THE CURRENT MONTH IS ON TOP
JUNE 2016
LIVE FROM ISTE
Conversations with various exhibitors at the conference
Each of these shows will be 1 hour  to 90 minutes long.
Guests will include Pearson, Promethean, MyON Reader, Exo U , Impero Software, Fuel Ed, Epson, Vernier and many others
LIVE FROM ISTE   …OUR 10 AM SHOW
Lisa Wolfe Communications presents  various products of Pearson Education plus School Specialty, and TCI
LIVE FROM ISTE ..OUR 2PM SHOW 
PR with Panache presents EXOU,Capstone, Pivot Ed, My Reader, Lifeliqe, Promethean, Lightspeed Technologies and ABC Mouse for Schools
 
LIVE FROM ISTE…OUR 4 PM SHOW
KEH Communications brings us Impero Software, Fuel Education, Vernier Science and Epson Projectors
LIVE FROM ISTE ON TUESDAY
Jennifer Harrison PR brings us Schoology, GetOgment.com and Turnitin Revision Assistant
Harvard Education Press author Michael Sadowski
“SAFE IS NOT ENOUGH”
BETTER SCHOOLS FOR LGBTQ STUDENTS
Considering the events in Orlando 2 weeks ago, this is an important show
COSN‘S “TRUSTED LEARNING ENVIRONMENT’ SEAL
 
HOT TOPIC: DATA PRIVACY FOR YOUR SCHOOLS
 
We have the experts : Linnette Attai of Playwell LLC, Bob Moore of Dallas TX ISD and Melissa Tebbenkamp of Raytown (MO), Schools
Presented by FUNDS FOR LEARNING
 
MOVING YOUR SCHOOL COMMUNITY TO NEXT GENERATION LEARNING
Learn how Head of School at University Prep (WA) Matt Levinson made it happen. Matt was recently honored as a top education blogger by Smartbrief
“ZERO TO  THREE” NATIONAL PARENTING SURVEY REPORT
The importance of ‘fathering’ to early education and later success  for children with Zero to Three‘s Patty Cole and Claire Lerner 
 
 
ELL ASSESSMENT…plus
starring returning guest Sue Ann Towle…they’ll be at ISTE with their TELL assessment …plus
 
 
‘PRE SCHOOL TEACHER ‘ PREP
Continuing a show with NCTQ’s Hannah Putman…..on the challenges of training teachers for work in pre-school , based on a new NCTQ report
 
 
THE POWER OF EDUCATIONAL DEMOGRAPHICS
 Futurist and demographer Dr Kari Arfstrom on “The Playdate Generation”…what’s coming down the pike for schools
 
INTERVENTION SUCCESS IN  KINDERGARTEN
Faced with serious challenges with a large group of incoming kindergarten kids , Amphitheater Public Schools in Tucson made it work for student success. Chief Academic Officer  Dr Roseanne Lopez is our guest.
ED INDUSTRY: DIVERSITY INITIATIVE FROM ETIN
 SIIA/ETIN has taken a look at diversity leadership in the industry with a need to reflect the schools they serve

 

 

 

A PREVIEW OF THE “WOMEN LEADERS IN EDUCATION’ CONFERENCE

The inaugural conference is in July in Boston and we have Kathy Hurley and Deb DeVries of Girls Thinking Global, organizers of the event as our guests
 
 
1030a
TWO SUPERINTENDENTS ON DISTRICT DIGITAL CONVERSION
Dr. Mark Edwards of Mooreseville, NC and Mark’s special guest, Dr. Damian LaCroix, Of Howard-Suamico School District in Wisconsin
Presented by Solution Tree
WELCOME TO EDNET 2016
The director of the industry’s most important networking event, Vicki Smith Bigham, is our guest.
 
LITERACY AND TECHNOLOGY
ILA , conference in Boston in July,brings us educator Kip Glazer . She writes “Purposeful Tech” for ILA at Literacyworldwide.com”
 
 
TEACHER LEADERS SPEAK ABOUT TEACHER LEADERSHIP
From The Center For Teaching Quality, our guests are teacher leaders  Jozette Martinez, Paul Barnwell and Val Brown
 
 
NOON
From NCSS leadership, the History/Social Science Coordinator of LA County’s Office of Education, the one and only Michelle Herczog
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT ADMINISTRATION and BUILDING DIGITAL LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS
AASA  brings us returning guest Mike Lubelfeld, superintendent, Deerfield Public Schools District 109, Deerfield, Illinois and from a little south of Deerfield,Nick Polyak, superintendent, Leyden High School District 212, Franklin Park, Illinois
“TECH OUT YOUR CLASS”
ISTE author Amy Prosser  with 6 projects to meet Common Core and ISTE standards
Presented by Waterford Institute
SPECIAL EDUCATION ADMINISTRATION
CASE Executive Director Luann Case joins us for a look at Professional Development though the summer and into the Fall
 
TUESDAY
 
BOARD CERTIFICATION AND THE BUREAU OF INDIAN EDUCATION
Kristin Hamilton and Michelle Accardi from The National Board of Professional Teaching Standards; their work with Native American education, the Atlas  Resource, etc
 
 
 
 SOCIAL STUDIES 
A visit with novelist Pat Leonard on teaching history through the eyes of the people who lived it…regarding Colonial history ..
 
 
THE NATIONAL EARLY CHILDHOOD SUMMER INSTITUTE
Taking place June 27-30 in Atlanta, we have Pearson’s VP of Language and Early Childhood Development Cheryl MacDougald
GLOBAL WORKFORCE READINESS & 21st CENTURY SKILLS
Dr. Helen Soule, Executive Director of P21 , The Partnership for 21st Century Learning, is joined by her  colleague Chief Strategy Officer David Ross
 
 
SUMMER LEARNING FOR BOTH STUDENTS AND SCHOOL LIBRARIANS WITH AASL
 OFFICERS LESLIE PREDDY AND AUDREY CHURCH plus EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SYLVIA KNIGHT NORTON
TECHNOLOGY, LEARNING MANAGEMENT AND STUDENT VOICE
 WITH TECHNOLOGY EDUCATOR AND ELIZABETH FERRY OF AVON CT PUBLIC SCHOOLS. THANK YOU HAPARA.
GIFTED EDUCATION
 WITH NAGC ‘s JONATHAN PLUCKER ON SUMMER LEARNING
 STUDENT CHOICE: THE KEY TO MOTIVATION AND ACHIEVEMENT
with ASCD author, educator and consultant  Mike Anderson

COMMON CORE AND READING

Solution Tree authors and Trainers Drs. Diane Lapp, Maria Grant & Kelly Johnson on CLOSE READING AND SCAFFOLDING  and  COMMON CORE STANDARDS

 
PERSONALIZED, ONLINE  LEARNING ; iNACOL’S Maria Worthern on the new report,
 
SOCIAL STUDIES , CIVICS AND THE REAGAN LIBRARY
 A real treat.. Learn about THE ANNENBERG PRESIDENTIAL LEARNING CENTER
 of  THE RONALD REAGAN PRESIDENTIAL FOUNDATION  from The Reagan Library with Director  and former teacher Tony Pennay.
 
