Category: Podcast

Steve Barkley Podcast: Examining Learner Grit

June 9, 2020

Listen to Tom’s conversation with Steve Barkley on an episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast to examine learner grit. Grit is an important success skill for school and life. Determination and the ability to continue through failure and challenging moments are elements of grit. In this episode, Steve and Tom examine ways to build your child’s grit.   Listen Now

Principal Center Radio Podcast: Tom Hoerr

March 3, 2020

Tom was a guest on the Principal Center Radio Podcast talking about his new book Taking Social Emotional Learning Schoolwide: The Formative Five Success Skills for Students and Staff.   Listen Now

Steve Barkley Podcast: Student Success Skills Pt. 1

January 23, 2019

In January, Tom joined Steve Barkley on an episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast to discuss the five skills needed to create student learning and success.   Listen Now

Transformative Principal Podcast: Who You Are is More Important

April 29, 2018

In April, Tom was on the podcast Transformative Principal with Jethro Jones.   Listen Now Here are some bullet points from the interview: 14 years principal connection column in Educational Leadership. The principal job is so hard. There’s always more to be done, no matter how good we do it. Who you are is more important than what you know. Prepare kids for success in life, not just success in […]

St. Louis On the Air: Is ‘Grit’ Enough?

December 1, 2017

In June of this year, Tom sharee insights from his recent book “The Formative Five: Fostering Grit, Empathy and Other Success Skills Every Student Needs,” with St. Louis on the Air host Don Marsh.   Listen Now About the Show “Grit” is a word we often hear that students should possess. But how is such a quality instilled in young people? And is that enough to make them successful? On […]

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