Episode #123: Empathy as our Superpower with Naomi Toland

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Episode #123 - Empathy as our Superpower with Naomi Toland

 Naomi Toland has taught in different countries researching nutrition, neuroscience, and psychology. She believes these topics help us communicate, challenge ourselves, collaborate, and better understand ways to look after our wellbeing. Naomi shares what she learns on her Empathetic Educators platform.   Your Background Naomi Toland is originally from Derry in Ireland. One of Naomi’s passions is traveling as she … Read More

Episode #120: Many Gifts to Discover with Livia Chan

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Episode #120: Many Gifts to Discover with Livia Chan

 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. Livia has been affiliated with the Teach Better Team supporting educators who contribute … Read More


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TL;DR: Grit is an individual’s perseverance of effort and passion towards a goal. Share our stories of adversity with others to help them deal with theirs. Personal adversity can fulfill a purpose. One can help others define what they value, and set priorities and goals to realize their full potential. We demonstrate perseverance when we never give up. Obstacles of … Read More

Episode 17 | Featuring Kristin Wiens

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Kristin Wiens is an Inclusion Coach for the Sooke School District (#62) located on southern Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. Her main focus is creating and facilitating professional learning opportunities for staff, including a year-long Education Assistant program. Kristin’s illustrations support educational topics related to inclusion, self-regulation, mindfulness and more. She is passionate about inclusion, visual communication, Universal Design for … Read More