Structure in Isolation: Featuring Mandy Froehlich

Mandy Froehlich, DivergentEDU

Obviously, we are living and educating in an unprecedented time and I wanted to discuss  this question: How do we handle mental health during a time of isolation and what strategies should we use for distant learning? This week’s guest and my Teach Better speaking network teammate, Mandy Froehlich, shares the importance of structure and grace and provides practical strategies during distant learning.  

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In this Episode, we discuss:

  • Divergent Thinking
  • Increasing Trust as a Leader
  • Distance Learning Strategies
  • Blogging with Vulnerability
  • And The Teacher Aide Podcast

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About Mandy Froehloch:

Mandy Froehlich passionately encourages educators to create innovative change in their classrooms. A former Director of Innovation and Technology, technology integrator, and teacher, she has experience at many levels of the organizational structure. Her interest lies in reinvigorating and re-engaging teachers back into their profession, as well as what’s needed to support teachers in their pursuit of innovative and divergent thinking and teaching. She consults internationally with school districts and post-secondary institutions in the effective use of technology to support great teaching, mental health support for educators, and how to create organizational change. Her first book, The Fire Within: Lessons from defeat that have ignited a passion for learning, discusses mental health awareness for teachers. Her second book, Divergent EDU, is based on an organizational structure she developed to support teachers in innovative and divergent thinking. Her third book, based on educator engagement and mental health called Reignite the Flames, will be released spring 2020.

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