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

 

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:

  1. Website
  2. Email

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.

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

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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.

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

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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Guest:

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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

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

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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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