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Dive deep into topics relevant to education with your co-hosts Susan Andrien & Dr. Megan Sweet, two lifelong educators who bring their skills, curiosity and unique perspectives to the topics most relevant to educating our youth in today’s complex world.

The Awakening Educator is a biweekly podcast on topics related to education where we explore topics in detail, covering:
* Policy/Research
* Practitioner Journey and Perspective
* Parent and Student Voices and Experiences
* Models from the field with tools our listeners can apply to their contexts

Listeners can join us live to ask questions and to comment on the topics we’re discussing on the show

The Awakening Educator Megan Sweet

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Dive deep into topics relevant to education with your co-hosts Susan Andrien & Dr. Megan Sweet, two lifelong educators who bring their skills, curiosity and unique perspectives to the topics most relevant to educating our youth in today’s complex world.

The Awakening Educator is a biweekly podcast on topics related to education where we explore topics in detail, covering:
* Policy/Research
* Practitioner Journey and Perspective
* Parent and Student Voices and Experiences
* Models from the field with tools our listeners can apply to their contexts

Listeners can join us live to ask questions and to comment on the topics we’re discussing on the show

    How Can We Support Families when Children are in the Child Welfare System?

    How Can We Support Families when Children are in the Child Welfare System?

    Matthew Anderson shared his experience working with children and families in the Foster Care system and how we can reimagine Child Welfare with Neurobiology in mind.

    • 59 min
    Leading A School In China (During The Pandemic!)

    Leading A School In China (During The Pandemic!)

    In this episode, The Awakening Educator speaks with Brantley Turner-Bradley about her experiences founding and leading a school in China, and what it was like to lead through the pandemic.

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    • 58 min
    Welcome To Season 4 Of The Awakening Educator

    Welcome To Season 4 Of The Awakening Educator

    Welcome to season 4 of The Awakening Educator. Catch up with Susan and Megan and hear about the amazing work they are doing and what you can look forward to this season.

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    • 42 min
    When Wishes Change

    When Wishes Change

    We talk with Tricia Roos about the powerful impact sports coaches can have on students. Tricia also tells her story of how she changed her own life as she discovered that her wishes had changed.

    • 32 min
    How to Lead Equity-Driven Change in Education? A Conversation w/ Dr. Nix.

    How to Lead Equity-Driven Change in Education? A Conversation w/ Dr. Nix.

    We meet with Dr. Sam Nix, a seasoned educator who shares his approach to leading change with equity, compassion, and intentionality. To learn more about his work, please go to: https://snix3consulting.com/
    This show is brought to you by Your 3 Eyes and Hope Reimagined:
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    • 1 hr 8 min
    What is the Role of Storytelling in Education?

    What is the Role of Storytelling in Education?

    Join the Awakening Educator as Megan talks with two of the grantees from her School Stories project: Nature and Nurture with Smriti Sharma, who shares how she is bringing mindfulness to students in Kenya. Disrupting systemic racism with Anashay Wright, who shares why we need to build a new table, rather than creating a space for BIPOC at our current "table."
    To learn more about Anashay's work, visit: https://www.anashaywright.com/
    To learn more about Smriti's work, visit: https://consciouskenya.com/members/mindful-mwalimu/
    This show is brought to you by Your 3 Eyes and Hope Reimagined:
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    • 1 hr

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