Sweat to inspire

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By Todd Bloch
7th Grade science teacher sweating to inspire the next generation ...ideas about education to inspire thought and action.
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Innovations by teachers
Remember many innovations fail, how do we support innovations in our schools
06:10
July 18, 2019
Need for diversity of instruction
One size doesn’t fort all, remember tos mix up instructional styles for your students
06:23
July 17, 2019
Extra credit? Time to be a thing of the past!
Why do some thrashers give extra credit? Is this practice outdated l, shouldn’t it be part of the past!
05:45
July 11, 2019
What! You’re not going to college?
Perceptions and ideas around college/ career training
06:32
July 10, 2019
Acknowledging that I am Old and White!
Pondering diversity being old and white.
07:37
June 28, 2019
Debt free college education?
There are many question around the 2020 political platforms that propose debt free college.
05:48
June 25, 2019
Red for Ed Rallies
Present in spirit today
04:05
June 18, 2019
Message to my departing 7th graders
Last day message to my students
03:48
June 14, 2019
Data-that 4- letter word
Data is important but be careful how we use it!
06:26
May 30, 2019
Class size matters!
When we are talking about classroom instruction, class size matters!
16:34
May 19, 2019
Advice to School of Education Graduates
Advice to recent school of education graduates on finding the best fit for them
03:49
May 12, 2019
Teaching is difficult, but amazing things happen
Considering how many different starting points exist in a classroom it is amazing what is accomplished in a classroom
04:19
April 23, 2019
High stakes test thoughts
As PSAT and SAT are upon us, a few thoughts on high stakes tests
03:41
April 9, 2019
Are Siloes in education creating us vs them mentality?
Rethink Ed structure
05:25
March 28, 2019
Equity in funding please
My reaction to DeVos budget
04:40
March 27, 2019
Day 1 reflection #macul19
Reflecting on my day 1 experience of #macul19
08:31
March 22, 2019
#macul19 3 quick tips
3 tips for those attending MACUL
04:06
March 19, 2019
The struggle with choice in the classroom #tlap
Is choice good? Not always ! Students often struggle with making right choices and can have anxiety over them
05:33
February 26, 2019
Teaching: hard but rewarding #mschat
Teaching is a very hard job that has many rewards.
05:04
February 21, 2019
Going from good to great?
Is this common expression around education helpful?
04:35
February 18, 2019
Working against free will of students
How can educators get past students who use their free will not to learn content?
05:13
February 16, 2019
#Loveteaching
Shout out to teaching on Valentine’s Day
02:41
February 14, 2019
Let’s take learning off the clock!
With all these snow days in Michigan it has many worried about extending the school year. What if learning was it measured in days and hours but targets meet!
06:18
February 12, 2019
Learning is hard work!
Lets remember that learning is hard work and students have free will whether to learn or not learn.
03:54
February 11, 2019
Language matters
The words we use when talking about education matters. We need to stop the use of superlatives.
05:04
February 10, 2019
Thoughts about this twitter tool!
Twitter is so powerful for connections but be careful with judgements
05:18
February 7, 2019
Snow day thoughts #miched
Tough decisions are made around snow day calls by districts.
04:37
February 6, 2019
What education NEEDS message to Governor
Message for state of education!
05:14
February 2, 2019
What needs to go viral in education!
So many awesome snow day announcement songs, but what really needs to go viral around education is the great things happening every day in schools!
04:56
January 31, 2019
The climate around schools matters!
Schools have so many issues to focus on it helps when the social climate around education is positive!
05:53
January 28, 2019
#AMLE2018 quick take
Some thought from AMLE conference
04:18
October 29, 2018
Innovation
Let rethink schools
03:56
October 19, 2018
Model how to use technology
Students need to unleash the power of tech at their fingertips for learning
03:06
October 19, 2018
Choice in education
Need for educated choices for our students
03:40
October 11, 2018
Education needs more hands on deck!
What is happening in schools? Where is teacher prep time going?
04:49
October 10, 2018
Full calendar
Busy education season
04:17
October 10, 2018
End school as daycare!
Time to change the structure of school!
03:46
October 3, 2018
Learning, Just do It!
Learning mentality
02:22
September 15, 2018
Show up and Try
Week one theme show up and try!
03:09
September 9, 2018
Assumptions are dangerous
Don’t over assume
02:57
August 22, 2018
Teaching styles need to be diverse
Stop teacher on teacher bashing
03:52
August 21, 2018
Time to end Hate culture
Haters going to hate culture needs to end!
