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Podcast: New Ideas for Teaching American History

The guest is Patrick Riccards of the Driving Force Institute, sharing new ideas for improving student and teacher engagement in teaching US history ...
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Rich Dixon of PBL Works:
New Tool for PBL Teaching & Learning

Rich Dixon, Director of Online Learning at PBL Works, discusses the what, how and where of project-based learning ...
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CANADIAN ED TECH UPDATE: THE MINDSHARE REPORT

Publisher Robert Martellacci, our Canadian partner and King of Canadian Ed Tech, is our guest with tremendous insight and information on education in Canada. We also encourage you to check out the Mindshare Learning Technology section of the journal ...
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NCSS: Previewing the 2020 National Social Studies/Geography Virtual Convention

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF THE SOCIAL STUDIES PREVIEWING THE 2020 VIRTUAL NCSS CONVENTION Advancing Social Justice is the theme, but it covers even more than that as geography educators join in with the theme Envisioning a Global Future. Learn all about it... and start planning now, because the social studies are ...
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Rethinking the Humanities in Education
With Dr. Gholdy Muhammad

A podcast on humanities education with the one and only Dr. Gholdy Muhammad. Need we say more? A must listen! Also check out this excellent article she co-wrote earlier this year: Teaching Toward Genius: An Equity Model for Pedagogy in Action ...
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The Covid-19 School Response Dashboard

Our very special guest, Brown Economics Professor Emily Oster, explains the national database that empowers school leaders and policy makers, as well as the general public, to examine current conditions of schools nationwide. See the dashboard here: https://covidschooldashboard.com/ ...
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BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE READINESS

Meet Megan O'Connor who is managing the Boost program from Kaplan. Boost By Kaplan helps pre-college students close the workforce readiness gap ...
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SCHOOL SPACE AND ITS IMPACT ON LEARNING

Learn about one of the most innovatively designed schools in the U.S., Eden Park Elementary in Cranston, Rhode Island. Principal Courtney Sevigny talks about the recent redesign of space and furniture... and we thank our friends at Norva Nivel furniture for the introduction to Courtney ...
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THE ‘THIS IS OUR CHANCE’ VIRTUAL EQUITY FILM FESTIVAL

Launching for FREE on October 6th, 2020 - This is Our Chance Film Festival is ready for you to REGISTER NOW! Listen above for details. This festival is for all who are looking to understand the ways in which race, education, and youth empowerment intersect AND the ways in which ...
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EQUITY DRIVEN PRACTICES TO GROW CONFIDENT AND CAPABLE KIDS

EQUITY DRIVEN PRACTICES TO GROW CONFIDENT AND CAPABLE KIDS Let Grow is an exciting new SEL program about creating opportunities in class settings  for rigorous instruction and projects  that build confidence ...
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ALABAMA SCHOOLS : CLAIMING NEW WINS IN CHALLENGING TIMES

A CCSSO show : ALABAMA SCHOOLS : CLAIMING NEW WINS IN CHALLENGING TIMES ...We welcome Alabama's Sate Superintendent, Dr. Eric G. Mackey and the state's ongoing efforts to improve education amidst COVID JOIN THE AMERICAN CONSORTIUM FOR EQUITY IN EDUCATION AT http://WWW.ACE-ED.ORG, FREE TO ALL PreK-12 educators. While on site, enjoy ...
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THE SOCIAL STUDIES KNOWLEDGE MAP: WHAT KNOWLEDGE TRULY MEANS & WHY IT MATTERS.

