Ana Lorena Fabrega - How to raise the next generation kids in an unconventional way!
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Ana Lorena Fabrega - How to raise the next generation kids in an unconventional way!

πŸ‘‰πŸΌ About the Guest:

Ana Lorena FΓ‘brega is an edupreneur, writer, and Chief Evangelist at Synthesis. Growing up, she attended ten schools in seven different countries. She then earned her BS in Childhood Education and Special Education from New York University and taught elementary school in New York, Boston, and Panama. Today, Ana Lorena writes online to over 200,000 readers about the promise of alternative education. You can follow her on Twitter at @anafabrega11.

Order Ana's book, "The Learning Game"

πŸ‘‰πŸΌ About the Host:

Sharath is a founder, creator, and community builder. He is also a serial maker who built and shipped 15+ projects using no-code tools. His SaaS product Shoutout generated $30k ARR, which was sold to a UK-based product studio. Prev, Sharath worked for world-changing startups like Product Hunt and On Deck, where he helped build and nurture communities. He also grew his audience on Twitter from 200 to 22,000 using give-first principles and creating high-value content. Currently, he is the Head of Community +Brand at Threado, building a side project called GuestLab and runs a newsletter called YC Founder Stories alongside hosting this podcast.

πŸ‘‰πŸΌ Description:

Tune into this newest episode of the Undefeated Underdogs podcast where Ana and Sharath discuss the origins of education, its future, and Ana's newest book, "The Learning Game."

Timestamps:
  • 00:00: Episode Highlight
  • 2:16: Introduction to Ana Lorena Fabrega
  • 3:01: Ana's experience of studying in 10 different schools across 7 countries
  • 10:40: Why Ana had to leave the education system to make an impact on education
  • 12:49: The history and origins of the modern-day school system
  • 20:57: The future of the school system
  • 31:29: How Synthesis brings its tutors to life
  • 34:28: The journey of going from teacher to edupreneur
  • 36:40: Ana's inspirations behind being an edupreneur
  • 40:24: Ana's work with David Perell
  • 47:31: The creative habits for writing
  • 55:41: Why do adults stop learning?
  • 1:03:22: Intro to "The Learning Game", Ana's new book
  • 1:10:26: How does the book emotionally connect to Ana? 
  • 1:13:44: Advice to parents who are unsure of the best education for their children
  • 1:19:33: Highlights of "The Learning Game"
  • 1:25:58: Post-book release euphoria
  • 1:29:10: Advice for Ana from 2019 and her playbook for self-belief
  • 1:34:00: Highs and lows of writing a full-fledged book
  • 1:39:54: Ana's best support system while writing "The Learning Game"
  • 1:42:18: Outro and closing thoughts
πŸ‘‰πŸΌ  Resources: 
  • Graphic on Learning: https://twitter.com/5harath/status/1673492670209990660?s=20
  • Polina Marinova: https://twitter.com/polina_marinova?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor
  • David Perell: https://perell.com/
  • Seth Godin: https://seths.blog/
  • "Creative Schools" by Ken Robinson: https://www.amazon.com/Creative-Schools-Grassroots-Revolution-Transforming/dp/0143108069
  • Synthesis Math Tutor: synthesis.com/math
πŸ‘‰πŸΌ Where to find Ana Lorena Fabrega:
  • Twitter: https://twitter.com/anafabrega11
  • Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1ICCL5l_5iT8yDzSoYLUzQ
  • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/msfab_learninglab/
  • Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ana-lorena-fabrega-32775768/
  • Website: https://afabrega.com/
  • Synthesis: https://go.synthesis.is/ana
πŸ‘‰πŸΌ Where to find Sharath: