Social LEADia
Making a Difference On & Offline
This is Social LEADia, the podcast where we celebrate kids and adults who are making a positive difference on and offline and are changing conversations around using social media for GOOD!

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In this episode, I speak with Namya Joshi, an impressive young lady who is the recipient of the 2021 Diana Award, UN Sustainable Development Goals Ambassador and a Minecraft EDU expert who has in-serviced thousands of teachers and created countless…

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In this episode, Anahit Hakobyan shares how the Global Educational Student Chat has impacted her. Find out more about the chat at globaledsschat.com and connect with Anahit on Twitter @AnahitH03 

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This episode is full of ideas for building community, kindness, technology, authentic audiences & teachable moments. Connect with Melisa on Twitter @Melisa_Hayes

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In this episode I interview Justine Abigail Yu, founder of Living Hyphen, a community that explores the experiences of hyphenated Canadians (and Americans). It is a magazine which amplifies the rich inner lives of diverse communities 
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These students are passionate about a topic that many people consider taboo. Check out my conversation with Mia and Evelyn from Bleed the North. The event they reference can be found here and takes place on Friday, May 28th, 2021.
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Valerie Lewis is an administrator, founder of Pass the Scope EDU, and a new initiative called Pros In Training  which empowers youth by offering mentorship opportunities in the Entertainment Industry. Check out Pros In Training online. 

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In this episode I speak with an inspiring group of high school students who have created an opportunity for volunteers to support people impacted by Covid19.  Learn more and volunteer by checking out their website here and listen to their podcast…

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So many of our students (and parents and educators) have moved to Instagram for some of the great features it presents. Trevor talks about how he uses this platform for podcasting and Inquiry provocations. Follow him at @tntmackenzie 

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In this episode, I speak to the grade 9 student who created the film, Numb about Life in Quarantine. You can find her on Instagram @livmcneil_ and  Twitter at @libbyyliv Here is a link to her powerful film.

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Amber Coleman Morley is the director of social engagement at iCivics, a former teacher, a mom, and the future author of Fearless in the Face of Race published by DBC. Find her at @MomofallCapes Listen to her podcast with her children @LetsK12Better

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Author

Stephen Hurley
Chief Catalyst, voicEd Radio Canada

Stephen Hurley has spent nearly 40 years as an educator. He has experience as a classroom teacher, a curriculum consultant, a teacher educator and a policy observer.

He has a strong relationship with the EdCan Network (formerly the Canadian Education Association), an organization that inspired the launch and evolution of voicEd Radio Canada.

Hurley believes that stronger connections between education research, practice and policy are essential to the type of change that will be necessary in Canada's public education systems moving forward.