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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”.

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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 them to face and overcome barriers in their own lives.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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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 how teachers can adapt to and serve them. Ryan is Assistant Professor of Technology, Notre Dame of Maryland University and Graduate Faculty at Johns Hopkins University. He is also a Director at InfoSavvy21.

The next installment in the series will explore the digital generation’s transfluent existence, which will be released next week.

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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.

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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)

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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.

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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.

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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

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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 delivery modes. They also explain how the activity translated across two different Learning Management Systems.

 Stacy is an Instructional Designer and adjunct for Texas Woman’s University and former Instructional Assistant Professor at Illinois State University. Sheryl is the Associate Director for Academic Engagement at the University of California Riverside. Together, they’ve balanced perspectives to deliver workshops nationally, including “High-Impact Introduction Activities.” More information and resources are available on the Open Educational Resources group for High Impact Intros.

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

TeachThought Podcast: Ep. 90: Digital Readers Read Differently

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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 look at what a modern learner ‘is’ and how teachers can adapt to and serve them. Ryan is Assistant Professor of Technology, Notre Dame of Maryland University and Graduate Faculty at Johns Hopkins University. He is also a Director at InfoSavvy21.

The next installment in the series will explore the new reading behaviors of digital readers and how they unconsciously read text on a page or on a screen in an F or Fast-pattern, which will be released next week.

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

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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 how teachers can adapt to and serve them. Ryan is Assistant Professor of Technology, Notre Dame of Maryland University and Graduate Faculty at Johns Hopkins University. He is also a Director at InfoSavvy21.

The next installment in the series will explore the digital learners’ preference to network and collaborate simultaneously with many others, which will be released next week.

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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

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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 Apps That Work.

In this series, Ryan Schaaf takes a look at what a modern learner ‘is’ and how teachers can adapt to and serve them. Ryan is Assistant Professor of Technology, Notre Dame of Maryland University and Graduate Faculty at Johns Hopkins University. He is also a Director at InfoSavvy21.

The next installment in the series will be Part 4, Attribute #2: Digital learners prefer parallel processing and multitasking, which will be released next week.

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TeachThought Podcast Ep. 87 Helping Questions Flourish With Recap

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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.

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

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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.

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The next installment in the series will be Part 4, Attribute #2: Digital learners prefer parallel processing and multitasking. , which will be released next week.

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