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School’s In is a lively podcast exploring current issues in education and the future of learning and teaching. Hosted by Stanford Graduate School of Education Senior Lecturer Denise Pope and Dean Dan Schwartz, the show delves into what’s working and what needs to change to ensure that all children are prepared for a dynamic future. Are you worried about your kids’ teachers being too strict? Is homework drowning your fifth grader or stressing out your high school freshman? How do you know if your child is on track with reading? How can you get a student excited about math? Does technology improve learning or create distractions? Dan and Denise share research facts and their own real-life experiences, interviewing experts who add understanding and tips so families and school leaders can incorporate new discoveries and knowledge into their lives and practice.

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School’s In is a lively podcast exploring current issues in education and the future of learning and teaching. Hosted by Stanford Graduate School of Education Senior Lecturer Denise Pope and Dean Dan Schwartz, the show delves into what’s working and what needs to change to ensure that all children are prepared for a dynamic future. Are you worried about your kids’ teachers being too strict? Is homework drowning your fifth grader or stressing out your high school freshman? How do you know if your child is on track with reading? How can you get a student excited about math? Does technology improve learning or create distractions? Dan and Denise share research facts and their own real-life experiences, interviewing experts who add understanding and tips so families and school leaders can incorporate new discoveries and knowledge into their lives and practice.

    College in the time of COVID-19 with guest Harry Elam

    College in the time of COVID-19 with guest Harry Elam

    Harry Elam, a senior administrator and humanities professor at Stanford University, joins hosts Dan Schwartz and Denise Pope to discuss how colleges are responding to the coronavirus pandemic.

    • 27 min
    How Schools Become Centers of Communities with guest Milbrey McLaughlin

    How Schools Become Centers of Communities with guest Milbrey McLaughlin

    Milbrey McLaughlin - Stanford GSE professor of higher education, emerita - explains how some schools become the center of community life by providing academic, social, health, and overall wellness support—and how that may be a model COVID-19 recovery.

    • 27 min
    The Emotions Children & Young Adults Experience During Times of Bereavement with guest Rabbi Kalin-Neumann

    The Emotions Children & Young Adults Experience During Times of Bereavement with guest Rabbi Kalin-Neumann

    Rabbi Patricia Kalin-Neumann talks about the difficult emotions that children and young adults experience during times of bereavement. Originally aired on SiriusXM on May 9, 2020.

    • 27 min
    Making School Policy During the COVID-19 Pandemic with guest Heather Hough

    Making School Policy During the COVID-19 Pandemic with guest Heather Hough

    Heather Hough, executive director of the Stanford research center Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE), discusses what decisions policymakers and school leaders are considering as they look to restart schools amidst COVID-19. Originally aired on SiriusXM on May 9, 2020.

    • 28 min
    Innovation During Crisis: What School Changes Will Stay? with guest Larry Cuban

    Innovation During Crisis: What School Changes Will Stay? with guest Larry Cuban

    Guest speaker Larry Cuban - Stanford professor of education, emeritus - provides a historical perspective on school reform to help inform which innovations in teaching and learning that have come out of COVID-19 may stay with us long after the pandemic is over.

    • 27 min
    What Parents and Educators Need to Know About Learning and Teaching at Home with guest Jelena Obradovic.

    What Parents and Educators Need to Know About Learning and Teaching at Home with guest Jelena Obradovic.

    Guest speaker Jelena Obradovic - an associate professor at Stanford Graduate School of Education - discusses spending time at home with young children (toddlers and Pre-K) in the stages of early learning.

    • 28 min

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