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Join Weston, Molly, and a bottle of wine as we use iconic teaching moments from movies and television as a vehicle to reflect on instructional practice. We invite you to laugh, agree or disagree, and work toward discovering exactly who you are and where you stand as an educator. Weston is a former high school teacher and administrator who now works as a Senior Fellow with the International Center for Leadership in Education. His work as a keynoter and instructional coach has afforded him the opportunity to learn alongside teachers and administrators from all 50 states and more than 30 countries around the world. Molly is a former elementary and middle school teacher who now works with teens and young adults in parochial education programs around Colorado. She and Weston are the parents of two elementary aged children who provide additional fodder for an ed-centric podcast. Cheers!

Join Weston, Molly, and a bottle of wine as we use iconic teaching moments from movies and television as a vehicle to reflect on instructional practice. We invite you to laugh, agree or disagree, and work toward discovering exactly who you are and where you stand as an educator. Weston is a former high school teacher and administrator who now works as a Senior Fellow with the International Center for Leadership in Education. His work as a keynoter and instructional coach has afforded him the opportunity to learn alongside teachers and administrators from all 50 states and more than 30 countries around the world. Molly is a former elementary and middle school teacher who now works with teens and young adults in parochial education programs around Colorado. She and Weston are the parents of two elementary aged children who provide additional fodder for an ed-centric podcast. Cheers!
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Join Weston, Molly, and a bottle of wine as we use iconic teaching moments from movies and television as a vehicle to reflect on instructional practice. We invite you to laugh, agree or disagree, and work toward discovering exactly who you are and where you stand as an educator. Weston is a former high school teacher and administrator who now works as a Senior Fellow with the International Center for Leadership in Education. His work as a keynoter and instructional coach has afforded him the opportunity to learn alongside teachers and administrators from all 50 states and more than 30 countries around the world. Molly is a former elementary and middle school teacher who now works with teens and young adults in parochial education programs around Colorado. She and Weston are the parents of two elementary aged children who provide additional fodder for an ed-centric podcast. Cheers!

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English


Episodes

E36: Modern Family

3/6/2018
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Phil Dunphy shows us why working to be the effective teacher is a much better idea than trying to be the "cool" teacher.

Duration:00:29:43

E35: Olympics

2/27/2018
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Molly and Weston chat about what Olympians can teach us about developing grit and harnessing the intensity of some of our most challenging kids.

Duration:00:28:02

E34: Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

1/17/2018
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What are you doing in your classroom/school to cultivate social emotional health? Taking tips from Mr. Rogers.

Duration:00:25:11

E33: Friends

1/17/2018
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Are you the average of the 5 people you surround yourself with most? Find out who your FRIENDS are with Molly and Weston!

Duration:00:30:17

E32: Kindergarten Cop

1/12/2018
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Kindergarten Cop is drowning in rules and starving for consequences on this week’s episode!

Duration:00:26:07

E31: Parenthood

11/13/2017
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Molly and Weston talk about Parenthood and what they look for in their own kids’ school. This episode is not to be missed!

Duration:00:23:33

E30: Stranger Things

11/8/2017
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Stranger Things shows us how to get kids to board the curiosity train! Nothing to fear with this week's podcast. We promise.

Duration:00:23:10

E29: Game of Thrones

9/27/2017
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YES WE DID! Game of Thrones and Education! A perfect pair right? What can the battle for the iron throne teach us about school leadership? Turns out...plenty! Join Molly and Weston and play along as we build the perfect school leader using Game of Thrones characters.

Duration:00:30:04

E28: 30 Rock

9/20/2017
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Jack Donaghy from 30 Rock helps us understand the importance of metacognition, the "Think Aloud", and finding more teachable moments within our content objectives. It's after six and Molly and I are in our tuxedos! I mean, what are we, farmers?

Duration:00:22:17

E27: Scrubs

7/14/2017
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The art of self-evaluation courtesy of Scrubs! With a challenge for listeners!

Duration:00:36:06

E26: The Breakfast Club

7/7/2017
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Using the Breakfast Club to help kids peel back the layers and evolve beyond their labels.

Duration:00:33:59

E25: The Lord of the Rings

4/19/2017
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Gandalf, love, and the law of source and resource on this week's episode!

Duration:00:22:30

E24: The Goonies

4/12/2017
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Remembering it's their time and teaching our little Goonies with love and logic on this week's episode!

Duration:00:23:28

E23: Finding Forrester

3/31/2017
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Finding Forester gives us insight into peer tutoring and maintaining our focus on the main event in our lessons.

Duration:00:19:31

E22: The Karate Kid

3/22/2017
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The power of repetition and the need to teach the whole child on this week's episode!

Duration:00:22:05

E21: Star Wars [Yoda]

3/15/2017
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Who's your Yoda? Learn you will! Yoda schools Molly and Weston on giving full effort, relinquishing control, and spreading knowledge on this week's episode!

Duration:00:26:35

E20: Legally Blonde

3/8/2017
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Can we avoid labeling kids? How much is too much to know about kids before they walk into our classrooms? Legally Blonde provides a few answers.

Duration:00:24:04

E19: The Wizard of Oz

2/22/2017
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The Wizard of Oz shows teachers three things they need to be successful: Heart, Brains, and Courage!

Duration:00:29:14

E18: Braveheart

2/16/2017
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Leaders are not born they are made! Talking formal and informal leadership with William Wallace and Braveheart.

Duration:00:27:01

E17: Zoolander

2/10/2017
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Derek and Hansel give us insight into digital citizenship, kids as digital natives, and ghost apps on this week's episode!

Duration:00:28:57