education

A ‘Non-Freaked Out’ Look at Teaching the Common Core

A ‘Non-Freaked Out’ Look at Teaching the Common Core

Educator Dave Stuart Jr. decided to take the “road less traveled” to understanding the Common Core State Standards and his daily practice as a teacher. Stuart has even written a book to ease fears and inspire thoughtful practice. We hope you enjoy our conversation with Stuart as we explore the impact of the Common Core(…)

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Bringing Classrooms to Life

Shane Cox, Lumos Techologies CEO, talks about the impact a powered-up classroom can have on a teachers ability to engage students. Prior to LUMOS, Shane was a principal founder and COO at Skywire Technologies, a technology integration firm servicing the charter school industry. His primary responsibilities were to design and oversee the installation of advanced(…)

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The Art of Speaking Up in Education

The Art of Speaking Up in Education

Former teacher, Erik Palmer, shared his insights on the lost art of speaking in education and the methods to unlock potential from students all around the U.S. Palmer is a professional speaker and educational consultant from Denver, Colorado, whose passion for speaking has been part of every one of his careers. He spent 21 years in(…)

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The Role of PD in Education Going Forward

The Role of PD in Education Going Forward

Bob Hawkins, President of My Learning Plan, stopped by our studios to talk about professional development and their longstanding efforts to manage an ever-evolving landscape of offerings around the U.S. My LearningPlan is a learning organization with a 21-year focus and passion for serving the K-12 community. They pioneered the Professional Development Management System (PDMS) concept and today(…)

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Short-From Video Personalizes Education Experiences

Short-From Video Personalizes Education Experiences

Vinay Bhargava, CEO and Co-Founder of Mytonomy, talks about efforts to utilize near-peer social networks in education. Mytonomy provides a platform for students to both share experiences and learn from their counterparts the finer points of transitioning from high school to college.  Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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