This is part 2 of our conversation with Dr. Kim Marxhausen, a former Lutheran school teacher and current LSEM speaker. We continue the conversation around parents and self-regulation. In this episode we take a closer look at the essential interaction that needs to take place in order for a child to develop.
Dr. Kim Marxhausen, a former Lutheran school teacher and current LSEM speaker, returns to the podcast to talk about parents and self-regulation and its importance to learning. She'll discuss how students can take care of their own learning, behavior and emotions by appropriately activating, controlling and evaluating them.
Tom Wrege, principal at Zion Lutheran School, Walburg, TX, joins the podcast to talk about how to run effective meetings. With 35 years in ministry and 20 as a principal, he’s participated in all types of meetings with fellow leaders, teachers and parents. He’s seen the good and the bad and this podcast is for anyone in a leadership role looking for a few pointers on how to run a better meeting through proper planning and preparation.
In this episode we chat again with Chuck Winterstein, Assistant to the Superintendent of Michigan Schools at the LCMS. He talks about turning those parent teacher conferences away from something that's feared and, oftentimes, full of surprises, into a useful tool for teachers to grow and develop their relationships with parents and students.
Stacy Hoeft, President and CEO of Lutheran Special Education Ministries, joins the podcast and talks about her journey to LSEM. From teacher to principal to CEO, Hoeft shares how each one of those roles shaped her into the leader she is today. She also reflects on some of her career experiences and talks about the valuable mentors and teachers who helped her along the way.
Matthew Bergholt, manager of online support and services for the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, talks about his role with the synod and how technology is ever changing in the school ministry. His schedule keeps him busy as he travels the country providing information and connectivity between the schools and the synod and helps teachers better use technology in their classrooms.
Dr. Chris Cody, Education Executive with the South Wisconsin District, joins the podcast and talks about the state of his district and the challenges in finding Lutheran-trained teachers to fill the growing demand. As an educator who moved the administrative side at a young age, Dr. Cody also touches on his passion for urban education, school of choice options, curriculum and the need for principals to move from being managers to becoming instructional leaders within their schools.
Dr. Rebecca Schmidt, the Director of School Ministry at the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, joins the podcast to talk about her role and the importance of working directly with the districts and schools across the synod. She also talks about how Lutheran schools can better serve the non-traditional learner.
Dr. Steven Buuck, CEO of Faith Lutheran Middle School and High School in Las Vegas, NV, joins the podcast and discusses the opportunities involved in ministering in one of the most unique and iconic cities in the US. He also shares his passion and excitement on what it's taken to become the largest Lutheran school in the country.
Brad Alles, a professor at Concordia University Wisconsin, joins the Lutheran Education podcast to talk about apologetics and preparing our students to defend their faith as they go out in a post-modern world.