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ASCD: Learn Teach Lead Radio, where you'll hear engaging conversations between ASCD Emerging Leaders and leading authors, experts, and practitioners on the topics that matter to today's educators and impact the success of each child.

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ASCD: Learn Teach Lead Radio, where you'll hear engaging conversations between ASCD Emerging Leaders and leading authors, experts, and practitioners on the topics that matter to today's educators and impact the success of each child.

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Quick Hit

By M.Ticklet - Feb 24 2020
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Great idea to have a quick hit on such important topics in education! 10 minutes is the perfect amount out time for podcast on education. This keeps my attention the whole time.

Something for everyone

By LincMom209 - Apr 14 2019
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I like the short episodes on a huge variety of topics.

iTunes Ratings

24 Ratings
Average Ratings
16
3
3
2
0

Quick Hit

By M.Ticklet - Feb 24 2020
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Great idea to have a quick hit on such important topics in education! 10 minutes is the perfect amount out time for podcast on education. This keeps my attention the whole time.

Something for everyone

By LincMom209 - Apr 14 2019
Read more
I like the short episodes on a huge variety of topics.
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ASCD Learn Teach Lead Radio

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ASCD: Learn Teach Lead Radio, where you'll hear engaging conversations between ASCD Emerging Leaders and leading authors, experts, and practitioners on the topics that matter to today's educators and impact the success of each child.

Rank #1: Helping Students Break Through the Barriers to Loving Math

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Our traditional process of teaching often kills students' interest in mathematics. Join us as we look at instructional strategies for fostering a passion and capacity for math. Follow: @ASCD @MonicaNeagoy @KyleHamstra @bamradionetwork Monica Neagoy is an international consultant, popular keynote speaker and author of Unpacking Fractions: Classroom-Tested Strategies to Build Students’ Mathematical Understanding and Five Pointers to Engage Students in Math Talk(ASCD). Her 25-year mathematics career has included teacher professional development, math specialist training, live television courses, video creation, math app conception, and live math shows. Host Kyle Hamstra is a STEM Specialist at Davis Drive Elementary in Cary, North Carolina and ASCD Emerging Leader 2016.

Oct 20 2018

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Rank #2: Three Ways to Make Summer Professional Development Better

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Summer time is professional development season. Our guest offers three ways to make PD more meaningful. Follow: @fredende @AKoonlaba @ASCD @bamradionetwork Fred Ende is the assistant director of Curriculum and Instructional Services for Putnam Northern Westchester BOCES, one of New York's 37 regional education service agencies. He is author of the ASCD Arias, Professional Development that Sticks: How do I create meaningful learning experiences for educators? ASCD Emerging Leader and host Amanda Koonlaba, Ed.S., NBCT, is a teacher, artist, and writer.

Jun 22 2017

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Rank #3: 7 Smart Moves: Taking a Fresh Look at Formative Assessment

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Join us as we reframe our thinking about formative assessment through a lens of seven smart teacher moves.

Follow: @runnin26 @carrieholmberg @BrentDuckor @ASCD @bamradionetwork

Brent Duckor and Carrie Holmberg are the authors of Mastering Formative Assessment Moves: 7 High-Leverage Practices to Advance Student Learning. Carrie is a lecturer and preservice teacher educator at San José State University. She taught at a Title I comprehensive high school in Silicon Valley for nearly a decade and has extensive experience mentoring new teachers. Brent is an associate professor in the Department of Teacher Education at San José State University. He taught government, economics, and history at Central Park East Secondary School in New York City in the 1990s. Rachael George is the principal of Sandy Grade School in the Oregon Trail School District and an ASCD Emerging Leader.

Apr 06 2018

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Rank #4: 3 Ways to Make Teachers Better Not Bitter

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Tune in as we rethink our approach to supervision, goal setting, and evaluation Follow: @robpennington9 @PaulMielke @tonyfrontier @ASCD @bamradionetwork Tony Frontier and Paul Mielke are the authors of Making Teachers Better, Not Bitter: Balancing Evaluation, Supervision, and Reflection for Professional Growth (ASCD). Frontier is a consultant, award-winning educator, and assistant professor of leadership studies at Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mielke is superintendent of the Hamilton School District in Sussex, Wisconsin. Rob Pennington is a middle school social studies teacher & lead tech coach in Connecticut, and ASCD Emerging Leader.

