The Learn with John Eick Podcast packages the topics of 21st Century Learning and Leadership in a paradigm of hope, wonder and gratitude. Stop by and listen for a little laughter, inspiration and edu-straight talk.
The finish line must be just around this next turn.
Just a little riff on how epic is feels to see the world come full circle!
In this episode I am riffing on pouring into those around us on the last day before Winter Break. I hope you that you are well.
Just riffin on something I heard that made me smile.
Just wanted to get the new seasons started, yes, its a few months late, but I am fired up to start talking edu again!
In this Episode, I get a chance to ask 3 questions of my good friend Brent Coley. He asks me the same 3 questions and we are both posting this to our podcast channels! It was a blast to connect!
We were just breaking for lunch, in the Doctorate in Educational Leadership program at Sacramento State University, so I whipped out my phone, clicked record and captured the thoughts of a couple of my classmates on, "why get a Doctorate?"
Narrowing in on my dissertation, I am starting to think this thing that is school culture might be an interesting area to study.
I am so fired up to riff on "Hey" day at my campus today. During the #GreatKindnessChallenge we are having a ton of fun and my pitch is: this is worth the time!
Just riffin on something that inspired me: I almost missed an opportunity at inspiration, but took a leap of faith and was blown away by what happens when you bring people together.
Just launching the 2019-2020 school year, kickin off Season 4, and giving some thanks to my PLN. Music by bendsound.com
Just riffing with my good friend Brent Coley about his new book #Eduinflence. Click here to head to amazon and grab a copy of the book! Music by Bensound.com
Just riffin on some rifs...Happy Summer. Music by Bensound.com
I hope you dig the show, I just put up a new show as well and some slick resources about staff appreciation at www.virtualleadershipacademy.com. Go check it out! Thanks for tuning in! Music by bensound.com
I was just minding my own business when my old friend, Dr. Sebastian Cognetta showed up in my town out of the blue. I am a #BigFan, so I asked if he wanted to riff and the rest is on the cast! Music by bensound.com
I had a short conversation at #CUE19 that blew my mind! Music by bensound.com
Just a riff about an upcoming gig: the CUE Duet. I am excited to see what happens when two educators take the stage to share what works to empower students! Music by Bensound.com
Just a riff about the state of affairs in January 2019 and how the four C's may be the solution.
This riff is about the difference between gathering a set of books and gathering a set of people! This January, at CLSTech19, I am looking forward to connecting with my PLN in Monterey!
Just a quick riff on why starting off with celebrations makes meeting time more productive. Music by Bensound.com
This is an audio stream of the keynote I delivered at the William Jessup University Education Conference on October 6, 2018. Music by Bensound.com
Caught the amazing Christina Eick, Emily Battin and Aimee Wells riffing on a Google Hangout and what I overheard just blew my mind! Music by bensound.com
Big shout out to anyone who helps a student manifest the four C's, not only inside their classroom, but allows them the freedom to take it out into the world! Music by Bensound.com
Just riffin on the Twittersphere and the EduEchochamber...I dig'em.
Big shout out to the amazing Mrs. Sanchez for her bravery and innovation: she is willing to say #K2cantoo!
Welcome to Season 3...who knows what will happen!?
Thanks everyone for a great two years of podcasting...see you in the new year for Season 3!
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This riff is a recurring thought I have every year at this time. Spring has sprung, the sun is out, the school year is winding to a close, and we all need to remember that the tension will all fade when the final bell rings.
Just a riff that came to mind while I was on stage emceeing a gig in my local community. What are we doing with these large open spaces in our schools? Music by Bensound.com
This episode is a recording of my keynote from Lead 3.0 in April of 2018. It may be better to watch the video so you can follow along with some of the slides, but I think it plays ok as a listen in the car as well. Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBnHv19MS9w Music by Bensound.com
A quick reflection on #CUE18, along with some live audio clips taken throughout the conference! Music by: Bensound
Heather Chastain unpacks a great event that makes a difference for students and parents at Westlake Charter School.
After a long time in administration, it is time to tell it like it is, its not harder, its not easier, its different. Music by bensound.com
Just a conversation that started in the parking with @teachersutton changed the way I see the annual Science Fair.
Just a riff about how hard it is to succeed on our first try and what happens when we persevere.
Just a rant about how to prepare our kids for an unknown future. Music by bensound.com
Last week I stumbled across a fantastic learning that I am dying to share! Check out this book by Dr. Evergreen: Presenting Data Effectively - 2nd Edition. Music by Bensound.com
Four years ago I found a friend: Twitter. Music by bensound.com
Last week was my daughters 6th Birthday party and next week is the CapCUE Techfest: Two epic events with more similarities than you may imagine. Music by: bensound.com
I had the opportunity to speak as the closing keynote at the Math and Mindfulness Summit. I was amazed by the content of the conference.
Sabrina Jackson is the 2017 Westlake Charter Teacher of the Year, and after listening to this podcast, you'll understand why. She believes in kids and makes every effort to set them up for success!
Last week I had the amazing opportunity to chaperone the 6th Grade Science Camp. While I was there, I thought I might capture the sights and sounds of camp, through the voices of our students, parents and staff, who were taking part in this 3 day 2 night learning extravaganza called Science Camp!
Wandering through Open House, I was blown away by what our kids are able to do.
For Mother's Day I interviewed a pioneer of the Silicon Valley and the inspiration for the Kid Power Club: My mom. Music: by Bensound.
This is just a quick rant on a topic that has made its way around my dinner table. What do you hope your kids get out of school? I'm kind of simple so I tried my best to boil it down to just one thing.
My friend Tim Bedley and I agreed we would both rant on the same topic this week. Neither of us knows how the other feels about this topic, and we won't know until we both click publish. To read Tim's thoughts, go to www.TimBedley.com, and check out his latest blogpost!
Sitting in a session by Brian Briggs and Ryan O'Donnell, they ask participants to podcast on the spot. I happen to be sitting next to Pam Hernandez and this is what happened!
In October of 2016, this keynote was captured on video at the CapCue Techfest. This week, my friend Brian Briggs suggested that I upload the audio to inspire the PLN durning their driving commute. For what it is worth, below is the link to the original youtube video, as well as credit to the Sacramento Educational Cable Consortium for the original …
I dig all the social media: the Tweet, the Post, the IM, the DM, the Blog, the Vlog and now the Podcast...but the one thing they all miss is the opportunity at a two way conversation that includes the human voice. Natural inflection, exclamation and intonation are all a part of communication when you share your thoughts via voice-thread on Voxer. S…