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Partial Credit is the podcast that brings together education, pop-culture, and shenanigans! Your hosts, Jeffery Heil, Donnie Piercey, and Jesse Lubinsky, span 3 generations and they've got you covered coast to coast. Sit back, relax, and earn your partial credit.

Partial Credit is the podcast that brings together education, pop-culture, and shenanigans! Your hosts, Jeffery Heil, Donnie Piercey, and Jesse Lubinsky, span 3 generations and they've got you covered coast to coast. Sit back, relax, and earn your partial credit.
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Partial Credit is the podcast that brings together education, pop-culture, and shenanigans! Your hosts, Jeffery Heil, Donnie Piercey, and Jesse Lubinsky, span 3 generations and they've got you covered coast to coast. Sit back, relax, and earn your partial credit.






BONUS - #ISTE19: Where to Eat and Go in Philadelphia

Jesse and Holly Clark talk about 10 Things to Do/Eat In Philly for ISTE 2019! You're invited to come to the Education Podcast Network Meet-Up on 6-23 at 6 PM at Pat's King of Steaks. Be sure to check out the Infused Classroom Podcast too! - - - - - Visit our website Share Feedback & Ideas Tweet us at @PartialCreditEd Follow us on Instagram @PartialCreditEd Like us on Facebook


'Tis the Season (of the Test) - PC030

The End is Near What movie moment motivates you to finish strong? Jesse - Galaxy Quest “Never Give Up. Never Surrender.” By Grabthar’s Hammer, Karate Kid - You’re the Best Around montage. Donnie - “Finish Strong” “You were born for this” scene from Miracle: Jeff - Finding Forrester “You’re the man now, dog.” Dead Poet’s Society “oh captain, my captain.” or “The powerful play goes on and you may contribute a verse. What will your verse...


Lisa Highfill, Hyperdocs and Mixtapes - PC029

Hyperdocs co-author Lisa Highfill joins the show! Lisa Highfill (@lhighfill) is an instructional technology coach in the San Francisco Bay Area. She earned her masters in educational technology leadership and has been a classroom teacher for more than twenty years. As a MERIT fellow, Google Certified Innovator and a YouTube Star Teacher, she travels the globe presenting at EdTech conferences and speaking about lesson design and learning theory. Highfill is the co-author of The HyperDoc...


Partial Credit Endgame - PC028

Jennifer Cronk joins the Partial Avengers for a discussion about the best superhero teachers! Students who are skilled in the educational uses of technology are more prepared to meet the demands of the 21st Century. It is imperative that technology education does not happen separately from academic curricula, but interweaves it and becomes a visible and implied component. When used correctly, technology will bring the conversation beyond the classroom walls into a more dynamic global...


Google Infused Classrooms and Elevate EDU - PC027

Holly Clark stops by and Ken Shelton replaces Donnie. Hit It! Holly Clark is an Education Strategist from San Diego, California. She is a Google Certified Innovator, National Board Certified Teacher, and holds an MA in Technology in Education from Teachers College, Columbia University. She has been working with technology integration and 1:1 environment since the year 2000. Presently she consults with schools internationally on building both the culture and strategy to support and inspire...


SmashBoardEDU with Dee Lanier - PC026

“Sociologist turned Technologist,” Dee Lanier is a passionate and energetic educator and learner with over a decade of instructional experience on the K-12 and collegiate level. Dee holds Undergraduate and Master’s degrees in Sociology with special interests in education, race relations, and inequality. From 2007-2012 Dee served at Crossroads Charter HS as a full-time Vocational Studies teacher, Testing Coordinator, and Title I Director. Dee also served as the Technology Catalyst for the...


1/4 of 100 Episodes - PC025

We recap April Fools Day in the classroom, we share what we’ve been reading, seeing, listening to, and… why not, let’s talk about feedback in education. April Fools Recap Best April Fools’ Day Pranks onlineGoogle → Calendar / Galaga / SsssnnnakeO’Riley Auto Parts US Open Having Puppies Retrieve Balls- Cuteness EnsuesAria Stark (Masie Williams) -Jimmy FallonPotato Chip RockThinkGeek - Jesse Hear - TED Radio Hour - Confronting Racism Brittany Cooper (time as a racial construct - White) See...


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First off, we're pleased to announce our partnership with StrongbadMusic, Vandaley Industries, and Hawgit Edu: three real and totally not made up game-changers in the world of music, pop-culture, and education. You should check them out. In this week's episode, we also have a few HUGE announcements we'd like to make to the world*: *most of these are taken from a buzzFeed article, but they're still HUGE announcements, don't you think? You won't BELIEVE what happens at time-stamp...


A. Sophocles. Final Answer. - PC024

Jessica Williams talks game shows and shenanigans follow! Select our all-time favorite game shows. Top 10? Price is Right - Let’s Make a Deal Wheel of Fortune - Jeopardy Supermarket Sweep - Press Your Luck Who wants to a millionaire - Family Feud Deal or No Deal - Ellen’s Game of Games Why do game shows still “work?” Something Useless Donnie Found Online Sell me something weird or confusing: - - - - - Visit our website Share...


