OCTOBER 2017

RECOGNIZING THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF PRINCIPALS
We welcome NAESP Executive director Dr L.Earl Franks  as we celebrate the beginning of National Principals Month.
 
 
an ISTE SHOW
LEADING PERSONALIZED AND DIGITAL LEARNING
with superstar educators from The Friday Institute  for Education Innovation at NC State.
 
 
 
AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION
A PREVIEW OF THE NATIONAL FFA CONFERENCE 
 
 
an NCTE SHOW 
A PREVIEW OF THE UPCOMING CONFERENCE
starring NCTE president and Mark Twain Scholar Jocelyn A. Chadwick
 
 
PROMOTING PROJECT BASED ENVIRONMENTAL LEARNING
My guest is Richard Kincaid, Chief Innovation Officer at ECORISE
 
RURAL EDUCATION
 NREA’s CENTENNIAL RURAL FORUM AND RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM
Listen to Dr Allen Pratt Executive Director  on this important segment of education
 
 
 
 
an ASCD show
HOW TO AVOID FADS AND FOCUS ON LEARNING
ASCD author of FIGHTING FOR CHANGE IN YOUR SCHOOLS, Harvey Alvy is my guest
MEDICAID IN EDUCATION…so freaking important
We’ll preview the upcoming conference of The National Alliance with Executive Director John Hill and Wayne  Cty MI’s Diector of Medicaid Reimbursement Kathleen Merry
 
 
SUPPORTING EDUCATORS WITH ONLINE PROFESSIONAL LEARNING

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SEPTEMBER 2017

NAGC: IMPLEMENTING EFFECTIVE PRACTICES 

FOR GIFTED AND TALENTED CHILDREN

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1030a

TEACHING FOREIGN LANGUAGES AND

 THE ACTFL ‘SEAL OF BILITERACY’ 

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CREATING HIGH TEACHER QUALITY IN 

TEACHER PREP PROGRAMS

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MAKING STUDENT LEARNING VISIBLE AT ARLINGTON ,TEXAS ISD

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THE VALUE OF MID-LEVEL EDUCATION and

A PREVIEW OF THE AMLE CONFERENCE NOVEMBER 6-8

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NSBA on THE IMPORTANT INTERACTION BETWEEN PUBLIC SCHOOLS , PARENTS AND SCHOOL BOARDS

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NASP: SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS re: SUPPORTING STUDENTS IN THE AFTERMATH OF DISASTERS; NATURAL OR MAN MADE

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SMARTBRIEF presents TEACHER VOICE

THE POWER OF LISTENING..THE CREATION OF OPPORTUNITY

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TEACHING CONTROVERSIAL ISSUES
Don’t be scared…use Procon.org. Both sides of Every Issue. Learn about it
THE ASCD/BOSTON COLLEGE WHOLE CHILD, WHOLE PERSON SUMMIT
 ASCD‘S Sean Slade and BC professor Dennis Shirley on Changing the Message in Schools of Education to bring about classroom change.
 
 
SUPPORTING ARABIC AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE IN US SCHOOLS
The benefits and challenges of an Arabic language program from , QFI‘s Kelly Doffing and  Washington DC based teacher Alexander Porcelli are my guests
 
 
THE NATIONAL COUNCIL ON TEACHER QUALITY:
A look at the national teacher shortage with Hannah Putnam
 
 
NOON
AASA, THE SUPERINTENDENT’S ASSOCIATION,
 SCHOOL SECURITY AND CODE COMPLIANCE WITH AN AMAZING QUARTET OF SCHOOL SAFETY EXPERTS
 
9a
NCTE : BANNED BOOKS WEEK

S.T.E.A.M. EDUCATION IN FORT MILLS .S.C. SCHOOLS

We welcome Superintendent  Dr.Chuck Epps Jr and from Discovery Education, VP of Educational Partnerships,Rob Warren.

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SCHOOLS CREATING THE TALENT PIPELINE IN AGRICULTURE

FFA CEO  Mark Poeschl is my guest to prove that

  there’s great opportunity for your students in an Ag career.

