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Season 6: Episode 19 – Science of Advocacy – Interview with Marc Porter Magee [Podcast]

In this episode, we’re speaking with Marc Porter Magee about his recent publication in a new initiative from FutureED and 50CAN focused on advocacy. Marc is the founder and CEO of 50CAN, the 50 State Campaign for Achievement Now. Over the past eight years, Marc has led 50CAN to more than 100 policy victories through advocacy campaigns in more than…Read more

21mins

19 Dec 2019

Rank #1

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Season 6: Episode 8 – Thrive: How Schools Will Win the Education Revolution – Interview with Grant Lichtman [Podcast]

In this episode, we’re speaking with Grant Lichtman, author of the recently published Thrive: How Schools Will Win the Education Revolution. Grant is an internationally-recognized thought leader on the transformation of K-12 education. He works with school teams to develop a comfort and capacity for change in a rapidly changing world. For almost 15 years, Grant was a trustee and senior…Read more

29mins

19 Oct 2019

Rank #2

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Season 6: Episode 22 – Interview with Gary Stager

In this episode, we are speaking with Gary Stager about a recent blog post, Time for Optimism, and Constructing Modern Knowledge, a minds on institute for educators committed to creativity, collaboration and computing. Gary has spent more than three decades helping teachers across the globe make the world a better place for kids. As such, he is one of the…Read more

50mins

17 Jan 2020

Rank #3

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Season 6: Episode 26 – EduProtocols – Interview with Jon Corippo and Marlena Hebern

In this episode, we’re talking with Jon Corippo and Marlena Hebern, co-authors of The EduProtocol Field Guide: 16 Student-Centered Lesson Frames for Infinite Learning. Jon has served education at the K-8 level, opened a 1-1, PBL, Google-based high school, served in two CA county offices, including as an Assistant Superintendent and IT Director. Jon has been recognized as a County…Read more

47mins

15 Feb 2020

Rank #4

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Season 6: Episode 20 – Chalk – Interview with William Zhou

In this episode, we’re speaking with William Zhou, co-founder and CEO of Chalk, an education technology company whose integrated planning and analytics platform for curriculum and instruction that utilizes real-time data to help schools improve their processes — and support better student results — now. William and his co-founder created Chalk while they were university students, as a step toward…Read more

15mins

2 Jan 2020

Rank #5

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Season 6: Episode 12 – Moving to a Finite Earth Economy––Crew Manual – Interview with David Houle [Podcast]

In this episode, we’re speaking with David Houle, a futurist, thinker and speaker. David has been speaking and writing about the future for well over a decade. He writes the highly regarded futurist blog, Evolution Shift, with the tagline “A Future Look At Today.” You may recall our conversation with David on last season’s podcast. David is also author of…Read more

40mins

30 Oct 2019

Rank #6

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Season 6: Episode 11 – Role of Libraries and Librarians in School Transformation – Interview with Dustin Hensley [Podcast]

In this episode we are speaking with Dustin Hensley, a librarian at Elizabethton High School in Elizabethton, TN. If you listen to our other podcast, Shift Your Paradigm, Dustin spoke with us recently about Elizabethton High School in Episode 48. Dustin recently published an article about the role of librarians in transformation and that’s what we want to talk about…Read more

18mins

27 Oct 2019

Rank #7

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Season 6: Episode 13 – Podcast Takeover – Interview with Dr. Randy Ziegenfuss & Lynn Fuini-Hetten [Podcast]

In this episode, our podcast interns, Monica and Jemma from d.tech High School in California, put together a takeover episode where they took on the role of podcast hosts and we were podcast guests. Here is what we talked about: Share with us how you became interested in podcasting, especially designing a podcast with a focus on learner-centered education? When did…Read more

22mins

8 Nov 2019

Rank #8

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Season 6: Episode 27 – Measuring Human Return – Interview Joanne McEachen and Matthew Kane

In this episode, we are speaking with Joanne McEachen & Matthew Kane about their book, Measuring Human Return: Understand and Assess What Really Matters for Deeper Learning. Joanne is the CEO/Founder of The Learner First, an education consultancy based in Seattle. She serves on the executive team of Karanga, the global alliance for social emotional learning and life skills, and is…Read more

29mins

22 Feb 2020

Rank #9

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Season 6: Episode 4 – Art of Problem Solving – Interview with Richard Rusczyk and Grayson Maas [Podcast]

In this episode, we are talking with Richard Rusczyk and Grayson Maas from the Art of Problem Solving. Richard is the founder of Art of Problem Solving website and co-writer with Sandor Lehoesky of the original Art of Problem Solving books. He is a co-founder with Sandor and Sam Vandervelde of the Mandlebrot Competition, and is a past Director of the USA Mathematical…Read more

