May 19th, 2022 | 54 mins 39 secs
antiracism, community college, diversity, equity, impact framework, inclusion, leadership, policy
Learning to teach better with Dr. Jeremiah Sims, of Rooted in Love, as we discuss his work with Initiative for Diversity, Equity, Antiracism and Leadership (IDEAL) Fellows and how they are equipped to identify and research campus policies that are disproportionately negatively impacting marginalized student groups using the IMPACT Framework.
May 12th, 2022 | 46 mins 14 secs
access, antiracist, asian americans, inclusion, solidarity
Learning to teach better with educator, speaker and professional learning facilitator, Dr. Sarah-SoonLing Blackburn, as we discuss her article from Learning for Justice, "What is the Model Minority Myth?"
May 5th, 2022 | 54 mins 5 secs
music, rob harvilla, songs, the 90's
Learning to teach better with Rob Harvilla, The Ringer senior staff writer and music critic, as we discuss his podcast, 60 Songs that Explain the 90's. We dive into how he structures the podcast, how it has evolved over 60 episodes, and whether or not he considers himself a teacher of the 90's.
April 14th, 2022 | 41 mins 1 sec
easter, facilitating, gospel, jesus, mark, teaching
Learning to teach better by examining the story of "Jesus feeds 5000" from Mark 6:30-44, with Joey Bates, Next Generation Pastor from The Orchard Oxford in Oxford, MS.
March 24th, 2022 | 1 hr 1 min
curriculum, mathematics, mathematics education, mathematics teaching, nctm, writing
Learning to teach better with Past President of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, and Professor Emeritus at the University of Montana, Johnny Lott, as he discusses lessons learned through his vast amount of experience teaching, writing, and leading.
E068: Matthew Mifflin Helps Extract More Lessons on Good Teaching from the Broken Record Podcast with Robert Plant and Rick Rubin
March 10th, 2022 | 1 hr 12 secs
blues, good teaching, music, rick rubin, robert plant
Learning to teach better by presenting to Matthew Mifflin ( Phrygian Frog Music Professionals (BMI) and Phrygian Frog Records, Artist and Songwriter) lessons on good teaching extracted from an episode of the Broken Record Podcast featuring Robert Plant and Rick Rubin.
March 3rd, 2022 | 1 hr 5 mins
engagement, logical thinking, puzzles, student engagement
Learning to teach better with Dr. Jeffrey Wanko, mathematics teacher educator and puzzle creator, as we explore puzzles and how to use them with students to develop logical thinking, creativity, risk taking, and agency.
February 24th, 2022 | 1 hr 3 mins
antiracist, love, praxis
Learning to teach better with Dr. Jeremiah Sims, of Rooted in Love, as we discuss 'love as praxis' through his work with the IMPACT Equity Evaluation, antiracist growth mindset, and IDEAL Fellows.
January 26th, 2022 | 2 mins 33 secs
An overview of past episodes of the Amidon Planet Podcast, a review of the purpose of the Amidon Planet Podcast, and a preview of what is to come!
December 30th, 2021 | 59 mins 28 secs
2021, new year, reflecting
Learning to teach better by reflecting on 2021 with Kayla Luke and discussing my journal article from the Mathematics Teacher: Learning and Teaching PK-12 journal, "Sharing the Golden Nuggets".
December 23rd, 2021 | 39 mins 20 secs
called, calling, christmas, gospel
Learning to teach better with Joey Bates as we reflect on his recent Christmas message from the Thrill of Hope sermon series at The Orchard Oxford.
December 16th, 2021 | 1 hr 24 mins
enneagram, mental health, nancy bartelt, self care
Learning to teach better with Nancy Bartelt as we discuss the enneagram, self care, and recognizing when and how to do the work of self care. Nancy shares her own lessons on self care that are available in a downloadable workbook.