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Hosted by Dr. Greg Goins, the Reimagine Schools Podcast features many of the nation's top educators, authors and innovators in K-12 education with an emphasis on leadership development, scaling innovation and transforming our public school system. Guest have included some of the world's most prolific thought leaders on education, including Ted Dintersmith, Ted Fujimoto, Ian Jukes, Alfie Kohn, Grant Lichtman, Marc Prensky and Dr. Tony Wagner. The Reimagine Schools Podcast is a proud member of the Education Podcast Network (EPN). Be sure to join the conversation with #ReimagineSchools. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/greg-goins/support

Hosted by Dr. Greg Goins, the Reimagine Schools Podcast features many of the nation's top educators, authors and innovators in K-12 education with an emphasis on leadership development, scaling innovation and transforming our public school system. Guest have included some of the world's most prolific thought leaders on education, including Ted Dintersmith, Ted Fujimoto, Ian Jukes, Alfie Kohn, Grant Lichtman, Marc Prensky and Dr. Tony Wagner. The Reimagine Schools Podcast is a proud member of the Education Podcast Network (EPN). Be sure to join the conversation with #ReimagineSchools. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/greg-goins/support

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Hosted by Dr. Greg Goins, the Reimagine Schools Podcast features many of the nation's top educators, authors and innovators in K-12 education with an emphasis on leadership development, scaling innovation and transforming our public school system. Guest have included some of the world's most prolific thought leaders on education, including Ted Dintersmith, Ted Fujimoto, Ian Jukes, Alfie Kohn, Grant Lichtman, Marc Prensky and Dr. Tony Wagner. The Reimagine Schools Podcast is a proud member of the Education Podcast Network (EPN). Be sure to join the conversation with #ReimagineSchools. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/greg-goins/support

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Episodes

Gen Z Unfiltered with Dr. Tim Elmore

6/19/2020
In this episode, best-selling author and international speaker, Dr. Tim Elmore shares insights from his book, Generation Z Unfiltered: Facing Nine Hidden Challenges of the Most Anxious Population, and explains why today’s students are the most social, most empowered, and the most anxious youth population in human history. Elmore, founder and CEO of Growing Leaders, an Atlanta-based non-profit organization that develops emerging leaders, also reflects on his time working alongside leadership...

Duration:00:30:20

Reimagine Schools (Trailer)

6/3/2020
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Duration:00:00:18

Find Your Joy with Hans Appel

6/3/2020
In this episode, author and speaker Hans Appel shares insights from his new book, Award Winning Culture: Building School-Wide Intentionality and Action Through Character, Excellence and Community, that lays out a school-wide framework to reshape your school culture. Now in his 19th year as a school counselor in the Richland School District in Washington, Appel points to kindness and empathy as the keys to creating more positive whole-child experiences within our schools. Appel also talks...

Duration:00:34:40

Emotional Poverty with Dr. Ruby Payne

5/27/2020
In this episode, best-selling author Dr. Ruby Payne, shares insights from her book, Emotional Poverty in All Demographics: How to Reduce Anger, Anxiety, and Violence in the Classroom, that includes strategies that can help teach educators calming and healing techniques that will provide comfort for the most vulnerable kids in our schools. Dr. Payne also shares her thoughts on the importance of non-verbal communication in the classroom and why many student outbursts should be handles as...

Duration:00:34:43

Mastery Transcript with Dr. Scott Looney

5/21/2020
In this episode, Dr. Scott Looney, Head of Hawken School in Cleveland, Ohio, talks about his passion for reinventing the industrialized school model as the founder of the Mastery Transcript Consortium (MCT) that takes a new and innovative approach to the high school transcript. Looney also reflects on the growth of MTC that has now expanded to more than 300 schools in 24 countries, winning the prestigious Reimagine Education K-12 Gold Award in 2019 as presented annually by the University of...

Duration:00:36:33

Positive Leadership with Glenn Robbins

4/27/2020
In this episode, New Jersey school superintendent Glenn Robbins talks about his experience in providing positive leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic that has closed schools from coast to coast for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year. As a former National Digital Principal of the Year, Robbins also shares his approach to connecting with his school and community stakeholders through Facebook Live and how he's been able to bring in many of the nation's most inspirational speakers via...

Duration:00:39:41

The Kids We Lose with Dr. Ross Greene

4/20/2020
In this episode, internationally-acclaimed child psychologist and New York Times best-selling author Dr. Ross Greene discusses his research that includes the Collaborative & Proactive Solutions (CPS) model for effectively managing child behavior and explains why kids with social, emotional and behavioral challenges are often misunderstood. He also shares insights as to why the traditional reward and punishment approach to school discipline often fails kids as we place the focus on correcting...

Duration:00:32:44

Hacking PBL with Ross Cooper

4/10/2020
In this episode, Ross Cooper, a school administrator and co-author of Hacking Project Based Learning: 10 Easy Steps to PBL and Inquiry in the Classroom with Erin Murphy, talks about how passion and autonomy can lead to amazing results in the PBL classroom. He also reflects on how basic projects might serve as an entry point to PBL implementation, and why having some well-defined school goals and strategies can provide greater feedback and collaboration among teachers and students within PBL...

Duration:00:35:37

Systems Design with Dr. Robert Dillon

3/3/2020
In this episode, Dr. Robert Dillon, a popular speaker, consultant and co-author of numerous books on learning space and systems design, reflects on his career as a teacher, principal and Director of Innovation as he prepares for retirement at the end of the 2019-20 school year. As the co-author of The Space: A Guide for Educators and Redesigning Learning Spaces, Dillon is an advocate for student-centered classrooms that makes learning "sticky" for kids through daily opportunities to...

