Episodes

May 22, 2020

Tyler Harms: Teaching for God's Glory - Daily Wisdom and Inspiration …

Tyler Harms has been a special educator for over a decade. He has taught in the elementary and secondary school settings and he is a dedicated advocate for students and their families. Tyler completed his Bachelor’s Degree at Calvin College …

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May 14, 2020

Barbara R. Blackburn: Money for Good Grades and Other Myths About Mot…

Barbara R. Blackburn joins me today to discuss her book Money for Good Grades and Other Myths About Motivating Kids. This is episode 294 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast. Ranked in the Top 30 Global Gurus in …

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May 9, 2020

Kathy Almy: Improving Math Instruction and Math Reform - 293

Kathleen Almy is the CEO and founder of Almy Educational Consulting. Kathy shares with me her thoughts on better math instruction and math reform. This is episode 293 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast. As math faculty with …

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May 1, 2020

Dana Stahl: Revisiting The ABCs of Learning Issues - 292

For the past 35 years Dana Stahl, M.Ed., an educational consultant, diagnostician, child-parent advocate, and learning specialist, has worked with families, educators, psychologists, and service providers to help identify learning issues in children...

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April 24, 2020

Peter Rosenberger: Taking Care of Caregivers - 291

A 30+ year caregiver for his wife, Gracie, who lives with severe disabilities, Peter Rosenberger understands the caregiver’s journey in ways few do. Today, Peter talks about his 8 Great New Year's Resolutions for Caregivers. The emphasis is on caregiv...

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April 17, 2020

Mark D. Bruce: Jackie, a Boy, and a Dog - 290

Today we are talking with Mark D. Bruce about his book - Jackie, a Boy, and a Dog:A Warm Cold War Story. Mark shares his story of being given a puppy from the First Lady Jackie Kennedy in the early …

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April 9, 2020

Karen Gross: Schools and Colleges are not Light Switches - 289

Karen Gross discusses her article " Schools and Colleges Are Not Light Switches" and her newest book - Trauma Doesn't Stop at the School Door: Strategies and Solutions for Educators, PreK - College (TCPress, June 2020). Last week in episode …

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April 2, 2020

Karen Gross: Wrinkles Doesn't Like Social Distancing - 288

Karen Gross has created a wonderful children's story to help children understand their feelings about social distancing. Her ebook explains social distancing through the experiences of her dog -Wrinkles. What a great way to help kids understand what ...

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March 27, 2020

Don Trumbull discusses EMP and his book Safe States - 287

DON TRUMBULL is a former air carrier president and director of operations. Following a ten-year mission exploring the vulnerability of our U.S. air carriers/supply chains to the catastrophic threat of solar flare/electromagnetic pulse; in 2019 his broa...

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March 21, 2020

Nancy E. Head: Restoring the Shattered -286

Restoring the Shattered is an account of Nancy E. Head’s journey through single-motherhood and poverty. The permanent divide between her and her husband led to a shattering of their family as the children settled into separate camps. The story begins …

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March 14, 2020

Jeff Ikler & Kirsten Richert: Shifting - How School Leaders Can Creat…

Kirsten Richert and Jeff Ikler talk with me today about their new book - Shifting: How School Leaders Can Create a Culture of Change. They also tell us about their audio podcast Getting Unstuck - Shift for Impact. Thanks for …

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March 9, 2020

Jean_O'Toole: Scholarship Strategies - 284

Jean O’Toole is a scholarship strategist, author and speaker. She has been inspiring and helping high school and college students for the past 15 years. She is also the author of a new book, Scholarship Strategies: Finding and Winning the …

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March 2, 2020

Michele McPhee: Maximum Harm, MS-13, and Operation Mean Streets - 283

Today, Michele McPhee talks to us about her books Maximum Harm (Boston Marathon murders) and Operation Mean Streets (The threat to our schools and communities from the gang MS-13). This is episode 283 of Teaching Learning Leading K12. ( She …

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Feb. 22, 2020

Liam D. Auliciems and Scott Harding: PRACE-E, Teachers, and Teaching,…

Welcome back! This is part 2 of my interview with Liam D. Auliciems and Scott Harding. They are working in Australia. We talk about their organization PRAC-E, teachers, and teaching in Australia, England, and the US. Lots to learn. Thanks …

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Feb. 14, 2020

Liam D. Auliciems & Scott Harding: PRAC-E, Teachers, and Teaching, pa…

PRAC-E was founded in 2018 in Australia, by Liam D. Auliciems and Scott Harding, after they could not withstand the growing statistics of the ‘teacher drought’ any longer. Join us in part 1 of a two part series as we …

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Feb. 8, 2020

David Miletto: Italian Heritage, Family Stories, Chicago, Life, & Art…

David Miletto completes his talk with me today as we learn more about his art, the help he is seeking and a little more about Lynda. This is episode 280 of Teaching Learning Leading K12. This is the conclusion of …

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Feb. 1, 2020

Adam Geller: Evidence of Practice - 279

Adam Geller is the founder and CEO of Edthena and the author of Evidence of Practice: Playbook for Video-Powered Professional Learning. Evidence of Learning explains how using video observation and video coaching can have high impact on teacher growth....

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Jan. 23, 2020

Joe Johnson: Leadership, Coaching, and Consulting - 278

Joe Johnson is a leadership consultant, public speaker, and trainer. His company is Elevate Performance. Joe is a former star defensive back at the University of Notre Dame, a former professional football player with the Jacksonville Bulls of the USFL, …

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Jan. 16, 2020

David Miletto: Italian Heritage, Family Stories, Chicago, Life, and A…

David Miletto was a child in the '50s, a teenager in the 60's and in his twenties in the 1970's. He lived through some amazing years in the United States and he shares his thoughts about many different topics. In …

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Jan. 9, 2020

Eleanor Cripps shares her book "The Countess Choir Woman" - 276

Eleanor Cripps shares her book - "The Countess Choir Woman" with us today on episode 276 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast. Imagine a wronged woman receiving a new chance at life. This is the scenario that plays …

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Jan. 3, 2020

Dana Stahl: The ABCs of Learning Issues - 275

For the past 35 years Dana Stahl, M.Ed., an educational consultant, diagnostician, child-parent advocate, and learning specialist, has worked with families, educators, psychologists, and service providers to help identify learning issues in children an...

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Dec. 19, 2019

Mikhal Dekel discusses her book Tehran Children: A Holocaust Odyssey …

Mikhal Dekel discusses her book Tehran Children: A Holocaust Refugee Odyssey (W.W. Norton & Company, 2019). This is episode 274 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast for educators. Mikhal Dekel was born in Haifa, Israel, to a Holocaust …

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Dec. 13, 2019

Dr. Brian P. Simon: The Real Estate Journey - 273

Dr. Brian P. Simon is a serial entrepreneur, specializing in real estate marketing, advertising, land acquisition, new construction, and mortgage advisory. He is also the author of a new book, The Real Estate Journey: From Dreaming and Home Buying to …

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Dec. 7, 2019

Lorenzo Gomez III - Tafolla Toro: Three Years of Fear -272

In his new book, Tafolla Toro: Three Years of Fear (2019), Lorenzo Gomez III reaches back in time to share stories of his turbulent, traumatic, and often violent middle school years in one of San Antonio’s most crime-riddled neighborhoods. This …

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