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The Get More Math Podcast is a specialized podcast created for teachers by teachers. We are passionate about helping students gain mastery and retention in mathematics. We provide the tools and resources to help teachers teach their students well. As we've shifted into remote learning environments, we want to be part of the conversation on implementing learning strategies and encouraging teachers.

The Get More Math Podcast is a specialized podcast created for teachers by teachers. We are passionate about helping students gain mastery and retention in mathematics. We provide the tools and resources to help teachers teach their students well. As we've shifted into remote learning environments, we want to be part of the conversation on implementing learning strategies and encouraging teachers.

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United States

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The Get More Math Podcast is a specialized podcast created for teachers by teachers. We are passionate about helping students gain mastery and retention in mathematics. We provide the tools and resources to help teachers teach their students well. As we've shifted into remote learning environments, we want to be part of the conversation on implementing learning strategies and encouraging teachers.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Best of Season 3

12/23/2020
In this final episode of 2020, we revisit some of our favorite moments from season 3. Have a story you'd like to share on the podcast? Contact me (Robbie) at rbrown@getmoremath.com to share how GMM has impacted your classroom. We hope you've been enjoying these conversations! If you aren’t yet using GMM and you’d like to see what it’s all about, go to getmoremath.com to learn more and sign up for a free trial.

Duration:00:35:53

Can you say "I love my job" in the middle of a pandemic?

11/18/2020
In this episode of the Get More Math podcast, Josh chats with Rita Sponenburg about how after 18 years of teaching math, the pandemic finally forced her to switch to a flipped classroom. That coupled with Get More Math, Rita is able to wake up each morning and reflect on how much she loves her job, not an easy thing to do in the middle of a pandemic. Now that she’s adjusted, she says there’s no going back. We hope you enjoy this conversation! If you aren’t yet using GMM and you’d like to...

Duration:00:40:52

When Students Ask their School Board to Keep Using GMM with Christa Oeder & Erika Hale

11/11/2020
In this episode of the Get More Math podcast, Josh is joined by two math teachers from Daniel Boone High School in Gray, Tennessee. Listen as both teachers explain how they have adjusted to the difficulties of remote teaching and how their students advocated for GMM, even going so far as to write letters to the board to ensure they’d get to continue using the program. We hope you enjoy this conversation! If you aren’t yet using GMM and you’d like to see what it’s all about, go to...

Duration:00:47:26

How to Utilize Get More Math to Replace Daily Homework with Nichole Snyder

11/4/2020
Imagine a world where you didn’t have to check homework every day. Sounds pretty great, right?! Listen to this episode with 6th-grade math teacher, Nichole Snyder as she and Josh discuss the ease of replacing dated homework tactics with time-saving GMM tactics! You’ll also hear Nichole and Josh talk about motivating students to do their best work. Take notes as you listen, they give fantastic ideas! We hope you enjoy this conversation and are encouraged to continue using Get More Math in...

Duration:00:37:06

How Getting Comfortable with Making Mistakes Builds Confidence with Mandy Beck

10/28/2020
In this episode of the Get More Math Podcast, we are sharing a delightful conversation between veteran GMM user, Mandy Beck, and Josh Britton. Mandy shares how she values accuracy over points gained and how starting with the basics is key for student success and confidence. She specifically shares a story of how a struggling student became one of her most engaged students just by using GMM. So inspiring! She also shares a great tip that all teachers need to know. Listen to find out what it...

Duration:00:32:29

Giving Students what they need to be able to Succeed with Lari Gallaher

10/21/2020
In this episode, Lari Gallaher shares how Get More Math has been especially useful in her remote classroom as she navigates education in the COVID era. Lari describes her “Flashback Fridays” and how she uses a “Mixed Review Sandwich” which closely resembles the method used by Josh in his own classroom while he was developing Get More Math. We hope you enjoy this episode! We hope you enjoy this conversation and are encouraged to continue using Get More Math in your classroom or interested to...

Duration:00:32:48

The Benefits of Student Personalization with Tiffany Smith

10/14/2020
In this episode, we’re hearing from a long-time Get More Math user, Tiffany Smith. As a high school Algebra teacher, she’s seen a dramatic change in students as more and more grade levels in her district utilize the program. Additionally, she shares a story of how creating Challenge Classes resulted in motivating the most unexpected students. We hope you enjoy this conversation with Tiffany and Josh! We hope you enjoy this conversation and are encouraged to continue using Get More Math in...

Duration:00:32:24

How One Teacher Turned his Math Classes Around in One Year Using Get More Math w

10/7/2020
In this episode, hear from Texas Teacher, Cody Kirkland. Through using Get More Math in his middle school classroom, Cody was able to change the overall landscape of how his students approached learning math. Bringing his energy and drive to the classroom, over time Cody saw his students not only improve their math skills but become excited about solving the problems and wanting to learn more. With the onset of COVID-19 protocols last spring his students were unable to take their...

Duration:00:28:58

New School Year, New Season of the Get More Math Podcast!

9/30/2020
We are back with a brand new season of the Get More Math Podcast focusing on sharing stories from real teachers who are seeing real results in their classrooms! We are kicking off this season by hearing from 2 Get More Math team members, Erica Martin and Chrystie Williams. Erica and Chrystie both share their stories of how they found Get More Math and how they implemented the program into their classrooms while they were teachers. We’re also sharing news and updates for Get More Math users...

