July 8, 2016
THE CURRENT MONTH IS ON TOP
HOMEWORK: WHY AND WHY NOT?
brings his expertise to the subject. Always a good , enlightening show!
DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN THE ROWAN -SALISBURY (NC) SCHOOL DISTRICT
My co-host Dr Mark Edwards, VP at Discovery Education and his special guest, Dr.Lynn Moody, Superintendent in Rowan-Salisbury on the shift, the students and professional development.
KEY TRENDS AND NEW RESOURCES FOR ED TECH LEADERS
COSN’s CEO Keith Krueger and the CTO of
Wayne Township (Indianapolis, IN) Pete Just
INSPIRING EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION LEADERS
Susan MacDonald is our guest.
BUILDING A CORPS OF EFFECTIVE SCHOOL LEADERS
NCTE: TEACHING GRAMMAR TODAY
THE TIMES…THEY ARE A’CHANGING…..
STRATEGIES FOR SHAPING THE FUTURE OF LEARNING .
Always good knowledge from KnowledgeWorks. Katherine Prince and Jason Swanson join us
CAREER READINESS IN CANTON OHIO SCHOOLS
GIVING STUDENTS AN ADVANTAGE FOR FUTURE EMPLOYMENT
Learn about the CAMP program in Canton OH from
Principal Ken Bruner and Tom Venturella, Director of the program
21ST CENTURY GLOBAL SKILL BUILDING FOR YOUR SCHOOL
GENERATION GLOBAL RETURNS .
Dr Ian Jamison from England and Sandhya Gupta calling in from India
on creating tolerance, dialog and learning from your classroom to the world
THE ELECTION IS OVER…..TEACHING CIVICS ISN’T
A PROVEN AND COMPLETE EDUCATION LEARNING SYSTEM FOR YOUR SCHOOL
by Pearson is our guest
INCORPORATING ENGINEERING INTO STEM CLASSROOMS
Project Engin’s Ann Kaiser with two teachers : Middle school educator RI’s Mike Martel
and High School educator NJ”s Joanne Cavera
SCHOOL EFECTIVENESS AND ESSA
which provides evidence and data on a school districts for a school district’s technology initiatives
AASA’s NATIONAL SUPERINTENDENT OF THE YEAR
Dr. Thomas Tucker of Princeton City, OH returns with a different show from last week on engaging superintendents and educators at all levels…and the community as well. We’ll also talk about school discipline and the role of AASA
EASY WAYS TO IMPLEMENT ELEMENTARY STEM
The expert…Professor Billy Hix is back with great tips on the subject.Always a great show
ACCESSING BOOKS FOR STUDENTS WITH PRINT DISABILITIES
Betsy Beaumon, President of Benetech and Bookshare for kids with dyslexia, blindness, etc
CAREER TECHNICAL EDUCATION AND THE NEW CONGRESS/ADMINISTRATION
ACTE’s Alisha Hyslop ,Director of Public Policy, is our guest and she will
recap the current Congress and the prospects for the new one regarding Career/Tech Ed.
THE ACHIEVEMENT GAP AND DISTRICT LEADERSHIP
Superintendent of Princeton City OH schools Dr Thomas Tucker and Associate Supt. Tom Burton, both of who were guests at Ednet are our guests
SHIFTING MATH CURRICULUM IN A DIGITAL TRANSITION
Discovery Education brings us returning guest and Superintendent-extraordinaire of DC Everest School District in Wisconsin Dr. Kristine Gilmore and math curriculum coordinator Mark Shrommer…along with my favorite co-host, Dr Mark Edwards, Sr. VP at Discovery
BENCH-MARKING SUCCESS IN THE OPPORTUNITY GAP
Learn about EdGE, the program that is bridging the opportunity gap that exists nationally between children of privilege and children with less….focusing on my home state of Maine where it works on the Coastal communities and island population of Downeast Maine
CONTENT AND METADATA FOR EDUCATORS
Myron Cisdyn content expert, good friend and a really smart guy on his recent
international conference “E Learning Journeys” and how content is assessed and measured.
SCHOOLS AND BUSINESS WORKING TOGETHER IN MICHIGAN
FOR INTEGRATED TALENT DEVELOPMENT
CURRICULUM ECONOMICS : A PATH TO A SOLUTION
with LaJuana Coleman of Secondary Curriculum Director at The Rio Rancho School District ,New Mexico and returning guest Johanna Whetmore , founder of EvoText and Ogment
PERSONALIZED LEARNING Pre-K- 2
SETDA ON THE DIGITAL AGE OF TEACHING AND LEARNING
We happily welcome Tracy Weeks, Executive Director and Candice Dodson,
Director of E Learning at the Indiana Department of Education.
ADULT LEARNING.SURPRISING NEWS
Pearson COO Todd Hitchcock with the results of a new survey on the subject.