Partial Credit Madness - PC023

Dave Whitehead and Ken Shelton guest star as we are jam-packed with guests this week and talking about some great ways to incorporate the tournament into your curriculum. We’re also getting into music and curating playlists for the classroom. - - - - - Visit our website Share Feedback & Ideas Tweet us at @PartialCreditEd Follow us on Instagram @PartialCreditEd Like us on Facebook


A Partial Credit Baby Shower - PC022

Jessica Williams back to help us throw a Partial Credit style baby shower for Little Baby Piercey who may even be here by the time you listen to this episode! You guys ready to name Donnie’s baby? How should innovative and experienced teachers incorporate district mandated/scripted curriculum? We are going to play a game where I give each of you a question about something baby related. If you get it right you get a point using the Piercey House Cup scoring rules. Winner gets to name...


Going Beyond Black History Month - PC021

Ken Shelton returns as we discuss multicultural education and specifically, what’s right and wrong with Black History Month. We will discuss movies on the topic of equity/multiculturalism we recommend for you! Extra Credit: Ken Shelton Jeff: Levels of Integration of Multicultural Education Five Dimensions of MulticulturalismEquity and Inclusion Wakelet Ken: Donnie: Multicultural Education at the Elementary Level “Soundtrack for a Revolution” Race-Conscious KidsTeaching Tolerance...


Can You Partially Know Your Child? - PC020

Movies we forgot last episode: Brookhouser (Annie Hall), THe Podfather (She’s All That), Jesse (Love & Basketball) Capcom music is now on Spotify - Mega Man, Street Fighter, Resident Evil Capcom Sound Team on Spotify Alex-uh, open “Choose Your Own Adventure” Podcast “10 Minute Teacher Podcast with Vicki Davis” Extra Credit: Jordan Lubinsky & Lily Heil If I Ruled The World How Well Do You Know Your Daughter? Hosted by Donnie, played by Jesse and Jeff. Something Useless Donnie Found...


Love, Actually? - PC019

It’s almost Valentine’s Day and love is in the air. So break out your favorite rom-com and box of chocolates! For the Love of Teaching Let’s talk Teacher Ed programs...what was your experience...what is good; what could be improved? How do districts support new teachers? TV/TIP Donnie - KTIP Jesse - City College. Talk about Pace U Jeff - National University, Teen Quest, SDSU, CSUSM Love, Movie Style What is your favorite romantic comedy? Who was your first celebrity or real-world...


Superbowl Tailgate - PC018

Donnie is happy while the rest of the country is not. On this week’s episode, we’re in Four Down Territory as we share our top 4 favorite ways for students to tell stories, we talk about our all-time favorite Superbowl Commercials (because why not), and we’re ending with our Game Winning Drive moments in the classroom. Four Down Territory Donnie (First Down) - Nat Geo Open Explorer - Example - Badlands National Park Jesse (Second Down) - Choose Your Own Adventure (Google Forms or...


A Case of The Mondays - PC017

On this week’s episode, we’re going to be talking about teacher self-care, or lack thereof, we will have another episode of Hear no Evil, See No Evil, and Read No Evil, we will take a trip down memory lane to discuss Teacher’s pets, and of course, we will be subject to yet another useless tool Donnie has found online. Coffee Talk Donnie’s Indoor Recess You Say You Want a Resolution… Staying Fit... Hear No Evil, See No Evil, Read No Evil See: Gillette Commercial: The Best Men Can...


New Year, New You - PC016

Resolutions, Donnie Goes to Antarctica, and We Share Our Favorite Moments from 2018. You Say You Want a Resolution… Well, Ya Know Lessons from Antarctica with Donnie Donnie spent time during December 2018 in Antarctica! He recaps his adventure which was made possible through National Geographic! AM I DOING HERE TRAILER360 Antarctica Youtube Videos Favorite Segment/Episode From this Past Year? Why? Donnie Shares Something Useless He Found...


Holiday Extravaganza 2018 - PC015

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas and that can mean only one thing. It must be time for a Partial Credit Holiday Extravaganza! We’re talkin’ our favorite holiday movies, songs, and EdTechTeam treats. So grab some eggnog, light your menorah, and cozy up to the Yule log because we’re getting this party started right now. Our three not so wise men and little lady, Jess Williams, discuss: Gifts from Three Not So Wise Men And a Little...


An Episode You Can't Refuse with Chris Nesi - PC014

Our Podfather, Chris Nesi, joins us for a dive into the world of podcasting and content creation in education. Chris Nesi is the host of the House of #EdTech Podcast and he co-hosts PodcastPD. In addition to being a high school social studies teacher, Chris is also the founder of the Education Podcast Network. We talk about education through quotes from the Godfather film franchise and... Donnie Shares Something Useless He Found Online - - - - - Visit our website Share Feedback &...


Partial Credit Mailbag Vol. 1 - PC013

You've asked. We're answering. Thanks for submitting questions! Donnie Shares Something Useless He Found Online Space Jam WebsiteSpace Jam Status Twitter - - - - - Visit our website Share Feedback & Ideas Tweet us at @PartialCreditEd Follow us on Instagram @PartialCreditEd Like us on Facebook