DECEMBER 2015

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MEANINGFUL TEACHING
Award winning 4th grade eduator Mary Tarashuk , about her award winning post  about taking a breath with your class regarding “Big Education”
 
 
TEACHING CHARACTER
THE CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR  FOUNDATION
Inspiring educators and education every day. Cathy Metcalf is a great returning guest
as she leads the foundations education programs
Presented by EDWEB.NET
DEVELOPING YOUR OWN DISTRICT LEADERSHIP PLAN
Expert Myra Whitney  on school district executive leadership
​Presented by KNOWLEDGEWORKS
​​THE POWER OF MINECRAFT & ED TECH WITH YOUR STUDENTS
 
Our guest is award winning blogger and K-8 Tech teacher Jaqui Murray. Seeing her students fascinated, she created a great teaching tool. 
 
 
​​SPECIAL EDUCATION LEADERSHIP AS A TEAM APPROACH
Author, Special Ed Administrator and Ed Consultant Larry Brunson is our guest.
GATEWAY2ACHIEVE PILOTING WITH UNITED CEREBRAL PALSY
Myron Cizdyn,, CEO of The BLPS Group  is piloting withtheir new LMS with the help of the good folks
 LISTEN HERE
ISTE’S PROFESSIONAL LEARNING  AND NEW STANDARDS
Jim Flanagan, Chief Learning Services Officer,  on what ISTE does all year
in professional learning and standards development
LISTEN HERE
THE COUNCIL OF ADMINISTRATORS OF SPECIAL EDUCATION
The new ESEA, the Hybrid Conference and and overview of of 2016 for principals and education with CASES‘s Luann Purcell.
 LISTEN HERE
 
 
THE BROWN vs. BOARD OF EDUCATION NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE: ALL ABOUT DISTANCE LEARNING FROM THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE 
Learn even more about your National Park Service  and how you can use it, no matter where you are…with NPS Education Specialist Lisa Nagurny
LISTEN HERE
 
 
THE STEM ED COALITION : THE ROLE OF INDUSTRY IN K-12 STEM
James Brown of The Stem Ed Coalition is joined by Ray Hsu, Academic Section Manager of National Instruments
LISTEN HERE
 
 
A PREVIEW OF FETC: THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION CONFERENCE: 
Jen Womble , conference manager of FETC on the reasons why if you’re involved in ed tech , you need to be in Orlando,
January 11-15,2016
LISTEN HERE
 
 
KNOWLEDGEWORKS  on  THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION
A 4th FUTURE FORECAST  report has just been released.. From KW’s Strategic Foresight division, joining us will be guests Katherine Prince and Jason Swanson
 LISTEN HERE
 
PUBLIC/PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS & THE AMGEN FOUNDATION
AMGEN FOUNDATION  V.P.  Scott Heimlich  is joined by educator Winnie Litten. Advanced Honors and Biology Teacher at Oak Park HS in Oak Park ,CA, one of the first teacher to participate in The Amgen BioTech Experience.  
LISTEN HERE
HOLIDAY BOOK GIVING FOR YOUR FAVORITE EDUCATOR
Dr. Kari Arfstrom, consultant, researcher, educational demographer and K12 advocate on great
gift book choices for your giving.
LISTEN HERE
SCHOOL BOARD AND SCHOOL SUCCESS
 NSBA President John Tuttle  is our guest along with past NSBA President Anne Byrne
 Presented by KNOWLEDGEWORKS
LISTEN HERE

COSN’s 3rd INFRASTRUCTURE SURVEY ON K-12 SCHOOL NETWORKING 

Keith Kruger, COSN CEO and Maria Bjerede COSN mobile Learning Leader reveal the results of the survey. See where your district stands.

Presented by  LIGHTSPEED SYSTEMS & FUNDS FOR LEARNING 

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/12/07/cosns-3rd-infrastructure-survey-on-k-12-school-networking

MUSIC EDUCATION : THE PENNYWHISTLE BAND SCHOOL PROJECT

Don Castellow,  expert on elementary ed music education and author of The PennyWhistle curriculum is our guest.

Is music important? Remember music is mathematics

Presented by LEGO EDUCATION

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/12/07/elementary-music-education-the-pennywhistle-band-school-project

NCTE ON 21st CENTURY LITERACY “The Movie of the Mind”

NCTE‘s  winner of their 2015 Media Literacy Award Mary Ressler, a literacy specialist at 

Centerville Middle School in Lancaster, PA is our guest.

Presented by  GREAT BOOKS FOUNDATION

LISTEN AT

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/12/07/ncte-award-winning-literacy-educator-mary-ressler-the-movie-of-the-mind

THE STATE OF THE NATION IN GIFTED EDUCATION

M.Rene Islas , Executive Diector of NAGC is joined by governing secretary and NAGC Board member  Susan Dulong Langley on their new report about Gifted Ed in America today.

Presented by LISTEN CURRENT

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/12/11/the-state-of-the-nation-in-gifted-education

HOW SCHOOLS AND DISTRICTS CAN TELL THEIR OWN STORY

Editorial Director of the education firm PR with Panache, Chris Piehler, on proper media use for districts to get the word out.

 LISTEN HERE

KEEPING ‘TABS’ ON INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS

Peter Upham. Executive Director of THE ASSOCIATION OF BOARDING SCHOOLS (TABS) is our guest speaking on their  The North American Boarding Initiative.

Presented by HOUGHTON MIFFLIN HARCOURT

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/30/keeping-tabs-on-independent-schools-the-boarding-school-initiative

REPORT FROM THE SUPERINTENDENTS : THIS WEEK: VIRGINIA BEACH, VA.

SOLUTION TREE presents  my co-host for this series Dr Mark Edwards of Moooresville Graded School District and his special guest Dr. Aaron Spence  ( Supt. of Virginia Beach VA ), one of the finest Supt.s in the country. He is leading a tremendous digital conversion

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk2/2015/11/30/report-from-the-superintendents-this-week-virginia-beach-va

The American Scool Counselor Association’s Jill Cook is joined by NACAC’s (The National Association for College Admission Counseling) David Hawkins. on college/career readiness for your students.

Presented by iCEV ON LINE

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/12/01/your-school-counselor-and-college-career-readiness

SAFETY ON CAMPUS IN HIGHER EDUCATION

Our good friends at E School News bring us Meris Stansbury, managing editor of their E Campus News on what obviously is a hot topic in Higher Ed.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/12/01/safety-on-campus-in-higher-education

SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT: MAKING IT WORK IN OKLAHOMA CITY

Solution Tree brings us Dr Sharon Kramer , author of “How to Leverage PLC’s for School Improvement” and her guest, former HS principal in OKC, Tamie Sanders

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/12/01/great-school-improvement-at-an-urban-high-school

THE “TEACHER POWERED SCHOOLS” INITIATIVE

The Center for Teaching Quality brings us Boston elementary educator  Taryn Snyder and Pittsburgh midle school teacher Nick Tutolo on this new initiative from CTQ and Education Evolving..

Presented by MIMIO

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/12/02/the-teacher-powered-schools-initiative

NSBA SCHOOL ED TECH VISITS.COME ALONG 

KNOWLEDGEWORKS  presents NSBA’s Ann Flynn and her guests ( to be visited),Dr Pete Leida of Delaware’s Colonial School District and  Kathy Prather, CTE director  from Sunnyside Unified school district in Tucson.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/12/02/nsba-school-visit-highlights

 

COMMON TEACHER NIGHTMARES: NEW TEACHERS HITTING A ROUGH TIME

Our guest is Smartbrief award winning educator Roxanna Elden on her winning post and her “NEW TEACHER DISILLUSIONMENT POWER PACK”

Great stuff from the author of “See Me After Class”.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/12/03/common-teacher-nightmares-new-teachers-hitting-a-rough-time

ONLINE LEARNING WITH iNACOL: STATE & FEDERAL POLICIES

iNACOL’S Director of State and Federal Policies Dale Frost is our guest. 

Presented by LEARNING BIRD

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/12/03/online-learning-state-and-federal-policies-with-inacol

SCHOOL SUCCESS IN MATHEMATICS

We’re talking Dolan-Nolan-Adams math with the authors,Juli Dixon, Thomasenia Lott Adams and Ed Nolan” 

Presented by SOLUTION TREE

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/12/03/school-success-in-mathematics

INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE AND THEIR CAREER BASED PROGRAMME

IBO’s Drew Deutsch on this new programme combining the rigors of IB education and career education. they put the ‘me’ at the end of programme, not me!….they got class.

Presented by PLANET HS and FOLLETT LEARNING, IB’S NEW DISTRIBUTOR

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/12/04/international-baccalaureate-and-their-career-based-programme

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NOVEMBER 2015

GATEWAY2ACHIEVE:  A NEW LEARNING PLATFORM

Myron Cizdyn,, CEO of The BLPS Group on the incredible new learning platform, Gateway2Achieve

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/16/gateway2achieve-a-new-learning-platform-that-works

A NEW ISTE BOOK : INNOVATION AGE LEARNING 

Sam” Sakai-Miller author or of new ISTE Book,” Innovation Age Learning: Empowering Students by Empowering Teachers”.

Presented by Pearson Research and Innovation

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/16/iste-innovation-age-learning

SCHOOL LIBRARIES: WHAT HAPPENED AT THE AASL NATIONAL CONFERENCE 

Unlike  in Vegas, what happened in Columbus doesn’t stay there.

A post-conference report from the officers and Executive Director of AASL , Audrey Church,

Terry Grief and Sylvia Knight Norton.

Presented by FOLLETT LEARNING

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/24/school-libraries-what-happened-at-the-aasl-national-conference

THE IMPORTANCE OF FAILURE IN EDUCATION AND SCIENCE

Dr Stuart Firestein, Neuroscience professor at Columbia, TedX speaker and author of the best selling book “Failure: Why Science is so successful”. He will discuss this book and his previous one “Ignorance: What drives Science”. 

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/24/the-importance-of-failure-in-education-and-science

THE EDUCATION INDUSTRY: FUNDING GROWING AND EXITING THE EDUCATION ARENA

Get the scoop on the industry from Rob Fiance of EDUMETRIX

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/25/the-education-industry-funding-growing-and-exiting-the-education-arena

CURBING APATHY IN YOUR CLASSROOM

SMARTBRIEF/SMARTBLOGS presents award winning education blogger Ramy Mahmoud, , Science department head at Williams HS in Plano, TX on re-invigorating the classroom environment.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/25/smartbrief-presents-curbing-apathy-in-your-classroom

THE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATIONAL FUNDING

Joel Packer, Executive Director of the Committee on the outlook for Federal funding in 2016

Presented by FUNDS FOR LEARNING

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/09/the-committee-on-educational-funding

EFFECTIVE SCHOOLS; MADE SO WITH COLLABORATION  & COMMON SENSE

HMH Houghton Mifflin Harcourt presents Mike White, licensed pediatric psychologist, school consultant and author of five books on common sense learning and teaching.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/09/effective-schools-made-so-with-collaboration–common-sense

NOON
PROJECT CONNECT AND THE POWER OF THE SCHOOL LIBRARIAN

FOLLETT LEARNING presents  Jennifer Boudrye, Director of Library Programs  at District of Columbia schools  and Carolyn Foote,,librarian  at Eanes ISD in Texas. Britten Follett will be joining us.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/09/the-power-of-the-school-librarian-and-project-connect

WHY EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES MATTER …AND HOW TO FUND THEM 

Lupita Knittel of a great new company called Planet HS ( whom I met at EDNET) brings with her Tammie Talley, District Athletic Director for Duval County FL and Colleen Mattison from Blount Cty Schools in Maryville TN.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/10/why-extracurricular-activities-matter-and-how-to-fund-them

CITIZENS MAKING SCHOOLS BETTER

WIN LEARNING presents FRIENDS OF TEXAS SCHOOLS, a terrific citizen’s organization

with Executive Director Stacey Osborne and founder Scott Milder

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/10/citzens-making-schools-betterfriends-of-texas-schools

ASCD: THE RESOURCE FOR TEACHERS including MYTEACHSOURCE

Learn all about what ASCD does daily for educators from their Director of Publishing. Stefani Roth.

Presented by GREAT BOOKS FOUNDATION

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/11/ascd-the-resource-for-teachers-including-myteachsource

STARTING WITH THE STANDARDS: CURRICULUM FACILITATION IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

MENTORING MINDS brings us Linda Rhyne, Academic Facilitator at Berewick Elementary, a Charlotte NC elementary  school on how, with limited reources they develop curriculum to meet the new standards. Ashley Feistel from Mentoring Minds will be joining us as well.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/11/starting-with-the-standards-curriculum-facilitation-in-elementary-schools

COMPETENCY BASED EDUCATION:

HOW DEEPER PERSONALIZED LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS BENEFIT OUR CHILDREN

Our guest is the Chief Learning Officer at KnowledgeWorks, Virgel Hammonds, a former Maine superintendent and CA principal, on this change from traditional methods

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/12/competency-based-education-deeper-personalized-learning-environments

COMMUNITY COLLEGES: PASSION PROJECTS: TEACH2MATTER

 From NACCTEP, Member at Large , Professor Kathryn Suk will discuss Teach2Matter at Raritan Valley CC, a passion-based, problem-based, and project-based service learning model infused in Education courses at Raritan Valley Community College, in Somerville, NJ. Students build commitment to civic and moral responsibility for diverse, equitable, healthy, and sustainable communities. They work towards the same overall goal of learning and serving others simultaneously.

PRESENTED BY MIMIO

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/12/teaching-with-passion-teach2matter-from-wwwnaccteporg

OUR MONTHLY VISIT FROM EDWEB.NET

“The Connected Educator  World.”

Lisa Schmucki, CEO and founder of Edweb.net will bring us , as always, a terrific education guest and this week it’s Brandi Brown of ETA Hand2Mind  who joins Lisa and I

Presented by GRYPHON HOUSE

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/13/our-monthly-visit-from-edwebnet

INQUIRY BASED LEARNING…WHAT IT IS… WHY DO IT

GREAT BOOKS FOUNDATION  presents two practitioners Kim Lanese, Ass’t Principal at Borterra Canyon Elementary School  (phoenix, AZ) and Stephanie Given from Acacia School in Fullerton, CA. with their insights into Inquiry based learning .

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/13/inquiry-based-learningwhat-it-is-why-do-it

A PREVIEW OF THE NCTE NATIONAL CONVENTION

Doug Hesse,NCTE President  and Convention Chair of the conference is our guest. Doug is a professor at The University of Denver.

Presented by GREAT BOOKS FOUNDATION 

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/02/a-preview-of-the-ncte-national-convention

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CAREER TECHNICAL EDUCATION : THE NEW ORLEANS NATIONAL CONVENTION IN NEW ORLEANS …CAREER TECH VISION 2015

From ACTE, Mike Connet who is joined by Mark Penna,founder of TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS  who is a presenter at the conference .

Presented by iCEVONLINE

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/03/career-technical-education-acte-new-orleans-national-convention

REDESIGNING YOUR CLASSROOM FOR 21st CENTURY STUDENTS

From Illinois, Kildeer Countryside School District 96′, Director of 21st Learning Kevin Ryan and Technology Integrator Stacey Limacher of Fathom Media , a reseller and school partner

Presented by MIMIO

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/03/redesigning-your-classroom-for-21st-century-students

E SCHOOL NEWS  presents CHROMEBOOKS, TRENDS AND INNOVATION IN YOUR CLASSROOM

E School News editor Stephen Noonoo brings with him, educator Chris Scott,a Google Certified teacher from Southern California. 

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/03/e-schools-news-on-the-why-of-chromebooks

AASA (THE SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS ASSOCIATION)

ON THE IMPORTANCE OF SCHOOL BREAKFAST

KNOWLEDGEWORKS brings us a show with AASA guests Dr.Rodney Watson, Superintendent of Spring ISD, Houston TX amd  Michael Grove , Ass’t Superintendent of  Meriden CT School District.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/04/aasa-on-the-importance-of-school-breakfast

SCHOOL DISTRICTS: LEARN WHY YOU NEED A COMMUNICATIONS PRO FOR YOUR DISTRICT

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A SCHOOL COMMUNICATIONS PROFESSIONAL

NSPRA Executive Director Rich Bagin  is joined by Jim VanDevelde , Comm Director at NY’s (Home of The Mets)  Lakeland Central School District & Nicole Kirby Comm Director for the Park Hill School District near KC,MO (Home of The Royals), Of course, we’ll see if they can get along and also we’ll learn why every school district should have a PR pro.

Presented by MENTORING MINDS

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/04/a-day-in-the-life-of-a-school-communications-professional

SIIA / ETIN: THE CODIE AWARDS AND THE INNOVATION INCUBATOR

Ed Tech Industry Network VP Karen Billings , Donelle Blubaugh, Program manager and Jenny Baranowski Director of award for SIIA about these major Education Industry events.

Presented by SEG MEASUREMENT

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/04/the-education-industry-codie-awards-and-siias-innovation-incubator

CENSORSHIP IN SCHOOLS WITH THE STUDENT PRESS LAW CENTER

First time guest Frank LoMonte of of SPLC…a non-profit legal services organization protecting the rights of student journalists K-20.

Presented by GIHON RIVER PRESS 

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/05/censorship-in-schools-with-the-student-press-law-center

FUTURE READY SCHOOLS AND THE ACHIEVEMENT GAP

Superintendent Rory Gesh of Navasota ISD in TX  on his experience in curriculum supervision to create the ‘Future ready’ student.

