The Edmentum Podcast

The Edmentum Podcast
Hosted by education technology advocate, David Cicero, the Edmentum Podcast discusses trending topics in the education industry such as social emotional learning, career and technical education, project based learning, and more, with educational leader…

9: Exploring the Purpose of Education According to Paulo Freire with Dr. Rolf Straubhaar
Aug 6 • 62 min
Dr. Rolf Straubhaar is an education policy scholar trained in anthropology, and has led research on education trends in Rio de Janeiro and projects funded by the Gates Foundation. He taught and held leadership positions in adult education programs in…
8: Discussing Structural Racism and Racial Equity in Education with Dr. Tracey Benson
Jul 9 • 42 min
In this episode, author, activist, social justice advocate, and Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership at UNC Charlotte, Dr. Tracey Benson, explains why structural racism exists, what it is, and how schools can make lasting changes towards racial…
7: Rethinking the Purpose of Schooling with Dr. Michael Hynes
Jun 25 • 44 min
On this episode, Dr. Michael Hynes, public school superintendent for the Port Washington School district in New York, TEDx speaker, and author of “Staying Grounded: 12 Principals to Transform School Leader Effectiveness,” talks with us about the first…
6: Dr. Robin Kay - A Researcher’s Perspective on EdTech Tools
Jun 3 • 75 min
In this episode of the The Edmentum Podcast, host David Cicero talks with Dr. Robin Kay, the Interim Dean of the Faculty of Education at Ontario Tech University, about what educational technology research says about what’s important when evaluating…
5: Talking Student Mental Health During COVID-19 with Andrew Baxter
Apr 15 • 34 min
David sits down with Andrew Baxter, the lead for the Alberta mental health literacy project, to discuss student mental health in the time of COVID-19. Baxter has worked in school based and community mental health for over 18 years, he currently serves as…
4: Immersive Learning and Partnerships with Dee Maynard
Apr 14 • 44 min
David sits down with Dee Maynard, an education veteran with over 20 years of experience teaching both in and out of the traditional classroom. Today, she is the education program manager at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, and integral part of…
3: Happier Teachers Cause Emotionally Active Learning with Michael Linsin
Apr 14 • 51 min
Michael Linsin joins us for episode 3 of the Edmentum Podcast. He is the author of Happy Teacher Habits, 11 Habits of the Happiest Most Effective Teachers on Earth. Drawing from 30 years of experience as a classroom teacher and educational counselor, he…
2: Using Empathy to Increase Academic Engagement
Apr 14 • 38 min
David sits down with Liz Gallo, the founder of WhyMaker, and organization that helps schools implement design thinking, a method that helps groups discover and develop potential solutions for complex problems. Liz explains that she feels the greatest…
1: Identifying and Promoting SEL in Core Instruction with David Adams
Apr 14 • 43 min
In this first episode of the Edmentum Podcast, David Cicero sits down with David Adams, director of social-emotional learning at The Urban Assembly and member of the CASEL board of directors, to discuss how to identify and promote SEL in core instruction.