Episode #98 Kristen Rhodes Beland

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.

Kristen builds relationships with parents and students from day 1 to meet students’ success. Beginning with thematic daily activities for students’ to build relationships for community sharing and trust. The students co-construct their expectations, their goals, and what to expect from each other. “Do not power pack the academic before the human. ” Reflections should be habitual and embedded for the students.