Episode #184: Mike Nagler

Dana GoodierOut of the Trenches Podcast

Dr. Mike Nagler is the Superintendent of the Mineola School District, a suburb of NYC. Mike began his career as a social studies teacher in NYC. While teaching he earned his doctorate from Columbia University and accepted an administrative position with Mineola in 1999. He believes strongly in the district’s mission to inspire students to become lifelong learners that exhibit strength … Read More

Advocate Honestly | Tom Murray | Trauma-Informed (2)

Tom SchimmerThe Tom Schimmer Podcast

In Don’t @ Me (2:09), Tom calls on all educators to advocate their positions honestly, rather than resorting to creating caricatures on the other side of a debate. Then, Tom is joined by Dr. Thomas Murrary (9:33) for a conversation about what means for students to be “future-ready.” Finally, in Assessment Corner (57:05), Tom (in part 3 of 3) shares … Read More

A Quick Breakdown of Web 3, the Metaverse and NFTs for Educators

Jeremy RinkelBlog, Innovate Better, Lead Better

TL;DR: Educators can help students navigate the world of Web 3, the metaverse, and NFTs. By educating ourselves about these technologies, we can provide opportunities for student interactions with these virtual worlds. A few weeks ago I listened to Gary Vaynerchuk (Gary Vee) being interviewed about the future in relation to NFTs. He was not only discussing NFTs but where … Read More

Episode #54: Matt Miller

Dana GoodierOut of the Trenches Podcast

Matt Miller is the superintendent of Lakota Local Schools. He has spent the last 26 years serving Ohio communities as an educator in the roles of Superintendent, Director of Student Services and Instruction, Principal, and Teacher. Matt is actively involved in the prestigious and nationwide League of Innovative Schools through Digital Promise, serving as an elected member of their advisory … Read More

Episode #83: Tom Murray

Dana GoodierOut of the Trenches Podcast

Tom Murray serves as the Director of Innovation for Future Ready Schools®, a project of the Alliance for Excellent Education, located in Washington, D.C. He has testified before the United States Congress and has worked alongside that body, the US Senate, the White House, the US Department of Education and state departments of education, corporations, and school districts throughout the … Read More