Episodes

May 3, 2018

Rigor in the RTI and MTSS Classroom with Barbara R. Blackburn - 194

Rigor in the RTI and MTSS Classroom: Practical Tools and Strategies is a must read for classroom teachers and building level admi…

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April 26, 2018

Game On : Using Digital Games to Transform Teaching, Learning, and As…

Today, I'm talking with Ryan Schaaf about his book (co-authored with Nicky Mohan) - Game On: Using Digital Games to Transform Tea…

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April 20, 2018

What School Could Be with Ted Dintersmith - 192

Ted Dintersmith is a successful venture capitalist with an eye on changing school. His four decade career spans technology, busin…

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April 12, 2018

Schooled: The Story of an Education with Dr. Lodge McCammon, part 2 -…

This is part 2 and the conclusion of my talk with Dr. Lodge McCammon the author of Schooled: The Story of An Education. If you ha…

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April 5, 2018

Schooled: The Story of an Education with Dr. Lodge McCammon, part 1 -…

Today I'm talking with Dr. Lodge McCammon the author of Schooled: The Story of An Education. This is part 1 of 2. Lodge is a retu…

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March 29, 2018

Reflecting at the End of the Day - 189

When you finish your day of teaching do you take time to reflect on what happened? Do you take time to say this worked and this d…

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March 21, 2018

9 Thoughts for Successful Daily Lesson Plans - 188

Planning is important. Being successful in the classroom requires planning. Planning means taking time for reflection and a focus…

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March 17, 2018

10 Secret Ingredients for Better Unit Planning - 187

Better instruction requires planning. Planning comes in two main types for the classroom: unit and daily. Today, I discuss my tho…

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March 9, 2018

Barbara Blackburn & Rigor and Assessment in the Classroom - 186

Dr. Barbara Blackburn returns to Teaching Learning Leading K12 to discuss her book, Rigor and Assessment in the Classroom. What I…

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Feb. 28, 2018

Rick Snyder: Intuition, Relationships, and Listening - 185

Rick Snyder is an international business coach, writer, speaker, and consultant. Rick has launched three businesses and is an exp…

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Feb. 16, 2018

Ryan Schaaf and Reinventing Learning for the Always-On Generation - 1…

Ryan Schaaf is an author, speaker, professor, consultant and blogger. Today we are talking about his book (written with Ian Jukes…

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Feb. 8, 2018

Tommy Welch: Schools & Leadership - 183

Dr. Tommy Welch is the 2016 Georgia Principal of the Year and in 2017 was a finalist for National Principal of the Year. Tommy ha…

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Feb. 1, 2018

Parents, Community, and Schools with John Williams - 182

Today, I am talking parents, community members, and school with John Williams. John and I first met when I became the principal o…

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Jan. 25, 2018

Parents and Community Members: Involve Them - 181

Today, I'm talking about 4 thoughts or misconceptions about involving parents or community members in schools and then I shift to…

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Jan. 17, 2018

Karen Gross & Breakaway Learners - 180

Karen Gross is the author of Breakaway Learners: Strategies for Post-Secondary Success with At-Risk Students. (2017; Teachers Col…

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Jan. 10, 2018

Katie Garner & Secret Stories, part 2 - 179

This is the conclusion of my interview of Katie Garner. If you didn't listen to the first part check it out at episode 178. Katie…

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Jan. 3, 2018

Katie Garner and Secret Stories - 178

Katie Garner is the author of Secret Stories - Cracking the Reading Code with the Brain in Mind. She is an internationally known …

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Dec. 21, 2017

Teach to Work with Patty Alper - 177

On today's episode, I am talking with Patty Alper the author of Teach to Work: How a Mentor, a Mentee, and a Project Can Close th…

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Dec. 14, 2017

TURN Report with Ellen Bernstein - 176

In this episode, I am talking with Ellen Bernstein about the national TURN report. TURN stands for Teacher Union Reform Network a…

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Dec. 7, 2017

Darya Yegorina & The CleverBooks AR App - 175

Today, I'm talking with Darya Yegorina. She has developed an app that makes learning fun through books and AR (augmented reality)…

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Nov. 29, 2017

Marching Off the Map with Andrew McPeak - 174

Marching Off the Map and the Travel Guide   Andrew McPeak   Today, I am talking with Andrew McPeak who co-wrote Marching Off the …

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Nov. 21, 2017

Closing Thoughts About Primary Sources and Jim Spradley's Interview -…

In this episode I draw to a close the series that began with Episode 165 concerning Primary and Secondary sources of information.…

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Nov. 14, 2017

Jim Spradley & Early Business Ventures - 172

Jim was born in Dooley County, Georgia in 1923. This is the part 4 of 4. This episode focuses on his early business ventures foll…

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Nov. 8, 2017

Reflections on Jim's Comments about his Military Service in WWII - 171

Last week you heard Jim talk about the importance of education in his life. This week Jim talks about his experience in the Navy …

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