An Insightful Education Industry conversation with Jim Winter. Recorded at the annual ASCD Conference, Philadelphia, March 2012.
Winter, B.A., M.A., is a former high school English teacher, staff developer, and corporate trainer. Winter realized the connections between great improvisers and great teachers while studying improvisation at the Players Workshop of Second City. In 1980, he formed Wavelength, a performing ensemble of actors and educators that uses humor, laughter, and improvisation to train, motivate, and inspire education professionals.
Winter is a Certified Laughter Leader, a veteran workshop presenter, and an award-winning actor and producer of education training videos. He leads an engaging and interactive session that has received terrific evaluations at national presentations for AASA, ASCD, NASB, NASSP, NAESP, and NSDC and internationally for AAIE, ECIS, and EARCOS.