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A podcast designed for educators looking for lesson ideas, motivational stories, and other professional development resources that can be used in the classroom. This podcast will feature experienced teachers as well as big names in education and professional speaking from all over California.

Leadership Isn't Funny Podcast Matthew Soeth

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A podcast designed for educators looking for lesson ideas, motivational stories, and other professional development resources that can be used in the classroom. This podcast will feature experienced teachers as well as big names in education and professional speaking from all over California.

    • video
    Episode 97: Team Building with Raccoon Circles

    Episode 97: Team Building with Raccoon Circles

    Came across this nice activity last year at a national leadership conference with the National Association of Workshop Directors (NAWD) in North Carolina. We used Raccoon Circles this year at the CADA/CASL Summer Leadership camp with staff and students, thought we would share. Thanks to Kim Karr for leading this group, fun was had by all. For more information on CADA check out www.cada1.org. You can also check out NAWD here. 

    • 2 min
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    Episode 96: Sullivan Ballou with Rhett Laubach

    Episode 96: Sullivan Ballou with Rhett Laubach

    Once again we meet up with Rhett who shares a lesson he uses called Sullivan Ballou. Sullivan was a Civil War soldier whose letter is part of the Ken Burns Civil War Series. Listen to Rhett as he describes kids listening to the letter and describing the characteristics that make people great. This is a very good lesson to get your studnets thinking about the qualities that make a person great. To lear more about Rhett you can click here and to learn more about CADA you can click here. 

    • 2 min
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    Episode 95: Cut & Paste with Patrick Maurer

    Episode 95: Cut & Paste with Patrick Maurer

    In this episode we hear from Patrick Maurer who shares his thoughts on Zappos and how their approach to business may be good for your school. For more on Patrick check out www.pmaurer.com and for more on CADA check out www.cada1.org. 

    • 1 min
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    Episode 94: Harriet Turk, Who are you Serving?

    Episode 94: Harriet Turk, Who are you Serving?

    In this episode we hear from speaker Harriet Turk who challenges us to ask who we are serving for our community service projects. 

    • 1 min
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    Episode 93: Blue Rhino

    Episode 93: Blue Rhino

    Most notably visible at leadership conferences and in classrooms, the ellusive blue rhino is an exciting find for any advisor. See how to run and execute this great activity with your students and staff. 

    • 1 min
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    Episode 92: Going the DIstance & Leading the Way

    Episode 92: Going the DIstance & Leading the Way

    2012/2013 CASL President Nicole Nordstrom shares what it takes to help your leadership class find their purpose and mission. For more on CADA or CASL check us out at www.cada1.org. 

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Customer Reviews

Rhettdean ,

Valuable for Many

Matt does a great job with this podcast. His casts are valuable and meaningful for teachers, students, leadership trainers/speakers (like me), and many more. Keep up the good work!

Rhett Laubach
(Google me for more meaningful leadership resources.)

Roman Alcocer ,

GREAT PODCASTS!

The CADA/CASL Podcasts help me bring ideas to my school and learn to be a better leader. Thank you!

audrey zazuetta ,

I LOVE CASL PODCASTS

they are so funny and really useful! Thanks CASL!
i cant wait to go to the conferences April 15-17 for middle school and
17-19 for high school!!!

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