In this episode, we are talking with Jessica Lahey. Jessica is an educator, writer, and speaker. She is an English and writing teacher, correspondent for the Atlantic, commentator for Vermont Public Radio, and writes the “Parent-Teacher Conference” column for the New York Times. She is the author of the New York Times bestselling book, The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed. <read more and listen to the podcast…>
In this episode, we talked with Anya Kamenetz. Anya is author of three fascinating books on the future of education. Generation Debt, DIY U: Edupunks, Edupreneurs and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education, and the most recent The Test: Why Our Schools are Obsessed with Standardized Testing – But You Don’t Have To Be, focusing on the topic of testing in American schools. Anya is currently the lead digital education reporter for NPR. Previously she covered technology, innovation, sustainability and social entrepreneurship… <read more and listen to the podcast…>
In this episode, we enjoyed talking to Jason Brand. Jason is and psychotherapist and also author of 1:1 at Home: A Parent’s Guide to School Issued Laptops and Tablets. Written from the perspective of a family therapist who works to help families get to the heart of complicated matters, the guidebook addresses the home side of 1-to-1 programs, giving parents the language… <read more and listen to the podcast…>
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