Nov 25 2016

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Rank #5: Focus: Elevating the Essentials to Radically Improve Student Learning

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Join us for a fresh look at the essential factors we need to manage to improve student learning and the barriers that often get in the way.

Follow: @ASCD @runnin26 @bamradionetwork

Dr. Mike Schmoker is a former administrator, English teacher and football coach. He has written six books and dozens of articles for educational journals, newspapers and for TIME magazine, including the book, Focus: Elevating the Essentials to Radically Improve Student Learning, 2nd Edition. Rachael George is the principal of Sandy Grade School in the Oregon Trail School District and an ASCD Emerging Leader.

Aug 18 2018

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Rank #6: Debunking the Myths and Misconceptions About Rigor

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Rigor is a popular concept among educators that is often misunderstood, misused, and misapplied. In this episode, our guest brings clarity to the notion of rigor in the classroom. Follow: @DrNancyBoyles @ruunin26 @ASCD @bamradionetwork Nancy Boyles author of Reading, Writing, and Rigor: Helping Students Achieve Greater Depth of Knowledge, in Literacy is a former classroom teacher and professor emerita at Southern Connecticut State University, where she was professor of Reading and Graduate Reading Program Coordinator. She now consults with districts and other organizations and agencies, providing workshops, modeling best practices in classrooms, and assisting with curriculum development.Rachael George is the principal of Sandy Grade School in the Oregon Trail School District and an ASCD Emerging Leader.

May 13 2018

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Rank #7: Unpacking the Critical Skills for Facilitating Successful PLCs

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Our guest is dedicated to developing stronger PLCs. In this episode, we take an incisive look at why some PLCs lead teachers to new levels of performance and identify the key principles for greater success.

Follow: @AdamJBrownEDU @ASCD @bamradionetwork

Daniel R. Venables, author of Facilitating Teacher Teams and Authentic PLCs: The Human Side of Leading People, Protocols, and Practices, is founder and executive director of the Center for Authentic PLCs. His career spans over more than 30 years in education. He has been a classroom teacher in both public and independent schools in South Carolina, North Carolina, and Connecticut for 24 years, serving as a math department chair for 18 years. Adam J. Brown Ed.D., an ASCD Emerging Leader, is a principal Re-ED/TRAEP- Virginia Beach SECEP at Renaissance Academy.

Jul 14 2018

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Rank #8: Neuroscience Matters: Avoiding Brain Dead Teaching Practices

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The study of neuroscience continues to expand our understanding of how students learn. In this segment, our guest points to changes we need to embrace to align our teaching practices with what we now know about brain development.
'Follow: @Dr_Armstrong @JeffBradbury @ASCD @bamradionetwork

Thomas Armstrong is an award-winning author and speaker with over 35 years of teaching experience from the primary through the doctoral level. He is the author of several books on learning and human development including his latest, The Power of the Adolescent Brain: Strategies for Teaching Middle and High School Students. Jeff Bradbury is an ASCD Emerging Leader. coordinator of instructional technology for Westwood Regional School district in NJ, and creator of TeacherCast.

Nov 03 2016

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Rank #9: Teaching Students to Drive Their Brains

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Our guest walks us through the cognitive strategies students need to manage their learning and offers insights on teaching students how, when, and where to use these skills.

Follow: @ASCD @runnin26 @BrainSMARTU @bamradionetwork

Donna Wilson is a leader of the academic team at BrainSMART and the Center for Innovative Education and Prevention, is an educational and school psychologist and former teacher. Co-author of Teaching Students to Drive Their Brains: Metacognitive Strategies, Activities, and Lesson Ideas. Rachael George is the principal of Sandy Grade School in the Oregon Trail School District and an ASCD Emerging Leader.

Aug 27 2018

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Rank #10: Can All Students Be Good at Math? Yes, Here's How

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Our guest says that all students can learn to make sense of math and master the subject if they understand a few key ideas. Follow: @mattwachel @cathyseeley @ASCD @bamradionetwork

Cathy Seeley has worked as a teacher, district mathematics coordinator, Texas state mathematics director for grades K–12, and is a former president of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Her ASCD books include Making Sense of Math: How to Help Every Student Become a Mathematical Thinker and Problem Solver, and Building a Math-Positive Culture: How to Support Great Math Teaching in Your School. ASCD Emerging Leader and host Matt Wachel is an elementary assistant principal in the Park Hill School District in Kansas City, MO.

