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An App To Help Students Practice Social Skills

Overview A basic app to help students 4+ to practice what is ‘appropriate’ or not in certain social situations Platforms: iOS:iPhone   iOS: iPad  Android Cost: Free with in-app purchases Developer Description The “Say It… Or Not?” app helps children with autism understand and practice what to say… and what not to say… in real-life …

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The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 124 Teachers Going Gradeless

The TeachThought Podcast Episode 124: Teachers Going Gradeless by Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThought PD Drew Perkins talks with Arthur Chiaravalli, teacher and editor of Teachers Going Gradeless, about teaching and assessing with an eye towards going gradeless. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: Arthur Chiaravalli on Medium @hhschiaravalli   Teachers Going Gradeless web site Teachers Going …

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The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 123 Moving Education From Post-Modern To Metamodern

Drew Perkins talks with writer, educator, and futurist Zak Stein about the past, present, and possible future of education. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: ZakStein.org Social Justice and Educational Measurement (Zak’s book) The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 41 Is School Choice And Charter Schools The Answer? (Gary Houchens) Dave Rubin Meet the Renegades of the Intellectual …

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The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 122 Rescuing Public Education From Reformers

Drew Perkins talks with John Merrow in a repeat appearance about his new book, “Addicted to Reform: A 12-Step Program to Rescue Public Education“ Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: The Merrow Report The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 115 Let’s Talk About What School Could Be with Ted Dintersmith Think Like A Fitbit: Measuring What We Value The TeachThought Podcast …

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The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 121 The Teacher Prep That Our Schools Really Need

Drew Perkins talks with Carole Basile, Dean of the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University, about how they’re shifting their teacher prep program to produce teachers better suited for the needs of modern schools and students. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at ASU @asueducation Rick Hess – …

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The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 120 Conversation in Collaborative Leadership

Drew Perkins talks with Peter DeWitt about his work in the area of collaborative leadership, John Hattie’s work, and innovating schools. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: Peter DeWitt’s web site @PeterMDeWitt  John Hattie Jim Knight – Instructional Coaching Robert Greenleaf – Servant Leadership Stone and Heen – Thanks For The Feedback Subscribe and Listen on: …

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The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 119 Building Learner-Centered Edtech And Culture

Drew Perkins talks with Jamie Brooker in a repeat appearance about his experience with Kahoot! and We Are Human towards a more learner-centered culture and design of edtech tools. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: @jamiebrooker  @WeAreHuman We Are Human Web Site Jamie Brooker on Medium   Listen and subscribe on: iTunes Stitcher Podbean PodcastLand …

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The TeachThought Podcast Episode 118 Democratizing Leadership To Empower And Grow Schools

Drew Perkins talks with Round Rock ISD Executive Director of Teaching and Learning, Ryan Smith, about his work to democratize leadership to help teachers and schools have a voice in growing their schools, classrooms, and schools. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: Ryan Smith on Twitter Ryan’s Blog RRISD Professional Development Site Three Ideas I Got …

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The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 115 Let’s Talk About What School Could Be

Drew Perkins talks with Ted Dintersmith about his experiences visiting schools and leaders in all 50 states following his first book and documentary “Most Likely To Succeed” which led to his new book, “What School Could Be”. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: whatschoolcouldbe.org @dintersmith Amazon: What School Could Be: Insights and Inspiration from Teachers …

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The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 114 Helping Kids Get More Out Of Play With SEL

Drew Perkins talks with Playworks President, Elizabeth Cushing, and  Sara Shorey, Principal of Adams Elementary about using social-emotional learning to help kids navigate the world of play more productively.  Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: Playworks.org Playworks on: Facebook, Twitter Recesslab.org Santa Ana Unified School District TeachThought Podcast with Susan Kaiser Greenland *Also published at TeachThought.com Subscribe Don’t forget to subscribe to the show on iTunes to …

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The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 113 Reinventing Learning: Time for a Change

by TeachThought Staff Episode 113 of the TeachThought Podcast is the final episode in a 12-part series on reinventing learning for the always-on generation. The series is based on the award-winning book, Reinventing Learning For The Always-On Generation: Strategies And Apps That Work. In this series, Ryan Schaaf takes a look at what a modern learner ‘is’ and …

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The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 112 Critical Media Literacy And Fake News In Post-Truth America

Drew Perkins talks with University of Arkansas professor Chris Goering about his new book “Critical Media Literacy and Fake News in Post-Truth America”. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: Brill Publishing site for the book Chris Goering @drchrisgoering Paul Thomas @plthomasEdD Ira Glass Jordan Peterson The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 103 Critical Thinking Your Way Through The News …

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The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 111 Science and Earth Through The Eyes Of An Astronaut

Drew Perkins talks with former astronaut and current MIT professor Jeff Hoffman about his experiences in space, science teaching and learning, and his role in the upcoming National Geographic Channel series “One Strange Rock” premiering March 26th, 2018. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: One Strange Rock – National Geographic Channel Subscribe Don’t forget to subscribe …

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