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The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 109 What The Research Says About Quality PBL

  Drew Perkins talks with Barbara Condliffe, Research Associate at MDRC, about their recent research review publication “Project-Based Learning: A Promising Approach to Improving Student Outcomes”. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: MDRC Issue Brief Project Based Learning, A Literature Review (PDF) Barbara Condliffe on MDRC @MDRC_News ‏ Don’t forget to subscribe to the show on iTunes to get …

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The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 108 Breaking Barriers With The Values of Jackie Robinson

Drew Perkins talks with the daughter of Jackie Robinson, Sharon, about her life and experiences and wisdom in addition to her educational work with Scholastic and Major League Baseball called Breaking Barriers. This program, which features an essay contest, teaches students the values and characteristics that Jackie Robinson exhibited in his life, and how to use …

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The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 107 School Safety: What You May Not Have Considered

Drew Perkins talks with Doug Parisi, Director of Training at SafeDefend and school and workplace safety expert, about school safety, active shooters, gun rights, and how to possibly prevent and respond to crisis situations. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: SafeDefend.com and on Twitter at @Safedefend CDC Understanding School Violence Report Sam Harris Riddle of the …

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The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 106 Empowering Teachers To Accelerate Deeper Learning

Drew Perkins talks with a group of Fern Creek High School teachers from Louisville, KY who are engaging in a School Startup cohort attempting to rethink and redesign Deeper Learning in their classrooms and professional learning communities. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: SchoolStartup.org The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 66 Teaching Like A Rebel With KY …

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The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 105 Debating The Impact Of Scholarship Tax Credits

Drew Perkins talks with Senior Policy Analyst at The Kentucky Center for Economic Policy, Anna Baumann, and Associate Professor of Educational Administration, Leadership, & Research at Western Kentucky University and member of the Kentucky Board of Education, Gary Houchens, about the impact of proposed legislation to allow scholarship tax credits for non-public school students. Links & Resources Mentioned …

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The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 103 Critical Thinking Your Way Through The News

Drew Perkins talks with Jens Erik Gould, Editor in Chief of The Knife Media, about how they use critical thinking to analyze the spin, slant, and logic of news media. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: The Knife Media – web site, Facebook, Twitter @theknifemedia, You can support The Knife on Patreon Jens Erik Gould – @jenserik1 Jordan Peterson Sam Harris …

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The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 100 So All Can Learn: A Practical Guide To Differentiation

Drew Perkins talks with TeachThought PD Facilitator John McCarthy about his new book, So All Can Learn: A Practical Guide to Differentiation. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: John McCarthy on Twitter So All Can Learn web site: http://johnmccarthyeds.net/soallcanlearn/ Leveling Up Differentiation Chart – PDF The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 40 Integrating Differentiation In Your Classroom TeachThought Podcast Ep. 34 Growing …

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TeachThought Podcast Ep. 99 Reinventing Learning : Digital Learners Prefer Instant Gratification

by TeachThought Staff Episode 99 of the TeachThought Podcast is the ninth 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 & Apps That Work. In this series, Ryan Schaaf takes a look at what a modern learner ‘is’ and …

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TeachThought Podcast Ep. 98 Moving PBL From Surface To Transfer Level

Drew Perkins talks with Napa New Technology High School Principal Riley Johnson about his school’s work to deepen the quality of PBL including authenticity, grouping, and collaboration tools. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: Riley Johnson’s Project-Based Life blog Riley Johnson Twitter New Tech High School’s Center for Excellence Michael McDowell book – Rigorous PBL by …

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TeachThought Podcast Ep. 95 Growing Deeper Thinking With Coding

Drew Perkins talks with former NASA Engineer now game designer Mark Engelberg about coding, math education, and the transferability to thinking in disciplines outside of STEM. (New Podcast) Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: Mark Engelberg on Twitter Thinkfun Bootstrapworld.org Arthur Benjamin TED Talk Thinkfun games at Target.com Play Rover Control Online Kodable Subscribe Listen on: Stitcher …

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TeachThought Podcast Ep. 94 Why I Don’t Grade

Drew Perkins talks with Jesse Stommel, Executive Director of the Division of Teaching and Learning Technologies at University of Mary Washington about grading (or not grading), assessment and the relationship to teaching and learning. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: Jesse Stommel – web site, Twitter Jesse’s “Why I Don’t Grade” blog Digital Pedagogy Lab …

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TeachThought Podcast Ep. 93 Recognizing Learning And Growth With Open Badges

Drew Perkins talks with Wayne Skipper, CEO and Founder of Concentric Sky about open badging, micro-credentialing and education and recognizing learning. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: Concentric Sky: web site, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube Badgr, Twitter InstructureCon Gamification video Light at Play Wired Magazine:The Great Tech Panic: Robots Won’t Take All Our Jobs Octalysis: Complete Gamification Framework Edward Tufte – Data …

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TeachThought Podcast Ep. 92: Translating Courses from Face-to-Face to Online

TeachThought Podcast Ep. 92: Translating Courses from Face-to-Face to Online by: TeachThought Staff For episode 92 of the TeachThought podcast, Dr. Stacy Greathouse and Dr. Sheryl Hathaway explain a six-step process to translate courses from F2F to online formats. Using the example of an introduction activity from a Business Marketing course, the conversation follows translation across …

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TeachThought Podcast: Ep. 90: Digital Learners Prefer to Collaborate

TeachThought Podcast: Ep. 90: Digital Readers Read Differently by TeachThought Staff Episode 90 of the TeachThought Podcast is the sixth 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 …

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TeachThought Podcast Ep. 89: Digital Learners Prefer Processing Video, Images, and Sound

by TeachThought Staff Episode 89 of the TeachThought Podcast is the fourth 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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TeachThought Podcast Ep. 88: Digital Learners Prefer Parallel Processing

TeachThought Podcast Ep. 88 Reinventing Learning: Part 4: Attribute #2: Digital Learners Prefer Parallel Processing and Multitasking by TeachThought Staff Summary Episode 88 of the TeachThought Podcast is the fourth 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 …

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TeachThought Podcast Ep. 87 Helping Questions Flourish With Recap

The TeachThought Podcast Drew Perkins, talks with Emily Merritt and Brian Lamb of Recap about the inquiry process and how they’ve iterated and used Design Thinking to develop their and their app/platform. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: Recap @RecapThat Right Question Insitute – Question Formulation Technique (QFT) Trevor McKenzie – Dive Into Inquiry Chris Bronke Adam Watson Susan Cain …

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TeachThought Podcast Ep. 85 Reinventing Learning: Part 3: Attribute #1: Digital Learners Prefer Receiving Information From Multiple, Hyperlinked Sources.

by TeachThought Staff Episode 85 of the TeachThought Podcast is the third 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 how …

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