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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.

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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.

    S4E37: Instructional Book Tasting

    S4E37: Instructional Book Tasting

    Guests: Julia Salce and Wendy Peterson
    In this episode, we chat about what we are currently reading and provide a 'taste' of each instructional book and what it has to offer educators. 
    Instructional Books Discussed:
    Uncommon Sense Teaching by Barbara Oakley PhD, Beth Rogowsky EdD, Terrence J. Sejnowski   10 Mindframes for Visible Learning by John Hattie & Klaus Zierer  Instructional Agility by Cassandra Erkens, Tom Schimmer, and Nicole Dimich Vagle John Hattie’s Visible Learning Website:
    John Hattie’s Visible Learning MetaX  Other Instructional Books We Love:
    Love to Teach: Research And Resources For Every Classroom by Kate Jones Retrieval Practice: Resources and Research for Every Classroom by Kate Jones Ready-to-Go Instructional Strategies that Build Collaboration, Communication, and Critical Thinking by Denise White and Alisa Braddy Worksheets Don’t Grow Dendrites by Marcia Tate Building Thinking Classrooms in Mathematics, Grades K-12: 14 Teaching Practices for Enhancing Learning by Peter Liljedahl Our Favorite Instructional Websites for Articles:
    Edutopia.com Teachthought.com Cultofpedagogy.com Edweek.org

    • 1 hr 16 min
    S4E36: ASSESSment in ACTION

    S4E36: ASSESSment in ACTION

    Guests: Wendy Peterson and Julia Salce
    In this episode, the three of us dive into different types of assessment and how they each impact learning. We also discuss how to create a feedback-friendly culture in the classroom. 
    Want to know more?
    Bookmark us: https://linktr.ee/GPSPGD
    TransFormative Assessment by W. James Popham.
    "When teachers stop learning, so do students." -Jim Knight
    Check out our PGD Feedback Templates:
    Performance Task Reflection Form
    Quiz Auto-Feedback Reflection Page
    Self-Reflection Teacher Conference Preparation Form
    Small-Group Feedback Tracking Form

    • 59 min
    S4E35: Painless Pivots for 4th Quarter

    S4E35: Painless Pivots for 4th Quarter

    Guests: Julia Salce and Wendy Peterson
    In this episode, we face “the beginning of the end” of this school year by unlocking three ways to painlessly pivot in order to wrap up this quarter in a positive and productive way.
    Want to learn more?
    "This Year, Take "Self-Care" Off Your "To-Do" List" by Michelle Trujillo
    Uncommon Sense Teaching by Barbara Oakley, PhD, Beth Rogowsky, EdD, and Terrence J. Sejnowski 
    "Sifting Through The Year": Pivoting from Packing to Placing Template by PGD staff
    Unofficial sponsor of this episode: @rise.up.bakery | Rise Up Bakery

    • 1 hr 2 min
    S4E34: Revisiting the Importance of ALEs

    S4E34: Revisiting the Importance of ALEs

    Today’s episode is from season 1, episode 7 on Creating Active Learning Experiences.
    In this episode, Julia Salce debunks the myths of direct instruction and discusses the high-impact of blending short bursts of instruction with active learning experiences (ALEs), no matter the age group or content area. We also discuss briefly the importance of teacher and student clarity in relation to direct instruction.
    This episode repost is in response to our development of a NEW series of active learning experience strategy videos on our department YouTube channel.
    Thanks for listening! Enjoy!

    • 1 hr 11 min
    S4E33: Quality Test Prep

    S4E33: Quality Test Prep

    Guests: Julia Salce & Wendy Peterson, Instructional Specialists
    Gilbert Public Schools Professional Growth & Development
    As we enter into "testing season," we address high-stakes test preparation. In the episode, we dive into the "dos" and "don'ts" of test prep and the importance of using retrieval practice as an effective strategy in creating quality learning and test prep throughout the entire school year.
    Want to learn more?
    Check out our Linktr.ee! As mentioned in this episode: Julia's new favorite education book: Uncommon Sense Teaching: Practical Insights in Brain Science to Help Students Learn by Barbara Oakley, Beth Rogowsky, and Terrence J. Sejnowski 

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Preparing for a Substitute F.A.S.T

    Preparing for a Substitute F.A.S.T

    Guests: Wendy Peterson and Julia Salce
    Instructional Specialists, Gilbert Public Schools
    In this episode, we chat about creating effective and efficient substitute plans and discuss ways to make this process more beneficial all. 
    Want our easy-to-use substitute template for FREE and recipes for those under the weather? Links above not working? Visit our website to download! 

    • 59 min

Customer Reviews

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10 Ratings

10 Ratings

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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.

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Motivating!

Brit keeps it real and interviews passionate educators. Love this!

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