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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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Very Knowledgeable Guests

By Basically Hopeful - Jul 31 2019
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I like the variety and diversity of A-list guests that ASCD brings to this podcast. Guests and the rotating hosts are Insightful, concise, and always relevant.

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

21 Ratings
Average Ratings
14
2
3
2
0

Very Knowledgeable Guests

By Basically Hopeful - Jul 31 2019
Read more
I like the variety and diversity of A-list guests that ASCD brings to this podcast. Guests and the rotating hosts are Insightful, concise, and always relevant.

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: Rethinking Grading: What Works, What Doesn't, What's Next

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Grading practices have been a point of controversy for over 100 years. Researchers have long identified the problems with our current grading systems, but we've yet to solve them. What can be done? Our guests point to a better way.

Follow: @ASCD @Eklundteaches @tguskey @bamradionetwork

Susan Brookhart and Tom Guskey co-authored What We Know About Grading: What Works, What Doesn't, and What's Next. Susan Brookhart is professor emerita in the School of Education at Duquesne University and an independent educational consultant and author. She is author or coauthor of 18 books and more than 70 articles. Tom Guskey is professor of Educational Psychology in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky. He is included in the National Staff Development Council’s Leaders in Staff Development. Abbie Eklund, Principal of Lincoln Elementary School, 2016 ASCD Emerging Leader.

Mar 04 2019

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Rank #3: 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 #4: How Great School Leaders Manage Resistance to Change

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Join us as we discuss practical ways school leaders can better manage individual resistance to change.

Follow: @mjanatovich @bryanrgoodwin @ASCD @bamradionetwork

Bryan Goodwin, a former teacher and journalist, is the president and CEO of McREL International, a Denver-based nonprofit education research and development organization. Goodwin's books include Balanced Leadership for Powerful Learning and The 12 Touchstones of Good Teaching. He writes a monthly research column for Educational Leadership magazine. Host Mike Janatovich is the assistant principal of Harmon Middle School in Aurora, OH, and an ASCD Emerging Leader.

Mar 03 2017

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Rank #5: The i5 Approach to Lesson Planning: A Quick Start Guide

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In this episode, we explore a lesson planning model that promotes critical thinking, student engagement, and the effective use of technology.

Follow: @eklundteaches @ASCD @bamradionetwork

Jane E. Pollock, co-author of the first edition of the ASCD best seller Classroom Instruction That Works. She collaborates worldwide with teachers, instructional coaches, and principals on curriculum, instruction, assessment, and supervision. Her work results in improved student achievement at the classroom and school levels. She also co-authored with Susan Hensley The i5 Approach: Lesson Planning That Teaches Thinking and Fosters Innovation. Host Abbie Eklund, Principal of Lincoln Elementary School, is 2016 ASCD Emerging Leader.

Apr 06 2018

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Rank #6: 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 #7: A 10-point Success Roadmap for Literacy Instruction

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In this segment, we look at multitiered Systems of Support (MTSS). Join us as we talk about how to use MTSS to identify which students are behind in reading, why, and effective approaches to intervention. Follow: @susanhall_EdD @ASCD @runnin26 @bamradionetwork Susan L. Hall, author of 10 Success Factors for Literacy Intervention: Getting Results with MTSS in Elementary Schools, is cofounder and CEO of 95 Percent Group Inc., an educational company whose mission is to help teachers and administrators identify and address the needs of struggling readers. Rachael George is the principal of Sandy Grade School in the Oregon Trail School District and an ASCD Emerging Leader.

Jul 28 2018

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Rank #8: Is My School Better Because I lead It?

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Our guest encourages school leaders to ask a series of challenging self-reflective questions about whether or not they are making a positive difference. In this interview, he explains how the answers to these questions provide a roadmap to better leadership and better schools.
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.

Nov 11 2018

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Rank #9: Five Principles of Courageous School Leadership

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Pedro jumps head first into the deep end of the issues that determine whether all kids are reached, inspired and taught.

Follow: @PedroANoguera @mjanatovich @ASCD @bamradionetwork

Pedro Noguera is a Distinguished Professor of Education in the Graduate School of Education and Information Sciences at UCLA whose research focuses on the ways in which schools are influenced by social and economic conditions, as well as by demographic trends in local, regional and global contexts. He is the author or co-author of eleven books, including Excellence Through Equity: Five Principles of Courageous Leadership to Guide Achievement for Every Student (ASCD). Host Mike Janatovich is the assistant principal of Harmon Middle School in Aurora, OH, and an ASCD Emerging Leader.

