October-December 2015

DECEMBER 2015

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MEANINGFUL TEACHING
Award winning 4th grade eduator Mary Tarashuk , about her award winning post  about taking a breath with your class regarding “Big Education”
 
 
TEACHING CHARACTER
THE CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR  FOUNDATION
Inspiring educators and education every day. Cathy Metcalf is a great returning guest
as she leads the foundations education programs
Presented by EDWEB.NET
DEVELOPING YOUR OWN DISTRICT LEADERSHIP PLAN
Expert Myra Whitney  on school district executive leadership
​Presented by KNOWLEDGEWORKS
​​THE POWER OF MINECRAFT & ED TECH WITH YOUR STUDENTS
 
Our guest is award winning blogger and K-8 Tech teacher Jaqui Murray. Seeing her students fascinated, she created a great teaching tool. 
 
 
​​SPECIAL EDUCATION LEADERSHIP AS A TEAM APPROACH
Author, Special Ed Administrator and Ed Consultant Larry Brunson is our guest.
GATEWAY2ACHIEVE PILOTING WITH UNITED CEREBRAL PALSY
Myron Cizdyn,, CEO of The BLPS Group  is piloting withtheir new LMS with the help of the good folks
 LISTEN HERE
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/12/14/special-ed-charter-schools-and-the-new-lms-gateway2achieve
ISTE’S PROFESSIONAL LEARNING  AND NEW STANDARDS
Jim Flanagan, Chief Learning Services Officer,  on what ISTE does all year
in professional learning and standards development
LISTEN HERE
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/12/14/update-on-iste-learning-with-istes-jim-flanagan
THE COUNCIL OF ADMINISTRATORS OF SPECIAL EDUCATION
The new ESEA, the Hybrid Conference and and overview of of 2016 for principals and education with CASES‘s Luann Purcell.
 LISTEN HERE
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/12/15/special-ed-administration-2016
 
 
THE BROWN vs. BOARD OF EDUCATION NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE: ALL ABOUT DISTANCE LEARNING FROM THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE 
Learn even more about your National Park Service  and how you can use it, no matter where you are…with NPS Education Specialist Lisa Nagurny
LISTEN HERE
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/12/15/distance-learning-from-the-national-park-service
 
 
THE STEM ED COALITION : THE ROLE OF INDUSTRY IN K-12 STEM
James Brown of The Stem Ed Coalition is joined by Ray Hsu, Academic Section Manager of National Instruments
LISTEN HERE
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/12/15/the-stem-ed-coalition-the-role-of-industry
 
 
A PREVIEW OF FETC: THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION CONFERENCE: 
Jen Womble , conference manager of FETC on the reasons why if you’re involved in ed tech , you need to be in Orlando,
January 11-15,2016
LISTEN HERE
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/12/16/a-preview-of-fetc-the-future-of-education-technology-conference
 
 
KNOWLEDGEWORKS  on  THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION
A 4th FUTURE FORECAST  report has just been released.. From KW’s Strategic Foresight division, joining us will be guests Katherine Prince and Jason Swanson
 LISTEN HERE
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/12/17/knowledgeworks-on-the-future-of-education-future-forecast-for-2025-learning
 
PUBLIC/PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS & THE AMGEN FOUNDATION
AMGEN FOUNDATION  V.P.  Scott Heimlich  is joined by educator Winnie Litten. Advanced Honors and Biology Teacher at Oak Park HS in Oak Park ,CA, one of the first teacher to participate in The Amgen BioTech Experience.  
LISTEN HERE
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/12/17/sciencestem-education-the-work-of-the-amgen-foundation
HOLIDAY BOOK GIVING FOR YOUR FAVORITE EDUCATOR
Dr. Kari Arfstrom, consultant, researcher, educational demographer and K12 advocate on great
gift book choices for your giving.
LISTEN HERE
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/12/18/thoughts-on-holiday-book-giving-to-your-favorite-educator
SCHOOL BOARD AND SCHOOL SUCCESS
 NSBA President John Tuttle  is our guest along with past NSBA President Anne Byrne
 Presented by KNOWLEDGEWORKS
LISTEN HERE
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/12/18/school-board-successes-in-2016the-power-of-the-people

COSN’s 3rd INFRASTRUCTURE SURVEY ON K-12 SCHOOL NETWORKING 

Keith Kruger, COSN CEO and Maria Bjerede COSN mobile Learning Leader reveal the results of the survey. See where your district stands.

