Season 3 Episode 1: Better Together

Check out Season 3 Episode 1 Where Dr. Kia explains how uncertainty and a desire to make an impact are universal in education. She shares her personal journey from the classroom to Founder and explains how her path parallels many teachers no matter the region.

Saturday Brunch: Summit Learning Controversy

Hey FireStarters! Join Dr. Kia for brunch and discuss the education news of the day. Her combination of insight and real talk are sure to make this a Saturday appointment you do NOT want to miss! This week she takes a look at the controversy surrounding Summit Learning. Who gets to decide what is best for kids in classrooms? You be the judge.

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Link to Summit Learning Website:

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Growing Grade School Readers with Kelli Cronk

Join Dr. Kia and her Literacy loving pal Kelli Cronk in the Teacher’s Lounge as they discuss what it means to grow readers in upper elementary classrooms. The conversation is helpful and the tips are easy to implement! PROMISE it’s your FAVORITE weekly PD!

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Book Club Week 5! 123 Classroom Management

Join Dr. Kia for the final installment of book club for classroom management. This week she talks about how 123 mirrors the approach advocated by conscious discipline practitioners. PROMISE it’s your FAVORITE weekly PD!

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Innovative Higher Education with Angie Besendorfer

Join Dr. Kia as she sits down with the Chancellor of WGU Missouri to talk about how Higher Ed is evolving to meet teacher and student needs! PROMISE it’s a conversation you do not want to miss! BONUS? WGU is funding teacher classroom projects! Link in the show notes.

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Book Club Week 4! 123 Magic Classroom Management

Join Dr. Kia at the lunch table as she continues to discuss easy classroom management! PROMISE it’s your favorite weekly PD!

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Mentioned in this episode:

The Coaching Habit Questions

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/these-7-questions-will-ch_b_10215756

 

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Book Club Week 3! 123 Magic Classroom Management

Hey #Firestarters! Sit down to lunch with Dr. Kia as she dives into part III of 123 Magic! This is a management approach that combines several others and part three comes with real life actionable examples! Learn what to do when a kid keeps asking questions, how to break up an argument, and when to call for help. PROMISE it’s your FAVORITE weekly PD!

 

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Teach through Design with Brenda Mott

Join Dr. Kia and her friend Brenda Mott at the lunch table. This week, Brenda talks about how she began her career as a classroom teacher only to discover that she could fulfill her purpose through another route! Now she advocates for teachers to let their imaginations run free with a PBL approach to learning. PROMISE it’s your FAVORITE weekly PD!

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