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Reimagine Schools

Summary: Hosted by Dr. Greg Goins, the Reimagine Schools Podcast features many of the nation's top educators, authors and innovators in K-12 education with an emphasis on leadership development, scaling innovation and transforming our public school system. Guest have included some of the world's most prolific thought leaders on education, including Ted Dintersmith, Ted Fujimoto, Ian Jukes, Alfie Kohn, Grant Lichtman, Marc Prensky and Dr. Tony Wagner. The Reimagine Schools Podcast is a proud member of the Education Podcast Network (EPN). Be sure to join the conversation with #ReimagineSchools. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/greg-goins/support

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 Fearless Schools with Doug Reeves | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:30:54

In this episode, Dr. Douglas Reeves, the author of more than 40 books and 100 articles on leadership and education, talks about his latest book, Fearless Schools: Building Trust and Resilience for Learning, Teaching, and Leading, and gives a preview of his new online course that will launch in 2023. His 5-part cohort entitled, Grading Reform Without Tears, was designed to help school leaders and their teams close the gap between theory and practice in grading reform, giving them immediate access to proven results that they can use today. The cohort will run from February through April of 2023 and participants can reserve a spot by visiting the Rocket PD website. Twitter: @DouglasReeves. (The Reimagine Schools Podcast is sponsored by Rocket PD). About Dr. Greg Goins As the Founder/Host of the Reimagine Schools Podcast, Dr. Greg Goins has emerged as one of the nation's leading voices on visionary leadership and the path to transforming schools. He currently serves as the Director of the Educational Leadership Program at Georgetown College (KY) and previously spent 15 years as a school district superintendent in Illinois. Dr. Goins is a passionate keynote speaker and is available to speak at your next education conference or school PD day. To book Dr. Goins, visit the Reimagine Schools website. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/greg-goins/support

 5-Gen Leadership with Mark White | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:36:29

In this episode, author, speaker, and former Ohio school superintendent Mark White discusses his new book, 5-Gen Leadership: Leading 5 Generations in Schools in the 2020s, as we now have five different generations - Baby Boomers, Generation X, Millennials, Generation Z, and Gen Alpha all working together under one roof in today's schoolhouse. Based on research and the author's experience as a veteran school leader, the book serves as a blueprint to navigate the core values of each generation and provides tips for school administrators to shift to a coaching model that closes digital gaps and helps reshape the future of schools by 2030. Twitter: @MarkWhite55. (The Reimagine Schools Podcast is sponsored by Rocket PD). About Dr. Greg Goins As the Founder/Host of the Reimagine Schools Podcast, Dr. Greg Goins has emerged as one of the nation's leading voices on visionary leadership and the path to transforming schools. He currently serves as the Director of the Educational Leadership Program at Georgetown College (KY) and previously spent 15 years as a school district superintendent in Illinois. Dr. Goins is a passionate keynote speaker and is available to speak at your next education conference or school PD day. To book Dr. Goins, visit the Reimagine Schools website. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/greg-goins/support

 Be Great with Dwight Carter | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:36:31

In this episode, veteran Ohio school administrator, speaker, and author Dwight Carter shares insights from his new book, Be Great: Five Principles to Improve School Culture from the Inside Out, and breaks done a blueprint for school leaders that includes being Grateful, Relational, Enthusiastic, Authentic, and Teachable as the keys to leading a positive school culture. Carter also shares his views on leading a new generation of students who have unique challenges and a thirst for more ownership of their own school experience through student voice, choice, and inquiry-based learning opportunities. Twitter: @Dwight_Carter. (The Reimagine Schools Podcast is sponsored by Rocket PD). About Dr. Greg Goins As the Founder/Host of the Reimagine Schools Podcast, Dr. Greg Goins has emerged as one of the nation's leading voices on visionary leadership and the path to transforming schools. He currently serves as the Director of the Educational Leadership Program at Georgetown College (KY) and previously spent 15 years as a school district superintendent in Illinois. Dr. Goins is a passionate keynote speaker and is available to speak at your next education conference or school PD day. To book Dr. Goins, visit the Reimagine Schools website. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/greg-goins/support

 Let's Get Messy with Matt Miller | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:32:18

