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The Cult of Pedagogy Podcast

Jennifer Gonzalez

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The Cult of Pedagogy Podcast
The Cult of Pedagogy Podcast

The Cult of Pedagogy Podcast

Jennifer Gonzalez

109
Followers
178
Plays
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Teaching strategies, classroom management, education reform, educational technology -- if it has something to do with teaching, we're talking about it. Jennifer Gonzalez interviews educators, students, administrators and parents about the psychological and social dynamics of school, trade secrets, and other juicy things you'll never learn in a textbook. For more fantastic resources for teachers, visit http://www.cultofpedagogy.com.

Latest Episodes

130: Tips for Starting a Podcast

Producing your own podcast is easier than you might think. In this episode, I share the tools and processes I use to produce my own podcast, plus some general advice to help you get started.

34 MIN4 days ago
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130: Tips for Starting a Podcast

129: Let's Make Better Slideshows

A lot of you are out there giving lectures, presentations, and workshops, and your slideshows need work. These seven tips will help.

22 MIN2 weeks ago
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129: Let's Make Better Slideshows

128: When You Get Nothing But Crickets

You ask your group a question, and you get nothing back. What's up with that? In this episode, we'll talk about some of the reasons your students (or audience members) aren't participating the way you want them to, and some new things you can try to get a better response.

14 MINAUG 19
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128: When You Get Nothing But Crickets

127: A Few Ideas for Dealing with Late Work

The problem of late work never seems to go away. In this episode, I share eight smart solutions teachers use to manage it with their students.

24 MINAUG 5
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127: A Few Ideas for Dealing with Late Work

126: Student-Created Graphic Novels

Graphic novels are wonderful for reading, but when students use the graphic novel form for their own writing, incredible stories can emerge. In this episode, I talk with English teacher Shveta Miller about how she teaches this process to her students, and why this particular genre allows students to share some of their most important stories.

62 MINJUL 22
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126: Student-Created Graphic Novels

125: Think Twice Before Doing Another Historical Simulation

Historical simulations can be a powerful teaching tool that fully immerses students in an experience, but when it comes to traumatic or violent periods, like slavery, there really isn't a good way to do them. My guest Hasan Kwame Jeffries talks with me about why teachers should avoid these kinds of simulations, and what to do instead.

40 MINJUL 8
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125: Think Twice Before Doing Another Historical Simulation

124: A Closer Look at Open Educational Resources

OERs have gotten really good over the last few years, but in order to steer clear of the crap, you have to know where to look. In this episode, I interview curriculum evangelist Karen Vaites aboutwhere teachers can go to find outstanding materials—from single-use resources to full-year curricula—that are 100% free.

34 MINJUN 24
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124: A Closer Look at Open Educational Resources

123: Four Research-Based Strategies All Teachers Should Be Using

Cognitive scientists are learning more all the time about what strategies really work to help people learn, but teachers don't always know how to apply that knowledge in the classroom. In this episode, I talk with Pooja Agarwal and Patrice Bain, authors of the new book Powerful Teaching, about the four research-based teaching "power tools" that can be used in any classroom to boost student learning.

37 MINJUN 10
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123: Four Research-Based Strategies All Teachers Should Be Using

122: A Simple Trick for Success with One-Pagers

A one-pager is a highly engaging, visual tool thatallows students to synthesize learning, but some kids don't think they're creative enough to make them. My guest, Betsy Potash, host of the Spark Creativity Teacher Podcast, shares her simple solution to this problem, along with a step-by-step plan for using one-pagers in your classroom.

26 MINMAY 26
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122: A Simple Trick for Success with One-Pagers

121: Is that Higher-Order Task Really Higher Order?

Ask any group of teachers if their goal is to simply have students regurgitate facts, and every one of them will say no. Despite that, it keeps happening. In this episode, we'll look at two of the most common errors teachers make when planning lessons for higher-order thinking, and some ideas for what to do instead.

28 MINMAY 13
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121: Is that Higher-Order Task Really Higher Order?

Latest Episodes

130: Tips for Starting a Podcast

Producing your own podcast is easier than you might think. In this episode, I share the tools and processes I use to produce my own podcast, plus some general advice to help you get started.

34 MIN4 days ago
Comments
130: Tips for Starting a Podcast

129: Let's Make Better Slideshows

A lot of you are out there giving lectures, presentations, and workshops, and your slideshows need work. These seven tips will help.

22 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
129: Let's Make Better Slideshows

128: When You Get Nothing But Crickets

You ask your group a question, and you get nothing back. What's up with that? In this episode, we'll talk about some of the reasons your students (or audience members) aren't participating the way you want them to, and some new things you can try to get a better response.

14 MINAUG 19
Comments
128: When You Get Nothing But Crickets

127: A Few Ideas for Dealing with Late Work

The problem of late work never seems to go away. In this episode, I share eight smart solutions teachers use to manage it with their students.

24 MINAUG 5
Comments
127: A Few Ideas for Dealing with Late Work

126: Student-Created Graphic Novels

Graphic novels are wonderful for reading, but when students use the graphic novel form for their own writing, incredible stories can emerge. In this episode, I talk with English teacher Shveta Miller about how she teaches this process to her students, and why this particular genre allows students to share some of their most important stories.

62 MINJUL 22
Comments
126: Student-Created Graphic Novels

125: Think Twice Before Doing Another Historical Simulation

Historical simulations can be a powerful teaching tool that fully immerses students in an experience, but when it comes to traumatic or violent periods, like slavery, there really isn't a good way to do them. My guest Hasan Kwame Jeffries talks with me about why teachers should avoid these kinds of simulations, and what to do instead.

40 MINJUL 8
Comments
125: Think Twice Before Doing Another Historical Simulation

124: A Closer Look at Open Educational Resources

OERs have gotten really good over the last few years, but in order to steer clear of the crap, you have to know where to look. In this episode, I interview curriculum evangelist Karen Vaites aboutwhere teachers can go to find outstanding materials—from single-use resources to full-year curricula—that are 100% free.

34 MINJUN 24
Comments
124: A Closer Look at Open Educational Resources

123: Four Research-Based Strategies All Teachers Should Be Using

Cognitive scientists are learning more all the time about what strategies really work to help people learn, but teachers don't always know how to apply that knowledge in the classroom. In this episode, I talk with Pooja Agarwal and Patrice Bain, authors of the new book Powerful Teaching, about the four research-based teaching "power tools" that can be used in any classroom to boost student learning.

37 MINJUN 10
Comments
123: Four Research-Based Strategies All Teachers Should Be Using

122: A Simple Trick for Success with One-Pagers

A one-pager is a highly engaging, visual tool thatallows students to synthesize learning, but some kids don't think they're creative enough to make them. My guest, Betsy Potash, host of the Spark Creativity Teacher Podcast, shares her simple solution to this problem, along with a step-by-step plan for using one-pagers in your classroom.

26 MINMAY 26
Comments
122: A Simple Trick for Success with One-Pagers

121: Is that Higher-Order Task Really Higher Order?

Ask any group of teachers if their goal is to simply have students regurgitate facts, and every one of them will say no. Despite that, it keeps happening. In this episode, we'll look at two of the most common errors teachers make when planning lessons for higher-order thinking, and some ideas for what to do instead.

28 MINMAY 13
Comments
121: Is that Higher-Order Task Really Higher Order?