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BAM Radio has compiled the most popular segments, hosted by the Executive Directors of the nation's 14 leading education associations including ; the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), the National Parent Teachers Association ( PTA), the National Head Start Association (NHSA), The National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP), the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), the Association of School Business Officials (ASBO), the American Association of School Administrators (AASA), the National Association of Child Care Professionals (NACCP), the National Afterschool Association (NAA), the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) and more..







K-12 Greatest Hits bring together the most insightful, relevant , compelling and up to date thinking on the education issues that parents, educators and advocates really care about -- through interviews with the nation's leading advocates and educators. Subscribe and get a 360 degree perspective from some of the leading education thinkers in the nation.

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BAM Radio has compiled the most popular segments, hosted by the Executive Directors of the nation's 14 leading education associations including ; the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), the National Parent Teachers Association ( PTA), the National Head Start Association (NHSA), The National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP), the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), the Association of School Business Officials (ASBO), the American Association of School Administrators (AASA), the National Association of Child Care Professionals (NACCP), the National Afterschool Association (NAA), the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) and more..







K-12 Greatest Hits bring together the most insightful, relevant , compelling and up to date thinking on the education issues that parents, educators and advocates really care about -- through interviews with the nation's leading advocates and educators. Subscribe and get a 360 degree perspective from some of the leading education thinkers in the nation.

    Help! Many Students Are Not Turning In Their Work: What Can I Do?

    Help! Many Students Are Not Turning In Their Work: What Can I Do?

    Increasingly, teachers report that students in remote learning are not turning in their work. Join us as we unpack the assignment completion gap and what can we do about it.


    Follow on Twitter: @ideasforteacher @KtBkr4 @MrRKhusky @MrHabegger @jonHarper70bd @jonbergmann @bamradionetwork


    Kate Baker, M.Ed and MAIT, is the Senior Community Engagement Manager at Edmodo, a veteran high school English teacher with 20+ years classroom experience, board member of the Flipped Learning Network, & contributing author of Flipping 2.0: Practical Strategies for Flipping Your Classroom. Passionate about evolving authentic learning into digital formats, Kate leads by example and shares her expertise with the global Edmodo Community and on Twitter..Richard Kline is in his 30th year of teaching and former teacher of Dan Jones and a graduate of Ashland University in Elementary Education 1-8, Ashland University's Master's Program in Educational Administration. Jake Habegger is an 8th grade US History Teacher in Franklin, Tennessee. His goal in education is to invigorate student learning by meeting them where they are through the use of technology.

    The Elephant in the Remote Classroom: Adapting to Grading in the New Normal-ish

    The Elephant in the Remote Classroom: Adapting to Grading in the New Normal-ish

    Grading is always a challenge, but teachers are reporting that hybrid and remote teaching are adding a new level of stress and angst to the process. Join us as a panel of teachers share what they are doing to make the new grading demands more manageable.


    Follow on Twitter: @ideasforteacher @martharamirezco @DrBioTom @jonHarper70bd @jonbergmann @bamradionetwork


    Martha Ramirez has worked in the education field for more than 16 years. Her experience includes being a school teacher, a department head, a higher education educator, an academic consultant, and a researcher. She is an English professor in the Department of Languages and Sociocultural Studies at Universidad de Los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia and works in various Flipped Learning international projects. Jon Bergmann is one of the pioneers of the Flipped Classroom Movement. He is leading the worldwide adoption of Flipped Learning through the Flipped Learning Global Initiative (FLGI) flglobal.org. He is the author of 12 books, including the bestselling book: Flip Your Classroom, translated into 13 languages. After spending seven years as a consultant, he has returned to his passion of reaching every student every day. Besides his work with Flipped Learning Global, he teaches full-time high school science in a suburban Houston Texas high school. Dr. Thomas Mennella has been an instructor in higher education for over ten years. Starting as a lecturer at the University of Massachusetts – Amherst, and then moving on to an Assistant Professorship at Delaware State University (DSU), Tom is now an Associate Professor at Bay Path University, a private liberal arts institution in western Massachusetts. Dan Jones earned a BS in Middle Grades Education from Ashland University and a Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from American College of Education. Dan is an FLGI Master Teacher whose professional interests include e-learning and technology, as well as Project-Based Learning.

    How We’re Managing the Three Epic Teaching Challenges that Are Keeping Us Up at Night

    How We’re Managing the Three Epic Teaching Challenges that Are Keeping Us Up at Night

    This week the stress levels of hybrid teaching hit crisis levels, and we all had to make major changes to avoid going over the edge. Here are three things we did to get our classes back on track when we came to the end of our rope.


    Follow on Twitter: @ideasforteacher  @peter_santoro @MrHabegger @DrBioTom @jonHarper70bd  @jonbergmann @bamradionetwork


    Jake Habegger is an 8th grade US History Teacher in Franklin, Tennessee. His goal in education is to invigorate student learning by meeting them where they are through the use of technology. Peter Santoro has been teaching high school mathematics for 12 years. In addition to two sections of Introductory Calculus, Peter also teaches one section of Geometry and two sections of Mathematics Research Honors. In addition, he is the coach of the Garden City High School Math Team (Mathletes). Dr. Thomas Mennella has been an instructor in higher education for over ten years. Starting as a lecturer at the University of Massachusetts – Amherst, and then moving on to an Assistant Professorship at Delaware State University (DSU), Tom is now an Associate Professor at Bay Path University, a private liberal arts institution in western Massachusetts. Dan Jones earned a BS in Middle Grades Education from Ashland University and a Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from American College of Education. Dan is an FLGI Master Teacher whose professional interests include e-learning and technology, as well as Project-Based Learning.

