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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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Episodes

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 127 What If We Ignored State Tests And Encouraged More Play?

8/18/2018
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Drew Perkins talks with Michael J. Hynes, Superintendent of Pat-Med Schools, about his recent letter to his district principals and teachers asking them to ignore state test results and his push to give more time for play within the school day.

Duration:00:58:26

The TeachThought Podcast Episode 126 Improving School Ratings And Accountability

8/8/2018
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Drew Perkins talks with Chris Domaleski, Associate Director at the Center for Assessment, about his recent publication "Establishing Performance Standards for School Accountability Systems" and how we might improve the process of evaluating and sharing the quality of schools.

Duration:01:02:15

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 125 Mindshifting School Leadership

7/19/2018
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Drew Perkins talks with Heather Warrell about using digital tools and shifting mindset to help school leaders improve workflow and transparency in their schools.

Duration:00:52:15

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 124 Teachers Going Gradeless

6/17/2018
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Drew Perkins talks with Arthur Chiaravalli, teacher and editor of Teachers Going Gradeless, about teaching and assessing with an eye towards going gradeless.

Duration:01:06:47

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 123 Moving Education from Post-Modern to Metamodern

6/4/2018
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Drew Perkins talks with writer, educator, and futurist Zak Stein about the past, present, and possible future of education.

Duration:01:05:59

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 122 Rescuing Public Education From Reformers

5/26/2018
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Drew Perkins talks with John Merrow in a repeat appearance about his new book, "Addicted to Reform: A 12-Step Program to Rescue Public Education"

Duration:01:02:34

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 121 The Teacher Prep That Our Schools Really Need

5/13/2018
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Drew Perkins talks with Carole Basile, Dean of the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University, about how they're shifting their teacher prep program to produce teachers better suited for the needs of modern schools and students.

Duration:01:00:25

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 120 Conversation in Collaborative Leadership

5/8/2018
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Drew Perkins talks with Peter DeWitt about his work in the area of collaborative leadership, John Hattie's work, and innovating schools.

Duration:00:57:29

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 119 Building Learner-Centered Edtech And Culture

5/3/2018
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Drew Perkins talks with Jamie Brooker in a repeat appearance about his experience with Kahoot! and We Are Human towards a more learner-centered culture and design of edtech tools.

Duration:00:58:49

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 118 Democratizing Leadership To Empower And Grow Schools

4/24/2018
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Drew Perkins talks with Round Rock ISD Executive Director of Teaching and Learning, Ryan Smith, about his work to democratize leadership to help teachers and schools have a voice in growing their schools, classrooms, and schools.

Duration:01:09:16

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 117 PBL Lessons Learned By Designing A PBL Edtech Tool

4/10/2018
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Drew Perkins talks with Mike Hourahine, CEO and Co-Founder of Edio, a PBL and Design Thinking Edtech Platform, about their work and lessons learned that PBL teachers might find useful.

Duration:00:58:17

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 116 Changing The Landscape Of Math Teaching

4/8/2018
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Drew Perkins talks with John Ewing, President of Math for America about how they support and grow math and science teachers and how math teaching and learning might be better and much different.

Duration:01:10:07

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 115 Let's Talk About What School Could Be

4/5/2018
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Drew Perkins talks with Ted Dintersmith about his experiences visiting schools and leaders in all 50 states following his first book and documentary "Most Likely To Succeed" which led to his new book, "What School Could Be".

Duration:01:00:14

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 114 Helping Kids Get More Out Of Play With SEL

4/3/2018
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Drew Perkins talks with Playworks President, Elizabeth Cushing, and Sara Shorey, Principal of Adams Elementary about using social-emotional learning to help kids navigate the world of play more productively.

Duration:01:06:05

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 113 Reinventing Learning: Time for a Change

3/26/2018
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Episode 113 of the TeachThought Podcast is the final episode in a 12-part series on reinventing learning for the always-on generation. The series is based on the award-winning book, Reinventing Learning For The Always-On Generation: Strategies And Apps That Work. In this series, Ryan Schaaf takes a look at what a modern learner ‘is’ and how teachers can adapt to and serve them. Ryan is Assistant Professor of Technology, Notre Dame of Maryland University and Graduate Faculty at Johns...

Duration:00:12:36

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 112 Critical Media Literacy and Fake News in Post-Truth America

3/24/2018
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Drew Perkins talks with University of Arkansas professor Chris Goering about his new book "Critical Media Literacy and Fake News in Post-Truth America".

Duration:01:04:00

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 111 Science and Earth Through The Eyes Of An Astronaut

3/19/2018
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Drew Perkins talks with former astronaut and current MIT professor Jeff Hoffman about his experiences in space, science teaching and learning, and his role in the upcoming National Geographic Channel series "One Strange Rock" premiering March 26th, 2018.

Duration:00:34:49

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 110 Reinventing Learning: Digital Learners want Useful, Relevant, and Fun Learning

3/12/2018
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Episode 110 of the TeachThought Podcast is the 11th episode in a 12-part series on reinventing learning for the always-on generation. The series is based on the award-winning book, Reinventing Learning For The Always-On Generation: Strategies & Apps That Work. In this series, Ryan Schaaf takes a look at what a modern learner ‘is’ and how teachers can adapt to and serve them. Ryan is Assistant Professor of Technology at Notre Dame of Maryland University. He is also a Director at InfoSavvy21.

Duration:00:10:25

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 109 What The Research Says About Quality PBL

3/8/2018
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Drew Perkins talks with Barbara Condliffe, Research Associate at MDRC, about their recent research review publication "Project-Based Learning: A Promising Approach to Improving Student Outcomes".

Duration:01:01:21

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 108 Breaking Barriers With The Values of Jackie Robinson

3/1/2018
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Drew Perkins talks with the daughter of Jackie Robinson, Sharon, about her life and experiences and wisdom in addition to her educational work with Scholastic and Major League Baseball called Breaking Barriers.This program, which features an essay contest, teaches students the values and characteristics that Jackie Robinson exhibited in his life, and how to use them to face and overcome barriers in their own lives.

Duration:00:45:38