Learning on Fire

Boys Alive with Janet Allison. LF034

On todays show we have a slight change of format as I chat with Janet Allison about teaching and raising boys.

About Janet Allison

Janet Allison Boys Alive!

Educator

After receiving her degree in Elementary Education from the University of Maine at Farmington (cum laude), Janet Allison began her teaching career in a Waldorf School with a class of 10 boys and 2 girls. She quickly realized she had NOT been prepared for the differences in the way boys learn and the way girls learn. Through trial and error, extensive reading and research, and sheer determination, Janet was at last able to understand those parts of her boys that were hard-wired (and therefore unchangeable) and the things that she could change – by making lessons more active and interactive and providing plenty of outside time and movement in the classroom. With her many years of classroom experience, she is able to ‘talk the talk’ with teachers in both public and private schools – including those following Waldorf and Montessori principles.

Coach

Concurrently, she did extensive training in communication skills and life coaching (Neuro-Linguistic Programming – NLP) and began to hear from parents and other teachers about how much they were struggling with “boy energy.” From there she created The Language of Parentingcurriculum which soon after evolved into the Boys Alive! program. Because parents asked, she also began Family Coaching – providing one-on-one help to families struggling with their boys.

Author and Host

Wishing to reach more people with this vital message, she wrote Boys Alive! Bring Out Their Best and has collaborated with many international experts to create virtual educational summits, interviewing experts and sharing wisdom with thousands of parents and teachers. She hosted BOY TALK for several years, interviewing parenting experts and expert parents on a monthly theme.

Podcast – ON BOYS: Real Talk about Parenting, Teaching, and Reaching Tomorrow’s Men

Along with Jennifer LW Fink of Building Boys, Janet co-hosts a weekly podcast. With Janet’s educational expertise and 20+ years of working with parents and advocating for boys combined with Jen’s 20+ years of raising four boys and writing for national magazines on boy-friendly topics – they never lack for things to talk about!  In addition, they’ve interviewed top-selling authors and parenting experts including: Rosalind Wiseman, Dr. Warren Farrell, Katherine Reynolds Lewis, Michael Reichert, and Maggie Dent.

Janet has two grown daughters and lives in Portland, Oregon. She is available for speaking engagements, training sessions, podcast interviews and media outreach. Contact her here.

http://boysalive.com

http://boysalive.com/anger – Your boy and anger

Social media information

https://www.facebook.com/boysalive/ 
Join private group:  https://facebook.com/groups/boysalive 
Instagram: @boys.alive 
Twitter: @ParentAdvisor 
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/janetallison/ 

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National Association for Primary Education

Our aim is to achieve a higher priority for the education of children from birth to 13. High quality learning in the early years of life is vitally important to the creation of an educated society. Young children are not simply preparing for the future, they are living a never to be repeated time of life and the best way to learn is to live.

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Flipped Lifestyle with Shane & Jocelyn Sams. LF033

Shane & Jocelyn Sams join me on the Learning on Fire podcast and explore the most important learning and educational moments that shaped their lives.

Our guest – Shane & Jocelyn Sams

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We are Shane & Jocelyn Sams.  We are a real family from Kentucky making our entire living on the Internet!  If we can do it, so can you!

After years of job losses, bad bosses, and trading time for dollars; we decided to look for something different.  On a rare day off work, we discovered online business listening to a podcast.  After months of trial and error, we were able to start an online business that would not only replace our income, but earn seven figures online!

Now, we work 10-15 hours a week, and spend our time traveling and enjoying our kids.  We never miss their ball games, dance recitals, or field trips.  We never have to stress about making appointments or finding the time or energy to spend quality time together.

Online business gave our family freedom we couldn’t imagine.  It gave us total control of our lives. That’s living the Flipped Lifestyle!

We started The Flipped Lifestyle Podcast, and created The Flip Your Life Blueprint to help other familes find the freedom we have by working at home, and making money online.

Questions asked on the Learning on Fire Podcast Interview

1. Who are you?
2. What does your life look like now and how is it different from when you were growing up?
3. What was valuable about your school experience?
4. Which teachers do you remember and why?
5. Who did you admire when you were young?
6. What was it about that person that had such an impact?
7. What was the best piece of advice you have ever been given and who gave it to you?
8. What advice would you give your younger self?
9. What does your future look like?
10. What podcast, book, video, film, song or other resource has had the biggest impact on your life and why?

Resources mentioned

Smart Passive Income – Pat Flynn

 

Contact information

 

FlippedLifestyle.com

 

Show Sponsor

 

 

 

 

 

National Association for Primary Education

Our aim is to achieve a higher priority for the education of children from birth to 13. High quality learning in the early years of life is vitally important to the creation of an educated society. Young children are not simply preparing for the future, they are living a never to be repeated time of life and the best way to learn is to live.