 
 
 
 
COMMUNITY COLLEGES  THE COLLEGE PROMISE TOOLKIT with
DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP AND THE IMPORTANCE OF MONITORING STUDENTS 
with Impero Software’s  Marketing Manager Felicia Rateliff and IKeepSafe  Safety and Privacy Officer Holly Hawkins
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CREATING AND SUPPORTING STUDENT CENTERED PERSONALIZED LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS 
in Meriden CT schools. Learn to replicate a good thing from Supt Mark Benigni  and Meriden educators Dan Corsetti and Mark Thornton
 
 
 
 
 
NCTE: THE ‘WHOLE LANGUAGE UMBRELLA’ CONFERENCE  , JULY IN ST. LOUIS
LITERACY THAT MATTERS: CURRICULUM, CREATIVITY & ACTION
 Let a smile be your “WHOLE LANGUAGE UMBRELLA CONFERENCE”. NCTE brings us  Caryl Crowell, President of WLU. program chair of the summer conference, Co-Ordinator at Borton Magnet School in Tucson and co-author of “Inventing  a Classroom.
 
ECONOMICS EDUCATION  
with the Education Director of American Institute  for Economic Research
Dr. Natalia Smirnova about their “Economics Across The Curriculum” program
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MAY 2016

 

URBAN EDUCATION AND BEYOND…THE RIGHT METRIC TO MEASURE STUDENT SUCCESS

Dr. Phil (not that one) Lanoue, National Supt of the Year 2015, the Superintendent of Clarke County School District (GA) asks “ARE WE HAVING THE RIGHT CONVERSATIONS ABOUT STUDENT SUCCESS?”

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.THE MOORESVILLE NC ‘SUMMER CONNECTION’ FOR SUPERINTENDENTS & STAFF. Mooresville Graded Supt. Mark Edwards and CTO Scott Smith  with a look at district Ed tech and a preview of the conference.

Presented by Solution Tree

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Ron Rice,  of The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools with CEO Emilio Pack of CrownPrep Academy (MD) and Lagra Newman, Head of School at Purpose Prep in Tennessee on  DESIGNING AND OPERATING A CHARTER SCHOOL.

Presented by Waggle Practice

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 EMBRACING THE CHALLENGE OF DIGITAL EDUCATION . A re-scheduled show that was cut short last week..Longview TX ISD’s IT Director Brian Pitts with Impero Software CEO Sam Pemberton. A tech glitch nailed us last week…we’re baaaack!

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Meriden CT. Supt. Dr. Mark Benigni and Director of Curriculum Barb Haeffner with actual students, the consumers,  on STUDENT CENTERED PERSONALIZED LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS (PLE’s)

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FFA …AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION AND SERVICE LEARNING a favorite topic of mine with so many career opps for student d and in teaching. ..with their “Living to Serve” senior manager  Michele Sullivan …CREATING A COMMON LANGUAGE FOR SERVICEPresented by iCEV Online

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THE INTERNATIONAL LITERACY ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE . The old “IRA” has their conference in July in Boston.We’ll preview it for you with ILA’s Marcie Craig-Post and #NYEdChat co-moderator and ELA consultant Carol Varsalona,Wonder Lead Ambassador for Wonderopolis.

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 The subject is  PRE-SCHOOL TEACHER PREP starring The National Council on Teacher Quality’s Director of Research Hannah Putman…considering a new report fort from NCTQ on that very subject…with an upcoming webinar to boot.

( FYI, SKYPE crashed on us 25 minutes in.

We have re-scheduled it to continue the conversation on June 20 at 130 p)

Presented by Waterford Institute.

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Miranda Beard , president of The National School Board Association and John Tuttle , past president join us for a discussion on the value of supporting Public Education

Presented by Knowledge Works

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A COMPETENCY- BASED APPROACH TO TEACHER EDUCATION… Learn about the evolution of an excellent ONLINE program at Granite State College offering  Masters degrees in School Leadership for  Principals and School Librarians.

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A great program for  MENTORING AND COACHING NEW TEACHERS

from the New Teacher Center with NTC founder Ellen Moir.

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OCM BOCES  in New York presents Making Learning Happen, a summer conference on
PROJECT BASED LEARNING/MAKER MOVEMENT and you’re invited.
Learn about it from Joanne Keim and  Jeff Craig
ENGAGING STUDENT  WITH STATISTICS ACROSS DISCIPLINES
DATAFEST was April 29-May 1
We’re always talking about data in education. This is a competition revealing insights on using it.
Julie Conover and Pearson Data Stats author Rob Gould, Datafest founder are our guests.
Learning Platforms and Differentiation/Student Voice /Personalized Learning with, from The Ottawa Catholic School Board ,Stephanie Meyers .. and from Richland (SC) School District 2 , Nikki Allman….with a big thank you to Hapara
 
The AASA Urban Superintendents Academy...participant Angelica Ramsay from Pleasant Valley School District (CA), Maria Ott of USC’s Rossier School and the one and only Jimmy Minichello from AASA
Thank you KnowledgeWorks for sponsoring
9a
Speaking of urban,  Urban Teachers  brings us educator Kyair Butts, a 3rd year teacher in Baltimore City. UTC creates great urban teachers, now working in Baltimore and Dallas/FortWorth
1030
Embracing the Challenge of Digital Learning.
Thank you Impero for bringing us Brian Pitts, Director of IT at Longview TX ISD
DUE TO A TECH GLITCH, THIS SHOW STOPPED AFTER 15 MINUTES.
WE ARE RE DOING IT MONDAY MAY 23 AT 1PM ET
NOON
As recently featured on the PBS NewsHour and CBS, Superintendent Extrodinaire  Dr. Darryl Adams returns to our show with a further report on new initiatives that this nationally-recognized Superintendent is bringing about in Coachella Valley (CA) schools.
Today we will talk about PERSONALIZED LEARNING and WALL TO WALL ACADEMIES working n Coachella.
9a
The DC Public Education Fund does great work in our nation’s capital .
Jessica Rauch, President  and Jason Kamras, DC’s Chief of Instructional Practice join us.
1030 
James Brown, the Executive Director of The STEM Education Coalition
talks about the new ESSA law and how it affects STEM education.
NOON
JUST ADDED
ISKME’S Lisa Petrides and school librarian Pam Harland on OPEN EDUCATION RESOURCES.
NCEA  is the voice of Catholic education nationwide. Learn about their Summer Professional Development:
the STREAM 2.0 Symposium  scheduled for Philly in June and their LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE in July in Omaha.
HMH sponsors
Hail to the Chief…we have NCTM president Matt Larson on MATHEMATICS EDUCATION.
Thank you WAGGLE for sponsoring

KNOWWLEDGE WORKS Jason Swanson on THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION  in an ever-changing world.

