23. Being a LeadHER with Dr. Angela Draper

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Hey Designers, Lead with Courage and Love. This is the mission of Dr. Angela Draper who started her podcast, The Virtual Principal, as a way to provide support and encouragement to other principals and aspiring leaders in the summer of 2020 when school leaders were just figuring out how to navigate teaching and leading during the pandemic. What started as … Read More

22. Jumpstart Your Habits by Building Momentum from the Start

Michele Schmidt MooreDesign Lessons Podcast

Hey Designers: In this episode, we are exploring how to jump start a habit by building momentum at the start. When we talk about designing our lives and our learning experiences,  we are focusing on developing those areas of our life that are going to make us happy and healthy for a long time. So maybe you want to build a … Read More

21. Creating Engaging Lessons with Marybeth Penna

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Hey Designers, What do Youtube, Among US, and a Middle Schooler Mindset have in common? They are all tools and ways that Mary Beth Penna, a 7th grade ELA teacher is using to engage her students and parents alike. Have you been worried about the mental health of your students? Marybeth also shares ways that she is using to combat … Read More

20. Modern Classroom Jobs with Thom Gibson

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Hey Designers, Today we get to talk to Thom Gibson. Thom’s modern twist on classroom jobs and classroom economies aligns with our relationships touchstone and gives us a new strategy to create an engaged community of students. Thom has a passion for audio engineering and creating videos and as a result he has created a Youtube channel to share how … Read More

19. Teachers Changing the Game with Mike Franklin

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Hey Designers, In this episode, we get to talk to Mike Franklin, the Maryland Teacher of the Year and the author of the book, Teachers Changing the Game. Mike is a great example of someone who knows his why. He uses his passion for creating strong relationships, leadership, and positive environments to impact students and adults alike. Mike is a … Read More