Ep. 32: With Age Comes… | Yvette Jackson | Non-Verbal Cues

Tom SchimmerThe Tom Schimmer Podcast

In Don’t @ Me (1:18), Tom explores the societal contradiction that emerges when we finish the expression, “With Ages Comes Wisdom.” Then, Tom is joined by Dr. Yvette Jackson (13:55), author of Pedagogy of Confidence to discuss the equity issue surrounding Special Education and Gifted programs. Finally, in Assessment Corner (1:32:14), Tom discusses the formative role of non-verbal cues in … Read More

Episode 18 | Featuring Shelley Moore

Brad HughesGood News Brad News Podcast

Shelley Moore, originally from Edmonton, Alberta and now based in Vancouver, British Columbia, is a highly sought after teacher, researcher, consultant and storyteller and she has worked with school districts and community organizations throughout both Canada and the United States. Her research and work has been featured at national and international conferences and is constructed based on theory and effective practices of … Read More

Learning to Drive During Rush Hour: A Perspective

Martin SilvermanBlog, Lead Better

TL;DR: Typically, new drivers can learn on a wide street or parking lot. It is only after they have developed confidence that they are usually taken on the highway. Similar to how we wouldn’t expect a new driver to learn to drive during rush hour, we can’t expect students with special needs to move on before they are ready. In … Read More

Let’s Talk About Ableist Language

Cait O'ConnorBlog, Differentiate Better

TL;DR Ableism shows up in our language and actions, even at school. It’s important to consider both identity first and people first language. Ableist language factors into our daily interactions with each other and the structures of power around us. What is ableism? People experience disability differently. There are physical, cognitive, and learning disabilities, and mental illnesses, to name a … Read More

Episode #110: Go Get It with Chip Baker

Barbara BrayRethinking Learning Podcast

Rethinking Learning Podcast Episode 110 with Chip Baker

Chip Baker is a fourth-generation educator, a speaker, host of the Success Chronicles Podcast, host of the Radio 111.7 Show, a Coach/Trainer for the John Gordon Power of Positive Leadership, and is the author of multiple books, videos, and resources.  What it was like growing up I was born in Dallas, Tx. My parents separated when I was five years … Read More