September 26th, 2021 | 45 mins 42 secs
Toni Rose is joined by Megan Remmel and Jocelyn Hieatzman, both veteran teachers who came to the MCP model after many years of traditional teaching, to talk about why they chose to reinvent their classes and the benefits of the model for all teachers, new and veteran alike.
September 19th, 2021 | 44 mins 43 secs
Toni Rose is joined by Chauncy Foreman and Anna Gosling to talk about their experience implementing the model in their first few years of teaching and to discuss why the model is beneficial for those new to the profession.
September 12th, 2021 | 45 mins 57 secs
This week, Toni Rose is joined by Lisa Doty to talk about how they respond to teachers, students, and stakeholders who have concerns about the MCP model. They address some common misconceptions and answer a few questions from teachers who have concerns about particular aspects of the model.
September 5th, 2021 | 43 mins 19 secs
Toni Rose is joined by Emily Dia to talk about using a Unit Zero to introduce the model, and they go on to describe a day in the life of a Modern Classroom once students have internalized the routines.
August 29th, 2021 | 43 mins 31 secs
Kate and Zach chat with Cheyenne Dickson about sharing the MCP model with stakeholders, including both communicating with students and families as well as explaining our teaching model to colleagues and administrators.
August 22nd, 2021 | 42 mins 20 secs
innovators in education
For the third installment in our Innovators in Education series, Kareem is joined by James Francis, CEO of Screencastify, to discuss Screencastify's growth in the education space and its responsive approach to its growing user base of educators.
August 15th, 2021 | 47 mins 48 secs
In this episode of the Modern Classrooms Project Podcast, Kate is joined by Demi Lager to discuss the versatility of the instructional model for in-person and distance learning.
August 8th, 2021 | 51 mins 42 secs
Toni Rose and Zach field more of your questions on topics relating to rolling out the model at the beginning of the year, meaningful mastery checks on topics learned by rote, and using rubrics.
August 1st, 2021 | 49 mins 1 sec
Kareem is joined by Toni Rose Deanon, who will be joining the podcast as a cohost! They discuss the importance of building equitable classrooms, what it means to teach equitably, and how the model facilities and reinforces equitable teaching practices.
July 25th, 2021 | 44 mins 41 secs
Zach is joined by Monte Woodard and Sarah Moon to discuss their approaches to lesson classifications (must-do, should-do, and aspire-to-do lessons) and how the different types of lessons facilitate self-pacing, access to content, and mastery-based grading.
July 18th, 2021 | 57 mins 17 secs
In this episode, Kate is joined by Debbie Menard to explore classroom set-up and systems that can help facilitate blended, self-paced, mastery-based learning.
July 11th, 2021 | 46 mins 25 secs
This week, Kareem chats with Zach and Monte Woodard about their experience as Modern Classrooms Mentors, diving into some of the most common feedback they give to mentees working through the MCP Mentorship Program.
July 4th, 2021 | 50 mins 56 secs
In our 7th Q&A episode, Kareem and Zach field more questions from the MCP community on practice activities vs. mastery checks, creating instructional videos, and beginning-of-class routines.
June 27th, 2021 | 48 mins 24 secs
This week, Kareem is joined by Garner Andrews to discuss motivation in a Modern Classroom, with topics ranging from self-determination theory to more practical approaches to leveraging the MCP model to inspire students to strive for success
June 20th, 2021 | 40 mins 43 secs
This week, Kareem is joined by one of his former students, Jayme Mims, to talk about the Modern Classrooms model from the student's perspective, how it facilitates learning and responsibility in school, and how it prepares students for success in college and beyond.
June 15th, 2021 | 52 mins 22 secs
In this week's episode, we discuss systems and strategies Modern Classroom educators employ to make mastery-based grading sustainable in their classrooms.