Let’s Get LinkedUp!

Tune in to LinkedUp: Breaking Boundaries in Education to hear from Jerri Kemble and Jamie Saponaro as they seek global perspectives on educational topics that matter. With so many people to hear from and so many lessons to learn - they are gaining insights from education leaders worldwide. Powered by ClassLink, they are linking up the movers and shakers who make it happen!

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Jerri Kemble

Former Assistant Superintendent, Lawrence Public Schools, KS

Jerri Kemble has been a passionate educator for over 40 years. She has played many roles, serving school districts as a teacher, counselor, principal, and superintendent. Jerri has had a successful track record of disrupting the educational status quo by working with stakeholders to create positive change. Jerri loves to connect individuals and ideas; bringing innovative people and practices from across the globe to break boundaries in education.
Jamie Saponaro

Jamie Saponaro

Director of Educational Success, ClassLink

Learning and always growing, Jamie Saponaro is an educator with a passion for sharing topics in education that are near and dear to her heart. Her background as an instructional strategies consultant, educational coach and mentor, technology administrator, and middle school teacher have brought her to ClassLink as Director of Educational Success where she co-hosts the LinkedUp podcast and its boundary-breaking guests.

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Hip Hop Ed

February 7, 2021
Mervin Jenkins, Senior Brand Ambassador at Nearpod, joins the podcast this week to share some fun details about how you can bring curriculum to life with Flocabulary. Educators nationwide use Flocabulary to help students master standards, build vocabulary and develop 21st-century skills. You’ll learn more about Mervin’s gift for bringing joy to learning and how he motivates others to be the best they can be.
Mervin Jenkins, Senior Brand Ambassador at Nearpod, joins the podcast this week to share some fun details about how you can bring curriculum to life with Flocabulary. Educators nationwide use Flocabulary to help students master standards, build vocabulary and develop 21st-century skills. You’ll learn more about Mervin’s gift for bringing joy to learning and how he motivates others to be the best they can be.
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Accept U

January 24, 2021
In episode 21 of the LinkedUp podcast, you will meet school leader Jamie Brown who has worked to embed ‘character education’ in school curriculum while empowering students to lead the charge. Character education is a learning process that enables students and adults in a school community to understand, care about, and act on core ethical values such as respect, justice, civic virtue, and responsibility for self and others.
In episode 21 of the LinkedUp podcast, you will meet school leader Jamie Brown who has worked to embed ‘character education’ in school curriculum while empowering students to lead the charge. Character education is a learning process that enables students and adults in a school community to understand, care about, and act on core ethical values such as respect, justice, civic virtue, and responsibility for self and others.
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