EDUCATORS MUST COLLABORATE AT ALL LEVELS
Learning First‘s Executive Director Rich Long and Principal Jayne Ellspermann, President of NASSP
NATURAL PLAY FOR YOUNG CHILDREN
exploring his philosophy that natural play environments create new opportunities for children to explore and grow.
A CALL TO ACTION
COSN’s ANNUAL SCHOOL INFRASTRUCTURE SURVEY
COSN did the survey in partnership with AASA. To get a full picture of school infrastructure nationwide we have Keith Krueger COSN CEO, Rachel Jones, Project Lead and the CTO of Houston ISD Lenny Schad
ASCD ON GAMIFYING YOUR LESSONS FOR STUDENT ENGAGEMENT , NOT JUST ELECTRONICALLY
Jonathan Cassie, author ofLevel Up Your Classroom: The Quest to Gamify Your Lessons and Engage Your Students (ASCD, 2016) on gamified instruction strategies that are proven to engage your learners.
BIG CHANGES AT AND NEW DIRECTIONS AT
THE PARTNERSHIP FOR 21st CENTURY LEARNING
David Ross (no, not the one who astoundingly at age 39 hit that homer for the Cubbies in game 7 after that wild throw to first),but rather our good friend who is now the CEO of P21 on his vision for the organization and 21st Century Learning
YOUR STATE AND PERSONALIZED LEARNING UNDER ESSA
ESSA and a new report from iNACOL with Dale Frost and Susan Gentz
PLACE BASED EDUCATION
Carri Schneider of Getting Smart, the education consulting and media company is our guest
QUALITY FEEDBACK FOR TEACHERS
Teachers want feedback from their school leaders…only 30% say they get it.
Insight Advance has a solution that works for teachers and pre-service teachers PreK -12.
Learn about it from Rebekah Ralph of LaGrange College and Dr. Mike Moody
EDUCATION AND THE PRESIDENTIAL TRANSITION
Timely Topic from KnowledgeWorks with Matt Williams and Lillian Pace on what to expect from the new administration
GREAT STRATEGIES FOR PARTNERING WITH PARENTS
Dan Rothstein and Luz Santana, authors of Partnering with Parents to Ask the Right Questions: A Powerful Strategy for Strengthening School-Family Partnerships (ASCD, 2016). Topic: How educators can use the Right Question Strategy to strengthen school-family partnerships.
CIVICS EDUCATION MUST CONTINUE POST ELECTION
Returning Guest Marshall Croddy of The Constitutional Rights Foundation
on teaching Civics every year.
WHY TRAVEL IS ESSENTIAL TO A COMPLETE EDUCATION
Lisa Schmucki, CEO of Edweb.net and her guest
Carylann Assante, Director of The Student and Youth Travel Association
SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT COUNCILS THAT WORK
My industry friend Jessica Adamson also has a small part time job as an involved Mom. She is chair of a local school Improvement Council at Ebinport Elementary where her kids go in Rock Hill SC. With her will be the Director of the South Carolina School Improvement Council, Tom Hudson, who works at the Center for Educational Partnerships at The University of South Carolina.
INCREASING ENGAGEMENT WITH DIGITAL TOOLS
Walnut Valley Unified School District teacher Alice Chen is one of this month’s
NCTQ ON TEACHER SHORTAGES
The Manager of Teacher Trends at The National Council on Teacher Quality
Kency Nittler is our guest with the challenges and ideas for solutions
K-12 IMPACT ON HIGHER ED…
HIGHER ED AND DIGITAL LEARNING
What we’re doing in K-12 is making a difference. Great information from a new survey as presented by Tom Malek, Pearson’s Sr. VP of Partnerships.
CREATING “MASTERPIECE” RESOURCES FOR EDUCATORS
PBS’ Masterpiece offers tremendous resources for educators through the incredible work of education experts like our guest Cyrisse Jaffee, an editorial Project Manager at WGBH in Boston which produces Masterpiece. Learn all about it
SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING
HELPING THE CHILDREN OF FLINT MICHIGAN
Hawn Foundation CEO Laurie Coots explains how “Mindfulness Training ” through the Foundation’s MindUP program is working in Flint . Laurie may be bringing guests from Flint schools with her.
MASS MEDIA AND MEDIA LITERACY IN THE K-12 CLASSROOM
Media Education Consultant Frank Baker , our guest, is the author of this new edition from ISTE.Important Topic !!!
