Episode #71 Xena

By Rola Tibshirani

This podcast invites educators to connect with many groups, organizations or individual educators to bring the learning from inside the classroom to connect with real-world projects. It also shares the pedagogical process and the purpose of connection based learning.

Xena Biffert is an educator who emperors students’ agency through outdoor space explorations. The environment provokes students’ learning for real community projects and creativity. the students document on journals by sitting and reflecting on their inquiries from sketching to poetry. Xena hopes to continue the outdoor culture of learning and building capacity throughout the school. Through outdoor learning, the students’ childhood memories will be permanent and protecting nature while navigating their own voices.