Student Inclusion and Partnership: Featuring Lindsay Lyons

Aspire to Lead, Lindsay Lyons, Joshua Stamper, Time for Teachership

This week’s guest, Lindsay Lyons, shares how by including student voice and enhancing the curriculum to include opportunities to discuss important topics, the culture of the classroom increases equity and inclusiveness.  In this episode, we discuss: Curriculum Design for Difficult Topics  Student Partnership Opportunities And her podcast, Time for Teachership! About Lindsay Lyons: Lindsay Lyons…

Action Research on SEL Practices: Featuring Jorge Valenzuela

Aspire to Lead, Jorge Valenzuela, Joshua Stamper, SEL, Action Research

This week’s guest, Jorge Valenzuela, shares his journey of how he was introduced to Emotional Intelligence in his personal life and how he used his action research to help districts implement sound SEL practices on their campuses.  In this episode, we discuss: “Learning Walks” to Provide Feedback  The Importance of Gathering Data for Action Research…

Changed Instructional Habits: Featuring Kevin J. Butler

Aspire to Lead, Kevin J. Butler, Joshua Stamper, Lights. Cameras. Teach!

This week’s guest, Kevin J. Butler, shares how he lost his passion to teach and how he transformed his teaching style to become more engaging. While teachers don’t train to be entertainers, teaching must capture students’ attention and at times entertain them. This doesn’t mean that every lesson has to be a Broadway musical number,…

Aspire Mailbag: New Leadership or New Initiatives?

Aspire Mailbag, Jeff Gargas, Joshua Stamper, Aspire to Lead, School Culture, New Initiatives

In this 26th Aspire Mailbag episode, Jeff Gargas and I answer questions on different leadership topics provided by the listeners. Please join us for this episode as we answer questions on new initiatives by new leaders, abandoning campus programs, leadership advice, the Teach Better conference, and the latest news with the Teach Better Team! Featuring…