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Ed's (Not) Dead Podcast - The All Things Education Podcast

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Ed's (Not) Dead will be our take on the hottest issues of the day affecting education. We think we bring a unique perspective to all things education because of our individual backgrounds and because once upon a time we worked closely together in the field. We rarely agree or see things the same way on education issues, but we share a profound commitment to improving education.

Ed's (Not) Dead will be our take on the hottest issues of the day affecting education. We think we bring a unique perspective to all things education because of our individual backgrounds and because once upon a time we worked closely together in the field. We rarely agree or see things the same way on education issues, but we share a profound commitment to improving education.
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Ed's (Not) Dead will be our take on the hottest issues of the day affecting education. We think we bring a unique perspective to all things education because of our individual backgrounds and because once upon a time we worked closely together in the field. We rarely agree or see things the same way on education issues, but we share a profound commitment to improving education.

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English


Episodes

S1E3 - Ed's (Not) Dead - "Teacher Evaluations, Back to School, & @AaronRodgers12's Mustache"

9/4/2017
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In Episode 3 we are Back to School! Back to School also means that it’s time for principals to start the all important job of instructional leadership: providing teachers with support and feedback for improvement. But why does it happen that when some teachers struggle, they are not evaluated accurately? We examine a recent article by esteemed education writer, Jay Matthews of the Washington Post that reveals a very interesting, and possibly troubling reason, for why principals don’t...

Duration: 00:58:22


S1E2 - Ed's (Not) Dead - Vouchers, Algebra, and the Book of Things

7/30/2017
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During this episode, we will be talking about vouchers, algebra requirements, and Betsy Devos' love of bears. Vouchers have become an incredible dicey topic within education circles, and indeed are the "new, new thing" especially with our current department of education secretary at the helm. We will be talking about why this might not be the best way for our students and their education. In California, a decision was recently announced that students will no longer have to pass algebra in...

Duration: 01:02:39


S1E1 - Eds (Not) Dead - Leadership, Hiring, and "Rahm-ing" it Through

7/16/2017
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It’s summertime and for principals that means staffing and for teachers, it’s time to switch schools, take on a new challenge in a new position, or find that first teaching position. During this episode, we’re going to discuss how to hire the best teachers which is an inexact science but crucial to school improvement. Also, we’re going to dive into Rahm Emmanuel’s new and controversial educational mandate in Chicago Public Schools that requires students to have a college acceptance,...

Duration: 00:54:47