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The Podcast

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Podcast 1

Meet Your Hosts

Deedee Wills and Adam Peterson have a love for all things teacher-y!  Join them every Monday for the latest episode of The Classroom Collaborative Podcast.

Deedee Wills is an early childhood educator, instructional coach, and international educational consultant. She is also the author of the award-winning blog, Mrs. Wills Kindergarten.

Adam Peterson is a kindergarten teacher, nationally recognized speaker, children’s book author, and educational consultant. He is also the creator of the popular YouTube

Boddle Learning Free Math Learning Game

Deedee and Adam chat with Edna from Boddle Learning.  What is Boddle Learning?  It is a free 3D math game that makes

What is student mastery and how do we assess it. In this podcast episode, Deedee and Adam discuss student assessments and how to assess student mastery.

Deedee and Adam chat about what mastery is and how it should be assessed. This conversation was inspired by an email that

Shifting the Balance Author Chat

Shifting the Balance Author Chat with Jan Burkins and Kari Yates. Deedee spends time with the authors of this best-selling book, Shifting

Podcast 2

Deedee is joined by Marsha McGuire to discuss fine motor skills in kindergarten.   Marsha shares some ideas that every teacher can incorporate

Podcast 3

Deedee and Adam discuss some of the pros and cons that surround redshirting in kindergarten.  Redshirting is the process of delaying student

Podcast 4

Deedee and Adam chat about the upcoming Teacher Road Trip.  This is a series of teacher meet-ups that will be hosted by

Podcast 5

Adam and Deedee chat about the #betheyellow movement and the worldwide celebration called Make Someone’s Day Yellow! Visit for more information!

Take the Learning Outside

Deedee and Adam talk about ways to take learning outside!  The weather is starting to get warmer so why not take the

The Educator Summit!

In this bonus episode, Deedee and Adam discuss the upcoming event of the summer – The Educator Summit! I am thrilled to