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BAM Radio has compiled the most popular segments, hosted by the Executive Directors of the nation's 14 leading education associations including ; the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), the National Parent Teachers Association ( PTA), the National Head Start Association (NHSA), The National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP), the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), the Association of School Business Officials (ASBO), the ...
 
Promoting education in engineering and design for all ages. Learn more and read transcripts at www.k12engineering.net. Produced by Pius Wong, engineer, of Pios Labs (www.pioslabs.com). This podcast is for educators, engineers, entrepreneurs, and parents interested in bringing engineering to younger ages. Listen to real conversations among various professionals in the engineering education space, as we try to find better ways to educate and inspire kids in engineering thinking. For episode tr ...
 
A series of podcasts about Mexikans living in Germany, describing their every day life in various cities. - Podcastreihe mit Beitraegen von MexikanerInnen, die in Deutschland leben. Sie berichten ber die positiven Seiten ihres Alltags. Produced by the | Produziert vom Goethe-Institut San Francisco fuer das Goethe-Institut USA, www.goethe.de/sanfrancisco, www.goethe.de/usa, Contact | Kontakt: Anne Weber, langdir@sanfrancisco.goethe.org
 
Providing ideas and resources for K-12 teachers and school-based administrators.
 
This valuable resource for teachers, administrators, and other school staff is focused on building emotional and physical safety in the classroom. We discuss ways to improve communication, identify bullying behavior, develop safe intervention skills for teachers, prevent violence in the classroom and how to prepare for and manage crisis situations. The program was developed by a nation-wide team of consultants with both education and safety backgrounds to help solve the issues facing schools ...
 
K12 HR Solutions Podcast
 
PeopleAdmin is the leading provider of cloud-based K-12 talent management solutions — TalentEd, SearchSoft, TeacherMatch EPI and SchoolSpring — for hiring, onboarding, evaluations, reporting and predictive analysis.
 
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Keeping accurate classroom attendance is very important. It may not sound like a fun topic but it is one that needs to be taken seriously. Frequently, it is not given the attention that it needs, Some colleagues may even try to pass off the responsibility to a trusted student (Don't do this.) Today, I share 7 thoughts about taking attendance an ...…
 
What skills does a professional architect bring to high school education? Guest Kelly Foster explains, as he shares his experience as both a practicing architect and a STEM teacher. He discusses his methods in teaching creativity and problem-solving in multiple areas of design, including civil and architectural engineering, architecture, and gr ...…
 
Dr. Barbara Oakley is an author, speaker, professor, engineer, and adventurer - take a look at her twitter page...she is “a female Indiana Jones.” Barbara is the author of numerous books two of which Mindshift: Break Through Obstacles to Learning and Discover Your Hidden Potential (2017) and A Mind for Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science ...…
 
Warren Berger is the author of eleven books, including our focus for today - A More Beautiful Question: The Power of Inquiry to Spark Breakthrough Ideas (2014) and the soon to be released The Book of Beautiful Questions: The Powerful Questions that will Help You Decide, Create. Connect, and Lead. (Oct. 2018). I had the pleasure of hearing Warre ...…
 
Sargy Letuchy is the author of The Visual Edge: Graphic Organizers for Standards-Based Learning and is an ESL teacher in suburban Chicago. Today we are focused on his recent article in EdSurge - "Voice and Choice Is Important but Sometimes It's Not Enough" (June 2018). The article begins with Sargy recounting his attempts to get a student engag ...…
 
Allison Kerley Townsend is the 2019 Georgia Teacher of the Year. She is a 3rd Grade teacher at Barnwell Elementary School in Fulton County, Georgia (US). Allison believes that all children start out as curious and excited learners. She sees her goal as an educator is to nurture their passion for learning. As a classroom teacher, Allison strives ...…
 
Engineer Ian Bernstein talks about his startup’s newest consumer robot released by Misty Robotics: Misty II. Based on what he learned developing his previous educational robot Sphero, Ian and his team created Misty II to be widely customizable, programmable, and full of potential functionality. The robot may be on the pricier side, and Ian says ...…
 