Presented by  LIGHTSPEED SYSTEMS & FUNDS FOR LEARNING 

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/12/07/cosns-3rd-infrastructure-survey-on-k-12-school-networking

MUSIC EDUCATION : THE PENNYWHISTLE BAND SCHOOL PROJECT

Don Castellow,  expert on elementary ed music education and author of The PennyWhistle curriculum is our guest.

Is music important? Remember music is mathematics

Presented by LEGO EDUCATION

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/12/07/elementary-music-education-the-pennywhistle-band-school-project

NCTE ON 21st CENTURY LITERACY “The Movie of the Mind”

NCTE‘s  winner of their 2015 Media Literacy Award Mary Ressler, a literacy specialist at 

Centerville Middle School in Lancaster, PA is our guest.

Presented by  GREAT BOOKS FOUNDATION

LISTEN AT

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/12/07/ncte-award-winning-literacy-educator-mary-ressler-the-movie-of-the-mind

THE STATE OF THE NATION IN GIFTED EDUCATION

M.Rene Islas , Executive Diector of NAGC is joined by governing secretary and NAGC Board member  Susan Dulong Langley on their new report about Gifted Ed in America today.

Presented by LISTEN CURRENT

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/12/11/the-state-of-the-nation-in-gifted-education

HOW SCHOOLS AND DISTRICTS CAN TELL THEIR OWN STORY

Editorial Director of the education firm PR with Panache, Chris Piehler, on proper media use for districts to get the word out.

 LISTEN HERE
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/12/11/how-school-districts-can-get-their-story-out-there

KEEPING ‘TABS’ ON INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS

Peter Upham. Executive Director of THE ASSOCIATION OF BOARDING SCHOOLS (TABS) is our guest speaking on their  The North American Boarding Initiative.

Presented by HOUGHTON MIFFLIN HARCOURT

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/30/keeping-tabs-on-independent-schools-the-boarding-school-initiative

REPORT FROM THE SUPERINTENDENTS : THIS WEEK: VIRGINIA BEACH, VA.

SOLUTION TREE presents  my co-host for this series Dr Mark Edwards of Moooresville Graded School District and his special guest Dr. Aaron Spence  ( Supt. of Virginia Beach VA ), one of the finest Supt.s in the country. He is leading a tremendous digital conversion

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk2/2015/11/30/report-from-the-superintendents-this-week-virginia-beach-va

The American Scool Counselor Association’s Jill Cook is joined by NACAC’s (The National Association for College Admission Counseling) David Hawkins. on college/career readiness for your students.

Presented by iCEV ON LINE

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/12/01/your-school-counselor-and-college-career-readiness

SAFETY ON CAMPUS IN HIGHER EDUCATION

Our good friends at E School News bring us Meris Stansbury, managing editor of their E Campus News on what obviously is a hot topic in Higher Ed.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/12/01/safety-on-campus-in-higher-education

SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT: MAKING IT WORK IN OKLAHOMA CITY

Solution Tree brings us Dr Sharon Kramer , author of “How to Leverage PLC’s for School Improvement” and her guest, former HS principal in OKC, Tamie Sanders

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/12/01/great-school-improvement-at-an-urban-high-school

THE “TEACHER POWERED SCHOOLS” INITIATIVE

The Center for Teaching Quality brings us Boston elementary educator  Taryn Snyder and Pittsburgh midle school teacher Nick Tutolo on this new initiative from CTQ and Education Evolving..

Presented by MIMIO

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/12/02/the-teacher-powered-schools-initiative

NSBA SCHOOL ED TECH VISITS.COME ALONG 

KNOWLEDGEWORKS  presents NSBA’s Ann Flynn and her guests ( to be visited),Dr Pete Leida of Delaware’s Colonial School District and  Kathy Prather, CTE director  from Sunnyside Unified school district in Tucson.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/12/02/nsba-school-visit-highlights

 

COMMON TEACHER NIGHTMARES: NEW TEACHERS HITTING A ROUGH TIME

Our guest is Smartbrief award winning educator Roxanna Elden on her winning post and her “NEW TEACHER DISILLUSIONMENT POWER PACK”

Great stuff from the author of “See Me After Class”.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/12/03/common-teacher-nightmares-new-teachers-hitting-a-rough-time

ONLINE LEARNING WITH iNACOL: STATE & FEDERAL POLICIES

iNACOL’S Director of State and Federal Policies Dale Frost is our guest. 

