Ep. 82/83 The Power of Visuals, Child Honouring, and the Gratitude Jar (With Kristin Wiens)

  Have you ever wondered which small shifts in your classroom practice could make the most impact? In Part One of my interview with Inclusion Coach, Kristin Wiens, we discuss the transformative and creative use of visuals in the classroom including specific tips and tricks for amping up your effectiveness in the classroom. We talk … Continue reading Ep. 82/83 The Power of Visuals, Child Honouring, and the Gratitude Jar (With Kristin Wiens)

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Ep. 82: The More We Get Together (With Raffi)

  Millions know Raffi for his work as a children’s entertainer whose string of gold and platinum-selling recordings in North America includes his classic “Baby Beluga” song with its beloved melody and lyrics. But a very interesting piece of Raffi’s story is not as well known: Raffi’s pioneering commitment to honouring his young fans changed … Continue reading Ep. 82: The More We Get Together (With Raffi)

Ep. 80 Truly Human Leadership (With Bob Chapman)

  In our conversation, we discuss the one tweak we can all make to transform our educational learning spaces and businesses, the responsibilities every leader has in an organization, how to rethink antiquated approaches to leadership, and how to measure true success in terms of the positive impact you have on others. Mr. Chapman cares … Continue reading Ep. 80 Truly Human Leadership (With Bob Chapman)

Ep 79: The Secret to Health and Happiness (With Gail Markin)

Have you ever wondered what the number one predictor for high-achieving teams was? What about optimizing the brain’s most basic neurochemicals to live a happier life? Did you know that there are three main ingredients to create belonging in the work place, and anyone, irrespective of title can contribute to doing so? In our episode … Continue reading Ep 79: The Secret to Health and Happiness (With Gail Markin)

The 4 Tendencies (Gretchen Rubin)

Ever wonder why some people are really good at following through when they're trying to nail down a new health habit or when they endeavour to quit a harmful vice? Gretchen Rubin, author of the 4 Tendencies explains that we all fall into one of the 4 personality tendencies and that these tendencies have remarkable implications … Continue reading The 4 Tendencies (Gretchen Rubin)

Ep 78: The Unity Mandala (With Raphael Divi)

Raphael Vincent a Haitian-born artist and activist based out of Victoria, British Columbia, who celebrates the concept of strength through unity in order to bring a sense of belonging and identity to school-aged students through the creation of collaborative mandalas made from a common household item. Raphael hopes to create a healing symbol for those … Continue reading Ep 78: The Unity Mandala (With Raphael Divi)

Ep 77: The 5 Second Key to Courage (With Amy Perkins)

Have you ever dreamed of a doing extraordinary things with your life but haven’t known where to start? Amy Perkins, an educator and teacher coach turned entrepreneur and influencer, walked away from a 25 year career and an overwhelming sense of imposter syndrome to embrace her true purpose by unlocking the key to courage. In … Continue reading Ep 77: The 5 Second Key to Courage (With Amy Perkins)

Forgiveness=Peace

When we look back on our life, we have to appreciate all of the mistakes and pitfalls as a whole...even if they make us cringe. All of the moments in your life have contributed to the wisdom you have today. Forgive yourself for your past. You would not be you without it. And what about … Continue reading Forgiveness=Peace

Ep 76: Culturize Your School (With Jimmy Casas)

Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a the kind of educational leader that nurtures excellence while building a powerful sense of community? I’ve got another gem for you today…the one and only Jimmy Casas! In our wide-ranging conversation, we explore: * the biggest challenge in education, * how to become a leader … Continue reading Ep 76: Culturize Your School (With Jimmy Casas)

Your Creativity Type?

Many people think that they're not creative. I'm not the "creative type," is what I've often heard my friends say before we embark on a decidedly creative activity like painting, card-making, party planning, or lesson creating. But, the truth is, all humans by definition are inherently creative. We're born that way. We're hardwired to be … Continue reading Your Creativity Type?