Tune in as school district superintendent Dr. Joe Sanfelippo and Bammy Awards, elementary school principal of the year, Tony Sinanis explore why telling your education stories and branding your school is so important today.. BrandED offers strategies, tips and tools to help teachers, principals and administrators reclaim the narrative about education and to build communities by telling their education stories one classroom at a time, one school at a time. once school district at a a time. Ten minutes of real-world wisdom, wit and proven strategies for educators.
Smart, Witty, Wisdom from the NAESP conference
Join in this freewheeling, impromptu segment where several educators drop in from the NAESP conference in Long Beach, California.
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Brad Gustafson is the principal and lead learner at Greenwood Elementary in Minnesota. He’s passionate about sharing the amazing work of students and staff. Ben Gilpin is currently the principal at Warner Elementary School in Spring Arbor. He has s Master’s in education from Spring Arbor University and has an Educational Leadership Certification through Eastern Michigan University. Special bonus: Todd Whitaker, Principal Amy Fadeji and Kathy Melton.
It's All About the Kids: How We Make Sure No One Forgets
We all know that our work is all about the kids, but too often our actions show that we have forgotten this central fact. In this segment our guest shares with us how he keeps his students at the center of his school community.
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Adam Welcome is an Elementary School Principal in the Bay Area of California, using Twitter and Remind for school communication and believes in a fun and positive school climate!
The One Tool You Need to Tell Your School's Story
This is the first of a series of west coast interviews with administrators who are using social media to showcase students' work and tell their school's story.
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Amy Fadeji is quite possibly, California's youngest principal. After being an elementary teacher for 7 years, Amy took the plunge into administration three years ago. She LOVES being the lead learner at Penngrove Elementary and working enthusiastically for the students of Petaluma City Schools.
Reflecting on Doing and Sharing Inspiring Work
Our guest is a walking talking model of inspiration. In this segment she talks about why she shares her inspiration, how she shares it, and the results sharing has produced.
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Krissy Venosdale, Lower School Innovation Coordinator at The Kinkaid School in Houston TX working with PreK to 4 Learners. She loves blogging at Venspired.com, creating graphics and posters, learning new things, and traveling with her husband and daughter.
The One Thing Parents Really Want From Teachers and School Leaders
Through trial and error, our guests discovered that what parents want from teachers and school leaders may differ from what schools and PTO's believe. Tune in to learn what matters most to many parents and how to marry what parents want with what schools need.
Lisa Davis is a Parent Leader in her community. She currently serves as Vice President of Jericho joint council of PTAs. She previously held the position of President, Vice President, and chair of numerous committees. She also serves as a member of the district's President's Council and Health & Safety Committee. Gwen Pescatore is a mother of 3, serving as the home and school association president at @KnappElementary, and on the planning committee for #ParentCamp.
Minimizing Distractions to Learning in Your Class
Instead of being conducive to learning many classrooms are actually very distracting to students. In this segment our guest talks about how to turn up the learning by dialing down the distractions in your class.
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Erin Klein is a second grade teacher, and she blogs at Kleinspiration.com and for Scholastic, a member of the National Writing Project.Blog: Kleinspiration.com
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Must listen for school admin.!
Fun and enthusiastic view of telling your school's story. Public education needs to highlight things like this. Learn how principals tell all the GREAT things going on in their buildings. Perfect show length for short commute or save up and listen to multiple on longer drive. These guys are the real deal!
Hosts Tony and Joe have knack for conveying awesome information in a light and conversational manner. Plus they bring a great range of expert guests which makes for must listen podcasts!
These podcasts are a gift to school leaders, teachers and parents. They are concise and direct in ways schools can share the positive stories that happen each day. I enjoy listening to Joe and Tony articulate the importance of telling our stories. The guests that they have brought on are well-spoken and student-centered. Keep it up!