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This audio podcast is comprised of interviews and solo shows focused on providing ideas and resources for K-12 teachers and school-based administrators. It is updated weekly. Dr. Steven Miletto has been an educator in Georgia for 30 years. He has served public school families as a history teacher, assistant principal, and high school principal. Currently, he is the executive director of the Heart of Georgia RESA. David Rogers is the Technology guru. He uses Audacity to make me sound like I know what I am doing. He is the magic behind the finished productions. Ben Sheffield is the creator of our opening and closing song, Yeah, Yeah. You can find more about him at http://www.reverbnation.com/dramasceneband

This audio podcast is comprised of interviews and solo shows focused on providing ideas and resources for K-12 teachers and school-based administrators. It is updated weekly. Dr. Steven Miletto has been an educator in Georgia for 30 years. He has served public school families as a history teacher, assistant principal, and high school principal. Currently, he is the executive director of the Heart of Georgia RESA. David Rogers is the Technology guru. He uses Audacity to make me sound like I know what I am doing. He is the magic behind the finished productions. Ben Sheffield is the creator of our opening and closing song, Yeah, Yeah. You can find more about him at http://www.reverbnation.com/dramasceneband
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This audio podcast is comprised of interviews and solo shows focused on providing ideas and resources for K-12 teachers and school-based administrators. It is updated weekly. Dr. Steven Miletto has been an educator in Georgia for 30 years. He has served public school families as a history teacher, assistant principal, and high school principal. Currently, he is the executive director of the Heart of Georgia RESA. David Rogers is the Technology guru. He uses Audacity to make me sound like I know what I am doing. He is the magic behind the finished productions. Ben Sheffield is the creator of our opening and closing song, Yeah, Yeah. You can find more about him at http://www.reverbnation.com/dramasceneband

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Episodes

Cynthia Long & ASL Teaching Resources - 252

7/17/2019
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Cynthia Long is a Nationally ASL Certified Interpreter and founder of Sign Baby Sign. She is dedicated to helping all teachers work with deaf, hearing, and special needs children. She has an amazing website and podcast where you will find all kinds of free resources. Check it out at - ASLTeachingResources.com By the way, Cynthia is giving you free access to Flash Cards (which normally are not free). Just use the code FREEFC at checkout. Cynthia has extensive experience homeschooling...

Duration:00:43:53

Meg Medina Shares Her Summer Reading List - 251

7/10/2019
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Meg Medina is an award-winning and New York Times best-selling author who writes picture books, as well as middle grade and young adult fiction. Her 2018 book Merci Suárez Changes Gears, is a 2019 John Newbery Medal winner, and a 2019 Charlotte Huck Honor Book. Today, Meg is sharing a summer reading list for kids. Listen as she shares picture books, chapter books, middle grade, and young adult titles. As Meg says, summer is a great time to encourage reading. You'll hear her passion for...

Duration:00:41:14

Madeline Whitaker Good & Katherine Whitaker discuss their book: Your First Year - 250

6/21/2019
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Madeline Whitaker Good and Katherine Whitaker are the authors of Your First Year: How to Survive and Thrive as a New Teacher (2016, Taylor & Francis; A Routledge Eye on Education Book) The book is co-written with their father Todd Whitaker. Your First Year focuses on the skills and mindsets needed to be successful during your first year in school. Madeline and Katherine wrote the book while they were in their first year of teaching. Madeline Whitaker Good is currently a middle school...

Duration:01:14:05

Rick Snyder: Decisive Intuition, the Book Launch, and a New Venture - 249

6/13/2019
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Today we're catching up with Rick Snyder the author of Decisive Intuition: Use your gut instincts to make smart business decisions (Career Press, 2019). You may remember that we last talked with Rick on episode 238 as Decisive Intuition was about to be released. He has had a successful book launch and so I thought that it would be fun catching up with him. Rick Snyder is the founder and CEO of Invisible Edge, an international consulting firm that builds high-performance environments in...

