Episodes

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Special Episode: Annice Brave – 2011 Illinois State Teacher of the Year

Walk with a diverse group of Illinois high school students as they dive into The Scarlett Letter Custom House Essay and answer text-dependent questions to analyze this classic story through the lens of modern life.  

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Special Episode: Perea Blackmon 2012 District of Columbia Teacher of the Year

Visit a combined 3rd/4th grade classroom in Washington, DC as students learn the concept of theme in real life, identify it in the text of the book Bud, Not Buddy, and then defend their point of view.

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Special Episode 3: Elaine Hutchison – 2013 Oklahoma State Teacher of the Year

Take a journey with a group of middle school students in Oklahoma as they apply algebraic equations to the real-life challenge of purchasing a car, and begin to understand math’s relevance to everyday life.

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Special Episode 4: Lewis Chappelear – 2008 California State Teacher of the Year

Join high school sophomores in Los Angeles as they collaborate and apply algebraic formulas to solve a real-life design challenge.

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The FIRST Ignite Show With Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed

Enjoy this conversation about Project Based Learning (PBL) and Career Readiness of students for the workforce and why the Mayor believes in the importance of a strong hand shake!

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Time with Georgia Governor Nathan Deal

Enjoy a lively conversation with Georgia Governor Nathan Deal on two issues: Choosing the best career track out of high school – and about “flattening the classroom” with guest Vicki Davis “Cool Cat Teacher”.

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A Vision for Everyone at the Table in 2014!

Our dream for 2014 at The Ignite Show is for more opportunities to raise awareness (and respect) for educators and education through the voices of... Read More

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Teaching the Common Core Creatively — No Where to Hide!

When you see Lewis in action, in the just released Special Episode of The Ignite Show, you can’t help but smile at his... Read More

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When Will We Listen to Teachers?

I am amazed at how some local politicians and influencers in political circles do not take into consideration what a majority of teachers... Read More

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Sharing Interview with the Council of Chief State School Officers

Today we launch a series of four Special Episodes of The Ignite Show featuring four State Teachers of the Year teaching to the... Read More