Quaranteaching and the Tech Hotline


Episode #29: #Quaranteaching from the Tech Hotline

#Quaranteaching from the Trenches is a series of stories from educators’ about their experiences with remote learning during the Covid 19 Pandemic. These stories showcase the learning, hope, successes, and challenges that educators across the country are facing as they reinvent schooling for their kids.

Our guest today is Kurt Schlatter, Technology Support Manager for the Rowland Unified School District.

 

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Connect with us on Twitter @staumont and @jmartinez727 and check out our website betweenthejohns.com

 

We are elementary school principals in Rowland Unified School District in Southern California. We have launched this podcast as part of our inquiry to learn, share and apply effective leadership practice.

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Quaranteaching and the Tech Hotline

Episode #29: #Quaranteaching from the Tech Hotline

#Quaranteaching from the Trenches is a series of stories from educators’ about their experiences with remote learning during the Covid 19 Pandemic. These stories showcase the learning, hope, successes, and challenges that educators across the country are facing as they reinvent schooling for their kids.

Our guest today is Kurt Schlatter, Technology Support Manager for the Rowland Unified School District.

 

Please rate and review us on iTunes, that helps others find out about our podcast. 

Connect with us on Twitter @staumont and @jmartinez727 and check out our website betweenthejohns.com

 

We are elementary school principals in Rowland Unified School District in Southern California. We have launched this podcast as part of our inquiry to learn, share and apply effective leadership practice.

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Episode #28: #Quaranteaching from the Trenches with Maria Davila: Feeding the ❤️️ During A Pandemic


Episode #28: #Quaranteaching from the Trenches with Maria Davila: Feeding the ❤️️ During A Pandemic

#Quaranteaching from the Trenches is a series of stories from educators’ about their experiences with remote learning during the Covid 19 Pandemic. These stories showcase the learning, hope, successes, and challenges that educators across the country are facing as they reinvent schooling for their kids.

Our guest today is Maria Davila, Director of Nutrition Services, for the Rowland Unified School District.

Check out the resources below that were mentioned in the episode:

 

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Connect with us on Twitter @staumont and @jmartinez727 and check out our website betweenthejohns.com

 

We are elementary school principals in Rowland Unified School District in Southern California. We have launched this podcast as part of our inquiry to learn, share and apply effective leadership practice.

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Quaranteaching from the Trenches: Maintaining a Safety Net


Episode #27: #Quaranteaching: Maintaining a Safety Net

#Quaranteaching from the Trenches is a series of stories from educators’ about their experiences with remote learning during the Covid 19 Pandemic. These stories showcase the learning, hope, successes, and challenges that educators across the country are facing as they reinvent schooling for their kids.

Our guests today are Ashley McGrath, Laura Diaz, and Heidi West. They are kindergarten teachers in the Rowland Unified School District who are part of a Community of Practice of kindergarten teachers across the school district who are working together to lift the level of instruction.

Check out the resources below that were mentioned in the episode:

Video Playlist of Family Workshop: Supporting Kindergarten Readers and Writers at Home

Five Key Responsibilities – The School Principal as Leader: Guiding Schools to Better Teaching and Learning

 

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Connect with us on Twitter @staumont and @jmartinez727 and check out our website betweenthejohns.com

 

We are elementary school principals in Rowland Unified School District in Southern California. We have launched this podcast as part of our inquiry to learn, share and apply effective leadership practice.

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Quaranteaching from the Trenches with Dr. Gilbert Navarro


Episode #26: #Quaranteaching with Dr. Gilbert Navarro 

#Quaranteaching from the Trenches is a series of stories from educators’ about their experiences with remote learning during the Covid 19 Pandemic. These stories showcase the learning, hope, successes, and challenges that educators across the country are facing as they reinvent schooling for their kids.

Our guest today is Dr. Gilbert Navarro, a grades 4/5 combination teacher at Jellick Elementary School in the Rowland Unified School District. Connect with him on Twitter @docgnavarro or by email at gnavarro@rowlandschools.org.

 

Please rate and review us on iTunes, that helps others find out about our podcast. 

Connect with us on Twitter @staumont and @jmartinez727 and check out our website betweenthejohns.com

 

We are elementary school principals in Rowland Unified School District in Southern California. We have launched this podcast as part of our inquiry to learn, share and apply effective leadership practice.

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DifferenceMakers: Joy and Intentional Language with Ashley McGrath


Episode #25: Joy and Intentional Language with Ashley McGrath

This episode is the next installment of our #DifferenceMakers series, a recurring feature where we connect with educators who are making a difference for kids and learn about a practice they are passionate about.

In this episode, the Johns are learning about Joy and Intentional Language with Ashley McGrath, a Kindergarten Teacher at Rowland Elementary School near Los Angeles, CA. Connect with Ashley on Twitter @AshleyLyMcGrath and @BtwntheLadies and listen to the Between the Ladies podcast.

Please rate and review us on iTunes, that helps others find out about our podcast. 

Connect with us on Twitter @staumont and @jmartinez727 and check out our website betweenthejohns.com

We are elementary school principals in Rowland Unified School District in Southern California. We have launched this podcast as part of our inquiry to learn, share and apply effective leadership practice.