Oct 14 2016

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Rank #11: Three Smart Tips for New Principals

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Being a new principal is exciting, challenging, scary and filled new things to learn quickly. Our guest offers a quick start guide.

Follow: @robpennington9 @jenschwanke @ASCD @bamradionetwork
Jen Schwanke is the author of You’re the Principal! Now What? Strategies and Solutions for New School Leaders (ASCD). Schwanke began her career as a language arts educator and is currently a principal for the Dublin City School District in Dublin, Ohio. Rob Pennington is a middle school social studies teacher & lead tech coach in Connecticut, and ASCD Emerging Leader.

Aug 04 2017

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Rank #12: Six Ways to Succeed with the Students Who Challenge Us Most

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Every teacher will have their share of challenges with students. Join us as we discuss proven strategies for succeeding with challenging students.

Follow: @ReneeMeeks JeffreyBenson61 @ASCD @bamradionetwork

Jeffrey Benson has worked in almost every school context, as a teacher and administrator, in his 35 years of experience in education. He is currently a consultant and author of the ASCD books Hanging In: Strategies for Teaching the Students Who Challenge Us Most and Ten Steps to Managing Change In Schools: How do we take initiatives from goals to actions? Emerging ASCD Leader Renee C. Meeks, Ed.D. is the Principalof
Sea Isle Elementary School.

Apr 27 2016

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Rank #13: Read, Write, Lead: Creating a Powerful Culture of Learning

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In this segment, our guest offers practical tips for empowering teachers, students, and all stakeholders to produce a culture of learning.

Follow: @mjanatovich @regieroutman @ASCD @bamradionetwork

Regie Routman is a longtime teacher and the author of many books and resources for educators. She is author of the ASCD book, Read, Write, Lead: Breakthrough Strategies for Schoolwide Literacy Success. Host Mike Janatovich is the assistant principal of Harmon Middle School in Aurora, OH, and an ASCD Emerging Leader.

Sep 10 2017

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Rank #14: 7 Ways to Refine Your Classroom Management Next Year

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Whether you are a new or veteran teacher, our guest offers a thoughtful roadmap and tools to improve your approach to classroom management.

Follow: @runnin26 @ASCD @bamradionetwork

Jeff Marshall is a professor in the Eugene T. Moore School of Education at Clemson University and is the director of the Inquiry in Motion Institute. He is the author of the new ASCD book, The Highly Effective Teacher: 7 Classroom-Tested Practices that Foster Student Success. Rachael George is the principal of Sandy Grade School in the Oregon Trail School District and an ASCD Emerging Leader.

May 26 2016

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Rank #15: How Spider Web Discussions Drive Student Directed Learning

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Join us as we define spider-web discussions and how they can powerfully engage students, drive learning, and encourage student voice. Follow: @mattwachel @alexiswiggins @ASCD @bamradionetwork Alexis Wiggins,`author of The Best Class You Never Taught: How Spider Web Discussion Can Turn Students into Learning Leaders, is the founder and director of the Cohort of Educators for Essential Learning (CEEL), an organization that unites like-minded educators around the globe. She has worked as a high school and middle school English teacher in six different countries and as an instructional coach for all subject areas. ASCD Emerging Leader and host Matt Wachel is an elementary assistant principal in the Park Hill School District in Kansas City, MO.

Mar 02 2018

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Rank #16: Smarter Curriculum Design: What Works, What Does Not

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Our guest is passionate about designing a curriculum that leads to student success. Join us as she proposes new strategies and resources for developing a more effective approach.

Follow: @drncgarrett @ADiLalor @ASCD @bamradionetwork

Angela Di Michele Lalor is the author of Ensuring High-Quality Curriculum: How to Design, Revise, or Adopt Curriculum Aligned to Student Success (ASCD). She is a senior consultant at Learner-Centered Initiatives, where her work includes facilitating schoolwide initiatives in the areas of curriculum, instruction, and assessment. Host Chaunte Garrett is the director of accountability for the Rowan-Salisbury school system in North Carolina, an education consultant, and an ASCD Emerging Leader.

