Playful Learning – (Mariah Bruehl)

Mar 25, 2020

In this episode, Mariah Bruehl talks about how play should be at the center of learning. She gives key insights on how to “follow a child’s natural curiosity” to help guide the teaching process. Children are filled with wonder and tapping into that is key to keeping kids engaged in the learning process. Mariah is […]

Child-centered Education in a Public School Setting – (Geralyn Bywater McLaughlin)

Mar 20, 2020

In this episode, Geralyn Bywater McLaughlin talks about her experience as an early childhood teacher at Mission Hill School in the Boston Public Schools. She unpacks what “child-centered” means, and the importance of play and imagination in the learning process. She also discusses the importance of open-ended materials as a learning tool and how teachers […]

Do we value what we measure? – (Julie Wilson)

Mar 17, 2020

Julie Wilson gives an inspiring interview on how our current educational model is failing us, and how we need to begin to ask the deeper question, “What’s worth learning” as the guide for the future.  Do we value testing over the content being taught? What kind of humans do we want to raise? Julie’s non-profit […]

The Path to Learning – An Introduction – (John, Jay & Scott)

Mar 16, 2020

In this episode we introduce our podcast and documentary series on education and how we hope to inspire change, hope and awareness on the world of education. Join us! If you like this podcast, consider supporting us at Or like our Facebook page at: