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The CharacterStrong Podcast

By CharacterStrong

The CharacterStrong Podcast where we have conversations on school culture and leadership.

  1. 1.
    Deep Kindness Book Launch! - Houston Kraft09/28/2020
    18:15
  2. 2.
    Giving Students A Voice In Character Eduacation - Emily Rose09/24/2020
    16:08
  3. 3.
    Designing Interactive Online Learning Experiences - Mike Flynn09/21/2020
    20:34
  4. 4.
    The Importance Of Teaching Students How To Learn - Jeromie Heath09/17/2020
    12:23
  5. 5.
    Establishing Genuine Relationships As Our Foundation - Fredricka Hunter09/14/2020
    16:03
  6. 6.
    The Intersection Of Race, Black Masculinity, Hip Hop Culture & Education - Matthew R. Morris09/10/2020
    17:37
  7. 7.
    Season 3 Kickoff - John Norlin & Houston Kraft09/07/2020
    13:09
  8. 8.
    Helping Students Learn SEL Thru Story - Matthew Moyer09/03/2020
    9:05
  1. 9.
    The Importance Of Special Education - George Stewart08/31/2020
    11:42
  2. 10.
    Student Engagement Ideas For The Virtual Classroom - Maddie Bogart08/27/2020
    16:35
  3. 11.
    Social Emotional Learning Is Our Moral Compass - Dan Wolfe08/24/2020
    15:23
  4. 12.
    Pedagogy As Protest: Reimaging The Center - Dr. Jessica Zeller08/20/2020
    15:01
  5. 13.
    A Special Announcement: Deep Kindness - Houston Kraft08/17/2020
    14:24
  6. 14.
    Empowering Students From The Inside Out - Jasmyn Wright08/13/2020
    16:14
  7. 15.
    Keeping Our Core Values At The Center - Tanner Natzke08/10/2020
    14:44
  8. 16.
    Maintaining Passion & Hope - Diana Patton08/06/2020
    19:53
  9. 17.
    Focusing On The Social Emotional Well-Being Of The Whole Staff Team - Jamie Brown08/03/2020
    21:52
  10. 18.
    Using Social Media For Good In Our Schools - Clementine Chamberlain & Leigh Cambra07/30/2020
    17:57
  11. 19.
    Why We Need More Than Metrics - Jeff Berger-White07/27/2020
    18:50
  12. 20.
    Expressing Feelings Through Creativity - Kelly Griffin07/23/2020
    17:07
  13. 21.
    Behavior Is Communication: Can You Hear Me Now? - Dr. Lori Lynass07/20/2020
    18:25
  14. 22.
    Focusing On Soft Skills In The Classroom - Rachael Kettner07/16/2020
    16:50
  15. 23.
    Dismantling White Supremacy Culture In Schools - Joe Truss07/13/2020
    22:59
  16. 24.
    Practical Ways To Help Implement SEL - Dr. Jacob LeBlanc07/09/2020
    20:07
  17. 25.
    Empathy & Love: Building Authentic Relationships From The Ground Up - Luis Perales07/06/2020
    12:14
  18. 26.
    Transforming School Culture Toward Innovation & Student-Led Entrepreneurship - Don Wettrick07/02/2020
    16:08
  19. 27.
    Modeling Vulnerability And Risk Taking In The Classroom - Morgan Castillo06/25/2020
    14:51
  20. 28.
    The Law Of The Lid - Houston Kraft & John Norlin06/22/2020
    12:18
  21. 29.
    Temperature Checks: Taking Time To Support & Care For Staff - Bill Weinsheimer & Russ Peters06/18/2020
    23:10
  22. 30.
    Being The Best Version Of Yourself So That You Can Give Kids Your All - Andrea Haisch06/15/2020
    16:22
  23. 31.
    Kindness Cultivators: Making the World a Better Place to Lead, Love, and Learn - Tamara Letter06/11/2020
    13:35
  24. 32.
    Social Emotional Learning Is Needed Everywhere - Richa Shivangi Gupta06/08/2020
    14:45
  25. 33.
    Focusing On The Whole Educator Through Self-Care - Diana Patton06/04/2020
    13:15
  26. 34.
