Tanya Sheckley on Rebel Educators

Key Points

  • We have to help educators find that thing they need, that is missing in the world, and find the solution. 

  • Structure logistics at the same time as how am I different, who can I serve.

Tanya Sheckley: Rebel Educators

This episode of the Getting Smart Podcast is supported by LME Global’s Learning Blueprint. Find out more at lme.global/smart.

On this episode of the Getting Smart Podcast, Tom is joined by Tanya Sheckley, author of the new book Rebel Educator: Create Classrooms Where Impact and Imagination Meet. 

Tanya Sheckley is the Founder and President of UP Academy – a progressive elementary lab school in San Mateo, California. UP Academy is reinventing education by customizing learning for each student, integrating project-based learning throughout its curriculum, and supporting students with disabilities to attend school alongside able-bodied students in mixed-age classrooms.

Culture eats strategy for breakfast every day.

Tanya Sheckley


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