10 episodes

I want to see teachers transform classrooms into spaces of creativity and wonder. So, here's where I explore what it means to make this a reality.

The Creative Classroom with John Spencer John Spencer

    • Education
    • 4.8 • 226 Ratings

I want to see teachers transform classrooms into spaces of creativity and wonder. So, here's where I explore what it means to make this a reality.

    Crystal Frommert on How to Connect with Parents and Families in a Positive Way

    Crystal Frommert on How to Connect with Parents and Families in a Positive Way

    In my latest podcast, I interview Crystal Frommert, who shares insights and strategies for building and maintaining a positive relationship with parents / parental figures. She has a wealth of experience and I’m excited to share this with you. Listen to the Podcast If you... The post Crystal Frommert on How to Connect with Parents and Families in a Positive Way appeared first on John Spencer.

    Why AI Can’t Replace Teachers

    Why AI Can’t Replace Teachers

    For all the hype about AI replacing teachers, the reality is that teachers are irreplaceable. It is a deeply human endeavor. The teachers who can leverage this human element through authentic learning will ultimately prepare students for an unpredictable world forged by AI. Listen to... The post Why AI Can’t Replace Teachers appeared first on John Spencer.

    Promoting Academic Integrity in the Age of Generative AI

    Promoting Academic Integrity in the Age of Generative AI

    We often talk about the need for students to have voice and choice in their learning. We want them to engage in meaningful, productive struggle as they do projects and engage in problem-solving. But where does AI fit into this? In past articles, we’ve explored... The post Promoting Academic Integrity in the Age of Generative AI appeared first on John Spencer.

    Using AI to Bridge the Gap from Theory to Practice

    Using AI to Bridge the Gap from Theory to Practice

    It’s easy to get dismissive about educational theory. I’ve heard teachers say “Don’t bother with the theory. Just focus on practical strategies.” But when done well, theory can provide a roadmap and framework we can use. It can be a nuanced dialogue that cuts to... The post Using AI to Bridge the Gap from Theory to Practice appeared first on John Spencer.

    How to Prevent AI from Doing All the Thinking

    How to Prevent AI from Doing All the Thinking

    Cognitive atrophy happens any time we lose the ability to engage in a mental process due to inactivity. In a world of Artificial Intelligence, we need to be cognizant of the dangers of cognitive atrophy so that we can continue to engage in curiosity, creativity,... The post How to Prevent AI from Doing All the Thinking appeared first on John Spencer.

    Grace Hawthorne on How to Make Possibilities Happen

    Grace Hawthorne on How to Make Possibilities Happen

    In my latest episode, Grace Hawthorne, author of Make Possibilities Happen, shares practical insights into how to spark creativity in students. She has a wealth of knowledge and shares key insights throughout this episode. Listen to the Podcast If you enjoy this blog but you’d... The post Grace Hawthorne on How to Make Possibilities Happen appeared first on John Spencer.

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
226 Ratings

226 Ratings

TAHIAFILASTEEN ,

Knowledgeable & Practical

My favorite new podcast on education. The subject matter is well thought out and presented in an engaging and meaningful way. Very useful for educators across different subject areas and age levels. Looking forward to more!

Rickt4du ,

You can tell

The information in this show is so useful. You can tell that John really cares for students and teaching is a calling. One of the few who get to work doing what they were made for.
Looking forward to hearing more.

Rick Yuhas
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jesfishy ,

Sal Khan interview so insightful

This interview was done so well and the insights he provided were the best I’ve heard yet.

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