Timeless Learning: On Edline Canada This Week, Dr. Pam Moran and Ira Socol

This week on Edline Canada, we continue our conversation around Design for Learning. We are so pleased to welcome two of the authors of Timeless Learning: How Observation, Imagination and Zero-Based Thinking Change Schools. Dr. Pam Moran was Superintendent of Albermarle County Public Schools from January 2006 through June of 2018. She now serves as […]

Designing Schools For Learning: Award Winning Canadian Schools

This week on Edline Canada, we continue our series on Designing Schools for Learning. We are so pleased to welcome as guests two educators from award winning schools right here in Canada. Will Burton is a teacher-advisor at the Maples MET School, MICE Program, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. I met Will on Thursday evening, May 2, […]

Edline Canada: Design for Learning

This week on Edline Canada, we are talking about design for learning. We welcome Randall Fielding and Jill Handrigan as our guests. Randy Fielding is the Founding Chairman of Fielding Nair International. His unique approach puts learning at the centre of how schools are designed and built. My favourite line from his bio is this: […]

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, […]