Episode 68 - Aaron Maurer

March 27th, 2017

Tonight we revisit our NCAA picks and welcome Aaron Maurer http://twitter.com/coffeechugbooks to the show! Aaron talks about the videos he has been creating with his daughter and what it takes to get makers in the classroom.

Book of the week: Escaping the School Leader’s Dunk Tank - How to prevail when others want to see you drown - by Rebecca Coda & Rick Jetter

Podcast: Moonlight Graham podcast https://www.moonlightgrahamshow.com/ 

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Episode 67 - State of Education

March 13th, 2017

The guys take some time to discuss the current state of our educational system and where it can be improved by all of us.

Blog post: How Google Chromebooks Conqured Education https://flipboard.com/@joshallen/google-suite-for-education-%23gsuiteedu-%23gafe-it1dragvz/how-google-chromebooks-conquered-schools/a-h3Dtv9c6RPKUa-W_30Db_Q%3Aa%3A1565096-f681111a33%2Fap.org 

Video: Neil deGrasse Tyson: http://linkis.com/www.youtube.com/eRc2k 

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Guestless on the Great Plains

February 27th, 2017

No Devin? No guest? No problem! Brent & Josh discuss virtual reality in education, what innovation looks like, and our thoughts on balancing social media and parenthood. 

http://edtechteacher.org/vr 

Video: https://youtu.be/3E7hkPZ-HTk  

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Episode 65 - Alvin Irby

February 13th, 2017

The guys are joined by Alvin Irby to learn more about Barbershop Books,https://barbershopbooks.org/, his fantastic program to get boys to read more by placing books in barbershops. We also discuss his first book, Gross Gregg and the accompanying website that lets you do math with boogers! http://www.grossgreg.com 

Books of the week: Essentialism – The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown & The Entitlement Cure – Finding Success in Doing Hard Things the Right Way by Dr. John Townsend

Video of the Week: Melissa McCarthy as Sean Spicer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fbhz3XcNzGU 

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Episode 64 - Jeff Zoul

January 30th, 2017

Tonight the guys welcome Jeff Zoul http://twitter.com/jeff_zoul to the show to talk about his 35 years in education as well as his "What Great Educators Do Differently" conferences. We also posed the question, "Who is more important, Belichick or Brady?" as well as who the question plays in education.

Book: The Great Cookie Thief app: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/great-cookie-thief...-sesame/id536771665?mt=8 

You Tube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ldh8E6LCLhM&t=1643s 

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Episode 63 - Randy Watson

January 16th, 2017

We are back from winter break with Kansas Education Commissioner Randy Watson http://twitter.com/kscommissioner. We had a great discussion about how he toured the state to help craft the vision for education in Kansas and what his plan is for the future. We also introduce our new website and share a blog post and YouTube channel of the week!

Article of the week: "A better future is possible." https://www.edsurge.com/news/2016-11-15-a-better-future-is-possible-ideo-s-sandy-speicher-on-design-thinking-in-schools 

YouTube Channel of the Week: Seeker Stories - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJsSEDFFnMFvW9JWU6XUn0Q 

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Episode 62 - AJ Juliani

December 12th, 2016

Tonight we got to close out 2016 with teacher, tech director, author, coach, etc., etc., A.J. Juliani http://twitter.com/ajjuliani. He talks about his recent book, the Mars challenge, and coaching others' kids vs his own kids. It's a very 'Merican show!

Book: Building School 2.0: https://www.amazon.com/Building-School-2-0-Create-Schools/dp/1118076826

Video: Santa grants 5 year old's wish: http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/terminally-ill-5-year-old-boy-dies-santa-s-arms-n695096

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Episode 61 - Corey Dahl

November 28th, 2016

Superintendent Corey Dahl http://twitter.com/icoreydahl joins the show to talk about what makes a school district successful. We reminisce about presentations past with Corey and touch on recent school tragedys around the Water Cooler.

Blog post of the week: http://mustardseedlikefaith.weebly.com/my-reflections/fearless-meets-boring by Shelly Mowinkel http://twitter.com/shellymowinkel

Video: Obvious to You, Amazing to Others: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtauajdRNTM 

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Episode 60 - Clay Reisler

November 14th, 2016

The guys welcome Clay Reisler to the show to talk about the differences between working in public and parochial schools, coaching his own kids, and why the iPad is right for his school district. 

Article: How We Broke Democracy: https://medium.com/@tobiasrose/empathy-to-democracy-b7f04ab57eee#.q0oajot2d 

YouTube Channel: Shots of Awe: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClYb9NpXnRemxYoWbcYANsA 

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Episode 59 - Chris Lehmann

October 24th, 2016

Science Leadership Academy Principal Chris Lehmann (http://twitter.com/chrislehmann) joins the show to talk about the growth of the inquiry based model in Philadelphia, his expectations for his kids' teachers, and his book, Building School 2.0. Plus we preview the World Series and recap ITEC!

Books:
Video:
Cleveland getting ready for World Series: 
Mic Drop: Empathy
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