5/23/18

What can students do when they've learned about civilizations all over the world? How about create their OWN country in a world created by the class? Texas social studies teacher Ben Lewis caps off his year with this project. Even if you don't teach social studies, this is an inspiring project.

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062: The Create a World Project

What can students do when they've learned about civilizations all over the world? How about create their OWN country in a world created by the class? Texas social studies teacher Ben Lewis caps off his year with this project. Even if you don't teach social studies, this is an inspiring project.

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Stefanie's graduate degree from New York University, and fieldwork at the NYU Phelps Lab for Neuroscience Research, NYU Institute for Prevention Science, and Yeshiva University's Albert Einstein College of Medicine focused on the cross-section of neuroscience, resilience and social justice. She combines a decade plus of counseling and teaching in schools and organizations across the US, Canada, Europe, Latin America and Africa, with insights gained from science research and training in monasteries with meditation and mindfulness teachers from Africa, the US, Vietnam and India. She now offers neuroscience workshops and consulting to universities and businesses such as Illinois State University, City Colleges of Chicago, the Chicago Teachers Union, Northwestern University's School of Education & Social Policy, Google, HPI Design School in Berlin, and school districts throughout the US, UK and Canada.   Stefanie Frank Show Highlights
  • Don’t let people feel broken
  • How to spark aha moments in students?
  • Self-directed neuroplasticity
  • Behaviors change based on the adult in the room
  • We learn expectations. We’re not born with them
  • Survival of the busiest in our mind
  • Micromovement and Microprogress
  • Polyvagal Theory & Stephen Porges 
  • Creating safety for students through connection and trust
  • Behaviorism is bad science for schools
  • Connection is the key to success with students and staff
  • Prevention vs Intervention
  • The one thing that matters MOST in every relationship
  • An amazing elevator strategy for visualization
  • How to internalize a growth mindset
  Stefanie Frank Resources   Stefanie’s website   Stefanie’s LinkedIn Profile   Search Inside Yourself   Show Some Love   Join my hybrid group coaching & leadership development community   Text BETTERMASTERMIND to 33444   Grab your FREE 15 Phrases of Effective School Leaders   Text PHRASES to 33444 or click the link above. Website :: Facebook :: Insta :: Twitter :: LinkedIn   SHOW SPONSORS:

ORGANIZED BINDER

  • Organized Binder is an evidence-based RTI2 Tier 1 universal level solution
  • Focuses on improving executive functioning and noncognitive skills
  • Is in direct alignment with the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework
  • Is an integral component for ensuring Least Restrictive Environments (LRE)

You can learn more and improve your student’s success at https://organizedbinder.com/

SCHOOL SPIRIT VENDING

  • Hassle-free, year-round fundraising for your school. With School Spirit Vending, we do all the work, you just cash the check
  • Increase school spirit with custom stickers for your school and raise funds at the same time -no upfront costs, no volunteers, no selling
  • Sick of the same old ways of raising money for your school? Let School Spirit Vending's hassle-free, year-round fundraising program supplement the other fundraisers you're already doing.
  • SSV is also giving away the Top 10 School Fundraising Ideas for 2018. Download the guide here.
  Copyright © 2018 Better Leaders Better Schools

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Micromovement and Microprogress

Stefanie's graduate degree from New York University, and fieldwork at the NYU Phelps Lab for Neuroscience Research, NYU Institute for Prevention Science, and Yeshiva University's Albert Einstein College of Medicine focused on the cross-section of neuroscience, resilience and social justice. She combines a decade plus of counseling and teaching in schools and organizations across the US, Canada, Europe, Latin America and Africa, with insights gained from science research and training in monasteries with meditation and mindfulness teachers from Africa, the US, Vietnam and India. She now offers neuroscience workshops and consulting to universities and businesses such as Illinois State University, City Colleges of Chicago, the Chicago Teachers Union, Northwestern University's School of Education & Social Policy, Google, HPI Design School in Berlin, and school districts throughout the US, UK and Canada.   Stefanie Frank Show Highlights
  • Don’t let people feel broken
  • How to spark aha moments in students?
  • Self-directed neuroplasticity
  • Behaviors change based on the adult in the room
  • We learn expectations. We’re not born with them
  • Survival of the busiest in our mind
  • Micromovement and Microprogress
  • Polyvagal Theory & Stephen Porges 
  • Creating safety for students through connection and trust
  • Behaviorism is bad science for schools
  • Connection is the key to success with students and staff
  • Prevention vs Intervention
  • The one thing that matters MOST in every relationship
  • An amazing elevator strategy for visualization
  • How to internalize a growth mindset
  Stefanie Frank Resources   Stefanie’s website   Stefanie’s LinkedIn Profile   Search Inside Yourself   Show Some Love   Join my hybrid group coaching & leadership development community   Text BETTERMASTERMIND to 33444   Grab your FREE 15 Phrases of Effective School Leaders   Text PHRASES to 33444 or click the link above. Website :: Facebook :: Insta :: Twitter :: LinkedIn   SHOW SPONSORS:

ORGANIZED BINDER

  • Organized Binder is an evidence-based RTI2 Tier 1 universal level solution
  • Focuses on improving executive functioning and noncognitive skills
  • Is in direct alignment with the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework
  • Is an integral component for ensuring Least Restrictive Environments (LRE)

You can learn more and improve your student’s success at https://organizedbinder.com/

SCHOOL SPIRIT VENDING

  • Hassle-free, year-round fundraising for your school. With School Spirit Vending, we do all the work, you just cash the check
  • Increase school spirit with custom stickers for your school and raise funds at the same time -no upfront costs, no volunteers, no selling
  • Sick of the same old ways of raising money for your school? Let School Spirit Vending's hassle-free, year-round fundraising program supplement the other fundraisers you're already doing.
  • SSV is also giving away the Top 10 School Fundraising Ideas for 2018. Download the guide here.
  Copyright © 2018 Better Leaders Better Schools

from The Better Leaders Better Schools Podcast: Leadership Insights | Create Winning Cultures | Focus on the Essential | Lead with Courage & Integrity | Principal Radio | School Administrator | Danny "Sunshine" Bauer http://better.libsyn.com/micromovement-and-microprogress
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5/22/18

Alexis Crutchfield, Katrina Yang and Brittany Bondy are believers in Seesaw, a platform for student digital portfolios and parent communications. Hear how these teachers use it in their classes at Sampson Elementary School in Cypress, Texas.

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061: Several Seesaw tips from the teaching trenches

Alexis Crutchfield, Katrina Yang and Brittany Bondy are believers in Seesaw, a platform for student digital portfolios and parent communications. Hear how these teachers use it in their classes at Sampson Elementary School in Cypress, Texas.

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Today's episode is designed for leaders. Whether you are the lead learner in your classroom, the leader of a building of teachers, or you are in charge of an entire school district, I want to encourage you to Lead from the Front Porch. Take in everything that surrounds you with a positive mindset while you guide those who trust you to lead them well.



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080: Leading from the Front Porch

Today's episode is designed for leaders. Whether you are the lead learner in your classroom, the leader of a building of teachers, or you are in charge of an entire school district, I want to encourage you to Lead from the Front Porch. Take in everything that surrounds you with a positive mindset while you guide those who trust you to lead them well.



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5/21/18

Genius Hour can put a spark in your class, giving students opportunities to pursue their passions. Fourth-grade teachers Kayla Swonke (Twitter: @kaylaswonke) and Lyndsey Kubos (Twitter: @lyndseykubos) share some ideas and lessons from implementing it in their classrooms.

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60: More power for your Genius Hour

Genius Hour can put a spark in your class, giving students opportunities to pursue their passions. Fourth-grade teachers Kayla Swonke (Twitter: @kaylaswonke) and Lyndsey Kubos (Twitter: @lyndseykubos) share some ideas and lessons from implementing it in their classrooms.