03:17
August 16, 2018
Priorities
Education needs to be our top priority
03:31
August 14, 2018
Am I ready
03:32
August 13, 2018
Engagement after compliance
All learning has to start with compliance then students can be engaged and grow to empowerment.
03:35
August 10, 2018
Excited for school year!
02:40
August 3, 2018
Far too long
Regaining passion
04:10
July 24, 2018
Take always from HS open house
Are these the messages we want parents hearing as the lead?
03:55
March 1, 2018
Sadness on Valentine’s Day
Reflecting on Valentine’s Day shooting in Florida
02:33
February 28, 2018
New Year #oneword
Advocacy #oneword
03:20
January 2, 2018
It’s the holiday season
Don’t get lost in the hustle and bustle of the season be intentional every day!
02:17
December 16, 2017
Education political promises
It’s campaign season again in Michigan and education seems to be on everyone’s agenda, but where are the plans?
03:49
November 28, 2017
The improv of teaching
Teaching in the moment not from a script!
04:24
November 22, 2017
Homework my take!
Let’s look at homework from a different perspective.
03:50
November 15, 2017
Remember your roots
Dear adults remember who made you into the success story you are today!
03:29
November 13, 2017
One job for teachers!
Let’s fully fund education so teachers can focus one ONE job of educating our students!
03:23
November 10, 2017
My #amle2017
Quick morning after reflection on my experience
03:34
November 8, 2017
#AMLE2017 See you in Philly!
Reminders for conference ... most of all slow down have fun and stay curious!
04:05
November 4, 2017
Branding EDU
We need a strong national brand of a public education, not competing branding of districts and schools.
03:36
November 1, 2017
Support school millages
Schools need support from their communities
03:59
October 29, 2017
Education relevance
Is our curriculum relevant to today’s students?
03:07
October 24, 2017
Teaching style- diversity
Don’t be so quick to judge other’s teaching styles
02:49
October 24, 2017
Moving past the moment
Getting past the frustrations of teaching to What matters!
03:53
October 12, 2017
Box tops Etc
Why do we play games to fund schools?
03:16
October 10, 2017
All students want to learn
All students want to learn it is in our DNA but What and how do they want to learn matters to schools.
03:46
October 5, 2017
It looks like Bacon!
Fun day with students looking at cells through microscopes!
03:31
September 21, 2017
Alway done it that way!
Time to rethink how we do PD. Conferences pull educators away from educating students. Time for an education week in Michigan!
04:06
September 18, 2017
Test observation
Have you every watched students take a test?
03:58
September 16, 2017
#FlipGrid worth checking out
FlipGrid is a good app to use in your classroom for formative assessment. Worth checking out.
03:10
September 13, 2017
Education rising
For our education system to improve society needs to value it like we value sports!
04:20
September 9, 2017
Week 1 is in the books!
Summary of week 1 2017-2018 school year
02:43
September 8, 2017
Son's curriculum night
Being a parent and a teacher creates interesting internal conflicts
04:52
September 7, 2017
Fire Drill
Reflecting on this morning's fire drill!
03:23
September 6, 2017
So it begins
1st day of school with students reflection
04:38
September 6, 2017
Teacher day 1 full of New!
Reflecting on Teacher day1 of 2017-2018 school year
03:43
August 31, 2017
Day 1 Jitters
Nerves as the school year starts
02:29
August 30, 2017
Time
Where does time go?
03:12
August 24, 2017
Get out of park!
We are often stuck in park due to fears, get out of park!
03:48
August 23, 2017
Remember your why
Discussing my journey to teaching remembering my Why.
04:59
August 22, 2017
#7- Choice
Discussing school of choice and how it negatively impacts schools.
04:32
August 16, 2017
#6 Teacher Recruitment
Thoughts on Teacher recruitment and retainment
04:37
August 15, 2017
#5- Charlottesville thoughts
Reflecting on week NSA events and education
03:28
August 14, 2017
#4- Revolutionize PD
Ideas on Professional Development and how education needs to move away from 1 size fits all!
02:32
August 11, 2017
# 3: Insecurity
Talking about insecurity feeling as a chat moderator.
02:56
August 11, 2017
#2- Teacher Pay Teach musings
Thoughts on Teacher pay Teacher #TpT
04:54
August 9, 2017
#1- Ed Tech Kickoff #teamJxn
#TeamJxn Edtech Kick-off • Thank you! • Thanks! • 👍👍
05:25
August 9, 2017
2017-2018 school year!
Introduction
00:20
August 8, 2017
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