Instant Relevance Podcast

Episode 27 - TeachPlus with Paul Toner

An episode of Instant Relevance Podcast

By Denis Sheeran & Ray Steinmetz
Instant Relevance Podcast is an education podcast featuring the latest news and resources to make learning relevant for all students. Hosted by Denis Sheeran (denissheeran.com) and Raymond Steinmetz (blendedlearningmath.com). Follow us on twitter: @instantrel
Episode 30 - The Power of Play with Calli Wright
  **Follow us on Twitter - @InstantRel** Rate and Review us on iTunes On Episode 30 of the Instant Relevance Podcast, Denis (@MathDenisNJ) and Raymond (@blended_math) talk to Calli Wright (@CalliWrights) - Education Engagement Manager for MIND Research Institute (@MIND_Research) .  The hosts ask Calli about the work of MIND Research Institute , their flagship math program STMath, and the power of play in the classroom.   More from MIND Research Institute: --  mindresearch.org STMath: -- stmath.com Check out more from Denis: -- denissheeran.com/ Check out more from Ray: -- blendedlearningnetwork.org/ The Instant Relevance Podcast is a proud member of VoicEd.ca and the Education Podcast Network - www.edupodcastnetwork.com
25:30
May 25, 2019
Episode 29 - Promoting Positive Change with Carlon Howard
 **Follow us on Twitter - @InstantRel** Rate and Review us on iTunes On Episode 29 of the Instant Relevance Podcast, Denis (@MathDenisNJ) and Raymond (@blended_math) talk to Carlon Howard (@CarlonDHoward) - Co-Director of Breakthrough Providence and Co-Founder of EduLeaders of Color Rhode Island.  The hosts ask Carlon about his work elevating traditionally under served communities through positive community based change.   More from Carlon Howard: --  carlonhoward.com/ Breakthrough Providence -- breakthroughprovidence.org/ EduLeaders of Color RI --  eduleadersofcolor.org/  Check out more from Denis: -- denissheeran.com/ Check out more from Ray: -- blendedlearningnetwork.org/ The Instant Relevance Podcast is a proud member of VoicEd.ca and the Education Podcast Network - www.edupodcastnetwork.com
23:32
May 18, 2019
Episode 28 - The Zen Teacher - Dan Tricarico
 **Follow us on Twitter - @InstantRel** Rate and Review us on iTunes On Episode 28 of the Instant Relevance Podcast, Denis (@MathDenisNJ) and Raymond (@blended_math) talk to Dan Tricarico (@thezenteacher) - Author of The Zen Teacher -  Creating Focus, Simplicity, and Tranquility in the Classroom.  The hosts ask Dan about the importance of self care in the education profession and discuss why many teachers don't take time for self care. More from The Zen Teacher: --  thezenteacher.com  Check out more from Denis: -- denissheeran.com/ Check out more from Ray: -- blendedlearningnetwork.org/ The Instant Relevance Podcast is a proud member of VoicEd.ca and the Education Podcast Network - www.edupodcastnetwork.com
27:11
May 11, 2019
Episode 27 - TeachPlus with Paul Toner
 **Follow us on Twitter - @InstantRel** Rate and Review us on iTunes On Episode 27 of the Instant Relevance Podcast, Denis (@MathDenisNJ) and Raymond (@blended_math) talk to Paul Toner (@PFToner) - Senior Director for National Policy & Partnerships @TeachPlusMA and @TeachPlusRI and Past President of the Massachusetts Teachers Association.  The hosts ask Paul about his experience leading a large teachers union as well as his current education advocacy through TeachPlus throughout New England. TeachPlus: -- teachplus.org/ Check out more from Denis: -- denissheeran.com/ Check out more from Ray: -- blendedlearningnetwork.org/ The Instant Relevance Podcast is a proud member of VoicEd.ca and the Education Podcast Network - www.edupodcastnetwork.com
26:49
May 4, 2019
Episode 26 - Live from BPLC Providence 3 of 3 - Tools and Techniques for Personalization
