Leigh Zeitz (Dr. Z) is an Associate Professor, Instructional Technology & Coordinator for the Instructional Technology division at the University of Northern Iowa College of Education, Iowa. He has had the opportunity to teach all grade levels from 1st through 12th in Public, Private, and Prison schools. Episode #84 expands on these and other interests that make learning meaningful.
In Episode #83, Dr. Lindsay Portnoy shares her background and journey as a cognitive scientist, educator, and author who is working to translate the science of learning into powerful and intentionally crafted experiences tailored to each unique learning community.
Episode #82 Podcast and Post with Barbara Gruener is about “Being Where Your Heart.” She enjoys working with people as they discover who they are, what they stand for, what motivates them, and what they want and need. Barbara is a coach, mentor, consultant, speaker, and author of What’s Under Your Cape.
Episode #81 Podcast is with Dan Jackson, a high school business and marketing instructor in North Carolina where his students experience entrepreneurial pathways. He professes that he develops thinkers and doers, not test-takers. After all, thinkers and doers drive innovation.
After designing my Learner Profile based on Universal Design for Learning (UDL), I learned things about me that surprised me. I also knew from the skills and dispositions we will need for the future, I got it that I wasn’t prepared. How could I support teachers if I wasn’t sure about me? Especially if I …
Dr. Sarah Thomas shares in Episode #80 Podcast and Post about her journey as a learner, educator, publisher, and connector. Sarah tells how she started EduMatch and how she enjoys growing the community and learning from others.
This post is about how Universal Design for Learning (UDL) starts with Multiple Means of Engagement. This is about the WHY of learning before the WHAT. Because of that, Barbara has revised and created new materials that support learners creating their learner profile.
Episode #79 Podcast and Post is with Mandy Froehlich about leadership, innovation, and divergent teaching and thinking. Mandy shares her two books and her journey in providing support for teachers with their practice and guiding authors during the writing process.
This post is on the overview of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and the framework of the three UDL Principles, the UDL Guidelines, and the checkpoints.
Paul Emerich France shares in Episode #78 about his journey as an educator, writer, and author. He shares stories and strategies that teachers can use to empower kids to develop agency.