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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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Feb 27, 2019

SANDRA NAGY has dedicated her career to driving innovation and building effective organizational strategy. Sandra began her career at Accenture as a Change Management consultant where she supported public and private sector clients through large-scale strategy and business transformation. Two of her years at Accenture were exclusively focused in the Government practice.

Sandra spent over a decade as a senior digital strategist at Pearson Education where she led multiple teams that worked across K-20 to transform curriculum and professional development resources with the use of technology. She was a member of a global team of educational technology champions focused on collaborating to solve problems in education. She engaged with stakeholders globally and was responsible for nurturing strategic partnerships with key customers and other like-minded organizations.

Prior to Pearson, Sandra worked at The Learning Partnership, a non-profit organization responsible for building stakeholder partnerships to support, promote and advance publicly funded education in Canada. She led a government and business-funded research project to look at blended, online and face-to-face, professional development for teachers in STEM courses. Sandra engaged in speaking opportunities across Canada sharing best practices in sustained, action-research driven professional development that leads to authentic community building.

With over 20 years of experience, Sandra has designed, developed and delivered hundreds of learning opportunities to thousands of employees and educators. She is a firm believer in the capacity of educators to drive future-skill development, and in sustained professional development that leverages a blend of learning tools. Sandra leads the Education Practice at Future Design School building strong academic partnerships with school leaders that help to drive their strategic priorities through consulting support, professional development and efficacious curriculum resources.

Sandra’s educational background includes a Master's in Education from Harvard University focused on Technology in Education. While completing this degree she worked at TechBoston, an organization infusing technology programs into inner-city Boston schools; conducted published research into distance learning at the Concord Consortium; and volunteered through the MIT Media Lab teaching robotics to home-schooled students. Sandra also holds a Bachelor of Commerce focused on Organizational Behavior and Entrepreneurship from McGill University.

 

Sandra Nagy Show Highlights:

  • How to rekindle the passion for educators that might have lost their way
  • The mindset you can use to help educators reconnect with their why
  • Developing empathy for people in your organization
  • What tools you can provide to help people move further
  • Learning can be uncomfortable but that’s an example of progress
  • Embracing the “Entrepreneurial mindset.”
  • How to effectively critique ideas
  • How Future Design School works with school leaders and empowers teachers
  • Building problem solvers in schools
  • How Future Design School turned an “innovation pillar” into a reality

“What problem do you want to solve?”

-Sandra Nagy

 

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“Whose shoes did you walk in today?”

-Sandra Nagy

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ORGANIZED BINDER

  • Organized Binder is an evidence-based RTI2 Tier 1 universal level solution
  • Focuses on improving executive functioning and noncognitive skills
  • Is in direct alignment with the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework
  • Is an integral component for ensuring Least Restrictive Environments (LRE)

 

You can learn more and improve your student’s success at https://organizedbinder.com/

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Feb 20, 2019

After years of working with students and schools as a motivational speaker, Jeff Becker realized that today's students need more.  He's now the founder of the national organization Can Do U, and it's from this revolutionary platform that he and his team help busy principals to create the school culture of their dreams through packages of motivational speeches, engaging videos, discussion and activity guides, and leadership camps.  He spends all of his time helping principals to win, and cheering for the Philadelphia Eagles, hoping they can do so as well. He loves his wife, two kids, beef jerky, and peanut M&Ms.

 

Jeff Becker Show Highlights:

  • What Jeff’s eight-month-old has taught him about happiness
  • Jeff’s morning routine and identifying his top 3-5 things for the day
  • How being a recovering copier salesman has helped him pivot
  • How Jeff helps students reach their goals
  • Giving students a positive voice throughout the year
  • Why does communication matter?
  • 3 tips to vastly improve your communication and influence
  • Lack of preparation is a symptom of a larger problem; it exposes your priorities

 

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SHOW SPONSORS:

