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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:

  1. Instagram
  2. Twitter
  3. LinkedIn

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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:

  1. Website
  2. Email

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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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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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Ep. 31: The Covenant


Nick and Marc continue their series of mini episodes entitled, FROM SURVIVING TO THRIVING: A road map to mastery.

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Education Podcast

Ep. 18: The Revolution Will Be Tweeted


Nick and Marc welcome Dr. Carol Burris, former New York State High School Principal of the Year and current Executive Director of the Network for Public Education Fund, as well as the codirector of the Schools of Opportunity Project at the National Policy Education Center.

“Methods Lab” – The Observation Process

  • What is a principal looking for?
  • What makes for an effective post-observation conference?

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Links from the show:

  1. NY Times article on the rollback of testing time by President Obama
  2. Dr. Burris takes on APPR
  3. Dr. Burris tackles Common Core