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Jun 20, 2022

Drew Perkins talks with Colin Seale about his new book, Tangible Equity: A Guide for Leveraging Student Identity, Culture, and Power to Unlock Excellence in and Beyond the Classroom.

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Jun 14, 2022

Drew Perkins talks with the co-founders of Dekalb Brilliance Academy about their startup public charter school meant to empower learners through entrepreneurial project-based learning.  

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Jun 8, 2022

Drew Perkins talks with Doug Roberts, founder and CEO of the Institute for Education Innovation, about their work to support superintendents in their leadership role.

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May 23, 2022

Drew Perkins talks with Arjun Moorthy, co-founder of The Factual, a news aggregator that uses AI and data to depoliticize and foster a more healthy consumption of news.

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May 10, 2022

Drew Perkins talks with Howard Gardner and Wendy Fischman about their new book, The Real World of College: What Higher Education Is and What It Can Be, which details an extensive study, different ways to think about the college experience, and some recommendations for the type of learning we might aspire to and expect more of.

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Apr 26, 2022

Drew Perkins talks with Malcolm Collins, founder of The Collins Institute for the Gifted, about rethinking the education model to better meet the needs of gifted students.

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Mar 24, 2022

Drew Perkins talks with John and Kyle Hattie about their new book, 10 Steps To Develop Great Learners: Visible Learning for Parents. Note, this is part two of a two-part conversation, part one is episode 283.

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Mar 18, 2022

Drew Perkins talks with John and Kyle Hattie about their new book, 10 Steps To Develop Great Learners: Visible Learning for Parents. Note, this is part one of a two-part conversation with part two coming in the next episode, 284. 

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Mar 2, 2022

Drew Perkins talks with Chris Domaleski, Associate Director with the Center for Assessment, about how to navigate school accountability issues resulting from covid and how to move forward in supportive and perhaps innovative ways.

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Feb 6, 2022

Drew Perkins talks with Richard Rusczyk, founder and CEO of Art of Problem Solving, about their programs to help develop deep expertise in individual topics for students.

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Jan 20, 2022

Drew Perkins talks with Andrew Campanella, President of School Choice Week, about the complexities of school choice challenges and opportunities. School Choice Week 2022 is January 23-29.

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Jan 14, 2022

Drew Perkins talks with Mónica Guzmán about her new book, I Never Thought of It That Way: How to Have Fearlessly Curious Conversations in Dangerously Divided Times, and her work with Braver Angels and the applications to great teaching and learning.

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Jan 8, 2022

Drew Perkins talks with Bertrand Cooper about his experiences with poverty and race in the context of education and activism. 

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Jan 4, 2022

Drew Perkins talks with Diana Parafiniuk, Ashley Sanders, and Jon Ebert from E-Therapy about meeting the mental health needs of schools using tele-therapy and virtual connections.

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Dec 17, 2021

Drew Perkins talks with Dr. Sheena Mason about her Theory of Racelessness, upcoming book, and ways in which changing our understanding of race is key to transcending racism.

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Dec 13, 2021

Drew Perkins talks with Helen Lee Bouygues about her Reboot Foundation which aims to elevate critical thinking into our daily lives. 

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Dec 7, 2021

Drew Perkins talks with Anya Kamenetz, author and NPR Education Correspondent, about Covid's effects on education and schools and what she's learned while writing "The Stolen Year How Covid Changed Children's Lives and Where We Go Now".

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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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