44: Girl Boss – Dr. Rena Hawkins chats with us about the current opportunities for student leadership and student voice, and why we’re not here to compete with each other.

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22 year veteran, and co-host of the ShareMOedu Podcast, Dr. Rena Hawkins, chats with us about the current opportunities for student leadership and student voice, and why we’re not here to compete with each other. Rena talks about her “Girl Boss” mentality, how “no” doesn’t always mean “no forever,” and how we all need to create our own path to … Read More

43: From Consumers to Creators – Alex Oris talks about transforming students from consumers to creators, and where our future leaders are.

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Alex Oris is a Technology Integration Specialist at Cuyahoga Falls City Schools in Ohio. He chats with us about using technology in schools, adjusting the way we think about our approach to PD and teaching, and how things changed when he decided to give up control and give students more ownership. Alex shares his experiences from 11 years in the … Read More

42: Pamper Triggers – Dan Tricarico chats with us about finding the things that make you zen.

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 25+ year veteran teacher, and author of “The Zen Teacher,” Dan Tricarico, chats with us about working with teachers to reduce stress and increase their self care to avoid burn out. Dan talks about when he knew he had found something that teachers needed, shares a story of connecting content to a student’s real life, and how he hijacked … Read More

41: Heart of a Marshmallow – Neil Gupta chats with us about being responsive, reflective, and vulnerable.

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Dr. Neil Gupta is the Director of Secondary Education for Worthington City Schools, a national speaker, and a consultant with ASCD. Neil chats with us about why we need to remember that there is a human side to what we do. Neil shares the power of listening, and how being responsive, reflective, and vulnerable are key to being an effective … Read More

40: Walk with them – Kyle Krueger talks about being authentic and transparent with our students

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 LED Project Podcast co-host, and co-founder of the Lighthouse Educator Development non-profit, Kyle Krueger, chats with us about helping teachers build better relationships, his journey to personal development, and his goal of ensuring every kid will have the kind of teacher they deserve, every period of every day. Kyle talks about being authentic and transparent with our students, because … Read More