ASCD Learn Teach Lead Radio, where you'll hear engaging conversations between ASCD Emerging Leaders and leading authors, experts, and practitioners on the topics that matter to today's educators and impact the success of each child.
Well-being: Engaging and Uplifting Students in a Volatile World
The challenges of pandemic teaching and learning have sparked heightened interest in student well-being and engagement. Join us as we explore a new vision for organizing schools around what’s important and meaningful to students.
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Andy Hargreaves is a Research Professor, Boston College, Director of CHENINE (Change, Engagement & Innovation in Education), University of OttawaPresident & Co-Founder, ARC Education www.atrico.org
He co-authored Five Paths of Student Engagement with Dennis Shirley and authored Well-being in Schools,
Sustaining Emotional Energy and Resilience During an Extremely Tough School Year: What Works, What Doesn’t?
As we all push through another exceptionally challenging school year, we pause to talk about proven ways to sustain our emotional energy and resilience. Join us as we separate what works from what doesn't.
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Elena Aguilar, a widely known expert on instructional coaching, is the president of Bright Morning Consulting, a speaker and presenter, and the author of several influential education books, including Coaching for Equity and Onward: Cultivating Resilience in Educators.
Prevention Interviews: A Strategy for Managing Student Discipline Issues (Before They Happen)
Our guest acknowledges what most of us know intuitively, punishing students is a marginally effective way to manage student discipline issues. Join us to learn about an approach that can encourage new behaviors and give us a language to talk with students about their efforts and their progress.
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Jeffrey Benson, a veteran educator and administrator, studied and worked side by side with national leaders in the fields of special education, learning theory, trauma and addiction, school reform, advisory programs, math curriculum, adult development, and conflict resolution. He is the author of numerous influential books, including Improve Every Lesson With SEL (ASCD, 2021).
If We Are Positive and Ignore the Negative, Teaching and Learning Will Thrive, Right?
In this episode, we look at why ignoring what teachers are really thinking and feeling in the name of being unwaveringly “positive” can actually undermine school culture and create a toxic work environment. Listen in as we unpack why our collective efficacy requires school leaders to leave space for faculty to express negative feelings and talk about what’s not working in our schools.
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Paul Emerich France is a National Board Certified Teacher, keynote speaker, and education consultant. He is the author of two books, Reclaiming Personalized Learning and Humanizing Distance Learning, and his work has been featured in numerous publications, such as Edutopia, EdSurge, ASCD’s Educational Leadership, and Learning Forward’s The Learning Professional. You can learn more about Paul at www.paulemerich.com.
3 Things Your Black and Brown Students Desperately Wish You Understood About Teaching Them — Especially This Term
After 18 months of pandemic-driven trauma, many of our students, are simply not okay. The social-emotional implications are often greater among black and brown students for myriad reasons. But the way we respond to these kids in our classrooms this term could make a profound difference in the trajectory of their lives. Listen in to hear what many of your black and brown students would tell you if they had the words and thought you would really listen.
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Robert Jackson is a national speaker and award-winning author of the ASCD book, Becoming the Educator They Need: Mindsets, Strategies and Beliefs for Supporting Male Black and Latino Students along with his No More Excuses Curriculum featuring his other 5 Books. His new book, Mothers Raising Sons, will be released later this summer. He began his teaching career 26 years ago in Indianapolis Public Schools after being cut by the NFL Minnesota Vikings. He graduated from Western Kentucky University with a degree in Industrial technology after lettering 4 years in both football and track. He has become one of the most sought-after speakers in the country delivering keynotes and professional development workshops at national and regional conferences, K-12 schools and universities in the US and Canada. He is a life member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc and the NFL Players Association. His motto is, “For every problem there is a solution!”
How Our Instructional Mindset Evolved During a Year of Pandemic Teaching and Learning
Join us for a discussion on how pandemic-driven changes in our teaching practices shifted our mindset and how changes in our mindset may transform our instructional practices for the near future and beyond.
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Jill Harrison Berg is a leadership coach, school improvement consultant and professional learning leader. She is a regular columnist in ASCD’s Educational Leadership magazine, and the author of the forthcoming book, Uprooting Instructional Inequity: The Power of Inquiry-Based Professional Learning (ASCD, December 2021).