Episode 006: The importance of building strong relationships, with Bridget Halverson.

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Bridget Halverson has been teaching at Walker Elementary in West Allis, Wisconsin for the past 18 years. She has taught 1st-3rd grade in almost every environment including single class, multi class, multi-age, looped and co-teaching environments.  She is a vocal support of the personalized learning movement and a strong support of co-teaching.

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Episode 005: Moving your staff from “Ego” to “We-go”, with Bryan Wright.

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Bryan Wright is an educational change agent who is dedicated to providing educational equality for all students, especially at-risk youth.  He is currently the directing principal and Gilmore Middle school in Racine, Wisconsin and an adjunct professional at Concordia at Teaching Leadership for Change.

He has been influential in changing schools and districts around the country, and was recently a speaker for TedX.

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Episode 004: Be brave, be bold, be tenacious, with Dr. Steven Rippe.

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Dr. Steven Rippe is the Director of Organization Development for Innovative Schools Network. He has over 20 years of experience working with educators and school leaders designing and implementing innovative schools and programs throughout the United States. A successful teacher, principal and University administrator, Steven has worked with passionate educators to create nationally recognized schools and works with struggling schools to reinvent themselves into high performing, dynamic learning environments.

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Episode 003: Get back to the learner, with Barbara Bray.

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Barbara Bray is co-founder of Personalize Learning, LLC, co-author of the book Make Learning Personal, and founder/owner of My eCoach. She is a creative learning strategist who is passionate about writing, bringing creativity and passion back to learning and empowering educators to transform teaching and learning. She focuses on coaching, communities of practice, design thinking, project-based learning and designing learner-centered environments. Barbara uses her site Rethinking Learning to express why and how change needs to happen now.

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Episode 002: Make learning purposeful, with Dr. Jim Rickabaugh.

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Dr. Jim Rickabaugh serves as the Director of the Institute for Personalized Learning, an education innovation lab dedicated to the transformation of public education. The Institute serves a growing number of member school districts engaged in personalizing learning and is a part of the multi-state Innovation Lab Network coordinated by the Council of Chief State School Officers.

Jim formerly served as Superintendent of the Whitefish Bay School District in SE Wisconsin and several other districts in Wisconsin and Minnesota. Dr. Rickabaugh was Wisconsin Superintendent of the … Read more...

Episode 001: Be a learner yourself, with Jeffrey Taege.

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Jeffrey Taege has been teaching in the Waukesha District for five years.  He is passionate about integrating technology as a means to facilitate and support personalized learning for all students.  Over the past three years, he has played a role as the co-founder and developer of the FLIGHT Academy and is excited to share his first hand knowledge of how to successfully implement and scale personalized learning.  He is also excited to share that he is now serving in a more broad role as the K-12 … Read more...