Author Roxanna Elden discusses her new satirical novel Adequate Yearly Progress, which tells the story of the teachers’ lives across one year in the fictional Texas high school of Brae Hill Valley. Roxanna’s book draws on her own experience as a K-12 public school teacher and her conversations with other teachers around the country. Roxanna say ...…
 
12 Tools for a Successful Beginning to the New School Year 1. Greet students when they enter your class. 2. Use a seating chart to help you learn their names. 3. Develop your "Spidey Sense." 4. Know you. 5. Plan - big (unit) & small (daily). 6. Include opportunities for checking for understanding (formative assessment). 7. Get better at giving ...…
 
Former teacher and current tech worker Sophia talks about why she left the classroom, how people perceive teachers, how to bring STEM to four-year-olds, and the value of communication skills in software development.Related to this episode: • AISD (Austin Independent School District): https://www.austinisd.org/• General Assembly Web Development ...…
 
The first day of class is almost here. Are you ready? Have you actually planned for that first day? Oh, I know...lots of peers say that they have but they really have just gone through the motions. I love the first day of class because you only get that one first day. Here are my 5 Ideas about Getting Ready for the First Day of Class 1. Is your ...…
 
Ge-Anne Bolhuis is the Instructional Technology Specialist and Media Specialist Liaison for a Georgia (US) school system. Today, we are talking about Future Ready Schools and Future Ready Librarians. According to their website futureready.org, "Future Ready Schools® helps K-12 public, private, and charter school leaders plan and implement perso ...…
 
Bob Baird is the founder of fixmycareernow.com. He helps job seekers get that better paying job by developing their complete toolkit. He believes that finding a better, higher paying job requires more than just a great resume and LinkedIn profile. According to Bob, "the complete toolkit" includes developing skills in networking, interviewing, n ...…
 
What’s so great about the human eye? Can we build something just like it? When would we need to design something better? Sadhan joins the podcast again as we give our engineers’ perspectives on these questions and more.Related to this episode: • Curriculum for Biomedical Engineering at Northwestern University: http://www.mccormick.northwestern. ...…
 
Teaching has evolved in ways that are very different from what many educators expected when they chose this career. What's a teacher to do? Follow: @jonHarper70bd @froehlichm @Trevormuir@bamradionetwork Trevor Muir is a teacher, speaker, and author of the book, The Epic Classroom: How to Boost Engagement, Make Learning Memorable, and Transform ...…
 
Jesse Cole is the author of Find Your Yellow Tux: How to Be Successful by Standing Out and the host of the amazing podcast Business Done Differently. He is also the owner of Fans' First Entertainment and the Savannah Bananas - a college summer baseball league team that has sold out all of its games in its first two years. By the way, this is ev ...…
 
Christopher J. Nesi is the host of the House of #EdTech podcast and the creator and founder of the Education Podcasting Network. Chris is also a co-host of the PodcastPD podcast. He is a certified social studies teacher in New Jersey. Technology and its role in education are his professional passion. Chris and I talk about why some people have ...…
 
Now that states have written engineering into K-12 science and technology learning standards, more institutions are thinking about how to run standardized tests in the subject. The educational assessments organization ETS is one institution interested in an in-depth, fair, and large-scale assessment for engineering learning. Deb Brockway, Senio ...…
 
It's World Giraffe Day and Lady Lucy is back to help Giraffe with her Lady Lucy's Laugh Giraffe Journey written by Karen Gross and Marc Wine. Every June 21st is World Giraffe Day and this interview was released on June 21st, 2018 to celebrate the launch of Lady Lucy's latest adventure. This journey is quite different from her last two in that t ...…
 
Dave Weber is an author, motivational speaker, productivity expert, leadership trainer, keynote presenter, husband and father. Dave has spoken to, trained, and assisted many organizations and groups from major international corporations to middle school students over the past 25 years. He is most known for his energetic delivery and captivating ...…
 
Science education occurs in juvenile detention centers, as part of the schooling available to young people there so that they can receive their high school equivalency certification. Guests Rachel and Kasina talk about their experiences teaching science and other subjects to boys and young men in these institutions. They describe the constraint ...…
 
