Episodes

Dec. 10, 2018

Teachers at Work: Designing Schools Where Teachers and Students Thriv…

Teachers at Work: Designing Schools Where Teachers and Students Thrive is a new report produced by 100Kin10. Today, I'm talking with Talia Milgrom-Elcott the co-founder and executive director of 100Kin10. Teachers at Work: Designing Schools Where Te...

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Nov. 30, 2018

Cinque Henderson talks about his book: "Sit Down and Shut Up" - 222

Cinque Henderson is the author of "Sit Down and Shut Up: How Discipline Can Set Students Free" (St Martins Press/New York 2018). Cinque was a school substitute teacher in Los Angeles, California for a year. His book is based on …

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Nov. 17, 2018

Which Teachers, Educators, or Mentors Do You Owe Thanks? - 221

It's time to give thanks. It's Thanksgiving. Normally, we are focused on sharing thanks with our families, our relatives, our immediate family members. But today, I am asking you to think about those one time strangers who made a difference …

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Nov. 10, 2018

Rigor and Differentiation in the Classroom with Barbara R. Blackburn …

Dr Barbara Blackburn talks with me today about her book, Rigor and Differentiation in the Classroom: Tools and Strategies. (2019, Taylor & Francis) Barbara has dedicated her life to raising the level of rigor and motivation for professional educators...

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Nov. 1, 2018

The 7 Mindsets with Scott Shickler - 219

Scott Shickler talks with me about his book The 7 Mindsets: To Live Your Ultimate Life written by Scott and Jeff Waller. You're going to enjoy Scott's passion and positive outlook on life. We talk about what makes ultra successful …

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Oct. 26, 2018

Steve Miletto talks about 3 Scary (ok, not really scary) moments for …

3 Scary (Ok, not really scary) Moments for a Teacher There are times when a classroom teacher has to address some issues or take care of a situation that can really feel scary sometimes. Today, I'm sharing three of these …

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Oct. 19, 2018

Math for America with Megan Roberts - 217

Math for America is focused on changing the way we think about teachers and teaching in America. MfA's goal is to improve retention nationally by establishing a network of independent programs that support communities of accomplished mathematics and s...

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Oct. 12, 2018

Mark C Perna and Answering Why - 216

Mark C. Perna is the founder and CEO of TFS (Tools for Schools) in Cleveland, Ohio, a full-service strategic consulting firm whose mission is to share and support every client’s passion for making a difference. Today we are talking about …

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Oct. 6, 2018

Julia Freeland Fisher and Who You Know -215

Julia Freeland Fisher is the author of Who You Know: Unlocking Innovations That Expand Students’ Networks (Wiley, 2018). The book focuses on emerging tools and practices that leverage technology to radically expand who students know – their stock of...

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Sept. 27, 2018

Classroom Management: Shh-ing and Pleading Does Not Work - 214

Getting better at classroom management requires that you be specific in who you address for what off-task behaviors and that you handle it now. Today, I am talking about the inability of more shhh-ing and pleading to help you manage …

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Sept. 21, 2018

Steve Miletto Shares His 3 Thoughts About Taking Attendance - 213

Taking attendance may seem like a mundane topic, but it is a requirement that must be completed else you might discover that the kids will get caught up in issues as I mentioned in episode 212. If you develop a …

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Sept. 15, 2018

Classroom Attendance: It's Important to Pay Attention and Follow-up -…

Keeping accurate classroom attendance is very important. It may not sound like a fun topic but it is one that needs to be taken seriously. Frequently, it is not given the attention that it needs, Some colleagues may even try …

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Sept. 6, 2018

Barbara Oakley and Learning How To Learn - 211

Dr. Barbara Oakley is an author, speaker, professor, engineer, and adventurer - take a look at her twitter page...she is “a female Indiana Jones.” Barbara is the author of numerous books two of which Mindshift: Break Through Obstacles to Learning …

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Aug. 31, 2018

Warren Berger and "A More Beautiful Question" - 210

Warren Berger is the author of eleven books, including our focus for today - A More Beautiful Question: The Power of Inquiry to Spark Breakthrough Ideas (2014) and the soon to be released The Book of Beautiful Questions: The Powerful …

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Aug. 23, 2018

Sargy Letuchy & Voice and Choice is Important but Sometimes It's Not …

Sargy Letuchy is the author of The Visual Edge: Graphic Organizers for Standards-Based Learning and is an ESL teacher in suburban Chicago. Today we are focused on his recent article in EdSurge - "Voice and Choice Is Important but Sometimes …

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Aug. 17, 2018

Allison Kerley Townsend - The 2019 Georgia Teacher of the Year - 208

Allison Kerley Townsend is the 2019 Georgia Teacher of the Year. She is a 3rd Grade teacher at Barnwell Elementary School in Fulton County, Georgia (US). Allison believes that all children start out as curious and excited learners. She sees …

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Aug. 2, 2018

12 Tools for a Successful Start to the New School Year - 207

12 Tools for a Successful Beginning to the New School Year 1. Greet students when they enter your class. 2. Use a seating chart to help you learn their names. 3. Develop your "Spidey Sense." 4. Know you. 5. Plan …

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July 27, 2018

Steve Miletto Talks About Getting Ready for the First Day of Class - …

The first day of class is almost here. Are you ready? Have you actually planned for that first day? Oh, I know...lots of peers say that they have but they really have just gone through the motions. I love the …

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July 21, 2018

Future Ready Librarians with Ge-Anne Bolhuis - 205

Ge-Anne Bolhuis is the Instructional Technology Specialist and Media Specialist Liaison for a Georgia (US) school system. Today, we are talking about Future Ready Schools and Future Ready Librarians. According to their website futureready.org, "Future...

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July 13, 2018

Bob Baird and Fix My Career Now.Com - 204

Bob Baird is the founder of fixmycareernow.com. He helps job seekers get that better paying job by developing their complete toolkit. He believes that finding a better, higher paying job requires more than just a great resume and LinkedIn profile. …

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July 6, 2018

Jesse Cole and Find Your Yellow Tux - 203

Jesse Cole is the author of Find Your Yellow Tux: How to Be Successful by Standing Out and the host of the amazing podcast Business Done Differently. He is also the owner of Fans' First Entertainment and the Savannah Bananas …

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June 28, 2018

Classroom Technology and Podcasting with Chris Nesi - 202

Christopher J. Nesi is the host of the House of #EdTech podcast and the creator and founder of the Education Podcasting Network. Chris is also a co-host of the PodcastPD podcast. He is a certified social studies teacher in New …

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June 21, 2018

Lady Lucy's Laugh Giraffe Journey with Karen Gross - 201

It's World Giraffe Day and Lady Lucy is back to help Giraffe with her Lady Lucy's Laugh Giraffe Journey written by Karen Gross and Marc Wine. Every June 21st is World Giraffe Day and this interview was released on June …

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June 14, 2018

Dave Weber Discusses Leadership Re-Defined and Productivity - 200

Dave Weber is an author, motivational speaker, productivity expert, leadership trainer, keynote presenter, husband and father. Dave has spoken to, trained, and assisted many organizations and groups from major international corporations to midd...

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