About This Show
Innovate is a biweekly podcast featuring dialogue with social entrepreneurs, writers, visionaries and researchers engaged in transformative thinking, action and creative collaboration. Innovate is produced in collaboration with Ashoka, Innovators for the Public, the Kellogg Fellows Leadership Alliance, the Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal and I-LEAD. The production is sponsored by Arch Street Press, publisher for the Creative Collaborative Community.
Most Recent Episode
Changemaker Education Roundtable: FuelEd and Teach For America
On today's roundtable, Reid Hickman and Megan Marcus discuss the importance of relationship building in the sphere of education in the United States. Relationship building is one of the leadership qualities needed to not only create a space for teaching and learning but also for leaders to address the inequities in education that exist in classrooms, schools, districts, states, all the way to the capitol. Some Teach For America corps member and alumni leverage FuelEd’s tools to grow their ability to build relationships with those around them. This framework is one of several that Teach For America teacher’s use builds and sustain a healthy classroom learning environment. Reid and Megan’s relationship began when Reid attended a conference that Megan was facilitating, Leadership Institute. Reid saw it as a microcosm of how a teacher and leader cultivate both relationship building and growing in a learning environment.