Show 104: Creating Partnerships to Help Young Readers Grow

Ken EhrmannpowerED Up Podcast

The success of a student requires a community effort.  We need to help and best support our youngest learners, and sometimes, schools do not have all the resources they need. Reading Partners is an organization that can help support our young readers in partnership with the schools. Teach for America in middle school science for four years, and then taught … Read More

Show 103: SEL with Structure and Purpose

Ken EhrmannpowerED Up Podcast

This show has it all and our guest Wendy Turner, 2017 Delaware Teacher of the Year, brings the fire! She is passionate from the get-go of the conversation up until the last minute.  She is all in on students, teachers, and social and emotional learning.  She clearly defines the how and the why of SEL in classrooms. Starting a career … Read More

Show 102: Technology to Increase Student Agency

Ken EhrmannpowerED Up Podcast

Debbie Tannenbaum 23rd year in teaching and 5th year as a technology coach.  She brings a consistent, realistic, and authentic light into the world of instructional technology.  Her approach has a single target: improve learning experiences for students.  Technology is a tool to help us facilitate a learning environment that will encourage students to be creators, not consumers.  The shift … Read More

Show 101: Recharging and Reflecting for the New Year

Ken EhrmannpowerED Up Podcast

Returning from the winter break marks the unofficial half-way mark of the school year. Ken and Matt talk about the best strategies and ideas to think about as you return from the coveted winter break. There is so much we want to accomplish with students in such a short amount of time. This episode gets a little emotional when Ken … Read More

Show 100: Leading a Culture Where All Students Succeed

Ken EhrmannpowerED Up Podcast

Norah is a well-rounded, experienced educator.  She has taught in special education, led buildings as an assistant and lead principal, and now services the entire district as special education and curriculum supervisor.   Norah is using her background to create systems and transform school cultures to create the most successful environments for students. When you feel burnt out in education, … Read More