AC&E | Back to School 2019


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EMPOWERING STUDENT VOICE WITH TWIG CREATE

Learn about a great new product from Twig, a company that  routinely listens to and meets teachers and students where they are. They are impressive. We'll hear about their new video-creating, student-voice-oriented product "Twig Create" from two science educators and Twig's Sr. Curriculum Specialist Lisa Larsgaard ...
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JOYFUL CLASSROOMS HELPING EDUCATORS GET THROUGH ALL THIS

Our guest is Brittany Ann Cufaude, former English teacher, now an author and consultant to educators on teacher health and psychological needs in and out of the classroom ...
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SEL & THE POWER OF TEACHING RESILIENCE & COURAGE TO YOUR STUDENTS

From my friends at Classroom Champions, we shall meet an amazing young woman, two-time Paralympian and bronze medalist in Nordic skiing Brittany Hudak, who works with Classroom Champions to bring a message of resilience and courage to students worldwide. Monique Tabor, an outreach coordinator from CC joins us as well ...
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FOCUSING ON LATINO COLLEGE-BOUND STUDENT SUCCESS

ACT's Center for Equity is with us today, featuring Senior Director Dr. Nancy Lewin, on how ACT is specifically reaching out to Latino students and families during the college admissions process ...
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BOOKSHARE SPECIAL COLLECTIONS FOR K-12 EDUCATIONS

We love Bookshare from Benetech. They provide reading materials for those with reading challenges FREE for U.S. students with a qualifying need like dyslexia, blindness, etc. It's an amazing organization ...
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HOW BOEING IS WORKING TO BRING STUDENTS INTO STEM, CREATING A FUTURE WORKFORCE TODAY

Marla Wilson , Coalition Director invites us all to meet   Sam Whiting , Director of Boeing Global Engagement developing strategies for the future workforce by supporting K-12 education.  ...
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SEL & EQUITY AT AN ALTERNATIVE HIGH SCHOOL IN WYOMING

We thank 7 Mindsets for introducing us to the educators at Pathfinder High School in Lander WY., a 60-student school of choice for Native people and others in the area ...
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CELEBRATING TEACHERS’ 2021 SUCCESSES

Thank you, Curriculum Associates! Great topic starring two educators, both named as 2021 Extraordinary Educators; Paul Tarasevich, 8th grade English teacher  from Rhode Island, and Joe Flick, Elementary Math Specialist from New York ...
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INTERNAL & EXTERNAL SCHOOL COMMUNICATIONS IN AN AGE OF DIVERSITY

NSPRA'S National Diversity Directo  Yolanda Stevens from Troup County schools in GA is here along with Barbara Hunter, Executive Director ...
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ENSURING EQUITY OF ACCESS TO AUTHENTIC LITERATURE FOR BEGINNING READERS

Meet Roger Rosen, CEO of Rosen Publishing, and their VP of Digital Development Erin Lockledge. With CODIE 2021 products nominated, we are thrilled to have these industry voices with us to discuss this topic that's so important for creating equity and access for every student ...
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URBAN ASSEMBLY ON CREATING HIGH-IMPACT SCHOOLS

One of our favorite groups returns. Meet Urban Assembly's Executive Director David Adams, along with Rodolpho Loureiro, their math impact manager, here to discuss the incredible success of math and other programs built on culturally responsive, highly rigorous teaching ...
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PATHWAYS FOR STUDENT-CENTERED INNOVATION IN THE AFTERMATH OF COVID 19

Dr Beth Rabbitt of  Learning Accelerator is our guest, here to discuss their "Hop Skip Leapfrog" programs that provide great ideas and support for post-COVID pathways for learning ...
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DISRUPTIVE OPTIMISM & THE PLANNING OF SCHOOLS

Two guests from the school architectural firm Fielding International join me: Jill Ackers-Clayton, Senior Learning Designer, along with Partner/Architect Jay Litman, drop by to talk about the future of innovation in school planning and the thought processes involved ...
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ACCESS TO BROADBAND K-12

Our guest is one of the leading voices and leading experts on accessible broadband in PreK-12 education, Sr. VP at Kajeet Mike Flood, who has done so much great work in this area for K12 ...
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SCHOOL LIBRARIES POST COVID

AASL president Kathy Carroll is joined by AASL Director Sylvia Knight Norton on lessons learned and future planning for school libraries in the wake of the pandemic. And congrats to Kathy, who is winding down her term as President. JOB WELL DONE! ...
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K-12 EDUCATION + AMERICA’S BUSINESSES CREATING THE WORKFORCE WE NEED TODAY

