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Chris Fitzgerald Walsh chats with Kwaku Aning -- the Director of the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurial Thinking at the San Diego Jewish Academy. Kwaku is a long time educator whose passion for innovation is only outrstripped by his passion for helping students reach their full potential. In his current role, he collaborates with teachers, students, and parents to use music, media, VR, and anything else he can get his hands on to make the world a better place. We are also joined by Frank Migliorelli, an award-winning interaction designer, educator, and professional musician. Kwaku and Frank are a dynamic duo that prove that creativity and heart are a winning combination.\------------------ ◠‿◠ ------------------ /¯ Fitzgerald Walsh: @fitzwalshKwaku Aning:   @kwaku1 | CIET @ SD Jewish Academy | LinkedinFrank Migliorelli: | @fmigliorelli
Ep 20: We can't rest

Ep 20: We can't rest


Chris Fitzgerald Walsh chats with Trevor Greene -- the superintendent of Yakima School District in Central Washington. Trevor was the national principal of the year a few years back, and after a number of administrative adventures, he returned home to Yakima as Superintendent in 2019 -- barely settling-in before the pandemic hit. While he’s the first to admit that it hasn’t been an easy year, it’s remarkable what he and his colleagues have done to serve their students during the pandemic, and his optimism for the future is completely contagious.
Ep 19: That's Priceless

Ep 19: That's Priceless


It’s a New Tech Network reunion as Chris Fitzgerald Walsh chats with principal Lee Fleming about how Samueli Academy has found a way to adapt and respond to the challenges of the pandemic without giving up on their fundamental belief that ALL kids can thrive through the power of project-based learning. They are joined by fellow New Tech alum, Dan Liebert, who shares his thoughts on why deeper learning is so essential and why relationships are at the heart of successful schools.\------------------ ◠‿◠ ------------------ /¯ Fitzgerald Walsh: @fitzwalshLee Fleming:  @leeafleming | Samueli Academy | LinkedinDan Liebert:   Great Schools Partnership
Chris Fitzgerald Walsh chats with Ashanti Branch,  the founder and Executive Director of Ever Forward Club. They do a deep dive into why Ashanti felt compelled to leave the classroom and what fuels his passion for helping young men be their true, authentic selves. Design thinking guru, Christian Long, also joins the chat to reflect on our identities as educators, entrepreneurs, and men. \------------------ ◠‿◠ ------------------ /¯ Fitzgerald Walsh: @fitzwalshAshanti Branch:  @BranchSpeaks | Ever Forward Club |  Million Mask MovementChristian Long:  Linkedin | Roto
Chris Fitzgerald Walsh chats with Ashanti Branch about Ever Forward Club, the challenges of teaching, and how we can help our young men take off their masks to be themselves.\------------------ ◠‿◠ ------------------ /¯ Fitzgerald Walsh: @fitzwalshAshanti Branch:  @BranchSpeaks | Ever Forward Club |  Million Mask Movement
Chris Fitzgerald Walsh chats with Lucy Gray and Betsy Corcoran on the state of ed tech: what’s working, what’s missing, and how we need to do a better job of listening to teachers and students.\------------------ ◠‿◠ ------------------ /¯ Fitzgerald Walsh: @fitzwalshLucy Gray:  @elemenous | Lucy Gray Consulting Betsy Corcoran: @betsy_   |  EdSurge
Ep 15: I See You

Ep 15: I See You


Chris Fitzgerald Walsh chats with Dr. Kendra Ferguson about charter schools, the future of education, leadership, and more. They are joined by organizational leadership expert, Sukari Pinnock-Fitts, to talk about bias and how to make sure students are seen.\------------------ ◠‿◠ ------------------ /¯ Fitzgerald Walsh: @fitzwalshDr. Kendra Ferguson:  KIPP Memphis SchoolsSukari Pinnock-Fitts: @Sukari17
Chris Fitzgerald Walsh chats with veteran math teacher Jinna Hwang about why she's so excited about data science and how she's using a new, free interactive textbook called CourseKata to help all high school students succeed through productive struggle.\------------------ ◠‿◠ ------------------ /¯ Fitzgerald Walsh: @fitzwalshJinna Hwang: @teaching_ninJa  | Teaching NinjaCourseKataUCLA Teaching and Learning Lab
Ep 13: Jump for It

