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 […]

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 […]

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 […]