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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

Lorenzo Gomez III - Tafolla Toro: Three Years of Fear -272

12/7/2019
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In his new book, Tafolla Toro: Three Years of Fear (2019), Lorenzo Gomez III reaches back in time to share stories of his turbulent, traumatic, and often violent middle school years in one of San Antonio’s most crime-riddled neighborhoods. This is episode 272 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast. Lorenzo opens up to reveal the fear, anxiety, and hopelessness he felt as a teenager and how those forces shaped his life until he began taking steps as an adult to improve his...

Duration:00:52:39

David Miletto: Italian Heritage, Family Stories, Chicago, Life, & Art, part 2 - 271

11/29/2019
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David Miletto is an artist. He was a child in the 50s, a teenager in the 60s, and in the late 60s- early 70s a college student. This is episode 271 of Teaching Learning Leading K12 which is part 2 of a multi-part series of interviews with David. We talk about being an Italian American, living in the era, Chicago, family stories and life in general. At the end of each episode, David describes a project he is working on and the help that he is seeking to make it come alive. He has always been...

Duration:01:07:44

William Manzanares IV discusses his book - "I Can't Read" - 270

11/21/2019
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If not being able to read was a disease, it would be an epidemic. Millions of Americans can’t read but illiteracy often goes unacknowledged or unnoticed. If you are the parent or teacher of a child who struggles with reading, you know the painful way that illiteracy steals their confidence and robs them of the joy that comes from learning. William Manzanares IV – a member of the Puyallup Tribe in Washington state – wrote I Can’t Read: A Guide to Success Through Failure (2019) to give...

Duration:00:51:03

David Miletto: Italian Heritage, Family Stories, Chicago, Life, & Art - 269

11/15/2019
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David Miletto is an artist. He has an amazing talent for bringing ideas to life. This is episode 269 of Teaching Learning Leading K12 and the first part of a multi-part interview with David as we talk about Italian heritage, family stories, Chicago, life in the 50's-60's-70's, and art. He also is one of my favorite uncles. He has an incredible sense of humor. He is an amazing cook who makes his own pasta and I swear I can sense when he is cooking...awesome aromas! And I always...

Duration:01:32:59

Daniel H. Shapiro: The 5 Practices of the Caring Mentor - 268

11/7/2019
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Dr. Daniel H. Shapiro has served for over twenty years as a teacher, school counselor, mentor, and district leader in the Broward County Public Schools in Florida. This is episode 268 of Teaching Learning Leading K12. He received National Board Teacher Certification in early adolescence/English language arts in 2006, earned his master’s degree in school counseling in 2009, and received his doctoral degree in education with a specialization in instructional leadership in 2012. His doctoral...

Duration:00:54:31

The IEP Process with Dr. Terrie Young, Amanda Amerson, & Donna McNair - 267

10/31/2019
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Dr. Terrie Young, Amanda Amerson, and Donna McNair talk with me about the IEP process. This is episode 267 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast. We started this conversation in episode 246. Please take the time to listen to that episode, as well. Dr. Terrie Young is the Director of East Central Georgia Learning Resources System where she provides technical assistance and training on special education-related topics to administrators, teachers, and support staff for the ten...

Duration:00:40:12

Brian Buffington: Goosechase, A.I., Google Tools, and More Happy Music - 266

10/24/2019
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Brian Buffington talks with me about Goosechase, A. I., using Google Tools, and new Happy Music. This is episode 266 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast for educators. Brian Buffington is an EDU pioneer, always sniffing out better ways to increase student engagement and learning through technology. He inspires thousands of teachers, admins, and students in regards to instructional technology strategies, professional media production, and digital living education. Brian...

Duration:00:49:34

Powerful Teaching with Patrice M. Bain - 265

10/18/2019
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Patrice M. Bain co-authored Powerful Teaching: Unleash the Science of Learning with Dr. Pooja K. Agarwal (2019) This is episode 265 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast for educators. Patrice M. Bain, Ed.S. is passionate about student success using research-based strategies. As a veteran K–12 teacher, Patrice recently completed more than 25 years teaching social studies at a middle school in Illinois. Patrice is the only teacher-author of the popular practice guide,...

Duration:00:52:16

Barbara R. Blackburn: Advocacy From A to Z - 264

10/10/2019
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Barbara R. Blackburn is the author of Advocacy from A to Z (2018) written with her father Robert Blackburn and Ronald Williamson. Today, Barbara shares what advocacy is, why educators need to pursue it, and how the listeners can get involved. This is episode 264 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast for educators. Ranked in the Top 30 Global Gurus in Education, Barbara has dedicated her life to raising the level of rigor and motivation for professional educators and students...

Duration:00:31:30

Jennifer Kushell: Impacting the Lives of Young People - 263

10/3/2019
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Jennifer Kushell, CEO and founder of EYP Ventures has been on a mission to impact the lives and futures of young people globally for the past two decades. As the creator of Exploring Your Potential (EYP) the revolutionary career planning online platform, Kushell aims to dramatically change how we prepare the next generation for the world of work. This is episode 263 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast. Author of the New York Times Bestseller Secrets of the Young &...

