Learning Through Leading

Learning Through Leading

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Join Nick and Matt in conversations about the latest ideas, trends, and questions that have educators talking!


Nick Visits TeachBetter19
Nov 17 • 69 min
Nick Sutton recently visited the first ever TeachBetter Conference in Ohio. Along with presenting, Nick recorded a number of quick interviews with some of those in attendance to learn more about what’s happening across the educational landscape. We’re…
Thomas C. Murray: Future-Ready, Personal and Authentic
Nov 10 • 46 min
We enjoyed an incredibly informative talk with Thomas C. Murray about preparing students for the future, designing learning spaces, and his new book, Personal and Authentic: Designing Learning Experiences that Last a Lifetime. Future Ready Schools are…
Jason Leahy: The School Leader Paradigm
Nov 3 • 40 min
“School leadership matters.” Dr. Jason Leahy, Director of the Illinois Principals Association, provides his perspectives on leadership, empathy, and the new School Leader Paradigm. Learn more about Dr. Leahy’s goal of “Learning leaders leading learning…
Jodi Scott Provides a Regional and State View
Oct 27 • 25 min
Our guest this week is Jodi Scott, Superintendent of Regional Office of Education #33 in Henderson, Knox, Mercer, and Warren counties in Illinois. Jodi talks with us about her experiences in professional development, the growth of technology, and the…
Taking A Week Off
Oct 20 • 2 min
Thanks for tuning in! We’re taking a week off to recharge and work on developing new relationships to help make this podcast even better down the road. Join us next week for a new interview! ~Nick & Matt —- Send in a voice message:…
Everyone can learn math and more with Ryen Jackson
Oct 13 • 28 min
Ryen Jackson - R.J. - joins us to discuss math teaching and differentiation through centers at all grade levels, and the importance of making connections and building relationships. R.J. helps us understand how to overcome the “fear” of math by developing…
Leadership Is A Verb
Oct 6 • 31 min
Join us as we discuss educational leadership, the Teacher Shortage in Illinois, and the importance of Professional Development with our guests, Diane Robertson and Ralph Grimm. “Leadership is a verb” Ralph Grimm “Education is a world of change” Diane…
Improving Performance with Dr. Paulie
Sep 29 • 32 min
Dr. Paul Gavoni - “Dr. Paulie” - talks with us about behavior, coaching, and leadership. Read more from Dr. Paulie and friends Quick Wins: Accelerating School Transformation Through Science, Engagement, and Leadership, Manuel Rodriguez & Paulie Gavoni…
Unlearning with Nick Polyak
Sep 22 • 29 min
Superintendent Nick Polyak discusses the concept of “unlearning,” professional learning, technology and more in this episode. Dr. Nick Polyak: @npolyak http://twitter.com/npolyak Remember to check out this and all past episodes at…
Meet Nick’s former teachers!
Sep 15 • 27 min
In this episode we talk to two of Nick Sutton’s former teachers, Mr. Gregg Worrall and Mr. Todd Hilton! We ask Mr. Worrall and Mr. Hilton, among other things… How has your instruction evolved during your teaching career? How have technological resources…
Tim Cavey from Teachers On Fire!
Sep 7 • 29 min
Listen to our interview with Tim Cavey, host of the Teachers on Fire podcast! Tim is an awesome educator with an amazing repertoire of podcasts and other media: Teachers On Fire Website & Podcast: https://teachersonfire.net/ Teachers On Fire Magazine on…
Mike Patterson: Google, Digital Leadership, and more
Aug 18 • 35 min
Mike Patterson from Google Chicago joins us in this episode to discuss digital leadership and citizenship topics for teachers and administrators. Google’s Global Report on the Future of the Classroom Digital Leadership for teachers and administrators The…
Kristin Brynteson: OER, STEM, and so much more!
Aug 7 • 33 min
Dr, Kristin Brynteson, educator, podcaster and blogger from Northern Illinois University, discusses a variety of topics and programs with us during this interview. Questions addressed in this episode: What is Illinois OER, and how do OERs compare with the…
Rae Hughart
Jul 28 • 30 min
We really enjoyed our chat with Rae Hughart, 6th grade educator, Director of Training and Development for the Teach Better Team, and Illinois State University Instructor. We think you will, too! In this episode, Rae discusses mastery learning, her growth…
004 Amber Heffner
Jul 14 • 39 min
We discuss technology integration and professional learning with Amber Heffner, Executive Director of the Illinois Digital Educators Alliance (IDEA - formerly Illinois Computing Educators). Some definitions… ISTE = The International Society for Technology…
003 Adam Welcome
Jul 7 • 35 min
Enjoy our discussion of leadership ideas with Adam Welcome, co-author of Kids Deserve It and author of Run Like a Pirate and Empower Our Girls. Follow Adam Welcome on Twitter at @mradamwelcome and visit his website Counterpoint: TEDtalk by Atul Gawande:…
002 Arlin Peebles
Jun 27 • 25 min
In this episode we talk with Arlin Peebles from the Illinois Principals Association to get his views on Professional Learning for educators and administrators. He shares some great opportunities available to all educators, and gives us a glimpse of what…
001 Rushton Hurley
Jun 19 • 36 min
It’s our inaugural episode! (We’ll get better… We promise!) Learn a little about us, Dr. Nick Sutton and Matt Jacobson, and hear our interview with Rushton Hurley, author of Making Your School Something Special and Making Your Teaching Something Special.…