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Stories of learning in and out of school, and interviews with teachers, students, and school leaders. Artwork by the inimitable Enrique "Chikle" Lugo

Stories of learning in and out of school, and interviews with teachers, students, and school leaders. Artwork by the inimitable Enrique "Chikle" Lugo

Location:

United States

Description:

Stories of learning in and out of school, and interviews with teachers, students, and school leaders. Artwork by the inimitable Enrique "Chikle" Lugo

Language:

English


Episodes

S2E11 - We're about ALL kids, and ALL kids being successful”: Dr. Adriana Lepe-Ramirez, Principal of Escondido High School

12/18/2020
Episode Notes The CARPE College Access Network Cesar's Recommended Educated Guess Episodes Ep.041: Don Dumas aka Don the Jeweler | San Diego County Teacher of the Year Ep.045: Stephanie Brown | Principal of Lincoln High School Ep.044: Dr. Rob Rubalcaba AKA Professor Shadow | Umoja | Pillars of the Community Rodrigo's Recommended Educated Guess Episodes EP024 | DrChrisEmdin | RealityPedagogy |#HIpHopEd EP027 | OSCAR DE LA TORRE | PYFC | SantaMonicaSchoolBoard EP021 | Gerardo Huidor |...

Duration:01:02:42

S2E10 - Rachel Angeles "Making Sense of This"

12/2/2020
Episode Notes Little Things Are Big: Jesús Colón You can read a transcript of this episode HERE

Duration:00:16:08

S2E9 - Pro Sessions: Banishing Awkward Silence from Breakout Rooms, with Kat Wu

11/18/2020
Episode Notes You can read more about Kat Wu and rest of the High Tech Middle Media Arts 7th Grade Team here If you have an idea for a pro session, or a teaching question you want help with, send an email to unboxed [at] hightechhigh.org

Duration:00:25:46

S2E8 - Pro Sessions: Shane Duenow on parallel prototyping & using Padlet for critique

11/4/2020
Episode Notes You can see a screenshot of Shane's padlet here Shane Duenow's Digital Portfolio The research article on parallel prototyping: "Parallel Prototyping Leads to Better Design Results, More Divergence,and Increased Self-Efficacy" Make your own padlet here Gravit, the online vector design app, is here

Duration:00:17:58

S2E7 - "If it doesn't work for teachers, it doesn't work": Dr. Simon Breakspear on how schools can help teachers master their craft just by coming to work every day

10/21/2020
Episode Notes Episode Transcript HERE Further reading: 0:38 The Innovation Unit, where I used to work 0:44 Agile School Leadership 0:50 Teaching Sprints 2:05 The OECD and PISA 4:54 Valerie Hannon 4:59 Tony Mackay 5:03 Michael Fullan 5:16 Michael Fullan, "Large-scale Reform Comes of age" 6:38 Andreas Schleicher 8:16 Jeffrey Sachs 15:10 Anthony Bryk on Networked Improvement Communities 15:28 Nelson Gonzalez 17:41 Anthony Bryk, Learning to Improve 18:11 IDEO Design Thinking,...

Duration:00:44:21

S2E6 - “Nobody dresses like that here”: Enrique “Chikle” Lugo on helping students of color navigate white spaces

10/7/2020
Episode Notes Read a full transcript of this episode HERE Follow Chikle on Instagram: @chikle79 Check out all his merch at https://chikle79.bigcartel.com/ Podcasts: Emo Brown, The Saddest Mexican Dale Gas Confidentials

Duration:00:36:46

S2E5 - Spreadsheets vs. Inequality in New York City Schools

9/30/2020
Episode Notes You can read a full episode transcript here

Duration:00:34:38

S2E4 - Screen Time: How Remote Learning Feels to Students

9/24/2020
Check out the "This Teenage Life" website at https://thisteenagelife.org/ You can also find it on Apple podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts! There is a transcript of this episode here

Duration:00:15:13

S2E3 - "How to Teach Us" and how kids found real data

8/31/2020
Read the book here Check out the student survey here

Duration:00:14:40

S2E2 - "You can't do this alone": La Junta Collective on "calling in" and collective healing

8/13/2020
Episode Notes A full transcript of this episode is here You can hear our interview with German and Rebecca about "creating a school that heal trauma rather than inflicting it" here We also have some recommended reading: Check out "Unthinkable Thoughts: Call Out Culture in the Age of Covid-19" by Adrienne Maree Brown

