Media Partner Content Roundup
The Conrad Challenge has partnered with media outlets covering the latest news and thought leadership in global education to share content that will inform educators on best practices for teaching and learning in order to help equip students with 21st century skills needed to succeed. Education leaders can keep up-to-date by checking out the latest podcasts, research, and thought leadership pieces.
Better Leaders, Better Schools
Host Daniel Bauer speaks with Kristie Letter, English teacher and Conrad Challenge award-winning teacher, to learn how her shift in mindset to embrace failure led to more innovative teaching strategies, like the “failure resume,” which proved a powerful learning experience for students.
Dr. Elizabeth Micci joins the show to share how she is creating authentic and fun learning experiences for her students, as well as her perspective on the importance and practice of self-reflection in school.
Discover how a school is reimagining behavior management by building a Mindful Moment Room to serve as a space for students to practice techniques, like mediation and breathing, to re-center and get back to learning.
A recent study showcases how interactive online games are proving to be effective methods for teaching moral education—including topics like decision making, global communications, and more—in school.
For more, visit www.edarabia.com and follow Edarabia on Twitter @edarabia
Claude Charron, the Conrad Foundation’s Director of Education and Professional Development, will present a webinar on October 2nd to talk about the Conrad Design Method and its benefits to students, teachers, STEM coaches, and subject matter experts. Register for the webinar at https://conta.cc/2lVX38S
Join Sylvia Martinez on October 22nd to learn about the emerging trends and transformative technologies that show promise across K-12 education, how to best prepare students for an uncertain future workforce, and more. Get a sneak peek at Martinez’s FETC 2020 presentations during the webinar. Registration is open at http://bit.ly/2n3xZNq.
This episode is a throwback to Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC), where the guys sat down with Naomi Harm to talk about best practices to help educators empower girls to be active in their learning, especially in STEM and STEAM subjects.
Scott Anderson shares his work with TeachAids, a nonprofit that is leveraging technology to reimagine how health education is shared. In the conversation, Scott talks about CrashCourse, an initiative to improve the knowledge on prevention and treatment of concussions for today’s youth.
In this interview, rural school principal Rajeshree Shihag shares how her teachers are using video tools to record their lectures, which is resulting in more self-reflection and positive changes to improve their teaching practices.
In this Q&A, Arshan Vakil shares what led him to create Enguru, an English learning app. In his interview, Vakil discusses how the app helps young Indian people improve their English, a language that has deep ties to the knowledge economy in India, to enter and succeed in the workforce.
International business and space policy consultant and Conrad Challenge alumnus Antonio Stark joins Dr. Rod Berger to reflect on his experience as an emerging student entrepreneur and how the Conrad Challenge competition was pivotal in creating a sense of self-confidence that led to success later in life and in business.
In this interview, Rachelle Dene Poth, a teacher, author, and upcoming FETC presenter, discusses the difference between artificial reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) and how transformative technologies like these will continue to impact teaching and learning in the near future.
the ed tech roundup
Incorporate technology: integrate learning with these 21 lesson plans that span across a variety of subjects and skill sets—including digital citizenship, literacy, and communications—and leverage numerous different edtech tools, including Mozilla, Excel, Prezi, and more.
Check out this in-depth review and demonstration of Extempore, an app that aims to help teachers create and assess online speaking assignments for their students.
Check out 2018-19 Conrad Challenge coach Ryan Johnson’s article to learn how he challenged his students to develop 21st century skills when participating in the competition, and what he thought was the most inspiring moment for his students.
The September 2019 issue of STEM Magazine features articles on soft materials, student entrepreneurship, organizations’ focus on STEAM learning, and more.
Podcast host Jethro Jones is joined by Akhil Jariwala, a business development manager in San Francisco and Conrad Challenge alumnus. Learn more about Akhil’s success after the Challenge and why credits this experience as “[challenging me] to be a changemaker!”
Michael Horn, co-founder of the Clayton Christensen Institute, joins the show to talk about his new book Choosing College and shares an overview of the challenges he thinks are posing the biggest threat to higher education, including high debt and low graduation rates.
For more, visit www.transformativeprincipal.org and follow Transformative Principal on Twitter @trnfrmprincipal
In this episode of Ask The Tech Coach, podcast host Jeff Bradbury talks about the importance of building relationships on campus, and the role of tech coaches in helping teachers create a vision of what digital learning could look like in their classrooms.
In the final episode of the Ask The Tech Coach series on building relationships, discover three ways to meaningful impact digital learning initiatives on campus, including best practices for working with students, teachers, and communities.