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Coronavirus Chronicles 032 – Futures Lab

I am talking with schools to see how they’re responding in the wake of this global pandemic. I invite you to join me for the Coronavirus Chronicles, a series of check-ins with educators all over.

Episode 032 is below. Thank you, Scott Elias and Kelly Williams, for sharing how the Futures Lab program in Fort Collins, Colorado is adapting to our new challenges and opportunities. I especially appreciated hearing how your previous investments in student agency and inquiry-based learning paid great dividends during remote instruction.

See the complete list of episodes, which also are available as a podcast channel on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. If you and your school(s) would like to be featured in the Coronavirus Chronicles series, please get in touch. 

Other conversation series that may be of interest are below. Check them out!

Conversation series with educators during the pandemic

Coronavirus Chronicles 031 – Butler Tech

I am talking with schools to see how they’re responding in the wake of this global pandemic. I invite you to join me for the Coronavirus Chronicles, a series of check-ins with educators all over.

Episode 031 is below. Thank you, Jon Graft and Marni Durham, for sharing how Butler Tech in Fairfield Township, Ohio is adapting to our new challenges and opportunities. I especially appreciated hearing about Butler Tech’s emphasis on distributed leadership and how your resilience over the past few months was a result of earlier decisions and structures around trust, empowerment, organizational values, and creation of a culture of risk-taking.

See the complete list of episodes, which also are available as a podcast channel on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. If you and your school(s) would like to be featured in the Coronavirus Chronicles series, please get in touch. 

Other conversation series that may be of interest are below. Check them out!

Conversation series with educators during the pandemic

Coronavirus Chronicles 030 – Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School

I am talking with schools to see how they’re responding in the wake of this global pandemic. I invite you to join me for the Coronavirus Chronicles, a series of check-ins with educators all over.

Episode 030 is below. Thank you, Jeff Palladino, for sharing how Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School in the Bronx, New York is adapting to our new challenges and opportunities. I especially appreciated hearing about the challenges of implementing robust, student-driven, inquiry-based learning during this time.Your school is a special place.

See the complete list of episodes, which also are available as a podcast channel on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. If you and your school(s) would like to be featured in the Coronavirus Chronicles series, please get in touch. 

Other conversation series that may be of interest are below. Check them out!

Conversation series with educators during the pandemic

Coronavirus Chronicles 029 – Burlington Public Schools

I am talking with schools to see how they’re responding in the wake of this global pandemic. I invite you to join me for the Coronavirus Chronicles, a series of check-ins with educators all over.

Episode 029 is below. Thank you, Patrick Larkin and Dennis Villano, for sharing how the Burlington Public Schools in Burlington, Massachusetts are adapting to our new challenges and opportunities. I especially appreciated hearing about the challenges that exist even when you’ve been a nationally-recognized 1:1 school district for years, how you’re highlighting teacher voices in district messaging to students and families, and the emphasis on trauma-informed practices as the system opens up again next year.

See the complete list of episodes, which also are available as a podcast channel on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. If you and your school(s) would like to be featured in the Coronavirus Chronicles series, please get in touch. 

Other conversation series that may be of interest are below. Check them out!

Conversation series with educators during the pandemic

Coronavirus Chronicles 028 – Heritage High School

I am talking with schools to see how they’re responding in the wake of this global pandemic. I invite you to join me for the Coronavirus Chronicles, a series of 10- to 15-minute check-ins with educators all over.

Episode 028 is below. Thank you, Shameka Gerald, for sharing how Heritage High School in Newport News, Virginia is adapting to our new challenges and opportunities. I especially appreciated hearing about your organic staff bonding (via ramen conversations!) and your school’s efforts to stay connected to your students.

See the complete list of episodes, which also are available as a podcast channel on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. If you and your school(s) would like to be featured in the Coronavirus Chronicles series, please get in touch. 

Other conversation series that may be of interest are below. Check them out!

Conversation series with educators during the pandemic

Coronavirus Chronicles 027 – Marion-Walker Elementary School

I am talking with schools to see how they’re responding in the wake of this global pandemic. I invite you to join me for the Coronavirus Chronicles, a series of 10- to 15-minute check-ins with educators all over.

Episode 027 is below. Thank you, Karen Krisch, for sharing how Marion-Walker Elementary School in Pennsylvania is adapting to our new challenges and opportunities. I especially appreciated hearing about your social-emotional learning efforts and the variety of student choice boards that your teachers are creating.

See the complete list of episodes, which also are available as a podcast channel on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. If you and your school(s) would like to be featured in the Coronavirus Chronicles series, please get in touch. 

Other conversation series that may be of interest are below. Check them out!

Conversation series with educators during the pandemic

Coronavirus Chronicles 026 – Sarah Pyle Academy

I am talking with schools to see how they’re responding in the wake of this global pandemic. I invite you to join me for the Coronavirus Chronicles, a series of 10- to 15-minute check-ins with educators all over.

Episode 026 is below. Thank you, Kristina MacBury, for sharing how Sarah Pyle Academy in Delaware is adapting to our new challenges and opportunities. I especially appreciated our conversation about students with mental health needs and ways to serve them during remote instructional contexts. Kristina also mentioned her new project, Recovery Mode, which is focused on leadership behaviors and support structures during rapid change events like the COVID-19 pandemic. Some links to that work are immediately below.

See the complete list of episodes, which also are available as a podcast channel on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. If you and your school(s) would like to be featured in the Coronavirus Chronicles series, please get in touch. 

Other conversation series that may be of interest are below. Check them out!

Conversation series with educators during the pandemic

What would you include in a Master’s-level course on Leadership During a Crisis?

2020 LEO Summer CoursesMy online Leadership During a Crisis class launches in 2 weeks. I thought it would be fun to crowdsource some ideas here. What would you include in a Master’s level course on this topic, one that is focused on the practical implementation needs of P-12 school leaders (i.e., not theoretical philosophizing)?

If you need some recertification credits and are interested in joining us, here’s more info on the course and how to register!

What would you include in a Master’s-level course on Leadership for Social Justice?

2020 LEO Summer CoursesMy online Leadership for Social Justice class launches in 2 weeks. I thought it would be fun to crowdsource some ideas here. What would you include in a Master’s level course on this topic, one that is focused on the practical implementation needs of P-12 school leaders (i.e., not theoretical philosophizing)?

If you need some recertification credits and are interested in joining us, here’s more info on the course and how to register!

Coronavirus Chronicles 025 – International School of Amsterdam

I am talking with schools to see how they’re responding in the wake of this global pandemic. I invite you to join me for the Coronavirus Chronicles, a series of 10-minute check-ins with educators all over.

Episode 025 is below. Thank you, Shannon Hancock, Rania, and Trinabh, for sharing how the International School of Amsterdam in the Netherlands is adapting to our new challenges and opportunities. This was my first episode with students and of course you were FANTASTIC. I appreciated hearing how ISA has been implementing a full International Baccalaureate program via distance learning, and your Stories That Move project that we discussed is an awesome example of student agency that makes a difference in the world. For those who are interested in learning more about the project, here are some resources from ISA students Rania, Trinabh, Leilani, and Zozi:

See the complete list of episodes, which also are available as a podcast channel on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. If you and your school(s) would like to be featured in the Coronavirus Chronicles series, please get in touch. 

Other conversation series that may be of interest are below. Check them out!

Conversation series with educators during the pandemic