Duration:00:25:06

Get More Math from the Start: One Teacher’s Solution For Math Retention

8/12/2020
We're turning the tables this episode and putting Get More Math Podcast host, Josh Britton, in the hot seat! In this episode, Josh peels back the curtain and gives us a behind-the-scenes look during his teaching career and what prompted him to create Get More Math in the first place. We are always inspired by Josh's drive, innovation, and passion to help students achieve more than they think is possible and we think you'll be inspired as well. We hope you enjoy this conversation and are...

Duration:00:43:34

Bringing Kindness, Excellence, and Curiosity into the Classroom: An Exit Interview with 40-Year Math Teacher Brenda Lynch

8/5/2020
In this unique episode, we're hearing from a 40-year classroom teacher veteran, Brenda Lynch. Brenda shares her stories with us, how the education landscape has changed over time and gives some great advice for new teachers who are just beginning their careers. Episode Highlights: We hope you enjoy this discussion and are encouraged to continue using Get More Math in your classroom or interested to learn more about how you can start using Get More Math. Great news! Our show was selected...

Duration:00:44:45

Enabling Student Discovery in the Classroom with Jay Meadows

7/22/2020
In this episode, listen to a riveting conversation between Get More Math founder and podcast host, Josh Britton, and Jay Meadows. During Jay's time in the classroom, his teaching philosophy was to never give any answers but empower his students to figure out the problems. Episode Highlights: We hope you enjoy this discussion and are encouraged to continue using Get More Math in your classroom or interested to learn more about how you can start using Get More Math. Great news! Our show was...

Duration:00:44:33

Interleaving in Math with Anne Agostinelli

7/15/2020
In this episode, we're having a conversation with math teacher and coach, Anne Agostinelli, focusing on the concept of Interleaving in Math. Anne and Josh go back and forth defining interleaving, how she's implemented interleaving in her lessons, and how her students respond to this method. In this episode we discuss: Resources Mentioned: Interleaving in Math Poojah K. Agarwal Powerful Teaching We hope you enjoy this discussion and are encouraged to continue using Get More Math in your...

Duration:00:42:37

Round Table on Math Education From Robin, Shelly and Jeff from the Get More Math Team

5/12/2020
In the finale of season one, you’ll hear a round table discussion with founder, Josh Britton, and 3 Get More Math team members: Robin, Shelly and Jeff. While we cover a lot of ground in this discussion, what is most evident is the heart for seeing students learn, retain, and get excited about math. In this episode we discuss: Resources/Tools mentioned in this episode: Josh's introduction video explaining Get More MathWe hope you enjoy this discussion and are encouraged to continue using...

Duration:00:40:07

How Teachers Can Support Students’ Mental Health with Monique Nelson

5/8/2020
In this episode, Josh speaks with School Counselor, Monique Nelson. We wanted to have a dialogue specifically about student and teacher mental health as we begin wrapping up the 2019-2020 school year. Monique gives us great insight on helping students navigate through the grief they most likely are experiencing, what teachers should watch out for to assess the well being of their students and encouragement for teachers on dealing with their own mental health. In this episode we...

Duration:00:34:31

The Importance of Boundaries and Self Care with Tara Crebs

4/28/2020
In this episode Math Teacher, Tara Crebs, shares with us how she's adapting her strategies to fit the needs of her students. She is doing her best to engage and encourage her students during this time as well as implementing self-care to prevent burnout. Tara vulnerably shares with us what it's been like for her and how she's taking care of herself. In this episode we discuss: Helpful Links and Resources Get More Math SoftwareGoogle Classroom Mr. Sticky's Famous Sticky BunsProviding...

Duration:00:38:36

Keeping Perspective and Enthusiasm in the Virtual Classroom with Jeff Swarr

4/24/2020
Get ready for a pep talk from our friend, Math Teacher, and Coach, Jeff Swarr! During this episode, Jeff walks us through his core teaching principles of meeting each student where they are and always putting relationships first. Jeff and Josh bat back and forth on what it means to be authentic and the importance of viewing this challenging season as a time of great opportunity. Let Coach Swarr’s enthusiasm and optimism fire you up for finishing this school year strong! Episode...

Duration:00:41:37

The Challenges of Engaging Students new to Distance Education with Ed Pelfrey

4/20/2020
This episode is from the perspective of a high school administrator, Ed Pelfrey. Like all of us, Mr. Pelfrey has never had to quickly create a distance learning system before. In his interview with Josh, Mr. Pelfrey shares with us how his students were set up to succeed in distance learning because of the initiatives set in place before COVID-19 and how he is supporting teachers as they connect with their students. In this episode we discuss how Mr. Pelfry is: Helpful Links and...

Duration:00:29:06

Individualizing the Education Experience in Distance Learning with Joan Shearman

4/13/2020
In this episode of the Get More Math podcast, you’ll hear a candid conversation with educator Joan Shearman. With 33 years of classroom experience under her belt, Joan is continuing to try new ways to connect with her students during the COVID era. Listen in to her conversation with Josh to discover how she is evolving to address the challenges she’s facing with her students. In this episode we discuss how Joan is: If you’d like to know more or see what it’s all about, we’d like to give you...

Duration:00:37:14

Keeping Up The Teacher-Student Relationship During COVID-19

4/7/2020
We’re all making adjustments during the COVID-19 crisis, especially schools. No matter how long a teacher has taught in a classroom, distance learning on this scale is a first in our lifetime. In this episode, you’ll listen in on a discussion with a technology-driven teacher, Mrs. Cox, and hear how she’s adjusting to this new normal. Mrs. Cox shares with us how she’s adapting her lessons, making herself available to students, and ways she’s continuing to build relationships through remote...

Duration:00:31:00