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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!

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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.

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Dr. Romie’s socials:

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  2. Twitter
  3. LinkedIn

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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:

  1. Home Learning Support Website
  2. Instagram
  3. Twitter

 

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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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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

 

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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.

Listeners are welcome to ask a question, suggest a topic or share their thoughts: ask@stateofedpodcast.com

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Guest: Dr. Michael Lubelfeld

Twitter: @mikelubelfeld

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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. 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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Ep. 45: Ryan’s Return

Nick and Marc welcome back EdTech guru, Ryan Krakofsky, to discuss what lessons can be learned from Hong Kong’s re-opening of school. Plus, game-changing instructional technology that educators everywhere should become familiar with, as well as the importance of leading from the heart, with or without a pandemic.

Listeners are welcome to ask a question, suggest a topic or share their thoughts: ask@stateofedpodcast.com

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