Learning from Failure Is Easier Said Than Done: Try This

Renee C. Meeks, Ed.D. with Andrew Miller


Twenty-first-century educators are being asked to redefine their thinking about failure. Creating a "fail-forward" school culture is possible but challenging.  Our guest offers some help. 

Follow: @ReneeMeeks @betamiller  @ASCD @bamradionetwork

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Getting Over the Hidden Barriers to Leading School Change

Amanda Koonlaba, Ed.S with Carol Ann Tomlinson


Leading school change is part science, part art and very difficult to achieve for even the most skilled leaders. Join us as  we talk about some of the barriers to school change and how to break through them.

Follow: @akoonlaba  @cat3y @ASCD @bamradionetwork

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Self-Confidence Matters: "I Determine School (Student) Success"

Mike Janatovich with Baruti Kafele


Our guest believes that a certain amount of  self-confidence is required to lead great schools and create great classrooms.  Education leaders and teachers have to bring their best selves and principal Kafele explains how you can.

Follow: @mjanatovich@PrincipalKafele  @ASCD @bamradionetwork

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6 Myths and Misconceptions About Differentiated Instruction

Amanda Koonlaba  with Ed.S. Kristina Doubet  and Jessica Hockett


Our guests tell us that the concept of differentiated instruction is often misunderstood and misapplied. Join us as we talk about differentiation dos and don'ts.

Follow: @Akoonlaba @kjdoubet @DIY_Diff @ASCD @bamradionetwork
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4 Things Required to Have the Most Impact on Students

Brenda Mendoza with  Maureen Connolly and Vicky Giouroukakis


Join us as we talk about the seven capacities of the literate individual and how teachers can help all students develop these new competencies.

Follow: @VGiouroukakis  @connollm1  @maestra_mendoza  @ASCD @bamradionetwork
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