In Episode #90 Podcast, Barbara Bray has a great conversation with Aidyn Grice who goes to Norris Academy in Wisconsin. Just learning how Aidyn took control of his learning was very impressive for a 6th grader. Make sure you check out the post that goes with the podcast for pictures and links.
Ramsey Musallam shares with Barbara on Episode #89 about how learners need to be curious first. Motivation and engagement are symptoms of curiosity. Listen to Ramsey share the 3 Rules to Spark Learning and his amazing story.
Each year, people on Twitter create their One Word for the year. Barbara created her #OneWord2020 about Gratitude. Read why she chose this word and has an Attitude of Gratitude for so much.
Episode #88 Podcast and Post with Dr. Michael Salvatore, Superintendent of Long Branch Public Schools in New Jersey. Mike firmly believes affording children access to modern technology and high-quality content creates learning opportunities far beyond the school walls. Mike shares in the podcast how it does take everyone to make the culture change.
Episode #87 is with Evo Hannan, the Design Teacher and Spark Tank Coordinator at Dwight School in Dubai. He is dedicated to promoting design and abstract thinking, innovation and the UN SDGs in education and beyond. Evo’s passion for design and innovation is about enabling students to experience the benefits of collaborating with global enterprises.
Stephen Hurley currently lives at the intersection of two passions. A life-long love of radio (since Grade 4) and a 30-year career in public education in Ontario, Canada. Stephen is the architect and chief catalyst behind voicEd Radio—a 24/7 radio station dedicated to deepening the way we talk about education in Canada and around the …
Nicole Biscotti is proud to be an educator and believes that everyone should have access to a quality education that connects them with their purpose. She seeks to bridge understanding, spark conversations, and inspire through her writing. Nicole is writing a book with her 9-year-old son from the unique perspectives of a child and a …
Barbara writes about being powerless during a power outage and how that empowered her to prepare for whatever happens next. She shares her story and a few tips and ideas on how to prepare.
Leigh Zeitz (Dr. Z) is an Associate Professor, Instructional Technology & Coordinator for the Instructional Technology division at the University of Northern Iowa College of Education, Iowa. He has had the opportunity to teach all grade levels from 1st through 12th in Public, Private, and Prison schools. Episode #84 expands on these and other interests that make learning meaningful.
In Episode #83, Dr. Lindsay Portnoy shares her background and journey as a cognitive scientist, educator, and author who is working to translate the science of learning into powerful and intentionally crafted experiences tailored to each unique learning community.