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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.

    Equity in School Communities During Coronavirus with guest Jonathan Rosa

    Equity in School Communities During Coronavirus with guest Jonathan Rosa

    Professor Jonathan Rosa joins Dan and Denise to discuss how school communities are coping with the novel coronavirus pandemic, and what issues may emerge during recovery.

    • 28 min
    The Impact of Mass School Shootings on Mental Health with guest Maya Rossin-Slater

    The Impact of Mass School Shootings on Mental Health with guest Maya Rossin-Slater

    Guest speaker Maya Rossin-Slater—an assistant professor of medicine at Stanford University and Senior Fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research—discusses the long-term mental health impacts on survivors of fatal mass shootings.

    • 27 min
    Bridging the Economic Divide Between Home and School with guest Amado Padilla

    Bridging the Economic Divide Between Home and School with guest Amado Padilla

    Amado Padilla, a professor of education at Stanford GSE, explains the challenges of helping kids who live in trailer parks to thrive and compete academically with their peers who come from wealthier communities.

    • 28 min
    Equity Issues in American Higher Education with guest Anthony Antonio

    Equity Issues in American Higher Education with guest Anthony Antonio

    Anthony Antonio - associate professor of education at the Stanford Graduate School of Education - discusses how friendships and relational networks matter for academic and social success in college.

    • 27 min
    Culturally Inclusive History Lessons in the Classroom with guest Michael Hines

    Culturally Inclusive History Lessons in the Classroom with guest Michael Hines

    Michael Hines - an assistant professor in the School of Education - discusses the value of teaching cultural history classes in the twentieth century.

    • 28 min
    Stanford-San Francisco Unified School District Partnership with guest Laura Wentworth

    Stanford-San Francisco Unified School District Partnership with guest Laura Wentworth

    Laura Wentworth, the Stanford-SFUSD Partnership Director for the Stanford Center to Support Excellence in Teaching (CSET), discusses the value and challenges of conducting research in a public school setting.

    • 28 min

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