Amanda Macias – Team Uniquorn

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Hello, and welcome to Episode 141 of the Planning Period Podcast, part of the OnPodcastMedia Network. I’m your host, Brad Shreffler.

This week on the show I am joined by Amanda Macias. Amanda is and instructional coach out of southern California, and she is also part of the InsideParticipate Twitch channel, and a regular participant on my weekly live show, unScriptEd. We’ve become friends and chat on Twitter regularly, so I knew she’d be a great guest for the show.

Amanda and I talk about gamification and game-based learning, how we can bring ideas back into our schools as coaches, how education is like Pompeii, what the long-term effects of our current situation will be, the need for teachers to practice better self-care. It also took us four attempts to record this episode as the software kept crashing for us. But, I think I did a great job of hiding it in the edits…

So, sit back and enjoy Episode 141 of the Planning Period Podcast, my interview with Amanda Macias.

Amanda, thank you for such a great chat and for working through all the technical issues with me on this one!

To connect with Amanda, find her on Twitter @ItsAmandaMacias. Also, on Twitch, twitch.tv/TeamUniquorn.

If you have comments or questions about the show, you can always connect with me on Twitter or Instagram, @BradShreffler. I love to hear from you all there and that’s also a great place to connect if you’d like to be a guest on the show. Or, checkout the Feedback Page on my website that gives you other options for feedback as well, which you can find at BradShreffler.com/Feedback.

Until next time,

Resources:

Limitless Mind – Jo Boaler

Music provided by:

Vicious by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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