In this episode of the Wired Educator Podcast, Kelly interviews Brian Kight, CEO of Focus 3 and international expert on on leadership and culture.
Focus 3 is providing school districts across the country with the tools they need to make a difference in the lives of students by making transformational changes in the school's culture. It simply works.
You are going to love this interview with Brian.
Brian Kight is a multi-industry leader on the topics of leadership, culture, and behavior.
He provides simple systems that produce exceptional results for organizations, teams, and people.
Simple, clear, and immediately actionable.
Brian applies the timeless “physics” of performance to the most important challenges in life and business.
His clients across the globe include professional and collegiate sports teams, schools, banks, manufacturing, healthcare, accounting, insurance and many others.
As the CEO at Focus 3, Brian has worked for over a decade directly with all levels of executives and associates. The trust clients have in Brian and his impact has made him one of the top-rated keynote speakers and consultants based in the United States.
Follow Brian Kight on social media at @TBrianKight
Mentioned in this podcast:
Book Creator: One of the best apps in education! www.BookCreator.com
Brian's favorite book: Anti-Fragile: Things That Gain from Disorder by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Brian is currently reading: Roots of Strategy Book 1.
Brian's Podcast: The Focus 3 Podcast
Focus 3 website: https://www.focus3.com
My interview with Brian's dad, the Founder of Focus 3, Tim Night: Wired Educator Episode 89
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In this episode of the Wired Educator Podcast, Kelly Croy interviews Jerry Blumengarten, aka: Cybraryman.
Jerry Blumengarten taught for 32 years in the New York City School System. Twenty in the classroom as a teacher in multiple subjects and multiple grades, and twelve as a teacher/librarian. Jerry developed and wrote curriculum for his school district, the NYC Board of Education and Open Doors a school-business partnership. He also created educational materials for the utility industry for over 30 years. He is the co-author of the book Connecting Your Students with The World. Jerry co-moderated numerous educational chats on Twitter, including #edchat for five years, and he created #engsschat. He has presented at numerous edcamps, #ISTE and #FETC, was a Featured Presenter at #METC and #GaETC, and the keynote speaker for Tomorrow's Classrooms Today. Jerry is also a very proud grandparent of five grandchildren ages 6-18.
Follow Jerry on Twitter: @cybraryman1
Bill Daggett is the Founder and Chairman of the International Center for Leadership in Education, is recognized worldwide for his proven ability to move preK-12 education systems towards more rigorous and relevant skills and knowledge for all students. He has assisted a number of states and hundreds of school districts with their school improvement initiatives. Dr. Daggett has also collaborated with education ministries in several countries and with the Council of Chief State School Officers, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the National Governors Association, and many other national organizations. He serves on several advisory boards, including:
NASA Education Advisory Board - 2008 to present
USA Today (national newspaper) Education Advisory Board
Before founding the International Center for Leadership in Education in 1991, Dr. Daggett was a teacher and administrator at the secondary and postsecondary levels and a director with the New York State Education Department, where he spearheaded restructuring initiatives to focus the state's education system on the skills and knowledge students need in a technological, information-based society.
Dr. Daggett is the creator of the Application Model and Rigor/Relevance Framework , a practical planning and instructional tool for determining the relevance of curriculum and assessment to real-world situations. Dr. Daggett's Rigor/Relevance Framework has become a cornerstone of many school reform efforts throughout the United States.
Dr. Daggett is the author of numerous books about learning and education, textbooks and research studies, reports, and journal articles.
Dr. Daggett has spoken to hundreds of thousands of educators and education stakeholders in all 50 states. His enlightening, entertaining, and motivating messages have helped his listeners to look at education differently by challenging their assumptions about the purposes, benefits, and effectiveness of American schools. Dr. Daggett inspires his audiences both to embrace what is best about our education system and to make the changes necessary to meet the needs of all students in the 21st century.
Dr. Daggett has been recognized as a distinguished alumnus by both Temple University and the State University of New York at Albany.
Dr. Daggett has a special commitment to individuals with disabilities. He and his wife, Bonnie, volunteer their time and lend their support to Wildwood Programs in upstate New York. Wildwood serves the needs of people of all ages who, like their daughter Audrey, have neurological impairments/learning disabilities or autism, by enabling them to become the best that they can be.
Mentioned in the Podcast:
PlanBook: www.Planbook.com The best way to create & share your lesson plans.
Dr. Daggett's book: Rigor and Relevance from Concept to Reality
Dr. Daggett's site for: The International Center for Leadership in Education
BookBook iPhone by 12South: A superb wallet/case for your iPhone.
BookBook MacBook by 12South: The greatest case for your MacBook in this Galaxy.
The Principled Principal: 10 Principles for Leading Exceptional Schools: Jeffrey Zoul & Anthony McConnell
The Limitless School: Creative Ways to Solve the Culture Puzzle by Abe Here & Adam Dovico
Google Apps for Littles: Believe They Can by Christine Pinto and Alice Keeler