    Working As A Team When Advocating For Children - Leigh Kokenes06/01/2020
    20:54
  27. 35.
    How Do We Reach, Empower And Equip Students In The Juvenile Correctional System? - Amy Heimerl05/28/2020
    14:42
  28. 36.
    Leveraging Technology As We Continue To Encourage & Council Students - Sandi Pinner05/25/2020
    11:43
  29. 37.
    The Principal's Lunch Summit: Building Relationships With Students - Jordan Osborn05/21/2020
    16:56
  30. 38.
    The Power Of Good Vibes In A Building - Brian Slater05/18/2020
    15:27
  31. 39.
    Six Questions That Cultivate Deeper Relationships All Year Long - Jen Molitor05/14/2020
    17:42
  32. 40.
    What Keeps Me Up At Night? The Lack Of Equity In Our Schools With Children Of All Different Backgrounds - Bethany Hill05/11/2020
    17:04
  33. 41.
    The Principal's Cabinet: Helping Drive Positive School Change - Wes Kanawyer05/07/2020
    16:27
  34. 42.
    Hope, Gratitude, & Optimism: Learned Behaviors That Take Work - Dr. Jenny Severson05/04/2020
    16:30
  35. 43.
    The Question That's Not Getting Asked: What Have You Done For Others Today? - Tyson Sturza04/30/2020
    15:55
  36. 44.
    Frequently Asked Questions Around Well-Being - Dr. Clayton Cook04/27/2020
    21:13
  37. 45.
    The Power Of Affirmations - Ranesia Davenport Edwards04/23/2020
    18:39
  38. 46.
    Taking Time At The End Of A Project To Reflect - Erin McCarthy04/20/2020
    15:40
  39. 47.
    Ep70 - Celebrating 30 Days Of The Kindness Journal! - Houston Kraft04/16/2020
    14:24
  40. 48.
    The Whole Child Virtual Summit - Lindsay Norlin04/13/2020
    17:14
  41. 49.
    Using Technology To Build Community & Teach Content - John Rodney04/09/2020
    18:23
  42. 50.
    We Need To Continue To Spread Hope, And Connect With Each Other - Naudia Bosch04/06/2020
    16:25
  43. 51.
    Character Kits: Supporting Families With Resources At Home - Brandee Collins04/02/2020
    13:13
  44. 52.
    How Adults At Home Can Create Stability With Kids Being At Home - Kevin Ozar03/30/2020
    18:12
  45. 53.
    Celebrating #SELday! - CharacterStrong Co-Founders Houston & John03/27/2020
    16:31
  46. 54.
    How Educators Can Help Students Respond To The Corona Virus - Josh Ruddick03/26/2020
    18:30
  47. 55.
    Providing Inspiration & Hope In A Changing World - CharacterStrong Co-Founders John & Houston03/23/2020
    21:05
  48. 56.
    Building A Social Emotional Learning Reflective Classroom Environment - Lindsey Stevens03/19/2020
    16:29
  49. 57.
    The Woman Of Color Project (ProjectWOC) Inspiring & Empowering The Next Generation - Christine Mazzi03/16/2020
    14:11
  50. 58.
    Relationships Are The Foundation Of Everything That We Do - Dawn MacFarland03/12/2020
    17:11
  51. 59.
    Making Character Development Intentional Thru Mentorship - Coach Aaron Hancock03/09/2020
    20:38
  52. 60.
    Administrators Need To Be Treasure Hunters That Are Looking For The Good In Our Schools - Micah Mortensen03/05/2020
    14:52
  53. 61.
    We Can't Wait On Our Kids - John Norlin03/02/2020
    10:11
  54. 62.
    Every Young Person Has A Genius - Antonio McLemore02/27/2020
    15:35
  55. 63.
    Supporting Our Students Through The Arts - Ryan Carle-Ogren02/24/2020
    13:02
  56. 64.
    Student Leadership Programs Positively Impact The Climate & Culture Of Our Schools - Lisa Schroeder02/20/2020
    15:25
  57. 65.
    Relationships Are The Currency Of Success - Dr. Dakeyan Cha’ Dre’ Graham02/17/2020
    20:03
  58. 66.
