Tech & Transformation | Episode 27 with Debbie Tannenbaum

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Debbie Tannenbaum is a School Based Technology Specialist in Fairfax County, Virginia. Debbie loves learning and helping students and teachers use technology as a creative tool to activate and amplify student learning. Debbie has always loved using technology. She has a Masters in Educational Technology from Johns Hopkins University (2002). Before becoming a Technology Specialist, Debbie was a classroom teacher … Read More

Reinventing Culture | Episode 26 with Dr. Courtney Plotts

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Dr. Courtney Plotts is a dynamic keynote speaker, author and professor. Dr. Plotts is the National Chair of the Council For At-Risk Student Education and Professional Standards, the country’s only organization that provides standards for working with marginalized and nontraditional students in Kindergarten to college. Her role as National Chair includes training, consulting, and research. Her subject matter expertise has … Read More

Delighting in Inclusion | Episode 25 with Melinda Arnost

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Melinda Arnost is a witty K-12 Intervention Specialist that is always thinking outside of the box. This curly-haired educator loves everything about teaching minus the paperwork and standardized tests. Melinda has her master’s degree in education, and is a Registered Behavior Therapist (RBT), a personal trainer for students with unique abilities and an autism guru. She has a passion for … Read More

Tiny Teachers | Episode 24 with Roots of Empathy

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Roots of Empathy (ROE) is a unique and impactful social-emotional literacy program reaching over 1 million young people globally. Created by Canadian educator and child advocate Mary Gordon, Roots of Empathy leverages the influence of a local family and their baby, who is four months old at the start of the program. Parent and baby visit an elementary classroom once … Read More

Episode 23 | Featuring Hedreich Nichols

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Hedreich Nichols is a curriculum designer and Middle Years Program district edtech lead from North Texas. She is also an author and equity consultant helping teachers and districts amplify the voices of all students. With her Cherry Lake Publishing equity series books, What is Anti-racism? and What is the Black Lives Matter Movement?, as well as her upcoming Solution Tree title … Read More