Duration:00:46:01

Ted Dintersmith and What School Could Be, part 2 - 262

9/27/2019
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Ted Dintersmith discusses his book What School Could Be: Insights and Inspiration From Teachers Across America (2018) on episode 262 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast for educators. Ted is a successful venture capitalist with an eye on changing school. His four-decade career spans technology, business, public policy, and education philanthropy. He earned a PhD in engineering from Stanford University, lead a high tech start-up, and ranked as the top venture capitalist in...

Duration:01:00:17

Lydia Dean Discusses Her Book: Jumping the Picket Fence - 261

9/19/2019
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Lydia Dean discusses her book Jumping the Picket Fence, global travel, philanthropy, and living one’s passion for episode 261 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast for educators. At the age of 30, Lydia Dean finds herself at the top of her game professionally, yet on the verge of an emotional breakdown. She quits her job and persuades her husband John to bring their young family on an inspirational path around the world in search of more meaning. The family initially settles in...

Duration:00:34:01

Katherine Whitaker and Madeline Whitaker-Good discuss their book "Classroom Management From the Ground Up" - 260

9/13/2019
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Madeline Whitaker Good and Katherine Whitaker discuss their book Classroom Management From the Ground Up (2019) with me on episode 260 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast for educators. Madeline Whitaker Good is currently a middle school math teacher in Springfield, Missouri. Prior to moving to middle school, Madeline was an elementary school teacher in two different school districts. Katherine Whitaker is currently a high school math teacher in Kansas City, Missouri....

Duration:00:27:45

Gabriel Rene and The Spatial Web - 259

9/3/2019
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Gabriel Rene talks with me today about his book - The Spatial Web: How Web 3.0 Will Connect Humans, Machines, and AI to Transform the World. (2019). If you are listening on September 3rd, 2019, the book is available for .99 on Amazon for a limited time for you as a listener to Teaching Learning Leading K12. Gabriel is a technologist, researcher, and entrepreneur with a 25-year career in the Technology, Telecom and Media Industries specializing in emerging technologies and their...

Duration:01:05:02

Mark C Perna and Answering Why, part 2 - 258

8/29/2019
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Catching up with Mark C. Perna, finding out about the book launch, and delving a little more into his award-winning book - Answering Why: Unleashing Passion, Purpose, and Performance in Younger Generations. This is episode 258 of the audio podcast Teaching Learning Leading K12. Mark C. Perna is the founder and CEO of TFS (Tools for Schools) in Cleveland, Ohio, a full-service strategic consulting firm whose mission is to share and support every client’s passion for making a difference. As...

Duration:00:36:41

Kevin Stoller and Creating Better Learning Environments - 257

8/23/2019
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Kevin Stoller is the Co-Founder and CEO of Kay-Twelve, the author of the book Creating Better Learning Environments, and the voice behind The Better Learning Podcast. Today, we talk about his book, the podcast, what a better learning environment looks like, and so much more. Driven by his passion for enhancing the learning process, Kevin started Kay-Twelve in 2009. The underlying mission and philosophy of Kay-Twelve exemplify his commitment to improving the learning environment. Kevin...

Duration:01:01:13

Heather Buskirk and Project Based Learning - 256

8/16/2019
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Heather Buskirk, M.A. is an instructional methods advisor at K12 and a national board-certified teacher with years of experience designing project-based learning. Heather was an integral part of designing and teaching at HFM PTECH, a project-based learning and career-focused, early college high school in New York. She earned a B.A. in astronomy and physics and her M.A. in teaching with a physics certification from the University of Virginia. Today, we are going to talk about the...

Duration:00:32:52

John Almarode and Clarity For Learning - 255

8/9/2019
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Dr. John Almarode shares key ideas from his book Clarity for Learning: Five Essential Practices That Empower Students and Teachers. This is episode 255 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast for educators. Dr. John Almarode, a bestselling author, has worked with schools, classrooms, and teachers all over the world. He has presented locally, nationally, and internationally on the application of the science of learning to the classroom, school, and home environments. He has...

Duration:01:03:13

Karen Gross and Combating the Summer Brain Drain - 254

8/2/2019
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Karen Gross talks with me about combating the summer brain drain. She shares different inexpensive ways that families can encourage learning that is fun. Karen is the author of the popular children's book series about Lady Lucy. She has taught and continues to teach across the educational pipeline. Karen is a former college president and senior advisor to the U.S. Department of Education. She currently serves as Senior Counsel to Widmeyer Communications, a Finn Partners Company. She...

Duration:00:50:56

Dr. Steven Greene and Make The Grade - 253

7/27/2019
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Steven Greene - The Success Doctor - is an author, educator, and founder of Make the Grade, a tutoring/education/training company. A lifelong educator, Dr. Greene holds teaching certification in comprehensive science and has taught math and science at the middle school, high school (public and independent) and university level. Over the past 23 years, Steven has worked with over 11,000 students and their families. He has also worked with entrepreneurs where he helped them achieve...

Duration:00:49:13