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Aspire Mailbag: Staff Retention with Hedreich Nichols

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In the 19th Aspire Mailbag episode, Hedreich Nichols, Jeff Gargas, and I answer questions on different leadership topics provided by the listeners. Please join us for this episode as we answer questions and discuss how to retain staff, make every student feel included in school, top characteristics of a good leader, and the newest Teach…

Characteristics of Deliberate Homework: Featuring Dr. Erik Youngman

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In your school or district, how is homework utilized and graded? Has your philosophy of homework changed during the pandemic and online learning? Today’s guest, Dr. Erik Youngman, discusses the role of homework and shares strategies to make homework deliberate and valuable in our new educational settings.  In this episode, we discuss: Homework and Grading…

Social Emotional Learning for Adults: Featuring Tre Gammage

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When you think of Social Emotional Learning (SEL), do you think about the procedures, curriculum, and skills needed for students? What about the adults in the building? How are they supported through your Social Emotional Learning structure? Today’s guest, Tre Gammage, shares how the majority of schools don’t have programs for the adults in schools…

Trust-Based Observations: Featuring Craig Randall

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As a teacher, have you ever received feedback from an administrator who only was in your classroom once, twice, maybe three times a year? And if you are the administrator, did you feel the time in the teacher’s class was enough to provide true feedback to help with their progress? This week’s guest, Craig Randall,…