ARCHIVED SHOWS 2020

MARCH 2020

   A LOOK AT SCHOOL BOARDS and  AND FROM LAST WEEK
IMPROVING STUDENT OUTCOMES 
Highly recommended to me from N.D Sate Supt Kirsten , our guest AJ Crabill is a well know expert and consultant . He currently serves as the Texas Education Agency’s Deputy Commissioner for Governance
DYSLEXIA AND CREATIVITY
Professor Emeritus of Psychology at Landmark College, Ken Gobbo, a world renowned dyslexia expert and author of the recent book from Cambridge Scholars “Dyslexia & Creativity” is our guest.
STUDENT DATA PRIVACY AND ONLINE LEARNING
A visit with the experts at Catch-On.Though things are a bit nutty out there, the basic responsibilities remain. Good people for a good show.
THE NETWORK FOR TEACHING ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Our guest is  Dr. JD LaRock, President and CEO of NFTE..and education expert whose expertise was valued  by Ted Kennedy and current Mass Governor, Charlie Baker; a gentleman who works all over the country with curriculum designed for  creating an entrepreneurial mindset.
A FREE VIRTUAL 
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 
APRIL 7-11
FOCUSED ON SPECIAL NEEDS
  This is called Kidskintha  and it is being produce out of India  by our guest, conference founder  Devishoba Chandramouli. This is a conference that is vitally important for special education teaching  in these crazy days of COVID.

A COSN SHOW

   DISTRICT ED TECH MANAGEMENT DURING THE CORONA VIRUS CRISIS 

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DISCOVERY OFFERS GREAT , FREE, ACCESSIBLE ONLINE

RESOURCES DURING THIS COVID CRISIS

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‘PRESENCELEARNING’   IS HELPING SCHOOLS NATIONWIDE  AS THEY OFFER  TELETHERAPY AND DISTANCE HELP FOR BOTH STUDENTS AND  TRAINING YOUR CURRENT SPECIAL NEEDS STAFF FOR TEACHING ONLINE. 

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YES, 
YOU CAN NOW AFFORD THE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES YOUR DISTRICT NEEDS 
Meet The Funding Doctor,Dr Paula Love, founder of RFPMatch.com , a excellent and unique service helping companies out there find funds for their district clients to use.
PREVIEWING 
THE MAGNET SCHOOLS OF AMERICA
 CONFERENCE 
Coming up in Vegas , Magnet Schools stand for Equity of Learning and Accessibility for all. Our guest is MSA Executive Director Todd Mann.
SURVEY RESULTS ON TEACHER PROFESSIONAL LEARNING
Edweb founder and CEO Lisa Schmucki on how edWeb makes a difference to teachers and students nationwide.
THE CHALLENGE OF EQUITY WITHIN 
SCHOOL DISTRICTS
Our guest is Ary Amerikaner VP of PreK-12 Policy at EdTrust.org who wrote a brilliant column for the New York Times on this subject. Don’t miss this one.
RURAL EDUCATION
NREA Executive Director Allan Pratt updates us on issues and upcoming events in this under-served area 
THE POWER OF 
PLACE BASED EDUCATION 
Its all about  authentic learning  with renowned expert Tom VanderArk. His new book  “The Power of Place” is recently published.

 

a CCSSO presentation

  PERSONALIZED LEARNING IN UTAH

with very special guest

STATE  SUPT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION  SYDNEE DICKSON 

along with another special guest, Ms Tiffany Stanley, Utah’s  State Board Chief of Staff we’ll discuss how this goes hand in hand with their Portrait of a Graduate program

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an ASCD Show  .The .EMPOWER 2020  conference is around the corner 

THE IMPORTANCE OF RELATIONSHIPS IN TEACHING PRACTICE 

Learn how to your forces of influence with author and thinker and returning guest, Fred Ende who will also give you some great insights about the upcoming conference .

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CULTIVATING GENIUS: AN EQUITY FRAMEWORK FOR CULTURALLY AND HISTORICALLY RESPONSIVE LITERACY

From our friends at Scholastic, we happily have as our guest renowned author and education expert,  Dr Gholdy Muhammed of Georgia State. She’ll discuss her book of the same title as the show 

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an NAGC presentation

NATIONAL POLICY AND ADVOCACY FOR GIFTED EDUCATION 

John Segota, NAGC Executive Director is here along  with special guest,  Cheryl McCullough, State Representative, NAGC Board of Directors and Supervisor of Gifted Services, Arlington County Schools, VA… about the guidelines, the funding  out there currently and advocacy for more.