A VISIT WITH THE COUNCIL OF STATE SCIENCE SUPERVISORS
STEM and Standards withDr Ellen Ebert , President of the Council, is joined by Tiffany Neill, OK State Science Supervisor and President Elect of CSSS on the new framework for K-12 Science Education
STUDENT COLLABORATION IN CHEMISTRY CLASS AND BEYOND
LONG TERM MATH PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN TACOMA SCHOOLS
It’s working. We have Tacoma Superintendent Dr. Carla Santorno and former NCTM president , Professor Dr. Mike Shaughnessy who consulted to the school district
STUDENTS ON THE SCHOOL BOARD
We have their Superintendent, their President of the Board and two student board members
DIGITAL TRANSITION IN ROCK HILL, SC SCHOOLS
Dr. Harriet Jaworowski, Assoc. Supt for Instruction and Accountability in Rock Hill
INSIDE THE MIND OF SCHOOL SHOOTERS
on a very serious subject on which he is THE expert
SOLVING THE TEACHER SHORTAGE
A new guest, The Learning Policy Institute, a non-partisan organization that conducts and communicates independent, high quality research to improve education policy. Leib Sutcher and Anne Podolsky of the Institute on their reports “Understanding Teacher Shortages” and “A Coming Crisis in Teaching”
TEACHING CIVICS ISN’T JUST THE ELECTION
Justice Sandra Day O’Connor’s group
Executive Director Louis Dube on teaching this election, engaging students with their game “Win The White House”
and why teaching Civics is important every year…have we learned that yet?
SEVEN KEYS TO A POSITIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT IN YOUR CLASSROOM
TRAUMA INFORMED EDUCATION
Jamie Redford and Karen Pritzker own KPJR films… and they have made an incredible film on how adverse childhood experiences and trauma affect a child’s education. Their film “PAPER TIGERS” looks at the high school in Walla Walla, Washington, the 1st school to implement a complete trauma informed education system and their other film RESILIENCE looks at the effects of toxic stress. You’ll learn how to host a screening as well
AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION, STEM AND 21st CENTURY LEARNING
Returning guest Julie Tesch…and Angela Mayfield…, Executive Director and Education Director respectively at The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture. They have some very unique resources for classrooms everywhere.
AASL ON SCHOOL LIBRARIES AND ESSA
AASL Executive Director Sylvia Knight Norton , President Audrey Church and President Elect Steve Yates are our guests
USE DATA TO MEASURE WHAT MATTERS IN YOUR STUDENTS PERFORMANCE
Suzanne Wendt, Resource Consultant at Pearson for AIMSWEB, a student assessment product
is our guest….on understanding and using data.
LITERACY: TEXAS READS ONE BOOK
AASA brings us three Superintendents whose districts (Irving ISD, Corsicana ISD and Mission ISD) are involved in the excellent
“Read To Them” program, boosting both community and student engagement
STIMULATE INTEREST IN SCIENCE 5TH GRADE SCIENCE AND NGSS
Develop great supplemental classroom learning experiences to stimulate student’s interest in science.
ARE YOUR STUDENTS ACTUALLY ONE LEVEL ABOVE THEIR GRADE?
The results of a new study suggest that the number may be larger than you think. We’ll be discussing that topic and how to close excellence gaps with Jonathan Plucker, the Julian C. Stanley Professor of Talent Development at Johns Hopkins University, where he works at the Center for Talented Youth.
THE CONTENT CONTINUUM…FROM EARLY CHILDHOOD TO CAREER
Finding E Learning content that learners will use as a contimuum ofleaning, returning guest ,
thought leader Myron Cizdyn, President of BLPS gives us all a game plan.
SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING
POSITIVE BEHAVIORAL INTERVENTIONS IN THE AGE OF ESSA
Returning guest Dr. Howie Knoff of Project Achieve is our guest on what ESSA really says about all this.
TEACHER PREP AND CREATING A UNIFIED TEACHING PROFESSION
A favorite guest, Dr Robinson of AACTE returns with insights on what’s going on in Education
programs at the College and University level and how that affects K-12 everywhere as learn to collaborate at levels .
TEACHING CIVICS K-12 DURING THIS ELECTION CYCLE
Kamy Akhaven of the the great web site Procon.org are my guests.
CAREER/TECHNICAL EDUCATION: The ACTE VISION CONFERENCE
Las Vegas beckons and since what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, we want to get the word out now about the upcoming national conference prior to the event…with Steve DeWitt of ACTE and Jerry Ellner, Nat’l Director of High School Education at UTI
Two writing experts …NCTE President and University of Denver professor Doug Hesse
and former Prez Kathleen Blake Yancey of Florida State are our guests
THE GOLDWATER INSTITUTE ON EDUCATION
brings his expertise to the subjects of Native American education and Education Savings accounts.
A TEACHER COMPENSATION MODEL BASED ON
INDIVIDUAL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Superintendent Dr Kristine Gilmore of DC Everest district in Wisconsin and
the district Director of Technology Emmett McBride on how they built and use this system
BRINGING TEACHER VOICE TO THE TABLE
Thanks to TeachPlus , we have Board Certified educator Bootsie Battle-Holt
(I love the name name Bootsie, btw) .
