A take on the education discussions that matter most.
How Should Schools Respond to the Changing Laws and Attitudes About Gays and Lesbians?
As the laws and attitudes toward homosexuality are evolving, how should schools respond? In this episode, we talk with the administrator of a school that is about 10 years ahead of the curve.
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Donald F. Gately Ed.D.is the principal at Jericho Middle School on Long island in New York. Jericho Middle School has a comprehensive school-wide program to develop academic and social emotional literacy and LGBT.
How Can We Amplify Student Voice This Year?
In this segment, we talk about ways to turn up the volume on student voice along with ways to convert student voice to action.
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Dr. Tony Sinanis is currently the Lead Learner of Cantiague Elementary School in Jericho, New York. Cantiague was named a 2012 National Blue Ribbon School and Tony received the 2014 New York State Elementary Principal of the Year Award and the national 2013 Bammy Award for Elementary School Principal of the Year. Tony taught at the elementary level for 8 years in NYC and Long Island. Joe Sanfelippo, PhD is the Superintendent of the Fall Creek School District. Prior to taking on his current role, he was an Elementary Principal in two rural school districts. He co-hosts the BrandED Radio Show on the Bam Radio Network, and co-authored The Power of Branding-Telling Your School's Story and Principal Professional Development: Leading Learning in a Digital Age.
How We Dumped the Culture of Compliance and Encourage Real Learning
Our guests say that we need to replace our school cultures of compliance with cultures of authentic learning. Here's how they did it.
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Rodney Hetherton has been working in education for 20 years. He started off my career as a teacher and a coach and has also been an assistant principal, elementary principal, secondary principal. He is currently the assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction in Swartz Creek Community Schools. Michele Corbat is her 22nd year working as an educator. She was a middle school teacher for 13 years, an instructional coach for 8 years, and an elementary principal with Swartz Creek Community Schools.
Encouraging a Passion Life-Long for Reading in Young Children
How do we encourage a love for reading in a generation of kids who are passionate about video games and digital entertainment?
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JoEllen McCarthy, is a dedicated educator for 20+ years, who currently works as staff developer for Always Learning and for Chris Lehman's The Educator Collaborative. JoEllen is a proud nerdy bookclub member, a frequent presenter at regional and national conferences and she spends her days teaching, learning, and spreading #book love.
Creating a Warm and Friendly School Environment
Our guest has helped to create an exceptionally warm and friendly school culture. In this segment she shares her secret sauce.
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Carrie Jackson is the lead learner at Timberview Middle School in Keller ISD. An NASSP Digital Principal, Jackson advocates the integration of social media tools for better family and community connection with the school, increased positive branding, and to better tell the story of the school and community.