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Ep 141: Passing the Torch

Mealey is Staying Tudisco is Leaving Shane is Joining Lots of laughs and info as we pass the torch/microphone from one Unprofessional to another

Mealey and Tudisco get to learn about the world from Diala, a teacher who has worked in America, The UAE, China, and Russia.  We learn about the sweet people in Moscow, the nervous...

Mealey and Tudisco meet Geeky Kyle, a teacher, podcaster, coach, and brilliant person.  She tells us about how to incorporate podcasts in the classroom, why questioning is importan...

Mealey and Tudisco meet Geeky Kyle, a teacher, podcaster, coach, and brilliant person.  She tells us about how to incorporate podcasts in the classroom, why questioning is importan...

For the finale of Edupodlooza, Tudisco and Mealey host a round table to fix pedagogy:  what should stay in, what should be eliminated, and where rich podcasters get to visit...   F...

Mealey and Tudisco are joined by author, educator, and poet Katie Kinder to host a poetry slam!  Here are some of our Edu-poets: Katie Kinder of Untold Teaching Truths Podcast (Fol...

Aviva Levin of Lesson: Impossible joins forces with Jamie the Unprofessional Development Superfan to conquer a game show!  First, they have to determine if a quote is from Common C...

We asked Twitter to pick their top three characteristics that make a great teacher-- and now we're going to judge them!  Join us as we discuss what makes a good teacher, how import...

Our scripted radio drama, Murder at Holmes High!   Written by Mealey, Tudisco, and Aviva Levin.   Starring: OFFICER SPARROW… CHRISTOPHER TUDISCODETECTIVE VINSCOLEY … NICK ZAVERIANN...

EDUPODLOOZA 2022! Mealey and Tudisco have teamed up with education podcasters from around the world to share, reflect, and be unprofessional. This is part two of our round table of...

EDUPODLOOZA 2022! Mealey and Tudisco have teamed up with education podcasters from around the world to share, reflect, and be unprofessional. For our first segment, we host a round...

Mealey and Tudisco talk with Dr. Nolan Higdon, an author and a university lecturer at Merrill College and the Education Department at University of California, Santa Cruz. We discu...

Mealey and Tudisco are taking today off to get ready for EDUPODLOOZA!  Instead of a normal episode, here is an episode of The Ed Podcast featuring Shane-- a soon to be host of Unpr...

Mealey and Tudisco meet Coach Victor Hicks, the coach, coder, and educator!  We discuss how to incorporate culture into coding, the pros of HBCU's, and why tokenism may just be bad...

Mealey and Tudisco meet Dr. Daniel French-- a rhetorician, author, comedian, and teacher.  We discuss how we use rhetoric for good and evil, the difference between persuasion and m...

Ep 126: Bastard Teacher

Mealey and Tudisco meet our Twitter friend, Bastard Teacher!  We discuss our controversial grading strategies, how teachers act as bureaucrats, and Mealey snitches on his friends.....

Mealey and Tudisco meet the Math Nerds, Shelby Strong and Justin Aion!  We discuss how to fix math curriculum, why real life math is so important, and whether or not a hot dog is a...

Mealey and our guest host, Shane Lawrence from The Edpodcast, inteview Beth Donahoe, a Maine teacher and teaching union rep.  We discuss common misconceptions about union reps, wha...

Mealey and Tudisco get schooled by professor, author, podcaster, psychologist, and musician Art Markman!  We discuss the psychology tips all teachers should know, why projects and ...

Mealey and Tudisco meet Anthony Colannino, an educator, administrator, author, and full blooded Bostonian.  We discuss how to teach with head and heart, how admin can really create...

Mealey and Tudisco pick the brain of Rebecca Kaplan, a stand-up comedian and a tutor for children and adults.  We discuss how stand-up is like teaching, why it's important to ackno...

Mealey and Tudisco crack up with Chelsea Verrette, the educator, consultant, and habit wizard who shows us how to start and stop habits.  We discuss teaching in a trauma-informed s...

Hey Ohio-- election day is May 3rd.  GET OUT AND VOTE!   Mealey and Tudisco talk with Senator Teresa Fedor, the veteran, former elementary school teacher, and (oh, yeah) Ohio senat...

Mealey and Tudisco sit down with Veronica Mahoney and Kate Luke from Oberlin College's ExCo. In this college program, students and community members are invited to voluntarily teac...