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Teachers are busy people and oftentimes don’t realize that every interaction they have with a child shapes the self-concept of their students. Regardless of intention, what teachers THINK about a child can be expressed as an expectation that can damage or restore a child’s passion and potential. Tune in to hear solutions for how all teachers can ensure every interaction with students communicates sincere adoration and high expectations. Quotables Every interaction sends a message Send the expectation that we are spending our time wisely It’s not that the other teacher is better than you, they just figured out how to jive with that kid Every kid needs to know they have potential, end of story No matter what our kids want to be or do, we have to encourage them to chase it You want kids to leave your classroom thinking, “My teacher always believed in me, even when I dreamed crazy” Book recommendation ‘Better than Carrots or Sticks’ by Dominique Smith, Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey Join the New Teacher Support Facebook Group https://ift.tt/2Cm8FZk Join the Always A Lesson Newsletter http://eepurl.com/lJKNn Connect with Gretchen Email: gretchen@alwaysalesson.com Blog: Always A Lesson Facebook: Always A Lesson Twitter: @gschultek Instagram: Always.A.Lesson Linkedin: Gretchen Schultek Bridgers Google+: Gretchen Schultek Bridgers Book: Elementary EDUC 101: What They Didn't Teach You in College Leave a Rating and Review: https://ift.tt/2a7MyX4 Why? This helps my show remain active in order to continue to help other educators remain empowered in a career that has a long lasting effect on our future. How? Search for my show in iTunes or Stitcher. Click on ‘Ratings and Reviews.’ Under ‘Customer Reviews,’ click on “Write a Review.” Sign in with your iTunes or Stitcher log-in info Leave a Rating: Tap the greyed out stars (5 being the best) Leave a Review: Type in a Title and Description of your thoughts on my podcast Click ‘Send’

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153: Students Become What You Think

Teachers are busy people and oftentimes don’t realize that every interaction they have with a child shapes the self-concept of their students. Regardless of intention, what teachers THINK about a child can be expressed as an expectation that can damage or restore a child’s passion and potential. Tune in to hear solutions for how all teachers can ensure every interaction with students communicates sincere adoration and high expectations. Quotables Every interaction sends a message Send the expectation that we are spending our time wisely It’s not that the other teacher is better than you, they just figured out how to jive with that kid Every kid needs to know they have potential, end of story No matter what our kids want to be or do, we have to encourage them to chase it You want kids to leave your classroom thinking, “My teacher always believed in me, even when I dreamed crazy” Book recommendation ‘Better than Carrots or Sticks’ by Dominique Smith, Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey Join the New Teacher Support Facebook Group https://ift.tt/2Cm8FZk Join the Always A Lesson Newsletter http://eepurl.com/lJKNn Connect with Gretchen Email: gretchen@alwaysalesson.com Blog: Always A Lesson Facebook: Always A Lesson Twitter: @gschultek Instagram: Always.A.Lesson Linkedin: Gretchen Schultek Bridgers Google+: Gretchen Schultek Bridgers Book: Elementary EDUC 101: What They Didn't Teach You in College Leave a Rating and Review: https://ift.tt/2a7MyX4 Why? This helps my show remain active in order to continue to help other educators remain empowered in a career that has a long lasting effect on our future. How? Search for my show in iTunes or Stitcher. Click on ‘Ratings and Reviews.’ Under ‘Customer Reviews,’ click on “Write a Review.” Sign in with your iTunes or Stitcher log-in info Leave a Rating: Tap the greyed out stars (5 being the best) Leave a Review: Type in a Title and Description of your thoughts on my podcast Click ‘Send’

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Mr Corey M. Christman serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Vethos, LLC - a Human Capital Leadership and executive strategy firm.  He’s a retired Supervisory Special Agent, United States Air Force Office of Special Investigations and a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Since retiring in 2012, he’s worked within the veteran advocacy space and is currently partnered with several key leaders to raise awareness for mental/behavioral health for first responders – nationwide.

He’s a professionally trained winemaker, he works within the Finger Lakes wine region of New York State and he will be launching his own veteran/first responder focused wine label in 2017.

He’s the recipient of numerous awards for leadership, human resource management and innovation.  In 2017, he completed the Executive Leadership Program, Cornell University, and he holds an MBA in entrepreneurship and BA in Criminal Justice.

Corey Christman first appeared in Episode 101, “Do you understand the value of others” on the Better Leaders Better Schools podcast.

