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Edspiration provides practical tools, useful tips, and new motivation for anyone in education. Hear inspiring guests share bite sized, real-world strategies you can use immediately in your school, classroom, college, organization, and even at home! Each week, author, trainer, and school climate specialist John Linney interviews innovative, on-the-ground leaders and experts, and answers your questions from the Edspiration Inbox. Educators are heroes every day and deserve positive support and fuel year-round.
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Student Voice & Choice Through Innovation and, yes, Cardboard
Dec 21 16
Wonder how you can engage students in learning for hours at a time without teacher instruction or videos then get your license to take risks! Guest Christopher Weiss explains how personalized learning and self-regulation can go hand-in-hand when you increase student ownership through innovative practices such as the Global Cardboard Challenge. Increase your students’ abilities to problem-solve and learn and find yourself enjoying teaching more. The Edspiration Inbox Answers… “Do we really need to intervene in incidents that some call bullying but are really daily life events such as when a student says, “I don’t want to play with you” or ‘No, I don’t want to hang out with you today?” – Diana, California About today’s guest Christopher Weiss is principal of Riverside School, named a "School of Distinction" by the Connecticut State Department of Education and considered a top K-5 school in the state. Riverside School is implementing a 4-year plan focused on the theme of "Innovation." Christopher was recently named a finalist for the Bammy National "Innovator of the Year" Award and has a Twitter following of over 20,000. Guest Links: Christopher's email: ChrisWeissCT@gmail.com Christopher on Twitter @ChrisWeissCT Christopher's "Innovation in Ed" YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYYgjUGn_mWp-2tJeX85BpQ Riverside School's website (Genius Hour): http://www.greenwichschools.org/riverside-school/school-information/school-activities/genius-hour Connect with Us Connect with the show at www.Edspirationpodcast.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/impactschoolclimate Twitter: Follow us @schoolclimates Newsletter: Sign up on sidebar at www.Edspiration.org Questions / comments for John in the Edspiration Inbox: Edspirationpodcast@gmail.com Show Sponsors International School Climat