    Using Activity To Bring Character Development To Life - Brett McDaniel02/13/2020
    13:18
  59. 67.
    Celebrating 100 Podcast Episodes w/ CharacterStrong Co-Founders John & Houston!02/10/2020
    26:17
  60. 68.
    Creating Healthy Safe Spaces For Students During The School Day - Judith Elise Pratt02/06/2020
    11:59
  61. 69.
    The Importance Of Belonging - Jeff Gerber02/03/2020
    15:38
  62. 70.
    How Schools Can Utilize School Nurses To Address Social-Emotional & Healthcare Trends In The Classroom - Tessa Mcilraith01/30/2020
    13:52
  63. 71.
    PurposeFull Parents: Schools And Families Working Together To Support The Whole Child - Cory Gould01/27/2020
    17:31
  64. 72.
    Failure As A Pathway For Learning - Ryan Healy01/23/2020
    16:20
  65. 73.
    Soft Skills Are The New Hard Skills - Jon Harper01/20/2020
    15:48
  66. 74.
    The Power Of Language & The Virtues Project - Dara Feldman01/16/2020
    14:34
  67. 75.
    Mindfulness: The Ability To Be 100 Percent Present - Trish Brown01/13/2020
    14:12
  68. 76.
    Authentic Relationships And Intentional Connection - Jake Kelfer01/09/2020
    13:07
  69. 77.
    Equity Work In The Classroom - Vincent Perez01/06/2020
    15:44
  70. 78.
    When We Focus On Relationships, It Can Change A Community - Jordan Osborn01/02/2020
    14:02
  71. 79.
    The Power Of Story In Building Relationships - Robert Hand12/30/2019
    16:43
  72. 80.
    Monday Morning Huddles With Staff CharacterDares - Dr. Lara Gilpin12/26/2019
    14:24
  73. 81.
    Meaningful Inclusion Can Lead To Lasting Friendships #choosetoinclude - Odessa High School Students12/23/2019
    16:51
  74. 82.
    Creating A Mastermind Group For Teachers - Rebecca Mieliwocki12/19/2019
    13:30
  75. 83.
    It Is So Important To Make Time Daily For Character Development - Andy DiDomenico12/16/2019
    14:31
  76. 84.
    Being Intentional In The Everyday Things We Do - Justin Pierce12/12/2019
    13:29
  77. 85.
    The Power Of Staying Positive - Maurice Dudley12/09/2019
    17:04
  78. 86.
    Having A District-Wide Focus On Kindness - Bernette Lindamood12/05/2019
    13:24
  79. 87.
    How Time, Intentionality, & Mindset Changes School Culture - Hans Appel12/02/2019
    19:42
  80. 88.
    Gratitude: What Are You Grateful For? - CharacterStrong Co-Founders Houston & John11/27/2019
    13:12
  81. 89.
    There's Always A Reason For Every Behavior: Looking Past Rules And Seeing People - Charles Moss11/25/2019
    14:09
  82. 90.
    Storytelling In The Classroom: Using Stories & Telling Stories As An Educator - Esteban Gast11/21/2019
    16:49
  83. 91.
    Being Intentional About Putting A Focus On Equity - Carla London11/18/2019
    17:45
  84. 92.
    World Kindness Day! - CharacterStrong Co-Founders John Norlin & Houston Kraft11/13/2019
    18:08
  85. 93.
    TeacherFit - Helping Schools Change The Culture Of Wellness - Nick Mann11/11/2019
    12:30
  86. 94.
    Making Your School A Place Where Everyone Belongs - Jeff Gerber11/07/2019
    14:37
  87. 95.
    Leading The Culture & Climate Of Your School - Dr. Bill Ziegler11/04/2019
    13:38
  88. 96.
    How Do We Change The World? One Act Of Random Kindness At A Time - Dalton Lemert10/31/2019
    12:05
  89. 97.
    Identifying And Reducing Cognitive Overload - Dr. Todd Finley10/28/2019
    14:59
  90. 98.
    It Takes Courage To Share Your Heart - Zachariah Thompson - CS Speaker Squad10/24/2019
    13:56
  91. 99.
    The Importance Of Telling Your Story - Todd Nesloney10/21/2019
    12:35
  92. 100.
