Categories
Podcast

Ep. 23: Innovation in Education with Peter Hostrawser

In this episode, Ziz and Pam talk about innovation in education with Peter Hostrawser. He shares his outlook as an educator and entrepreneur on the changing landscape of education. The world today demands more from our younger generation and we need to allow them to step up and become design thinkers and creative problem solvers. […]

Categories
Podcast

Ep. 18: Preparing for the Shift in Higher Education, part 2

https://anchor.fm/s/1bc3efa4/podcast/play/16964919/https%3A%2F%2Fd3ctxlq1ktw2nl.cloudfront.net%2Fstaging%2F2020-07-23%2Fb5f80a2ef79a6f7e33f6da888669812c.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | More

Categories
Podcast

Ep. 16: Mentor Up

In this episode, Ziz and Pam talk about the value of mentorship for today’s youth. Formal or informal, mentorship is the future. As educations shifts away from the “sage on the stage” model, new pathways for experiential learning are emerging. They provide opportunities for child-directed, interest-based development. Instead of telling kids what to think, we […]

Categories
Podcast

Ep. 15: Why Soft Skills are Critical in the 21st Century

In this episode, Ziz and Pam talk about the importance of soft skills in the new economy, not just for getting a job, but for navigating a successful life. These are human, interpersonal, relationship skills. How are these skills developed? It’s about creating experiences, relationship and mentorship opportunities, and embracing our humanness. The rise of […]

Categories
Podcast

Ep. 14: What is Lifelong Learning?

In this episode, Ziz and Pam discuss what it means to be a lifelong learner. Given the rapid pace of technological change in our world, students need to R.E.A.D. The ‘R’ stands for responsibility. It is the student’s responsibility to upskill and continually learn new ways of doing things so that they can adapt to changing […]

Categories
Podcast Uncategorized

Ep. 10: What’s A Parent to Do?

In this episode, Ziz and Pam discuss the role of parents in preparing kids for life in the 21st century. Our students are caught between two worlds; one is the antiquated, one-track-for-all school system and the other is the rapidly changing workplace, advancing with technology at hyperspeed. We’ve entered the fourth industrial revolution and unfortunately, […]

Categories
Podcast

Ep. 9: 7 Ways to Inspire Engaged Learning

As technology advances, we need to adapt, learn the new way, or risk being left behind. As our homes and workplaces continue to transform, updated skill sets are required for work in the new economy. In this episode, Ziz and Pam talk about redefining the role schools play in preparing our students for the future. […]

Categories
Podcast

Ep. 8: Learning From Our Children

Show Notes & More Info Here In this episode, Ziz and Pam talk about how parents can create the conditions for children to rise, simply by letting them be who they are. We can learn a lot from our children if we give them the freedom to explore and discover for themselves what makes them […]

Categories
Podcast

Ep. 7: Empowering the Entrepreneurial Spirit

In this episode, Ziz and Pam relate their experiences in business, parenting, and working with youth to highlight the positive impact two people can have on their communities when they are united by their mutual interests and entrepreneurial spirits. It is not ‘in spite of’ but ‘because of’ our differences and individuality that we are […]

Categories
Podcast

Ep. 5: What Matters is Meaning

In this episode, Ziz and Pam have another powerful conversation about what it means to be educated in the 21st century. As they’ve shared before, students need to ‘R.E.A.D.’ and the ‘D’ is for ‘discover their meaning.’ Pam shares some inspired wisdom from Viktor Frankl on the importance of allowing our children to be who […]