58 episodes

A look at education inside the classroom and out.

State of Ed Podcast Dr. Marc Isseks and Dr. Nick Simone

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A look at education inside the classroom and out.

    Ep. 58: Ode to Joy

    Ep. 58: Ode to Joy

    Back together for the first time since defending their doctoral dissertations, Marc and Nick sit down with Dr. Gholdy Muhammad to discuss her fantastic new book, Unearthing Joy.

    Dr. Muhammad is a professor of Curriculum and Instruction with a focus on literacy, language, and culture at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She has served as a classroom teacher, literacy specialist, school district administrator, curriculum director, and school board president. Her scholarship has appeared in leading academic journals and books.

    Dr. Muhammad's Culturally and Historically Responsive Education Model has been adopted across thousands of schools throughout the United States and Canada.

    And she's really funny, too!

    Dr. Muhammad online:

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    • 42 min
    Ep. 57: Curing Busy Brain

    Ep. 57: Curing Busy Brain

    Marc and guest co-host, Alex Andrade, sit down with Dr. Romie to discuss how educators can cure "busy brain."
    Dr. Romie is a board-certified physician, award-winning wellness speaker, and the founder of “brainSHIFT at Work.”  She brings together over 20 years of authority in neurology, integrative medicine, and mindfulness to not just deliver programs, but create cultural change.
    Dr. Romie is on a mission to transform mental health and wellness in the workplace and currently works with Fortune 500 companies, professional athletes, & global associations.  She is also the Chief Wellness Officer for Evolution Hospitality, where she scaled a mindfulness & wellness program to over 7000 employees.  Her expertise is featured in the national media such as NPR, NBC, TED talks, and Forbes.  Find the cure for your busy brain at drromie.com or @drromie on social media.
    Dr. Romie's socials:
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    • 44 min
    Ep. 56: Tales of a PBL Diva

    Ep. 56: Tales of a PBL Diva

    In his final conversation from AMLE 22, Marc sits down with the PBL Diva herself, Dr. Simone T. Lewis. They discuss all things PBL, gamification, sources of creative inspiration, and, of course, footwear!   


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    Guest: Dr. Simone T. Lewis

    For more on Dr. Lewis:
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    • 35 min
    Ep. 55: Rethinking Grading

    Ep. 55: Rethinking Grading

    In Part 2 of this conversation from AMLE 22, Rick Wormeli, acclaimed educator, speaker, and author, takes a deep dive into the legitimacy and ethics of grading.  


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    Guest: Rick Wormeli

    Ways to find/contact Rick:
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    • 27 min
    Ep. 54: Rethinking Homework

    Ep. 54: Rethinking Homework

    Marc is joined by the one-and-only Rick Wormeli, acclaimed educator, speaker, and author of nine books. In Part I of this conversation, Rick discusses strategies for schools to rethink homework and cease using it in ways that are punitive or dissuade student interest and engagement in learning. 

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    Guest: Rick Wormeli

    Ways to find/contact Rick:
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    • 32 min
    Ep. 53: Pathways to Hope

    Ep. 53: Pathways to Hope

    Marc is joined by Cathleen Beachboard, educator, author, and missionary of hope. Cathleen shares the importance of building hope in our students and ourselves. She also provides strategies to measure hope and teaches the pathways that help it blossom. 


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    Guest: Cathleen Beachboard

    Website: The School of Hope

    • 30 min

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