The Radical Learners Blog

The Radical Learners blog features articles and interviews of people who:

  • believe we are here on earth to learn
  • use technology to learn, teach, & lead (and because it’s cool)
  • know that to teach without hope is to damage, but to teach with hope can save the world
  • don’t blame others but accept personal responsibility for whatever task they take on
  • infect everybody with their love of learning; most important, the children they teach

Blog Posts

Joellen Killion Teaches Us About the 10 Roles of a Coach

As the impact of COVID-19 continues to affect our lives, most of us are striving to learn new ways to do our jobs and maintain relationships. In times like these, it can be helpful to clearly define our roles so we can be sure we are still meeting the needs of all of...

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What Should We Do When Communication Breaks Down?

Pexels Communication is not easy work. It is even more challenging given all the uncertainty we are facing these days. It is one thing to read or hear about listening, and trust, and effective questioning, and nod our head in agreement.  “Yes of course we need to be...

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Facebook Live with Jim Knight: Part I

Last week, Jim Knight hosted a Q&A Live Facebook chat where he answered questions from coaches. Some of the questions and highlights of that chat are summarized and shared in this post, and a link to the full Q&A can be found farther below, as well as on...

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A Quick Note About Our New Coaching Environments

Pexels We’re fairly certain you’ve all been feeling a bit of anxiety as all of us adjust to the new normal, and we wanted to take a moment to tell you you’re doing a great job. Try to give yourself grace. Remember that a lot of us are teaching in new environments,...

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Coaching, Fear, and the High School Teacher

I’m not much of a party person. I like to be home, and although I can engage with pretty much anyone, on a Saturday night, I’d rather not. I wasn’t always this way, but my years as a high school teacher made me wary of people in social situations. Once the question...

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