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Jennifer Abrams

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77. Our Development as Adults is a “Must Have” with Jennifer Abrams

Time for Teachership

Today's episode features Jennifer Abrams, a communications consultant and author who works with educators and others, and new teacher and employee support.  Have we lost sight of our own developmental capabilities as adults? Why is it important to continue setting learning goals for ourselves at this stage in life? Jennifer answers all that and more in our conversation. Tune in now! Liked this episode? Rate, review, and share! Links: Guest can be found on website and Twitter. Episode Freebie: Inspirational Quotes for Deep-End Leaders


21 Jun 2022

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Jennifer Abrams: The Raw Fairy Godmother of Coaching

C3 Connecting, Coaches, Cognition

Formerly a high school English teacher and a new teacher coach in Palo Alto Unified School District (Palo Alto, CA), Jennifer Abrams is currently a communications consultant and author who works with educators and others on new teacher and employee support, being generationally savvy, effective collaboration skills, having hard conversations and creating identity safe workplaces.  Jennifer’s publications include Having Hard Conversations, The Multigenerational Workplace: Communicate, Collaborate & Create Community, Hard Conversations Unpacked - the Whos, Whens and What Ifs, and Swimming in the Deep End: Four Foundational Skills for Leading Successful School Initiatives.  Her newest book is Stretching Your Learning Edges: Growing (Up) at Work.   Jennifer shares her work in other mediums as a featured columnist on growth and change for Learning Forward’s The Learning Professional journal as well as contributing to The International Educator (TIE) focusing her writing on adult development and collaboration skills.  Jennifer has been invited to keynote, facilitate and coach at schools and conferences worldwide and is honored to have been named one of the “18 Women All K-12 Educators Should Know,” by Education Week’s ‘Finding Common Ground’’ blog.  More about Jennifer’s work can be found at her website, www.jenniferabrams.com, and on Twitter @jenniferabrams.  Episode Notes: -High school English teacher for 9 years, then a New Teacher Coach, professional developer, Education, and Communications Consultant. -Finding your voice around what matters- her mission -Coaching in its purest sense is I am a thought partner, a cheerleader, a raw fairy godmother, all in service to whatever goal that the people I am working with have, which is to support students. -Can you find your voice in a way that matters, in a humane and growth-producing way? -It is about the development of the other person so that they feel more assured and grounded in how they want to make those changes.  -New teachers need just-in-time training that is ongoing and that is an intentional experience. -There is no one thing that helps to retain new teachers or any teachers. It is more about looking at your context and the challenges that you are facing in your area and saying how might we look at that. How do we go to the balcony to look at things with people? -Stretching Your Learning Edges: Growing Up at Work -Purposeful, ongoing support for the development of an adult in a school will be so helpful, and something that needs to be focused on. -Mrs. Kalman, “ Somebody is learning how to be a person by watching you.” -We need to keep growing and developing, we are not done! -We have credentials in how to teach, but we do not have credentials in how to talk to one another. We need to develop our skills in this area: being coaches, being a facilitator, being a team member.  -We need to own our own development. -Changing arenas in education can be a tough road.  -Top 5 things to remember: Your development needs to continue. Grow Yourself! Know your identity and how you see the world differently than others. Know my biases and limitations. Suspend my certainty that I have it the right way. Where can I inquire more? Be quiet. Watch and listen.  How can I be a more effective person in collaboration? How can I build up my skill set to be even more of a value add to my team members? -Find your voice around what matters! -Be quiet: Let people talk! The pause, the pause, the pause! Connect with Jennifer: Twitter:@JenniferAbrams Website: JenniferAbrams.com Email: jennifer@jenniferabrams.com Instagram: @JenniferFAbrams


7 Apr 2022

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#coachbetter Episode 156 with Jennifer Abrams: The Power of Clarifying Conversations