Bootsie is a 2016 LA County and LAUSD ‘Teacher of the Year
and a Fellowship Alumna of TeachPlus
THE LASTING IMPACT THAT
INTERNATIONAL DIALOGUE HAS ON STUDENTS
Listen to this one from Generation Global on just how important this is. We have two students, one in Jordan and another in Singapore, plus Dr. Ian Jamison and Claire Lorentzen of Generation Global returning
INVITING YOU TO THE NCTE NATIONAL CONFERENCE
Susan Hauser , NCTE President-Elect, invites you personally and will speak about the theme of “Faces of Advocacy” and the sessions…scheduled for Atlanta, November 17-20.
WHAT’S NEW AND EFFECTIVE IN
CRISIS COMMUNICATION MANAGEMENT IN SCHOOLS
Rich Bagin of NSPRA is joined by Bloominton MN schools Director of Community Relations
and Emergency Management Rick Kaufman on the recent released 4th edition of NSPRA’s Crisis Mgmt. Manual.
THE EDUCATION INDUSTRY AND EDNET 2016
The undusrty just met and her’es a review of the EDNET , the industry conference,
AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION IS STEM EDUCATION
THE FFA NATIONAL CONFERENCE IS COMING
There’s a zillion great STEM careers in Agriculture available to your students.
I love doing Ag ed shows. We have Kristy Meyer of FFA as our guest to preview this 65,000 student attendee conference
CHARACTER EDUCATION AND A FREE CURRICULUM K-12
Want to incorporate character and values into your K-12 program.
The values of heroes make a difference to kids.Cathy Metcalf , VP of Education
returns with Tiffany Kovaleski, Chief of Staff for the Twin Cities Medal of Honor Convention,
the person who pushed character education legislation through MN
CELEBRATING THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF
THE NATIONAL TEACHERS HALL OF FAME
HoF Executive Director Carol Strickland is our guest…always elevating the profession
with a special emphasis on the Memorial to Fallen Educators
TEACHER POWER: MAKING THE LEAP FROM TEXTBOOKS TO DIGITAL
digital initiative includes paying teachers to create digital content. He is joined by Ogment‘s Co-founder
Johanna Whetmore which is the platform they’re using for content creation.
SPECIAL ED ADMINISTRATION IN THE AGE OF ESSA
Dr. Luann Purcell , Executive Director of CASE is our guest
STEM Play in Early Childhood Education
for a look at STEM without forgetting literacy and the arts .
OCTOBER IS COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS MONTH
Wheeling High School (IL) senior senorita Hannah DeGraff for a look at
THE SHIFTING PARADIGM OF TEACHING
PERSONALIZED LEARNING THRU THE EYES OF TEACHERS
Previewing an Oct 11 webinar and research paper from our friends at KnowledgeWorks
P21’s PD ONLINE MODULES and the 4C’s
David Ross, Chief Strategy Officer at P21 on this new initiative which opens for your learning next week
PROMOTING A GROWTH MINDSET IN YOUR CLASSROOM
on her award winning blog post
WHY GO OPEN? USING OPEN ED RESOURCES IN YOUR DISTRICTS
Edweb.net ‘s Lisa Schmucki and her guests Andrew Marcinek, former Open Ed advisor
to the Department of Education and Kevin Hogan, Content Director for Tech & Learning
THE NATIONAL SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATION VISITS THE
COACHELLA VALLEY CA. SCHOOL DISTRICT
Coachella Valley Superintendent , rock star and frequent guest,Dr Darryl Adams and
NSBA’s Ann Flynn on Innovative Strategies & Practices to prepare students for life
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR TEACHERS OF GIFTED STUDENTS—
THE NAGC CONFERENCE 11/3-6 IN ORLANDO PLUS E LEARNING
Two guest join us from NAGC, M. Rene Islas, Executive Director … and Board member,
Director of Gifted and Advanced Academic Services for Round Rock TX ISD, Michelle Swain
iNACOL : ONLINE LEARNING, PERSONALIZED LEARNING AND ESSA
plus a chat about the upcoming national conference with, Maria Worthen, VP for federal and State Policy
FOSTERING UNDERSTANDING,EMPATHY AND DIALOGUE IN YOUR STUDENTS
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair ‘s Foundation designed
to help students become global citizens through understanding.
We have two American educators Jodi Ide and Cory Davis joined by GG Head of Education Dr. Ian Jamison and US manager, Claire Lorentzen
TEACHING THE ELECTION
WITH THE HELP OF A FUNNY, ENTERTAINING and AVAILABLE FOR YOU HALF-HOUR DOCUMENTARY CALLED
We have Producer/Director Bennett Singer who explores , from a Constitutional point of view, voting in America. So very informative, so very entertaining it is designed for everyone, but especially school children, complete with lesson plans. Hosted by Mo Rocca, comedian and a regular on NPR’s “Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me” ….once you learn about it…you’ll want to know how to get it and use it…..it is so terrific!
