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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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    • 4.8 • 12 Ratings

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.

    Student stress during the pandemic, with Denise Pope

    Student stress during the pandemic, with Denise Pope

    Denise Pope talks about COVID-19’s impact on students’ mental health and engagement with school.

    • 28 min
    Teaching about racism, with Matthew Snipp

    Teaching about racism, with Matthew Snipp

    Stanford sociologist Matthew Snipp talks about teaching race and ethnic relations in America.

    • 27 min
    The debate over reopening schools during COVID-19, with William Koski

    The debate over reopening schools during COVID-19, with William Koski

    Why are some schools open for in-person learning while others aren’t? Stanford Professor Bill Koski talks about the challenges in reopening schools, from legal issues to infrastructure problems, and who (or what) is to blame for those that remain shuttered to students.

    • 28 min
    Education around the world, with Christopher J. Thomas

    Education around the world, with Christopher J. Thomas

    Christopher J. Thomas explains why education in the developing world matters for everyone.

    • 27 min
    Resolving conflict through peacemaking, with Karen Biestman

    Resolving conflict through peacemaking, with Karen Biestman

    Karen Biestman talks about a framework long used by indigenous communities that can help students, parents and teachers better understand one another.

    • 28 min
    Special ed during COVID-19, with Christopher J. Lemons

    Special ed during COVID-19, with Christopher J. Lemons

    Stanford education professor Chris Lemons discusses how parents and teachers can support students with learning disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    • 28 min

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