#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 …

#WHOISaps: How can school leaders support a culture of learning in early learning?

Maureen Gurrini, an ECE coach in Aurora Public Schools, digs into how we can support teachers and leaders in creating engaging and relevant learning environments for learners even from the first few years of school. My favorite part is when she discusses the privilege and responsibility of working with our …

#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: Apple Podcasts | 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: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS