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Jun 23, 2019

Drew Perkins talks with three teachers from The Berkeley School, Vanessa DeNino, Tanya Madrid-Campbell, and Jeff Sandler, about their experience and reflections from a recent project-based learning unit they implemented with their students.

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Jun 10, 2019

Drew Perkins talks with school psychologist Izzy Kalman about his work to help bullied kids better deal with their aggressors and why the "anti-bullying" movement is not helping.

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May 21, 2019

Drew Perkins talks with Jennifer Chang Wathall about her concept-based curriculum and instruction and book and how we can use social constructivist teaching to teach math for deeper learning. *note -Jennifer would like to thank the co-authors she collaborated with in writing the Oxford University Press IB Diploma books. 

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May 13, 2019

Drew Perkins talks with Michelle Montgomery of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics and student Eric Chai of High Technology High School from the champion MathWorks Math Modeling (M3) Challenge team.

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Apr 30, 2019

Drew Perkins talks with Kevin Vanzant, history instructor at Tennessee State University, about how he's adjusted his teaching to better engage his introductory history class students.

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Apr 1, 2019

 Drew Perkins talks with Colin Seale about his work as founder and CEO of ThinkLaw to help schools teach critical thinking to students.

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Mar 22, 2019

Drew Perkins talks with Irshad Manjji about her new book and how we might better navigate the landscape of labels in the context of social justice and equity.

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Mar 1, 2019

Drew Perkins talks with Sara DeWitt, Vice-President of PBS Kids Digital, about how to navigate the positives and negatives of screen time for kids.

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Thank You For Listening!

Thanks so much for joining us again. Have some feedback you’d like to share? Leave a note in the comment section below! If you enjoyed this episode, please share it.

Also, please leave an honest review for The TeachThought Podcast!

Ratings and reviews are extremely helpful and greatly appreciated! They do matter in the rankings of the show, and we read each and every one of them. If you have any questions please email us at grow@teachthought.com!

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Feb 21, 2019

Drew Perkins talks with Jecorey Arthur, aka 1200, about his journey and work as a musician and educator in a world that has presented significant challenges to being successful.

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The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 155 Does Competition And School Choice Meaningfully Improve Education?

Drew Perkins talks with Corey DeAngelis of the Cato Institute about the ability of school choice and competition to improve our education system.

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Feb 19, 2019

Drew Perkins talks with John Wood Jr. and Bill Doherty of the Better Angels organization about their workshops and efforts to depolarize America.

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Feb 12, 2019

Drew Perkins talks with Brittany McBride about her work with Advocates for Youth about sexuality education, social justice, and equity issues.

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Feb 8, 2019

Drew Perkins talks with author and reading specialist Lois Letchford about her story and ongoing work teaching of reading based on lessons learned from helping her son overcome massive reading issues.

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Feb 2, 2019

Drew Perkins talks with teacher and author of  Monte Syrie about his reflections on teaching, classroom culture, and teacher preparation. 

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Jan 30, 2019

Drew Perkins talks with Nicola Giardina about her book and work with educators using her "Pyramid of Inquiry" to pull deeper learning and thinking through art.

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Jan 14, 2019

Drew Perkins talks with James Lindsay about his recent article in Areo and work about social justice and activism in the peer review process in academia.

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Jan 9, 2019

Drew Perkins talks with New Zealand student E. Wen Wong about her passion for project-based learning and how it has impacted her thinking, learning, and future.

Jan 5, 2019

Drew Perkins talks with Dean Shareski about the lack of substance in some education related social media postings, the importance of being able to discuss difficult ideas, and teacherly authority vs. self-directed learning.

Jan 3, 2019

Drew Perkins talks with Telannia Norfar and Chris Fancher about their upcoming book "Project-Based Learning in the Math Classroom". 

Dec 22, 2018

Drew Perkins talks with Ron Ritchhart, Principal Investigator for the Cultures of Thinking Project and Senior Research Associate at Project Zero (Harvard Graduate School of Education), about his work around creating Cultures of Thinking and the idea of Intellectual Character.

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