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K-12 Greatest Hits:The Best Ideas in Education

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BAM Radio has compiled the most popular segments, hosted by the Executive Directors of the nation's 14 leading education associations including ; the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), the National Parent Teachers Association ( PTA), the National Head Start Association (NHSA), The National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP), the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), the Association of School Business Officials (ASBO), the American Association of School Administrators (AASA), the National Association of Child Care Professionals (NACCP), the National Afterschool Association (NAA), the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) and more..

K-12 Greatest Hits bring together the most insightful, relevant , compelling and up to date thinking on the education issues that parents, educators and advocates really care about -- through interviews with the nation's leading advocates and educators. Subscribe and get a 360 degree perspective from some of the leading education thinkers in the nation.
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Black girls are suspended twice as often as white girls. The list of school discipline disparities is significant and comes with many adverse effects. Discover what you need to know.@larryferlazzo @Ruizsealey @terrinwatson @DrVEvansWinters @BamradionetworkDr. Venus E. Evans-Winters is an Associate Professor of Education and faculty affiliate in Women & Gender Studies, African American Studies and Ethnic Studies at Illinois State University. Terri N. Watson, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Leadership and Human Development at The City College of New York. A Harlem native, her research examines the practices of successful school leaders and the impact of education policies on children, specifically Black girls. Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz is Associate Professor of English Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. She is founder of the Racial Literacy Project at TC. Host Larry Ferlazzo is an English and Social Studies teacher at Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento, California.
If you haven't heard about the GEEFL, or if you have but are unsure how to use it to teach more effectively, this episode is for you. Join us for a discussion about a new roadmap to more effective teaching and learning.Follow: @jonbergmann @kathyswanger @ideasforteacher Kathy Swanger has spent more than three decades in public education. She has taught every subject in the social studies department and well as a dropout prevention program. Throughout her career, she has incorporated technology into her teaching and has helped colleagues to do the same through professional development.
We've been teaching math for generations. It's hard to believe we haven't been doing it right. Join us to learn what we need to stop doing, start doing, and continue doing to teach math well.Follow: @ASCD @jbaywilliams @runnin26 @bamradionetwork Jennifer M. Bay-Williams is a mathematics teacher educator at the University of Louisville, Kentucky. She has written many articles and books related to K–12 mathematics education, including Math Fact Fluency (ASCD, 2019) and the popular Elementary and Middle School Mathematics: Teaching Developmentally and the related three-book series. Rachael George is the principal of Sandy Grade School in the Oregon Trail School District and an ASCD Emerging Leader.
In this segment, we look at the often overlooked ways teachers impact students' learning, behaviors, and mindset through what we say and how we way say it.Follow: @ASCD @runnin26 @balancedteacher @bamradionetwork Mike Anderson is a former award-winning teacher, an education consultant, and author of ASCD book, What We Say and How We Say It Matter: Teacher Talk That Improves Student Learning and Behavior (ASCD, 2019) and Learning to Choose, Choosing to Learn: The Key to Student Motivation and Achievement. Rachael George is the principal of Sandy Grade School in the Oregon Trail School District and an ASCD Emerging Leader.
Our guest encourages school leaders to ask a series of challenging self-reflective questions about whether or not they are making a positive difference. In this interview, he explains how the answers to these questions provide a roadmap to better leadership and better schools. Award-winning educator Baruti Kafele is a leading keynote speaker and best-selling author. His books include Is My School Better a Better School BECAUSE I Lead It?, The Principal 50: Critical Leadership Questions for Inspiring Schoolwide Excellence, and The Teacher 50: Critical Questions for Inspiring Classroom Excellence. Rachael George is the principal of Sandy Grade School in the Oregon Trail School District and an ASCD Emerging Leader.
The use of behavior charts can be effective for short-term compliance. However, there is substantial evidence that shaming students is counterproductive in the big scheme of educating our students.Follow: @ASCD @leeannjung @a_rebora @bamradionetwork Lee Ann Jung, PhD, is Founder of Lead Inclusion (, a Clinical Professor at San Diego State University, and a consultant to schools worldwide. Follow Lee Ann @leeannjung. Lee Ann Jung (and Dominique Smith) are authors of the article "Tear Down Your Behavior Chart!" Host Anthony Rebora is the Editor in Chief of Education Leadership.
Teen exposure to adult content on school grounds is a subject that many school leaders have been unwilling to confront. The known impact on students is profound but not fully understood. Join us for the first in a series on the pandemic of adult content in schools.Follow: @rrlamourelle @bamradionetwork @protectyoungminds#edchat #parentingKristen A. Jenson is the author of the Good Pictures Bad Pictures series of read-aloud books including the best-selling Good Pictures Bad Pictures: Porn-Proofing Today’s Young Kids and Good Pictures Bad Pictures Jr.: A Simple Plan to Protect Young Minds. She is the founder of, a website dedicated to helping parents empower their kids to resist and reject pornography.
We're constantly planning, moving, doing, and going. This is the life of a teacher. Even our breaks are used to get things done. Our guest says it's critical that we learn to take a break.Follow: @jonHarper70bd@froehlichm @DanielPink@bamradionetworkDaniel H. Pink is the author of six provocative books — including his newest, When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing, which has spent four months on the New York Times bestseller list. His other books include the long-running New York Times bestseller A Whole New Mind and the #1 New York Times bestsellers Drive and To Sell is Human.
Teaching has evolved in ways that are very different from what many educators expected when they chose this career. What's a teacher to do?Follow: @jonHarper70bd @froehlichm @Trevormuir@bamradionetworkTrevor Muir is a teacher, speaker, and author of the book, The Epic Classroom: How to Boost Engagement, Make Learning Memorable, and Transform Lives. His viral videos for educators can be found at and at his Facebook page, The Epic Classroom.
Many students decode and yet don't comprehend what they read. The Fab Four is a protocol for improving reading comprehension with a metacognitive technique that produces significant growth in a very short period of time.Follow: @KyleHamstra @LoriOczkus @ASCD @bamradionetworkLori Oczkus, author of Reciprocal Teaching at Work: Powerful Strategies and Lessons for Improving Reading comprehension, 3rd Edition, is a literacy coach, author, and speaker across the United States. Lori works in classrooms and schools every week and knows the challenges that educators today face in teaching students to read and write. Kyle Hamstra is a STEM Specialist at Davis Drive Elementary in Cary, North Carolina and ASCD Emerging Leader 2016.
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