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The Principal Center's mission is to build capacity for instructional leadership. In each episode of Principal Center Radio, Director Justin Baeder interviews education thought leaders and authors.

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    • 4.8 • 43 Ratings

The Principal Center's mission is to build capacity for instructional leadership. In each episode of Principal Center Radio, Director Justin Baeder interviews education thought leaders and authors.

    Morgan Polikoff—Beyond Standards: The Fragmentation of Education Governance & the Promise of Curricular Reform

    Morgan Polikoff—Beyond Standards: The Fragmentation of Education Governance & the Promise of Curricular Reform

    Get the book, Beyond Standards: The Fragmentation of Education Governance & the Promise of Curricular Reform


    Follow Morgan on Twitter @MPolikoff


    About the Author





    Morgan Polikoff is an associate professor of education at the University of Southern California’s Rossier School of Education.

    • 25 min
    Daniel Bauer—Mastermind: Unlocking Talent Within Every School Leader

    Daniel Bauer—Mastermind: Unlocking Talent Within Every School Leader

    Get the book Mastermind: Unlocking Talent Within Every School Leader through Corwin Press


    Get the book Mastermind: Unlocking Talent Within Every School Leader through Amazon


    Get a free sample chapter of Mastermind


    Visit Daniel's Website, BetterLeadersBetterSchools.com


    Learn more about the Mastermind


    About the Author





    Daniel Bauer is the founder of Better Leaders Better Schools, where he helps school leaders fight isolation and frustration via a leadership community in order to gain clarity and find solutions to their greatest challenges.

    • 26 min
    Patrick Leddin—The Five-Week Leadership Challenge: 35 Action Steps to Become the Leader You Were Meant to Be

    Patrick Leddin—The Five-Week Leadership Challenge: 35 Action Steps to Become the Leader You Were Meant to Be

    Get the book, The Five-Week Leadership Challenge: 35 Action Steps to Become the Leader You Were Meant to Be


    Visit Patrick's Website, LeddinGroup.com


    Listen to Patrick's Podcast, Leadership Lab


    Follow Patrick on Twitter @PatrickLeddin


    About the Author





    Patrick Leddin PhD. has benefited from both hands-on leadership and management experience in the military as well as the corporate world. He is an associate professor at Vanderbilt University, as well as founder of The Leddin Group, and he is author of The Five-Week Leadership Challenge: 35 Action Steps to Become the Leader You Were Meant to Be. 

    • 25 min
    Michael Gaskell—Leading Schools Through Trauma: A Data-Driven Approach to Helping Children Heal

    Michael Gaskell—Leading Schools Through Trauma: A Data-Driven Approach to Helping Children Heal

    Get the book, Leading Schools Through Trauma: A Data-Driven Approach to Helping Children Heal


    Visit Mike's website, MikesMicroMinute.com


    Follow Mike on Twitter @GaskellMgaskell


    About the Author





    Dr. Michael Gaskell is a veteran middle school principal in East Brunswick, NJ. He writes extensively on school culture, trauma, and educational leadership, and mentors new principals through the Leaders to Leaders program. 





     

    • 22 min
    Daniel Willingham—Why Don’t Students Like School? 2nd Edition

    Daniel Willingham—Why Don’t Students Like School? 2nd Edition

    Visit Daniel's website, www.danielwillingham.com


    Follow Daniel on Twitter @DTWillingham


    Get the book, Why Don't Students Like School? 2nd Edition


    About the Author





    Daniel Willingham earned his B.A. from Duke University in 1983 and his Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology from Harvard University in 1990. He is currently Professor of Psychology at the University of Virginia, where he has taught since 1992. Until about 2000, his research focused solely on the brain basis of learning and memory. Today, all of his research concerns the application of cognitive psychology to K-16 education.He writes the “Ask the Cognitive Scientist” column for American Educator magazine, and is the author of Why Don't Students Like School?, When Can You Trust the Experts?, Raising Kids Who Read, and The Reading Mind. His writing on education has appeared in seventeen languages. In 2017 he was appointed by President Obama to serve as a Member of the National Board for Education Sciences.





     

    • 33 min
    Ulcca Joshi Hansen—The Future of Smart: How Our Education System Needs to Change to Help All Young People Thrive

    Ulcca Joshi Hansen—The Future of Smart: How Our Education System Needs to Change to Help All Young People Thrive

    Visit Ulcca's website, www.EducatingPotential.com


    Follow Ulcca on Twitter @Ulcca


    Get the book, The Future of Smart: How Our Education System Needs to Change to Help All Young People Thrive


    Ulcca Joshi Hansen - TEDx Talk: The Future of Smart


    Ulcca Joshi Hansen - TEDx Talk: Re-thinking The 3Rs


    About the Author





    Ulcca Joshi Hansen is the author of The Future of Smart: How Our Education System Needs to Change to Help All Young People Thrive. She is also Chief Program Officer at Grantmakers for Education. Hansen is a mother of two and a former elementary teacher who has worked in education for two decades. Her experiences as an English-language learner and first-generation college student inform her perspective on what it means to provide an “equitable” education for every child and engage communities in that effort





     

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Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
43 Ratings

43 Ratings

Arlie K ,

A must listen!

It’s clear that Justin puts extraordinary effort into finding guests that are authentic and truly care about being a positive force in education. No matter the topic, I gain something from every episode!

Stellutz ,

Fantastic

Studying for my SBL exam. This podcast is tremendously helpful

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High School Social Studies Teacher

Justin is clearly an administrator determined to help students and teachers succeed. The guests on his show, and the topics they discuss, promote this end!

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