In this episode of The Wired Educator Podcast I interviewed Chad lagoon about his new book Discomfort by Design and why educators should be getting excited about getting uncomfortable. Chad and I have an awesome conversation about his book, being part of a Personal Learning Community or an EDU team, how to engage students, and so much more. You are going to love this episode of The Wired Educator Podcast.
Having dedicated 18 years to educating middle and high school students, Chad LeDune is passionate about fostering life skills, problem solving, and critical thinking through design learning and STEM education. His dedication to his personal message and title of his book of Discomfort by Design has afforded him the opportunity to write curriculum for the state of Indiana, create and coordinate Wabash Valley STEM Fest, coordinate and instruct STEM teams for educational exchange programs with China, speak to members of the Chinese Department of Education, coordinate online curriculum for Dolphin STEM Academy, found his own consulting service, Variables of Education, and share his message of innovation to educators at over 30 educational conferences, both internationally and in the US. LeDune has a BS in Education, a MA Certification in STEM Education, a National Institute of STEM Education Certification, a MA in STEM Leadership and is pursuing his doctorate in Instructional Technology.
Chad is a frequent presenter, and recent engagements include AdvancEd, ICE, HECC, Purdue 2018 Educator STEM Conference, Matt Miller’s Ditch that Conference, and Spotlight Speaker for Zhejiang Provincial DOE 2018. Chad is also the founder of Wabash Valley Maker’s Fest which is a STEM conference for students and educators in my area of the state. Mentioned in this Episode
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