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VISIT CUTTING EDGE DISTRICTS

VIA NSBA SCHOOL DISTRICT SITE VISITS

NSBA’s Ann Flynn and her host districts of E.Irondequoit NY’s & 

Greenville County NC  are my guests

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FOR THE EDUCATION INDUSTRY..AND ALL EDUCATORS

A PREVIEW OF THE EDNET CONFERENCE , SEPT 2017

Vicki Bigham, EDNET Conference Director is joined by old friend Robert Iskander of School Messenger and my new best friend Megan Harney, CEO of MIDAS Education

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CCSSO’S TEACHERS OF THE YEAR VISIT SPACE CAMP

The out of this world adventures of MA’s Sydney Chafee, NY’s Amy Hysick and  AZ’s Michelle Doherty

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FOR THE INDUSTRY

THE IMPORTANCE OF USING QUALITY DATA IN YOUR MARKETING

MCH Data’s Larry Buchweitz is my guest with some great tips and information

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CHARACTER EDUCATION AND SEL

Both important, the President of Project Achieve, Dr. Howie Knoff is my guest

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AUGUST 2017

 

TRANSFORMING TEACHING AND LEARNING 

IN MAURY CTY TN SCHOOLS

A visit with their new Chief Digital Officer , our old friend, John Carver 

who is building a Future Ready District with a new team led by Supt Chris Marczak

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Presented by Discovery Education

 

 

AN UPDATE ON EDUCATION SAVINGS ACCOUNTS 

Returning guest from The Heritage Foundation Jonathan Butcher is back with us…re some some changes in the law.

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EFFECTIVE CURRICULUM DESIGN IN AN AN INDEPENDENT READING PROGRAM

and how to add technology to it ……………..with Waterford Institute‘s Anne Brown

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ASCD on BULLYING

Author and Attorney Dr. Kathleen Conn on the issue which has fallen to the background lately. Its good we’re bringing  it into focus again as school begins.

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DIGITAL PORTFOLIOS THROUGH THE EYES OF A TEACHER

Hillsborough Texas English Teacher Gaila Sanders uses Fresh Grade Digital Portfolios for better parent engagement and student assessment. Listen to how she does it

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THE NEW ” K-12  DIGITALLY RICH TEACHING” CERTIFICATE FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER & E.IRONDEQUOIT NY SCHOOLS

Dean Borasi of the University and Supt. of East Irondequoit NY schools, Susan Allen join me along with Joe Sutorius, Chief Digital Officer  of the district and Professor Dave Miller

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RURAL EDUCATION : 

ON BOARD CONNECTED BUSING IN HOWE OK.

Superintendent  (my guest today) Scott Parks and his team are working wonders in a small rural district

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ARE CHANGES IN WASHINGTON GOING TO 

AFFECT E-RATES FOR YOUR SCHOOL

John Harrington of Funds for Learning has the answers

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THE ARTS AND ELEMENTARY EDUCATION

with the Executive Director of NAESP, Dr. L. Earl Franks

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THE STEM ED COALITION…ESSA AND STEM EDUCATION

Jame Brown, Executive Director of the Coalition is my guest. 

The Coalition unites business and education….

Lord knows, we need a STEM workforce

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CREATING HIGH QUALITY , COST EFFICIENT SPECIAL ED 

Meriden CT schools are doing a great job. District Physical Therapist Heather McDaniel  and Director of Pupil Personnel Patricia Sullivan Kowalski are my guests

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THE IMPORTANCE OF STUDENT DIGITAL PORTFOLIOS

Talk about transparency k-12 while keeping goals in mind for parents and students, Steve Wandler of FRESH GRADE is my guest

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CHINESE IMMERSION AT SCHOOL

My good friends at ACTFL are bringing to us Amy Quinn of The Yu Ying Public Charter School in DC. Amy has been involved in  dualla and mono lingual schools for over 30 years.

This show is presented by The Qatar Foundation International

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LET’S REMEMBER TO TEACH CIVICS THIS SCHOOL YEAR 

This is so important and we have the incredible

Executive Director of I-Civics Louise Dube as our guest

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An NCTE show:

TEACHING CLIMATE CHANGE IN ENGLISH CLASS 

Professors Richard Beach, Jeff Share and Allen Webb on their new NCTE book “Teaching Climate Change to Adolescents” 

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ED LEADER 21…AND THEIR PROFILE OF A GRADUATE PROGRAM

Ken Kay of Ed Leader 21 , Dr. Gail Pletnick ( Supt of Dysart Unified in Surprise AZ and new AASA president) and parent Jeanine Jerkovic on the why and how well it works.