Marla Wilson, a favorite guest and Executive Director of the Coalition returns, bringing with her one of their corporate  partners, Chevron's Karen Rawls. It's all about schools, the ed industry and American industry working together to create the workforce of the future today ...
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SMASHING THE LITERACY DIVIDE: A VISIT WITH LEARNING ALLY

Thank you Learning Ally and especially my guest Dr Terrie Noland. Today, more than 30 million students struggle to read. By fourth grade, 65% of them are reading below proficiency. With early detection and proven accommodations, we can make strides in alleviating these detrimental consequences. Learning Ally is a leading ...
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HOW OSCEOLA COUNTY FL SCHOOLS ARE PLANNING THE FUTURE OF SCIENCE INSTRUCTION

We're approaching a post-Covid world, we hope. Working with Discovery Ed, Osceola schools is moving forward on the post-COVID path. Meet their  K-12 Science Coordinator Cyndi Long ...
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EQUITY & ENERGY: MANAGING SCHOOL DISTRICT ENERGY USAGE

Generation 180's Tish Tablan is our guest, along with Gilbert Rosas, Energy Manager at Stockton Unified, on how working together made a huge difference in the school budget, putting more dollars toward academics, etc. It worked. Visit SolarForAllSchools.org for more information ...
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A VISIT WITH THE PRESIDENT OF LANDMARK COLLEGE

Landmark gets it right for students with such challenges as ADHD, Dyslexia, Autism and it's a real treat to have Landmark president Peter Eden with us to discuss how the school is expanding its options for students nationally ...
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SUN PRAIRIE, WI SCHOOLS’ PLAN FOR EQUITY

Our great friends at the school architectural firm Fielding International are designing learning facilities with equity in mind all over the world. Curt Mould joins Education Talk Radio to show us how the plan is working ...
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YOUR SCHOOL MASTER SCHEDULE & EQUITY

Scheduling your school and students' day doesn't get a lot of play when it comes to equity, but according to Dr Andrea Clay of Columbia, it really matters and can make a huge difference. Joining her is Howard Bel of Abl (pronounced "able") Schools (ablschools.com). THE REPORT FROM COLUMBIA IS ...
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LEVERAGING STIMULUS FUNDING TO PROVIDE EQUITY

Linda Walker and Jodi Burr on what the funding means to school districts and how best to use it ...
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EDUCATIONAL EQUITY BASED ON HOLISTIC ASSESSMENT, BASED ON UNIVERSITY OF PA NEUROSCIENCE

Meet Mary Robinson Cohen, Superintendent at Roosevelt Public School in Monmouth Cty NJ on her use of the Mindprint Learning method of assessing how students learn and what they know ...
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A VISIT WITH ALASKA’S CHIEF STATE SCHOOL OFFICER

Alaska State Commissioner of Education Michael Johnson is our very special guest. Hear about the excellent work Alaska's department of education is doing. In such a large state with such diverse needs, how do they cover it all? ...
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THE EVOLUTION OF INTERACTIVE CLASSROOM TECHNOLOGY TO INCLUDE SPECIAL NEEDS

From our friends at Boxlight, a look at how interactive classroom products have been developed and are being developed  using technology towards equity and inclusion for quality education for all. Of interest: https://mimio.boxlight.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Clelian-Heights-CaseStudy.pdf https://mimio.boxlight.com/procolor-led-display-board/ ...
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HOW CHEROKEE SCHOOLS HAS SUCCESSFULLY COMBINED SEL LEARNING WITH EQUITY

We like to call it 'SELEQUITY." You'll hear how they do it from Dr. Ben Lester, Director of Student Services for the school district and our friends from 7 Mindsets ...
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SEL & THE CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR SOCIETY

Returning to the show is Cathy Metcalf, Executive Director for Education of the Congressional Medal of Honor Society, to discuss how schools can use the amazing programs the Society offers — based on the courage and resilience of Medal of Honor winners — for great SEL learning ...
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A VISIT WITH NEXXGEN MEDIA

Born in 2018 with excellent exclusive content for teachers and students — in the classroom and at home — Nexxgen Media is making an impact on everything from PD to STEM. Meet founder Dave Drucker to learn more ...
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A HOLISTIC VISION OF SCHOOLS POST PANDEMIC

AASA has put together a team to re-envision schools post pandemic. Joining us are Stuart Udell of Achieve 3000, Tom Vander Ark of Getting Smart, plus Supts. Mike Connor of Middletown CT and Ann Levett of Savannah-Chatham County schools in GA ...
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