In this episode of the Progressively Incorrect podcast, I communicate substitute and source educating with Broccoli Man (true name: Jim Stewart Allen)!
Broccoli Male is a bit of a regional superstar around in this article in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. Tune in to any of the Seattle sporting activities video games, and the probability is substantial that the camera will pan to a goofy, curly-haired supporter dancing with two huge florets of broccoli, somewhere up high in the nosebleed section of the stadium. This is Jim Stewart Allen, a single of the nicest and most joyful substitute teachers the globe has ever viewed.
When substitute educating may possibly be an afterthought to a lot of in schooling, Jim takes his part very, incredibly very seriously. Fairly than looking at himself as a “babysitter” who supervises little ones by way of motion picture screenings and prolonged cost-free time, Jim methods his working day task in substantially the same way he methods his broccoli dancing with sincerity and a sparkly enthusiasm that is certainly contagious. In our dialogue, we discuss about Jim’s eyesight for substitute teaching and his recommendations for making ready sub strategies that get the job carried out. Ultimately, it’s Jim’s enthusiasm for creating regularity and a group environment for our learners that arrives through strongest in this episode, and I am immensely honored that he was capable to put down his broccoli for extensive enough to be interviewed for this unique episode of the Progressively Incorrect podcast.
Now, without having further more ado, remember to enjoy this particular stay recording with the person, the legend, Jim “Broccoli Guy” Allen.
Adhere to Jim on Twitter: @PNWBroccoliGuy