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The TeachThought Podcast

The TeachThought Podcast delivers an insightful exploration of how teaching and learning are changing in a connected world, from the rise of project-based learning, to technology-driven inquiry, and the new possibility of personalized learning. Our mission is to grow teachers.
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Aug 24, 2016

Drew Perkins talks with veteran education journalist John Merrow about the origin of charter schools, how to get policymakers to affect real change, how he thinks our schools should really look and his upcoming book.

Jul 19, 2016

Drew Perkins talks with Jeff Faulconer, VP of product development at StoryArc Media about engaging with reluctant readers using Poptropica.com and their Galactic Hot Dogs graphic novels.

May 25, 2016

Drew Perkins talks with Anthony Cody about the second edition of his book The Educator and the Oligarch and new developments in the type of education reform led by the Gates Foundation.

May 21, 2016

In this episode, Terry Heick talks with Ronnie Burt of edublogs about blogging, specifically how blogging can improve student literacy, create opportunities for digital citizenship, and even act as publishable digital portfolios.

May 19, 2016

Terry Heick talks with Jennifer Gonzales about how teachers are using new technology in the classroom, and what they're hoping to accomplish as a result. We also discuss Jennifer's book "The Teachers Guide to Tech," which can be downloaded here.

May 16, 2016

Drew Perkins talks with Reshan Richards, Chief Learning Officer at Explain Everything, about their new Collaborative Whiteboard feature, his graduate level teaching, formative assessment and upcoming book. 

May 11, 2016

Drew Perkins talks with Jaime Casap, Google's Chief Education Evangelist, about the impact Google has made on the future of learning and what he sees as the important next steps.

May 3, 2016

Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThoughtPD talks with Andrew Sutherland CTO andFounder of Quizlet about how he created and grew Quizlet as wellas the process behind the new and upcoming features. 

Apr 25, 2016

Drew Perkins talks with David Mead from Simon Senek's Start With Why organization about the how and why of establishing purpose in education.

Apr 21, 2016

Drew Perkins talks with elementary teacher Nan Arant about her experience in our PBL workshop and the impact it has made on her teaching and her students.

Apr 18, 2016

Drew Perkins talks with the mind and personality behind the Green Bronx Machine, Stephen Ritz about his work to grow students by growing food. 

Apr 11, 2016

Drew Perkins talks with author, speaker, and researcher Alfie Kohn about the negative effects of homework, grading and standardized testing.  

Apr 4, 2016

Drew Perkins talks with Western Kentucky University professor Gary Houchens about school choice and charter schools as a school reform model. 

Mar 22, 2016

Terry Heick talks with the godmother of differentiation, Carol Ann Tomlinson, about what differentiation is, why it's important, and how to begin to realize it in your classroom.

Mar 21, 2016

Drew Perkins talks with Thom Markham about world class project based learning and how his new online course can help bring this framework to teachers around the world.

Mar 14, 2016

Drew Perkins talks with Kimberly Mitchell about her journey as an educator and work increasing inquiry in the classroom.

Mar 11, 2016

Terry Heick talks with Conrad Wolfram of the Wolfram Knowledge Engine fame about knowledge, and how technology is changing how we think about it, including the concept of 'content areas.' Conrad's expertise is in mathematics, so that is used to frame the discussion.  

Mar 9, 2016

Drew Perkins talks with Dr. Richard DuFour, in this second part of two podcasts, about his new book In Praise of American Educators: And How They Can Become Even Better, the state of American education and how to make Professional Learning Communities (PLC's) more effective.

Mar 7, 2016

Drew Perkins talks with Dr. Richard DuFour, in this first part of two podcasts, about his new book In Praise of American Educators: And How They Can Become Even Better, the state of American education and how to make Professional Learning Communities (PLC's) more effective.

Mar 2, 2016

Drew Perkins talks with Larry Rosenstock, co-founder and CEO of High Tech High, about their approach in designing, sustaining and refining their approach as an education innovation.

Feb 24, 2016

Drew Perkins discusses the Question Formulation Technique with the Co-Director of the Right Question Institute, Dan Rothstein. Visit our Inquiry Services page learn more about our Inquiry Workshop focused on the QFT.

Feb 22, 2016

Drew Perkins talks with Jim Rickabaugh, Director of the Institute for Personalized Learning, about his work with schools to build a culture where personalized learning is the norm. 

Feb 17, 2016

Drew Perkins talks with Amy Spinelli from Inquiry Partners about their work to spread the gospel of inquiry including their i5 approach and the new Earshot app.

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