**Follow us on Twitter - @InstantRel** Rate and Review us on iTunes On Episode 26 of the Instant Relevance Podcast, Denis (@MathDenisNJ) and Raymond (@blended_math) are LIVE from the Blended and Personalized Learning Conference in Providence, RI!  The hosts met in person for the first time and interviewed educators, innovators, and change agents throughout the symposium.  Episode 3 in our 3 part series focuses on tools and techniques for personalization. The hosts begin by interviewing educator and creator of GiveThxApp - Mike Fauteux (@givethxapp) about creating safe spaces for kids to express gratitude.  Next, Jennifer Saarinen (@snej80), Inquiring Minds Teacher and Student Voice Ambassador, talks about the need for explicit social/emotional learning in today's schools.   Then the hosts interview Jason Appel (@jason_appel) about transforming learning in the math classroom through playlists.  And finally, Jennifer Graham (@grahamjennifer2) stops by to talk about her work with the Highlander Institute and the need for educator training in this new world of personalization. More from BPLC19: -- blendedlearningconference.com/  Highlander Institute: -- highlanderinstitute.org/  GiveThx App -- givethx.org/ More from Jason Appel --   jasonkappel.com  Check out more from Denis: -- denissheeran.com/ Check out more from Ray: -- blendedlearningnetwork.org/ The Instant Relevance Podcast is a proud member of VoicEd.ca and the Education Podcast Network - www.edupodcastnetwork.com
53:07
April 20, 2019
Episode 25 - Live from BPLC Providence 2 of 3 - Reaching All Students
 **Follow us on Twitter - @InstantRel** On Episode 25 of the Instant Relevance Podcast, Denis (@MathDenisNJ) and Raymond (@blended_math) are LIVE from the Blended and Personalized Learning Conference in Providence, RI!  The hosts met in person for the first time and interviewed educators, innovators, and change agents throughout the symposium.  Episode 2 in our 3 part series focuses on reaching all students regardless of the circumstances. The hosts begin by interviewing author of "Pathways to Personalization - a framework for school change" and Chief Education Officer for the Highlander Institute - Shawn Rubin (@ShawnCRubin).  Next, Jonathan Santos Silva (@j_santossilva), Bridge Fellow with TNTP, talks about overcoming traditional gatekeeping in education and educating for equaity.  Then, Matthew X Joseph (@MatthewXJoseph), leader, educator, speaker, and author of “Power of Us” discusses creating active learning experiences to engage all learners. Check us out next week for Part 3 of 3 where we share resources and techniques for creating equitable learning spaces. More from BPLC19: -- blendedlearningconference.com/  Highlander Institute: -- highlanderinstitute.org/  Pathways to Personalization: -- hepg.org/hep-home/books/pathways-to-personalization  Jonathan Santos Silva -- tntp.org/blog Matthew X. Joseph -- http://techinnovation.live  Check out more from Denis: -- denissheeran.com/ Check out more from Ray: -- blendedlearningnetwork.org/ The Instant Relevance Podcast is a proud member of VoicEd.ca and the Education Podcast Network - www.edupodcastnetwork.com
46:48
April 13, 2019
Episode 24 - Live from BPLC Providence - Part 1 of 3 - Why Personalized Learning?
 **Follow us on Twitter - @InstantRel**  On Episode 24 of the Instant Relevance Podcast, Denis (@MathDenisNJ) and Raymond (@blended_math) are LIVE from the Blended and Personalized Learning Conference in Providence, RI!  The hosts met in person for the first time and interviewed educators, innovators, and change agents throughout the symposium.  Episode 1 in our 3 part series focuses on the question - "Why Personalized Learning?"   The hosts begin by interviewing author of "Pathways to Personalization - a framework for school change" and Director of Research and Development for the Highlander Institute - Cathy Sanford (@csanford42).  Next, Simona Simpson-Thomas (@simonamelanie1), Director of Multiple Pathways and conference keynote speaker, talks about how to reverse traditional labels we place on children in schools.  Then, Paul Emerich France (@paul_emerich), NBCT Teacher at the Latin School in Chicago and Author of "Reclaiming Personalized Learning," reminds us that personalization goes way beyond just using technology in the classroom. Check us out next week for Part 2 of 3 where we delve further into equity and personalized learning. More from BPLC19: --blendedlearningconference.com/  Highlander Institute:  -- highlanderinstitute.org/  Pathways to Personalization: -- hepg.org/hep-home/books/pathways-to-personalization  Paul Emerich France  -- paulemerich.com/  Check out more from Denis: -- denissheeran.com/ Check out more from Ray: -- blendedlearningnetwork.org/ The Instant Relevance Podcast is a proud member of VoicEd.ca and the Education Podcast Network - www.edupodcastnetwork.com
41:34
April 7, 2019
Episode 23 - Changing the Conversation with Stephen Hurley
