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Jun 27, 2020

Drew Perkins talks with Tyrone Howard, professor of education at the University of California, Los Angeles, Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, director of the university’s Black Male Institute as well as director of the UCLA Pritzker Center for Strengthening Children and Families about how to make real progress on racism.

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Jun 13, 2020

Drew Perkins talks with Irshad Manji, Director for Courage, Curiosity, and Character at Let Grow, about the ways in which we can implement enduring anti-racist measures.

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May 30, 2020

Drew Perkins talks with social psychologist Scott Barry Kaufman about his new book, "Transcend, The New Science of Self-Actualization", and how it might help educators grow the potential in students.

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May 13, 2020

Drew Perkins talks with John Wood Jr. of Braver Angels about bringing people together on the most polarizing of issues, including racism, and how that work touches education.

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May 10, 2020

Drew Perkins talks with Ron Ritchhart, Author of The Power of Making Thinking Visible and Creating Cultures of Thinking & Making Thinking Visible and Senior Research Associate at Harvard's Project Zero, about his new book co-authored with Mark Church. 

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May 4, 2020

Drew Perkins talks with Sarah Westbrook of the Right Question Institute and author Warren Berger as part of a Zoom discussion about inquiry teaching and learning in uncertain times. This discussion included almost 500 participants adding their comment and questions in the chat section. This is the archived audio, to view the video and review chat notes please visit wegrowteachers.com/covidresources.

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Apr 23, 2020

Drew Perkins talks with journalist Graham Couch about how his training as a sportswriter has helped him write dispassionately about polarizing topics.

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Apr 20, 2020

Drew Perkins talks with Maria Castelluccio, Head of School at Léman Manhattan Preparatory School, about the lessons she's learned as a female educator and now school leader.

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Apr 16, 2020

Drew Perkins talks with Caitlin Sweetapple, Director of Education at Shrub Oak International School, about teaching and learning with autistic students and what regular education teachers might learn from that experience.

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Apr 6, 2020

Drew Perkins talks with Colleen Shogan, Senior Vice President and Director of the David M. Rubenstein Center, about their online digital educational resources for teachers and how they might be helpful as schools respond to COVID-19 with online instruction.

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Apr 3, 2020

Drew Perkins talks with David McCullough about his startup project called The American Exchange Project which aims to help American high school students better understand and empathize with people and cultures within the United States.

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Mar 26, 2020

Drew Perkins talks with Colin Seale about his new book, Thinking Like a Lawyer: A Framework for Teaching Critical Thinking to All Students, and the importance of critical thinking to the success of learners.

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Mar 24, 2020

Drew Perkins talks with Sarah Gilmore and Katierose Deos of Intechgrate and authors of a new book "Integrating Technology: A School-Wide Framework to Enhance Learning" about effective use of technology to teach, especially in this time of school closures due to coronavirus.

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Mar 10, 2020

Drew Perkins talks with Rikke Paaskesen from KUBO Robotics about the use of robots, robotics, and coding to teach STEM and critical thinking skills.

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Mar 7, 2020

Drew Perkins talks with Suzannah Gonzales and John Silva from the News Literacy Project about their work to empower educators to teach students the skills they need to become smart, active consumers of news and other information and engaged, informed participants in civic life.

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Feb 28, 2020

Drew Perkins talks with Natalie Wexler about her new book, The Knowledge Gap, which examines what elementary literacy instruction currently looks like, how it evolved to this point — and how it can be changed so that all students receive a meaningful, rigorous education.

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Feb 20, 2020

Drew Perkins talks with Kathleen Almy about making our math programs better serve students as they transition from k12 to college and career. 

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Feb 15, 2020

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 195 Using An All-Feedback-No-Grades Approach To Teaching

Drew Perkins talks with Laura Gibbs about her all-feedback-no-grades approach in her teaching. 

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Feb 12, 2020

Drew Perkins talks with Veda Pendleton about her book which details her journey as a black student from Arkansas attending a primarily white prep school in New England.

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Feb 6, 2020

Drew Perkins talks with Jennifer Borgioli Binis about myths and inaccuracies espoused by prominent education voices in pursuit of progress.

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Jan 24, 2020

Drew Perkins talks with Melissa Mott and Tyrone Shaw about Echoes and Reflections and the use of inquiry to teach emotionally and politically charged topics like the Holocaust and social justice issues.

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Jan 18, 2020

Drew Perkins talks with Daniel Buck about his recent Areo magazine article titled "Critical Thinking is Nothing Without Knowledge" and how an inquiry-based approach squares with that.

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