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.
E041: Power of Organizations with Dr. John Staley
Learning to teach better with Dr. John Staley as we discuss the power of professional organizations to learn about, support, and promote good teaching.
Show notes at https://amidonplanet.com/episode41/
E040: Rough Draft Thinking with Dr. Amanda Jansen
Learning to teach better with Dr. Amanda Jansen, as we discuss her book, Rough Draft Math: Revising to Learn.
Show notes can be found at https://amidonplanet.com/episode40/
E039: Looking Back at 2020, Looking Forward to 2021, and Talking "Out of the Clouds" with Matt Mifflin
Learning to teach better by sharing some learnings from 2020, a word of the year for 2021, and a discussion with Matthew Mifflin about his new single, Out of the Clouds.
Show notes can be found at https://amidonplanet.com/episode39/
E038: Reflecting on 20 Years with Shane Been
Learning to teach better by talking with Shane Been about teaching over the past (almost) 20 years (or ever since we started teaching high school mathematics together at Sauk Prairie High School).
This is another episode in the Reflect Series that started at the beginning of the spring of 2020.
Show notes can be found at https://amidonplanet.com/episode38/
E037: Staying Mentally Fit with Pat Ward
Learning to teach better by learning how to care for our mental health with Pat Ward of Pat Ward Counseling.
Show notes can be found at https://amidonplanet.com/episode37/
E036: Practicing Forgiveness with Dr. Rick Balkin
Learning to teach better with Dr. Rick Balkin, Professor of Leadership & Counselor Education at the University of Mississippi, as we discuss his new book Practicing Forgiveness: A Path Toward Healing.
Show notes can be found at https://amidonplanet.com/episode36/
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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❤️
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.