 **Follow us on Twitter - @InstantRel**  On Episode 23 of the Instant Relevance Podcast, Denis (@MathDenisNJ) and Raymond (@blended_math) interview Stephen Hurley (@stephen_hurley) - educator, podcaster, and Chief Catalyst at VoicEd Radio.  The hosts discuss how the conversations in education are changing, and how to foster discourse between educators to further our learning. Stephen Hurley: -- stephenhurley.ca/ --  VoicEd.ca Check out more from Denis: -- denissheeran.com/ Check out more from Ray: -- blendedlearningmath.com/ The Instant Relevance Podcast is a proud member of VoicEd.ca and the Education Podcast Network - www.edupodcastnetwork.com
22:54
March 30, 2019
Episode 22 - Instant Relevance Mini-Moment #7
**Follow us on Twitter - @InstantRel** On the 22nd episode of the Instant Relevance Podcast, Denis Sheeran (@mathDenisNJ) and Raymond Steinmetz (@blended_math) discuss a #MakeItReal mini moment about the phrase "past performance does not an indicator of future success." Follow the conversation and learn from others on Twitter. Check out more from Denis: -- denissheeran.com Check out more from Ray: -- blendedlearningnetwork.com The Instant Relevance Podcast is a proud member of VoicEd.ca and the Education Podcast Network -www.edupodcastnetwork.com
10:46
March 23, 2019
Episode 21 - My Bad with Jon Harper
On Episode 21 of the Instant Relevance Podcast, Denis (@MathDenisNJ) and Raymond (@blended_math) interview Jon Harper (@Jonharper70bd) - principal, podcaster, and Author of "My Bad: 24 Educators Who Messed Up Fessed Up and Grew".  The hosts discuss how being honest and open about our mistakes and struggles can bring educators together, how to create a culture of forgiveness as a school leader, and the realities of being a male elementary educator. Jon Harper: -- jonharper.blog -- My Bad on Amazon Check out more from Denis: -- denissheeran.com/ Check out more from Ray: -- blendedlearningmath.com/ The Instant Relevance Podcast is a proud member of VoicEd.ca and the Education Podcast Network -www.edupodcastnetwork.com
29:20
March 16, 2019
Episode 20 - Instant Relevance Mini-Moment #6
 **Follow us on Twitter - @InstantRel** On the 20th episode of the Instant Relevance Podcast, Denis Sheeran (@mathDenisNJ) and Raymond Steinmetz (@blended_math) discuss a #MakeItReal mini moment about a recent scientific study about blowing up an asteroid with an atomic bomb to save humanity.  How would you use this in your classroom?  Follow the conversation and learn from others on Twitter. Vox Article referenced in the episode: -- vox.com/science-and-health/2019/3/7/18251559/asteroid-blow-up-how-to Check out more from Denis: -- denissheeran.com Check out more from Ray: -- blendedlearningmath.com The Instant Relevance Podcast is a proud member of VoicEd.ca and the Education Podcast Network -www.edupodcastnetwork.com
12:01
March 9, 2019
Episode 19 - Reclaiming your Calling with Dr. Brad Gustafson
 Welcome to the 2nd Season of the Instant Relevance Podcast! Denis (@MathDenisNJ) and Raymond (@blended_math) interview principal, podcaster, and Author of Reclaiming your Calling - Dr. Brad Gustafson - about creating a positive culture in schools and advocating for the teaching profession. Dr. Brad Gustafson: -- bradgustafson.com/ Check out more from Denis: -- denissheeran.com/  Check out more from Ray: -- blendedlearningmath.com/ The Instant Relevance Podcast is a proud member of VoicEd.ca and the Education Podcast Network -www.edupodcastnetwork.com
21:49
March 2, 2019
Episode 18 - Young Educators Society with Erin Hall
 **Follow us on Twitter - @InstantRel** Welcome to the 2nd Season of the Instant Relevance Podcast! Denis (@MathDenisNJ) and Raymond (@blended_math) interview teacher, education advocate, and Young Educators Society founder - Erin Hall- about her work advocating for the needs of young educators across the nation. Erin Hall and YESRI: -- yesri.org/ Check out more from Denis: -- denissheeran.com/ Check out more from Ray: -- blendedlearningmath.com/ The Instant Relevance Podcast is a proud member of VoicEd.ca and the Education Podcast Network -www.edupodcastnetwork.com/ 
19:57
February 16, 2019
Episode 17 - Instant Relevance Mini-Moment #5
