The Missing Link
Bridging Learning to Real World Connections
Host Rola Tibshirani 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.

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Heather Singmaster is a Director in the Center for Global Education at the Asia Society, where she oversees the Global Cities Education Network and works integrating global competence into Career Technical Education (CTE) programs as well as state and…

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Implementing the four outcomes for self-understanding ourselves identity, connections to the families and communities, the knowledge you need to be you, and competencies.
The 7th competency is the commitment to learning to humanity.
The teacher’s…

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Margret Atkinson shares the importance of passion for learning always involving students in growth. The students are humans we need to help them develop habits to help them for their entire life.
Creating an environment honoring each other for a…

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Project Based Learning is key to learning, the learning comes alive to real-world experiences.
It is important to listen to students’ inquiries. The students drive the questioning. Through a culture of trust and risk takings, the students amplify…

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Project based learning benefits opportunities for students in an area of interest. Investing in how students are learning through PBL is more than just focusing on assessment/grading. Engaging students with real authentic connections and options of…

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Michael Crawford shares that an entrepreneurial mindset for the students is when problems are opportunities. Entrepreneurship seeing how students have agency over their learning. For people seeing needs to take action to deliver needs. Dissolving the…

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Mandy shares that burnout can be overwhelming. Moral obligations can be challenged and can cause demoralization. Burnout and demoralization can be similar. Demoralization under control or feeling burnout, make sure the boundaries are appropriate….

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Tara Linney is a tech consultant, a connected global educator focusing on SEL, empathy, and SDGs. Working with teachers in many communities creating opportunities for lasting impacts on well-being. Global education is bringing together educators from…

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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,…

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Evan Whitehead is an educator who has the expertise that connects to students well being, social-emotional learning, differentiation, special education, building communities, equity, and diversity, including cultural competencies and mental health….

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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.