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Podcast PD NC

Podcast PD NC

By Stacy, Mollee, and Chris the ILC's
Brought to you by the Innovative Learning Catalysts from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction's Digital Teaching and Learning Division. Our goal is to share and model professional development that is not "sit and get" but is rather ready for you to "listen and launch" great ideas, strategies and concepts! With the need for more remote learning strategies upon us, we hope you will take the time to listen, share, and contribute in order to build a true professional learning network here in NC and beyond.
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Dare to Lead Discussion #4 - Braving Trust
In our fourth episode of the Dare to Lead book discussion, we focus on the chapter of Braving Trust - dive in with us as we talk about how we build trust with our students, colleagues, leadership and more. More episodes and information can be found on our website, bit.ly/podcastpdnc
39:52
July 23, 2021
Dare to Lead Discussion #3 - Part 2 Values
The ILCs decided to read and discuss Dare to Lead by Brené Brown as a team, and have candid discussions around what we learn and how we connect the book's message back to our role as ILCs and to our classroom experiences.  In our third episode of the Dare to Lead book discussion, we focus on Part 2 of the book, going over how we determined our top 2 values and how they show up in our work, and our lives.  All episodes can be accessed on your favorite platform, or check out the episode resources on the bit.ly/podcastpdnc website. 
52:35
July 6, 2021
Dare to Lead Discussion #2 - Part 1 Sections 4 & 5
The ILCs decided to read and discuss Dare to Lead by Brené Brown as a team, and have candid discussions around what we learn and how we connect the book's message back to our role as ILCs and to our classroom experiences. We invite you to listen and learn with us (on the go!) as we read our way through Part 1: Sections 4-5 in this second episode of our book discussion. More details can be found at bit.ly/podcastpdnc 
51:56
June 21, 2021
Tar Heel Teachers: A community of NC Educators
On PodcastPDNC and Moments of Inspiration, we've strived over the past year to tell the stories of educators across NC. But the Tar Heel Teachers platform has successfully done just that for many years! We chat with Marlow Artis - the heart behind the interviews, panels, and series - on how the Tar Heel Teachers media platform came to be, Marlow's journey through NC public education, and what's next! Listen to learn how the Tar Heel Teachers platform is elevating teacher voice in NC and be sure to connect with one of the many creative & insightful components on the website, https://www.tarheelteachers.com/. More resources at bit.ly/podcastpdnc 
43:50
June 4, 2021
Dare to Lead Discussion - Part 1
The ILCs decided to read and discuss Dare to Lead by Brené Brown as a team, and have candid discussions around what we learn and how we connect the book's message back to our role as ILCs and to our classroom experiences. We invite you to listen and learn with us (on the go!) as we read our way through Part 1 - sections 1-3 in this first episode of our book discussion. Shownotes and resources can be found on our website, bit.ly/podcastpdnc 
44:11
May 24, 2021
Capitalizing on Collaboration in Catawba - #DLDay with Heather Fulbright
Heather Fulbright is an ITF with Catawba County Schools and plays an integral role in coaching teachers with digital teaching and learning. She's focused on using technology to build bridges for engagement and collaboration, and shares several examples of how students, teachers, and admin are connecting in hybrid situations. On Digital Learning Day (#DLDay) February 2021, we interviewed Heather live and streamed to Twitter through our #ILCChats portal. Catch our conversation in podcast form, and check out a few resources aligned with the ideas Heather shared around collaboration and engagement at bit.ly/podcastpdnc.
18:03
May 10, 2021
Tech + Books Crossover: How does innovative learning grow through collaboration?
