Education Talk Radio Podcasts: COVID-19, Equity & Access

Education Talk Radio Podcasts: COVID-19, Equity & Access
Listen: School Culture - Why It Matters and How It's Improved
Dr. Ashley Rogers Berner, Deputy Director of The Johns Hopkins Institute for Education Policy and Associate Professor at JHU’s School of Education, is author of “Pluralism and American Public Education.” Listen to this interview to learn about the Institute’s eye-opening report on school culture.
Listen: Developing Equitable Programs of School, Family and Community Partnerships
A fantastic interview with Johns Hopkins University Professor Dr. Joyce Epstein, founder and leader of the National Network of Partnership Schools and Director of the JHU Center on School, Family and Community Partnerships.
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ACT’s interim CEO/COO Janet Godwin joined Larry Jacobs on Education Talk Radio to discuss how ACT, a company you may know only for testing, is working daily on an ongoing mission toward educational equity for all students.

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Meet Dr. Nancy Lewin, Program Director of ACT’s Center for Equity in Learning, Dr. Dana Murano, Research Scientist at The ACT Center for Social, Emotional and Academic Research, and Marci Price, Program Director of ACT Learning Division-SEL.

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Kevin Baird, the author of “WHOLE: What Teachers Need to Help Students Thrive” and Josh Knutson, CEO and Co-Founder of ‘Rhithm,’ a social emotional learning app, discuss mental health with Education Talk Radio. Also see a fantastic article by Kevin Baird here. Listen to the interview below.

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Each year, Education Talk Radio has an important discussion with Steven Spielberg’s USC-SHOAH Foundation, thanks to our friends at Discovery Education who work closely with them, about Teaching with Testimony. Meet SHOAH’S education director, our good friend and an always a great guest, Dr. Claudia Ramirez Wiedeman.

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Dr. Kerry Sautner, Chief Learning Officer at the National Constitution Center, discusses civics-focused resources this Philadelphia-based institution is offering to K-12 educators right now and throughout the the summer.

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Dr Tracy Inman, professor at Western Kentucky University (and Parent Representative on the NAGC Board of Directors) joins John Segota, Executive Director of NAGC, with some very helpful guidelines, tips and supports for children during these uncertain times.

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Dr. Sheldon Berman has a long history as a leading expert on bringing social and emotional learning (SEL) into a district curriculum, having served as Superintendent of Schools in Eugene Oregon, Jefferson County, Kentucky, Hudson in Massachusetts, and now Andover, Massachusetts. He is also a highly respected author on social responsibility in schools.

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Reading Horizons, president/CEO Tyson Smith and award-winning educator Sandra Halley, winner of the Charlotte Lockhardt Literacy award, talk literacy on Education Talk Radio.

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A good topic with Ian MCullough of TurnItIn as we all assess how the first shot at forced distance learning and teaching needs to be evaluated.

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Education Talk Radio Podcast Episode

Competent, intelligent, supportive and caring leadership matters now, more than ever… in the nation, in every state, and in every school district. Mort Sherman and Valerie Truesdale, AASA leadership experts, are the valued guests on this Education Talk Radio episode.

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A great conversation with current NSBA (National School Boards Association) president Professor Charlie Wilson and Immediate Past President Beth Branham, Esq.

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Communication matters more than ever right now, and not just as a matter of heart. Communication is a compliance issue everywhere. Grackledocs.com offers their service very inexpensively per school district (free through June). Listen to Barber Hills ISD in TX speak on this below.

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Meet Dreama Gentry, Executive Director of Partners for Education at Berea College in Kentucky. No surprise to us that they’re supporting education for all during this chaotic time.

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Here’s to you, Mr. Robinson! A special appearance from CCSSO Teacher of the Year Rodney Robinson, who teaches at Virgie Binford Education Center, a 6-12 school inside the Richmond, Virginia juvenile detention facility.

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Our friends from Benetech make an important return visit. This information is important for all teachers, both general education and special education.

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We need all the resources we can get, especially now, so meet Jessica  Sliwerski of Open Up Resources and see how the OER curriculum can help teachers and students as we all navigate the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.

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CoSN’s annual national conference was scheduled for this past week and, of course, was cancelled in light of events. There will now be a virtual conference for all in May. More on that later. In the meantime, they have excellent advice for Ed Tech Directors who are dealing the COVID crisis. Pete Just, CoSN Board Chair and Amy McLaughlin of CoSN’s Cybersecurity Initiative Team as they discuss the management of district edtech throughout the Covid-19 crisis.

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As you prepare to teach again, albeit online while the crisis lingers, there are lots of resources available to you. Listen to this show to hear what Discovery Education is offering.

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Offering includes professional development training on teletherapy best practices, access to the leading teletherapy platform specifically built for K-12 students with special needs, parent resources, and technical support during school hours.

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