Scott has been a passionate educator in Southern California for over 20 years. Currently teaching 5th grade, he was selected 2014 Orange County Teacher of the Year, was a California State Teacher of the Year Finalist, and was the winner of the 2013 Project Tomorrow's Innovative STEM Teacher Award. Scott is also the co-creator of Global School Play Day, creator of Technology Applied Science Fair, and co-host of two podcasts (The Bedley Bros and Grumpy Old Teachers). In this broadcast, Scott and Brent share stories about the best teachers they had growing up and what we can learn from those teachers.
Monique works alongside Brent as one of the amazing teachers at his school, teaching transitional kindergarten and kindergarten. Anyone who thinks kindergarten lacks rigor and is all about nap time has never visited Monique's classroom. Students under her instruction are developing critical thinking skills, performing at incredibly high levels, building community, and most importantly, loving learning. In this episode, Monique and Brent transparently share personal stories of falling short with students and the incredible power of an apology.
Tim has been providing students innovative learning experiences for nearly 30 years. Always looking for new ways to engage his students, Tim has transformed his classroom by incorporating outside-the-box lessons, flexible seating, and Gallery Learning. He is the co-founder of Global School Play Day and shares his experience and expertise at educational conferences and through his two podcasts: The Bedley Bros. (with his brother Scott) and the 5-Minute MishMash. In this episode, Tim and Brent share their unique stories of how they got into education and what they learned through the process.
Cassie serves alongside Brent as the Assistant Principal of Alta Murrieta Elementary School. Before moving into administration, Cassie served as Resource Specialist, Read 180/System 44 teacher, and Intervention Specialist. In this broadcast, Cassie and Brent share stories of how we won't always see all the fruits of our labor, that we make a big impact in the lives of students, even when we don't realize it.