Ep 103: Actively engaging students during distance learning; cultivating effective friendships among educators

Big Ideas in Education show

Summary: This week, our hosts sit with Eric Sheninger, Associate Partner with the International Center for Leadership in Education (ICLE). Eric will be delivering one of the keynote talks at FETC 2021. On this episode, Sarah shares an article that talks about efforts made to reach the most vulnerable groups of students and families during the COVID-19 pandemic. Ryan shares an article that talks about friendships amongst teachers and staff and how these friendships are critical to fostering a positive work environment and increasing teacher retention. <br><br>Be sure to catch this year’s Future of Education Technology Conference! The FETC will be held as an interactive online event from January 26th-29th and it is free for attendees. You can find out more by visiting fetc.org).<br><br>Don't just listen, join the conversation! Tweet us at @AcademicaMedia or with the hashtag #BigIdeasinEducation with questions or new topics you want to see discussed. <br><br>Articles: <br><a href="https://www.edweek.org/leadership/inside-the-effort-to-find-and-help-disengaged-youth/2021/01" rel="noopener">https://www.edweek.org/leadership/inside-the-effort-to-find-and-help-disengaged-youth/2021/01</a><br><a href="https://www.kqed.org/mindshift/57170/what-difference-can-teacher-friendships-make-at-schools" rel="noopener">https://www.kqed.org/mindshift/57170/what-difference-can-teacher-friendships-make-at-schools</a><br><br>Hosts: Ryan Kairalla (@ryankair); Sarah Boulos Fye (@readwithfye)<br>Producer: Ross Ulysse