Teaching Learning Leading K-12

Teaching Learning Leading K-12

Providing ideas and resources for K-12 teachers and school-based administrators.

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September 23, 2022 56 min

Monte Schulz discusses his novel Metropolis, writing techniques, reading other writers, and influences on his writing. This is episode 505 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast.

Monte Schulz received his M.A. in American Studies from University of California, Santa Barbara. He published his first novel, Down by the River, in 1990, and spent the next twelve years writing a novel about the Jazz Age. Monte is endlessly ...

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Ari Mittleman talks with me about his book Paths of the Righteous: Stories of Humanity, Heroism, and Hope. This is episode 504 of Teaching Learning Leading K12 an audio podcast.

As a native Pennsylvanian deeply involved in the pro-Israel community, the mass shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh deeply affected him. That tragic event spurred Mittleman to write his book, with the hope of it helping to showcase the go...

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Doreen Gehry Nelson talks with me about her book Cultivating Curiosity: Teaching and Learning Redesigned. This is episode 503 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast.

Doreen Gehry Nelson is Professor Emerita of California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, School of Education and Integrative Studies; Adjunct Professor in the Cal Poly College of Environmental  Design; was Professor at Art Center College of Design in ...

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Samuel DePaul, PhD talks with me about his book Perspectives & Reflections for the Superintendent: What Can Be Learned From Experience? This is episode 502 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast.

Sam  DePaul, PhD  was a school district superintendent for thirty-one years leading five school districts, serving in three states; and he recently completed his sixth year as the executive director of the North GA RESA i...

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Dr. Sabrina J. Ellis talks with me about her book Wife Life: Securing Your Future. This is episode 501 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast.

After receiving the prestigious 2016 President Barack Obama’s Lifetime Achievement Award, Dr. Sabrina J. Ellis became the Chief Visionary Officer of Free to Thrive, which was developed to “challenge the leader within for positive transformations without.” 

 Free to Thrive focus...

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Ed Davis Talks About Riding Freight Cars Across the US & Canada and his book - The Last Professional. This is episode 500 of the audio podcast Teaching Learning Leading K12.

Ed Davis began his writing career over forty years ago, pausing in boxcars, under street lamps, and in hobo jungles to capture the beats and rhythms of the road as he caught freight trains and vagabonded around the Pacific Northwest and Canada. 

As Ed il...

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Danielle Nuhfer - The Path of the Mindful Teacher: How to Choose Calm Over Chaos and Serenity Over Stress, One Step at a Time. This is episode 499 of Teaching Learning Leading K12.

Danielle Nuhfer is a teacher wellness coach (and a fellow teacher!) and she helps time-crunched teachers find time for self-care.

She works with teachers who love what they do (most of the time) but don’t love how they feel (some of the time): teachers...

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Stephen Furlich shares his book Sex Talk: How Biological Sex Influences Gender Communication Differences Throughout Life's Stages. This is Episode 498 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast.

 

Dr. Stephen Furlich is the author of a breakthrough book, Sex Talk: How Biological Sex Influences Gender Communication Differences Throughout Life’s Stages.

 He has taught and researched communication at the university lev...

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Kieran O'Mahony - The Brain-Based Classroom: Accessing Every Child's Potential Through Educational Neuroscience. This is episode 497 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast.

After a long career in education, Dr. Kieran O’Mahony consistently found himself questioning the status quo. While in the faculty room we spoke in forward-looking platitudes and used phrases like “equality of educational opportunity, but ...

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Laurel Schmidt talks about her novel How to Be Dead: A Love Story. This is episode 496 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast.

Laurel Schmidt is a lifelong educator (teacher, principal, district director), art lover, and writer. She's the author of a critically-acclaimed novel, How to Be Dead – A Love Story, and four non-fiction books on art, learning, and brain development. 

She's a nationally recognized expe...

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N.L. Holmes talks about her latest in the Lord Hani series: Pilot Who Knows the Waters. This is episode 495 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast.

N.L. Holmes is a prolific novelist embarking on another significant career phase. Prior to taking up the power of writing and using this pen name, she was an accomplished archaeologist and teacher for 25 years. Early in her career she served as a nun for two decades. In be...

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Nicole Asherah - A Life Cycle: A Guide to Healing and Rediscovering Yourself. This is episode 494 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast.

Nicole Asherah is an artist whose main mediums are poetry, film photography, and oil painting but she has a habit of dabbling in whatever sparks her creative juices. Switching between mediums of expression, Nicole tries to connect readers to intimate moments, feelings, and relatio...

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Bryan Dean: UDL Innovation Specialist with CAST. This is episode 493 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast.

CAST's mission is to transform education design and practice until learning has no limits.

Located near Boston, CAST is a nonprofit education research and development organization that created the Universal Design for Learning framework and UDL Guidelines, now used the world over to make learning more inclu...

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Irmgarde Brown talks about her novel: Sister Jane. This is episode 492 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast.

Irmgarde Brown knows a good book when she sees one. For 28 years she had stacked shelves as a librarian. She also recognizes a good theatrical story, having written, produced, and acted in a one-woman play that toured for two years. 

Now she has broken into book publishing with a character-driven, plot-twisti...

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Christine Marie Eberle discusses her latest book Finding God Abiding. This is episode 490 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast.

Christine Marie Eberle passionately connects spirituality, Scripture, and everyday life.  After the 2018 publication of her first book, Finding God in Ordinary Time, Christine concluded her 26-year career as a college campus minister to devote her time to writing, public speaking, and retre...

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Emily Amick - PowerMyLearning: Building Teacher & Family Capacity to Accelerate  Learning. This is episode 490 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast.

Emily Amick is an experienced teacher, coach, and professional developer.

In her role as Managing Director of Programs at PowerMyLearning she leads the strategic planning and development of capacity-building programming for educators and families. 

Emily is commit...

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Roberta Seret - The Transylvanian Trilogy: Gift of Diamonds, Love Odyssey, and Treasure Seekers. This is episode 489 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast.

Roberta Seret holds a doctorate in Comparative Literature and Masters in French from New York University.

She is President and Founder of the NGO at the United Nations, International Cinema Education, the Director of Advanced English and Film at the United Nations...

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Colin Kersey: Swimming with the Angels. This is episode 488 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast. 

Colin Kersey's writing combines hair-raising stories and vivid prose with colorful characters. 

His first novel, Soul Catcher, was published by St. Martin’s Press. A former Washingtonian and self- described rainophobe, Colin now lives on a sunny island in Southern California where he is employed as Global PR Manage...

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Rev. Dr. Gordon Postill - Called: A Longshot's Story. This is episode 487 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast.

Rev. Dr. Gordon Postill is an author and retired minister who has helped thousands of people.

He was ordained by the United Church of Canada in May 1980 and served congregations in Nova Scotia and Ontario before spending the last 24 years of his ministry providing spiritual care to hospice patients and...

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Donna Rhodes: How the Woman at the Well Became the Well Woman. This is episode 486 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast.

By the age of 28, Donna Rhodes was divorced three times and raising four kids in poverty. A high school dropout with a dark past and a cloudy future, she found her way through a life of suffering and challenges. This memoir is the story of an extraordinary woman, one who battled so many setbacks, ...

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