Presented by WIN LEARNING

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/06/future-ready-schools-conquering-the-skills-gap

NEW DIRECTIONS IN EDUCATIONAL PRODUCTS RESEARCH..WHAT EDUCATORS  AND THE INDUSTRY NEED TO KNOW  

Assessment guru Dr Scott Elliot of SEG Measurement  shares his insights as educational buyers increasingly turn to product effectiveness research to support purchasing decisions,, new research approaches are needed to satisfy their needs.LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/06/new-directions-in-educational-products-research

CONNECT 4 LEARNING:

PRESENTING A NEW , INTERDISCIPLINARY PRE K CURRICULUM IN MATH AND SCIENCE 

(on www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk2)

Soon to be unveiled by Kaplan Early Learning Co. at NAEYC’s upcoming conference, we have 4 education professors (VandeRbilt,University of Denver,University of Michigan {sorry about the Michigan State game] and Heising Simons Foundation) on the importance of this new curriculum, available in 2016.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/06/intro-of-a-new-interdisciplinary-pre-k-mathsciencesel-curriculum

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REPORT FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT

SOLUTION TREE presents Supt of Mooresville (NC) Graded School District Mark Edwards, LIVE from the Pittsburgh  meeting of THE LEAGUE OF INNOVATIVE SCHOOLS DIGITAL PROMISE MEETING…and special guests…. SUPT OF LINCOLN NEBRASKA STEVE JOEL AND VANCOUVER WA SUPT STEVE WEBB

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/26/report-from-the-superintendent-from-the-league-of-innovative-schools

EDUCATION FROM THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE

‘Every Kid In A Park” and the NPS conservation/STEM work with the Bureau of Indian Education. They do great work.

Presented by MyOn Reader

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/26/education-from-the-national-park-service

WHY WE NEED MORE INEFFECTIVE TEACHERS

Yes, you read it right….join in with a favorite guest, ‘Yo Miz” author Elizabeth Rose , former NYC teacher and gain her insights on education from a very enetertaining and interesting point of view.

Presented by LEGO EDUCATION

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/27/why-we-need-more-ineffective-teachers

SCIENCE EDUCATORS….CITIZEN SCIENCE AND BAT CONSERVATION

It’s BAT WEEK and Rob Mies from The Organization for Bat Conservation wants you and your students involved. Learn all about it.

Presented by DEFINED STEM

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/27/science-educatorscitizen-science-and-bat-conservation

DATA DRIVEN COLLECTIVE IMPACT AND EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION: SAVING UTAH MILLIONS AND PROVIDING BETTER AND EQUITABLE EDUCATION

KNOWLEDGEWORKS brings us information on “Social Impact Bonds” focusing on United Way of Salt lake City’s first ever “PAY FOR SUCCESS” program designed  to expand success  for Early Childhood Education. with Jeff Edmondson of “Strive Together and Bill Crim, CEO of United Way of Salt Lake. 

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/28/data-driven-collective-impact-and-early-childhood-education

THE AAP K-12 REVERE AWARDS 

All about The REVERE awards, 50 years strong, identifying and honoring high quality learning resources with AAP guests, Eric Hamilton, Linda Swank, and Maureen Costello

Presented by MENTORING MINDS

LISTEN  HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/28/the-aap-k-12-revere-awards-honoring-high-quality-ed-resources

YOUR E RATE SURVIVAL KIT…THE TIMING IS NOW!

DEADLINES APPROACH AMID THE CHANGES IN E RATE APPLICATIONS.

 JOHN HARRINGTON OF FUNDS FOR LEARNING IS OUR GUEST

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/29/your-e-rate-survival-kit

THE HAWN FOUNDATION: MINDFULNESS EDUCATION

GREAT AND IMPORTANT PD FOR YOUR DISTRICT

Josh Froberg, Program Director at Hawn is our guest with Daniel Applewhite , a school facilitator at the foundation.

Presented by FOLLETT LEARNING

LIISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/29/the-hawn-foundationpositive-psychology-and-mindfulness-education

THE INAUGURAL MEDIA LITERACY WEEK

NAMLE

Executive Director Michelle Ciulla-Lipkin  on the importance of Media Literacy to every single teacher’s teaching and student’s learning in today’s classroom.

Presented by 

GREAT BOOKS FOUNDATION GIHON RIVER PRESS 

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/29/the-inaugural-media-literacy-week

ASSESSMENT SPECIFICALLY FOR ELL LEARNERS

Pearson’s Sue Ann Towle, Director of K-12 Channel Management for Pearson Assessment Management Solution on the new  tablet-based “TELL”…Test of English Language Learners.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/30/assessment-specifically-for-ell-learners

THE RESEARCH BEHIND ED TECH : HOW WE KNOW THAT ED TECH WORKS FOR STUDENTS

From a terrific ed tech company, MIMIO’s Dan Winkler, CTO and Chris Leonardo, R and D Director are my guests.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/19/the-research-behind-ed-tech-how-we-know-that-ed-tech-works-for-students

THE EDUCATION INDUSTRY: ITS IMPACT ON WHAT YOU DO

From EDNET, a premier conference in the industry , we have Vicki Bigham and her guests, Dr. Geoff Fletcher, fomer Ass’t Director OF SETDA and Don Resigno of Mind Rocket Media Group.

Presented by SEG Measurement

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/19/the-education-industry-its-impact-on-what-you-do

REACHING TODAY’S STUDENTS WITH STORIES THAT RESONATE

Listen live at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk2

Former California Teacher of the year,Ed Consultant and Literacy expert Alan Sitomer is my guest.

Presented by TRIUMPH LEARNING

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/19/reaching-todays-students-with-stories-that-resonate-like-hip-hop

ALL SUBJECTS K-12

ZOO EDUCATION: BUILDING CONSERVATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL LEARNING

CAROLINA BIOLOGICAL presents  Dr Elizabeth Mulkerrin, Director of Education at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo ( and President of NSELA, Nat’l Science Education Leadership Assoc) along with Nette Pletcher,Director of Conservation Education at The Association of Zoos and Aquariums.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/20/zoo-education-building-conservation-and-environmental-learning

BUILDING HUMAN CAPACITY: CoSN’s CETL PROGRAM  “CERTIFED EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY LEADERSHIP”

Our CoSN guests are Dr. John Vaille, Assistant Superintendent / Chief Technology Officer, Puget Sound ESD (WA) & Brooke Trisler, Chief Technology Officer, Mukilteo School District (WA)

Presented by LIGHTSPEED SYSTEMS

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/21/building-human-capacity-cosns-certifed-education-technology-leadership-pgm

“IN PRAISE OF AMERICAN EDUCATORS: AND HOW THEY CAN BECOME EVEN BETTER” 

The author of the book of the same name,Dr.Richard DuFour, educator, author and Ed consultant who is recognized as one of the leading authorities on helping school practitioners implement the Professional Learning Communities at Work

Presented by SOLUTION TREE

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/21/in-praise-of-american-educators-and-how-they-can-become-even-better

INIATIVES IN CATHOLIC EDUCATION

 Pam Bernard, NCEA’s Director of professional Development is joined Heather Gossart, Director NCEA special projects to update us on the lkatest in Cathloic education nationwide.

Presented by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/22/initiatives-in-catholic-education

LET’S RE-THINK EDUCATION

Award winning education blogger Terry Heick, Director at TEACH THOUGHT, Is our guest

Presented by SMARTBIEF /SMARTBLOGS

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/22/lets-re-think-education

BUILDING CAREER READY STUDENTS  WITH THE HVACR FOUNDATION

Careers aboud . Learn from Dr. Kari Arfstrom, Director of the HVACR Foundation, who  is our guest regarding very hot demand for a chilly career.

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/23/building-career-ready-students-with-the-hvacr-foundation

Presented by iCEV ONLINE

 

INACOLS BLENDED AND ONLINE LEARNING SYMPOSIUM IN NOVEMBER

TRIUMPH LEARNING AND  FUNDS FOR LEARNING  present iNACOL’s Allison Powell, VP of New learning Models.

Blended Learning is where it’s at. Learn about this wonderful event.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/13/inacols-blended-and-online-learning-symposium-preview-118-11-2015

ISTE: DIGITAL LEARNING AND THE AFFECT OF STATE /FEDERAL POLICIES

What new policies are needed? New E rate Rules! The Homework Gap..we’ll talk about it all

with ISTE’s Craig Thibaudeux, the Chief External Relations officer.MIMIO sponsors. 

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/13/iste-digital-learning-and-the-impact-of-statefederal-policies

 VOCABULARY & LITERACY DEVELOPMENT

 IN PRE K-1

FOLLETT LEARNING brings us Dr. Susan Neuman, Professor and Chair of Teaching and Learning at NYU. A prolific author and expert on the subject, we’ll learn more about Follett’s “World of Words” which she helped develop.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/13/vocabulary-literacy-development-in-pre-k-1

ASCD: TEN STEPS TO MANAGING CHANGE IN SCHOOLS

GREAT BOOKS FOUNDATION presents ASCD author Jeff Benson, author of the title book…

putting many years of understanding learning into a school management context.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/14/ascd-ten-steps-to-managing-change-in-schools

THE MANY PATHS TO TEACHER SELF IMPROVEMENT

SMARTBRIEF/SMARTBLOGS  presents award winning  edu-blogger and

editor in chief of “Cult of Pedogogy” Jennifer Gonzalez. Read her winning post here

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/14/the-many-paths-to-teacher-self-improvement

THE OCTOBER 27TH CANADIAN ED TECH SUMMIT

Conference Chair Robert Martellaci of Mindshare Learning is our guest.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/15/mindshare-learning-the-canadian-ed-tech-leadership-summit

EDWEB.NET & THE CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR FOUNDATION 

Learning Bird presents Lisa Schmucki, Edweb founder and her very special guest,

Cathy Ehlers-Metcalf , VP of Education for the Foundation whose dad won the Medal in WW2. Should be a great show.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/16/edwebnet-the-congressional-medal-of-honor-foundation

NCTE on NATIONAL WRITING DAY. LET’S CELEBRATE WRITING

Syracuse U’s Dr Stephen Parks is our NCTE guest. Presented by GREAT BOOKS FOUNDATION

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/16/ncte-the-national-day-of-writing

MIDDLE AND HIGH STEM/SCIENCE ENGAGEMENT

THE POWER OF SIMULATION AND THE SPACE STATION ACADEMY

Off we go into the wild blue yonder, with THE VIRTUAL HIGH SCHOOL ‘s Development Director Dan Barstow

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/07/the-power-of-simulation-and-the-space-station-academy-1

EASY IDEAS TO INTEGRATE STEM INTO YOUR CURRICULUM 

CAROLINA  BIOLOGICAL presents Community College professor returning guest &  STEM teacher extrodinaire, Professor Billy Hix.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/08/easy-ideas-to-integrate-stem-into-your-curriculum

CREATING SUCCESS FOR GIFTED STUDENTS FROM A DISTRICT LEADERSHIP PERSPECTIVE

NAGC brings us Dr Dina Brulles, Director of Gifted programs at the Phoenix area Paradise Valley School District

Presented by LEARNING BIRD

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/08/creating-success-for-gifted-students-from-a-district-leadership-perspective

TEACHING MATH: NON-STANDARD MATH PROBLEMS FOR ALL STUDENTS 9am

TRIUMPH LEARNING  presents Jerry Kaplan, Math consultant, educator and one heck of a terrific guest.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/09/teaching-math-non-standard-math-problems-for-all-students

THE MODERN SCHOOL LIBRARY AND MAKER SPACES

LEGO EDUCATION brings us Dina Loper Rendina, the media specialist at Stewart STEM Middle Magnet School in Tampa FL.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/09/the-modern-school-library-and-maker-spaces

FUNDS FOR LEARNING ON THE NEW STURCTURE AND RULES OF

E RATES 

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/09/28/insights-on-the-new-e-rate-structure

 SUPERINTENDENT OF MOORESVILLE NC MARK EDWARDS

SOLUTION TREE presents the first of an ongoing series with nationally known, cutting-edge superintendent  Mark Edwards. Besides how superior NC barbecue is, we’ll talk about whats hot for school districts and how to accomplish those goals.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/09/28/superintendent-of-mooresville-nc-mark-edwards

MOBILE DEVICES IN THE CLASSROOM;A SURVIVAL GUIDE FOR EDUCATORS

MIMIO   Certified Trainer  and Instructional Technology Specialist  at Stafford Public Schools , Stafford CT, Lynn Reedy is our guest. Learn how you can receive an uncomplicated guide to a very complicated subject.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/09/28/mobile-devices-in-the-classrooma-survival-guide-for-educators

ED SERVICE AGENCIES: BOCES: SUPPORTING LIBRARIANS AT THE SYSTEMS LEVEL

DEFINED LEARNING/DEFINED STEM presents School Library System Coordinator at OCM BOCES in NY, Doreen Bergman , is our guest.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/09/29/school-libraries-and-your-educational-service-agency

SCHOOL NETWORKING: TEAMING FOR TRANSFORMATION

LIGHTSPEED SYSTEMS presents COSN on their new initiative with with Ann Ware of COSN with Houston schools CTO Lenny Schad and Georgia’s Henry County Schools, Karen Perry.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/09/29/school-networking-teaming-for-transformation-with-cosn

USING CURRENT EVENTS TO TEACH HISTORY

LISTEN CURRENT CEO Monica Brady is joined by Brookline MA 7th grade history teacher Susan Balogh. Listen Current curates NPR for your classroom….one of my favorite products out there!

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/09/29/listen-current-npr-curatedusing-current-events-to-teach-history

INNOVATIVE MODELS FOR DROPOUT PREVENTION AND IMPROVING GRADUATION RATES

 CATAPULT LEARNING‘s CEO  Stuart udell  is extremely involved  in our topic with THE NATIONAL DROPOUT PREVENTION CENTER. His insights forthcoming in our show.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/09/30/innovative-models-for-dropout-prevention-and-improving-graduation-rates

INTELLECTUAL FREEDOM AND THE SCHOOL LIBRARY

 FOLLETT LEARNING  presents AASL‘s officers Leslie Preddy, Audrey Church and Terri Grief are joined our good friend Michelle Luhtala, school librarian at New Canaan, HS in CT. BTW, today is Banned Websites Awareness day

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/09/30/intellectual-freedom-and-the-school-library

 SEPTEMBER 2015

STAKEHOLDER TRUST IN TODAYS  SCHOOLS

All about TRUST in schools with NSPRA ‘s Rich Bagin is joined by Ken DeSteighart of Patron Insight.

Presented by SCHOOL MESSENGER

LISTEN  HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk2/2015/09/30/stakeholder-trust-in-todays-schools

POETRY AS A CATALYST FOR LEARNING DROPOUT PREVENTION AND CHARACTER EDUCATION

Learning Bird presents returning Guests Josephus Thompson III of The Poetry Project 

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/01/poetry-as-a-catalyst-for-learning

THE POLITICS OF WHAT’S RIGHT FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS

TRIUMPH LEARNING  presents Dr.Gilbert  Garcia on the Challenges of ELL/ESL

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/01/the-politics-of-doing-whats-right-for-ell-learners

LIFE SKILLS AND STEM EDUCATION LAB EDUCATION IN THE JUNIOR HIGH /MIDDLE SCHOOL  SETTING

From the Santa Maria Bonita School District in California, PITSCO presents educators Astasia Zarling and Tony Ponce.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/01/junior-highmiddle-school-labs-for-life-skills-and-stem-learning

DIGITAL CURRICULUM AND STRATEGY

LEARNING COUNSEL CEO Leilani Cauthen on their upcoming visits in 28 cities with school district education executives.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/02/digital-curriculum-and-strategy

THE NATIONAL SUPERINTENDENTS ROUNDTABLE:

HOMELESSNESS, POVERTY AND EFFECTS ON SCHOOL PERFORMANCE

LEARN WHAT A GREAT PRINCIPAL DOES FOR HER SCHOOL WHERE 90% OF THE KIDS ARE HOMELESS!

Executive Director Jim Harvey brings with him  Super Principal Sherrie Gahn of Las Vegas schools, as featured on CBS News http://www.cbsnews.com/news/homeless-students-find-hope-in-their-principal/

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/09/11/homelessness-poverty-and-effects-on-school-performance

and you can send any donations to Principal Sherrie Gahn ,Whitney Elementary School,5005 Keenan Ave, Las Vegas NV 89122

or on the web at http://schools.ccsd.net/whitney

 ACTE’S CAREER TECH VISION 2015 CONFERENCE

iCEV online presents  Kate Bosveren, Associate Director of the State Directors  of Career Technical Education and Jaime Alston, ACTE’s Director of meetings and Events. You’ll learn about The Career Clusters Institute too.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/09/21/actes-career-tech-vision-2015-conference

“CRACK THE BOOKS”

FREE TRIAL FOR TEACHERS OF AWARD WINNING ED TECH IN SCIENCE AND READING

 Crack ’em with Kyle Tomson, president of SIIA award winning compnay MES Publishing…all about terrific ed software called Crack The Books .