Many students decode and yet don't comprehend what they read. The Fab Four is a protocol for improving reading comprehension with a metacognitive technique that produces significant growth in a very short period of time. Follow: @KyleHamstra @LoriOczkus @ASCD @bamradionetwork Lori Oczkus, author of Reciprocal Teaching at Work: Powerful Strategi ...…
 
Brian Buffington and Bucky Bush are technology professionals. They stay up-to-date with the latest and greatest trends and teach others how to use and make the most of them. They are excellent coaches who know how to make learning fun! Whether it is to help you increase engagement in the classroom, your own personal understanding of apps and su ...…
 
Sheryl Green is the author of "Up Close and Personal with Reading: A Not-So-Scary Tool for Teaching for Understanding" (2018). Sheryl is a classroom teacher, an educational speaker, trainer, author, educational columnist, and a literacy consultant. She has 19 years of middle and high school English language arts teaching experience. Sheryl has ...…
 
In this episode, we talk about educators who struggle with depression. Our hosts share their own experiences and discuss why coping starts with this one key item. Follow: @jonHarper70bd @froehlichm @bamradionetwork Mandy Froehlich is the Director of Innovation and Technology in Ripon, WI. She also consults, presents and keynotes nationally on t ...…
 
Vivian Shen and Ruby Lee want to teach kids how to program one-on-one over the internet. Vivian and Ruby are Cofounders of Juni Learning, their new educational startup that provides programming lessons to kids like how others provide private piano lessons. Although they both studied computer science at Stanford, they got to computer science at ...…
 
This is the conclusion of my interview with Ernest Dempsey - the USA Today Bestselling author of the Sean Wyatt archaeological thriller series. In this episode, Ernie shares his thoughts about his characters, his secrets behind making his stories thrilling, and a little sneak peek into his most recent thriller - The Templar Curse. In episode 19 ...…
 
Learn the 3-point strategy Keith Bryant, superintendent of Lubbock-Cooper ISD (LCISD), uses to attract high-performing teachers despite a shrinking candidate pool.
 
Ernest Dempsey is a USA Today Bestselling author. He writes thrillers centered around real historic places and events. His Sean Wyatt archaeological thriller series has been downloaded over a half million times across the globe. If you are listening to this podcast during the week of May 14th, 2018...it is available for free on Amazon for the K ...…
 
What is mechanical engineering? Engineer Sadhan Sathyaseelan joins the show again from The University of Texas to wonder out loud about all the important aspects of this classic engineering field. This is a continuing series of conversations introducing the fundamentals of different engineering disciplines. In this episode on mechanical enginee ...…
 
Lady Lucy's Quest is the first in a series of children's books written by Karen Gross. In this story, Lady Lucy wants to be a knight but the odds are stacked against her. She has to show endurance, strength, and courage. Karen shares that the story is really about "believing in the power of the possible and dreaming big." Lady Lucy is a tribute ...…
 
Rigor in the RTI and MTSS Classroom: Practical Tools and Strategies is a must read for classroom teachers and building level administrators. Like the title says, "Practical Tools and Strategies", it is exactly that...Practical. Barbara R. Blackburn with Bradley S. Witzel have written a book that is extremely useful for making sure that students ...…
 
Marshall Escamilla is part of a team of podcasters who create Tumble, a science podcast for kids and their families. With a background in music and K-12 education, Marshall shares the purpose of Tumble and how his show tries to tell science stories. Hear his thoughts on how to bring podcasting into the classroom, how to combine listening with o ...…
 
Our guest says that personalized learning is essentially about sharing power with students. Join us for a four-step guide to enable personalizing instruction for every child. Follow: @eklundteaches @drrickabaugh @ASCD @bamradionetwork James Rickabaugh, author of Tapping the Power of Personalized Learning , is the director of the Institute for P ...…
 
TalentEd’s team of data, analytics and research experts explain the difference between reporting analytics — and why it matters to K-12 education.Additional resources:http://pages.peopleadmin.com/rs/988-RNE-349/images/K12%20-%20Discover%20Analytics%20Absense%20Management%20-%204-27-18.pdf
 
