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Podcasts from JFYNetWorks JFYNetWorks addresses today’s college readiness pursuit by providing focused blended learning programs in high school to help students build the academic skills they need to enter college or technical training earning academic credit. The JFYNetWorks blended program model — infusing specialized online content into the regular curriculum — also facilitates scalability, as the low cost of the online platform can easily be expanded to entire schools. Listen to our podcasts to learn more.

Podcasts from JFYNetWorks JFYNetWorks addresses today’s college readiness pursuit by providing focused blended learning programs in high school to help students build the academic skills they need to enter college or technical training earning academic credit. The JFYNetWorks blended program model — infusing specialized online content into the regular curriculum — also facilitates scalability, as the low cost of the online platform can easily be expanded to entire schools. Listen to our podcasts to learn more.

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Podcasts from JFYNetWorks JFYNetWorks addresses today’s college readiness pursuit by providing focused blended learning programs in high school to help students build the academic skills they need to enter college or technical training earning academic credit. The JFYNetWorks blended program model — infusing specialized online content into the regular curriculum — also facilitates scalability, as the low cost of the online platform can easily be expanded to entire schools. Listen to our podcasts to learn more.

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Episodes

JFY Highlight Podcast with Students, Teachers, and Pioneers in Education

7/27/2022
Students at Needham High School, Dr. John Brown, Michael Horn, Isa Zimmerman, and Ed Lambert JULY 2022 PODCAST - - This month’s podcast features highlights from our podcasts during the past year, focusing on educational topics. Today you’ll hear excerpts from our conversations with Bayley, Jason, and Jack (students at Needham High School), Dr. John Brown, Michael Horn, Isa Zimmerman, and Ed Lambert as they discuss returning to the classroom at the start of the school year, the need for...

Duration:00:24:36

JFY Chats with Ed Lambert about the status, challenges of our educational system

6/30/2022
JFY Chats with Ed Lambert to chat about the status, challenges of our educational system. JUNE 2022 PODCAST - One might assume that Ed Lambert, the executive director of the Massachusetts Business Alliance for Education, was a career-long denizen of the business world. But that assumption would be far from the truth. In fact, Ed’s career has traced a long trajectory of public service and education, giving him deep insight into the entire educational system and its political foundations, and...

Duration:00:54:39

Hubie Jones Visits with JFY’s Gary Kaplan for a Sit Down

5/26/2022
Taking an active role in history making events. MAY 2022 PODCAST It’s hard to believe one man has had such an influence on Boston’s civic and social landscape. A leader of reform in Boston politics and civic leadership since his arrival from New York in 1955, Hubie Jones has been involved in the creation of more than 30 community organizations, spearheaded the laws that guarantee educational rights for English language learners and special education students, led a major study of the Boston...

Duration:00:36:17

JFY Chats with Quincy College Professor Steve Dooner

4/27/2022
The link between history, literature and our world view. APRIL 2022 PODCAST Do the winners really get to write history? Quincy College Professor Steve Dooner does not think so and explains why on the April edition of the JFYNetWorks Podcast, which features the link between history, literature and our world view. Professor Dooner recently directed and appeared in a performance of the play The Audience by Peter Morgan, which was the inspiration for the Netflix hit series The Crown. He is also...

Duration:00:39:34

JFY Chats with Isa Zimmerman, a Pioneer in Bringing Technology to Schools.

3/9/2022
Sharing the early challenges of bringing technology to schools, and envisioning its future there MARCH 2022 PODCAST This month’s podcast features Isa Zimmerman, the principal of IKZ Advisors, LLC, where she serves as a resource for people in MA, and around the world, who are interested in STEM education. She served two terms on Governor Deval Patrick’s STEM Advisory Council and is the co-editor and contributor to two books published by the Massachusetts affiliate of ASCD. As principal and...

