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#28 - Ramona Big Head - Colonialism from an Indigenous Perspective

Ramona Big Head speaks about what colonialism is to her as a Blackfoot woman and the effects on her life today.

#27 - Dr. Phil McRae - Curriculum Implementation, Class Size & Technology

Dr. Phil McRae speaks about the new Alberta curriculum, the effect of class sizes on learning and mindful use of technology.

#26 - The Third Path - Dr. David Tranter, Lori Carson, & Tom Boland

The authors of The Third Path speak about the importance of relationships in schools.

#25 - John McGettigan - Teachers Leading Learning & Citizenship

John McGettigan speaks about teachers leading learning, using Learning Sprints to improve teachers practice and citizenship education.

#24 - Discussion with Bryn Spence

A discussion with Bryn Spence on current issues for school leaders.

#23 - Gordon Campbell - French Immersion Leadership

Gordon Campbell speaks about lesson he learned leading French Immersion schools and his new book about Leadership.

#22 - Jesse McLean & Travis McNaughton - Personalized Learning

Jesse & Travis speak about their experience leading change and how they believe personalized learning should be increased in schools.

#21 - Dr. Jason Jay - Breaking Through Gridlock

Dr. Jay gives tools to find the middle ground in polarized conversations and move forward on contentious issues.

#20 - Summary and Review 1

A summary of our first 19 episodes highlighting the main themes that were discussed.

#19 - Dr. Valin Jordan - Social Justice and Education Leadership

Dr. Jordan speaks about ensuring schools are socially just places for all students.

#18 - Carolyn Cameron - Leading Learning

Carolyn Cameron speaks about leading improvement in teaching practice and making better schools.

#17 - Dr. Suzanne Squires - Mental Health for Students and Teachers

Dr. Suzanne Squires, a family physician, speaks about strategies to help those who are dealing with mental health issues at school.

#16 - Dr. Nancy Wise - Inclusion in French Immersion

Dr. Nancy Wise speaks about the French Immersion program and meeting the needs of all learners.

#15 - Dr. Dwayne Donald - Indigenous Perspectives

Dr. Dwayne Donald speaks about bringing indigenous perspectives into education and shares stories about how we can make schools more inclusive to indigenous students.

#14 - Andrew Milne - Health Literacy

We speak with Andrew Milne, the SHAPE America Health Teacher of the year in 2017, about ways to make Health education relevant and impactful for students.

#13 - Dr. Natalie Keefer - Global Citizenship and Social Justice

Dr. Natalie Keefer speaks about developing citizenship in students and using other practices to increase performance in Social Studies.

#12 - Dr. Dean Kriellaars - Physical Literacy

Dr. Dean Kriellaars speaks about physical literacy and ways that we can improve the overall health of students through changes to how we deliver Physical Education in schools.

#11 - Dr. Eric Anctil - The TechnoHuman Future

Dr. Eric Anctil from the University of Portland shares his thoughts on the use of “machines” in our lives and gives some strategies to become more mindful of how we use them.

#10 - Felicia Ochs - Wellness, Resiliency, and Community

Felicia Ochs is the Wellness Coordinator at Parkland School Division in Stony Plain, Alberta. We speak about why schools and teachers should be concerned with wellness and how we might improve the health of our students.

#9 - Dr. Joanne Blannin - Educational Technology

Dr. Joanne Blannin speaks about using technology in teaching and learning.

#8 - Shelagh Pyper - Nature@School

Shelagh Pyper speaks to use about Nature based play, why we should get outside with our students and some ways to make it happen.

#7 - Bronwyn Ryrie Jones - Assessment to Improve Learning

Bronwyn Ryrie Jones speaks to us about assessment and how to improve our practice to better create learning for students.

#6 - Dr. Amy Samuels - Culturally Responsive Pedagogy

We speak with Dr. Amy Samuels from the University of Montevallo about equity in schools and how we might ensure that schools serve all of our students.

#5 - Dr. Duncan Symons - Getting Inquiry Right

Dr. Duncan Symons talks about using inquiry effectively, dialogical approaches to teaching and teaching in rural settings.

#4 - Dr. Randy Hetherington - The Power of Relationships

Dr. Randy Hetherington talks about his approach to being a principal and his move towards educational research. He highlights the importance of relationships and giving your all for your students.

#3 - Kristie O'Neill - Improving Teaching and Learning

In this episode, we speak with Kristie O'Neill about improving teaching and learning. Kristie works with teachers in New South Wales, Australia.

#2 - Terri Lynn Guimond - Using Learning Sprints

In this episode, we focus on Learning Sprints with Terri Lynn Guimond from Evergreen Catholic Schools in Spruce Grove, Alberta.

#1 - Dr. Ryan Dunn - Getting a Better Sense of How

We speak with Dr. Ryan Dunn about research on teaching and learning. Ryan shares his insight having worked under Dr. John Hattie, as well as in the Australian states of Victoria and Queensland, in New York City, in California and now in the Canadian province of Alberta.

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