#WHOISaps: How can we make better connections with our students?

Joshua Kusch, PWR Specialist for Aurora Public Schools, reveals how he sees learning as a problem solving endeavor. He also goes into the ways in which we can continue to make stronger connections with our students, no matter which role we may find ourselves in. http://media.blubrry.com/learningischange/p/learningischange.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/03-WHOISaps_-How-can-we-make-better-connections-with-our-students_.mp3Podcast: Play in new window …

#WHOISaps: What are our expectations for teachers?

Jennifer Andrews, Art Teacher at Dalton Elementary in Aurora Public Schools, dives into the ways in which we can better engage our students in collaboration and connection in our classrooms. She also questions how we can better set expectations for teachers in our district. http://media.blubrry.com/learningischange/p/learningischange.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/04-WHOISaps_-What-are-our-expectations-for-teachers_.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | …

#WHOISaps: How do we see each other as whole people?

Stella Cypher, Educational Technology Coordinator in Aurora Public Schools, discusses the ways in which we can make learning more relevant for students through empathy. She also asks an important questions regarding our own assumptions for others who are supporting teachers and leaders in schools. http://media.blubrry.com/learningischange/p/learningischange.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/WHOISaps_-How-do-we-see-each-other-as-whole-people_.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | …

#WHOISaps: Where Should Learners Go When they Need to Ask a Question?

In this far too brief interview, Julius Vaughns, Communications Specialist in Aurora Public Schools, urges us to consider the ways in which we commit to kids. Even in roles that are outside of the school, he encourages each of us to support learning and learners every day. http://media.blubrry.com/learningischange/p/learningischange.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/WHOISaps_-Where-Should-Learners-Go-When-they-Need-to-Ask-a-Question_.mp3Podcast: Play in …

#WHOISaps: What do our kids and families need?

Jan Parker, Educational Technology Coordinator for Aurora Public Schools, asks how we might solve for more systemic problems through educational support and partnerships. She also tries to tackle the role of technology in the classroom, and how it can be a transformative force for teachers. http://media.blubrry.com/learningischange/p/learningischange.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/WHOISaps_-What-do-our-kids-and-families-need_.mp3Podcast: Play in new window …

#WHOISaps: How can we be truly equitable in our schools?

Tina Green, Department Secretary for Educational Technology in Aurora Public Schools, discusses how we can better create equitable outcomes for all kids by meeting student needs with the right tools and resources. She also provides personal insight for how parents can make choices for which schools to send their children …

#WHOISaps: How can students adapt their plans for learning as they grow?

Gwynn Moore, technology teacher at Aurora Frontier P-8, discusses the ways in which Blended and Personalized Learning can help meet the needs of students. She also dives into the ways in which plans (and planning in general) can be supported by teachers and leaders even as they change as the …

#WHOISaps: How can we create interest-driven learning in our schools?

Joe Dillon, Teacher and Coach at Rangeview High School in Aurora Public Schools, answered important questions about relevance in the classroom. He deeply considered how we might increase and leverage curiosity in the classroom and ways that teachers and truly support students in their learning. http://media.blubrry.com/learningischange/p/learningischange.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/WHOISaps_-How-can-we-create-interest-driven-learning-in-our-schools_.mp3Podcast: Play in new window …

#WHOISaps: What should technology’s role in the classroom be?

Jacki Sloan, an Educational Technology Coach in Aurora Public Schools, discusses the way in which Technology should be a ubiquitous tool in our classrooms. She also asks about how we can create equity through the use of technology, even if it means bringing in cell phones and other devices from …