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Kognity with Karin Bjerde. LF032

Karin Bjerde joins me on the Learning on Fire podcast and explores the most important learning and educational moments that shaped her life.

Our guest – Karin Bjerde

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Karin Bjerde is Head of Strategic Growth at Kognity, and a true global citizen having lived abroad most of her life. She has been named one of the world’s 75 future global leaders by Goldman Sachs and the Institute of International Education, and is now channeling this to challenge, rethink, and ultimately improve existing norms in education, firmly believing in the power of combining technology and pedagogy. Karin has a MSc in Economics, and worked at Morgan Stanley for 4 years before joining Kognity.

Questions asked on the Learning on Fire Podcast Interview

1. Who are you?
2. What does your life look like now and how is it different from when you were growing up?
3. What was valuable about your school experience?
4. Which teachers do you remember and why?
5. Who did you admire when you were young?
6. What was it about that person that had such an impact?
7. What was the best piece of advice you have ever been given and who gave it to you?
8. What advice would you give your younger self?
9. What does your future look like?
10. What podcast, book, video, film, song or other resource has had the biggest impact on your life and why?

Resources mentioned

Tony Robbins

Tim Ferriss

 

Contact information

 

 

 

 

 

 

www.kognity.com

 

Show Sponsor

 

 

 

 

 

National Association for Primary Education

Our aim is to achieve a higher priority for the education of children from birth to 13. High quality learning in the early years of life is vitally important to the creation of an educated society. Young children are not simply preparing for the future, they are living a never to be repeated time of life and the best way to learn is to live.

 

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Brave Young Heroes with Bolaji Oyejide. LF031

Bolaji Oyejide joins me on the Learning on Fire podcast and explores the most important learning and educational moments that shaped his life.

Our guest – Bolaji Oyejide

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bolaji O is the creator of Brave Young Heroes – a series of 50 superhero books featuring diverse kids who find their inner strength. Despite differences like anxiety, autism, dyslexia, obesity, shyness, OCD, and more.

As Doctor Hero, Bolaji helps kids to write themselves into a heroic story.

He founded Superhero Academy: A reality role-playing adventure game that helps kids master character development by putting them right in the middle of an epic struggle for the future of childhood.

He also invented I, S.U.P.E.R. – a proprietary method for creating a confident, bully proof, growth mindset in children.

Bolaji has been featured on ABC, TEDx, the News & Observer, and school counselor conferences across the country.

Questions asked on the Learning on Fire Podcast Interview

1. Who are you?
2. What does your life look like now and how is it different from when you were growing up?
3. What was valuable about your school experience?
4. Which teachers do you remember and why?
5. Who did you admire when you were young?
6. What was it about that person that had such an impact?
7. What was the best piece of advice you have ever been given and who gave it to you?
8. What advice would you give your younger self?
9. What does your future look like?
10. What podcast, book, video, film, song or other resource has had the biggest impact on your life and why?

Resources mentioned

The Chronicles of Narnia – C. S. Lewis

Contact information

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.BraveYoungHeroes.com

http://www.Facebook.com/BraveYoungHeroes 

http://www.Instagram.com/BraveYoungHeroes

 

Show Sponsor

National Association for Primary Education

Our aim is to achieve a higher priority for the education of children from birth to 13. High quality learning in the early years of life is vitally important to the creation of an educated society. Young children are not simply preparing for the future, they are living a never to be repeated time of life and the best way to learn is to live.

 

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What is the best advice you have been given ‘3’? LF030

On todays episode we take the question ‘What is the best piece of advice you have ever been given and who gave it to you?’ and hear the answers from guests 20-27.

For information about the guests start at LF020 and follow until LF027. If in doubt use the search bar in the menu tab.

Running a successful company aged 24 with Zach Hesterberg. LF020

Sit back and enjoy the wisdom that has literally changed the lives of the people you hear.

Questions asked on the Learning on Fire Podcast Interview

1. Who are you?
2. What does your life look like now and how is it different from when you were growing up?
3. What was valuable about your school experience?
4. Which teachers do you remember and why?
5. Who did you admire when you were young?
6. What was it about that person that had such an impact?
7. What was the best piece of advice you have ever been given and who gave it to you?
8. What advice would you give your younger self?
9. What does your future look like?
10. What podcast, book, video, film, song or other resource has had the biggest impact on your life and why?

 

Show Sponsor

National Association for Primary Education

Our aim is to achieve a higher priority for the education of children from birth to 13. High quality learning in the early years of life is vitally important to the creation of an educated society. Young children are not simply preparing for the future, they are living a never to be repeated time of life and the best way to learn is to live.

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