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We meet our Twitter friend, Off Grid Gretchen, an elementary school teacher from the Pacific northwest!  We discuss her time in the Peace Corps, teaching in a small town, and how t...

Mealey and Tudisco talk pedagogy with Casey Jakubowski, a rural Social Studies teacher and educational consultant. We discuss why empathy matters, why tests don't, and how to prope...

We asked the internet a simple question:  if you had a magic wand, what is one thing you would do to change education for the better?  Our panel sifts through some answers!  We fou...

We gather a party of unprofessionals to play-test the Unprofessional Development Board Game!  We have our dice, our Mountain Dew, and our Cheese Puffs ready for some role-playing f...

The fourth segment in our astounding Edupodlooza!  We host a round table of Edupodcasters to talk pressure from school districts while running a podcast and play our admin-colleagu...

The fourth segment in our astounding Edupodlooza!  We host a round table of Edupodcasters to ask why they began an education podcast and who is their edu-crush.   Featuring Charles...

We have gathered an amazing team of teacher-poet-edupodcasters to read and review poems about teaching!  Featuring...   Natalie Vardabasso from Educrush @educrushpod Traci Browder ...

Continuing our release of the 2021 Edupodlooza, we have our radio drama, "The Last Day."  Please enjoy the exciting story of a group of teachers, a PD on the last day of school, an...

The second segment of our Edupodlooza marathon.  The round table consists of an amazing group of educational podcasters: Ryan Tibbens of the ClassCast Podcast Sandrine Hope of Step...

The first segment of our Edupodlooza marathon.  The round table consists of an amazing group of educational podcasters: Ryan Tibbens of the ClassCast Podcast Sandrine Hope of Step ...

The Unprofessional Duo sit down with Charles Williams, an administrator, observer, and consultant.  We discuss the struggles of being a young administrator, we role play some intim...

Mealey and Tudisco sans guest!  We discuss the upcoming Edupodlooza:  why the terror excites Mealey, what Tudisco's game is going to be like, and how Edupodlooza is like a Hawaiian...

Mealey and Tudisco have a blast with Dr. Jody Carrington, a clinical psychologist, author, and close supporter of educators.  We discuss the real deficits of post-COVID education, ...

The Unprofessionals catch up with Ruth Swailes, an educator, administrator, consultant, and organizer of a digital "staff room" that helped a lot of educators through the pandemic....

Mealey and Tudisco talk with Joyce Matthews, a physical education teacher and facilitator.  She teaches us the pillars of andragogy, how to know if you're ready to be a facilitator...

This week, the unstoppable force that is the Mealey/ Tudisco duo meet up with fellow podcaster Elsie Escobar.  We discuss the benefits of homeschooling, why podcasting can be an es...

Mealey and Tudisco chat with fellow educator and podcaster Mike Yates!  We discuss why you should embrace "schoolish" ideas, issues and hope for Teach For America, and how to prope...

Mealey and Tudisco talk to AJ Hepworth, teacher, former superintendent, and founder of two educational platforms:  K12Leaders and Opportunity With Learning.  We discuss what superi...

The Unprofessionals meet Johanna Brown, an Idaho chemistry teacher who has made her classroom gradeless!  We discuss the push to go gradeless, how a focus on learning can be best f...

Mealey and Tudisco sit down to talk about charter schools... then quickly lose interest.  We discuss how to handle inappropriate jokes, working construction, and how not to handle ...

We sit with fellow edupodcaster Natalie Vardabasso!  We discuss what type of students we were, how to fix all of education, and the true meaning of a song from the musical Annie......

Mealey and Tudisco sit down with our two close friends Mangano and Williams.  We discuss school as a buffet, praise the great Mary Chris Ocampo, and how to handle students who show...

Mealey and Tudisco sit down with two amazing Twitter personalities:  Modest Teacher and Typical Educelebrity.  We discuss the origins of their anonymous Twitter personalities, what...

We invite fellow educator, author, and pirate Dawn Harris for a conversation/ shanty.  We discuss how to plan like a pirate, what an educhat looks like, which Muppet would win in a...

Ep 63: Brad Johnson

We are very excited to sit down with Brad Johnson, an inspirational author and educator who coined gems like "Grace over grades."  We discuss how to be a positive administrator, wh...

