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Jon Hanover, Founder of Roots Elementary

Episode 182: Jon Hanover, Founder of Roots Elementary

Jon Hanover led the successful application of Roots Elementary to the Denver Public School Board where it received unanimous approval. He has led the organization through its early development and is the Executive Director and Principal of the school. Before launching Roots, Jon was a Founding Kindergarten Teacher, Grade Level Chair and member of the […]

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Don Wettrick

Episode 147: Don Wettrick on How to Cultivate Young Entrepreneurs and Innovators

In this episode, Don Wettrick shares his unique perspective on how we can build entrepreneurial mindsets in our kids, why that’s important and what he’s doing in his innovation class at Noblesville High School. Guest Bio: Don Wettrick is an Innovation Specialist at Noblesville High School, just outside Indianapolis, IN. He is the author of […]

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Kevin Kelly

Episode 141: Futurist Kevin Kelly on the 12 Technological Forces that Will Shape the Next 30 Years

Kevin Kelly, author of “The Inevitable: The 12 Technological Forces that Will Shape the Next 30 Years, talks about these technological forces and change in general. We also talk about the ones he thinks may have the longest lasting impact on education. Guest Bio: Kevin Kelly is Senior Maverick at Wired magazine. He co-founded Wired […]

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Colin Gunderson

Episode 140: Colin Gunderson on What the Game of Baseball Can Teach Our Students

Colin Gunderson of Love of Baseball Podcast talks about baseball and Tommy Lasorda. We touch on experiential learning, the importance of curiosity and being open-minded to potential opportunities- things that are relevant to what we try to teach our kids. Guest Bio: Colin Gunderson worked for the Los Angeles Dodgers from 2000 to 2012, starting […]

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Yogi Roth

Episode 138: Yogi Roth on What We Can Learn From Our Grandparents, Pete Carroll, and What it Really Means to Compete

In this episode, I interview football analyst and world traveller Yogi Roth. Yogi engages in a lot of different subjects. We can learn from him because he has the types of skills that we’d like to cultivate in our students; the curiosity and wanting to experience the world. Guest Bio: Yogi Roth is a Pac-12 […]

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Ken Danford

Episode 127: Ken Danford, Executive Director & Co-Founder of North Star Self-Directed Learning For Teens

In this episode, I interview Ken Danford, Executive Director & Co-Founder of North Star Self-Directed Learning For Teens. He talks about his definition of self-directed learning and describes the learning model and student environment at North Star. Guest Bio: Ken Danford is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of North Star: Self-Directed Learning for Teens. Through North […]

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