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/09/21/learn-how-to-have-your-students-crack-the-books

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND EDUCATION SUCCESS FOR YOUNG CHILDREN

I think I skipped this class when I was in pre-school. We have Gryphon House author ,Dr Steve Sanders of The university of South Florida as our guest.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/09/22/physical-activity-and-education-success-for-young-children

THE PEARSON 2015 MOBILE DEVICE SURVEY

The title says it all and our guests from Pearson , Dr. Liane Wardlow and Dr. Seth Reichlin  will explain it in detail.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/09/22/the-pearson-2015-mobile-device-survey

THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COMMUNITY COLLEGES  WIH TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAMS…NACCTEP

TRIUMPH LEARNING presents NACCTEP president Eric Barna on the roles of CC’s and why it might be a very good idea for future teachers to start off at CC.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/09/23/the-national-association-of-community-colleges-wih-teacher-education-programs

NCTE ON ACADEMIC FREEDOM TODAY

Intellectual Freedom Award winner and NCTE giant ReLeah Cossett Lent is joined by University of Nebraska-Lincoln

professor Emeiritus  David Moshman

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/09/23/ncte-on-academic-freedom

SMARTBRIEF presents AWARD WINNING IL. EDUCATOR AND BLOGGER LINDSEY PETLACK

‘FIVE CLASSROOM ITEMS I’M GLAD I DITCHED’

Trust me, you’ll love Lindsey..and we love SmartBlogs on Education for bringing her onto the show.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/09/23/five-classroom-items-im-glad-i-ditched-with-il-educator-lindsey-petlack

A TERRIFIC TEACHER IN A TERRIFIC SCHOOL DISTRICT IN A HIGH POVERTY AREA IN ARKANSAS

SMARTBRIEF presents AWARD WINNING  ARKANSAS EDUCATOR AND BLOGGER JUSTIN MINKEL

“WHAT TO DO ON THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL…AND WHY?”

Justin teaches 2nd grade in a high poverty, high performing school, Jones Elementary in NW Arkansas and is, like Lindsey (above) , an Editor’s Choice Content Award winner this month from Smartblogs on Education.  Learn why!

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/09/24/what-to-do-on-the-first-day-of-schooland-why

NON-FICTION AND INQUIRY IN YOUR CLASSROOM: THE POWER OF ASKING ‘WHY?’

GREAT BOOKS FOUNDATION  lets us borrow their Director of Non-Fiction programs Jennifer Kleiman. We’re going to chat a lot about that word “INQUIRY’

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/09/25/non-fiction-and-inquiry-in-your-classroom-the-power-of-asking-why

GAMES IN EDUCATION

PEARSON RESEARCH ‘s Dr Kristen DiCerbo who leads Pearson’s who leads their Center for Learning Research and Technology is our guest

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/09/25/games-and-educationpearsons-center-for-learning-science-technology

ISTE: DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP IN SCHOOL

LEARNING BIRD presents ISTE author Dr Mike Ribble on his ISTE published book on Digital Citizenship in Schools,3rd edition, Nine Elements All Students Should Know.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/09/14/iste-digital-citizenship-in-schools

INDUSTRY INVOLVEMENT IN THE CAREER READY CLASSROOM

First time guest and founder of NEPRIS, CEO Sabari Raja  on an incredible company that works daily to involve business and industry into the classroom. We did a show two weeks with Louisiana schools using the program. Great stuff. 

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/09/14/industry-involvement-stem-in-the-career-ready-classroom-a-visit-with-nepris

iNACOL: Using Online Learning for Credit Recovery: 

Getting Back on Track to Graduation

John Watson, Founder of Evergreen Education Group and the original author of this report  who is organizing a session around this report for The iNACOL Symposium. Presented by FUNDS FOR LEARNING.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/09/15/inacol-online-learning-for-credit-recoverygetting-back-on-track-to-graduation

 ALIGNING CURRICULUM FOR STANDARDS AND SUCCESS

Good subject and guests are Daniela Lankford, Librarian at Klein Oak High School, in Spring TX; Natalie Ziemba, Classroom Content Specialist, and Neal Golyshko, Curriculum Alignment Specialist, both work for Follett School Solutions.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/09/15/aligning-curriculum-to-standards-how-follett-helps-their-school-districts

CREATING THE WELCOMING CLASSROOM

Gryphon House author Johnna Darragh Ernst, Ph.D. of “The Welcoming Classroom, Building Strong Home to School Connections for Early Learning” is our guest.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/09/16/creating-the-welcoming-classroom-in-early-learning

GIFTED EDUCATION …. FOCUSING ON NATIVE AMERICANS

Native American education has always been a favorite topic of mine. Purdue professor Marcia Gentry is our guest as we highlight this section of the upcoming NAGC conference. Presented by MyON Reader

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/09/16/focusing-on-native-american-gifted-children

FUTURE READY SCHOOLS MEANS FUTURE READY STUDENTS: THE FUTURE IS NOW!

From The Alliance for Excellent Education, our guest is Tom Murray, their State and District Digital Learning Director.

Pearson Research is our sponsor

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/09/17/future-ready-schools-the-future-is-now

 

WHY SCHOOL LIBRARY PROGRAMS ARE EVEN MORE CRITICAL IN THE DIGITAL AGE

FOLLETT LEARNING presents Michelle Luhtala , Librarian at CT’s New Canaan HS , joined by Bob Stevenson, New Canaan High School social studies department chair.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/09/17/why-school-library-programs-are-even-more-critical-in-the-digital-age

SCHOOL CLIMATE TODAY

Jonathan Cohen of THE SCHOOL CLIMATE CENTER  is our guest. TRIUMPH LEARNING sponsors

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/09/18/school-climate-today-its-impact-on-learning

DIGITAL LITERACY COACHING AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AT THE HIGH SCHOOL LEVEL

SOLUTION TREE present Elaine Simos and Marjorie Thomas, Digital Literacy coaches at Downers Grove North High School in IL on their work with professional development and collaboration.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/09/18/new-ideas-in-professional-development

AASA-HOWARD U’s ‘URBAN SUPERINTENDENTS ACADEMY’

WIN LEARNING  presents our good friend from AASA, Mort Sherman joins us with Professor Joe A. Hairston, expert in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at Howard.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/09/08/aasa-urban-superintendents-academeny-inaugaral-conference

INTERNATIONAL LITERACY DAY:THE READING CHALLENGE

​MyOn reader presents Dr. Rich Long, Managing editor of the social platform, ‘The Reading Challenge”.

Today, FYI, is International Literacy Day.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/09/08/international-literacy-daythe-reading-challenge

THE GLOBAL GROWTH OF FLIPPED LEARNING

MIMIO presents Flipped Learning pioneer , who else but the Davy Crockett of Flipped learning …Jon Bergmann is our guest

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/09/09/the-global-growth-of-flipped-learning

RECRUITING GREAT TEACHERS FOR URBAN EDUCATION

Mentoring Minds presents Kerry Swarr, Chief Growth officer at the newly named group “Urban Teachers” (formerly “Urban Teacher Center”) on recruiting great teachers for urban schools

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/09/09/recruiting-great-teachers-for-urban-education

THE NATIONAL SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATION: READY FOR 2015/2016

NSBA’s Anne Byrne, Immediate Past president is joined by John Tuttle, current president of the association for an

update  as we begin the school year

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/09/10/nsbathe-school-board-and-public-education-2015

They’re baaack…..

CONNECTED EDUCATORS /AUTHORS TOM WHITBY AND STEVE ANDERSON

These guys work every to encourage educators  K-12 to connect for PD and socialization. You ain’t out there alone. We’ll also discuss their new book.

School Messenger sponsors.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/09/11/connected-educators-authors-tom-whitby-and-steve-anderson

AUGUST 2015

CHARTER SCHOOLS: THE NEW ORLEANS EXPERIMENT

Triumph Learning presents Nina Rees, President and CEO of The National Alliance of Public Charter Schools on building on Nawlins’ success at charters

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/08/24/charter-schools-the-new-orleans-experiment

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COMPETENCY BASED LEARNING

 We’re heading to the Primary states as iCEV Online presents IA Superintendent John Carver and thought leader , New Hampshire’sFred Bramante 

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/08/24/competency-based-learning

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CAREER PATHWAYS IN READINESS IN JOHNSON COUNTY,KY SCHOOLS

Kentucky is a forerunner in Education…YES THEY ARE…and WIN LEARNING  bring us Noel Crum, CTE and Innovation Coordinator in this rural school district and their innovative approaches to college and career readiness

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/08/25/career-pathways-in-readiness-in-johnson-countyky-schools

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NOON

THE LOUISIANA ‘JUMP START’ PROGRAM

NEPRIS presents…from the LA Department of Education, Ass’t Superintendents Dave “Lefty” Lefkowith and Ken Bradford

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/08/25/the-louisiana-jump-start-program

TURNING A WEB DESIGN CLASS INTO A SMALL BUSINESS

T.H.E. JOURNAL ED INNOVATOR OF THE MONTH 

FOLLETT presents  Chris Piehler, Executive Editor and his guest Ohio  Computer Tech educator Mark Suter, this month’s winner.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/08/26/turning-a-web-design-class-into-a-small-business

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THE OPPORTUNITIES FOR WOMEN FOR AGRICULTURAL CAREERS

 Jobs abound  in agriculture and agricultural science  , yes, STEM positions. Learn about it as  iCEV Online presents Future Farmers of America Lesli Garrett

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/08/27/teaching-the-girls-women-for-agricultural-careers

THE CHALLENGES OF SUCCESS FOR URBAN COLLEGE STUDENTS

SOLUTION TREE  presents College professor Amelia Gamel , author of “Help! My College Students can’t Read”, on the challenges of unready and unruly students at the university and college level

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/08/27/the-challenges-of-success-for-urban-college-students

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INNOVATION AND HIGHER ED: “CAN WE TEACH THE ELEPHANTS TO DANCE?”

My guests gave us this title. So “Teaching the elephants” today will be Penn State profs Kyle Peck and Dave Passmore along with the one and only John Foster (Nittany Lion he), president of NOCTI.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/08/28/innovation-and-higher-ed-can-we-teach-the-elephants-to-dance

THE NATIONAL  SCIENCE EDUCATION LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

WORKING WITH SCIENCE LEADERS NATIONWIDE

CAROLINA BIO presents NSELAs president , Omaha Zoo Education Director  Elizabeth MulKerrin and President Elect Keri Randolph

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/08/28/the-national-science-education-leadership-council-working-with-science-leaders

EDNET: THE INDUSTRY’S MEETING PLACE

​PR WITH PANACHE presents our preview of the early October  conference with Texas’ ever blooming rose, Conference director 

​Vicki Bigham…and her guests , Lisa O’Masta of FUEL Education and Scott Kinney of Discovery Education.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/08/17/ednet-the-industrys-meeting-place

NCTE on LEADING THROUGH COLLABORATION

GREAT BOOKS FOUNDATION presents returning guest and all-around good guy  Chris Bronke, English & Communications chair at Downers Grove North HS (IL) is joined by Heather Rocco,m, the Associate Chair of NCTE’s Conference on English Leadership (of which Chris a member)  and Supervisor of ELA 6-12 at the School District of the Chathams (NJ) ​

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/08/17/ncte-on-leading-through-collaboration

MIMIO presents Stephen Taylor, DLT director, (who I interviewed while at ISTE) returns with Ross Friebel, Onslow school’s Director of Digital Learning &Teaching on their extensive summer program of PD​

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/08/18/onslow-county-nc-schools-on-summer-professional-development-for-their-11-ini

FILLING CURRICULUM GAPS WITH NEW DIGITAL CONTENT DELIVERY SYSTEMS

​Our guests are, all the way from Lincoln, NE, Mary Reiman, Director of Library Services for Lincoln Public Schools and Mitch Coulter,Product Manager for E-Books at Follett Learning​.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/08/18/filling-curriculum-gaps-with-new-digital-content-delivery-systems

NAEYC AS THE SCHOOL YEAR BEGINS: THEIR CONFERENCE ETC

​WALDEN UNIVERSITY’S TEMPO LEARNING and GRYPHON HOUSE  present NAEYC‘s Peter Pizzolongo and his guest,

​Jacky Howell, speaker, educator, and co-author of Rituals and Traditions: Fostering a Sense ofCommunity in Preschool​”

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/08/19/naeyc-as-the-school-year-begins

NCTE HIGHER ED & RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EDUCATION REFORM…2 YEAR COLLEGES

NCTE’S Two Year College Association brings us Dr Holly Hassell; of The Unversity of Eisconsin-Marathon County and Jeff Klausman, professor at Whatcom Communty College in Bellingham WA​

Presented by PEARSON RESEARCH AND INNOVATION

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/08/19/ncte-on-2-year-college-reform-developing-student-potential

SHOOL SAFETY AND DISCIPLINE  AS A NEW SCHOOL YEAR TAKES SHAPE

The Nation Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO)​,25 years strong this year, is known worldwide as the experts on school safety. Our guest is the Executive Director Mo Canady . A highlight will be on Special Education students

​Presented by  FUNDS FOR LEARNING​

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/08/20/school-safety-and-discipline-as-a-new-school-year-takes-shape

CAN TEXT MESSAGES AND INTERVENTIONS NUDGE STUDENTS THROUGH SCHOOL 

Smartbrief  ​  presents award winning educational blogger Justin Reich, Executive Director of the PK 12 Initiative  at MIT and co-founder of EdTech Teacher​

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/08/20/can-text-messages-and-interventions-nudge-students-through-school

THE SHIFTING LANDSCAPE OF K12 PARTNERSHIPS WITH ED COMPANIES: RAISING THE BAR

We’ll be talking about  the increasing expectations from school districts and how private companies help ensure their success with Dreambox Learning’s Dr Greg Firn, Superintendent in Residence at Dreambox and their Client Success Director Scott Harris​

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/08/20/school-districts-and-education-companies-working-together-for-learning

         P21 and their new member THE AMERICAN CAMP ASSOCIATION on the value of summer camps  as in AVOIDING THE SUMMER SLUMP

Presented by LEGO Education

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/08/10/the-educational-impact-of-summer-camp

               

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   NOON  THE Journal’s Ed Innovator of the Month Douglas Meade, Director of Ed Tech at York County , VA schools, hosted by Executive Editor Chris Piehler

Presented by FOLLETT LEARNING

 

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/08/10/the-journal-on-anywhere-anytime-learning

1030:  GET INVOLVED with REFRESHING THE ISTE STANDARDS with ISTE Director of Standards  Carolyn Sykora

Presented by LEARNING.COM

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/08/11/iste-standards-update

 

 

 

AN UPDATE ON CIVICS EDUCATION

with Van Ajemian of The League for Future Voters and Susanna Valdes of The National Youth Leadership Council

Presented by LISTEN CURRENT

1030A TRIUMPH LEARNING ON MATH EDUCATION AND COMMON CORE

with their special guest Math Education Consultant Professor Jerry Kaplan , President of EAE

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/08/12/common-core-and-mathematics-education

CREATING THE NEW LEADER IN UNSURPASSED CONTRACTED INSTRUCTIONAL SERVICES

Catapult Learning, a leading technology-enabled K–12 services provider, and Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI), a premier provider of alternative and special education services, announced a definitive agreement to merge, resulting in the creation of the unsurpassed industry leader of contracted instructional services in the U.S. Our guest is Catapult CEO Stuart Udell

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/08/03/creating-the-new-leader-in-unsurpassed-contracted-instructional-services

inacol:  BLENDED LEARNING: THE EVOLUTION OF ONLINE AND FACE-TO-FACE EDUCATION FROM 2008-2015

Dreambox Learning presents Verena Roberts, the New Learning Models Consultant at iNACOL

all about blended learning from the experts.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/08/03/inacol-blended-learning-the-evolution-of-online-and-face-education

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JULY 2015

THE POETRY PROJECT…BUILDING INSPIRATION AND THE RIGHT PATH FOR KIDS

MYON Reader presents The Poetry Project’s Josephus Thompson III is my guest who will tell us how he works with teachers and students in structured workshops.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/07/27/the-poetry-projectbuilding-inspiration-and-the-right-path-for-kids

STEM AND POSITIVE ROLE MODELS FOR LEARNING

Carolina Biological presents THE STEM EDUCATION  COALITION  ‘s Executive Director James Brown and James’ guest Dave Drucker of Channel One which delivers news to schools, a division of HMH.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/07/27/stem-and-positive-role-models-for-learning

SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL LEARNING:

THE WORK OF THE HAWN FOUNDATION

That’s Goldie Hawn’s  foundation which works every day to transform kids lives by providing SEL programs to relieve stress and aggressive behavior to improve focus and academic performance. Our guest today is Dr Maria Hersey, US Director of Education and Training.

