Can professional sports inspire student learning and social impact? How can sports organizations leverage data to evaluate community outcomes? Do professional athletes and leagues have a responsibility to the community? In today’s episode, Nick and Calvin welcome Sacramento Kings star Harrison Barnes, a leading activist in the NBA community, and Kirk Walters, Director of Math Research at WestEd. The group discusses the links between sports and education, and explores the powerful platform athletes have to drive change and progress in their communities.
What is Learn Fresh Podcast?
Join Nick Monzi and Calvin Sibert of Learn Fresh as they explore fundamental issues impacting education today. Sibert (aka "The Game Changer of Education") and Monzi discuss topics including racial and gender equity, innovative learning models, cross-sector collaboration in education, and the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the education landscape. Along the way, they will be joined by guests from across education who will share their perspectives!