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Lasting Learning

Lasting Learning

By David Schmittou
Discussing the imperfections of our journeys.‬
‪Sharing the obstacles we shape into opportunities.‬
‪Focusing on the focus.‬

‪This is Lasting Learning!‬

In this raw, uncut, unscripted podcast we explore ways to make learning last.
We talk to people who have found what matters. We talk to difference makers.
This isn’t a show about gimmicks and tricks. It’s a show about learning that lasts.

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Episode 151- Alice Aspinall explains why Everyone Can Learn Math

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Episode 151- Alice Aspinall explains why Everyone Can Learn Math

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Episode 153- Bradlee W. Skinner (a.k.a. Phony Stark) shares his story of overcoming and serving with humility.
Follow Bradlee at:   https://bradleeskinner1.wixsite.com  or   @bradleeWskinner
44:40
November 25, 2020
Episode 152-Adam Welcome has spent the last 7 months growing and reassessing. Does he pivot or persevere?
Learn more about Adam at:   https://mradamwelcome.com
47:51
November 18, 2020
Episode 151- Alice Aspinall explains why Everyone Can Learn Math
Find out more about Alice at: https://everyonecanlearnmath.com Sign up today for the Lasting Learning newsletter. E-mails are sent out on the 15th of each month. Simply by signing up, you will be in the running for monthly giveaways for books, merchandise, and swag. Sign up today: http://eepurl.com/cQwHA1
26:57
November 11, 2020
Episode 150-Hayley Richardson is an "APONTHERUN" and she is running her life.
Follow Hayley on: TikTok: @hayhaymarie21 Instagram: @apontherun
39:10
November 4, 2020
Episode 149- Ron Conigliaro is living the life we all want to live but he laid a lot of bricks to build this life.
Check out some of Ron's amazing work at: https://gurushots.com/ron.conigliaro/photos https://www.viewbug.com/member/ronconigliaro https://youpic.com/photographer/RonConigliaro/ https://www.facebook.com/Ron-Conigliaro-Photography
51:49
October 28, 2020
Episode 148- Meghan Deegan explains how she got to be so amazing.
Follow Meghan on IG and Twitter at: @mdeegan122
49:34
October 21, 2020
Episode 147- When Will It Start to Matter?- Audio Blog
Originally published as a blog at https://schmittou.net Sign up today for the Lasting Learning newsletter. E-mails are sent out on the 15th of each month. Simply by signing up, you will be in the running for monthly giveaways for books, merchandise, and swag. Sign up today: http://eepurl.com/cQwHA1
08:33
October 17, 2020
Episode 146- Brandon Beck unleashes his unlimited potential.
Follow Brandon on social media: @brandonbeckedu
44:00
October 14, 2020
Episode 145- Seeking Value vs. Finding Value-Audio Blog
Originally written by Tara Martin on March 6, 2020 at http://www.tarammartin.com/seeking-value-vs-finding-value/ Sign up today for the Lasting Learning newsletter. E-mails are sent out on the 15th of each month. Simply by signing up, you will be in the running for monthly giveaways for books, merchandise, and swag. Sign up today: http://eepurl.com/cQwHA1
07:52
October 10, 2020
Episode 144: Darrin Peppard shares his winding "Road to Awesome"
Follow Darrin at:  @darrinmpeppard on all social platforms   Check out his website: https://roadtoawesome.net
40:50
October 7, 2020
Episode 142-Bruce Reicher explains evergreen learning and multi-media in a middle school.
Connect with Bruce on Twitter at: @breicher Sign up today for the Lasting Learning newsletter. E-mails are sent out on the 15th of each month. Simply by signing up, you will be in the running for monthly giveaways for books, merchandise, and swag. Sign up today: http://eepurl.com/cQwHA1
41:51
September 30, 2020
Episode 141- Daphne McMenemy discusses personal and professional growth.
Follow Daphne online at:   www.daphnemcmenemy.com  and  @McMenemyTweets on Twitter. Sign up today for the Lasting Learning newsletter. E-mails are sent out on the 15th of each month. Simply by signing up, you will be in the running for monthly giveaways for books, merchandise, and swag. Sign up today: http://eepurl.com/cQwHA1
45:45
September 26, 2020
Episode 140- Carly Spina discusses bilingual education and why family matters.
Carly Spina is an English Language and Bilingual Instructional Coach just north of Chicago. You can follow her on Twitter at: @MrsSpinasClass Sign up today for the Lasting Learning newsletter. E-mails are sent out on the 15th of each month. Simply by signing up, you will be in the running for monthly giveaways for books, merchandise, and swag. Sign up today: http://eepurl.com/cQwHA1
37:59
September 23, 2020
Episode 139-Eli Casaus describes how real connections can lead to real growth.
Connect with Eli on Twitter and Instagram: @MrCoachEli Sign up today for the Lasting Learning newsletter. E-mails are sent out on the 15th of each month. Simply by signing up, you will be in the running for monthly giveaways for books, merchandise, and swag. Sign up today: http://eepurl.com/cQwHA1
35:11
September 19, 2020
Episode 138-Lindsay Titus proves why I think she walks on water. She is amazing
Follow Lindsay at: https://www.defineyouniversity.com/  On Twitter: @ltitus828 Sign up today for the Lasting Learning newsletter. E-mails are sent out on the 15th of each month. Simply by signing up, you will be in the running for monthly giveaways for books, merchandise, and swag. Sign up today: http://eepurl.com/cQwHA1
49:40
September 16, 2020
Episode 137- A Letter to Those Considering Becoming an Administrator- audio blog
Originally published on 12/29/2017 by Ashlynn Ramirez at: https://lookingformarigolds.wordpress.com/2017/12/29/a-letter-to-those-considering-becoming-an-administrator/ Sign up today for the Lasting Learning newsletter. E-mails are sent out on the 15th of each month. Simply by signing up, you will be in the running for monthly giveaways for books, merchandise, and swag. Sign up today: http://eepurl.com/cQwHA1
18:35
September 12, 2020
Episode 136- Erin Kiger shares about ed tech, work-life balance, and doing all the things.