Dec 22 2016

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Rank #17: Strategies for Building Relationships with Students in Poverty

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Join us as we discuss how our cultural conditioning and expectations impact our ability as educators to help students in poverty. We close by looking at strategies for success.

Follow: @jimdelisle3 @parrettassoc @mjanatovich @ASCD @bamradionetwork

William Parrett is the director of the Center for School Improvement & Policy Studies at Boise State University and Kathleen Budge brings a blend of 26 years of practical experience as a teacher and administrator. She is an associate professor of Educational Leadership at Boise State University. They are co-authors of the Disrupting Poverty: Creating a Poverty Literate Culture for Student Success. Mike Janatovich is the assistant principal of Harmon Middle School in Aurora, OH, and an ASCD Emerging Leader.

Mar 02 2018

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Rank #18: Metacognition: Teaching Students to Drive Their Brains

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Join us as we talk about thinking about our thinking with the goal of enhancing learning.

Follow: @BrainSMARTU @ASCD @bamradionetwork

Marcus Conyers is a doctoral researcher at the University of Westminster and founder of BrainSMART, Inc. Dr. Donna Wilson is an author and psychologist who conducts professional development internationally for teachers, administrators, and policymakers. Their latest book is Teaching Students to Drive Their Brains: Metacognitive Strategies, Activities, and Lesson Ideas (ASCD). Host Jusmar Maness is principal of Balfour Elementary School in Asheboro, NC, and an ASCD Emerging Leader.

Oct 06 2016

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Rank #19: Smarter, Better, Easier Ways to Check Student Understanding

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If you've ever thought, "there must be a better way to confirm what students are learning," you'll want to listen to this segment with Myron Dueck.

Follow: @myrondueck @drncgarrett @ASCD @bamradionetwork

Myron Dueck is the author of Grading Smarter Not Harder: Assessment Strategies That Motivate Kids and Help Them Learn (ASCD, 2014). He is currently a vice principal and teacher in British Columbia, Canada and previously taught in Manitoba and New Zealand. Host Chaunte Garrett is the director of accountability for the Rowan-Salisbury school system in North Carolina, a consultant, and an ASCD Emerging Leader.

May 18 2016

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Rank #20: Rethinking School Discipline: New Challenges, New Solutions

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Every experienced educator in the world has likely noticed that student discipline challenges have changed. Our guest offers new solutions for a new generation.

Follow: @eklundtaches @ASCD @bamradionetwork

Richard L. Curwin co-authored with: Allen N. Mendler, and Brian D. Mendler Discipline with Dignity, 4th Edition: How to Build Responsibility, Relationships, and Respect in Your Classroom
He is an author, trainer, speaker, and experienced education practitioner who has worked with teachers, administrators, and parents throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, South America, and the Middle East. Abbie Eklund, Principal of Lincoln Elementary School, 2016 ASCD Emerging Leader.

Feb 15 2018

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How Can We Manage Our Emotions As We Learn Through an Unprecedented Crisis?

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How do we lead a class, a school, or a school district when there is no textbook, guidebook, or map for the scenarios we face?.  As big anxiety, fears, and doubts arise, how do we teach or lead others when we are struggling ourselves?

Follow on Twitter: @ASCD @runnin26 @APrincipalKafele @Jenschwanke  @jonHarper70bd

Award-winning educator Baruti Kafele is a leading keynote speaker and best-selling author. His books include Is My School Better a Better School BECAUSE I Lead It?, The Principal 50: Critical Leadership Questions for Inspiring Schoolwide Excellence, and The Teacher 50: Critical Questions for Inspiring Classroom Excellence. Guest host Jennifer Schwanke has been an educator for 20 years, teaching or leading at all levels. She is the author of You're the Principal! Now What? Strategies and Solutions for New School Leaders. In addition to on her blog, she publishes frequently on the Choice Literacy and Lead Literacy websites as well as Education Week Teacher, Principal, and Principal Navigator. Rachael George is the principal of Sandy Grade School in the Oregon Trail School District and an ASCD Emerging Leader.

