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The TeachThought Podcast delivers an insightful exploration of how teaching and learning are changing in a connected world, from the rise of project-based learning, inquiry-based learning, and personalized learning experiences, to modern knowledge demands, emerging technologies, and the tools and shifts that characterize 21st century learning.

The TeachThought Podcast delivers an insightful exploration of how teaching and learning are changing in a connected world, from the rise of project-based learning, inquiry-based learning, and personalized learning experiences, to modern knowledge demands, emerging technologies, and the tools and shifts that characterize 21st century learning.
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The TeachThought Podcast delivers an insightful exploration of how teaching and learning are changing in a connected world, from the rise of project-based learning, inquiry-based learning, and personalized learning experiences, to modern knowledge demands, emerging technologies, and the tools and shifts that characterize 21st century learning.

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The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 172 The Complexity Of Shortcomings In Education

7/14/2019
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Drew Perkins talks with Glenn Loury, economist, academic, author, and professor at Brown University, to get his thinking on education topics like school choice and competition and social justice issues like racial equality. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: glennloury.com@GlennLourybloggingheads.tv - The Glenn ShowHeather Mac Donald

Duration:00:50:23

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 171 Inspiring Collective Action In Students Around Economic Challenges

7/9/2019
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Drew Perkins talks with Hilary Allen, Senior Associate at Net Impact and Community Manager of the Up To Us Competition, about their work to help inspire college students to take collective action around our nation's economic challenges. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: Net ImpactUp To Us@uptousnewsInstagramNational Issues ForumsBetter Angels - The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 154 Depolarizing America Through Inquiry And Critical ThinkingThe TeachThought Podcast Ep. 170 The Theory...

Duration:00:55:08

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 170 The Theory Of Enchantment And Connecting To Humans

7/2/2019
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Drew Perkins talks with Chloé Valdary about her Theory of Enchantment work and how it might help answer this question: What is the psychology of connection and can we use that psychology to heal and navigate the conflicts we inevitably have with each other and with ourselves? Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: TheoryOfEnchantment.com@enchanttheoryFacebookInstagram@cvaldarytheory-of-enchantment.teachable.comGlen LouryThe Breakfast ClubKiller MikeBlackishA Different WorldDavid...

Duration:01:00:17

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 169 Revisiting Mindfulness, Meditation, Awareness

6/27/2019
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Drew Perkins talks with Susan Kaiser Greenland about how mindfulness, meditation, and awareness can help students be more successful learners. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: susankaisergreenland.comemail newsletterSusan's books on AmazonTwitterInstagramFacebookSam Harris Waking UpThe TeachThought Podcast Ep. 65 Using Mindfulness And Meditation To Help Children Manage Stress And Be More Compassionate Visit The TeachThought Podcast Page teachthought.com/category/podcast

Duration:01:22:02

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 168 PBL Reflections With 3 Middle School Teachers

6/23/2019
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Drew Perkins talks with three teachers from The Berkeley School, Vanessa DeNino, Tanya Madrid-Campbell, and Jeff Sandler, about their experience and reflections from a recent project-based learning unit they implemented with their students. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: The Berkeley School web siteFacebookInstagramTwitterVideo: Project-Based Learning - 8th Grade Authors and IllustratorsRon BergerBrain RulesProject Zero The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 144 Creating Cultures Of...

Duration:00:55:21

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 167 Why "Anti-Bullying" Is A Problem And What Works Better

6/10/2019
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Drew Perkins talks with school psychologist Izzy Kalman about his work to help bullied kids better deal with their aggressors and why the "anti-bullying" movement is not helping. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: Bullies2Buddies.comIzzy Kalman on Psychology TodayHow to Bullyproof Your Child – New York Times

Duration:01:11:18

The Teachthought Podcast Ep. 166 Deeper Learning Of Math Concepts Through Social Constructivism

5/21/2019
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Drew Perkins talks with Jennifer Chang Wathall about her concept-based curriculum and instruction and book and how we can use social constructivist teaching to teach math for deeper learning. *note -Jennifer would like to thank the co-authors she collaborated with in writing the Oxford University Press IB Diploma books. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: Jennifer Chang Wathall's web site@JenniferWathallJennifer Gonzalez: Cult of Pedagogy The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 162 What Do...

Duration:01:15:39

The Teachthought Podcast Ep. 165 Bridging Polarization To Improve Education Policy

5/17/2019
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Drew Perkins talks with Janet Tran, Director of Learning and Leadership at the Reagan Institute, about their work to host productive bipartisan conversations about better education policy. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: Reagan Institute Summit on Education (RISE)DuFour: In Praise of American Educators: And How They Can Become Even Better Listen to Ep. 34 Growing Better Professional Learning Communities With Dr. Richard DuFourSpectrym NewsBetter AngelsLearning in Landscapes of...

