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Interviews and discussions with teachers and students who use the Anatomy in Clay® Learning System, the hands-on approach to learning human anatomy.

Anatomy in Clay® Learning System Podcast Mark Stevens

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Interviews and discussions with teachers and students who use the Anatomy in Clay® Learning System, the hands-on approach to learning human anatomy.

    Anatomy Education and Career Focus in Oklahoma with Nancy Harris

    Anatomy Education and Career Focus in Oklahoma with Nancy Harris

    Nancy Harris is a 15-year veteran teacher of Health Careers at Northeast Tech in Claremore, Oklahoma. She is an RN with a background in School Nursing and Pediatrics. Anatomy in Clay® Learning System has been part of her anatomy curriculum for those 15 years. It started small with just one MANIKEN®. Northeast Tech saw the value and increased the inventory to 32 Student 2 models. Nancy attended a professional development session with Anatomy in Clay® Learning System in Chicago which she says showed her many useful teaching techniques. Nancy still uses all the original Anatomy in Clay curriculum that includes DVD's, CD's, and booklets. Nancy enjoys social media and uses the Anatomy in Clay Teacher Forum on FaceBook. Nancy can be found on these social media platforms:  FaceBook: Nurse Nancy's Health Careers TikTok: nursenancy20 Instagram: nursenancyhealthcareers More:   Intro and Outro music "Vicious Pen" courtesy of Moby Gratis

    • 33 min
    The Anatomy VIdeo and Imagery Diversity Project

    The Anatomy VIdeo and Imagery Diversity Project

    TThis time on the Anatomy in Clay® Learning System podcast, a special conversation with three individuals involved with the Anatomy Video and Imagery Diversity project, also known as AVID. AVID is an open repository of images available to free to educators and students alike and it just became available this week, specifically on March 4, 2024. On the podcast are Sarah Anderson, an assistant professor of anatomy at the University of Calgary; Elena Huang, a second year medical student at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; and Kaden Joseph, a second year student majoring in kinesiology at the University of Windsor in Windsor, Canada. (All three introduce themselves further on the podcast.) The AVID collection: Guests: Kaden Joseph is a second-year student studying kinesiology at the University of Windsor. His particular interests are anatomy and physiology so working on this project and making a contribution towards better representation in the world of anatomy is something he is extremely proud of! Kaden os part of the team from the University of Windsor creating overview videos to accompany the series of images in the repository. "Contributing towards this project has been an amazing experience and I'm excited about what its future holds and how it will continue to grow." Sarah Jayne Anderson is an Assistant Professor (Teaching) in the Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy and Director of Anatomy for the Undergraduate Medical Education Program at the University of Calgary. Her academic interests include the neuroscience of learning, health sciences education (especially anatomy!), and curricular design… to name a few! "Engaging with the AVID Team has been a source of inspiration as each member has brought a unique perspective and passion to the project. Together we are excited to continue improving accessibility to educational resources and positively contributing to increasing diverse representation in anatomy teaching and learning." Elena Huang is a second year medical student at McMaster University and a digital illustrator with the AVID project. Elena grew up with drawing, painting, and sculpting as hobbies, eventually discovering and self-teaching digital illustration. "It has been an amazing experience to be able to combine this with my love for anatomy and medicine in a way that promotes diversity and representation. I hope my contributions will be easily accessible and of use to learners, educators, and of course, anyone passionate about anatomy." Intro and Outro music "Vicious Pen" courtesy of Moby Gratis https://mobygratis.com/

    • 45 min
    Setting A Relaxed Mood For Anatomy Education - With Jan Langston

    Setting A Relaxed Mood For Anatomy Education - With Jan Langston

    Jan Langston graduated nursing school in 1994 from the University of Alabama in Birmingham. Jan worked in labor and delivery for three years followed by 21 years in with an OB/GYN. In 2014, she graduated from the University of North Alabama with a masters degree in nursing education. Jan worked at a local junior college part time for two years in the nursing simulation lab beginning in 2014 and, in 2017, she started at Hartselle High School, what she calls her “dream job.” On the video, among other topics, Jan talks about how she sets a relaxed mood for students when they build on the Anatomy in Clay® Learning System. For the video version of this chat (and to see Jan's classroom with students building) visit: The classroom footage is at 9:15.  More about Hartselle High School: Intro and Outro music "Vicious Pen" courtesy of Moby Gratis 

    • 24 min
    The Magic of Inquiry at Meridian High School - With Kish Rafique

    The Magic of Inquiry at Meridian High School - With Kish Rafique

    Kish Rafique teaches human anatomy and physiology at Meridian High School, an International Baccalaureate School and part of the Falls Church City Public Schools in Virginia. She’s also the assistant wrestling coach and girls wrestling coach - a role that gives her considerable opportunities to discuss anatomy with her athletes.  Aside from teaching, Kish is pursuing her doctorate in education at Virginia Tech. More about Meridian High School: https://mhs.fccps.org/ Intro and Outro music "Vicious Pen" courtesy of Moby Gratis https://mobygratis.com/

    • 35 min
    Hands-On Animal Science Instruction With Katie Green

    Hands-On Animal Science Instruction With Katie Green

    Katherine “Katie” Green is a sixth year Animal Science teacher at Dover High School and Regional Career Technical Center in Dover, NH. Originally from Massachusetts, Katie found her passion for agriculture through the 4-H Dairy project which led her to study dairy science in college. However, through working with local youth and advocacy groups and clubs, her track changed to focus on Agricultural Education. Her current classroom focuses on Animal Science, Veterinary Science, and developing community through social-emotional skill building. In her personal time she enjoys practicing yoga, volunteering at dairy events, playing the french horn, and hiking in the White Mountains with her husband. Instagram: @allcreaturesgreenandsmall More:  Intro and Outro music "Vicious Pen" courtesy of Moby Gratis

    • 25 min
    Hands-On Learning at Elite Academic Academy

    Hands-On Learning at Elite Academic Academy

    Lupe Rodriguez has dedicated over 20 years to Career and Technical Education, evolving through various essential roles in the field. Her journey began as a classroom teacher, where she first developed passion for vocational education. She advanced to positions such as CTE curriculum coordinator and CTE pathway manager, honing her skills in developing and managing career-focused educational programs. Now, as the Associate Director of CTE for Elite Academic Academy, she continues to lead and shape the future of vocational education, leveraging her extensive experience to impact both educators and students in their pursuit of practical, real-world skills and knowledge. More:   Intro and Outro music "Vicious Pen" courtesy of Moby Gratis

    • 26 min

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