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The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 186 Are Some Well-Intentioned Anti-Racism Efforts Actually Hurting The Cause?

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 186 Are Some Well-Intentioned Anti-Racism Efforts Actually Hurting The Cause? Drew Perkins talks with Steven Wilson, founder and former CEO of Ascent Charter Schools, about his work and concerns about some anti-racist efforts that might be counter-productive to our shared mission of schools that better prepare all students for the modern …

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The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 185 Presenting Content To Students In A World Of Biased Media

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 185 Presenting Content To Students In A World Of Biased Media Drew Perkins talks with Dan Cogan-Drew and Matthew Gross of Newsela about the challenges and their processes in providing balanced and non-biased content for teachers and students. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: Newsela.com @Newsela, Facebook, Instagram @dcogandrew @matthew_gross …

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The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 183 Developing Kindness, Character, And Honesty In Today’s Learners

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 183 Developing Kindness, Character, And Honesty In Today’s Learners Drew Perkins talks with Houston Kraft about his work with Character Strong to develop SEL skills in students and schools. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: CharacterStrong.com @careacter, Instagram, Facebook Listen and subscribe on: iTunes Stitcher Podbean PodcastLand YouTube Also available …

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The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 179 Lesson Study And Growing A Culture Of Teaching And Learning

Drew Perkins talks with Vicki Collet about her new book and how the process of Lesson Study can improve the culture of teaching and learning.  Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: vickicollet.com Book: Collaborative Lesson Study: ReVisioning Teacher Professional Development Collaborative Lesson Study Book Club on Facebook Vicki’s blog: mycoachescouch.blogspot.com Vicki on Facebook, and …

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The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 177 How Educators Can Help People Have Impossible Conversations

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 177 How Educators Can Help People Have Impossible Conversations Drew Perkins talks with James Lindsay about his new book with Peter Boghossian, How To Have Impossible Conversations, social justice, and critical race theory.  Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: Book: How To Have Impossible Conversations @conceptualjames @HPluckrose Areo Magazine @MikeNayna …

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The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 176 How PBL Works At The University Level

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 176 How PBL Works At The University Level Drew Perkins talks with Kris Wobbe and Mia Dubosarsky from Worcester Polytechnic Institute about how they use PBL and STEM to help prepare their students at the post-secondary level in addition to pre-k through 12. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: WPI …

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The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 175 Are Good Intentions But Bad Ideas Growing Fragile Students?

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 175 Are Good Intentions But Bad Ideas Growing Fragile Students? Drew Perkins talks with Jonathan Haidt, Social Psychologist, Professor of Ethical Leadership at New York University’s Stern School of Business, and author, about his most recent book with Greg Lukianoff, Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are …

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The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 174 How Might We Build A Better Transcript?

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 174 How Might We Build A Better Transcript? Drew Perkins talks with Ben Rein, Senior Director of Outreach and Partnerships at Mastery Transcript Consortium, about their work to remake the transcript into a more useful and meaningful tool for schools and students. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: mastery.org @MastTranscript …

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The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 173 How Can We Prepare Teachers For Deeper Learning?

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 173 How Can We Prepare Teachers For Deeper Learning? Drew Perkins talks with Maria Hyler of the Learning Policy Institute about their new book and research on preparing teachers to shift their teaching to support deeper learning. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: Learning Policy Institute @LPI_Learning Book: Preparing Teachers …

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The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 172 The Complexity Of Shortcomings In Education

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 172 The Complexity Of Shortcomings In Education Drew Perkins talks with Glenn Loury, economist, academic, author, and professor at Brown University, to get his thinking on education topics like school choice and competition and social justice issues like racial equality. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: glennloury.com @GlennLoury bloggingheads.tv – …

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The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 171 Inspiring Collective Action In Students Around Economic Challenges

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 171 Inspiring Collective Action In Students Around Economic Challenges  Drew Perkins talks with Hilary Allen, Senior Associate at Net Impact and Community Manager of the Up To Us Competition, about their work to help inspire college students to take collective action around our nation’s economic challenges. Links & Resources Mentioned In …

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The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 170 The Theory Of Enchantment And Connecting To Humans

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 170 The Theory Of Enchantment And Connecting To Humans Drew Perkins talks with Chloé Valdary about her Theory of Enchantment work and how it might help answer this question: What is the psychology of connection and can we use that psychology to heal and navigate the conflicts we inevitably have with …

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