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Latest Podcast Episodes

311: Innovative Teaching Strategies

By Gretchen Schultek Bridgers | Feb 19, 2024 |

Tune in and be empowered by our listeners as they share innovative teaching strategies for student engagement. Explore cutting-edge teaching methods to captivate students’ attention and foster deeper learning. From gamification to interactive technology, discover strategies that ignite curiosity and enhance engagement in the classroom.In this episode, Gretchen reminds us as educators that “…we don’t…

310: Interview with Rebekah Shoaf

By Gretchen Schultek Bridgers | Feb 5, 2024 |

Tune in and be empowered by Rebekah Shoaf. Rebekah shares all about her experiences in education and the valuable lessons she has learned along the way. Rebekah shares about burnout, the different types of burnout and the best way to avoid it. This episode will truly reignite your passion so be sure to tune in…

Latest Blog Posts

5 Things to Avoid when Collecting Student Data

By Gretchen Schultek Bridgers | Feb 26, 2024 |

Collecting student data is considered a best instructional practice in today’s schools. It allows teachers to know exactly how well students know and understand the material being taught to them. However, data collection processes can be confusing to implement which could result in inaccurate student data. This post will explore 5 things to avoid when…

My Favorite Education Books

By Gretchen Schultek Bridgers | Feb 24, 2024 |

I often get asked what I am currently reading or what have I loved or found helpful. This blog post will share books from my personal library that I love and think any educator should read. Teaching The following list are books I suggest for those educators interested in teaching: The Essential 55: An Award-Winning…

Data Collection: What, How & Why

By Gretchen Schultek Bridgers | Feb 12, 2024 |

Data collection is an important piece of teaching. However, it can be confusing and somewhat daunting to teachers if they are asked to collect student data without clarity on how and why to do it. This blog post will explore the what, how and why of data collection. What is data collection? Data collection refers…

Dealing with Push Back as an Instructional Coach

By Gretchen Schultek Bridgers | Jan 29, 2024 |

As an instructional coach, partnering with teachers is not always easy. Many times, teachers push back on working together or implementing suggestions from the coach for improvement in their classroom instruction. Push back refers to when an individual is not in agreement with what someone else is saying, doing or requesting of them and either…