Teaching Learning and Leading K-12
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Teaching Learning Leading K12 provides resources for classroom teachers and school-based administrators.
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Meg Thompson, Vice President-General Manager of Education for FranklinCovey, celebrates The 30th Anniversary of Stephen R. Covey’s The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and shares her thoughts about The Leader in Me Program. This is episode 312 of…

 

Danny Kofke discusses his book Can I Borrow $400?: How to Never Have to Ask This Question Again – Win the Game of Financial Freedom. This is episode 311 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast.
Danny Kofke is a special education teacher…

 
Liam D. Auliciems talks with me about life in Australia, teaching, teacher support and issues with edubusiness. This is episode 310 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast.
Liam D. Auliciems is an education entrepreneur, registered…

Karen Gross talks about her latest book – Trauma Doesn’t Stop at the School Door: Strategies and Solutions for Educators, PreK – College. This is episode 309 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast.
Karen Gross is a Washington, DC based…

 
Bruce Boise talks with me about his book Cold Comfort – One Man’s Struggle to stop the Illegal Marketing of Powerful Opioid Drugs and Save Lives. This is episode 308 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast.
Bruce Boise, having worked as a…

Stacey Walthers Naffah talks about Model Railroading as a Tool for Engaging Kids in Learning. This is episode 307 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast.
Stacey Walthers Naffah is the president of the model railroad manufacturer Wm. K….

 

 

 
Brian Weisfeld talks with us about his focus on empowering girls (and all children) on pursuing their dreams, he shares his book series called The Startup Squad (which teaches entrepreneurial principals in a fun way), and his latest book in…

 

Helen Lee Bouygues talks about critical thinking, the Reboot Foundation, and “The Benefits of Using Pencil and Paper in Math” on episode 305 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast.
 
Helen Lee Bouygues is one of the most successful…

 
  
 
Michael Arterberry is the Executive Director of Youth Voices Center, Inc. and the creator of the Power of Peace Program, a dynamic motivational speaker and the author of Be Encouraged: 250 Days of Motivation and Encouragement. This is episode…

  
Ido Kedar discusses autism, communicating, writing books, and his latest novel – In Two Worlds on episode 303 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast.
Ido Kedar is with us today.
He has autism and can’t talk.
When he was a kid he and his…

  
Michael S. Daigle discusses creating characters, writing, and his latest thriller – The Red Hand. This is episode 302 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast.
For 33 years, Michael S. Daigle was a journalist and editor at several…

 
  

Brittany Riddick talks with me about her novel – The Writ 212. This is episode 301 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast.
Brittany Riddick is the author of The Writ 212. She currently is an assistant principal at Shiloh Elementary…

  
Jeremy S. Adams has just released his book Riding the Wave: Teacher Strategies for Navigating Change and Strengthening Key Relationships (Solution Tree Press, 2020). This is episode 300 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast.
Jeremy S….

  
Today Jeffrey Marshall talks with me about writing techniques, writing style, and his thrilling mystery book – Undetected. This is episode 299 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast.
Jeffrey Marshall has spent many years reporting on…

 
Today I’m talking with Hannah Stevens the author of Borneo Experience. Hannah and I talk about her writing, traveling, and her desire to help protect endangered wildlife. This is episode 298 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, my audio podcast. Here…

   
Tre Gammage notes, “As an Entrepreneur, Podcaster, and Speaker my purpose is to make it easier to do what you love.” This is episode 297 of Teaching Learning Leading K12 where Tre and I talk about living your dream, consulting, his book Every…

  
Ryan Gottfredson, Ph.D. is the author of Success Mindsets: Your Keys to Unlocking Greater Success in Your Life, Work, & Leadership (Morgan James Publishing, 2020). Ryan is a mental success coach and cutting-edge leadership consultant, author,…

   
Tyler Harms has been a special educator for over a decade. He has taught in the elementary and secondary school settings and he is a dedicated advocate for students and their families. 
Tyler completed his Bachelor’s Degree at Calvin College…

 
   
Barbara R. Blackburn joins me today to discuss her book Money for Good Grades and Other Myths About Motivating Kids. This is episode 294 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast.
Ranked in the Top 30 Global Gurus in Education, Barbara…

 

