Design Cast – Episode #109 – Adam Morris – Schools Technology & Integrations Director

Jason ReaginDesign Cast Podcast

On this episode of Design Cast, I had the pleasure of speaking to Adam Morris.  Adam is the “Schools Technology & Integrations Director” at Faria Education Group.  We talk about all things EdTech and listening to his perspective about using a Professional Network Model to improve platforms and systems is interesting and refreshing! You can connect with Adam through his … Read More

Design Cast – Episode #108 – Jarrett Brown – All things MYP

Jason ReaginDesign Cast Podcast

For this episode of #Design Cast, I had the pleasure of speaking to Mr. Jarrett Brown.  Jarrett is currently the Assistant Head of Secondary & MYP Coordinator at Leman International School in Chengdu, China. He teaches MYP Language and Literature, I&S, Language Acquisition, and the MYP Personal Project. He is an MYP Workshop Leader, Site Visitor, Reader, and Building Quality … Read More

STEM and STEAM Are a Part of Your Everyday Life

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TL;DR: STEM and STEAM are integral to our everyday life and we encounter many challenges that require these skills. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, while STEAM adds Art or Architecture. A problem with a door latch at home is an example of STEM and STEAM in action, involving science, technology, engineering, art/architecture, and mathematics. We can intentionally … Read More

Design Cast – Episode #106 – AJ Crabill – Restorative Justice

Jason ReaginDesign Cast Podcast

For this episode of​ Design Cast, I spoke to AJ Crabill.  Improving student outcomes is AJ Crabill’s focus. He serves as Conservator at DeSoto, Texas ISD. During his guidance, DeSoto improved from F ratings in academics, finance, and governance to B ratings. He’s also Faculty at the Leadership Institute of Nevada and Director of Governance at the Council of the … Read More