Presented by LEARNING BIRD

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/12/03/online-learning-state-and-federal-policies-with-inacol

SCHOOL SUCCESS IN MATHEMATICS

We’re talking Dolan-Nolan-Adams math with the authors,Juli Dixon, Thomasenia Lott Adams and Ed Nolan” 

Presented by SOLUTION TREE

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/12/03/school-success-in-mathematics

INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE AND THEIR CAREER BASED PROGRAMME

IBO’s Drew Deutsch on this new programme combining the rigors of IB education and career education. they put the ‘me’ at the end of programme, not me!….they got class.

Presented by PLANET HS and FOLLETT LEARNING, IB’S NEW DISTRIBUTOR

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/12/04/international-baccalaureate-and-their-career-based-programme

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NOVEMBER 2015

GATEWAY2ACHIEVE:  A NEW LEARNING PLATFORM

Myron Cizdyn,, CEO of The BLPS Group on the incredible new learning platform, Gateway2Achieve

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/16/gateway2achieve-a-new-learning-platform-that-works

A NEW ISTE BOOK : INNOVATION AGE LEARNING 

Sam” Sakai-Miller author or of new ISTE Book,” Innovation Age Learning: Empowering Students by Empowering Teachers”.

Presented by Pearson Research and Innovation

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/16/iste-innovation-age-learning

SCHOOL LIBRARIES: WHAT HAPPENED AT THE AASL NATIONAL CONFERENCE 

Unlike  in Vegas, what happened in Columbus doesn’t stay there.

A post-conference report from the officers and Executive Director of AASL , Audrey Church,

Terry Grief and Sylvia Knight Norton.

Presented by FOLLETT LEARNING

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/24/school-libraries-what-happened-at-the-aasl-national-conference

THE IMPORTANCE OF FAILURE IN EDUCATION AND SCIENCE

Dr Stuart Firestein, Neuroscience professor at Columbia, TedX speaker and author of the best selling book “Failure: Why Science is so successful”. He will discuss this book and his previous one “Ignorance: What drives Science”. 

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/24/the-importance-of-failure-in-education-and-science

THE EDUCATION INDUSTRY: FUNDING GROWING AND EXITING THE EDUCATION ARENA

Get the scoop on the industry from Rob Fiance of EDUMETRIX

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/25/the-education-industry-funding-growing-and-exiting-the-education-arena

CURBING APATHY IN YOUR CLASSROOM

SMARTBRIEF/SMARTBLOGS presents award winning education blogger Ramy Mahmoud, , Science department head at Williams HS in Plano, TX on re-invigorating the classroom environment.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/25/smartbrief-presents-curbing-apathy-in-your-classroom

THE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATIONAL FUNDING

Joel Packer, Executive Director of the Committee on the outlook for Federal funding in 2016

Presented by FUNDS FOR LEARNING

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/09/the-committee-on-educational-funding

EFFECTIVE SCHOOLS; MADE SO WITH COLLABORATION  & COMMON SENSE

HMH Houghton Mifflin Harcourt presents Mike White, licensed pediatric psychologist, school consultant and author of five books on common sense learning and teaching.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/09/effective-schools-made-so-with-collaboration–common-sense

NOON
PROJECT CONNECT AND THE POWER OF THE SCHOOL LIBRARIAN

FOLLETT LEARNING presents  Jennifer Boudrye, Director of Library Programs  at District of Columbia schools  and Carolyn Foote,,librarian  at Eanes ISD in Texas. Britten Follett will be joining us.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/09/the-power-of-the-school-librarian-and-project-connect

WHY EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES MATTER …AND HOW TO FUND THEM 

Lupita Knittel of a great new company called Planet HS ( whom I met at EDNET) brings with her Tammie Talley, District Athletic Director for Duval County FL and Colleen Mattison from Blount Cty Schools in Maryville TN.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/10/why-extracurricular-activities-matter-and-how-to-fund-them

CITIZENS MAKING SCHOOLS BETTER

WIN LEARNING presents FRIENDS OF TEXAS SCHOOLS, a terrific citizen’s organization

with Executive Director Stacey Osborne and founder Scott Milder

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/10/citzens-making-schools-betterfriends-of-texas-schools

ASCD: THE RESOURCE FOR TEACHERS including MYTEACHSOURCE

Learn all about what ASCD does daily for educators from their Director of Publishing. Stefani Roth.

Presented by GREAT BOOKS FOUNDATION

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/11/ascd-the-resource-for-teachers-including-myteachsource

STARTING WITH THE STANDARDS: CURRICULUM FACILITATION IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

MENTORING MINDS brings us Linda Rhyne, Academic Facilitator at Berewick Elementary, a Charlotte NC elementary  school on how, with limited reources they develop curriculum to meet the new standards. Ashley Feistel from Mentoring Minds will be joining us as well.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/11/starting-with-the-standards-curriculum-facilitation-in-elementary-schools

COMPETENCY BASED EDUCATION:

HOW DEEPER PERSONALIZED LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS BENEFIT OUR CHILDREN

Our guest is the Chief Learning Officer at KnowledgeWorks, Virgel Hammonds, a former Maine superintendent and CA principal, on this change from traditional methods

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/12/competency-based-education-deeper-personalized-learning-environments

COMMUNITY COLLEGES: PASSION PROJECTS: TEACH2MATTER

 From NACCTEP, Member at Large , Professor Kathryn Suk will discuss Teach2Matter at Raritan Valley CC, a passion-based, problem-based, and project-based service learning model infused in Education courses at Raritan Valley Community College, in Somerville, NJ. Students build commitment to civic and moral responsibility for diverse, equitable, healthy, and sustainable communities. They work towards the same overall goal of learning and serving others simultaneously.

PRESENTED BY MIMIO

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/12/teaching-with-passion-teach2matter-from-wwwnaccteporg

OUR MONTHLY VISIT FROM EDWEB.NET

“The Connected Educator  World.”

Lisa Schmucki, CEO and founder of Edweb.net will bring us , as always, a terrific education guest and this week it’s Brandi Brown of ETA Hand2Mind  who joins Lisa and I

Presented by GRYPHON HOUSE

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/13/our-monthly-visit-from-edwebnet

INQUIRY BASED LEARNING…WHAT IT IS… WHY DO IT

GREAT BOOKS FOUNDATION  presents two practitioners Kim Lanese, Ass’t Principal at Borterra Canyon Elementary School  (phoenix, AZ) and Stephanie Given from Acacia School in Fullerton, CA. with their insights into Inquiry based learning .

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/13/inquiry-based-learningwhat-it-is-why-do-it

A PREVIEW OF THE NCTE NATIONAL CONVENTION

Doug Hesse,NCTE President  and Convention Chair of the conference is our guest. Doug is a professor at The University of Denver.

Presented by GREAT BOOKS FOUNDATION 

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/02/a-preview-of-the-ncte-national-convention

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CAREER TECHNICAL EDUCATION : THE NEW ORLEANS NATIONAL CONVENTION IN NEW ORLEANS …CAREER TECH VISION 2015

From ACTE, Mike Connet who is joined by Mark Penna,founder of TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS  who is a presenter at the conference .

Presented by iCEVONLINE

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/03/career-technical-education-acte-new-orleans-national-convention

REDESIGNING YOUR CLASSROOM FOR 21st CENTURY STUDENTS

From Illinois, Kildeer Countryside School District 96′, Director of 21st Learning Kevin Ryan and Technology Integrator Stacey Limacher of Fathom Media , a reseller and school partner

Presented by MIMIO

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/03/redesigning-your-classroom-for-21st-century-students

E SCHOOL NEWS  presents CHROMEBOOKS, TRENDS AND INNOVATION IN YOUR CLASSROOM

E School News editor Stephen Noonoo brings with him, educator Chris Scott,a Google Certified teacher from Southern California. 

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/03/e-schools-news-on-the-why-of-chromebooks

AASA (THE SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS ASSOCIATION)

ON THE IMPORTANCE OF SCHOOL BREAKFAST

KNOWLEDGEWORKS brings us a show with AASA guests Dr.Rodney Watson, Superintendent of Spring ISD, Houston TX amd  Michael Grove , Ass’t Superintendent of  Meriden CT School District.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/04/aasa-on-the-importance-of-school-breakfast

SCHOOL DISTRICTS: LEARN WHY YOU NEED A COMMUNICATIONS PRO FOR YOUR DISTRICT

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A SCHOOL COMMUNICATIONS PROFESSIONAL

NSPRA Executive Director Rich Bagin  is joined by Jim VanDevelde , Comm Director at NY’s (Home of The Mets)  Lakeland Central School District & Nicole Kirby Comm Director for the Park Hill School District near KC,MO (Home of The Royals), Of course, we’ll see if they can get along and also we’ll learn why every school district should have a PR pro.

