Mudboots: the whole child education podcast
Welcome to Mudboots, a new podcast produced by FableVision Studios. Mudboots explores the world of whole child education from a variety of perspectives throughout the education community.
Throughout the first six episodes, host Paul Reynolds will interview teachers, students, and education & community leaders to find out what makes whole child education so special, and how it can be implemented across the nation.
Listen to the podcast series by visiting soundcloud.com/mudboots.
Episode 006 | Youth Development and Extended Day Learning
This week, Paul Reynolds interviews Dr. Stacey Bell-Ault, former youth development director in the Sacramento City Unified School District, and currently an assistant professor at California State University, Sacramento. Join us as Dr. Bell-Ault discusses her work of empowering students through expanded learning programs and summer initiatives to foster learning outside the classroom.
EPIsode 005 | Leadership in a whole child ecosystem
This week, Paul Reynolds interviews Jonathan Raymond, former superintendent of the Sacramento City Unified School District. Join us as Jonathan speaks to the role of leadership in a whole child community.
EPISODE 004 | TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS: A WHOLE CHILD APPROACH
This week, Paul Reynolds interviews Dr. Josh Garcia, deputy superintendent of Tacoma, Washington Public Schools. Join us as Dr. Garcia shares Tacoma’s process of building a whole child community with a data driven approach.
EPISODE 003 | ENGAGEMENT OF PARTNERS AND THE COMMUNITY
In this episode of Mudboots, Paul Reynolds talks with Karen Pittman, co-founder, CEO, and president of the DC-based action tank, Forum for Youth Investment. Together, they explore the role of the community in the whole child ecosystem.
EPISODE 002 | YOUTH VOICES ON WHOLE CHILD EDUCATION
This week, Paul Reynolds interviews two Sacramento Unified School District students, Matt Garber and Anton Knepprath, who experienced the impact of Whole Child education under Jonathan Raymond's tenure as superintendent. Join us as they reflect on their upbringing in a holistic educational system and how it has impacted their current lives and beyond.
Episode 001 | Jonathan Raymond
In our first episode, Paul Reynolds interviews former Sacramento Superintendent and author of Wildflowers: A School Superintendent's Challenge to America, Jonathan Raymond about the origins of whole child education, his experiences in implementing whole child education as a superintendent, and his advice on how we can all bring whole child education to our own communities.