Welcome to the Better Leaders Better Schools podcast. This is a weekly show for ruckus makers -- What is a ruckus maker? A leader who has found freedom from the status quo. A leader looking to escape the old routine. A leader who never, ever gives up.
In today’s episode, our guest Orly Friedman is one of our ruckus makers who will share her experience with you. She is the founder of a new K-8 school with a focus on developing a sense of urgency in all students.
We hope you enjoy the podcast. All the highlights, resources, and next steps can be found below. Listen to the full episode here and learn more at betterleadersbetterschools.com
Key Talking Points
Key Milestones of the Episodes
[00:14] Introduction of Orly Friedman
[04:14] Orly’s Story
[05:29] Making of school
[12:20] Utilizing staff in different ways
[15:51] How do grades put a stop to learning?
[20:47] Orly’s learning
[23:25] Example of a student or teacher’s goal
[26:10] Training staff with OKRs
[27:42] Top three priorities for building and school
[29:59] Advice from Orly
About Our Guest
Orly Friedman is the founder of Red bridge, a new K-8 school marching in San Francisco in September 2020. The focus of the school is developing a sense of agency in all students previously or they spent five years teaching Elementary School in Washington DC. She moved to California to get her MBA at Stanford after which she joined the founding team of Khan Lab School and work there for 4 years as head of lower school.
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