Presented by MENTORING MINDS

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/04/a-day-in-the-life-of-a-school-communications-professional

SIIA / ETIN: THE CODIE AWARDS AND THE INNOVATION INCUBATOR

Ed Tech Industry Network VP Karen Billings , Donelle Blubaugh, Program manager and Jenny Baranowski Director of award for SIIA about these major Education Industry events.

Presented by SEG MEASUREMENT

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/04/the-education-industry-codie-awards-and-siias-innovation-incubator

CENSORSHIP IN SCHOOLS WITH THE STUDENT PRESS LAW CENTER

First time guest Frank LoMonte of of SPLC…a non-profit legal services organization protecting the rights of student journalists K-20.

Presented by GIHON RIVER PRESS 

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/05/censorship-in-schools-with-the-student-press-law-center

FUTURE READY SCHOOLS AND THE ACHIEVEMENT GAP

Superintendent Rory Gesh of Navasota ISD in TX  on his experience in curriculum supervision to create the ‘Future ready’ student.

Presented by WIN LEARNING

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/06/future-ready-schools-conquering-the-skills-gap

NEW DIRECTIONS IN EDUCATIONAL PRODUCTS RESEARCH..WHAT EDUCATORS  AND THE INDUSTRY NEED TO KNOW  

Assessment guru Dr Scott Elliot of SEG Measurement  shares his insights as educational buyers increasingly turn to product effectiveness research to support purchasing decisions,, new research approaches are needed to satisfy their needs.LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/06/new-directions-in-educational-products-research

CONNECT 4 LEARNING:

PRESENTING A NEW , INTERDISCIPLINARY PRE K CURRICULUM IN MATH AND SCIENCE 

(on www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk2)

Soon to be unveiled by Kaplan Early Learning Co. at NAEYC’s upcoming conference, we have 4 education professors (VandeRbilt,University of Denver,University of Michigan {sorry about the Michigan State game] and Heising Simons Foundation) on the importance of this new curriculum, available in 2016.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/11/06/intro-of-a-new-interdisciplinary-pre-k-mathsciencesel-curriculum

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REPORT FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT

SOLUTION TREE presents Supt of Mooresville (NC) Graded School District Mark Edwards, LIVE from the Pittsburgh  meeting of THE LEAGUE OF INNOVATIVE SCHOOLS DIGITAL PROMISE MEETING…and special guests…. SUPT OF LINCOLN NEBRASKA STEVE JOEL AND VANCOUVER WA SUPT STEVE WEBB

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/26/report-from-the-superintendent-from-the-league-of-innovative-schools

EDUCATION FROM THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE

‘Every Kid In A Park” and the NPS conservation/STEM work with the Bureau of Indian Education. They do great work.

Presented by MyOn Reader

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/26/education-from-the-national-park-service

WHY WE NEED MORE INEFFECTIVE TEACHERS

Yes, you read it right….join in with a favorite guest, ‘Yo Miz” author Elizabeth Rose , former NYC teacher and gain her insights on education from a very enetertaining and interesting point of view.

Presented by LEGO EDUCATION

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/27/why-we-need-more-ineffective-teachers

SCIENCE EDUCATORS….CITIZEN SCIENCE AND BAT CONSERVATION

It’s BAT WEEK and Rob Mies from The Organization for Bat Conservation wants you and your students involved. Learn all about it.

Presented by DEFINED STEM

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/27/science-educatorscitizen-science-and-bat-conservation

DATA DRIVEN COLLECTIVE IMPACT AND EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION: SAVING UTAH MILLIONS AND PROVIDING BETTER AND EQUITABLE EDUCATION

KNOWLEDGEWORKS brings us information on “Social Impact Bonds” focusing on United Way of Salt lake City’s first ever “PAY FOR SUCCESS” program designed  to expand success  for Early Childhood Education. with Jeff Edmondson of “Strive Together and Bill Crim, CEO of United Way of Salt Lake. 

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/28/data-driven-collective-impact-and-early-childhood-education

THE AAP K-12 REVERE AWARDS 

All about The REVERE awards, 50 years strong, identifying and honoring high quality learning resources with AAP guests, Eric Hamilton, Linda Swank, and Maureen Costello

Presented by MENTORING MINDS

LISTEN  HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/28/the-aap-k-12-revere-awards-honoring-high-quality-ed-resources

YOUR E RATE SURVIVAL KIT…THE TIMING IS NOW!

