Advocate for Change: Featuring Traci Browder

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What does it mean to be equitable or inclusive in your school? This week’s guest, Traci Browder, shares powerful stories, actionable steps, and practices to ensure students have the same resources to be successful.   In this episode, we also discuss: Why “just a teacher” is a lie Influence outside of the classroom INTELLIGOGY the Podcast…

Integrating Critical Thinking and Social Skills: Featuring Dennis Mathew

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In your lesson plans, outside of the content in the curriculum, what skills do you teach your students? This week’s guest, Dennis Mathew, shares how he goes beyond the curriculum to share essential life skills, such as conflict resolution simulations and social skills practice activities.  In this episode, we also discuss: Leading with the “1”…

Bonus Episode: Inspiration and Healing with Maurice F. Martin

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I had the amazing opportunity to moderate a segment for the Teach Better Team on mental health and trauma informed practices. In this bonus episode, Maurice Martin and I discuss important strategies to use to enhance our emotional well-being, practice mindfulness, and overcome failure.  About Maurice Martin: Maurice F Martin is a sought after speaker,…

Taking the Leap: Featuring Robert Breyer

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If you have thought about becoming a campus or district leader, what are the next steps in the process to get to the next leadership level? This week’s guest, Robert Breyer, shares steps to gain additional and necessary experiences, finding the right coach, and excelling in the interview process.  In this episode, we also discuss:…

Top 5 Reading Recommendations with Michelle Papa

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In this bonus episode, Michelle Papa shares her five top leadership books and the reasons she loves these amazing resources. In addition, we discuss her new promotion and the transition to the new school year.  About Michelle Papa: Michelle Papa is an Assistant Principal at Jefferson Township High School in Oak Ridge, New Jersey. She…