The Meet Education Project is a podcast series, hosted by Nick DiNardo, focused on deep conversations with the thought leaders, action takers, and “do’ers” in the education industry. Learning and education are only as good as the people behind it. MEP interviews inspiring people who hold many different roles in K-12 and higher education, such as: Teachers, Education entrepreneurs and startups, School leaders & administrators (public, private, and new school models), Consultants, Professors, Higher education professionals, & Students.
BEP078 – Post-Covid Year in Review
Here are our general observations, a review of where the sentiment is and productivity is, almost a year after Covid19 hit. 02:05 Our hopes 03:06 Teachers are still being very reactive, day to day based on COVID cases coming in and out 04:26 Thinking about our first graders and their teachers 06:10 Administrators putting out […]
BEP077 – Designing Equity-Based Goals
Why do we pull data and set goals around sub-groups in a school when we have a goal that’s hoping to meet the needs of all students? 02:00 Schools setting goals based on data on student academic success 03:00 Schools also set goals based on specific subgroups 03:30 Trying to understand where some of […]
BEP076 – Post-Covid Impact on Relationships in Schools
What is the impact on relationships that this remote virtual learning world has put on teachers, parents, students, and staff? 02:00 Why this episode 03:00 Building rapport and building relationships 03:19 Transactional relationships 03:45 You don’t have those water cooler moments anymore 04:17 How do you build trust? 05:00 Strategy cycles at Whiteknact Elementary, with […]
BEP075 – Musings on Student Engagement 2.0
What can potentially engage students virtually? Here are different tactics to lessen the load on the emotional exhaustion that happens from running a virtual classroom all day, and to increase student engagement. 04:49 Flipped model for learning 09:01 Having an agenda or checklist 10:46 Pick sticks 13:05 Waterfall response
BEP074 – On Stamina, and Why It’s Important
We talk about stamina as it pertains to distance learning from the student and teacher perspective, and the challenge of student engagement. 01:32 Three buckets of stamina: from the lens of a teacher from a first grader doing distance learning from an older learner, an adolescent ninth-grade student 04:31 Everybody is trying to get some sort of […]
BEP073 – Families as Experts Series: SEL at Home
Continuing our family-facing series on supporting your child at home, we talk about practicing social emotional learning (SEL) at home, what SEL means, and its familiar and unfamiliar applications. 02:00 Social Emotional Learning (SEL) is about being able to manage one’s self and relationships. CASEL defines SEL as the process, through which children and adults […]
Clean, well done, highly recommend
This show is one to hit subscribe with. I don’t come across that many shows that are as well produced as this one. Nick does a candid job at bringing it!!! Super well done.
Enjoy the topics and hosts. Easy for me to listen too, in the car, playing in the yard with my boys, or maybe when some “downtime” happens. Pushes my thinking and makes me reflect on my practice. Keep up the good work!!!
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This is a great show. Real people talking about real important topics with a host who keeps getting better each episode.