This episode was recorded August 22, 2016. Listen to the whole conversation in the player above, or click on the links below to go to a specific segment of the show!
On this week’s episode of To a Certain Degree, we get schooled on Orlando with a little help from education professional Sarah Donovan. Having worked her way from the classroom to administration on both the public and private sides of K-12, Sarah shares her insight on what’s matriculating out there to help students.
Links of interest:
- The First Academy – Sarah’s current school
- Arrival poster controversy
- Mississippi approves report cards for parents
0:00 – We play the Birds or the Bees to get to know Sarah. Bees are awful people!
13:54 – What’s going on in the K-12 world in Orlando these days? Would grading parents help at all?
22:39 – Really good advice from Sarah about training kids on the skills they might need for future jobs. Keyword: Modelling.
29:43 – We take three things that happened this week and turn them into teachable moments. Take that, Ryan Lochte!
38:32 – More Birds or Bees. Birds are great! Also, what Sarah is going to do when she retires.
48:58 – Bad Business Ideas™ with Sarah. Shopping at outlets or shopping for art?
58:34 – Music chat! What she listens to, when. How she listens, why. Who, where. All of those things.
1:04:28 – The final segment! Sarah’s college experience and advice for those looking for the right fit.