The Tom Schimmer Podcast
The Real World | Anthony Muhammad (Pt. 1) | Effective Feedback

The Real World | Anthony Muhammad (Pt. 1) | Effective Feedback

September 28, 2020

In Don't @ Me (2:05), Tom talks about why it's time to retire the expression "Wait until they get into the Real World." Tom is then joined by best-selling author Dr. Anthony Muhammad (15:32) for part 1 of their discussion about the racial equity work in society. In the News (44:21) includes stories about learning pods and the curriculum reviews taking place in many school districts. Assessment Corner (58:47) includes a question about "leveled questions" and Tom expands on last week's conversation about feedback. Finally, in Tweets of the Week (1:10:33), Tom highlights the #ATAssessment Twitter chat and the four moderators: Katie White (@KatieWhite426), Mandy Stalets (@MandyStalets), Ken Mattingly (@kenmattingly), and Anisa Baker-Busby (@AnisaBusby). 

 

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Back to School Balance | Tom Guskey | Large-Scale Assessment

Back to School Balance | Tom Guskey | Large-Scale Assessment

September 21, 2020

In Don't @ Me (1:45), Tom talks about why it's important to find our back-to-school balance. Tom is then joined by Dr. Tom Guskey for The Interview (11:45) to discuss the legacy of Benjamin Bloom and the necessary assessment and grading mindsets for a fair and successful 2020-21 school year. In the News (53:51) includes a story about COVID testing in Utah and the recent story from the province of Alberta and their desire to develop a new guiding vision for K-12 education. Assessment Corner (1:00:36) includes a question about using large-scale assessments to improve student learning and another about feedback. Finally, in Tweets of the Week (1:16:14), Tom has two follow suggestions that you won't want to miss.

 

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BONUS: Twitter | Segment Details | Book Giveaway | First Interview Guest

BONUS: Twitter | Segment Details | Book Giveaway | First Interview Guest

September 14, 2020

In this Bonus Episode, Tom has five announcements ahead of Episode 1: The Podcast has a new Twitter account @TomSchimmerPod (1:01); Details and requests for "The Interview" (1:57) and "Assessment Corner"  (3:36); A Book Giveaway contest that will close before episode one (8:11); and the first interview guest for episode 1 (10:33).

 

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Introducing “The Tom Schimmer Podcast”

Introducing “The Tom Schimmer Podcast”

August 26, 2020

The Tom Schimmer Podcast is a show about learning, leadership, and life. Primarily, it’s a podcast that focuses on current topics in K-12 education. Each week, Tom Schimmer (a best-selling education author, keynote speaker, and consultant) will lean on his 30 years of experience to keep listeners informed on the prevailing stories dominating the conversations about teaching and learning. This podcast also focuses on leadership by exploring how leaders in any field can truly engineer a culture of continued professional growth. Occasionally, this podcast will explore the pursuit of success and happiness as it relates to any walk of life. Through a mix of interviews, commentary, current news stories, questions from listeners, and other segments, listeners will be well-equipped to meet the needs of learners regardless of what role they serve.

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