December 30, 2017
Evan and Laura have some New Year's resolutions and they are sharing them with you. The new year is a time to reflect and refocus on our passions and where we find inspiration. No doubt Evan and Laura are passionate about education! Hopefully, their ideas will inspire all listeners to set some big goals for 2018. Happy New Year!
December 17, 2017
Evan shares some of his thoughts on elements of a successful reading program. Evan is a believer in best practice and the need to incorporate best practices in the classroom. Also, Evan explains how a purposeful reading program can inspire students to read more and lead a school to better performance. Finally, Evan shares some down-home wisdom to encourage you to reflect on practices that may be loved but just don't work.
December 10, 2017
Learning can occur without grades, but learning cannot occur without feedback.
In this podcast, Laura and Evan discuss the importance of feedback and give examples of how feedback should be part of all quality instruction. As always, Evan shares some funny stories about his “odd” experiences when he was in school.
December 3, 2017
Laura and Evan have some strong opinions on homework, and they share them in this podcast. As usual, Evan shares an odd story from his schooling past! Maybe you can relate to what he shares? Bottom line, many things in education carry on because we have always done them. Take a few minutes and enjoy this fresh and energized homework conversation with Laura and Evan and why we need to look differently at what homework is and is not.