Archive | January, 2014

Episode 023: Dr. Tony Wagner on Creating Innovators

Our children’s’ work future is more uncertain than ever before.  According to the U.S. Department of Labor, 65% of grade school kids will end up at jobs that are not created yet. In an article titled “The Case for 21st Century Learning”, Andreas Schleicher, the deputy director for Education and Skills at the OECD (Organization […]

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Episode 022: Todd Sutler, A Crowdsourced Journey to Visit 60+ High Performing Schools Across the Country, and Building a New School in Brooklyn

NOTE:  Episode 022 with Todd Sutler was featured in this article on EdSurge 🙂 What happens when you talk to successful teachers and school leaders across the country (and Finland), and apply that research in designing a new charter school in Brooklyn, NY?  Well, that is what Todd Sutler and his co-founders have done at […]

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Episode 021: Shauntel Poulson, Associate Partner at New Schools Venture Fund

How cool would it be to talk with ed tech entrepreneurs about their ideas and businesses, and provide funding to the best, well rounded entrepreneurs to help bring that product or service to teachers and students nationwide (or globally)?  Well, that is what Shauntel Poulson does everyday as an Associate Partner at New Schools Venture […]

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The 6 Steps to Changing Your Self-Perception

  Until I was 24, I lived in Massachusetts all of my life.  More specifically, I lived in a town called North Attleboro, which is about 30 minutes south of Boston and 15 minutes north of Providence, RI.  In North Attleboro, and I would guess most small towns, most people tend to live and die […]

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