Kathleen Almy is the CEO and founder of Almy Educational Consulting. Kathy shares with me her thoughts on better math instruction and math reform. This is episode 293 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast.
As math faculty with over 20…

    
For the past 35 years Dana Stahl, M.Ed., an educational consultant, diagnostician, child-parent advocate, and learning specialist, has worked with families, educators, psychologists, and service providers to help identify learning issues in…

  
A 30+ year caregiver for his wife, Gracie, who lives with severe disabilities, Peter Rosenberger understands the caregiver’s journey in ways few do. Today, Peter talks about his 8 Great New Year’s Resolutions for Caregivers. The emphasis is on…

    
 
Today we are talking with Mark D. Bruce about his book – Jackie, a Boy, and a Dog:A Warm Cold War Story. Mark shares his story of being given a puppy from the First Lady Jackie Kennedy in the early 1960’s  and the continued connection he shared…

        
 
Karen Gross discusses her article ” Schools and Colleges Are Not Light Switches” and her newest book – Trauma Doesn’t Stop at the School Door: Strategies and Solutions for Educators, PreK – College (TCPress, June 2020).
Last week in episode…

   
Karen Gross has created a wonderful children’s story to help children understand their feelings about social distancing. Her ebook explains social distancing through the experiences of her dog -Wrinkles. What a great way to help kids understand…

 
DON TRUMBULL is a former air carrier president and director of operations. Following a ten-year mission exploring the vulnerability of our U.S. air carriers/supply chains to the catastrophic threat of solar flare/electromagnetic pulse; in 2019 his…

  
Restoring the Shattered is an account of Nancy E. Head’s journey through single-motherhood and poverty. The permanent divide between her and her husband led to a shattering of their family as the children settled into separate camps. The story…

  

Kirsten Richert and Jeff Ikler talk with me today about their new book – Shifting: How School Leaders Can Create a Culture of Change. They also tell us about their audio podcast Getting Unstuck – Shift for Impact. Thanks for listening. Lots to…

 
Jean O’Toole is a scholarship strategist, author and speaker. She has been inspiring and helping high school and college students for the past 15 years.  She is also the author of a new book, Scholarship Strategies:  Finding and Winning the Money…

  

Today, Michele McPhee talks to us about her books Maximum Harm (Boston Marathon murders) and Operation Mean Streets (The threat to our schools and communities from the gang MS-13). This is episode 283 of Teaching Learning Leading K12. ( She had…

Welcome back! This is part 2 of my interview with Liam D. Auliciems and Scott Harding. They are working in Australia. We talk about their organization PRAC-E, teachers, and teaching in Australia, England, and the US. Lots to learn. Thanks for…

 
PRAC-E was founded in 2018 in Australia, by Liam D. Auliciems and Scott Harding, after they could not withstand the growing statistics of the ‘teacher drought’ any longer. Join us in part 1 of a two part series as we talk about the teacher drought,…

  
David Miletto completes his talk with me today as we learn more about his art, the help he is seeking and a little more about Lynda. This is episode 280 of Teaching Learning Leading K12.
This is the conclusion of my interview with David Miletto….

Adam Geller is the founder and CEO of Edthena and the author of Evidence of Practice: Playbook for Video-Powered Professional Learning. Evidence of Learning explains how using video observation and video coaching can have high impact on teacher…

Joe Johnson is a leadership consultant, public speaker, and trainer. His company is Elevate Performance. Joe is a former star defensive back at the University of Notre Dame, a former professional football player with the Jacksonville Bulls of the…

David Miletto was a child in the ’50s, a teenager in the 60’s and in his twenties in the 1970’s. He lived through some amazing years in the United States and he shares his thoughts about many different topics. In this episode, David shares some…

 
Eleanor Cripps shares her book – “The Countess Choir Woman” with us today on episode 276 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast.
Imagine a wronged woman receiving a new chance at life. This is the scenario that plays out in the debut…

 
For the past 35 years Dana Stahl, M.Ed., an educational consultant, diagnostician, child-parent advocate, and learning specialist, has worked with families, educators, psychologists, and service providers to help identify learning issues in children…

  
Mikhal Dekel discusses her book Tehran Children: A Holocaust Refugee Odyssey (W.W. Norton & Company, 2019). This is episode 274 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast for educators.
Mikhal Dekel was born in Haifa, Israel, to a Holocaust…