 

Corey Christman Show Highlights:
  • Corey’s background in the military
  • Tips for making local school communities safer and what we can do
  • How to expand on physical security measures
  • Start with recognition and observation
  • Bring in local law enforcement for indicators  can look for and what to do
  • Go all in on educating your school community
  • Building situational awareness and providing a system to process the information
  • We need a new “normal”
Corey Christman Resources:

 

 

Corey Christman Contact Info

 

FREE Webinar on School Safety

 

Show Some Love

 

Join my hybrid group coaching

& leadership development community

 

Text BETTERMASTERMIND to 33444

 

Grab your FREE 15 Phrases of Effective School Leaders

 

Text PHRASES to 33444 or click the link above.

 

Website :: Facebook :: Insta :: Twitter :: LinkedIn

 

SHOW SPONSORS:

ORGANIZED BINDER

  • Organized Binder is an evidence-based RTI2 Tier 1 universal level solution
  • Focuses on improving executive functioning and noncognitive skills
  • Is in direct alignment with the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework
  • Is an integral component for ensuring Least Restrictive Environments (LRE)

You can learn more and improve your student’s success at https://organizedbinder.com/

 

SCHOOL SPIRIT VENDING

  • Hassle-free, year-round fundraising for your school. With School Spirit Vending, we do all the work, you just cash the check
  • Increase school spirit with custom stickers for your school and raise funds at the same time -no upfront costs, no volunteers, no selling
  • Sick of the same old ways of raising money for your school? Let School Spirit Vending's hassle-free, year-round fundraising program supplement the other fundraisers you're already doing.
  • SSV is also giving away the Top 10 School Fundraising Ideas for 2018. Download the guide here.

 

Copyright © 2018 Better Leaders Better Schools



from The Better Leaders Better Schools Podcast: Leadership Insights | Create Winning Cultures | Focus on the Essential | Lead with Courage & Integrity | Principal Radio | School Administrator | Danny "Sunshine" Bauer http://better.libsyn.com/military-secrets-for-making-school-safer
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Military secrets for making school safer

Mr Corey M. Christman serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Vethos, LLC - a Human Capital Leadership and executive strategy firm.  He’s a retired Supervisory Special Agent, United States Air Force Office of Special Investigations and a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Since retiring in 2012, he’s worked within the veteran advocacy space and is currently partnered with several key leaders to raise awareness for mental/behavioral health for first responders – nationwide.

He’s a professionally trained winemaker, he works within the Finger Lakes wine region of New York State and he will be launching his own veteran/first responder focused wine label in 2017.

He’s the recipient of numerous awards for leadership, human resource management and innovation.  In 2017, he completed the Executive Leadership Program, Cornell University, and he holds an MBA in entrepreneurship and BA in Criminal Justice.

Corey Christman first appeared in Episode 101, “Do you understand the value of others” on the Better Leaders Better Schools podcast.

 

Corey Christman Show Highlights:
  • Corey’s background in the military
  • Tips for making local school communities safer and what we can do
  • How to expand on physical security measures
  • Start with recognition and observation
  • Bring in local law enforcement for indicators  can look for and what to do
  • Go all in on educating your school community
  • Building situational awareness and providing a system to process the information
  • We need a new “normal”
Corey Christman Resources:

 

 

Corey Christman Contact Info

 

FREE Webinar on School Safety

 

Show Some Love

 

Join my hybrid group coaching

& leadership development community

 

Text BETTERMASTERMIND to 33444

 

Grab your FREE 15 Phrases of Effective School Leaders

 

Text PHRASES to 33444 or click the link above.

 

Website :: Facebook :: Insta :: Twitter :: LinkedIn

 

SHOW SPONSORS:

ORGANIZED BINDER

  • Organized Binder is an evidence-based RTI2 Tier 1 universal level solution
  • Focuses on improving executive functioning and noncognitive skills
  • Is in direct alignment with the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework
  • Is an integral component for ensuring Least Restrictive Environments (LRE)

You can learn more and improve your student’s success at https://organizedbinder.com/

 

SCHOOL SPIRIT VENDING

  • Hassle-free, year-round fundraising for your school. With School Spirit Vending, we do all the work, you just cash the check
  • Increase school spirit with custom stickers for your school and raise funds at the same time -no upfront costs, no volunteers, no selling
  • Sick of the same old ways of raising money for your school? Let School Spirit Vending's hassle-free, year-round fundraising program supplement the other fundraisers you're already doing.
  • SSV is also giving away the Top 10 School Fundraising Ideas for 2018. Download the guide here.

