6 episodes

"Please Come to the Principal's Office" is an opportunity to hear from Scott Garren, High School Principal, as he discusses current trends in education and at Lincoln School Costa Rica.

Please Come to the Principal’s Office Scott Garren

    • Education

"Please Come to the Principal's Office" is an opportunity to hear from Scott Garren, High School Principal, as he discusses current trends in education and at Lincoln School Costa Rica.

    Practicing Self-Care and Mindfulness Meditation

    Practicing Self-Care and Mindfulness Meditation

    In this episode we talk about the impact Covid-19 had on education and scheduling at Lincoln School over the past year and the importance of practicing self-care in times of stress. We then do a body scan meditation practice as an example of one way to both proactively and reactively deal with anxiety and uncertainty. Enjoy!

    • 22 min
    Episode 1: September 2019

    Episode 1: September 2019

    "Please Come to the Principal's Office" is an opportunity to hear from Scott Garren (the Lincoln School High School Principal) and Michelle Lampinen (the Interim Assistant Principal) as they discuss current trends at Lincoln School Costa Rica and in the field of education in general. In this premier episode, Scott and Michelle outline the purpose of the podcast and discuss "Moonshot Goals" and entrepreneurial thinking at Lincoln School.

    • 19 min
    Episode 2: October 2019

    Episode 2: October 2019

    This is the second episode of "Please Come to the Principal's Office." In this episode the high school administrative team discusses entrepreneurial thinking at Lincoln School and their observations of classroom instruction in the first two months of the school year.

    • 36 min
    Episode 3: November 2019

    Episode 3: November 2019

    In this episode, I speak with two Lincoln School students about their experiences at Lincoln and their hopes for the future.

    • 36 min
    Episode 4: January 2020

    Episode 4: January 2020

    In this episode, I sit down with Ken O'Conner to talk about authentic assessment and grading policies.

    • 52 min
    Four Monkeys (The Importance of Asking Why)

    Four Monkeys (The Importance of Asking Why)

    This episode is also available as a blog post: https://pleasecometotheprincipalsoffice.wordpress.com/2021/04/06/four-monkeys-the-importance-of-asking-why/

    • 9 min