Join our Personal Learning Network as we learn, grow, and connect with others. 

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Give Yourself Grace


Episode #24: Give Yourself Grace

How are things going for you? Have you felt overwhelmed recently or in the past? The Johns talk about paying attention to signs that tell you that you or those around you are pushing too hard. We have to take care of ourselves and others, and give grace rather than beating ourselves up. 

Check out the resources below that were mentioned in the episode:

Articles

Why Is Giving Yourself Grace So Damn Hard? Nancy Fulkerson

Give Yourself Grace – Lara Heacock

Shout Outs

Destiny Huggins – saying yes to one thing results in saying no to something else

Brian Kulak – self care and SEL for adults

 

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Connect with us on Twitter @staumont and @jmartinez727 and check out our website betweenthejohns.com

We are elementary school principals in Rowland Unified School District in Southern California. We have launched this podcast as part of our inquiry to learn, share and apply effective leadership practice.

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The Power of Moments – Part 2


Episode #23: The Power of Moments – Part 2

School is back in session and there’s plenty of good stuff going on. In this episode, the Johns talk about what’s happening at school and finish their conversation about The Power of Moments by Chip Heath and Dan Heath.

Check out the resources below that were mentioned in the episode:

The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact

The Danger of a Single Story by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The Transformation of Sister Isabella

Sawubona, a Zulu greeting

The Book Whisperer: Awakening the Inner Reader in Every Child by Donalyn Miller

Marathon Training for All Skill Levels – Hal Higdon

 

Shout Outs to my Running PLN

Kristi Dawes

Holly King

Mike Earnshaw

 

Book Recommendations

Fostering Resilient Learners: Strategies for Creating a Trauma-Sensitive Classroom by Kristin Souers and Pete Hall

Everybody Matters: The Extraordinary Power of Caring for Your People Like Family by Bob Chapman and Raj Sisodia

The Time Trap: The Classic Book on Time Management by Alec Mackenzie and Pat Nickerson 

Performing Under Pressure: The Science of Doing Your Best When It Matters Most by 

Hendrie Weisinger and J. P. Pawliw-Fry

 

Podcast Recommendation

The BeerEdu Podcast with Kyle Anderson and Ben Dickson

 

Please rate and review us on iTunes, that helps others find out about our podcast. 

Connect with us on Twitter @staumont and @jmartinez727 and check out our website betweenthejohns.com

We are elementary school principals in Rowland Unified School District in Southern California. We have launched this podcast as part of our inquiry to learn, share and apply effective leadership practice.

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We’re Baaaack! Plus, The Power of Moments


Episode #22: We’re Baaaack! Plus, The Power of Moments

The Between the Johns summer road trip has come to an end. We are back in the Southland and we’re ready to get the school year started. In this episode the Johns catch up, talk about some developments in their podcasting journey, and share about their readerly life through a book talk on The Power of Moments.

Check out the resources below that were mentioned in the episode:

The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact

What Is a Book Talk? Your Guide to Making Them Work in the Classroom

U2 – Elevation (Official Video) – YouTube 

Key & Peele – TeachingCenter

12 Brain/Mind Learning Principles in Action: Teach for the Development of Higher-Order Thinking and Executive Function

Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School 

Please rate and review us on iTunes, that helps others find out about our podcast. 

Connect with us on Twitter @staumont and @jmartinez727 and check out our website betweenthejohns.com

We are elementary school principals in Rowland Unified School District in Southern California. We have launched this podcast as part of our inquiry to learn, share and apply effective leadership practice.

Join our Personal Learning Network as we learn, grow, and connect with others. 

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    Messy Inkwell by Blue Dot Sessions

    Spectacular Sound Productions by What Was That?

    Needle Work by Third Mind Movement

    Scythe in Hell by XTaKeRux

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Coping Skills for Littles with Heather Lippert


Episode #21: Coping Skills for Littles with Heather Lippert

The Between the Johns summer road trip continues. In this episode John  Martinez is on location from Seattle, Washington learning about Coping Skills for Littles Care with Heather Lippert, a Kindergarten Teacher in the  Seattle area and a member of the #4ocfpln. 

This episode is the next installment of our #DifferenceMakers series, a recurring feature where we connect with educators who are making a difference for kids and share about a practice they are passionate about.

Check out the resources below that were mentioned in the episode:

Flipping Your Lid: A Scientific Explanation by Dan Siegel 

Mind Up: A Program for Empowering children through mindful practice based in neuroscience

Fostering Resilient Learners: Strategies for Creating a Trauma-Sensitive Classroom

Teaching Your Child to: Identify and Express Emotions, CSEFEL, Vanderbilt University

Finger Puppet Hand-Model of the Brain

Emerced Learning on the web

Emerced Learning on Twitter

Please rate and review us on iTunes, that helps others find out about our podcast. 

Connect with us on Twitter @staumont and @jmartinez727 and check out our website betweenthejohns.com

We are elementary school principals in Rowland Unified School District in Southern California. We have launched this podcast as part of our inquiry to learn, share and apply effective leadership practice.

Join our Personal Learning Network as we learn, grow, and connect with others. 

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