Make Learning Magical

Make Learning Magical
Conversations about making learning MAGICAL through: Memorable Beginnings, Authenticity & Agency, Gamified strategies, Innovation, Creativity, Collaboration, & Curiosity, Authentic Audience, and Legacy.

Special Guest: Tara Martin
Nov 28 • 50 min
This week I chatted with author, speaker, #booksnaps founder, Public Relations & Communication Director, and my bestie…Tara Martin! I love this convo where we share the origin of our friendship, the power of social media and being connected educators,…
Special Guest: Laura Steinbrink
Nov 22 • 37 min
In this episode I talk to the amazing educator and wearer of many hats, Laura Steinbrink! So many shoutouts, digital tools, and ideas they are too numerous to mention!
Heather Marrs
Nov 2 • 28 min
In this episode I chat with elementary educator and instructional coach, Heather Marrs! Shout outs to: Seesaw, gamification, ios Keynote, Sketchnoting, #OrEdChat, Sylvia Duckworth, Michael Cohen, and Laura Steinbrink!
Special Guest: Alicia Ray
Oct 24 • 29 min
In this episode, I chat with Alicia Ray. Alicia is anLead Digital Learning & Media Innovation Facilitator and author of the book #EduEyeExam! Follow her on Twitter at @Iluveducating and #EduEyeExam and at
Interview with Becky VanDuker
Oct 18 • 34 min
Becky is an incredible elementary teacher in Southern Oregon who creates MAGICAL learning experiences in her classroom through play, room transformations, and gamified learning! Follow her on Twitter @sixthisgoal Follow her on Twitter @sixthisgoal
An Interview with Scott Nunes
Oct 10 • 24 min
Scott Nunes is an inspiring and innovative ELA teacher from Modesto, CA! Follow him on: Twitter @MrNunesTeach Instagram @IamMrEdtech Linked In Facebook
Letting Go of Perfect
Sep 27 • 5 min
In this episode I share my thoughts on letting go of perfectionism.
Starting Strong: Relationships, procedures, and fun!!
Sep 27 • 14 min
In this episode my husband and high school ceramics teacher, Russ Richmond, and I chat about ways to start off the year strong with relationship building, procedures, and fun!
Creating classroom magic using GlideApps with special guest, Alyssa Marie Brown
Sep 26 • 31 min
Family and consumer science teacher, Alyssa Marie Brown, shares how she’s creating classroom magic with Glideapps and shares her current favorite podcasts, digital tools, & sources of inspiration.
Refuel & Recharge to go the Distance for our Students
Aug 31 • 11 min
In this episode my husband and ceramics teacher, Russell Richmond, discuss ways to refuel and recharge so we can maintain our energy for our students throughout the school year.
Take a Leap!
Aug 30 • 20 min
In this episode my husband and ceramics teacher, Russell Richmond, and I discuss the magic that happens when we take a leap out of our comfort zone and try something new!
Creating Magical Beginnings
Aug 30 • 14 min
In this first episode my husband and ceramics teacher, Russell Richmond, shares how he created magical moments on his first day of classes. Find my blog and resources to the Favorite Things activity here…