In this episode, author, speaker, and innovative tech-educator Matt Miller dives into several important topics that includes the state of education post-pandemic, why getting messy in the classroom is one of the true staples of deeper learning, and how teachers can think differently about creating an experience for their students that will increase engagement and a love for learning. Matt also shares information about his new website that takes the Netflix model of on-demand content and personalized viewing to educators who can now visit TeachFlix to find videos for all grade levels that have been crowdsourced by educators. Twitter: @jmattmiller. Website: Ditch That Textbook. (The Reimagine Schools Podcast is sponsored by Rocket PD). About Dr. Greg Goins As the Founder/Host of the Reimagine Schools Podcast, Dr. Greg Goins has emerged as one of the nation's leading voices on visionary leadership and the path to transforming schools. He currently serves as the Director of the Educational Leadership Program at Georgetown College (KY) and previously spent 15 years as a school district superintendent in Illinois. Dr. Goins is a passionate keynote speaker and is available to speak at your next education conference or school PD day. To book Dr. Goins, visit the Reimagine Schools website. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/greg-goins/support

 Designing Schools with Sabba Quidwai | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:32:02

In this episode, Dr. Sabba Quidwai shares insights about her new educational documentary on Design Thinking in Schools. The Design39 campus in San Diego, California, serves as the backdrop for the film titled Designing Schools: The Future is a Place We Create, that takes a deep dive into how one of the nation's most innovative schools uses a Design Thinking approach to create a culture of trust and collaboration to help students solve real-world problems. Twitter: @askMsQ. Website: Designing Schools. (The Reimagine Schools Podcast is sponsored by Rocket PD). About Dr. Greg Goins As the Founder/Host of the Reimagine Schools Podcast, Dr. Greg Goins has emerged as one of the nation's leading voices on visionary leadership and the path to transforming schools. He currently serves as the Director of the Educational Leadership Program at Georgetown College (KY) and previously spent 15 years as a school district superintendent in Illinois. Dr. Goins is a passionate keynote speaker and is available to speak at your next education conference or school PD day. To book Dr. Goins, visit the Reimagine Schools website. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/greg-goins/support

 Prisms of Reality with Anurupa Ganguly | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:35:04

In this episode, Anurupa Gangoly, Founder and CEO of Prisms of Reality, talks about the challenges of traditional math instruction and shares the story of how she created an ed-tech company that is redefining the math learning experience using immersive virtual reality. This new paradigm for math education allows students the ability to learn through movements, experience, and meaningful discovery to personalize learning and engage students with opportunities for real-world problem solving. Gangoly also shares insights as to why there are not more girls in STEM jobs and what schools can do to create more equitable opportunities for all students. Twitter: @aganguly26. Website: Prisms of Reality. (The Reimagine Schools Podcast is sponsored by Rocket PD). About Dr. Greg Goins As the Founder/Host of the Reimagine Schools Podcast, Dr. Greg Goins has emerged as one of the nation's leading voices on visionary leadership and the path to transforming schools. He currently serves as the Director of the Educational Leadership Program at Georgetown College (KY) and previously spent 15 years as a school district superintendent in Illinois. Dr. Goins is a passionate keynote speaker and is available to speak at your next education conference or school PD day. To book Dr. Goins, please send inquiries to drgreggoins@gmail.com.  Twitter: @DrGregGoins. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/greg-goins/support

 Crafting The Culture with Joe Sanfelippo | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:33:13

In this episode, author, speaker, and award-winning school superintendent Dr. Joe Sanfelippo, discusses his new book with Dr. Jeff Zoul, Crafting The Culture: 45 Reflections On What Matters Most, and shares insights on how school leaders can build a stronger school culture by making people people valued, earning trust, and coaching educators to help them find their purpose within the organization. Sanfelippo also reflects on his friendship with Jimmy Casas, best-selling author of Culturize: Every Student. Every Day. Whatever It Takes., and how the two have joined forces to create a live weekly YouTube show with a focus on school leadership. Twitter: @Joe_Sanfelippo. Website: The Weekly Show with Jimmy and Joe. (The Reimagine Schools Podcast is sponsored by Rocket PD. Learn more at https://rocketpd.com). About Dr. Greg Goins As the Founder/Host of the Reimagine Schools Podcast, Dr. Greg Goins has emerged as one of the nation's leading voices on visionary leadership and the path to transforming schools. He currently serves as the Director of the Educational Leadership Program at Georgetown College (KY) and previously spent 15 years as a school district superintendent in Illinois. Dr. Goins is a passionate keynote speaker and is available to speak at your next education conference or school PD day. To book Dr. Goins, please send inquiries to drgreggoins@gmail.com.  Twitter: @DrGregGoins. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/greg-goins/support

 PBL Simplified with Ryan Steuer | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:34:14

