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Friday, January 15, 2021

Episode 715 Virtual Bulletin Boards: How School Counselors and Others Can Connect Virtually with Emma Tagariello




School counselors and teachers are working to creatively and authentically connect with students in both face to face, distance, and hybrid environments. Even in face to face, we're still at a distance. School counselor Emma Tagariello is working to connect with her students using virtual bulletin boards and other technologies. In today's show, she's sharing what being a school counselor looks like now and how she's working to help kids every day. These ideas will be great to use with upcoming holidays and seasons.

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Emma Tagariello

Emma Tagariello is a Licensed Associate Counselor and National Certified Counselor from Madison, New Jersey. She works as a Student Assistance Counselor in the Butler, New Jersey school district, working primarily with middle school students.

Emma is passionate about connecting with students and creating a safe space as they learn to navigate through adolescence.

@RBSTagariello

Disclosure of Material Connection: This is a “sponsored podcast episode.” The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising."


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Wednesday, January 13, 2021

How to Overcome Your Self Limiting Beliefs with Dr. Brandon Beck




Sometimes our own beliefs can limit our ability in the classroom - these are called self-limiting beliefs. Today's guest, Dr. Brandon Beck, helps us learn how to face our self-limiting beliefs, appreciate the positive things we have done, and move forward to a brighter future.

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Sponsor: Educaplay is inviting all educators to try their platform. You can create your own crossword puzzles, memory games, map games, scrambles, matching, and more educational activities on this versatile website. Go to www.educaplay.com, sign up for a free account. Then the fun begins! Not only can you create and share, but you can also search for activities created by other teachers and easily share them to Google Classroom. You can even win a free premium account when you share your review of Educaplay with the hashtag #EducaplaywithUS. Try out Educaplay today!
Post financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). A way of making Europe.

Dr. Brandon Beck's Bio as Submitted

Dr. Brandon Beck is a National Board Certified teacher and Award Winning Professional Soccer Coach. He is the author of the new book "Unlocking Unlimited Potential" released from Codebreaker in December 2020.

He also holds a Doctorate in Educational Leadership. His primary purpose as an educator and teacher leader is a simple one: “To inspire people (adults and kids) to have faith in themselves and believe in their inner genius.”

He has been an elementary teacher for 20 years, a monolingual, dual language teacher, and holds a wide range of educational experience in versatile settings. He is also a Professor at Manhattanville College, NY, an editor and reviewer for AASA Journal of Scholarship & Practice, a regular presenter at state, regional, and national conferences, a motivational speaker for students and educators, a life coach, and an education consultant.

As a speaker, author, educator, and consultant his areas of expertise include:

  • Rediscovering Your “Why”
  • Self-Efficacy & Growth Mindset
  • Social-Emotional Learning
  • English Language Learners
  • Culturally Responsive Teaching
  • Therapeutic Animals in schools

Dr. Beck is a Mutt-i-grees National Trainer. Mutt-i-grees is a program designed by Yale University’s School for the 21st Century in partnership with North Shore Animal League of American and the Pet Savers Foundation. The Mutt-i-grees curriculum is an innovative Pre-K – Grade 12 social-emotional learning program that brings adopted shelter dogs into schools.

Dr. Beck is also an entrepreneur, ex semi-pro soccer player, and a professional soccer coach. He is currently a nationally certified instructor for the United States Soccer Federation. In addition, he has coached High School and Premier soccer teams that have won numerous state, regional, and national championships.

Disclosure of Material Connection: This is a “sponsored podcast episode.” The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising."


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Friday, November 20, 2020

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Rather Stand



A new blog has appeared on my main site: Rather Stand

From https://www.coolcatteacher.com/rather/
via Vicki Davis at coolcatteacher.com. Please also check out my show for busy teachers, the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast and my Free teaching tutorials on YouTube.

How to Engage Students in Zoom and Teach Effectively at a Distance



A new blog has appeared on my main site: How to Engage Students in Zoom and Teach Effectively at a Distance

From https://www.coolcatteacher.com/how-to-engage-students-in-zoom-and-teach-effectively-at-a-distance/
via Vicki Davis at coolcatteacher.com. Please also check out my show for busy teachers, the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast and my Free teaching tutorials on YouTube.

How to Engage Students in Zoom and Teach Effectively at a Distance




Many of us are learning to traverse between online and in-person learning environments. Our guest Aaron Johnson, author of Online Teaching with Zoom, shares with us how to better engage students through Zoom, so we can all teach effectively at a distance.

www.coolcatteacher.com/e713 

Sponsor: GoGuardian The State of Engagement Report 2020 has valuable classroom research and information on distance learning best practices. This must-read report is funded by GoGuardian and includes a meta-analysis of best practices in engaging distance learning. We can improve engagement with our students - no matter where they are learning. Thank you GoGuardian for sponsoring this podcast and the report. Download the State of Engagement Report 2020 now!

Aaron Johnson - Bio as Submitted

Aaron Johnson is Associate Dean of Educational Technology at Denver Seminary, a graduate school in Littleton, Colorado. As a veteran online educator, Mr. Johnson's goal is to support teachers transitioning to the online classroom and those who want to improve their teaching skills.

His books have become go-to resources for colleges, universities, and K-12 school districts. Their to-the-point style and practical ideas make them easy to read and immediately applicable. Readers describe the series as "useful," "helpful," "applicable," "reassuring," and "accessible."

His background includes work as a junior high and high school teacher, instructional designer, and faculty developer. During the initial days of COVID, Mr. Johnson was a sought-after aid to institutions that needed help transitioning their faculty to online delivery.

Books:

Blog: excellentonlineteaching.com 

Disclosure of Material Connection: This is a “sponsored podcast episode.” The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising."
All opinions on this show are my own and those of my guests on the show and are not necessarily endorsed by the show's sponsor.

 


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