Episodes

Jan. 23, 2023

Playful Teaching and Learning and Advocacy with Jed Dearybury

In episode 152 of the Leader of Learning Podcast, Dr. Dan Kreiness (@dr_kreiness) interviews Jed Dearybury (@mrdearybury), an educator, former GQ Magazine Male Leader of the Year, the first ever Milken Fellow for the state of South Carolina, and...

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Jan. 9, 2023

Bonus: Leaning Into Leadership Interview

In episode 151 of the Leader of Learning Podcast, I am releasing a recent interview that was done on me for the Leaning Into Leadership Podcast with Dr. Darrin Peppard. I received a lot of positive feedback and outreach following …

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Dec. 26, 2022

Climbing Out of the Trenches with Dr. Dana Goodier

In episode 150 of the Leader of Learning Podcast, Dr. Dan Kreiness (@dr_kreiness) interviews Dr. Dana Goodier (@danagoodier), an educator who has experience as a world language and English teacher, has worked as an administrator, is the host of the...

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Dec. 19, 2022

Empower Your Students with Melisa Hayes

In episode 149 of the Leader of Learning Podcast, Dr. Dan Kreiness (@dr_kreiness) interviews Melisa Hayes (@MrsHayesfam), a second grade teacher, two-time cancer survivor, ambassador for Flip and Wakelet, and Global Teacher of Year 2020 recipient. In...

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Dec. 12, 2022

Teacher Gone Gradeless with Dave Frangiosa

In episode 148 of the Leader of Learning Podcast, Dr. Dan Kreiness (@dr_kreiness) interviews Dave Frangiosa (@DavidFrangiosa), a high school science teacher and author of "Going Gradeless, Grades 6-12: Shifting the Focus to Student Learning." In the...

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Dec. 5, 2022

Supporting Growth Mindsets as a Leader with Dr. Erik Youngman

In episode 147 of the Leader of Learning Podcast, Dr. Dan Kreiness (@dr_kreiness) interviews Mike Earnshaw (@erik_youngman), Assistant Superintendent for Libertyville District 70 in Libertyville, Illinois and author of "The Magic of Growth Mindset,"...

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Nov. 28, 2022

Leading for a Supportive Culture with Mike Earnshaw

In episode 146 of the Leader of Learning Podcast, Dr. Dan Kreiness (@dr_kreiness) interviews Mike Earnshaw (@MikeREarnshaw), a principal, former classroom teacher, co-host of the Punk Rock Classrooms Podcast, and author of “The EduCulture Cookbook:...

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Nov. 21, 2022

Understanding the Science of Hope with Cathleen Beachboard

In episode 145 of the Leader of Learning Podcast, Dr. Dan Kreiness (@dr_kreiness) interviews Cathleen Beachboard (@Cathleenbeachbrd), a teacher, researcher, and author who writes content for Edutopia and the book, “The School of Hope: The Journey From...

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Nov. 14, 2022

Raising Digital Leaders with Jennifer Casa Todd

In episode 144 of the Leader of Learning Podcast, Dr. Dan Kreiness (@dr_kreiness) interviews Jennifer Casa Todd (@JCasaTodd), a teacher-librarian and former literacy consultant, Google Certified Innovator and Trainer, former executive member of the...

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Nov. 7, 2022

Leading the Whole Teacher with Allyson Apsey

In episode 143 of the Leader of Learning Podcast, Dr. Dan Kreiness (@dr_kreiness) interviews Allyson Apsey (@AllysonApsey), a principal, state leader on the executive board for the Michigan Elementary and Middle School Principals Association (MEMSPA),...

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Oct. 31, 2022

How to be Intentional as a Leader with Dr. Darrin Peppard

In episode 142 of the Leader of Learning Podcast, Dr. Dan Kreiness (@dr_kreiness) interviews Dr. Darrin Peppard (@DarrinMPeppard), a 26-year teacher and administrator turned leadership coach, consultant, and speaker, and author of the best-selling...

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Oct. 24, 2022

How to advance in(to) leadership with Dr. Neil Gupta

Episode 141 In episode 141 of the Leader of Learning Podcast, Dr. Dan Kreiness (@dr_kreiness) interviews Dr. Neil Gupta (@drneilgupta), Director of Secondary Education for Worthington Schools in Ohio. In the episode, Neil discusses transformational...

