Overcoming obstacles and finding solutions – Episode 28

Weird, what is this?

Listen to this episode to hear two teachers discuss how they are making meaningful connections.

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Thinking outside the box – Episode 26

Student at home and teacher at school play music

From Nearpod to Flipgrid and even Webcam Peek-a-boo, listen to this episode to learn how they are engaging their students.

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Hollyhock: One heck of an experience – Episode 23

Group of fellows holding Hollyhock sign

Our guests are participants in the Hollyhock Fellowship and share what they’ve learned about improving equity and increasing student voice in their classrooms.

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Super Bowl and Final Four science showdown – Episode 20

Referee and students read a question in Science competition

“Try anything and everything to make lessons fun and engaging” is Justin MacDonald’s and Desiree Seigle’s motto. Listen to this episode to learn more about the competitions, PBL and relationships with colleagues.

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All students are valued – Episode 17

safe space for all

This episode celebrates OCPS’ historic decision to proclaim October a month-long annual observance of the history and related civil rights movement of gay rights.

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Living the dream – Episode 15

Lainie and Katherine

From raining in the classroom to making a lung model, Lainie and Katherine Owen use hands-on learning and create cross-curricular lessons to make learning memorable.

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All in the Family – Episode 14

Beth and Robin take a selfie at National Debate Championship

http://piomedia.ocps.net/Appetite_for_Instruction_Ep_014.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSS | MoreHaving a family member that works with you, or teaches the same subject, can be quite helpful. Today’s guests feature a mother and daughter who teach the same subject at different levels and schools and a husband and wife who teach the same […]

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Engineering classroom learning – Episode 13

Picture of train

Listen to the podcast to hear Karen Bilak and Denise Bustamante discuss their school’s unique qualities.

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Veteran teachers share longevity secret – Episode 12

Chartine and Tammi with Hungerford sign

As the district commemorates its 150 anniversary, Chartine and Tammi celebrate their combined 70 years of experience within OCPS.

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How being inclusive builds a positive school culture – Episode 11

MILO robot

No matter a student’s disability, these three teachers work to ensure all students feel a sense of belonging.

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