Building on Strengths: Strategies for Students with Special Needs

Jusmar Maness with Toby Karten


Join us as we look at misconceptions about teaching students with special needs and offer proven strategies for building on their inherent strengths.

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Educational Coaches: What They Do, What They Don't, How You Benefit

Rachael George with Cathy A. Toll   


Educational coaching is a powerful way to support teaching that is often confused with mentoring. In this segment, we clarify what education coaching is and how coaches benefit teachers and students.

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Design Thinking: Solving the Most Wicked Problems in Education

Mike Janatovich with Alyssa Gallagher and Kami Thordarson   


Our guests note that today's school leaders are challenged with exceptionally difficult problems. They propose Design Thinking as an effective approach to finding solutions and offer five rules to begin the process.

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Debunking the Myths and Misconceptions About Rigor

Rachael George with Nancy Boyles


Rigor is a popular concept among educators that is often misunderstood, misused, and misapplied. In this episode, our guest brings clarity to the notion of rigor in the classroom.

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Reciprocal Teaching: Improving Reading Comprehension with Four Powerful Tools

Kyle Hamstra  with Lori Oczkus


Many students decode and yet don't comprehend what they read. The Fab Four is a protocol for improving reading comprehension with a metacognitive technique that produces significant growth in a very short period of time.

Follow: @KyleHamstra  @LoriOczkus  @ASCD  @bamradionetwork




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Academic Excellence: Moving from Vision to Action to Results

Dr. Chaunte Garrett with Gary Pringle


In this episode, we talk with the principal of the school that received ASCD's 2018 Vision in Action Whole Child Award. Join us for a look behind the scenes at how this school takes academic excellence from vision to reality.

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