The Pondering Education Podcast

By Ryan McHale

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Challenging the status quo to best serve the needs of 21st century students.

Episode Date
Pondering Education: Episode 12 – Interview with Dr. Fast
Pondering Education Episode 12: An Interview with Dr. Amy Fast Release Date: Wednesday, June 6, 2018 Introduction Housekeeping Really Good Stuff Discount Promo Code: RGSPONDER10 MassCUE Fall Conference Social Media Twitter Contest! Warm Up Teacher Self-Care Interview with Dr. Amy… Read More
Jun 07, 2018
Pondering Education: Episode 11 – Changing the Grade
  Pondering Education Episode 11: “Changing the Grade” Special Guest: Jonathan Cornue Release Date: Saturday, June 2, 2018 AGENDA: Housekeeping Really Good Stuff: Promo Code RGSPONDER10 Social Media and Email List Upcoming Guests Target Goal Discussing Standards Based Grading Interview… Read More
Jun 03, 2018
Pondering Education: Episode 10 – #BetheOneforKids with Ryan Sheehy
Pondering Education Episode 10: #BetheOneforKids with Ryan Sheehy Release Date: May 8, 2018          #BetheOneforKids – Episode Agenda Introduction Announcing a new partnership with the folks at! Save 10% off your order by entering promo code:… Read More
May 09, 2018
Pondering Education: Episode 9 – EDTech and More!
Pondering Education Episode 9: EDTech and More! Released April 19, 2018 “EDTech and More”  Welcome New logo  TEDxWPI Social Media Dedication of episode. Warm Up Identifying the not-so-obvious behaviors of students with ADD/ADHD. LINK: Target Goal #EdTech Digitial Citizenship Using… Read More
Apr 19, 2018
Pondering Education: Episode 8 – Differentiated Instruction
Pondering Education Episode 8: Differentiated Instruction Featuring an Interview with: Carol Ann Tomlinson Release Date: Tuesday, April 10, 2018 Episode 8 Rundown: Introduction TEDxWPI announcement Thank you for helping Pondering Education chart on iTunes The Daily Warm Up Article re:… Read More
Apr 11, 2018
Pondering Education: Episode 7 – Learning Transformed
Pondering Education Episode 7 – Released Sunday, April  1, 2018 Learning Transformed with Eric Sheninger and Tom Murray Interview recorded live on-site from ASCD’s Empower18 Conference in Boston, MA. Purchase Learning Transformed: Download Study Guide:,-Today.aspx   Please consider… Read More
Apr 02, 2018
Pondering Education: Episode 6 – #IWishMyTeacherKnew w/ Kyle Schwartz
Pondering Education Episode 6: #IWishMyTeacherKnew Featuring an Interview with Kyle Schwartz Release Date: Friday, March 30, 2018 In this special episode of Pondering Education, Ryan speaks with Kyle Schwartz, the author of best-selling book, I Wish My Teacher Knew. Among… Read More
Mar 31, 2018
Pondering Education: Episode 5 – A Conversation with Jay McTighe
Pondering Education Episode 5 “A Conversation with Jay McTighe” Recorded live from the ASCD #Empower18 Conference Sunday, March 25, 2018 Boston, MA.
Mar 28, 2018
Pondering Education: Episode 4 – An Interview with Dr. Robyn Jackson
Pondering Education Episode 4: An Interview with Dr. Robyn Jackson Friday, March 23, 2018 Live from the ASCD Empower18 Conference at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center
Mar 24, 2018
Pondering Education: Episode 3 – A Conversation with Olivia Gatwood
Welcome to Episode 3 of Pondering Education featuring Olivia Gatwood! Show Date: Tuesday, March 6, 2018 Episode Rundown: Introduction Student Activism Spoken Word Poetry “A Conversation with Olivia Gatwood” Wrap Up and “Honor Roll” segment Outro and Bloopers Time: 50 minutes… Read More
Mar 07, 2018