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A Fresh Approach to Intervention Is Boosting Achievement in a Michigan School District

Hear from educators about a new approach to intervention that’s raising student achievement in the Wayne-Westland Community School District, outside Detroit.

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Podcast: The 4-Day School Week with Dr. Claudia Singkornrat

Broward County Public Schools Teacher of the Year Dr. Claudia Singkornrat gives insight on her school’s 4-day schedule and how it impacts student learning.

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Broward County Public Schools Teacher of the Year Dr. Claudia Singkornrat gives insight on her school’s 4-day schedule and how it impacts student learning.

Jennifer Corujo
Shaped Editor

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Kindergarten teacher Melissa Hawkins joins us from Hawai'i to discuss student engagement, literacy instruction, and connecting with families.

Jennifer Corujo
Shaped Editor

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From the Teachers in America podcast archives, we bring you one of our favorite episodes--an interview with Juliana Urtubey, the upcoming 2024 Model Schools Conference closing keynote speaker and former National Teacher of the Year.

Ali Habashi
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Dr. Artley Skenandore, principal and cultural leader

Oneida Nation High School principal and cultural leader Dr. Artley Skenandore shares how he encourages students to stay connected to their Oneida history, culture, and language. Plus he provides strategies on how to honor Native American heritage in the month of November and all year long.

Jennifer Corujo
Shaped Editor

Assistant Principal Randolph Hull and Reading Intervention Teacher Joshua Bzovi

Assistant principal Randolph Hull and reading intervention teacher Joshua Bzovi from the South Redford District in Michigan share how they’ve teamed up to support their middle school students in reading.

Jennifer Corujo
Shaped Editor

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Adapted physical education teacher Eric Cavalli from Manor, Texas shares strategies to create an accessible learning environment for students.

Jennifer Corujo
Shaped Editor

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Burrillville School District literacy fellow and HMH Teacher Ambassador Kayla Dyer discusses writing teaching strategies to successfully guide students through the writing process.

Jennifer Corujo
Shaped Editor

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Past NSTA President and HMH Into Science Texas author Dr. Karen Ostlund joins us to discuss the ins-and-outs of NGSS standards, technology's impact on student agency, and more.

Jennifer Corujo
Shaped Editor

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30-year seasoned teacher and HMH Teacher Contributor Teresa Meredith shares her expertise on creating a classroom community space and establishing expectations in the first weeks of school.

Jennifer Corujo
Shaped Editor

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Fourth-grade teacher and HMH ambassador Toney Jackson returns and shares tips to start off the school year as a Teacher MC, including how to empower students by sharing the stage and how to find your teaching crew.

Jennifer Corujo
Shaped Editor

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A comprehensive list of all of the Teachers in America podcast episodes, seasons 1-5.

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Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona shares his 2023 Teacher Appreciation Week message and details the Department of Education's "Raise the Bar: Lead the World" effort.

Christine Condon
Shaped Editor-in-Chief

Jennifer Corujo
Shaped Editor

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Interventionist Becky Walker discusses how she leverages technology to differentiate instruction for her diverse student population.

Jennifer Corujo
Shaped Editor

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Education leaders Rachael Cunningham and Sarah Fox dispel common misconceptions about dyslexia and share best practices and programs to support dyslexic learners.

Jennifer Corujo
Shaped Editor

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2023 North Carolina State Teacher of the Year Leah Carper shares how she's learned to leverage technology in her classroom.

Jennifer Corujo
Shaped Editor

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2022 National Teacher of the Year finalist Autumn Rivera shares her journey as a middle school science teacher—from supporting social and emotional learning to making the great outdoors her classroom.

Jennifer Corujo
Shaped Editor

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New Jersey teacher MC and poet Toney Jackson shares how he uses rhymes and raps to differentiate instruction to help meet the needs of all his students.

Jennifer Corujo
Shaped Editor

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Listen to Method to the Mathness, a podcast made for math educators everywhere.

Jennifer Lenhardt
Lead Instructional Designer, HMH Professional Services

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