In this #coachbetter episode, Kim chats with Jennifer Abrams, author of (among many others) Having Hard Conversations, Swimming in the Deep End, and Stretching Your Learning Edges: Growing (Up) at Work! Kim and Jennifer talk about the intersection of coaching and leadership and in particular the power of clarifying conversations. As coaches, and leaders, these conversations are not always easy, but their importance can not be undervalued. If you’re looking for strategies to manage these kinds of clarifying conversations in your role, this episode is for you! Jennifer is also featured in our Women Who Lead Certificate Program, and this conversation is like a window into one of the modules within the program - “Handling Difficult Conversations”. Women Who Lead is an 8-module online Certificate Program designed for aspiring and growing leaders, featuring the voices and experience of over 70 successful female leaders from around the world. Women Who Lead will empower you to articulate your leadership potential so that you can overcome the many challenges faced by women seeking leadership positions in the field of education. Registration for our next global cohort opens on the 2nd of May and closes on the 16th of May. Find out more, and join the waiting list at edurolearning.com/women today! For more details on this episode > https://coachbetter.tv/episode-156


6 Apr 2022

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Infinite Leaders: live #60 Jennifer Abrams

Infinite Leaders: Live

Jennifer Abrams is a former high school English teacher, who has become a communications consultant and author. Jennifer works with a multitude of people to develop effective collaboration skills, and has written numerous publications including the powerful book ‘Having Hard Conversations’.  Jennifer has been invited to keynote, facilitate and coach at schools and conferences worldwide and has been named one of the “18 Women that All K-12 Educators Should Know,” by the ‘Finding Common Ground’’ blog. This episode focuses on ‘hard conversations'.

1hr 2mins

1 Apr 2022

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“What Happens In Vegas, Stays In Vegas” - Jennifer Abrams

Industry Elites

On this week’s episode of Industry Elites, Natalie and Vicki had the opportunity to chat with Jennifer Abrams founder of The Abrams and Mayo Law Firm, a group of board-certified divorce attorneys in Las Vegas, Nevada. She started her firm twenty years ago with two people and has grown the enterprise to become one of the leading divorce and matrimonial law firms in the Las Vegas metropolitan area. Together they discuss what a typical day looks like for a lawyer in Las Vegas, and much more!Follow Jennifer Abrams:Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/Jennifer-Abrams-105512515358444Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/jennifer-abrams-42679162/ Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrQZgRAOYgt_ZzB4GMBfVww Crunchbase - https://www.crunchbase.com/person/jennifer-abrams-005a Medium - https://jennifer-abrams.medium.com/ Website - https://www.theabramslawfirm.com/las-vegas-divorce-attorney/#jennifer-v-abrams To receive updates or to be featured on the podcast, check out www.industry-elites.com. Follow Industry Elites and like us on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram for the latest information!Instagram - www.instagram.com/industry.elitesFacebook - https://www.facebook.com/IndustryElitesTwitter - https://twitter.com/Industry_ElitesMedium - https://medium.com/@industryelitesCrunchbase - https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/industry-elites


25 Mar 2022

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Communication Essentials teacher to teacher is only the beginning of this green 💚 heart filled morning on #DailyDropIn with Rae Hughart & Jennifer Abrams

Teach Better Talk

Catch us every morning, 5 days a week, for our Daily Drop-In live series at 7:00am Eeastern. Join us for interviews with educators from all around the world, valuable resources, motivation, inspiration, and a whole lot of fun! For more visit www.teachbetter.com--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/teach-better-talk/message


17 Mar 2022

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ARCHIVE S1 E32: Jennifer Abrams

ARCHIVE SEASON 1 Better Leaders Better Schools Podcast

Thank you for listening to the ARCHIVE of the Better Leaders Better Schools’ Podcast Season 1. This show launched in 2015 and today has 100s of episodes and over one million downloads. Make sure you search “BETTER LEADERS BETTER SCHOOLS” wherever you are listening to this podcast to subscribe to the main feed and get access to the newest content. This show is created for RUCKUS MAKERS, those out-of-the-box school leaders making change happen in education. If you are looking to level up your leadership skills, we invite you to apply to THE MASTERMIND, which is built on the ABCs of powerful professional development. We’ve served 100s of school leaders from around the world and found that PD built on AUTHENTICITY, BELONGING, & CHALLENGE leads to life and leadership TRANSFORMATION. Learn more about our community and apply to THE MASTERMIND here. Follow Danny on Twitter or connect with him on LinkedIn. Copyright © 2021 Twelve Practices LLC


11 Oct 2021

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Jennifer Abrams "I am passionate about Education...