We sit down with our good friend and colleague, Nixon!  We discuss dismantling education, the working title of Nixon's book, and the growing pains of education after COVID...   Don...

Mealey and Tudisco sit down with Toby-Wan Kenobi himself, Toby Price!  We discuss the jump from teaching to administration, being an autism advocate, and the wrong thing to do when...

We meet with Missouri's own Erika Garcia, the instruction, educational, coaching, teachering, something.  We discuss how to build relationships with as an admin, how to make PD's u...

We talk with Kendrah Butler, a musician, composer, and elementary school teacher.  We discuss why you don't want a piano in your classroom, what Levar Burton is really like, and we...

We get to talk with Liz Gallo, a former teacher who runs Whymaker to help teachers and schools build makerspaces.  We discuss the maker education mindset, helping kids deal with cr...

Mealey and Tudisco joke around this week with teacher, author, and professional developer Jed Dearybury!  We discuss the importance of creativity in your classroom, how to use the ...

We sit down with Lanny, a friend of the show who works as a corporate trainer teaching those elusive creatures called adults.  We discuss how adults struggle to learn, what types o...

We sit down with Dr. Samantha Fecich-- teacher, author, professor, and podcaster who runs Edumagic!  We discuss why a syllabus is useless, how to bounce back from a bad lesson, and...

Mealey and Tudisco talk with Joe Dombrowski, an amazing elementary educator, stand-up comedian, and viral video star!  We discuss the advice Ellen DeGeneres gave him, the worst com...

It's a clip show! Mealey and Tudisco proudly present the 2020 Georgie Awards!  We look back at a year of podcasting and give out the following awards (click for a link to the episo...

It's a clip show! Mealey and Tudisco proudly present the 2020 Georgie Awards!  We look back at a year of podcasting and give out the following awards (click for a link to the episo...

Our last guest of 2020 is Janet LoSole-- author, certified ELL teacher, and world schooler!  We find out how world schooling works, what it's like to sleep in the jungle, and how t...

Mealey and Tudisco talk with Ryan Tibbens-- English teacher, podcaster, and creator of the ClassCast Podcast.  We discuss how bad policies get created, why some comedies age better...

Ep 49: Papa Mealey

Today we interview Mealey's dad to hear about his 39 years of classroom experience!  We discuss surviving unfair administration, the power of running extra curriculars, and how to ...

Mealey and Tudisco were very excited to chat with Jennifer Gonzalez who runs the Cult of Pedagogy blog and podcast.  We discuss getting started with podcasting, what really matters...

This week, we podswap with Aviva Levin of Lesson Impossible!  We discuss what Martin Luther didn't nail to a door, play an improv game, and define the word "hyperpolyglot."   To le...

Ep 46: Andrew Canle

Mealey and Tudisco interview Andrew Canle, a former teacher and current administrator with a YouTube channel for SEL lessons.  In our discussion, we define the core four, find out ...

This week, our guest is Nicole Anthony from Big Brother 21 and 22.  We discuss how being an educator helped her in the Big Brother house, we learn some nuts-and-bolts of the realit...

Mealey and Tudisco Podswap with Punk Rock Classroom!  We sit with Josh Buckley to discuss teaching in different geographic areas, the teacher who inspired us, and we find out the w...

Ep 43: Larkyn Simony

This week, we get to know Larkyn Simony.  She discusses mental health, publishing a book, and then we have fun with puns and games...   Follow her @LarkynSimony Check out her indep...

It's just us!  Mealey and Tudisco catch up on virtual teaching during the pandemic, debate where to draw the line with failing students, and figure out the three genres of teacher ...

Ep 41: Dave Jackson

This week, we interview author, podcaster, and analogy extraordinaire, Dave Jackson!  We ask him about the subtleties of teaching adults, the connections between podcasting and tea...

Part 2 of our podswap with Kevin Adams and Gerardo Muñoz of the Too Dope Teachers and a Mic podcast.  We can't stop laughing as we answer two important questions:  first, what is t...

On this episode, we podswap with Kevin Adams and Gerardo Muñoz of the Too Dope Teachers and a Mic podcast.  We can't stop laughing as we answer two important questions:  first, wha...

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