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Ep. 14 | WHERE IN THE WORLD IS CARMEN ZEISLER | feat. Carmen Zeisler

Posted Date: 07/03/2018

Hosts Jaime and Glen would like to introduce the newest member of the ESSDACK team, Carmen Zeisler. Carmen brings a unique perspective to ESSDACK with her over twenty years of experience in

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Ep. 11 | The Love of the Learner | feat. Robi Alstrom

Posted Date: 06/11/2018

Phonics, Letters, Reading, and much more are our topics as hosts Jaime and Glen welcome ESSDACK Curriculum Consultant Robi Alstrom to Ep. 11 of EDventure Cast. Robi Alstrom is an educational

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Why ESSDACK? Tina Buck answers

Posted Date: 06/08/2018

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Ep. 10 | Early Childhood PLC | feat. Katie Perez, Renee Smith, and Robi Alstrom

Posted Date: 06/04/2018

On episode 10 we are talking with Katie Perez, Renee Smith, and Robi Alstrom about the upcoming second year of ESSDACK's Early Childhood PLC. In order to support the Kansas vision of increasing

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Ep. 8 | Bridging to Resilience recap | Ginger Lewman and Kevin Honeycutt

Posted Date: 05/14/2018

On April 25 & 26, 2018  ESSDACK help the first Bridging to Resilience conference in Overland Park, Kansas.  Jaime and Glen welcome ESSDACK Curriculum Consultants Ginger Lewman and Kevin Honeycutt

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EDventure Cast: Ep. 5 | Civic Engagement vs. Community Service | with guest Glenn Wiebe

Posted Date: 05/14/2018

ESSDACK’s own Glenn Wiebe joins Jaime and Glen in the studio to answer the question Civic Engagement vs. Community Service, what is the difference? Who is Glenn Wiebe? Speciality areas: Apple

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Renee Smith, Cognitively Guided Instruction, and Its Impact on Female Math Students

Posted Date: 03/14/2018

Renee Smith spends much of her time at ESSDACK working with elementary math teachers, facilitating conversations about how best to incorporate brain-based research strategies such as Cognitively

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Using Comics and Graphic Novels as Instructional Tools

Posted Date: 03/01/2018

  I’ve always loved comics. I lean a bit more to things like Calvin & Hobbes and Doonesbury rather than the Marvel and DC universes that my kids love. But no matter what I was reading – growing up

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Talking EDventure Ep.4 | Engaging in the Journey | Tammy Fellers

Posted Date: 04/09/2018

Jaime engages in the journey with ESSDACK's Director of Professional Learning, Tammy Fellers. Today’s educational world is exciting yet complex. The work Tammy does helps to create learning

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Talking EDventure Ep. 3 | pOVERty SURVIVALIST | Rebecca Lewis-Pankratz

Posted Date: 04/09/2018

  Poverty continues to overwhelm our families, our communities, and our institutions. It knows no socioeconomic boundaries, no race, and no geography. When we understand both trauma and

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