A podcast for teachers to talk and reflect about what it means to teach.
Episode Fifty-Six: Janky Octopus Website with Ellen Bees
We're back! Who better to join me than Ellen Bees, middle school teacher and Queen of Data on EduTwitter. We talk about the pandemic (how could we not?), classrooms of the past, present, and future, what success might mean this year, social justice, and media literacy.
Episode Fifty-Five: The Goal of Change with James Bedford (WE Scandal Special)
President of the Manitoba Teachers Society James Bedford talks with me about the recent WE scandal, the presence of WE in schools, the 2017 MTS decision to not support WE, and what all that means for teachers.
Episode Fifty-Four: Sailing the 6Cs with Tara McLauchlan
Tara has a great Youtube channel, and you should all check that out! As that loads, you can listen to this! I talk to Tara McLauchlan about graphic novels, what high school literacy can or should look like, using tech in the classroom, using tech, online learning, and the 6Cs.
Episode Fifty-Three: Computer Neck with Michelle Arnaud
In a digital conversation, as is the way things go now, Michelle Arnaud talks with me about her experiences teaching in the inner-city, teaching Indigenous perspectives, what remote teaching looks like for her, and being an Online Teacher.
Episode Fifty-Two: Love Letter in the Form of a Snowball with Jen Watt
As we come to the end of the year, I chat with Jen Watt on the occasion of her podcast, Schools of Well-Being. She talks with me about what wellness, well-being, and well-making might look like in the context of working with students.
Episode Fifty-One: Using the Past to Talk About the Present with Gene Luen Yang
Graphic novelist and former teacher Gene Luen Yang talks with me James Naismith and Historica Moments, finding your footing in your first years as a teacher, a pivotal moment that shifted his teaching, the lessons we can learn about his attempts at video lessons, and what a teacher would need to know in order to teach a graphic novel well. And I geek out about comics.