Discipline Win: Featuring Dr. Andy Jacks

Joshua StamperAspire Podcast

Andy Jacks, Joshua Stamper, Discipline Win, Aspire to Lead, Teach Better

Why did we become school leaders and teachers? To educate, uplift, and inspire all students. So when things go wrong, why do schools seem to use exclusion as a first reaction, especially for kids that need to be in class the most? This week’s guest, Dr. Andy Jacks, shares ideas and practical suggestions that will actually make a difference to … Read More

Foundation of Skills: Featuring Matt Dunbar

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Matt Dunbar, Joshua Stamper, Aspire to Lead, Teach Better, #AspireLead

This week’s guest, Matt Dunbar, shares how developing the foundational and essential skills of our students is important for their future success in our local communities.  In this episode, we also discuss: Relationships and Cultural Competency  Professional Growth culture  And the Vision 25 Model  About Matt Dunbar: As the East Hall Administrator at Benjamin Franklin Middle School, Matt Dunbar works … Read More

Transforming Learning with Technology: Featuring Debbie Tannenbaum

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Debbie Tannenbaum, Joshua Stamper, Aspire to Lead, Teach Better, #AspireLead

How are you using technology tools to empower students and give them ownership of their learning? This week’s guest, Debbie Tannenbaum, shares how educators can use technology tools to not only grow student achievement, but to TRANSFORM their own professional practices. In this episode, we also discuss: Creating Engaging Professional Development Fighting Fear of Technology And her new book, “TRANSFORM: … Read More

The Counter Narrative: Featuring Charles Williams

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Charles Williams, Joshua Stamper, The Counter Narrative, Teach Better, Aspire to Lead, Aspire: The Leadership Development Podcast

What is the narrative of each student group represented on your campus?  This week’s guest, Charles Williams, shares his experiences as a student and how it inspired him to change the negative portrayals of the disenfranchised populations.  In this episode, we also discuss: Assessing Equity in Schools Inside the Principal’s Office And the Counter Narrative Podcast  About Charles Williams: Charles … Read More

Fired Up Teachership: Featuring Dr. Frank Rudnesky and Michelle Rispo Hill

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Dr. Frank Rudnesky, Michelle Rispo Hill, Joshua Stamper, Aspire: The Leadership Development Podcast, Fired Up Teachership, Teach Better

Education is a difficult field and many teachers don’t continue after three years in the classroom.  This week’s guest, Dr. Frank Rudnesky and Michelle Rispo Hill, share how to help new teachers, support veteran educators, and stay passionate in a long career.  In this episode, we also discuss: Creating a Positive School Culture How to Help the Teacher Shortage And … Read More