Duration:00:36:28

S2E1 - "Who is centered, and who is this costing?" - How Julie Ruble talks about race and sexuality in class

7/27/2020
Full episode transcript here Notes and references: Part 1: First Aid (starts 7:15) 10:57 The GLSEN activity about using "gay" as an insult is here 14:49 Julie uses this video from Jay Smooth to help students understand why not to use the n-word 20:54 The book Jean is reading is We Want to Do More Than Survive: Abolitionist Teaching and the Pursuit of Educational Freedom by Bettina Love Part 2: Design and Planning (21:30) 22:04 The person who gave Julie the idea to start from data is...

Duration:00:53:10

S1E21 - How We Do It: How Carol Cabrera Stages Student-written Plays on Zoom

5/28/2020
Episode Notes Episode transcript here Some of he "quaranscenes" that Carol's students wrote: From Across the Street by Evonna Esparza Surf Going South by Lauren Zirinsky Wasteland by Rishi Halker The Parking Lot by Nicholas Castro Inside the Dog House by Walker Settle

Duration:00:11:56

S1E20 - John Santos: "Rigor" shouldn't mean "some kids fail"

5/13/2020
Episode Notes You can read a transcript of this episode HERE You can learn more about John Santos's research on his digital portfolio Just to be clear, the mahogany wall hooks John made for me are made of salvaged wood - we're not buying new mahogany, and neither should you If you have ideas for stories, get in touch with Alec on Twitter: @alecpatton

Duration:00:18:36

S1E19 - How We Do It: Latitude High School’s Lillian Hsu and John Bosselman on what matters most to their school right now

5/4/2020
Episode Notes You can read a transcript of this episode HERE Learn more about Latitude High School on their website, https://latitudehigh.org/

Duration:00:20:52

S1E18 - Pro Sessions: LeDerick Horne on supporting ALL students during quarantine

4/30/2020
Episode Notes Read a full transcript here The website that LeDerick recommends is https://www.educatingalllearners.org/

Duration:00:06:37

S1E17 - Dr. Mary Helen Immordino-Yang: Meaning-making Makes Us Who We Are

4/28/2020
Episode Notes Writing referenced in this episode: Mary Helen Immordino-Yang's book is Emotions, Learning, and the Brain Exploring the Educational Implications of Affective Neuroscience The Aspen Institute report is "The Brain Basis for Integrated Social Emotional and Academic Development" If you want to know more about the stuff we talked about, or just have thoughts to share, hit up Alec (@alecpatton) and Nuvia (@CRISOLguerra) on Twitter

Duration:00:52:25

S1E16 - How We Do It: Dr. Margo Vreeburg Izzo on teaching students with intellectual disability... online

4/2/2020
Episode Notes You can find all our podcasts, videos, articles, and "project essentials" toolkits at High Tech High Unboxed. If you have ideas for stories, get in touch with Alec on Twitter: @alecpatton

Duration:00:12:19

S1E15 - Pro Sessions: "Showing Up" for students when you're Locked Down

3/26/2020
Episode Notes You can find all our podcasts, videos, articles, and "project essentials" toolkits at High Tech High Unboxed. If you have ideas for stories, get in touch with Alec on Twitter: @alecpatton

Duration:00:12:26

S1E14 - Continuous Improvement: Teacher Induction

2/26/2020
Episode Notes Transcript here. The Fishbone Diagram and Interrelationship Digraph that Julie Ruble's group made. You can get a PDF of an effort-impact chart here. To find out more about High Tech High's teacher induction program, visit the High Tech High Teacher Center You can find all our podcasts, videos, articles, and "project essentials" toolkits at High Tech High Unboxed. If you have ideas for stories, get in touch with Alec on Twitter: @alecpatton

Duration:00:24:03

S1E13 - Pro Sessions: Whole-class Close Reading, with Ron Berger

1/28/2020
Episode Notes Our other podcast episode featuring Ron Berger is "Ron Berger on the magic of beautiful lessons, and of "no lesson at all" Stacey Caillier's interview with Ron Berger is “Crafting Beautiful Lessons: An Interview with Ron Berger” Resources from EL Education: In this video, Hillary Mills' 11th grade biology class at Metropolitan Expeditionary Learning School in New York City grapples with a scientific figure taken from an article on TALEN gene therapy. This video shows Peter...

Duration:00:07:38