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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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May 9, 2021

Drew Perkins talks with Lorea Martinez Perez about her new book, Teaching with the HEART in Mind: A Complete Educator's Guide to Social Emotional Learning.

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May 4, 2021

Drew Perkins talks with Leesa Carter-Jones, president and CEO of the Captain Planet Foundation, about their work to engage young people through project-based learning.

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Apr 29, 2021

Drew Perkins talks with former broadcaster Clement Townsend about his work to help grow critical thinking by engaging them in the video creation process.

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Apr 26, 2021

Drew Perkins talks with Jason Glass, Kentucky's Commissioner of Education, about the complexities of education in the modern world.

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Apr 20, 2021

Drew Perkins talks with Dan Fouts, co-founder of Teach Different, about the challenges and potential and promise of teaching through inquiry. 

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Apr 16, 2021

Drew Perkins talks with Aly Murray, Co-Founder and Executive Director of UPchieve, about her work to provide free online tutoring to low-income high school students.  

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Apr 11, 2021

Drew Perkins talks with historians Walter Hawthorne and Daryle Williams about their project to help make the stories of the peoples of the historical slave trade more public and accessible.

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Apr 8, 2021

Drew Perkins talks with Emma Brown, investigative reporter for the Washington Post and author about her book "To Raise a Boy: Classrooms, Locker Rooms, Bedrooms, and the Hidden Struggles of American Boyhood"

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Apr 5, 2021

Drew Perkins talks with Sharif El-Mekki about his work to increase the number of black teachers and educators. 

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Mar 18, 2021

Drew Perkins talks with professor Erec Smith about his views on Anti-Racism, how PBL can empower learners, and his book, A Critique of Anti-Racism in Rhetoric and Composition: The Semblance of Empowerment.

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Mar 15, 2021

Drew Perkins talks with Michaeleen Doucleff, correspondent for NPR’s Science Desk and author of Hunt, Gather, Parent, about the power of parenting styles in ancient cultures and how the lessons might help teachers with their students.

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Mar 11, 2021

Drew Perkins talks with Mark Berkman & Ed Peisner of The Organization for Social Media Safety about their work to help schools, parents, and youth be more safe in the world of social media.

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Mar 6, 2021

Drew Perkins talks with Ian Rowe in a return appearance to talk about how he thinks about charter schools and the bias vs. development narratives with regards to disadvantaged populations.

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Feb 25, 2021

Drew Perkins talks with Olivia Krauth, education reporter with the Louisville Courier Journal, about their multi-part series detailing Louisville's efforts at school integration.

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Feb 20, 2021

Drew Perkins talks with neuroscientist/educator/author, Jared Cooney Horvath, and Associate Director, Institute of Positive Education, David Bott, about their new book 10 Things Schools Get Wrong (and how we can get them right). Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode:

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Feb 15, 2021

Drew Perkins talks with Dr. April Willis of National Virtual Teacher Association about their work to help schools and teachers improve virtual teaching.

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Feb 13, 2021

Drew Perkins talks with Neil Heffernan, computer science professor at Worcester Polytechnic Institute and researcher, about effective teaching and distance learning tools including ASSISTments which he developed with his wife.

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Jan 16, 2021

Drew Perkins talks with Chad Dumas about his new book Let's Put the C in PLC: A Practical Guide for School Leaders.

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