Apr 28 2020

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Six Strategies to Help Students Develop Self-Awareness and Self-Reflection skills

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Join us for a discussion on strategies that help students develop greater self-awareness, the ability for self-reflection and a stronger sense of who they are.

#classroomstrategies

Follow on Twitter: @ASCD @a_rebora @bamradionetwork @sallyoventura

Sally Ventura is a high school ELA teacher in Olean, New York. She has published in The English Journal, The English Record, Teachers and Writers Collaborative, College Association Critic, Earth’s Daughters, and Midwest Quarterly. She is a past-president of NYSEC, the New York State English Council.

Mar 13 2020

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SEL: The formative Five Success Skills for Students and Staff

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Our guest asserts that our role goes beyond preparing students for college and career, to preparing kids for life. He offers five skills that we need to cultivate to achieve this expanded vision of education.

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Tom Hoerr, Ph.D. is head of New City School in St. Louis. His latest book is Taking Social Emotional Learning Schoolwide: The Formative Five Success Skills for Students and Staff (ASCD). He also writes a monthly column for “The Principal Connection,” an educational leadership magazine. He has led schools for 36 years and has written on leadership, faculty collegiality, and multiple intelligences. He initiated and taught in the Non-Profit Management Program at Washington University in St. Louis. Guest host Kyle Hamstra is a STEM Specialist at Davis Drive Elementary in Cary, North Carolina and ASCD Emerging Leader 2016.

Mar 09 2020

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Equity Should Not Be a Hot Topic, It Should Be a Top Priority

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The growing number of discussions, workshops, blog posts, podcasts and tweets about equity underscore that equity is a hot topic. In this episode, our guest explains what we need to do to move equity from a hot topic to a top priority in our schools.

Follow on Twitter: @ASCD @DrVMayfield @bamradionetwork  @RosaIsiah @drncgarrett @bamradionetwork  

#WeLeadEd #FOR2020 #CALSA #EMPOWER20 #edleaders #Suptchat #leadupchat #equity
Vernita Mayfield has served as a secondary school principal, researcher and educational consultant. She founded Leadervation Learning to support organizations seeking to build leadership capacity, particularly in marginalized communities. She is the author of a new book – Cultural Competency Now (ASCD). She holds a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Innovation, and an Ed.S. in Educational Administration from the University of Colorado, Denver. She earned an MBA in Business Administration from California State University, San Bernardino. Guest Host Dr. Chaunte Garrett, an ASCD Emerging Leader, serves in eastern North Carolina as a Chief Academic Officer.

Feb 21 2020

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Smarter Ways to Think About, talk about, and Teach Reading

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The science of reading is a surprisingly controversial subject. There are camps of advocates for different strategies and they are as polarized as American politics. Our guest offers practical insights on how we can avoid the traditional pitfalls and find a common bridge to improve reading for all students.

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Follow on Twitter: @ASCD @a_rebora @bamradionetwork @benjaminjriley

Benjamin Riley is the founder and executive director of Deans for Impact, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring every child is taught by a well-prepared teacher. As part of that mission, Deans for Impact believes that every teacher should understand and know how to apply the science of learning in their practice. Prior to founding Deans for Impact, Ben conducted research on the New Zealand education system, worked as the policy director for NewSchools Venture Fund, and served as deputy attorney general for the State of California. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington and J.D. from Yale Law School.

Feb 11 2020

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Why We Often Miss the Amazing Strengths of Immigrant Students

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Join us as we explore the benefits of combining expertise when working with English language learners and discuss four principles for building our skills in this area.

Follow on Twitter: @ASCD @Eklundteaches @bamradionetwork @andreahonigsfel

Andrea Honigsfeld, EdD, is Associate Dean and Professor in the Division of Education at Molloy College, Rockville Centre, New York. She directs a doctoral program in Educational Leadership for Diverse Learning Communities. Before entering the field of teacher education, she was an English-as-a-foreign-language teacher in Hungary (Grades 5–8 and adult) and an English-as-a-second-language teacher in New York City (Grades K–3 and adult). Abbie Eklund is a National Board Certified Teacher, achieving certification in 2010 as a middle childhood generalist and ASCD emerging leader.

Dec 13 2019

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Design Thinking: Encouraging Students to Solve Problems They Care About

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Join us as we explore the benefits of combining expertise when working with English language learners and discuss four principles for building our skills in this area.

