8 episodes

Are we satisfied with the status quo in the field of education? I'm not. I'm passionate about asking probing questions, getting knowledge experts into dialogue, and uncovering effective practices that will move the field of education forward. The EdGuru Podcast explores new thinking to inspire teaching, learning and leading, and improve educational policy. Together, when we ask the questions, we are the EdGuru!

EdGuru Podcast Chris Plum

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Are we satisfied with the status quo in the field of education? I'm not. I'm passionate about asking probing questions, getting knowledge experts into dialogue, and uncovering effective practices that will move the field of education forward. The EdGuru Podcast explores new thinking to inspire teaching, learning and leading, and improve educational policy. Together, when we ask the questions, we are the EdGuru!

    EdGuru

    EdGuru

    In this episode, Dr. Chris Plum talks with Dr. James Spruill, an educational technology specialist.  Listen and learn about "computational thinking" and how this blueprint for thinking can help kids improve across the curriculum!

    • 42 min
    EdGuru 7: Culturally Responsive Teaching! Moving our kids from dependent to independent learners

    EdGuru 7: Culturally Responsive Teaching! Moving our kids from dependent to independent learners

    In this episode, I'm joined by George Tomey, career educator, leader and social worker of nearly 50 years!  Listen as George shares the critical importance of moving our students from dependent to independent learners through his understanding of culturally responsive teaching and the brain!

    • 46 min
    EdGuru Podcast

    EdGuru Podcast

    In this episode, Dr. Chris Plum sits down with Angie Irwin, a school board expert.  Angie discusses the top 10 mistakes a board should work to avoid on their journey to becoming a highly effective, knowledgeable school board.

    • 58 min
    EdGuru Podcast

    EdGuru Podcast

    In this episode, Dr. Chris Plum interviews Brittni Kellom, an expert in working with children, schools and families in dealing with trauma.  A severe trauma surviver herself, Brittni brings experience and expertise to bear in the name of helping communities to become trauma-informed.

    • 32 min
    EdGuru 4: The Montessori adult? Preparing for teaching and learning success in your classroom

    EdGuru 4: The Montessori adult? Preparing for teaching and learning success in your classroom

    Dr. Christopher Plum circles back to Kathy Moorehouse, long-time Montessori teacher, trainer and leader.  The discussion focuses on the preparation necessary for the teacher to maximize impact in the Montessori classroom.

    • 31 min
    EdGuru 3: Peace and character education in a Montessori school. How can we all get some of that?

    EdGuru 3: Peace and character education in a Montessori school. How can we all get some of that?

    In this episode, Dr. Chris Plum interviews Montessori teacher, trainer and leader, Kathy Moorehouse.  The discussion focuses on what is unique to Montessori and what can be learned and implemented in schools everywhere.

    • 44 min

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