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EQUITY AND ACCESSIBILITY THROUGH THE EYES OF THE ED TECH INDUSTRY 

We welcome Jill Abbott , Managing Director of ETIN and SIIA Director of Ed Policy,  Sara Kloek at SIIA

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YOU’RE INVITED…ITS AN 
‘ADVENTURE 2 LEARNING’
Our guest is Michael Rhatigan, CEOof Adventure2Learning and  and IL Elementary Ed  teacher Quinlan O’Grady ( who I have a feeling is Irish) ..all about their customized, interactive video lessons …geared to all learning styles for a diverse classroom.
  SANTA ROSA FLORIDA SCHOOLS:
, HOME OF THE 3RD NATIONAL S.T.E.M. SYMPOSIUM  
We have Mike Knowlton, Instructional Technology Trainer  in Santa Rosa County schools , one of the people putting an A into STEM. Thank you Discovery Ed for helping me put this show together
EMPOWERING READERS THROUGH 
DIVERSE COLLECTIONS 
 AASL President Mary Keeling returns with advice on the why and how to….building a diverse collection in your library..the “Own Voices”  Program will be explained.
RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS IN THE WORK OF EDUCATION SERVICE AGENCIES
AESA Executive Director Dr. Joan Wade is joined by Dr Rhonda Williams, analyst at the Richardson TX  ESA for Region 10.
THE SDE* NATIONAL CONFERENCE 
*STAFF DEVELOPMENT FOR EDUCATORS
Plan now for this July conference with Jim McGarry of Ed market Association, the organization which manages the conference and from SDE, their Directors of Professional Development, Laureen Reynolds

HONORING PUBLIC SCHOOLS WEEK 2020​

This is Public Schools Week 2020 A number of educators are participating in a panel discussion in Washington, D.C., Wednesday, February 26, on the critical roles public schools play in our society. Today’s program will feature two distinguished individuals from the panel​: 1. Curtis Jones, superintendent, Bibb County School District,​  Macon, Ga.​ & AASA 2019 National Superintendent of the Year​….and 2. Lesley Bruinton, APR, Public Relations Coordinator, Tuscaloosa City Schools, Tuscaloosa, Ala.; 2020 AASA Women in School Leadership honoree

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FEBRUARY 2020

STUDENT ENGAGEMENT  BY BRINGING THE OUTSIDE WORLD INTO YOUR CLASSROOM
Learn about JustLearn.io and Planet Box, environmental education and understanding… promoting student engagement and equity with  founder Djimo Serodio 
SCHOOL DISTRICT COMMUNICATION AND THE ROAD TO EQUITY & DIVERSITY
 Heidi Otero , Director of Communications of the AZ School Boards Ass’n is joined by Rich Bagin, NSPRA Executive Director
RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS IN THE WORK OF EDUCATION SERVICE AGENCIES
AESA Executive Director Dr. Joan Wade is joined by Dr Rhonda Williams, analyst at the Richardson TX  ESA for Region 10.
SCHOOL INFRASTRUCTURE AND THE FEDERAL BUDGET 
Meet Mary Filardo, Executive Director and Founder of  The 21st Century School Fund and founder of BUILD Build America’s School Infrastructure Coalition  
DESIGNING SCHOOL FURNITURE FOR LEARNING , PERSONALIZATION AND EQUITY
Gee, I Used to sit in a row at a static desk. No more as you well know. Ed Spaces is the fastest growing conference in education because facility interior design is so important. A good deal of the furniture design comes from Avron Levin of Norva Nivel. Of Importance to all from teachers to superintendents
SPECIAL ED ADMINISTRATION..
A BIG CHANGE IN LEADERSHIP AT C.A.S.E
The wonderful Executive Director at CASE ,Luann Purcell, is retiring after all these years. She is our guest along with the new Executive Director , an absolutely excellent choice to fill big shoes, Phyllis Wolfram 
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UPDATE ON THE CoSN NATIONAL CONFERENCE
TWO ED TECH LEADERS ON SCHOOL DISTRICT ISSUES and  WHY CONFERENCE ATTENDANCE IS SO IMPORTANT.
Steve Langford of Beaverton OR Schools and  Marlo Gaddis of Wake County NC Schools are my guests, both CTO’;s facing Tech issues everyday, but still devote time and effort to the organization and the conference. They’re involved . Learn why!
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MAKING AN EDUCATIONAL PRODUCT ACCESSIBLE
LEARNING MATERIALS AND THE ROAD TO ACCESSIBILITY
From MacMillan,  we welcome back Rachel Comerford,  Senior Director of Content Standards and Accessibility at the company for a look at how Macmillian makes it all come together to build access for all.
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A CCSSO Presentation
A VISIT WITH ARKANSAS’ SECRETARY OF ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION 
JOHNNY KEY
Arkansas has a program called R,I.S.E. (Reading Initiative for Student Achievement).It’s working and so are their teacher prep programs. Secretary Key is in fact, the key to the answers about these changes in education in Arkansas.  
SHOWING THE LOVE  TO YOUR STUDENTS
AN ASSET  BASED APPROACH TO INSTRUCTION AND STUDENT ENGAGEMENT 
Our returning guest is the Executive Director of NILD, The National Institute for Learning Development, Dr. Kristin Barbour and shows I do with Kristin always bring the best of ideas to educators.  
USING THE US CENSUS IN YOUR CLASSROOM
The US Census has great classroom tools for you, at no charge at all, great for every subject. Listen and as we present Victoria Glasier , manager of their Statistics in Schools program and Alaska educator Lem  Wheeles, a history and government educator at Dimond High School in Anchorage
LEADERSHIP AND LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT  IN AN 
 ED TECH AGE 
A SETDA show with Julian Fallon from the Washington State Department of Ed where she works daily to improved  the quality of instruction and administration as the Program Lead for TIIA. She is a Past Chair of SETDA
FOR  STUDENTS WITH LEARNING DIFFERENCES;
THE IMPORTANCE AND SELF-UNDERSTANDING AND METACOGNITION 
Completing his 44th year of teaching, Landmark College Education Professor Jim Baucom bring us his insights on this important topic.
THE DIGITAL LEARNING ANNUAL CONFERENCE 
DLAC is the ONLINE EDUCATION conference, Feb 24-26 in Austin and leading the way is the Conference Director John Watson, our guest for this show. Online education brings accessibility and equity, that’s why we believe it is so important. 
 BELONGING THROUGH A
 CULTURE OF DIGNITY
Our old friend , Educator and author Starr Sackstein, now a publisher at Mimi &Todd Press returns with author Floyd Cobb 
MEET SCHOOL COUNSELOR OF THE YEAR LAURA ROSS
THE ROLE OF THE SCHOOL COUNSELOR 2020
An ASCA Presentation….From Lawrenceville GA, we welcome school counselor Laura Ross with a great day-to-day look at why this role in education is so damn important in age when there is such a terrible shortages of counselors.  

