July 11, 2016

Podcast: Transforming Children's Education with Angela Maiers

Podcast: Transforming Children's Education with Angela Maiers
 

Angela Maiers is an educator, entrepreneur, leader, disruptor and visionary.

She has been creating and leading change in education and enterprise for 25 years, teaching every level of school from kindergarten to graduate school and consulting with companies around the world.

She is the author of six books, including Classroom Habitudes and The Passion-Driven Classroom, and her You Matter talk at TEDxDesMoines has been viewed several hundred thousand times.

Angela is the founder of Choose2Matter, a global movement that challenges and inspires students to work collaboratively to develop innovative solutions to social problems.

Today, Angela is at the forefront of New Literacy and Web 2.0 technologies. An active blogger and social media evangelist, she’s deeply committed to helping learners understand the transformational power of technology. Her intimate knowledge of teaching and learning, down-to-earth style, and powerful message of personal empowerment have made her a highly sought after keynote speaker and a vibrant courageous voice in both the business and education space.

Topics discussed:

  • Character traits children need to learn to prosper in the digital age
  • The role of employers in transforming education
  • Standardised tests v project based learning v passion driven learning
  • Why we need to move to problem-solving over regurgitating memory
  • What it means to be a technology native
  • The role of technology in the classroom- What automation means for today's kids
  • Are innovators born or made?
  • The Genius Hour initiative- Angela's #YouMatter initiative
  • Why innovation is an invitation
  • How schools can leverage innovative solutions to solve social problems

Show Notes:

AngelaMaiers.com

Angela's books - www.amazon.com/Angela-Maiers/e/B001HOW0XI

Angela on Twitter - @AngelaMaiers

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Steve Glaveski

Steve Glaveski is the CEO and Co-Founder of Collective Campus which he established to help companies and their employees to create more meaningful impact in the world in an age of rapid change and increasing uncertainty. Steve also founded Lemonade Stand - a children's entrepreneurship program, wrote the Innovation Manager's Handbook vol 1 and 2, hosts Future², an iTunes chart topping podcast on corporate innovation and entrepreneurship and is a keynote speaker. He previously founded HOTDESK, an office sharing platform and has worked for the likes of Westpac, Dun & Bradstreet, the Victorian Auditor General's Office, Ernst & Young, KPMG and Macquarie Bank. Follow him at @steveglaveski and Book a free 15-minute call with Steve to talk through your innovation objectives.

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