THE SOCIAL STUDIES KNOWLEDGE MAP : The latest tool for educators from the experts at Johns Hopkins Institute for Education Policy. Becomes available to all Sept 29th. Our guest is Kelly Siegel-Stechler (SEE-gul STEK-lur) is a Research Fellow at the Johns Hopkins Institute for Education Policy and PhD Candidate at ...
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DIFFERENTIATING BETWEEN STUDENT STRESS AND PANDEMIC TRAUMA

DIFFERENTIATING BETWEEN STUDENT STRESS AND PANDEMIC TRAUMA Our resident school psychologist Dr Howie Knoff, the president of the school consulting firm Project Achieve discusses the difference ...what educators need to know to help students for the foreseeable future  PreK-12 EDUCATORS...JOIN THE AMERICAN CONSORTIUM FOR EQUITY IN EDUCATION AT http://WWW.ACE-ED.ORG. ITS FREE ...
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SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT,LITERALLY! TEACHING PHILOSOPHY IN ALL GRADES

SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT,LITERALLY! TEACHING PHILOSOPHY IN ALL GRADES:  Learn about RED T Media and using philosophy as a subject for great critical thinking and  social-emotional learning in difficult times. PreK-12 EDUCATORS...JOIN THE AMERICAN CONSORTIUM FOR EQUITY IN EDUCATION AT http://WWW.ACE-ED.ORG. ITS FREE TO EDUCATORS ...MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD AND ENJOY OUR ...
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THE AASA COHORT ON EQUITY IN EARLY LEARNING

THE AASA COHORT ON EQUITY IN EARLY LEARNING As a preview of  the AASA Symposium on Oct 22, we have four top administrators from across the country, Michigan, Washington and Maryland on equity...from the very beginning of Prek-12 on and why this is a must in todays public education.  PreK-12 EDUCATORS...JOIN ...
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THE POLICY AND LEGISLATION SIDE OF SPECIAL ED

THE POLICY AND LEGISLATION SIDE OF SPECIAL ED : We have CASE (Council of Special Education Administrators) Executive Director Phyllis Wolfram and their Chair for Policy and Legislation Dr. Kevin Rubenstein to discuss all they do, have done,and need to do in these areas.   ...
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EQUITY AND INNOVATION…EDISON LEARNING’S FOCUS ON E-LEARNING

FULFILLING THE PROMISE OF EDUCATION FOR ALL STUDENTS WITH INNOVATIVE APPROACHES TO DIGITAL LEARNING .Equity and Innovation are the driving forces behind Edison Learning and their e-learning solutions. . For all students, for at-risk students with great training for educators using the service. You'll meet Thom Jackson, their CEO.We have ...
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TEACHING WITH TESTIMONY: THE ‘STRONGER THAN HATE’ CHALLENGE PROGRAM

TEACHING WITH TESTIMONY: THE 'STRONGER THAN HATE' CHALLENGE PROGRAM Discovery Education supports the USC Shoah Foundation and we have Shoah's Dr. Claudia Ramirez Weidemann to speak on the value students give to the program and the value the program gives the students.Its all about using the voices of others to create ...
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“MyOptions,” a Blended Approach to College Counseling for First-Generation Students

ACT presents "MyOptions," A BLENDED APPROACH TO COLLEGE COUNSELING FOR 1st GEN STUDENTS. Thank you, ACT Center for Equity in Learning. Our guest is Bryan Contreras, former 1st-gen student from Houston, now V.P. at MyOptions for K12 Partnerships ...
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“MyOptions” A BLENDED APPROACH TO COLLEGE COUNSELING FOR 1st GEN STUDENTS

ACT presents "MyOptions" A BLENDED APPROACH TO COLLEGE COUNSELING FOR 1st GEN STUDENTS ...Thank you ACT Center for  Equity in Learning. Our guest is Bryan Contreras former 1st Gen student from Houston, now  V.P at MyOptions for K12 Partnerships PreK-12 EDUCATORS...JOIN THE AMERICAN CONSORTIUM FOR EQUITY IN EDUCATION AT http://WWW.ACE-ED.ORG. ITS FREE ...
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EFFECTIVE RESPONSE TO INTERVENTION IN THE ELEMENTARY GRADES