Jan 19 2017

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Rank #10: 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 #11: Reinventing How We Teach Math and Why We Should

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We've been teaching math for generations. It's hard to believe we haven't been doing it right. Join us to learn what we need to stop doing, start doing, and continue doing to teach math well.

Follow: @ASCD @eklundteaches @WallaceFdn @bamradionetwork
Jennifer M. Bay-Williams is a mathematics teacher educator at the University of Louisville, Kentucky. She has written many articles and books related to K–12 mathematics education, including Math Fact Fluency (ASCD, 2019) and the popular Elementary and Middle School Mathematics: Teaching Developmentally and the related three-book series. Rachael George is the principal of Sandy Grade School in the Oregon Trail School District and an ASCD Emerging Leader.

Feb 03 2019

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Rank #12: A Road Map to Personalized Learning

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Our guest says that personalized learning is essentially about sharing power with students. Join us for a four-step guide to enable personalizing instruction for every child. Follow: @eklundteaches @drrickabaug @ASCD @bamradionetwork James Rickabaugh, author of Tapping the Power of Personalized Learning , is the director of the Institute for Personalized Learning. He formerly served as superintendent of the Whitefish Bay School District in Southeastern Wisconsin and other districts in Wisconsin and Minnesota. Abbie Eklund, Principal of Lincoln Elementary School, 2016 ASCD Emerging Leader.

Nov 17 2017

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Rank #13: 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 #14: Habits of Mind: What We Do When We Don't Know the Answer

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Join us for a fascinating discussion about cultivating the habits of mind that enable us to respond effectively when clear answers are unavailable. Follow: @runnin26 @benakall @ASCD @bamradionetwork

Join us for a fascinating discussion about cultivating the habits of mind that enable us to respond effectively when clear answers are unavailable.

Follow: @runnin26 @benakall @ASCD @bamradionetwork
Bena Kallick and Art Costa are co-authors of Habits of Mind Across the Curriculum: Practical and Creative Strategies for Teachers. They are co-directors, Institute for Habits of Mind, a private consultant providing services to school districts, state departments of education, professional organizations, and public agencies throughout the US and internationally. Art Costa is professor emeritus of education at California State University. Rachael George is the principal of Sandy Grade School in the Oregon Trail School District and an ASCD Emerging Leader.

Nov 10 2017

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Rank #15: Teaching Mastery: Never Work Harder Than Your Students

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Our guest is committed to helping every educator become a master teacher. In this interview, we discuss the path to mastery as defined in her recently revised book, Never work harder than your students.

Follow: @ASCD @runnin26 @bamradionetwork

Robyn R. Jackson, PhD, author of Never Work Harder Than Your Students & Other Principles of Great Teaching, 2nd Edition, has been an educator for more than a decade. As a National Board-certified English teacher, she increased the enrollment of minority and nontraditional students in her AP Language and Composition classes and tripled her overall course enrollment within one year without a decrease in her students' test scores. 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.

Aug 04 2018

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Rank #16: Five Steps to Stimulating Thoughtful Classroom Discussions

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Our guests wrote an award-winning book on facilitating thoughtful, meaningful, and engaging discussions among students. Join us to learn the fundamentals.

'Follow: @Question2Think @ASCD @bamradionetwork

Jackie Acree Walsh and Beth Dankert Sattes are co-authors of the award-winning book, Questioning for Classroom Discussion: Purposeful Speaking, Engaged Listening, Deep Thinking (ASCD). Walsh is an independent educational consultant and the lead consultant for the Alabama Best Practices Center. Sattes consults through her business, Enthused Learning, primarily in the area of effective questioning in K–12 classrooms. Rachael George is the principal of Sandy Grade School in the Oregon Trail School District and an ASCD Emerging Leader.

Feb 16 2017

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Rank #17: 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 #18: Half of All Students Have Experienced Trauma: What Teachers Can Do

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The number of students in our classrooms who have been exposed to trauma, violence or chronic stress is substantial. Join us as we discuss how educators can help these students succeed.

Debbie Zacarian, Lourdes Alvarez-Ortiz and Judie Haynes are co-authors of Teaching to Strengths: Supporting Students Living with Trauma, Violence, and Chronic Stress Debbie is the founding director of the Center for English Language Education, and the founding and current director of the Center for Advancing Student Achievement. Lourdes is a bilingual/bicultural school psychologist and school leader with more than two decades of experience working in inner city school districts in Massachusetts and Connecticut. Judie is the editor and owner of everythingESL.net. She is also cofounder and moderator of #ELLCHAT. Rachael George is the principal of Sandy Grade School in the Oregon Trail School District and an ASCD Emerging Leader.