Follow on Twitter: @ASCD @Eklundteaches @bamradionetwork @andreahonigsfel

Andrea Honigsfeld, EdD, is Associate Dean and Professor in the Division of Education at Molloy College, Rockville Centre, New York. She directs a doctoral program in Educational Leadership for Diverse Learning Communities. Before entering the field of teacher education, she was an English-as-a-foreign-language teacher in Hungary (Grades 5–8 and adult) and an English-as-a-second-language teacher in New York City (Grades K–3 and adult). Abbie Eklund is a National Board Certified Teacher, achieving certification in 2010 as a middle childhood generalist and ASCD emerging leader.

Dec 13 2019

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Team Up, Speak Up, Fire Up: How Students Benefit When We Combine Expertise

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Join us as we explore the benefits of combining expertise when working with English language learners and discuss four principles for building our skills in this area.

Follow on Twitter: @ASCD @Eklundteaches @bamradionetwork @andreahonigsfel

Andrea Honigsfeld, EdD, is Associate Dean and Professor in the Division of Education at Molloy College, Rockville Centre, New York. She directs a doctoral program in Educational Leadership for Diverse Learning Communities. Before entering the field of teacher education, she was an English-as-a-foreign-language teacher in Hungary (Grades 5–8 and adult) and an English-as-a-second-language teacher in New York City (Grades K–3 and adult). Abbie Eklund is a National Board Certified Teacher, achieving certification in 2010 as a middle childhood generalist and ASCD emerging leader.

Nov 27 2019

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Taking Effective, Inclusive Learning to the Next Level

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In this episode, our guests guide us through the steps to rethinking inclusion. Join us as we explore strategies to move toward a process where the needs of every child are inherently met within the general curriculum, instruction, and services. 

Follow on Twitter: @ASCD @Eklundteaches @bamradionetwork @NancyFrey

Nancy Frey, Ph.D. and Doug Fisher are co-authors of Your Students My Students, Our Students: Rethinking Equitable and Inclusive Classroom (ASCD). Nancy Frey is a Professor of Educational Leadership at San Diego State University. Dr. Frey is a recipient of the Christa McAuliffe award for excellence in teacher education from the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. She has co-authored several books on literacy. She teaches a variety of courses in school improvement and literacy leadership. Douglas Fisher, Ph.D., is Professor of Educational Leadership at San Diego State University and a teacher leader at Health Sciences High & Middle College. He is a member of the California Reading Hall of Fame and is the recipient of an International Reading Association Celebrate Literacy Award, the Farmer award for excellence in writing from the National Council of Teachers of English, as well as a Christa McAuliffe award for excellence in teacher education. He has published numerous articles and books on improving student achievement. Abbie Eklund, Principal of Lincoln Elementary School, 2016 ASCD Emerging Leader.

Nov 04 2019

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5 Ways to Reduce Anxiety and Prepare for Instructional Coaching

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Our guest acknowledges that we have not prepared teachers to get the most out of coaching.  Nina Morel offers practical steps teachers can take independently to make coaching a positive and enriching experience.

Follow on Twitter: @morel_nina  @ASCD  @a_rebora  @bamradionetwork

Nina Morel, Ed.D., is Executive Director of Leadership Development and Coaching and former Dean of Professional Studies at Lipscomb University. She has developed and led innovative coaching programs as well as competency-based online undergraduate and graduate programs. She is the winner of the Milken National Educator Award and has taught at the secondary and university levels. As a school district administrator, Morel created and led large scale coaching and ESL initiatives.

Morel is the author of “Learning from Coaching: How do I work with an instructional coach to grow as a teacher?” (ASCD, 2014); “How to Build an Instructional Coaching Program for Maximum Capacity” (Corwin, 2012); and "Redefining Competency-Based Education: Competencies for Life" (Business Expert Press, 2018).

Nov 01 2019

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3 Strategies for Managing the Dilemmas School Principals Routinely Face

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Our guests explain the distinction between solving problems and managing the dilemmas that new and aspiring school principals typically face. Join us for practical strategies for coping and dealing with the intractable challenges of school leadership.

