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Hosted by education technology advocate, David Cicero, the Edmentum Podcast discusses trending topics in the education industry such as social emotional learning, career and technical education, project based learning, and more, with educational leaders and industry experts.

Hosted by education technology advocate, David Cicero, the Edmentum Podcast discusses trending topics in the education industry such as social emotional learning, career and technical education, project based learning, and more, with educational leaders and industry experts.

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United States

Description:

Hosted by education technology advocate, David Cicero, the Edmentum Podcast discusses trending topics in the education industry such as social emotional learning, career and technical education, project based learning, and more, with educational leaders and industry experts.

Twitter:

@edmentum

Language:

English


Episodes

E21: Empathy Mapping: A Recipe for Re-Connecting with Students

10/14/2021
Education Coach and author, Jorge Valenzeula, joins David to talk about the power of systematically connecting with students using empathy mapping, and shares special considerations for remote learners. You can find his empathy mapping explainer video on Edutopia here.

Duration:00:47:27

E20: Social Structures are Critical to Your Online Program's Success with David Adams

9/17/2021
Why is social experience critical to students success in their core academic subjects? How important is it to the future of schooling? David Adams, former CASEL board member and current CEO at The Urban Assembly in New York, joins us to help answer these questions.

Duration:00:39:45

E19: Uncovering the Needs of Remote Learners with Vigo Success Academy's Lindsay Wilhoyte

8/19/2021
David sits down with Edmentum's Teacher of the Year, Lindsay Wilhoyte, Success Coach at Vigo Virtual Success Academy in Indiana. Lindsay talks about how an "above and beyond" mindset is required to run an effective virtual program, and how they are re-imagining relationship building in a remote learning environment. Meet Edmentum's 2021 Inspiring Educator Award winners here!

Duration:00:45:43

E18: Avon High School's Tremendous Credit Recovery Success with Denise Handlon

8/19/2021
Edmentum's Administrator of the Year, Denise Handlon, joins us to talk about how they used Edmentum Courseware to increase credits earned in their credit recovery program by over 2000%. By laser focusing on preparing student's to re-enter first time credit classrooms, Denise and her team have been able to maximize the impact their school's curriculum on their most in-need students. Meet Edmentum's 2021 Inspiring Educator Award winners here!

Duration:00:55:49

[Summer of Reflection Series] E1: A Summer of Reflection with Jen Perry

6/17/2021
To kick off this summer of reflection series, Edmentum's SEL Learning Designer Jen Perry joins us to rethink what "reflection" means. From cooking, to kayaking, to listening to podcasts, David and Jen explore ways to find new meaning in summer activities.

Duration:00:17:06

[Summer of Reflection Series] E2: Four Steps to Build Your Personal Brand (and There’s PIE!) with Jonte Lee

6/17/2021
You may remember Jonte Lee, the DCPS kitchen chemistry teacher, from Ep 15 of The Edmentum Podcast. Through countless media features (Good Morning America, The Washington Post, CNN, and more) Jonte has honed his brand to maintain his commitment to the communities he serves. In addition to being an SME in science, Jonte also holds a masters in Marketing. In this episode, David and Jonte talk about how to build a personal brand.

Duration:00:24:57

[Summer of Reflection Series] E3: What the Mandalorian Teaches Us About Change Management with Daryl Vavrichek

6/17/2021
Daryl Vavrichek is a Change Management expert with over 20 years of experience in education. In this episode, David sits down with Daryl to discuss the first two steps in any change management effort, and reveals how the Mandalorian inspires us to walk the walk of the change we want to see in our districts and schools. #SummerofReflectionSeries

Duration:00:20:36

[Summer of Reflection Series] E4: Own the Moment with Mindfulness Magic with Samantha Snowden

6/17/2021
In our final episode of the Summer of Reflection mini series, David sits down with Samantha Snowden, a Kids and Family Mindfulness Expert at headspace. They talk about what mindfulness is, and how educators can use it to completely change the dynamic of their schools and classrooms. Also, a headspace subscription is FREE for educators. Check it out here https://www.headspace.com/educators #SummerofReflection

Duration:00:20:43

E17: Beyond Student Agency - The School Where Students Drive the Curriculum with Gever Tulley

5/6/2021
Exploration. Expression. Exposition. These are the cornerstones of learning at the Brightworks School in San Francisco, CA. This month David interviews Founder Gever Tulley to discuss how a strong student agency model re-evaluates the strictness of curriculum and instructional strategies to empower students AND teachers to learn and be resourceful.