Our show is presented by Learning.com

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/07/28/social-and-emotional-learning-the-work-of-the-hawn-foundation

A YEAR OF SUBSTITUTE TEACHING IN NYC SCHOOLS

LEARNING BIRD presents the author of a wonderful new book entitled ‘Yo Miz (1 teacher +25 schools = 1 wacky year)“, Ms Elizabeth Rose is our guest today. I hope HBO is listening.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/07/29/a-year-in-the-life-of-a-substitute-teacher-yo-mizs-elizabeth-rose

SUSTAINABILITY AND TALENT DEVELOPMENT

We present the person with the world’s longest title, but it’s all good.i.e., Shar Olivier, Global Business Development Manager and Practice Area Director  for Sustainabilty and Corporate Social responsibilty at the International Institute for Learning is our guest

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/trainingandhrtalkradio/2015/07/29/sustainability-and-talent-development

THE INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE PROGRAM : A PATHWAY TO SUCCESS FOR ALL STUDENTS

 Listen Current presents Drew Deutsch, Director for the Americas at IB with research that shows that their pathway is working. I’ve worked on the air with some schools using the program and they love it for their kids…learn why.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/07/30/the-international-baccalaureate-program-a-pathway-to-success-for-all-students

PICE LEARNING: Personalized Independent Connected E-learning 

Smartbrief offers us a great show which began when I interviewed a monthly winner of their Smartblogs, Brad Gustafson……. From Greenwood Elementary in Wayzata MN where Brad  is principal, we’ve got the teachers who make PICE LEARNING happen, Ashley Drill and Jamie Tewksbury

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/07/30/pice-learning-personalized-independent-connected-e-learning

COMPETENCY BASED EDUCATION FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATORS 

Thank you Walden University for loaning us Dr Martha Cheney ( Program Director for the BS in Child Development, MAT in Early Childhood Education, MS in Early Childhood Studies +  reading Endorsement for K-12 Studies at Walden’s Richard W .Riley College of Ed and Leadership.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/07/30/early-childhood-teacher-education-competency-based-learning

TEACHER EDUCATION UPDATE

There is a lot of good going on in teacher ed. To help us understand what’s happening as we need to hire the best and most well trained teachers for our schools, we have Sharon Robinson, the President and CEO of AACTE. Presented by Gryphon House

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/07/31/teacher-education-today-training-and-hiring-the-best

QUESTION-ASKING AS A TRANSFORMATIONAL SKILL

Great Books Foundation presents Dr. Dan Rothstein, co-director of “The Right Question Institute, an education group which tackles key challenges in Education like poverty and inequality and promotes democracy. Dan is also the co-author of  Harvard Education Press’ “Make Just One Change;Teach students to ask the right question”

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/07/31/question-asking-as-a-transformational-skill

YOUNG CHILDREN AND ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE

‘Early Childhood Education” journal editor  and Gryphon House author  Mary Jalongo joins us to chat about her book ‘Literacy for all Young Learners” regarding the special challenges  teaching kids with English needs and practical strategies to get the job done

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/07/20/young-children-and-english-as-a-second-language

CORPORATE TRAINING TALK RADIO presents

CREATING A HIGH PERFORMANCE WORKPLACE IN YOUR DISTRICT

You’ll enjoy this show  with Michael Stallard , author of the ATD book “Connection Culture”, applicable to business situations and HR for your school district. Listen on the web at  http://tobtr.com/s/7774699

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/trainingandhrtalkradio/2015/07/20/creating-a-high-performance-life-giving-workplace-culture

STARTING A TWO DAY EVENT

LIVE FROM THE MOORESVILLE GRADED NATIONAL SUMMER CONNECTION CONFERENCE

Mooresville Graded School District in NC and Super-Star-intendent Mark Edwards hosts an amazing summer conference  for district administrators and we’ll be live with Mark as my co-host with 2 full 90 minute conversation with the many visitors to the conference on digital conversion and school success.

LISTEN TO DAY ONE HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/07/21/district-admin-2-day-event-mooresville-nc-national-summer-connection

AND WE CONTINUE AGAIN WITH THE SAME ON WEDNESDAY AT 9A

with Superintendents from AL, VA, KY ,NC and a visit from E School News publisher Wendy LaDuke

LISTEN TO DAY  TWO HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/07/22/2nd-day-live-from-the-mooresville-graded-national-summer-connection-conference

SIIA’s  ETIN  REPORT: RESULTS OF THE 2015 VISION K-20 SURVEY AND ITS IMPACT 

starring Karen Billings, VP and Managing Director of ETIN, the Education Technology Industry Network, a Division of  SIIA  and  Donelle Blubaugh, Education Program Manager, at SIIA.  Presented by APass Education and Catapult Learning

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/07/23/siias-etin-report-results-of-the-2015-vision-k-20-survey-and-its-impact

THE URBAN SUPERINTENDENTS ACADEMY FROM AASA

WIN Learning presents today’s AASA guests: Maria Ott, Professor of Clinical Education, Rossier School of Education, University of Southern California and the one and only Mort Sherman, AASA Associate Executive Director about  the AASA-USC Urban Superintendents Academy : “The superintendent has one of the toughest jobs in America. Through its Urban Superintendents Academy, AASA, The School Superintendents Association, and the University of Southern California’s Rossier School of Education have created a program to prepare school leaders for the challenges of the nation’s most complex organizations—K-12 urban school districts.” 

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/07/23/the-urban-superintendents-academy-from-aasa

CORPORATE TRAINING TALK RADIO presents 

FOR SCHOOL/DISTRICT HR AND TRAINING

MOVING FROM PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT TO PERFORMANCE DEVELOPMENT

What you do in K 12 affects corporate in America every day because you’re teaching the future workforce!

with nationally recognized training expert Ethan Sanders . Presented by WATERSHED LRS

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/trainingandhrtalkradio/2015/07/23/moving-from-performance-management-to-performance-development

TEACHING CHILDREN EXPOSED TO TRAUMA

Gryphon House presents author Barbara Sorrels  author of Reaching and Teaching Children Exposed to Trauma. What does a harmed child look like? It’s the little girl on the playground who has mysterious bruises on her legs. It’s the three-month-old baby boy who arches his back when you try to hold him. It’s the four-year-old who bites and hits when asked to clean up. These are the faces of traumatized children. these littlest victims. –

See more at: https://www.gryphonhouse.com/books/details/reaching-and-teaching-children-exposed-to-trauma#sthash.i6Ll173F.dpuf

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/07/14/teaching-children-exposed-to-trauma

COSN ON SCHOOL NETWORKING CHALLENGES

Lightspeed Systems presents   CoSN’s Marie Bjerede for a look at well designed school networks nationwide

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/07/15/cosn-well-designed-networks-for-schools

STARTING STUDENT FEEDBACK LOOPS 

Smartbrief /Smartblogs presents their latest Editor’s choice award-winning Chicago-based educator blogger Taylor Meredith. All about Formative Feedback

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/07/15/starting-student-feedback-loops

WORKING FOR ZERO DROPOUTS

 KnowledgeWorks presents Steve Dobo of Zero Dropouts on preventing summer slump

and strategies for lowering the dropout rate

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/07/15/working-towards-zero-dropouts-high-school-college

MEET THE NEW PRESIDENT OF AASA

WIN LEARNING presents David R. Schuler, superintendent of High School District 214, in Arlington Heights, Ill.,  installed last week as president of AASA,The School Superintendents Association, for 2015-16.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/07/16/meet-the-new-president-of-aasa

PREPARING TEACHERS TO TEACH STEM plus

SUMMER OUTREACH FOR STEM

Carolina Biological presents The only and only , mi amigo Billy Hix, Director of STEM Outreach and Professor at Motlow College and STEM Camp director  is our guest.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/07/16/preparing-teachers-to-teach-stem-plus-summer-outreach-for-stem

SUMMER PD  OR A DAY AT THE BEACH

Don’t go to the beach today, wait’ll tomorrow

Learning Bird  presents EDWEB founder starring Lisa Schmucki with great tips on PD

and avoiding your own summer slump. PLUS  added special guest, Jerry “CybraryMan”   ( cape and all)  Blumengarten

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/07/17/our-monthly-visit-with-edwebnet-summer-pd-or-a-day-at-the-beach

STUDENT DATA  PRIVACY

LEARNING.COM presents Privacy expert Linnette Attai,  president and founder of Playwell LLC, one of our resident experts on student data privacy and what every school and company needs to know

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/07/06/educational-technology-and-student-data-privacy

1030a

EDUCATION STRATEGIES FOR RURAL AMERICA TODAY

3rd QUOTE presents Future Ready Superintendent  of the Howard-Winneshiek School District  , Iowa’s Dr. John Carver on the current state of rural education in a changing economy and it’s future.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/07/06/21-st-century-stem-strategies-for-rural-america

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JUNE 2015

THE PARTNERSHIP FOR 21ST CENTURY LEARNING

P21 AT ISTE  

Lego Education  presents our good friend , P21 Executive Director Helen Soule  on the groups actions on summer learning, learning beyond school and getting students career/college ready for the rest of the 21st Century, i.e., the next 85 years!

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/06/22/21st-century-learning-p21-at-iste-with-a-new-name-and-direction

THE  IMPORTANCE OF ELL AND FOREIGN LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION 

LANGUAGE IN THE WORKPLACE

 Click through to CORPORATE TRAINING TALK RADIO  presents  Harvard B School professor Dr Robert  Kaplan, Sheerin Vesin from Rosetta Stone’s Enterprise and Education Division and Director of Learning at Grupo Bimbo Bakeries USA,Michael Barger. 

HOW AN ARIZONA DISTRICT IS TRANSFORMING CULTURE AND LEARNING DAILY FOR THEIR STUDENTS

Learning Bird presents Dr. Javier Baca, CIO  at Sunnyside Unified School District in Arizona , managing 10,000 computing devices and a staff of 35 in IT.  

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/06/23/transforming-culture-and-learning-in-an-arizona-district

FOR THE INDUSTRY : A FIRST LOOK AT EDNET

A Pass Education Come September the education industry will be meeting in Atlanta for EDNET, the MDR conference that helps shape education. Vicki Bigham, Show Director, is our guest .

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/06/23/for-the-industry-a-first-look-at-ednet

​​THE READING CHALLENGE ,

 EQUAL ACCESS FOR LITERACY

MyON Reader presents Rich Long , Executive Director of The Reading Challenge , a new program starting 9/1 asking questions about what needs to be done worldwide

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/06/24/the-reading-challenge-equal-access-for-literacy-worldwide

FILLING CURRICULUM GAPS WITH USED TEXTBOOKS: STILL RELEVANT  IN A DIGITAL AGE 

Great topic and we have Cari Lauffer, Inventory Manager , Used Books at Follett Learning  to give us the lowdown on a very strong curriculum and budget strategy in education

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/06/24/filling-curriculum-gaps-with-used-textbooks-still-relevant-in-a-digital-age

YOUR EDUCATIONAL SERVICE AGENCY

FOLLETT presents  Jerry Maze, Executive Director of Texas’ Education Service Center 12 in Waco & President Elect of AESA …and… AESA Past President , from the Apple Capitol of the USA Wenatchee WA, Rich McBride

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/07/02/use-your-educational-service-agency-district-economies-of-scale

 SCIENCE EDUCATION

MOLECULES TO THE ‘MAX’…. literally

Carolina Biological presents The Return of Molecule Man .. the great Dr Robert Siegal, Founding Director of Rensselaer Polytech’s NanoTechnology Center  and Executivce Producer of the Molecularium….now in DVD and IMAX.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/07/03/science-education–molecules-to-the-max-literally

CREATING HOME-SCHOOL PARTNERSHIPS WITH DIVERSE FAMILIES

Great Books Foundation presents NCTE with author JoBeth Allen,  Professor Emeritus at the University of Geogie of The Whole Language Umbrella For All Institute 

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/06/15/nctecreating-home-school-partnerships-with-diverse-families

ONLINE RESOURCES FOR THE COMMON CORE 

ListenCurrent.com presents OpenEd.com is our guest with Clarissa Ratliff, a 6th grade reading teacher from Gulfport MS and Ron Drabkin, VP at Open Ed

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/06/15/common-core-resouces-online-and-free

FFA ON STEM LEADERSHIP

iCEV Online presents FFA’s  Shane Jacques, Education Specialist in Leadership ,Assessment and Development. We’re not talkin’ anymore about the 3 farmhands in The Wizard of Oz, believe me.  

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/06/16/ffa-on-leadership-ag-education-is-stem-education

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​​URBAN EDUCATION: ENDING THE SUMMER SLUMP  

MyON Reader presents Executive Director of The Urban Teacher Center, Jacqueline Greer.

I always enjoy having UTC on the show. You will too.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/06/17/urban-education-ending-the-summer-slump

ENSURING A SUCCESSFUL TRANSITION TO DIGITAL LEARNING 

The why and how with Learning.com ‘s Risa Snethen from a company that’s been helping districts meet this challenge of the 21st century for many years. 

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/06/17/curriculum-foundry-have-a-successful-digital-transition

THE MAKER MOVEMENT AND KIDS COLAB

 PEARSON RESEARCH & INNOVATION NETWORK  presents  an actual student, 12 year old Matt Mularoni from Chandler AZ who is a member of his school’s CoLab. Assisting Matt, as best they can, ( ’cause I have a feeling Matt’s gonna do a great job) will be Pearson R&I’s Product Design Research Manager, Lisa Maurer and and Dr. Rob Kadel, Senior Research Scientist at the R and I Network

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/06/18/the-maker-movement-and-kids-co-lab

CHANGE IN PRACTICE: PREPARING FOR THE E-RATE NEW YEAR

Happy E rate New Year from my good friend  John Harrington at Funds for Learning. Celebrating with John is his guest Dr. Stapleton,  the IT Director of the Virgin Islands Department of Education .

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/06/19/change-in-practice-preparing-for-the-e-rate-new-year

BUILDING WIN-WIN SITUATIONS  FOR STUDENTS AND EDUCATORS or HAVING YOUR ACADEMIC CAKE  & EATING IT TOO

TRIUMPH LEARNING presents former CA Teacher of the Year and Founder of The Writer’s Success Academy, Alan Sitomer  on student success and engagement.

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/06/08/building-win-win-situations-for-students-and-educators

MULTI-CULTURAL LITERACY EDUCATION AND 21ST CENTURY LEADERSHIP

Great Books Foundation presents  Milken Award winning Educator Shekema Silveri, NCTE Early Career Educator of Color and founder of the IFE Academy of Teaching and Technology

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/06/08/nctemulti-cultural-literacy-education-and-21st-century-leadership

CTE EDUCATION : BUILDING WORK CLASS WORKERS AND AMERICA’S FUTURE

iCEV Online presents Tim Lawrence, Executive Director of Skills USA, on developing leaders, creating a skilled workforce and the skills gap

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/06/08/skills-usa-on-creating-a-future-workforce-through-education

ISTE…ONLY 19 DAYS AWAY

LEARNING.COM presents ISTE 2015 or  ‘Let the Ed Tech party begin” with Jessica Medaille, ISTE Chief Membership Officer and Jennifer Regan-Fore, Sr. Director of Conference Services. Get ready!!!!!

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/06/09/isteonly-19-days-away-let-the-ed-tech-party-begin

​​LAUGHTER AND LEARNING..PROVING HUMOR BOOSTS RETENTION 

SMARTBRIEF presents this months Editor’s Choice Content Award  winner Sarah Henderson  who wrote about the use of humor on Edutopia.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/06/09/using-humor-to-boost-student-retention

AN AUTHOR’S VIEW ON COMPULSORY EDUCATION

Former guest on The Colbert Report and author of ‘The Student Resistance  Handbook” Cevin Soling. Cevin, a Harvard School of Education graduate, speaks on what he considers to be “the Human Rights abuses  of compulsory education”.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/06/10/compulsory-schooling-and-its-discontents-with-author-cevin-soling

PICKING THE RIGHT LMS

From our CORPORATE TRAINING TALK RADIO,  the right LMS not only helps assess student learning and guides curriculum , but it is also excellent for your employee training district-wide. We have  EdVance 360’s Cathy Garland as our guest.

LISTEN HERE

ww.blogtalkradio.com/trainingandhrtalkradio/2015/06/10/picking-the-right-lms-for-corporate-training

THE NATIONAL TEACHERS HALL OF FAME: INDUCTION WEEK 

 PEARSON RESEARCH & INNOVATION NETWORK  presents Carol Strickland  , Executive Director of the Hall of Fame and the Class of 2015 !  Congrats to them all. 

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/06/11/the-national-teachers-hall-of-fame-induction-week

HOW TECHNOLOGY MAKES MATH RELEVANT FOR MIDDLE /HIGH SCHOOL MATH

LEARNING BIRD presents Google Educator/Trainer Chris Webb, a Montreal based educator

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/06/11/making-math-relevant-through-technology-grades-6-12

THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA ‘STEM TIPS INITIATIVE” 

CAROLINA BIO  presents Dr. T. Griffith Jones on this initiative  focused on providing coaching and professional development support to 1st and 2nd year middle school math and science teachers throughout the state of Florida.  Learn how to “Throw your STEM teachers a lifeline!  STEM TIPS is an online instructional coaching platform supporting teacher preparation programs and school districts in developing and retaining new STEM teachers.”