A LOOK AT AUGMENTED REALITY AND ED TECH
DYSLEXIA AND EARLY LEARNING
to help identify students in kindergarten and first grade
THE CONSITUTIONAL RIGHTS FOUNDATION on
THE IMPORTANCE OF TEACHING CIVICS
USING TECHNOLOGY FOR ASSESSMENT
Our friends at Apperson bring us a special guest, technology using N.C. principal Aaron Barr
“DON’T BE MEAN”
THE ONLY CLASS RULE YOU’LL EVER NEED
WHAT’S NEXT FOR FUTURE READY SCHOOLS
CONTENT AND LEARNING PLATFORMS: EDUCATIONAL NEEDS IN A NEW ERA
As educational publishing undergoes massive changes , teachers and publishers need to source content as needed. Industry and Education expert Myron Cizdyn , president of BLPS Content Connections and Gateway2Achieve, is our guest
THE SOUTHEAST EDUCATION NETWORK
The voice of the South in education (Editor in Chief of SEEN Magazine)and one of my favorite guests, Charles Sosnick returns with insights on Teacher Preparation, Global Education and the role of Community Colleges
ED TECH…MAKING CURRICULUM CREATION & INSTRUCTION SEAMLESS
Ogment makes curriculum creation easy for teachers. We have ELA Instructional Specialist
Bryan Sandala explaining how he has used technology to bring it together for his students
COMPREHENSIVE CURRICULUM CREATION AND MANAGEMENT BY AND FOR TEACHERS
The creators of OGMENT are with us, Johanna Whetmore and Chris Robert.
I met them at ISTE and this is one cool product making it easy to create relevant,engaging lessons both school-wide and district-wide
TEACHING YOUR STUDENTS WITH DIVERSE YOUNG ADULT LITERATURE
Professor Jennifer Buehler of St. Louis University, author of the forthcoming NCTE book
“Teaching Reading with YA Literature” is our guest
P21 EXEMPLAR SCHOOLS
Learn about it from P21 leadership, Helen Soule and David Ross
COMMUNITIES AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF COLLEGE AND CAREER
KnowledgeWorks, the experts in building educational ecosystems, helps me host this show
showing how a community’s needs are reflected in K-12 and Community Colleges
INTEGRATING PRO-SOCIAL LEARNING WITH EDUCATION STANDARDS
Two favorite guests have co-edited a new book of the same title.
ELEMENTARY MUSIC AND BAND EDUCATION MAKES A DIFFERENCE :
THE PENNYWHISTLE BAND PROJECT
Enjoy listening to Don Castellow, Music educator and creator of the project
SCHOOL COMMUNICATIONS AND YOUR EDUCATION SERVICE AGENCY
Rich Bagin of NSPRA is joined by ESA Ass’t Superintendent Ron Koehler of ESA, Kent (MI) ISU
TEACHING BOTH SIDES OF CONTROVERSIAL SUBJECTS; ENGLISH, SOCIAL STUDIES, ETC
Kamy Akhavan of PROCON.ORG returns…reminding educators of one of the best teaching websites out there.
TEACHING MORE ENGINEERING IN STEM
Ann Kaiser of ‘Project Engin”, a STEM Education consulting firm is our guest,
bringing Engineering process of thinking into education K-12.
FYI, THERE IS A SLIGHT DELAY AT THE BEGINNING OF THE SHOW
CULTIVATING OUTDOOR EXPLORATION…CONNECTING YOUNG CHILDREN TO NATURE
TEACHER VOICE AND THE HOPE STREET GROUP
Brian Bishop of Hope Street Group on the impact of their teacher fellows in their respective states and districts
A THOUGHTFUL LOOK AT LITERACY AND TECHNOLOGY IN AMERICAN EDUCATION 1P
We’re excited to have as our guest the CEO of Istation, Dick Collins whom I met
through the good graces of former Mooresville, NC superintendent Dr. Mark Edwards,
now VP of Digital Education at Discovery Education.
EFFECTIVE AND RESPECTFUL DISCIPLINE IN SCHOOL…NEW IDEAS IN P.D.
Award -winning Teacher, author and education consultant Mike Anderson is our guest
PRODUCTIVE STRUGGLE IN MATH
with Florence ,AL math educator Michelle Russell, award-winning blogger for her post on the subject.
HOW TO SUPPORT DYSLEXIC STUDENTS IN YOUR SCHOOL
Our guest is Terrie Noland bringing 22 years of experience in training to the subject along
with the one and only founder of Edeweb, Lisa Schmucki
A HUGE CHANGE IN THE ED TECH INDUSTRY
FAREWELL KAREN BILLINGS,LEAVING SIIA’S ETIN. HELLO CHRIS LOHSE
The education industry is going to really miss Dr. Karen who has been the
Chris is replacing her as Director. Both visit.