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ISTE authors Ginger Carlson and Raphael Raphael “Let’s Get Social:THE EDUCATORS GUIDE TO EDMODO
Presented by Waterford Institute
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SMARTBRIEF/SMARTBLOGS  award winning educator  ASHLEY LAMB SINCLAIR, The 2016 KY Teacher of the Year, Teacher in Residence at KY DOE on  TEACHER LEADERSHIP

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The editors of  the NCTE Journal join us  for a look at how they they develop content for English teachers for the publication
 
 Welcome to a preview of the AAP “CONTENT IN CONTEXT‘ conference in Philly June 6-8; the must meeting for educational publishers.
WHAT DOES COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS REALLY MEAN  with BU Counseling Professor V.Scott Solberg.
Thank U AdvancePath

 

 

IMPROVING THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE COMPLETION RATE

New survey information on the power  and impact of Phi Theta Kappa , the CC Honor Society

Presented by Pearson

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Learn why you must have a well-trained School Resource Officer from the Executive Director of NASRO,
Mo Canady. Their convention is coming in July and school administrators should attend.
ITS ABOUT SCHOOL SAFETY
iPADpalooza is coming and we have, from Eanes ISD in Texas , their director of Technology
Carl Hooker, a thought leader of the year  and  Chris Piehler, editorial director of PR with Panache

 

Quite simply, it ain’t your daddy’s classroom anymore.
We’ll be talking classroom management in the 21st century with authors Tom Whitby and Steve Anderson, all about their new book
HOW TEACHERS CAN CHANGE THE NARRATIVE
Interesting show for all with Dr. Mishy Lesser from The Upstander Project, an educational documentary film non-profit. Working nationally, Mishy was just working with teachers in Maine and we’ll discuss the Project’s  latest work on Native Americans, other films they made, and the learning resources behind them.
 
THE UPCOMING EETC CONFERENCE : TECHNOLOGY FOR YOUNG CHILDREN
Part of NAEYC ‘s conference, The Early Education and Technology for Children (EETC) Conference started in 2011 with the goal of bringing researchers, policymakers, and educators together to further conversations around what works for young children and to inspire innovative change on the behalf of children everywhere. Dr. Ben Heuston, President of Waterford Institute and founding sponsor of the conference is our guest
 
BOOSTING BRAIN POWER: 52 WAYS FOR EDUCATORS TO USE WHAT SCIENCE TELLS US
Young children and brain development….we have Gryphon House author and Co-founder of the New Directions Institute for Early Childhood Brain Development, Dr. Jill Stamm
 
DISTRICT COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT:EARNING ACCREDITATION IN SCHOOL PUBLIC RELATIONS
Rich Bagin, Executive Director of NSPRA is joined by Barb Nicol , their representative to the Universal Accreditation Board and from Eudora KS schools, Comm Director and author Kristin Magette.
 
 
THE ‘IDEA’ PARTNERSHIP & ENGAGEMENT IN SPECIAL ED LEADERSHIP
Joanne Cashman, Director of the Partnership on ‘Leading by Convening’ and creating greater outcomes for students with disabilities.
 
THE VIEW FROM THE SOUTHEAST EDUCATION NETWORK
Our guest is Charles Sosnick, editor in chief at the Network, an educational media organization. Their last issue covered “Building the Perfect School”. Good stuff, believe me!
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APRIL 2016
USING FICTION AS A GATEWAY TO SCIENCE
I love this topic…..Follett Learning bring us  Tech Trainer Mike Jones, a life science teacher from Bloomington IL, and NIU’s Director of The STEM Read program,Gillian King-Cargile… going to be an outstanding show. 
 
THE NATIONAL TEACHERS HALL OF FAME
With all the so-called ‘teacher-bashing’ going on, take pride in the profession. We have Executive Director Carol Strickland. The week of May 2 is Teacher Appreciation Week and the Hall is inducting new  inductees. It’s really worth knowing about. 
ENGAGING STUDENTS IN STEM …THINGS ARE LOOKING UP
My good friend , Professor Billy Hix, Director of STEM Outreach at Motlow College returns. Billy is also an intense amateur astronomer. Among other things, you can learn how the best show in town for your kids is also the cheapest just by taking a few minutes to look  at the sky at night! 
ASCD’s WHOLE CHILD SYMPOSIUM: THE ENGAGEMENT GAP
Mark the date: May 4th at DC’s Newseum. Giving us the scoop is ASCD‘s  Director of Outreach and Whole Child, Sean Slade, also author of the ASCD book  “School Climate Change “How do I build a Positive Environment for Learning”.
 Presented by Follett Learning
 
ADDRESSING THE CHALLENGES OF MATH/STEM TEACHER RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION
Math Education professors and returning guests, former NCTM president Mike Shaughnessy and AMTE president Christine Thomas on professional standards, professional development needs, etc.
THE PEARSON “ONLINE AND BLENDED LEARNING” WEBINAR SYMPOSIUMS
This is great PD for you. Mickey Revenaugh, pioneer in the field of online learning and  Pearson Director of New School Models is our guest …..New School models…about time !!! I love it. Hot topics to get your students engaged no matter where they are!
 
THE CHALLENGES OF FIRST GENERATION COLLEGE STUDENTS
A real treat, a true expert in the field, Jackson College Profesor Amelia Gamel , author of “Help! My College Students Can’t Read” returns ..an important show for K-12 and Higher Ed professionals.
SUPERINTENDENT MARK EDWARDS OF MOORESVILLE GRADED (NC) AND…..
Mark’s special guest, the  SUPER-intendent of Burien, Washington’s Highline School District Susan Enfield , who’s waking very early for this conversation. We’ll look at her excellent district , it’s challenges and successes.
 
