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 Mila and Matthew, two University of Western students who created a program to help seniors feel connected. They look for submissions of videos, letters, postcards, etc… Check out their website here and check them out on…

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In this episode, I interview psychotherapist, Lauren Muriello, founder of The Wellbeing Therapy Center. She shares about a unique daily live stream support for teens, Talk About Real Things. We talk anxiety, teens, and parenting. 

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Such a great conversation with a student who has created an Instagram account to compliment the students at his school. Please note that this account is not officially affiliated with the school or District. 

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In this episode I interview Michael Hernandez, an Apple Distinguished Educator and PBS Lead Digital Innovator,  and three of his students: Vanessa Lulla, Jennifer Kerr, and Sarah Harati and talk about a project in which students interviewed someone…

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Loved my conversation with 15 year old Ethan Duncan who is trying to push up against stereotypes of male dancers with his YouTube channel. You can find him on Twitter (@Glitcher1313) and check out his YouTube channel here. 

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In this episode I talk with Adam Hill (@AdamHillEDU), a PYP educator and award-winning education blogger from the UK, now working in Hong Kong. Media By Example is his Google Certified Innovator project that was born at the Sydney Innovator Academy in…

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Author Tamara Letter shares about the kindness Passion projects and her ideas for building a culture of kindness in time for World Kindness day (and every day). Check her out on Instagram & Twitter (@TamaraLetter) or Join her Facebook group, A Passion…

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Most of us dream of writing a book. This 11 year old made it happen. Connect with her on Twitter @WonderAnanya and check out her book Save our Planet, on Amazon. 

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My conversation with the past and current president of ThisClubSavesLives from Carmel High School is awesome. You can find them at ThisClubSavesLives.org on Twitter at @ThisClubSavesLives on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Connect with them to start…

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Keeley Aird is the co-founder of @StemKidsRock (with her brother Aidan who you might remember from Social LEADia) and an advocate for women in STEM. Here are a few of her recommendations for awesome women in STEM:
@heysciencesam
@BMSchmidt
@CylitaGuy…

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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.