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Aug. 8, 2022

EdTech Trends: Interviews from ISTE Live 22 (Part 2)

In this interview, I speak to Leslie Ortego, Director of Customer Success at SchoolStatus. Some topics included: The importance of supporting teachers, especially as summer break begins and teacher burnout is on the rise; How schools can prepare to...

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July 20, 2022

EdTech Trends: Interviews from ISTELive 22 (Part 1)

I interviewed Kami’s CEO and co-founder, Hengjie Wang. Kami, recently named TIME100’s Most Influential Companies, is leading the charge in the edtech space with their innovative digital classroom tool that’s currently used by half of all US K-12...

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June 27, 2022

It's Time to Reclaim Education with Chad Pettit

In episode 138 of the Leader of Learning Podcast, Dr. Dan Kreiness (@dr_kreiness) interviews Chad Pettit (@chad_pettit1), a high school English teacher, Army veteran, fiction author and poet, and popular education TikTok creator. In the episode, Chad...

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June 13, 2022

How to Ensure Educational Success with Dr. Sam Nix

In episode 137 of the Leader of Learning Podcast, Dr. Dan Kreiness (@dr_kreiness) interviews Dr. Sam Nix (@_SamuelNix), Chief of Schools in the Duncanville Independent School District, 2015-2016 Principal of the Year in the Arlington Independent...

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May 30, 2022

Adopting an Advocacy Mentality with Dr. Sheldon Eakins

In episode 136 of the Leader of Learning Podcast, Dr. Dan Kreiness (@dr_kreiness) interviews Dr. Sheldon Eakins (@sheldoneakins), founder of the Leading Equity Center, host of the Leading Equity Podcast and author of the upcoming book “Leading Equity:...

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May 2, 2022

The Buzz on Blended Learning with Stephanie Howell

In episode 135 of the Leader of Learning Podcast, Dr. Dan Kreiness (@dr_kreiness) interviews Stephanie Howell (@mrshowell24), the CEO of Gold EDU, a founder of Global GEG, and the EdTech Lead for Pickerington Local Schools. In the episode, Stephanie...

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April 18, 2022

Deconstructing Depth of Knowledge with Erik Francis

In episode 134 of the Leader of Learning Podcast, Dr. Dan Kreiness (@dr_kreiness) interviews Erik Francis (@maverikedu12), an educator, international presenter, and author of “Deconstructing Depth of Knowledge: A Method and Model for Deeper Teaching...

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April 4, 2022

Supporting Student Social-Emotional Wellness with Rachel Miller

In episode 133 of the Leader of Learning Podcast, Dr. Dan Kreiness (@dr_kreiness) interviews Rachel Miller, founder and CEO of CloseGap (@closegap_org), a nonprofit company on a mission to improve the mental health of K-12 students. In the episode,...

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March 21, 2022

Supporting Teachers in the Digital Age with Dr. Ashley McBride

In episode 132 of the Leader of Learning Podcast, Dr. Dan Kreiness (@dr_kreiness) interviews Dr. Ashley McBride (@aplusedtech), Digital Learning Initiative Consultant for the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, host of the A-Plus EdTech...

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March 7, 2022

Learner-Centered Leadership with Dr. Christopher Jones

In episode 131 of the Leader of Learning Podcast, Dr. Dan Kreiness (@dr_kreiness) interviews Dr. Christopher Jones (@DrCSJones), an award-winning principal from Massachusetts, host of the Seeing to Lead podcast, and author of an upcoming book on...

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Feb. 21, 2022

Pushing Boundaries in Education with Dr. Rick Jetter

Episode 130 In episode 130 of the Leader of Learning Podcast, Dr. Dan Kreiness (@dr_kreiness) interviews Dr. Rick Jetter (@RickJetter), a former teacher and administrator, education consultant, author, and co-founder of Pushing Boundaries...

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Feb. 7, 2022

Be More Effective While Working Less with Dan Jackson

In episode 129 of the Leader of Learning Podcast, Dr. Dan Kreiness (@dr_kreiness) interviews Dan Jackson (@DanJacksonTPD), a former teacher and administrator, education consultant and presenter, founder of TeachersPD, host of the Effective Teaching...

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