EPSD PD Podcast

  • A Tribute To Our Seniors

    May 12, 2020 by

    Listen as 4 Seniors, Sage, Nathan, Noel, and Jen share how the current pandemic has impacted their senior year and how they are staying positive. These 4 seniors represent their classmates and showcase the resiliency of this graduating class of 2020 at EPHS.

  • New Podcast: Cloud School

    April 10, 2020 by

    Click to Listen to Episode 14: Cloud School In this episode, I attempt to give you peek at what remote home learning is like for students across the globe right now as schools close in-person learning. I interview my nieces, a 2nd grader, 6th grader, and sophomore about what they are experiencing. I share sounds… Read more

  • Two-Step Feedback

    March 12, 2020 by

    At our most recent book talk, we discussed the effectiveness of providing students with feedback to boost learning. It reminded me of the tremendous impact that feedback has in the teaching-learning cycle, and by providing effective feedback to students we can accelerate learning. John Hattie’s Know Thy Impact article is a great one to highlight… Read more

  • A Conversation With The Coaching Team

    February 25, 2020 by

    Refresh connection with LinkedIn Why Coaching? One of our major improvement strategies at EPSD is to personalize professional learning for teachers. One of the major actions for this strategy has been the formation of a team of instructional coaches at EPSD. Instructional coaching is a shift in professional learning from a perspective of external training… Read more

  • It’s a Bird, it’s a plane, it’s…Super-Teacher!

    January 28, 2020 by

    Feeling like a Superhero? If not, you should after reading this compilation of everything we have accomplished in our district from August to January! Hats off to all our hard working educators! It seems super-human to have accomplished so many marvelous feats in such a small amount of time. You are all superhero’s in my… Read more

  • 12 Days of Podcasts

    December 20, 2019 by

    I started EPSD PD Podcasts with the intention to create a culture of lifelong learning in our school district. My wish is to bring conversations about teaching and learning to our school community that can be enjoyed whenever and wherever you want. My hope is to inspire teachers and spark conversations about teaching and learning.… Read more

  • The Science Behind Being Grateful

    December 10, 2019 by

    We just wrapped up the Thanksgiving holiday and just around the corner in a few more weeks will have our winter holiday break.  This provides a great time in our lives to refocus and reflect on what we are grateful for.  In this episode of EPSD PD Podcast you will hear the voices of students… Read more

  • Celebrating Diversity at Dia de los Muertos

    November 18, 2019 by

    Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout most of Mexico, mostly in central and southern Mexico.   It is a day to celebrate the life and death of our loved ones. Many of the Mexican families in our community celebrate Dia de los Muertos, and the significance… Read more

  • Teacher Self-Care

    October 29, 2019 by

    The teaching profession is recognized repetitively as one of the most stressful and most demanding professions that exist. And why shouldn’t it be when teaching is the profession that creates all other professions. In my opinion, being a teacher is the most important and most valuable profession in the World. We grow brains, and care… Read more

  • New Podcast: Interview with Instructional Technology Coach Anne Dewey

    October 23, 2019 by

    Meet Instructional Technology Coach Anne Dewey Anne has worn many hats throughout our district over the years. She first came into our district as a 6th grade language arts teacher, but that is not where she started. She started teaching 9th grade English, journalism, and yearbook in Kansas and Missouri. She became an early adopter… Read more

  • Learning Targets

    October 16, 2019 by

    A clear focus for a lesson with high expectations for student learning is a promising teaching strategy that both John Hattie and Robert Marzano agree has high impact on student learning. Stop, take a deep breath, and look at the learning target in your classroom right now. Ask yourself these questions: Do I have a… Read more

  • New Podcast: Zero Waste Interns

    October 6, 2019 by

    The Vision Mr. Harris, EPHS science teacher, had a vision to provide an experience for students beyond the classroom walls that would allow students to apply Global Outcome competencies, get real work experience, and apply their knowledge of environmental science. Visionary teachers like Mr. Harris in our school district are changing the way that we… Read more

  • A Culture of Learning

    September 24, 2019 by

    Commitment to Lifelong Learning Continued learning has always been important in our profession, and in every profession, but progressively more in education recently. The rapid growth of the information technology industry as well as the change from an industrial economy to a knowledge economy has caused rapid change and transformation from what we understood as… Read more

  • Welcome to the EPSD PD Podcast Blog

    September 15, 2019 by

    We hope to enlighten, inspire, or just spark conversation about teaching and learning. This is the first post on my new blog. I’m just getting this new blog going, so stay tuned for more. Subscribe below to get notified when I post new updates.

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