BACK TO SCHOOL: THE ROLE OF TODAY’S SCHOOL COUNSELOR
Assistant Director of ASCA, Jill Cook on collaboration and challenges affecting counseling in our schools.
SCHOOLS CAN PARTICIPATE IN THIS LANDMARK NIH STUDY
THE ABCD STUDY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA
Preparing for The ABCD Study to be the largest long-term study of brain development and child health in the United States. Learn what is planned and how you might participate from Drs. Terry Jernigan and Sandra Brown
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VIRTUAL REALITY IN EDUCATION
Pearson Director of Learning and Innovation, Mark Christian is our guest. Great stuff on a global scale.
NATIONAL BOARD CERTIFICATION…ACROSS THE NATION
NBPTS brings Debbie Kasperski , NBCT, of The National Board Resource Center in IL
and Betsy Giles, NBCT, Director of National Board Certification of the Clark County Educational Association
THE ‘STUDENTS ON STEM’ SURVEY’
AGRICULTURE AND STEM EDUCATION
PREPARING STUDENTS FOR A PROJECT BASED WORLD
Author Bonnie Lathram of Director at GETTING SMART with best practices on PBL
based on their new report written by Bonnie, Tom VanderArk and Bob Lenz.
CHILDREN AND TECHNOLOGY:THINGS TEACHERS NEED TO KNOW…PARENTS TOO.
IMAGINE THE POSSIBILITIES OF LEARNING SPACES
Award winning Principal Ben Gilpin takes a look at schools as he asks himself and you
ON SEPT 9 FOR GRADES 6-12
A 9/11 DISTANCE LEARNING EVENT :
THE FLIGHT 93 MEMORIAL FROM THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE
The Chief of Interpretation at the memorial Mary Jane Hartman is our guest as we all prepare for the 15th anniversary
and make it a learning experience
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AT-HOME KINDERGARTEN READINESS
The Waterford Institute’s UPSTART Program
Diane Weaver of Waterford andClaudia Miner, Waterford’s VP of Development and UPSTART Program Director, talking about UPSTART, Waterford’s at-home kindergarten readiness program. Recent research was released that shows students have long-term positive effects from the program, and it was recently expanded in Utah to include as many as 10,000 kids this coming year.
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ELEMENTARY STEM AND A TOUCH OF ASTRONOMY
Professor Emeritus Billy Hix of Motlow State returns.Billy is the Johnny Appleseed of STEM and works with teachers to overcome obstacles In TN and AL to bring easy and learnable STEM into the elementary classroom
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CIVICS EDUCATION IN AN ELECTION YEAR
The one and only Michelle Herczog returns, past president of NCSS and currently History-Social Science Consultant at Los Angeles County Office of Education on the C3 Framework and its importance in this election year.
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LINKING ASSESSMENT TO INSTRUCTION
At ISTE 2016 Pearson unveiled enhancements to Schoolnet, the company’s award-winning, instructional improvement system (IIS), making it an even more powerful tool for linking assessment to instruction.Lisa Sieker, Vice President at Pearson, and she’s here to talk about Schoolnet 18.
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EFFECTIVE MATH TEACHING…PRINCIPALS TO ACTION
Professors Dr. Mike Shaughnessy of Portland (OR) State & past NCTM president with Dr. Christine Thomas,Professor of Math Education at Georgia State and President of AMTE , all about the teaching of math and current professional development in the field
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TEACHER LEADERS WORKING ON PROFESSIONAL COMPENSATION & TEACHER CAREER PATHWAYS ISSUES
Three North Carolina teachers worked together as a team via The Center for Teaching Quality contemplating these issues. Educators Karyn Dickerson, Joanna Schimizzi and Ben Owens are our guests.
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SURVEY RESULTS: THE ED TECH GAP TEACHER LEADERS WORKING ON PROFESSIONAL COMPENSATION & TEACHER CAREER PATHWAYS ISSUES
Edgenuity , experts in K-12 digital curriculum, recently did this survey and to go over the results we have invited their VP Leslie Sobon and their Curriculum Solutions Supervisor, Kristen Pittman
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A NEW BOOK FROM ASCD
‘YOU’RE THE PRINCIPAL. NOW WHAT?
STRATEGIES AND SOLUTIONS FOR NEW SCHOOL LEADERS’
Now what?? Easy to answer when we have the author, Dublin OH Principal Jennifer Schwanke
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URBAN EDUCATION…THE SUPERINTENDENTS SUMMIT
Urban school leadership is the topic for AASA’s 2nd Urban Supt’s meeting in Alexandira VA.
