April 2014 Issue

Education & Public Policy

High-Impact Leadership

Alison Levine

With Alison Levine

Alison Levine is a history-making explorer and mountain climber and the author of the best selling book, On the Edge: The Art of High-Impact Leadership. She joins us this month to talk about the lessons learned from her various expeditions and to connect those to real world leadership principles. Continue

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Teaching & Learning

Flipping the Classroom

Kathleen Fulton

With Kathleen Fulton

The flipped classroom is becoming more and more popular, but what does it really entail and what are its benefits for students, teachers and schools? Educational technology expert Kathleen Fulton joins us to answer those questions in this segment. Continue

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Teaching & Learning

School Leaders and the Common Core

Jim Burke

With Jim Burke

Jim Burke, author of The Common Core Companion book series, joins us to talk about the CCSS and how school leaders should be leading and engaging with it. A winner of numerous awards, Burke currently serves on board for PARCC and offers a great perspective on the Common Core for school leaders because he is an active teacher. Continue

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Administration & Leadership

Academic Return on Investment

Nate Levenson

With Nathan Levenson

Nate Levenson is a former superintendent who currently serves as the Managing Director of the District Management Council. He joins us to talk about the concept of Academic Return on Investment, an approach that says that school leaders need to know what’s working and what’s working cost effectively, so they can free up dollars for the programs and initiatives that do work. Continue

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Administration & Leadership

Planning for the End of the School Year

Frank Buck

With Frank Buck

Frank Buck is one of the country’s leading experts on organization and time management for school leaders, and he joins us with some timely advice for school leaders on planning for the end of the school year. Continue

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Administration & Leadership

Hire Better Teachers Now

Dale Rose

With Dale Rose

What do best practices look like when it comes to hiring the best teachers? Dale Rose, lead author of Hire Better Teachers Now joins us to talk about some of the common mistakes that school leaders tend to make when screening candidates and conducting interviews. Continue

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Teaching & Learning

Breaking the Mold of Classroom Management

Classroom Management

With Andrea Honigsfeld and Audrey Cohan

Classroom management can be an overwhelming challenge for new teachers, and even experienced teachers struggle while trying to manage today’s diverse classrooms. To talk about classroom management from a 21st century perspective we’re joined by Andrea Honigsfeld and Audrey Cohan, professors of education at Molloy College. Continue

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