How Safe and Supportive Is Your School Climate?

Rachael George, Peter DeWitt


Creating a school climate that supports all children from all backgrounds and orientations requires intentionality. Where should school leaders begin? 

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Five Effective Co-teaching, Co-planning Models

Gloria Lodato Wilson, Ph.D. and Matt Wachel


Co-teaching can be very effective when done well.  Our guest reviews the most effective models for planning and managing a co-teaching scenario.  

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The Four Attributes of Effective Personalized Learning

Jusmar Maness with Bena Kallick and Allison Zmuda 


Interest in personalized learning is expanding across the field.   Our guests share the fundamentals we need to understand to execute personalized learning well. 

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Asking the Right Questions to Strengthen Parental Support

Rachael George with Luz Santana and Agnes Bain


Join us as we talk with the authors of a new book about leveraging questions in powerful ways to engage parents in problem solving. 

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Five Principles of Courageous School Leadership

Mike Janatovich with Pedro Noguera


Pedro jumps head first into the deep end of the issues that determine whether all kids are reached, inspired and taught. 

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The 7 Things General Ed Teachers Need to Know About Special Ed

Matt Wachel with David Bateman and Jenifer Cline


General education teachers play a pivotal role in the special education process. However, most teachers have little or no training in special education.  Join us as we discuss the basics every teacher needs to know about special education.

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