Today's sponsor: Empatico. This free tool helps educators around the world connect their students. Empatico uses live video, file sharing, a partner classroom at least 300 miles (or 483 kilometers) away, and specially designed activities. I’ve been collaborating globally since 2006 and have seen the power it has to help children be more accepting of people different from themselves. That is why I’m recommending those teachers of students aged 7-11 sign up for the free site, Empatico. Just go to www.coolcatteacher.com/empatico to learn more.
Listen to the Show with Brad Gustafson
Brad Gustafson – Bio as Submitted
Dr. Brad Gustafson’s life is defined by his faith, family, and desire to help kids – and the educators who serve them – succeed. He is a practicing principal, speaker, best-selling author, National School Boards Association “20 to Watch,” Digital Innovation in Learning Award winner, and Minnesota Principal of the Year. He serves on Scholastic's Principal Advisory Board and is a national advisor with Future Ready Schools.
He co-hosts UnearthED; a popular school leadership podcast.
Brad's newest book, Reclaiming Our Calling, is helping educators hold on to the heart, mind, and hope of our profession.
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