The Principal Podcast

Episode 4: A Parent's Guide to Common Core Math

An episode of The Principal Podcast

By Joseph Landers
The podcast provides an update on what is new and exciting at Harding Grade School and throughout Serena Community Unit School District No. 2! In addition, the podcast provides information for parents on what is happening in the field of education!
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Episode 8: The Summer Slide!
On this episode of The Principal Podcast, we welcome Mrs. Angie Merboth, who serves as the Title Director for Serena Community Unit School District No. 2. We discuss the Summer Slide and the impact that it has on our students! In addition, we discuss things that parents can do to help their child over the summer months. We also highlight some of the great opportunities that our district will be providing for our students over the summer. Be sure to tune in and check it out!
24:52
May 20, 2019
Episode 7: Preparing Your Child for Kindergarten
On this episode of The Principal Podcast, we welcome Mrs. Amy Walsh, who is currently a kindergarten teacher at Harding Grade School.  We chat about the importance of kindergarten readiness skills and how parents can help support their child with the transition into kindergarten!
20:42
March 20, 2019
Episode 6: Technology and the Future of Education
On this episode, we welcome Mr. Andy Allen, who serves as the Director of Technology and Library Services for Serena CUSD 2.  We chat about technology integration throughout the school district, as well as the concept of blended learning.  In addition, we talk about the future of education and the impact that technology will have on our students and our classrooms!
28:17
February 11, 2019
Episode 5: Meeting the Needs of ALL Students
On this episode, we welcome our special guest Mrs. Angie Merboth who serves as the Title Director for Serena CUSD 2! We share updates from Harding Grade School and Serena CUSD 2, as well as discuss how we are able to meet the needs of ALL of our students through our RTI/Title I programming and through utilizing differentiated instruction in our classrooms! Check out this episode to hear about all of the great things we are doing to support our students!
25:54
December 20, 2018
Episode 4: A Parent's Guide to Common Core Math
On this episode, we welcome our special guest Mrs. Kelly Baker, who is a 3rd grade teacher at Harding Grade School. We highlight some new and exciting things going on at the school. In addition, we discuss the implementation of the Common Core State Standards and how it has changed math instruction for students and their parents. We also share some great tips and tricks to help parents support their child with math homework.
32:22
November 9, 2018
Episode 3: Developing School Leaders
On this episode, we welcome Sheridan Grade School Principal Randy Goodbred to discuss updates from Harding Grade School, Sheridan Grade School, and Serena Community Unit School District No. 2. In addition, we discuss ways to develop school leaders in public education. We are recording this episode at the Illinois Principals Association Educational Leaders Conference in Springfield, Illinois.
23:58
October 22, 2018
Episode 2: The Importance of Student Attendance
On this episode of the HGS Principal Podcast, we welcome our special guest Mrs. Colleen Connell! Mrs. Connell is a 2nd grade teacher at HGS. On the show, we talk about what's happening exciting throughout the school and we have some great discussion on the importance of student attendance at school! Check it out!
32:08
October 2, 2018
Episode 1: Welcome to the HGS Principal Podcast!
Welcome to the HGS Principal Podcast! We will be sharing and discussing information about what is new and exciting at Harding Grade School and throughout Serena Community Unit School District No. 2! Stay tuned for some great discussion!
00:47
September 25, 2018
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