The Jordan Journey is a monthly education podcast featuring teacher stories from across the Jordan School District in Utah.
Portrait of a Jordan District Graduate with Carolyn Gough
This month Kiera and Jared talk with Carolyn Gough, Director of Teaching and Learning in Jordan School District. Our ISTE Digital Coach standard for the month is Learning Designer, where coaches model and support educators to design learning experiences and environments to meet the needs and interests of all students.
Holiday Tech Treats from DTL
The Jordan School District’s Teaching & Learning department is proud to introduce the Jordan Journey podcast. The Jordan Journey is a monthly education podcast featuring teacher stories from across the Jordan School District in Utah.
In this episode, our hosts Jared Covili and Kiera Beddes sit down with the digital teaching and learning team (Bonnie, Deanna, Larissa, Ross, and Colby) to have them share some of their favorite technology treats to help teachers in their classrooms.
Over the course of this episode, we discuss the following questions:
What is your favorite tech tool to lead?
What is your favorite tech tool to educate?
What is your favorite tech tool to inspire?
What is your favorite tech tool for fun?
Coaching is Collaborating with Chris Richards-Khong and Dr. Amy Kinder
In this episode, we discuss the ISTE Coaching Standard of Collaborator and take a moment to sit down to talk with Dr. Amy Kinder and Chris Richards-Khong, two administrators in Teaching & Learning responsible for the Instructional Coaching Institute. Listen to how they work with coaches in our district to establish productive relationships with educators in order to improve instructional practice and learning outcomes.
Connecting Learners & STEM with Traci Rindlisbach
In this episode, we discuss the ISTE Coaching Standard of Connected Learner and take a moment to sit down to talk with Traci Rindlisbach, the new JSD Computer Science Specialist. Listen to her share how she pursues professional learning, actively participates in professional learning networks, and reflects on successes and continually improves her coaching and teaching practice.
How to Be a Change Agent with Ami Anderson and Kasey Chambers
In our very first episode, we discuss the ISTE Coaching Standard of Change Agent and talk with two instructional coaches from Jordan School District’s fully virtual elementary school, Rocky Peak. Change Agents Kasey Chambers and Ami Anderson share how they inspire educators and leaders to use technology to create equitable and ongoing access to high-quality learning.