DEADLINES APPROACH AMID THE CHANGES IN E RATE APPLICATIONS.

 JOHN HARRINGTON OF FUNDS FOR LEARNING IS OUR GUEST

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/29/your-e-rate-survival-kit

THE HAWN FOUNDATION: MINDFULNESS EDUCATION

GREAT AND IMPORTANT PD FOR YOUR DISTRICT

Josh Froberg, Program Director at Hawn is our guest with Daniel Applewhite , a school facilitator at the foundation.

Presented by FOLLETT LEARNING

LIISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/29/the-hawn-foundationpositive-psychology-and-mindfulness-education

THE INAUGURAL MEDIA LITERACY WEEK

NAMLE

Executive Director Michelle Ciulla-Lipkin  on the importance of Media Literacy to every single teacher’s teaching and student’s learning in today’s classroom.

Presented by 

GREAT BOOKS FOUNDATION GIHON RIVER PRESS 

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/29/the-inaugural-media-literacy-week

ASSESSMENT SPECIFICALLY FOR ELL LEARNERS

Pearson’s Sue Ann Towle, Director of K-12 Channel Management for Pearson Assessment Management Solution on the new  tablet-based “TELL”…Test of English Language Learners.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/30/assessment-specifically-for-ell-learners

THE RESEARCH BEHIND ED TECH : HOW WE KNOW THAT ED TECH WORKS FOR STUDENTS

From a terrific ed tech company, MIMIO’s Dan Winkler, CTO and Chris Leonardo, R and D Director are my guests.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/19/the-research-behind-ed-tech-how-we-know-that-ed-tech-works-for-students

THE EDUCATION INDUSTRY: ITS IMPACT ON WHAT YOU DO

From EDNET, a premier conference in the industry , we have Vicki Bigham and her guests, Dr. Geoff Fletcher, fomer Ass’t Director OF SETDA and Don Resigno of Mind Rocket Media Group.

Presented by SEG Measurement

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/19/the-education-industry-its-impact-on-what-you-do

REACHING TODAY’S STUDENTS WITH STORIES THAT RESONATE

Listen live at www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk2

Former California Teacher of the year,Ed Consultant and Literacy expert Alan Sitomer is my guest.

Presented by TRIUMPH LEARNING

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/19/reaching-todays-students-with-stories-that-resonate-like-hip-hop

ALL SUBJECTS K-12

ZOO EDUCATION: BUILDING CONSERVATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL LEARNING

CAROLINA BIOLOGICAL presents  Dr Elizabeth Mulkerrin, Director of Education at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo ( and President of NSELA, Nat’l Science Education Leadership Assoc) along with Nette Pletcher,Director of Conservation Education at The Association of Zoos and Aquariums.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/20/zoo-education-building-conservation-and-environmental-learning

BUILDING HUMAN CAPACITY: CoSN’s CETL PROGRAM  “CERTIFED EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY LEADERSHIP”

Our CoSN guests are Dr. John Vaille, Assistant Superintendent / Chief Technology Officer, Puget Sound ESD (WA) & Brooke Trisler, Chief Technology Officer, Mukilteo School District (WA)

Presented by LIGHTSPEED SYSTEMS

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/21/building-human-capacity-cosns-certifed-education-technology-leadership-pgm

“IN PRAISE OF AMERICAN EDUCATORS: AND HOW THEY CAN BECOME EVEN BETTER” 

The author of the book of the same name,Dr.Richard DuFour, educator, author and Ed consultant who is recognized as one of the leading authorities on helping school practitioners implement the Professional Learning Communities at Work

Presented by SOLUTION TREE

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/21/in-praise-of-american-educators-and-how-they-can-become-even-better

INIATIVES IN CATHOLIC EDUCATION

 Pam Bernard, NCEA’s Director of professional Development is joined Heather Gossart, Director NCEA special projects to update us on the lkatest in Cathloic education nationwide.

Presented by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/22/initiatives-in-catholic-education

LET’S RE-THINK EDUCATION

Award winning education blogger Terry Heick, Director at TEACH THOUGHT, Is our guest

Presented by SMARTBIEF /SMARTBLOGS

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/22/lets-re-think-education

BUILDING CAREER READY STUDENTS  WITH THE HVACR FOUNDATION

Careers aboud . Learn from Dr. Kari Arfstrom, Director of the HVACR Foundation, who  is our guest regarding very hot demand for a chilly career.