Duration:01:00:04

Jerome Wade Shares His Book: Unleashed - 248

6/7/2019
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Jerome "Romey" Wade, CSP, is the author of Unleashed: Dominate Your Limitations. Break Through Your Barriers. Live An Extraordinary Life (2016). Jerome also is an international speaker and an advisor to executive leaders. With 25 years of C-Suite experience, Jerome is a seasoned authority on executive performance and organizational culture. Jerome is the global authority on Executive Fatigue™, marshaling his more than 25 years of experience to ensure business owners, executives, and...

Duration:01:10:30

Ge-Anne Bolhuis Talks About Independent Reading Choice - 247

5/30/2019
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We first talked with Ge-Anne Bolhuis almost a year ago on episode 205 of Teaching Learning Leading K12 where we talked about the Future Ready Librarian. Today we are focused on Independent Reading Choice. Ge-Anne started her career in education in 1994 in Middle Tennessee. She moved to Georgia in 2003 and immediately fell in love with professional learning. She served as a classroom teacher, computer skills teacher and later as a school-level instructional technology coach. She holds...

Duration:00:49:09

Terrie Young, Amanda Amerson, and Margaret Higginbotham discuss IEPs and the IEP process - 246

5/17/2019
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Dr. Terrie Young, Amanda Amerson, and Margaret Higginbotham discuss IEP's and the IEP process with me on Teaching Learning Leading K12. Recently, I had a request from a listener to spend some time on this topic, so I want to say thank you for reaching out and here is a general discussion about IEPs and the IEP process. Dr. Terrie Young is the Director of East Central Georgia Learning Resources System where she provides technical assistance and training on special education related...

Duration:01:02:01

Lou Alpert - "Surrender: A Love Letter to My Daughter" - 245

5/10/2019
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Lou Alpert is the author of "Surrender: A Love Letter to My Daughter." (2019). Surrender (2019) is Lou's memoir. It tracks her response to her daughter’s rampant drug abuse, delinquency, and rejection of her family. It is a testament to Lou’s faith in the face of a disease that continues to ravage the lives of millions of Americans while serving as a guide for addict’s loved ones who want to protect and support them without pushing them away. Crystal Champ’s infamous story is one of hope...

Duration:00:42:42

Joe Finkelstein: Audio-Video-Film Class, Teaching, & Stand-up Comedy -244

5/4/2019
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Joe Finkelstein teaches Audio-Video-Film class at The Hutchings College and Career Academy in the Bibb County Public School System, Macon, GA. He is focused on helping kids develop a purpose and pursue a future path. His own career path has had some very cool twists and turns. Two of my favorites: being an 800 number support staff member who answered the questions of the Olympic torch carriers and being a stand-up comedian in New York City. Awesome! Originally from the state of New...

Duration:01:35:47

Sharon Jones: Getting Girls Interested in STEM, Consulting, & the Dottie Rose Foundation

4/27/2019
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Sharon Jones is the founder and CEO of the dot.consulting company and The Dottie Rose Foundation, where she leads and implements technology-focused education and innovation. She is focused on getting girls interested in STEM career fields - Just check out her Dottie Rose Foundation. Dr. Jones has found her passion in education and has served as a Career and Technical Education teacher in Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools and Wake County Schools as well as a Senior Technical Trainer with...

Duration:01:18:10

Tim Helms: Teaching, Learning, and a Family of Teachers - 242

4/19/2019
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Tim Helms, Sr. is in his 41st year in education in Georgia (US). He was a high school science teacher, head football coach and an athletic director. He has served as a principal at all three levels, including high school principal at Thomasville and Cairo High Schools, Georgia. He also served as the assistant superintendent of human resources for Houston County Schools in middle Georgia, and as a school improvement specialist with Middle Georgia RESA before returning to southwest...

Duration:00:53:01

Marc Griffiths and "Get Out Your Box" - 241

4/11/2019
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Marc Griffiths is an award-winning ventriloquist, an engaging motivational speaker, and the author of the books "Get Happy: Make Your Dreams Come True Now!" and Dream Stealer. He has addressed more than 1,000,000 people in 5,000 talks worldwide. He works with children and adults. You will love his message of "Get Out Your Box!" As a Keynote speaker he has researched, written and spoken for 25 years, speaking to all types of audiences on the subjects of Happiness, Personal and...