Our guests are Supts.Thomas Parker and Rod Thompson. Jessica Huizenga and Principal Andrae Townsel..all from ‘M’ states..Michigan, Minnesota and Massachusetts.
AN ISTE STANDARDS REFRESH
ISTE , Sr. Director of Standards, Carolyn Sykora on how ISTE standards
have evolved considering the changing environment of educatio
Dr. Ken Roy , Chief Safety officer of Glastonbury (CT) Public Schools. Always great info from Ken!
NCTE AUTHORS ON ‘SPORTS AND LITERACY’…BREAK DOWN SILOS AND ENGAGE KIDS
Great topic with Professor Alan Brown of Wake Forest and
Professor Luke Rodesiler of Indiana U…all about sports literacy,,middle school on!
THE GROWING IMPACT OF TEACHER LEADERSHIP
We welcome first time guest Celine Coggins, founder and CEO of TeachPlus
K-12 ED TECH and THE 2016 ELECTION
COSN brings us a great panel…. their Policy Chair & CTO of Calcasieu Paris Public Schools Sheryl Abshire, Reg Leighty, COSN Policy Consultant and Jean Tower, Director of Media and Digital Learning in Needham (MA) schools.
DIVERSE STRATEGIES FOR ELL/DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Fostering Effective Communications with Dual Language Learners”
TEACHER RECRUITMENT and ALTERNATIVE CREDENTIALING
Our guest is Shawn Arevalo McCollough, President and CEO of The American Board is our guest. The Board is a non-profit organization established by the U.S. Department of Education and dedicated to building strong communities through preparing, certifying, and supporting teachers
REPORT ON ALTERNATIVE CREDENTIALING IN A NEW ERA OF WORK AND EDUCATION
with Pearson Acclaim’s Peter Janzow give us the scoop
STUDENT SELF MANAGEMENT, EFFECTIVE SCHOOL DISCIPLINE
AND CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT
TEACHERS AND STATEWIDE EDUCATION POLICIES
TEACHER VOICE and THE HOPE STREET GROUP
Hope Street Group, agents of change for educators, bring us two great North Carolina teachers, Courtney Sears of Chapel Hiil-Carrboro Public Schools and Trey Ferguson, a high school math teacher from Wake County,NC on the North Carolina TEACHER VOICE NETWORK
A HEALTH LITERACY CURRICULUM
THE HIP HOP HEALTHY HEART PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN
Superstar Superintendent of Coachella Valley California, Dr. Darryl Adams
is joined by a very healthy Executive Director, Jyl Steinback of Shape Up US
on the importance of children’s health to learning.
COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENTS AND REMEDIATION
JACKSON COLLEGE’S ACCELERATED LEARNING PROGRAM FOR DEVELOPMENTAL WRITING
Community College professors Clarinda Flannery
and our good buddy Professor Amelia Gamel are our guests on an innovative program helping CC students succeed
AMERICAN INNOVATION, STEM AND THE MAKER MOVEMENT
Glen Bull,Hossein Haj-Hariri and Alan Grier and Matt Hoffman of the Smithsonian. Glen is an Education Professor at UVA, Hossein is Engineering Dean at The University of of South carolina and Alan Grier is the Coordinator of The Machine Tool Technology program at Midlands Technical College
TEACHING THE ELECTION
Guess what, there’s a Presidential election this November. There are resources to teach with.
Returning guest,Tony Pennay, Director of The Annenberg Presidential Learning Center
COMPETENCY BASED LEARNING FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
MORE ON COMPTENCY BASED LEARNING, + DATA USAGE AND THE FUTURE OF ED TECH
EDUCATION OVERVIEW FROM CHARLES SOSNICK
FREE AND TERRIFIC FOR NEW TEACHER ORIENTATION
THE SCHOOL YEAR STARTER KIT
Roxanna Eldon returns. Author of “See me After Class: Advice for Teachers by Teachers”
and starter kit creator for new teachers.
SOCIAL JUSTICE PROJECTS IN THE CLASSROOM
SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING and THE HAWN FOUNDATION
This is Goldie’s wonderful educational foundation for a vastly under-met need
in K-12 eduCation Our guest is CEO Laurie Coots.
GREAT INSIGHTS ON HOW THE INDUSTRY REACHES EDUCATORS
Yes, I will even forgive Dallas the Cowboys because it’s the host city of EDNET this year,
the industry networking/informational conference.Guests are the one and only Vicki Bigham, Conference Director plus Steve Wakefield from Discovery Education and Nicole Neal of Noodle Markets
SCHOOL CLIMATE, DISCRIMINATORY DISCIPLINE AND THE SCHOOL TO PRISON PIPELINE
THE MYTHS AND REALITIES OF SCHOOL SUMMER VACATION
SUMMER BREAK…THE SUMMER SLIDE… WHY?
