Element is Everything

Element is Everything

On the Element is Everything podcast, Terri Novacek connects with educators, parents, researchers, and authors to share, debate, and collaborate strategies for today to prepare for health, wealth, and happiness tomorrow. Each month Terri and the team will focus on a different topic as it relates to beliefs and behaviors which help you discover and develop your Element and help others do the same.

Recent Episodes

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Heading for Open Waters: A Reflection on the Purpose of School

June 17, 2022

Imagine your children waking each day, knowing what they are going to do and how they need to go about doing it. You've prepared them and the environment so well, they hum along in their work driven by curiosity and fueled b…

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If I Only Had a Brain - Using Multiple Brains for Better Decisions - Lisa Blackett

Nov. 21, 2021

Follow your heart, use your head, trust your gut. Which is a person to do? The neuroscience behind mBraining and Multiple Brain Integration Techniques (mBiT) tells us to do them all.  A discussion with Lisa Blackett, c…

Guest: Lisa Blackett
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Make Time to Find Your Element

Oct. 6, 2021

What do you want more of? Terri speaks with Connor Swenson about the Make Time framework for how to focus on what matters every day.

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Redefining Success

Sept. 11, 2021

Scott Schimmel, Founder, and CEO of You School walks us through the process of identifying what success looks like and explains why it is different for everyone. "Where do you go to figure yourself out?"

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Learning as a Fountain, Not a Drain

Sept. 3, 2021

Dr. Yong Zhao describes a new paradigm for assessment and technology in today's education system.

Guest: Dr. Yong Zhao

Recent Blog Posts

The Executive Function Connection

Executive Function is like air traffic control for your brain. It is where working memory, thinking, and self-regulation work together to get you throu…

Your Element – The Genie in Us (genius) by Terri Novacek

  Your Element – The Genie in Us (genius) It is one year since our local schools and businesses closed or changed their operations…