Drew Perkins talks with Michael J. Hynes, Superintendent of Pat-Med Schools, about his recent letter to his district principals and teachers asking them to ignore state test results and his push to give more time for play within the school day.
Drew Perkins talks with Chris Domaleski, Associate Director at the Center for Assessment, about his recent publication "Establishing Performance Standards for School Accountability Systems" and how we might improve the process of evaluating and sharing the quality of schools.
Drew Perkins talks with Heather Warrell about using digital tools and shifting mindset to help school leaders improve workflow and transparency in their schools.
Drew Perkins talks with Arthur Chiaravalli, teacher and editor of Teachers Going Gradeless, about teaching and assessing with an eye towards going gradeless.
Drew Perkins talks with writer, educator, and futurist Zak Stein about the past, present, and possible future of education.
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"
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.
Drew Perkins talks with Peter DeWitt about his work in the area of collaborative leadership, John Hattie's work, and innovating schools.
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.
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.
Drew Perkins talks with Mike Hourahine, CEO and Co-Founder of Edio, a PBL and Design Thinking Edtech Platform, about their work and lessons learned that PBL teachers might find useful.
Drew Perkins talks with John Ewing, President of Math for America about how they support and grow math and science teachers and how math teaching and learning might be better and much different.
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".
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.
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 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.
Drew Perkins talks with University of Arkansas professor Chris Goering about his new book "Critical Media Literacy and Fake News in Post-Truth America".
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.
Episode 110 of the TeachThought Podcast is the 11th 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 at Notre Dame of Maryland University. He is also a Director at InfoSavvy21.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
Drew Perkins talks with Kentucky superintendents Dr. Nick Brake and Matt Robbins about education budget cuts, their potential impact on teaching and learning, and the legislative priorities laid out by the collaborative efforts between their districts.