Education and Beyond
LISTEN TO THE FULL SHOW – #132
It has been well established that reading is extraordinarily beneficial to your children. Rebecca Mieliwocki, 2012 Teacher of the Year, has some tips for making your summer educational and enjoyable. Plus, we hear from Susan Weil and Terri Wein about how to navigate the job market.
Segment 1: Summer Days
Segment 2: Critical Connections
Segment 3: Teens and Tots
Segment 4: On the Hunt
Segment 5: Teaching Responsibility
Segment 6: Millennials
Summer Days | SEGMENT 1 | #132
Summer is upon us! That means two days of the usual excitement that comes with the end of the school year, followed by three months of wondering what to do. Lucky for us, Rebecca Mieliwocki (@MrsMieliwocki), 2012 Teacher of the Year, has some fun and educational summer activity ideas to get the whole family away from their phones and engaged with each other.
Critical Connections | SEGMENT 2 | #132
Are you looking for a book that will entertain your whole family? Do you also own a Honda? Then you should know about the Honda Road Readers app! This app provides free children’s audiobooks to all Honda drivers. A select few even come with critical reading questions to keep your kids thinking!
Teens and Tots | SEGMENT 3 | #132
It seems like many teenagers are only interested in the screens an inch from their noses. How do you get them to interact without forcing them to do something they don’t want to do? Rebecca Mieliwocki (@MrsMieliwocki) shares what she does to keep her teen’s interest. See if it works for you!
On the Hunt | SEGMENT 4 | #132
Ah, the dreaded job search. Is there anyone who isn’t intimidated by the idea of writing a resume, going to interviews, and trying to convince a stranger that you’re worth employing? Susan Weil and Terri Wein founded Jobtreks (@Jobtreks) with the knowledge that most people simply need a helping hand. Check out their website for more information.
Teaching Responsibility | SEGMENT 5 | #132
While Susan Weil and Terri Wein (@Jobtreks) make their living helping adults enter the workforce, they are also mothers and know a bit about preparing children for the big, scary world awaiting them. They recognize the value of teaching kids from an early age to take responsibility, whether it’s hanging up their own clothes or packing their bag for soccer practice.
Millennials | SEGMENT 6 | #132
Susan Weil and Terri Wein (@Jobtreks) are well practiced at taking the passion and ambition that many millennials seem to have and aiming it towards job searching. Listen in; some of it might apply to you.