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/06/12/the-university-of-florida-stem-tips-initiative

ASCD:MOTIVATING TEACHERS AND STUDENTS TO EXCELLENCE 

GREAT BOOKS FOUNDATION  presents author Robyn Jackson,founder of Mindsteps….proving great teachers make a real difference.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/06/02/ascd-author-robyn-jackson-on-teacher-motivation

CTE

THE IMPORTANCE OF CERTICIFICATION TO OUR FUTURE WORKORCE

Learn what impresses employers and get your students jobs  with The Manufacturing Skills Standards Councils and NOCTI   on The Importance of Certification to our Current and Future Workforce

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/trainingandhrtalkradio/2015/06/01/the-importance-of-certification-in-the-manufacturing-world

THE HOOSIER FAMILY OF READERS

MyOn Reader presents Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz on the title subject and it’s impact on literacy  in Indiana 

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/06/02/the-hoosier-family-of-readers-literacy-impact-in-indiana

ASCD:MOTIVATING TEACHERS AND STUDENTS TO EXCELLENCE 

GREAT BOOKS FOUNDATION  presents author Robyn Jackson,founder of Mindsteps….proving great teachers make a real difference.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/06/02/ascd-author-robyn-jackson-on-teacher-motivation

​​BRINGING HIGH TECH TO A LOW INCOME SCHOOL DISTRICT

FOLLETT LEARNING presents THE Journal’s Chris Piehler and their Innovator of the Month in Education, Superintendent Darryl Adams of Coachella Valley School District in Texas

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/06/02/bringing-high-tech-to-a-low-income-school-district

​​THE ALLIANCE FOR EXCELLENT EDUCATION 

on  

  FUTURE READY SCHOOLS

LEARNING.COM presents the one and only Tom Murray who has too long a title to place here on the future of FUTURE READY, where it is and where it’s going

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/06/03/the-alliance-for-excellent-education-on-future-ready-schools

NCTE

AUTHENTIC LITERACIES AND MULTI-DISCIPLINE PRACTICES

MyON Reader presents Linda Denstaedt and Laura Roop, co-authors of the NCTE book, Doing and Making Authentic Literacies

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/06/03/ncte-authentic-literacies-and-discipline-practices

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN CATHOLIC EDUCATION

School Messenger presents NCEA’s Patrick Lofton, Heather Gossert and Sister Dale McDonald , returning guests all, on many exciting opportunities for teachers and adminsitrators including The Blended Learning Conference in June and The Education Law Symposium in July.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/06/04/professional-development-opportunities-in-catholic-education

THE BENEFITS OF COMPETENCY BASED LEARNING

WIN LEARNING  brings us  Fred Bramante, the president of The National Center for Competency Based Learning and how New Hampshire made the change!

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/06/04/the-benefits-of-competency-based-learning

COSN on K-12 Primer for  K-12 Inter-operability Standards

FUNDS FOR LEARNING presents John Alawneh, CIO of KatyTX ISD and Cahir of the COSN Technology Committee and Steven Langford, CIO at Beaverton OR School District

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/06/05/cosn-on-k-12-inter-operability-standards

THE USE OF ROBOTICS IN THE SCIENCE LAB

LEGO EDUCATION  presents educator Caroline Hanson, Enrichment Teacher at the  Aspen CO middle school and, I hope, a really good skier.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/06/05/the-use-of-robotics-in-the-science-lab

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MAY 2015

USING COMPELLING STORIES IN SCIENCE EDUCATION

Returning guest Listen Current’s Monica Brady Myerov and  guest educator Sally Dodge, a science teacher in Roseville, Michigan

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/05/26/using-compelling-stories-in-science-education

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THE FOLLET CHALLENGE GRAND PRIZE WINNING SCHOOL

Gamification and the 2014-2015 Follett Challenge Grand Prize Winner: An Inspiring Program

We celebrate the winner O’Neill Middle School in Downers Grove,IL with their librarian Tasha Squires and Follett‘s Britten Follet. We’ll be talking about gamification. 

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/05/26/gamificationthe-follet-challenge-grand-prize-winning-school

​​FREEDOM MATTERS:A NEW SUPPLEMENTAL CURRICULUM  FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL-HIGH SCHOOL SOCIAL STUDIES

LEGO EDUCATION presents the new curriculum from The Bush Center connecting the foundations of freedom to today’s global struggles for liberty with Amanda Schnetzer, Director of The Human Freedom Initiative

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/05/27/freedom-mattersa-new-curriculum-for-high-schoolbush

 

VIRTUAL SCHOOLING AND THE NEED FOR A NEW PARADIGM

FUNDS FOR LEARNING  presents Houston Tucker of Figment Consulting with a new manifesto on virtual learning.

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/05/28/virtual-schooling-and-the-need-for-a-new-paradigm

THIS SHOW WILL BE RE-SCHEDULED AS OUR GUEST WASN’T FEELING WELL

MAKING MIDDLE SCHOOL & HIGH SCHOOL MATH MORE RELEVANT WITH TODAY’S TECHNOLOGY

LEARNING BIRD  brings us  Google Educator and Google Education Trainer , math teacher Chris Webb at Lester B. Pearson School Board in Montreal

USING BLOGS TO AMPLIFY AND EMPOWER TEACHER VOICE

Learning.com  presents The National Blogging Collaborative’s Lisa Hollenbach, a Pennsylvania teacher and Brad Clark from Woodford County KY are our guests. The title says it all. How to get involved!

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/05/29/using-blogs-to-amplify-and-empower-teacher-voice

RADICAL CHANGES IN WORK AND EDUCATION

WIN Learning  presents Two Penn State professors  Kyle Peck ( Director of the Center of Online Innovation in Learning) and Dave Passmore (Director of the Institute for Research in Training and Development). These gentlemen are not only brilliant but quite funny too. Gonna be a fun show and we are all going to learn a lot!

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/05/29/radical-changes-in-work-and-education

SCHOOL LIBRARIANS AND 21ST CENTURY EDUCATION

FOLLETT  presents Chris Piehler of THE Journal and the ED Tech Innovator of the month Susan Gauthier , Director of Library Service in East Baton Rouge Parish Schools in Louisiana

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/05/21/how-a-21st-century-librarian-enhances-student-learning

DESIGN LITERACY AND THE IMPORTANCE OF VISUAL THINKING

SMARTBRIEF’S SMARTBLOGS presents  Editors Choice Content  Award winning educators Mercer Hall and Patricia Russac

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/05/21/design-literacy-and-the-importance-of-visual-thinking

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EMBRACING SOCIAL MEDIA IN TODAY’S SCHOOLS

School Messenger presents NSPRA’s Rich Bagin and his special guest , Director of Communications for the Eudora Kansas Schools, Kristin Magette, author of “Embracing Social Media”

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/05/22/nspra-embracing-social-media-in-todays-schools

MAKING SCHOOLS MORE THOUGHTFUL PLACES

KnowledgeWorks presents Dr. Bena Kallick and Dr Art Costa , co-founders of the Institute for Habits of Mind International are our guests

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/05/22/making-schools-more-thoughtful-places

MAKING INQUIRY BASED INSTRUCTION WORK FOR TEACHERS AND STUDENTS

GREAT BOOKS FOUNDATION  presents PROFESSIONAL LEARNING experts John Riley, Linda Barrett and Carolyn Lang on how encouraging inquiry works for today’s standards, Common Core or otherwise. Let’s enable discussion. It works.

LISTEN HERE

 http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/05/11/making-inquiry-based-instruction-work-for-teachers-and-students

 GEOGRAPHY , HISTORY AND CIVICS…WE MUST DO BETTER !

ABC-CLIO Solutions presents  Social Studies time (my old job) with NCSS’ Susan Griffin and Michelle Herczog on the 2014 NAEP  on US History, Geography and Civics. Want to make good citizens…learn the challenges!

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/05/11/geography-history-and-civicswe-must-do-better

CAREER / TECHNICAL EDUCATION… and  CAREER READINESS

 CEV MUltiMedia (iCEV online)  brings us Sean Lynch of ACTE with a look at ‘Family & Consumer Science” PLUS their new ‘microdocumentary’ series on Career Readiness. 

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/05/12/career-technical-education-and-career-readiness

TECHNOLOGY, READING AND DIGITAL LITERACY TO ENGAGE THE RELUCTANT READER

Learning.com presents ISTE author Rob Furman to discuss his new book,engaging students

and the upcoming ISTE conference in Philadelphia

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/05/12/iste-technology-reading-and-digital-literacy-to-engage-the-reluctant-reader

THE 2015 CONTENT IN CONTEXT CONFERENCE

JUNE 1-3 IN WASHINGTON DC

A.PASS EDUCATIONAL GROUP  presents a preview of the AAP conference with the one and only Michael Jay of Education Systemics and Trisha Thomas, CMO of Evans Moor Educational Publishing

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/05/12/ed-publishing-the-content-in-context-conference-june-1-3-in-dc

MAKING EXPANDED LEARNING THE NEW NORMAL FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL  STUDENTS

We’ll learn about ‘Expanded Learning” from Citizen Schools Steve Rothstein  and the CEO of Higher Achievement , Lynsey Woods Jeffries. Presented by FUNDS FOR LEARNING.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/05/14/making-expanded-learning-the-new-normal-for-middle-school-students

ELIMINATING THE ‘WILL I EVER USE THIS?” MENTALITY OF STUDENTS

WIN Learning presents  Kentucky educator Elisa Brown on “Career and College Readiness” at the Green River  Regional Education Cooperative

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/05/14/making-career-education-relevant-from-a-great-ed-service-agency

TEACHING PreK- 8 SCIENCE THROUGH INQUIRY

Good topic presented by Carolina Biological ‘s  Kristen Mayfield exploring the experience

of teachers who choose to lead their students in discussion

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/05/15/teaching-science-through-inquiry

TEACHING AND LEADING IN THE COMMON CORE ERA

SMARTBRIEF AND SMARTBLOGS  presents NYC Educator and

author Ariel Sacks , their Editor’s Choice Content Award winner

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/05/15/smartbrief-presents-teaching-and-leading-in-the-common-core-era

ESEA AND LITERACY EDUCATION

GREAT BOOKS FOUNDATION  and MyON Reader present Dr. Darren Cambridge of NCTE where he is Director of Policy Research and Development  and he also leads their National Center for Literacy Education.

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/05/15/nceton-esea-and-literacy-education

 THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF ENGLISH

CONNECTED  READING: TEACHING  ADOLESCENTS IN A DIGITAL WORLD

GREAT BOOKS FOUNDATION presents Central Michigan University professor Troy Hicks and

Fordham’s Kristen Hawley Turner, co-authors of the  NCTE book,

“Connected Reading: Teaching Adolescents in a Digital World”

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/05/07/ncte-authors-on-teaching-reading-to-adolescents-in-a-digital-world

MEDIA LITERACY FOR TODAY’S STUDENTS 

LISTEN CURRENT presents NAMLE’S Michelle Ciulla-Lipkin  and , Temple U’s Director of  Media and Information Literacy,Sherri Hope Culver, NAMLE Board member and Chair of the Conference on their upcoming conference immediately Pre-ISTE in Philadelphia

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/05/07/the-namle-conference-preview-media-literacy-k-12-in-philly-before-iste

OUR MONTHLY SHOW WITH EDWEB.NET

The Hidden Advantages of Digital Libraries

Guest Expert Heather Lister on The Hidden Advantages of Digital Libraries with Edweb’s Lynn Scott

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/05/08/edwebnet-presents-the-hidden-advantages-of-digital-libraries

HOLOCAUST EDUCATION: WHAT AGE TO START TEACHING CHILDREN

ABC-CLIO presents  publisher Steve Feuer of Gihon River Press   with the author of “Liesl’s Ocean Rescue, Barbara Krasner.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/05/08/at-what-age-is-holocaust-education-appropriate

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APRIL 2015

GUN SAFETY IN SCHOOLS

THE NATIONAL SUPERINTENDENTS ROUNDTABLE

JANET ROBINSON, SUPT OF STRATFORD CT SCHOOLS 

FORMER SUPERINTENDENT OF NEWTOWN CT …ON THAT HORRIBLE DAY

WIN Learning presents Supt’s Roundtable Executive Director Jim Harvey and his special guest

LISTEN HERE

 http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/04/30/the-national-supts-roundtable-gun-safety-for-schools

​​CERTIFYING SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:THE FUTURE OF CREDENTIALS

KnowledgeWorks’ Jason Swanson on  the role of credentialing and the future workforce and it’s affect on K-12 beyond the diploma to show expertise.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/04/27/certifying-skills-and-knowledgethe-future-of-credentials

USING DIGITAL BADGES AS CREDENTIALING  FOR STUDENT MOTIVATION AND PROGRAM IMPROVEMENT

NOCTI’S John Foster and Heidi Speese are joined by  Principal Michael McDermott from the Indiana County Technology  Center (PA) “For All Systems” Karen Jeffrey 

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/04/27/cte-student-motivation-with-digital-badging-and-credentialing

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND MOVEMENT

GRYPHON HOUSE author Joye Newman , author of “Move to Learn,Integrating Movement into Early Childhood Curriculum”

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/04/28/integrating-movement-into-early-childhood-curriculum-author-joye-newman

​​ACADEMIC ACCELERATION FOR GIFTED STUDENTS: A NATION EMPOWERED

PEARSON RESEARCH presents U of Iowa professor Dr. Susan Assouline and Dr Katie McClarty, Director of the Center for College and Career Success at the Pearson Research and Innovation Network 

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/04/28/academic-acceleration-for-gifted-students-a-nation-empowered

LAB AND MAKER SPACE SAFETY IN SCHOOLS: TOO OFTEN OVERLOOKED 

 Carolina Biological presents NSTA advisor on Lab safety Dr. Ken Roy, Director of Safety for Glastonbury CT Public Schools on ‘Revolutionary Curriculum Changes in Science: Safety Impact”

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/04/29/lab-maker-space-safety-in-schools-too-often-overlooked

THIS YEARS LEGENDS IN LITERACY AWARD WINNING  EDUCATORS

Myon Reader presents honorees Dr Francis Gonzalez-Garcia from Northside ISD, TX and the award winning team of Jarod Anderson and Sara Bell  from the Gainesville (GA) City School System.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/04/29/myon-reader-presents-this-years-legends-in-literacy-winners

ED TECH IN CATHOLIC SCHOOLS

3rd Quote presents  Technology Director for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia schools

Bill Brannick on how Ed Tech is working in the Archdiocese

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/04/30/ed-tech-in-philadelphia-catholic-schools

NOON

​​ANNOUNCING THE INDUSTRY WIDE  EDU READY PLEDGE

Rick Mantz, CEO of National Academic Group and Edwin Wargo, CEO & Co-founder of 3rd Quote, will formally announce the EDU Ready Pledge – the first industry-wide pledge, vetting, and grading process designed to build trust and efficiency in the Edtech procurement process.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/04/30/ed-tech-schools-vendors-the-edu-ready-pledge

EARLY CHILDHOOD PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 

NAEYC asks “WHAT WILL IT TAKE TO GET US THERE?”

Gryphon House & Kaplan Early Learning bring us Peter Pizzolongo , NAEYC‘s Associate Executive Director for professional Development, on the National Institute for Professional Devleopment, June 7-10 in New Orleans.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/05/01/naeyc-on-early-childhood-professional-development

​​ASCD on TEACHER SELF REFLECTION

 and the upcoming  ASCD CONFERENCE ON TEACHING EXCELLENCE IN NASHVILLE

 Great Books Foundation presents the authors of the ASCD book “TEACH,REFLECT, LEARN: BUILD YOUR CAPACITY FOR SUCCESS IN THE CLASSROOM, Pete Hall (@educationhall) and Alisa Simeral

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/04/20/ascd-on-teacher-self-reflection-and-the-upcoming-ascd-conference

OUR GUESTS NEWBORN NEEDED MOMMY. WE’LL RE-SCHEDULE FOR A COUPLE OF WEEKS HENCE.

TEACHING AND LEADING IN THE COMMON CORE ERA

SMARTBRIEF presents EDITOR’S CHOICE CONTENT AWARD WINNER, NYC teacher Ariel Sacks 

NASSP  AND STUDENT LEADERSHIP. ITS STUDENT LEADERSHIP WEEK

LISTEN CURRENT presents (with the help of  Bob Farrace NASSP Communications Director) guest Jeff Sherrill, Associate Director of the National Honor Society and National Association of Student Councils .

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/04/21/nassp-and-student-leadership

​​21st CENTURY SKILLS IN TODAY’S SCHOOL LIBRARY…

IT’S NOT ONLY IN THE CLASSROOM

Follet Learning  presents Sheila Carr and Debbie Reiling from Texas Region 11 Educational Service Center and Follett’s own Victoria DeFields

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/04/21/21st-century-skills-in-todays-school-libraryits-not-only-in-the-classroom

CAREER TECHNICAL EDUCATION

​​BUSINESS PROFESSIONALS OF AMERICA: ENGAGING STUDENTS NOW FOR FUTURE SUCCESS.

“Today’s Students…Tomorrows Business Professionals”

iCEV Online presents  a first time guest , Kirk Lawson, Executive Director and CEO of BPA which works in Business, Marketing and Technology Education K-20.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/04/22/business-professionals-of-america-engaging-students-now-for-future-success

​​DISTRICT CONDITIONS FOR SCALING PERSONALIZED LEARNING 

Personalized Learning..easy to say…hard to accomplish.  Enjoy hearing about the latest research from KnowledgeWorks and guests Matt Williams and Jesse Moyer.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/04/22/district-conditions-for-scaling-personalized-learning

HIGH ENERGY EDUCATION 

SMARTBRIEF presents  EDITOR’S CHOICE CONTENT AWARD WINNER,

Wayzata MN  Principal Dr Brad Gustafson.

Learn about great things in 21st Century ed in Wayzata MN

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/04/23/smartbrief-and-smartblogs-presents-high-energy-education

HOW EMBEDDED TECHNOLOGY LEADS TO STEDENT CENTERED LEARNING 

FOLLETT LEARNING presents T.H.E Journal‘s Chris Piehler and their INNOVATOR OF THE MONTH La Quinta CA Ed Tech teacher Kirsten Wright to our show

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/04/23/embedded-technology-student-centered-learning-in-la-quinta-ca

FEDERAL INVOLVEMENT IN PUBLIC EDUCATION 

Literate Nation presents Center on Education Policy founder and long-term counsel to the US House of Representatives Education Committee Jack Jennings, author of “Presidents,Congress and the Public Schools”

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/04/23/federal-involvement-in-public-education

ASSESSMENTS: DO WE NEED MORE TESTING OR LESS? 

