Personal and Authentic: Featuring Thomas Murray

Joshua Stamper, Thomas Murray, Personal and Authentic, Aspire: The Leadership Development Podcast, Teach Better

After creating and implementing new teaching strategies and building procedures, many educators are seeking to go back to “normal”. Should we keep any practices from this past year or should we go back to our previous strategies? This week’s guest, Thomas Murray, shares how we design learning experiences that impact all students, while creating future…

Top 5 Reading Recommendations with Latrese Younger

Joshua Stamper, Latrese Younger, Top 5 leadership books, Aspire: The Leadership Development Podcast

In this bonus episode, Latrese Younger shares her five top leadership books and the reasons she loves these amazing resources. In addition, we discuss her school and how she is ending the school year strong.  About Latrese Younger: Latrese D. Younger has over thirteen years of education experience across several different school districts. She began…

Bonus Episode: Classroom and Campus Culture with Todd Nesloney

Joshua Stamper, Todd Nesloney, Aspire: The Leadership Development Podcast

Today, May 9th, is a special day for two reasons, 1. It’s mother’s day and 2. Today is the 3rd anniversary of the Aspire podcast! Join Todd Nesloney and I as we celebrate mothers day, the three year anniversary of the podcast and our discussion on classroom and campus culture! Featuring Todd Nesloney and Joshua…

The 5 “S”s of Mental Health: Featuring Dan Tricarico

Joshua Stamper, Dan Tricarico, The Zen Teacher, Teach Better, Aspire: The Leadership Development Podcast

As the school year comes to a close, we can all agree that we are exhausted mentally and physically. This past year and a half has been difficult in many ways and every educator’s mental health has been affected. Just the other day, I was telling a staff member that COVID has made even the…

Natural Learning Opportunities: Featuring Becky Schnekser

Joshua Stamper, Becky Schnekser, Aspire: The Leadership Development Podcast, Teach Better, DBC inc

In your classrooms, are your students participating in one interactive lesson per unit or are they experiencing natural learning opportunities each day? This week’s guest, Becky Schnekser, shares how transforming her classroom allowed her students to explore, engage, and discover new learning opportunities to model interactive field experiences.  In this episode, we discuss: Field Science…