Susan Riley | April 2015

Sparkchasers Podcast: Breaking Away from the Pack

In this episode, Susan and Greg explore how to get started at the school-level with making a change for innovation. You’ll hear why most schools fail to move the needle and what you can do about it. And, you’ll discover the top questions that successful schools ask that help them in breaking away from the pack and become extraordinary.

Episode 8 Notes:

Classroom management: figuring out how to meet the needs of your students

Making goals inevitable with 90 day sprints.

The integrated student growth process

eSchool News: 6 questions to ask about data

Teachers and administrators: who’s the real problem?

Nordstrom’s training motto: Just do what’s right.

About the Author

Susan Riley is the founder and CEO of The Institute for Arts Integration and STEAM. She focuses on teacher professional development in arts integration, STEAM, 21st century learning skills, and technology. She is also a published author and frequent presenter at national conferences on Arts Integration and STEAM education. Susan holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education from the prestigious Westminster Choir College in Princeton, NJ and a Master of Science in Education Administration from McDaniel College in Westminster, MD. She lives in Westminster, MD with her husband and daughter. Email Susan