Follow on Twitter: @ASCD @Eklundteaches @bamradionetwork@RLowenhaupt @jamespspillane

James P. Spillane is the Spencer T. and Ann W. Olin Professor in Learning and Organizational Change at the School of Education and Social Policy at Northwestern University. He has published extensively on issues of education policy, policy implementation, school reform, and school leadership. Rebecca Lowenhaupt is an associate professor of educational leadership at Boston College's Lynch School of Education and Human Development. She teaches aspiring school and district leaders about teacher supervision, organizational theory, and research methods, and serves as an associate editor for the journal Educational Policy. Guest host Abbie Eklund is the principal of Lincoln Elementary School in Illinois and an ASCD Emerging Leader.

Oct 22 2019

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Rethinking Teacher Safety Training: What Works, What Doesn't

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Preparing teachers to respond to school violence, natural disasters, and other hazards is a growing priority. Join us as we look at new research about what works and what doesn’t.

Follow on Twitter: @ASCD @ @runnin26 @bamradionetwork

Dr. Amy Klinger is nationally recognized as an expert in school safety and crisis management. She delivers training and lectures to audiences throughout the United States and abroad. She has more than 28 years of experience as an educator and administrator. She is an associate professor of Educational Administration at Ashland University and is the co-founder and Director of Programs at The Educators' School Safety Network. She is the co-author with Amanda Klinger of Keeping Students Safe Every Day: How to Prepare for and Respond to School Violence, Natural Disasters, and Other Hazards (ASCD, 2018). Amanda Klinger is the Director of Operations for The Educators' School Safety Network.. Klinger has past experience both as an attorney and an educator. She worked as an elementary and secondary teacher before graduating from the University of Akron, School of Law. Klinger began her practice in North Carolina, representing clients in civil and criminal proceedings. She also worked in the juvenile justice system, as an advocate for youths charged with crimes, and as a parent attorney in abuse, neglect and dependency proceedings. Guest Host: Rachael George is the principal of Sandy Grade School in the Oregon Trail School District and an ASCD Emerging Leader.

Oct 14 2019

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Learning in the Making: How to Create Positive, Powerful, Joyful, Learning Experiences

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In this episode, we’ll explore how makerspaces are evolving into positive, powerful and engaging learning experiences and how you can plan, execute and assess makerspace lessons.

Follow on Twitter: @ASCD @jackiegerstein @kylehamstra @BAMRadioNetwork

Jackie Gerstein teaches graduate-level online courses for Walden, Westerns Governors, and Boise State Universities, and she teaches gifted education for Santa Fe Public Schools. Her background includes a strong focus on experiential learning, which she brings into all of her teaching. She is the author of Learning in the Making: How to Plan, Execute, and Assess Powerful Makerspace Lessons. Guest Host: Kyle Hamstra is a STEM Specialist at Davis Drive Elementary in Cary, North Carolina and an ASCD Emerging Leader.

Oct 07 2019

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Understanding and Teaching the Most Challenging Students

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There are challenging student behaviors that are unresponsive to standard classroom management strategies. In fact, in many cases, standard practices can aggravate the behaviors. Learn why and how to develop a set of strategies for these special cases.

Follow us: @jessica_minahan @ASCD @a_rebora @bamradionetwork

Jessica Minahan, MEd, BCBA, is a licensed and board-certified behavior analyst, special educator, doctoral student, as well as a consultant to schools internationally (www.jessicaminahan.com). Jessica has over seventeen years of experience supporting students who exhibit challenging behavior in urban public school systems. She is the co-author of The Behavior Code: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Teaching the Most Challenging Students (Harvard Education Press, 2012) and author of The Behavior Code Companion: Strategies, Tools, and Interventions for Supporting Students with Anxiety-Related or Oppositional Behaviors (Harvard Education Press, 2014).

Sep 30 2019

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The 12 Elements of a Globally Competent Teacher: Why They Matter

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The world has changed,  the student body at your school is changing, and those changes are showing up in your classroom as a need for a global skillset.  What do you need to be a globally competent teacher? In this episode, we explore the 12 elements.

