Episodes

Nov. 29, 2019

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

David Miletto is an artist. He was a child in the 50s, a teenager in the 60s, and in the late 60s- early 70s a college student. This is episode 271 of Teaching Learning Leading K12 which is part 2 …

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Nov. 21, 2019

William Manzanares IV discusses his book - "I Can't Read" - 270

If not being able to read was a disease, it would be an epidemic. Millions of Americans can’t read but illiteracy often goes unacknowledged or unnoticed. If you are the parent or teacher of a child who struggles with reading, …

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Nov. 15, 2019

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

David Miletto is an artist. He has an amazing talent for bringing ideas to life. This is episode 269 of Teaching Learning Leading K12 and the first part of a multi-part interview with David as we talk about Italian heritage, …

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Nov. 8, 2019

Daniel H. Shapiro: The 5 Practices of the Caring Mentor - 268

Dr. Daniel H. Shapiro has served for over twenty years as a teacher, school counselor, mentor, and district leader in the Broward County Public Schools in Florida. This is episode 268 of Teaching Learning Leading K12. He received National Board …

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Oct. 31, 2019

The IEP Process with Dr. Terrie Young, Amanda Amerson, & Donna McNair…

Dr. Terrie Young, Amanda Amerson, and Donna McNair talk with me about the IEP process. This is episode 267 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast. We started this conversation in episode 246. Please take the time to listen …

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Oct. 24, 2019

Brian Buffington: Goosechase, A.I., Google Tools, and More Happy Musi…

Brian Buffington talks with me about Goosechase, A. I., using Google Tools, and new Happy Music. This is episode 266 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast for educators. Brian Buffington is an EDU pioneer, always sniffing out better …

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Oct. 19, 2019

Powerful Teaching with Patrice M. Bain - 265

Patrice M. Bain co-authored Powerful Teaching: Unleash the Science of Learning with Dr. Pooja K. Agarwal (2019) This is episode 265 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast for educators. Patrice M. Bain, Ed.S. is passionate about student suc...

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Oct. 10, 2019

Barbara R. Blackburn: Advocacy From A to Z - 264

Barbara R. Blackburn is the author of Advocacy from A to Z (2018) written with her father Robert Blackburn and Ronald Williamson. Today, Barbara shares what advocacy is, why educators need to pursue it, and how the listeners can get …

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Oct. 3, 2019

Jennifer Kushell: Impacting the Lives of Young People - 263

Jennifer Kushell, CEO and founder of EYP Ventures has been on a mission to impact the lives and futures of young people globally for the past two decades. As the creator of Exploring Your Potential (EYP) the revolutionary career planning …

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Sept. 27, 2019

Ted Dintersmith and What School Could Be, part 2 - 262

Ted Dintersmith discusses his book What School Could Be: Insights and Inspiration From Teachers Across America (2018) on episode 262 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast for educators. Ted is a successful venture capitalist with an eye on...

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Sept. 20, 2019

Lydia Dean Discusses Her Book: Jumping the Picket Fence - 261

Lydia Dean discusses her book Jumping the Picket Fence, global travel, philanthropy, and living one’s passion for episode 261 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast for educators.At the age of 30, Lydia Dean finds herself at the top …

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Sept. 13, 2019

Katherine Whitaker and Madeline Whitaker-Good discuss their book "Cla…

Madeline Whitaker Good and Katherine Whitaker discuss their book Classroom Management From the Ground Up (2019) with me on episode 260 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast for educators. Madeline Whitaker Good is currently a middle sch...

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Sept. 4, 2019

Gabriel Rene and The Spatial Web - 259

Gabriel Rene talks with me today about his book - The Spatial Web: How Web 3.0 Will Connect Humans, Machines, and AI to Transform the World. (2019). If you are listening on September 3rd, 2019, the book is available for …

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Aug. 29, 2019

Mark C Perna and Answering Why, part 2 - 258

Catching up with Mark C. Perna, finding out about the book launch, and delving a little more into his award-winning book - Answering Why: Unleashing Passion, Purpose, and Performance in Younger Generations. This is episode 258 of the audio podcast …

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Aug. 23, 2019

Kevin Stoller and Creating Better Learning Environments - 257

Kevin Stoller is the Co-Founder and CEO of Kay-Twelve, the author of the book Creating Better Learning Environments, and the voice behind The Better Learning Podcast. Today, we talk about his book, the podcast, what a better learning environment looks …

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Aug. 16, 2019

Heather Buskirk and Project Based Learning - 256

Heather Buskirk, M.A. is an instructional methods advisor at K12 and a national board-certified teacher with years of experience designing project-based learning. Heather was an integral part of designing and teaching at HFM PTECH, a project-based lear...

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Aug. 9, 2019

John Almarode and Clarity For Learning - 255

Dr. John Almarode shares key ideas from his book Clarity for Learning: Five Essential Practices That Empower Students and Teachers. This is episode 255 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast for educators. Dr. John Almarode, a bestselling ...

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Aug. 2, 2019

Karen Gross and Combating the Summer Brain Drain - 254

Karen Gross talks with me about combating the summer brain drain. She shares different inexpensive ways that families can encourage learning that is fun. Karen is the author of the popular children's book series about Lady Lucy. She has taught …

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July 27, 2019

Dr. Steven Greene and Make The Grade - 253

Steven Greene - The Success Doctor - is an author, educator, and founder of Make the Grade, a tutoring/education/training company. A lifelong educator, Dr. Greene holds teaching certification in comprehensive science and has taught math and science at...

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July 18, 2019

Cynthia Long & ASL Teaching Resources - 252

Cynthia Long is a Nationally ASL Certified Interpreter and founder of Sign Baby Sign. She is dedicated to helping all teachers work with deaf, hearing, and special needs children. She has an amazing website and podcast where you will find …

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July 10, 2019

Meg Medina Shares Her Summer Reading List - 251

Meg Medina is an award-winning and New York Times best-selling author who writes picture books, as well as middle grade and young adult fiction. Her 2018 book Merci Suárez Changes Gears, is a 2019 John Newbery Medal winner, and a …

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June 21, 2019

Madeline Whitaker Good & Katherine Whitaker discuss their book: Your …

Madeline Whitaker Good and Katherine Whitaker are the authors of Your First Year: How to Survive and Thrive as a New Teacher (2016, Taylor & Francis; A Routledge Eye on Education Book) The book is co-written with their father Todd …

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June 13, 2019

Rick Snyder: Decisive Intuition, the Book Launch, and a New Venture -…

Today we're catching up with Rick Snyder the author of Decisive Intuition: Use your gut instincts to make smart business decisions (Career Press, 2019). You may remember that we last talked with Rick on episode 238 as Decisive Intuition was …

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June 7, 2019

Jerome Wade Shares His Book: Unleashed - 248

Jerome "Romey" Wade, CSP, is the author of Unleashed: Dominate Your Limitations. Break Through Your Barriers. Live An Extraordinary Life (2016). Jerome also is an international speaker and an advisor to executive leaders. With 25 years of C-Suite exper...

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