Episode 1.8 - Writers and Writing

Episode 1.8 - Writers and Writing

What makes good writing? The centerpiece of any education plan, organization or curriculum is the written word. This fortnight John talks with Illinois Great Lakes regional poet and professor of creative writing Garin Cycholl. From the death of local television stars to demons in the suburbs, Garin discusses his writing and teaching with an eye to why teaching diverse populations is still a challenge and a thrill.

Episode 1.7 - Diversity and Reliability in Schools

Episode 1.7 - Diversity and Reliability in Schools

Just John this fortnight discusses two issues for improving schools. He talks about the value of hiring workers with diverse learning, working and living backgrounds, and he discusses how to build reliably successful schools.

Episode 1.6 - Data Science

Episode 1.6 - Data Science

Data science guru Eva Hare joins John Heintz to talk about how organizations today are using data science in practice as a way to gain insights from their own sets of data.

Episode 1.5 - Third Culture Kids

Episode 1.5 - Third Culture Kids

The future is here! Third Culture Kids know about more than three cultures and are often adults. Ruben Marquina, psychotherapist and third culture kid himself joins John on this podcast about the paths, effect and significance for global education of the third culture kid.

Episode 1.4 - Creative Business Learning

Episode 1.4 - Creative Business Learning

Nick Wright joins host John Heintz in a wide-ranging discussion of education today. They discuss demand, disruption, operations and dreams for the future of learning. Nick provides a candid look inside one of the world’s fastest growing education platforms.

Episode 1.3 - The Best School for My Kid

Episode 1.3 - The Best School for My Kid

One of the most intimate, significant and life-changing decisions parents make is how to educate their children. That decision only gets more complicated in New York.

Episode 1.1 - Human Attachment

Episode 1.1 - Human Attachment

What is attachment theory? Why has it become so important not only for parents of newborns but educators throughout primary, secondary and higher education? The inaugural Second Rail podcast dives into attachment, its neuroscience roots and its applicability to education, therapy and a greater understanding of humanness.