61 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.

    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
    E050: Celebrating the Life & Legacy of Bob Moses with Dr. Aris Winger

    E050: Celebrating the Life & Legacy of Bob Moses with Dr. Aris Winger

    Learning to teach better by celebrating the life and legacy of Bob Moses, with Dr. Aris Winger, as we discuss his book, Radical Equations: Civil Rights from Mississippi to the Algebra Project.


    Show notes can be found at https://amidonplanet.com/episode50/

    • 1 hr 2 min
    E049: Ted Lasso, Bucks Championship, and High School Mathematics Lessons to Explore, Understand, & Respond to Social Injustice Book Club

    E049: Ted Lasso, Bucks Championship, and High School Mathematics Lessons to Explore, Understand, & Respond to Social Injustice Book Club

    Learning to teach better by examining the TV show, Ted Lasso, and the Bucks NBA Championship. Also a replay of the culminating episode of the Teaching Math Teaching Podcast High School Mathematics Lessons to Explore, Understand, & Respond to Social Injustice Book Club from July of 2020.


    Show notes can be found at https://amidonplanet.com/episosde49/

    • 1 hr 6 min
    E048: The Secret of Teaching from the Book of Basketball by Bill Simmons and Rough Draft Math Book Club

    E048: The Secret of Teaching from the Book of Basketball by Bill Simmons and Rough Draft Math Book Club

    Learning to teach better by examining the Secret of Basketball from The Book of Basketball: The NBA According to the Sports Guy by Bill Simmons. Also a replay of the culminating episode of the Teaching Math Teaching Podcast Rough Draft Math Book Club from June of 2020.


    Show notes can be found at https://amidonplanet.com/episosde48/

    • 1 hr 8 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.

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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❤️

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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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