Learn About “The Modern Classroom”


KDL was honored to partner with the  Cascade Community Foundation (CCF) on their project, "The Modern Classroom," a Q&A Livestream. It is a wonderful program that promotes discussion about education, where it is presently and its future. "The Modern Classroom" includes fascinating conversations with education innovators including teachers and librarians. 

Watch Part 1 on the Cascade Community Foundation's YouTube Channel. 

Part 1 of The Modern Classroom includes fascinating conversations with education innovators including:

  • Dan Behm, Superintendent of Forest Hills Public Schools, on the “itunification of education” to better personalize the learning experience
  • Sai Naik, founder of The Maven Project, on innovative alternatives to traditional testing

Each interview is followed by further discussion with Lance Werner, Executive Director of Kent District Library and Justin Swan, CEO of Cascade Community Foundation. Lance and Justin reflect upon the interviews and discuss real-world application.

Part 2 of The Modern Classroom will be released soon and will feature:

  • Karen Vanderberg of NorthPointe Christian Schools
  • Holly Goulet of Kent District Library

KDL's Community Engagement Manager Randy Goble joined Justin Swan from CCF on the WGVU Morning Show with Shelley Irwin to discuss the project. Listen here. 

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