Learning Unlocked is a podcast, hosted by Brit Bingold, an Instructional Specialist for Gilbert Public Schools, in Gilbert AZ. GPS and our Professional Growth Department believe that educators are the key-holders to unlocking learning for students. The goal of the podcast is to provide educators with resources and tools--the KEYS--to enable and accelerate learning for all students.
S2E20: The Math Teacher's Toolbox
Guest: Bobson Wong
High School Math Teacher, NYC
In this episode, Brit and Bobson do the heavy lifting to learn the ropes of The Math Teacher's Toolbox: Hundreds of Practical Ideas to Support Your Students written by Bobson and Larisa Bukalov. This resource provides teachers with fresh, engaging, and hands-on strategies for students make connections across mathematical units and decrease "math anxiety".
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S2E19: Leading and Learning: Centered in Instruction
Guest: Melinda Murphy, M.Ed
Principal, Highland High School
In this episode, Melinda and Brit discuss trials and triumphs all those that come with balancing the administrative side of administration with the "instructional leadership" side. Her insight enriches not just principals! Listen in to learn the steps taken on her campus to gain collective commitment required for a central instructional goal.
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S2E18: Home Over Work: Does Your Homework 'PASS'?
Guest: Julia Salce, M.Ed and NBCT
In this episode, Julia and I discuss the impact of homework on students. We even delve into our own past blunders as teachers with homework and our experiences with homework with our own children. Because of our conflicting feelings, we dug into the research to see what we could learn--and that is what we'll discuss and share with you today.
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S2E17: Literacy Literally Locks in Learning
Guest: Jenna Quarelli-Buck
Secondary ELA Curriculum Coordinator
In this episode, Brit and Jenna chat about how crucial literacy skills are for students to be engaging in their school careers. We also reveal a simple strategy that can be used to help scaffold students into becoming critical and sophisticated readers and writers in any content area.
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S2E16: The Science Teacher's Toolbox
Guest: Tara Dale
NBCT, Author, and Instructional Coach
In this episode, Tara shares with Brit pieces of her resource book, The Science Teacher's Toolbox and how she feels that even though the book is geared towards science teachers, all teachers can gain fresh strategies for their classrooms. The book also includes ways to promote a culturally responsive science classroom. Visit our Podcast website for a sneak peak of Chapter 19!
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S2E15: How to Cultivate Teacher Credibility
Guest: Wendy S. Peterson
In this episode, Wendy and Brit examine the four components of teacher credibility: trust, dynamism, competence, and immediacy, and how they are closely intertwined with classroom management.
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FB Page: Inspiring Instruction; Email: email@example.com
Great podcast for engaged educators
Brit is a charming host who has entertaining conversations with innovative and creative educators. If you have a drive to learn new ways to teach, you will enjoy this podcast.
Brit keeps it real and interviews passionate educators. Love this!