Duration:00:37:05

JFY Chats with Michael Horn about Blended Learning and Future of Technology in Education

1/26/2022
JANUARY 2022 PODCAST This month’s podcast features a conversation between JFY Executive Director Gary Kaplan and Michael Horn, author, speaker, and Distinguished Fellow at the Clayton Christensen Institute, discussing blended learning and the future of technology in education. Michael is the author and co-author of multiple books, white papers, and articles on education, including the award-winning classic Disrupting Class: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns with...

Duration:01:10:10

JFYNetWorks Chats with Board Members, Otis Gates, Kevin Macdonald, Susan Dunningan

12/16/2021
DECEMBER 2021 PODCAST This month's podcast features members of the JFYNetWorks Board of Directors, who come from a variety of backgrounds and provide their insight and expertise to staff. Their dedication to JFYNetWorks adds up to over 75 combined years of service. Chairman Otis Gates, along with Treasurer Kevin Macdonald and Secretary Susan Dunningan, discuss with Executive Director Gary Kaplan the origins of JFY, how each came to be part of the organization, and their thoughts about the...

Duration:00:41:21

JFYNet Welcomes Mossik Hacobian, Executive Director of Higher Ground, Boston

10/28/2021
OCTOBER 2021 PODCAST - This month’s podcast features Mossik Hacobian, the Executive Director of Higher Ground, a JFYNetWorks partner. Higher Ground was founded in 2010 to address the reasons for the historical lack of improvement in health and educational outcomes for children and families in Boston’s low-income neighborhoods despite the wealth of resources available in the city. It envisions a city where residents of all neighborhoods enjoy the benefits of a thriving city equitably. In a...

Duration:00:58:48

Durfee & Needham HS Students Respond to In-Person Instruction

9/30/2021
SEPTEMBER 2021 PODCAST - This month’s podcast features students from Durfee High School in Fall River and Needham High School as they respond to the return of full, in-person instruction for the 2021-2022 school year. The Durfee students also share their excitement on entering a brand new, state-of-the-art building, while students from both schools express their hope that health and safety protocols will remain in place for the foreseeable future. Music attribute: Music (Optimistic...

Duration:00:19:29

Dr. John Brown shares what Learning Can and Should Be

8/26/2021
AUGUST 2021 PODCAST - This month’s podcast features Dr. John Brown, Clinical Associate Professor at the UMass Lowell School of Education, and his journey within the vast world of instruction. Professor Brown is an instructor of both graduate and undergraduate education courses at UMass Lowell, after earning his doctorate from the same institution. He is also the founder of the Teacher Leadership Network, a community of professional educators committed to opening and maintaining a dialogue...

Duration:00:33:44

JFY chats with Heidi Heinlein, grants manager at the Cummings Foundation

7/28/2021
JULY 2021 PODCAST - This month's podcast features a conversation with Heidi Heinlein, grants manager at the Cummings Foundation, one of the leading foundations in the Boston area and the state, along with JFY Executive Director Gary Kaplan and Deputy Director Paula Paris. The Cummings Foundation was founded by Joyce and Bill Cummings of Winchester in 1986. Bill and Joyce provided the foundation’s financial base with the resources of their commercial real estate company, Cummings Properties...

Duration:00:23:05

Dr. Michelle Holmes on the COVID effect in our schools and on our students

6/24/2021
JUNE 2021 PODCAST - Our June podcast features Dr. Michelle Holmes, an associate professor at Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health, as she discusses how widespread vaccination for Covid-19 will have a positive effect on school openings in the fall. Dr. Holmes answers many questions on the minds of students, parents, and teachers, including the safety of extra-curricular participation by students and if mask-wearing will be the norm in schools next fall. She also...

Duration:00:14:04

Early College Info Session, BMC Durfee High School Dual Enrollment with Bridgewater State University

5/27/2021
MAY 2021 PODCAST - This month's podcast features an early college information session held at BMC Durfee High School in Fall River, which is supported by JFYNetWorks. The session, hosted by Director of Counseling Andrew Woodward and Durfee Counselor Kerry Bulk, highlights experiences by both faculty and students involved in the program. Early College at Durfee High School is a student-outcome driven pathway designed to increase post-secondary enrollment, persistence, and graduation for all...

