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205-Miriam Plotinsky explains why hovering and being a helicopter teacher limits student potential.
Miriam is an Instructional Specialist from Maryland. In this episode, Miriam explains how to maximize student curiosity and learning by hovering less and teaching more. Grab a copy of Teach More, Hover Less: https://wwnorton.com/books/9781324019879 Visit Miriam’s website at: http://miriamplotinsky.com/
Grin and “Bear” It- Part 1: Is Reading Overrated?
In this episode, Dave Schmittou and Katelynn Giordano debate whether reading is overrated in schools. They demonstrate what it’s like to agree to disagree and yet still have the utmost respect for each other. Based in part on their book, Poking the Bear, the two engage in critical conversations with the hope of being an example of critical conversation and … Read More
Episode 197- College is overrated.
n this episode, Dave Schmittou shares why he believes college is not for everyone….as a matter of fact, it may only be for the few. The average American is stuck paying off student loans for 21.1 years. The average American transitions careers every 4.5 years. Feel free to share your thoughts with Dave at: email@example.com @daveschmittou MORE EPISODES
Episode 196- An Educational MINDfield episode: Standardized Tests are NOT the Problem
In this episode, Dave Schmittou shares why he believes the argument against standardized testing is the wrong argument to be having. The accountability, sorting and selecting, the labeling, the judging are all tremendous problems attributed to standardized tests, but it’s not the tests that are the problem. It’s what we do with them. Feel free to share your thoughts with … Read More