Follow Erin on Twitter: @EBGtech Sign up today for the Lasting Learning newsletter. E-mails are sent out on the 15th of each month. Simply by signing up, you will be in the running for monthly giveaways for books, merchandise, and swag. Sign up today: http://eepurl.com/cQwHA1
53:52
September 9, 2020
Bonus episode- How to avoid cheating and "ethical fading".
Originally recorded LIVE on September 7, 2020 on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter. Feel free to follow me @daveschmittou
10:49
September 7, 2020
Episode 135- Got Milk- Audio blog
Originally published on 9/28/19 at https://schmittou.net Sign up today for the Lasting Learning newsletter. E-mails are sent out on the 15th of each month. Simply by signing up, you will be in the running for monthly giveaways for books, merchandise, and swag. Sign up today: http://eepurl.com/cQwHA1
08:09
September 5, 2020
Episode 134-Tracey Smith tells us all what it takes to be a part of a ridiculously amazing school.
Follow Tracey on Twitter at: @tbsmith01 Find her book "Ridiculously Amazing Schools" at: https://www.amazon.com/Ridiculously-Amazing-Schools-Creating-Everyone/dp/1951591003 Sign up today for the Lasting Learning newsletter. E-mails are sent out on the 15th of each month. Simply by signing up, you will be in the running for monthly giveaways for books, merchandise, and swag. Sign up today: http://eepurl.com/cQwHA1
39:22
September 2, 2020
Bonus episode- Politicians, Athletes, Retakes, Redos, and Mastery
Originally recorded LIVE on 8/30/20
11:29
August 31, 2020
Episode 133-How We Gamify Sixth Grade at The McGillis Schoo- Audio Blog
Originally written on December 5, 2019 by Stephen Capone, this blog can be found at: https://mcgillisschool.org/meet-mcgillis/blog/item/789-gamifying-the-sixth-grade-at-mcgillis Sign up today for the Lasting Learning newsletter. E-mails are sent out on the 15th of each month. Simply by signing up, you will be in the running for monthly giveaways for books, merchandise, and swag. Sign up today: http://eepurl.com/cQwHA1
12:38
August 29, 2020
Bonus Episode- Make Schools Great...again?
Originally recorded LIVE during the last week of August 2020
08:25
August 27, 2020
Episode 132- Erik Francis reminds us all why he is known as the Maverik (without the C) of Education.
Follow Erik at:  https://maverikeducation.com   and  on Twitter at: @maverikedu12 Sign up today for the Lasting Learning newsletter. E-mails are sent out on the 15th of each month. Simply by signing up, you will be in the running for monthly giveaways for books, merchandise, and swag. Sign up today: http://eepurl.com/cQwHA1
1:06:25
August 26, 2020
Episode 131-Curiosity Research- Audio blog
Originally published by Michael Horton, in partnership with the US Dept. of Education, on December 16, 2019 at: https://curiositycureforboredom.blogspot.com/2019/12/curiosity-research.html?m=1 Sign up today for the Lasting Learning newsletter. E-mails are sent out on the 15th of each month. Simply by signing up, you will be in the running for monthly giveaways for books, merchandise, and swag. Sign up today: http://eepurl.com/cQwHA1
06:35
August 22, 2020
Bonus episode- Assessment ignorance is no excuse for educational malpractice
Originally recorded LIVE on 8/20/20
08:02
August 21, 2020
Episode 130-Britney Wolf is more than a woman with Tourettes. She tells her amazing story, here...and it is sooo good.
Follow Britney at: https://brittneywolfspeaks.com @oneticatatime on Twitter  _britneywolf on Instagram Sign up today for the Lasting Learning newsletter. E-mails are sent out on the 15th of each month. Simply by signing up, you will be in the running for monthly giveaways for books, merchandise, and swag. Sign up today: http://eepurl.com/cQwHA1
39:53
August 19, 2020
Bonus Episode: Make Your Assessment a Tomato
Originally aired LIVE during the second week of August 2020
08:31
August 17, 2020
Episode 129- Want to be my friend? Audio Blog
Originally published on 7/31/19 at https://schmittou.net Sign up today for the Lasting Learning newsletter. E-mails are sent out on the 15th of each month. Simply by signing up, you will be in the running for monthly giveaways for books, merchandise, and swag. Sign up today: http://eepurl.com/cQwHA1
06:48
August 15, 2020
Bonus Episode: Growth Requires Endurance
Originally aired LIVE the first week of August 2020 View the video at: https://youtu.be/uFLGYwaLZr4
07:33
August 14, 2020
Bonus Episode: SBG-Does the grade really matter
Originally aired LIVE during the first week of August 2020. View the video at: https://youtu.be/1mN4oCM52j4
06:27
August 13, 2020
Episode 128- Dr. Jacie Maslyk gives us all permission to go "all in" and "unlock our creativity."
Connect with Jacie at:   https://remakelearning.org/person/maslyk-jacie/  http://www.steam-makers.com/  http://jaciemaslyk.blogspot.com/ Sign up today for the Lasting Learning newsletter. E-mails are sent out on the 15th of each month. Simply by signing up, you will be in the running for monthly giveaways for books, merchandise, and swag. Sign up today: http://eepurl.com/cQwHA1
48:33
August 12, 2020
Bonus Episode: How do I Focus on the Focus?
Originally shared LIVE during the first week of August 2020
14:09
August 11, 2020
Bonus Episode: Making Assessment Work- Conversation 1
In this episode, recorded LIVE on 8/6/20, Livia Chan and Elijah Carbajal talk assessment, data, and their thoughts so far on Making Assessment Work.
