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Leadership, Learning, and Culture with Jimmy Casas

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If you ever have an opportunity to chat with Jimmy Casas, don’t let it pass by!

In this week's episode we have a fascinating talk with Jimmy about the changing role of the school leader and the power of leading by example, especially when it comes to professional learning. Jimmy provides great advice for new and experienced leaders alike to help build a culture of mutual respect and support in a school or district.



Contact Info: J Casas & Associates
Website: jimmycasas.comTwitter: @casas_jimmyInstagram: casas_jimmyYouTube: J Casas & Associates Check out Jimmy’s book, Culturize, today!

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Nick and Matt are proud to announce our latest partnership! The Learning Through Leading Podcast is now produced in partnership with the Learning Techno…

Floop: Feedback Loops In Any Classroom

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We had a great talk with Christine Witcher and Melanie Kong about Floop, an app that supports teacher and peer feedback in almost any classroom. Listen to their startup story and how Melanie and Christine have used their classroom experiences and action research to build student agency and efficacy. Then check out Floopedu.com to see how you can use it in your classroom.


Contact the Floop team via Email: team@floopedu.com

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Twitter: @floopedu Website: floopedu.com Blog: blog.floopedu.com Research Whitepaper: bit.ly/floop-whitepaper Student Feedback Literacy Curriculum: bit.ly/curr-download Company Bio Based on research and built by teachers, Floop is a web platform that helps teachers give meaningful feedback faster and teaches students how to use feedback to learn. Floop works on any internet-connected device (phones, tablets, laptops) to streamline the feedback process and give more agency to students.
About the developers




Christine Witcher has worked in education for ov…

TeacherFit

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In this episode, Nick and Matt learn about TeacherFit from its founder, Nick Mann. We'll learn how TeacherFit can help students, educators, schools, and districts build healthy habits, including mindfulness, yoga, and even strength training. 

After listening to this episode, we hope you'll be inspired to visit TeacherFit.com to learn more, like we did!



Learn more about TeacherFit:Twitter: @TeacherFit19Instagram: TeacherFit_OnlineWebsite: TeacherFit.comEmail: info@teacherfit.com You can find us on Twitter at
@DrNickSutton@YodaMatt68
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E-Learning in IL with Erich Grauke

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Join us for a conversation with Erich Grauke of the Illinois State Board of Education about the recent Illinois legislation surrounding e-learning days. Erich will tell us about the basic requirements of the law, lessons learned from the pilot districts, and ideas that can support quality e-learning in your school and district. 
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Links: Illinois Guidelines for E-LearningDistricts Find E-Learning Effective On Days Of Non-AttendanceNew Law Expands E-Learning Flexibility Statewide Contact Erich at ISBE: Erich Grauke: egrauke@isbe.net Twitter Handle: @egraukePhone: 217-782-0354
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#IETC19 - Part 2

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We had such a great time at the Illinois Education And Technology Conference - #IETC19 - that we couldn't contain it in just one episode! Here we have the rest of our interviews with educators from Illinois and surrounding states. We know you'll have as much fun listening to these interviews as we had recording them!


InterviewsI’ll Jump First - Enjoy this dual episode with our friends Kevin & Julie from Park Ridge - Niles District 64, then check out their podcast on anchor.fm or wherever you get your podcasts. First grade teacher Jana Zipfel - @JanaMrsZipfel - talks about the edtech landscape in her southern Illinois school district.Sarah Brokering - @MrsBrokeCodes - discusses her interests as an elementary technology teacher. Dawn Malcolm - @malcolm8science - and Jared Bruening - @JaredBruening - discuss some of the great ideas they have gleaned from the conference. Jonathan Lee -@jleeTechPercent - from METC - @metcedplus - shares the topics that Missouri educators are …

#CoffeeEDU at #IETC19

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Recently Matt and Nick visited the Illinois Education Technology Conference - #IETC19 - in Springfield, Illinois. Nick was able to join virtually via a telepresence robot, provided courtesy of Cindy Arthur at the Faculty Technology Learning Center at Carl Sandburg College in Galesburg, Illinois. Matt and "Virtual Nick" talked with people at #CoffeeEDU about some of the trends and interests of educators throughout Illinois.


In this episode... Clip 1: Matt’s intro to #CoffeeEDU Clip 2: “Virtual Nick” and Matt work our way around the #CoffeeEDU groupClip 3: Beth Rihtar, Instructional Coach at Emerson Middle School Clip 4: Three educators discuss their integration of coding and other technology topics into school activitiesClip 4: Bill Witkowski discusses the challenges of being both a Technology Director and supporting instructional activitiesClip 5: Sean Scanlon, and Jess & Jess from Marion, talk about the challenges they see in education around the stateClip 6: Tim McIlv…

Nick & Matt Talk Podcasting

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Nick and Matt discuss their journey into podcasting, how you might use podcasts in your school or classroom, where they're going next, and how you can be a part of this podcast in the future!


Mentioned in this episode:

Nick's School PodcastAnchor.fmLearning Through Leading on AnchorTalk with us or ask questions by sending a voice message through Anchor
@DrNickSutton Nick on Twitter
@YodaMatt68 Matt on Twitter

Many thanks to the folks at ideaillinois.org for sponsoring us this month!

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Transcript, adapted from SnackVids.com. There may be errors, but this is pretty close. 

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Matt:
Okay, okay! Well, we are back with another episode of the Learning Through Leading Podcast, and this episode is going to be a little bit different today. Nick and I thought we might talk briefly about our podcasting journey to anyone who might be interested in learning about us and starting their own podcast, maybe for your school, maybe for your classroom, and so we thought we'd just spend a…

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