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Dec 1, 2021

Drew Perkins talks with Jennifer LaGarde and Darren Hudgins about their new book, Digital Detectives: Essential Lessons for Discerning Fact From Fiction in the 'Fake News' Era.

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Nov 27, 2021

Drew Perkins talks with Sarah Johnson, CEO of The Teaching Lab, about their partnership and work with the Research Partnership for Professional Learning to help improve professional development.

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Nov 18, 2021

Drew Perkins talks with Gever Tulley, founder of Tinkering School and SF Brightworks, about their use of PBL to develop student agency and deeper learning that works. 

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Nov 12, 2021

Drew Perkins talks with Audrey Watters about her new book, Teaching Machines: The History of Personalized Learning.

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Nov 3, 2021

Drew Perkins talks with Ulcca Joshi Hansen about her new book, The Future of Smart: How Our Education System Needs to Change to Help All Young People Thrive, and how she thinks about a structural and sustainable human-centered liberatory approach to better meet the needs of students and the modern world. 

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Oct 26, 2021

Drew Perkins talks with Travis Hardy, Director, Programs & Partnerships at Empatico, about their efforts to connect students around the world in ways that highlights our shared humanity. 

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Oct 15, 2021

Drew Perkins talks with Jonathan Marks, conservative political theorist and professor, about his new book, Let's Be Reasonable: A Conservative Case for Liberal Education.

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Oct 11, 2021

Drew Perkins talks with Kath Murdoch, inquiry teaching and learning author and consultant, about her new children's book and some of the misconceptions and criticisms of inquiry teaching and learning.

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Oct 3, 2021

Drew Perkins talks with educational psychologists Claire McGuiggan and Peter D'Lima about their project called Not The Easy Way, which helps children learn how to face life's challenges in ways that can empower them.

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Sep 8, 2021

Drew Perkins talks with world-renowned neuroscientist Dr. Wendy Suzuki about her new book, Good Anxiety: Harnessing the Power of the Most Misunderstood Emotion.

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Aug 11, 2021

Drew Perkins talks with Andrea Keith. Executive Director of Moral Courage Ed and Let Grow, about building independence and resilience and the ability to navigate disagreement and discord productively in children and students.

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Jul 30, 2021

Drew Perkins talks with Stanley Litow, professor, creator of the P TECH program a new model for high school and college that has been replicated across the US and globally, and author of Breaking Barriers which details the P-TECH model.

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Jul 22, 2021

Drew Perkins talks with Tom Woelper, Founding Head of the New England Innovation Academy School, about the process and thinking behind their launch.

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Jul 12, 2021

Drew Perkins talks with Lenore Skenazy, author of Free Range Kids, about how the overly structured and protected approaches to parenting and education are limiting the potential of children and ways we can course correct for greater growth.

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Jul 8, 2021

Drew Perkins talks with Mary Pulido, Executive Director of The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, about the role of educators in school discipline and helping to prevent child abuse and neglect.

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Jun 30, 2021

Drew Perkins talks with Michelle Brown, Founder and CEO of CommonLit, about teaching of reading and other literacy skills and how CommonLit can help.

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Jun 22, 2021

Drew Perkins talks with bestselling author Patrick Carman about GoKidGo, a new podcast for kids ages 6-12 with a mission to tackle literacy rates, reduce screen time, and provide immersive podcasts that parents could enjoy listening to with their kids.

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Jun 18, 2021

Drew Perkins talks with Luthern Williams, Head of New Roads School in Los Angeles, about their approach to critical thinking, teaching, and social justice. 

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Jun 9, 2021

Drew Perkins talks with Fareed Mostoufi and Donnalie Wilson from The Pulitzer Center about their work including the 1619 Project Education Network.

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Jun 2, 2021

Drew Perkins talks with Steve Pearlman about his new book, America's Critical Thinking Crisis: The Failure and Promise of Education.

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May 26, 2021

Drew Perkins talks with teacher Natalie Croney about teaching through the pandemic and racial reckoning of 2020-21 and her involvement with National Geographic's Both/And StoryMap project.

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May 21, 2021

Drew Perkins talks with Howard Burton about his book, Exceptionally Upsetting: How Americans are increasingly confusing knowledge with opinion & what can be done about it. 

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May 19, 2021

Drew Perkins talks with Cornelius Grove about his new book, "A Mirror for Americans: What the East Asian Experience Tells Us about Teaching Students Who Excel", and the points of convergence of East Asian education with 'progressive' education.

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May 13, 2021

Drew Perkins talks with Greg Lukianoff about his work with F.I.R.E. (Foundation for Individual Rights in Education) and his attempt to create a durable set of principles to protect freedom of speech and thought in K12. 

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