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Six Critical Things Every Teacher Needs to Know About Trauma and Reducing Stress This School Year
This year teachers, students, and school leaders are returning to school environments that are exceptionally stressful and trauma-inducing. Our guests offer practical guidance on reducing deep stress teachers and students and creating a safe zone where learning can occur.
Follow on Twitter: @ASCD @KristinKSouers @EducationHall @a_rebora @jonHarper70bd @bamradionetwork #classroomstrategies
Kristin Souers, MA LMHC is an award-winning author of Fostering Resilient Learners: Strategies for creating a trauma-sensitive classroom environment (ASCD, 2016) and many other publications and articles. She provides critical professional development, consultation, education, and training services to schools, school districts, and organizations throughout the country. Pete Hall is a dynamic educator and speaker with a proven leadership track record. In addition to teaching in three states at multiple grade-levels, Mr. Hall served as principal of three Title I schools, each of which earned awards for student achievement and accolades for social-emotional growth.
Fact Checking School Leadership: What If I’m Wrong?
Leading schools in the current climate requires an updated mindset and skill set. What do we need to be clear, decisive, relevant leaders, and what happens if our best thinking and plans are simply wrong?
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#WeLeadEd #FOR2020 #CALSA #EMPOWER20 #edleaders #Suptchat #leadupchat
Dr. Doug Reeves is the author of more than 40 books and more than 100 articles on leadership and education. He has twice been named to the Harvard University Distinguished Authors Series and was named the Brock International Laureate for his contributions to education. His career of work in professional learning led to the Contribution to the Field Award from the National Staff Development Council, now Learning Forward. His blog is at CreativeLeadership.net. Simon Rodberg was the founding principal of DC International School, a public charter school in Washington, DC. He now consults and teaches school leadership at American University. His articles have appeared in Harvard Business Review, Educational Leadership, Principal magazine, and more. He is the author of the ASCD book What If I’m Wrong? and Other Key Questions for Decisive School Leadership. Guest host Fred Ende is the assistant director of Curriculum and Instructional Services for Putnam Northern Westchester BOCES, one of New York’s 37 regional education service agencies. He is the author of the ASCD Arias, Professional Development that Sticks: How do I create meaningful learning experiences for educators? and 2012 ASCD Emerging Leader.
How Can We Reduce the Unique Stresses of Remote Teaching and Learning?
Pandemic teaching and learning is stressful on multiple levels. In this episode, we look at the most significant stressors and how we can manage them for students and ourselves.
Follow on Twitter: @MarileeSprenger @kylehamstra @ASCD @bamradionetwork
Marilee Sprenger was one of the first teachers to apply educational neuroscience to her classroom. She speaks internationally and has written over a dozen books. Her latest Social Emotional Learning and The Brain will be released by ASCD in September. Tom Hoerr, Ph.D. is head of New City School in St. Louis. His latest book is Taking Social Emotional Learning Schoolwide: The Formative Five Success Skills for Students and Staff (ASCD). He also writes a monthly column for “The Principal Connection,” an educational leadership magazine. He has led schools for 36 years and has written on leadership, faculty collegiality, and multiple intelligences. He initiated and taught in the Non-Profit Management Program at Washington University in St. Louis. Guest host Kyle Hamstra is a STEM Specialist at Davis Drive Elementary in Cary, North Carolina and ASCD Emerging Leader 2016.
Taking the Usual Stress out of Grading During the Very Unusual School Year Ahead of Us
For students and teachers, there is so much riding on the grades we give that stress comes with the routine grading process. This school year will be very unusual, with the potential to add more stress to the process of grading accurately and fairly. Join us for a discussion on how to reduce or remove grading stress during the school year ahead.
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Joe Feldman has worked in education for over 20 years as a teacher, principal, and district administrator, and is the founder and CEO of Crescendo Education Group (crescendoedgroup.org), which since 2013 has supported K-12 schools, districts, and colleges/universities nationwide to improve grading and assessment practices. He has presented at numerous education conferences, and his writings have been published in Education Week, Kappan, Education Leadership, District Administrator, and Black Press USA. His book, Grading for Equity: What It Is, Why It Matters, and How It Can Transform Schools and Classrooms (Corwin) was published in 2018.
Where Do We Start?: Dismantling the Racial Barriers to Teaching Students of Color
Dismantling racism is easy to put on our to-do list, but much more challenging to achieve. As we head into the next school term, how do we start the process of surmounting the barriers to teaching students of color?
Follow on Twitter: @ASCD @DrRachaelGeorge @AlexsPate @jonHarper70bd
Alexs Pate is President and CEO of Innocent Technologies. He is a New York Times bestselling author who has written five novels – including Amistad, a children's book, a book of nonfiction and has curated numerous literary anthologies. His latest book The Innocent Classroom: Dismantling Racism for Children of Color was published in 2020 by ASCD. Throughout his career, Alexs has attacked the virulent racial stereotypes that limit the realities of people of color. He has worked to create worlds in which the humanity of everyone is recognized, known and finally assumed. Alexs founded Innocent Technologies to build the world in which we can live our authentic humanity, uninhibited by the stories about who we are supposed to be. Guest host Rachael George is the principal of Sandy Grade School in the Oregon Trail School District and an ASCD Emerging Leader.
Meeting the Increased Need of Students to Feel Seen, Heard, and Belong
The pandemic-driven need for social distancing can make it even more difficult for some students to feel seen, heard, and have a sense of belonging. Join us as we explore strategies to better connect with students both onsite and online.
Julie Causton, PhD is the founder and CEO of Inclusive Schooling. She is a former Professor in the Inclusive and Special Education Program in the Department of Teaching and Leadership at Syracuse University. She has spent the past 20 years studying and creating best practices for inclusive education- with a specific focus on supporting students whose behavior challenges the educational system. Julie is the author of seven books about inclusive education and co-wrote with Kate From Behaving to Belonging: The Inclusive Art of Supporting Students Who Challenge Us. Kate MacLeod, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Special Education at the University of Maine at Farmington and founder and consultant at Inclusive Schooling. Her teaching, research, writing, and consulting are guided by a passion for inclusive education and social justice. Kate is a former high school special education teacher in New York City and now works with administrators, educators and families around the country to create more inclusive practices for all students. Guest Host Abbie Eklund is a National Board Certified Teacher, achieving certification in 2010 as a middle childhood generalist and ASCD emerging leader.
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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.