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Educators know learning is a lifelong pursuit. The Ayers Institute Lunch & Learn podcast provides bite-sized portions of professional learning. You will hear from experienced educators and experts in the field about innovative ideas, proven best practices, and valuable academic resources.

Each episode is 10-15 minutes long and concludes with a prompting question to spark discussion within your professional learning community.

Retired podcast

Look for new episodes of professional learning content in the current Ayers All Access podcast program.  Legacy episodes produced between 2017 and 2020 can be accessed here.

Program Episodes

5: Approaching Leadership with a Coaching Mindset - Part 2

How one approaches leadership is key to influencing others.

Building capacity in your team is essential to achieving the greatest results. Listen to part 2 of a conversation between Dr. Hank Staggs of the Tennessee Department of Education and Dr. Rachael Milligan of the Ayers Institute for Teacher Learning and Innovation at Lipscomb University as they discuss how to approach leadership with a coaching mindset.

Duration: 
16:34
Publication Date: 
5 years 4 months ago

4: Approaching Leadership with a Coaching Mindset - Part 1

How one approaches leadership is key to influencing others.

Building capacity in your team is essential to achieving the greatest results. Listen to a conversation between Dr. Hank Staggs of the Tennessee Department of Education and Dr. Rachael Milligan of the Ayers Institute for Teacher Learning and Innovation at Lipscomb University as they discuss how to approach leadership with a coaching mindset.

Duration: 
11:35
Publication Date: 
5 years 5 months ago

3: Motivating Students to Read

Motivating students to read is a critical element in creating life-long learners.

Listen to a conversation between Dr. Michelle Hasty and Dr. Ally Hauptman of the College of Education at Lipscomb University as they explore ways to help students read widely and wildly and to foster internal motivation to learn from texts.

Duration: 
16:55
Publication Date: 
5 years 6 months ago

2: Student Motivation - Part 2

Student motivation is a key component to educational success.

Listen to a conversation between lifelong educators and Lipscomb University Faculty Karen Marklein and Julia Osteen as they explore ways to encourage students to become self-motivated. Discover four research-based elements that help to build an environment conducive to student motivation.

Duration: 
11:21
Publication Date: 
5 years 7 months ago

1: Student Motivation - Part 1

Student motivation is a key component to educational success.

Listen to a conversation between lifelong educators and Lipscomb University Faculty Karen Marklein and Julia Osteen as they explore ways to encourage students to become self-motivated. Discover four research-based elements that help to build an environment conducive to student motivation.

Duration: 
11:58
Publication Date: 
5 years 8 months ago

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