Duration:01:25:25

The Teachthought Podcast Ep. 164 Drawing Students To Math With Authentic Purpose

5/12/2019
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Drew Perkins talks with Michelle Montgomery of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics and student Eric Chai of High Technology High School from the champion MathWorks Math Modeling (M3) Challenge team. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: MathWorks Math Modeling (M3) Challenge web site and on Facebook mathworks.comSociety for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

Duration:00:50:07

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 163 Using Purpose And Fiction To Teach History More Effectively

4/29/2019
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Drew Perkins talks with Kevin Vanzant, history instructor at Tennessee State University, about how he's adjusted his teaching to better engage his introductory history class students. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: Kevin Vanzant @ Tennessee State UniversityQuillette: A Professor Speaks Out: How ‘New Left’ Orthodoxy Is Failing a New Generation of History Students The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 115 Let’s Talk About What School Could Be (with Ted Dintersmith) 4 Key Takeaways From...

Duration:01:14:54

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 162 What Do We Really Mean By "Deeper Thinking And Learning"?

4/20/2019
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Drew Perkins talks with Dr. Tim Simpson about classical and constructivist education and how both rely heavily on inquiry in order to get to deeper thinking and learning. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: Tim Simpson - Morehead State UniversityMichael Polanyi - Polanyi SocietyThe Tacit Dimension - Michael PolanyiHarry Broudy - The Uses of SchoolingContemporary Perspectives on C. S. Lewis’ The Abolition of ManPolanyi and the Secular Age: The Promise of Broudy’s “Allusionary...

Duration:01:15:42

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 161 Building Critical Thinking Dispositions Using Real Life Legal Cases

4/1/2019
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Drew Perkins talks with Colin Seale about his work as founder and CEO of ThinkLaw to help schools teach critical thinking to students. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: ThinkLaw.us@thinkLawUSThinkLaw on Facebook@ColinESealeLarchmont Charter School

Duration:01:09:05

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 160 Navigating The Landscape Of Labels In Social Justice And Equity

3/22/2019
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Drew Perkins talks with Irshad Manjji about her new book and how we might better navigate the landscape of labels in the context of social justice and equity. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: irshadmanji.com@IrshadManjiFacebookInstagramDON'T LABEL ME: An Incredible Conversation for Divided TimesDeeya Khan

Duration:00:47:05

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 159 The Science Of Deeper Learning And Why We're Not Doing More Of It

3/8/2019
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Drew Perkins talks with neuroscientist and author Dr. Jared Cooney Horvath about his new book and work the science of learning. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: @JCHorvathjohnbiggs.com.au - SOLO taxonomyStop Talking, Start Influencing: 12 Insights From Brain Science to Make Your Message StickWhy Don't Students Like School?: A Cognitive Scientist Answers Questions About How the Mind Works and What It Means for the ClassroomHow People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School:...

Duration:01:24:19

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 158 How Do We Teach Kids To Talk About Taboo Topics?

3/3/2019
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Drew Perkins talks with elementary teacher Liz Kleinrock about her TED Talk and work to help teachers and students talk about difficult topics. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: teachandtransform.orgInstagram@teachandtransf1TED Talk: How to teach kids to talk about taboo topicsTeaching Tolerance web siteThe TeachThought Podcast Ep. 154 Depolarizing America Through Inquiry And Critical Thinking (Better Angels)Curio Learning@AshleyLambS@CurioLearningThe TeachThought Podcast Ep. 66...

Duration:00:49:22

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 157 How Can We Make Screen Time Work For Kids?

3/1/2019
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Drew Perkins talks with Sara DeWitt, Vice-President of PBS Kids Digital, about how to navigate the positives and negatives of screen time for kids. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: TED Talk: 3 fears about screen time for kids - and why they're not truepbslearningmedia.orggrownups.pbskids.org@saradewittResearch: How Daniel Tiger Helps Teach Social Skills to Preschoolers *Also published at TeachThought.com Listen and subscribe on: iTunesStitcherPodbeanPodcastLandYouTube Also...

Duration:00:25:55

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 156 Building Community, Overcoming Barriers, Music Education

2/21/2019
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Drew Perkins talks with Jecorey Arthur, aka 1200, about his journey and work as a musician and educator in a world that has presented significant challenges to being successful. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: 1200llc.comFacebookTwitterInstagramSimmons College of KentuckyWUOL Education

Duration:00:56:14

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 155 Does Competition And School Choice Meaningfully Improve Education?

2/20/2019
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The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 155 Does Competition And School Choice Meaningfully Improve Education? Drew Perkins talks with Corey DeAngelis of the Cato Institute about the ability of school choice and competition to improve our education system. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: @DeAngelisCoreyCatoInstituteCato InstituteJay GreenePatrick WolfPeter Greene

Duration:01:05:07

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 154 Depolarizing America Through Inquiry And Critical Thinking

2/18/2019
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Drew Perkins talks with John Wood Jr. and Bill Doherty of the Better Angels organization about their workshops and efforts to depolarize America. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: Better-Angels.org@BetterAngelsUSABetter Angels on Facebook@billdoherty@JohnRWoodJr

Duration:01:14:54

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 153 Communicating Effectively About Sexuality Education

2/12/2019
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Drew Perkins talks with Brittany McBride about her work with Advocates for Youth about sexuality education, social justice, and equity issues. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: amaze.orgadvocatesforyouth.org3rs.org@amazeorgFacebookInstagramYouTube

Duration:01:09:10