Duration:00:54:54

E16: From Overwhelmed to Inspired: How to Be a Happy Teacher by Embracing Resiliency

3/25/2021
Listen to the recording from our [SXSW EDU 2021] live podcast event where special guest Jen Molitor, author of The Happy Teacher Handbook and principal of Blanchester Local Schools in Ohio, comes on The Edmentum Podcast to talk to host David Cicero about the importance of making resilience a conscious effort. We’ll discuss how to positively affect student engagement, parent interaction, and the teachers experience. Edmentum Educator Network members Julia Roberts, a lifelong educator who has...

Duration:00:53:15

E15: Becoming a Community Teacher Through Virtual Instruction with Jonte Lee

3/12/2021
Jonte Lee is the DCPS STEM teacher whose popularity skyrocketed after he turned his kitchen into an online chemistry lab for his students. In this episode, David sits down with Jonte and discovers how this innovation has led to increased access to authentic teaching and learning experiences not only for students, but the community at large.

Duration:00:54:52

E14: Leaving the Classroom to be an Effective Teacher with Meghan Ramsey

2/25/2021
Meghan Ramsey, the traveling teacher, has traveled to 27 countries so far throughout her teaching career. In this episode David sits down with Meghan to explore her transition from teaching inside to teaching outside the classroom, and how this drive to see the world has helped her approach education from a different lens.

Duration:00:36:21

E13: Taking Teaching on the Road with Cathy Cluck

1/7/2021
In this episode David sits down with Catherine Cluck, AP U.S. history teacher at Westlake High School in Austin, Texas, and the producer of a viral series of on-site history videos - #thegreatamericanhistoryroadtrip. During this episode they talk about the road trip, what barriers had to be overcome to make it happen, and how this instructional strategy deeply connects students to academic content.

Duration:00:40:19

[Podcast for Families Series] Effective Home Learning in 30-Minute Chunks

12/2/2020
It's the final episode in our first-ever mini series! Many families with students learning from home have discovered that the traditional school day schedule doesn’t always work when students are at the kitchen table instead of the classroom. But that’s not a bad thing by any means. Dr. Elizabeth Davis, education veteran and online learning instructional leader for Edmentum, talks to us about how we can take advantage of learning in the home environment and utilize the 30-minute chunks for...

Duration:00:23:41

[Podcast for Families Series] Get Your Child to Concentrate for 20 Minutes

12/2/2020
How can you help your child who is learning from home stay focused? In this minisode, Lindsay Foulkes, special education expert for classroom and learning strategy, joins us to discuss strategies for helping you with successfully guiding a child’s focus for a good 20 minutes. In our first-ever special minisode series, we're covering topics to help families, parents, and other stakeholders with navigating the twists and turns of at home learning.

Duration:00:17:41

[Podcast for Families Series] No Yelling Discipline

12/2/2020
Yelling is a typical human response when we feel frustrated or anxious, but every adult knows it’s not the best strategy when it comes to children. Jen Perry, Edmentum’s learning designer for social-emotional learning, chats with us on why yelling doesn’t work, and offers some better strategies to deal with behavior management at home. In our first-ever special minisode series, we're covering topics to help families, parents, and other stakeholders with navigating the twists and turns of...

Duration:00:23:53

[Podcast for Families Series] Boost Your Child's Memory and Impulse Control

12/2/2020
Many families recognize that it’s not always easy to get your child to concentrate on what they are learning, or to teach them something in a way that really sticks. Turns out the key may have to do with developing executive functioning skills. Jen Perry, Edmentum’s learning designer for social-emotional learning, explains how executive functioning skills play in learning, and how to help your student sharpen and develop their skills to improve memory and impulse control. In our first-ever...

Duration:00:19:11

[Podcast for Families Series] Get the Wiggles Out

12/2/2020
Sometimes everyone has a little trouble sitting still, staying focused, and concentrating. How can families with kids learning from home help students focus when a case of the wiggles sets in? Lindsay Foulkes, special education expert for classroom management and learning strategy, has a few tips and tricks that can help. In our first-ever special minisode series, we're covering topics to help families, parents, and other stakeholders with navigating the twists and turns of at home learning.

Duration:00:17:02

[Podcast for Families Series] Unique WFH Tips for Sanity

12/2/2020
Introducing Edmentum Podcast Minis! In our first-ever special minisode series, we're covering topics to help families, parents, and other stakeholders with navigating the twists and turns of at home learning. Education technology professional and dad, Mark Radcliff, joins us to share his tips on how he stays productive and positive while working from home, managing his team, and helping to care for his children all at the same time.

Duration:00:24:48

E12: How Teaching is Changing and How to Survive with Dr. Troy Podell

11/12/2020
Dr. Troy Podell is an expert in adolescent education and online education leadership, and is currently serving Downingtown Area School District as the Coordinator of Career Readiness. During this episode, we analyze the role of the teacher, how it is changing, and identify key skills that will be invaluable over the next 10 years.

Duration:01:03:58