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/23/building-career-ready-students-with-the-hvacr-foundation

Presented by iCEV ONLINE

 

INACOLS BLENDED AND ONLINE LEARNING SYMPOSIUM IN NOVEMBER

TRIUMPH LEARNING AND  FUNDS FOR LEARNING  present iNACOL’s Allison Powell, VP of New learning Models.

Blended Learning is where it’s at. Learn about this wonderful event.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/13/inacols-blended-and-online-learning-symposium-preview-118-11-2015

ISTE: DIGITAL LEARNING AND THE AFFECT OF STATE /FEDERAL POLICIES

What new policies are needed? New E rate Rules! The Homework Gap..we’ll talk about it all

with ISTE’s Craig Thibaudeux, the Chief External Relations officer.MIMIO sponsors. 

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/13/iste-digital-learning-and-the-impact-of-statefederal-policies

 VOCABULARY & LITERACY DEVELOPMENT

 IN PRE K-1

FOLLETT LEARNING brings us Dr. Susan Neuman, Professor and Chair of Teaching and Learning at NYU. A prolific author and expert on the subject, we’ll learn more about Follett’s “World of Words” which she helped develop.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/13/vocabulary-literacy-development-in-pre-k-1

ASCD: TEN STEPS TO MANAGING CHANGE IN SCHOOLS

GREAT BOOKS FOUNDATION presents ASCD author Jeff Benson, author of the title book…

putting many years of understanding learning into a school management context.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/14/ascd-ten-steps-to-managing-change-in-schools

THE MANY PATHS TO TEACHER SELF IMPROVEMENT

SMARTBRIEF/SMARTBLOGS  presents award winning  edu-blogger and

editor in chief of “Cult of Pedogogy” Jennifer Gonzalez. Read her winning post here

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/14/the-many-paths-to-teacher-self-improvement

THE OCTOBER 27TH CANADIAN ED TECH SUMMIT

Conference Chair Robert Martellaci of Mindshare Learning is our guest.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/15/mindshare-learning-the-canadian-ed-tech-leadership-summit

EDWEB.NET & THE CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR FOUNDATION 

Learning Bird presents Lisa Schmucki, Edweb founder and her very special guest,

Cathy Ehlers-Metcalf , VP of Education for the Foundation whose dad won the Medal in WW2. Should be a great show.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/16/edwebnet-the-congressional-medal-of-honor-foundation

NCTE on NATIONAL WRITING DAY. LET’S CELEBRATE WRITING

Syracuse U’s Dr Stephen Parks is our NCTE guest. Presented by GREAT BOOKS FOUNDATION

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/16/ncte-the-national-day-of-writing

MIDDLE AND HIGH STEM/SCIENCE ENGAGEMENT

THE POWER OF SIMULATION AND THE SPACE STATION ACADEMY

Off we go into the wild blue yonder, with THE VIRTUAL HIGH SCHOOL ‘s Development Director Dan Barstow

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/07/the-power-of-simulation-and-the-space-station-academy-1

EASY IDEAS TO INTEGRATE STEM INTO YOUR CURRICULUM 

CAROLINA  BIOLOGICAL presents Community College professor returning guest &  STEM teacher extrodinaire, Professor Billy Hix.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/08/easy-ideas-to-integrate-stem-into-your-curriculum

CREATING SUCCESS FOR GIFTED STUDENTS FROM A DISTRICT LEADERSHIP PERSPECTIVE

NAGC brings us Dr Dina Brulles, Director of Gifted programs at the Phoenix area Paradise Valley School District

Presented by LEARNING BIRD

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/08/creating-success-for-gifted-students-from-a-district-leadership-perspective

TEACHING MATH: NON-STANDARD MATH PROBLEMS FOR ALL STUDENTS 9am

TRIUMPH LEARNING  presents Jerry Kaplan, Math consultant, educator and one heck of a terrific guest.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/09/teaching-math-non-standard-math-problems-for-all-students

THE MODERN SCHOOL LIBRARY AND MAKER SPACES

LEGO EDUCATION brings us Dina Loper Rendina, the media specialist at Stewart STEM Middle Magnet School in Tampa FL.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/09/the-modern-school-library-and-maker-spaces

