1/22/19

In this part 2 of a special 2 part FETC presenter series, I chat with JD Ferries-Rowe to discuss how Makerspaces are bringing creativity back into the classroom. He's well versed in the ways of the Makerspaces so be prepared to get some great ideas from him. If you're going to be attending FETC later this week, make sure you check out his sessions on creativity and student-based problem solving.



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Ep. 36: JD And Makerspaces

In this part 2 of a special 2 part FETC presenter series, I chat with JD Ferries-Rowe to discuss how Makerspaces are bringing creativity back into the classroom. He's well versed in the ways of the Makerspaces so be prepared to get some great ideas from him. If you're going to be attending FETC later this week, make sure you check out his sessions on creativity and student-based problem solving.



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1/21/19

In this episode, Corey Knight inspires us to make a decision to step out of frustration with education technology and into expert mode. He tells us how he went from having his students stack their iPads on his desk, to learning how to teach them to use these devices to solve real problems and create solutions.



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Ep #018 - Corey Inspires to Decide to Become an Expert in EdTech

In this episode, Corey Knight inspires us to make a decision to step out of frustration with education technology and into expert mode. He tells us how he went from having his students stack their iPads on his desk, to learning how to teach them to use these devices to solve real problems and create solutions.



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Google News and Updates Featured Content

Lisa Highfill is an Instructional Technology Coach in the San Francisco Bay Area. She earned her masters in Educational Technology Leadership and has been a classroom teacher for over 20 years. As a Google Certified Innovator, and a YouTube Star Teacher, she travels the country presenting at edtech conferences and speaking about lesson design and learning theory. Lisa is the co-creator and co-author of The HyperDoc Handbook.

Google Certifications: Google Certified Educator Level 1, Google Certified Educator Level 2, Google Certified Innovator

Google “Spark”: I was in the Merit Program, led by Rushton Hurley. The program completely changed me as a teacher, my knowledge of technology, and how to best combine the two.

Favorite Google Tips and Tricks: Google Slides make great portfolios for all of your graphic design work.

Connect with Lisa:

Google Teacher Tribe Mailbag

John Hartmann (St. Louis) -- Name a version in the revision history. Sets up a template (Sheets, slides) and names it master. When students complete the task, can revert back to the master and use it over and over. Doesn’t have to reinvent the wheel.

Jake Miller (Ohio) -- Thanks for creating community. Google Translate in Google Sheets. Does more than math. Type =GoogleTranslate you’ll get a formula to take words in one language and translate to +100 language. Useful for ELLs. to the native language. Can use Flippity.net to turn into flashcards to practice. JakeMiller.net search for translate for GIF.

On The Blogs

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The Power of Hyperdocs and Lesson Design with Lisa Highfill - GTT072

Google News and Updates Featured Content

Lisa Highfill is an Instructional Technology Coach in the San Francisco Bay Area. She earned her masters in Educational Technology Leadership and has been a classroom teacher for over 20 years. As a Google Certified Innovator, and a YouTube Star Teacher, she travels the country presenting at edtech conferences and speaking about lesson design and learning theory. Lisa is the co-creator and co-author of The HyperDoc Handbook.

Google Certifications: Google Certified Educator Level 1, Google Certified Educator Level 2, Google Certified Innovator

Google “Spark”: I was in the Merit Program, led by Rushton Hurley. The program completely changed me as a teacher, my knowledge of technology, and how to best combine the two.

Favorite Google Tips and Tricks: Google Slides make great portfolios for all of your graphic design work.

Connect with Lisa:

Google Teacher Tribe Mailbag

John Hartmann (St. Louis) -- Name a version in the revision history. Sets up a template (Sheets, slides) and names it master. When students complete the task, can revert back to the master and use it over and over. Doesn’t have to reinvent the wheel.

Jake Miller (Ohio) -- Thanks for creating community. Google Translate in Google Sheets. Does more than math. Type =GoogleTranslate you’ll get a formula to take words in one language and translate to +100 language. Useful for ELLs. to the native language. Can use Flippity.net to turn into flashcards to practice. JakeMiller.net search for translate for GIF.

