Skip to content

Podcasts

Supercast Episode 36: A Teacher’s Story of Perseverance During the Pandemic

Students on an Online Conference CallIt is a sign of the times… educators working harder than ever to keep learning alive during the pandemic. In this episode of the Supercast, hear the inspiring story of an American Sign Language teacher who says her passion and perseverance for teaching has grown during these unprecedented times.


Supercast Episode 34: Kitchens Turned Classrooms with ‘Teacher of the Year’ Rachelle Smith

What is it like for a teacher working from home during school dismissal with possibly a kitchen turned classroom? On this episode of the Supercast, we hear from Jordan School District Teacher of the Year, Rachelle Smith, about teaching during these troubled times and how she makes learning fun and is finding success.

Then, Superintendent Godfrey actually has a virtual visit with Ms. Smith’s 6th grade class. Hear what some very bright and animated students have to say about the school year and learning from home.


Supercast Episode 32: Coping with Student Sadness and Anxiety During COVID-19

A student works on his Chromebook at homeIs it normal for children and their parents to experience high anxiety and sadness during these uncertain times? In this episode of the Supercast, we hear from a Clinical Psychologist who specializes in treating anxiety, particularly in children. Find out what advice Dr. Kristy Ludwig has for families trying to cope with being cooped up, staying home and staying happy.


Supercast Episode 31: A Candid Conversation with High School Students Finding Hope During COVID-19 Crisis

Students teleconference with Superintendent GodfreyRealizing they will never be in a high school classroom again after the Governor extended school dismissal through the end of the school year was difficult news to digest for high school seniors. On this episode of the Supercast, Superintendent Anthony Godfrey has a candid conversation with students who say, despite the many difficulties, they are finding hope and courage during uncertain times brought on by the COVID-19 crisis.


Supercast Episode 30: A Look Inside Digital Learning During School Dismissal

Students work on computers at homeJordan School District is extremely proud of the digital learning taking place during school dismissal – proud of teachers, students and parents who are taking on the new challenge.

In this episode of the Supercast, Superintendent Anthony Godfrey talks about some creative things teachers and students are doing with digital learning and he has some tips for parents on how to help students learning online while at home.


Supercast Episode 29: We’re in This Together: Teachers, Students & Love for Our Lunch Ladies

A family waves and shows signs of teacher supportWith challenges brought on by the COVID-19 crisis come stories of hope and helping one another in ways that warm the heart.

In this episode of the Supercast, Superintendent Anthony Godfrey finds out how one school is coming up with creative ways to connect with students, support them and make them smile. And, we learn how lunch ladies are managing to keep kids fed with a huge helping of kindness during school dismissal every day.


Supercast Episode 28: Staying Healthy: Coping Skills During COVID-19 Crisis

The podcast recorded via teleconferencingAs we all navigate these challenging times with the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to know that students and families are not alone, even though we all may be spending the majority of time at home.

On this episode of the Supercast, Superintendent Anthony Godfrey talks to Jordan School District Health and Wellness Specialist McKinley Withers about how families can find comfort and cope in this time of uncertainty.


Supercast Episode 27: The Coronavirus – Schools, Student and Parent Preparedness

Washing handsJordan School District, in conjunction with the Salt Lake County Health Department, has developed plans regarding the coronavirus, (COVID-19) to help prevent the spread of disease and keep our students, faculty and staff healthy. Teaching students in a safe and healthy environment is our top priority.