The Rural Educators Podcast! An international team talks about the challenges and joys of being an educator in the most remote parts of the country.
Professional Pod-caster and former professional teacher Sara Candela walks us through her transition from the classroom to a seat behind the mic. Uprooting form New York to LA, starting her own show and eventually landing her dream job with a podcasting company, she explains how audio can change the way we operate in the classroom.…
Alive and well, the gang sits down with an Elementary School Principal, an IT director of a large Phoenix School District and a CISCO regional manager to get the scoop on staying Cyber Safe and being a good Digital Citizen!
We are excited to have a fellow educator and podcaster, in the studio tonight; Dr. Melissa Sadorf! She makes all the magic happen at the Stanfield Elementary School District and her podcast, The Rural Scoop blew us away with it’s quality and content. We talk to her about the people she interviews, her take on the needs of rural education and just g…
We're back! Hello 2019, a little late out of the gate but still kickin'!We have some big news from one of our co-hosts, you wont want to miss this folks!
What was that one moment in your education when a teacher or an educator changes your path, your destiny, gave you that spark? We dive into the moments that changed our lives, for better or worse, and ask; Are we making those moments for our kids.
Steven Isaacs brings his expertise to bare and walks us through the best ways to introduce kids to Computer Science, from "physical" computing to coding. He helps us dispel the myths and hurdles of what it takes to brig your classroom into the 21st century.
Nathan Stevens, professional educator and self made.. uh, Maker joins us to talk about Makerspaces and how they are changing education one mad scientist project at a time!
We pull up hay bails and reflect on the last year, what we have learned and accomplished. We also chat about kicking off the new year in style, getting and giving advice on ways to make your first days in rural education successful. Thanks for listening!
Dawn Kwan, Program Manager from Team4Tech and Nicole Johnson, Executive Director of Pure Good Foundation from Pure Storage talk to us about a program that sends working professionals to rural schools in the U.S. and around the world. The team of dedicated volunteers help train teachers and keep them up to date on the latest technology. We dispel th…
Dr. Sarah Thomas, co-founder of edumatch.org stops by the barn and we talk about everything from Summer schedules to "Personal Learning Family." She schools us on how and why we should build a network of like-minded educators.
We get New York cultured as we sit down with Tyler Schrodt, founder of the Electronic Gaming Federation, an organization that is bringing eSports to School Districts and Universities alike. Get ready to have all your preconceived notions destroyed, or as the kids say "pwned."
Arizona teachers have walked out!We sit down with the local Teacher Association Pres and Vice Pres, get their take on what is happening and how funding for education is so difficult to come by. This is an important episode for educators and non-educators alike.
Sitting down in the barn with Executive Director of the National Rural Education Association Dr. Allen Pratt. We have a heartfelt discussion about social media, violence in schools, and the progress we made every day by rural educators like you! Our best episode yet!
Ringing in the New Year in style, the crew from the Barn is back for a whole new year of what we love the most; Rural Education!
We are honored to have special guest host, Susan Bearden! Former fellow at the US Dept. of Education, and Education Technology Consultant. She helps us step up our game talking about tools rural schools need to be leveraging and how to handle the many hats we wear!https://www.linkedin.com/in/susanmbearden/@s_bearden…
We talk about the unique diversity of the people in the areas we work and Tammy has a brilliant idea!
How could we not talk about the weather?! Posting this a little early ahead of the long weekend! Enjoy us as you "labor!"
Our inaugural episode! We introduce ourselves, why we are doing this and just get excited to be here!