Exploring the Core Podcast

Project-Based and Self-Directed Learning

Episode Summary

This first episode of season three is a conversation with PBL expert Lindsey Blackburn and alternative education advocate SJ Barakony about the connection between Project-Based Learning and a Self-Directed Mindset.

Episode Notes

Guest in this episode: 

SJ Barakony is an American small business champion with a boundless appreciation for people, entrepreneurship, liberty, & lifelong learning. He has ties to multiple business ventures: He started the Education Sherpa in late 2011; over the next 11 years, he's been offered a number of opportunities to partner with others, including the H7 Network, Econ Impact Catalyst, The Entrepreneurial Leap, Bee Konnected, and Web Strategy + / Social Media Enthusiasts. He's a thought leader, futurist, guest blogger, super-connector, speaker, historian, and soft skills specialist. 

You can reach SJ at sj@sbsl.education, theeducationsherpa.com or on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/sbslsfoundersj and  Instagram at www.instagram.com/the.education.sherpa

Lindsey Blackburn has been an educator and trainer for over 17 years. Her areas of expertise include curriculum, instruction, assessment, data, and Project Based Learning. She most well-known for her workshops and consulting focused on school improvement and student growth. Her experience working across public districts, charter schools, private schools, consortiums, and educational service centers makes her uniquely poised to deliver impactful professional development, strategic planning, coaching and on-going support. 

You can reach Lindsey at inpartnershipllc@gmail.com or on LinkedIn at bit.ly/lindseyblackburn_linkedin

*Music: Greg Mullen

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