FUTURE READY SCHOOLS AND THE ALLIANCE FOR EXCELLENT EDUCATION
Tom Murray of The Alliance joins us for a discussion of Future Ready Schools and Future Ready Leaders.
 
EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION IS THE FOUNDATION: PRE-K in MOBILE COUNTY, ALABAMA
Thank you, Waterford Institute for bringing us Paula Rankin-Reese ,Pre-K program Manager for Mobile County on the simple fact that Alabama ranks #1 in quality Pre K. Learn about the ‘Just 4’ program
DEVELOPMENTAL MATH: EVERY STUDENT CAN SUCCEED
That’s right…they can! Our guest is Elayn Martin-Gay, Professor at the University of New orleans and one of Pearson‘s Developmental Math authors.
 
 
NOON
STUDENT VOICE IN LEARNING
Science educator & Digital Learning Coach  Lisa Harrison of Vista (CA) Unified School District and IL English teacher Jennifer Streubling are our guests. We’ll hear their voices with a big thank you to Hapara
SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING: THE IMPORTANCE OF SEL FOR TODAY’S YOUTH
With thanks to AdvancePath Academics, we bring you SEL expert, BU professor V.Scott Solberg, author and  expert on career development for youth and youth resiliency.
 
STEM TEACHER RECRUITMENT
Triumph Learning’s Waggle Practice presents Professor Ed Dickey of The University of South Carolina and recent recipient of an NCTM Lifetime Achievment Award on solving a major challenge…recruiting STEM educators  
THE VALUE OF BEING A BOARD CERTIFIED TEACHER
Walk into a doctor’s office and look at all those board certifications. Gives you confidence in their skills, doesn’t it. Well, it’s the same for educators. Smartbrief brings us NBPTS CEO Peggy Brookins 
THE PROJECT BASED LEARNING NEW YORK PROJECT 
Listen to what the Onandaga/Cortland NY BOCES  has planned  from Doreen Bergman and Joanne Keim for this summer . Shannon Miller and Leland Melvin will be among the speakers speaking @ PBLNY.
Presented by IMPERO SOFTWARE
ADVANCING PERSONALIZED LEARNING UNDET THE NEW ESSA LAW
A look at the topic under ESSA from KnowledgeWorks Matt Williams and Lilian Pace
PLAN FOR ISTE JUNE 26-29 IN DENVER
Waterford Institute brings us Jennifer Ragan-Fore, Chief Events officer at ISTE with a first look at the conference
 
CREATIVE LEADERSHIP… FROM LEADING TO SUCCEEDING
Solution Tree author Dr Douglas Reeves, author of more than 30 books on educational leadership is our guest.
 
WRITING STRATEGIES FOR ACTION, THE 2016 CCCC ANNUAL CONVENTION
Linda Adler-Kassner, Associate dean of undergraduate education & professor of writing studies at UC Santa Barbara and Associate Chair of the CCCC is our guest
PARENTS AND GIFTED EDUCATION
What is the role of the parent. How does a parent know their child is gifted. Learn some answers from Rene Islas, Executive Director of NAGCRene is joined by Dr. Keri Guilbalt, Asst. Professor of Gifted and Talented Education at Notre Dame of Maryland University
Presented by Learning Bird
 
 
MATH EDUCATION TODAY
Professor Sam Otten of  The University of Missouri and doctoral student Cris Sheffel on the state of math education and math teacher prep today.
 
A K-12 SCHOOL IN COOPER LANDING ALASKA WITH ONE TEACHER
…and we’ve got him…K-12  educator Tommy Gossard from The Kenai Peninsula whom I met at FETC
Presented by Gryphon House
 
 
 
 
COSN‘s  ANNUAL IT SCHOOL SURVEY
Fresh off their DC conference last week, COSN brings us Paula Maylahn, Survey Project Lead, and Mike Jamerson, the Director of Technology at Bartholomew (IN) Consolidated School Corporation 
Presented by FUNDS FOR LEARNING
EYE OPENING SHOW……NCTQ STATE BY STATE TEACHER STATE POLICIES
Sandi Jacobs ( no relation), Sr. VP for State/District Policy at The National Center  on Teacher Quality on their new state policy dashboard
Presented by Triumph Learning
 
TEACHING WRITING WITH TECHNOLOGY THAT MOTIVATES STUDENTS
High School English educator Susan Van Doren experienced with a very cool product Turnitin’s Revision Assistant
 
 
EDUCATING YOUNG CHILDREN…BUILDING THE BRAIN  THROUGH CREATIVE EXPRESSION
Gryphon House author Dr. Ann Barbour, Professor Emeritus at UCLA on her new book,
 
“EXCELLENCE IN ONLINE TEACHING’ WINNER , 1st GRADE TEACHER SARAH ALLEN 
I love this, a first grade teacher and online learning…. Pearson Education presents, from Indian Creek School in Maryland, a teacher who created a 1-5 Blended Learning program. Welcome Sarah
MORE ON ONLINE LEARNING …A LOOK AT PERSONALIZED LEARNING
We have iNACOL’S  Dale Frost and Susan Gentz on both Federal and State policies
 
 
 
THE  NEW ESSA LAW, POLITICS AND EDUCATION
The expert, the Executive Director of Learning First Alliance , Dr Richard Long returns with  his great insights.
 Presented by IMPERO SOFTWARE
 
 
 
CURRENT TRENDS IN SCHOOL CLIMATE… WHY CLIMATE CHANGE MATTERS IN YOUR SCHOOL
Jonathan Cohen of the National School Climate Center and his special guest,  Dr. Eric Hassler, Ass’t Superintendent of Curriculum at Monroe-Woodbury (NY) Central School District
Presented by HAPARA
 
DISRUPTION IN EDUCATIONAL PUBLISHING 
Edweb.net’s Lisa Schmucki and her special guest, Education Publishing Hall of Fame member,Encyclopedia Britannica’s Sr . VP Michael Ross on his new book ” Dealing with Disruption: Lessons from the Publishing Industry”
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MARCH 2016

AASA : CREATING AND SUPPORTING DISTRICT LEADERS

From the Superintendents Association, we have Jimmy Minichello, Mort Sherman and Bernadine Futrell  on the varied programs offered to Superintendents…Urban,  New Superintendents, etc.

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HEALTH OF THE CHARTER SCHOOL MOVEMENT ENGAGING EDUCATION STAKEHOLDERS

Nina Rees, President  of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools in a continuing discussion of this new report.

