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The BIS Podcast is stoked to bring you the recent happenings in Crater BIS. Host Jeremy Sinks dives into all of the BIS innovations going on inside its classrooms by interviewing teachers, students, and administrators. In an ever changing educational landscape, the BIS Podcast is dedicated to keeping you updated on current trends and topics in education.

The BIS Podcast is stoked to bring you the recent happenings in Crater BIS. Host Jeremy Sinks dives into all of the BIS innovations going on inside its classrooms by interviewing teachers, students, and administrators. In an ever changing educational landscape, the BIS Podcast is dedicated to keeping you updated on current trends and topics in education.
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The BIS Podcast is stoked to bring you the recent happenings in Crater BIS. Host Jeremy Sinks dives into all of the BIS innovations going on inside its classrooms by interviewing teachers, students, and administrators. In an ever changing educational landscape, the BIS Podcast is dedicated to keeping you updated on current trends and topics in education.

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English

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541-494-6354


Episodes

The Pivotal Role of a School Counselor

1/16/2019
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It’s easy for adults to overlook the “stuff” kids go through. But just because they’re kids, we shouldn’t treat their “stuff” any less seriously than an adult’s “stuff.” Anxiety. Depression. Stress. Social Media meltdowns. How do we help students work through their “stuff?” Tune in to this week’s episode to learn from Crater High Counselor Michelle Grush who shares her advice and experience in helping students in a “no-judgments, let me walk with you” kind-of-way. If you are a Crater student...

Duration:00:39:18

Free Speech & Debate

1/9/2019
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Public speaking is phobia numéro uno for most people. Even the most experienced speakers will tell you they still get nervous before giving a speech or presentation. But through practice and experience, much of that fear can be overcome with confidence. So how do we engage students in meaningful public speaking exercises? With ribbons, medals, and coffee mugs of course! Tune in to learn about the growing competitive field of high school Speech & Debate. Coach Kristen Sullivan shares how she...

Duration:00:55:42

Guess Who's Back, Back Again

12/22/2018
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It's the BIS Alumni Celebration Day! In this live episode, BIS alum share their college experience with our current BIS students. It's our favorite day of the year because we get to see how our BIS graduates are making their marks in the world. Join us for this special episode as these college students discuss how BIS prepared them for their educational journey after high school, and get a glimpse of the college life, including important tips and essential advice for making the most out of...

Duration:00:51:44

Learn to Code Save the World

12/14/2018
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Teaching students to program is like giving them super powers. They are able to leverage their creativity and build a strong foundation for problem solving. Learning to code requires persistence – a lot of persistence. Students level up their persistence ability faster in programming than just about any other subject. When students combine their creativity, problem solving sills, and persistence ability, they create amazing feats. Listen in on this episode with BIS physics/programming...

Duration:00:46:33

¡Vamos!

12/6/2018
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Do you want to learn a foreign language in a way that sticks? Ditch the textbooks and workbooks. Throw out the rows of desks. Free your classroom of those stifling traditional methods and supercharge student learning with the interactive, hands-on learning approach of OWL (Organic World Language). BIS Spanish teacher Allison Williams joins the show this week to share how she engages students in this high energy, immersion style instructional delivery method. BIS students Josh Hearne and...

Duration:00:45:32

Blue Jackets. Gold Standards

11/27/2018
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In episode 4, host Jeremy Sinks looks at a local organization steeped in a tradition of success: Crater FFA. He brings in the 3 FFA advisors, Kristin Kostman, Jim Miller, and Bailey Corcoran to learn about how they've cultivated a strong program with a long-standing reputation of excellence in the state of Oregon. Two current FFA officers also join the show to share their experience of what it means to wear the iconic blue and gold denim jackets.

Duration:01:00:28

Super Steele in the House!

11/15/2018
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In episode 3, host Jeremy Sinks runs down what's happening in BIS, then hosts special guest, "Super Steele," Central Point School District 6 Superintendent Samantha Steele. Super Steele discusses leadership, vision, innovation, and the latest ground-breaking project in D6, the Crater Works, a large-scale makerspace that aims to forge a community of learners and entrepreneurs in the Central Point.

Duration:00:54:55

Learning Management Systems and How to Use Them Effectively

11/6/2018
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In episode 2, host Jeremy Sinks runs down what's been happening in BIS, then briefly introduces the purpose of Learning Management Systems (LMS) and how they are used to deliver instruction for virtual classrooms.BIS math teacher Kierra Huggins joins the pod to share her latest implementation: Blended Learning using the Summit Learning Management System. Mrs. Huggins has accomplished a truly blended learning model with multiple skill levels in one classroom. She discusses how she makes this...

Duration:00:42:11

We are BIS – Welcome to the Pod!

10/31/2018
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In this debut episode, host Jeremy Sinks recaps one of the CSBeast's iconic projects: the Mock Interviews. He also relates the recent challenges and troubleshooting he undertook to make sure CESPN was ready for its live broadcast of Crater Football's Senior Night, and a brief glimpse into the novel his Honor's English students are reading called "All the Light We Cannot See." BIS Principal Tiffany Slaughter shares why she's excited about the BIS Makerspace this year and the current...

Duration:00:36:38