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Silver Lining for Learning, Episode 02: Where (when) there is no school

Episode 02 of Silver Lining for Learning occurred on March 28. Our special guest was Sugata Mitra, winner of the 2013 TED Prize. Professor Mitra talked with us about the possibilities of self-organized learning. Happy viewing!

Silver Lining for Learning, Episode 01: Introduction and overview

Episode 01 of Silver Lining for Learning occurred back on March 21. During our launch episode, our five primary hosts and special guest talked about our hopes and desires for this initiative. Conversation was robust… Happy viewing!

Silver Lining for Learning, Episode 05: Rethinking school with Will Richardson

I was fortunate to be the primary host for Episode 05 of Silver Lining for Learning on April 18. Our guest was Will Richardson and we had a fantastic discussion about both the realities and possibilities of school transformation.

Will has been talking about how to rethink learning, teaching, and schooling for decades. He is the author of multiple books and has launched major collaboration initiatives such as the change.school, Modern Learners, and Powerful Learning Practice networks. If you weren’t able to join us, the archived video is well worth it!

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Here are some ways that you can connect with Will’s work:

Here are Will’s books. Happy reading!

Coronavirus Chronicles 018 – Northern Cass School District

I am talking with schools to see how they’re responding in the wake of this global pandemic. I invite you to join me for the Coronavirus Chronicles, a series of 10-minute check-ins with educators all over.

Episode 018 is below. Thank you, Cory Steiner, for sharing how the Northern Cass School District in North Dakota has been adapting to our new challenges and opportunities. I especially appreciated your emphasis on family and community engagement and our conversation about some new possibilities for next school year.

See the complete list of episodes, which also are available as a podcast channel on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. If you and your school(s) would like to be featured in the Coronavirus Chronicles series, please get in touch. 

Also, my co-author, Dean Shareski, has started a similar podcast, What’s Happening?, which is focused a little more on instructional issues than leadership. Check it out!

Coronavirus Chronicles 017 – International School of Luxembourg

I am talking with schools to see how they’re responding in the wake of this global pandemic. I invite you to join me for the Coronavirus Chronicles, a series of 10-minute check-ins with educators all over.

Episode 017 is below. Thank you, John Mikton, for sharing how the International School of Luxembourg has been adapting to our new challenges and opportunities. I greatly appreciated your focus on structures, teamwork, and recalibration.

See the complete list of episodes, which also are available as a podcast channel on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. If you and your school(s) would like to be featured in the Coronavirus Chronicles series, please get in touch. 

Also, my co-author, Dean Shareski, has started a similar podcast, What’s Happening?, which is focused a little more on instructional issues than leadership. Check it out!

Coronavirus Chronicles 016 – Brigantine Public Schools

I am talking with schools to see how they’re responding in the wake of this global pandemic. I invite you to join me for the Coronavirus Chronicles, a series of 10-minute check-ins with educators all over.

Episode 016 is below. Thank you, Glenn Robbins, for sharing how the Brigantine Public Schools in New Jersey have been adapting to our new challenges and opportunities. I especially appreciated your emphasis on the social and emotional health of your community and your description of the collaborative conversations with community leaders. Schools are not isolated entities!

See the complete list of episodes, which also are available on the Coronavirus Chronicles podcast channel. If you and your school(s) would like to be featured in the Coronavirus Chronicles series, please get in touch. 

Also, my co-author, Dean Shareski, has started a similar podcast, What’s Happening?, which is focused a little more on instructional issues than leadership. Check it out!

Coronavirus Chronicles 015 – Jeffco Public Schools

I am talking with schools to see how they’re responding in the wake of this global pandemic. I invite you to join me for the Coronavirus Chronicles, a series of 10-minute check-ins with educators all over.

Episode 015 is below. Thank you, Mary Beth Bazzanella and Kala Munguia, for sharing how the Jeffco Public Schools in Colorado have been adapting to our new challenges and opportunities. Your enthusiasm for the great work your educators are doing is incredibly energizing!

See the complete list of episodes, which also are available on the Coronavirus Chronicles podcast channel. If you and your school(s) would like to be featured in the Coronavirus Chronicles series, please get in touch. 

Also, my co-author, Dean Shareski, has started a similar podcast, What’s Happening?, which is focused a little more on instructional issues than leadership. Check it out!

Coronavirus Chronicles 014 – Istituto Comprensivo Torgiano-Bettona

I am talking with schools to see how they’re responding in the wake of this global pandemic. I invite you to join me for the Coronavirus Chronicles, a series of 10-minute check-ins with educators all over.

Episode 014 is below. Thank you, Silvia Mazzoni, for sharing how the Istituto Comprensivo Torgiano-Bettona in Italy has been adapting to our new challenges and opportunities. I am especially appreciative that you shared about how important maintaining relationships with students and families has been during this time.

See the complete list of episodes, which also are available on the Coronavirus Chronicles podcast channel. If you and your school(s) would like to be featured in the Coronavirus Chronicles series, please get in touch. 

Also, my co-author, Dean Shareski, has started a similar podcast, What’s Happening?, which is focused a little more on instructional issues than leadership. Check it out!

Coronavirus Chronicles 013 – Ukiah High School

I am talking with schools to see how they’re responding in the wake of this global pandemic. I invite you to join me for the Coronavirus Chronicles, a series of 10-minute check-ins with educators all over.

Episode 013 is below. Thank you, Jeff Silva-Brown, for sharing how Ukiah High School in California has been adapting to our new challenges and opportunities. I am especially appreciative that you shared about the social-emotional supports that Ukiah High is trying to provide to students and families.

See the complete list of episodes, which also are available on the Coronavirus Chronicles podcast channel. If you and your school(s) would like to be featured in the Coronavirus Chronicles series, please get in touch. 

Also, my co-author, Dean Shareski, has started a similar podcast, What’s Happening?, which is focused a little more on instructional issues than leadership. Check it out!

Coronavirus Chronicles 012 – Hong Kong International School

I am talking with schools to see how they’re responding in the wake of this global pandemic. I invite you to join me for the Coronavirus Chronicles, a series of 10-minute check-ins with educators all over.

Episode 012 is below. Thank you, Don Drake and Veronica Booth, for sharing how Hong Kong International School in China has been adapting to our new challenges and opportunities. I am especially appreciative that you shared an example teaching grid with us!

See the complete list of episodes, which also are available on the Coronavirus Chronicles podcast channel. If you and your school(s) would like to be featured in the Coronavirus Chronicles series, please get in touch. 

Also, my co-author, Dean Shareski, has started a similar podcast, What’s Happening?, which is focused a little more on instructional issues than leadership. Check it out!