ORGANIZED BINDER

  • Organized Binder is an evidence-based RTI2 Tier 1 universal level solution
  • Focuses on improving executive functioning and noncognitive skills
  • Is in direct alignment with the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework
  • Is an integral component for ensuring Least Restrictive Environments (LRE)

 

You can learn more and improve your student’s success at https://organizedbinder.com/

 

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Feb 13, 2019

Chuck Poole is a veteran teacher of nearly 20 years who has made it his mission to inspire and encourage teachers all over the world to be the best they can be. He is the visionary behind Teachonomy.com, and the host of the Teachonomy Talks podcast. Chuck is the producer of the uNseries, which is a book series to help teacher reimagine teaching, and he is the author of  uNforgettable: Your Roadmap to Being the Teacher They Never Forget, the first book in the series. Chuck lives in New Jersey with his wife and enjoys mentoring, creating laughter in the classroom, and the continued pursuit of his next adventure.

 

Chuck Poole Show Highlights:

  • The value of travel and adventure
  • The three things that makes a perfect day for Chuck
  • The two-phase system Chuck uses to plan lessons
  • Are you allowing students and staff to offer regular feedback?
  • A few ideas of how to add “roundtables” to your school
  • The story of uNforgettable: Your Roadmap to Being a Teacher They Never Forget
  • How to be unforgettable
  • How to push past fear
  • Finding balance to be unforgettable
  • The five people you need in your inner-circle

 

Chuck Poole Resources:

 

 

Chuck Poole Contact Info

Read the Better Leaders Better Schools Roadmap

 

Show Some Love

 

Join my hybrid group coaching & leadership development community

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SHOW SPONSORS:

ORGANIZED BINDER

  • Organized Binder is an evidence-based RTI2 Tier 1 universal level solution
  • Focuses on improving executive functioning and noncognitive skills
  • Is in direct alignment with the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework
  • Is an integral component for ensuring Least Restrictive Environments (LRE)

You can learn more and improve your student’s success at https://organizedbinder.com/

 

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Feb 6, 2019

Tammy Breitweiser is currently a Curriculum Coach in Northwest Indiana where she is dedicated to student achievement in 7th and 8th grade. With over 23 years of education experience, she is a reading advocate who has a passion for writing as well. During the span of her career, she has worked with pre-K through adult learners.  Tammy has presented at the Indiana Computer Educators conference, the Indiana State Reading Association, and the International Reading Association.

After earning her Masters Degree in Teacher Leadership, a new opportunity presented itself and she became trained as a TAP Master teacher. In this position, she was honored to be able to have extensive training in coaching, Teach Like a Champion, professional development, and action research. Tammy Breitweiser now uses all that training in her current position in Michigan City Area Schools.

 

Tammy Breitweiser Show Highlights:

  • Tammy’s practice of using a bullet journal
  • The three questions Tammy asks that she learned from the School Leadership Series
  • How Tammy used goals and self-care with the educators she coaches
  • The teachers' response to Tammy focusing on their health
  • How reflection helped Tammy solve a communication problem
  • What Tammy is excited about for this year
  • How block scheduling improved literacy campus-wide
  • The support and training offered by transitioning to a block schedule
  • A cool activity you should try with your staff, “The advocate activity.”
  • The power of “Magic Tupperware.”

 

Tammy Breitweiser Resources:

“Don’t ask kids to do anything you’re not willing to do yourself.”

-Tammy Breitweiser

Tammy Breitweiser Contact Info

Buy the Better Leaders Better Schools Roadmap

 

Show Some Love

 

Join my hybrid group coaching & leadership development community

Website :: Facebook :: Insta :: Twitter :: LinkedIn

 

SHOW SPONSORS:

ORGANIZED BINDER

  • Organized Binder is an evidence-based RTI2 Tier 1 universal level solution
  • Focuses on improving executive functioning and non-cognitive skills
  • Is in direct alignment with the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework
  • Is an integral component for ensuring Least Restrictive Environments (LRE)

 

You can learn more and improve your student’s success at https://organizedbinder.com/

Copyright © 2019 Better Leaders Better Schools

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