July-September 2019

THE NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR THE SOCIAL STUDIES

AND THEIR UPCOMING NOVEMBER CONFERENCE 

Social Studies, History, Geography all come together at NCSS…lots of different groups coming together.

THE TEACHER AS LEARNER

Two of my favorite guests return, Dr Kristin Barbour of NILD and

Dr Carey Borkoski of Johns Hopkins University on a excellent topic

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UNDERSTANDING CAREER READY FOR ALL : LOOKING AT DIVERSITY IN THE WORKPLACE

Your students who learn differently, those with ADHD, autism Dyslexia, etc need to understand  what the future workplace holds. Expert Jan Coplan of Landmark College career office is our guest

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A  NATIONAL LOOK AT MAGNET SCHOOLS

with Theresa Porter , Director of Magnet Schools in E. Baton Rouge Schools with Todd Mann of Magnet Schools of America

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PROMOTING EQUITY BY BUILDING ON YOUR DISTRICT’S STRENGTHS

Leading Educators literally does what their name implies in districts across the country. Standing up for equity for every student every day, we have , as a first time guest whom we truly welcome, their CEO, Chong-Hao Fu with us 

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TRAUMA INFORMED EDUCATION

TRAUMA INFORMED CARE IN EDUCATION. An unfortunately huge issue these days.With thanks to my friends at Waterford Institute, from Washington County UT, we have Pre-School Coordinator Britney Nelson

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SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING IN PORT WASHINGTON-SAUKVILLE (NY) SCHOOLS

What they’re doing and why it works with Duane Woelful, Director of Special Services and School Psychologist Caitlin Zozakiewicz

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PART 2 : IN CLASSROOM BOOK COLLECTIONS: PROMOTING DIVERSITY 

Great topic ! Our friends from Mackin are back as we continue our conversation with their special guest Beaverton, OR ELL educator Rob Hillhouse
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CELEBRATING CONSTITUTION DAY  AND TEACHING CIVICS
iCIVICS and Discovery education invite you to a virtual viewing party  ( 9/17, 1p ET) for your students to find their voices and know their rights . Its a great experience. 

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THE NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR THE SOCIAL STUDIES AND THEIR UPCOMING NOVEMBER CONFERENCE 

Social Studies, History, Geography all come together at NCSS…lots of different groups coming together.

THE TEACHER AS LEARNER

Two of my favorite guests return, Dr Kristin Barbour of NILD and Dr Carey Borkoski of Johns Hopkins University on a excellent topic

LISTEN HERE

UNDERSTANDING CAREER READY FOR ALL : LOOKING AT DIVERSITY IN THE WORKPLACE

Your students who learn differently, those with ADHD, autism Dyslexia, etc need to understand  what the future workplace holds. Expert Jan Coplan of Landmark College career office is our guest

LISTEN HERE

A  NATIONAL LOOK AT MAGNET SCHOOLS

with Theresa Porter , Director of Magnet Schools in E. Baton Rouge Schools with Todd Mann of Magnet Schools of America

LISTEN HERE

PROMOTING EQUITY BY BUILDING ON YOUR DISTRICT’S STRENGTHS

Leading Educators literally does what their name implies in districts across the country. Standing up for equity for every student every day, we have , as a first time guest whom we truly welcome, their CEO, Chong-Hao Fu with us 

LISTEN HERE

TRAUMA INFORMED EDUCATION

TRAUMA INFORMED CARE IN EDUCATION. An unfortunately huge issue these days.With thanks to my friends at Waterford Institute, from Washington County UT, we have Pre-School Coordinator Britney Nelson

LISTEN HERE

SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING IN PORT WASHINGTON-SAUKVILLE (NY) SCHOOLS

What they’re doing and why it works with Duane Woelful, Director of Special Services and School Psychologist Caitlin Zozakiewicz

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PART 2 : IN CLASSROOM BOOK COLLECTIONS: PROMOTING DIVERSITY 

Great topic ! Our friends from Mackin are back as we continue our conversation with their special guest Beaverton, OR ELL educator Rob Hillhouse
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DIGITAL PORTFOLIOS : THE BRAVE NEW   
 (AND BETTER)  WORLD OF STUDENT ASSESSMENT
The times they are definitely a ‘changin’. Our guest is Erik Petrick, the  Chief Creative Officer of bulb

an ASCD presentation

SCHOOL SAFETY/CRISIS MANAGEMENT

THE  “EDUCATORS SCHOOL SAFETY NETWORK”

Meet Professor  Dr Amy Klinger and Educator/Attorney Amanda Klinger  , founders of the Network.Listen for great safety and crisis management insights

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an AC&E Equity Presentation

COLLEGE CHOICE : FINDING THE RIGHT PATH FOR YOUR NEEDS  

Our guest is Kevin Mayne, VP for Enrollment Management at Landmark College,

the college for students who learn differently.

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An AC&E Equity Presentation

THE LATEST IN ADAPTIVE  LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES

WITH A SPECIAL LOOK AT MATH

MCGraw Hill experts Terry Cheng & John Miller  on

adaptive learning technologies, AI , and personalized learning.

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PROMOTING EQUITY AND STUDENT DATA PRIVACY ..A DISTRICT LEADERS CHALLENGE

 Our friends from “Catch On”, Lil Kellogg and Jena Draper  with insights for district leaders in an ever changing environment pulling ever different way. 

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SCHOOL LEADERSHIP AND SELF-CARE: CREATING  A LIFE WORK BALANCE 

Thank you Smartbrief for guest Fred Ende, noted author and Curriculum Director for Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES in NY

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an AC&E Equity Presentation

EQUITY & SCHOOL BUDGETING

We have the expert, Founder of Allovue Jess Gartner

 on being ESSA ready with your school financing

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An AC&E Equity Presentation

THE FUTURE OF GIFTED EDUCATION

with the president of NAGC Dr. Jonathan Plucker  ,

 Professor at Johns Hopkins and the new Executive Director at NAGC , John Segota

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 ED SPACES ARE LEARNING SPACES

 with “The Man” from who directs the  Ed Market Association , the organization behind the ED SPACES conference ( October in Milwaukee) Jim McGarry.  We’ll talk whats new in school and classroom design as we make education accessible and equal physically 

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ONLINE ED: USING COURSE DESIGN STANDARDS  TO SUPPORT STUDENT SUCCESS

Great topic …Listen to  Christine Voelker  the K-12 program director at Quality Matters and Cindy Hamblin who is the Director of the Virtual Learning Leadership Alliance
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RURAL EDUCATION:
A VISIT  WITH QUEEN ANNE’S COUNTY MD. SCHOOLS
with Supt  Dr Andrea Kane  and  her cabinet members who direct  some very innovative programs in CTE, Performing Arts and Science

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TEACHING READING AND SPOTTING DYSLEXIA

A favorite expert of ours returns, Ms Donnell Pons. Detrmining if dyslexia is affecting any given student.

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TUESDAY

an AC&E Equity Presentation

SKOOG…with a hard ‘G” : MULTI-SENSORY LEARNING IN EVERY CLASSROOM

You’ere gonna love this show about Skoog and its effects on learning using sound and music. Creator  Dr Benjamin Schogler is here with my good friend Kevin Custer are my guests

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An AC&E Equity Presentation

GETTING GIRLS INTO STEM

A great educator will give you her insights . My guest is our old friend Michele Zimmerman.

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AN AC&E EQUITY PRESENTATION 

TIPPY TALK : ITS ALL ABOUT SOCIAL INCLUSION IN THE CLASSROOM AND BEYOND.

Rob Lafan , Tippy Talk founder, has quite a story to tell..how he founded whats becoming a worldwide phenomena for children with autism and social challenges. 

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TAKING A LOOK AT EQUITY AND ED TECH IN CANADA

 with “The Man” from the North , Mindshare Learnings’s Robert Martellaci. Our neighbors to the north have a lot going in terms of Equity and ed tech innovations. Nobody knows more about it than Robert.  

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An AC&E Equity Presentation

EMPOWERING WRITERS

THE WRITING EXPERIENCE, LITERACY

AND EQUITY IN YOUR CLASSROOM

Listen to a terrific teacher from  Bushland TX , Kylene Reed who turned her classes  around  by engaging her kids  in a writing program that works. I know Kylene…you’ll be wildly impressed

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DESIGNING LEARNING SPACES THAT MATTER

Meet University City Missouri School’s Director of Innovative Learning Robert Dillon, an expert in classroom.

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AUGUST 2019

MAINSTREAMING CHILDREN  WITH HEARING LOSS    and from last week

Previewing the upcoming 40th annual Clarke Schools conference  which will feature the work of a group called “No Limits” and their production of ‘Silent No More’

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 MINDFULNESS IN THE CLASSROOM

ASCD author Thomas  Armstrong, Executive Director of the

American Institute for Learning and Human Development , is our guest  

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 A SMARTBRIEF PRESENTATION … 

E-SPORTS  AND EDUCATION 

Leveling up pedagogy and student engagement with video games..real competition encourages learning as my guest from Orange County DOE, Kevin Brown, will tell you.  

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“INFERCABULARY” AND MIDDLE SCHOOL CRITICAL THINKING

There’s a great company out there called Infercabulary. ..vocabulary made visual. Its founders Beth and Deena will be here and so will  educator Kate Gentry who has had great success with the product…and it is a very cool product  indeed….as you will learn .

