Wednesday, October 07, 2020

Learning Revolution Shows Today & Tomorrow: "The Microschools Show," "Keeping Students Safe Online," "Effective Virtual Classrooms," "STEM Education" #learningrevolution

We have three live Learning Revolution shows today (two for "The Connected Classroom"--"Teaching by Heart" and ECEL are on hiatus this week) and one pre-recorded show. Times are US-Eastern Daylight Time--to see the schedule in your own time zone, and to get the links to attend live in Zoom, please use the SCHEDULE page on the Learning Revolution site.

  • PRE-RECORDED - The Microschool Show #1. "In our first episode we talked with Steve Hargadon, from the Learning Revolution about school and its purpose, about the future of microschools and more. Enjoy!" Register (free) at and you'll find the show in the schedule on October 6th.

WEDNESDAY'S SHOWS (October 7th):
  • 10:00 AM - The Connected Classroom - Keeping Students Safe Online. "Join me for a lively conversation about how to help students stay safe online. Cyberbullying and Cyberstalking are on the rise we’re spending more time on computers than ever before. Keeping the kids in our care safe is a subject we need to be teaching going forward and I’ll be sharing tips and tools to help you do that. If you are a concerned educator, parent, or student, please join in as the mics are always open in the Connected Classroom and we want to hear from you."

  • 12:00 PM - The Connected Classroom with Patricia Dickenson on Effectiveness in Virtual Classrooms. "Join us for a lively conversation with Patricia Dickenson, The Wired Professor, who will be sharing tips and tools to help us and our students be more effective in the virtual classroom."

  • 4:00 PM - ThriveinEDU - STEM Education w/ David Lockett, Debbie Reynolds, and Denise Wright. "For this week, I invite everyone to join in for an important and informative discussion Join us for a great conversation, bring your questions and let's learn together. My guests: David Lockett is a Computer Science and STEM teacher. He is currently an Albert Einstein Fellow in Washington, D.C. Debbie Reynolds is a veteran educator and lifelong learner; having worked as a middle and high school science teacher, math teacher, gifted coordinator and STEM specialist. She was recently named the Director of TechWorks for Commonwealth Charter Academy which will be housed at their new facility in Pittsburgh, PA. A 2019-2020 alum of the Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow in Washington, D.C., Debbie served as the first-ever DoD Fellow and was placed at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division in their STEM and Outreach Program.   Follow her on Twitter @STEMnaut , Instagram @STEMnaut or LinkedIn. Denise Wright is a  traditional and online STEM Educator in Horry County Schools located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. She is a member of the leadership teams for ISTE and NSTA. Denise volunteers for NASA doing public outreach and writes a column for National Science Teaching Association, Science Scope, called the Online Teacher."

THURSDAY'S SHOW (October 8th):
  • 4:00 PM - REINVENTING.SCHOOL with host Howard Blumenthal. Check out the two positive education interviews with Sir Anthony Seldon, Vice-Chancellor of The University of Buckingham since 2015, one of Britain’s leading contemporary historians, educationalists, commentators and political authors; and Laurie Santos, a psychology professor whose big project at Yale University is to positively influence the culture of the institution by teaching happiness and well-being. Both are available at "You may be familiar with the concept of Positive Psychology--a two-decade-old part of psychology that studies the positive side of the human experience through hope, resilience, mindfulness, relationships, agency and future mindedness. All of this applies to education in very useful ways. Positive Education incorporates aspects of social-emotional learning, but it goes much further."
See you "online!"


Steve Hargadon

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