Pondering Education, Education, Podcast, Ryan McHale, innovative

Pondering Education: Episode 3 – A Conversation with Olivia Gatwood

Welcome to Episode 3 of Pondering Education featuring Olivia Gatwood! Show Date: Tuesday, March 6, 2018 Episode Rundown: Introduction Student Activism… Read More

THE LOST ART OF HUMAN CONNECTION

Over the past 18 years of my teaching career, I have noticed a number of changes in children. Many of… Read More

Are Test Scores More Important?

Test Time It’s that time of the year again! TEST TIME! As classrooms across America prepare for standardized testing, I… Read More

Student Activists Deserving of Praise

“…to every lawmaker out there: No longer can you take money from the N.R.A., no longer can you fly under… Read More

The Importance of Self-Awareness

The Importance of Self-Awareness I want to begin this piece by disclaiming that I am not yet a teacher; I’m… Read More

THE ROLE OF EDUCATION IN THE SHIFT TO CONFIDENCE

       Let me set the scene:   You are sitting in a large gathering with about a hundred… Read More

Educational Research: A Brief Introduction

Discussion of Educational Research Over the next eight weeks, I’ll be fully immersing myself in educational research as I continue… Read More

CAN EDUCATION TRIGGER A CATALYST MOVEMENT

A Vicious Cycle Sometimes I feel like we are surrounded by a surplus of people pounding on their chests and… Read More

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Pondering Education: Episode 2 – #KidsDeserveIt with Todd Nesloney

#KidsDeserveIt. By now, you’ve most certainly heard of this educational phrase (and book) sweeping the nation. On tonight’s program, I’ll… Read More

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Pondering Education: Episode 1 – An Interview with Joe Dombrowski

Introduction Hello, friends and welcome to the first episode of The Pondering Education Podcast. I’m your host, Ryan McHale, and… Read More