    Brook Bound: Helping Students Serve The Next Generation - The Team From Clear Brook High School10/17/2019
    13:11
  93. 101.
    Cultivating Empathy In Our Schools - Barbara Gruener10/14/2019
    13:39
  94. 102.
    Helping Students Build Community In The Classroom - Molly Winters Diallo - CS Scholarship Winner10/10/2019
    15:09
  95. 103.
    TOPICS: Restorative Practices & School Culture - Beth Houf10/07/2019
    17:19
  96. 104.
    Permission To Feel: Emotions Matter - Dr. Marc Brackett10/03/2019
    13:25
  97. 105.
    Creating A Relationship Focused Classroom - Meena Srinivasan10/02/2019
    16:21
  98. 106.
    Understanding How Much We Have in Common - Ashanti Branch10/02/2019
    18:01
  99. 107.
    Cage-Busting Leadership: Reshaping Counterproductive Restraints - Rick Hess10/01/2019
    13:39
  100. 108.
    Inclusivity: Sparking Change Through Unified Sports - Zoie Breland09/30/2019
    18:12
  101. 109.
    The Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child - Samuel Karns09/26/2019
    15:21
  102. 110.
    Character is the Ultimate Survival Tool - Ethan Zohn09/23/2019
    15:08
  103. 111.
    The Importance of Trauma-Informed Practices - Allyson Apsey09/19/2019
    15:26
  104. 112.
    Educators are put on this Planet to Save Lives - Dr. Andy Jacks09/16/2019
    15:22
  105. 113.
    Using Technology to Drive Positive Outcomes - Shreeya Arora09/12/2019
    10:11
  106. 114.
    TOPICS: School Culture & Climate - John and Houston09/09/2019
    13:22
  107. 115.
    Making a Difference in Our Schools Starts in the Classroom - Jonathan Alsheimer09/05/2019
    14:43
  108. 116.
    Season 2 Kickoff! TOPICS: School Culture & Climate - John and Houston09/02/2019
    12:33
  109. 117.
    Why Empathy in IEPs is so Important - Evonya Cornelius08/29/2019
    14:02
  110. 118.
    The Importance of the School Counselor in Today's Schools - Katherine Pastor08/26/2019
    16:27
  111. 119.
    The World Is Our Textbook - CS School Implementation Specialist Krista Gypton08/22/2019
    12:15
  112. 120.
    We Have to Make Time for the Things That We Believe are Priorities - Robert Hand08/19/2019
    17:45
  113. 121.
    Helping Your Staff to Engage - Jeff Baines08/15/2019
    15:49
  114. 122.
    CS Speaker Squad - Grow Minds, Have Fun, and Love People - Jared Smith08/12/2019
    10:36
  115. 123.
    Power Struggles In The Classroom - Marla Mattenson08/08/2019
    16:30
  116. 124.
    Transformation thru the CharacterDare Process - Sally Rusk08/05/2019
    16:22
  117. 125.
    CS Speaker Squad - Leading Others Well - Thane Ringler08/01/2019
    17:02
  118. 126.
    The Importance Of Tier 1 Supports For The Mental And Behavioral Health Of Our Students - Natalie Fikac07/29/2019
    13:38
  119. 127.
    The Power in Being Available - Ryan Healy07/25/2019
    15:17
  120. 128.
    Intentionally Recognizing Students - Paul Dols07/22/2019
    14:44
  121. 129.
    Excellence In Academics, Athletics, Activities, & Acceptance - Amy Rose07/18/2019
    17:11
  122. 130.
    Getting 6th Graders off to a Successful Start Academically - Marc Gallaway07/15/2019
    9:04
  123. 131.
    TOPICS 3: School Culture & Climate - John & Houston07/11/2019
    10:49
  124. 132.
    Student Leadership: Preparing Students For Anything - Terry Hamm07/08/2019
    15:00
  125. 133.
    TOPICS: School Culture & Climate - John & Houston07/04/2019
    12:19
  126. 134.
    What is missing from our current education model? - TASC Students: Jenna, Gibby, & Cheney07/01/2019
    14:32
  127. 135.
    Wolf Strong, Pack Strong - Coach Don Bartel06/27/2019
    12:32
  128. 136.
