114 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 • 17 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.

    E108: From Exclusion to Belonging with Sarah-SoonLing Blackburn

    E108: From Exclusion to Belonging with Sarah-SoonLing Blackburn

    Learning to teach better with Dr. Sarah-SoonLing Blackburn as we discuss her new book, Exclusion and the Chinese American Story, part of the Race to Truth Series.

    Show notes for the episode can be found at amidonplanet.com/episode108

    • 36 min
    E107: The Power of Story with Dr. JJ Peterson, Head of StoryBrand

    E107: The Power of Story with Dr. JJ Peterson, Head of StoryBrand

    Learning to teach better with Dr. JJ Peterson, Head of StoryBrand, host of the Marketing Made Simple podcast, and co-author of Marketing Made Simple book, as we discuss the power of storytelling to clarify our message and invite others into a story that makes their lives better. Dr. Peterson shares the seven elements of the StoryBrand framework and we discuss how to leverage the power of story with those we teach.

    Show notes for this episode can be found at https://amidonplanet.com/episode107/

    • 1 hr 1 min
    E106: Rwanda, Genocide, and Reconciliation with Rick Balkin

    E106: Rwanda, Genocide, and Reconciliation with Rick Balkin

    Learning to teach better with Dr. Rick Balkin, Professor of Leadership & Counselor Education at the University of Mississippi, as we discuss his experience visiting Rwanda, viewing genocide memorials, dancing in reconciliation villages, and considering the power of forgiveness.



    Show notes for this episode can be found at amidonplanet.com/episode106

    • 1 hr 14 min
    E105: Let’em Teach! Small Group Teaching Toward Desired Practices with Jazmine Smith, Maddy Robbins, Evie Bledsoe, and Jamya Benson

    E105: Let’em Teach! Small Group Teaching Toward Desired Practices with Jazmine Smith, Maddy Robbins, Evie Bledsoe, and Jamya Benson

    Learning to teach better with University of Mississippi preservice teachers, Jazmine Smith, Maddy Robbins, Evie Bledsoe, and Jamya Benson as we discuss our session, Let’em Teach! Small Group Teaching Toward Desired Practices, at the annual conference of the Mississippi Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

    Show notes for the episode can be found at amidonplanet.com/episode105

    • 50 min
    E104: Rob Harvilla Returns! Talking about his NEW book "60 Songs That Explain the '90s" and the lessons learned

    E104: Rob Harvilla Returns! Talking about his NEW book "60 Songs That Explain the '90s" and the lessons learned

    Learning to teach better with Rob Harvilla, The Ringer senior staff writer and music critic, as we discuss his new book, 60 Songs that Explain the 90’s, and the end run of the podcast, 60 Songs that Explain the 90’s.


    Show notes for this episode can be found at amidonplanet.com/episode104/.

    • 50 min
    E103: Christmas Edition - Love is a Teacher with Megan Clark

    E103: Christmas Edition - Love is a Teacher with Megan Clark

    Learning to teach better with Megan Clark, Family Pastor at The Orchard in Oxford, MS, as we discuss the idea that 'Love is a Teacher' during this Christmas Edition of the podcast.


    Show notes for this episode can be found at amidonplanet.com/episode103

    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

lovethesoundoflife ,

Listen & learn!

Joel is a thoughtful, wise, hilarious educator, podcast host and all around great guy. I appreciate the incredible way he brings honesty, wisdom, and encouragement to every conversation.

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

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