44:51
August 10, 2020
Episode 127- I'm a Loser- Audio Blog
Originally published in July 2019 at https://schmittou.net Sign up today for the Lasting Learning newsletter. E-mails are sent out on the 15th of each month. Simply by signing up, you will be in the running for monthly giveaways for books, merchandise, and swag. Sign up today: http://eepurl.com/cQwHA1
05:56
August 8, 2020
Episode 126- Julie Stewart is the person I wish I could be.
Follow Julie online at: @onesweetbatch Sign up today for the Lasting Learning newsletter. E-mails are sent out on the 15th of each month. Simply by signing up, you will be in the running for monthly giveaways for books, merchandise, and swag. Sign up today: http://eepurl.com/cQwHA1
40:35
August 5, 2020
Episode 124- Katelynn Giordano brings the heat when talking grades, assessment, and so much more!!!
Follow Katelynn at:  @kngiordano   and follow her blog at:  https://curriculumcoffee.com/
1:01:07
July 29, 2020
Episode 123-Courtney Curtis discusses how to use your own creative energies to go big for kids
Follow Courtney on Instagram: @misscurtisclassroom Sign up today for the Lasting Learning newsletter. E-mails are sent out on the 15th of each month. Simply by signing up, you will be in the running for monthly giveaways for books, merchandise, and swag. Sign up today: http://eepurl.com/cQwHA1
36:59
July 25, 2020
Episode 122-Michael Horton shares his journey, his passion, and his purpose.
Check out Mike's book at: https://www.amazon.com/Excellence-Every-Classroom-Lesson-Day/dp/1475855478/ref=sr_1_18?keywords=michael+horton&qid=1582937295&sr=8-18 Sign up today for the Lasting Learning newsletter. E-mails are sent out on the 15th of each month. Simply by signing up, you will be in the running for monthly giveaways for books, merchandise, and swag. Sign up today: http://eepurl.com/cQwHA1
41:10
July 22, 2020
Episode 121- The Punk Rock Principal, Mike Earnshaw, shares how he finds balance in the midst of doing "all the things".
Follow Mike's journey at: https://principal-on-a-skateboard.blogspot.com/    Follow Mike on Twitter: @mearnshaw158 Sign up today for the Lasting Learning newsletter. E-mails are sent out on the 15th of each month. Simply by signing up, you will be in the running for monthly giveaways for books, merchandise, and swag. Sign up today: http://eepurl.com/cQwHA1
49:28
July 18, 2020
Episode 119- Hans Appel shares how to create an Award Winning Culture
Follow Hans at:  https://teachbetterconference.com/speaker/hans-appel/  http://www.awardwinningculture.com/ Sign up today for the Lasting Learning newsletter. E-mails are sent out on the 15th of each month. Simply by signing up, you will be in the running for monthly giveaways for books, merchandise, and swag. Sign up today: http://eepurl.com/cQwHA1
55:48
July 11, 2020
Episode 118- Jon Harper shares his journey of "My Bad" moments on his way to success.
Follow Jon at: https://jonharper.blog/ Follow Jon on Twitter: @Jonharper70bd Sign up today for the Lasting Learning newsletter. E-mails are sent out on the 15th of each month. Simply by signing up, you will be in the running for monthly giveaways for books, merchandise, and swag. Sign up today: http://eepurl.com/cQwHA1
36:37
July 8, 2020
Episode 117- Ultramarathoner Eric Strand reminds us all we can do hard things.
Follow Eric and contribute to the GoFundMe at:  YouTube Channel:  https://www.youtube.com/user/ericcollinstrand   GoFundMe Charity: https://charity.gofundme.com/o/en/campaign/helping-hospitality-katy-trail-run   Website:  www.leadfeet.com
43:54
July 4, 2020
Standards Based Grading: What, why, how
If you missed any of the SBG Basics webinars I presented this summer, I've got you covered. Although you can't see the slides or participate in the conversation, hopefully, this episode will help you get the ball rolling in your classroom, school, or district. Want more information or support? Contact me and let's chat: 734-377-3457 (my real cell phone) or visit https://schmittou.net/presentation-topics/ for more information.
1:38:57
July 2, 2020
Episode 116-Michelle Salzman reminds us all about the power of giving.
Michelle Salzman is an Army vet, a philanthropist, a mom, a wife, a FL Congressional candidate, and an all-around inspiration. Sign up today for the Lasting Learning newsletter. E-mails are sent out on the 15th of each month. Simply by signing up, you will be in the running for monthly giveaways for books, merchandise, and swag. Sign up today: http://eepurl.com/cQwHA1
38:44
July 1, 2020
Episode 115- Rejection or Redirection-audio blog
Originally published on April 3, 2019 by Tara Martin at https://tarammartin.com/rejection-or-redirection/ Sign up today for the Lasting Learning newsletter. E-mails are sent out on the 15th of each month. Simply by signing up, you will be in the running for monthly giveaways for books, merchandise, and swag. Sign up today: http://eepurl.com/cQwHA1
05:21
June 27, 2020
Episode 114-Michael Atkins describes overcoming stereotypes and bias to reach your potential
Michael is currently the principal of an elementary school in Denver, Colorado. He is a former school custodian and classroom assistant. Sign up today for the Lasting Learning newsletter. E-mails are sent out on the 15th of each month. Simply by signing up, you will be in the running for monthly giveaways for books, merchandise, and swag. Sign up today: http://eepurl.com/cQwHA1
40:21
June 24, 2020
Episode 113- Brian Aspinall joins Lasting Learning to talk code breaking, risk taking, and breaking down walls
Follow Brian at:   http://www.mraspinall.com/  https://twitter.com/mraspinall Sign up today for the Lasting Learning newsletter. E-mails are sent out on the 15th of each month. Simply by signing up, you will be in the running for monthly giveaways for books, merchandise, and swag. Sign up today: http://eepurl.com/cQwHA1
37:09
June 20, 2020
Episode 112- Allyson Apsey, shares her serendipitous journey to success and happiness.
