Volume in Reading Matters

February 24, 2019

In this podcast, Laura and Evan explain why the amount of time that students read self-selected books at school and at home has everything to do with their progress and delight in reading.  As always, Laura and Evan have some funny stories including Evan's confession of what volume meant to him in middle school.

Increase Teacher Agency

February 16, 2019

Evan and Laura discuss five ways to increase teacher agency in your school or division. As always, this is a favorite topic of Laura; Evan has his usual funny, reflective moments. Take 10 minutes to learn some ideas on how to promote a culture of teacher agency leading to increased student agency.

Choose Professional Learning!

January 21, 2019

In this podcast, Evan and Laura draw a distinction between staff development and professional learning. Together they share why the traditional model of staff development can be problematic and how relevant professional learning can bring about impactful change.  As always, Evan adds some “odd” stories from his personal experiences. Enjoy The Robb Review Podcast with Evan and Laura!

Class Seating and Instruction

December 8, 2018

In this podcast, Laura and Evan discuss class seating and how seating can positively impact class instruction and student engagement.  But creative seating does not always equal creative teaching. As always, Evan has a story from his middle school days and how one class reminded him of the game Battleship.

Myth Busting With Laura and Evan!

October 20, 2018

Laura and Evan discuss several myths that exist in education.  They share honest thoughts and views about the changes that must happen for students and teachers.  This podcast has a mix of humor along with very frank opinions.  When it comes to busting education myths....who you gonna call- Laura and Evan!