Duration:01:02:21

Todd Whitaker talks about his book Dealing With Difficult Parents - 240

4/6/2019
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Todd Whitaker talks with me about teaching teachers and school-based administrators how to work with and talk with parents. His book "Dealing With Difficult Parents" (Routledge, 2016) written with Douglas J. Fiore is an awesome tool that every educator should take time to read and put into practice. Our discussion focuses on practical techniques that you will find helpful. Todd is a professor of educational leadership at the University of Missouri and professor emeritus at Indiana State...

Duration:01:02:55

Scott Phillips talks about his film: Do It Differently - 239

3/29/2019
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Do It Differently “...tells the deeply personal stories of four fathers raising autistic children. The dads describe their ongoing journeys, from ‘the moment everything changed’ to present day. They see opportunity where others see disability and they'll help educators do the same. Their autistic kids are doing amazing things, and subsequently knocking down barriers and opening eyes.” You can watch Do It Differently for free on Amazon Prime and YouTube. Scott Phillips is a video...

Duration:01:04:13

Rick Snyder and Decisive Intuition - 238

3/22/2019
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Rick Snyder has written a book - Decisive Intuition: Use Your Gut Instincts to Make Smart Business Decisions (2019). If you make decisions in your world you are going to want to read Rick's book. He teaches you, in a very reader-friendly manner, how to listen to the internal voice that is telling you what you should do. Awesome book that you are going to want to read. Rick Snyder is the founder and CEO of Invisible Edge, an international consulting firm that builds high-performance...

Duration:01:12:37

Why Do You Teach? - 237

3/19/2019
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Why do you teach? I recently watched an episode of the television show - Schooled (which I like by the way.) On this episode the question of teaching and why is a major part of the storyline. No spoilers...find it. It's a feel-good moment in the show. It got me thinking about why. So here are three of the reasons why I taught and why I made my whole career about working with kids: 1. How many professionals have the possibility of making the positive impact that you can as an educator? 2....

Duration:00:44:45

Kasey Bell and Shake Up Learning - 236

3/8/2019
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Kasey Bell is a guru of all things Google. Many know her from her website Shakeuplearning.com and its amazing resources for learning how to use Google and its tools. She also is the co-host of The Google Teacher Tribe where she and Matt Miller give great advice for making the most of Google apps. Today we are getting caught up - she was a guest on Teaching Learning Leading K12 on episode 100 - about her website, book (The Shake Up Learning Book ), the podcast, speaking and questions,...

Duration:00:44:35

Elaine Halligan and My Child's Different - 235

3/1/2019
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Elaine Halligan talks with me today about her book, My Child’s Different: The Lessons Learned from One Family’s Struggle to Unlock Their Son’s Potential (Crown House Publishing 2018). "My Child’s Different is the true story of her family’s journey with a child who is different (her son Sam). Elaine shares the transformation of an angry, struggling child into a capable, reflective, wonderful young man. What makes that transformation possible is his parents, who learn the positive parenting...

Duration:00:58:16

3 Examples of How Lifelines for Teachers Work - 234

2/22/2019
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This is the final part of my three episode discussion of lifelines for teachers. If a lifeline is that extra hand, that helping hand, that life preserver or pole or flotation device that keeps your head above water or keeps you from sliding down the hill then a lifeline in school is that person who reaches out to help you with your daily tasks. The peer or colleague who keeps you from drowning in your work. This assistance gets you caught up or helps you understand how to do something...

Duration:01:00:02

5 Ways That Teacher Lifelines Appear in Schools - 233

2/16/2019
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5 Ways That Teacher Lifelines Appear in Schools From time to time classroom teachers require a lifeline. In the previous episode, I talked about 5 Reasons Why Teachers Need a Lifeline. Those reasons were: 1. Falling behind. 2. Not sure what to do. 3. Struggling with classroom management. 4. Peer interactions. 5. Parent interactions. Today, I am sharing: 5 Ways That Teacher Lifelines Appear in Schools 1. Peers within the school. 2. Administration. 3. Colleagues in professional...

Duration:00:40:29