Modern Classrooms Project Podcast

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

95 episodes of Modern Classrooms Project Podcast since the first episode, which aired on August 4th, 2020.

  • Episode 78: Feedback and Q&A for February, 2022

    February 27th, 2022  |  39 mins 14 secs

    Zach is joined by Sam to cover some listener feedback and tackle questions on self-pacing as well as reporting mastery grades, managing mastery checks and video production time, and motivating students in a self-paced class.

  • Episode 77: Self Pacing in Secondary Education

    February 20th, 2022  |  58 mins 10 secs

    This week, Zach is joined by Amy Azaroff and Jesse Buck to talk about implementing Modern Classrooms in the secondary context - from middle to high school - and the unique opportunities and limitations we have when we teach older students.

  • Episode 76: Teacher Spotlight - Elementary Math, with Andrea Mahr and Beth Benavides

    February 13th, 2022  |  33 mins 19 secs

    Toni Rose is joined by Andrea Mahr and Beth Benavides to talk about how and why they implement MCP in their elementary math classes, as well as some other tips and ideas for elementary educators in general.

  • Episode 75: Tools for Self Pacing

    February 6th, 2022  |  1 hr 3 mins
    feature episode

    This week, Zach is joined by Emily Johb, Dave Read, and Karla McEachern to talk about a wide variety of tools they use to facilitate self-pacing in their Modern Classrooms.

  • Episode 74: Feedback and Q&A - January 2022

    January 30th, 2022  |  37 mins 36 secs

    Zach is joined by a surprise guest to tackle listener feedback and answer your questions in this season's first Q&A/Feedback episode.

  • Episode 73: Self Pacing in Elementary Classrooms

    January 23rd, 2022  |  47 mins 40 secs

    Toni Rose is joined by MCP Mentors Calla Miller and Sarah Krasowski to talk about how they implement and manage self-pacing in their Elementary (1st and 5th grade) classrooms.

  • Episode 72: Teacher Spotlight - CTE, with Evin Jarrett

    January 16th, 2022  |  28 mins 55 secs

    Toni Rose is joined by Evin Jarrett, a Middle School CTE teacher, to chat about how he integrates MCP into his classes, both in person and virtually.

  • Episode 71: What Is Self Pacing?

    January 9th, 2022  |  45 mins 2 secs

    Toni Rose is joined by Meg McGregor, Director of Virtual Mentorship at MCP, to kick off our first podcast season on Self-Pacing by establishing what we mean when we talk about self pacing and navigating some particular challenges and best practices.

  • Episode 70: What to Expect in 2022

    January 2nd, 2022  |  27 mins 6 secs

    This week, Toni Rose shares some updates on what's coming in 2022; she's also joined by Allison Vanterpool to talk about MCP Scholarship opportunities, and then she and Zach provide some updates on the podcast itself.

  • Episode 69: Being a Teacher in these Moments

    December 26th, 2021  |  45 mins 43 secs

    This week, Toni Rose is joined by Eric Gustafsson, a high school social studies teacher in Sweden and a mentee currently enrolled in the Virtual Mentorship Program, who shares his perspective on implementing the model.

  • Episode 68: Admin Feature - Mohsina Patel

    December 19th, 2021  |  46 mins 8 secs
    admin feature

    Toni Rose is joined by Mohsina Patel, a school leader in Zambia, to talk about the benefits she's seen from the MCP model for students and how she's supported her teaching staff to develop and grow their implementation of the model as well.

  • Episode 67: Ignite! Online Academy

    December 12th, 2021  |  1 hr 14 mins

    Toni Rose is joined by the 8th grade team at Durham Public Schools' Ignite! Online Academy to talk about using the MCP model to deliver high-quality instruction entirely online.

  • Episode 66: Partnership Feature - Lynn Public Schools

    December 5th, 2021  |  48 mins 1 sec
    partnership feature

    Toni Rose is joined by Michael Molnar, of Lynn Public Schools, to talk about how the district's partnership with MCP came to be, how it's implemented, and what may be to come.

  • Episode 65: Teacher Leadership Opportunities

    November 28th, 2021  |  45 mins 42 secs

    Kareem joins Toni Rose to talk about teacher leadership opportunities for Modern Classrooms implementors.

  • Episode 64: Health and P.E.

    November 21st, 2021  |  44 mins 12 secs

    Zach is joined by Janelle Meisenheimer and Sarah Gershon to talk about the unique considerations of implementing the MCP model in Health and P.E. classes.

  • Episode 63: Special Education in a Modern Classroom

    November 14th, 2021  |  46 mins 35 secs

    Toni Rose is joined by special education teachers Khadejah Scott and Noah Beigalmacher to discuss how the model facilitates many common accomodations while providing other built-in supports for students with IEP's and 504's.