Learning Impacts Culture, Really!
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Learning to Manage Worry and Stress
Renee Jain is a positive psychologist who focuses on resilience and happiness. During our interview, she shares strategies for helping children and adults manage worry and stress. She advocates for teaching life skills along with academics and helps us support children and teens toward emotional stability. Listen to Renee's interview for some practical strategies and a head-on approach to social emotional learning.
Communicating Trust for Team Building and Engagement
Judith E. Glaser is an organizational anthropologist that coaches groups and individuals toward success by improving corporate culture. Her approach incorporates interaction dynamics with neuroscience to help us recognize our impact on others. Listen to Judith if you want to improve engagement across the community, encourage greater trust from stakeholders, and motivate students.
Building Learner Agency through Relationships
Barbara Bray is a former teacher, popular author, coach, and researcher. Her mission is to help educators develop learner-centered and eventually learner-driven environments. Barbara's insights help us recognize steps toward developing agency and how students improve along continuums of self-efficacy. Listen to this interview if you want to relieve teachers of the burden of student learning and put it in the hands of the only ones who can really do the learning - students.
Digital Citizenship and Technology Infused Classrooms
Susan M. Bearden has a background in technology. Our conversation explores IT tools as authentic work products that motivate and give experience with real-world problem solving. She advocates developing a digital footprint from an early age and gives perspectives about how to establish responsible learning communities on-line that transfer to responsible behavior at school. Listen to Susan's interview if you want information about improving problem-solving skills, implementing effective pedagogy while using low and high-tech makerspaces across a variety of content areas, and more.
Honoring Underlying Problems and Relative Assets while Working to Improve School Skills
Sheila Allen maintains a full clinical schedule while presenting and teaching internationally. She is also part of a product development team with Advanced Brain Technologies. Her perspectives help us better understand patterns for establishing realistic goals and the importance of automaticity for simple tasks. Listen to Sheila if you want to learn more about developing synchronicity in groups and establishing procedures that meet developmental needs of children and teens.