Ep. 44: So… What Now?

On this supersized episode, Nick and Marc are joined by rockstar leaders from across the nation to discuss the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on education. Topics include the pros and cons of remote learning, best online practices, strategies for re-entry and most importantly… where do we go from here?

Featured guests: Nichole Allen, Allyson Apsey, Jill Geocaris, Sari Goldberg McKeown and Michelle Moore

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Guests:

  1. Jill Geocaris: @JillGeocaris
  2. Sari Goldberg McKeown: website; @sgteach_sari
  3. Allyson Apsey: website; @AllysonApsey
  4. Michelle Moore: @Michelle4EDU
  5. Nichole Allen: @nicwithanh73

Show Notes:

Check out Allyson’s wonderful Serendipity series…

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Ep. 43: Cultures of Bravery

Nick and Marc are joined by guest Dr. Tracey Benson, associate professor at UNC Charlotte, academic activist and co-author of Unconscious Bias in Schools: A Developmental Approach to Exploring Race and Racism. In this very candid conversation, they discuss the importance of addressing race in schools, as well as strategies to bring people together and work towards eradicating the negative impact of implicit bias.

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Guest:

Dr. Tracey Benson @DrTraceyBenson

Show Notes:

Tracey Benson’s website

Multicultural BRIDGE

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Ep. 42: Cultivating Kindness

Recorded at VSTE19 in Roanoke, Virginia.

Marc is joined by author and educator, Tamara Letter. They discuss Tamara’s book, “A Passion for Kindness: Making the World a Better Place to Lead, Love and Learn” and how small, selfless acts can make all the difference.

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Show Notes:

Tamara Letter on Twitter: @tamaraletter

Tamara’s website

Dr. Masaru Emoto’s work on shaping water with words

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Ep.41: Wired to Learn

Marc is joined by guest co-host, Denise Hayden, a College Board consultant and extraordinary high school educator. Their guest is Dr. Ken Wallace, Superintendent of Schools, Maine Township High School District 207, in Illinois. They discuss Ken’s role as a founder of the highly acclaimed Chicago Coaching Center, how learning is often messy and the importance of building for the long haul.

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Guest:

Dr. Ken Wallace @kenwallace207

Show Notes:

Chicago Coaching Center (Watch their inspiring video)

Illinois Personal Learning Network

Chicago Coaching Center Podcast

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Ep. 37: EdCamp LI 2019, Session 1 – Podcasting

Marc leads the first of three sessions at EdCamp LI 2019, in Commack, New York. Educators discuss how to use podcasts and other tech tools to promote student voice and increase engagement.

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Check out these instructional tools:

Merge Cube, Padlet, Adobe Spark, Nuzzel, Google VR TourCreator

Guests for Session 1:

Jessica Morrocu

Kim Lynch @mslynch5th

Ed Murray @eddiecmurray

Jan Kasal @jankasal

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Ep. 36: Jumping In

Nick and Marc welcome Dr. LaTonya Harris, assistant principal of Burbank Elementary School in Hampton, Virginia. Dr. Harris discusses becoming an elementary administrator, introducing instructional technology into the classroom and how her determination has helped raise the bar for teachers and children… and even start a Double Dutch club!

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Dr. Harris on Twitter: @1learner4Life

Dr. Harris on Instagram: LaTonya Harris

NYTimes article – We Have Ruined Childhood by Kim Brooks

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Ep. 35: Live from the Coding Den

Nick and Marc welcome Baxter Mante and Zachary Rankin of Kelvin Education, a California-based company dedicated to improving the way schools focus on and address social-emotion learning (SEL). Inspired by the challenges of their own childhoods, these two coder-engineers are driven to help educators create environments that will maximize the well-being of all students.

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For more on the great work at Kelvin Education, check out kelvineducation.com or follow them on Twitter: @kelvineducation

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Ep. 34: Droppin’ Some NYC

Nick and Marc welcome Jennifer Gunn and Vince Joralemon, two of the organizers and visionaries behind the popular EDxED NYC Conference held each year in Manhattan. They discuss the power of teacher-led professional development and what it takes to launch a 1200 person conference.

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Follow EDxED NYC Conference on Twitter: @edxednyc

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Ep. 33: Upskilling in HK

Nick and Marc welcome Ryan Krakofsky, Digital Literacy Coach in an IB PYP school in Hong Kong. He discusses the importance of putting resources into people, challenging students with educational technology and where to find amazing dim sum! Ryan also shares how to play “rock, paper, scissors” Pacific-style…

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Follow Ryan Krakofsky on Twitter @mrkpyp

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Ep. 32: Pacific Overtures

Nick and Marc are back! In this (very) long distance episode, they talk with Lainey Morgan, primary school teacher at the American School Hong Kong, an ESOL Education school. Lainey shares some of her firsthand experience and insight into the similarities and differences in education spanning the continents, as well as explaining the phenomenon known as “China speed.”

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For information on international schools, Lainey recommends the following:

ESOL Schools

Search Associates

International School Services

For reviewing schools:

International Schools Review

International School Community

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