 

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JANUARY 2020

REDESIGNING THE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT IN SALINE MICHIGAN SCHOOLS
The re-design of the learning environments is a favorite topic of ours. We cover it a lot in AC&E Online Journal. Thanks to my friends at Discovery Ed, we’re going to have a nice conversation with Steve Laatsch, Salines’ Ass’t Superintendent
ASCD AUTHORS DEBBIE ZACARIAN & MICHAEL SILVERSTONE: 
On fostering student agency and self confidence in your students
A STATEWIDE LOOK AT COMPUTER SCIENCE, CYBERSECURITY & KINDERGARTEN READINESS IN NORTH DAKOTA
Returning guest State Chief School Officer Kirsten Baesler always bring great insights to our show. She works hard every day for the kids in North Dakota. It working..listen and learn.
 REDUCING THE SKILLS GAP IN CAREER READY EDUCATION
Ed Dernulc, Director of The “Foundation for Nuts, Bolts and Thingamajigs” of FMA.net produces fabulous programs for your students to engage them in vocational careers.
A FIRST LOOK AT THE CoSN CONFERENCE
Solid network planning makes for equitable and accessible education for all students in an Ed Tech age. The  conference isn’t until March, but listen up and understand why you should plan to attend this DC event. This show offers the insights of  Fall Creek WI Superintendent Joe Sanfelippo and from Raytown MO schools IT director, Melissa Tebbenkamp 
GIVING SCHOOLS AN HONEST GRADE
Returning  to the show to speak about public perceptions of education  is Jim Harvey,
 Executive Director of the National Students Roundtable
ON SPARKING CHANGE AND EMPATHY ONLINE
Welcome 11 year old  author Olivia VanLedtjie OF “SPARK CHANGE: MAKING YOUR MARK IN A DIGITAL WORLD” and her mom, co-author  Cynthia Merrill, former UNH faculty, now  a literacy /digital consultant working with teachers  and schools
FRAMING THE EVIDENCE:
NEW  SETDA ED TECH RESEARCH FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS  
 The State Ed Tech Directors Association (SETDA)  presents Professor Stan Silverman of NY Institute of Technology and Connecticut State Ed Tech Director  Doug Casey on the new reserach so school districts can find and use the right Ed Tech products, demodcratizing the the selection and piloting process.  
  TEACHER PREPARATION  
Dr Rod Lucero and his colleagues are moving towards making big changes in teacher preparation including , obviously, more clinical work as we all realize a critical teaching shortage and the need to recruit more people of color into teaching.
THE ED TECH GENOME PROJECT
A SETDA show with their Executive Director Candace Dodson and  Jefferson Education Exchange CEO/President Bart Epstein , a sector wide effort  to discover why Ed Tech tools work differently in various contexts. 
First Time Guest Ericka Uskali, Executive Director of the
CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
THE ACTE TEACHER OF THE YEAR
Join me in welcoming  Kimberley Wilson from Alexandria VA schools
and Early Childhood Education specialist.
A MAJOR CHALLENGE NATIONWIDE
CLOSING SECONDARY STUDENTS ACADEMIC SKILL GAPS
Our good friend Dr Howie Knoff returns  with great suggestions about ending a significant chhallenge nationwide; too many students with major skill gaps  in secondary schools.
CREATING A DIGITAL ‘STUDENT SAFETY NET” 
In the day and age of SEL, student suicides, bullying, violence, Gaggle has a program that works.  Paget Hetherington, their marketing director
RECOGNIZING AND EMPOWERING STUDENTS WITH DYSLEXIA 
We welcome a wonderful  lady Dr Barbara Morelli, President of the Joseph James Morelli  Legacy Foundation helping those with Dyslexia who study in the STEM field .
You’ll be impressed.

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