In this episode, Jennie Magiera, a best selling author and Global Head of Education Impact at Google, shares insights on some exciting new changes coming to Google Classroom as part of the Anywhere School Initiative for 2021. Magiera also shares her thoughts on how Google has changed the game for teaching and learning and how the Google Education Team has remained innovative in its mission to help educators adapt to virtual learning and self-paced learning strategies. Finally, Magiera talks about her definition of "Goggliness" and how school technology leaders can now participate in the newly created Google For Education Certified Coach Program. Twitter: @MSMagiera. Website: about.me/jenniemagiera
Meet Jennie Magiera
Jennie Magiera is the Global Head of Education Impact at Google, the Corwin bestselling author of Courageous Edventures and the founder and president of the non-profit organization, Our Voice Alliance, whose mission is to elevate marginalized voices and perspectives to improve equity & empathy in education. Previously, she was the Chief Program Officer at EdTechTeam, the Chief Innovation Officer for the Des Plaines Public School District 62, the Digital Learning Coordinator for the Academy for Urban School Leadership, and a Chicago Public Schools teacher. Jennie uses her classroom experiences to inform her work supporting educators to create new and better opportunities for their students. She believes that despite the many challenges facing schools today, every classroom can be a place for “edventures”: student-centered, passion-based experiential learning. Her work centers around acknowledging problems and finding innovative ways to navigate them so as to allow teachers and students dive into these classroom edventures.
About Dr. Greg Goins
As the Founder/Host of the Reimagine Schools Podcast, Dr. Greg Goins has emerged as one of the nation's leading voices on visionary leadership and the path to transforming our schools. He currently serves as the Director of the Educational Leadership Program at Georgetown College (KY) and previously spent 15 years as a school district superintendent in Illinois. Dr. Goins is a passionate keynote speaker and is available to speak at your next education conference or school PD day. To book Dr. Goins, please send inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org. Twitter: @DrGregGoins.
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