Differentiation and Technology Podcast

In the Differentiation and Technology Podcast, Mark Hofer Professor at the College of William and Mary, describes the role of technology in supporting differentiated instruction.  He shares strategies and provides examples of how to most appropriately integrate technology into instruction to support specific student needs.

From Seatwork to Feetwork – Engaging Students in Their Own Learning

In this podcast Ron Nash, Keynote Speaker at the College of William and Mary Symposium on Professional Collaboration and Inclusive Education (2011), shares how teachers can employ active learning strategies in the classroom to enhance student learning. He provides suggestions for how to develop relationships with students; build learning communities in the classroom; and get students up and moving, talking to each other, and interacting with the critical content.

Mother And Son Share the Impact of the I’m Determined Project

In this podcast Jonathan Brooks, a youth leader for the I’m Determined Project, and his mother, Tiffany Burton, highlight how the life skills learned through this project have helped them to make positive changes in their lives –  both academically and personally.   Jonathan shares how his involvement with I’m Determined has improved his self-esteem. Tiffany provides her perspective as a parent involved with the project, and reveals how it has impacted her younger son as well.

A Mother and Daughter Co-Teaching Team’s Story: A Unique Partnership at Lee Jackson Elementary School in Mathews County, VA

In this podcast, you will meet a mother and daughter co-teaching team from Lee Jackson Elementary school in Mathews County, VA. Kris Long, her school’s Teacher of the Year, and Chandler Rogers discuss their unique co-teaching relationship and provides co-teaching tips for new teams as well as insights for veteran partners. Listen to the podcast. [Read more…]

Dave Ferguson’s Story: Growing up in Poverty Made Me the Principal I Am Today

The podcast, David Ferguson’s Story: Growing up in Poverty Made me the Principal I Am Today, features an interview with David Ferguson, Principal of Rappahannock High School in Richmond County, Virginia.  Hear his powerful story of how growing up in poverty shapes his work as an educator. [Read more…]

Ruth Tobey’s Story: A Special Educator Reflects on Student Success

Ruth Tobey’s Story: A Special Educator Reflects on Student Success, features an interview with special educator, Ruth Tobey. Hear how she supports students with disabilities and learn how she encouraged Ronnie Sidney, featured in the podcast Ronnie Sidney’s Story: My Experience with Champions in Education.

 

Ronnie Sidney’s Story: My Experience with Champions in Education

Have you ever wondered how students remember you after they graduate? The June 2015 podcast, Ronnie Sidney’s Story: My Experience with Champions in Education features an inspirational conversation with Ronnie Sidney, MSW, a graduate of Essex County Public Schools (VA). Hear how certain teachers were his champions through his educational journey and learn what you can do to be a champion for students.

Rocky Run Elementary’s Story: Achieving Outstanding Results

The Winter 2015 podcast, Rocky Run Elementary’s Story: Achieving Outstanding Results, features an interview with Dr. Jenn Jones, assistant principal at Rocky Run Elementary School in Stafford, Virginia.  Listen as she shares the school’s experience with using the Fishbone Method as a strategic planning tool to guide school improvement efforts and learn about how the school community worked together to move from a Focus school to a fully accredited Title I school.