101 episodes

A podcast to inspire and connect PreK-12 educators, administrators, caregivers, and community members as they identify and share solutions for issues they are facing in public education. Host Olivia Wahl, a veteran teacher and educational consultant, interviews changemakers, asking them to share their experiences—their trials and successes. You'll gain ideas for where to begin as you tackle similar challenges, next steps, and what to expect along the way. Most importantly, you will be reminded of what keeps us motivated when the public education system feels broken and how we can reframe educational problems as inquiries, finding hope in others.

Schoolutions‪®‬ Olivia Wahl

    • Education
    • 4.8 • 11 Ratings

A podcast to inspire and connect PreK-12 educators, administrators, caregivers, and community members as they identify and share solutions for issues they are facing in public education. Host Olivia Wahl, a veteran teacher and educational consultant, interviews changemakers, asking them to share their experiences—their trials and successes. You'll gain ideas for where to begin as you tackle similar challenges, next steps, and what to expect along the way. Most importantly, you will be reminded of what keeps us motivated when the public education system feels broken and how we can reframe educational problems as inquiries, finding hope in others.

    S3 E40: My Belief Statements with Olivia Wahl (Schoolutions® Podcast Host)

    S3 E40: My Belief Statements with Olivia Wahl (Schoolutions® Podcast Host)

    With many school districts dedicating concentrated time to drafting their vision and mission statements, more time should instead be spent on crafting their belief statements. Vision and mission statements focus on the “what” and “where” but not the “why” that describes behaviors and practices that will serve our children and their teachers well every day. I wanted to end Season 3 of Schoolutions® by sharing my belief statements (my “why”) and offering some thoughts to leave you inspired head...

    • 9 min
    S3 E39: Using Inquiry to Inspire Lifelong Readers with Dr. Jennifer McCarty Plucker

    S3 E39: Using Inquiry to Inspire Lifelong Readers with Dr. Jennifer McCarty Plucker

    Dr. Jennifer McCarty Plucker leaned on her 20+ years in education as an English teacher, speech coach, reading specialist, and district administrator while writing her new book, Inspiring Lifelong Readers. Listeners will leave this conversation inspired to try Jen’s tried-and-true, evidence-based strategies. Episode Mentions:Louis La’mourKelly Gallagher: ReadicidePenny Kittle John T. Guthrie: Engaging Adolescents in Reading Cris Tovani: So What Do They Really Know? & Why Do...

    • 55 min
    S3 E38: What We Know Now...Series Reflection with Olivia Wahl & Dr. Wendy Bunker

    S3 E38: What We Know Now...Series Reflection with Olivia Wahl & Dr. Wendy Bunker

    Olivia Wahl and Dr. Wendy Bunker share what matters most to them right now after a year of instructional coaching and collaboration. The Schoolutions® What We Know Now… series has offered a space for reflection and dialogue around high-impact coaching practices and troubleshooting support. Stay tuned for more coaching conversations when Schoolutions® Season 4 releases this September.Episode Mentions:What We Know Now…Series with Olivia Wahl & Dr. Wendy BunkerElena AguilarDr. Jim Knig...

    • 10 min
    S3 E37: Addressing Challenges in Education Using PLC at Work® with Dr. Anthony Muhammad

    S3 E37: Addressing Challenges in Education Using PLC at Work® with Dr. Anthony Muhammad

    Dr. Anthony Muhammad reinspires through a passionate dialogue about why we need a reignited PLC at Work® movement in education. In this episode, Anthony Muhammad offers “tips to face the current challenges in education and ways to build a better tomorrow—all through the PLC at Work® process, a powerful disrupter in the world of education.”Episode Mentions:The Way Forward: PLC at Work® and the Bright Future of Education by Anthony MuhammadDr. Richard DuFourThe Alchemist by Paulo CoelhoRobert E...

    • 42 min
    S3 E36: Science of Reading & Leading for Literacy (NYSED Literacy Brief 7~Part II) with Olivia Wahl & Dr. Wendy Bunker

    S3 E36: Science of Reading & Leading for Literacy (NYSED Literacy Brief 7~Part II) with Olivia Wahl & Dr. Wendy Bunker

    Olivia Wahl and Dr. Wendy Bunker wrap up their conversations about the recently released Science of Reading Literacy Briefs by the New York State Education Department, produced for NYSED by Nonie K. Lesaux, PhD and Katie C. Carr, M.Ed. This episode is part two of two episodes that focus on Literacy Brief 7: Science of Reading: Leading for Literacy. NYSED Literacy Briefs & Literacy Brief 7: Science of Reading: Leading for LiteracyDr. Nonie K. Lesaux, Professor of Education and Human D...

    • 19 min
    S3 E35: Reenvisioning the MTSS Process in Service of Students with Amanda Green, Madison St. Louis, & Heather Saft

    S3 E35: Reenvisioning the MTSS Process in Service of Students with Amanda Green, Madison St. Louis, & Heather Saft

    Teachers Amanda Green, Madison St. Louis, and Heather Saft share their insights about how the MTSS process best serves students when quantitative and qualitative data highlight students’ assets and are used to plan for future intervention needs. Amanda, Heather, and Madison share what matters most to them as educators and how they collaborate as a team within their microschool community at Briarcliff Elementary in Kansas City, Missouri. The episode will inspire listeners to advocate for their...

    • 44 min

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