Drew Perkins talks with author Eric Jensen about his book, Poor Students, Rich Teaching: Mindsets for Change (Raising Achievement for Youth at Risk) and how he believes teachers can change their mindsets to help students of poverty move to the middle or upper class.
Drew Perkins talks with Ainsley O’Connell, Staff Writer at Fast Company, about the battle between Google, Microsoft and Apple for America’s classrooms as well as trends and challenges in the Edtech space.
Drew Perkins talks with Quizlet CEO Matthew Glotzbach about his Edtech journey that includes stints at Google and YouTube as well as how apps like Quizlet can help build critical thinking through better understanding of knowledge. Also discussed was the new international features of Quizlet.
Drew Perkins talks with author Megan Tompkins-Stange about the influence four major non-profit foundations (Bill and Melinda Gates, Eli and Edythe Broad, Ford, and W.K. Kellogg) have on education policy and top level politicians.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Drew Perkins talks with Kimberly Mitchell about her journey as an educator and work increasing inquiry in the classroom.
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.
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.
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.