Episode #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.
Hal 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.
Noa 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.
Traci 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 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.
Livia 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 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."
Tanya 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.
Episode #118 Podcast and Post is with Dr. Daniel Fried who is Assistant Professor in Chemistry at Saint Peters University, has developed new methods and content for chemistry education in K-12. Daniel developed this methodology to bring high-level chemistry and biochemistry to kids at https://biochemistryliteracyforkids.org
Episode #117 Podcast with Katherine Mengardon who is an education innovator and writer with 20 years of experience in developing online innovative education programs and resources. She is the author of the three Little Inventors non-fiction children’s books published by HarperCollins.
Juliana Tafur is an award-winning filmmaker and workshop creator devoted to using films to facilitate experiences that promote understanding and foster human connection. Juliana runs Orkidea Films and produced/directed the documentary “List(e)n” and later she created the Listen Courageously movement.
As Vice President of Strategic Foresight, she speaks and writes about the trends shaping education over the next decade and helps education stakeholders strategize about how to become active agents of change in pursuing their ideal visions for the future learning ecosystem.
The Rethinking Learning Reflection #14 is a conversation with Barbara Bray and Nicole Biscotti and her son, Jason about what it was like to have ADHD from a child, a student, a teacher's, and a parent's perspective.
Natalie Reeves Billing lives in Liverpool, UK, and is an inspirational teacher, creative author. lyricist, and social entrepreneur. She has a wicked sense of humor and writes fantastical stories for young audiences. Natalie enjoys map making, pranking people, and munching on jelly beans.
Jillian DuBois teaches 2nd grade in Clearwater, FL, a learner, and infuser of JOY. Education has been her passion and heartbeat for 20 years where she loves guiding and partnering with her littles and colleagues to help them be all that they can with diligence and patience. This reflection is about her why to impart JOY, her book Liv's Seashells, and her story about her sister who influenced her book.
Just listen to Dr. Basil Marin, "JT" Taylor, and Barbara Bray share their thoughts about why now is the time to disrupt the status quo. It sounds as if they're sitting on a porch having a drink or coffee while sharing ideas. It goes deep. Enjoy!
Episode #112 is with Rich Simpson, a Year 6 teacher, Literacy Lead, from the Isle of Wight in the UK. He blogs about books and kindness and started the hashtag #kindnessripple on Twitter. After talking with Rich about his growing up in Northern Ireland and learning a little about his story, you will want to learn more.