EFFECTIVE RESPONSE TO INTERVENTION IN THE ELEMENTARY GRADES Thank you Waterford Institute for bringing us RtI expert , Arkansas elementary educator Lori Smith JOIN THE AMERICAN CONSORTIUM FOR EQUITY IN EDUCATION ....ENJOY OUR ONLINE JOURNAL 'EQUITY & ACCESS" ...ALL FREE TO EDUCATORS, ONSITE AT WWW.ACE-ED.ORG ...
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FREE & RIGOROUS RESOURCES FOR SOCIAL STUDIES BRING ABOUT EQUITY

GREAT FREE, RIGOROUS RESOURCES FOR SOCIAL STUDIES  FOR EVERY SCHOOL BRING ABOUT EQUITY If you aren't using Izzit.org resources at your school , you soon will be, for 8th grade on. Their president and Director of Education join us. It's free, it's rigorous and it works. JOIN THE AMERICAN CONSORTIUM FOR ...
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SAFETY PRECAUTIONS IN STEM LEARNING DURING COVID

SAFETY PRECAUTIONS IN STEM LEARNING DURING COVID The King  of science lab  and school safety, NSTA's Safety guy, Glastonbury, CT schools Director of Safety Dr. Ken Roy is back. Always a 'CAN'T MISS IT' EXPERIENCE ...
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ELEMENTARY MATH FOR ALL STUDENTS THAT WORKS with a focus on ELL students

ELEMENTARY MATH FOR ALL STUDENTS THAT WORKS .... WHEN ED TECH BECOMES EQUITY TECH. You're going to learn about a math education company focused on equity in their methods,especially for ELL students . Levered Learning's founder Mitch Slater is my guest JOIN THE AMERICAN CONSORTIUM FOR EQUITY IN EDUCATION ....ENJOY OUR ON ...
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PREPARING YOUNG AMERICANS FOR DEMOCRATIC CITIZENSHIP

THIS IS WHAT PUBLIC EDUCATION IS ALL ABOUT! PREPARING  YOUNG AMERICANS FOR DEMOCRATIC CITIZENSHIP :Our favorite professor is back... Johns Hopkins Dr Ashley Berner from JHU's Institute for Education Policy. Always thought provoking,she is an expert on how rigorous curriculum brings about equity and how that works to develop  good ...
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THE AMERICAN COLLEGE APPLICATIONS CAMPAIGN…#WHYAPPLY

 THE AMERICAN COLLEGE APPLICATIONS CAMPAIGN...#WHYAPPLY : The goal is EQUITY as we host ACT's Center on Equity in Learning and their spokesperson, the Director of the Campaign,Lisa King... all to increase the number of 1st generation and Low Income Students  applying for higher ed. Great stuff. JOIN THE K12 EQUITY CONSORTIUM, ...
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PEORIA IL SCHOOLS RETURN DURING COVID

PEORIA IL SCHOOLS RETURN  DURING COVID We're highlighting districts and how they are handling the return and what its like on scene and what they are doing to make it all work. Today is a visit with Lisa Giffor, Literacy and Social Studies  Coordinator  for Peoria School District 150 in ...
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THE SCIENCE OF READING with a focus on Arkansas’ major effort

THE SCIENCE OF READING :We are going to focus on Arkansas' major effort with Reading Horizon's guests Tyson Smith and Laura Axtell.  ...
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THIS YEAR THE ‘ED SPACES’ CONFERENCE WILL BE VIRTUAL

THIS YEAR THE 'ED SPACES' CONFERENCE WILL BE VIRTUAL  Ed Spaces focuses on the design and building of schools and classrooms. Normally a "don't miss' live conference, this year it has to be virtual , so we have Jim McGarry of the Ed Market Association, the organization behind the event with the ...
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BACK TO SCHOOL CYBERSECURITY : A CoSN Show

BACK TO SCHOOL CYBERSECURITY :A CoSN show with guests AmyMcLaughlin of Oregon State and Il-based District IT Director Rod Russeau . It's a 'back to school' like no other but student privacy and security must be maintained.   ...
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