E46 – Critical Literacy with Meg Jones

Hello, and welcome to Episode 46 of the Planning Period Podcast, your #EdBreakroom. I’m your host, Brad Shreffler. This week on the show I am … Read More ›

Episode 45 – House of Edtech’s Chris Nesi

Hello, and welcome to Episode 45 of the Planning Period Podcast, your #EdBreakroom. I’m your host, Brad Shreffler. This week on the show I am … Read More ›

Disconnected Day

Anyone who know me, knows I’m a technophile. I’m an instructional technology coach, a constant Twitter user, and podcaster. I Snapchat most of my life, … Read More ›

Episode 44 – Taylor Mali of What Teachers Make

Hello, and welcome to Episode 44 of the Planning Period Podcast, your #EdBreakroom. I’m your host, Brad Shreffler. This week on the show I am … Read More ›

My Time on the Personal Playlist Podcast

I had the amazing honor of being asked to be on Noa Daniel’s Personal Playlist Podcast (BTW, notice I didn’t say “recently”. Because this post … Read More ›

Episode 43 – Matt Miller

Hello, and welcome to Episode 43 of the Planning Period Podcast, your #EdBreakroom. I’m your host, Brad Shreffler. This week on the show I am … Read More ›

Episode 42 – Flip The Script with Chip Harbin

Hello, and welcome to Episode 42 of the Planning Period Podcast, your #EdBreakroom. I’m your host, Brad Shreffler. This week on the show, I am … Read More ›

Episode 41 – School Safety Plan

Hello, and welcome to Episode 41 of the Planning Period Podcast, your #EdBreakroom. I’m your host, Brad Shreffler. This week is a little different. Just … Read More ›

Google Add-On: Class Folder Creator

As a teacher at a one-to-one school who uses G Suite and Canvas as an Learning Management System (LMS), few things are more annoying than … Read More ›

Episode 40 – Stephen Hurley

Hello, and welcome to Episode 40 of the Planning Period Podcast, your #EdBreakroom. I’m your host, Brad Shreffler. This week on the show I am … Read More ›

Episode 39 – AJ Bianco

Hello, and welcome to Episode 39 of the Planning Period Podcast, your #EdBreakroom. I’m your host, Brad Shreffler. This week on the show I am … Read More ›

On a Field Trip with My Son

My son’s kindergarten class went on a field trip to a farm recently, and I had the chance to chaperone the trip. First of all, … Read More ›

Episode 38 – Teachers Speak Up Live

Hello, and welcome to Episode 38 of the Planning Period Podcast, your #EdBreakroom. I’m your host, Brad Shreffler. This week on the podcast I’m doing … Read More ›

Episode 37 – Jethro Jones

Hello, and welcome to Episode 37 of the Planning Period Podcast, your #EdBreakroom. I’m your host, Brad Shreffler. This week on the show I am … Read More ›

I’m Done Holding My Tongue In Class

It only seems fair to start this post with an admission. I am a gun owner. In the past, I was even a member of … Read More ›

Episode 36 – Trevor MacKenzie

Hello, and welcome to Episode 36 of the Planning Period Podcast, your #EdBreakroom. I’m your host, Brad Shreffler. This week on the show I am … Read More ›

Episode 35 – EdCamp Orange Live Special

Hello, and welcome to Episode 34 of the Planning Period Podcast, your #EdBreakroom. I’m your host, Brad Shreffler. This week on the show, we’re going … Read More ›

Episode 34 – Chip Harbin

Hello, and welcome to Episode 34 of the Planning Period Podcast, your #EdBreakroom. I’m your host, Brad Shreffler. This week on the show I am … Read More ›

I Am A Valuable Brand

Ok, so admittedly, that title makes me a little uncomfortable. It’s a strange statement, and gives me the impression of someone with an inflated ego … Read More ›

Episode 33 – Chantal Larivière

Hello, and welcome to Episode 33 of the Planning Period Podcast, your #EdBreakroom. I’m your host, Brad Shreffler. This week on the show I am … Read More ›

Episode 32 – Dr. Lisa [NAME REDACTED]

Hello, and welcome to Episode 32 of the Planning Period Podcast, your #EdBreakroom. I’m your host, Brad Shreffler. This week on the show I am … Read More ›

I Know Just Enough To Fake It

I am an expert in nothing. Popular advice about building an online presence, a blog, a podcast, or even a twitter account, is to make … Read More ›

Episode 31 – Lisa Corbett

Hello, and welcome to Episode 31 of the Planning Period Podcast, your #EdBreakroom. I’m your host, Brad Shreffler. This week on the show I am … Read More ›

Episode 30 – Dr. Will Deyamport

Hello, and welcome to Episode 30 of the Planning Period Podcast, your #EdBreakroom. I’m your host, Brad Shreffler. When I started this show in May, … Read More ›

Episode 29 – Rola Tibshirani

Hello, and welcome to Episode 29 of the Planning Period Podcast, your #EdBreakroom. I’m your host, Brad Shreffler. This week on the show I am … Read More ›

VoicEd Gratitude Exchange and Holiday Special

Our VoicEd Family is celebrating the holidays by doing a gift exchange, and we are giving the gift of thanks! No money, no gadgets or … Read More ›

Episode 28 – Joanna Bull

Hello, and welcome to Episode 28 of the Planning Period Podcast, your #EdBreakroom. I’m your host, Brad Shreffler. This week on the show I am … Read More ›

Episode 27 – Shane Lawrence

Hello, and welcome to Episode 27 of the Planning Period Podcast, your #EdBreakroom. I’m your host, Brad Shreffler. This week on the show I am … Read More ›

Why The Teacher Moral Standard May Be Necessary

A few weeks ago, I learned that a teacher my little brother Travis had as a kid was arrested and charged with stalking his ex-girlfriend. … Read More ›

Episode 26 – Admin Balance Panel

Hello, and welcome to Episode 26 of the Planning Period Podcast, your #EdBreakroom. I’m your host, Brad Shreffler. This week on the podcast, I have … Read More ›

Story Speaker – Part 1

On Google Teacher Tribe Podcast last week, I heard about a Google Docs Add-On called Story Speaker. In the description on the show and on … Read More ›

Admin Balance Panel

Tomorrow on VoicEd Radio, I will be hosting a panel discussion on administrator balance with special guests Derek Rhodenizer, Brent Coley, and Mary Vetter. This … Read More ›

Episode 25 – BONUS Edition – Chris Cluff Part 2

Hello, and welcome to Episode 24 of the Planning Period Podcast, your #EdBreakroom. I’m your host, Brad Shreffler. First of all, Happy Thanksgiving to everyone! … Read More ›

My Time on APlusEdTech Podcast

A couple months ago (yes, I’m behind big time), I was interviewed for the APlusEdTech Podcast. This podcast is hosted by Ashley McBride, who I … Read More ›

Episode 24 – Chris Cluff

Hello, and welcome to Episode 24 of the Planning Period Podcast, your #EdBreakroom. I’m your host, Brad Shreffler. This week, I am joined on the … Read More ›

My “One Thing”

Recently, I had the chance to be on an episode of OnEdMentors on VoicEd Radio. I was joined this particular night by Sarah Anne Lalonde … Read More ›

Episode 23 – Noa Daniel

Hello, and welcome to Episode 23 of the Planning Period Podcast, your #EdBreakroom. I’m your host Brad Shreffler. This week on the podcast, I am … Read More ›

It’s About Time We Upset Some People

The admin team at my school (principal, assistant principal, and coaches/instructional support) are doing a book study of Rick Wormelli’s Fair Isn’t Always Equal. We’re … Read More ›

Episode 22 – Kasey Bell

Hello, and welcome to episode 22 of the Planning Period Podcast, your #EdBreakroom. I’m your host Brad Shreffler. This week on the podcast, I talk to … Read More ›

NaNoWriMo Update

As I talked about in my recent post Why Teachers Should NaNoWriMo, I am embarking on the NaNoWriMo journey, and some of it will be … Read More ›

Flipped PD Update – Not All Good News

When I started out on this endeavor, I had the best of intentions. I was full of energy and excitement. Even when the first online … Read More ›

Episode 21 – Mike Arnold

Hello, and welcome to episode 21 of the Planning Period Podcast, your #EdBreakroom. I’m your host Brad Shreffler. This week on the podcast, I talk to … Read More ›

Why Teachers Should NaNoWriMo

There is only a week or so left in October, and that means National Novel Writing Month is just around the corner. NaNoWriMo is an … Read More ›

Episode 20 – Chuck Poole

Hello, and welcome to Episode 20 of the Planning Period Podcast, your #EdBreakroom. I’m your host, Brad Shreffler. Wow, episode 20. That feels like a … Read More ›

Episode 19 – Derek Rhodenizer

Hello, and welcome to Episode 19 of the Planning Period Podcast, your #EdBreakroom. I’m your host, Brad Shreffler. This week on the podcast I am … Read More ›

Episode 18 – Ashley McBride

Hello, and welcome to Episode 18 of the Planning Period Podcast, your #EdBreakroom. I’m your host, Brad Shreffler. This week, I speak with Ashley McBride, … Read More ›

Las Vegas Thoughts – Change We Can Make

58 people are dead in another of a myriad of senseless attacks on innocent people. And like every other time this has happened, we are … Read More ›

Being a Parent at Open House

Last week, I attended my son’s Kindergarten Open House. For the first time in my career, I sat in the room while a teacher talked … Read More ›

Episode 17 – Sarah Anne Lalonde

Hello, and welcome to Episode 17 of the Planning Period Podcast, your #EdBreakroom. I’m your host, Brad Shreffler. This week, I talk with Sarah Anne … Read More ›