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Episode 51: The Rock Star Principals' Podcast

The Rock Star Principals' Podcast

Release Date: 09/14/2014

Episode 140: The Rock Star Principals' Podcast show art Episode 140: The Rock Star Principals' Podcast

The Rock Star Principals' Podcast

Episode 140 of "The Rock Star Principals' Podcast" is brought to you by Lexia Learning. Lots of hectic excitement and zany energy along with the usual dose of Edu-Awesomeness this week with RSP as the boys record while Nick is driving and Jon is in his office using a phone recording app: The 11 P's of Rock Star Principal Leadership: Pragmatism Movie Plug: "Nobody" starring Bob Odenkirk Upcoming Series Introduction: "Lasso's Leadership Lessons" Inspired by the hit Apple TV Series, "Ted Lasso"

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Episode 139: The Rock Star Principals' Podcast show art Episode 139: The Rock Star Principals' Podcast

The Rock Star Principals' Podcast

The Rock Star Principals are back and once again brought to you by ! In this week's episode, Jon and Nick bring you two awesome segments discussing: Leadership Lessons from Kevin Costner's Leadership Quotes "You can't teach toughness. You're either born a willow or you're born an oak." "There's once constant in life: you build something worth having; someone's gonna try and take it." "I have this new rule. I only carry my cell phone in places where there's no service." The 11 P's of Rock Star Leadership The Pledge of Responsibility Godfather II s' Teachers and Leaders who take...

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The Rock Star Principals' Podcast

The Rock Star Principals, Jon and Nick, are thrilled to be back on the airwaves! Episode 138 is sponsored by Lexia Learning () and "brings it" with three awesome segments: "Getting Up to Speed" The boys talk about the incredibly unique 2020-2021 school year, challenges, opportunities for success, and the uncharted future ahead. A Word from Our Sponsor: Jon "addresses the nation" about some awesome new initiatives with the PA Principals Association including the new website, monthly school spotlights on YouTube, semi-monthly President Vlogs, and more!  Commercial: Article Review:...

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The Rock Star Principals' Podcast

The Rock Star Principals, Jon and Nick, interview the NASSP Principal of the Year, Richard Gordon, who is from the great Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Richard is the principal of Paul Robeson High School in Philadelphia.  You don't want to miss this 43 minute conversation where Richard demonstrates his passion, dedication, and determination to see every one of his students succeed. He shares emotional examples of students overcoming their circumstances and finding their place in the world. The three Nationally recognized educational leaders also discuss the characteristics that make an...

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The Rock Star Principals' Podcast

The Rock Stars discuss "toxic positivity" and drop some educational leadership wisdom along the way. Mike Indeglio visits to lend his perspective to the topic as well. This is a timely topic just in time for Election Day!

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Episode 135: The Rock Star Principals' Podcast show art Episode 135: The Rock Star Principals' Podcast

The Rock Star Principals' Podcast

Elementary school students returned to their buildings in the Downingtown Area School District for the first time in 226 days. Jon and Nick were on hand with Melanie Susi to help with the big day. The three of them discuss some big picture observations from that big first day.

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The Rock Star Principals' Podcast

It’s National Principal's Month and the Rock Stars are interviewing three sitting elementary principals from each of their "Coaching Trees" to discuss the triumphs, the challenges, and all things related to educational leadership in the K-12 setting! Join Jon and Nick as they interview Mr. Travis Orth (Principal of Pickering Valley Elementary School), Dr. Melanie Susi (Principal of Shamona Creek Elementary School), and Dr. Shawn Wright (Principal of Brandywine Wallace Elementary School).   We frequently discuss the unique challenges faced by elementary principals. While secondary...

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The Rock Star Principals' Podcast

"Education During Uncertain Times: Our Students' Reflect" An interview with Two High School Freshmen: Ms. Marin Krause and Ms. Elli Ross Part 1: Describe school and technology before March of 2020. Part 2: What worked and what didn’t when schools went virtual in March 2020 Part 3: What were the biggest differences pre-Shutdown and then March-June? Part 4: What has the new school year been like so far? (2020-2021) Part 5: How has the learning model changed from March 2020 until Now? Part 6: WHat advice would you give to Students+Teachers for Hybrid Learning? Part 7: Questions and Answers

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The Rock Star Principals' Podcast

As schools are back in session, in one form or another, Jon and Nick discuss the substitute teacher shortage, its systemic causes, and some possible solutions. In addition, they prognosticate towards the continuing principal shortage as well. Finally, Jon begins dealing with his pop-culture-malaise and the boys devise a future new segment called, "All the Things We Were Right About."

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The Rock Star Principals' Podcast

With districts trying to fill dozens of teaching positions due to the unique circumstances, hiring is ultra important right now. The boys go back to the archives in 2015 when they interviewed Dr. James Stronge, famous educational author, to discuss hiring.

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