Dr. Scott Elliot of SEG Measurement, the nationally recognized expert in educational assessment is our guest

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/04/24/assessments-we-need-more-testing-not-less

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

“Napinars” and Book Chats with Gryphon House

Edweb.net Founder Lisa Schmucki brings us Anna Wilmoth of Gryphon House about their unique take on engaging early childhood educators

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/04/24/edwebnet-early-childhood-education-napinars-book-chats-with-gryphon-house

ISTE THE CONFERENCE IS COMING 

 LEARNING.COM wants everyone to know that ISTE is important, not just for the annual conference upcoming in June but all year long. Craig Thibaudeau, ISTE Chief External relations Officer fills us in on the many programs available for you.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/04/13/the-iste-update-with-craig-thibaudeau

RE-INVENTING EDUCATION IN AN EL PASO CHARTER SCHOOL

TRIUMPH LEARNING presents El Paso educators  Karen Blaine and Omar Yanar from the new charter school, El Paso Leadership Academy.

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/04/13/re-inventing-education-in-an-el-paso-charter-school

NEW DIRECTION, NEW NAME FOR P21

LEGO EDUCATION presents the newly-renamed  Partnership for 21st Century Learning. Executive Director Helen Soule will tell us about the name change and the incredible programs underway

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/04/14/21st-century-learning-new-direction-new-name-for-p21

SOCIAL STUDIES AND BIG HISTORY

ABC-CLIO brings us the return of that social studies genius , University of Michigan prof and faculty lead  on the Big History project.

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/04/15/social-studies-big-history-with-bob-bain

IT’S SCHOOL LIBRARY MONTH 

THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL LIBRARIANS

FOLLETT presents  AASL starring Leslie Preddy, Terri Grief,  and Gail Dickinson. My favorite girls are back!

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/04/15/school-librarians-its-school-library-month

NASSP : HONORING THE ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL OF THE YEAR

KNOWLEDGEWORKS  presents NASSP Director of Communications  Bob Farrace

LISTEN HERE

 http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/04/16/nassp-its-national-assistant-principals-week

SCHOOL CLIMATE IMPROVEMENT:CURRENT TRENDS , NEEDS AND RESOURCES

GREAT BOOKS FOUNDATION brings us Jonathan Cohen of the National School Climate Center on current trends in school climate that impact student learning. Hot topic these days. 

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/04/16/school-climate-improvementcurrent-trends-needs-and-resources

ACTE presents author JOHN FOSTER

We’ll be discussing John’s book, YOUR FIRST YEAR IN CTE, 10 THINGS TO KNOW  with John, Mike Connet from ACTE and Kathleen McNally of, School Improvement specialist with the Southern Regional Education Board.

 

www.actecareertech.org  @acte  www.noctiorg @nocti1

 

Presented by CEV MultiMedia  at www.icevonline.com

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/04/06/acte-presents-author-john-foster-your-1st-year-in-cte10-things-to-know

 

 

COSN; THE K-12 LEADERSHIP SURVEY

We have MIKE JAMERSON, COSN chair and Tech Director at Bartholomew Consolidated School District in Indiana and my good pal, Paula maylahn, principal at Paula Maylahn Consulting

 

www.cosn.org  @cosn @mikejamerson @paulamaylahn

 

Presented by LIGHTSPEED SYSTEMS

www.lightspeedsystems.com  @lightspeedsys

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/04/06/cosn-the-k-12-leadership-survey

 

COMBINING CURRICULUM AND TECHNOLOGY FOR REAL WORLD S.T.E.M. EDUCATION

DAVID BAIN, Assistant Superintendent at IL’s Community High School District 117, Curriculum Designer and Educational Consultant is our guest

 

Presented by DEFINED LEARNING  

 www.definedstem.com  @definedstem

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/04/07/combining-curriculum-and-technology-for-real-world–stem–education

 

 

 

THE STEM SCIENCE OF AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION

COLLEGE READY FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA

We are pleased to welcome a first time guest DWIGHT ARMSTRONG Executive Director of FFA. Let me put it this way….it ain’t your fathers farm anymore. Learn more for  your school district. Their member have the skills to build healthy, sustainable world.

www.ffa.org  @nationalffa

 

Presented by iCEV

www.cevmultimedia.com  @iCEVonline

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/04/07/college-ready-future-farmers-of-america-stem-and-agricultural-education

 

THE GLOBAL REACH OF BOARDING SCHOOLS

Our returning guest is Pete Upham, Executive Director of The Association of Boarding Schools. I love this subject as my son went to boarding school…and he’s a world traveler today.

 

www.boardingschools.org  @boardingschools

 

Presented by SMARTBRIEF

www.smartbrief.com  @sbeducation

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/04/08/the-global-reach-of-boarding-schools

 

 

 

PREPARING GREAT EDUCATORS :GREAT CHANGES ABOUND IN COLLEGES OF EDUCATION

AACTE’S SHARON ROBINSON. President Sharon has the pulse of teacher preparation and education nationwide

 

www.aacte.org  @aacte

 

Presented by LEARNING BIRD

www.learningbird.com  @learningbird

 

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/04/08/preparing-great-educators-great-changes-abound-in-colleges-of-education

SCHOOL SAFETY

NASRO Executive Director Mo Canady ..celebrating their 25th year of keeping schools as safe as possible . Mo consults all over the globe and we will discuss their “Protect and Educate” report.

www.nasro.org  @nasro

 

Presented by School Messenger

www.schoolmessenger.com @schoolmessenger

 

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/04/09/the-national-association-of-school-resource-officers25-years-of-school-safety

CONNECTED EDUCATORS

THE RETURN OF TOM WHITBY AND STEVE ANDERSON

The King of Connected Educators Steve Anderson and his Crown Prince Tom Whitby, authors of ‘ The Relevant Educator’, both just back from the Dubai International Education conference.

 

@tomwhitby @web20classroom

 

Presented by FUNDS FOR LEARNING

www.fundsforlearning.com  @ffl

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/04/09/globally-connected-educators-tom-whitby-and-steve-anderson

 

 

COLUMBIA MISSOURI READS 

COMMUNITY SUPPORTED AND STUDENT APPROVED

We’ve got Kim Hall – Project Manager Roger Dawdy – Literacy Ambassador (probable) and Dr. Pam Conway, a huge partner in Columbia. offering an exciting early literacry experience for children ages birth to 5 years…providing free access to more  4500 enhanced digital books.

Presented by MyON Reader 

 www.myon.com  @myonreader

 

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/04/09/columbia-missouri-reads–community-supported-and-student-approved

 

OUR MONTHLY SHOW WITH EDWEBNET

SHOW POSTPONED ………TO PROBABLY APRIL 24 AT 1030A ET

Gryphon House is sponsoring Early Learning Book Chats at Edweb.net called ‘Napinars”, no less.

Edweb’s Jen Morack is joined by Gryphon House’s Anna Wilmoth.

www.edweb.net  @edwebnet  

www.gryphonhouse.com  @gryphonhouse

SIIA …ETIN….ED TECH AT ITS BEST

with Dr Karen Billings, SIIA Education Executive Director previewing the May d Tech San Francisco Conference and a look at the CoDIE award nominated companies.

Presented by SEG Measurement

wwwsegemeasurement.com   @segmeasure

 

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/04/10/siia-etined-tech-at-its-best

BALTIMORE COUNTY SUPERINTENDENT DR.  DALLAS DANCE

“LEARNING CENTERED ENVIRONMENTS  AND THE MOVE TO A COLLABORATIVE , FACILITATIVE STUDENT FOCUSED DIGITAL BASED CURRICULUM

http://www.bcps. org    @baltcops  @ddance_bcps

 

Presented by FOLLET LEARNING

www.follett.com  @follettlearning

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/03/30/baltimore-cty-supt-dallas-dance-student-focused-digital-based-curriculum

 

 

EDUCATOR, AUTHOR, SPEAKER   MARK BARNES

“THE EXCITEMENT OF HACK LEARNING AND THE HACK LEARNING SERIES

http://www.hacklearningseries.com  @markbarnes19 @hackmylearning

 

Presented by KNOWLEDGEWORKS

www.knowledgeworks.org  @knowledgeworks

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/03/30/the-excitement-of-hack-learning-and-the-hack-learning-series-with-mark-barnes

 

 

 

SOCIAL STUDIES…MARY JANZEN,Teacher on Special Assignment for Common Core Literacy in History and Social Studies with Fresno Unified School District & STEPHANIE DIXON, Professional Development at ABC-CLIO

RESOURCES FOR THE C3 FRAMEWORK AND ITS AFFECT 

ON TEACHING & LEARNING

 

Presented by ABC-CLIO

www.abc-clio.com  @abc_clio 

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/03/31/social-studies-resources-for-the-c3-framework-and-its-affect–on-teaching 

PREPARING GREAT URBAN EDUCATORS 

Lead Clinical Faculty educator TRICIA PETERSON at The Urban Teacher Center

www.urbanteachercenter.org @urbanteacherctr

 

Presented by LEARNING BIRD

www.learningbird.com  @learningbird

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/04/01/preparing-great-urban-educators-at-the-urban-teacher-center 

 

 

ALL ABOUT DIFFERENTIATED DIGITAL CONTENT

Director of Academic Relations at Learning Bird, ROXANNE DESFORGES

 discusses the power of using personalized digital content with your students

www.learningbird.com  @learningbird

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/04/02/all-about-differentiated-digital-content-for-your-students

 

BIG THINGS AT HOUSTON TEXAS ISD “EMERGE LEARNING “…”LINKED LEARNING’

Two Houston Assistant Superintendents are joining us… RICK CRUZ  and ADAM STEPHENS

on the two topics above

www.houstonisd.org  @adam_stephens @rcruzhisd

 

Presented by TRIUMPH LEARNING

www.triumphlearning.com  @triumphlearning

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/04/03/big-things-at-houston-texas-isd-emerge-learning-linked-learning

 

 

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MARCH 2015

AASA: THE URBAN SUPERINTENDENTS ACADEMY 

​AASA and Howard University are working together to create more diversity in the nation’s Superintendent pool.​

​Our guests are  Howard University’s Dean of Education Leslie Fenwick and Ass’t Professor Joe Hairston with AASA Supt in Residence, returning guest, Mort Sherman

Presented by KNOWLEDGEWORKS

www.knowledgeworks.com     @knowledgeworks

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/03/23/aasa-the-urban-superintendents-academycreating-diversity

DROPOUT PREVENTION

IT’S EARLY COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL WEEK

EDWORKS Deborah Howard and  Knowledge Works VP of Policy & Advocacy Matt Williams  discuss this whole school transformation program that effectively targets students at risk of dropping out​.

www.knowledgeworks.com  www.edworkspartners.org @knowledgeworks

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/03/24/dropout-prevention-its-early-college-high-school-week

NSBA ON SITE VISIT TO KENT,WASHINGTON SCHOOLS

or “MS FLYNN GOES TO WASHINGTON” 

​Join in with NSBA’s Ann Flynn and Kent schools Thuan Nguyen, Chief Tech Officer and Becky Keene,

their one-to -one  specialist  as we preview  an on site visit to a rollicking good school district​.

www.nsba.org/tinsitevisits.org  @NSBAcomm

​Presented by  LIGHTSPEED SYSTEMS

www.lightspeedsystems.com   @lightspeedsys​

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/03/24/nsba-on-site-visit-to-kentwashington-schools

ED TECH PROCUREMENT

​3rd Quote’s Edwin Wargo & Alpesh Patel on how one Iowa school district is saving dollars and time with high tech comparison shopping with Howard-Winneshiek Community School District Superintendent John Carver and  Network Administrator Harold Jensen.

www.the3rdquote.com   @3rdquote  @johnccarver  @howywin

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/03/25/ed-tech-procurement

​​THE NATIONAL SUPERINTENDENT    OF THE YEAR

Congratulations to our guest Dr. Philip Lanoue

Dr. Lanoue is the Superintendent of Clarke County GA school in Athens, GA. How appropriate that the Supt of the year comes from the city named for ancient seat of learning! Besides Ed Tech, and all the wonderful things happening in the district….we’ll ask if they have to wear togas to work?

Presented by TRIUMPH LEARNING

www.triumphlearning.com  @triumphlearning  www.clarke.k12.ga.us  @clarkecoschools

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/03/26/the-national-superintendent–of-the-year

( show will start after a 30 second of me grousing about  a quick software crash which corrected)

TEACHING WITH STUDENT LED DISCUSSIONS

Educator and Award winning Blogger Starr Sackstein

​Starr is a NYC teacher at World Journalism Prep School in Noo Yawk (as spoken in correct accent)

 and a Smartblogs editorial winner this month .

Presented by

SMARTBRIEF and SMARTBLOGS

www.smartbrief.com  @sbeducation  @mssackstein

  LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/03/26/teaching-with-student-led-discussions-award-winning-ed-blogger-star-sackstein

A CLASS FULL OF GENIUSES

For many districts, having students do tech support as part of their classwork has helped create a culture of trust and innovation.

​We welcome Andrew Marcinek, Chief Tech Officer at Grafton, MA schools and congratulate him on being a Smartblogs Editor’s Choice Winner..from a post at T.H.E.Journal​

Presented by  SMARTBRIEF

www.smartbrief.com  @sbeducation

@andycinek www.andrewmarcinek.com

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/03/27/creating-a-culture-of-trust-and-innovation-at-your-school

THE PBS DOCUMENTARY: HARTSVILLE

PREMIERES TUESDAY  3/17 ON PBS 8-10P ET

“HOW ONE SMALL SOUTH CAROLINA TOWN IS WINNING AGAINST POVERTY 

FOR A GOOD EDUCATION”

Exploring the great work by Hartsville Elementary educators as part of the “American Graduate: Making It Happen” from The Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Documentary participants /educators,  Teacher Pierre Brown and  Principal, Mrs. Tara King  are our guests

Presented by GRYPHON HOUSE

http://www.gryphonhouse   @gryphonhouse

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/03/16/one-small-south-carolina-town-educating-and-winning-against-poverty

THE MANY BENEFITS OF PRIOR LEARNING ASSESSMENT

FOR THE RETURNING COLLEGE STUDENT OR MILITARY VET

Liberty University Prior Learning Assessment  Coordinator Sharon E. Cohick  joins NOCTI’s Dr. John Foster and Nocti Business Solutions( which specializes in pre-employment testing and PLA), Anne Gielczyk for a discussion of how well this working for Liberty students.

www.nocti.com  @nocti1

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/03/16/prior-learning-assessment-for-the-adult-college-student

FROM THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE: A DISTANCE LEARNING EVENT

CELEBRATION OF THE 150th ANNIVERSARY OF APPOMATTOX 

Baltimore’s favorite Park Ranger ,Vince Vaise  usually stationed at Fort McHenry, discusses the school oriented events about  the end of the Civil War…it’s relevance nationwide today and how  NPS events fit into your curriculum standards

www.nps.gov  @natlparkservice

Presented by ABC-CLIO

www.abc-clio.com @abc_clio

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/03/18/from-the-national-park-servicethe-150th-anniversary-of-appomattox

K-20 LEARNING MANAGEMENT AND THE CLOUD

FROM SCHOOLS TO BUSINESS LEARNING  WITH NEO LMS

Graham Glass, NEO LMS CEO and Founder is our guest. A very interesting show as Graham deals with both K-20 and business with NEO and MATRIX, their business side

www.neolms.com  @neolms

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/03/18/k-20-learning-management-the-cloud-from-schools-to-business

THE NATIONAL SUPERINTENDENT’S ROUNDTABLE

COMMON CORE AND BEYOND

Jim Harvey, Executive Director of the Roundtable is our guest to discuss this ‘think tank”s role in Common Core, Community Response and Assessment

www.superintendentsforum.org   @natlsuperntndnt

Presented by KNOWLEDGEWORKS

www.knowledgeworks.com     @knowledgeworks

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/03/19/the-national-superintendents-roundtable

T.H.E. JOURNAL ED TECH INNOVATOR OF THE MONTH

USING TECHNOLOGY TO HELP STUDENTS SHOW THEIR THINKING

This month, Editor Chris Piehler brings with him Mark Hammons, Ed Tech Coordinator for the Fresno County Office of Education.

www.thejournal.com  @thejournalchris  @mhammons

Presented by FOLLETT LEARNING

Wwww.follett.com  @follettlearning

 LISTEN  HERE

ww.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/03/19/using-technology-to-help-students-show-their-thinking

The STEM ed Coalition and  their work

with ASME, The Society of Mechanical Engineers for K-20 education

 WOMEN IN ENGINEERING

ASME’s Tom Perry and Aisha Lawry, Seattle U Engineering Professor  Dr. Teodora Rutar Shuman

and James Brown, STEM ED Executive Director

Presented by CAROLINA BIOLOGICAL

http://www.Carolina.com  @carolina bio

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/03/20/setting-the-k-12-course-for-women-in-engineering

PROJECT NEXT TECH

ED TECH AND DEVELOPING 21st SKILLS 9-12

Nate Shelley of Learning.com on teaching the digital skills needed for today’s students with a specific look at Common Core and College/Career Readiness..

www.learning.com   @learningdotcom

 LISTEN HERE 

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/03/20/project-next-tech-ed-tech-and-developing-21st-skills-9-12

NET NEUTRALITY, E RATES AND YOUR SCHOOL

Our resident expert on the above, John Harrington, CEO of Funds for Learning on the latest from the FCC

and how it imapacts your student’s learning

www.fundsforlearning.com  @ffl

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/03/09/your-school-net-neutrality-broadband-e-rates

IMPLEMENTING THE  INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE INTO YOUR SCHOOL

Dr. Sidney Baker , Ass’t Superintendent of Elementary  for the North Atlanta, Washington & Douglass Clusters f the Atlanta Public Schools

Presented by Great Books Foundation

@greatbooks.org  @greatbooksfnd

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/03/09/implementing-the-international-baccalaureate-into-your-school

NSBA: STAND UP FOR  PUBLIC SCHOOLS

NSBA President Elect John Tuttle with current President Ann Byrne on school choice, charter schools, and the “Stand Up ” program

www.nsba.org   @NSBAcomm

Presented by KnowledgeWorks

www.Knowledgeworks.org  @knowledgeworks @worldoflearning

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/03/09/nsba-stand-up-for-public-schools

TEACHING READING  AND ITS IMPACT ON COLLEGE: K-20

Amelia Gamel, author and Lead Faculty for the Reading Program at Jackson College in Michigan is our guest. That’s right, for the reading program at college and why K-12 needs to be involved.

