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We’re tech coaches at Forward Edge, a K-12 technology company in Ohio. We have a team of former educators who now work as instructional coaches across the region. In our podcast, we’ll share lessons, stories, and tips from our network of coaches and special guests. We’re right there with you - on the ground and in schools every day. Hear personal perspectives on the role of a coach, benefit from our experiences, and learn from our mistakes - wherever you are, we’ve been there, we are there, and we want to help! So press the restart button, recharge your coaching batteries, and leave feeling equipped and inspired to coach fearlessly - with the Restart Recharge Podcast: A Tech Coach Collective!

We’re tech coaches at Forward Edge, a K-12 technology company in Ohio. We have a team of former educators who now work as instructional coaches across the region. In our podcast, we’ll share lessons, stories, and tips from our network of coaches and special guests. We’re right there with you - on the ground and in schools every day. Hear personal perspectives on the role of a coach, benefit from our experiences, and learn from our mistakes - wherever you are, we’ve been there, we are there, and we want to help! So press the restart button, recharge your coaching batteries, and leave feeling equipped and inspired to coach fearlessly - with the Restart Recharge Podcast: A Tech Coach Collective!

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United States

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We’re tech coaches at Forward Edge, a K-12 technology company in Ohio. We have a team of former educators who now work as instructional coaches across the region. In our podcast, we’ll share lessons, stories, and tips from our network of coaches and special guests. We’re right there with you - on the ground and in schools every day. Hear personal perspectives on the role of a coach, benefit from our experiences, and learn from our mistakes - wherever you are, we’ve been there, we are there, and we want to help! So press the restart button, recharge your coaching batteries, and leave feeling equipped and inspired to coach fearlessly - with the Restart Recharge Podcast: A Tech Coach Collective!

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@RRCoachCast

Language:

English


Episodes

212 - An International Journey through Coaching

6/21/2022
As coaches, we work tirelessly to support our teachers and students in the classroom. There are coaches all across the world that provide this support everyday! Today, we take a look at one coach’s journey through multiple countries on multiple continents and learn how coaching is both the same and different throughout the world. Forward Edge Coaches Camp Registration - RRPODCAST for $50 off. Follow Amy on Twitter Podcast Team Hosts- Katie Ritter & Justin Thomas Editing Team- Michael...

Duration:00:38:52

211 - Expand Your Island

6/7/2022
Coaching really should be a team sport. Unfortunately, that isn’t always the case…for many coaches, they might be the only one in the building or even district. In this episode, listeners will hear a first hand account of how one coach was able to kick off a coaching program in her district that will be expanding after just one year with the addition of added coaches in the district! Hear her success and fail forward moments that made up her first year as a coach. Forward Edge Coaches Camp...

Duration:00:46:52

210 - Get Creative With Book Creator

5/24/2022
On this episode we are joined by Book Creator’s very own, Jon Smith. Listeners of this episode will hear from Technology Integrator turned Book Creator Teacher Success Rep and one of our own coaches on the many creative uses of one of our favorite tools. You’ll be sure to walk away with ideas for your own use and to share with the teachers you work with. Links mentioned in the show: Forward Edge Coaches Camp Registration - RRPODCAST for $50 off. Book Creator Follow Jon Smith on...

Duration:00:52:53

209 - Goal Setting to Get Results

5/10/2022
Often, we know where we want to end up. We know that we want to lose weight, learn a new language, or pay off our debt. However, as time goes on we find ourselves engaging in the same routines with little progress to that ambitious “someday we’ll get there” goal. The same is true in coaching. Whether it is integrating technology effectively, mastering a new literacy program, or building a culture of innovation- we often start with the best of intentions and slip off the wagon sometime...

Duration:00:34:00

208 - Imparting Joy in 30 Seconds

4/26/2022
Restart Recharge has previously discussed different ways to create a positive culture on your campus with teachers and administration alike. Today’s episode will reach for the small spaces in our day where we can add a smile, create a positive moment, or impart joy to those around us. From the coach perspective to the teacher role when we engage in these small moments, we are able to help continue the positive culture. Links mentioned in the show: Forward Edge Coaches Camp Registration -...

