101: Finding The “Why” Before the “What” – Stephanie Howell chats with us about focusing on the “why” in education and then finding the “what” that aligns with it. 

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Instructional Technology Coordinator, Stephanie Howell, chats with us about focusing on the “why” in education and then finding the “what” that aligns with it. Stephanie shares the challenges she’s faced as a younger teacher in a leadership role, the power of connecting with others that can help you grow, and the importance of remembering what you said you were going … Read More

98: Learn to Love Failure – Meghan Deegan chats with us about the power of reflection, getting over the fear of failure, and surrounding yourself with the right people.

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Meghan Deegan chats with us about the power of reflection, getting over the fear of failure, and surrounding yourself with the right people. Meghan shares how she learned to love failure, why we need to instill that same love in our students, and how we can question ourselves in the right way. Episode Highlights 0:46 – Previewing the episode with … Read More

93: Practice What You Preach – Robert Breyer chats with us about setting the tone, leading by example, and practicing what you preach.

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Elementary Principal, Rob Breyer, chats with us about setting the tone, leading by example, and practicing what you preach. Rob shares why he loves classrooms that are never quiet, the reason he has the best kids in all of North Carolina, and what you need to do in order to successfully implement change. Episode Highlights 0:55 – Discussing how Jeff … Read More

87: Principal On A Skateboard – Michael Earnshaw chats with us about getting back the real you, the importance of modeling what you expect from others, and why he doesn’t care about test scores.

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 The Principal on a Skateboard, Michael Earnshaw, chats with us about getting back the real you, the importance of modeling what you expect from others, and why he doesn’t care about test scores. Michael shares why we need to get out of our comfort  zones, how you can use “speed dating” with your staff, and why if you know … Read More

86: Let Them Own It – Maryanne Cullinan and Ellen Kidd chat about giving students ownership, the power of building community, and why we sometimes need to get out of the way.

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Our dynamic duo, Maryanne Cullinan and Ellen Kidd, chat about giving students ownership, the power of building community, and why we sometimes need to get out of the way. Ellen and Maryanne share how we can work to give kids the capacity to solve their own problems, why we need to build relationships to help others take risks, and the … Read More