Introduction & Housekeeping
Parking Lot: (1:30)
podcast differentiation and thinking about choice
Focus Of The Week: (8:15) Culture
Examples of SOPs and Flow Charts: RISC Pinterest Board
Examples of SOPs and Flow Charts: Courtney's Pinterest Board
Culture Comes First
Guest Interview: (27:00)
Chris Sturgis, Competency Works
Chris Sturgis is Principal of MetisNet, a consulting firm based in Santa Fe, NM specializing in education, youth issues, and community engagement. Sturgis brings a commitment to drawing on local knowledge (metis) early in the design process. As the co-founder of CompetencyWorks she investigates how schools, districts and states are designing and implementing competency-based systems that ensures students are successfully reaching proficiency each and every step of the way. She is co-founder of the Youth Transition Funders Group, a philanthropic network building knowledge on how to ensure that vulnerable young people – those without a high school diploma, in child welfare, in juvenile justice or facing other huge challenges -- are Connected by 25. She has worked for philanthropy, state government, human service organizations, and campaigns.
Teacher Rant: (44:06) Courtney Rants about The Rant
Terms and Phrases we hate: (46:44) “Developmentally Appropriate"
Developmentally Appropriate Practice at Wikipedia
Resource Review Corner: (49:45)
Matt - Other People!
Courtney - Learners Rule