 
Dr. Brian P. Simon is a serial entrepreneur, specializing in real estate marketing, advertising, land acquisition, new construction, and mortgage advisory.
He is also the author of a new book, The Real Estate Journey: From Dreaming and Home Buying…

 
In his new book, Tafolla Toro: Three Years of Fear (2019), Lorenzo Gomez III reaches back in time to share stories of his turbulent, traumatic, and often violent middle school years in one of San Antonio’s most crime-riddled neighborhoods. This is…

David Miletto is an artist. He was a child in the 50s, a teenager in the 60s, and in the late 60s- early 70s a college student. This is episode 271 of Teaching Learning Leading K12 which is part 2 of a multi-part series of interviews with David. We…

  
If not being able to read was a disease, it would be an epidemic.
Millions of Americans can’t read but illiteracy often goes unacknowledged or unnoticed. If you are the parent or teacher of a child who struggles with reading, you know the painful…

  

David Miletto is an artist. He has an amazing talent for bringing ideas to life. This is episode 269 of Teaching Learning Leading K12 and the first part of a multi-part interview with David as we talk about Italian heritage, family stories,…

  
Dr. Daniel H. Shapiro has served for over twenty years as a teacher, school counselor, mentor, and district leader in the Broward County Public Schools in Florida. This is episode 268 of Teaching Learning Leading K12.
He received National Board…

  

Dr. Terrie Young, Amanda Amerson, and Donna McNair talk with me about the IEP process. This is episode 267 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast. We started this conversation in episode 246.  Please take the time to listen to that…

Brian Buffington talks with me about Goosechase, A. I., using Google Tools, and new Happy Music. This is episode 266 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast for educators.
Brian Buffington is an EDU pioneer, always sniffing out better ways…

 
Patrice M. Bain co-authored Powerful Teaching: Unleash the Science of Learning with Dr. Pooja K. Agarwal (2019) This is episode 265 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast for educators.
Patrice M. Bain, Ed.S. is passionate about student…

  
Barbara R. Blackburn is the author of Advocacy from A to Z (2018) written with her father Robert Blackburn and Ronald Williamson. Today, Barbara shares what advocacy is, why educators need to pursue it, and how the listeners can get involved. This…

   
Jennifer Kushell, CEO and founder of EYP Ventures has been on a mission to impact the lives and futures of young people globally for the past two decades.  As the creator of Exploring Your Potential (EYP) the revolutionary career planning online…

 
Ted Dintersmith discusses his book What School Could Be: Insights and Inspiration From Teachers Across America (2018) on episode 262 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast for educators.
Ted is a successful venture capitalist with an eye…

Lydia Dean discusses her book Jumping the Picket Fence, global travel, philanthropy, and living one’s passion for episode 261 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast for educators.At the age of 30, Lydia Dean finds herself at the top of her…

 

 
Madeline Whitaker Good and Katherine Whitaker discuss their book Classroom Management From the Ground Up (2019) with me on episode 260 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast for educators.
Madeline Whitaker Good is currently a middle…

 
Gabriel Rene talks with me today about his book – The Spatial Web: How Web 3.0 Will Connect Humans, Machines, and AI to Transform the World. (2019). If you are listening on September 3rd, 2019, the book is available for .99 on Amazon for a limited…

    
Catching up with Mark C. Perna, finding out about the book launch, and delving a little more into his award-winning book – Answering Why: Unleashing Passion, Purpose, and Performance in Younger Generations. This is episode 258 of the audio…

 
Kevin Stoller is the Co-Founder and CEO of Kay-Twelve, the author of the book Creating Better Learning Environments, and the voice behind The Better Learning Podcast. Today, we talk about his book, the podcast, what a better learning environment…

Heather Buskirk, M.A. is an instructional methods advisor at K12 and a national board-certified teacher with years of experience designing project-based learning. 
Heather was an integral part of designing and teaching at HFM PTECH, a project-based…

  

Dr Barbara Blackburn talks with me today about her book, Rigor and Differentiation in the Classroom: Tools and Strategies. (2019, Taylor & Francis)
Barbara has dedicated her life to raising the level of rigor and motivation for professional…

Scott Shickler talks with me about his book The 7 Mindsets: To Live Your Ultimate Life written by Scott and Jeff Waller.
You’re going to enjoy Scott’s passion and positive outlook on life. We talk about what makes ultra successful people successful…