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Podcast S2 Ep 7. Successful Student

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In this episode of A Brighter Future, Powered by OVS, Alicia Cuzner and Dwayne Matthews will discuss what success is, what a successful student looks like, and how to become a successful student. Listeners will learn about strategies and tools to become a successful student, and the importance of identity. This podcast also includes a

Podcast S2 Ep 6. Goal Setting

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In this episode of A Brighter Future, Powered by OVS, Alicia Cuzner and Dwayne Matthews will discuss what goals are, how to set goals, and the importance of goal setting for education. Listeners will learn about strategies and tools to set proper goals, and how to set long term and short term goals for school.

Podcast S2 Ep 5. Math and Memory

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In this episode of A Brighter Future, Powered by OVS, Alicia Cuzner and Dwayne Matthews will discuss the facts and research behind studying Mathematics and how Math memorization works. Listeners will learn about the statistics behind the EQAO testing in Ontario, and debate about the pros and cons of standardized testing. Dwayne will cover tips

Podcast S2 Ep 4. Online VS In Person Learning

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In this episode of Brighter Future, Powered by OVS, Alicia Cuzner and Dwayne Matthews will discuss the pros and cons of online learning. Listeners will learn about the symbiotic relationship that online and in-person learning has, and what they believe is the future to education. Dwayne will cover some ideas regarding online risk mitigation, and

Podcast S2 Ep 3. Behind the Research in Education

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In this episode, Alicia Cuzner and Dwayne Matthews discuss the research behind IEP meeting experiences, optimal learning environments, and inclusive learning. Our hosts debate the significance of a safe space when learning, and whether or not online learning can help create an optimal learning environment. Alicia unpacks what should be expected in an IEP meeting,

Podcast S2 Ep 2. Accommodations Vs. Modification

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In this episode, Alicia Cuzner and Dwayne Matthews will discuss the difference between accommodation and modification at school. Our hosts will unpack what counts as an accommodation, and how we all accommodate ourselves every day. Listen to learn about what a modified curriculum is, and how it can impact your education journey. This episode also

Podcast S2 Ep 1. What is an IEP?

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In this episode Alicia Cuzner and Dwayne Matthews will discuss what an IEP is, and the misconceptions behind IEPs. Our hosts unpack the challenges behind getting an IEP made, as well as the stigmas behind IEPs and learning disabilities. Listen to find our more about what an IEP is, and how everyone should have one.

Podcast Ep 4. Mood and Mindset

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In this episode we will talk behaviour, mood, and mindset. Emotions often dictate our behaviour, and we explore strategies to observe ourselves and change our behaviour. A key area we explore is mindfulness, and tools we can apply to our lives to be mindful.  

Podcast Ep 2. Sleep, Memory, and Learning

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In this episode we will break down how the brain works, and why sleep is so important. We will discuss the types of memory, and how sleep impacts memory. Learning and memorization can be difficult for some, so we share some tips and tricks to unlock your learning abilities.

Podcast Ep 1. How Online Learning Can Help Mental Health

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In this episode we will discuss how virtual learning has actually been beneficial for some students and their mental health. This includes talking about bullying, microaggressions, racism, general anxiety students face and how through online learning, there has been a drop in this.