EP68: The New Virtual

The Staff Room PodcastStaff Room Podcast

In Episode 68 of The Staffroom Podcast, Chey and Pav revisit their experience with Virtual teaching, as they have recently twirled back to learning this way from Face-to-face teaching, which they have been engaged in for the past 4 months. They cover all the improvements they have seen with the teaching they are doing, and the supports that are out … Read More

Small Conversations, Big Impact

Tim StephensonBlog, Connect Better, Reflect Better

TL;DR: Listen closely to small conversations you have with others. Open yourself up to listen to learn. What may appear to be insignificant conversations can turn out to be golden nuggets of information. As stated in previous blogs, I teach astronomy. Now, what was one of my first teaching moments related to space? Back in the 90s, I was teaching … Read More

Episode #109: Play and Joy through Embodied Learning with Tommaso Lana

Barbara BrayRethinking Learning Podcast

Rethinking Learning Podcast Episode 109 with Tommaso Lana

Tommaso (Tom) Lana is a performance and consulting artist, and creator of Embodied Learning. I’ve had several conversations with Tom and am excited about sharing his journey with you from growing up in Milan, about the German school, and learning several languages.  Your background I grew up in the early 80s in the south outskirt of Milan, Italy. When I … Read More

Episode #107 Engaging Learners in the Online Environment with Dr. Cynthia Sistek-Chandler

Barbara BrayRethinking Learning Podcast

_Rethinking Learning Podcast Episode 107 with Dr. Cynthia Sistek-Chandler

Dr. Cynthia Sistek-Chandler, a staff developer, trainer, and professor of educational technology at National University works with schools and the San Diego County Office of Education. Since 1998, Cynthia has primarily taught online EdTech courses. She currently is the new Program Lead for Master of Arts in Social and Emotional Learning. Cynthia’s journey as a teacher I knew I always … Read More

Episode #106: Inspiring the Next Generation Leaders, Thinkers, and Problem Solvers with Derek Wenmoth

Barbara BrayRethinking Learning Podcast

Episode #106: Inspiring the Next Generation Leaders, Thinkers, and Problem Solvers with Derek Wenmoth

 Derek Wenmoth is regarded as one of New Zealand education’s foremost future-focused thinkers, and works extensively with schools and systems in New Zealand and elsewhere as they seek to prepare students for their future. He also consults with policymakers and government agencies regarding the future directions of NZ’s educational policy and practice.  Throughout Derek’s career as a teacher, principal, … Read More