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

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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

 

Ep. 52: Against the Grain (Part II)

Nick and Marc are joined by Dr. Mike Brown, school leader and founder of EdRevolution. In this two-part discussion, they discuss the importance of establishing rich relationships, expanding the lens through which we view history, and building connectedness in communities in order to shape the schools our students need right now.

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Guest: Dr. Mike Brown

LinkedIn: Mike Brown

Ep. 51: Against the Grain (Part I)

Nick and Marc are joined by Dr. Mike Brown, school leader and founder of EdRevolution. In this two-part discussion, they discuss the importance of establishing rich relationships, expanding the lens through which we view history, and building connectedness in communities in order to shape the schools our students need right now.

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Guest: Dr. Mike Brown

LinkedIn: Mike Brown

Ep. 50: Unfinished Business

Nick and Marc celebrate their 50th episode of the podcast! They are joined by Dr. Michael Lubelfeld, Superintendent of North Shore District 112, in Illinois, and co-author of The Unfinished Leader. Discussion topics include: characteristics of great leaders, the importance of empathy, and how to improve your organization through effective hiring practices.

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Guest: Dr. Michael Lubelfeld

Twitter: @mikelubelfeld

Ep. 49: Closing the Math Gap

Nick and Marc welcome Dr. Aditya Nagrath, Founder and CEO of Elephant Learning, to the podcast. They discuss strategies to increase math literacy and close the skills gap that plagues millions of students in schoolhouses across the country.

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Guest: Dr. Aditya Nagrath

Linked In: Dr. Aditya Nagrath

Instagram: Elephant Learning

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Ep. 48: Humanizing Everybody

Nick and Marc welcome back Dr. Tracey Benson to the podcast to discuss the Black Lives Matter movement, racial literacy, activism in the NBA and the role of schools in the ongoing march toward social justice.

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Guest: Dr. Tracey Benson

Book Talk: Unconscious Bias in Schools

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Twitter: @DrTraceyBenson

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Ep. 47: Creating Spaces

Nick and Marc are pleased to welcome Nadirah Simmons to the podcast. As both Social Media Manager at The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and the founder of hip-hop social club, The Gumbo, Nadirah weaves her creative energy into producing exciting content. She shares the recipe for how schools can succeed in turning out students who thrive academically and professionally in an unchartered 21st century landscape.

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Ep. 46: Reality… Check

Nick and Marc welcome two incredible champions of AR and VR in education, Jaime Donally and David Lockett. They share the secrets of incorporating these fast-growing technologies into meaningful learning opportunities for students of all ages.

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