The ILCs teamed up with three remarkable & passionate NC Educators (Laura, Charity & Cathy) who run the Tech + Books podcast for a discussion on innovative learning! We were driven by the questions: How can educators  be catalysts for change in their school or classroom? And how can ITFs, Librarians, and Coaches partner with teachers to support innovative practices? If you haven't tuned in to our partners' podcast yet, be sure to explore an episode as part of launch! Show notes and links to the resources and book titles discussed can be found at bit.ly/podcastpdnc 
42:45
April 27, 2021
The Case for Creativity and Curiosity in the Classroom - DL Day with Brian Whitson
Brian Whitson of Rowan-Salisbury Schools is an Instructional Design Coach with an extensive background in instructional technology, design thinking, STEM and all-around awesomeness! On Digital Learning Day (#DLDay) February 2021, we interviewed Brian live and streamed to Twitter through our #ILCChats portal. Catch our conversation in podcast form, and review some of the resources Brian shared as he discussed creativity, curiosity and challenge-based learning opportunities on our website, bit.ly/podcastpdnc.
19:23
April 5, 2021
Bi-literacy, Cultural Awareness & Global Ed with Dare Dual Language
In Dare County Schools, Spanish Dual Language Immersion programs are available in each elementary school - we interviewed teacher Xoshilt Romero and Innovation Director Johanna Parker on the impacts of this program on the community and the experiences of teaching bi-literacy both in person, and virtually! Its our first bilingual interview, as well! Interested in finding out more? Check out the resources or reach out to Johanna Parker or the bit.ly/podcastpdnc episode notes. 
39:14
March 22, 2021
Personalized Learning and True Colors
Join us as we have a conversation with Dr. Lisa Hervey about how the True Colors assessment can be a useful tool for the Learner Profile and Competency Based Progression pillars of Personalized Learning in NC.
27:02
March 9, 2021
When Music and UDL Harmonize
Kevin Endres is a music teacher at Terrell Lane Middle School in Franklin County North Carolina who brings his eclectic background and love of music to his classroom. Listen to this episode to learn how he strives to make content relevant to adolescent learners and relies on the foundational principles of the Universal Design for Learning to reach each and every child in his classrooms. Learn more about the resources discussed on our website, bit.ly/podcastpdnc
31:20
February 22, 2021
Together4ELs: GoOpenNC and the EL Teacher Network Part 2
Part 2 features several educators from the EL Teacher Network discussing the success of the collaboration, how GoOpenNC has transformed the work they're doing, and how YOU can connect with them, or other educators, on using the platform yourself. Part 1 can be heard in a separate episode: an interview with DPI ESL & Title III Consultant, Xatlí Stox, and English Language Arts & Languages Section Chief, Dr. Kristi Day. Start with this episode to get a better understanding of what the EL Teacher Network is and how these two DPI leaders are creating (virtual!) space for teachers to come together to build agency through collaboration and sharing. This series may feature some of NC's finest English Language educators, but we hope listeners from a variety of content areas and backgrounds will listen to the story of how likeminded educators came together to strengthen their impact by sharing lessons, problem solving, and collaborating through GoOpenNC - and we'd love to see other communities come together to do the same! Shownotes and resources available at: bit.ly/podcastpdnc
27:39
February 5, 2021
Together4ELs: GoOpenNC and the EL Teacher Network Part 1
Part 1 is an interview with DPI ESL & Title III Consultant, Xatlí Stox, and English Language Arts & Languages Section Chief, Dr. Kristi Day. Start with this episode to get a better understanding of what the EL Teacher Network is and how these two DPI leaders are creating (virtual!) space for teachers to come together to build agency through collaboration and sharing. Follow up with Part 2 to hear from educators participating in the EL Teacher Network. This series may feature some of NC's finest English Language educators, but we hope listeners from a variety of content areas and backgrounds will listen to the story of how likeminded educators came together to strengthen their impact by sharing lessons, problem solving, and collaborating through GoOpenNC - and we'd love to see other communities come together to do the same! Shownotes and resources available at: bit.ly/podcastpdnc
38:47
January 29, 2021
Meet Learners WHERE the are, addressing WHO they are (Equity 1.3)
Donna Murray is an educator, a consultant with NCDPI DTL, and, as you hear in this episode, a mom of two special kids with special needs, as well as an advocate for accessibility for all. Take a listen to her personal and passionate call for educators to employ UDL in all types of classrooms. Learn more about the resources discussed on our website, bit.ly/podcastpdnc
42:27
December 11, 2020
Personalized Learning leads to Personalized PD in Catawba Co.