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ENGAGING EDUCATION STAKEHOLDERS IN ENSURING STUDENT SUCCESS 
NSPRA’s Rich Bagin is joined by former NSPRA president Kathy Leslie

 

THE MOBILE LEARNING MINDSET

Chris Piehler, editorial director of PR with Panache, is joined by the Director  of Innovation and Digital Learning in Eanes ISD, Texas, Carl Hooker

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PROGRESSIVE EDUCATION AT THE HIGH MEADOWS SCHOOL 

From High Meadows school we have Jay Underwood, Head of School and Leslie Nicholson  at this International Baccalaureate school

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A THOUGHTFUL REPORT ON THE TEACHER SHORTAGE

J. Renee Gordon is the Human Capital Strategist at E Squared a Human Capital Firm for K-12 schools

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 A NEW ERA FOR NCTE

We welcome Emily Kirkpatrick , the new Executive Director of NCTE

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APRIL IS SCHOOL LIBRARY MONTH

The officers of AASL Audrey Church and Terri Grief  join us as does Suzanne Dix,

Chair of the AASL School Library Month committee

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YOUR FIRST YEAR IN CTE…10 MORE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW  
NOCTI president  and author John Foster is joined by ACTE ‘s senior director of Outreach and Partnership Mike Connet
 
TEACHING BETTER: IGNITING AND SUSTAINING INSTRUCTIONAL IMPROVEMENT
Author and Pearson Education Research Scientist Brad Ermeling  who wrote a new book , same title as the show, is our guest. Co author , Chief Academic  Officer at Orange Lutheran High School,Genevieve Graff-Ermeling will be with us.

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN MATH EDUCATION: UNDERSTANDING MATH EDUCATION TODAY

Matt Larson, NCTM Presient and co-authorTim Kanold, , Past President  NCSM , on their new book “Balancing the Equation:A Guide to School Mathematics for Educators and Parents

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THE ‘WITH MATH I CAN’ INITIATIVE

TenMarks Meera Vaidyanathan  on changing student’s attitude towards math with many free resources available for educators.

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“TEACHING THE MIDDLE GRADES” : AWARD WINNING ED BLOGGER ELYSE SCOTT

Elyse is the latest Smartblogs winning educator for this wonderful post…How Feedback can be more Friendly”

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SCALING FOR DEEPER IMPACT IN URBAN EDUCATION

We present returning guest Drew Deutsch , the new  C.O.O at Urban Teachers  working in several cities to improve urban education

Presented by IMPERO software 

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2016/03/23/preparing-teachers-for-urban-education

 

OPEN EDUCATION RESOURCES TRANSFORMING LEARNING AND TEACHING

 

READING RECONSIDERED: RIGOROUS LITERACY INSTRUCTION

with co-authors of Reading Reconsidered: A  Practical Guide to Rigorous Literacy Instruction…Doug Doug Lemov, Colleen Briggs and Erica Woolway

Presented by TURNITIN’s REVISION ASSISTANT

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2016/03/24/reading-reconsidered-rigorous-literacy-instruction

 

 

LEVERAGING TECHNOLOGY FOR GLOBAL COLLABORATIVE LEARNING

ISTE author Julie Lindsay on her book THE GLOBAL EDUCATOR, personalizing learning on an increasing flat Earth.

Presented by Waterford Institute

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SCHOOL BOARDS: THE UPCOMING NATIONAL CONFERENCE plus

John Tuttle, NSBA president, is our guest.

Presented by Planet HS

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PERSONALIZED LEARNING THE STORY IN ONE FLORIDA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

From Acreage Pines Community Elementary in Loxahatchee, FL, our guest is principal Amy Dujon

Presented by Trumph Learning  and Waggle 

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DITCHING DEWEY: GENREFICATION IN YOUR LIBRARY 

Welcome to one of my new favorite words “genre-fication”. Our guests are Tiffany Whitehead, School Librarian, Central Middle School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Don Rokusek, Director, Program Director – Library Solutions, Follett School Solutions

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EDUCATOR VOICE AS AN AGENT OF CHANGE: MEET TWO GREAT TEACHER WINNERS

 Smartbrief/Smartblogs editorial director Melissa Greenwood co-hosts with yours truly as we host two great educator/spokespeople Science Dept chair Ramy Mahmoud of Plano TX ISD and Sarah Henderson,a 20 year HS English teacher.

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MOTIVATING STRUGGLING LEARNERS: 10 STRATEGIES FOR STUDENT SUCCESS

Our guest is Smartbrief/Smartblogs educator winner , author Dr Barbara Blackburn.

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SCHOOL SAFETY AND YOUR WELL TRAINED SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER

Mo Canady , the Executive Director of NASRO, the school resource officer association, is our guest.

Presented by KnowledgeWorks

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EMPHASIZING THE WRITING PROCESS FOR STUDENT SUCCESS 
I have been really looking forward to this show. Elijah Mayfield, the VP of New Technologies at Turnitin is our guest about an incredible new product called “Revision Assistant’, helping student and teachers improve and grade writing skills.
 
P21: HOT TOPICS IN 21st CENTURY LEARNING
Helen Soule, a favorite guest and coincidentally Executive Director of
The Partnership for 21st Century Skills , is our guest. 
 
PRE K AND TECHNOLOGY IN HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY FLORIDA
Waterford Institute brings us Evelyn Ellison McFadden, Head Start  Supervisor
 in the eighth largest school district in the country
CTE:  A REPORT ON AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION
Great careers for your students abound, believe me, in Ag Ed.
FFA advisor/Ag Educator Paul Larson of Wisconsin is our guest
 
FEDERAL POLICY  ON EDUCATION
Rich Long, newly named Executive Director of Learning First and
educational policy expert is our guest..in a continuing series
Presented by KnowledgeWorks
 
COMPETENCY BASED SCHOOLS AND “IOWA BIG’
Dr. Trace Pickering, Associate Superintendent  of Cedar rapids schools
and founded of Iowa BIG is our guest.
Presented by HAPARA
 
EDWEB.NET PRESENTS “GIRLS THINKING GLOBAL”
Lisa Schmucki, founder of Edweb.net with her special guest Deb deVries, co-founder of Girls Thinking Global (with Kathy Hurley)…Sharing tools, material & experiences to improve the lives and career opportunities of girls
Presented by FOLLETT LEARNING
CHARTER SCHOOL LAW  AND THE STATES RANKINGS 
The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools ,President Nina Rees reviews charter law state by state.
Presented by Triumph Learning
 
TEACHING NON FICTION IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS
John Micklos, author of 25 children’s books, is our guest. 
Presented by Follett Learning 
 
RELUCTANT LEARNERS:STUDENT DIFFERENTIATION AND STUDENT ENGAGEMENT
ASCD  authors  Kristina Doubet and Jessica Hockett are my guests . They’ll be giving a pre conference workshop on the topic at ASCD
Presented by Waterford Institute
 
YOU’RE GONNA LOVE THIS SHOW : THE BENEFITS OF STUDENT  DOODLING
Smartbrief brings us another winner Dr Deidra Gammill, a CTE teacher in
Mississippi who focuses now on teaching kids who want to be teachers.

