The art, science, and craft of teaching
Episode Summary: Did you ever have a teacher who changed your life? Dr. Jane Bluestein talks with author, speaker, and songwriter Glenn Capelli about how teachers can have a powerful impact on a child’s life— for good or bad. They discuss the importance of new and different experiences, including encounters with “the unfamiliar,” getting out of our comfort zone from time to time, in order to build cognitive fitness, growing new brain cells and keeping our work fresh and inspiring. They talk about the kinds of teachers— and schools— where children “are queueing up to learn” and standing at the windows to learn at schools too crowded to take everyone who wants to be there. Capelli offers a wide range of experiences and tips not only to keep your passion as an individual and educator, but also to create the kinds of schools where kids are engaged, enthusiastic, and successful. Right-click here to download a copy of this mp3 file to your hard drive, or click on the bar below to listen.
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Presenter, Author, and Songwriter
Telephone: Australia 3 0413 020 953
Web site: http://glenncapelli.com
Twitter: Glenn Capelli
LinkedIn: Glenn Capelli
An author, songwriter, radio and television presenter and creator of the Dynamic Thinking course for Leadership, Glenn Capelli has delivered a message of creativity, innovation and thinking smarter to audiences around the world. Glenn is a National Speakers Association Certified Speaking Professional, a Winston Churchill Fellowship Awardee, and a member of MENSA. He is also a former ‘hobo’ who backpacked his way around the world for seven years, working in a variety of roles including a fish farmer on kibbutz in Israel, a comedian in Los Angeles, a travel writer in Kenya and a summer-camp counselor in North Carolina. Today he is a leading international keynote speaker and trainer whose clients come from a variety of organizations as diverse as the giant companies of corporate America to the tiny remote schools of outback Australia. His Thinking Caps App is available through iTunes.
This program was recorded on October 25, 2012.
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