Are you looking for new solutions in K-12 education? Then why not use a "hackers" mentality to see new possibilities and embrace an innovative mindset for 21st century schools. This episode examines the Hack Learning Book Series with publisher Mark Barnes, a long-time educator that advocates for a new approach to solving many of the same old problems in K-12 schools. In this episode, we also talk with school leaders Joe Sanfelippo and Tony Sinanis, co-authors of Hacking Leadership, the newest addition to the Hack Learning Book Series.
Mark Barnes is a longtime educator, bestselling author, Founder of Times 10 Publications and the creator of the Hack Learning Series. Mark is the author of six education books, including Assessment 3.0, Role Reversal (a 2013 Best Professional Book), and two books in Corwin’s Connected Educators Series. Mark co-authored Hack Learning’s Flagship Book: Hacking Education: 10 Quick Fixes for Every School. Reaching nearly 5 million people every month on Twitter, @markbarnes19 is one of education’s most recognizable engagers on social media. Mark also owns and operates Brilliant or Insane–a Teach100 Top 25 education blog. You can listen to Mark weekly on the Hack Learning Podcast.
Dr. Joe Sanfelippo is the Superintendent of the Fall Creek School District in Wisconsin. He is a US Department of Education Future Ready Superintendent and two-time Bammy Award Finalist for Superintendent of the Year. Joe is co-author of the forthcoming Hacking Leadership (Book 5 in the popular Hack Learning Series) and co-author of The Power of Branding and Principal Professional Development: Leading Learning in a Digital Age. Joe has attended a Leadership Summit at the White House and has been a featured speaker in multiple states in the areas of Advancing the Use of Social Media in School Districts, Creating a Culture of Yes, Professional Growth for Staff, and Organizational and Systems Change. He is also the co-host of the Bammy-nominated Successful Schools Podcast.
Dr. Tony Sinanis is a Lead Learner at National Blue Ribbon School Cantiague Elementary in Jericho, New York. He is co-author of the forthcoming Hacking Leadership (Book 5 in the popular Hack Learning Series) andThe Power of Branding and Principal Professional Development (Corwin Press). Tony is the 2014 New York State Elementary Principal of the Year and the 2013 Bammy Awards’ National Elementary School Principal of the Year. As part of his doctoral studies at the University of Pennsylvania, Tony explored the relationship between active participation on Twitter and the professional development of principals. @TonySinanis is the founder and co-moderator of #NYedchat. Tony also co-hosts the Successful Schools podcast with Dr. Joe Sanfelippo. Most important, Tony is a proud dad to Paul.
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The Goin' Digital Show airs every other Tuesday night at 8 pm Eastern/7 pm Central on the Teach Cow Broadcasting Network at TeachCow.com. Hosted by Dr. Greg Goins, a
veteran school superintendent in southern Illinois, The Goin' Digital Show is a live, one- hour Google Hangout that promotes the principles of Digital Leadership in K-12 schools and features many of the nation's top school superintendents, principals and innovators in public education. Connect with Dr. Goins on Twitter at @wfsuper or visit www.goindigital.com
About Dr. Greg Goins
Dr. Greg Goins is a school district superintendent, adjunct professor, podcast host and passionate advocate for re-imagined schools who is available to speak or present at your next conference or professional development event.
As an innovative leader, Dr. Goins is a dynamic speaker who has previously presented at the Illinois Association of School Administrators (IASA) Conference, the Illinois Education & Technology Conference (IETC), the Illinois Computing Educators (ICE) Conference and the IASB/IASA/IASBO Joint Annual Conference (Triple I) in Chicago, recognized as one of the nation's largest state education conferences with more than 9,000 public school leaders in attendance in 2015.
As host of The Goin' Digital Show, Dr. Goins promotes the principles of Digital Leadership and Future Ready Schools during a one hour live broadcast every other week on the Teach Cow Network at www.teachcow.com
. The show features many of the nation's top school superintendents, principals and innovators in public education and will be available on iTunes in 2016.
Forever a teacher at heart, Dr. Goins remains in the classroom as an Adjunct Professor in Educational Leadership and specializes in Digital Leadership, Educational Technology and Leadership Theory.
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