It's just us!  Mealey and Tudisco reflect on who we are and how we've grown since starting our podcast two years ago.  We discuss our views on grades, how we handle colleague disag...

Mealey and Tudisco join forces with Andre and Danielle Daughty, the educators behind the amazing "See, What Had Happened" podcast!  We discuss which teachers need to quit, how teac...

Mealey and Tudisco chat with their friend Wynkoop, a music teacher who has worked in elementary, middle, and high school.  We discuss how relationships can pay dividends, how to ba...

Mealey and Tudisco pick the brain of Amanda Lee, a librarian at a school for the deaf in Georgia.  We discuss whether or not Mealey could be a librarian, particular challenges in a...

Mealey and Tudisco geek out with Zack Hartzman, an author, English and history teacher, and creator of Hey Listen Games.  We discuss using video games as literacy, how to begin to ...

Mealey and Tudisco get the opportunity to talk to the amazing Gholdy Muhammad, an associate professor of Language and Literacy, director of the Urban Literacy Collaborative and Cli...

TRIGGER WARNING:  We discuss a very traumatic first year teaching experience.  It gets heavy.   Mealey and Tudisco interview The Drama Goat!  We discuss Her first year teaching, wh...

Mealey and Tudisco have decided that it's to for admin to get observed.  We discuss what would go on an admin observation rubric, how a lack of culture becomes a (bad) culture, and...

Mealey and Tudisco chat with a superintendent from Calgary, Alberta Canada-- Dr. Greg Bass!  We discuss what superintendents actually do, how superintendents know what's happening ...

Ep 108: Teacher Grape!

Mealey and Tudisco meet our Twitter friend, Teacher Grape (formally Trauma Grape).  We discuss how living with trauma can inform us as teachers, how to overcome math-o-phobia, and ...

Mealey and Tudisco have a great conversation with Chad Dumas, a music teacher, administrator, author, and school leader.  We discuss why PLC's are so important, how to cultivate (t...

Mealey and Tudisco present our guest appearance on Harry Duran's amazing podcast, Podcast Junkies!  We discuss what got us into teaching and podcasting, how the pandemic is impacti...

It's a clip show! Mealey and Tudisco proudly present the 2021  Georgie Awards!  We look back at a year of podcasting and give out the following awards (click for a link to the epis...

It's a clip show! Mealey and Tudisco proudly present the 2021 Georgie Awards!  We look back at a year of podcasting and give out the following awards (click for a link to the episo...

Mealey and Tudisco chat with Chris Botts, a former teacher and current administrator in the midwest.  We discuss why everything doesn’t need to be measurable, Botts’s amazing commu...

Mealey and Tudisco have a great talk with Stephanie Hasty, a high school English teacher who uses actual has a James Bond 007 curriculum!  We discuss why pop culture has value, how...

Mealey and Tudisco chat with Ryan Scott, a former teacher, current administrator, and amazing edu-podcaster.  We discuss relationships in the classroom, which "big ideas" Ryan like...

*Audio updated 12/6.  Apologies to our sponsor for leaving out the ad.* Happy 100th Episode!!!! Mealey and Tudisco celebrate by inviting the two students who introduced us, Karina ...

The Unprofessionals sit down to talk and laugh with Ethan Lee, professional science teacher and amazing person.  We discuss Newton's three laws of teaching, why it's easy and helpf...

Mealey and Tudisco talk with sports psychologist Ben Oliva.  Why would a sports psychologist be on a teaching podcast?  Ben teaches us how coaching and the psychology of success ar...

Once upon a time, two podcasters, Tudisco and Mealey, set out on an adventurous conversation with the most amazing storyteller/ author/ educator:  Matthew Dicks!  We discuss buildi...

Mealey and Tudisco get to chat with Edupodlooza alumnus, Traci Browder!  We discuss the similarities between teaching kindergartners and college students, the true meaning of Woke ...

Ep 95: Educhaos!

Mealey and Tudisco sit down with the host of the Educhaos podcast.  We talk about hosting an educational podcast, why schools need to rethink suspension rates, and why it's importa...

Mealey and Tudisco invite back two of our favorite guests, Keenan Lee from episode 33 and Alexandria Adams from episode 34.  We debate school supplies, Canvas technology, and how t...

We interview fellow Edupodlooza alum, Sandrine Hope!  We discuss how being an educator is like losing your keys, what students of all ages need in their classrooms, and Tudisco and...

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