Month: October 2020

SkyGems Podcast Episode 28: John Nicholls

“There has been a big, big focus on what it means to be human. What it means to have good relationships with others. There has to be explicit skills taught around social emotional skills, but they also need to be woven into everything else that we do,” said John Nicholls.

Tune in to SkyGems Academy Podcast Episode 28 – John Nicholls sharing his ideas, view points and experiences: https://anchor.fm/skygems

“I think people realize as they were going online, that dynamic of the classroom, that dynamic of the teacher student relationship is vital. And without it, learning becomes very impoverished,” said John Nicholls.

John’s Podcast trailer available here:

SkyGems Podcast Episode 27: Julia Reynen

“Covid-19 pandemic has allowed us an opportunity to peel back the layers and really look into our policies, what is directing our future forward movements,” said Julia Reynen.

Tune in to SkyGems Academy Podcast Episode 27 – Julia Reynen sharing her ideas, view points and experiences: https://anchor.fm/skygems

 

“We must first seek to understand. Whenever we are perhaps fearful of what the unknown might bring us, approach it with curiosity. And seek first to understand, ask questions, ask for help, at all levels,” said Julia Reynen.

Julia’s podcast trailer available here:

SkyGems Podcast Episode 26: Chris Bradbury

“We talked about dispositions such as resilience, communication, critical thinking, problem solving. The challenges that COVID-19 has posed has clearly indicated the incredible value of those particular dispositions. Which means that education and schools must continue to be deliberate and intentional in how they are developing resilience across our students from kindergarten to year 12,” said Chris Bradbury.

Tune in to SkyGems Academy Podcast Episode 26 – Chris Bradbury sharing his ideas, view points and experiences: https://anchor.fm/skygems

“A crisis demands that leaders and teachers are able to step up to the challenges and one of those areas is to ensure that there is strong communication that is consistent, that is coherent, and that provides clarity for our community,” said Chris Bradbury.

Chris’ podcast trailer available here:

SkyGems Podcast Episode 25: Jasmyn Wright

“Know that you’re worthy. You were born with a purpose and a set of gifts that set you apart. They make you who you are. There’s a reason behind your story. There’s a reason why you think the way that you think. There’s a reason why everything your life is the way it is. It is to help to make your gift stronger,” Jasmyn Wright.

Tune in to SkyGems Academy Podcast Episode 25 – Jasmyn Wright sharing her ideas, view points and experiences: https://anchor.fm/skygems

“Know your talents, your calling, your gifts are powerful. They’re powerful enough to change the world. Believe in your purpose. Know that they can or you can push through anything that you put your mind to,. Do not allow anyone else to tell you otherwise, not even yourself,” Jasmyn Wright.

Jasmyn’s podcast trailer available here:

 

SkyGems Podcast Episode 24: Tatiana Mayor

“This is an opportunity to unite cultures, to unite thinkers and the opportunity of understanding and exploring different minds and way of learning,” Tatiana Mayor, Urban Camp.

Tune in to SkyGems Academy Podcast Episode 24 – Tatiana Mayor sharing her ideas, view points and experiences: https://anchor.fm/skygems

“Especially during this time where everybody’s looking for a solution, you gotta be the solution,” said Tatiana Mayor.

Tatiana’s podcast trailer available here:

SkyGems Podcast Episode 23: Vahid Husen Sayyad

“Don’t do preparation, just be prepared. So you need to be prepared for anything. When you are prepared, you can face any problem. So be prepared,” said Vahid Sayyad.

Tune in to SkyGems Academy Podcast Episode 23 – Vahid Husen Sayyad sharing his ideas, view points and experiences: https://anchor.fm/skygems

“We are not independent. We are living in independent countries but we are not independent. We are dependent on each other on every single thing,” said Vahid Sayyad.

Vahid’s podcast trailer available here:

SkyGems Podcast Episode 22: Damian Rentoule

“Look after each other. Look after the planet. Over time, you will realize that those two things are in fact, the same thing,” said Damian Rentoule.

Tune in to SkyGems Academy Podcast Episode 22 – Damian Rentoule, sharing his ideas, view points and experiences: https://anchor.fm/skygems

“Parents now have a better understanding of not only what the students were learning, but how they were learning,” said Damian Rentoule.

Damian’s podcast trailer available here:

SkyGems Podcast Episode 21: Margo Furbert

“I think our future generations should recognize that just like the coronavirus has affected this world with a negative outcome, your choices, your career paths, your contribution to your society could also impact the entire world. And you need to make a decision about whether you want your contribution to be a negative one or a positive one,” Margo Furbert.

Tune in to SkyGems Academy Podcast Episode 21 – Margo Furbert, sharing her ideas, view points and experiences: https://anchor.fm/skygems

“Several of my colleagues actually have said that they will be using aspects of remote learning, even when we return back to the physical learning environment. I think homework will certainly be looking quite differently in the future. And also, just the use of technology all around will increase and become a major component of the school curriculum,” Margo Furbert.

Margo’s podcast trailer available here:

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