Cover image of Samara Transformative

Samara Transformative Podcasts

Read more

1 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Samara Transformative. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Samara Transformative, often where they are interviewed.

Read more

1 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Samara Transformative. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Samara Transformative, often where they are interviewed.

Updated daily with the latest episodes

Episode artwork

Starting Two Businesses to Fund School with Miguel Gonzalez Brian Sense and Samara Transformative Principal 343

Read more

Miguel Gonzalez is the founder of Embark education, a micro school embedded in two small businesses (pinwheel coffee and framework cycles)

Brian Sense is the Executive Director Great Work, Inc

Samara is a student at the Embark school.

  • Microschools vs. traditional schools
  • Blended grade levels.
  • 16 students enrolled with 7th and 8th grade.
  • Embark education is an independent school, which allows us to work with kids tuition free!
  • Founding businesses and profit from businesses would fund the educational experience.
  • Grants and fundraising.
  • Kids can make business decisions that may not be in the best interest of the businesses.
  • Price changes involved in the coffee shop.
  • How do we pose it to our students,
  • Samara’s interest in the espresso machine.
  • Coffee machine does produce 85% of our drinks.
  • Learning is a strong point for me.
  • We don’t just focus on educational needs, but also on social emotional needs.
  • What school is like?
  • What structures do we want to have?
  • Miguel’s job is supporting embark and the teachers.
  • Making the impact on students is just as valuable as getting a bike back to a customer.
  • When we break down the walls of school…
  • Every role has a focus, but they also are involved in the other programs.
  • We also include students in the interview process.
  • Middle school students know who they want to work around.
  • Middle schoolers is an important age to focus on the joy of learning.
  • It’s never about the bikes or the coffee, it’s about student learning.
  • Middle school is an overlooked time of development.
  • Kids don’t drop out in high school, they drop out in middle school. They just sign the paperwork and leave in high School.
  • Knowing where I want to center my learning.
  • 6th grade interviews for new teacher.
  • There’s very little that you learn in middle school that you don’t already have.
  • How to be a transformative principal?
  • Treat them as adults and support them in their youth.
  • Give many people the ability to realize their self-worth and lead others.
  • Listen humbly.

Today’s Transformative Principal sponsor, John Catt Educational, amplifies world-class voices on timeless topics, with a list of authors recognized globally for their fresh perspectives and proven strategies to drive success in modern schools and classrooms.

John Catt’s mission is to support high-quality teaching and learning by ensuring every educator has access to professional development materials that are research-based, practical, and focused on the key topics proven essential in today’s and tomorrow’s schools.

Learn more about professional development publications that are easy to implement for your entire faculty, and are both quickly digestible and rigorous, by visiting https://us.johncattbookshop.com/. Learn more about some of the newest titles:

John Catt is also proud publisher of the new book from Transformative Principal host Jethro Jones: SchoolX: How principals can design a transformative school experience for students, teachers, parents – and themselves Visit this page to learn more about bulk orders and how to bring John Catt’s research-based materials to your school: https://us.johncattbookshop.com/pages/agents-and-distributors

Aug 09 2020 · 40mins