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Jun 17, 2020

Nick and Marc welcome back EdTech guru, Ryan Krakofsky, to discuss what lessons can be learned from Hong Kong's re-opening of school. Plus, game-changing instructional technology that educators everywhere should become familiar with, as well as the importance of leading from the heart, with or without a pandemic.

Listeners are welcome to ask a question, suggest a topic or share their thoughts: ask@stateofedpodcast.com

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Jun 11, 2020

On this supersized episode, Nick and Marc are joined by rockstar leaders from across the nation to discuss the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on education. Topics include the pros and cons of remote learning, best online practices, strategies for re-entry and most importantly... where do we go from here?

Featured guests: 

  1. Jill Geocaris: @JillGeocaris
  2. Sari Goldberg McKeown: website; @sgteach_sari
  3. Allyson Apsey: website; @AllysonApsey
  4. Michelle Moore: @Michelle4EDU
  5. Nichole Allen: @nicwithanh73

Listeners are welcome to ask a question, suggest a topic or share their thoughts: ask@stateofedpodcast.com

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Show Notes:

 
Check out Allyson's wonderful Serendipity series...
 

Check out Marc's book, available wherever books are sold.

Forward Fast: Making Sense of Education in an Era of Rapid Change
Jun 11, 2020

On this supersized episode, Nick and Marc are joined by rockstar leaders from across the nation to discuss the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on education. Topics include the pros and cons of remote learning, best online practices, strategies for re-entry and most importantly... where do we go from here?

Featured guests: 

  1. Jill Geocaris: @JillGeocaris
  2. Sari Goldberg McKeown: website; @sgteach_sari
  3. Allyson Apsey: website; @AllysonApsey
  4. Michelle Moore: @Michelle4EDU
  5. Nichole Allen: @nicwithanh73

Listeners are welcome to ask a question, suggest a topic or share their thoughts: ask@stateofedpodcast.com

Subscribe to us on Apple Podcasts or follow on @soepodcast

Follow Marc on Twitter @marcisseks or online: marcisseks.com

Show Notes:

 
Check out Allyson's wonderful Serendipity series...
 

Check out Marc's book, available wherever books are sold.

Forward Fast: Making Sense of Education in an Era of Rapid Change
Jun 11, 2020

On this supersized episode, Nick and Marc are joined by rockstar leaders from across the nation to discuss the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on education. Topics include the pros and cons of remote learning, best online practices, strategies for re-entry and most importantly... where do we go from here?

Featured guests: 

  1. Jill Geocaris: @JillGeocaris
  2. Sari Goldberg McKeown: website; @sgteach_sari
  3. Allyson Apsey: website; @AllysonApsey
  4. Michelle Moore: @Michelle4EDU
  5. Nichole Allen: @nicwithanh73

Listeners are welcome to ask a question, suggest a topic or share their thoughts: ask@stateofedpodcast.com

Subscribe to us on Apple Podcasts or follow on @soepodcast

Follow Marc on Twitter @marcisseks or online: marcisseks.com

Show Notes:

 
Check out Allyson's wonderful Serendipity series...
 

Check out Marc's book, available wherever books are sold.

Forward Fast: Making Sense of Education in an Era of Rapid Change
Mar 4, 2020

Nick and Marc are joined by guest Dr. Tracey Benson, associate professor at UNC Charlotte, academic activist and co-author of Unconscious Bias in Schools: A Developmental Approach to Exploring Race and Racism. In this very candid conversation, they discuss the importance of addressing race in schools, as well as strategies to bring people together and work towards eradicating the negative impact of implicit bias.

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Guest:

Dr. Tracey Benson @DrTraceyBenson

Show Notes:

Tracey Benson's website

Multicultural BRIDGE

Dec 11, 2019

Recorded at VSTE19 in Roanoke, Virginia.

Marc is joined by author and educator, Tamara Letter. They discuss Tamara's book, "A Passion for Kindness: Making the World a Better Place to Lead, Love and Learn" and how small, selfless acts can make all the difference.

