While students may only be 20%-25% of our population today, they are 100% of our future. That is why education is one of the most important investments a country can make and the sole purpose for the existence of the Better Learning Podcast.
The Better Learning Podcast brings on valued guests that talk about ways we can improve education for our kids. Because after all, they are 100% of our future!
January 6, 2023
We are all familiar with the challenges that COVID brought to school districts around the country. It was very disruptive to families. It was very disruptive to educators. Everyone. This led to a lot of lost boundaries, structure, and rythems in which we are built for. This led to teachers struggling to find the end of their work day which negatively impacted their mental health, family life, and much more.
Aaron Buehring is the Director of Educational Environments at the A&D firm Lionakis. His background as a professional anthropologist and interior designer offers a unique perspective on how humans interact with space and environments which informs his design process and outcomes. Aaron is passionate about delivering the most current thought leadership in NextGen learning environments through continuous learning, leading his own research initiatives, and presenting at educational conferences. In addition to designing schools, Aaron has created, invented, and developed numerous successful school furniture designs currently on the market. Throughout his career, Aaron has won numerous California design awards as well as the Best in Competition at the 2017 and 2019 Ed Spaces Innovation Awards.
Anna Iversen is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist currently working with the Student Health Clinic at the University of California, Santa Cruz where she provides behavioral health consultation and supports efforts towards integrated health care. Additional areas of interest and expertise include anxiety, developmental trauma, PTSD, addressing addiction and other unsafe behaviors, grief and loss, co-dependency, relationship skills and working with individuals who have chronic medical conditions to improve their overall functioning.
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Kevin Stoller is the host of the Better Learning Podcast and Co-Founder of Kay-Twelve, a national leader for educational furniture. Learn more about creating better learning environments at www.Kay-Twelve.com.
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