Dan Jackson responded to a Twitter discussion on choice and shared his story growing up. His focus was on how our experiences shape our perspectives and impact us on the choices we make.
Carissa Duran is an innovator, coach, teacher, and advocate for equity and for young people to have a voice in their learning. Carissa shares in Episode #93 her story of overcoming homelessness and changing mindsets on what school needs to be for all students.
Episode #92 is with Andelee Espinosa, a special education teacher, who has been supporting students in high school regular education classrooms for 20 years. She currently supports students in Physics and Biology classrooms at Brookfield Central High School in Brookfield, Wisconsin. Andelee has a passion for personalized learning and teaching students to use their voice.
Barbara shares how searching for her WHY led to her love for writing. The stories that people shared in her podcast helped her realize that for her it was all about the stories. Her book, Define Your WHY, is launching soon so Barbara wanted to share a little about her journey to define her WHY.
Patricia Gartland has been Superintendent of Schools for School District No. 43 (Coquitlam) since 2015, British Columbia’s third-largest school district with over 32,000 students and 4,000 employees in over 70 schools and facilities. Patricia instituted what has become one of the most successful revenue-generating International Education Programs in B.C.
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.