**Follow us on Twitter - @InstantRel**   On the 17th episode of the Instant Relevance Podcast, Denis Sheeran (@mathDenisNJ) and Raymond Steinmetz (@blended_math) discuss a #MakeItReal mini moment about re-purposing things in the classroom.  What is it that you really want to happen in your classroom, but you might need to find a new way to get there?  Follow the conversation and learn from others on Twitter. Check out more from Denis: -- denissheeran.com Check out more from Ray: -- blendedlearningmath.com The Instant Relevance Podcast is a proud member of VoicEd.ca and the Education Podcast Network -www.edupodcastnetwork.com
08:00
February 9, 2019
Episode 16 - VoicEd.ca Live with Alice Keeler
 **Follow us on Twitter - @InstantRel** On the live VoicEd.ca 2nd Anniversary Radio Marathon, Denis (@MathDenisNJ) and Raymond (@blended_math) interview teacher, innovator, author, and tech advocate - Alice Keeler - about her new chrome extensions and what is making her excited about teaching this school year. Alice Keeler: -- alicekeeler.com/ -- alicekeeler.com/webstore Check out more from Denis: -- denissheeran.com/ Check out more from Ray: -- blendedlearningmath.com/ The Instant Relevance Podcast is a proud member of VoicEd.ca and the Education Podcast Network -www.edupodcastnetwork.com/ 
29:38
February 3, 2019
Episode 15 - Seekers and Peekers with Don Wettrick
 **Follow us on Twitter - @InstantRel** Welcome to the 2nd Season of the Instant Relevance Podcast!  Denis (@MathDenisNJ) and Raymond (@blended_math) interview teacher, podcaster, StartEdUp Founder, and Author of Pure Genius: Building a Culture of Innovation - Don Wettrick - about his work bringing innovation opportunities to students inside and outside of his classroom. Don Wettrick: -- startedupinnovation.com/ Check out more from Denis: -- denissheeran.com/ Check out more from Ray: -- blendedlearningmath.com/ The Instant Relevance Podcast is a proud member of VoicEd.ca and the Education Podcast Network - www.edupodcastnetwork.com/  
28:16
February 2, 2019
Episode 14 - Instant Relevance Mini Moment #4
On the 14th and final episode of Season 1 of the Instant Relevance Podcast, Denis Sheeran (@mathDenisNJ) and Raymond Steinmetz (@blended_math) discuss a #MakeItReal mini moment about what you would do if you couldn't talk in your classroom.  Who's voice is more important? Yours or your students'?  We will be back at the beginning of February for Season 2! Check out more from Denis" -- denissheeran.com Check out more from Ray: -- blendedlearningmath.com/ The Instant Relevance Podcast is a proud member of the Education Podcast Network — www.edupodcastnetwork.com 
06:58
December 22, 2018
Episode 13 - Defending Math with Shane Lawrence
**Follow us on Twitter - @InstantRel** On the thirteenth episode of the Instant Relevance Podcast, Denis (@MathDenisNJ) and Raymond (@blended_math) interview teacher, podcaster, tech enthusiast, and relevance advocate, Shane Lawrence (@theedpodcast) about how there are no subjects in life, and how learning should span all realms of our curiosities. Shane Lawrence - -- theedpodcast.podbean.com/ Check out more from Denis -- denissheeran.com/ Check out more from Ray -- blendedlearningmath.com/ The Instant Relevance Podcast is a proud member of the Education Podcast Network - www.edupodcastnetwork.com/
39:00
December 14, 2018
Episode 12 - Instant Relevance Mini Moment #3
** Follow us on twitter @instantrel ** On the 12th SPECIAL BONUS EPISODE of the Instant Relevance Podcast, Denis Sheeran (@mathDenisNJ) and Raymond Steinmetz (@blended_math) discuss a #MakeItReal mini moment about the curious case of Tesla drivers falling asleep at the wheel. Then Denis asks the question - "Are you asleep at the teacher wheel?" Tesla Story: -- wired.com/story/tesla-sleeping-driver-dui-arrest-autopilot/ Check out more from Denis" -- denissheeran.com Check out more from Ray: -- blendedlearningmath.com/ The Instant Relevance Podcast is a proud member of the Education Podcast Network — www.edupodcastnetwork.com
10:34
December 8, 2018
Episode 11 - Breaking the Code with Brian Aspinall
**Follow us on Twitter - @InstantRel** On the eleventh episode of the Instant Relevance Podcast, Denis (@MathDenisNJ) and Raymond (@blended_math) interview Mr. Brian Aspinall (@mraspinall) teacher, speaker, and author of code breaker about finding unconventional ways for making learning relevant for all students with STEM learning and technology. Brian Aspinall - Code Breaker -- mraspinall.com/ -- brianaspinall.com/ Check out more from Denis -- denissheeran.com Check out more from Ray -- blendedlearningmath.com/ The Instant Relevance Podcast is a proud member of the Education Podcast Network - www.edupodcastnetwork.com/
28:16
