Many school districts across the great state of Iowa have missed double digit days, due to the challenging weather. How do you gain consistency or any type of traction during these difficult times? This episode highlights some of the thoughts, reflections, and take-aways from this very important Twitter chat. Check it out and let us know what you think!
School has become so much more than the "3 Rs." Students are coming to us with heavy needs and it is more important than ever to provide social and emotional support. If we are going to engage students at a high academic level, it is absolutely necessary to engage their hearts while connecting with them on a deep level. Learn about how our followers are addressing the social and emotional needs of their students within this podcast recap.
Andrea and Dan talked with Brad Gustafson in this live show about innovation, collaboration, and doing what is best for students. Brad is the author of the new release, Reclaiming Our Calling. You can find more information about Brad below.
Dr. Brad Gustafson is a 2016 National Distinguished Principal, author, and speaker. He is also a National School Boards Association "20 to Watch" educator. Brad's newest book, Reclaiming Our Calling, uses the power of stories to highlight the tension many of us in education are feeling.
Brad is a school leader who understands the role the heart, mind, and hope play in the learning process. We’re excited to connect with him tonight! (You can connect with Brad via his website www.BradGustafson.com).
Interventions, progress monitoring, universal instruction...all of these terms are at the center of conversations related to providing a mult-tiered system of support to students. In this podcast, we discuss these terms and other components of a high quality MTSS system in K-12 settings. There were a number of great ideas, resources, and thoughts shared in tonight's Twitter exchange. You can find everything by visiting tinyurl.com/iaedchat.
The #IAedchat team tackled a difficult, but necessary conversation in this podcast. How do we address cyber-bullying, how do we promote upstanders, and what is the difference between bullying and peer conflict? We answer these questions and more in this mini-podcast.