On Nuance: Dr. Michael Fullan In Conversation With Stephen Hurley

Recently, Stephen Hurley recorded a podcast in conversation with Dr. Michael Fullan where they explored some of the ideas from his latest book, “Nuance: Why Some Leaders Succeed and Others Fail” Please listen to this VoicEd Radio On Demand Podcast here. In this podcast, Stephen and Michael take us back to the 1960’s when innovation […]

Reframing Autism

Recently I had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Gerry Costa, Director, Center for Autism and Early Childhood Mental Health, Montclair State University. Dr. Costa was a guest on EdLine Canada, the open line education show I co-host with Stephen Hurley on VoicEd Radio each Sunday afternoon. Dr. Costa was previously interviewed by Stephen Hurley […]

Autism: Let’s Think Twice!

Educators continue the important conversations this weekend as EdLine Canada features cross-Canada thinking about autism. This one-hour open line show on VoicEd Radio is an opportunity for educators, parents and the public education community to join the conversation. This week, we welcome Dr. Gerry Costa back to VoicEd Radio. Dr. Costa is “the founding director […]

EdLine Canada: Autism Goes to School

Note: This show concluded on April 7, 2019. Please listen to the podcast of the show here and feel free to comment using the #EdCan hashtag. On Sunday, April 7, 2019, we are so pleased to welcome Dr. Sharon Mitchell to the show as our special guest. “Dr. Sharon A. Mitchell is an autism consultant, university instructor and speaker/advocate for those on the spectrum, […]

EDLine Canada: Beginning the Conversation

Educators got a little closer together today as VoicEd Radio began a new venture, a one-hour open line radio show for Canadians to talk about the education issues they care about – locally, regionally, provincially or nationally. Thank you to Stephen Hurley for inviting me and Max Cooke (Interim CEO of #EdCan Network/Canadian Education Association) […]

A Common Understanding of Engagement

Participate on Twitter using the #essentialconversations hashtag.  Join the Twitter chat Thursday March 14, 2019 at 8:30 p.m. Newfoundland time,  and don’t miss Episode 2, Thursday, March 21, 2019 Newfoundland time (First day of spring!) on VoicEd Radio.  Please join in! When we speak of student engagement, what are we really talking about? What is our shared understanding of “engagement” in the context of school and learning? What is the at the heart of the word “engagement”? According to Regie Routman, engagement is different […]

Getting “Lit” (or, Coming Out of the Cave)

Last Thursday night (March 7, 2019) was the absolute highlight of my many years in education leadership. As my friend and colleague Stephen Hurley phrased it, “the rock lit up“. The VoicEd Radio map was full of listeners from Newfoundland and Labrador. We were glued to our devices, listening to the voice of Allison Tucker, […]

Essential Conversations

Why should you participate? Teachers matter. “If we really want to impact on student learning and achievement, we do it through the quality of classroom instruction and practice. That there is in fact no single bigger predictor of student learning and achievement than the quality of classroom instruction that kids are exposed to.” Dr. Stephen […]

Engagement, Excellence and Equity: Learning with Regie Routman

Newfoundland and Labrador English School District has partnered with author Regie Routman, and VoicEd Radio Founder/Podcaster/Host Stephen Hurley to host an open learning opportunity. The work will focus on the ideas found in Literacy Essentials: Engagement, Excellence and Equity for All Learners. An excellent introduction to the work can be found in a recent podcast […]

Supports: Building Leadership Content Knowledge

School and System Leaders need to be able to recognize excellent classroom learning environments. In their roles, they support educators in improving the school learning environment. How do we support school and system leaders in developing the content knowledge needed to be effective in their roles? Universal Design for Learning Currently in our District, we […]