Instructional Coaching Corner
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Greg and Jenny are elementary instructional coaches in Iowa. Join them as they discuss topics of importance in education around teacher leadership, student achievement, best practices, climate and culture, and school leadership.

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In this episode Greg and guest host Kelly Simon dive into habits, routines, and how they help us win the day. They also discuss the importance of keystone habits and the ripple effect they can have on our lives. www.schooltalkpodcast.com 

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Doing something new comes with discomfort. Our first response is often to run away from this discomfort and get back to a place of safety and security. Join Greg and guest host Kelly Simon as they dive into what it means to take the hit.

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In the final episode of our Permission to Be Great Series Greg, Jenny, and Dan dive into one of the most important aspects of Dan’s book – VALUES! Values play a huge role in what we do each day and allow us to see that the hard work we do is worth it….

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In this the 4th episode of our Permission to Be Great series Greg and Jenny again sit with author and friend Dan Butler as they reflect on his book ‘Permission to Be Great.’  In this episode they discuss the power of relationships.  This is not a…

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In episode 3 of our Permission to Be Great series dives into the concepts of ERA.  Join Greg and Jenny as they sit down with author, principal, and friend of the show Dan Butler to talk about encouragement, recognition, and appreciation. People often…

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In this the second episode of our series on Dan Bulter’s book ‘Permission to Be Great’ we dive into one of the leading causes of burnout, WORKLOAD.  In this episode Dan gives several key pointers that can be done to handle the amount of things that we…

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In this the first of five episodes in the Permission to Be Great series Jenny and Greg sit down with Dan Butler to set the stage on what burnout is and the things that lead to it.  Hint hint…there is more to burnout than simply having to much to…

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Throw another log on the fire, grab a blanket, and snuggle up as you enjoy our annual Christmas special.  One of our favorite episodes of the year!  A lot of great Christmas trivia and jokes in this one.  Enjoy and MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL!

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A lot has changed in the last 5 years since we started this podcast.  To better align our show with our brand we will be shifting from being the Instructional Coaching Corner to The School Talk Podcast. As Jenny states in this episode, “New look, same…

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In this final reflection episode Jenny and Greg sit down to discuss the last few episodes from Greg’s solo series.  Learn more about Burning the Ships, Choose Your Hard, and Motivation vs. Discipline. 

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Stephen Hurley
Chief Catalyst, voicEd Radio Canada

Stephen Hurley has spent nearly 40 years as an educator. He has experience as a classroom teacher, a curriculum consultant, a teacher educator and a policy observer.

He has a strong relationship with the EdCan Network (formerly the Canadian Education Association), an organization that inspired the launch and evolution of voicEd Radio Canada.

Hurley believes that stronger connections between education research, practice and policy are essential to the type of change that will be necessary in Canada's public education systems moving forward.