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AN AC&E EQUITY PRESENTATION

SOCIAL JUSTICE AND DISABILITY 

The movement out there is called “Nothing about us…without us”. 

Landmark College Researcher Chris Wenz brings his insights about what this means to the show

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COLLEGE ACCESS & SUCCESS

 FOR RURAL STUDENTS

We have Berea College’s Dreama Gentry as our guest.

As you know rural success is a favorite topic of mine. Should be a great show.  

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BACK TO SCHOOL WITH CoSN

An important show as my CoSN guests give you three essential tools

  for Tech leaders as we begin the New school year.  

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SPACE FUTURIST BRIAN DEAN 

That’s Learning Space, not Outer Space

My friends at Norva Nivel bring to us Bryan Dean, an  expert on Learning Spaces…focusing on STEAM in the classroom and how  the classroom environment can make all the difference in the world.

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CULTIVATING THE ART OF LEARNING:

featuring the expertise of our returning guest Director of the National Institute for Learning Development, Dr. Kristin Barbour on the building blocks of learning.

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AN AC&E EQUITY PRESENTATION

TOOLS THAT SUPPORT  ASSESSMENT

FOR ALL STUDENTS

Texthelp’s Jason Carroll on the accommodations needed in testing … for students with disabilities

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FROM POVERTY THRU HIGHER ED

One man’s journey and we have the man with us. Andarius Taylor is one amazing gentleman  now an academic adviser at University of Michigan. And I’ll thank one of educations great people, Dr Amelia Gamel for this show.

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AN AC&E EQUITY PRESENTATION

PROVIDING SUPPORT FOR SPECIAL STUDENTS WHILE MINIMIZING ATTENTION

What our returning guest  Dr. Wes Dotson, Director  of the Burkhart Center  for Autism at Texas Tech calls “The Flashing Arrow”. He has some answers for you.

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THE CHALLENGES , AS ALWAYS, OF RURAL EDUCATION. 

THIS TIME, LET’S GO OUT WEST

Thank you Waterford Institute  for our guest today, Dr Scott Crane, Supt of Grand County Schools in Moab, UT. Scott hosted the recent Utah Rural Schools Conference.

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HOW TO BECOME A GLOBALLY  COMPETENT TEACHER

ASCD author Ariel Tichnor-Wagner  on her new book.…and why ‘global competence’ is so necessary.

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INFERCABULARY!!

REACHING ALL STUDENTS K-12 WITH VISUAL VOCABULARY INSTRUCTION 

I spelled it correctly. ‘Infercabulary” A great new product using semantic reasoning  is making a difference for all kids including those with  ELL and SPED needs. We have Deena and  Beth, the creators. 

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THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR LEARNING DISABILITIES

21st CENTURY LEARNING  & STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES 

Director of Innovation at NCLD, Ace Parsi, is our guest

 on the value of inclusion for all

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ADVICE FOR FIRST YEAR TEACHERS 

Author Tony Fredericks joins us. He is the author of a lot of books on Education and today we will concentrate on 

“Ace Your First Year Teaching”

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ENGAGING STUDENTS…EXPLORING PATHWAYS TO COLLEGE AT AN EARLY AGE IN BARNSTABLE, MA

Our guests are  school proncipal Jim Anderson and

from American Student Assistance,, CEO and President Joan Eddy

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an “Institute for Education Innovation” show

LEADING INNOVATION IN 

DOUGHERTY COUNTY GA SCHOOLS

Meet Superintendent Ken Fyer  as he evaluates the year just past and plans for an innovvative new one for 2019-20.

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THE EDUCATION INDUSTRY AND HIGHER ED WORKING TOGETHER FOR GRADUATE DEGREES

Discovery Education is working with Buena Vista University , creating new advanced degrees for educators. This has always been a pet peeve of mine that the industry itself isn’t more involved in teacher education. Finally, its happening.

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an NCEA show: CATHOLIC EDUCATION

THE SETON AWARDS GALA AND NCEA PHILANTHROPY

WE always enjoy having this important segment of American education included in our roster of show. Good folks and good schools that reach out to help all. Learn about these awards, etc.

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HONORING SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS !

THE SWING EDUCATION HALL OF FAME

Its a tough job. I know…did it for a while while I was teacher college on off days to keep my hand in. We have Ralph Starace of NJ recently honored by Swing Education into their Hall of Fame. Swing Education is a very cool way for districts to find subs and for subs to find districts to work in. Give a listen.

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STUDENT VOICE…STATEWIDE

A CCSSO show with North Dakota’s absolutely excellent State Superintendent Dr Kirsten Baesler…all about her statewide student cabinet.advisory board. It turns out that the customers have some really great ideas.

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