 

SOCIAL STUDIES IN THE AGE OF STEM

 NCSS Executive Director Susan Griffin is our guest

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CREATING INNOVATIVE SCHOOL CULTURES IN FUTURE READY SCHOOLS
The Alliance for Excellent Education‘s Tom Murray is our guest
Presented by KnowledgeWorks
 
PEARSON’S ‘READY FOR WORK’ EMPLOYABILITY SUMMIT AT SXSW 2016
The return of Pearson’s John Wannemacher  , planning the SXSW summit
on being sure we have a future workforce. 
 
RECRUITING, RETAINING THE K-12 MATH TEACHER
Former NCTM president, Professor  Mike Shaughnessy of Portland (OR) state is joined by AMTE president Christine Thomas of Georgia State for a discussion on K-12 Math Teacher training..
Presented by TRIUMPH LEARNING
 
 
STUDENT OWNERSHIP OF THEIR LEARNING
HAPARA educators Evyan Wagner (Tech Coordinator in Battle Ground schools ,Vancouver WA) & Aida Awad (Science department chair in IL) on student agency.
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FEBRUARY  2016
THE NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY
Honoring high achievement student, Society Executive Director  Jonathan Mathis  comes on to tell us about their ‘ Honor Your Future Now” campaign.
Presented by Learning Bird
 
DIGITAL CONVERSION IN EAST IRONDEQUOIT SCHOOLS with SUPERINTENDENT MARK EDWARDS 
On this show, Mark brings with him Joe Sutorius, CIO  at East Irondequoit
 
 
MEDIA, TECHNOLOGY AND YOUNG CHILDREN
“SCHOOLHOUSE SLATE OR MEDIA DISTRACTION?”
The founder and director of  The Center on Media and Child Health , Harvard professor & pediatrician at Boston Children’s Hospital, Dr. Michael Rich is our guest  
Presented by WATERFORD INSTITUTE
 
 
TEACHING FOR CHANGE: CHILDREN’S BOOKS AND THE SEARCH FOR IDENTITY
Executive Director Deborah Menkart of Teaching for Change on the need for quality books for children affirm identity for all
 
FREEDOM WRITING, GOSPEL LITERACY AND THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT
NCTE brings us Professor Rhea Estelle Lathan of Florida State on, obviously, writing and its effect on civil rights.
 
SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE RELATIONSHIPS
The National Superintendents Roundtable‘s Jim Harvey is joined by Community College president Dr. Michael Gorman of NJ’s Salem CC
CAREER TECH EDUCATION : STATE CONFERENCES REPORT
ACTE‘ s Sean Lynch on his visits to the Illinois and Wisconsin state conferences.
Presented by icevonline
 
“OLOGY” FOR YOUR STUDENTS
Explore with the free web site for students and teachers from The American Museum of Natural History with AMNH  educators Karen Taber and Eric Hamilton
Presented by Triumph Learning
 
RESULTS OF THE SURVEY OF ONLINE LEARNING in HIGHER ED 
Survey co-director Dr Jeff Seaman on the results , done in Partnership with Pearson, WCET, Tyton Partners and the Online Learning Consortium
 
A BLENDED HIGH SCHOOL WITH DUAL CREDIT PROGRAMS
We present Dr Morris Leis, Superintendent of Coffee County GA schools…cutting edge blended learning AND as an earlier show indicates this week, a great example of working with community colleges
Presented by OdysseyWare
 
 
BUILD A CULTURE OF READING IN YOUR SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITIES
A troika of reading leadership: Gary Anderson of “Read to Them”,Irving, Texas, superintenbdent Jose Parra and Watertown NY Ass’t. Superintendent Mary-Margaret Zehr talk about “One District, One Book”
 
Opening Doors for a Lifetime: Why a Better Vocabulary Leads To Success
with Georgia Scurletis, the Director of Curriculum Development for Vocabulary.com and Patti Cowles, Product Marketing Manager for Follett School Solutions, based in McHenry, Illinois
 
EDUCATING K-12 MATH TEACHERS…THE ICTCM CONFERENCE MARCH 10-13
The 28th International Conference on Technology  in Collegiate Mathematics is our topic and John Wannemacher, VP at Pearson in Higher Ed and Professional Learning with his colleague Julie Conover …the group sponsoring the conference
STUDENT ATHLETE SAFETY: A POWERFUL PARTNERSHIP MAKES IT HAPPEN
Find out how Darryl Nance, Athletic Director for Greenville SC schools uses the Planet HS platform
to make a difference in South Carolina’s largest district
MEASURING YOUR SCHOOL COMMUNICATIONS EFFECTIVENESS: THE RUBRICS PROJECT
Rich Bagin of NSPRA with Sandy Cokeley of Cokeley Communications,
past president of NSPRA  & creator of SCOPE
Presented by Hapara

 

LEARNING VISUALLY: WHY STUDENTS SEE IT BEFORE THEY READ IT
Richard Silvernail, Director of Technology in Johnsonville SC ( Florence School District #5) and Jonathan Plowman, EVP of New Dimension Media
DIGITAL EQUITY AND LEADERSHIP IN SCHOOL SYSTEMS
COSN’ s Keith Krueger joins us with two special guests,Laura Hansen of Metro Nashville Public Schools
and Deborah Carcher, CIO of Miami-Dade Public Schools
 
 
 
STRONF INTERVENTION …3rd GRADE ON…& THE POWER OF RESILIENCE IN CHILDREN
 ADVANCEPATH CEO Stanley Greene on the power of resilience and saving kids on the
brink with the right curriculum and the right engagement strategies.

 

CATHOLIC EDUCATION : THE NCEA NATIONAL CONFERENCE, MARCH 19-21
Dr. Thomas Burnford, interim NCEA president and their director of events,Amy Durkin preview the conference.
 