On The Blogs

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On this week’s episode, we’re going to be talking about teacher self-care, or lack thereof, we will have another episode of Hear no Evil, See No Evil, and Read No Evil, we will take a trip down memory lane to discuss Teacher’s pets, and of course, we will be subject to yet another useless tool Donnie has found online.

Coffee Talk

You Say You Want a Resolution… Staying Fit...

  • As many teachers vow to stay fit during the new year, what about the students?
  • How Important is fitness?
  • Grades?
  • Teacher work at home?

Hear No Evil, See No Evil, Read No Evil

  • See: Gillette Commercial: The Best Men Can Be

  • Hear: But Why? Podcast

  • Read: Forget Screen Time Rules — Lean Into Parenting Your Wired Child, Author Says

Donnie Shares Something Useless He Found Online

- - - - -

Visit our website

Share Feedback & Ideas

Tweet us at @PartialCreditEd

Follow us on Instagram @PartialCreditEd

Like us on Facebook



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A Case of The Mondays - PC017

On this week’s episode, we’re going to be talking about teacher self-care, or lack thereof, we will have another episode of Hear no Evil, See No Evil, and Read No Evil, we will take a trip down memory lane to discuss Teacher’s pets, and of course, we will be subject to yet another useless tool Donnie has found online.

Coffee Talk

You Say You Want a Resolution… Staying Fit...

  • As many teachers vow to stay fit during the new year, what about the students?
  • How Important is fitness?
  • Grades?
  • Teacher work at home?

Hear No Evil, See No Evil, Read No Evil

  • See: Gillette Commercial: The Best Men Can Be

  • Hear: But Why? Podcast

  • Read: Forget Screen Time Rules — Lean Into Parenting Your Wired Child, Author Says

Donnie Shares Something Useless He Found Online

- - - - -

Visit our website

Share Feedback & Ideas

Tweet us at @PartialCreditEd

Follow us on Instagram @PartialCreditEd

Like us on Facebook



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1/20/19

Here are some questions I frequently see in teacher Facebook groups and on Twitter:

  • I feel bad for using Teachers Pay Teachers. Is this a disservice to my students?
  • How do others deal with unannounced observations?
  • What are your go-to sub plans?
Don't forget to leave a voicemail!

Let your voice be heard! Click here how to find out how you can be a part of the podcast by telling us your favorite parts of teaching!

Listeners who leave a voicemail will be eligible to receive a FREE Teachers Need Teachers sticker! Click HERE to find out more!

Got questions, feedback, or want to be on the show?

You can email me at kim@teachersneedteachers.com

Connect with me

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TnT 41 Using TpT, unannounced observations, and sub plans

Here are some questions I frequently see in teacher Facebook groups and on Twitter:

  • I feel bad for using Teachers Pay Teachers. Is this a disservice to my students?
  • How do others deal with unannounced observations?
  • What are your go-to sub plans?
Don't forget to leave a voicemail!

Let your voice be heard! Click here how to find out how you can be a part of the podcast by telling us your favorite parts of teaching!

Listeners who leave a voicemail will be eligible to receive a FREE Teachers Need Teachers sticker! Click HERE to find out more!

Got questions, feedback, or want to be on the show?

You can email me at kim@teachersneedteachers.com

Connect with me

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Could your school stop its normal routine for a full day and devote it entirely to unstructured play? That's what thousands of schools all over the world do every February for the Global School Play Day. In this episode I talk to GSPD founders Eric Saibel, Tim Bedley, and Scott Bedley about why play is so important for people of all ages.



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113: Global School Play Day: One Day. Nothing But Play.

Could your school stop its normal routine for a full day and devote it entirely to unstructured play? That's what thousands of schools all over the world do every February for the Global School Play Day. In this episode I talk to GSPD founders Eric Saibel, Tim Bedley, and Scott Bedley about why play is so important for people of all ages.



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Kelly Young is the Executive Director at Education Reimagined, where they seek to help educators create a learner-centered learning environment.

