Join Lessons and Lattes with Joe and Kirsten Merrill as we talk about being interactive in the classroom! Are you looking for ways to make teaching and learning more interactive in your classroom?
Do you ever feel overwhelmed when it comes to integrating technology and content standards?
Are you searching for lessons that you can immediately
implement in your learning environment?
Then you are ready to dive into The InterACTIVE Classroom!
In this practical and idea-packed book, coauthors, classroom teachers, and edtech experts Joe and Kristin Merrill share their personal framework for teaching. As you implement the lessons and strategies, you will . . .
● Define interactive learning and how to use it to instantly transform
your learning space.
● Create long-lasting bonds with students and parents that will
empower your learners and lead to success both in and out of the
● Learn to PIVOT! You'll design interactive lessons that foster grit and
challenge students to grow.
Get InterACTIVE lessons you can use in your classroom tomorrow!
Jen Calonita joins Lessons and Lattes to go to Fairy Tale Reform School. Our kingdom is home to several well-known schools for children! Among our most esteemed is Fairy Tale Reform School. Run by the formerly wicked stepmother, Headmistress Flora, the school aims to help children on the path to villainy learn how to be good. At Royal Academy, children born royal learn the traditional roles expected of princesses and princes under the tutelage of the famous fairy godmother Olivina (who is responsible for helping princesses Snow, Ella, Rapunzel and Rose on their own journeys!).
Mootilda’s in a bad mooood! She wakes up on the wrong side of the the barn and experiences one ca-lamb-ity after another. She skips and trips and spills milk everywhere. She tries to alley-oop but misses the hoop, and there’s a big crash at the chicken coop. Her day has been terri-bull! Is there any way Mootilda can turn her bad mooood around? Join Lessons and Lattes and author Kirsti Call as we talk about bringing books in and SEL
Clinical anxiety is on the rise, and teachers are seeing more students struggling with the pressures of school and society. Educators are often ill-equipped to help the anxious child, and need anxiety tips to help students who have this mental illness.
Whether you have anxiety or want to advocate for anxious kids, this book will change your thinking and encourage you to take risks in the classroom, because you never know, what if it turns out right?
Christine Ravesi-Weinstein, a teacher, presenter, and school leader, shares practical, time-tested strategies to create anxiety relief for kids and help educators and parents advocate for anxious students and those with social anxiety
Dusti Bowling talks with Lessons and Lattes (fan girl moment) about her accomplishments (and journey as a writer). You don't want to miss this episode if you have ever thought about becoming a writer (or even if you are just a little bit curious)!
Join Lessons and Lattes as we chat with author Jordyn Taylor about her debut novel The Paper Girl of Paris. Set to hit shelves 5/26/20
This book is perfect to incorporate into any English or History class! Bonus-recipe for rose latte is included
Lessons and Lattes returns after a week hiatus to talk with one of the authors of Educprotocols. This episode is full of laughter and yes Lessons and Lattes does get schooled in the process. You will love this episode!
Lessons and Lattes chats with an admin ( picks her brain about all things SPED). She is also writing a science book and co-founder of the edutable. This episode is packed with rich information and tips! Be sure to listen. Spoiler alert- the endeared PSL is picked apart and the truth is exposed as only true scientists do!
Dustin Pearson kicks off the new year with sharing his movement - centering around one team, one goal and one movement. 29 minutes of inspiring conversation, exchange of ideas and encouragement to come together, for change! WE ARE ONE TEAM
Former teacher, author and autism dad joins Lessons and Lattes to talk about the impact that Autism has had on their lives and a call for understanding and a dissolving of stigmas and labels. The story of the peppermint mocha is shared and listeners are thanked for their continued support
Carrie joins Lessons and Lattes to talk about her accomplishments and how to pick up your pencil and bring the benefits of sketch-noting to your classroom! Also, a DIY recipe for peppermint mochas is shared!
Peg Grafwallner is a guest on Lessons and Lattes where she talks about lessons learned in the SPED classroom, collaboration and the FRAME framework for engaging students in the lesson! A winter spice latte recipe is shared in the spirit of the cooler weather.
After a two week vacation Lessons and Lattes is back!
Elijah Carbajal (@carbaeli) joins Lessons and Lattes to talk about little tricks and tips to make learning relevant and accessible for all types of learners!
The caffeinated teacher joins lessons and lattes to share wisdom and insight into the disproportionate numbers of males in SPED and male educators. He gives a valid, unique perspective as well as some great insight!
Ashley Savage shares the important message of opportunity in her book I want to be a lot. This episode is a real treat as she dives into the struggles of societal pressures of choosing a career and navigating college!
Dr Sam Fecilch joins us today and gives out some great tech apps to use with our SPED students that make learning accessible for all learners.
These tools can be implemented immediately.
SPOILER alert: a recipe for the snickerdoodle latte is given at the end. Super rich episode!
Ryan Reed joins Lessons and Lattes to share his messa.ge of "never stop trying", his experience with FBLA and the importance of never giving up.
Plus a simple recipe for iced coffee is shared at the end!
Amanda Fox talks about the creation of Zip the Zombie and the essential components to design thinking. This podcast will re-energize you and give you the can do attitude to implement in your classroom.
Also a recipe for the cold brew coffee soda float is shared in case you are needing a caffeine jolt!
The links referenced in the podcast are:
Design thinking is contagious (youtube)
Zom-be a Design Thinker (youtube)
@KYgirlinAlabama (Jessica Reed ED.S) joins Lessons and Lattes to talk about inclusion and her experience. The complexity of integrating students with disabilities into general education classrooms is touched on as well as the overwhelming/intimidating process. Jessica gives some great tips and advice. A knowledgeable approach is vital to a thriving inclusive environment!
Jessica Reed is a special education teacher who is passionate about using technology in the classroom and providing resources for all students. She has a BA from Kentucky in Elementary Education. She has a MA in collaborative teaching from Alabama and an EDS in Instructional Technology from Kennesaw State University . Jessica is a Google for Education Trainer and has been teaching for 11 years. She is married to Robby and have 1 daughter- Elizabeth (2). She can be found at www.spedtechteacher.com
Here is to SPED teachers starting the year, community and of course coffee drinking. Please feel free to comment what you liked, what you didn't like, what you want to hear on the show and of course if you want to be a guest!