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Ep 36: Sarah Mullins

We sit down with Sarah Mullins:  teacher, trainer, and author from the U.K.  She discusses teacher training in England, putting together a great book, and   You can check out her Y...

Ep 35: Paulk

Mealey and Tudisco get to catch up with their personal friend, Blake Paulk.  They discuss writing essays in math class, using sports analogies in a classroom, and how to blow off s...

Ep 34: Alexandria Adams

Our guest this week is the dramatic English teacher Alexandria Adams.  We discuss being a nerd in the classroom, all the books we hate to teach, and the birthing process of giraffe...

Ep 33: Keenan Lee

Today we sit down with elementary educator Keenan Lee.  We discuss how to keep up with 1st graders, racial bias in the classroom and society, and what to do when kids wet themselve...

Ep 32: Aida Hadzovic

Our guest this week, Aida Hadzovic, teaches in Brooklyn, runs a successful Twitch account, and has a teacher Twitter account where she occasionally runs teacher give-aways.  We dis...

Ep 31: Derek Coghlan

We have a hilarious interview with Derek Coghlan, an English teacher in Florida by way of Ireland.  We discuss the drinking habits of poets, passive-aggressive Irish upbringing, an...

No guest-- just us!  Today, we read some lovely fanmail we've received... or might receive theoretically...   Websites referenced: https://edpuzzle.com/ https://www.deltamath.com/ ...

Ep 29: Chris Smith

This week, we interview our first Scottish guest, Chris Smith!  We discuss being the Scottish teacher of the year, creating a successful math newsletter, and why it's a boon to be ...

This week, our two guests are Toronto's own Chey "The Gym Guy" and Pav "Wonder Woman" of the Staffroom Podcast.  They come on to discuss podcasting, making rules matter, and what t...

Ep 27: Crap Headteacher

Today we talk to the self-proclaimed Crap Headteacher.  We discuss messing with teachers, observations, and all the reasons to keep marijuana locked up in a school. Find him on twi...

Ep 26: Louise Moczulski

Today, we talk with Louise Moczulski, founder of Thrive Education.  We discuss neurodiverse students, building relationships with students with special needs, and we try to give Me...

Our guest is the fabulous Toria Claire Bono, the founder of the #TinyVoiceTuesday and TinyVoiceTuesdayUnites movement.  We discuss staying positive on Twitter, why we need to be gl...

Ep 24: Tony Danza Part 2

The Good Teacher.   Today, we finish our conversation with Tony Danza about his first year teaching, which became a tv show and a book!  We discuss Tony Danza's cook book, getting ...

Ep 23: Tony Danza Part 1

Who's the Teacher? Today, we sit down with the one and only Tony Danza!  We discuss the first year teacher experience, why the arts are important, and why schools and reality shows...

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Hey listeners,   We've been seeing the unrest around our country and didn't want to keep posting our, let's be honest, consistently side-splittingly hilarious podcast while ignorin...

We sit down with Batsheva Frankel of the Overthrowing Education podcast.  We discuss how schools can work without grades, how to plagiarize properly, and we give her a quick quiz o...

Ep 20: Teaching in Juvie

We sit down with Cerise, a teacher in a juvenile hall.  We discuss Mouseketeers, providing structure to kids in crisis, and kickball.   Brad Morrow's IMDB page: https://www.imdb.co...

We love listening to podcasts as well as making them. Here are some of our favorites. And we have the tangents you've come to know and love. Podcasts about podcasts.  School of Pod...

Our guest today is Shane of The Ed Podcast.  We talk movies, getting students into groups, and light arson.  To find out more about Shane and the Ed Podcast, find him on Twitter @t...

Ep 17: Robert Kaplinsky

Hey Unprofessionals!  Today, Tudisco and Mealey sit down with and actual expert of Professional Development:  Robert Kaplinsky.  We talk about his "Open Middle" questions, his Gras...

Tudisco is outnumbered!  Today, we have three math teachers on the podcast.  Kyle Pearce and Jon Orr of Making Math Moments That Matter fame join us to discuss problems with mathem...

On today's podcast, it's double trouble:  Tudisco and Mealey interview Mealey's other (better?) brother.  He talks about teaching phys. ed, coaching soccer and golf, a horrible way...

Ep 14: Hand Up Guys

Our guests are the hosts of another very funny teacher podcast from across the pond. Hands Up is the name of their podcast and their names are Mr. Firth and Mark. We do a top 5 and...

Ep 13: Mr. Administrator

Hey there, unprofessionals!  Today, we interview our first administrator to talk to us about observations, fights, and good resources for learning more about your craft. https://ww...

Ep 12:Berenfeld

Debates about pets First year fun Random Tangents Here is the link to the  Survey

Welcome, unprofessionals!  Today on our supplemental learning session, Tudisco and Mealey get into a debate on how to grade students based on effort or ability.  Please take our su...

This is Just Us Discussing Field Trip Funny Stories and Imposter Syndrome.  Follow us @unprocast on Twitter Or email us unprofessionaldevelopmentcast@gmail.com

Ep 10 Matthew Bates

Our third Quora-famous teacher Matthew Bates shares with us stories from middle school.Also insight into writing on the internet and gaining followers. Matthew Bates on Quora Matth...

Do teachers really work hard?...meh and other unpopular opinions and funny stories from the school auditorium stage. Follow us on Twitter  @unprocast  and email us unprofessionalde...

Ep 8: Boyd

Retired teacher and Quoran Alisa Boyd talks about teaching all kinds of kids. Please follow her on Quora https://www.quora.com/profile/Alisa-Boyd-3?q=boyd and Good Reads https://ww...

Ep 7: Everyone Dies

Today's guest is the Destroyer of Worlds Dave Consiglio. Quora famous, published author of two books and...a science teacher. Find out how he ends life on earth using glue sticks. ...

Two teachers talking about talking to parents and our pet peeves about being a teacher. Also random tangents about speaking Spanish and movies whose titles are Car/truck mash-ups. ...

Episode 5: Niemann

In this episode, we interview Niemann, a science teacher who teaches us about building relationships, why teaching matters, and what an excited pickle experiment is...

No guest- just two nerds talking about their favorite fictional teachers. Some talk about how to motivate people/students. Email us at unprofessionaldevelopmentcast@gmail.com

On this episode, Tudisco and Mealey welcome Ms. English-- a teacher of the year who knows how to build good relationships, why teacher is important, and why you should never photoc...

Today, we’re going to be talking with our first guest: Professor Science is a professor who teaches teachers how to teach AND he is a former high school science teacher.  We’re goi...

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