Welcome to the Fresh Ideas for Teaching podcast where we spotlight inspiring stories from educators, authors, and more to find out what's working in K-12 education. The Fresh Ideas for Teaching podcast is presented by Savvas Learning company, a next-generation education company delivering award-winning learning solutions for grades K-12.
Top Trends K-12 Leaders Can't Afford to Ignore
The pandemic has changed how students learn, teachers teach, and administrators lead. In this episode, we dive into 5 key educational trends that, moving forward, K-12 educators can’t afford to ignore.
What is Systematic & Explicit Instruction? A Conversation with Dr. Freddy Hiebert
Literacy author and thought leader, Dr. Elfrieda "Freddy" Hiebert, shares insight around the science of reading and the need for systematic and explicit instruction.
Addressing Unfinished Learning in the Mathematics Classroom
Math author and thought leader, Dr. Randall Charles, shares some practical ways mathematics educators can address unfinished learning.
How Can Teachers Communicate What They Value Most To Their Students?
Literacy author expert and teacher educator Dr. Judy Wallis shares her thoughts on what really matters in literacy instruction, communicating what we value to students, guiding students along the path towards independence and self-determination, and truly taking time to give ourselves grace during this unprecedented time in our society and in education.
Breaking the Cycle of Low Achievement and Low Motivation
Follow our Learning to Read: What Really Matters series and listen in on our conversation with educational literacy leader Dr. P. David Pearson as he shares great insight about the “virtuous” cycle of knowledge begetting comprehension begetting learning as a way to break the vicious cycle of low achievement and low motivation.