 
TRANSFORMING INSTRUCTION IN OUR SECONDARY SCHOOLS
National Teacher of the Year Sean McComb,  who keynoted at FETC, works as both a resource teacher throughout Baltimore County schools and also is a classroom English teacher brings with him Dr. Mary McComas, co-ordinator of professional growth for the district.
EDWEB PRESENTS “TEACHING ALL STUDENTS”
EDWEB,NET founder Lisa Schmucki co-hosts with yours truly welcoming Jessica Reighard of Brookes Publishing. We’ll be discussing “Strategies for Inclusive Classrooms”
Presented by FOLLETT LEARNING
 
 
GLADEO: WORKING WITH STUDENTS FOR CAREER READINESS
Michelle Cho and Joe Fortuno of Gladeo helping young people discover the many career paths and options out in the world by equipping them with the knowledge and tools necessary to help them pursue their dream careers.
Presented by iCEVonline

 

IMPLEMENTING THE C3 FRAMEWORK FOR SOCIAL STUDIES STATE STANDARDS
Immediate past president of NCSS  and the History-Social Science Coordinator for the LA County Office of Education brings with her teacher Rebecca Valbuena from the Glendora (CA) Unified School District
Presented by SMARTBRIEF
 
EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION: CHOOSING THE RIGHT TECHNOLOGY TOOLS
  Fran Simon is our guest
 
 
TEACHING LITERACY IN THE DIGITAL AGE 
ISTE author Mark Gura …HE WROTE  AND EDITED THE BOOK
Presented by WATERFORD INSTITUTE  and HAPARA
 
SCHOOL LIABILITY: SCHOOL AND SCIENCE LAB SAFETY
Expert Ken Roy, NSTA safety consultant and director of safety in Glastonbury CT schools is our guest
THE TRUE IMPACT OF ESSA  ACROSS THE EDUCATION SPECTRUM
A continuing series with education expert Rich Long
THE PATH TO A MORE EFFICIENT PAROCHIAL OR PRIVATE SCHOOL 
Follett Learning presents a very interesting show about E-commerce helping private /Parochial schools make it easier for parents to buy books while producing economic results for the schools. Bishop O’Dowd School in California is our special guest
THE STATES AND ONLINE LEARNING   WITH iNACOL
iNACOL state policy experts Dale Frost and Susan Gentz joins us for a look at how ESSA affects online learning re assessment, accountability and maybe some other words that begin with ‘a’ too.
Presented by  LIGHTSPEED SYSTEMS
 
 
ESSA AND GIFTED EDUCATION..WHAT EVERY SCHOOL DISTRICT NEEDS TO KNOW
Presented by AdvancePath
 
 
 
 
THE E-RATE WINDOW IS OPEN 
Learn all you need to know about getting every dime you deserve under the new rules for E Rates with
BUZZWORDS IN EDUCATION…WHAT ARE THEY AND WHAT DO THEY MEAN 
Great and fun topic with the editors of ESchoolNews (Steven Noonoo) and the editor of ECampusNews (Meris Stansbury)
THE TEACHER SOLUTIONS  DESIGN THINKING PROCESS  FOR A CULTURE OF COLLABORATION.
Oak Park Elementary in Brevard Cty FL has been using this CENTER FOR TEACHING QUALITY process . Principal  Jennifer Brockwell and NBCT teacher Anthony Colucci are our guests.
Presented by FUNDS FOR LEARNING
 
 
 
TRANSITIONING TO HIGHER RIGORS STANDARDS AND ASSESSMENTS
We welcome Jeff Pegg, Principal of Wynnebrook Elementary School, in West Palm Beach , FL on working with the standards.
Presented by TRIUMPH LEARNING
 
 
 
HOW SCHOOL DISTRICTS CAN TELL THEIR STORY BY CONNECTING TO CURRENT EVENTS 
Education public relations expert Chris Piehler of PR with Panache gives school districts great examples and ideas on connecting to the community 
Presented by PLANET HS
 
FIELD TRIP ZOOM…THE VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP
A great idea in tight budget times or anytime. Kevin Sullivan, one of FTZ‘s founders, is our guest
 
WHAT HAPPENED AT FETC  
Normally what happens in Orlando stays in Orlando, but not this time. Jen Womble, conference director
joins us to review the conference
Presented by SOLUTION TREE


 
CITE 2016 … PEARSON’S ANNUAL ONLINE LEARNING CONFERENCE
The conference is Feb 9 to 11 in Florida if you want to attend live, but it is available online too. We have Pearson’s Desiree Jewell, director of North American Strategy and Marketing, as our guest.
EDUCATION MARKET UPDATE
Jim McGarry, president of THE EDUCATION MARKET ASSOCIATION,  is our guest for this association of those folks selling supplies and equipment to schools.
Presented by TRIUMPH LEARNING
 
 
THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL LIBRARIANS
Presented by FOLLETT LEARNING
 
PRESENTING THE SCHOOL COUNSELOR OF THE YEAR. 
Congrats to our ASCA guest, Katherine Pastor, school counselor of the year from Flagstaff High School in, where else, Flagstaff AZ…increasing graduation rate,college/career prep par excellence
 
COMPETENCE BASED EDUCATION ON STEROIDS. WELCOME TO CRESCO ,IA SCHOOLS
One of the top future-ready superintendents, John Carver of the Howard-Winneshiek school district brings with him, Crestwood HS principal Chris Rogne…professionals running cutting edge schools.
Presented by KNOWLEDGEWORKS
 
 
WRITING IN THE LIVES OF ADULT LEARNERS
NCTE brings us Dr.Lauren Rosenberg of Eastern Connecticut University, the author of the NCTE Studies in Writing and Rhetoric book  “The Desire for Literacy, Writing in the Lives of Adult Learners.
 
 JANUARY 2016
 
SUPERINTENDENT SPEAKOUT
Our monthly visit with Mooresville NC Supt. Mark Edwards…and his guest Wilson County TN Director of Schools,Dr. Donna Wright..the digital initiative in Wilson Cty.
Presented by SolutionTree
 
 
FAST “AGRICULTURAL  SCIENCE” TIMES AT THE REAL RIDGEMONT HIGH 
Ag Ed Teacher  Stephanie Joliff of Ridgemont High OH and Jillian Gordon,Ag/Environmental Ed grad student at the University of Georgia on their use of online curriculum from iCEV online. Cutting edge teachers with cutting edge techniques!!
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SOCIAL STUDIES AND ESSA …NEW FUNDING FOR MY OLD JOB
NCSS Executive Director  Susan Griffin on the impact of the new law on social studies. All good.
Presented by LEARNINGBIRD
 
 
THE IMPACT OF STUDENT WRITING 
SmartBrief Editor’s Choice Content Award winner , educator Jessica Burnquist on how student letters create  student engagagement , a winning blog post!!!
DISTRICTS DEVELOPING THEIR OWN LEADERSHIP PLAN
Professional Development Expert Myra Whitney is our guest
 
 
HELPING NON-STEM TEACHERS CREATE GREAT STEM LESSONS
We heartily welcome back  Director of STEM Outreach at Motlow CC (TN) Billy Hixwith some great ideas on STEM education in elementary educationwith an emphasis on space programs…..maybe the new 9th planet ( is it the planet
“Billy”) recently  discovered.
Presented by Waterford Institute
 
NCTE: THE AFRICAN AMERICAN READ-IN 
Connecting kids to literature  with NCTE dynamo  and University of Minnesota educator Ezra Hyland ,
 host of the ‘Read-In” .
 