    Empowering Student Voice Through Authentic Independent Learning - Roman Nowak06/24/2019
    14:22
  129. 137.
    A Strategy To Connect: The Staff Chips - Alicia Jensen06/20/2019
    10:47
  130. 138.
    What Does it Mean to be an Authentic Teacher? - Robert Hand06/17/2019
    11:48
  131. 139.
    Climate Mapping - Scott Backovich (Part 2/2)06/13/2019
    8:43
  132. 140.
    Ask to Give - Scott Backovich06/10/2019
    8:32
  133. 141.
    Getting 6th Graders off to a Successful Start - Marc Gallaway06/06/2019
    13:05
  134. 142.
    Rolling Out A School Branding Campaign - Coach Don Bartel06/03/2019
    10:53
  135. 143.
    The #1 Problem for professionals in positions of leadership - Dr. Jennifer Macaulay05/30/2019
    11:53
  136. 144.
    It's Your Character Not Mine - Bryan Slater05/27/2019
    8:58
  137. 145.
    The Caring Game - Character in Athletics With Coach Scott Westering Part 5/505/24/2019
    15:49
  138. 146.
    The Challenge Game - Character in Athletics With Coach Scott Westering Part 4/505/23/2019
    11:48
  139. 147.
    The Confidence Game - Character in Athletics With Coach Scott Westering Part 3/505/22/2019
    13:35
  140. 148.
    The Comparison Game - Character in Athletics With Coach Scott Westering Part 2/505/21/2019
    11:07
  141. 149.
    What Is Your Model of Winning? Character in Athletics With Coach Scott Westering (Part 1/5)05/20/2019
    11:10
  142. 150.
    Empowering Students - Coley Veitenhans05/16/2019
    11:21
  143. 151.
    Dealing With Social Media in School - #ICANHELP Co-Founder Kim Karr05/13/2019
    9:38
  144. 152.
    Supporting the Whole Child: Preparing for College, Careers, & Life - Dr. Marci Shepard05/09/2019
    13:58
  145. 153.
    The Classroom Temperature Check - Bryan Slater05/06/2019
    12:29
  146. 154.
    Moments Over Events - Coley Veitenhans05/02/2019
    11:07
  147. 155.
    PurposeFull People: The Time for Character is Now! - Barbara Gruener05/01/2019
    20:39
  148. 156.
    Fostering a Growth Mindset in the Classroom - Dr. Chris Clayton04/29/2019
    12:59
  149. 157.
    Why is it Important to Support the Whole Child? - Robert Hand04/25/2019
    13:50
  150. 158.
    Helping Students Dream Big, Invest More Deeply, & Love Courageously - Erin Jones04/22/2019
    15:45
  151. 159.
    Calling A School-Wide Press Conference - Brandon Bakke04/18/2019
    11:49
  152. 160.
    The Importance Of Laying A Good Foundation For The Students & Staff At Your School - Lauren Ambeau04/15/2019
    11:47
  153. 161.
    Our Schools Need More Hope, Meaning, And Purpose - David Geurin (Part 5)04/12/2019
    6:59
  154. 162.
    Character Is More Important Than Compliance - David Geurin (Part 4)04/11/2019
    11:58
  155. 163.
    Soft Skills: Valuable For Our Future - David Geurin (Part 3)04/10/2019
    8:12
  156. 164.
    Being Intentional About Developing Character And Leadership - David Geurin (Part 2)04/09/2019
    13:23
  157. 165.
    Relationships Are The Foundation Of Everything We Do As Educators - David Geurin (Part 1)04/08/2019
    13:33
  158. 166.
    Essential Truths For Principals - Danny Steele03/29/2019
    15:59
  159. 167.
    Essential Truths For Teachers - Danny Steele03/29/2019
    10:54
  160. 168.
    TOPICS: School Culture & Climate - John & Houston03/06/2019
    10:09
  161. 169.
    3 Leadership Takeaways - CS Co-Founder John Norlin03/05/2019
    10:48
  162. 170.
    School Culture - CS Co-Founder Houston Kraft03/04/2019
    10:15
  163. 171.
    Welcome to the CharacterStrong Podcast!03/01/2019
    15:23

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