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“HOW TO BE HEARD: TEN LESSONS TEACHERS NEED TO ADVOCATE FOR THEIR STUDENTS AND PROFESSION”

The founder of TEACH PLUS, Celine Coggins on her new book of the same title

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WE WELCOME THE NEW PRESIDENT

 AND PRESIDENT-ELECT OF AASA

Gail Pletnick, Sup’t of Dysart Unifed District 89 in Surprise AZ & Chris Gaines, Supt of Mehlville Public Schools, St. Louis, MO

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LITERACY DRIVING SOCIAL CHANGE

From ILA, Our good friend Stephen Sye returns with Monita Bell, Senior Editor for Teaching Tolerance at The Southern Poverty Law Center

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THE  NEWLY RELEASED ISTE STANDARDS

 Sarah Stoeckl , Sr Project manager at the ISTE Standards Dept. joins me.

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an  EDUCATION IN AMERICA podcast

 Lani Harac , Director of Content at PTO Today, is my guest

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AACTE  AND THE ONGOING EFFORT

 TO BRING MEN OF COLOR INTO THE TEACHING PROFESSION

Program Directors and Educational Leaders from Fairfax Cty, VA, 

University of South Carolina, Cal State-Northridge, Clemson and Boston University

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WHAT’S THE REAL PURPOSE OF A

 COLLEGE EDUCATION IN THE 21st CENTURY

Understanding that helps students get in, graduate and get jobs. 

We have retired Dean of Marquette U, Dr. Bob Neuman

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THE SOLAR ECLIPSE IS COMING 

My resident Astronomy expert and the Stem Outreach Director 

at Motlow College, Billy Hix, returns

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EXPERT MIKE ANDERSON ON HOMEWORK

Where was he when I was in school? A chat about current research and policies.

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AUTHOR LEILANI CAUTHEN ON

 “THE CONSUMERIZATION OF LEARNING”

The educational continuum she developed as a 

philosophic path for education leadership

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THE NATIONAL RURAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION

Rural Ed matters in all 50 states and it is too often overlooked. Allen Pratt Exec Director of NREA and Dr Jason Bell, Chair of the National Rural Teacher of the Year Award

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HISTORY SIMULATIONS

Iowa based History Teacher Dave Harms, founder of 

History Simulation.com

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JULY 2017

 

KIDS AT RISK!!

THE SCIENCE OF EDUCATION…DELAYED? 

with Canadian author/educator Mike Maloney

Thanks Aperture Education

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Qatar Foundation International  presents

A MOVEMENT TO MAKE LEARNING A LANGUAGE A NATIONAL PRIORITY

with ACTFL Executive Director Marty Abbott

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SMARTBRIEF  /SMARTBLOGS presents TEACHER VOICE…

SCHOOLS AND PARENTS WORKING

 TOGETHER TO HELP ‘OUTSIDE THE BOX’ LEARNERS

with educator/award winning blogger for this post Amanda Morin 

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DIGITAL TRANSITION AT SPRING BRANCH ISD IN TEXAS

Our ongoing series. Thanks again for sponsoring, Discovery Education

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DISTRICTS, TELL YOUR STORY

LEARNING FIRST’S  BACK TO SCHOOL TOOLKIT

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR RICH LONG IS MY GUEST

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ENHANCING PARENT ENGAGEMENT

 WITH DIGITAL PORTFOLIOS

Expert Chris Besse of Fresh Grade is my guest

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NCTQ on ESSA EDUCATOR EQUITY

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RURAL EDUCATION IN AMERICA

TWO GREAT GUESTS: 

Dr. Jeff Hawkins of The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative 

and John White, Deputy Ass’t Secretary for Rural Outreach at the US Department of Education

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SCHOOL BOARDS AND EDUCATION 

NSBA President Kevin Ciak is my guest

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THE COUNCIL OF CHIEF STATE SCHOOL OFFICERS

DELIVERING AN EQUITABLE EDUCATION

CCSSO Executive Director, the one and only Chris Minnich is my guest

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TRANSFORMING K-5 SCIENCE EDUCATION

 IN KANSAS CITY SCHOOLS

Thanks Discovery Education

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NCTE

presents

THE CONNECTION BETWEEN READING AND WRITING

Sheridan Blau and Howard Tinberg, , authors of

” Deep Reading:Teaching Reading in the Writing Classroom

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SMARTBRIEF

presents

THE WRITING AND READING IN CLASS WORKSHOPS OF CT TEACHER & AWARD WINNING BLOGGER  LANNY BALL

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ENGAGING THE COMMUNITY &  FOSTERING A LOVE OF 

READING AND LEARNING

Learn how the Mission School District of Texas and MyON Reader have worked together  for literacy and community engagement.