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Show Notes:

Tamara Letter on Twitter: @tamaraletter

Tamara’s website

Tamara's book

Dr. Masaru Emoto’s work on shaping water with words

 

Check out Marc's new book, available wherever books are sold.

 

Dec 6, 2019

Marc is joined by guest co-host, Denise Hayden, a College Board consultant and extraordinary high school educator. Their guest is Dr. Ken Wallace, Superintendent of Schools, Maine Township High School District 207, in Illinois. They discuss Ken's role as a founder of the highly acclaimed Chicago Coaching Center, how learning is often messy and the importance of building for the long haul.

 

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Guest:

Dr. Ken Wallace @kenwallace207

 

Show Notes:

Check out Marc's new book, FORWARD FAST, available wherever books are sold.

 
 
 
 
 
Oct 23, 2019

Marc is joined by Jackie Levine from Putnam-Northern Westchester BOCES. Recorded at the SAANYS 2019 Conference in Lake George, NY, Marc and Jackie discuss equity, trends and effective ways to support educational leadership.

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Guest:

Jackie Levine @jackielevinePNW

Check out Marc's new book, available wherever books are sold.

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Oct 9, 2019

Final session. Launching a great conference, or unconference in this case, is all about having a great team. Marc sat down with three of the dedicated educators who helped make EdCamp LI a reality.

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Guests for Session 3:

Sari Goldberg @sgteach_sari

Corey Mammolito @coreymammolito

Whittney Smith @whittneysmith_

Check out Marc's new book, available wherever books are sold.

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Oct 9, 2019

Marc is back for round 2. This time, it's a round table discussion regarding strategies to increase creativity and innovation in the classroom.

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Guests for Session 2:

Allison Kaminsky @allieminsky

Marie Saint-Cyr - Instragram @mariesaintcyr_art

Luisa Marino

Rich Schwartz

Lisa Wenc

Kathy Regan

Anna Domingo

 

Check out Marc's new book, available wherever books are sold.

 
 
 
 
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Oct 9, 2019

Marc leads the first of three sessions at EdCamp LI 2019, in Commack, New York. Educators discuss how to use podcasts and other tech tools to promote student voice and increase engagement.

Listeners are welcome to ask a question, suggest a topic or share their thoughts: ask@stateofedpodcast.com

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Check out these instructional tools:

Merge Cube, Padlet, Adobe Spark, Nuzzel, Google VR TourCreator

Guests for Session 1:

Jessica Morrocu

Kim Lynch @mslynch5th

Ed Murray @eddiecmurray

Jan Kasal @jankasal

Check out Marc's new book, available wherever books are sold.

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Aug 23, 2019

Nick and Marc welcome Dr. LaTonya Harris, assistant principal of Burbank Elementary School in Hampton, Virginia. Dr. Harris discusses becoming an elementary administrator, introducing instructional technology into the classroom and how her determination has helped raise the bar for teachers and children... and even start a Double Dutch club!

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Dr. Harris on Twitter: @1learner4Life

Dr. Harris on Instagram: LaTonya Harris

NYTimes article - We Have Ruined Childhood by Kim Brooks

Check out Marc's new book, available wherever books are sold.

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May 15, 2019

Nick and Marc welcome Ryan Krakofsky, Digital Literacy Coach in an IB PYP school in Hong Kong. He discusses the importance of putting resources into people, challenging students with educational technology and where to find amazing dim sum! Ryan also shares how to play "rock, paper, scissors" Pacific-style...

Listeners are welcome to ask a question, suggest a topic or share their thoughts: ask@stateofedpodcast.com

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Follow Marc on Twitter @marcisseks or online: marcisseks.com

Follow Ryan Krakofsky on Twitter @mrkpyp

Check out Marc's new book, available wherever books are sold.

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Apr 23, 2019

Nick and Marc are back! In this (very) long distance episode, they talk with Lainey Morgan, primary school teacher at the American School Hong Kong, an ESOL Education school. Lainey shares some of her firsthand experience and insight into the similarities and differences in education spanning the continents, as well as explaining the phenomenon known as "China speed."

