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In this episode Mike and Glen discuss the state of the union, debate whether Comic Sans is the right font for dyslexic students, count down the top creative apps for the iPad and our guest this week is educator and podcaster Dan Kreiness.

Guest: Dan Kreiness

Dan is one of our favourite education podcasters. His podcast, Leader of Learning, is also now a member of our new podcasting network OnPodcastMedia Network, so we wanted to have him on to chat about his podcast, why he was drawn to the medium, and about managing all the amazing things he is doing in his life.Twitter: https://twitter.com/dkreinessLeaderofLearning Website: http://leaderoflearning.com/

Notes:#ChatOnEducation is a slow chat on Fridays with questions at 9am, 12pm and 3pm join us to discuss the topics we talk about on this week's podcast. It's awesome, trust us!OnEducation is now on YouTube! Subscribe to the channel and listen to prior episodes as they are released!: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCu2fkhy9cnZZbggW8_K3FgQSupport OnEducation on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/OnEducationPodSchool Choice comes up in the State of the Union: School ChoiceIs Comic Sans the best font for Dyslexia?: https://twitter.com/irvspanish/status/1226689200436760576?s=20Over half a million students participate in Global School Play Day: https://www.globalschoolplayday.com/Should we use games to teach the tough stuff?: https://twitter.com/mrdearybury/status/1226708241490444288

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