Check out all things Allyson at: https://allysonapsey.com/ Sign up today for the Lasting Learning newsletter. E-mails are sent out on the 15th of each month. Simply by signing up, you will be in the running for monthly giveaways for books, merchandise, and swag. Sign up today: http://eepurl.com/cQwHA1
47:01
June 17, 2020
Episode 111- 10 Minutes or Less: Six Simple Strategies for Engagement and Collaboration in Any Classroom-Audio Blog
Originally published at: https://practicalrebellion.blogspot.com/2019/03/10-minutes-or-less-six-simple.html Follow at: @ChouinardJahant on Twitter
12:02
June 13, 2020
Episode 110- Nathan Maynard shares the power of restoration
Nathan Maynard, the author of Hacking School Discipline and designer of Behavior Flip joins us to talk about how to change classrooms, change students, and change destinies. Check out all of Nathan's resources at: https://behaviorflip.com/
40:32
June 10, 2020
Epsisode 109-Jay Posick has been running every day since 1987 and is definitley a principal in action.
Jay shares his journey on this episode of Lasting Learning.   Follow Jay on Twitter @posickj  Follow Jay's journey at :https://jayposick.blogspot.com   Grab a copy of "Principals in Action" at: https://www.amazon.com/Principals-Action-Redefining-Jay-Posick-ebook/dp/B07Y322X7D
50:16
June 6, 2020
Episode 108- Dr. Neil Gupta shares the power of connections and processes to grow people and programs.
Follow Neil on Twitter at: @drneilgupta Follow Neil's blog at: https://drneilgupta.wordpress.com/
44:48
June 3, 2020
Episode 107- Santiago Meza talks about hope, optimism, and leadership.
Follow Santiago on Twitter at: @santiagoAM115
27:16
May 27, 2020
Bonus Episode- Session 10 of Becoming a Virtual Teacher- Special Q and A with the panelists
See the video version of the webinar on YouTube at: https://youtu.be/ZKHDyvHfsjY
1:08:42
May 26, 2020
Episode 106- Comedian and Speaker Frank King discusses life, growth, and suicide prevention
In this powerful episode, comedian Frank King shares his personal story and journey from success to almost pulling the trigger. Connect with Frank here: 858-405-5653  http://www.thementalhealthcomedian.com http://www.facebook.com/thementalhealthcomedian http://www.instagram.com/mentalhealthcomedian http://www.twitter.com/theMHcomedian https://www.youtube.com/thementalhealthcomedian  https://www.linkedin.com/in/frankkingthe
45:45
May 20, 2020
Episode 105- Don Epps shares his wisdom, humility, and humor.
At the end of this great conversation, the internet played havoc with our connection. In the spirit of keeping a show that is uncut and unedited, I decided to keep it as is. I hope you enjoy...and in case you miss it, at the end Don says, "Just type in Don Epps and enjoy"...do it. Don Epps is the best. @doneppsedu
38:38
May 13, 2020
Melody McAllister Bonus Episode- Pulled from Session 9 of the webinar series: Becoming a Virtual Teacher
Melody McAlister joins The Organic Learner (Rich and Bethany Beadrie) and I to talk about parenting during distance learning.
1:00:14
May 11, 2020
Episode 104-Kristen Koppers explains how and why we need to focus on kids over content
Learn more about Kristen at: https://kristenkoppers.wixsite.com/koppers Follow Kristen at: Twitter-@Mrs_Koppers
29:35
May 6, 2020
Episode 103-Rick Jetter shares his journey of overcoming, surviving, and thriving.
Connect with Rick Jetter at: https://www.rickjetter.com/ On Twitter at: @RickJetter Check out Rick's books at: https://www.amazon.com/Rick-Jetter/e/B019JG8LUG?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1&qid=1579560807&sr=8-1&author-follow=B019JG8LUG&
37:35
April 29, 2020
Episode 102- Danny Steele shares his journey and explains why validating the hard work of teachers matters.
Danny Steele is currently an assistant professor at the University of Montevallo. He is a former Secondary Principal of the Year in Alabama and an amazing motivator and encourager. Follow him on Twitter at @steelethoughts  You can check out his books, read his bio, and learn more about him at: http://www.steelethoughts.com/p/about-me.html
38:44
April 22, 2020
Episode 101- The Diet All Schools Need- Audio Blog
Originally published as a blog post at https://schmittou.net
05:41
April 18, 2020
Episode 100-Jason Redman- former Navy SEAL shares his story, his journey, and his triumphs
Connect with Jason Redman and read more of his story at: https://jasonredman.com   Instagram: @jasonredmanww   Twitter: @JasonRedmanWW
47:24
April 15, 2020
Episode 99- We All Need Faith-Audio Blog
Originally published in December 2019 at https://schmittou.net The phone numbers and e-mail mentioned in this episode: 734-377-3457 and david.schmittou@gmail.com
07:20
April 11, 2020
Episode 98-Dan Kreiness, host of The Leader of Learning Podcast, joins us to talk about content creation and following your passion
Check out The Leader of Learning Podcast on all platforms and follow Dan online at : @dkreiness and https://leaderoflearning.com 
40:40
April 8, 2020
Episode 97- Copycats-Audio Blog
Originally published on February 7, 2019 at https://schmittou.net
06:59
April 4, 2020
Episode 96- Christina Bray reminds us all not to be too scared to do what's hard.
Christina is a mother of six. She has run 3 Iron Man races. She has run a 50K, a 50 miler, and a 100 miler. Listen in to learn how and why she does what's hard.
