Innovation in Education: Bethann Jellison and the Cohort Model
Innovation in Education is a new 3-part series that dives into three schools innovating the traditional schooling model using non-traditional curriculums, strategies, and values. Our first guest is Bethann Jellison, principal of the Carlton Innovation School in Salem, MA. The Carlton School, a public school categorized as a MA "innovation school" in 2012, uses a cohort model with mixed age groups in each classroom. Learn about the outcomes for students in these multi-age classrooms-it may surprise you!
Our youngest kids need advocates
Carole chats with Amy O'Leary, the director of Strategies for Children's "Early Education for All" campaign, about the importance of advocating for our youngest learners at the policy level, in the classroom, and within individual families. Listen to learn more about her years of early education advocacy work and to find out what you can be doing to support the kids in your community.
Smart from the Start Director Cherie Craft on supporting families in need during a high-stress time
Carole chats with Cherie Craft, CEO of family support and community engagement organization Smart from the Start, about strategies for effectively supporting families in times of need, especially as it relates to the challenges of the Coronavirus pandemic and an unsettled political climate.
Racism and coronavirus add stress to already vulnerable communities
In this episode, Carole talks with Manny Lopes, the CEO of the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center and a leader in community health care, about the ways in which Boston's vulnerable communities are coping during this challenging time and how today's uncertainty offers room for positive change to come.
Dr. Nancy Rappaport discusses strategies for parenting during the pandemic
In today's episode, Carole chats with psychologist Dr. Nancy Rappaport about the challenges the pandemic presents for parents and children. Dr. Rappaport, an Associate Professor of Psychology at Harvard University Medical School, sheds light on some of the positive effects families can take away from this historic time.
Coronavirus Pandemic's Effect on Kids
Boston Children's Museum CEO and President, Carole Charnow, talks with Dr. Michael Yogman, a practicing pediatrician in Cambridge, Massachusetts, about the many challenges the Coronavirus presents for parents, families, and children.