On Episode 26 of The KindlED Podcast, Kaity and Adriane chat with Ana Lorena Fabrega, author of "The Learning Game" and chief evangelist at Synthesis. In this episode, Ana — drawing from her acclaimed book and her own global educational experiences — provides a striking critique of the traditional schooling system and offers practical strategies to help children combat negativity and victim mentality.
This episode also explores:
🔥 the challenges of excessive screen time on children's development
🔥 tips for striking a healthy balance between screen use and real-world experiences
🔥 standardized testing and its long-standing flaws
🔥 the layers of societal pressure to achieve perfect grades
🔥 and so much more!
ABOUT THE GUEST:
Ana Lorena Fábrega is an author, edupreneur, and Chief Evangelist at Synthesis. Growing up, she attended ten schools in seven different countries. She then earned her BS in Childhood Education and Special Education from New York University and taught elementary school in New York, Boston, and Panama. Today, Ana Lorena writes online to over 200,000 readers about the promise of alternative education.
🔗 RELEVANT LINKS 🔗
🌐 Synthesis - https://www.synthesis.com/
🌐 Ana's website - https://afabrega.com/
📖 The Learning Game by Ana Lorena Fabrega - https://www.amazon.com/Learning-Game-...
✍️ 7 DANGEROUS LESSONS TAUGHT IN SCHOOLS blog - https://afabrega.com/my-blog/7-danger...