TchU2Read@gmail.com

Presented by MyON Reader

www.myon.com   @myonreader

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/03/10/teaching-reading-and-its-impact-on-college-education

MEDIA LITERACY AND THE NEWS

Michelle Ciulla Lipkin Executive Director of NAME and her guests from the News Literacy Project: Darragh Woirland, and Peter Adams

www.namle.net   www.thenewsliteracyproject.org

Presented by LISTEN CURRENT

http://www.listencurrent.com  @listencurrent

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/03/10/k-12-media-literacy-and-the-news

ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNING : TEACHING CONTENT, CONTEXT AND LANGUAGE

INTERDISCIPLINARY WITH SOCIAL STUDIES, ELA, SCIENCE

Listen Current is the hot new learning tool that uses National Public Radio to cut across disciplines  for student learning, stories, lesson plans, text, listening, critical thinking and works great with ELL students as well as all others. Terrific product and we visit with founder Monica Brady-Myerov  who returns with the ELL aspect.

www.listencurrent.com   @listencurrent

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/03/11/english-language-learning-teaching-content-context-and-language

 NCTE HIGHER EDUCATION

 “RISK AND REWARD” , THE 2015 CCCC ANNUAL CONVENTION

NCTE’s Associate Chair  & Program Chair of the CCCC  Conference Joyce Locke Carter, an Associate Professor at Texas Tech

www.ncte.org/cccc/conv   @NCTE

Presented by SMARTBRIEF

http://www.smartbrief.com   @sbeducation

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/03/11/ncte-higher-education–risk-and-reward-the-2015-cccc-annual-convention

URBAN ED: TEACHING FOR ACHIEVMENT IN CITY SCHOOLS

We welcome Dr Ernest Morell , Macy Professor of Education
English Education; Director, Institute for Urban and Minority Education (IUME) and author of “ Critical Media Pedagogy”

Presented by TRIUMPH LEARNING

http://www.triumphlearning.com   @triumphlearning

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/03/12/urban-ed-teaching-for-achievment-in-city-schools

STUDENT DATA PRIVACY PRINCIPLES

“Our guests today are Keith Krueger, CEO of CoSN (the Consortium for School Networking), and Aimee Rogstad Guidera, President and CEO of the Data Quality Campaign. Both are with us today from Austin, the site of SXSWedu, to discuss a major national announcement they are leading on student privacy.”

www.cosn.org  @cosn  @eddatacampaign

Presented by LIGHTSPEED SYSTEMS

www.lightspeedsystems.com  @lightspeedsys

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/03/12/cosn-on-student-data-privacy

CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION WITH ACTE

THE NATIONAL POLICY SEMINAR

Back from visiting the Hill, with the group ACTE reports on what happened in DC during the seminar . Sean Lynch, ACTE’s  Legislative and Public Affairs Manager is our guest

www.acteonline.org  @actecareertech

Presented by iCEV

www.icevonline.com  @cevmultimedia

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/03/12/actes-national-policy-seminar-on-careertech-ed

CAREER/TECH ED 

NOCTI & THE NATIONAL ACADEMY FOUNDATION

NOCTI’s John Foster  and Amie Bloomfield bring us their new working partner organization with NAF’s Andy Rothstein and Katherine Blasik , a key organization dedicated to college and career success

www.nocti.org   @nocti1  www.naf.org  @nocti1

LISTEN HERE

ww.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/03/12/nocti-natl-academy-foundation-teaming-for-career-readiness

EDWEB.NET PRESENTS A COLORFUL SHOW

A VISIT WITH CRAYOLA..ART INFUSED EDUCATION

Crayola Director of Education  Cheri Sterman returns  with  EDWEB.net Program Director Jennifer Morack

www.edweb.net  @edwebnet

Presented by LEARNING BIRD

http://www.learningbird.com  @learningbird

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/03/13/edwebnet-presents-a-visit-with-crayolaart-infused-education

ISTE presents SECURING THE CONNECTED CLASSROOM

ISTE Authors Abbie Brown and Tim Green on creating  a district-wide blueprint from their new ISTE published book

for keeping students safe.

www.iste.org    @isteconnects

Presented by LEARNING.COM

www.learning.com  @learningdotcom

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/03/13/iste-presents-securing-the-connected-classroom

ASCD …..  EMERGING LEADERS

Kevin Scott, ASCD Strategic Advisor on the qualifications, goals of being named an “Emerging Leader ” in education.

And a preview of the ASCD this month in Houston

www.ascd.org   @ASCD  @edu_kevin

Presented by

GREAT BOOKS FOUNDATION

@greatbooks.org  @greatbooksfnd

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/03/02/ascd-emerging-leaders-the-leaders-of-tomorrow-today

EDUCATIONAL TRENDS ,THE BLUEPRINT FOR EXCELLENCE AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE TEACHER EDUCATION

Listen live at www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk2

Another show with my good friends at NACCTEP and a great preview of their conference later this week in Boston.

Executive Director Kim Tobey is our guest.

www.nacctep.org.  @nacctep

Presented by

GRYPHON HOUSE

www.gryphonhouse.com @gryphonhouse

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/03/02/the-blueprint-for-excellence-community-college-teacher-ed

TEACHER VOICE IN EDUCATIONAL POLICY :THE HOPE STREET GROUP

Listen to science educator Robin Thacker,a Kentucky Teacher Fellow and

KY State Teacher Fellow Director Brian Bishop on this unique program.

www.hopestreetgroup.org  @hopestreetgroup

Presented by

LEARNING BIRD

WWW.LEARNINGBIRD.COM  @LEARNINGBIRD

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/03/03/teacher-career-pathwaysthe-hope-street-group

SIMULATIONS FOR EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP PD

Ken Spero, CEO of Ed leadership SIMS is our guesy. For example: simulating a conversation….how to handle it in this day and age.

www.edleadershipsims.com

Presented by

LIGHTSPEED SYSTEMS

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/03/03/simulations-for-educational-leadership-pd

THE PARTNERSHIP FOR 21ST CENTURY SKILLS

THE SUMMIT ON 21ST CENTURY LEARNING

Executive Director Helen Soule is our guest to help you climb to the heights of 21st Century Learning

www.p21.org  @p21centskills

Presented by

LEGO EDUCATION

www.legoeducation.us  @lego_education

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/03/04/the-partnership-for-21st-century-skills-the-summit-on-21st-century-learning

NCTE AND THE ASSESSMENT STORY PROJECT

Kathleen Blake Yancey,  ,Kellogg W. Hunt Professor of English at FSU is our guest.

http://blogs.ncte.org  @ncte

Presented by 

GREAT BOOKS FOUNDATION

@greatbooks.org  @greatbooksfnd

 LISTEN HERE

ww.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/03/04/ncte-and-the-assessment-story-project

INTEGRATING REAL WORLD EVENTS TO ENGAGE STUDENTS IN HIGH SCHOOL SCIENCE

Discussion of the Development and Release of “Concepts and Practices” two new Introductory courses in Biology and Chemistry for students in Grades 9-12 with Carolina Bio Online VP Bruce Wilcox andJackie Miller who served on the Mathematics and Science Education Advisory Council for the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

www.carolina.com  @carolinabio 

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/03/04/high-school-science-teaching-with-real-world-events

NSBA  AND ED TECH …PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY SCHOOLS , VA

 Dr. Ann Flynn the Director of Education Technology at the National School Boards Association.www.nsba.org/tln. Joined by Keith Imon, Associate Superintendent for Communications and Technology Services and Ms. AJ Phillips, Supervisor of Instructional Technology Services for the Prince William County Public Schools, Manassas, Virginia. NOTE: The district was ranked #1 in the large district category of the 2014 Digital District Survey that NSBA does each year with the Center for Digital Education

www.nsba.org  @nsbacomm

Presented by

KNOWLEDGE WORKS

www.knowledgeworks.org  @knowledgeworks

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/03/05/nsba-and-ed-tech-prince-william-county-schools-va

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FEBRUARY 2015

SCHOOL PUBLIC RELATIONS N.S.P.R.A.

PUBLIC SCHOOLS THAT WORK !

NSPRA Executive Director Rich Bagin is joined by  Dr. John Draper, founder of “Public Schools That Work” program.

www.nspra.org @nspra

Presented by SCHOOL MESSENGER

http://www.schoolmessenger.com  @schoolmessenger

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/02/23/school-public-relations-nspra-public-schools-that-work

1030a

LEGO BRICKS AND LITERACY

HANDS ON LEARNING

What better way to engage kids than with something they already love.We welcome LEGO’s Pam Scifers from LEGO Education North America.

http://www.legoeducation.us @LEGO_Education

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/02/23/lego-bricks-and-literacy-hands-on-learning

N.S.B.A ; THE NATIONAL SCHOOL BOARD ASSOCIATION

REPORT FROM MENTOR OHIO

NSBA recently did a site visit to Mentor schools on ‘Creating and Supporting a Student Driven Learning Environment Supt Matt Miller and Instructional Technology Supervisor join NSBA’s  Director of Ed Tech, our great friend, Ann Flynn

www.nsba.org @nsbacomm

Presented by KNOWLEDGEWORKS

http://www.knowledgeworks.org  @knowledgeworks

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/02/24/nsba-the-national-school-board-association-report-from-mentor-ohio

FAMILY ENGAGEMENT AND PRE-SCHOOL

Returning guest, Internationally know education leader  Dr Dan Yang of Vinci Education about the role of families and the importance of pre-school, including virtual pre-school.

http://www.vincieducation.com    @vincigenius

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/02/24/family-engagement-and-pre-school

Improving Education Outcomes through Effective & Responsible Student Data Use

Data sharing comes with the crucial responsibility to protect student privacy. And, developing effective partnerships to share student data across organizational boundaries can be tough. StriveTogether,a KnowledgeWorks subsidiary has partnered with the Data Quality Campaign and a national student data privacy task force including Summit Education Initiative to develop and share best practices for community organizations. Our guests are Matthew Deevers, PhD, a Senior Research Associate at Summit Education Initiative,Geoff Zimmerman, Associate Director of Data Utilization for StriveTogether,  AND Chris Kingsley, Associate Director of Local Policy & Advocacy for the Data Quality Campaign

www.knowledgeworks.org  @knowledgeworks @strivetogether

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/02/24/responsible-and-effective-use-of-student-data

PUBLIC CHARTERS…THE MODEL LAW RANKINGS REPORT

Nina Rees, President and CEO of The National Alliance of Public Charter Schools on state rankings in the charter school universe. Nina’s always terrific to have on.

www.publiccharters.org   @ninacharters

Presented by TRIUMPH LEARNING

www.triumphlearning.com  @triumphlearning

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/02/24/public-charters-the-new-rankings

SMARTBRIEF and SMARTBLOGS present

THE IMPORTANCE OF HAVING STUDENTS SET SPECIFIC GOALS

Editor’s Choice Award winning blogger from Revere , MA schools, super teacher Nancy Barile returns

http://www.smartbrief,co, www.smartblog.com @sbeducation

http://www.teachingquality.orh/blogs/nancybarile  @NancyBarile

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/02/25/smartbrief-presents-the-importance-of-having-students-set-specific-goals

PEARSON RESEARCH AND INNOVATION

on  PERSONALIZED LEARNING SYSTEMS

“Our guests today are Jennifer Kobrin, Emily Lai, and Amy Reilly, who are part of Pearson’s Research & Innovation Network, a group focused on researching and inventing capabilities and tools educators need to help ensure engaging, meaningful, and personalized learning is available and supportive of student success

www.researchnetwork.pearson.com    @PearsonNorthAm

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/02/25/pearson-research-and-innovation-on-personalized-learning-systems

TEACHING FOR ENGAGEMENT WITH THE BRAIN IN MIND

LISTEN LIVE AT WWW.BLOGTALKRADIO.COM/EDUTALK2

Smartblogs/SmartBrief Award winning blogger/eductaor Dr Lori DeSautels, Asst Professor at Marian University onthe simple fact that ‘all behavior is communication’.

http://www.smartbrief,co, www.smartblog.com @sbeducation

@desautels_phd  www.revelationsineducation.com

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk2/2015/02/25/teaching-for-engagement-with-the-brain-in-mind

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SPECIAL EDUCATION ADMINISTRATION

STAY CONNECTED WITH THE 4TH ANNUAL HYBRID CONFERENCE

Luann Purcell, CASE Executive Director and warm in Georgia, is working hard all winter making sure you stay connected with the newest devlopments in Special Ed.Build listening and critical thinking skills for your students .

www.casecec.org  @casecec

Presented by KNOWLEDGE WORKS

www.knowledgeworks.org  @knowledgeworks

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/02/16/special-ed-admin-stay-connected-with-the-4th-annual-hybrid-conference

URBAN EDUCATION with Special Guest

  1. BILL HITE, PHILADELPHIA SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT

We welcome Dr. Hite, Superintendent of  the school district that I went to K-12…and we’re anxious to hear about all the good things he and his staff are doing in a tough situation. In my opinion, Philly finally found the right person for the job and here’s your chance to find out why! Thanks go out to our friend Dr Mark Edwards who introduced me to Bill.

www.philasd.org  @SDPhite

Presented by  TRIUMPH LEARNING 

www.triumphlearning.com @triumphlearning

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/02/16/urban-education-dr-bill-hite-philadelphia-school-superintendent

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TUESDAY

CAREER/TECH EDUCATION with ACTE

it’s CTE month

The return of Michael Connet, ACTE Sr Director  of Programming and Communications with ACTE’s Kevin Oshinskie about CTE Month and ACTE’s newst book “Your First Year in CTE”

www.acte.org @actecareertech

Presented by iCEV

www.icevonline.com  @cevmultimedia

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/02/17/careertech-education-with-acte-its-cte-month

GREAT BOOKS KEEP KIDS ENGAGED AND LEARNING OVER BREAKS 

Candace Fleming, award-winning author of “The Family Romanov”, whose books have won multiple literary awards, and most recently ALA selected “The Family Romanov” as a finalist for the YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults, is our guest. Candace will be joined by Amy Irace, one of Follett’s Academic Consultants, who holds a master’s degree in reading. Amy will share strategies for avoiding summer reading loss.