Listeners are welcome to ask a question, suggest a topic or share their thoughts: ask@stateofedpodcast.com

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For information on international schools, Lainey recommends the following:

ESOL Schools

Search Associates

International School Services

For reviewing schools:

International Schools Review

International School Community

Check out Marc's new book, available wherever books are sold.

 

Apr 23, 2017

Nick and Marc continue their series of mini episodes entitled, FROM SURVIVING TO THRIVING: A road map to mastery.

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Links from the show:

Apr 11, 2017

Nick and Marc begin a new series of mini episodes entitled, FROM SURVIVING TO THRIVING: A road map to mastery.

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Feb 27, 2017

Nick and Marc debate the prospects of newly appointed U.S. Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos.

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Links from the show:

  1. Rolling back rights for transgender students
  2. Neurocore article (NYT)
  3. For profit schools (NYT)
  4. Read Jeremy Scahill
Nov 25, 2016

Nick and Marc sit down with Tom Ehlers, founder and owner of Method Test Prep, to delve into the world of nationwide testing. Tom provides incredibly valuable information about these exams, plus offers some really smart tips to maximize student achievement.

NOTE: Method Test Prep is not a sponsor, nor is this a paid endorsement. Quite simply, Tom is a very bright guy with a great program that helps kids.

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Links from the show:

  1. Method Test Prep
Nov 18, 2016

Nick and Marc welcome a special guest, Jared Fox, LGBT Community Liaison for the New York City Department of Education.

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Links from the show:

  1. trevorproject.org
  2. Jared Fox on Twitter: @edugaytional
Oct 10, 2016

What do The Godfather movies and the State of Ed Podcast series from EdCampLI have in common? Part II is even better than Part I.

In this show, Nick and Marc host a round table discussion with educators seeking to understand more about podcasting and how they can utilize it to improve instruction.

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Links from the show:

  1. Common Sense Education
  2. Emath Instruction
Oct 2, 2016

Nick and Marc attend their first EdCamp. Part I features discussions with:

  1. Audra Beberman (@audrab_edtech)
  2. Don Gately (@donald_gately)
  3. Ed Kemnitzer (@kemnitzer3) & Joe Wiener (@jmwiener)

Stay tuned for Part II...

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Links from the show:

  1. EdCamp homepage
Aug 2, 2016

After a long hiatus, Nick and Marc return with a show about why America's education system shouldn't be compared to Finland's.

"Methods Lab" - How do babies learn and how can that research improve classroom instruction?

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Links from the show:

  1. How young children learn
  2. Diane Ravitch on Common Core
  3. Why we’re not Finland
  4. How much American doctors earn
  5. 4 Reasons why schools in Finland are better
  6. Unicef study on child poverty rate
Apr 30, 2016

Nick and Marc celebrate the show's first anniversary at the Gilder Lerhman Institute in Manhattan and interview their president, Dr. James G. Basker.

Topics include:

  1. Teaching through primary source documents
  2. Promoting a love of history in our schools
  3. Opportunities for teachers to study abroad

"Methods Lab" - Bringing Hamilton, the man and the musical, to urban schools

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Links from the show:

  1. The Gilder Lehrman Institute
  2. Oxbridge Academic Programs
  3. Hamilton educational outreach
  4. Nominate someone for National History Teacher of the Year
Mar 17, 2016

Nick and Marc discuss the recent Tri State Technology Conference, sponsored by EdSurge.

"Methods Lab" - One to One Implementation

  • How do we avoid turning tablets into really expensive notebooks?

Listeners are welcome to ask a question, suggest a topic or share their thoughts: ask@stateofedpodcast.com

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Links from the show:

  1. SAMR Model
  2. kytelearning.com
  3. Tri State Technology Conference
Feb 20, 2016

Nick and Marc discuss the movie THE MARTIAN, tearing up student work and Internet access in Mississippi.

"Methods Lab" - Untimed Assessments

How will these new changes in New York State impact students?
Will testing ever be the same?
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Links from the show:

PBS piece on Internet access in Mississippi schools
Clip from THE MARTIAN (spoiler alert)
NYT article on The Success Academy Charter School in Brooklyn

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