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The Awakening Educator

Dive deep into topics relevant to education with your co-hosts Susan Andrien & Dr. Megan Sweet. Susan and Megan are lifelong educators who bring their skills, curiosity, and unique perspectives to the topics most relevant to educating our youth in today’s complex world. The Awakening Educator is a biweekly podcast where we explore the issues most relevant to educators through in-depth mini-series.
Dive deep into topics relevant to education with your co-hosts Susan Andrien & Dr. Megan Sweet. Susan and Megan are lifelong educators who bring their skills, curiosity, and unique perspectives to the topics most relevant to educating our youth in today’s complex world. The Awakening Educator is a biweekly podcast where we explore the issues most relevant to educators through in-depth mini-series. << Show Less
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Equity Series, Part 3, Black Leaders' Experiences We speak with Dr. Rachelle Rogers-Ard about her upcoming book, Black Educational Leadership: From Silencing to Authenticity, which explores Black educational leadership and thedevelopment of anti-racist, purpose-driven leadershipidentities. Rachelle will also share perspectives from her career as a teacher and leader in our public schools.
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School Stories Join the Awakening Educator as Megan talks with two of the grantees from her School Stories project: Nature and Nurture with Smriti Sharma, who shares how she is bringing mindfulness to students in Kenya. Disrupting systemic racism with Anashay Wright, who shares why we need to build a new table, rather than creating a space for BIPOC at our current "table."
The Critical Role Of Safety In Social Trauma, Healing & Justice Join us for our talk with Cherie Bridges Patrick, owner of Paradox Cross-Cultural Consulting and Training, Paradox relies on neuroscience to help educators to heal racial and social trauma, repair internal disconnects, and build relationships. Cherie will talk with us about social/racial trauma and the critical role of safety in justice and antiracist work.
Transforming Our Schoold Through Equity We talk with Sonia Lewis, founder of Ascribe Consulting about why conversations about Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are so prevalent right now, and how we can make lasting changes in our schools.
Bringing Social - Emotional Learning To Our Schools We talk with Megan Marcus, founder of FuelEd, and Kelley Munger, who is a researcher who specializes in bringing Social-Emotional Learning to our educational environments. We need this information now more than ever before!
Making an Impact in the World of Reading Lois Letchford has developed an innovative approach to teaching students with learning difficulties how to read. She gained this passion through supporting her own son, who was deemed to be 'unteachable' by his teachers. With persistence, love, and creativity, Lois found a way not only to teach her son but also to make learning accessible for others who do not follow the traditional learning path.
Short Talk Susan & Megan Susan & Megan explore the challenges of this school year
Teaching With Heart In Mind Lorea is the author of Teaching with the Heart in Mind: A Complete Educator’s Guide to Social Emotional Learning. We will discuss ways that educators can bring SEL into their classrooms and schools right now!
Conscious Parenting Lauren will join us to talk about how conscious parenting can support parents to guide their children through their K-12 experiences.
Leading With Equity We will talk with Lindsay Lyons about steps educators can take to address social justice and equity in their classrooms and schools.
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