 

Copyright © 2018 Better Leaders Better Schools



from The Better Leaders Better Schools Podcast: Leadership Insights | Create Winning Cultures | Focus on the Essential | Lead with Courage & Integrity | Principal Radio | School Administrator | Danny "Sunshine" Bauer http://better.libsyn.com/military-secrets-for-making-school-safer
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5/20/18

This bonus episode crosses over with, our producer, Chris Nesi's podcast, House of #EdTech.

If you're not subscribed to his podcast you should subscribe. Chris has been an integral part of the Tribe and you may not have even realized it!

Here are his abbreviated show notes...

We're crossing over with the Google Teacher Tribe Podcast!

Support for this episode comes from:

Complete show notes https://ift.tt/2rZg4Ga

  ** SEGMENTS **
  • (1:30) Intro - HOET and GTT Crossover!
  • (6:21) Featured Content - Matt Miller and Kasey Bell from the Google Teacher Tribe Podcast join me for a very Google conversation!
  • (40:52) House of #EdTech Thought - Making the Most of PD
  • (45:23) House of #EdTech Recommendation - Getting Virtual with Google
  • (47:07) House of #EdTech VIP - Mandi Bush
  ** SHARE FEEDBACK AND CONNECT **

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BONUS: A Google Power Hour with Matt Miller and Kasey Bell - HoET110

This bonus episode crosses over with, our producer, Chris Nesi's podcast, House of #EdTech.

If you're not subscribed to his podcast you should subscribe. Chris has been an integral part of the Tribe and you may not have even realized it!

Here are his abbreviated show notes...

We're crossing over with the Google Teacher Tribe Podcast!

Support for this episode comes from:

Complete show notes https://ift.tt/2rZg4Ga

  ** SEGMENTS **
  • (1:30) Intro - HOET and GTT Crossover!
  • (6:21) Featured Content - Matt Miller and Kasey Bell from the Google Teacher Tribe Podcast join me for a very Google conversation!
  • (40:52) House of #EdTech Thought - Making the Most of PD
  • (45:23) House of #EdTech Recommendation - Getting Virtual with Google
  • (47:07) House of #EdTech VIP - Mandi Bush
  ** SHARE FEEDBACK AND CONNECT **

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We're crossing over with the Google Teacher Tribe Podcast!

Support for this episode comes from:

Complete show notes https://ift.tt/2rZg4Ga

  ** SEGMENTS **
  • (1:30) Intro - HOET and GTT Crossover!
  • (6:21) Featured Content - Matt Miller and Kasey Bell from the Google Teacher Tribe Podcast join me for a very Google conversation!
  • (40:52) House of #EdTech Thought - Making the Most of PD
  • (45:23) House of #EdTech Recommendation - Getting Virtual with Google
  • (47:07) House of #EdTech VIP - Mandi Bush
  ** SHARE FEEDBACK AND CONNECT **

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A Google Power Hour with Matt Miller and Kasey Bell - HoET110

We're crossing over with the Google Teacher Tribe Podcast!

Support for this episode comes from:

Complete show notes https://ift.tt/2rZg4Ga

  ** SEGMENTS **
  • (1:30) Intro - HOET and GTT Crossover!
  • (6:21) Featured Content - Matt Miller and Kasey Bell from the Google Teacher Tribe Podcast join me for a very Google conversation!
  • (40:52) House of #EdTech Thought - Making the Most of PD
  • (45:23) House of #EdTech Recommendation - Getting Virtual with Google
  • (47:07) House of #EdTech VIP - Mandi Bush
  ** SHARE FEEDBACK AND CONNECT **

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If you're like me, you've been a little slow to warm up to the idea of makerspaces in the classroom. In this episode, John Spencer helps me understand what a makerspace is, how it can add value to any classroom, and what steps teachers can take to start and manage a makerspace of their own.



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96: What's the Point of a Makerspace?

If you're like me, you've been a little slow to warm up to the idea of makerspaces in the classroom. In this episode, John Spencer helps me understand what a makerspace is, how it can add value to any classroom, and what steps teachers can take to start and manage a makerspace of their own.



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