THE END OF WORK AS WE KNOW IT..PREPARING FOR THE WORKPLACE
IT’S A DIFFERENT WORLD OF WORK FOR THE STUDENTS WE TEACH
K-12 and Higher Education from the point of view of the workplace Ann Parker , senior community practice manager for Association for Talent Development is joined by special guest Ray Williams of Ray Williams Associates. Important show as we are the ones responsible for teaching the future workforce.
A 2 DAY EVENT
THE MOORESVILLE, NC ‘SUMMER CONNECTION’
TO LISTEN TO THIS SHOW FEATURING VARIOUS COMPANIES THAT
PARTNER WITH MOORESVILLE GRADED SCHOOLS, A LEADER IN DIGITAL EDUCATION
GREAT STUFF ON MOORESVILLE GRADED AND THE HILL CENTER FOR READING INTERVENTION, AND THE DIGITAL CONVERSION GOING ON VIRGINIA BEACH AND ADDISON NY SCHOOLS
LIVE FROM THE MOORESVILLE .NC.
DIGITAL EDUCATION ‘SUMMER CONNECTION’
THREE SUPERINTENDENTS ATTENDING THE CONFERENCE TALK
ABOUT DIGITAL CONVERSION IN THEIR DISTRICTS
RURAL GREENWOOD, SC DISTRICT 51
WHITTIER CITY, CALIFORNIA
LOCAL STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT AND ITS IMPACT IN EDUCATION
PRESENTING THE NEW PRESIDENT OF AASA
Texas Superintendent Alton Frailey, superintendent of Katy Independent School District in Katy Texas, was just installed (July 13) as president of AASA, The School Superintendents Association, for 2016-17. Frailey succeeds Illinois Superintendent David Schuler, who will serve as immediate past president of AASA.
INTELLECTUAL FREEDOM FOR TEACHERS AND STUDENTS
a new metric-based research model that emphasizes the simple fact
that students are more than a test score
Executive Director for DFW metroplex , Emily Nolen
is our guest. Great teacher Training!!!
Edweb.net bring us former Supt. and founder of “Sup d’jour” Gabe Soumakian on
WHY DISTRICTS NEED A CHIEF INNOVATION OFFICER
A NEW REPORT ON TEACHER DIVERSITY RECRUITING
NCTQ‘s President Kate Walsh on school districts bring
in more people of color , etc into their schools …how, why, is it working?
Our good friend , IL. educator Chris Bronke gives us a new acronym.
ALL ABOUT “CLEAR”
Collaborative Learning through Empathetic,Authentic Relationships
He’ll be joined by H.S English Teacher and writing coach for
the National Blogging Collaborative , Robyn Corelitz
USE MOVIES TO TEACH LITERACY
NCTE author (“Reading in the Dark”, Reading the Reel World”)John Golden is our guest
John is an English teacher in Portland OR
SUCCESS IN TACOMA SCHOOLS
COMMUNITY COLLEGES AND ONLINE LEARNING
ADJUNCT FACULTY CHALLENGES
CC expert, adjunct professor and former NISOD Executive Director Larry Miller is our guest.
TAPPING THE POTENTIAL OF TECHNOLOGY FOR CHILDREN
Early Childhood Technology Expert Warren Buckleitner , a Gryphon House author , brings his expertise to our show including 5 tech products every preschool or elementary teacher should know and use.
E RATE FUNDING 2016-17
BOTH SIDES OF CONTROVERSIAL ISSUES and HOW TO TEACH THEM
Procon.org ‘s President Kamy Akhaven joins us for a look at
a great and neutral site for any teacher, particularly English and Social Studies
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LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT FOR CATHOLIC SCHOOL LEADERS
Jim Pavlacka, NCEA Director of Leadership Development &
Annette Jones, Ass’t Director are our guests
TAKE A WALK DOWN HOPE STREET WITH THE A GREAT TEACHER ORGANIZATION
“ON DECK:PREPARING THE NEXT GENERATION OF TEACHERS”
with AZ Kindergarten Teacher Danielle Brown and Delaware High School teacher Robyn Howton
PROMOTING TEACHING AS A CAREER
Our guests are from South Carolina, the SC Teacher of the Year Jennifer Wise and Professor Ed Dickey of the The University of South Carolina (Go GAMECOCKS)
EDUCATION SAVINGS ACCOUNTS AROUND THE US.
A NEW IDEA FOR STUDENT ENGAGEMENT
: ISTE authors Chris Carnahan and Kim Crowley
BOTH SIDES OF CONTROVERSIAL ISSUES and HOW TO TEACH THEM
Procon.org ‘s President Kamy Akhaven joins us for a look at a great and neutral site
for any teacher, especially Social Studies
AUTHENTIC WRITING FOR THE DIGITAL AGE
The co-founder of Flipped Learning Jon Bergmann is our guest about the new