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Beyond Linear Learning: Navigating Ambiguity and Reviving Curiosity

Gail Connelly with Erik Wahl

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Our guest offers an insightful and fresh perspective of the brave new world education leaders face.  In this segment he draws stark comparisons between the way teaching and leading has been done and what is truly required in a world of increasing ambiguity, complexity and exciting new possibilities. 

 

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New Research: Why It's Time to Listen to Students

Gail Connelly with Dr. Russell J. Quaglia

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Our guest offers new data which powerfully suggests that student voice matters. In this segment we define student voice and discuss how it impacts academic motivation, absenteeism, disciplinary issues and graduation rates. We further explore why teacher, parent and principal voices are also essential. 

 

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The New Standards for Visual Arts Integration

Gail Connelly with Dennis Inhulsen and Mark White

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The new Visual Arts Standards have been aligned to the Common Core Standards as well as the aim of ensuring that all kids are college and career ready.
 
In this segment we summarize what every principal needs to know.
 

 

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Why Recess Matters, How to Defend It

Gail Connelly with Rae Pica

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Pressures to get students performing well academically have driven recess off the schedule at many schools. Our guest explains why this is counterproductive and shows principals how to find the research that explains why recess is so critical to students.
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