FUNDS FOR LEARNING ON THE NEW STURCTURE AND RULES OF

E RATES 

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/09/28/insights-on-the-new-e-rate-structure

 SUPERINTENDENT OF MOORESVILLE NC MARK EDWARDS

SOLUTION TREE presents the first of an ongoing series with nationally known, cutting-edge superintendent  Mark Edwards. Besides how superior NC barbecue is, we’ll talk about whats hot for school districts and how to accomplish those goals.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/09/28/superintendent-of-mooresville-nc-mark-edwards

MOBILE DEVICES IN THE CLASSROOM;A SURVIVAL GUIDE FOR EDUCATORS

MIMIO   Certified Trainer  and Instructional Technology Specialist  at Stafford Public Schools , Stafford CT, Lynn Reedy is our guest. Learn how you can receive an uncomplicated guide to a very complicated subject.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/09/28/mobile-devices-in-the-classrooma-survival-guide-for-educators

ED SERVICE AGENCIES: BOCES: SUPPORTING LIBRARIANS AT THE SYSTEMS LEVEL

DEFINED LEARNING/DEFINED STEM presents School Library System Coordinator at OCM BOCES in NY, Doreen Bergman , is our guest.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/09/29/school-libraries-and-your-educational-service-agency

SCHOOL NETWORKING: TEAMING FOR TRANSFORMATION

LIGHTSPEED SYSTEMS presents COSN on their new initiative with with Ann Ware of COSN with Houston schools CTO Lenny Schad and Georgia’s Henry County Schools, Karen Perry.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/09/29/school-networking-teaming-for-transformation-with-cosn

USING CURRENT EVENTS TO TEACH HISTORY

LISTEN CURRENT CEO Monica Brady is joined by Brookline MA 7th grade history teacher Susan Balogh. Listen Current curates NPR for your classroom….one of my favorite products out there!

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/09/29/listen-current-npr-curatedusing-current-events-to-teach-history

INNOVATIVE MODELS FOR DROPOUT PREVENTION AND IMPROVING GRADUATION RATES

 CATAPULT LEARNING‘s CEO  Stuart udell  is extremely involved  in our topic with THE NATIONAL DROPOUT PREVENTION CENTER. His insights forthcoming in our show.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/09/30/innovative-models-for-dropout-prevention-and-improving-graduation-rates

INTELLECTUAL FREEDOM AND THE SCHOOL LIBRARY

 FOLLETT LEARNING  presents AASL‘s officers Leslie Preddy, Audrey Church and Terri Grief are joined our good friend Michelle Luhtala, school librarian at New Canaan, HS in CT. BTW, today is Banned Websites Awareness day

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/09/30/intellectual-freedom-and-the-school-library

 SEPTEMBER 2015

STAKEHOLDER TRUST IN TODAYS  SCHOOLS

All about TRUST in schools with NSPRA ‘s Rich Bagin is joined by Ken DeSteighart of Patron Insight.

Presented by SCHOOL MESSENGER

LISTEN  HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk2/2015/09/30/stakeholder-trust-in-todays-schools

POETRY AS A CATALYST FOR LEARNING DROPOUT PREVENTION AND CHARACTER EDUCATION

Learning Bird presents returning Guests Josephus Thompson III of The Poetry Project 

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/01/poetry-as-a-catalyst-for-learning

THE POLITICS OF WHAT’S RIGHT FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS

TRIUMPH LEARNING  presents Dr.Gilbert  Garcia on the Challenges of ELL/ESL

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/01/the-politics-of-doing-whats-right-for-ell-learners

LIFE SKILLS AND STEM EDUCATION LAB EDUCATION IN THE JUNIOR HIGH /MIDDLE SCHOOL  SETTING

From the Santa Maria Bonita School District in California, PITSCO presents educators Astasia Zarling and Tony Ponce.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/01/junior-highmiddle-school-labs-for-life-skills-and-stem-learning

DIGITAL CURRICULUM AND STRATEGY

LEARNING COUNSEL CEO Leilani Cauthen on their upcoming visits in 28 cities with school district education executives.

LISTEN HERE

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2015/10/02/digital-curriculum-and-strategy

THE NATIONAL SUPERINTENDENTS ROUNDTABLE:

HOMELESSNESS, POVERTY AND EFFECTS ON SCHOOL PERFORMANCE

LEARN WHAT A GREAT PRINCIPAL DOES FOR HER SCHOOL WHERE 90% OF THE KIDS ARE HOMELESS!


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