#WHOISaps: What is “the how” of creating equity?

Kevin Riebau, Program Director for Educational Technology, discusses creating engaging and relevant classrooms and then dives deeply into the next steps for us in creating equity across Aurora Public Schools. Specifically, he reveals that we have established “the why” and “the what” of equity, but we have still not worked …

#WHOISaps: What should the role of teachers in the classroom be?

Jessica Cuthbertson, Teacher Leadership TOSA for Aurora Public Schools, discusses how facilitation and reflection play key roles for teachers. She also digs into the ways in which we can actualize equity through our shared work in schools. http://media.blubrry.com/learningischange/p/learningischange.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/1-WHOISaps_-What-should-the-role-of-teachers-in-the-classroom-be_.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

#WHOISaps: How do we create a culture of authentic learning?

John McKinley, a vidographer and educational storyteller in Aurora Public Schools discusses how we can make schools more engaging and relevant for kids. He digs into the need for authenticity and solving of real world problems. http://media.blubrry.com/learningischange/p/learningischange.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/2-WHOISaps_-How-do-we-create-a-culture-of-authentic-learning_.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

The Great Cell Phone Debate

I have always been intrigued when schools choose to let some devices in the classroom and not others. It is fascinating to watch some teachers and leaders rationalize banning the primary communication device for many kids (i.e., cell phones). Many do so based upon mere belief in a more traditional way of teaching and …

#WHOISaps: What does Blended and Personalized Learning Mean to You?

Suzanne Rougier, Program Director of ECE in Aurora Public Schools, discusses her ideas for Blended and Personalized learning and how both will continue to engage and connect learners across the district. If you want to find out more about the #WHOISaps project, here is the best link: http://learningischange.com/2016/08/07/launching-whoisaps-will-you-respond-to-the-call/ http://media.blubrry.com/learningischange/p/learningischange.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/WHOISaps_-What-does-Blended-and-Personalized-Learning-Mean-to-You_.mp3Podcast: Play …