37:47
April 1, 2020
Episode 95-Bonus episode-Student Engagement: From Dating to Commitment
Originally published in AMLE Magazine in August 2014 and again on http://schmittou.net
07:01
March 28, 2020
Episode 94: Dru Tomiln- the epitome of a middle school educator reminds us that "We are all kind of dumb."
Check out Dru Tomin online at: @drutomlin4edu on Twitter and 
40:13
March 25, 2020
Episode 93- Stop Talking About the Slide- Audio Blog
Originally published on June 1, 2018 at https://schmittou
05:56
March 21, 2020
Brian Mendler gets as real as it gets- A special bonus episode as we all try to navigate the world in 2020
Brian Mendler is consistently honest, open, and transparent. In this episode, he shares his thoughts, his feelings, and his passion on what we as a society need to be doing in this time of change and uncertainty.
1:12:29
March 20, 2020
Episode 92- Daniel Patterson shares his journey of recovery, sobriety, and transformation.
Daniel Patterson, of Patterson Perspective, shares what matters most.  Daniel leads life change for teens, parents, and the world.
39:32
March 18, 2020
Episode 91- I Double Dog Dare You- Audio Blog
Originally published on May 1, 2018 at https://schmittou.net
07:34
March 14, 2020
Episode 90-The incredible Debbie Silver shares her journey, her story, and her truth.
Loving can be hard, but it is so worth it, both in the classroom and at home. Debbie Silver shares how to change the world of education and it begins in the heart, but manifests itself in hard work!
1:09:26
March 11, 2020
Episode 89-Make the Last Shot- Audio Blog
Originally published on 12/1/2017 this is Make The Last Shot from https://schmittou.net
07:50
March 7, 2020
Episode 88-A conversation with Connie Hamilton, author of Hacking Questions
In this episode, Connie Hamilton discusses the evolution of her career, her life, her passions, and her successes. 
44:58
March 4, 2020
Episode 87-Choose Your Hill-Audio Blog
Originally published on November 2, 2017 at https://schmittou.net
10:24
February 29, 2020
Episode 86-Kristen Nan doer of "all the things" shares how to go all in with her class and with life.
Follow Kristen at: https://kristennan.com/ Follow Kristen on Twitter: @nankr1120
52:39
February 26, 2020
Episode 85-I'm Sick of the Numbers-Audio Blog
Originally published on 104/17 at https://schmittou.net
06:33
February 22, 2020
Episode 84- Logan Sneed, a stage 4 brain cancer survivor shares his story of optimism and confidence.
Grab a copy of Logan's book, Thank You Cancer at: https://www.amazon.com/Thank-You-Cancer-Realize-Impossible/dp/1544505019 Follow Logan on Facebook at: @LoganSneed6
38:01
February 19, 2020
Episode 83-Hello My Name Is-Audio Blog
Originally published on June 11, 2017 this is Hello-My Name Is... from https://schmittou.net
05:45
February 15, 2020
Episode 82-Rae Hughart, all around queen of education and life, shares how to teach and live life filled with passion
Rae Hughart, teacher in Illinois, author of Teach Better and Teachers Deserve It, Teach Better Team Director of Training and Development, and social media queen, joins the podcast to talk about teaching and living filled with passion.
57:34
February 12, 2020
Episode 81-Don't Forget Your Why- Audio Blog
Originally shared on June 21, 2017 this is Don't Forget Your Why from https://schmittou.net
07:26
February 8, 2020
Episode 80-A conversation with the amazing farmer, leader, principal, and author, Darren Ellwein
.Check out The Revolution and all that Darren has to offer at: https://www.darrenellwein.com/
46:53
February 5, 2020
Episode 79-Play Your Own Way- Audio Blog
Originally released on June 3, 2017 this is Play Your Own Way from https://schmittou.net
07:09
February 1, 2020
Episode 78-Dennis Mathew shares how he listened to the small still voice and made an impact on the world
Dennis Mathew, author of Bello the Cello, shares how he found his calling, decided to celebrate his gifts, and lean in to find the support he needed.
37:23
January 29, 2020
Episode 77- The Power of One- Audio Blog
Originally shared on May 5, 2017 this is The Power of One from https://schmittou.net
04:03
January 25, 2020
Episode 76-Derek McCoy challenges us to start an educational revolution
Derek McCoy, author of The Revolution, shares about his personal and professional evolution and how we can all continue to grow and evolve.
50:59
January 22, 2020
Episode 75-Influence Is Upside Down- Audio Blog
Originally published on April 27, 2017- Influence Is Upside Down from https://schmittou.net
04:12
January 18, 2020
Episode 74-Jeff Kubiak reminds us all to celebrate the moments and share drops of kindness.
Jeff Kubiak, the author of One Drop of Kindness, shares his story from Olympic swimming, coaching, teaching, leading, and growing.  Check out One Drop of Kindness at: https://www.amazon.com/One-Drop-Kindness-Jeff-Kubiak/dp/1970133198/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=
37:58
January 15, 2020
Episode 73-Make It Safe- Audio Blog
Originally published on march 17, 2017, this is Make It Safe from the blog https://schmittou.net
05:36
January 11, 2020
Episode 72-The magical and inspirational Tisha Richmond shares about inspiration and engagement of students and adults
Tisha Richmond, former Family Consumer Science teacher from Oregon, turned Tech Specialist, speaker, blogger, and author chats about following the encouragement of others, taking chances, and embracing gateway moments that lead to life change. Check out Tisha's book Make Learning Magical at: https://www.amazon.com/Make-Learning-Magical-Unforgettable-Experiences/dp/1946444995
47:53
January 8, 2020
Episode 71-Catch 22- Audio Blog
Originally written on March 7, 2017, this is an audio of the blog titled Catch 22 found at https://schmittou.net
09:23
January 4, 2020
Episode 70-Abe Hege and Adam Dovico share about friendship, leadership, and pushing limits.
