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In our tenth episode of the Teachers on Fire podcast, we chat with Adi Aharon, technology integration specialist at the top-rated Crofton House School in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
In this interview, Adi discusses the challenge of working with everybody but nobody at the same time and affirms the value of building a strong professional learning network. She fills us in on the mission and vision behind her latest project, The Emotive Web, a resource for parents, educators, and learners of all ages seeking to manage technology in healthy and reflective ways. Adi is definitely an authentic lifelong learner and gives us some solid recommendations for books to read, thought leaders to follow, podcasts to listen to, and more.
Follow Adi on Twitter @_adi and check out the great resources she offers at EmotiveWeb.ca and PlayCreateInnovate.com.
In this episode, Adi discusses …
- 1:03 – her current context and position
- 2:32 – a challenging aspect of her current work, and the value of her PLN
- 3:29 – a current passion: her work at The Emotive Web
- 6:02 – another source of passion and learning outside of education
- 7:19 – a personal habit that contributes to her success
- 8:34 – a Twitter recommendation: Manoush Zomorodi
- 9:02 – her favourite edtech tool right now: Breakout EDU
- 11:37 – a book recommendation: The Self-Driven Child (especially ch. 9)
- 12:05 – some solid podcast recommendations: Note to Self, IRL: Online Life is Real Life, The Hidden Brain, Change Agent, What Were You Thinking
- 13:55 – a YouTube channel recommendation: Super Awesome Sylvia
- 15:01 – when she finds the time for Netflix, she’s watching: This is Us
- 15:48 – the best ways to find her online
Song Track Credits
- Intro: Relax (by Simon More)
- Outtro: Starley – Call on Me Remix (by DJ Zhorik)
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