  • Non profit in Washington, D.C. that figures out how we can accelerate the transition from school-centered to student-centered
  • All kids and outcomes that are actually relevant.
  • A whole new way of seeing education.
  • Learning is a natural phenomenon.
  • Unfurl students’ unique potential.
  • Shifting from the transfer of knowledge to the investigation of unknown knowledge
  • Einstein National Geographic.
  • Asking teachers about passionate learning experiences that they had.
  • Had people that cared about them and what they learned.
  • Great learning experiences rarely happen in a classroom setting.
  • Relevant to what kids need to learn.
  • Why is it so hard for educators to let this go?
  • It’s what we experienced and what we know.
  • Maybe there is something wrong with me.
  • When you’re really struggling with a student, ask what might I do differently and what role can the kids take in fixing the problem.
  • It always feels risky to invite kids into the conversation.
  • Iowa BIG - architecture project.
  • He didn’t have the words to describe what he was missing.

Schedule a call with Jethro

Are you feeling like you are always behind at school? Do you feel like you need about 2 more hours each day to accomplish everything? Here’s how I help principals work manageable hours: Create your ideal week, so that you can leave work at work and enjoy your life!

Please take a moment to rate this podcast in iTunes or on Stitcher

Please follow me on Twitter: @jethrojones for the host and @TrnFrmPrincipal for the show.

Buy Communication Cards

Show notes on TransformativePrincipal.com

Download Paperless Principal.  

Take Control of your email

Web Site

Transformative Principal on Stitcher

Refer A Principal

Best Tools for Busy Administrators Survey

 

 



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Education Reimagined with Kelly Young Transformative Principal 262

 

Kelly Young is the Executive Director at Education Reimagined, where they seek to help educators create a learner-centered learning environment.

  • Non profit in Washington, D.C. that figures out how we can accelerate the transition from school-centered to student-centered
  • All kids and outcomes that are actually relevant.
  • A whole new way of seeing education.
  • Learning is a natural phenomenon.
  • Unfurl students’ unique potential.
  • Shifting from the transfer of knowledge to the investigation of unknown knowledge
  • Einstein National Geographic.
  • Asking teachers about passionate learning experiences that they had.
  • Had people that cared about them and what they learned.
  • Great learning experiences rarely happen in a classroom setting.
  • Relevant to what kids need to learn.
  • Why is it so hard for educators to let this go?
  • It’s what we experienced and what we know.
  • Maybe there is something wrong with me.
  • When you’re really struggling with a student, ask what might I do differently and what role can the kids take in fixing the problem.
  • It always feels risky to invite kids into the conversation.
  • Iowa BIG - architecture project.
  • He didn’t have the words to describe what he was missing.

Schedule a call with Jethro

Are you feeling like you are always behind at school? Do you feel like you need about 2 more hours each day to accomplish everything? Here’s how I help principals work manageable hours: Create your ideal week, so that you can leave work at work and enjoy your life!

Please take a moment to rate this podcast in iTunes or on Stitcher

Please follow me on Twitter: @jethrojones for the host and @TrnFrmPrincipal for the show.

Buy Communication Cards

Show notes on TransformativePrincipal.com

Download Paperless Principal.  

Take Control of your email

Web Site

Transformative Principal on Stitcher

Refer A Principal

Best Tools for Busy Administrators Survey

 

 



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Chrome Extensions. They can make things easier, more accessible, more visible, & more convenient. There are dozens of potential benefits to you in your classroom and school.

** SUPPORT **   ** SHOW NOTES **   ** SEGMENTS **
  • (1:40) Intro
  • (4:09) House of #EdTech Recommendation - Random Trivia Generator
  • (5:35) Featured Content - Chrome Extensions for Educators 2019
  • (27:18) House of #EdTech VIP - Danita Cobble
  ** SHARE FEEDBACK AND CONNECT **

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15 Must-Have Chrome Extensions for Educators 2019 - HoET126

Chrome Extensions. They can make things easier, more accessible, more visible, & more convenient. There are dozens of potential benefits to you in your classroom and school.

** SUPPORT **   ** SHOW NOTES **   ** SEGMENTS **
  • (1:40) Intro
  • (4:09) House of #EdTech Recommendation - Random Trivia Generator
  • (5:35) Featured Content - Chrome Extensions for Educators 2019
  • (27:18) House of #EdTech VIP - Danita Cobble
  ** SHARE FEEDBACK AND CONNECT **

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1/19/19

 

    

Dr. Jim Kahrs is the Executive Director of The Principals Center at Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA. The Principals Center's mission is "To provide practicing and aspiring school leaders with learning and networking opportunities designed to develop their capacity to create schools that work for all children."

