Making Learning Personal
Episode #125: Growing Empathy So We Connect More Deeply with Joshua Freedman
45:49Episode #125 is with Joshua Freedman, a specialist on emotional intelligence, an author, and the Chief Executive Officer of Six Seconds, a non-profit dedicated to emotional intelligence (EQ). He has helped co-develop EQ assessments and published a number of books and articles on the topic, creating an international network of consultants and coaches.
Episode #124: Touch the Heart Before You Can Reach the Brain with Hal Roberts
44:54Hal Roberts has had an amazing journey as a teacher, principal, superintendent, and educational consultant. Hal is the author of Make Waves! and started Safe Harbor Academy as a school for kids with incarcerated parents.
Empathy as our Superpower with Naomi Toland (Podcast Episode #123)
39:24Naomi Toland has researched a variety of areas such as nutrition, neuroscience, and psychology through the lens of education which she shares on her Empathetic Educators platform.
Reflection #17: Becoming the Mentor Kids Deserve with Noa Daniel
29:11Noa Daniel is a consultant and Chief Building Officer at Building Outside the Blocks, co-founder and executive director of The Mentoree, hosts the weekly OnEdMentors Podcast on voicEd Radio. Noa is a TEDx and the author of the newly released children’s book Strum and The Wild Turkeys.
Episode #122: Being an Advocate and Champion for Equity with Traci Browder
55:03Traci Browder, M.Ed. is a trailblazer in education inspiring and is known best for her innovative, out-of-the-box teaching style with a mixture of Montessori, gifted/talented, and special services all rolled into one classroom environment.
Episode #121: Being Brave Even in Uncertain Times with Sean Arnold
48:02Episode #121 is with Sean Arnold who has had a number of roles in his life from construction worker to actor to musician to salesman to a bartender to tv news crew and a number of things in between. He is also a special educator and STEM Coach who has taught in New York City’s District 75 citywide special needs program since 2005.
Episode #120: Many Gifts to Discover with Livia Chan
45:45Livia Chan’s true calling was to be a classroom teacher. Her journey led her to serve on the District Staff Development Team in Learning Technologies and recently returned back to the classroom as the Head Teacher at Burnaby School District - SD41 in British Columbia, Canada.
Reflection #16: Learning from Every Interaction and Opportunity with Stephanie Rothstein
36:22Reflection #16 is with Stephanie Rothstein Stephanie Rothstein who is an Educational Leader focused on making education more collaborative and less competitive modeling the risks we expect of our students. "Model the leaps we expect."
Reflection #15: Fostering an Anti-Racist Culture with Dr. Henry Turner
39:10Reflection #15: Dr. Henry Turner shares his story with Barbara Bray about an incident that impacted his role as principal of Newton North HS and his professional life.
Episode #119: Bring Your Stories to Life with Tanya Gough
41:51Tanya Gough is the founder of StoryBilder, a creative writing platform for new and aspiring writers. Tanya also writes middle-grade fantasy fiction and science-infused fantasy short stories for adults.