    Tough Classroom Questions: Why Is ‘Black Lives Matter’ Okay, but ‘All Lives Matter’ Not?

    Tough Classroom Questions: Why Is ‘Black Lives Matter’ Okay, but ‘All Lives Matter’ Not?

    Today, the elephant in every classroom is politics: How are you managing the thorny issues that are present in your classroom, whether you discuss them or not?  Four educators share their approaches.


    Follow on Twitter @2WardEquity @klrembert  @rpdelcastillo @HolSpinny @larryferlazzo  @jonHarper70bd  @bamradionetwork


    Dr. Angela M. Ward is a public-school administrator with over 20 years of experience. She is focused on creating identity-safe schools and workplaces and strives daily to nurture equity-centered schooling. Follow Dr. Ward http://2wardequity.com/blog/  Holly Spinelli is a students' rights activist with specific focuses in alternative, strengths-based pedagogical approaches where students' voices serve as the catalyst for their education. She is a New York public high school teacher, an adjunct instructor at SUNY Orange County Community College, and an active member of the NCTE's Committee Against Racism and Bias in the Teaching of English. Keisha Rembert is a passionate learner and fierce equity advocate.  She was an award-winning middle school ELA and United States History teacher who now instructs preservice teachers. She hopes to change our world one student at a time. Dr. Rocio del Castillo began her career as a school psychologist in Peru and has dedicated her professional career to being an advocate for educational equity and social justice. She currently serves as Assistant Superintendent for Special Services in Huntley Community School District 158 and as an adjunct professor.

    Normal-ish: Figuring Out How to Teach When The Rules Are Changing Daily

    Normal-ish: Figuring Out How to Teach When The Rules Are Changing Daily

    This is the first episode of Normal-ish. In this series, four educators, from four schools, agree to meet weekly at a virtual cafe to figure out how to navigate teaching when the rules are changing daily.

    Follow on Twitter: @ideasforteacher @peter_santoro @MrHabegger @DrBioTom @jonHarper70bd @jonbergmann @bamradionetworknetwork @petersantoro @MrHabegger @DrBioTom @jonbergmann @jonHarper70bd

    Jake Habegger is an 8th grade US History Teacher in Franklin, Tennessee. His goal in education is to invigorate student learning by meeting them where they are through the use of technology. Peter Santoro has been teaching high school mathematics for 12 years. In addition to two sections of Introductory Calculus, Peter also teaches one section of Geometry and two sections of Mathematics Research Honors. In addition, he is the coach of the Garden City High School Math Team (Mathletes). Dr. Thomas Mennella has been an instructor in higher education for over ten years. Starting as a lecturer at the University of Massachusetts – Amherst, and then moving on to an Assistant Professorship at Delaware State University (DSU), Tom is now an Associate Professor at Bay Path University, a private liberal arts institution in western Massachusetts. Dan Jones earned a BS in Middle Grades Education from Ashland University and a Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from American College of Education. Dan is an FLGI Master Teacher whose professional interests include e-learning and technology, as well as Project-Based Learning.

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    Five Things We Wish We Knew About Distance Learning Before We Took the Leap

    Five Things We Wish We Knew About Distance Learning Before We Took the Leap

    We’ve come to the end of the school year and the end of this series on the rapid transition to online learning. Time to reflect and sign off. We hope you’ll join us!

    Follow on Twitter: @ideasforteacher @bamradionetwork @petersantoro @MrHabegger @DrBioTom @jonbergmann @jonHarper70bd

    Jake Habegger is an 8th grade US History Teacher in Franklin, Tennessee. His goal in education is to invigorate student learning by meeting them where they are through the use of technology. Peter Santoro has been teaching high school mathematics for 12 years. In addition to two sections of Introductory Calculus, Peter also teaches one section of Geometry and two sections of Mathematics Research Honors. In addition, he is the coach of the Garden City High School Math Team (Mathletes). Dr. Thomas Mennella has been an instructor in higher education for over ten years. Starting as a lecturer at the University of Massachusetts – Amherst, and then moving on to an Assistant Professorship at Delaware State University (DSU), Tom is now an Associate Professor at Bay Path University, a private liberal arts institution in western Massachusetts. Dan Jones earned a BS in Middle Grades Education from Ashland University and a Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from American College of Education. Dan is an FLGI Master Teacher whose professional interests include e-learning and technology, as well as Project-Based Learning.

    • 12 min

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69 Ratings

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Makes an educator SMILE!

From one educator to another...this quality podcast gives back to our profession to ensure teachers grow in potential so students can reach theirs.

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Reading Specialist

The term “Behavior Chart” has many different uses for teachers in many different settings. Listeners may need the context of the specific kind of chart Lee Ann is discussing. I recommend reading her article.

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Teachermike72

Provocative ideas! The producers here are idealists, which sometimes makes me wonder if the ideas they have would ever work in my highly competitive district. Still, the show gives me a chance to examine my work and my colleagues' work in a private, non critical manner.

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