Why we want to talk about Humanizing Distance Learning Most of us have little choice now about incorporating digital pedagogy into our teaching. But that doesn’t mean we have to succumb to the dehumanizing effects of individualized or digitally driven education technology. We don’t have to force students to use web-based adaptive tools …
Chip Baker is a fourth-generation educator, a speaker, host of the Success Chronicles Podcast, host of the Radio 111.7 Show, a Coach/Trainer for the John Gordon Power of Positive Leadership, and is the author of multiple books, videos, and resources. What it was like growing up I was born in Dallas, Tx. My parents separated …
Tommaso Lana is a performance and consulting artist and creator of Embodied Learning that is a multidisciplinary experiential training program that transforms educators’ communication and collaboration through sensory play, movement, and imagination. If you want to have joy in your life, check out what Tommaso (Tom) is doing to find resources behind the wall to design the future.
Enjoy Reflection #10: Barbara Bray’s conversation with Chris McNutt, a 9th-grade digital design and media educator and Executive Director of the Human Restoration Project, on how to build a more human-centered classroom amidst a pandemic.
Joshua (Josh) Stamper, a middle school administrator in North Texas, provides strategies on trauma-informed practices and how to develop a restorative mindset. Josh hosts the Leadership Development Podcast and created the A.S.P.I.R.E. model, which is the staple in his new book, “Aspire to Lead”.
Dr. Cynthia Sistek-Chandler shares her journey in Episode #107 as she became a teacher, staff developer, trainer, and professor of educational technology. She works with school sites and with cadres of learners at National University and at San Diego County Office of Education.
Barbara Bray reflects on empathy during this pandemic. She shares her journey when she lost her purpose and came back by reaching out for help and learning mindfulness strategies. Read her post for her story and tips to have empathy for you.
Episode #106 is with Derek Wenmoth who is regarded as one of New Zealand education’s foremost future-focused thinkers, and works extensively with schools and systems in New Zealand and elsewhere as they seek to prepare students for their future.
Episode #105 is about Turning Potential into Power. Experiences such as the Director of Digital Learning and Innovation in Milford Public Schools (MA), the elementary school principal in Natick, MA and Attleboro, MA, classroom teacher, and district professional development specialist have provided Dr. Matthew X. Joseph incredible insights on how to best support teaching and learning.
Episode #104 with Olivia Van Ledtje (“LivBit”) and Cynthia Merrill, a mother-daughter team work together to inspire others to think about the power of citizenship online and student voice. They are co-authors of Spark Change: Make Your Mark on the Digital World.