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Reimagine Early Childhood Education Welcome to the Punk Rock Preschool Podcast where we are changing the world one classroom at a time -- that classroom is your classroom! You are a rock star. As a teacher, your impact echoes out and creates an impact that can change the world. Together, we are going to reimagine the the perfect ECE classroom because your children deserve the absolute best. In today's world, a child with a passion and a love of learning can grow up to be anyone and anything they want to be. Imagine how much a passionate child can learn with the knowledge available on the internet. Imagine how much a passionate child can accomplish with direction and purpose at a young age. And imagine how much a passionate child can change the world with a head start on discovering what he or she loves. The possibilities are limitless! On the Punk Rock Preschool Podcast, we will discuss the most innovative, inspiring, and empowering strategies for you to create the classroom of your dreams! With incredible guests from every field and outside-the-box thinking, your classroom will be the place to be! Students will be banging down the classroom door every morning and leaving with a FOMO for school every afternoon! Once we allow ourselves to reimagine a classroom that doesn't just instruct or educate, but rather inspires and empowers, we have entered into life-changing territory. Early childhood is the time to dream big, imagine new potentials, and introduce children to the world of possibilities that exists for each and everyone of them. If you can dream it, they can do it. A child's potential is as infinite as their imaginations! The philosophy behind Punk Rock Preschool is simple -- inspire kids to pursue their biggest & wildest dreams. We must reshape expectations so students know that they can do anything they set their minds to, whether it is "developmentally appropriate" or not. On this podcast, we will discuss how to give your students the tools and strategies to discover their passions and achieve their d

Reimagine Early Childhood Education Welcome to the Punk Rock Preschool Podcast where we are changing the world one classroom at a time -- that classroom is your classroom! You are a rock star. As a teacher, your impact echoes out and creates an impact that can change the world. Together, we are going to reimagine the the perfect ECE classroom because your children deserve the absolute best. In today's world, a child with a passion and a love of learning can grow up to be anyone and anything they want to be. Imagine how much a passionate child can learn with the knowledge available on the internet. Imagine how much a passionate child can accomplish with direction and purpose at a young age. And imagine how much a passionate child can change the world with a head start on discovering what he or she loves. The possibilities are limitless! On the Punk Rock Preschool Podcast, we will discuss the most innovative, inspiring, and empowering strategies for you to create the classroom of your dreams! With incredible guests from every field and outside-the-box thinking, your classroom will be the place to be! Students will be banging down the classroom door every morning and leaving with a FOMO for school every afternoon! Once we allow ourselves to reimagine a classroom that doesn't just instruct or educate, but rather inspires and empowers, we have entered into life-changing territory. Early childhood is the time to dream big, imagine new potentials, and introduce children to the world of possibilities that exists for each and everyone of them. If you can dream it, they can do it. A child's potential is as infinite as their imaginations! The philosophy behind Punk Rock Preschool is simple -- inspire kids to pursue their biggest & wildest dreams. We must reshape expectations so students know that they can do anything they set their minds to, whether it is "developmentally appropriate" or not. On this podcast, we will discuss how to give your students the tools and strategies to discover their passions and achieve their d
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Reimagine Early Childhood Education Welcome to the Punk Rock Preschool Podcast where we are changing the world one classroom at a time -- that classroom is your classroom! You are a rock star. As a teacher, your impact echoes out and creates an impact that can change the world. Together, we are going to reimagine the the perfect ECE classroom because your children deserve the absolute best. In today's world, a child with a passion and a love of learning can grow up to be anyone and anything they want to be. Imagine how much a passionate child can learn with the knowledge available on the internet. Imagine how much a passionate child can accomplish with direction and purpose at a young age. And imagine how much a passionate child can change the world with a head start on discovering what he or she loves. The possibilities are limitless! On the Punk Rock Preschool Podcast, we will discuss the most innovative, inspiring, and empowering strategies for you to create the classroom of your dreams! With incredible guests from every field and outside-the-box thinking, your classroom will be the place to be! Students will be banging down the classroom door every morning and leaving with a FOMO for school every afternoon! Once we allow ourselves to reimagine a classroom that doesn't just instruct or educate, but rather inspires and empowers, we have entered into life-changing territory. Early childhood is the time to dream big, imagine new potentials, and introduce children to the world of possibilities that exists for each and everyone of them. If you can dream it, they can do it. A child's potential is as infinite as their imaginations! The philosophy behind Punk Rock Preschool is simple -- inspire kids to pursue their biggest & wildest dreams. We must reshape expectations so students know that they can do anything they set their minds to, whether it is "developmentally appropriate" or not. On this podcast, we will discuss how to give your students the tools and strategies to discover their passions and achieve their d

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Episodes

How to Create Forward Momentum in Your Life – Interview with Ed Latimore – Ep. 034

11/6/2018
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At 28, Ed Latimore was stuck. At 33, Ed Latimore is on top of the world. How did he do it? By harnessing the power of momentum and pushing forward to change his life. Ed is an inspiration. In five years he joined the army, thrived as an amateur boxer, graduated with a Physics degree, wrote his first two books, and he has become one of the wisest and most influential accounts on Twitter. For his complete journey, listen to this episode of the Punk Rock Preschool Podcast. Ed combines his...

