Is There a Growing Need for Social-Emotional Learning?

Rachael George with Scarlett Lewis


Is there a connection between social-emotional learning and school violence? Our guest believes the answer is yes.  Listen to her story, learn about her program, and draw your own conclusions.

Follow: @JesseLewisLove @runnin26 @ASCD  




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Preparing to Succeed with Co-Teaching: A Guide to Getting It Right

Val Brown with Wendy Lochner and Wendy Weichel Murawski


Our guests co-wrote a new book on co-teaching, designed to provide the basics all teachers need to know to co-teach well.

Follow: @valeriabrownedu @wwmurawski  @ASCD  



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Rethinking School Safety: What Every Educator Need to Know

Abbie Eklund with Amanda Klinger, Esq. and Dr. Amy Klinger


According to a new report, 24% of parents are concerned about safety in school.  Our guest says it's time for schools to rethink and decentralize how we approach school safety.

Follow: @eklundteaches @wwmurawski  @ASCD  



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A Simple Road Map to Personalized Learning

Abbie Eklund with James Rickabaugh


Our guest says that personalized learning is essentially about sharing power with students.  Join us for a four-step guide to enable personalizing instruction for every child.

Follow: @eklundteaches @drrickabaugh @ASCD  @bamradionetwork


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Habits of Mind: What We Do When We Don't Know the Answer

Rachael George with Bena Kallick and Art Costa


Join us for a fascinating discussion about cultivating the habits of mind that enable us to respond effectively when clear answers are unavailable.

Follow: @runnin26 @benakallick @ASCD  @bamradionetwork



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Cultivating Literate Students in a New Media World

Dan Kreiness with  Dr. Faith Rogow


The types, scope, and impact of new media are changing the way we think, talk, teach and define literacy. Join us for a fresh look at literacy in a new media world.

Follow: @dkreiness @InsightersEd @ASCD  @bamradionetwork



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