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The Better Leaders Better Schools Podcast with Daniel Bauer

The BLBS podcast is created for ruckus makers. What exactly is a ruckus maker? Someone who has found freedom from the status quo. Someone who creates change. Someone who never, ever gives up. Listen to this category-defining podcast in education to level up your leadership skills. Lead with confidence. Lead authentically. Lead by serving your community. Each week Daniel has a conversation with a leadership expert and invites you to the table. Turn your commute (or chores) into professional development and then go make a ruckus!
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Now displaying: January, 2016
Jan 27, 2016
Better Leaders Better Schools Episode 24 is a special episode brought to you by Dan and Iby.  The guys discuss Tips 16-18 from the hugely successful “200 Tips for Effective School Leaders."
 
In this episode you will learn:
  • the importance of networking
  • how to find a mentor currently doing what you want to be doing
  • the difference between a tribe and a mastermind
  • why you should join a mastermind today
  • give to give mentality
  • Daniel’s experience in masterminds
  • how masterminds help you accomplish goals
  • the role of masterminds in education
  • would you rather research for 72 hours or get the same answer in 1 hour?
  • why you must attend conferences
  • ILT strategy
 
Resources
 
Tribes by Seth Godin
 
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Jan 20, 2016
Better Leaders Better Schools guest Ben Owens is a physics and mathematics teacher at Tri-County Early College High School in Murphy, North Carolina and a 2014 Hope Street Group National Teaching Fellow.  He earned degrees in physics and mechanical engineering, respectively, from North Georgia University and the Georgia Institute of Technology. After a 20-year career with a multinational corporation at manufacturing and R&D locations across the U.S., he got his Masters of Arts in Teaching from Marshall University and then left the private sector in 2007 to teach in rural Appalachia. He is passionate about changing the status quo in education by better connecting the classroom to what happens in today’s global, knowledge-based economy. Ben is TCEC’s lead teacher and coordinator of their Project Based Learning program. He is a Center for Teaching Quality Virtual Community Organizer, as well as a member of the National Science Teachers’ Association, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
 
In this episode you will learn:
  • The power of collaboration to improve teacher PD
  • How to build a professional network
  • How to fight isolation and work on your own
  • How Ben 3x participation in a collaborative model of PD
  • How to make every teacher an example of a pocket of greatness
  • The importance of establishing the right culture
 
Resources
 
NC New Schools Initiative
 
Critical Friends Protocol
 
Learning Forward Standards
 
Hope Street Group National Teacher Fellow
 
Classroom Rounds Protocol
 
NC New Schools Instructional Coaching
 
NC Center for the Advancement of Teaching
 
Kick-up
 
Overview of Ben’s Project
 
Ben's Writing
 
Contact Ben 
 
Instructional Rounds by City, Elmore, Fiarman, Teitel
 
7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R Covey
 
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Jan 6, 2016
Better Leaders Better Schools guest, Marlena Gross-Taylor is an accomplished K-12 administrator, educational consultant and founder of #principalroundtable which has expanded to this more comprehensive forum to further support educational leaders.  A Nashville transplant originally from southern Louisiana, Marlena’s educational experience spans several states allowing her to have served K-12 students in both rural and urban districts. She has been recognized as a middle school master teacher and served as a successful administrator at the elementary, middle and high school levels.  Her professional development expertise has garnered both state and national attention as she is a Summer Leadership Institute Faculty Member of the Association of Middle Level Educators (AMLE).  As a proud Louisiana State University alumni, Marlena is committed to excellence and believes all students can achieve.
 
In this episode you will learn:
  • "You can do it” belief system
  • Empowering people through “letting the plates fall"
  • True learning occurs when mistakes happen
  • 2 types of leaders (transformative vs sustainer)
  • Teachers need to see who you are
  • The Power of “Yes"
  • Don’t underestimate the importance of relationships
 
Resources:
 
 
Blink by Malcolm Gladwell
 
10 Minute Inservice by Todd Whitaker
 
Brain Rules by John Medina
 
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