Paul Bulakowski an entrepreneur, scientist and educator who has found his calling in the neuroscience education environment. Paul shares his enthusiasm for inspiring students and empowering them to be their own education navigators. His research is founded upon methods utilizing neuroscience to … [Read more...]
Driven To Educate – A Podcast of Hope
Driven To Educate is a podcast that showcases individuals and organizations who are working to make a difference in education today. Our focus is on those that are deep in the trenches, reaching students in different ways through new teaching techniques, crafting new school environments or by creating unique experiences in schools or outside of the school system.
We Can Do Better
This podcast is about hope! Join us each Thursday for a fresh conversation with leading educators, luminaries and people who just have a whole lot of heart! We all can make a difference and by learning how so many people are doing great work, our hope is that you will be inspired to make a difference in your community.
Blake was traditionally educated in the public school system of Bakersfield, CA. Other than being occasionally bored he felt he had a decent experience as a student within the traditional school system. He was a good student with good grades. He is a advocate and proponent of Self-Directed … [Read more...]
Emma Huvos, an Outdoor Permaculturalist Educator, shares a bit about her background and philosophy for the concentration on nature and natural unbounded environments in early education. While in college, Emma began to explore and evaluate her past and current education. Despite being an accomplished … [Read more...]
When Jan Brown was invited to help Louise Batamuriza, a Rwandan preschool teacher, with her new school in January 2012, she didn't think twice. After 40 years in education, Jan was ready for a new challenge and so TEACH Rwanda was born. As a result, lives began to change dramatically on two … [Read more...]
With a rich background in educational and business leadership, Donna Deeds is the queen of partnerships. Donna has served as assistant superintendent in the Durango School District in Durango Colorado, as an elementary school principal, and is the owner of Fast Schools, an education consulting … [Read more...]
What if it was OK to fail? What if we redirected our pursuit to be perfect to be more empowering than destructive? What if we encouraged our children to find what lights them up and excel in these areas rather than having to be perfect in everything? Petra Kolber is a fitness expert turned … [Read more...]
St. Mark Child & Family Development Center, often described as the beacon of light at the top of the hill in Kansas City, is a center of wonder and amazement for all children attending. Despite the fact that it lies in one of the poorest zip codes of the county, Deidre … [Read more...]
One of Michael Warwick's students, Doreen, had a beautiful voice and a dream of having a job as a singer on a cruise ship. In Michael's view, this was a very achievable dream with talent like hers. But, with her limiting beliefs, partly encouraged and created by her mom, he knew she'd never achieve … [Read more...]
When Murray L. Woodard II looks at the performance and data points of Kansas City education, he doesn't just see numbers, he sees his community. He sees himself. Being born and raised in Kansas City, Murray was one of the students that he is now passionately serving. This gives him a unique … [Read more...]
Originally studying to work in academia, Rachel Gogos took a somewhat winding career path through life. Starting her career at United Nations headquarters in NYC and turning into a serial-entrepreneur and brand strategist, she felt some angst with every new transition. This … [Read more...]