25: Accountability within Collaborative Learning

A conversation about ensuring individual accountability within group work projects.

Perhaps the most misused word in education is collaboration. What do we mean when we tell students they will be collaborating? More
importantly, what do students do when we tell them they will be collaborating? Join Ayers Institute for Teacher Learning & Innovation colleagues Dr. Karen Marklein and Mrs. Julia Osteen for a conversation about ensuring individual accountability for group work.

Duration: 
17:14
Publication Date: 
2 years 7 months ago

24: What I Want My Mentor Teacher to Know

Consider how we can maximize the impact of student-teaching experiences by hearing directly from two current teaching candidates.

Mentor teachers are essential to successful field experiences for pre-service teacher candidates. Real classrooms are important training grounds for future educators. Let’s consider how we can maximize the impact of student-teaching experiences. In this episode, Payton Dishman and Alondra Ramirez, two teacher candidates attending the College of Education at Lipscomb University, discuss important concepts they want mentor teachers to know about teacher candidates.

Duration: 
15:22
Publication Date: 
2 years 9 months ago

23: Practical Approaches to Collaborative Learning

Consider the true meaning of collaboration in learning and also what students should be doing when we tell them to collaborate.

Perhaps the most misused word in education is collaboration. What do we mean when we tell students they will be collaborating? More importantly, what do students do when we tell them they will be collaborating? Join Ayers Institute for Teacher Learning & Innovation colleagues Dr. Karen Marklein and Mrs. Julia Osteen for a conversation about practical approaches for effective student collaboration.

Duration: 
16:32
Publication Date: 
3 years 2 weeks ago

21: What Teachers Need to Know About Teens & Social Media

Ways to help teachers understand teen use of social media and how to have a positive impact through education and awareness.

Social media usage among teens has increased dramatically and most teenagers have a smartphone. Listen to a conversation between Connie White from Woodward Academy in Atlanta, GA, and Julia Osteen of the College of Education at Lipscomb University as they explore ways to help teachers understand how teens are using social media and how they can have a positive impact through education and awareness.

Duration: 
19:32
Publication Date: 
3 years 6 months ago

20: Using Linguistically & Culturally Diverse Texts that Move Students

Students need to see representations of their stories, language, and culture in print in powerful ways.

It’s critical that all students vividly see themselves within literature. All students need to see authentic representation of culture, language, and diverse stories. Listen to Dr. Jeanne Gilliam Fain of the College of Education at Lipscomb University highlight recently published (2018) linguistically and culturally diverse texts.

Duration: 
12:14
Publication Date: 
3 years 9 months ago

19: Moving Linguistically & Culturally Diverse Texts into the K-8 Classroom

Students need to see representations of their stories, language, and culture in print in powerful ways.

It’s critical that all students vividly see themselves within literature. All students need to see authentic representation of culture, language, and diverse stories. Listen to Dr. Jeanne Gilliam Fain of the College of Education at Lipscomb University highlight recently published (2018) linguistically and culturally diverse texts.

Duration: 
14:32
Publication Date: 
4 years 1 month ago

18: What the Best Mentor Teachers Do

Creating a positive teaching and learning experience for both mentor teachers and teacher candidates.

Mentor teachers are essential to successful classroom field experiences for pre-service candidates. Listen to a conversation between Dr. Junior High and Dr. Emily Medlock of the College of Education at Lipscomb University as they discuss strategies for creating a positive teaching and learning experience for both mentor teachers and teacher candidates.

Duration: 
15:42
Publication Date: 
4 years 3 months ago

15: Mindset Shifts within Special Education - Part 2

An important goal of Special Education: providing high quality education to all students.

Special Education can be confusing at times, but our goal is always the same: providing high quality education to all students.

Listen to part two of a conversation between Dr. Misty Parsley and Dr. Robbie Hampton of the College of Education at Lipscomb University about the importance of special education.

Duration: 
12:44
Publication Date: 
4 years 6 months ago

14: Mindset Shifts within Special Education - Part 1

An important goal of Special Education: providing high quality education to all students.

Special Education can be confusing at times, but our goal is always the same: providing high quality education to all students.

Listen to a conversation between Dr. Misty Parsley and Dr. Robbie Hampton of the College of Education at Lipscomb University about the importance of special education.

Duration: 
12:49
Publication Date: 
4 years 7 months ago

8: What Can Tech Coaching Do for You? - Part 2

Learn about the role and benefits of coaching with a focus on technology integration and student learning.

Julia Osteen, the Technology Integration Specialist at the Ayers Institute, highlights the roles of the teacher and the coach when technology coaches support the work of educators. Gain a helpful definition of coaching and learn how the skills of coaching can build capacity in yourself and others.

Duration: 
12:36
Publication Date: 
5 years 3 months ago

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