Podcast Episode 1 – What is a Learning-Centered Approach?

On our inaugural episode of Shift the Power, we explore the revolutionary “learning-centered approach” to education and training with Val Uccellani and Phil Silva. We also discuss how principles of safety and respect are brought to bear in education, and how a learning-centered approach can “shift the power” for teachers and for learners. Find us on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen to […]

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Translating a Two-Day In-Person Event to a Series of Virtual Gatherings

The Situation Over the last 5 years, GLP has facilitated bi-annual gatherings of a national network of scholars who focus on research related to poverty and family stability in the U.S. Based on the successes of this initiative, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (ACF/OPRE) selected a second cohort of […]

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Quizzes and Polls to Engage

The number one desire in online learning is to engage each individual present. Quizzes and polls are two quick and easy features that can help boost the energy, add some fun, and help learners connect to the content and each other. When to Use As a warm-up to learn something relevant about the people who are there. Example: What […]

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Rapid Response: Preparing Financial Navigators to Serve their Communities

GLP teamed with Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE) and Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners (NTFP) to provide people across the U.S. with financial guidance and resources in the wake of our nation’s unprecedented crisis. The Situation COVID-19 brought with it a flood of economic hardship to families across the United States. Cities for Financial Empowerment […]

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Retirement Tribute to Peter Perkins: A Career of Openness and Generosity

Friends, this brief tribute to Peter Perkins on the occasion of his retirement from Global Learning Partners is intended to celebrate the unique, deeply caring and open heart of a dear friend, teacher, mentor and leader. To experience Peter is to have experienced openness. To know Peter is to know the feeling of generosity. As […]

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