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The Video Teacher

The Video Teacher

By Tracy Misner
Getting the most out of your film/video/broadcast journalism class
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Run It Like You Own It-Don Goble Interview

The Video Teacher

Branding Your Program
Today we dive into what it takes to brand your program, how to change the perception of your program, and the essence of student buy in!
January 16, 2022
Class Culture
In this episode, I give you the 3 things you can do TODAY to begin the culture shift in your class.  If you are facing disengagement from your students, take a listen and make this change!
October 24, 2021
The First Week of School
If you are unsure where to even start with your program, start with the end in mind.  Today I give you 5 easy steps to take to get that first week going smoothly.  I know it may sound odd, but start with editing first and work backwards.  But even before that you need to take several key steps to ensure that week and the rest of the year runs smoothly.
July 17, 2021
Getting Your Program Off to a GREAT Start
Today I give you the 5 things you should be working on right now to make your year get off to a smooth start.  Take 5 minutes and just listen, take some notes.  I've been in your shoes and now my program is nationally recognized with 22 Student Production Awards, STN awards and countless accolades from Google, Apple, the State of Georgia and the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.  And take time to visit my website .
July 12, 2021
What Makes Class Engaging For Students--From a Student
I interview a senior from Alpharetta High School in my Film and Video program.  He is going to share what works and what doesn't work in class! His answers just may surprise you.  Visit his website at   For more information about our program: To learn more about achieving a great film and video program:
February 22, 2021
August 30, 2020
Getting Started With Your Virtual Class
Today I am sharing with you tips to make your virtual class go smoother.  I give you helpful hints to make your presentation go smoother, look better and sound awesome.  I also share with you 10 tips you can do right now to get your students engaged in your class.  Remember folks, it's not the technology-it's building a relationship with students that matters most!
August 04, 2020
STN Convention Student Presentation Information
Today I discuss how Rn It Like You Own It benefits the students.  And On March 14, 2020, me and my students will be presenting Run It Like You Own It.  And don't forget to register for our Video Teacher Workshop coming June 8, 9, 10 2020.  Check out for more details.
March 10, 2020
Run It Like You Own It Commercial
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February 01, 2020
The Video Teacher Workshop Explained
This episode discusses what you will learn by enrolling in the Video Teacher Workshop.  Please go to to register before limited spaces fill up
January 25, 2020
Run it Like You Own It "To Do List for January"
In this episode, I give you the top 3 things you should be doing to re-energize your program and begin your success for next year.  My program is designed to help you avoid many of the common pitfalls Film, Video, and Broadcast Journalism teachers face.  Please take the time to subscribe to our podcast and begin Running It Like YOU Own It!
January 12, 2020
Run It Like You Own It Top 10 List of Things to Do Over Winter Break
Today, we'll give you 10 things you can do over the break that will immediately help your program grow.  Some of these items will literally help correct the problems you are currently facing--the cost?  FREE!
December 14, 2019
Run It Like You Own It-Correcting Mistakes
Have you ever poured your heart into a lesson plan only to have it fail-well, today's episode talks about that very issue-and how to salvage the lesson plan AND how to have a learning point in that failure! 
November 11, 2019
Run It Like You Own It-Christopher Buechner
This week's meet and great takes us to Roswell, Georgia where we meet up with Christopher Buechner.  His program is killing it because of his passion to work with students.  He gives us practical advice that we can all use-even the season veteran teacher.  This week, we take a little diversion in the questions to get into the "random question" segment.  Take a listen!
October 01, 2019
Run It Like You Own It-Don Goble Interview
In this episode, Don Goble speaks candidly on helping new(ish) teachers overcome the struggles many of us face teaching Video/Film/Broadcast Journalism.  His wit and wisdom will certainly help all of us teachers stay on track to do what we do.  You can find out more about Don and his educational materials on Take a listen!
September 23, 2019
Run It Like you Own It/Class Management
Today we'll explore several practical tips you can implement in your classroom management TODAY.  These are practical tips to help the new teacher (and even some veteran teachers) focus on if they are struggling with their class.  Classroom management is one of the most important aspects in teaching.  Without proper management, a teacher cannot engage their students; and without engagement-the class may be doomed for failure!  But that can change almost overnight!  Take back your class!!  For more great tips, please look at our Video Teacher Workshop 
September 16, 2019
Run It Like You Own It Booster Club
In this episode, we explore the taboo subject of money!  Once you figure out how to raise it, you need a place to safely put your program's money-here comes the Booster Club.  We explore how you will go about starting your booster club and several ways to raise funds for your program.
September 09, 2019
Run It Like You Own it Episode 6 (The Google Calendar)
The Google Calendar has been the single most effective technology tool I use in my classroom.  I show you how to organize your classes by color and how to put your lessons in a clean organized space.  Check out my Calendar: 
September 03, 2019
Interview With Zach Garrett from Riverside Military Academy
Zach attended my Video Teacher Workshop to learn some skills about running a video production classroom.  He will share some of his insight on why he attended my workshop and the relationships he fostered in the process.  While Zach is a relatively new at teaching video, his approach to building his program uses many of the techniques he acquired in the Video Teacher Workshop.   His savviness and "go for it" approach has enabled him to build a very successful video program at a school where there was previously no program.  Take a listen!
August 25, 2019
Systemizing Your Class/Program for Success
Before you assign that first project: 1.You Should know HOW and WHERE will students get your assignments 2. You should know how your will accept work.  3. You should know how you will grade work
August 18, 2019
It's a New Year-What Should I Do First?
Many first time teachers panic and struggle with what to do first.  Having been in your shoes, this first week of school, just get to know your students as PEOPLE!
August 07, 2019
Run It Like You Own It Building Student Engagement
This episode we dive deep into Run It Like You Own It.  I give you the tips to get started and move to change your program to build student engagement.
August 07, 2019
What is Run It Like You Own It
In this episode, I give you a background of my education, my experience and how I learned about Run It Like You Own It.  My goal is to inspire film/video/and broadcast journalism teachers navigate through teaching more easily using common business principles in the classroom/
August 04, 2019