Personalized learning has been a keystone of learning in Catawba County Schools, NC and the integration of it in K-12 education has led to strides in providing personalized PD for educators as well. We interview two representatives from the leadership team who make this possible: secondary curriculum specialist, Regina Probst, and Online Catawba virtual school director, Terri Hall. 
41:26
November 20, 2020
Learning from Migrant Learners (Equity 1.2)
K-5 ELA Consultant, Rachel Wright Junio, shares her perspectives of working with the Migrant Education Program in NC over the past several years;  sharing how the flexibility and adaptability of this community can be a model for us all in resiliency and support, specifically in the current pandemic crisis. You don't have to be an educator of migrant students to benefit from this episode - as Rachel says, "this is a hidden population that's vital to our economy - they have so much grit and character." As educators and citizens, we must be inclusive, and teaching all students to read, communicate, and be engaged citizens.
36:09
November 16, 2020
Put on your own oxygen mask before assisting others (SEL 1.1)
Dare County guidance counselors Kris Caropolli and Blair James discuss teacher wellness, mindfulness, and supporting each other during this challenging school year. Check out the show notes and resources at bit.ly/podcastpdnc 
25:49
November 3, 2020
Can Do, Will Do, Serving Each and Every Child (Tabari Wallace) Equity 1.0
The NCBOLD Keynote speech by 2018 NC Principal of the Year, Tabari Wallace (as seen on Ellen). Mr. Wallace, Principal at West Craven HS, inspires the virtual audience of the September 2020 NCBOLD conference (bit.ly/NCBold). In addition to Mr. Wallace's administrative role, he serves on the NC State Board of Education, and has been involved in establishing the resolution on Equity, which he discusses briefly in this powerful message about reaching Each & Every child. 
41:48
October 6, 2020
Connecting the Dots with Remote Readers (Connections Episode 1.1)
Librarians Chelsea Brantley and Matt Jones get creative with staying connected with readers through virtual and hybrid programs, reader advisory, collaborations and more. 
34:17
September 22, 2020
Blended Learning 1.0
Join Chris, Mollee and Stacy in a discussion with Heather Fulbright of Catawba County and Marley Knapp of Uwharrie Charter School as we discuss tips and strategies for blended learning for the 2020/21 school year.
23:40
September 8, 2020
Building a firm foundation in tumultuous times.
Join Jaclyn Stevens, NCSU Friday Institute as we discuss how setting norms in the beginning of the year helps build a foundation for classroom community and culture that can care us through the coming months.
14:54
August 26, 2020
Maintaining Connections Overview 1.0
How can we build and maintain connections with our students and colleagues when the 2020-2021 school year is remote or hybrid? Jason Lineberger from Cleveland County Schools shares his experiences as a distance educator and offers some practical and helpful advice. Additional considerations for clear and consistent communication, personalized learning, and opportunities for socialization are inspired by the Friday Institute MOOC on Teaching Remotely: a practical guide. 
20:17
August 20, 2020
Choosing The Right Tools
With so many options for tools and resources out there how can teachers be sure they are choosing what is right for their students?  How can they determine if a tool matches their curricular goal or if it is safe for students to use?  On this episode Amber Garvey from Henderson County Public Schools and Dr. Ashley McBride from Dare County Schools share their insights and advice for choosing wisely.
24:08
August 18, 2020
Social Emotional Learning Overview 1.0
This episode provides definitions, insights and ideas as to how to integrate social emotional learning in the blended or remote classroom, with guests Amanda Songer of Dare County School, and Kristine Barberio of Union County.
24:53
August 11, 2020
Trailer
What exactly is Podcast PD NC?  Listen as Mollee, Stacy, and Chris explain the vision behind the production and their hopes for where it will go!
20:12
August 10, 2020
Urgent, Important, and Timely - oh My!
Based on a request from an educator during a PD Session we decided to tackle the idea of what is truly important from day one with students in this "new normal" that we find ourselves in.  Take a listen and consider sharing your thoughts moving forward!
27:37
August 10, 2020