In this interview, Baraf and Jacobs discuss the "what" and "why" of Competency-Based Learning, and the "how" of implementation. Courtney Jacobs is a veteran teacher and coach and works with schools through the Great Schools Partnership in New England.
Dr. Amber Kim, who teaches Education at UC Boulder and who is a writer and consultant, talks to us about teaching equity literacy. Learn about internalized oppression, anti-oppression and how student-centered learning educators can help students from marginalized communities tap into their socio-cultural identity in their project-based learning classrooms.
In our second episode of season 2, listen to an interview with Sean McClung, Principal of Envision Schools' Impact Academy in California, which focuses on many student centered learning practices, but especially learning through internships and portfolio defenses. If you are interested, feel free to contact Sean at firstname.lastname@example.org
Listen an interview with Jill Davidson of the Coalition of Essential Schools discuss the history of CES, the upcoming Fall Forum, and CES' next steps.
Listen to Nikki Pulito's reflection on Personalized Learning and finding a job as a teacher.
In this episode, Rebecca Boswell describes the what, why and how of Student Led Conferences, a method of building student ownership over educational goals through making them key agents in progress monitoring and communication. She also tells us how she plans to implement these practices in her school this fall.
Listen to Nichole Phelp's interview of Joe DiMartino, Founder and President of the Center for Secondary School Redesign.