In this episode, Ryan Steuer, author of PBL Simplified: 6 Steps to Move Project Based Learning from Idea to Reality, talks about the common myths and challenges many new teachers face when trying to implement PBL in the classroom. Steuer also provides practical tips and advice on how to design PBL lessons at all grade levels, how community stakeholders can become part of the design process, and why grading should never be a barrier as classroom assessment remains the same with a focus on communication, creativity, collaboration, and critical thinking. Twitter: @ryansteuer. Website: www.magnifylearningin.org.  (The Reimagine Schools Podcast is sponsored by Rocket PD. Learn more at https://rocketpd.com). About Dr. Greg Goins As the Founder/Host of the Reimagine Schools Podcast, Dr. Greg Goins has emerged as one of the nation's leading voices on visionary leadership and the path to transforming schools. He currently serves as the Director of the Educational Leadership Program at Georgetown College (KY) and previously spent 15 years as a school district superintendent in Illinois. Dr. Goins is a passionate keynote speaker and is available to speak at your next education conference or school PD day. To book Dr. Goins, please send inquiries to drgreggoins@gmail.com.  Twitter: @DrGregGoins. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/greg-goins/support

 Street Data with Shane Safir & Jamila Dugan | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:35:25

In this episode, Shane Safir and Dr. Jamila Dugan, co-authors of Street Data: A Next-Generation Model for Equity, Pedagogy, and School Transformation, share insight from their best-selling book that teaches schools how to eradicate the fixation on big data like standardized test scores to measure equity and learning by rebuilding the system with classrooms, schools and systems built around students’ brilliance, cultural wealth, and intellectual potential. The book also provides an asset-based model to help educators look for what’s right in our students and communities instead of seeking what’s wrong as Safir and Dugan offer an actionable framework for school transformation. Twitter at @ShaneSafir. @JamilaDugan. (The Reimagine Schools Podcast is sponsored by Rocket PD. Learn more at https://rocketpd.com). About Dr. Greg Goins As the Founder/Host of the Reimagine Schools Podcast, Dr. Greg Goins has emerged as one of the nation's leading voices on visionary leadership and the path to transforming schools. He currently serves as the Director of the Educational Leadership Program at Georgetown College (KY) and previously spent 15 years as a school district superintendent in Illinois. Dr. Goins is a passionate keynote speaker and is available to speak at your next education conference or school PD day. To book Dr. Goins, please send inquiries to drgreggoins@gmail.com.  Twitter: @DrGregGoins. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/greg-goins/support

 United We Learn with Dr. Jason Glass | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:33:34

In this episode, Dr. Jason Glass, Commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Education, shares his vision for public schools in Kentucky through the launch of a new statewide United We Learn initiative that's built around the three big ideas of creating a more vibrant experience for every student, encouraging innovation in our schools – especially when it comes to assessment, and creating a bold new future for Kentucky’s schools through collaboration with local communities. At the center of the United We Learn initiative is a unified commitment to Deeper Learning, a push for a statewide Portrait of a Graduate, and opportunities for school districts to share innovative ideas through Local Laboratories of Learning (L3s) that pave the way for a new approach to assessment and school accountability. Follow Dr. Glass on Twitter at @KYCommishGlass. (The Reimagine Schools Podcast is sponsored by Rocket PD. Learn more at https://rocketpd.com). About Dr. Greg Goins As the Founder/Host of the Reimagine Schools Podcast, Dr. Greg Goins has emerged as one of the nation's leading voices on visionary leadership and the path to transforming schools. He currently serves as the Director of the Educational Leadership Program at Georgetown College (KY) and previously spent 15 years as a school district superintendent in Illinois. Dr. Goins is a passionate keynote speaker and is available to speak at your next education conference or school PD day. To book Dr. Goins, please send inquiries to drgreggoins@gmail.com.  Twitter: @DrGregGoins. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/greg-goins/support

 Envision Learning with Justin Wells | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:37:26