TEACHER EDUCATION TEXTBOOKS:A NEW REPORT FROM THE NATIONAL COUNCIL ON TEACHING QUALITY
Kate Walsh, NCTQ president on their new report on textbooks.
NCTQ always asks the right questions and their new report is no exception.
 
A CONVERSATION DIVERSITY IN EDUCATION: THE DIVERSITY COMMUNICATION TOOLKIT
NSPRA  , the leader in school district – community communication nationwide, has a new toolkit available. Discussing it are our guests Executive Director Rich Bagin and Board member  Stephen Nichols,NSPRA V.P for Diversity Engagement.
Presented by PLANET HS
 
 
OER AND ITS IMPACT ON TEACHING AND LEARNING:
EMPOWERING SCHOOL LIBRARIANS FOR SCHOOL CHANGE 
Former AASL president Susan Ballard with Amee Evans Gordon, Bob McLaughlin and Mary Ford.
Presented by FOLLETT LEARNING
 
SUPERINTENDENTS:  IMPROVING PARENT-TEACHER CHILD ENGAGEMENT
AASA wants Superintendents to focus in on these factors which create the achievement gap. Julie Gilbert Newrai , CEO ,AASA partner PreciouStatus,  is our guest 
Presented by KNOWLEDGEWORKS and ADVANCEPATH

 

IGNITING TEACHER LEADERSHIP AND MAKING TIME TO LEAD & LEARN
ASCD author Bill Sterrett, Associate Professor at UNC in their Dept of Education Leadership is our guest. He’ll be presenting at the ASCD conference.
FFA…CTE & AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE
Communications manager of FFA, Kristy Meyer on the upcoming FFA week celebrations, as part of CTE month..and the why of agricultural science for your students careers.
Presented by iCEVONLINE.COM
 
EDUCATORS INTERACTING WITH THE EDUCATION INDUSTRY
For both educators and the industry, Ellen Bialo and Jay Sivan-Kachala of IESD on the why’s  of focus groups in producing great educational products. Learn why you should take part.
 
THE NEW TEACHER CENTER, WELCOME TO A FIRST TIME GUEST EMPOWERING NEW TEACHERS
Ellen Moir, the founder of NTC, is our guest on the resources that schools and their new teacher can use to impact student learning.
Presented by SolutionTree
GLOBAL SCHOOL PLAY DAY:FEBRUARY 3rd PROMOTING PASSION, CREATIVITY, AND PLAY IN OUR SCHOOLS
A favorite guest , Wisconsin educator Oliver Schinkten (also working with Lynda.com and LinkedIn) with 2014 CA Teacher of the Year Scott Bedley  …65,0000 kids participated last year.
Presented by GRYPHON HOUSE 
THE ACTE TEACHER OF THE YEAR
Congrats to Cindy of Brookwood HS, Snellville GA and to ACTE for making such a good choice. Joining Cindy will be her principal “Bo” Ford and ACTE’s Sean Lynch.
Presented by iCEVonline
SUCCESS IN DC PUBLIC SCHOOLS
DC Public Education Fund ‘s Jessica Rauch is joined by Brian Pick, Director of Teaching and Learning  for DC schools.
 
TECHNOLOGY TRENDS THAT ARE CHANGING EDUCATION
HMH presents Greg Dhuywetter, Supt of Schools for the Roman Catholic diocese schools of Ornage County, CA.
JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT: WORKING WITH SCHOOLS, DEVELOPING ENTREPRENEURS
We’ve got Ed Grocholski of JA with a very talented young man named Joe Fortuno, a recent JA grad and White House invitee, as well as working with a career development program called GLADEO.
 
 
THE NATIONAL SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATION: THE PEOPLE’S VOICE
NSBA president, Oklahoma’s finest John Tuttle and NY’s best , past president, Anne Byrne are our guests.
Presented by KNOWLEDGEWORKS
 
 

 

USING DATA TO IMPROVE COMMUNITY RELATIONS IN EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES WHILE IMPROVING  STUDENT ATHLETE SAFETY..CUTTING EDGE STUFF !!!
Planet HS is supplying all the data necessary to improve athletic and extra-curricular safety statewide in South Carolina. It’s incredible how it works. Joe Hawkins of Planet HS is joined renowned Greenville SC Athletic Director Darryl Nance .
AASA ON PERSONALIZED LEARNING
We start  2016 with Mort Sherman , Associate Executive Director of AASA and his guest Anne Brown, VP for Personalized Learning at School Improvement Network. 
Presented by KnowledgeWorks
 
P21’s Communcations Director explning why YOUR SCHOOL should apply for this recognition.
Presented by FOLLETT LEARNING

 

AASA : PROMOTING FAMILY LITERACY  
AASA has partnered with “Read To Them”. creators of  “One District, One Book”
 linking community and schools..having them all read  the same book at the same time…all being on the same page, so to speak. Gary Anderson of Read To Them is our guest!.
Presented by  KNOWLEDGEWORKS
 
 
GET DATA ON STUDENT APP USAGE

Introducing a very cool product for schools…measure the app usage by your students with CatchOn.

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MATHEMATICS AT WORK: DISTRICT SOLUTIONS & RELATED RESOURCES ON PLC’S AND COMMON CORE
SOLUTION TREE bring us math author, teacher and leader Tom Kanold
IT’S CTE MONTH 
ACTE’s Sean Lynch on the importance of CTE month and plans for 2016
Presented by iCEV Online
 
THE NEW ESSA LAW AND YOUR CLASSROOM
 Time to leave ‘No Child Left Behind” behind. Rich Long, Education Leader, joins us for the first in a series.
SHIFTING TO COMMON CORE LITERACY 
Solution Tree author and consultant Cheryl Tibbals  on reconceptualizing on how we teach and learn
 
BRINGING NEW TECHNOLOGY AND A NEW LEARNING PLATFORM TO FETC
Returning guest Gateway2Achieve’s Myron Cizdyn (with Melanie Cizdyn) on adapting a new platform for optimum performance for special needs, etc…to be shown at FETC.