87: Principal On A Skateboard – Michael Earnshaw chats with us about getting back the real you, the importance of modeling what you expect from others, and why he doesn’t care about test scores.

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The Principal on a Skateboard, Michael Earnshaw, chats with us about getting back the real you, the importance of modeling what you expect from others, and why he doesn’t care about test scores. Michale shares why we need to get out of our comfort  zones, how you can use “speed dating” with your staff, and why if you know in … Read More

86: Let Them Own It – Maryanne Cullinan and Ellen Kidd chat about giving students ownership, the power of building community, and why we sometimes need to get out of the way.

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Our dynamic duo, Maryanne Cullinan and Ellen Kidd, chat about giving students ownership, the power of building community, and why we sometimes need to get out of the way. Ellen and Maryanne share how we can work to give kids the capacity to solve their own problems, why we need to build relationships to help others take risks, and the … Read More

85: Change Their Mood – Jeremy Rinkel chats with us about being student focused and allowing student creativity to grow, and why we sometimes need to do whatever it takes to “change their mood.”

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 High school English teacher, Jeremy Rinkel, chats with us about being student focused and allowing student creativity to grow, and why we sometimes need to do whatever it takes to “change their mood.” Jeremy shares the power of sharing what you’re doing in your classroom, his return to focusing on relationships, and why reflection is so important. Episode Highlights … Read More

84: Hello Mrs. Harwick – Haylee Harwick chats with us about investing the things that will actually help your students, utilizing a failure to fuel success, and why she is obsessed with podcasts in her classroom.

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5th grade teacher, Haylee Harwick, chats with us about investing the things that will actually help your students, utilizing a failure to fuel success, and why she is obsessed with podcasts in her classroom. Haylee shares what it’s like being from a family of teachers, the importance of valuing the relationships you build on social media, and why you should … Read More

83: Wannabe Teacher – Kathleen Trace chats with us about motivating new teachers, changing the narrative around teaching, and pushing through fear.

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High School English teacher, and author, Kathleen Trace, chats with us about motivating new teachers, changing the narrative around teaching, and pushing through fear. Kathleen talks about the importance of changing the perception of being a teacher, the excitement of seeing changes in education, and why it’s great to not know all the answers. Episode Highlights 1:44 – Chatting with … Read More