In this episode, Justin Wells, a deeper learning advocate and Executive Director of Envision Learning Partners, shares insights into how school districts are using innovative principles of deeper learning to design better performance assessments to measure student success. In addition, Wells encourages school leaders and classroom teachers to design capstone experiences and a portfolio defense system at various grade levels to help "build muscle" on the path to greater equity for all students. Twitter: @jusowells. Meet Justin Wells Justin Wells is the Executive Director of Envision Learning Partners, a team of coaches who help schools and districts develop performance assessment systems guided by the principles of equity and deeper learning. Before that, he taught high school English and led teacher teams in the design and implementation of multidisciplinary projects. He is co-author of the book Transforming Schools with Common Core Standards, Performance Assessment, and Project-Based Learning (with Bob Lenz and Sally Kingston). About Dr. Greg Goins As the Founder/Host of the Reimagine Schools Podcast, Dr. Greg Goins has emerged as one of the nation's leading voices on visionary leadership and the path to transforming our schools. He currently serves as the Director of the Educational Leadership Program at Georgetown College (KY) and previously spent 15 years as a school district superintendent in Illinois. Dr. Goins is a passionate keynote speaker and is available to speak at your next education conference or school PD day. To book Dr. Goins, please send inquiries to drgreggoins@gmail.com.  Twitter: @DrGregGoins. Support for Reimagine Schools Podcast You can now click HERE to "buy a bourbon" for Dr. Goins to help support this podcast. Thanks for your support! --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/greg-goins/support

 Unconventional Leadership with Jessica Cabeen | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:31:57

In this episode, award-winning principal Jessica Cabeen shares the principles of Unconventional Leadership that includes putting people over position, taking big risks, and dispelling the myth that every school should have the "perfect principal." Cabeen, a popular speaker and author of four books on school leadership, also encourages principals to reimagine professional development for teachers by creating a "PD Playlist" that allows educators to "pick and choose their own adventure" on the path to their own professional growth. Finally, Cabeen talks about the power of being a connected educator on Twitter and why being called the "school mom" by her teenage students is the ultimate compliment in her daily work as a school administrator. Twitter: @JessicaCabeen. Meet Jessica Cabeen Jessica Cabeen is the Principal of Ellis Middle School in Austin, Minnesota. Prior to that, she was the principal of the "Happiest Place in Southeastern Minnesota", the Woodson Kindergarten Center. She has been an assistant middle school principal, a special education supervisor, and special education teacher. She started her career as a Music Therapist and worked with adults with disabilities and adolescents in residential settings in Iowa and Illinois. She is the author of four books, including Unconventional and Lead With Grace. Jessica was awarded the NAESP/VINCI Digital Leader of Early Learning Award in 2016 and in 2017 was named the Minnesota National Distinguished Principal.  About Dr. Greg Goins As the Founder/Host of the Reimagine Schools Podcast, Dr. Greg Goins has emerged as one of the nation's leading voices on visionary leadership and the path to transforming our schools. He currently serves as the Director of the Educational Leadership Program at Georgetown College (KY) and previously spent 15 years as a school district superintendent in Illinois. Dr. Goins is a passionate keynote speaker and is available to speak at your next education conference or school PD day. To book Dr. Goins, please send inquiries to drgreggoins@gmail.com.  Twitter: @DrGregGoins. Support for Reimagine Schools Podcast You can now click HERE to "buy a bourbon" for Dr. Goins to help support this podcast. Thanks for your support! --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/greg-goins/support

 The Empowered Classroom with John Spencer | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:30:30

In this episode, former middle school teacher, best-selling author, and current college professor Dr. John Spencer shares insights from his work around design thinking, project-based learning, and deeper learning strategies to promote creativity and wonder in schools. From his two most popular books - Launch: Using Design Thinking to Boost Creativity and Bring Out the Maker in Every Student and Empower: What Happens When Students Own Their Learning - Spencer talks about the power of his Launch Cycle that creates a streamlined process to help students move from asking big questions to ultimately creating a prototype and presenting final projects to a public audience. Twitter: @SpencerIdeas. Meet Dr. John Spencer Dr. John Spencer is a former middle school teacher and current college professor on a quest to transform schools into bastions of creativity and wonder. He is the co-author of Launch: Using Design Thinking to Boost Creativity and Bring Out the Maker in Every Student and the founder of two ed-tech start-ups. In 2009, he spoke at the White House, sharing a vision for how to empower students to be future-ready through creativity and design thinking. His work has been featured in Kappan Magazine, The Answer Sheet, Slate, and Edutopia. Website: www.spencerauthor.com. www.rocketpd.com.  About Dr. Greg Goins As the Founder/Host of the Reimagine Schools Podcast, Dr. Greg Goins has emerged as one of the nation's leading voices on visionary leadership and the path to transforming our schools. He currently serves as the Director of the Educational Leadership Program at Georgetown College (KY) and previously spent 15 years as a school district superintendent in Illinois. Dr. Goins is a passionate keynote speaker and is available to speak at your next education conference or school PD day. To book Dr. Goins, please send inquiries to drgreggoins@gmail.com.  Twitter: @DrGregGoins. Support for Reimagine Schools Podcast You can now click HERE to "buy a bourbon" for Dr. Goins to help support this podcast. Thanks for your support! --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/greg-goins/support

