Monday, April 5th: Innovation Summit, Montessori Borealis, Juneau Audubon Society and Folk Festival workshop

This year’s Innovation Summit is an innovation, in and of itself, presented for the first time as a virtual conference.

On Monday’s Juneau Afternoon: how the Juneau Economic Development Council once again is bringing Alaska’s top innovators together to find ways local businesses can thrive in a global economy. Guest: Brian Holst, Executive Director of the Juneau Economic Development Council. 


  • Inspiring students: The Montessori Borealis School’s philosophy on learning. Guests:  Kristin Garot and Lupita Alvarez.   
The Montessori Borealis Public School in Juneau encourages children to direct their own learning.


  • A preview of the Juneau Audubon Society’s last program of the season with pointers on how to use cell phone apps to count birds. Guest: Brenda Wright.  
  • An Alaska Folk Festival workshop this weekend on how to get kids making music,  no matter where they live in Alaska. Belle Michelson and Josephine Malemute have developed a website, www.dancingwiththe, in which children and adults can download songs with chord charts and watch videos of Alaska musicians singing and playing those songs. The Dancing with the Spirit workshop is 3:00-4:00 p.m. Sunday.  Here’s a link to the AFF workshops.

 Join Rhonda McBride for Juneau Afternoon on Monday, April 5, 2021 — live at 3:00 p.m. on KTOO Juneau 104.3, online at, and repeated at 4:00 p.m. on KRNN 102.7.


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