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Innovation School with David Miller. LF049

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

Our guest – David Miller

 

 

 

 

David Miller is Director of the Innovation School at Kelvinside Academy. David has had a long career in education and in 2008 was the recipient of the Guardian Award for UK Teacher of the Year. In the same year, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts and made a National Teaching Fellow of the UK Teaching Awards.

Since 2008, David has been a consultant with BBC Learning and a Judge for the UK Teaching Awards, the Scottish Education Awards, for the Institute of Ideas – Debating Matters. David is a Visiting Fellow on the Masters in Teaching and Learning for Edgehill University, and a Visiting Tutor to postgraduate students of Glasgow University’s Faculty of Education.

David has been a Lead Researcher on an EU Lifelong Learning Programme looking at Digital Storytelling and the use of emerging technologies in the English Classroom.

In 2012, David was head-hunted to act as Chief Learning Architect for a Kuato Studios, building educational games that utilised next generation Artificial Intelligence. The games went on to win a number of international accolades, including a special mention at President Obama’s final Science Fair in 2016.

In, 2018, David became Director of the Innovation School at Kelvinside – a unique partnership with NuVu in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

 

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?

 

Website

https://www.kelvinside.org/innovation-school

 

Social media information 

Twitter: @davidmiller_uk

 

Resources mentioned

Sparky’s Magic Piano

Lord of the Flies – William Golding

The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock – T.S Eliot

 

Social Media Networking with Tim Lewis. LF048

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

Our guest – Tim Lewis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tim Lewis is a former IT manager who, after the death of his wife, decided to try and become a successful author, writing time travel and then later fantasy books. In his efforts to try and work out how to sell books online, he became fascinated by using social media for business and to improve your life. He runs the Begin Self-Publishing podcast and in his #1 Amazon Bestselling book Social Media Networking he explores how to use social media to build connections to get ahead in your career, personal life and business.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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?

 

Website

stonehampress.com

 

Social media information 

Twitter/Instagram: @Stonehampress
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/timothylewis/

 

Resources mentioned

Write Publish Repeat – Sean Platt

 

What is happening for me? with Lucia Giovannini. LF047

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

Our guest – Lucia Giovannini

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lucia Giovannini is world renowned sensation, former international Italian supermodel – turned transformational speaker and author of 13 books.

Her 25 years of inspiring work through conferences & workshops globally has been inspired by growing up throughout different parts of Italy and Africa, immersed in the beauty and the pain of those unforgettable lands. Her work crafts a synergy between traditional psychological techniques, motivational practices and ancient eastern rituals that turn her seminars into profound experiences for the audiences in Asia + Europe alike.

Lucia has been defined “the Italian Louise Hay” by prestigious media like Marie France Asia, The times of India and La Stampa, transforming audiences through her teachings, workshops, retreats, meditations, & books globally through overcoming limiting beliefs and fears to live a whole new life.

Lucia Giovannini’s internationally acclaimed book A Whole New Life, which has been translated into more than 8 languages globally, is available also in the English, in the US and worldwide, by Post Hill Press, a Simon & Schuster imprint.

Coherent with her personal philosophy, Lucia has a passionate advocacy for animal rights and veganism as a way of life. She lives with her husband Nicola, and her dog Caligola between Bali, Thailand, and Italy.

Lucia is a Doctor in Psychology and Counselling and a Bachelor in Psycho-Anthropology, an international affiliate of the American Psychology Association.

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?

 

Website

www.luciagiovannini.com

 

Social media information 

https://www.facebook.com/groups/awholenewlife/

https://www.facebook.com/lucia.giovannini/ 

https://www.instagram.com/lucia_giovannini/?hl=en

 

Resources mentioned

The Beatles

Autobiography of a Yogi – Paramahansa Yogananda

 

 

Life coach for teens and parents. LF046

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

Our guest – Courtney Harris

 

 

 

 

 

 

As a Life Coach for Teens and Parents, Courtney helps young people get out of worry, isolation, and anxiety and into connection. Through coaching, tweens, teens, and young adults find their voice and grow confidence as they explore their sense of self and personal power. With a Master’s in Special Education, and 10 years of teaching experience, including Social and Emotional Learning, Courtney brings vast knowledge of the teenage brain and effective family interventions to her coaching practice. As a Positive Discipline Parent Educator, Courtney supports parents in exploring kind but firm methods for leading their children and teens; simultaneously, she lovingly guides parents in maintaining self-care and growing alongside their children. Clients who work with Courtney have the opportunity to connect more deeply to themselves and others. Ultimately, families who work with Courtney achieve improved communication, deeper trust, and greater peace.

 

 

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?

 

Website

https://courtneyharriscoaching.com/ 

 

Social media information 

IG: https://www.instagram.com/courtneyharriscoaching/
FB: https://www.facebook.com/courtneyharrisedconnect/
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/courtneyharriscoaching

Resources mentioned

The 4 Agreements: Don Miguel Ruiz

 

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