K 12 Podcasts
These videoblogs feature popular historian Kenneth C. Davis, author of Don’t Know Much About® History, which spent 35 consecutive weeks on The New York Times bestseller list, and gave rise to the Don’t Know Much About series, which has a combined in-print total of 4.3-million copies. Kenneth Davis was dubbed The King of Knowing by Amazon.com because he becomes a subject expert in all of the areas he writes about – the Bible, Mythology, the Universe, the Civil War, for example. Kenneth C. Davis’ success aptly makes the case that Americans don’t hate history, just the dull version they slept through in class. But many of them want to know now because their kids are asking them questions they can’t answer. Davis’ approach is to refresh us on the subjects we should have learned in school. He does it by busting myths, setting the record straight and always remembering that fun is not a four-word letter word.
By Kenneth C. Davis
Eric Scheidly, a university and high school physics teacher, presents a series of live and unscripted physics lectures on classical mechanics and electricity and magnetism. Images of all of the board writing are available on the series website www.physicsfundamentalized.com or via RSS feed. Direct your feed reader to: http://www.physicsfundamentalized.com/PFDiag.rss
By Eric Scheidly
Join teacher Aashish Parekh in a conversation with fellow teachers exploring identity and drawing on life experiences to consider how that impacts their worldview and craft.
By Aashish Parekh / Teacher
Teachers Ask Jen Serravallo brings the popular and familiar Ask… format to professional development podcasts for teachers. The questions come from real teachers like you, and Jen’s answers are brief, thoughtful, and succinct. Think of it as bite-sized PD, or just-in-time professional learning for teachers. Topics cover reading strategies, student engagement, reading assessment, reading conferences, read-aloud, small group instruction, guided reading, close reading, independent reading, reading workshop, book choice, motivating students, coaching, mentoring, and other topics that help teachers improve their inquiry-based and research-based teaching of reading and writing. Jennifer Serravallo is the author of several well-known books for educators, including The Reading Strategies Book, Literacy Teachers Playbook Grades 3-6, Literacy Teachers Playbook Grades K-2, Independent Reading Assessment - Fiction, Independent Reading Assessment - Non-fiction, Teaching Reading in Small Groups, and Conferring with Readers. Her website is www.jenniferserravallo.com. She is a frequent blogger and is active on Twitter @jserravallo and on other social media.
By Teacher Learning Sessions