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This is the School Leadership Show. Learn everything you need to know to thrive in school administration. The School leadership show is where ordinary school administrators become extraordinary leaders. The only podcast dedicated to helping practicing and aspiring school leaders realize their potential, advance their careers, and achieve work-life balance, The School Leadership Show brings together the greatest minds from inside and outside of education to deliver you the insights and tools you need to succeed in school leadership.

The School Leadership Show Dr. Mike Doughty

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    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

This is the School Leadership Show. Learn everything you need to know to thrive in school administration. The School leadership show is where ordinary school administrators become extraordinary leaders. The only podcast dedicated to helping practicing and aspiring school leaders realize their potential, advance their careers, and achieve work-life balance, The School Leadership Show brings together the greatest minds from inside and outside of education to deliver you the insights and tools you need to succeed in school leadership.

    S4 E9 Time to Run the Room

    S4 E9 Time to Run the Room

    In this episode, Jenn David-Lang of The Main Idea and I have a conversation with Tom Bennett about his book Running the Room: The Teacher's Guide to Behaviour. This discussion was a blast; I haven’t laughed that hard in a while. We get into all things behavior - philosophy and practice. Definitely check out Tom’s website to learn more about his work.
    Jenn has done a Main Idea summary of the book, and If you would like a copy, you can email her at Jenn@TheMainIdea.net. 
    As always, send your comments, questions, and show ideas to mike@schoolleadershipshow.com.  Consider rating the podcast in iTunes and leaving a comment.  And please pass the show along to your colleagues.  If you or someone you know would like to sponsor the show, send me an email at mike@schoolleadershipshow.com.

    • 35 min
    S4 E8 Street Data - What is it and why does it matter?

    S4 E8 Street Data - What is it and why does it matter?

    In this episode, Jenn David-Lang of The Main Idea and I discuss the book Street Data: A Next-Generation Model for Equity, Pedagogy, and School Transformation by Shane Safir  and Jamila Dugan. We talk about what street data is and why we should care about it, equity traps and tropes, a new framework for approaching school improvement, changing pedagogy, and changing adult culture all to support improving teaching and learning.
    Jenn has done a Main Idea summary of the book, and If you would like a copy, you can email her at Jenn@TheMainIdea.net. 
    As always, send your comments, questions, and show ideas to mike@schoolleadershipshow.com.  Consider rating the podcast in iTunes and leaving a comment.  And please pass the show along to your colleagues.  If you or someone you know would like to sponsor the show, send me an email at mike@schoolleadershipshow.com.

    • 28 min
    Mini-sode 2: Interpersonal Skills for School Leaders

    Mini-sode 2: Interpersonal Skills for School Leaders

    In this second special and short episode, Jenn David-Lang of The Main Idea and I discuss interpersonal skills for school leaders, the things they don’t teach you principal school,  in the context of four must-read books that Jenn has summarized:
    The Listening Leader: Creating the Conditions for Equitable School Transformation by Shane Safir Thanks for the Feedback: The Science and Art of Receiving Feedback Well by Douglas Stone and Sheila Heen Working With Difficult and Resistant Staff by John F. Eller and Sheila A. Eller Trust Matters: Leadership for Successful Schools by Megan Tschannen-Moran These four books are a great place to start if you are looking to work on your interpersonal skills to improve your leadership and support the people you work with.
    Send your comments, questions, and show ideas to mike@schoolleadershipshow.com.  Consider rating the podcast in iTunes and leaving a comment.  And please pass the show along to your colleagues.  If you or someone you know would like to sponsor the show, send me an email at mike@schoolleadershipshow.com.

    • 19 min
    Mini-sode 1: Leadership Resilience

    Mini-sode 1: Leadership Resilience

    In this special and short episode, Jenn David-Lang of The Main Idea and I discuss leadership resilience in the context of three must-read books that Jenn has summarized and that we recorded podcasts about:
    From Burnt Out to Fired Up: Reigniting Your Passion for Teaching by Morgane Michael Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators by Elena Aguilar The Mindful School Leader: Practices to Transform Your Leadership and School by Valerie Brown and Kirsten Olson These three books are a great place to start if you want to dig more deeply into the idea of leadership resilience.
    Send your comments, questions, and show ideas to mike@schoolleadershipshow.com.  Consider rating the podcast in iTunes and leaving a comment.  And please pass the show along to your colleagues.  If you or someone you know would like to sponsor the show, send me an email at mike@schoolleadershipshow.com.

    • 18 min
    S4 E7 Making Academic Conversations Matter

    S4 E7 Making Academic Conversations Matter

    In this episode, Jenn David-Lang of The Main Idea and I talk with Jeff Zwiers about his book Next Steps with Academic Conversations: New Ideas for Improving Learning Through Classroom Talk. We talked about the importance of teaching and supporting students to have better academic conversations with one another. We also get into strategies that teachers can use to support students and how school leaders might approach helping teachers and students with this important work. To learn more about Jeff and his work, please visit his website: https://jeffzwiers.org/. 
    Jenn has done a Main Idea summary of Jeff’s book, and If you would like a copy, you can email her at Jenn@TheMainIdea.net. 
    Send your comments, questions, and show ideas to mike@schoolleadershipshow.com.  Consider rating the podcast in iTunes and leaving a comment.  And please pass the show along to your colleagues.  If you or someone you know would like to sponsor the show, send me an email at mike@schoolleadershipshow.com.

    • 35 min
    S4 E6 Burnout is real; here's how to beat it.

    S4 E6 Burnout is real; here's how to beat it.

    In this episode, Jenn David-Lang of The Main Idea and I talk with Morgane Michael about her new book From Burnt Out to Fired Up: Reigniting Your Passion for Teaching. This was another one of those conversations that flew by. I feel like we could have talked for hours. We get into Morgane’s research-based approach to this important topic. She shares real and effective strategies for educators to manage their own self care in a way that makes sense. Morgane also has a podcast that I encourage you to check out, KindSight 101, where she interviews “world renowned educational leaders about the mobilizing power of kindness.” Jenn has done a Main Idea summary of Morgane’s book, and If you would like a copy, you can email her at Jenn@TheMainIdea.net. Additionally, Solution Tree Press, the publisher of Morgane’s book, has compiled and curated a set of Wellness Solutions for Educators that is definitely worth a look.
    Send your comments, questions, and show ideas to mike@schoolleadershipshow.com.  Consider rating the podcast in iTunes and leaving a comment.  And please pass the show along to your colleagues.  If you or someone you know would like to sponsor the show, send me an email at mike@schoolleadershipshow.com.

    • 39 min

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