Presented by FOLLETT LEARNING

http://www.follettlearning  @follettlearning

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/02/17/great-books-keep-kids-engaged-and-learning-over-breaks

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WEDS

4 shows

AN FETC REVIEW

Jen Womble, show manager, tells us what happened…in case you were’t there, you ‘ll learn what’s hot in Ed Tech

http://www.fetc.org  @fetc

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk2/2015/02/18/an-fetc-report

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SOCIAL STUDIES , CIVICS 

ESEA REAUTHORIZATION & CIVICS

Returning guests all, NCSS’s Susan Griffin and Michelle Herczog are joined by Ted McConnell,Executive Director for The Civic Mission of Schools

www.socialstudies.org @NCSSnetwork www.civicmissionofschools.org

Presented by ABC-CLIO SOLUTIONS

www.abc-clio.com/abc-cliosolutions   http://www.abc-clio

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/02/18/social-studies–esea-reauthorization-civics

CREATING A COMPETITIVE WORKFORCE WITH

INDUSTRY BACKED CERTIFICATIONS

Our friends at Southwest Airlines (my favorite airline, btw) are working with iCEV to make their workforce be the best. Special guest Linda Rutherford ,Southwest’s VP of Communications and Outreach is joined by iCEV’s Jeff Lansdell

http://www.iCEVonline  @cevmultimedia  @southwestair

www.southwest.com (where you’re now free to move about the country)

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/02/18/creating-a-competitive-workforce-with-industry-backed-certifications

WHEN TEACHER EDUCATION AND S.T.E.M. COLLIDE

NACCTEP ( Community Colleges in Teacher Education Programs ) has thankfully returned Billy Hix, NASA Scientist and Community College Educator, to our microphones. If you missed our first show together, you missed a good one, so don’t miss this one. Billy works with schools and teachers to enhance their STEM teaching.

www.nacctep.org  @nacctep

Presented by CAROLINA BIOLOGICAL

www.carolina.com @carolinabio

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/02/18/when-teacher-education-stem-collide

EDWEB TV…A NEW SERVICE FROM 

EDEWEB.NET

Our buddy Edweb.net CEO/Founder Lisa Schmucki tell us of the latest cool idea from this huge educator online community.

www.edweb.net  @edwebnet

Presented by LEARNING BIRD

www.learningbird.com  @learningbird

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/02/19/edweb-tva-new-service-from-edwebnet

1030

SOCIAL STUDIES CENTRAL

We’ve got GlennWiebe of ESSDACK about a great resource for social studies teachers

www.socialstudiescentral.com @glennw98

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/02/19/social-studies-central-and-history-tech

CREATING A LITERATE NATION

Richard Long of LiterateNation talks about the effects of poverty, policy and technology on the challenge of literacy

www.literatenation.org   @literatenation

Presented by MyON Reader

www.myon.com @myonreader

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/02/19/creating-a-literate-nation-literatenationorg

FAMILY ENGAGEMENT IN MATH

Ellen Mulligan , former Math K-12 supervisor on Math Family Engagement.

www.kaplanco.com  @kaplanco

@muliganellen   http://www.mathshapesgofirgure

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/02/20/family-engagement-in-elementary-math

CELEBRATING ED TECH

with ISTE MEMBER APPRECIATION MONTH

ISTE’s Chief Membership Officer Jessica Medialle on the give and take between ISTE and it’s educator/members. If you aren’t a member, learn why you should become one !

www.ISTE.org @isteconnects

Presented by LEARNING.COM

www.learning.com  @learningdotcom

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/02/20/celebrating-ed-tech-with-iste-member-appreciation-month

THE S.T.E.M. EDUCATION COALITION 

ESEA REAUTHORIZATION AND S.T.E.M. ADVOCACY

James Brown, Executive Director at the Coalition, a grouping of business and education leaders, on how we make damn sure we have an educated workforce available.. for the students and for the economy.

www.stemedcoalition.org   @stemedcoalition

Presented by CAROLINA BIOLOGICAL

www.carolina.com   @carolinabiio

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/02/20/esea-and-stem-education

“TEACHING BIG HISTORY”

Social Studies teachers and Curriculum Directors , we have Professor Bob Bain from

THE BIG HISTORY PROJECT  at The University of Michigan..

www.bighistoryproject.com  @bighistorypro

Presented by ABC-CLIO

www.abc-clio.com/abc-cliosolutions  @abc_clio

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/02/09/teaching-big-history

ED TECH /SOCIAL STUDIES:Presenting

THE WINNING TEACHERS OF THE ABC-CLIO ‘THINKING OUT LOUD” GRANT

It must be Social Studies Day. ABC-CLIO’s Stephanie Dixon helps me host three great teachers from Colorado Springs,Woodstock,GA and Scarborough Maine, just a half hour from yours truly. . Learn how they used their prizes to further learning in their classrooms and how you can be a winner too.

www.abc-clio.com/abc-cliosolutions @abc_clio  

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/02/09/social-studies-think-out-loud-grant-winning-teachers

AESA  EDUCATIONAL SERVICE AGENCIES; YOUR LINK TO QUALITY EDUCATION

No more Social Studies….AESA President Rich McBride, a favorite guest, returns with incoming President, Dr Dee Cockrille, from Huntingdon, WV. Welcome Dee.

www.aesa.us

Presented by LEGO EDUCATION 

www.education.lego.com  @Lego_education

and

LEARNING.COM

http://www.learning.com @learningdotcom

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/02/09/aesa-educational-service-agencies-your-link-to-quality-education

LISTEN CURRENT: 

CURATING NPR FOR YOUR STUDENTS K-20

Build listening and critical thinking skills for your students . Listen Current is a wonderful new service for K-20 educators and students bringing the power of Public Radio into your classroom. . The brainchild of our guest Monica Brady-Myerov.

www.listencurrent.com  @listencurrent

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/02/02/listen-current–curating-npr-for-your-students-k-20

AASA presents 

A COALITION TO SUPPORT GRIEVING STUDENTS

Tough subject with too little prep for educators to handle it. That is

going to hopefully change.   Our guests are David Schonfeld

 of The National  Center for School Crisis and Bereavement and Kayla Jackson, Project Director,Coordinated School Health.

www.aasa.org @aasahq

Presented by KNOWLEDGEWORKS

www.knowldgeworks.org  @knowledgeworks

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/02/03/aasa-presents–a-coalition-to-support-grieving-students

URBAN EDUCATION AT IT’S BEST

HOUSTON ISD SUPERINTENDENT DR.TERRY GRIER 

Current  National Urban Superintendent of the Year

Dr. Grier will give us a look at the terrific things happening in Houston under his leadership…

and a big thank you to Dr Mark Edwards of Mooresville Graded  (NC) for the introduction

Presented by TRIUMPH LEARNING

www.triumphlearning.com  @triumphlearning

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/02/03/urban-education-at-its-best-houston-isd-superintendent-drterry-grier

NAEYC : CHILD LEARNING BY PLAY

NAEYC’s Associate Executive Director Peter Pizzolongo bring us Dr Walter Drew, Olga Jarrett

and Tychawn Johnson, all experts in the field

www.naeyc.org @naeyc

Presented by 

GRYPHON HOUSE

www.gryphonhouse.com @gryphonhouse

and

KAPLAN ELEMENTARY EDUCATION

www.kaplanco.com @kaplanco

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/02/04/naeyc-child-learning-by-play-naeycs-associate-executive-director-peter-pizzo

THE URBAN TEACHER CENTER presents 

WASHINGTON DC NEW TEACHER OF THE YEAR SEGUN ADELGAN

Congrats to Segun . He’ll tell us of his experiences in our Nation’s capital schools and how he has worked with the Urban Teacher Center

www.urbanteachercenter.org  @urbanteacherctr

Presented by  FUNDS FOR LEARNING 

www.fundsforlearning.com @ffl

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/02/04/urban-education-the-washington-dc-new-teacher-of-the-year

TEACHING THE HOLOCAUST

Gihon River Press publisher Steve Feuer is joined by

author Dr. Margaret Lincoln, District  Librarian for Battle Creek MI schools.

Battle Creek, eh???…this show is going to be Grrrrreat!

Presented by ABC-CLIO

www.abc-clio.com @abc_clio

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/02/05/teaching-the-holocaust-gihon-river-press-publisher-steve-feuer

 Margaret mentioned these sites as well

The online Moodle course version of Scott Durham’s lessons on Bystanders, Resistance & Perpetrators (that appear in The Stones Weep) are available the Michigan Learns Online Portal at http://bitly.com/HolocaustArtBrysk

A recording of a presentation about The Stones Weep which shegave at the Jewish Libraries Association Conference last June 2014 is available at http://bitly.com/AJL2014

‘T.H.E JOURNAL’ ED TECH INNOVATOR OF THE MONTH

ROLLING OUT 1 TO 1 IN A LARGE DISTRICT 

Journal Editor in Chief Chris Piehler introduces us to Baltimore County Schools Executive Director of Innovative Learning, Ryan Imbriale

Presented by LEARNING.COM

www.learning.com  @learningdotcom

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/02/05/the-journal-ed-tech-innovator-of-the-month-1-to-1-in-a-large-district

AASL: SCHOOL LIBRARIES AND SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION

Terri Grief, Gail Dickinson and Leslie Preddy, an AASL formidable threesome of association officer/experts is our trio of guests.

www.aasl.org

Presented by FOLLETT LEARNING

http://www.follettlearning.com.projectconnect  @follettlearning

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/02/06/aasl-school-libraries-and-school-administration

THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF ENGLISH (NCTE)

TAKING THE REINS OF WRITING ASSESSMENT 

Chris W. Gallagher (Writing Program director and Professor of English at Northeastern University in Boston, and Eric D. Turley (English teacher at Kirkwood High School in Kirkwood, Kirkwood, MO,, coauthors of the NCTE Book Our Better Judgment ;focused on how teachers in schools are “taking the reins of writing assessment, guiding and improving the writing and literacy practices of their students

www.ncte.org   @ncte

Presented by GREAT BOOKS FOUNDATION

www.greatbooks.org  @greatbooksfnd

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/02/06/ncte-taking-the-reins-of-writing-assessment

JANUARY 2015

THE ICEBERG EFFECT:’SCHOOL PERFORMANCE IN CONTEXT’

THE NATIONAL SCHOOL PUBLIC RELATIONS ASSOCIATION

Hopefully we’ll have better news than the Titanic  did with the iceberg.Our guests today are Rich Bagin, Executive Director of the National School Public Relations Association, Gary Marx, current president of  the Horace Mann League and President of the Center for Public Outreach and  James Harvey, Executive Director of the National Superintendents Roundtable, and primary researcher and author of the report.

Presented by SCHOOL MESSENGER

www.schoolmessenger.com  @schoolmessenger

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/01/26/the-iceberg-effectschool-performance-in-context-from-nspra

ASCA’s NATIONAL SCHOOL COUNSELOR OF THE YEAR

Congrats and welcome to Colorado’s Cory Notestine, a counselor at Alamosa High School, a rural high school.

What he does that makes difference

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/01/26/ascas-national-school-counselor-of-the-year-cory-notestine

ZERO TO THREE

ZERO TO THREE is a national, nonprofit organization that provides parents, professionals and policymakers the knowledge and know-how to nurture early development.Patty Cole, Director of Government Relations will discuss what’s on tap for infants and toddlers in 2015, given the new Congress and the President’s recent proposals related to paid sick and family leave, as well as child care.

Presented by GRYPHON HOUSE

http://www.gryphonhouse.com @gryphon house

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/01/27/zero-to-three-whats-on-tap-in-2015-for-infants-toddlers

AACC: COLLEGE BOUND INNER CITY STUDENTS AND  ‘THE EVER-FORWARD’ CLUB

Good show. AACC’s Kevin Christian and Mr Ashanti Branch, CEO of The EverForward Club which was recently featured in the documentary entitled’The Mask You Live in’ which recently premiered last week at the 2015 Sundance Festival

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/01/27/making-urban-males-college-ready-with-the-everforward-club

PROFOLOGY: THE ONLINE HIGHER ED COMMUNITY FOR FACULTY, ADMINISTRATION AND STAFF

Larry Miller and Profology founder Bob Ertischek fostering Higher Ed  engagement through social media

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/01/28/profology-the-online-higher-ed-community-for-faculty-administration-and-staff

K-12 EDUCATION FROM THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTE

‘THE TEEN TRIBUNE”

Stephen Gianetti  introduces our audience to this teacher/student  oriented site from our Nation’s greatest museum.

http://www.teentribune.com   @smithsonianmag 

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/01/28/k-12-education-from-the-smithsonian-institute-the-teen-tribune

ASCD presents “SPARKING STUDENT CREATIVITY

ASCD author  Patti Drapeau from The University of Southern Maine, consultant Maine DoE and board member  the Council for the State Directors of Programs for the Gifted is our guest.

@ptdrapeau   www.ascd.org

Presented by THE GREAT BOOKS FOUNDATION

www.greatbooks.org   @greatbooksfnd

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/01/29/ascd-presents-sparking-student-creativity-with-dr-patti-drapeau

ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS: MISLABELED & MISIDENTIFIED IN A MULTI-LINGUAL WORLD 

NABE presents Board member Dr Anita Pandey of Baltimore’s Morgan State U on how language learning makes a difference from early childhood on.

Presented by SMARTBRIEF

www.smartbrief.com @sbeducation

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/01/29/nabe-english-language-learners-misidentified-in-a-multi-lingual-world

ED TECH: T.H.E. JOURNALS INNOVATOR OF THE MONTH

BLENDED AND ONLINE LEARNING

 Mazeltov to Rob Schwartz , Tech Ed teacher  at Fort Lauderdale’s Sheridan Technical HS  who will visit with us with Chris Piehler, The Journal’s Editor-in-Chief

Presented by Follett School Solutions

www.follettlearning.com  @follettlearning

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/01/29/blended-gamifying-with-the-journal-ed-tech-innovator-rob-schwartz

THE NEXT WAVE OF ASSESSMENT

Expert Dr Scott Elliot of SEG Measurement on what happens after Common Core 

http://www.segmeasurement @segmeasure

Presented by LISTEN CURRENT

www.listencurrent.com  @listencurrent

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/01/30/the-next-wave-of-assessment-what-happens-after-common-core

THREE GREAT AUTHORS ON SCIENCE FOR YOUR STUDENTS

Gryphon House Peggy Ashbrook , Beth R. Davis and Dr. Robert Williams   @GryphonHousewww.GryphonHouse.com LISTEN HERE
SOLVING THE ED TECH PROCUREMENT ISSUEEdwin Wargo, co-Founder of 3rd Qoute and his co-founder, Alpesh Patel   @edwinjwargowww.the3rdquote.comLISTEN HERE
THE DIGITAL LEARNING ALLIANCE K-20:

LITERACY AND GLOBAL COMPETITIVENESS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY

Quinn Kendall,Kevin Mayne,

(Worcester is pronounced ‘Wustah’, not ‘War-Chester” for you non New England outlanders)  

  www.digitallearningalliance.orgwww.becker.edu

@quinnkendall  @BeckerVPEnrolPresented by PEARSON RESEARCH AND INNOVATION

 @pearsonnorthamwww.researchnetwork.pearson.com
Personalized PD for Early Childhood Educators

Presented by  LEARNING BIRDwww.learningbird.com   @learningbird
K-12 COLLEGE PREP IN WASHINGTON D.C. SCHOOLS
Presented by Great Books Foundation   @greatbooksfndwww.greatbooks.org

LISTEN HERE
Questioning Authority: MLA Citing in the Digital Age

with Michelle Luhtala, Librarian, New Canaan High School, Connecticut
Presented by FOLLETT SCHOOL SOLUTIONS    www.follettlearning.comwww.follettchallenge.comhttp://www2.follettlearning.com/projectconnect/@follettlearning
LISTEN HERE
TOM WHITBY …LIVE FROM FETC

Presented  by LEARNING BIRDwww.learningbird.com  @learningbird  @tomwhitbyLISTEN HERE
THE MAKER MINDSET: CROSSING DISCIPLINES  WITH DESIGN THINKINGSMARTBRIEF/SMARTBLOGS EDITOR’S CHOICE CONTENT AWARD WINNER … ART EDUCATOR LISA YOKANA
http://www.edutopia.org/blog/capture-learning-crafting-maker-mindset-lisa-yokana
@sbeducationwww.smartbrief.com

ERIN KLEIN ON PREPARING CLASSROOM SPACES FOR TODAY’S LEARNERS
@erinkleinLISTEN HERE
INDEPENDENT SCHOOLSNAIS on DESIGNING THE REVOLUTION’
Presented by LISTEN CURRENT
@listencurrent @listencurrent.com
 LISTEN HERE

“LEADING  PROFESSIONAL LEARNING…

TOOLS TO CONNECT AND EMPOWER TEACHERS”Tom Murray and Jeff Zoul,  www.thomascmurray.comwww.jeffzoul.blogspot.com@thomascmurray  @jeff_zoulPresented by SMARTBRIEF @sbeducationwww.smartbrief.com
 LISTEN HERE

PERSONALIZED LEARNING : EQUITY THROUGH TECHNOLOGY!

EMPOWERING ALL STUDENTS TO LEARN

From Hutchinson KS, Kevin Honeycutt of ESSDACK spends his day integrating technology for personalized learning. He’ll be sharing adventures with us.

Presented by LEARNING BIRD

www.learningbird.com  @learning

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/01/12/personalized-learning–empowering-all-students-to-learn

HANDS-ON LEARNING IN ELEMENTARY MATH EDUCATION

A look at MoreToMath from LEGO

Our guest is the LEGO Lead teacher  at Jesse Bobo Elementary school in Spartanburg, SC, Alisha Bridges. In her spare time, she’s a first grade teacher &Technology Trainer at the school . We’re talkin’ high quality problem solving.

www.legoeducation.us @lego_education @awbridges80

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/01/12/hands-on-learning-in-elementary-math-education-a-look-at-moretomath-from-lego

REACHING RELUCTANT LEARNERS

THE CENTER FOR TEACHING QUALITY

Our guests are  Nancy Barile, a National Board Certified Teacher of English Language Arts at Revere High School in Massachusetts and a blogger with the Center for Teaching Quality. She’s joined by her former student Eddie Scofield, now an education major at Salem State University.

Presented by PEARSON RESEARCH AND INNOVATION

www.pearson.research.com @pearsonnortham

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/01/13/reaching-reluctant-learners-the-center-for-teaching-quality

THE I.R.A. IS NOW

THE  INTERNATIONAL LITERACY ASSOCIATION:

TRANSFORMING LIVES THROUGH LITERACY

We welcome Marcie Craig Post (Executive Director of the International Literacy Association) regarding the name change and the  2015 ILA Conference to be held in St. Louis, MO on July 18-20, 2015 with the theme “Transforming Lives through Literacy.”

( note with the name change , there will probably be a re-direct)

http://www.reading.org   @IRAtoday

Presented by MYON READER

http://www.myon.com   @@myonreader

 LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/01/30/ira-is-now-the-international-literacy-association