Duration:00:52:52

207 - Coaching Across the Generations

4/12/2022
Coaches work with a very diverse set of educators. Not only do coaches take into account the experience levels, content areas, and general backgrounds of educators, they might want to start considering an entirely new variable…. Generational differences. Educators make up a pool of very different generational representation- Millennials, Gen X’ers, and Baby Boomers. This episode we're talking with Ben Sondgeroth to explore how coaches can better understand the needs and values of each...

Duration:01:01:31

206 - Start the change; Be the change!

3/29/2022
Wrapping up our mini-series on the Admin/Coach relationship, we’ll be talking today with Michael Roush & Lisa Kuhn about how the admin & coach can work together to create a culture that supports the transformation we want to see in our districts. As we’ve discussed in the previous episodes, establishing a healthy partnership is key to unlocking the success of a coaching program. This episode explores how you can capitalize on that partnership to create a culture of growth and systemic...

Duration:00:41:02

205 - Spotlight on Monroe: The Admin/Coach Relationship

3/15/2022
Continuing our mini series on the Admin/Coach relationship, we are coming to you this week to talk about how one SW Ohio school district is making major waves and creating systemic change because of an awesome admin/coach partnership. Join us in learning how they’ve streamlined their success and are transforming their district, and how you can emulate their achievements! Links mentioned in the show: Forward Edge Coaches Camp Registration - RRPODCAST for $50 off. Follow Andrea on...

Duration:00:54:41

204 - Paving Your Way to Success: The Admin/Coach Relationship

3/1/2022
Tune in this week as we kick off a three episode mini-series on Admin and Coach relationships. A healthy partnership with building & district leadership can make all the difference when it comes to a coach’s success. On today’s episode we’ll be chatting about the key traits of a healthy admin/coach relationship, how to establish that relationship as a coach, and what you might do if you think your admin/coach partnership is derailing your success. Links mentioned in the show: Forward Edge...

Duration:00:43:03

203 - FETC Recap

2/15/2022
Educational Technology conferences are a great way to get a grasp on new instructional strategies, education technology tools, and important concepts circulating the world of education. Several members of our team have recently attended the Future of Education Technology Conference in Orlando, FL and are here to bring you the “must-know” edtech trends, highlights, and everything else you might have missed from this year’s conference. Whether you were there, following along on Twitter from...

Duration:00:45:16

202 - A Look Into a Student-Centered Coaching Program

2/1/2022
If you’ve been in an instructional coaching role for any amount of time at all, you know that there are some teachers that are tougher to crack than others. Tune in to this episode to hear how Mark Gumm circumvents the outer shells of his educators by building relationships with students- ultimately transforming learning from the outside in. Links mentioned in the show: Forward Edge Coaches Camp Registration Follow Mark on Twitter Podcast Team Hosts- Katie Ritter & Justin...

Duration:00:36:39

201 - Megan and the Makerspace

1/18/2022
Makerspaces in education are not a new concept; yet it can still be an uphill climb to embed a makerspace culture across all content areas and grade levels. In this episode, our very own Megan Whitacre shares how she is embracing all and making makerspace waves in her district. Links mentioned in the show: Forward Edge Coaches Camp Registration Follow Megan on Twitter John Spencer's The Launch Cycle Podcast Team Hosts- Katie Ritter & Justin Thomas Editing Team- Megan Whitacre, Michael...

Duration:00:35:48

020 - Telling Your Story- Taking control of the Narrative

11/16/2021
Who is telling your story if you don’t? Telling the story of what we do and the story of the good stuff happening in the classrooms and buildings can transform our schools for the better. On today’s episode, we’ll be discussing the ins and outs of “telling your story” with Ryan McLane, co-author of Your school rocks, so tell people, and our very own master story-teller, Michael Roush. We all have a story to tell, let’s start telling it today! Links mentioned in the show: Forward Edge...