Today, I'm talking with Ryan Schaaf about his book (co-authored with Nicky Mohan) - Game On: Using Digital Games to Transform Teaching, Learning, and Assessment (Solution Tree Press, 2017). Game On is an easy to read and use instructional manual for implementing game-based learning in the classroom. Ryan takes a look at what he calls shifting t ...…
 
Finding the time, saving time, making time, and making up time lost are challenges most of us struggle to manage. There just never seems to be enough time to do all that is expected of us. This teacher has dedicated her career to solving the time issues teachers face and has come up with some proven, practical strategies to help you teach and s ...…
 
Ted Dintersmith is a successful venture capitalist with an eye on changing school. His four decade career spans technology, business, public policy, and education philanthropy. He earned a PhD in engineering from Stanford University, lead a high tech start-up, and ranked as the top venture capitalist in the US for the years 1995-1999. Ted produ ...…
 
We recap the South by Southwest Education conference (SXSW EDU) in 2018 after it ends, talking about the reactions of attendees, educational technology, PBS, escape rooms, political visitors, the educational pipeline from industry on down to K-12, ideas for future SXSW events, and more.Related to this episode: • Scandinavian Airlines direct fli ...…
 
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 haven't heard part 1, go to episode 190. Lodge is a return guest who is always great to talk with. If you haven't heard our earlier talks go to episodes 10, 11, and 54 to catch up. Schooled: The Story of an Education is ...…
 
Neuroscience research needs help from many fields, including engineering. Dr. Talia Lerner describes some of the engineering tools that she uses to study neural circuits in animal models, especially involving dopamine. She is a professor and basic science researcher at Northwestern University in Chicago, and she studies these circuits in the ho ...…
 
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 return guest who is always great to talk with. If you haven't heard our earlier talks go to episodes 10, 11, and 54 to catch up. Dr. McCammon is amazing. He is a musician, teacher, thinker, learner, designer, creator, key ...…
 
Recorded in the middle of South-by-Southwest (SXSW) EDU 2018, this episode features educator Rachel and engineer Pius. They discuss their immediate reactions to hosting two SXSW events this year, including insights on how to use podcasting for education and how to design lessons using empathic lead user analysis. Look out for future episodes fr ...…
 
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 didn't and I think I will try this next time? You should. Yes, I know we all have so much stuff to get done plus we sponsor activities and have families...I know. But this doesn't take hours. Find about 30 minutes...ge ...…
 
What is engineering? What are the important aspects of engineering that anybody should know? Can we talk about all this without getting too deep into math? Engineer and researcher Sadhan Sathyaseelan joins the podcast to kick off a series of episodes meant to introduce engineering concepts to anyone, not just the people studying it in college.R ...…
 
Planning is important. Being successful in the classroom requires planning. Planning means taking time for reflection and a focus on what needs to be done and how you are going to do it. Last episode, I shared my 10 Secret Ingredients for Better Unit Planning. Today, I am talking about my: 9 Thoughts for Successful Daily Lesson Plans 1. What ar ...…
 
Better instruction requires planning. Planning comes in two main types for the classroom: unit and daily. Today, I discuss my thoughts about 10 essential elements that need to be included in your unit planning: 1. Start with the end in mind. 2. Create a time frame. 3. Identify what you will teach (content). 4. Develop how you will teach (instru ...…
 
Rick Arnett, assistant superintendent at Lake Orion Community Schools in Michigan, and Mike Shepherd, director of human resources at Folsom Cordova Unified School District in California, share their strategies for addressing union concerns when implementing a new performance evaluation solution.
 
Society is headed toward more driverless cars, self-driving cars, shared cars, connected fleets, and all kinds of autonomous vehicles (AVs). How will engineers of tomorrow deal with this technology? Dr. Kara Kockelman, Professor of Civil Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, talks about her research in this area and current advances ...…
 
Dr. Barbara Blackburn returns to Teaching Learning Leading K12 to discuss her book, Rigor and Assessment in the Classroom. What I like about the way Barbara writes is simply this: easy to understand, easy to use, and plenty of free resources to help you implement. By the way, plenty of free resources is an understatement! She has a treasure che ...…
 
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