December 1, 2018
Episode 10 - Igniting your Education Passion with Rachelle Dene Poth
**Follow us on Twitter - @InstantRel** On the tenth episode of the Instant Relevance Podcast, Denis (@MathDenisNJ) and Raymond (@blended_math) interview Writer, Innovator, and Tech Advocate - Rachelle Dene Poth (@rdene915). Rachelle talks about her innovative teaching practices and how she has converted her classroom from teacher to student centered. Rachelle Dene Poth: -- rdene915.com/ Rachelle's writing on Getting Smart: -- gettingsmart.com/author/rachelle/ Leonard Bernstein drawing by Denis's Daughter -- twitter.com/MathDenisNJ/status/1061721745361637376 Check out more from Denis: -- denissheeran.com Check out more from Ray: -- blendedlearningmath.com/ The Instant Relevance Podcast is a proud member of the Education Podcast Network - www.edupodcastnetwork.com/
35:27
November 17, 2018
Episode 9 - Instant Relevence Mini Moment #2 + Episode 10 Preview
** Follow us on twitter @instantrel ** On the ninth SPECIAL BONUS EPISODE of the Instant Relevance Podcast, Denis Sheeran (@mathDenisNJ) and Raymond Steinmetz (@blended_math) discuss a #MakeItReal mini moment about the firing of the Cleveland Browns coaching staff and how that relates to Bill Belichick. At the end of the episode, check out a SNEAK PREVIEW of Episode 10 with Writer, Innovator, and Tech Advocate - Rachelle Dene Poth (@Rdene915). Look for that full interview and episode next Saturday. Check out more from Denis -- denissheeran.com Check out more from Ray -- blendedlearningmath.com/ The Instant Relevance Podcast is a proud member of the Education Podcast Network — www.edupodcastnetwork.com
08:47
November 10, 2018
Episode 8 - Instant Relevance Mini Moment #1
** Follow us on twitter @instantrel ** On the eighth SPECIAL BONUS EPISODE of the Instant Relevance Podcast, Denis Sheeran (@mathDenisNJ) and Raymond Steinmetz (@blended_math) discuss different strategies for dealing with the age old issue of homework. When Parents Want to Help - Denis Sheeran — denissheeran.com/homework/ Is it time to ditch homework? - Raymond Steinmetz via eSchoolNews — bit.ly/DitchHW4Good How to teach math skills and help with homework - Raymond Steinmetz via Fatherly — bit.ly/MathHWFatherly The Instant Relevance Podcast is a proud member of the Education Podcast Network — www.edupodcastnetwork.com
09:25
November 3, 2018
Episode 7 - Ditch that Homework with Matt Miller
**Follow us on Twitter - @InstantRel** On the seventh episode of the Instant Relevance Podcast, Denis (@MathDenisNJ) and Raymond (@blended_math) interview Matt Miller (@jmattmiller), author of Ditch that Homework and Ditch that Textbook (@DitchThatTxtbk) about being an innovative educator and having the guts to stop using homework in the classroom. Matt Miller - Ditch that Textbook -- DitchThatTextbook.com Check out more from Denis -- denissheeran.com Check out more from Ray -- blendedlearningmath.com/ The Instant Relevance Podcast is a proud member of the Education Podcast Network - www.edupodcastnetwork.com/
40:24
November 2, 2018
Episode 6 - The Opportunity Myth with Denis and Ray
**Follow us on Twitter - @InstantRel** On the sixth episode of the Instant Relevance Podcast, Denis (@MathDenisNJ) and Raymond (@blended_math) discuss a new research report from The New Teacher Project (@TNTP) called The Opportunity Myth. Are students failing school, or is school failing our students? Check out this episode to get answers to this question and more! The Opportunity Myth - TNTP -- opportunitymyth.tntp.org/ Check out more from Denis -- http://denissheeran.com Check out more from Ray -- blendedlearningmath.com/ The Instant Relevance Podcast is a proud member of the Education Podcast Network - www.edupodcastnetwork.com/
33:35
October 20, 2018
Episode 5 - Teach Better with Tiffany Ott
**Follow us on Twitter - @InstantRel** On the fifth episode of the Instant Relevance Podcast, Denis (@MathDenisNJ) and Raymond (@blended_math) discuss navigating current and former trends in the classroom and how to make relevant learning experiences. The hosts then interview Tiffany Ott (@TechieTeachOtt) Teacher and member of the #TeachBetter Team and expert in The Grid Method. Teach Better Team - Tiffany Ott -- https://teachbetter.com/ Baby Shark Teaching Ideas - Denis Sheeran -- http://denissheeran.com/babyshark/ The Instant Relevance Podcast is a proud member of the Education Podcast Network - www.edupodcastnetwork.com/
40:38
