The "Spirited" official podcast of Providence Day School, bringing you informative and entertaining conversations from the global PD community. Learn more at www.providenceday.org/podcast
Season 4 Episode 8: An Open Conversation About Mental Health
VIEWER DISCRETION: This podcast touches on some sensitive subjects related to mental health.
Our host, Jay Barron, speaks to Student Services Director Lisa Bernard, eighth grader Ana Arronte, ninth grader Cole Zapata, and tenth grader Caroline Krell. They openly and honestly discuss what mental health means in the context of their lives and being a PD student. Listen as they share their insight about personal struggles and triumphs. Plus, you will learn some helpful tips on dealing with stress and different ways to tackle both anxiety and depression.
Season 4 Episode 7: Demystifying A.I.
Step aside, Skynet! In the last episode of season four, host Jay Barron attempts to demystify the excitement and confusion surrounding artificial intelligence (A.I.) with guidance from PD teachers Dr. Wes Fryer and Dr. James Edge, along with Christian Gibson '10, engineer with OpenAI.
Season 4 Episode 6: Black History Matters
In 2021, College Board announced that I would be piloting a new AP African-American Studies course beginning in the 2022-2023 school year. Since this announcement, the course has been the target of both celebration and consternation across the country. Upper School English and history Department Chairs Marcus Smith and Ted Dickson, respectively, are at the helm of PD's effort to bring AP African-American Studies to the classroom. How'd they do it? Hear from them in this special Black History Month episode, hosted by Will McCorn.
Season 4 Episode 5: 22 things we learned in 2022
As the New Year begins, the latest episode of "From the Horse's Mouth," PD's official podcast, tackles lessons learned in 2022 with a panel including host Jay Barron, Upper School Theatre director Brooke Fulton, and award winning students Astrid James '23 and John Carter Krell '23.
Season 4 Episode 4: Teaching Fellows
A year ago, Providence Day launched a Teaching Fellows Program to recruit recent college graduates to learn teaching and leadership and bring more inclusion and belonging to the teaching profession. So how's the first year going? Hear from PD's five Teaching Fellows in an episode guest-hosted by Fellow Will McCorn.
Season 4 Episode 3: Health & Well-being at PD
What does PD mean by "health and well-being"? Tune in to "From the Horse's Mouth," the official PD podcast hosted by World Language teacher Jay Barron, to hear a health-minded discussion! Strength & Conditioning Coach Tom Caruso; Kristie Oglesby, chair of PD's Physical Education department; Student Services Learning Specialist Emily Young; and Easton Pransky '24, founder of student group Thrive, talk about wellness resources available at PD.
I have listened to the first two episodes. Very interesting conversations in both about the PDS community. Jay does a great job as host. I look forward to future episodes!