What’s featured in this episode?
Quotes from this episode:
‘I was thinking 17/18yrs of age and you’ve given up on learning and given up on life already’
‘We’re going to find a way to connect through music and storytelling and writing.’
‘My attendance ratings went through the roof, my discipline problems dropped through the floor.’
‘What i discovered was…a big part of the problem was me. I wasn’t finding ways to connect my kids to the real world and that’s what we’ve been doing ever since’
‘The students were invited to the international summit on human rights at UNESCO’
‘Dustin and CJ did an absolutely incredible job of working and leading this project.’
‘We would love to work with schools all around the world.’
‘That’s one of the problems we’ve had in public education, is everyone works in a silo.’
‘One of the things iI want to talk about is the number of times these kids have failed.’
Reading and resources:
Teaching, Learning, Education, Innovation, ICT, Edtech, UKedchat, Bettchat, SLTchat, WomenEd, programming, coding, making, makers gonna make, escheat, edtechchat
#TeachMeet London Boat special and My Tech Future Special
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