Professional Development

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Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: Seven Instructional Questions

Seven Instructional Questions – 037 – This episode discusses seven questions worth asking yourself to help plan your year of teaching. They are also useful... Read more
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Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: An Interview with Professor Stevie Bravmann

An Interview with Professor Stevie Bravmann – 036 – Mark and Stevie discuss an extremely important idea for teachers: how to deconstruct your own learning... Read more
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Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: Becoming More Knowledgeable

Becoming More Knowledgeable – 035 – While a teacher does not need to be the world’s expert in their subject matter, the more you know... Read more
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Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: Building Routines

Building Routines – 034 – While surprises are fun, we all need routines – teachers and students – in order for class to run smoothly.... Read more
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Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: Planning a Year

Planning a Year – 033 – Summer is not only a time to get a head start on planning your lessons, but it’s also a... Read more
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Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: Teacher Performance or Student Achievement

Teacher Performance or Student Achievement – 032 – This episode considers two models of teaching, one that focuses on the teacher’s presentation, and the other... Read more
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Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: The Last Days of School

The Last Days of School – 031 – While the school year is still fresh in your mind, while you still have your students and... Read more