Education is not a static industry; it's constantly changing. The MindSpark Learning Podcast, hosted by the team at MindSpark Learning, provides in-depth look into K-12 education, what skills are becoming more imperative to teaching, and what the future of education will look like.
Join us every other Monday for new topics and guests including industry experts. #SparkOn
Episode 5: Meet the Future Teacher with Vertania Kemp
On this episode of the podcast, Daisy sits down with our student in residence Vertania Kemp to talk about becoming an educator, what disruption means to a new teacher, as well as what she hopes she'll be for her students.
Episode 4: Samsung Solve for Tomorrow with Autumn Dowdy
In this episode, we sit down with Mrs. Autumn Dowdy of Porter High School, a past winner of the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest. She takes us through her journey into education, why she teaches engineering and technology, as well as the inspiration behind the project that lead to Porter High School winning Samsung Solve for Tomorrow's problem-based learning contest.
For more information about the contest, visit https://www.samsung.com/us/solvefortomorrow/.
Episode 3: Changing Education Through FutureS
What would you do with the chance to reformulate your classrooms without the constraints of bells, seat time, testing, and assessments?
In this episode, Daisy, Victoria, and Vertania sit down to talk about how schools have adapted to make a more equitable and adaptive education landscape. They share their thoughts on what classrooms could look like in the future, as well as their experience hosting educators through their FutureS program and how some of their participants are going to change the way they teach, grade, and run schools.
Episode 2: Meeting the Winners of the Anti-Defamation League's Moral Courage Essay Contest
The 2020 Moral Courage Essay contest belonged to Northglenn High School, as students swept the 3 winning spots with their essays. Kiki meets the students and talks about the process of applying and winning the contest, as well as what moral courage looks like in today's day and age. Listen in for a great discussion with young experts on injustice and standing up for what is right on this episode of the MindSpark Learning Podcast.
Episode 1: Post-Pandemic Education and Summer Institutes
After the pandemic ravaged any and all sense of normalcy, education will never be the same.
Kaitlin and Kiki sit down to talk about the new skills K-12 teachers and administrators will need for post-pandemic education, as well as some of the ways in which educators can prepare themselves in order to confidently face the new challenges that the next school year will bring.