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.
In this episode, Terry speaks with Dr. Adam Feinberg, Associate Professor of Materials Science and Biomedical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, and a leader in the field of the creepy and stunningly interesting field of bioprinting.
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!
Drew Perkins talks with Dr. Matt Harris about his work as the new Board Chair of ISTE, the refreshed ISTE Standards, teaching internationally and the integration of technology in teaching and learning.
Drew Perkins talks with Ted Dintersmith, the producer of Most Likely to Succeed, about the film and book and why we need to innovate our current school model.
Drew Perkins talks about the TeachThought Levers for PBL Quality with a brief explanation of the 5 Levers.
Drew Perkins talks with Justin Tarte about his role as the Director of Teaching and Learning and Accountability in a school district near St. Louis, MO as well as his Life of an Educator site and social media presence and how educators might think differently about technology and social media.
Drew Perkins talks with Andrew Brennen, National Field Director of Student Voice, about his work as a student to elevate and amplify student voice in schools around the country.
Drew Perkins talks with Grant Lichtman about his books, The Falconer: What We Wished We Had Learned In School and #EdJourney: A Roadmap to the Future of Education which detail his insights on both the why and how we should change our schools.
In this 'quick' episode, Terry Heick reviews different types of assessment (e.g., formative, norm-referenced, etc.), and the defining characteristics of each.
Drew Perkins talks with Scott Barry Kaufman about his book Ungifted: Intelligence Redefined which challenges the traditional measures of intelligence in a way that can actually help students unlock their possibilities.