As a high school principal, Jim was highly successful, willing to take risks and always focused on the needs of the kids. Jim talks with us about the challenges facing principals in the past and now and discusses what is most important for a principal to do and know in order to be successful. He also shares his wonderful insights into the role of the principal sharing his own awesome experiences. Additionally, we discuss the role of the Principals Center and how it serves the leaders and school systems of Georgia.

James Kahrs is a clinical assistant professor who received his doctor of education degree from the University of Georgia. He specializes in principal induction, supervision of instruction and school-based leadership.

Kahrs has published on the topics of Peer Coaching, the principal’s role in supporting teacher leaders, and student transition. He has made numerous presentations at professional conferences on topics such as teacher leadership, early college, block scheduling, school culture, mentoring new teachers, learning communities, professional development, and teacher supervision.

Jim was a high school principal for over 21 years split between New York and the state of Georgia, additionally, he was a leadership coach for the University of GA’s Department of Lifelong Education, and was recognized as the 2001-2002 NASSP/Met Life Georgia Principal of the Year, 2001-02.

Jim is married to Dr. Sheila Kahrs, a former middle school principal, Georgia Principal of the Year and the 2010 NASSP/Met Life National Principal of the Year.

Lots to learn today!

Thanks for listening!

Enjoy and please share.

Connect with Dr. Kahrs and Find Out More Info: 

jkahrs@gsu.edu

https://principalscenter.education.gsu.edu/

Length - 49:39



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The Principals Center at Georgia State University with Dr. James Kahrs - 229

 

    

Dr. Jim Kahrs is the Executive Director of The Principals Center at Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA. The Principals Center's mission is "To provide practicing and aspiring school leaders with learning and networking opportunities designed to develop their capacity to create schools that work for all children."

As a high school principal, Jim was highly successful, willing to take risks and always focused on the needs of the kids. Jim talks with us about the challenges facing principals in the past and now and discusses what is most important for a principal to do and know in order to be successful. He also shares his wonderful insights into the role of the principal sharing his own awesome experiences. Additionally, we discuss the role of the Principals Center and how it serves the leaders and school systems of Georgia.

James Kahrs is a clinical assistant professor who received his doctor of education degree from the University of Georgia. He specializes in principal induction, supervision of instruction and school-based leadership.

Kahrs has published on the topics of Peer Coaching, the principal’s role in supporting teacher leaders, and student transition. He has made numerous presentations at professional conferences on topics such as teacher leadership, early college, block scheduling, school culture, mentoring new teachers, learning communities, professional development, and teacher supervision.

Jim was a high school principal for over 21 years split between New York and the state of Georgia, additionally, he was a leadership coach for the University of GA’s Department of Lifelong Education, and was recognized as the 2001-2002 NASSP/Met Life Georgia Principal of the Year, 2001-02.

Jim is married to Dr. Sheila Kahrs, a former middle school principal, Georgia Principal of the Year and the 2010 NASSP/Met Life National Principal of the Year.

Lots to learn today!

Thanks for listening!

Enjoy and please share.

Connect with Dr. Kahrs and Find Out More Info: 

jkahrs@gsu.edu

https://principalscenter.education.gsu.edu/

Length - 49:39



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1/17/19

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Today we will discuss how linguistics (the study of language) relates to teaching reading and how knowing more about phonemes, graphemes, and morphemes can improve your teaching.

If you enjoy the podcast and can review us on iTunes that would be amazing of you! We really appreciate your reviews as they help us continue to make the podcast and help other teachers to find us. 

Kindergarten Kiosk is a proud member of the Education Podcast Network, a network of podcasts for educators by educators. Check out the other great podcasts!



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Linguistic Basics

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Today we will discuss how linguistics (the study of language) relates to teaching reading and how knowing more about phonemes, graphemes, and morphemes can improve your teaching.

If you enjoy the podcast and can review us on iTunes that would be amazing of you! We really appreciate your reviews as they help us continue to make the podcast and help other teachers to find us. 

Kindergarten Kiosk is a proud member of the Education Podcast Network, a network of podcasts for educators by educators. Check out the other great podcasts!



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