Connecting Your Class with Authors

Mason NicholsBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better, Innovate Better

TL;DR: Virtual learning led to decreased student motivation, prompting the need for engaging and meaningful activities. Using picture books and connecting with authors proved effective in fostering social-emotional learning and motivation. Strategies such as utilizing social media, attending author book signings, and exploring author websites facilitated connections and sparked students’ interest in writing and reading. After several weeks of virtual … Read More

The Wisdom & Productivity of Dr Carmen Ayala #TBPodcaster #EdChat #EdLeadership #TeachBetter

Efraín MartinezWisdom and Productivity Podcast

The Wisdom & Productivity of Dr Carmen Ayala #TBPodcaster #EdChat Dr Carmen Ayala served as Illinois State Superintendent of Education from 2019 to 2023 leading us through the pandemic. She was the first woman and the first person of color to serve in that position. Prior to that, she served as a superintendent of Berwyn North School District, Assistant Sup … Read More

Interviewing Dr Torrey Trust (@torreytrust) about the Wisdom & Productivity of ChatGPT in Education #tbpodcaster #teachbetter #edchat #edtech #education #highered #chatgpt #teachered #k12 #TeachBetter #TBPodcaster

Efraín MartinezWisdom and Productivity Podcast

Torrey Trust, PhD is an Associate Professor of Learning Technology in the Department of Education and Curriculum Studies in the College of Education at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. During her interview, we will discuss her own wisdom and productivity and about the world of ChatGPT & Education: MORE EPISODES

The Principal Leadership Lab 2.0, with Cindy Bailey

Adam DeWittPrincipal Leadership Lab Podcast

Cindy Bailey, Dean of Northeast Wisconsin Tech College, sits down with Jeff & Adam, on The Principal Leadership Lab 2.0.  Some key highlights shared with us:  What you start with doesn’t have to be the ending. Pay attention to the doors, because there are opportunities on the other side. Always wanted to be on the sidelines, but made a shift. … Read More