The Crater BIS Podcast

Super Steele in the House!

November 15, 2018 • 54 minutes

In episode 3, host Jeremy Sinks runs down what's happening in BIS, then hosts special guest, "Super Steele," Central Point School District 6 Superintendent Samantha Steele. Super Steele discusses leadership, vision, innovation, and the latest ground-breaking project in D6, the Crater Works, a large-scale makerspace that aims to forge a community of learners and entrpreneurs in the Central Point.

Learning Management Systems and How to Use Them Effectively

November 6, 2018 • 42 minutes

In episode 2, host Jeremy Sinks runs down what's been happening in BIS, then briefly introduces the purpose of Learning Management Systems (LMS) and how they are used to deliver instruction for virtual classrooms.

Special Guests Joining the Pod

BIS math teacher Kierra Huggins joins the pod to share her latest implementation: Blended Learning using the Summit Learning Management System. Mrs. Huggins has accomplished a truly blended learning model with multiple skill levels in one classroom. She discusses how she makes this work and the challenges she's faced along the way. BIS students Drew and Ike also join the pod to give us their perspective on the new Blended Learning model.

We are BIS – Welcome to the Pod!

October 31, 2018 • 36 minutes

In this debut episode, host Jeremy Sinks recaps one of the CSBeast's iconic projects: the Mock Interviews. He also relates the recent challenges and troubleshooting he undertook to make sure CESPN was ready for its live broadcast of Crater Football's Senior Night, and a brief glimpse into the novel his Honor's English students are reading called "All the Light We Cannot See."

Special Guests Joining the Pod

BIS Principal Tiffany Slaughter shares why she's excited about the BIS Makerspace this year and the current challenges we face in education. Teacher-extrodanaire Ron Craft shares his passion for connecting art to business and his latest project the BIS Electric Car.