Episodes

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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May 30, 2019

Ge-Anne Bolhuis Talks About Independent Reading Choice - 247

We first talked with Ge-Anne Bolhuis almost a year ago on episode 205 of Teaching Learning Leading K12 where we talked about the Future Ready Librarian. Today we are focused on Independent Reading Choice. Ge-Anne started her career in education …

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May 17, 2019

Terrie Young, Amanda Amerson, and Margaret Higginbotham discuss IEPs …

Dr. Terrie Young, Amanda Amerson, and Margaret Higginbotham discuss IEP's and the IEP process with me on Teaching Learning Leading K12. Recently, I had a request from a listener to spend some time on this topic, so I want to …

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May 11, 2019

Lou Alpert - "Surrender: A Love Letter to My Daughter" - 245

Lou Alpert is the author of "Surrender: A Love Letter to My Daughter." (2019). Surrender (2019) is Lou's memoir. It tracks her response to her daughter’s rampant drug abuse, delinquency, and rejection of her family. It is a testament to …

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May 4, 2019

Joe Finkelstein: Audio-Video-Film Class, Teaching, & Stand-up Comedy …

Joe Finkelstein teaches Audio-Video-Film class at The Hutchings College and Career Academy in the Bibb County Public School System, Macon, GA. He is focused on helping kids develop a purpose and pursue a future path. His own career path has …

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April 28, 2019

Sharon Jones: Getting Girls Interested in STEM, Consulting, & the Dot…

Sharon Jones is the founder and CEO of the dot.consulting company and The Dottie Rose Foundation, where she leads and implements technology-focused education and innovation. She is focused on getting girls interested in STEM career fields - Just chec...

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April 20, 2019

Tim Helms: Teaching, Learning, and a Family of Teachers - 242

Tim Helms, Sr. is in his 41st year in education in Georgia (US). He was a high school science teacher, head football coach and an athletic director. He has served as a principal at all three levels, including high school …

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April 11, 2019

Marc Griffiths and "Get Out Your Box" - 241

Marc Griffiths is an award-winning ventriloquist, an engaging motivational speaker, and the author of the books "Get Happy: Make Your Dreams Come True Now!" and Dream Stealer. He has addressed more than 1,000,000 people in 5,000 talks worldwide. He w...

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April 6, 2019

Todd Whitaker talks about his book Dealing With Difficult Parents - 2…

Todd Whitaker talks with me about teaching teachers and school-based administrators how to work with and talk with parents. His book "Dealing With Difficult Parents" (Routledge, 2016) written with Douglas J. Fiore is an awesome tool that every educato...

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March 29, 2019

Scott Phillips talks about his film: Do It Differently - 239

Do It Differently “...tells the deeply personal stories of four fathers raising autistic children. The dads describe their ongoing journeys, from ‘the moment everything changed’ to present day. They see opportunity where others see disability and they...

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March 23, 2019

Rick Snyder and Decisive Intuition - 238

Rick Snyder has written a book - Decisive Intuition: Use Your Gut Instincts to Make Smart Business Decisions (2019). If you make decisions in your world you are going to want to read Rick's book. He teaches you, in a …

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March 19, 2019

Why Do You Teach? - 237

Why do you teach? I recently watched an episode of the television show - Schooled (which I like by the way.) On this episode the question of teaching and why is a major part of the storyline. No spoilers...find it. …

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March 8, 2019

Kasey Bell and Shake Up Learning - 236

Kasey Bell is a guru of all things Google. Many know her from her website Shakeuplearning.com and its amazing resources for learning how to use Google and its tools. She also is the co-host of The Google Teacher Tribe where …

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March 1, 2019

Elaine Halligan and My Child's Different - 235

Elaine Halligan talks with me today about her book, My Child’s Different: The Lessons Learned from One Family’s Struggle to Unlock Their Son’s Potential (Crown House Publishing 2018). "My Child’s Different is the true story of her family’s journey wi...

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Feb. 22, 2019

3 Examples of How Lifelines for Teachers Work - 234

This is the final part of my three episode discussion of lifelines for teachers. If a lifeline is that extra hand, that helping hand, that life preserver or pole or flotation device that keeps your head above water or keeps …

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Feb. 16, 2019

5 Ways That Teacher Lifelines Appear in Schools - 233

5 Ways That Teacher Lifelines Appear in Schools From time to time classroom teachers require a lifeline. In the previous episode, I talked about 5 Reasons Why Teachers Need a Lifeline. Those reasons were: 1. Falling behind. 2. Not sure …

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Feb. 8, 2019

5 Reasons Why Teachers Need a Lifeline - 232

Classroom teachers need a lifeline from time to time. A lifeline that we are typically familiar with is that rope and/or circular flotation device that is hanging on the fence at the local swimming pool. It may be that extra …

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Feb. 3, 2019

Alisa Cook - Reflecting on the Navajo Reservation Project and Sharing…

Alisa Cook has worked in education for over 20 years. She has a wide range of experiences from a classroom teacher, researcher, curriculum specialist, special education director, K-5 Principal, high school principal, teacher coach, and college educat...

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Jan. 27, 2019

Reflections on Teaching and School Administration with Michael Chanin…

Michael Chanin was a special education teacher in middle and high school settings and then became a high school administrator where he wore many hats. Michael's initial background was in Abnormal child psychopathology. He worked as a therapist at Co...

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Jan. 20, 2019

The Principals Center at Georgia State University with Dr. James Kahr…

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 ...

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Jan. 10, 2019

Revisiting Rigor in the RTI and MTSS Classroom with Barbara R. Blackb…

Today I am revisiting, Rigor in the RTI and MTSS Classroom: Practical Tools and Strategies (Routledge, 2018) with the authors Barbara R. Blackburn and Bradley S. Witzel. In their book, the authors "show you how to develop rigorous RTI and …

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Jan. 4, 2019

Chuck Stetson Talks About Using the Bible in Schools - 227

Chuck Stetson is the CEO of Essentials in Education (EIE) and today on Teaching Learning Leading K12 we are talking about using the Bible in schools. Essentials in Education (EIE), the parent company of Bible Literacy Project, was founded by …

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Dec. 28, 2018

New Year's Resolutions - 226

New Year's resolutions are difficult to keep. Actually, I think that is an understatement. For many, they are almost impossible to keep. But that shouldn't stop you from making them, it just means that you need to understand why they …

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