Kleinversations: Teaching and Learning Podcast by Klein ISD

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An episode of Kleinversations: Teaching and Learning Podcast by Klein ISD

By Klein ISD
Klein ISD’s teaching and learning podcast showcasing leaders around the district who make a daily impact on others and are reflective, joyful, transparent, & apply their learning to transform the world.
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#5: Visible Learning
In today's conversation, Lakita Combs, Metzler Elementary principal, joins us for a conversation centered around the Corwin Visible Learning evaluation and inquiry model. This model is based off of John Hattie's research and has the belief that every student should experience one year's growth each school year. You'll hear how her campus started making learning visible by implementing success criteria, using student voice in the buy in, how her teachers collaborate with each other to make learning meaningful, and how her students have cultivated a love of learning.  Overview of Visible Learning Model  https://au.corwin.com/sites/default/files/aun18507_vl_catalogue.pdf  John Hattie: 10 Mindframes for Visible Learning Webinar  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tANBHAy5DDU  Learning Intentions with Success Criteria Video with John Hattie  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OGyvDvOegXE&feature=youtu.be  Corwin Website  https://us.corwin.com/en-us/nam  Learning Challenge Animation (James Nottingham)  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3IMUAOhuO78   How to Start and Sustain a Visible Learning Implementation  http://corwin-connect.com/2018/11/how-to-start-and-sustain-a-visible-leaning-implementation-part-1/  3 Indicators of Assessment-Capable Visible Learners  http://corwin-connect.com/2018/03/3-indicators-assessment-capable-visible-learners/  Becoming by Michelle Obama  https://www.amazon.com/Becoming-Michelle-Obama/dp/1524763136 
32:51
April 18, 2019
#4: Empowering Students with High Expectations
In this episode, Antoinette Hernandez talks with us about building relationships to help students soar in class. We briefly talk about what AVID class is all about, we go into how teachers can and should incorporate relationship-building in their classes, how students can do goal setting (with self and peer editing!), and how keeping the general welfare of others will make a classroom culture be impact to students.  Resoureces For more about the AVID class, visit the Avid website. For more information about Antoinette's favorite book, visit Simon Sinek's website and purchase the book here.
33:10
April 4, 2019
#3: Leveraging Technology for Connection
Kim Sharp, digital learning specialist, is our guest for this episode and we talk about all things technology. In this conversation we talk about technology integration activities for the classroom, how to start small to keep from being overwhelmed when incorporating new digital tools in your lesson design, how to move from technology substitution to modification and redefinition, and more! 
29:28
March 20, 2019
#2: Intentionally Personalizing Learning with Learner Profiles
In this episode, I'm joined by Kalya Zitmann (intructional specialist) and we talk about how to create tangible personal learning paths for student academic growth, what creativity for technology usage looks like in the classroom, how the "why" of what we do is so important to the students we serve, and how using data to track progress will help our students retain the content we teach. There's so much more so come along and learn with us! 
32:10
March 7, 2019
#1: Innovative Culture
Welcome to our inaugural episode where we welcome our first guest, Dr. Jenny McGown, who is the Deputy Superintendent of Klein ISD. In this episode we talk about tangible examples of risk-taking in schools, suggestions for being innovative without forcing it and first focusing on the people, how important self-reflection is in the educational environment, and how we can teach our students to have all of these qualities to be more successful in their lives.  Resources: To get started using Google Keep, visit the website and log in. How to Use Google Keep in PD
31:35
February 22, 2019
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October 1, 2018
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