Follow on Twitter: @ASCD @atichnorwagner @HEParkhouse @drncgarrett @bamradionetwork

Ariel Tichnor-Wagner is a senior fellow of global competence at ASCD. In her role, she advocates for, develops, and implements innovative frameworks, tools, and professional learning experiences that support educators in fostering the knowledge, skills, and attitudes students need to succeed in a diverse, interconnected world. Dr. Hillary Parkhouse is an assistant professor in the School of Education at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Education. She began her career as an English and history teacher in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. She then taught high school social studies and English as a Second Language in the Washington Heights neighborhood of New York City. Host Chaunte Garrett is head of school at Rocky Mount Preparatory School, a member of the ASCD advisory committee, and a speaker and presenter at conferences and events across the country.

Sep 16 2019

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A Message to New Teachers: Do This, Not That

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Starting back to school as a new teacher can be stressful, with feelings of uncertainty and misdirection. Today’s guest shares his insight into how to rethink your school day in a more positive approach.

Follow on Twitter: @ASCD @a_rebora @chasemielke @bamradionetwork

Chase Mielke is a writer, speaker, and award-winning high school teacher. He holds a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction and runs affectiveliving.com He is the author of The Burnout Cure: Learning to Love Teaching Again. His work has been featured on CNN and on these websites: We Are Teachers, Edutopia, HuffPost, and Cult of Pedagogy.

Sep 08 2019

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Using the 3 C's of Mindfulness to Increase Concentration in the Classroom

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Classrooms and learning can be stressful for students and teachers. Join us for a discussion on the Strategies for promoting
concentration, compassion, and calm. Students with ADHD, self-regulation issues and trauma may benefit as well.

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Thomas Armstrong is an educator, psychologist, and writer.  Armstrong is also an award-winning author and speaker with over 35 years of teaching experience from the primary through the doctoral level. He is the author of several books on learning and human development including his latest, titled Mindfulness in the Classroom: Strategies for Promoting Concentration, Compassion, and Calm (ASCD, 2019). Guest host: Rachael George is principal of Sandy Grade School in the Oregon Trail School District and an ASCD Emerging Leader.

Sep 01 2019

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Success with Newcomers and English Language Learners

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Join us for a discussion on the best ways to support students who are new to the country or still struggling with learning in English.

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Dr. Margarita Calderon and Shawn Slakk are co-authors of "Success with Multicultural Newcomers and English Learners: Proven Practices for School Leadership Teams." She is Johns Hopkins University professor emerita and has served on national preschool to 12th grade literacy panels. She has authored, coauthored, or edited more than 100 books, articles, and chapters. Shawn Slakk is vice president of operations and senior consultant for Margarita Calderón & Associates, where he and his colleagues train teachers and administrators how to consolidate language, literacy, and content for English learners and all other students. Dr. Chaunte Garrett is a longtime educator, speaker, and presenter, as well as an ASCD Emerging Leader.

Jul 30 2019

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50 Critical Questions for School Leaders

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As we know, reflection is essential for self-awareness, growth, and effective leadership. In the episode, we discuss the critical question every school leader must be willing to ask themselves to have a positive impact on staff and students.

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Award-winning educator Baruti Kafele is a leading keynote speaker and best-selling author. His books include Is My School Better a Better School BECAUSE I Lead It?, The Principal 50: Critical Leadership Questions for Inspiring Schoolwide Excellence, and The Teacher 50: Critical Questions for Inspiring Classroom Excellence. Rachael George is the principal of Sandy Grade School in the Oregon Trail School District and an ASCD Emerging Leader.

Jun 29 2019

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Seven Teacher Dispositions That Support Student Learning

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Join us for a discussion on the essential qualities of a good teacher as we explore some counterintuitive findings in a new book.

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Valerie Hill-Jackson is the Director of Educator Preparation Programs and Partnerships in the College of Education and Human Development and a Clinical Professor of Teacher Education in the Department of Teaching, Learning, and Culture at Texas A&M University. Rachael George is the principal of Sandy Grade School in the Oregon Trail School District and an ASCD Emerging Leader.

Jun 24 2019

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Quick Hit

By M.Ticklet - Feb 24 2020
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Great idea to have a quick hit on such important topics in education! 10 minutes is the perfect amount out time for podcast on education. This keeps my attention the whole time.

Something for everyone

By LincMom209 - Apr 14 2019
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I like the short episodes on a huge variety of topics.