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Education for a Better World is a weekly podcast highlighting some of the most dynamic and inspiring thought leaders in education. Each week Mike and Dyane will leave you with ideas on how education can be used to make the world a better place.

Education for a Better World is a weekly podcast highlighting some of the most dynamic and inspiring thought leaders in education. Each week Mike and Dyane will leave you with ideas on how education can be used to make the world a better place.
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United States

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Education for a Better World is a weekly podcast highlighting some of the most dynamic and inspiring thought leaders in education. Each week Mike and Dyane will leave you with ideas on how education can be used to make the world a better place.

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English

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5703352593


Episodes

Creating an Equitable Education System with Josh Parker

4/12/2019
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Josh Parker, 2012 Maryland Teacher of the Year, shares how we can create a more equitable education system that serves all children.

Duration:00:33:10

School Based on Design Thinking with Megan Power

4/5/2019
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What would school be like if students and teachers used the design process in everything they did to learn from mistakes and grow? Megan Power helped create the Design 39 Campus School where that is exactly what is taking place.

Duration:00:36:01

The Power of Career and Technical Education with Brian Copes and Steve Elza

3/29/2019
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These teachers are preparing students for future careers while also empowering them to make the world a better place.

Duration:00:27:44

Meeting the Needs of Every Child with Elisa Guerra

3/22/2019
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Elisa Guerra never expected to become a teacher. We'll talk about how she went from almost quitting her first teaching job to being named the best teacher in Latin America and a two-time Global Teacher Prize Finalist, and discuss how she ensures she helps make sure the needs of every child in her school are met.

Duration:00:26:10

Episode 15: Indigenous Education and Language with Belinda Daniels

3/15/2019
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Belinda C. Daniels is a nēhiyaw from Sturgeon Lake First Nations, SK. As an award winning teacher of Indigenous Studies, Cultural Arts and nehiyawewin Core Language classes for the Saskatoon Public School Division, she shares how she is using education to protect language and culture.

Duration:00:29:14

Episode 14: Teaching Democratic Values in One of the World's Poorest Countries with Miriam Mason

3/8/2019
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Miriam Mason has been overcoming the challenges of teaching in Sierra Leone, one of the world's poorest countries, since 2000. Despite the difficulties, she has found ways to instill her students with the democratic values they will need to improve their communities, their country, and the world.

Duration:00:36:47

Episode 13: Virtual Field Trips with Jillian Morris

3/1/2019
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Jillian Morris virtually takes children under the sea to learn about sharks. She is a marine biologist and Virtual Field Trip pioneer. She explains how she got started using videoconferencing with schools and why it's such a powerful learning tool.

Duration:00:28:28

Episode 12 - 2/22/19 - Learning through Science with Beth Heidemann and Curtis Bentley

2/22/2019
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Presidential Award winning kindergarten teacher Beth Heidemann and paleontologist Curtis Bentley share ideas for making all subjects come alive for young learners, and how Go2Science was designed to help teachers engage children through inquiry.

Duration:00:31:50

Episode 11 - 2/15/19 - Using Drama, Arts, and Hip Hop to Build Bridges with Estella Owoimaha-Church

2/15/2019
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In this episode we talk with Los Angeles Drama Teacher Estella Owoimaha-Church about how she uses drama, hip hop, and the arts to help students build bridges between each other and their world.

Duration:00:32:21

Episode 10: Teachers Against Child Detention with Mandy Manning

2/8/2019
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Mandy Manning, 2018 US National Teacher of the Year, explains the Teachers Against Child Detention Campaign and the upcoming "Teach-In for Freedom" that will be taking place in El Paso, Texas.

Duration:00:34:20

Episode 9 - 2/1/19 - Global School Play Day with Scott Bedley

2/1/2019
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Global School Play Day co-founder Scott Bedley shares how the project is giving hundreds of thousands of students the opportunity to participate in unstructured play. He also shared his work in connecting classrooms and helping students identify fake news.

Duration:00:29:18

Episode 8 - 1/25/19 - Global Learning with Mike and Dyane

1/25/2019
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Mike and Dyane discuss the importance and power of global learning, as well as some of the things they've learned as pioneers in using global collaboration to create amazing learning experiences for students.

Duration:00:41:35

Episode 7 - 1/18/19 - The Importance of the Arts with Andria Zafirakou

1/18/2019
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2018 Global Teacher Prize Winner Andria Zafirakou discusses the importance of arts education and her experiences meeting teachers around the globe.

Duration:00:25:29

E4BW 1/11/19 - Ditch That Textbook with Matt Miller

1/11/2019
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Matt Miller, author of Ditch that Textbook, shares strategies and tips on making learning more authentic and relevant for students.

Duration:00:35:38

E4BW 1/4/19 - Early Childhood Education With Alexandra Harper

1/4/2019
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Australian Teacher Alexandra Harper talks about the importance of Early Childhood Education, learning in nature, and supporting learning beginning at birth.

Duration:00:35:25

E4BW 12/28/18 - Uncovering Unsung Heroes with Megan Felt and Norm Conard

12/28/2018
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Helping students uncover inspiring stories from unsung heroes in history allows them to emotionally connect with learning and find role models. In today's episode Mike and Dyane talk with Norm Conard and Megan Felt from the Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes about ways the power of this type of learning.

Duration:00:30:28

E4BW 12/21/18 - Finding a Shared Humanity with George Khalaf

12/21/2018
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In this episode Mike and Dyane discuss the importance of helping children find a shared humanity with Executive Director of Empatico George Khalaf, who grew up in Beirut during the Lebanese Civil War.

Duration:00:33:31

E4BW 12/14/18 - Democratic Education with Sean Bellamy

12/14/2018
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In this episode Mike and Dyane will discuss democratic education and nurtured risk with Global Teacher Prize finalist and founder of the Sands School, Sean Bellamy.

Duration:00:33:19

E4BW 12/7/18 - Teaching for Social Good with Ada McKim

11/10/2018
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In this episode we discuss ways to make school relevant and meaningful by having students use learning to make the world a better place with Ada McKim. She is the co-founder of the TeachSDGs movement.

Duration:00:32:49