October 6, 2018
Episode 4 - Professional Development with Rich Czyz
**Follow us on Twitter - @InstantRel** On the fourth episode of the Instant Relevance Podcast, Denis (@MathDenisNJ) and Raymond (@blended_math) discuss motivating teachers to take on new initiatives through the Jobs to Be Done Theory from the Christensen Institute. Later in the show, the hosts discuss creating a #MakeItReal moment by asking students to "Show Me Three." The hosts then interview Rich Czyz (@RACzyz) Principal and Author of The Four O'Clock Faculty about creating fun an engaging professional development opportunities for his staff. Rich Czyz - Four O'Clock Faculty -- fouroclockfaculty.com/ Christensen Institute - Jobs to Be Done Theory -- www.christenseninstitute.org/publications/teachers-jobs-to-be-done/ Chopped PD -- fouroclockfaculty.com/2018/08/chopped-pd/ The Instant Relevance Podcast is a proud member of the Education Podcast Network - www.edupodcastnetwork.com/
44:38
September 22, 2018
Episode 3 - LeBron James with Kareem Farah
**Follow us on Twitter - @InstantRel** On the third episode of the Instant Relevance Podcast, Denis (@MathDenisNJ) and Raymond (@blended_math) discuss how LeBron James opening a school can be used as a #MakeItReal moment. Later in the podcast, the hosts interview Kareem Farah (@Kareemfarah23) Math Teacher and Director of The Modern Classrooms Project about expanding the self-paced learning model he created in his own classroom through revolutionary Professional Development practices. Kareem Farah - The Modern Classrooms Project -- modernclassrooms.org/ LeBron James Opens a School -- www.cnn.com/2018/08/04/us/lebron-james-opens-school-trnd/index.html 5 Reasons LeBron James's School Really Is Unique - The Atlantic -- www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2018/08/lebron-james-school-unique/568243/ Lego Coding Express -- education.lego.com/en-us/products/coding-express/45025 The Instant Relevance Podcast is a proud member of the Education Podcast Network - www.edupodcastnetwork.com/
43:07
September 8, 2018
Episode 2 - Back to School with Quinn Rollins
**Follow us on Twitter - @InstantRel** On the second episode of the Instant Relevance Podcast, Denis (@MathDenisNJ) and Raymond (@blended_math) discuss how to start the year with a growth mindset for ourselves and our students. Later in the podcast, the hosts interview Quinn Rollins (@jedikermit) teacher and author of Play Like a Pirate about using game and play based activities to engage all students. **Resources Mentioned** Quinn Rollins' Website -- http://www.quinnrollins.com/ Jo Boaler and YouCubed.org -- https://www.youcubed.org/ Week of Inspirational Math -- https://www.youcubed.org/week-inspirational-math/ Boosting Math Video -- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZoYDHUGIwuE Growth Mindset Coach and Playbook -- https://amzn.to/2xqR3d5 GoFormative -- https://goformative.com/ The Instant Relevance Podcast is a proud member of the Education Podcast Network - http://www.edupodcastnetwork.com/
40:34
August 27, 2018
Episode 1 - Welcome to the Instant Relevance Podcast
Follow us on Twitter - @instantrel. In this first episode, Denis (@MathDenisNJ) and Ray (@blended_math) talk about the ways that teaching has changed in the past few years and how teaching in a more relevant manner can reach more students. Denis shares a relevant teaching moment from the wildfires in California and the hosts discuss different ways to incorporate this topic into the classroom. Finally, both hosts share a resource for instant relevance in your own classroom. Todd Rose Keynote Speech: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AxZC5e-CP8k Educators for Excellence Teacher Survey: https://e4e.org/blog-news/press-release/educators-excellence-releases-nationwide-survey-teachers-education-issues-4 California Wildfires: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2018/08/08/california-fires-mendocino-complex-fire/943899002/ Performance Assessment Resource Bank: https://www.performanceassessmentresourcebank.org/ #MakeItReal Chat Archive: http://denissheeran.com/makeitreal/
34:30
August 9, 2018
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