11 Kanye West Tweets To Live and Teach By – Ep. 033

6/7/2018
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#1. Dream Big I’ve always had a desire to do things people wouldn’t even think to do — KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) April 24, 2018 #2. Trust Your Intuition Don’t follow crowds. Follow the innate feelings inside of you. Do what you feel not what you think. Thoughts have been placed in our heads to make everyone assimilate. Follow what you feel. — KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) April 18, 2018 #3. Live in the Moment Be here now. Be in the moment. The now is the greatest moment of our lives and it just...

How to Develop Intuition: The Missing Piece in Education – Interview with Alexander Juan Antonio Cortes – Ep. 032

5/31/2018
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Are we raising kids who are prepared for an unpredictable and changing world? We tell children to follow their heart and go with their their gut, but are we giving kids the tools to even listen? Intuition can’t be taught from a textbook but it can be developed in the classroom. And while this is an area that gets little attention in our education system, it will be getting all the attention it deserves on this week’s episode of the Punk Rock Preschool Podcast with special guest Alexander...

Becoming the Black Mr. Rogers – Interview with Mr. Dwayne Reed – Ep. 031

5/24/2018
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Meet the Black Mr. Rogers! Mr. Dwayne Reed, a first year teacher on the West Side of Chicago, has already made a profound impact on so many students and teachers around the world. And he does so by bringing the positivity, freedom, and cool vibes of being a kid into every lesson in the classroom! Sounds like Mr. Rogers to me! On this episode of the Punk Rock Preschool Podcast, Mr. Reed will give you all of the tips and strategies to generate excitement and build great relationships with your...

The Growth Mindset Playbook – Interview with Annie Brock, Author of The Growth Mindset Coach and The Growth Mindset Playbook – Ep. 030

5/9/2018
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Do you want the playbook to unlock your student’s full potential? Lucky for you, today’s guest is Annie Brock who literally wrote the book on growth mindset in the classroom! She actually wrote multiple books on growth mindset! In this episode, Annie shares incredible strategies and research to help you bring growth mindset into your classroom and into your students’ lives! A fixed mindset is the belief that talents, skills, and abilities cannot be developed; that they are fixed and set in...

How to Teach Artistically: The Art of Transformation – Interview with Enrique Feldman, Author, Artist, and Speaker – Ep. 029

5/8/2018
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Teaching is an art form. When you live and teach artistically, magical things will happen in your classroom. Today’s guest is Enrique Feldman, an artist, author, conductor, singer, speaker, composer, musician, and educator. Enrique’s approach to learning is so unique, inspiring, and up-lifting because he gives us tools and mindsets to bring joyful curiosity back into the landscape of education. Listen here to learn about Enrique and his journey in inspiring children and adults around the...

Kids Deserve It: Tell Your Story – Interview with Todd Nesloney, Author of Stories from Webb – Ep. 028

3/26/2018
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What are the stories that you want to share with the world? Telling your story and sharing parts of yourself is how we learn, connect, and build empathy. No matter the context, whether in a personal or professional setting, your story matters. Powerful stories can leave a lasting positive impact on students and teachers because they show us that we are not alone in our struggles. But the trick is — you may not realize the impact that your story can have until you share it. This is just one...

How to Teach Big and Kick Ass – Interview with A.J. Juliani, Author of Empower: What Happens When Students Own Their Learning – Ep. 027

2/27/2018
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Kids live in a world where they don’t have to wait for anything. But in school, we tell them what they have to do, when they should do it, and how it needs to be done. There are few opportunities for student choice and even fewer opportunities for students to create something of their own. As kids learn to play the game of school, they learn that doing as they’re told is how you win. But what happens when kids get to college and out in the real world and there isn’t anyone telling them what...

Ditch That Textbook – Interview with Matt Miller, Author of Ditch That Textbook – Ep. 026

2/19/2018
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It is time to retake control of your curriculum! As teachers, we must be true to ourselves in everything we do in the classroom. Sometimes this means trying new things, and sometimes this means not knowing if they’ll work or not. But jumping into these new experiences can be so rewarding! When you teach from within yourself, you create opportunities to transfer your enthusiasm and your excitement down to your kids — and THAT can be the biggest driver of learning more than anything that is...

Education & Television: How to Make it Work! – Interview with Linda Simensky, VP of Children’s Programming at PBS – Ep. 025

9/24/2017
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Welcome back! I know it’s been a long time since our last episode but the Punk Rock Preschool Podcast is returning in spectacular fashion! This week, I am thrilled to share with you my interview with Linda Simensky, the VP of Children’s Programming at PBS. Linda is one of the most impressive human beings on the planet — not only is she in charge of children’s programming at PBS, she is also responsible for green-lighting and developing some of the most iconic and memorable children’s...

