Todd is in his fifth year as the principal of Harbor View Elementary in Corona del Mar, California. Before becoming the lead learner at Harbor View, he spent 13 years as a classroom teacher and two as an assistant principal. Todd is an active member of the educational community, sharing his wisdom, experiences, and resources on Twitter and through his blog. In this broadcast, Todd and Brent chat about the best parts of being a principal.
Kelly and Donnie are two of the amazing teachers at Brent's school, teaching fourth and fifth grade respectively. True lifelong learners, they are both passionate about student learning and always looking to improve their craft. In this broadcast, Kelly and Donnie sit down with Brent to share stories of how they are reflecting on their homework practices, tackling the question "Why are we doing what we're doing?"
Jeff is the Coordinator for Technology Integration for the Westwood Regional School District in New Jersey. He is also the creator of TeacherCast.net, TeacherCast University, and Educational Podcasting Today. Jeff is an ASCD Emerging Leader, Google Certified Teacher, Google Education Trainer, PBS Learning Media Digital Innovator, Microsoft Innovative Educator, Microsoft Surface Expert, speaker, writer, podcaster, broadcaster, consultant, and educational media specialist. In this broadcast, Jeff and Brent share stories about the impact podcasting can have on students and teachers.
Rushton is back for another episode! A former Japanese language teacher and principal of an online high school, Rushton is the founder and executive director of Next Vista for Learning, a free library of videos by and for teachers and students at NextVista.org. He now trains teachers and other professionals all over the world and shares inspiration in his book Making Your School Something Special. In this broadcast, Rushton and Brent share stories about staff meetings (yes, staff meetings) and how they don't have to be something teachers just survive, but rather engaging, can't-miss events.