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Tom and Patrick talk with Emily Meeks and Taneesha Thomas of Focused Minds Education Group about building trust and meaningful relationships with students. About Our Guests Emily Meeks  and Taneesha Thomas are Co-Founders of Focused Minds Education Group founded in 2018.  Collectively they have 30 years of experience in education. As retired educators and now […]
Tom and Patrick talk with David Adams, Senior Director of Strategy for the Urban Assembly in New York City, about the role of education in a democracy, social-emotional learning, and International #SEL day. More About Our Guest David is the Senior Director of Strategy at The Urban Assembly. He previously served as the Director of […]
Julie Beem of the Attachment and Trauma Network joins Tom and Patrick for a conversation about her experience adopting and raising a child from China, her role as Executive Director, and their annual conference. More About Our Guest Julie Beem has been the Executive Director of the Attachment & Trauma Network since 2009. Julie lives […]
Tom and I are excited to post the inaugural episode of the SHARE Podcast where we have practical conversations with inspiring educators. Through our work with SHARE, we’ve had the privilege to meet and work with incredible people who, in various ways, are educators, teaching and leading with humanity and resourcefulness. The stories they have […]
Accountable talk means communicating respectfully in a way that benefits everyone participating in the conversation. To talk with purpose, you have to think before you speak and listen carefully to your conversation partners. During a time when teachers and students may not be in the same classroom, accountable talk is more important than ever. SHARE […]