EP 018 | KaiPod Learning: a conversation with founder & CEO, Amar
“I want to try something different” is the sentiment that began a new classroom model & organization for educators. With experience teaching in the US & India, Amar has spent many years in many different classroom models and roles. A fellow Boston-based founder, Amar Kumar, shares how he went from trying to meet all students’ needs to creating a space where students lead their learning through goal setting and coaches support their pathways in a classroom community.
A former high school teacher and school principal, Amar took his passion for education and translated it into KaiPod Learning. KaiPod now empowers more parents to choose microschools for their children and supports teachers in launching their own microschools across the country.
This episode covers: entrepreneurship, microschools, & teachers looking to try something different. Amar’s approachable demeanor in creating an intrinsically motivated classroom & empowering students to take control of their learning has yielded some impressive results. Listen up if you are itching to try something new this school year!
Find out more about Amar here !
KaiPod Learning has launched applications for a 2nd cohort of KaiPod Catalyst, an accelerator to help people launch or grow their own microschools. If you have a dream to start your own microschool and want the support, coaching, and community to do it, learn more here. Deadline to apply is October 31, 2023.
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