First-Year Teacher Tips: How to Plan the Perfect First Week of School – Ep. 024

7/2/2017
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For a first-year teacher, your first week of school can be a doozy! Even though you may have tons of experience student-teaching, I don’t know any programs that let you walk into a classroom and student-teach on the first day of school. Therefore, this entirely different (and very important) world of teaching remains foreign to you until it is your own classroom and the first day of school is upon you! Then, with no practice, you are expected to explain and enforce classroom rules and...

How to Teach Computer Science in Early Childhood – Interview with Kiki Prottsman of Code.org – Ep. 023

6/25/2017
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If you want to bring the skills of the 21st century into your classroom but don’t know where to start, drop what you’re doing and listen to this episode right now! This week, we have a special guest – Kiki Prottsman – who is the Curriculum Development Manager for Elementary Curriculum at Code.org. Kiki has an incredible story and an even more incredible mindset! This interview is guaranteed to inspire and empower you to bring computational thinking and computer science into your classroom!...

31 Classroom Jobs for ALL Your Student Helpers – Ep. 022

6/11/2017
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The best way to learn about personal responsibility is to live it! With this long list of classroom jobs, every student will have an opportunity to contribute to your classroom’s success! To choose jobs each week, I would write each student’s name on a popsicle stick and place a piece of velcro on the back and pull a name out for each job. This process was quick, simple, random, and fair, but you can hand out the jobs any way you see fit! The important thing is that your students are...

24 Inspiring Classroom Themes Your Students Will Love – Ep. 021

6/4/2017
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If you’re looking for the perfect themes to plan in your classroom, look no further! Bring a new theme to the classroom each week and help your students find their passions! Expose kids to the most interesting, fascinating topics that exist and let them discover the topics and ideas that capture their imaginations! In this episode, teach everything from Astronomy to Zoology and get the full run-down of the 24 themes you MUST teach in your classroom next year! [01:55] – Introduction [04:57] –...

Interview with Author & Entrepreneur Christopher Hines – How to Grow to Your Goals – Ep. 20

5/28/2017
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Today we are doing our first interview on the Punk Rock Preschool Podcast, and it is not one you want to miss. Our guest today is Author, Podcaster, Graphic Designer, Coach, Entrepreneur, and Creator, Christopher Hines. Chris runs the Greatness Podcast Network, which includes podcasts on education, business, finance, community, mindset, and all the other tools for people to create their own successes. Speaking of successes, Chris hosts the Key to Success Podcast as well as five other shows!...

Do Public Trackers Work? – Ep. 019

5/21/2017
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Has anyone ever told you that public trackers “don’t work?” I’ve heard this plenty, but I’ve seen public tracking work with my own two eyes, for myself and for other teachers. I’ve also seen teachers run their class exceptionally without any trackers, either for behavioral or academic motivation. Frankly, I don’t know how there are hundreds of pages of literature dedicated to this idea that public trackers don’t work, can’t work, will never work when there are so many examples proving that...

Teaching Toddlers Self-Control & Self-Discipline – Ep. 018

5/21/2017
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How do kids learn self-control and self-discipline? How can they take ownership of their educations and remind themselves to make great choices in school? Self-discipline can’t happen by accident! It comes from teachers modeling discipline and being consistent with it! Always enforcing your classroom rules and expectations doesn’t make you a disciplinarian. It makes you a great teacher because you are constantly providing reminders to your students on how to make the best choices and build...

Resilience & Grit in Preschool: How to Challenge Yourself and Be the Best You Can Be – Ep. 017

5/21/2017
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“There are two things a person should never be angry at: what they can help and what they can not.” Plato knew the deal. This wisdom has existed for centuries! Let’s pass it on to our students so they have the work ethic and mindset to create their own futures! So how do we teach kids to stick with a problem, work hard, and persevere in the face of challenges, especially in a world so reliant on immediate gratification? How do you convince kids that the uncomfortable stages of growth are...

How to Lesson Plan with a Purpose – Ep. 016

5/14/2017
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How do you pick the themes you teach? Do you lesson plan yourself or with a team of teachers? Do you use your school’s provided lessons or do you create your own curriculum and teach what you love? If you want more freedom and flexibility, you should take it! You deserve to have fun! Listen here and get all the tools to design a curriculum that works for you and your classroom! In this episode, we go through a week-by-week, unit-by-unit, and even a day-to-day breakdown to help you develop...

Empower Parents: A Teacher’s Guide to Social Media – Ep. 015

5/14/2017
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Teaching and parent communication don’t have to be separate things. For Mother’s Day, give moms (and dads) the best gift ever – an opportunity to see their child’s growth every single day! Most parents wish they could spend the day with their child so let’s give them the next best thing! Build parent communication into your day-to-day schedule by using social media! When you post your students’ work on the wall, post it on the Facebook wall as well! Move your classroom into the 21st century...