The authors of The Limitless School share wisdom for changing culture, raising expectations, and focusing on what matters most.
38:09
December 31, 2019
Experiences matter more-Special bonus episode
Special bonus episode
10:54
December 27, 2019
Episode 69-A conversation with the relentless and vulnerable, Rachelle Dene Poth
She's a lawyer, a teacher, a speaker, a writer and just an all around relentless woman. Listen in as Rachelle describes her personal and professional journey.
52:17
December 24, 2019
Episode 68-Mistakes I Made-Bonus 3
.Wrapping up 2019, I am sharing mistakes I have made so that we can all learn what not to do. 2020 is the year of vision. let's look forward and not behind. In this episode, I talk about the importance of knowing your crowd.
09:19
December 20, 2019
Episode 67-Jennifer Casa-Todd shares truth, wisdom, and support for educators and parents
Jennifer Casa-Todd is a teacher-librarian with a wealth of knowledge regarding social media, leadership, teaching and learning. Listen as the author of SocialLeadia shares some amazing truth!
40:58
December 18, 2019
Episode 66-Mistakes I Made- Bonus episode 2
Wrapping up 2019, I am sharing mistakes I have made so that we can all learn what not to do. 2020 is the year of vision. let's look forward and not behind. In this episode, I talk about pride getting in the way.
10:57
December 13, 2019
Episode 65-A conversation with Starr Sackstein
Starr is an author, a speaker, a leader, a teacher, a consultant, and a renegade. Listen in as she talks about a journey of personal growth and how we an help students measure their own progress as well.
40:40
December 11, 2019
Episode 64-Mistakes I Made-Bonus 1
Wrapping up 2019, I am sharing mistakes I have made so that we can all learn what not to do. 2020 is the year of vision. let's look forward and not behind. In this episode, I discuss timed tests.
14:20
December 6, 2019
Episode 63-Be a Champ for Kids. A conversation with Kelly Hoggard
Check out Champ for Kids: https://www.amazon.com/Champ-Kids-Kelly-Hoggard/dp/1733686436/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=kelly+hoggard&qid=1569862711&sr=8-1
34:11
December 4, 2019
Episode 62-A conversation with Paul Bloomberg
Chief Learning Office for the Core Collaborative does not even come close to describing all that Paul does. Listen in as he describes his quest to validate all that is good and to highlight what is working in schools around the world.
41:47
November 28, 2019
Episode 61-An interview with the Davis family sharing some wisdom on life and school
Alina, Zane, and Levi Davis from Orlando, FL share some amazing truth in this bonus episode. Kids are amazing!
26:10
November 27, 2019
Episode 60-Kara and her mom, Jessica, share some amazing wisdom about life and school
Kids say the most amazing things- This bonus episode says so much!
23:14
November 26, 2019
Episode 59-My daughter REAGAN dropping some truth
Love this little girl of mine. Listen in as she shares what school should be! A bonus episode highlighting the voices of kids who know best. https://schmittou.net
11:41
November 25, 2019
Episode 58-Mandy Froehlich drops some truth bombs and a few s%*T bombs as well:)
One of the most powerful conversations on the podcast. Mandy removes the stigma of failure, difficulty, vulnerability, and personal growth. Check out more of Mandy's resources at: https://mandyfroehlich.com/
51:00
November 20, 2019
Episode 57-Melody McAllister shows us all what faith is all about
This mom of 5, homeschool teacher, EduMatch leader, and author of the I'm Sorry book, is the embodiment of faith and trust.
39:40
November 20, 2019
-Beautiful, brilliant, and brave- LaVonna Roth shares her truths for success in work and at life
LaVonna Roth, founder of Ignite Your S.H.I.N.E. , shares a message of vulnerability and truth that is sure to inspire. Check out some of her amazing work here: https://www.igniteyourshine.com/
27:11
November 16, 2019
Episode 56-In life sometimes we need to just "cannonball in". Rich Beaudrie tells us why he left teaching and decided to take the biggest risk of his life.
Sometimes you just need a bathroom break, a beer, or some chicken nuggets to make you feel valued. In this episode, Rich Beaudrie talks about why he chose to follow his dreams, the pitfalls along the way, and why he just can't stop learning and loving.
1:22:26
November 13, 2019
Episode 55-Jessica Lahey, author of The Gift of Failure, delivers 100 minutes of epic truth
Failure is en vogue these days, but it's not about celebrating defeat. It's not a weapon of manipulation. In this episode, Jessica gets real as she shares about alcoholism, parenting missteps, teacher struggles, and the journey to overcome.   Check out Jessica Lahey's work at http://www.jessicalahey.com/
1:35:12
November 11, 2019
Episode 54-Krista Venza, author of RESULTS, the first Edugladiators book released, shares what really matters in school.
RESULTS- available on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/R-S-U-L-T-S-Promoting-Positive-Responsibility/dp/1733686401/ref=sr_1_2?keywords=krista+venza&qid=1569786329&sr=8-2
38:15
November 6, 2019
Episode 53-A conversation with the amazing Katie Novak
Katie Novak will blow your mind. She is a dynamic and energetic mom of four, Asst. Supt. , author, trainer, and expert on UDL. Enjoy
29:45
October 30, 2019
Episode 52-A conversation with the authors of The Teacher and The Admin, Kris Felicello and Gary Armida
Two guys living in New York who are inspired to change the world through education. Listen in then go to Amazon and buy their book. It is EVERYTHING! Get a copy of The Teacher and the Admin at : https://www.amazon.com/Kris-Felicello/e/B07Y7QQ44Z?ref_=dbs_p_pbk_r00_abau_000000  
46:45
October 23, 2019
Episode 51-A conversation with one of the most impressive people on the planet, Dr. Sarah Thomas
Sarah leads tech and innovation in a school district outside of Washington DC by day, and by night, by weekend, by every other waking minute, helps educators from around the world collaborate and grow. Check out what the leader of EduMatch is up to. http://www.edumatch.org/
38:48
October 18, 2019
Episode 50-The human emoji, Tara Martin talks about being REAL, taking risks, balance, and why we need to all cannonball in :)
Tara Martin is a career educator and PR professional for DBC inc. In this episode she talks about her own journey, lessons learned, and inspires us all to take risks to change our lives. Check out Cannonball In and Be REAL : https://www.amazon.com/Tara-Martin/e/B07DRPYBJ9?ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vu00_taft_p1_i1 And visit her website for amazing resources: http://www.tarammartin.com/
49:47
October 16, 2019
Episode 49-Jeff Gargas explains the growing movement of providing quality professional learning to help the best teachers around.
