Chasing Squirrels

Changes in education happen frequently and often suddenly. Most days I feel like I got both hands on the wheel and somedays, not so much. This podcast explores the challenges of change while adding meaning, creativity, and connectivity to our own EDuniverses. All the time, keeping in mind, that educators need to thrive alongside their students.

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I've been thinking about the times in my EDU career when I was witness to a kind of deeper truth or source code. The moments tend to be fleeting and sometimes I missed large parts because my mind was...
September 22, 2017
I got a process for approaching a podcast. I usually lurk the blogosphere and twitter profiles once I find a person who piques my interest. After that my mind races, I shape questions, and then conne...
September 15, 2017
When I last chatted with Jocelyn she was heading up a thriving music program and firing on all cylinders -keeping her department connected to the school, the local community, and to each other. In Se...
August 30, 2017
I have tried in the past to get my classrooms outside. Sometimes it works others not so much. I can't say for sure what anchors a learner to one ideal space for learning, but I can definitely say that...
August 22, 2017
I have been embarrassingly slow to embrace my inner Mickey. Just recently the full weight of my upcoming Disney family trip kinda crashed my system. In spite of the countless communications bounced ba...
August 8, 2017
Scheduling podcast connections can be challenging. Educators are busy. I first connected with Sylvia back in March to see if she had some time for a convo. She agreed to chat, soon. Between then and n...
July 29, 2017
Jil asked me to come talk with her students about Modern Learning. I offered to build a podcast out of the session. Check out the epi to see where the convos lead to.  You can find Jil on Twitter @...
July 24, 2017
Initally, when I found out that a 1:1 school existed in my board, I was jealous. I wanted a laptop too. I wanted my students to have laptops. Everything would be more awesome if my school became that ...
July 20, 2017
I reallly appreciate the balance that Arthur brought to our topic of teachers going gradeless. In many ways, I intuit, that any classroom that espouses an uber feedback model before numerical, is logi...
July 13, 2017
Chasing Squirrels Lab explores the rules and tools that educators, innovators, and makers use to keep their learning energized. Richard can be found on Twitter @rerdmann Power Up Presentation Slide...
July 11, 2017

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