Making Fun of Teaching

Making Fun of Teaching is dedicated to encouraging, informing, and entertaining teachers, while exploring ways to utilize fun as a fundamental tenet of effective teaching. Veteran teacher Toney Jackson conducts interviews with classroom superheroes, presents powerful poetry, and delves deep into discussions about the importance of making fun.
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May 19, 2016

The first S.P.E.A.K. (Sharing Poetic Expressions And Knowledge) episode! This episode features is a song I wrote called 10 Class Commandments. In a future episode I'll break this down in detail. Here is the song, a brief recap, and your ticket to a free audiobook! 

May 10, 2016

Author, educator, and theater director Louisa Vilardi talks about the importance of fearlessness, and the potential downside of classroom tech. Her writing reaches from the youngest learners all the way up, and she shares her insight with us!

May 1, 2016

NJ State Teacher of the Year Chelsea Collins takes time amidst her varied responsibilities and drops some knowledge that we can all benefit from! Chelsea discusses the importance of collaboration, her favorite fictional teachers, PD on Wheels, and much more!

Apr 15, 2016

Scottt Raven of the Mayhem Poets shares his passion for entertaining and educating at the same time!

Apr 3, 2016

Award winning author, actor, publisher and veteran teacher Chris Ryan, discusses his jump from writing articles about kids being killed, to writing lesson plans and inspiring kids to succeed.

Mar 26, 2016

40 year veteran teacher Rosemary Flowers-Jackson discusses the importance of diversity, and making sure that all voices are heard & represented.

Mar 26, 2016

First episode of the Making Fun of Teaching Podcast! Allow me to introduce myself...