Check out The Teach Better Team online at: https://www.teachbetter.com/ Get a copy of Teach Better at: https://www.teachbetter.com/product/teachbetter/
1:04:15
October 16, 2019
Episode 48-The one and only Kas Nelson explains what balance is all about.
Mom, wife, streaker, leader, principal, farmer, bus driver...Kas Nelson does it all. Check out this episode to learn how.
37:46
October 9, 2019
Episode 47-One of the most important talks I've had- Quinn Rollins
Listen in as Quinn Rollins, author of Play Like a Pirate, talks about teaching, play, mental health, and his dog Lucky. Check out Quinn's website: http://www.quinnrollins.com/
44:27
October 2, 2019
Episode 46-A conversation with the EduNinja, herself, Jen Burdis.
In this episode, the EduNinja, Jen Burdis shares the secret to staying fit, sane, and strong in the midst of being a busy professional.
22:03
September 25, 2019
Episode 45-Want to know why teaching is so hard...listen to this. Jessica Gentry joins us this week.
Jessica Gentry became famous (and infamous) this year due to a Facebook post gone viral. Listen in as we talk about why she chose to leave teaching after 12 amazing years, what makes her tick, and how she got to be so incredible :)
43:26
September 18, 2019
Episode 44-An interview with the incredible Rena Hawkins
A conversation with the amazing elementary school principal and host of the podcast ShareMOedu, Rena Hawkins. It's all about relationships.
21:09
September 11, 2019
Episode 43- A conversation with the amazing Jennifer Lee Quattrucci
In this episode, Dave has a great conversation with Jennifer as they discuss her life outside of the classroom as well as what inspired her to write her book "Educate the Heart". Jennifer is a passionate educator with experience as a teacher, a social media "fashionista", now author and student advocate. Her book is available here:  https://www.amazon.com/Educate-Heart-Screen-Free-Activities-Authentic/dp/1475851855 
44:17
September 9, 2019
Episode 42- An interview with Anke Hermann that will change your thinking
In this episode, Dave talks with Anke Herrmann, from Spain, the host of the Passion Business Podcast. Anke does an incredible job illustrating through her personal story, the power of overcoming, chasing greatness, and following your heart. Through this conversation Dave and Anke explore and discuss what can be done in America, and everywhere, to focus on the focus and allow our students...as well as adults... to celebrate strengths and not their struggles. Check out Anke's podcast here:  http://www.ankeherrmann.com/passionbusinesspodcast/ 
32:58
September 9, 2019
Episode 41- An exceptional conversation with Mike Lipa.
Mike Lipa is an account executive at Snapchat, but that's not what this interview is about. This is a conversation about life, about success, and about growth. https://schmittou.net
32:38
September 9, 2019
Episode 40- It's nice to MEET you
In this episode Dave explores why we should never just meet to meet. We need to make sure every gathering has purpose, intention, and relevance. https://schmittou.net
11:27
August 14, 2019
Episode 39- And & A NOT but & The
In this episode, Dave tells us why we need to stop looking for THE solution and instead look for A solution. We need to stop saying "but" and start saying "and". If we want to reach EVERY student we must try to reach EACH student. https://schmittou.net
13:27
August 7, 2019
Episode 38-Thank you for the endorsements
Thank you to these listeners for sharing their thoughts and compliments. We are doing this TOGETHER!! https://schmittou.net
01:15
August 2, 2019
Episode 37- Embrace the process of learning
In this podcast episode Dave discusses ways we can move beyond the "got it-don't got it" approach to learning and assessing and instead embrace the process of learning. https://schmittou.net
14:44
July 31, 2019
Episode 36- Summer Learning Series- The finale: Chapters 12 and 13-It's Like Riding a Bike
In this episode, we are exposed to the Bold Humility that makes teachers great. https://schmittou.net
19:01
July 24, 2019
Episode 35- Summer Learning Series- Chapter 11- It's Like Riding a Bike
In this episode, Dave reminds us of the power of a teacher. https://schmittou.net
26:21
July 17, 2019
Episode 34-A rant...stop labeling us
Sorry about all of the "quotes" and "unquotes"...I was a little flustered and frustrated when recording this. I wanted to make a two hour podcast about how to actually interpret the data, but thought I would leave it here. Feel free to message me if you actually do want some help with your assessment/data literacy. https://schmittou.net
15:20
July 10, 2019
Episode 33- Summer Learning Series- Chapter 10: It's Like Riding a Bike
In this episode, Dave shares why it's important to eliminate labels in order to let creativity thrive. https://schmittou.net
11:45
July 10, 2019
Episode 32-Summer Learning Series- Chapter 9- It's Like Riding a Bike
In this episode, Dave shares how standards actually enhance engagement and don't compete with it. https://schmittou.net
22:22
July 3, 2019
Episode 31-Summer Learning Series- Chapter 8: It's Like Riding a Bike
In this episode, Dave discusses why lasting learning requires "doing". https://schmittou.net
21:07
June 26, 2019
Episode 30-Summer Learning Series: Chapter 7- It's Like Riding a Bike
In this episode, Dave explores what happens when we "let them go and let them grow." https://schmittou.net
16:30
June 19, 2019
Episode 29-Summer Learning Series: Chapter 6- It's Like Riding a Bike
In this episode, Dave shares why it is important to make practice fun. https://schmittou.net
15:33
June 12, 2019
Episode 28-Summer Learning Series: Chapter 5: It's Like Riding a Bike
In this episode, Dave discusses how to measure student learning and progress, not their compliance. https://schmittou.net
27:58
June 5, 2019
Episode 27-Summer Learning Series- Chapter 4- It's Like Riding a Bike: How to Make Learning Last a Lifetime
In this chapter, Dave discusses how we can help pick students up when they fall down. https://schmittou.net
19:59
May 29, 2019
Episode 26-Summer Learning Series- Chapter 3- It's Like Riding a Bike
In this chapter, Dave discusses why we need to eliminate our own arbitrary opinions on what is necessary. We need to focus more on the progress and less on the process.
