The Leaders Coaching Leaders Podcast for current and aspiring school leaders covers evidence-based approaches for tackling immediate needs to impact student learning. Every week Dr. Peter DeWitt and our guests get together to share ideas, put research into practice, discuss what's working and what's not in equity, SEL, burnout, and learning loss (and more) to help you ensure every student is learning not by chance, but by design.
Guests: Jenni Donohoo & Megan Tschannen-Moran
Collective efficacy has become a buzzword in recent years - with accompanying misunderstandings, misapplications, and criticisms. In this de-mystifying and debunking episode, Peter DeWitt talks with collective efficacy experts Megan Tschannen-Moran and Jenni Donohoo. The authors clarify...Go to the episode
Guests: Jessica Djabrayan Hannigan & John Hannigan
SEL doesn't come to any of us naturally; the skills to take care of ourselves must be taught explicitly. Jessica Djabrayan Hannigan and John Hannigan share how to do this from a distance (i.e. online in virtual teaching), as well as in person...Go to the episode
Guests: Michael Fullan
After publishing a 2011 paper on the four wrong drivers of school system reform, Michael Fullan sits down with Peter DeWitt to talk about the new right drivers that bring whole system success. School and system leaders can use these four drivers to focus on the right priorities as schools recover from COVID-19 and seek to accelerate learning again....Go to the episode
Guests: Candace Raskin & Melissa Krull
Why is there resistence to "doing what's right for students"? How can school leaders start to break down or go around that resistance? Developing our racial consciousness as leaders - especially as white leaders - is important before we can support teachers and students of color...Go to the episode
Guests: James Bailey and Randy Weiner
School leaders often make decisions to help their students and staff - but when it comes to investing in themselves, they are notoriously negligent. Social-emotional learning is personal work, and school leaders have to be willing to engage in the work themselves before they can lead others in doing the work...Go to the episode
Guest: Dwight Carter
Award-winning principal Dwight Carter shares how school leaders can maintain positivity in the midst of accelerating changes - and even learn to embrace them. Not all disruptions are negative - some are actually necessary for growth...Go to the episode
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