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Replenish, Episode 6: Am I Becoming Obsolete?

Replenish Education Podcast

Join David Minardi, founder of Teengagement®, for his weekly podcast, Replenish. In “Am I Becoming Obsolete?” he discusses progressive and digital learning, stating “relationships are the key to deep learning, and will never become obsolete.” To listen to Replenish, Episode 6, click here: … Continue reading

Replenish, Episode 5: Make Them Feel Good

Replenish Education Podcast

Join David Minardi, founder of Teengagement®, for his weekly podcast, Replenish. In “Make Them Feel Good,” he speaks about the daily opportunity teachers have to “light the candles” of their students, and how sharing their gifts, in turn, helps them to recharge. To … Continue reading

Crash and Burn: What Didn’t Work This Year

Crash and Burn

The school year is over. Whew! Most of my kids are out the door and on their way to high school. Tag, high school teachers… you are IT! Now, it is time to take a moment and reflect on those … Continue reading

Reading: The Whole Picture, Part I

Interesting discussion

Hockey sticks clacking, ice chunks spraying, my nephew Stephen raced down the rink, hugging the puck between stick and skates. Abruptly, he swirled to a stop, pulled out his playbook and reviewed the play strategy for this game situation, a … Continue reading

Teaching a Targeted Intervention Lesson

thrill-seekers critical thinking connection

Paul Walker’s tragic story in the Thrill-Seekers Unit of Study offers teens a high-interest topic as well as the opportunity for teachers to slide in some important life lessons for their students. The Essential Question keeps us focused throughout the unit, … Continue reading

What We Learned from IRA14

International Reading Association Conference

Last week David Minardi, founder of Teengagement®, and Rebecca Minardi, Content Writer, participated in the International Reading Association’s annual conference, IRA14, in New Orleans. As a vendor, the weekend was filled with discussions about the challenges in education today, passionate … Continue reading

Join us at the TPN Summer Forum in Jacksonville, FL

TPN Summer Forum

This summer, Teengagement® educators have the opportunity to come together with the purpose of collaborating with a community of learners dedicated to serving teachers and students with Teengagement®.