Celebrate Your Wins | Kristine Tesoriero Mizzone | Culturally Responsive Assessment

Tom SchimmerThe Tom Schimmer Podcast

In Don’t @ Me (2:44), Tom reminds listeners to celebrate their wins, no matter how small, medium, or large. Then, Tom is joined by education consultant Kristine Tesoriero Mizzone (8:40) to discuss the most important aspects of institutional coaching. Finally, in Assessment Corner (55:12), Tom highlights some big ideas from an article he recently wrote about eliminating implicit bias in … Read More

What’s a Majority | Zaretta Hammond | Non-Negotiables v. Philosophy

Tom SchimmerThe Tom Schimmer Podcast

In Don’t @ Me (3:17), Tom questions whether or not society’s assertion of “majority rule” is something we all really believe in. Then, Tom is joined by author Zaretta Hammond (14:04) to discuss her 2015 release, “Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain.” Finally, in “Assess THAT with Tom & Nat” (1:03:29), Tom and special guest Natalie Vardabasso talk about what … Read More

Another Happiness Killer | Mirko Chardin | Leveled Responses

Tom SchimmerThe Tom Schimmer Podcast

In Don’t @ Me (2:45), Tom highlights another sure-fired “happiness killer.” Then, Tom is joined by author Mirko Chardin (12:19) to discuss his latest book, “Equity by Design: Delivering on the Power and Promise of UDL.” Finally, in Assessment Corner (47:54), Tom talks briefly about the difference between leveled questions and leveled responses and why each can have a place … Read More

Episode #153: Vernita Mayfield

Dana GoodierOut of the Trenches Podcast

Vernita Mayfield began her career teaching elementary school which is when she discovered her love serving and supporting students who have been historically marginalized. Since then, she has continued to do so as an author and through numerous positions of service, including secondary school principal, researcher and lecturer, and educational consultant at state and national levels. In 2012, Mayfield founded … Read More

Episode 34-From Tears to Triumphs, On a Mission to Develop Novice Teacher w/Taylor Gilley

Elissa FrazierDesigned To Thrive Podcast

On this episode instructional leader, Taylor Gilley, talks about the ways she develops novice teachers to thrive in multicultural and urban classrooms. She shares how her own experiences going through an alternative certification program shaped her perspective, as well as how she found mentors who transformed her teaching trajectory. Taylor Gilley Lead Instructional Specialist in an urban school district in … Read More