DR. ERIK YOUNGMAN has been a first grade teacher, assistant principal, and principal. Today, he’s the director of curriculum, instruction, and assessment for the Libertyville School District in the Greater Chicago Area. He advocates for continuous learning, feedback, growth mindset, metacognition, innovation, and visible learning. Follow Dr. Erik on Twitter @Erik_Youngman.
In our conversation, Dr. Erik discusses the challenges presented by change, and the importance of feedback for continuous reflection and growth. He talks about the incredible opportunities in education today, and shares some of his professional goals for the coming year. Erik also opens up about his personal passions outside of education, a productivity hack, and points to some of the voices that shape his learning and inspire his practice today.
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