Duration:00:53:44

019 - Holiday Hacks for the EdTech Coach

11/2/2021
Join us as we dive into holiday hacks that utilize your technology skills beyond the classroom. Brooke Conklin and Tracee Keough will share some of their favorite EdTech tools for getting organized, saving money, and staying on top of the holiday rush. Links mentioned in the show: Forward Edge Coaches Camp Pre-Registration Follow Brooke on Twitter Follow Tracee on Twitter Podcast Team Hosts- Katie Ritter & Justin Thomas Editing Team- Megan Whitacre, Mallory Kessen, Michael Roush,...

Duration:00:34:05

018 - Coaching Cycles Part 4: Time to Shine!

10/19/2021
Join us as we wrap up our final episode of our mini-series on coaching cycles! This week Tyler and Brooke will discuss how they close out coaching cycles and celebrate the progress educators make throughout the semester. Links mentioned in the show: Google's Certified Coach Curriculum Google Coach Curriculum with Google Classroom Write up from Brooke Follow Tyler on Twitter Follow Brooke on Twitter Podcast Team Hosts- Katie Ritter & Justin Thomas Editing Team- Megan Whitacre, Mallory...

Duration:00:46:10

017 - Coaching Cycles Part 3: In the Thick of It

10/5/2021
Tyler Erwin and Tracee Keough are back with us on Restart Recharge today sharing insider secrets for making coaching cycles successful when you are “in the thick of it.” We’ll chat about goal setting, co-teaching, sharing resources, co-planning, and non-evaluative observations. Links mentioned in the show: Google's Certified Coach Curriculum Follow Tyler on Twitter Follow Tracee on Twitter Podcast Team Hosts- Katie Ritter & Justin Thomas Editing Team- Megan Whitacre, Mallory Kessen,...

Duration:00:45:48

016 - Coaching Cycles Part 2: Impactful Coaching Conversations

9/21/2021
Listeners will walk away from this episode with a clearer vision on valuable coaching conversations and having a meaningful reflection in goal setting with educators to ensure that coaching cycles achieve deep impact for student learning. Links mentioned in the show: Google's Certified Coach Curriculum Follow Tyler on Twitter Follow Annamarie on Twitter Podcast Team Hosts- Katie Ritter & Justin Thomas Editing Team- Megan Whitacre, Mallory Kessen, Michael Roush, Mark Gumm, Social...

Duration:00:51:47

015 - Coaching Cycles Part 1: Getting it Off the Ground

9/7/2021
Listeners will walk away from this episode prepared to initiate some buzz for their coaching program. Our guests, Tyler & Emily, will share their tried and true strategies for designing a coaching cycle program, from the pitch and marketing, to setting up systemic structures for success. Links mentioned in the show: Google's Certified Coach Curriculum Follow Tyler on Twitter Follow Emily on Twitter Podcast Team Hosts- Katie Ritter & Justin Thomas Editing Team- Megan Whitacre, Mallory...

Duration:00:50:29

014 - Collecting Data as a Coach

8/24/2021
Today on Restart Recharge, we will be talking to the founder of ConnectHub, a data collection platform for instructional coaches- Suzana Somers! We are going to talk with Suzana about what led her to create this powerful data-centric platform, how instructional coaches can collect data to inform their work, and how data can be used to make informed and transformative coaching decisions. Links mentioned in the show: Follow Suzana on Twitter Follow Connecthub on Twitter Connecthub Website...

Duration:00:34:33

013 - Certification Recharge with Google's Certified Coach Program

8/10/2021
Listeners will have all of their questions answered about the process for becoming a Google for Education Certified Coach. Amanda Del Balso, Senior Program Manager for the Certified Coach program joins us today as well as Certified Coach Emily Cowan who will share more about the journey to becoming a certified coach and offer some advice for listeners who are considering submitting their own application. Links mentioned in the show: Information about the Google Certified Coach...

Duration:00:46:47