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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

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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.

Twitter:

@edmentum

Language:

English


Episodes

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

E11: Leveraging the Home Learning Environment with Dr. Elizabeth Davis

10/13/2020
Dr. Elizabeth Davis is an education veteran. For nearly 20 years she has helped schools develop strategies for connecting school and home to provide effective learning experiences and today she is an online learning instructional leader for Edmentum. During this episode we dig into the difference between quality e-learning and "emergency" learning and how educators and families can both contribute to effective in-home instruction.

Duration:00:40:41

E10: Creating an Impactful SEL Program and COVID Recovery Plan with Melisa Sandoval

9/10/2020
Joining us on this episode of the Edmentum Podcast is Melisa Sandoval, a licensed professional counselor and school administrator. Melisa has experience as a psychotherapist, a mental health interventionist, an assistant principal, and today she works as the Director of Social Emotional Learning and Student Agency at Westminster Public Schools in Colorado. She shares with us the WPS comprehensive SEL framework and their COVID-19 SEL recovery plan to guide schools on where to focus their...

Duration:00:42:35

E9: Exploring the Purpose of Education According to Paulo Freire with Dr. Rolf Straubhaar

8/6/2020
Dr. Rolf Straubhaar is an education policy scholar trained in anthropology, and has led research on education trends in Rio de Janeiro and projects funded by the Gates Foundation. He taught and held leadership positions in adult education programs in Brazil and Mozambique for several years, before becoming a K-12 teacher in the United States. Today he is an Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership at Texas State University. He joins us on The Edmentum Podcast to help us understand Paulo...

Duration:01:02:25

E8: Discussing Structural Racism and Racial Equity in Education with Dr. Tracey Benson

7/9/2020
In this episode, author, activist, social justice advocate, and Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership at UNC Charlotte, Dr. Tracey Benson, explains why structural racism exists, what it is, and how schools can make lasting changes towards racial equity. We also briefly discuss his new book, Unconscious Bias in Schools: A Developmental Approach to Exploring Race and Racism.

Duration:00:42:18

E7: Rethinking the Purpose of Schooling with Dr. Michael Hynes

6/25/2020
On this episode, Dr. Michael Hynes, public school superintendent for the Port Washington School district in New York, TEDx speaker, and author of "Staying Grounded: 12 Principles to Transform School Leader Effectiveness," talks with us about the first steps towards innovation in schooling, and shares insights from his time in Finland.

Duration:00:44:12

E6: Dr. Robin Kay - A Researcher's Perspective on EdTech Tools

6/3/2020
In this episode of the The Edmentum Podcast, host David Cicero talks with Dr. Robin Kay, the Interim Dean of the Faculty of Education at Ontario Tech University, about what educational technology research says about what’s important when evaluating educational technology tools.

Duration:01:15:56

E5: Talking Student Mental Health During COVID-19 with Andrew Baxter

4/15/2020
In our 5th episode of the Edmentum Podcast, David sits down with Andrew Baxter, the lead for the Alberta mental health literacy project. He's worked in school based and community mental health for over 18 years, he currently serves as the lead for the Alberta mental health literacy project, which is rolling out in school boards across the province and is also the lead project coordinator for teenmentalhealth.org, an organization devoted to providing mental health literacy education...

Duration:00:34:58

E4: Immersive Learning and Partnerships with Dee Maynard of the Kennedy Space Center

4/14/2020
In our 4th episode of the Edmentum Podcast, David sits down with Dee Maynard, an education veteran with over 20 years of experience teaching both in and out of the traditional classroom. Today, she is the education program manager at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, and integral part of the astronaut training experience or ATX as it’s called. [Edmentum Podcast] Episode 4: Immersive Learning and Partnerships with Dee Maynard Originally posted February 2020

Duration:00:44:47

E2: Using Empathy to Increase Academic Engagement

4/14/2020
On this month’s podcast, I sit down with Liz Gallo, the founder of WhyMaker. WhyMaker helps schools implement design thinking, a method that helps groups discover and develop potential solutions for complex problems. During our interview, Liz explained that she feels the greatest thing lacking in how we educate students is how often we give them opportunities to empathize. And, she may be right. [Edmentum Podcast] Episode 2: Using Empathy to Increase Academic Engagement Originally posted...

Duration:00:38:22