39 min

#14 Building Relationships Through Live Virtual Learning with Courtney Dayhuff Why Distance Learning?

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In this podcast episode, hosts Seth Fleischauer, Allyson Mitchell, and Tami Moehring welcome Courtney Dayhuff from Banyan Global Learning. The episode delves into Courtney’s decade of experience teaching over live video and her insights about the power of the medium. Of particular interest is her ability to get students to share their own stories over live video, especially within the context of teaching character education (in this case, SEL, Digital Citizenship, and Global Citizenship). Courtney discusses Banyan’s method of running live virtual field trips in the “real world” with teachers live and on location in real places -- Queenstown, Los Angeles, and Taipei to name a few. The discussion also explores the concept of global citizenship in an internet-connected world, along with the benefits of long-term virtual engagements versus one-off sessions. Personal practices for educator character development conclude the enlightening conversation.---Courtney Dayhuff is the Director of  International Programming for Learning Live, Banyan Global Learning's daily distance learning program for Taiwan and China.Originally from Montana, she is now based in Ridgefield, Washington. After graduating with a degree in Multilingual/Multicultural Education, Courtney taught in various ESL/EFL classrooms in the United States, Costa Rica, Taiwan, and China. When Courtney is not in the classroom, she enjoys playing music, traveling, creating, all types of adventurous outdoor activities, and spending time with her family, friends, and four-legged friend Wallace.---Browse amazing virtual learning opportunities at CILC.orgSeth and Courtney's Banyan Global Learning provides live virtual learning series in Character Education to schools in North America.

In this podcast episode, hosts Seth Fleischauer, Allyson Mitchell, and Tami Moehring welcome Courtney Dayhuff from Banyan Global Learning. The episode delves into Courtney’s decade of experience teaching over live video and her insights about the power of the medium. Of particular interest is her ability to get students to share their own stories over live video, especially within the context of teaching character education (in this case, SEL, Digital Citizenship, and Global Citizenship). Courtney discusses Banyan’s method of running live virtual field trips in the “real world” with teachers live and on location in real places -- Queenstown, Los Angeles, and Taipei to name a few. The discussion also explores the concept of global citizenship in an internet-connected world, along with the benefits of long-term virtual engagements versus one-off sessions. Personal practices for educator character development conclude the enlightening conversation.---Courtney Dayhuff is the Director of  International Programming for Learning Live, Banyan Global Learning's daily distance learning program for Taiwan and China.Originally from Montana, she is now based in Ridgefield, Washington. After graduating with a degree in Multilingual/Multicultural Education, Courtney taught in various ESL/EFL classrooms in the United States, Costa Rica, Taiwan, and China. When Courtney is not in the classroom, she enjoys playing music, traveling, creating, all types of adventurous outdoor activities, and spending time with her family, friends, and four-legged friend Wallace.---Browse amazing virtual learning opportunities at CILC.orgSeth and Courtney's Banyan Global Learning provides live virtual learning series in Character Education to schools in North America.

39 min