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Episodes

Dec. 9, 2021

Episode 100: How To Create Meaningful Change?

George Couros is a worldwide leader in the area of innovative teaching, learning, and leading, and has a focus on innovation as a human endeavor. In his 20 plus years in the field of education, he has worked at all …

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Dec. 2, 2021

Episode 99: Universal Design for Learning & Multi-Tiered Systems of S…

Katie Novak, Ed.D., is an internationally renowned education consultant, author, graduate instructor at the University of Pennsylvania, and a former Assistant Superintendent of Schools in Massachusetts. With 19 years of exper...

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Nov. 26, 2021

Bonus Episode: Feedback Builds Community

Josh is a Title I Specialist in Mesa, Arizona. He is also the CRO (Chief Riffin' Officer) and co-host of the Punk Rock Classrooms Podcast. Josh believes that the punk rock mindset is perfect for education and the ideas of …

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Nov. 20, 2021

Episode 98: Building Community

Ryan Scott hails from beautiful Western Ky! Most importantly, Ryan is a husband and dad. Professionally, he has been in education for 15 years within the elementary/high school levels. He’s been a classroom teacher, RTI speci...

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Nov. 19, 2021

Episode 97: Lessons Learned

Hunter is a 3rd-year 7th-grade science teacher, mentor teacher, and creator of the education platform Ed Essentials. He hosts "The Ed Essentials Podcast" where he interviews education experts and reflects on his teaching expe...

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Nov. 12, 2021

Episode 96: Inside the Principal's Office

Charles Williams has served in urban education for 15 years as a teacher, assistant principal, and principal while working with students in grades PK - 12. He has developed innovative programs and structures that have resulte...

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Nov. 11, 2021

Episode 95: Engaging Students Through the Power of Coding

Daphne McMenemy is an educator, author, and speaker. Her first book, Gracie, is based on her personal experiences in the classroom. Gracie is a young girl whose learning is brought to life when her teacher introduces her to ...

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Nov. 6, 2021

Episode 94: ARVR: Are You Ready for a New Reality?

Bobby Carlton has dedicated his professional career to exploring how XR technology can be used to reshape how any industry could approach education, training, and engagement. Bobby is an AR/VR influencer and has been a speaki...

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Oct. 23, 2021

Episode 93: Innovation & Leadership

We will be joined by Derek Tranchina Ed.D who is passionate about influencing schools and organizations by leveraging engaging, innovative, and empowering technology. He is also deeply committed to raising future leaders thro...

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Oct. 14, 2021

Episode 92: Why Do I Have to Learn This?

In this episode, we are joined by Beau Neal who grew up in a small town with no aspirations of being an educator. However, he later founded an online school to help answer the age-old question, "Why do I have …

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Oct. 9, 2021

Episode 91: Saturday Is for VR!

Turning a classroom that was once in person into an online classroom was hard enough but turning that online classroom into a virtual reality classroom was another milestone imagined and realized by 4 professors at Morehouse ...

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Oct. 7, 2021

Episode 90: Workplace Relationships

In this show, Natalie Conway and Ashely White talk about the importance of workplace relationships. Workplace relationships can help improve collaboration, individual productivity and improve employee morale. Join us for a gr...

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Oct. 2, 2021

Episode 89: Coding to Kindness

Valerie Sousa is a Kindergarten teacher at Meadow Brook School in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts. She began coding with her students three years ago and loved what she saw throughout the process. One thing Valerie noticed dur...

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Sept. 25, 2021

Episode 88: Leadership: Transform Classroom Culture and School Culture

I will be joined by Mike Earnshaw who is a principal and the author of The EduCulture Cookbook. We will talk about how important school culture is for Mike, his team of teachers, and students. Connect on Twitter! https://twit...

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Sept. 18, 2021

Episode 87: Leadership-Inspire Your Community

Josh Tovar will join me and share how the use of social media (Facebook/Instagram/Twitter/Periscope/Snapchat), allowed for the school’s report card to increase from a D- to B- in three years and earning state distinctions. Th...

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Sept. 11, 2021

Episode 86: Augmenting The Reality of Learning in Higher Education

Dr. Morris is the Morehouse College’s 2021 Winner of the Vulcan Teaching Award of Excellence who launched her Advanced Inorganic Chemistry course in Virtual Reality in Spring of 2021 in the digital twin campus created by Vict...

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Sept. 4, 2021

Episode 85: Maximizing Imagination

Dennis Mathew is a husband, father, elementary school speech pathologist, singer-songwriter, and author. For over 20 years Dennis has had the joy and honor of working with children in public schools. His published works so fa...

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Aug. 28, 2021

Episode 84: Passion, Unity & The DIY Classroom

Mike and Josh are cohosts of the Punk Rock Classrooms Podcast. Mike is an elementary teacher in Lansing, IL and Josh is a title I specialist in Mesa, AZ. Together they are working to share the punk rock mindset of …

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Aug. 21, 2021

Episode 83: Navigating EdTech & Personal Growth

We are joined by my great friend Matt Rhoads Ed.D. who has released his second book Navigating the Toggled Term: A Guide for K-12 Classroom and School Leaders. He will also share what has happened professionally since his las...

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Aug. 14, 2021

Episode 82: EdTech, Podcasting & Family

Jake Miller is an Edtech and learning enthusiast who hosts the Educational Duct Tape podcast and shares #EduGIFs at @JakeMillerTech and on JakeMiller.net. He works as a science teacher for the Orange City School District in O...

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Aug. 7, 2021

Episode 81: How to Foster A Culture of Innovation

In this episode, we are joined by Sue Tranchina an amazing educator that trains other education leaders on how to integrate technology to engage students through project-based learning and creating a culture of innovation in ...

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July 29, 2021

Episode 80: Cultivating Creation

Nicte Cuevas is an award-winning Latina Brand Strategist and Graphic Designer who uses empathy-driven methods to evolve, invigorate, and amplify businesses’ unique brand positions. With roots in Venezuela, Mexico, and Colomb...

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July 24, 2021

Episode 79: I Wanna Be...

Matt has served in various roles within K-12 education. His professional experience includes being a high school social studies teacher, middle and high school assistant principal, middle school principal, and director of stu...

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July 17, 2021

Episode 78: Transition: Classroom to Platform

As an educator for over 15 years, Jamie has constantly worked to improve her methods of teaching and believes the learning process should continue throughout one’s life. A lifelong passion for learning is at the heart of a li...

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