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Your source for real-time and on-demand professional learning, designed specifically with the independent school educator in mind. A podcast of interviews, seminars, and conference talks to listen to whenever, and wherever you like. Brought to you by the New York State Association of Independent Schools.

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Your source for real-time and on-demand professional learning, designed specifically with the independent school educator in mind. A podcast of interviews, seminars, and conference talks to listen to whenever, and wherever you like. Brought to you by the New York State Association of Independent Schools.

    "Effective Skepticism" with Andrew Watson

    "Effective Skepticism" with Andrew Watson

    In this NYSAIS-Now Talk at the NYSAIS Brain Conference at Mohonk Mountain House in March 2019, Andrew Watson explains how teachers can think about new advice and research skeptically so that they can avoid getting pulled into the next "common myth."

    • 26 min
    Interview with Surya Mattu

    Interview with Surya Mattu

    In this NYSAIS-Now interview at the NYSAIS Education & Information Technology Conference in November 2018, Surya Mattu explains why the unintended consequences of decision making lead to the fact that technology is not neutral. Mr. Mattu also discusses why the "digital emissions" may not be worth the convenience of a smart device.

    • 11 min
    Interview with Dr. Joanna Christodoulou

    Interview with Dr. Joanna Christodoulou

    In this NYSAIS-Now Interview at the NYSAIS Brain Conference at Mohonk Mountain House in March 2019, Dr. Joanna Christodoulou explains some common myths held by educators, including the dangers of believing in preferred learning styles and learning proficiencies. Dr. Christodoulou also discusses developmental difficulties in reading and how implicit bias impacts student outcomes.

    • 16 min
    "Collaborating with Parents" - Lisa Damour

    "Collaborating with Parents" - Lisa Damour

    In this talk at the NYSAIS Assistant Heads, Division Heads, and After School Directors Conference at the Mohonk Mountain House in November 2018, clinical psychologist and author Lisa Damour addresses the dynamics at play when educators and parents come together to talk about a student. Ms. Damour provides an enlightening discussion on the often unarticulated assumptions that both parties bring to these meetings, overcoming barriers to successful collaboration, and effective strategies for giving feedback.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Interview with Cory Doctorow

    Interview with Cory Doctorow

    In this NYSAIS-Now Interview at the NYSAIS Education & Information Technology Conference at the Mohonk Mountain House in November 2018, Cory Doctorow discusses why loss prevention of one-to-one laptop programs, school safety, and John Deere tractors lead to anti-dystopian ed-tech.

    • 23 min
    "The Person You Mean To Be" with Dolly Chugh

    "The Person You Mean To Be" with Dolly Chugh

    In this talk at the NYSAIS Annual Conference for Heads of School at the Mohonk Mountain House in November 2018, Author Dolly Chugh discusses her new book, "The Person You Mean to Be." Exploring the science behind bias, this entertaining and thought-provoking presentation blends stories and science about why being a good person is overrated, what it means to be a “good-ish” person, and how to think of privilege as a positive.

    • 1 hr 19 min

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