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Maureen O'Shaugnessy

Maureen O’Shaugnessy – Seven Steps to Innovate Education

Maureen O’Shaughnessy, EdD, is the founding director of Leadership Preparatory Academy, a nonprofit progressive micro-school in Washington State. With a master’s degree in educational administration and a doctorate degree in educational leadership, she has an extensive understanding of the components needed to transform the education system. Dr. O’Shaughnessy is the author of Creating Micro-Schools for …

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Sarah Moore

Sarah Moore – Worldschooling and Connecting with Children

In this interview, Sarah Moore of Dandelion Seeds Positive Living shares her story as a worldschooler and a playful parent. Her credentials include publications and speaking engagements all over the globe, undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, certificates in Child Honouring Course from the Raffi Foundation for Child Honouring and completing the …

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Anne Olderog – Cultivating Children’s Unique Creative Minds

For this episode, our host, Shannon Falkenstein, speaks with Anne Olderog, an Acton Founder who has an impressive wealth of knowledge on education. She is also a Partner at Vivaldi, leading projects on growth/innovation strategy, positioning and brand architecture. She works with education companies such as Blackboard or McGraw-Hill to ensure that today and tomorrow’s …

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The New Schools: Our Purpose and Objectives

Why does The New Schools exist? Our main mission revolves around improving the health and well-being of children, through educating and inspiring adults to strengthen their communities, create environments that foster play and to communicate effectively and peacefully. We are delving into the education field because of multiple reasons. One is that the team has the passion …

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The Old Schools vs. The New Schools: Student-Centered Learning

“Old ways wont open new doors.” ~ Unknown A traditional American school has 15-25 students in a class. Children have basic needs provided – food, technology and trained adults to lead their daily academic routines with results-driven academic programs. They have access to libraries, sports and entertainment facilities too. All these affordances sound great to …

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