13:56
May 22, 2019
Episode 25- Summer learning series: It's Like Riding a Bike: Chapter 2
In this episode, Dave shares Chapter 2- Be ready to have your thoughts challenged. This chapter actually caused Dave to be banned from two school districts because the ideas were so disruptive to the status quo. For a signed copy of the full book sent to you, visit   https://schmittou.net/order-books-by-dave/ 
21:12
May 16, 2019
Episode 24-Summer Learning Series- It's Like Riding a Bike- Chapter 1
In this episode, Dave reads Chapter 1 of his book, It's Like Riding a Bike, and challenges us all to make learning safe.  For a signed copy of the full book sent to you, visit   https://schmittou.net/order-books-by-dave/  
11:45
May 15, 2019
Episode 23-Summer Learning Series: It's like Riding a Bike-The intro
In this episode, Dave reads the most debated and discussed section of his book, the introduction. When he says, "I don't care if my kids read." he can't really mean that...can he??? Find out here.  For a signed copy of the full book sent to you, visit   https://schmittou.net/order-books-by-dave/  
23:10
May 15, 2019
Episode 22- Preventing the summer slide
In this episode, Dave reminds us all that the summer slide is not automatic. We can prevent it. It's all about the  months BEFORE summer, not the  months OF summer that impacts Lasting Learning. https://schmittou.net
10:31
May 9, 2019
Episode 21-A passionate plea to end the epidemic
In this episode Dave spends 10 minutes explaining how to really solve the teacher shortage...spoiler alert- it has nothing to do with money.https://schmittou.net
09:54
May 7, 2019
Episode 20-Fixing the teacher shortage
In this episode, Dave discusses how to really solve the teacher shortage. https://schmittou.net
11:07
April 9, 2019
Episode 19-Has it been a good day?
The ability to reflect is the secret sauce to becoming great. https://schmittou.net
08:39
March 29, 2019
Episode 18-The diet that all schools need
The diet that all schools need
09:59
March 1, 2019
Episode 17-What is curriculum?
In this episode Dave discusses how we really decided what kids need to learn.
12:23
January 31, 2019
Episode 16-Avoiding the pendulum swings
In this episode, Dave discusses why we have such a hard time maintaining momentum with initiatives and why we always chase the latest fad in education.
12:34
January 16, 2019
Episode 15-Decision making can be a MINDfield
Decision making can be tricky as you try to change minds and challenge the status quo. In this episode, Dave addresses the question of how to disrupt the status quo.
13:44
January 14, 2019
Episode 14-The teacher shortage
In this episode Dave goes on a rant explaining why so many of the strategies designed to solve the teacher shortage problem actually make the problem worse.
12:06
December 31, 2018
Episode 13-Talking about a dirty word
In this week's episode we discuss a dirty word...assessment. Does it really have a place in education?
09:53
December 19, 2018
Episode 12-Their futures or your past?
A sneak peek into Dave’s latest article for AMLE
08:21
December 11, 2018
Episode 11-Teachers Matter More
In this episode we explore why we need to work more on supporting teachers and less on circumventing them.
08:39
December 5, 2018
Episode 10-A Standard is Only Standard if it is Standard
What should really drive instruction and assessment?
10:16
November 21, 2018
Episode 9-A conversation with the inspirational Amanda Dykes
This week we explore the need to teach and model skills for life.
15:12
October 30, 2018
Episode 8-Buzzwords galore
In this episode, Dave will examine three different yet related concepts and share his take on how best to address assessment, standards, and engagement.
15:56
October 30, 2018
Episode 7- A talk with the amazing Laura Coker
Sorry in advance for the poor audio, but the words from Laura Coker were just too good to delete. You may have a hard time hearing Dave, but in this episode, Laura is the one bringing the truth. Enjoy!!!
15:30
October 30, 2018
Episode 6- How do we do this?
In this episode we learn some easy to implement strategies to actually help us focus on the process of learning so that it can last.
15:08
October 18, 2018
Episode 5-Goals are great. Failure sucks!
In this episode we discuss how we can reframe failing as overcoming.
12:50
October 12, 2018
Episode 4-Momentum matters
The latest episode of Lasting Learning. Exploring the power of momentum.
08:40
October 11, 2018
Episode 3- Does it really last?
Why use the metaphor of riding a bike? What does that have to do with teaching?
09:19
October 11, 2018
Episode 2- When should they learn that?
Today on Lasting Learning we explore ARBITRARY timelines and how our own experience often drive us to define what "should be" instead of letting us focus on what can be.
12:14
October 8, 2018
Episode 1- What is Lasting Learning?
The very first episode of Lasting Learning! Who is Dave Schmittou? What is Lasting Learning?
06:28
October 4, 2018
October 3, 2018
00:32
October 3, 2018