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.
School Is Out: Decompress, Reflect, Consider What Matters
For many teachers, the summer break has started. In this episode, we pause to reflect and consider what will make teaching more sustainable next school term.
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Chase Mielke is a writer, speaker, and award-winning high school teacher. He holds a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction and runs affectiveliving.com He is the author of The Burnout Cure: Learning to Love Teaching Again. His work has been featured on CNN and on these websites: We Are Teachers, Edutopia, HuffPost, and Cult of Pedagogy.
Too Many Demands, Too Little Time: Are We Ready To Adopt a Minimalist Approach to Education?
We're all struggling to manage more demands on our schedules and too little time to give those demands the attention they require. Have we reached the point where we need to take a more minimalist approach to educating our students?
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Tammy Musiowsky-Borneman is an ASCD author, professional learning facilitator, and Head of Teaching & Learning at Kokua Academy in Kona, Hawai’i. She also has experience teaching and leading Singapore, New York City, and Edmonton, Canada. As an active member of ASCD, she stays connected to her Emerging Leader classmates and is the Past-President of the Emerging Leader Alumni Affiliate. Tammy has also written several guest blogs for ASCD digital publications, EdWeek Teacher blog, and Achieve the Core. She writes on topics such as creating minimalism in education, cultures of learning, inclusivity, and student agency.
Christine Arnold is an Australian educator with experience in Australia, Japan, Singapore, Belgium, and The Netherlands. She has worked as a teacher, coach, mentor, co-teacher, coordinator, tutor, and supervisor from early childhood education to adult education. Her dedication to teaching has led her to serve on the board of the Singapore chapter of SENIA, publish educational articles, and present at various international and Australian conferences. Her interests in education include exploring research-based pedagogy and practice, inclusive education, quality early childhood education, inquiry, and promoting well-being for students and colleagues.
Tammy and Christine co-authored the recently published ASCD book, The Minimalist Teacher, as well as other digital publications for ASCD.
Five Strategies to More Effectively Develop Students’ Real World Thinking Skills Five Strategies to More Effectively Develop Students’ Real World Thinking Skills
We’re seeing increased demand in the world and the workplace for complex thinking skills, but in education, we often struggle to teach these competencies. In this episode, we discuss three barriers and explore five strategies that can help surmount them.
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Jay McTighe has co-authored 14 books, including the award-winning and best-selling “Understanding by Design” series with Grant Wiggins. He recently co-authored Teaching for Deeper Learning: Tools to Engage Students in Meaning Making with Harvey Silver. He is the director of the Maryland Assessment Consortium, a state collaboration of school districts working together to develop and share formative performance assessments.
Are We Genuinely Stepping Closer to Equity in Education and How Do We Know?
Our guest shines a bright light on the connection between policies, practices, and mindsets when it comes to equity in education. Join us as we unpack the critical indicators of success that we should track to confirm progress made and continued unmet needs.
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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).
Seven Keys To More Respectful, Supportive, and Impactful Instructional Coaching
Too often instructional coaching makes teachers feel diminished and undervalued. In this episode, we unpack the elements that produce more impactful, and supportive coaching that leave teachers feeling respected and empowered.
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Jim Knight is a senior partner at the Instructional Coaching Group and a senior research associate at the University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning. His recent book is The Definitive Guide to Instructional Coaching.
Equity Initiatives: What Works, What Doesn't and Why?
Many education leaders have discovered that equity initiatives are a lot easier to launch than to achieve. In this episode, we unpack the essential elements of successful equity initiatives and identify the common pitfalls that typically derail them.
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Dr. Dwayne Chism, dean of the school of education at Peru State University, and an expert on school equity. He's written a February article on building coherence in equity strategies.
Something for everyone
I like the short episodes on a huge variety of topics.
Great idea to have a quick hit on such important topics in education! 10 minutes is the perfect amount out time for podcast on education. This keeps my attention the whole time.
Very Knowledgeable Guests
I like the variety and diversity of A-list guests that ASCD brings to this podcast. Guests and the rotating hosts are Insightful, concise, and always relevant.