July 6, 2017

Superheroes - 152

With all of the focus on superheroes, I thought that I would reflect on those individuals who made a difference in my life. They …

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June 27, 2017

3 Ways to Stay in Contact with Parents- 151

3 Ways to Stay in Contact with Parents: 1. Postcards 2. Your Own YouTube Channel 3. Use Google Voice Today, I'm talking about ma…

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June 20, 2017

150: Apex Fun Run with Jeremy Barnhart

Apex Fun Run offers the opportunity to fund raise for schools without depending upon traditional "product-based" programs. I don'…

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June 13, 2017

149: 9th Grade Transition Program for Parents

Last episode I talked about creating a 9th Grade Transition Program for Kids. This week I am focused on creating a 9th Grade Tran…

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June 5, 2017

148: 9th Grade Transition Programs for Kids

Do you have a 9th grade transition program for your rising 9th graders? If you don't, you should. If you do, do you have kids hel…

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May 29, 2017

147: 3 Ideas about Making Field Trips Successful

Field trips are important. There is nothing like experiencing something first hand or putting your hands on whatever the content …

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May 25, 2017

146: 40 Years of Star Wars and School

40 Years of Star Wars and School! Wow! Were you there in line on May 25th, 1977? Do you have any favorite memories of any of the…

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May 23, 2017

145: 3 Reasons Why Flea Markets, Garage Sales, Thrift Stores, and Est…

Have you figured out that to help you with the classroom you need to buy stuff that will help you?  Don't get me wrong the school…

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May 16, 2017

144: 11 Wants for My Perfect Classroom

Today, I'm talking about my 11 wants for what I consider my perfect classroom. Have you ever thought about this? You know, if mon…

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May 8, 2017

143: Teaching in the Fast Lane with Suzy Pepper Rollins

You may remember Suzy from a couple of earlier interviews: Episode 2 where we talked about her instructional program called Math …

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May 1, 2017

142: Great Ideas for Awesome Field Trips

In episode 141, I explain four reasons why field trips are important.  Yes, technology has made it possible to take virtual trips…

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April 24, 2017

141: 4 Reasons Why Field Trips Are Important

Field trips are important. There I said it. Too often the experience of good interaction with the real world get axed in the na…

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April 17, 2017

140: 12 Things No One Told Me About Being a School Administrator

Did you ever feel like saying, "No one ever told me about this?" Come on you know what I'm talking about. One day, while thinki…

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April 10, 2017

139: Expanding Your Network

Did you listen to my last episode? What? If you did not I hope that you will go back and check it out...follow this link 138. In…

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April 3, 2017

138: Educator Means Lifelong Learning

When we become educators we sign on to be lifelong learners. Whether you knew it or not it is a major aspect of what we do. We ha…

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March 27, 2017

137: Michael Miller-Tutoring, Test Prep, and Photography

Today, I'm talking with Michael Miller of Michael Miller Solutions. He is an entrepreneur, tutor, and photographer. Michael and I…

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March 20, 2017

136: Visitors, Customers, and Guests, part 2

This is part 2 of Visitors , Customers, and Guests. Today, I am talking about our schools not other organizations. Have you ever…

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March 14, 2017

135: Does Your Organization Treat Visitors as Guests?

Do you treat your visitors like guests? Do you pay attention to how your staff answer the phones or treat people as they walk thr…

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March 7, 2017

134: Jake Collins Talks PLC's and On-Line Support Tools

Mr. Jake Collins is a high school math teacher from Statesboro, Georgia. He likes "being in the classroom and seeing the light co…

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Feb. 27, 2017

133: The ABCs of How We Learn with Dr. Jessica Tsang

Today, I am talking with Dr. Jessica Tsang, one of three authors of the book The ABCs of How We Learn (2016).  The other two auth…

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Feb. 21, 2017

132: Fishing and Protecting Alaska with Anders Gustafson

Anders Gustafson is a fishing guide, wilderness protector, and entrepreneur. Wait for it...in Alaska! He is a father and husband.…

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Feb. 13, 2017

131: Learning Centers with Tammy Cook

Tammy Cook is a 3rd grade teacher at East Laurens Elementary School in Laurens County, Georgia. She currently is in her 20th year…

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Feb. 5, 2017

130: Rock and Roll Academy with Mark Galbo

Mark Galbo is the CEO and founder of Rock and Roll Academy. Mark has been an educator and artist for over 30 years. From private…

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Jan. 30, 2017

129: Positive Athlete with Ryan Pederson

It is awesome when an organization takes time to work with kids and to recognize what magic they can make happen. It is also won…

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