday May 2, 2015, a FREE conference is taking place in southeast Michigan for early career and aspiring teachers. This conference is a unique opportunity for our newest educators to network and learn together. Do youremember the excitement of first wanting to be a teacher? How about the eagerness you had during your teacher […]