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ISTE

 presents author DR.MICHELE HAIKEN ON

GAMIFYING LITERACY

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“TECH BUDDIES” AT MERIDEN CT. SCHOOLS

A GREAT NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED PROGRAM  IN A TERRIFIC SCHOOL DISTRICT

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NOON

EDUCATION IN AMERICA 

featuring a wonderful parent engagement tool BLOOMZ

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EDUCATION IN AMERICA

 working with Parents and Students via  POWER MY LEARNING

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HACK LEARNING: A SIMPLE APPROACH TO PROBLEM SOLVING

with Publisher Mark Barnes

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FLIPPED LEARNING K-20 AND INTO THE BUSINESS WORLD

We’re re-doing last weeks show on INTERNATIONAL FLIPPED LEARNING with Jon Bergmann and joining Jon is the most well know educator in Iceland , my friend Hjalmar Arason about the difference Flipped Learning has made in his Technical Post -Secondary School, Keilar in Keflavik

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SMARTBRIEF   presents

NATIONAL TEACHER OF THE YEAR

Ms. SYDNEY CHAFFEE 

“TAKE RISKS AND IMPROVE STUDENT LEARNING”

Sydney is CCSSO Teacher of the Year and also Smartbrief’s Editor’s Choice Content Award

winner this month  for this important post

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FOR THE EDUCATION INDUSTRY

A PREVIEW OF EDNET 2017 

This important industry even is scheduled for Scottsdale AZ in Sept.

Be there or be Square…with EDNET Conference Director Vicki Bigham

 

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SUPPORTING THE MOST CHALLENGING KIDS

TEACHER VOICE , thanks to Smartbrief..the voice of Vermont teacher Alex Shevrin , THEIR  Editor’s Choice Content Award winner this month for the blog post :A mindset shift to continue supporting the most frustrating kids.

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A TEACHERS UNION CONTROVERSY IN CALIFORNIA 

Michelle Raley is my guest.

She’s part of a lawsuit that challenges the requirement

that even non-union member teachers must pay fees that some consider politically motivated.

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THE RELATIONSHIP OF SCHOOLS AND MEDICAID

with Executive Director of NAME, National Association of Medicaid in Education John Hill and Kathy Merry Director of of Medicaid Reimbursement for a large Michigan County. Any Medicaid cuts truly affect education

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FREE RESOURCES TO HELP AND SUPPORT TEACHERS

. Listen to this one!!

NEA’s Carson Helsper and  Big Deal Media’s Marilyn Schutz are my guests

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IMPLEMENTING SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING 

WITH FIDELITY…& TANGIBLE RESULTS

7Mindsets co-founder Jeff Waller and

  1. Elementary Principal  Tracey Smith are my guests

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TEACHER VOICE AFFECTING TEACHER PREP 

TEACH PLUS Texas Teaching Policy Fellow Christopher Green

on the value of solid mentor-ship and teacher prep

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LIVE FROM ISTE  : 3 DIFFERENT SHOWS FOR YOU

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LISTEN HERE TO SHOW  #2

LISTEN HERE TO ISTE SHOW #3

 RICH LONG , EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF LEARNING FIRST

WITH GREAT INSIGHTS ON EDUCATION NATIONALLY

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TEACHER VOICE FROM SMARTBRIEF WITH  TEACHER LAUREN POROSOFF:

Another Editor’s Choice Content Award winner this month

for her  blog post Teaching students to see each other.

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ZOO EDUCATION AND  ASHBORO NC SCHOOLS

The Ashboro City Zoo School; with Supt. Terry Worrell and

Pat Simmons.Director of The North Carolina Zoological Park

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CHANNEL ONE NEWS FOR YOUR CLASSROOM

Dave Drucker, VP at ChannelOne on getting the news

to kids in class in the age of Fake news

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ASSESSING YOUR SCHOOL DISTRICTS DIGITAL LEAP

CoSN’s new Matrix & Peer Review

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BEING GENERATIONALLY SAVVY IN YOUR COMMUNICATION

 Working Effectively Across the Generations:Collaborating, supervising and working with colleagues who aren’t your age and how you modify your communication to be most effective with renowned education Consultant Jennifer Abrams .

Presnted by EdCircuit.com

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