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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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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.

Feb 15, 2016

Drew Perkins talks with Allan Carrington, the inventor of the popular Padagogy Wheel, about it's evolution and how to use it to purposefully integrate technology in teaching and learning.

Feb 10, 2016

Drew Perkins discusses ways to make professional development more effective by using inquiry to align it with your mission and vision statements.

Feb 8, 2016

Drew Perkins talks with Shahrazad Kablan about her role in the overthrow of the Libyan regime and her efforts to help establish a working education system there. 

Feb 5, 2016

In this episode, Terry Heick speaks with James Sturtevant, a social studies teacher and author of 'You've Gotta Connect: Building Relationships That Lead to Engaged Students, Productive Classrooms, and Higher Achievement.' He speaks with James about the importance of building relationships with students, and offers 3 ways to do so.

Feb 3, 2016

Drew Perkins talks with Jason Korreck and Rob Phillips about their documentary, Teacher of the Year which explores the complexity of the teaching profession. 

Feb 1, 2016

Drew Perkins talks with Dyme startup founder Joey Prather about the parallels between the startup and the education worlds and how being more entrepreneurial can benefit teaching and learning. 

Jan 27, 2016

Drew Perkins talks with internationally recognized education thought leader Yong Zhao about changing education from a standardized and deficit mindset to one that builds on student strengths. Also discussed were two of his recent books, Counting What Counts: Reframing Education Outcomes and Never Send a Human to Do a Machine's Job: Correcting the Top 5 EdTech Mistakes

Jan 25, 2016

Drew Perkins talks with Jamie Brooker, co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of Kahoot! about their mission driven approach to learning, how Kahoot! is more than just an assessment tool, their growth and the future of Kahoot!

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