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
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.
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
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
AT-HOME KINDERGARTEN READINESS
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.
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
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.
AT RISK STUDENTS AND INTERVENTION ACADEMIES
Our guest is expert Reggie Underwood. Chief Academic Officer at Advance Path Academics
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.
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
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.
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
This is Goldie’s wonderful educational foundation for a vastly under-met need
in K-12 eduCation Our guest is CEO Laurie Coots.
a great and neutral site for any teacher, particularly English and Social Studies