AsktheFLN Podcast Episode 031 – Stacey Roshan

--Originally published at Ask the Flipped Learning Network

Show Notes

In this episode, Ken chats with Stacey Roshan and we talk about her new book “Tech with Heart“, her history as an educator, stakeholders in learning, trust in relationships, on the unattainable ideal of “the perfect student”, anorexia nervosa, failure as a piece of the learning process and so much more.

Stacey is a pioneer in the flipped learning community who started flipping her math class in 2010. I decided to dig into a particular chapter from her book: “The Perils of Perfectionism” and I am really glad that we went straight to that topic.

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About our Guest

Stacey Roshan is Director of Innovation & Educational Technology at Bullis School and author of Tech with Heart: Leveraging Technology to Empower Student Voice, Ease Anxiety, & Create Compassionate Classrooms. She is passionate about bringing innovative tools into the classroom to create a safe learning environment for all students to find their voice and build confidence. Her work has been featured in USA Today, The Washington Post, CNN and PBS Newshour. She has also been named Teacher of the Future by NAIS. In addition to teaching high school students to love and understand math, Stacey works closely with faculty to design tech-infused lessons aimed at providing the optimal learning environment for all students.
 
Connect with Stacey at https://techiemusings.com or via Twitter @buddyxo.
 

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Transcript

I’ve been personally negligent in not pursuing an option to improve accessibility with transcripts of the show. I see the work that Bonni Stachowiak has done with her “Teaching in Higher Ed” podcast as well as the work of Deepak Shenoy on his podcast “Open Education Rising”. The trick here is cost and I don’t know the solution just yet. Producing about 90 minutes of podcasts per month would require about USD$100 per month. We would love to have a sponsor for that or perhaps link that as one of our goals on our Patreon Page.

Podcasters and Guests

We now have a stable crew of two podcast hosts with Matthew Moore and myself Ken Bauer alternating episodes. Lately Matthew has been busy with his own podcast “The Teachers Lounge” which is also hosted here at the Flipped Learning Network. You should check out that podcast as well. I hope to personally keep a bi-weekly schedule going forward.

If you would like to join us as a guest on the podcast or would like to suggest someone to be a guest, please contact either Matthew or myself via Twitter.

I would also like to remind everyone that anyone contributing to the community that is the Flipped Learning Network actually *is* part of the Flipped Learning Network. We are a community and grow together by pooling our resources. See how you can contribute to this community through contributing blog posts, joining us on this podcast as well as participating in our Slack community.

Ken’s Take

My choice of quotes from the conversation that particularly resonated with me.

On engaging stakeholders:

“I think there is nothing more important than gaining trust. That can start with administrators, with your principal, that can start with parents.”

Part of the discussion of how to avoid reactions such as:

“Oh, the kid needs to do all the learning at home now because they are watching the video”

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Credits

Music Credit

The music (titled Aloft) clip at the start and end of the podcast is copyright by Kelly Walsh and used with permission.

Podcast Logo Credit

The image of a microphone used in the logo for our podcast is courtesy of Eric Harvey.

Featured Image Credit

Headshot of Stacey Roshan

Photo provided by Stacey Roshan, all rights reserved.

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