Sep 23 2017

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Rank #19: Smart Ways to Integrate Student Reflection Into Student Assessment

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Our guest turns conventional student assessment upside down. Join us as he shares a practical strategy to more effectively evaluate student progress. Follow: @sarahdateechurmattwachel @myrondueck @ASCD @bamradionetwork Myron Dueck is a vice principal and teacher in School District 67 in British Columbia, Canada. He is the author of ASCD published book Grading Smarter, Not Harder: Assessment Strategies That Motivate Kids and Help Them Learn. Myron will be speaking at ASCD's upcoming Conference on Educational Leadership beginning on October 27th. Host and ASCD Emerging Leader Matt Wachel is an elementary assistant principal in the Park Hill School District in Kansas City, MO.

Oct 13 2017

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Rank #20: 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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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.

Follow: @ASCD @Dr_Armstrong  @runnin26  @bamradionetwork
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.

Follow: @ASCD @CalderonSlakk @drncgarrett

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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The Teens Are Not Alright: Pushed, Pressured, Perfectionists

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Our guest sees a growing pandemic of students who are being pushed and pressured to achieve academically at the expense of the overall well being. Have we lost our way?

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Cathy Vatterott is a professor of education at the University of Missouri–St. Louis. After she presented at several educational conferences, participants began referring to her as the "homework lady."
We will be discussing Cathy's article "The Teens Are Not Alright" in the May issue of Educational Leadership.. Host Anthony Rebora is the Editor in Chief of Education Leadership.
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Jun 24 2019

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Upgrade Your Teaching: Combining Understanding by Design and Neuroscience

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Combining Understanding by Design and neuroscience opens up myriad new possibilities for improving instruction. Join us as we explore the implications of marrying the two.

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Co-authors Jay McTighe and Judy Willis of Upgrade Your Teaching: Understanding by Design Meets Neuroscience.
Jay McTighe has coauthored 14 books, including the award-winning and best-selling Understanding by Design series with Grant Wiggins. He is the director of the Maryland Assessment Consortium, a state collaboration of school districts working together to develop and share formative performance assessments. Dr. Judy Willis, a board-certified neurologist and middle school teacher in Santa Barbara, California, has combined her training in neuroscience and neuroimaging with her teacher education training and years of classroom experience.
Dr. Chaunte Garrett is a longtime educator, speaker, and presenter, as well as an ASCD Emerging Leader.

May 27 2019

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Personalized Professional Development: Elevating Teacher Voice

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Join us for a discussion on rethinking our professional learning conventions with an eye toward greater personalization for educators.
Allison Rodman is the author of Personalized Professional Learning: A Job-Embedded Pathway for Elevating Teacher Voice. She is an assistant principal and director of professional development at Mariana Bracetti Academy, a K–12 Title I school in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is an executive committee member of PhillyCORE Leaders, a diverse coalition of rising education leaders whose mission is to build a more positive and collaborative education community by connecting leaders who are making an impact on Philadelphia education. Kyle Hamstra is a STEM Specialist at Davis Drive Elementary in Cary, North Carolina and ASCD Emerging Leader 2016.

May 13 2019

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Cultivating Effective Habits of Mind in Young Children

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In this episode, we explore the language and behaviors that help young children cultivate the habits of mind that lead to appropriate social and intellectual development.

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Bena Kallick and Art Costa are co-authors of Habits of Mind Across the Curriculum: Practical and Creative Strategies for Teachers. They are co-directors, Institute for Habits of Mind, a private consultant providing services to school districts, state departments of education, professional organizations, and public agencies throughout the US and internationally. Art Costa is professor emeritus of education at California State University. Abbie Eklund, Principal of Lincoln Elementary School, 2016 ASCD Emerging Leader.

Apr 20 2019

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Talking About Race in the Classroom: Does Shock and Awe Work?

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In this episode, we take a candid look at the challenges of discussing race in the classroom with an eye on what works and what does not.

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Matthew Kay is a founding English teacher at Science Leadership Academy in Philadelphia and the author of Not Light, But Fire: How to Lead Meaningful Race Conversations in the Classroom (Stenhouse, 2018). Host Anthony Rebora is the Editor in Chief of Education Leadership.

Apr 08 2019

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Very Knowledgeable Guests

By Basically Hopeful - Jul 31 2019
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I like the variety and diversity of A-list guests that ASCD brings to this podcast. Guests and the rotating hosts are Insightful, concise, and always relevant.

Something for everyone

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