Adam Welcome Revisited

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Several months ago we were fortunate to sit down with Adam Welcome for a discussion about leadership, culture, and improving instruction. The audio quality on our original recording was less than perfect, to say the least. With production assistance from the Learning Technology Center of Illinois, we were able to reduce some of the distractions to help make the episode a little easier on the ear. We hope you enjoy this look back on our talk with Mr. Adam Welcome.



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Website: mradamwelcome.comSocial Media: @mradamwelcome on almost any platform Publications: Kids Deserve It!Run Like A PirateEmpower Our Girls We would also like to encourage you to check out the soon-to-be-released book that he has co-authored with our friend Rae Hughart (@raehughart), entitled Teachers Deserve It!

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Floop: Feedback Loops In Any Classroom


We had a great talk with Christine Witcher and Melanie Kong about Floop, an app that supports teacher and peer feedback in almost any classroom. Listen to their startup story and how Melanie and Christine have used their classroom experiences and action research to build student agency and efficacy. Then check out Floopedu.com to see how you can use it in your classroom.


Contact the Floop team via Email: team@floopedu.com

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Company Bio

Based on research and built by teachers, Floop is a web platform that helps teachers give meaningful feedback faster and teaches students how to use feedback to learn. Floop works on any internet-connected device (phones, tablets, laptops) to streamline the feedback process and give more agency to students.

About the developers






Christine Witcher has worked in education for over 13 years, working with students from preschool age to high school seniors. She currently teaches middle school science, math, and innovation at Forest Ridge School in Bellevue, WA.



Melanie Kong is a high school engineering and entrepreneurship teacher at Tesla STEM High School in Redmond, WA. She has worked in education for 10 years as a classroom teacher, professional development trainer, and curriculum designer.

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