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Oct. 19, 2022

Episode 147: Instructional Coaching: Impact People, Improve Instructi…

Do you want to help your teachers be more successful? Instructional coaching is a great way to do just that! I am excited to be joined by Ashley Hubner , an instructional coach with over 10 years of experience. Ashley …

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Oct. 8, 2022

Episode 146: A Place They Love: Creating A Healthy School Culture

Elijah is from a family of educators, including his grandpa and my mom. He has nine years of teaching experience, currently working in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He is the host of The Shut Up and Teach Podcast, and the author …

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Oct. 5, 2022

Episode 145: Healing Burnout: Work-Life Balance

Maggie Perkins is a teacher advocate and a former classroom teacher of 8 years. She promotes work-life balance and healing burnout. Maggie is a Ph.D. student at the University of Georgia studying teacher attrition, identity, ...

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Sept. 27, 2022

Episode 144: College 1st Program! Career Exploration

Ernesto is focused on developing and implementing college and career success initiatives that significantly make a difference in the lives of students and their families. In 2013, Ernesto founded the College 1st Program in...

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Sept. 17, 2022

Episode 143: Strawbees! Fungineering in Education

Erik Thorstensson has a degree in mechanical engineering specializing in environmental product design and was awarded the Skapa Diploma in memory of Alfred Nobel in 2007, Sweden's most significant innovation award. He went t...

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Sept. 10, 2022

Episode 142: Got Math? Making Math Viral

Jordan Orosco is in his fifth year of teaching at the same high school he attended. He teaches Algebra 1 and Leadership and is also the Activities Director at his school. When Covid started, he created a YouTube channel full …

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Sept. 3, 2022

Episode 141: Reclaim Your Passion!

In this episode, I welcome Chad Pettit and Brett Colley who are the hosts of the Education Reclaimed Podcast. Chad Pettit and Brett Colley interview a variety of educators, taking on difficult issues facing public education a...

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Aug. 13, 2022

Episode 140: Get Creative! Inspire, Empower and Finding Creative Solu…

DuJuan Johnson is a learning experience designer who enjoys inspiring, empowering, and finding creative solutions for others. I have a demonstrated history of using creative technologies to instruct, inspire, and positively i...

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Aug. 11, 2022

Episode 139: Get Inspired! Innovation Lead & Authorship

Yaritza is currently an Educator Innovation Lead (EIL) at Flip, Microsoft. Her overall mission is to provide an array of strategies and resources that spark critical thinking and meaningful conversations in and out of the cla...

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Aug. 6, 2022

Episode 138: Got Language? eTwinz Spanish Academy

The Herraez twins, Alberto and Mario are international consultants who left their job in Utah to focus on starting up an education company. They founded the eTwinz Academy with one intention: to provide learners around the wo...

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Aug. 4, 2022

Episode 137: Get Connected! Community Engagement

Dr. Roland Rios currently serves as the Edlio Brand Advocate. Prior to joining the Edlio family, Dr. Rios served as Director of Technology for the Ft. Sam Houston Independent School District. During his 30-year career in educ...

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July 30, 2022

Episode 136: Got Leadership? Principalship, Podcasting and Flipboard

William Jeffery received his Bachelor's degree in Biology Pre-Med and a Master’s degree in Counseling Education from Prairie View A&M University. William earned a second Master’s degree in Educational Administration from Step...

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July 23, 2022

Episode 135: Got Leadership? Not Your Average Principal

Ashley Markham is a principal of a Jr/Sr high school in Michigan where she serves her students and staff with a different approach to leadership than most school administrators. She prides herself on uplifting and supporting ...

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July 22, 2022

Episode 134: Get Streamlined! Finding The Learner Within

Ian has an unconventional but extremely effective approach to excavating the incredible learner that exists in each student he works with. He’s the author of The Tutor Bible: Learning to Learn Again, where he details his phil...

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July 8, 2022

Episode 133: Seeing Double! Teachers, Mentors and Conference Presento…

Morgan and Taylor are passionate about teaching and learning, not only to their students but to new and veteran teachers as well. They are mentor teachers to University education majors and enjoy speaking at conferences and p...

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July 7, 2022

Episode 132: Creative Leadership: Transform Possibilities Into Produc…

Andrew's focus is on EDUCANLE LLC, his social enterprise that creates game-based interventions to enhance the communicative competence of K-12 students and help educators balance the needs of intervention and enrichment in th...

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July 6, 2022

Episode 131: Get Podcasting! Helpful Tips on How to Start Podcasting …

Dylan Schmidt is the creator of Digital Podcaster and the founder of Podcasting Academy. He helps people of all backgrounds confidently share their message with the world. Connect on Twitter! https://twitter.com/myedtechlife ...

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July 5, 2022

Episode 130: Got Leadership? Organizational Culture, Climate and Coac…

Darrin Peppard is a leadership expert focused on organizational culture and climate, and coaching growing emerging leaders. Darrin is the author of the book Road to Awesome: Empower, Lead, Change the Game. He is the host of t...

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July 4, 2022

Episode 129: Get Techie! Technology Can Empower, Engage and Equip.

Kevin has been an educator or serving educators for over 38 years. Kevin's undergraduate degree is from the University of Massachusetts/Amherst where he majored in Multicultural Education. His Master's Degree in Education A...

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June 30, 2022

Episode 128: Go Gradeless! When Students Focus On Learning, They Achi…

Dave is a husband, father, science teacher, author, blogger, and podcaster from NJ. He has been performing action research on instructional design and assessment practices for the past 7+ years. David shares district successe...

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June 29, 2022

Episode 127: Get Techie! Helping Educators Implement Technology

Lois Alston is an Instructional Technology Coach for the Long Branch School District in Long Branch, NJ. She completed her 5th year in this role and she has been in education for 20 years. She is passionate about implementing...

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June 28, 2022

Episode 126: Get Connected! Connecting Learning To The Real World

Zach Rondot is a passionate fourth-grade teacher in Troy, Michigan. His mission is to teach students the 21st-century skills, mindsets, and attributes that will help them succeed long after they leave his classroom. In 2019,...

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June 27, 2022

Episode 125: Get Techie! So You Want to Be An EdTech Coach?

Roxi Thompson currently serves as an EdTech Coach for the Washington Elementary School District in Glendale, Arizona. In this role, she focuses on working 1:1 with teachers to drive impactful technology use. Roxi spent the ma...

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June 25, 2022

Episode 124: Get Techie! From Classroom to EdTech

Scott Nunes is an energetic ELA Teacher turned Edtech Coach, Consultant, and now district Engagement Advocate for Canva! This aspiring author has a zeal for Design, AR/VR, 3D Printing, and PBL. He builds on his 20+ years as a...

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