64 episodes

The Amidon Planet Podcast is all about learning how to teach better. Each episode, Joel Amidon, PhD, will explore ideas from books, interviews, other podcasts, etc. and apply those ideas to teaching better. The ultimate goal being to lead people to love others through teaching.

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    • 4.9 • 15 Ratings

The Amidon Planet Podcast is all about learning how to teach better. Each episode, Joel Amidon, PhD, will explore ideas from books, interviews, other podcasts, etc. and apply those ideas to teaching better. The ultimate goal being to lead people to love others through teaching.

    E055: Mental Health Check-In with Pat Ward

    E055: Mental Health Check-In with Pat Ward

    Learning to teach better by staying mentally fit and learning about mental health issues and topics with Pat Ward of Pat Ward Counseling.


    Show notes for this episode can be found at https://amidonplanet.com/episode55/

    • 52 min
    E054: How to Better Share Good Teaching with Jen Wolfe and Crystal Kalinec-Craig

    E054: How to Better Share Good Teaching with Jen Wolfe and Crystal Kalinec-Craig

    Learning how to better share good teaching with friends and colleagues, Jen Wolfe and Crystal Kalinec-Craig.


    Show notes for this episode can be found at https://amidonplanet.com/episode54/

    • 59 min
    E053: Unpacking The Culture Code by Daniel Coyle with Earl Bell

    E053: Unpacking The Culture Code by Daniel Coyle with Earl Bell

    Learning to teach better by discussing the featured book, The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups, by Daniel Coyle, with Oxford Middle School English Language Arts Teacher, Earl Bell.


    Show notes for this episode can be found at https://amidonplanet.com/episode53/

    • 44 min
    E052: Another Podcast and Teaching Math at a Distance Book Club

    E052: Another Podcast and Teaching Math at a Distance Book Club

    Learning how to teach better by documenting mile markers on the road to better teaching. Also a replay of the culminating experience of the Teaching Math Teaching Podcast Teaching Math at a Distance: Grades K-12, A Practical Guide to Rich Remote Instruction Book Club with Theresa Wills.


    Show notes can be found at https://amidonplanet.com/episode52/.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    The Transition Years: A Discussion with Dr. John Staley

    The Transition Years: A Discussion with Dr. John Staley

    The Transition Years focuses on the complexity and importance of the transition years, the last two years of high school and the first two years of postsecondary education, on the mathematics experiences of students. Listen in as Joel Amidon and Dr. John Staley provide an overview of the transition years, key topics and issues to consider around the transition years, and to preview upcoming programming aimed to equip mathematics education leaders to be local change agents to improve the mathematics experiences and outcomes for all students.


    The Transition Years is brought to you by the Launch Years Mathematics Organizations Leadership Network, which is part of the Launch Years Initiative at The University of Texas at Austin - Charles A. Dana Center and is an Amidon Planet Production.


    Launch Years Math Organizations Leadership Network - Click here to access webinars and other content related to the Launch Years


    Show notes can be found at amidonplanet.com/launchyears

    • 36 min
    E051: Thirst by Scott Harrison and Reimagining the Mathematics Classroom Book Club

    E051: Thirst by Scott Harrison and Reimagining the Mathematics Classroom Book Club

    Learning to teach better by examining the the featured book, Thirst: A Story of Redemption, Compassion, and a Mission to Bring Clean Water to the World by Scott Harrison. Also a replay of the culminating episode of the Teaching Math Teaching Podcast Reimagining the Mathematics Classroom: Creating and Sustaining Productive Learning Environments by Cathery Yeh, Mark Ellis, and Carolee Koehn Hurtado from December of 2020.


    Show notes for this episode can be found at https://amidonplanet.com/episode51/.

    • 1 hr 6 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

DrBondurant ,

Great Podcast

Love listening during my walks. Good variety of topics that inspire me to think and act.

AnnieKristin ,

This is my favorite podcast!

I love the way you approached everything. I am so grateful for this podcast. It’s helped me through so many tough times. I don’t know what I would do without it. This podcast was a lifesaver❤️

OGrayM ,

A great addition to PD

I love the conversation’s warmup & bonus material’s way of engaging subscribers! I’m excited to recommend the podcast with my students and colleagues.

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