Episode 138: Against the Wind with Dr. Donya Ball

Darrin PeppardLeaning Into Leadership

Dr. Donya Ball is my guest on this episode and we’re talking all things leadership development. Donya shares her insights into career trajectories along with some exceptional thoughts on micromanagement. Finally, her principal prodigy program is a must for new and aspiring leaders. That, plus your #PepTalk on this week’s show. MORE EPISODES

Episode 137: Collaborative Response with Kurtis Hewson

Darrin PeppardLeaning Into Leadership

Kurtis Hewson brings the Collaborative Response framework to us here on the show. Kurtis shares his experiences along with the work that he leads at Jigsaw Learning to help listeners develop systems wrapping every child in a supportive team. That, plus your #peptalk on this week’s show. MORE EPISODES

Edcamp-Style Faculty Meetings

Steven WeberBlog, Connect Better, Differentiate Better, Engage Better, Lead Better, Manage Better, Reflect Better

TL;DR: Originating in 2010, Edcamp flips traditional conferences by allowing attendees to choose session topics, fostering engagement and shared learning. Encourage problem-solving, resource-sharing, and collaboration among educators, elevating teacher voice and promoting ownership of learning. Staff propose and vote on topics, fostering engagement and addressing relevant issues. This participant-driven approach fosters trust and respect, crucial for teacher retention and professional … Read More

Episode 135: Be the Cause with Josh Korb

Darrin PeppardLeaning Into Leadership

Innovation, creativity, and entrepreneurship come naturally to Josh Korb, and on this week’s show he shares his passion for transforming learning in our classrooms. Josh talks about his new book, Be the Cause, and how it cuts through the noise, presenting clear, actionable strategies that can be implemented immediately to improve student engagement, understanding, and outcomes. That, plus your weekly … Read More