Ep 13: Jump for It


Chris Fitzgerald Walsh chats with Brandie Wright about being a first year teacher during the pandemic, teaching AI to middle schoolers, real time professional development and more. Brandie’s mentor Dr. Felicia Barnett stops by to chat about SEL, equity, and cheer on Brandie.\------------------ ◠‿◠ ------------------ /¯ Fitzgerald Walsh: @fitzwalshBrandie Wright: @liveandmoveDr. Felicia Barnett: @FeliciaFBarnettISTE's AI in EducationYouTube Anxiety Playlist
Chris Fitzgerald Walsh chats with Carol Anne McGuire and Macy Cardona about the simple ways they make learning engaging and meaningful for students, and our friend Mike Lawrence drops by to spread holiday cheer through laughter and song.¯\------------------ ◠‿◠ ------------------ /¯ Fitzgerald Walsh: @fitzwalshCarol Anne McGuire: @rockourworld |  |  rockyourstrengths.comMacy Cardona: @macyannecardonaMike Lawrence: @techmaverick
Chris Fitzgerald Walsh chats with Kurt Schwengel, a life-long kindergarten teacher who uses thematic teaching to craft magical learning experiences. Kurt’s mentor, Anne Brown, drops by to remind us how to bring wonder and joy to our youngest learners.¯\------------------ ◠‿◠ ------------------ /¯ Fitzgerald Walsh: @fitzwalshKurt Schwengel: Occupy Kindergarten TEDx Talk
Chris Fitzgerald Walsh chats with math teacher Lesley Schooler, who runs one of the most innovative math programs in the country at Carondelet High School. Maths education guru Jo Boaler also stops by to share her thoughts on math mindsets, data science, and how to accelerate the maths revolution.¯\------------------ ◠‿◠ ------------------ /¯ Fitzgerald Walsh: @fitzwalshLesley Schooler: @LesleySchooler |  Carondelet HSJo Boaler: @JoBoaler  |  |  What's Math Got to Do with It  |  Limitless Mind
Chris Fitzgerald Walsh chats with Mike McCormick, the innovative superintendent of Val Verde Unified School District. They cover everything from the practical ways his district is tackling remote learning to overhauling state assessments. Being a public school district superintendent can be rough, so there's a little surprise mid-way through to thank Mike for everything he does.¯\------------------ ◠‿◠ ------------------ /¯ Fitzgerald Walsh: @fitzwalshMike McCormick:  @ValVerdeSuptVal Verde Unified:
Chris Fitzgerald Walsh chats with his 12 year old son, Quinn, about life as a 7th grader during 2020. They talk about school, free time, and life with friends. And Quinn even offers up a few tips on how teachers could make online learning more engaging.¯\------------------ ◠‿◠ ------------------ /¯ Fitzgerald Walsh: @fitzwalsh
Chris Fitzgerald Walsh chats with Seewan Eng about how to bring mindfulness into our homes and our classrooms. Celebrated choreographer Alonzo King also stops by to spread some love and give a masterclass on being human.¯\------------------ ◠‿◠ ------------------ /¯ Fitzgerald Walsh: @fitzwalshMindful Schools: www.mindfulschools.orgAlonzo King LINES Ballet:
Chris Fitzgerald Walsh chats with Laura Flaxman about parenting, school leadership, and feeling connected during crazy times. Ron Berger stops by to talk about about craftsmanship in teaching and learning.¯\------------------ ◠‿◠ ------------------ /¯ Fitzgerald Walsh: @fitzwalshLaura Flaxman on Twitter: @FlaxmanLauraRon Berger on Twitter: @RonBergerELMore from Ron Berger: A Culture of Quality, We Are Crew, Leaders of Their Own Learning
Chris Fitzgerald Walsh chats with Ramsey Musallam about how to make inquiry-driven instruction effective, even online. Award-winning science teacher Frank Noschese stops by to share how he's adapting his classroom for a hybrid environment.  And in spite of having two mad scientist teachers on the show, nothing explodes.¯\------------------ ◠‿◠ ------------------ /¯ Fitzgerald Walsh: @fitzwalshRamsey Musallam: cyclesoflearning.comFrank Noschese:
Ep 4: Menschy Moments

Ep 4: Menschy Moments


Chris Fitzgerald Walsh chats with Lisa Kay Solomon about Vote by Design - a non-partisan learning experience to ignite the next generation of voters. World renowned futurist Eammon Kelly also drops in to put a smile on Lisa's face and share insights on the forces shaping education, the economy, and society.¯\------------------ ◠‿◠ ------------------ /¯ Fitzgerald Walsh: @fitzwalshLisa Kay Solomon: www.lisakaysolomon.comVote By Design: www.votebydesign.orgEamonn Kelly: Powerful Times
Chris Fitzgerald Walsh chats with high school math teacher, tech integration coach, and author, Stacey Roshan, about the practical ways technology can personalize learning and calm students' fears about feeling inadequate. Plus, Alan November drops-by to celebrate Stacey with his characteristic wit and wisdom.¯\------------------ ◠‿◠ ------------------ /¯ Fitzgerald Walsh: @fitzwalshStacey Roshan: techiemusings.comAlan November:
Chris Fitzgerald Walsh chats with Chris Lehmann —the founder of Science Leadership Academy, an inquiry driven, project-based, public high school in Philadelphia. And half-way through, Deborah Meier also pops-in to celebrate Chris' achievements and share her thoughts on the state of education. ¯\------------------ ◠‿◠ ------------------ /¯ Fitzgerald Walsh: @fitzwalshChris Lehmann's Blog: practicaltheory.orgScience Leadership Academy: sla.philasd.orgDeborah Meier:
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