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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 26, 2020

Cale Birk is a District Principal of Innovation in British Columbia, co-author and imagineer of "PLC 2.0 - Collaborating for Impact in Today's Schools", "The PLC 2.0 Toolkit" and "Changing Change Using Learner-Centered Design". As a former Principal of a model professional learning community school and high school educator, Cale helps districts and schools answer the question "What is our observable impact?", the visible changes in practice at the classroom level that make the difference for students.

Having worked with organizations across Canada, the United States, Asia and Australia, Cale uses his background in project-based learning, Instructional Rounds and Visible Thinking strategies to design interactive learning experiences and professional development sessions with ready-to-use tools and protocols that teachers and administrators can take away to make their collaborative work have the observable impact where it matters the most--in classrooms with kids.

In addition to writing "PLC 2.0 - Collaborating for Impact in Today's Schools", "The PLC 2.0 Toolkit" and "Changing Change Using Learner-Centered Design", he has has written articles for Education Canada, the British Columbia Principals and Vice-Principals Association, the North American Association of Secondary Principals, and given podcasts on leadership, learner-centered design and parent engagement. 

 

Show Highlights

  • Suffering from “solution-itis”
  • The power of using silence as a leader
  • Human-centered leadership. Avoid doing things to people but with them.
  • Defeating the imposter syndrome 
  • Resistant people help you clarify your thinking
  • The only question you need as a school admin: What is the impact going to be in the classroom?

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Feb 19, 2020

Chris Rothwell is the Director of Education for Microsoft UK. He oversees a team that helps to deliver Microsoft’s vision to empower every student and educator to achieve more, helping them make the most of technology to save time and increase the impact of teaching and learning.

Show Highlights

  • Ways to gain access and embed meaningful technology the entire learning community is excited about to drastically impact growth
  • Finding a balance of mixing the physical environment and digital environment to expand learning to make content more accessible and inclusive to meet diverse learning needs.
  • Create clarity by implementing small steps with big rewards 
  • Build habits about effective coaching that empowers people
  • Prioritizing  important areas to support the same mission

 

“It's absolutely about customers and that amplification of the things that people are incredible at and how do we get technology to help them be even more incredible in that combination of technology plus people and creativity and it's not about dehumanizing, but it's absolutely about amplifying the human impact.”

- Chris Rothwell

 

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Feb 12, 2020

Rohin Shahi studies computer science at Duke University. After noticing that many people wrongly assume Gen Zers are just younger millennials, he wrote The Z Factor: How to Lead Gen Z to Workplace Success, a book that provides a simple approach to bridging generational gaps and helping Gen Z grow and thrive in the workplace.

 

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3 Reasons to Listen

  • Generation Z is entering the workforce -- will your school be prepared?
  • Mentorship and purpose-driven work matters (more than you think)
  • A surprising answer to how a Gen Zer would build his dream school

 

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Feb 5, 2020

Dave Burgess is the New York Times Best-Selling author of Teach Like a PIRATE, co-author of P is for PIRATE, and the president of Dave Burgess Consulting, Inc. which delivers powerful, inspirational, and innovative books, keynotes, and professional development.

He specializes in teaching hard-to-reach, hard-to-motivate students with techniques that incorporate showmanship and creativity.  At a recent ceremony in Washington, D.C., he was awarded the BAMMY for Secondary School Teacher of the Year by the Academy of Education Arts and Sciences.

Dave delivers the ultimate professional development experience for your teachers that is perfect for all circumstances from truly inspirational opening keynotes to full-day hands-on workshops.  It is a high-energy, interactive, and entertaining experience that will leave your staff unbelievably inspired, motivated, and with the practical skills to dramatically increase student engagement.

You can read more about Dave here.

 

Show Highlights

  • Disrupting the publishing industry 
  • The “snowball” theory to creating cultural change in school
  • How to use social media to connect and community build
  • Running a business with a laptop and kitchen table
  • Are you creating a place for people to come together?
  • The importance of spreading your message
  • You can’t announce change from the podium

 

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