Duration:02:31:51

Teacher & Student from Kingsman Academy in DC: Some students more focused in online school

3/31/2021
APRIL 2021 PODCAST - This month’s podcast features a conversation with teacher Crystal Seawood and her student Takaria, both from JFYNetWorks partner Kingsman Academy Public Charter School in Washington, DC, as they discuss how some students may be more focused working in the online version of school. Kingsman Academy Public Charter School is an open-enrollment school that welcomes all students into a comfortable, therapeutic environment with personal attention and multi-tiered behavioral...

Duration:00:14:35

English Professor Steven Dooner’s analysis of Amanda Gorman’s The Hill We Climb

2/24/2021
FEBRUARY 2021 PODCAST - Our celebration of Black History Month continues with today’s podcast featuring an analysis of the poem The Hill We Climb presented by Amanda Gorman during the inauguration of President Joe Biden. It features Quincy College English Professor Steven Dooner’s analysis of the rich allusions, references and wordplay woven into the texture of this densely patterned tapestry of spoken word. Professor Dooner, a teacher and performer of literature for over 30 years and a...

Duration:00:34:46

In Their Own Words: ‘How the School Shutdown of 2020 Impacted Teachers & Students’

1/27/2021
‘How Teachers Adjusted in 2020’ A Compilation JANUARY 2021 PODCAST - During this past year, we have explored relevant and topical educational issues each month. In today’s podcast, we’ll take a look back at some of the memorable moments from our 2020 podcasts. Our focus will be on how teachers adjusted to the school shutdown. This compilation podcast features: ADMINISTRATORS: TEACHERS: STUDENTS: Podcast transcript found here. MORE ABOUT JFYNET Today, JFYNetWorks addresses the...

Duration:00:33:05

Kevin McCaskill, Executive Director of Madison Park Technical Vocational High School, Part II

12/9/2020
The COVID-19 pandemic exposed a lack of access to technology for some Boston families. DECEMBER 2020 PODCAST - This month's podcast is the second part of the conversation between Executive Director Gary Kaplan and Kevin McCaskill, the Executive Director of Madison Park Technical Vocational High School, the only Vocational High School in the Boston Public School system. Mr. McCaskill has been working in education for over 30 years and between them, Gary and Mr. McCaskill have close to 75...

Duration:00:33:19

JFY Welcomes Kevin McCaskill, Executive Director of Madison Park Technical Vocational High School

10/28/2020
Technology could be the great equalizer for underserved populations. OCTOBER 2020 PODCAST - This month's podcast features a conversation between JFY Executive Director Gary Kaplan and Kevin McCaskill, the Executive Director of Madison Park Technical Vocational High School, the only Vocational High School in the Boston Public School system. Mr. McCaskill has been working in education for over 30 years. Between them, Mr. Kaplan and Mr. McCaskill have close to 75 years of experience advocating...

Duration:00:43:55

PRESS RELEASE: ‘Connected Learning’ Support for Online Teaching and Learning

9/9/2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Gary Kaplan, JFYNetWorks, 617-338-0815 ext.224, gkaplan@jfynet.org JFYNetWorks offers online content and data serve as the anchor of instruction and accountability. BOSTON – JFYNetWorks, the Boston-based nonprofit pioneer of online education, is offering middle and high school teachers support in the practice of online instruction. With every school district in Massachusetts adopting either the remote or hybrid model, teachers will need methods and materials...

Duration:00:02:07

Dr. James Weaver of NFHS, Importance of Extracurricular Student Activities

8/26/2020
Dr. James Weaver, Director of Performing Arts and Sports AUGUST 2020 PODCAST - This podcast features Dr. James Weaver, the director of performing arts and sports of the National Federation of State High School Associations. Based in Indianapolis, Indiana, the Federation is the national leader and advocate for high school athletics, as well as fine and performing arts programs. Dr. Weaver has been the director of performing arts and sports for the past four years. In this interview, he...

Duration:00:23:35