Learning Forward

Episode #90: Sandeep Dutt in conversation with Jennifer Abrams, an international educational and communications consultant for public and independent schools, universities, and non-profits. Jennifer trains and coaches teachers, administrators, and others on new teacher/employee support, having hard conversations, collaboration skills, and being your best adult self at work. In her over two decades at Palo Alto Unified School District (Palo Alto, CA, USA), Jennifer was a high school English teacher, new teacher coach, and professional development facilitator. She left PAUSD in 2012 to start her full-time communications consultancy, in which she works with schools and organizations across the globe. Jennifer presents at annual North American-based conferences such as Learning Forward, ASCD, NASSP, NAESP, AMLE, ISACS, and the New Teacher Center Annual Symposium. Internationally, she facilitated with the Teachers’ and Principals’ Centers for International School Leadership (TTC and PTC) and presented with EARCOS, NESA, ECIS, AISA, AASSA, CEESA, and Tri-Association, and consults with schools across Asia, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, and Canada. Jennifer’s publications include Having Hard Conversations, The Multigenerational Workplace: Communicating, Collaborating & Creating Community and Hard Conversations Unpacked – the Whos, the Whens and the What Ifs, Swimming in the Deep End: Four Foundational Skills for Leading Successful School Initiatives, and her newest book, Stretching Your Learning Edges: Growing (Up) at Work. Jennifer has been recognized as one of “21 Women All K-12 Educators Need to Know” by Education Week’s ‘Finding Common Ground’ blog. She considers herself a “voice coach,” helping others learn how to best use their voices – be it collaborating on a team, presenting in front of a group, coaching a colleague, supervising an employee. Her website is www.jenniferabrams.com. Her new book, Stretching Your Learning Edges: Growing (Up) at Work, is at www.miravia.com. Follow @jenniferabrams on Twitter and @jenniferbethabrams on Instagram. In the show, she shares how she set out to be a grammar teacher and evolved to a Coach for adult learning. She had in her the inherent credentials for communicating efficaciously. Building humane relationships, her work syncs with what Learning Forward India delivers with their Joy Of Learning Program, focusing on self-confidence, resilience, and a happy teacher. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/learningforward/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/learningforward/support


14 Aug 2021

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Episode 172: Meet Jennifer Abrams

Shifting Schools: Conversations for K12 Educators

Links mentioned in this episode:  Follow the author on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jenniferabrams Check out her website:https://jenniferabrams.com/ Learn more about her book: https://jenniferabrams.com/books/ Find the free guide that supports this episode: https://www.shiftingschools.com/free-pdfs


11 Aug 2021

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Public Humility | Jennifer Abrams | Constructed-Response

The Tom Schimmer Podcast

In Don't @ Me (2:11), Tom discusses why public proclamations of humility are really an attempt to cover up a hidden superiority complex. Then, Tom is joined by Jennifer Abrams (13:15) to discuss how we prepare for (and follow through on) difficult conversations. Finally, in Assessment Corner (1:04:48), Tom explores the research on quality constructed-response items and offers some suggestions specific to extended written responses. Jennifer Abrams on Twitter: @jenniferabrams Jennifer Abrams on Instagram: @jenniferbethabrams Jennifer Abrams on LinkedIn: Jennifer Abrams Jennifer Abrams on Facebook: Jennifer Abrams Jennifer Abrams Website: www.jenniferabrams.com Achieve Virtual Institute (August 16-18, 2021) Email the Podcast: tomschimmerpod@gmail.com Podcast onTwitter: @TomSchimmerPod Tom onTwitter: @TomSchimmer Instagram: tomschimmerpodcast Facebook: Schimmer Education Website: www.tomschimmer.com

1hr 18mins

17 May 2021