31mins

20 Sep 2019

Rank #10

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Season 6: Episode 9 – What the World Needs from Education – Interview with Marc Prensky [Podcast]

In this episode, we’re speaking with Marc Prensky about his recent article – What the World Needs from Education. You may remember Marc from Season 3: Episode 3 when we discussed his book Education to Better Their World: Unleashing the Power of 21st Century Kids.  Marc is an award-winning, internationally-acclaimed speaker, author, and “practical visionary” in the field of education. He…Read more

39mins

19 Oct 2019

Rank #11

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Season 6: Episode 3 – Handwriting Brain-Body DisConnect – Interview with Cheri Dotterer [Podcast]

In this episode, we’re speaking with Cheri Dotterer, author of Handwriting Brain-Body DisConnect: Adaptive teaching techniques to unlock a child’s dysgraphia for the classroom and at home. Cheri is zealous about how we learn. Pediatrics has always been her passion and love. Her favorite part of practice is seeing the “light bulb” go on in the mind of parents, teachers,…Read more

18mins

15 Sep 2019

Rank #12

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Season 6: Episode 10 – World Changer’s Handbook – Interview with Zack Jones [Podcast]

In this episode, we’re speaking with Zack Jones, Director at Dual School and author of The World Changer’s Handbook: A Young Person’s Guide to Creating an Impactful Life. You may recall that we spoke to Zack on an earlier TLTalkRadio episode when we spoke with him and Megan Chen, a learner from Dual School. And on the Shift Your Paradigm…Read more

24mins

26 Oct 2019

Rank #13

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Season 6: Episode 17 – Teaching Life – Interview with Armand Doucet [Podcast]

In this episode, we’re speaking with Armand Doucet, about his new book, Teaching Life: Our Calling, Our Choices, Our Challenges.  Teaching Life brings the voices of teachers into the global conversation about educational reform to offer a how-to for implementing into classrooms design thinking, technology integration and a holistic education based on competencies, social-emotional learning and the literacies.  Armand is one of the…Read more

34mins

6 Dec 2019

Rank #14

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Season 6: Episode 7 – SchoolBzz – Interview with Jennifer Larson [Podcast]

In this episode, we are speaking with Jennifer Larson, founder of SchoolBzz – a cloud-based platform for whole-school, whole-community communication.  Jennifer is a technology entrepreneur, charter public school founder and mother of four children who is passionate about finding innovative ways to engage parents and supporters in their child’s learning journey. SchoolBzz is the culmination of Jennifer’s 15 years in…Read more

18mins

11 Oct 2019

Rank #15

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Season 6: Episode 5 – Title IX – Interview with Larry Altman [Podcast]

In this episode, we’re speaking with Attorney Larry Altman. Larry is a return guest to TLTalkRadio where he has appeared on numerous episodes to discuss educational law issues. Today we are speaking with Larry about a recent publication pertaining to recent proposed changes in Title IX regulations. Here is what we talked about: Share with us a personal story about…Read more

26mins

27 Sep 2019

Rank #16

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Season 6: Episode 21 – Nikosi Darnell & Rebekah McPherson – Communication for Life

In this episode, we are talking with Dr. Nikosi Darnell and Dr.Rebekah McPherson about developing communication skills for life through their work at Clearview Speech. Nikosi is a speech-language pathologist and child development specialist with over 16-years of experience in various professional settings. She specializes in the areas of blended and online education, child growth and development, speech-language development, educational…Read more

25mins

8 Jan 2020

Rank #17

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Season 6: Episode 29 – Julia Brodsky – Astrobiology for Kids

In this episode, we are speaking with Julia Brodsky about Astrobiology. Julia has taught International Space Station astronauts and flight controllers, worked as a rocket scientist at NASA, helped at NASA outreach centers, and worked as a math and science teacher at private schools and colleges. She has also written a book on informal math education and presented at Mathematical…Read more

23mins

7 Mar 2020

Rank #18

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Season 6: Episode 24 – Student Health Services and the Law – Interview with Erin Gilsbach

In this episode, we spoke with Erin Gilsbach, a past guest.  Erin  is the Executive Director of EdLaw Interactive and an experienced speaker and author at the state and national levels on matters regarding school law. You might remember Erin from previous podcasts where Erin talked about audio/video recording and other special education issues. Erin recently published a book through…Read more

24mins

29 Jan 2020

Rank #19

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Season 6: Episode 16 – Teacher Onboarding in Innovative Learning Environments – Interview with Juliana Finegan [Podcast]

In this episode, we are speaking with Juliana Finegan, about her recent “Problem of Practice” series on teacher onboarding in innovative learning environments. Juliana is a managing partner at The Learning Accelerator, a nonprofit that advocates equitable education through the use of data and technology in order to implement personalized and blended education strategies at scale. A proponent for personalized learning,…Read more

15mins

29 Nov 2019

Rank #20