 Powerful Learning with Rachelle Dené Poth | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:38:17

In this episode, award-winning teacher, author, consultant and keynote speaker Rachelle Dené Poth shares practical strategies on how teachers can create a culture of sustained inquiry in the classroom by using choice boards, project-based learning, and a station rotation model to challenge students on the path to more powerful learning opportunities. Poth also discussed some of her favorte teach tools, how the pandemic has allowed teachers to take more risks with classroom instruction, and offers some advice on how to make the shift from recipe-based learning to true project-based learning. Twitter: @rdene915. Meet Rachelle Dené Poth Rachelle Dené Poth is an ed-tech consultant, presenter, attorney, author, and teacher. Rachelle teaches Spanish and STEAM: What’s nExT in Emerging Technology at Riverview Junior-Senior High School in Oakmont, PA. Rachelle has a Juris Doctor degree from Duquesne University School of Law and a Master’s in Instructional Technology. She is a Consultant and Speaker, owner of ThriveinEDU LLC Consulting. She is an ISTE Certified Educator and currently serves as the past -president of the ISTE Teacher Education Network and on the Leadership team of the Mobile Learning Network. At ISTE19, she received the Making IT Happen Award and a Presidential Gold Award for volunteer service to education. She is also a Buncee Ambassador, Nearpod PioNear, and Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert.Rachelle is the author of seven books and is a blogger for Getting Smart, Defined Learning, and NEO LMS. Follow Rachelle on Twitter and Instagram at @Rdene915. About Dr. Greg Goins As the Founder/Host of the Reimagine Schools Podcast, Dr. Greg Goins has emerged as one of the nation's leading voices on visionary leadership and the path to transforming our schools. He currently serves as the Director of the Educational Leadership Program at Georgetown College (KY) and previously spent 15 years as a school district superintendent in Illinois. Dr. Goins is a passionate keynote speaker and is available to speak at your next education conference or school PD day. To book Dr. Goins, please send inquiries to drgreggoins@gmail.com.  Twitter: @DrGregGoins. Support for Reimagine Schools Podcast You can now click HERE to "buy a bourbon" for Dr. Goins to help support this podcast. Thanks for your support! --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/greg-goins/support

 Coaching Teachers with Mike Rutherford | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:35:28

In this episode, author, speaker, and educational consultant Mike Rutherford shares his perspective on the art of teaching and how school principals can improve classroom observations and feedback to truly become instructional leaders within schools. In reviewing various coaching strategies for school principals, Rutherford encourages observers to use a field and ground approach to see the "big picture" before focusing on specific details to help provide quick, specific, immediate and quality feedback to help educators improve skillful teaching. Twitter: @RLGMike. Website: rutherfordlgcom. Meet Mike Rutherford Mike Rutherford provides high-value training and development experiences for educators through his work as a teacher, speaker, author, and consultant. Mike’s work focuses on high-performance teaching and learning, leadership development, creating and leading team-based organizations, and results-based organizational improvement. He has created and developed numerous award-winning educational programs for students, teachers, and education leaders including The Artisan Teacher™, Developing the Artisan Teacher™, The Artisan Teacher:  A Field Guide to Skillful Teaching™, Creating the Learning Centered School™, Skillful Observation and Coaching Laboratory™, LeaderNext™, and Requisites of a Leader™.   Formerly a high school chemistry teacher, coach, and middle school principal, Mike received his BA in Education from Indiana State University, his MA in Educational Administration from Fayetteville State University, and his Doctor of Education degree from Morehead State University. About Dr. Greg Goins As the Founder/Host of the Reimagine Schools Podcast, Dr. Greg Goins has emerged as one of the nation's leading voices on visionary leadership and the path to transforming our schools. He currently serves as the Director of the Educational Leadership Program at Georgetown College (KY) and previously spent 15 years as a school district superintendent in Illinois. Dr. Goins is a passionate keynote speaker and is available to speak at your next education conference or school PD day. To book Dr. Goins, please send inquiries to drgreggoins@gmail.com.  Twitter: @DrGregGoins. Support for Reimagine Schools Podcast You can now click HERE to "buy a bourbon" for Dr. Goins to help support this podcast. Thanks for your support! --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/greg-goins/support

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