Oct 21 2020
The Importance of Play with Dr. Pasi Sahlberg
This episode was recording during the ATA Educational Leadership Academy 2020. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the academy was held online. This session was the second part of a module and speaks about the importance of play for children.If you like this episode, join us at the uLead Conference. Pasi Sahlberg is a Finnish educator who has worked as a schoolteacher, teacher-educator, researcher, and policy advisor in Finland and has studied education systems and advised education leaders around the world. He has written and spoken widely about teaching and learning in school, teachers' work and school improvement, educational change, international education issues, and the future of schools.Armand Doucet (M.S.M., M.Ed.) is one of the world’s foremost pracademics and teachers in education for this Digital Age. He is a sought after leader, inspirational speaker, coach, columnist, author of Teaching Life: Our Calling, Our Choices, Our Challenges in Routledge’s Best-selling Leading Change Series. He is also the lead author of the best-selling book Teaching in the Fourth Industrial Revolution: Standing at the Precipice (Routledge 2018). He has spoken to tens of thousands of teachers on every continent and key international organizations such as UNESCO, WEF and OECD. He has received the Governor General Award for Teaching Excellence in History (2017), Canadian Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence (2015), is a Meritorious Service Medal Recipient Governor General of Canada, is an Apple Distinguished Educator, Teach SDGs Ambassador, and was named one of the top teachers in the world by the Global Teacher Prize (2017).