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Host, Jennifer Cronk speaks with Dee Lanier.
Originally from Southern California, “Sociologist turned Technologist,” Dee Lanier is a passionate and energetic educator and learner with over a decade of instructional experience on the K-12 and collegiate level. Dee holds Undergraduate and Master’s degrees in Sociology with special interests in education, race relations, and inequality.
Dee served at Crossroads Charter High School as a full-time Vocational Studies teacher, Testing Coordinator and Title I Director then went on to become the Technology Catalyst for the Lower School at Trinity Episcopal School. He also was the Executive Director of a nonprofit called UNCOMMEN. Most recently, Dee served on the board of Charlotte Lab School then worked as the school’s STEM Specialist and Tech Coach.
Dee and his wife have four wonderful children.
You can find him online at @deelanier and email@example.com.
Resources and Highlights:
Design Thinking is a cycle
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Interested in having Dee come to your school, district, or event?
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for keynoting or speaking inquiries.
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Executive Functioning - Coach?
Learn strategies for working with learners who have executive function disorder.
Host, Jennifer Cronk speaks with, friend and colleague, Amber Reilly.
Amber is a Google Education Trainer, Certified Google Administrator and a Microsoft Innovative Educator. Amber's background in curriculum and instruction in conjunction with 10+ years of classroom experience, has helped hone her skills for successful technology integration in the GAFE and Microsoft environments.
Connect with Amber on Twitter - @emergingteched
Setting Students up for Success
Executive dysfunction is a term for the range of cognitive, emotional and behavioral difficulties which often occur after injury to the frontal lobes of the brain. Impairment of executive functions is common after acquired brain injury and has a profound effect on many aspects of everyday life.
Jennifer provides insight into her own life with executive dysfunction and dyslexia. She also shares tips and talks about how to set your students up for success in your schools and classrooms.
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Dive into inquiry Part 2
Author Trevor MacKenzie provides insight into inquiry-based learning for special education students in part 2 of 2.
Trevor is a full-time English teacher in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada and has started a revolution among educators with his book Dive into Inquiry: Amplify Learning and Empower Student Voice.
In this episode, we talk about how the inquiry approach empowers students with disabilities, challenges Trevor has experienced himself that he has had to overcome as an inquiry teacher, and how to help begin your own shift towards empowering your learners through inquiry.
Come share in the conversation on Twitter by tagging both #AssistLearning and #DiveIntoInquiry.
Connect with Trevor:
Dive into Inquiry- Part 1
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Host- Jennifer Cronk
I am a technology leader, professional developer, teacher, parent and a screaming dyslexic. Let's talk about making learning accessible for all.