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Edtech news and how-to's for the 21st century learning environment, from the Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education.
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Edtech news and how-to's for the 21st century learning environment, from the Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education.

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Randolph students turn digital audio producers with PBL

11/14/2018
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Flexible pathways in digital music We had a chance to hear from student digital audio producers at Randolph Union High School, in Randolph VT. They, along with innovative educator Raymond Cole, shared what makes this project-based learning class such a hit. A full transcript follows below. In this episode of The 21st Century Classroom, […] The post Randolph students turn digital audio producers with PBL appeared first on Innovation: Education.

Duration:00:17:30

Piecing Me Together, with Jory Hearst

10/23/2018
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Also featuring: The Green Mountain Book Awards! Legendary Librarian Jeanie Phillips is back on the podcast talking about what else but books! Not just any books, but how books can help educators unpack some of their privileges and connect with students. Joining her this time around is Jory Hearst, Vermont educator and six-time Green Mountain […] The post Piecing Me Together, with Jory Hearst appeared first on Innovation: Education.

Duration:00:36:00

“The Culture Code”, with Bill Rich

9/25/2018
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Why do certain groups add up to be greater than the sum of their parts? In this episode of our podcast, we kick off our fourth season with legendary librarian Jeanie Phillips. She’ll be sitting down with a series of guests from around the #vted ecosphere and …reviewing books. Not just any books, but books […] The post “The Culture Code”, with Bill Rich appeared first on Innovation: Education.

Duration:00:38:14

The Importance of Eating Earnest

6/4/2018
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What food education looks like in Cornwall VT Integrating food studies into schools leads to thinking about interconnectedness in other ares of study. But don’t take my word for it: meet some amazing students from The Cornwall School, in Cornwall VT, who definitely won’t be surviving on Pop Tarts, ramen or mac and cheese when […] The post The Importance of Eating Earnest appeared first on Innovation: Education.

Duration:00:22:53

3 #GlobalGoals projects feeding Vermont

4/15/2018
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What do the Global Goals look sound like in action? The three Essex Middle School students who delivered the keynote address at the 2nd annual Cultivating Pathways to Sustainability conference spoke from the heart. They also spoke from experience, having spent the previous year using the #GlobalGoals to address hunger in their communities. A full […] The post 3 #GlobalGoals projects feeding Vermont appeared first on Innovation: Education.

Duration:00:15:34

Having the hard conversations in Southern Vermont

1/17/2018
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It takes a village to talk about substance abuse with students Londonderry, VT-based non-profit The Collaborative is in its 14th year of “Refuse to Use”, a substance abuse-prevention program that creates community conversations about alcohol, tobacco and drugs. They base their curriculum off hyper-regional data and depend on community members — parents, educators and students […] The post Having the hard conversations in Southern Vermont appeared first on Innovation: Education.

Duration:00:15:48

The Crossett Brook Queer-Straight Alliance

9/5/2017
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Think middle schoolers are too young for a QSA? Think again At the Queer Straight Alliance (QSA) at Crossett Brook Middle School in Duxbury, Vermont, young adolescents have carved out a space where they can be their authentic selves. While that’s critical during middle school, it’s especially crucial for LGBTQ students. As we kick off […] The post The Crossett Brook Queer-Straight Alliance appeared first on Innovation: Education.

Duration:00:23:15

What we can learn from brand new educators

5/23/2017
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What advice would your 7th grade self give you about teaching? Remember when you were first starting out as an educator? The ink on your certification barely dried, and there you were, standing in front of your first class, 30-some pairs of eyeballs staring back at you, waiting for you to lead. We hear from six […] The post What we can learn from brand new educators appeared first on Innovation: Education.

Duration:00:13:52

How do adverse childhood events affect student performance?

4/12/2017
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Cognitive outcomes vs intersectional traumas We talk with legendary awesome stats guy Mark Olofson — now Dr. Legendary Awesome Stats Guy Mark Olofson — about his research into adverse childhood events and school performance. It’s some pretty important stuff, about how the intersecting traumas that affect students have some long-reaching consequences. Who is Dr. Mark […] The post How do adverse childhood events affect student performance? appeared first on Innovation: Education.

Duration:00:25:42

The great Brian Eno-powered STEAM PBL caper

3/24/2017
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Wondering how to blend project-based learning with STEAM? Yes, STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math. Earlier this year we profiled The Cabot School’s amazing public exhibition of sound sculptures highlighting water conservation. They were a big hit with the Cabot community, the students who made them and, it turns out, a fair number of […] The post The great Brian Eno-powered STEAM PBL caper appeared first on Innovation: Education.

Duration:00:23:24

Student TED Talks, sound sculptures and a funk band

2/10/2017
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Student exhibitions of project-based learning At this point we all know how important it is for students to share project-based learning with an authentic audience. It shows students they have power in the world, and that their research really makes a difference. But how best to design an exhibition that empowers students and provides a […] The post Student TED Talks, sound sculptures and a funk band appeared first on Innovation: Education.

Duration:00:09:12

Data shows #vted leads nation in educators on Twitter

12/13/2016
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Vermont’s new leading role online In today’s podcast, Mark Olofson talks with Joshua Rosenberg and Spencer Greenhalgh, education researchers from Michigan State University. Their research focuses on the state-level twitter conversations among educators: who is doing it, and what they’re getting out of it. And, spoiler alert, when they looked around the country, Vermont emerged […] The post Data shows #vted leads nation in educators on Twitter appeared first on Innovation: Education.

Duration:00:24:15

Mathew’s Y.E.A.R. at The Compass School

5/30/2016
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Scaffolding year-end reflections At The Compass School in Westminster, Vermont, students advance through grades by producing evidence of their accomplishments from the year, using the previous year’s reflection to inform the current one. We had the chance to sit down with a student just finishing 11th grade at Compass, and hear not just about his […] The post Mathew’s Y.E.A.R. at The Compass School appeared first on Innovation: Education.

Duration:00:09:51