Making Fun of Teaching is dedicated to encouraging, informing, and entertaining teachers, while exploring ways to utilize fun as a fundamental tenet of effective teaching. Veteran teacher, author/poet Toney Jackson conducts interviews with classroom superheroes, presents powerful poetry, and delves deep into discussions about the importance of making fun!
Ep 11: Chrissy Romano -AKA- The Connected Educator talks innovation and tech integration
Ep 10: Rhymes With Me
This show features an episode of the "Rhymes With Me" Podcast, which was devoted to bringing poetry, literature, and fun into the classroom.
Ep 9: S.P.E.A.K. Episode 2
On this SPEAK episode, I share a poem called 'Prayer -or- (Waiting to Work)'. Responses (Comments, questions, etc) welcome!
Ep 8: S.P.E.A.K. Episode 1
The first S.P.E.A.K. (Sharing Poetic Expressions And Knowledge) episode! This episode features is a song I wrote called 10 Class Commandments. In a future episode I'll break this down in detail. Here is the song, a brief recap, and your ticket to a free audiobook!
Ep 7: Louisa Vilardi talks writing, fearlessness, & Lord of the Flies!
Author, educator, and theater director Louisa Vilardi talks about the importance of fearlessness, and the potential downside of classroom tech. Her writing reaches from the youngest learners all the way up, and she shares her insight with us!
Ep 6: Chelsea Collins NJ State Teacher of the Year imparts some award winning wisdom
NJ State Teacher of the Year Chelsea Collins takes time amidst her varied responsibilities and drops some knowledge that we can all benefit from! Chelsea discusses the importance of collaboration, her favorite fictional teachers, PD on Wheels, and much more!
Great resource for teachers!
Love this podcast. Great content and flow! Toney is very engaging and each of the guests have each offered unique and exciting perspectives on teaching. Highly recommend this to anyone in the education field.