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Dec 11, 2019

In this episode Jenn David-Lang of The Main Idea and I talk with Will Parker about his new book Messaging Matters: How School Leaders Can Inspire Teachers, Motivate Students, and Reach Communities, which Jenn has summarized in The Main Idea.  You can learn more about Will and his work at his website: https://williamdparker.com/.

Send your comments, questions, and show ideas to mike@schoolleadershipshow.com.  Consider rating the podcast in iTunes and leaving a comment.  And please pass the show along to your colleagues. If you or someone you know would like to sponsor the show, send me an email:  mike@schoolleadershipshow.com.

Nov 13, 2019

In this episode Jenn David-Lang of The Main Idea and I talk about student engagement.  Our conversation is based on the book Engagement by Design: Creating Learning Environments Where Students Thrive by Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey, Russell Quaglia, Dominique Smith, and Lisa Lande, which Jenn has recently summarized in The Main Idea.


Send your comments, questions, and show ideas to mike@schoolleadershipshow.com.  Consider rating the podcast in iTunes and leaving a comment.  And please pass the show along to your colleagues. If you or someone you know would like to sponsor the show, send me an email at mike@schoolleadershipshow.com.

Oct 30, 2019

Teru Clavel is a comparative international education specialist, speaker, and author.  Her book World Class: One Mother’s Journey Halfway Around the Globe in Search of the Best Education for Her Children, is a must-read for anyone interested in improving our education systems in the United States.  Teru and I have a lively discussion about her experiences, what she learned about how different countries approach education, and the implications for our K-12 systems.  Teru promised me a round two, and after you hear this conversation, you will know why I can’t wait to have her back on the show. You can learn more about Teru and her work at www.teruclavel.com

Send your comments, questions, and show ideas to mike@schoolleadershipshow.com.  Consider rating the podcast in iTunes and leaving a comment.  And please pass the show along to your colleagues. If you or someone you know would like to sponsor the show, send me an email at mike@schoolleadershipshow.com.

Oct 24, 2019

Jenn David-Lang of The Main Idea and I talk about critical feedback and difficult conversations.  Our conversation is based on a chapter in a new book by Jenn David-Lang and Kim Marshall - The Best of the Marshall Memo Book One: Ideas and Action Steps to Energize Leadership, Teaching, and Learning.  This is a wide-ranging discussion about strategies for having crucial conversations with students, colleagues, staff, and parents.


Send your comments, questions, and show ideas to mike@schoolleadershipshow.com.  Consider rating the podcast in iTunes and leaving a comment.  And please pass the show along to your colleagues. If you or someone you know would like to sponsor the show, send me an email at mike@schoolleadershipshow.com.

Oct 17, 2019

In this episode educator and author Kim Marshall (www.marshallmemo.com) and I talk about his new book co-authored with Jenn David Lang (www.themainidea.net) - The Best of the Marshall Memo Book One: Ideas and Action Steps to Energize Leadership, Teaching, and Learning.  We talk about the structure of the book and how it will help busy school leaders grow and develop.  Kim has offered listeners of this podcast a free copy of, “Chapter Two: Managing Time for Impact.” 

Kim also mentioned a cool book that he is currently reading - Visual Intelligence: Sharpen Your Perception, Change Your Life by Amy Herman. 

You can access much of Kim Marshall’s work for free at www.marshallmemo.com.  His weekly Marshall Memo helps countless educators stay current on what’s happening in K-12 education.  Enjoy this conversation with Kim Marshall.

Send your comments, questions, and show ideas to mike@schoolleadershipshow.com. Consider rating the podcast in iTunes and leaving a comment.  And please pass the show along to your colleagues. If you or someone you know would like to sponsor the show, send me an email at mike@schoolleadershipshow.com.

Sep 23, 2019

Jenn David-Lang of The Main Idea and I talk about interviewing and hiring teachers.  Our conversation is based on a chapter in a new book by Jenn David-Lang and Kim Marshall - The Best of the Marshall Memo Book One: Ideas and Action Steps to Energize Leadership, Teaching, and Learning.  Specifically we discuss strategies for spotting candidates, reviewing and updating hiring processes, and developing interview questions.


Send your comments, questions, and show ideas to mike@schoolleadershipshow.com.  Consider rating the podcast in iTunes and leaving a comment.  And please pass the show along to your colleagues. If you or someone you know would like to sponsor the show, send me an email at mike@schoolleadershipshow.com.

Sep 16, 2019

Guest host Jenn David-Lang of The Main Idea interviews author and consultant Elena Aguilar.  Elena’s books - The Art of Coaching, The Art of Coaching Teams, and Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators - are must-reads for all school leaders.  Jenn and Elena focus their deep and wide-ranging conversation on Onward.

You can learn more about Elena and her work at her website (https://brightmorningteam.com/), on Instagram (elena_aguilar_writer, bright_morning_team), and on Twitter (@brightmorningtm).


Send your comments, questions, and show ideas to mike@schoolleadershipshow.com.  Consider rating the podcast in iTunes and leaving a comment.  And please pass the show along to your colleagues. If you or someone you know would like to sponsor the show, send me an email at mike@schoolleadershipshow.com.

Jan 11, 2019

Jenn David-Lang of The Main Idea returns to the show,  and we talk with Grant Lichtman about his new book Moving the Rock: Seven Levers WE Can Press to Transform Education.  This is an amazingly thought-provoking conversation about where we ought to be heading in education.

The best way to reach Grant is at his website: http://www.grantlichtman.com/.

You can reach Jenn through her website for The Main Idea (www.themainidea.net).  She’s offered to send listeners of this episode a free summary of Moving the Rock if you send her an email at J.David-Lang@TheMainIdea.net.


Send your comments, questions, and show ideas to mike@schoolleadershipshow.com.  Consider rating the podcast in iTunes and leaving a comment.  And please pass the show along to your colleagues. If you or someone you know would like to sponsor the show, send me an email at mike@schoolleadershipshow.com.

Jan 10, 2019

Jenn David-Lang of The Main Idea returns to the show and we nerd out on the book Becoming the Math Teacher You Wish You’d Had: Ideas and Strategies for Vibrant Classrooms by Tracy Johnston Zager.  As two former math teachers this conversation is wide ranging and fun. Here’s a link to the companion website to the book that has a ton of resources.

You can reach Jenn through her website for The Main Idea (www.themainidea.net).  She’s offered to send listeners of this episode a free summary of Becoming the Math Teacher You Wish You'd Had if you send her an email at J.David-Lang@TheMainIdea.net.


Send your comments, questions, and show ideas to mike@schoolleadershipshow.com.  Consider rating the podcast in iTunes and leaving a comment.  And please pass the show along to your colleagues. If you or someone you know would like to sponsor the show, send me an email at mike@schoolleadershipshow.com.

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