Duration:00:31:00

Shifting Pedagogy with Jennifer Gonzalez

2/25/2020
In this episode, Jennifer Gonzalez, author and founder of the popular Cult of Pedagogy blog and podcast, shares insights on how to make big pedagogical shifts that will help teachers crush it in the classroom. Gonzalez, a National Board Certified Teacher, advocates for a Backward design approach by setting learning goals first, followed by inserting technology tools that are chosen by students to best meet their individual needs. Finally, Gonzalez discusses the importance of Digital Mind...

Duration:00:30:33

Techquity with Ken Shelton

2/18/2020
In this episode, former teacher and internationally-acclaimed keynote speaker Ken Shelton reflects on life lessons growing up during the peak of gang violence in Los Angeles and how his own journey from Division I athlete to classroom teacher helped shape his passion for equity in our schools. Shelton, a strong advocate for “techquity” in education, also talks about the importance of creating student opportunities that are both culturally responsive and culturally relevant to support the...

Duration:00:35:54

Deeper Learning with Dr. Sarah Fine

2/11/2020
In this episode, educator and ethnographer Dr. Sarah Fine shares insights from her book, In Search of Deeper Learning: The Quest To Remake The American High School with co-author Dr. Jal Mehta, a project that included visiting 30 different schools over almost a decade of research. The book ultimately provides a blueprint as to how the Deeper Learning principles of identity, mastery and creativity can provide rich and powerful learning opportunities for high school students, with the most...

Duration:00:36:19

Breakout Learning with Adam Bellow

1/31/2020
In this episode, educational technologist Adam Bellow, Co-Founder of Breakout EDU, reflects on his success as an “Edupreneur” with numerous start-up companies and shares his thoughts as to why educators today must place a greater emphasis on pedagogy over new technology tools. As a member of the EdCamp Foundation Board of Directors, Bellow also talks about being a strong advocate for professional development that provides choice and “hands on” learning opportunities related to emerging...

Duration:00:37:13

Solving Wicked Problems with Dr. Sonny Magana

1/15/2020
In this episode, Dr. Sonny Magana, a pioneer in educational technology research, shares insights from his book, Disruptive Classroom Technologies: A Framework for Innovation in Education, that features his T3 Framework for Innovation that includes a hierarchy of three domains (Translational, Transformational and Transcendent) that serve as a highly reliable model for enhancing modern instructional practice. Dr. Magana also dispels the myth that technology alone leads to improved student...

Duration:00:32:29

Modern Learning with Will Richardson

1/7/2020
In this episode, Will Richardson, internationally-acclaimed speaker and author on educational technology, reflects on his years of experience working with school leaders from around the world to reimagine practice in the classroom and professional learning. Richardson asserts that schools are not built for learning and that we forget most of the things we learn in school because the system is based on memorization and retention for the sole purpose of passing tests and getting letter grades....

Duration:00:35:13

Digital Backpacks with Dr. Carmen Coleman

12/19/2019
In this episode, Dr. Carmen Coleman, Chief Academic Officer for Jefferson County Public Schools (JPCS) in Louisville, KY, shares her journey with the nationally-acclaimed JCPS Backpack for Success Program as more than 22,000 students in 5th, 8th and 12th grades have now uploaded a million artifacts to show mastery of the district's five essential success skills. Dr. Coleman shares the entire "Digital Backpack" journey, from visiting High Tech High in San Diego, CA as a former school district...

Duration:00:36:13

Finding Balance with Catlin Tucker

12/10/2019
In this episode, best-selling author, speaker and blended learning coach Catlin Tucker provides insights into her new book, Balance With Blended Learning: Partner With Your Students to Reimagine Learning and Reclaim Your Life, that will be released in January, 2020. Tucker also shares her thoughts on how blended learning models can create more time and space to help teachers connect with individual learners in a student-centered classroom. Finally, Tucker offers tips on how blended learning...

Duration:00:34:30

Esports In Schools

12/6/2019
In this episode, Dr. Kristy Custer, the 2018-19 Kansas Secondary Principal of the Year, and award-winning teacher Michael Russell share their journey at Complete High School near Wichita, KS, one of the nation's first to implement a video game-based curriculum and school-sponsored Esports Teams. In partnership with the High School Esports League (HSEL) and Microsoft Education, Custer and Russell collaborated to write Gaming Concepts, a free video gaming curriculum guide specifically written...

Duration:00:36:58

Meet Google's Chief Education Evangelist - Jaime Casap

11/27/2019
In this episode, Jaime Casap, Google's Chief Education Evangelist, reflects on his experience as the lead developer on the Google Apps for Education project and how the launch of Chromebooks has created added momentum for K-12 technology programs. In addition, Casap also shares his thoughts on the ever-changing Digitalization Economy that has shifted the future of work from a single-player focus to a team-based approach that places a greater emphasis on soft skills development and critical...

Duration:00:35:24

Disruptive Innovation with Michael Horn

11/20/2019
In this episode, best-selling author Michael Horn shares insights on developing the passion and potential in every child through a triad of blended learning, personalized learning and competency-based assessments that serve as a foundation for student-centered schools. He also discusses talking points from his best-selling book, Blended: Using Disruptive Innovation To Improve Schools, and why school construction must shift to an intrinsic design model that is affordable and more purposeful...

Duration:00:33:48