The Rock Star Principals Podcast jams to all the latest and greatest in educational leadership! Join your hosts, "The Boss" Jon Ross and "The Doctor of Proctors" Nick Indeglio as they bring a unique blend of humor, timely topics, and "real" talk each episode. They bring the "Principal Perspective" to a wide range of topics! Rock out with "twisted steel and school appeal!"

The boys are back for a new season of educational awesomeness! The show covers the next P from the 11Ps of Leadership, which is Positivity! It's a heartfelt, pragmatic, and philosophic discussion of an incredibly important topic.

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Jon and Nick are gearing up for their Keynote Speech this week at the Frontline Insights Summit in Orlando, Florida held at the beautiful Grande Lakes Marriot! Therefore, their "education brains" are even more fully tuned than usual!

  • Segment 1: The Rock Star Principals' 11 P's of Principal Leadership = Pluck
    • Pluck is spirited and determined courage.
    • Courage isn't courage without fear and gravitas.
    • Pluck comes into play every day in our vocation.
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  • Important Article Review: "The Kids Who Use Tech Seem to Be Alright by Lydia Denworth from Scientific American
    • Researchers at Oxford University carefully examined data collected from over 350,000 children and determined that technology has not caused any harm.
    • Jon and Nick discuss aspects of the article as well as how to avoid some of the true dangers of social media addiction, FOMO, and comparing your real life to someone's social profile.
    • A preview of an upcoming related segment featuring a speech by Seth Godin.
    • More RSP awesomeness...
Direct download: Episode_124-The_Rockstar_Principals_Podcast.m4a
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Episode 123 drops with loads of educational leadership content!

  • Jon and Nick discuss Pennsylvania's Safe2Say initiative and program rollout.
  • RSP's 11 P's of Principaling: Plainness
  • Pop Culture: Red Dead Redemption 2 and Super Smash Brothers Ultimate
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Jon and Nick are on the road again with a meaningful episode. They boys discuss the mental health crisis sweeping the nation and affecting their own district. Then they lighten the mood with some pop culture. The episode ends with the wrap-up of the 20 Characteristics of Effective Teaching from research by the University of Minnesota. Tune in now!

Direct download: Episode_122-Rock_Star_Principals_Podcast.m4a
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  • The Rockstar Principals give you a heavyweight championship compilation of their hit segments from Episodes 49, 50, and 51 featuring the enduring wisdom of Rocky Balboa!
    • Segment Compilation Includes:
      • Lesson 1: From Rocky Balboa (2006) “It ain’t about how hard you can hit; it’s about how much you can take and keep moving forward…” (Episode 49)
      • Lesson 2: From Rocky III (1982) “You’re the one that has to carry around that fear inside you…” (Episode 50)
      • Lesson 3: From Rocky IV (1985) “Going that one more round when you don’t think you can...is what makes all the difference in your life (Episode 51)

 

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  • Jon is sick but RSP carries on with a great episode filled with educational leadership content and more!
    • Today's show features:
      • The Rock Star Principals' 11 "Ps" of Leadership: the third P is Perspicacity
      • Article Review: 20 Effective Characteristics of Teaching Practices from the University of Minnesota: 11-15 are reviewed in this segment
      • ATT Commercial: Just Ok is Not Ok (Tattoo Parlor)
      • RSP Pop Culture Segment reviews Netflix’s The Bodyguard, Aquaman, Titan Games, and takes a stroll down memory lane with Over the Top and Mt Bodyguard!
Direct download: Episode_121-The_Rock_Star_Principals_Podcast.m4a
Category:Episode-RSP Podcast -- posted at: 11:04am EDT
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