Joel Amidon, PhD, is a former high school mathematics teacher, coordinator of doctoral programs and associate professor in the Department of Teacher Education at the University of Mississippi.
In addition to being a co-host of the Teacher's Journey: Mile Markers on the Road to Better Teaching, Joel is also host of the Amidon Planet Podcast and co-host of the Teaching Math Teaching Podcast
November 28th, 2022 | 44 mins 45 secs
accountancy, business education, professional education
Traveling the road to better teaching with Dr. Morris Stocks as we discuss his 31 years at the University of Mississippi and even more as a teacher of accountancy. Dr. Stocks is the 1998 recipient of the University of Mississippi’s most prized teaching honor, the Elsie M. Hood Outstanding Teacher Award.
November 7th, 2022 | 34 mins
social emotional instruction, social emotional learning
Traveling the road to better teaching with Dr. Alina Harges as we discuss an interaction with a student, that led to a major perspective shift in her teaching and her responsibility for the social and emotional well-being of students in her classroom.
October 17th, 2022 | 29 mins 4 secs
conscious discipline, trauma informed instruction, trauma informed teaching
Traveling the road to better teaching with Savannah Armistead as we discuss her moment of professional growth in creating a classroom management plan, while considering the needs of children that have experienced trauma.
September 12th, 2022 | 29 mins 4 secs
Traveling the road to better teaching as co-hosts, Ann Monroe and Joel Amidon, discuss lessons learned during one season of sharing stories of teacher development.
May 15th, 2022 | 28 mins 44 secs
books, early childhood, early literacy, literacy, reading
Traveling the road to better teaching with Abby Timms as we discuss research she did for a class that helped her better understand her role as an early childhood teacher.
April 25th, 2022 | 40 mins 39 secs
advanced placement, ap biology, biology, science, science education, science teaching
Traveling the road to better teaching with Nicole Roberson as we discuss how she enhanced her teaching as an experienced high school science teacher by taking on the challenge of teaching Advanced Placement Biology.
April 11th, 2022 | 18 mins
educational leadership, principal, professional development
Traveling the road to better teaching with educational leader, Kristi Magee, as we discuss a professional development she designed and enacted for her school district to facilitate better teaching.
March 14th, 2022 | 27 mins 58 secs
access, behavior, classroom management, reading
Traveling the road to better teaching with Brandy Thomas as we discuss an interaction she had with a student that led to increased classroom engagement in learning to read.
February 28th, 2022 | 30 mins 38 secs
Traveling the road to better teaching with Hannah Witherspoon as we discuss a mathematics lesson for the Marks Project
January 24th, 2022 | 34 mins 56 secs
mathematics, reform-oriented instruction, student-centered
Traveling the road to better teaching with Della Davidson Elementary School Principal, Patches Calhoun, as we discuss mile markers in her development as a teacher AND an educational leader.
December 13th, 2021 | 26 mins 11 secs
Traveling the road to better teaching with Dr. David Rock, Dean of The University of Mississippi School of Education, as we discuss teaching one student at a time.
December 6th, 2021 | 21 mins 47 secs
interventionist, reading, reading intervention, tier
Traveling the road to better teaching with Dr. Kristi Livingston as we discuss her growth working as a reading intervention specialist.
November 30th, 2021 | 46 mins 44 secs
class trip, school trip, teacher leader
Traveling the road to better teaching with Dr. Erica Avent as we discuss her experience around planning a school trip to New York City.
November 15th, 2021 | 33 mins 57 secs
Traveling the road to better teaching with Austyn Jones as we discuss his experience with the Sunflower County Freedom Project.
November 8th, 2021 | 23 mins 5 secs
math, math education, mathematics
Traveling the road to better teaching with Candies Cook as we discuss her experience within a Summer Mathematics Institute where she was exposed to messy (open-ended, accessible, and cognitively demanding) mathematics tasks.
October 25th, 2021 | 37 mins 13 secs
education, educator, portfolio, professional development, teacher, teacher education, teaching
Traveling the road to better teaching with Kam Bracey as we discuss feedback notes he received from his clinical instructor.