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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.

Dec 14, 2018

Drew Perkins talks with Michael J. Hynes, Superintendent of Pat-Med Schools in Long Island, NY, to reflect on his recent trip to visit and learn from schools in Finland.

Nov 18, 2018

Drew Perkins talks with Talia Milgrom-Elcott, co-founder and Executive Director of 100Kin10, about their work to address teacher shortages by improving the work environments in multiple ways and specifically with regards to STEM.

Nov 13, 2018

Drew Perkins talks with Tamara Fyke, creator of Love in A Big World, about her work in Social Emotional Learning and how things like managing emotions and setting boundaries can empower kids.

Nov 9, 2018

Drew Perkins talks with Neal Manegold, Director of Minecraft: Education Edition and Mark Sparvell, who leads marketing at Microsoft Education, about learning and technology and the use of Minecraft Education as a tool to prepare learners for the modern world.

Nov 7, 2018

Drew Perkins talks with Michael B. Horn, Chief Strategy Officer at The Entangled Group and Distinguished Fellow at the  Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Education, about his work and thoughts about the future of education.

Nov 1, 2018

Drew Perkins talks with Katharine Birbalsingh, Headmistress and Founder of Michaela School in London, and Tom Hudock, Director and Founder of ARC Academy in Victoria, BC about the different approaches to addressing the importance of knowledge and and inquiry in teaching.

Oct 25, 2018

Drew Perkins talks with Paul Rajeckas, Co-Artistic Director of Theater Moves, about his work with physical movement theater to help deepen learning and increase authenticity through inquiry.

Oct 9, 2018

Drew Perkins talks with Charlotte Cheng, Curriculum Product Manager at Wonder Workshop, about their design processes to engage and sustain learners.

Oct 3, 2018

Drew Perkins talks with Angela French about her work and experience in helping to develop learning apps geared towards elementary learners.

Sep 27, 2018

Drew Perkins talks with Sam Seidel about his work to improve teaching and learning with the Stanford Design School and through the lens of Hip Hop Education.

Sep 17, 2018

Drew Perkins talks with Trace Pickering, Executive Director/Co-Founder of Iowa BIG, about how their program develops and delivers a more authentic and entrepreneurial high school experience.

Sep 10, 2018

Drew Perkins talks with Dan Meyer about the role of inquiry, practice, and drilling in the teaching of math.

Sep 5, 2018

Drew Perkins talks with Anya Kamenetz about her new book and the issue of balancing the use of digital media and screen time with our children and students.

Aug 29, 2018

Drew Perkins talks with Director of National School Reform Faculty, Michele Mattoon, about their work with educators around the world using protocols to improve teaching and learning.

Aug 28, 2018

Drew Perkins talks with author, professor, and MOOC instructor Barb Oakley about their differences and intersections of thinking about teaching and learning.

Aug 22, 2018

Drew Perkins talks with sociologist and author Bradley Campbell about how educators might benefit from a better understanding of victimhood culture.

Aug 19, 2018

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. 

Aug 8, 2018

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.

Jul 20, 2018

Drew Perkins talks with Heather Warrell about using digital tools and shifting mindset to help school leaders improve workflow and transparency in their schools.

Jun 17, 2018

Drew Perkins talks with Arthur Chiaravalli, teacher and editor of Teachers Going Gradeless, about teaching and assessing with an eye towards going gradeless.

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