201 episodes

The TeachThought Podcast delivers thoughtful heterodox conversations and ideas to help educators think about their craft and better prepare learners for the modern world.

The TeachThought Podcast Drew Perkins

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The TeachThought Podcast delivers thoughtful heterodox conversations and ideas to help educators think about their craft and better prepare learners for the modern world.

    The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 201 The Importance Of Critical Thinking In Navigating The Modern World

    The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 201 The Importance Of Critical Thinking In Navigating The Modern World

    Drew Perkins talks with Colin Seale about his new book, Thinking Like a Lawyer: A Framework for Teaching Critical Thinking to All Students, and the importance of critical thinking to the success of learners. 

    Please visit wegrowteachers.com for show notes and more information about our workshops and services.

    • 1 hr 24 min
    The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 200 Teaching With Tech In Coronavirus Times (And Beyond)

    The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 200 Teaching With Tech In Coronavirus Times (And Beyond)

    Drew Perkins talks with Sarah Gilmore and Katierose Deos of Intechgrate and authors of a new book "Integrating Technology: A School-Wide Framework to Enhance Learning" about effective use of technology to teach, especially in this time of school closures due to coronavirus.

    Visit wegrowteachers.com for show notes and links or to learn more about our workshops and services.

    • 1 hr 25 min
    The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 199 The Intricacies Of Teaching Through Robotics And Coding

    The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 199 The Intricacies Of Teaching Through Robotics And Coding

    Drew Perkins talks with Rikke Paaskesen from KUBO Robotics about the use of robots, robotics, and coding to teach STEM and critical thinking skills.

    Visit wegrowteachers.com for show notes and information on our workshops and services.

    • 51 min
    The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 198 The News Literacy Project

    The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 198 The News Literacy Project

    Drew Perkins talks with Suzannah Gonzales and John Silva from the News Literacy Project about their work to empower educators to teach students the skills they need to become smart, active consumers of news and other information and engaged, informed participants in civic life.

    Visit wegrowteachers.com for show notes and links and information about our workshops and services.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 197 Are We Teaching Reading Wrong By Omitting Knowledge? 

    The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 197 Are We Teaching Reading Wrong By Omitting Knowledge? 

    Drew Perkins talks with Natalie Wexler about her new book, The Knowledge Gap, which examines what elementary literacy instruction currently looks like, how it evolved to this point — and how it can be changed so that all students receive a meaningful, rigorous education.

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    • 1 hr 1 min
    The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 196 Modernizing Our Math Programs

    The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 196 Modernizing Our Math Programs

    Drew Perkins talks with Kathleen Almy about making our math programs better serve students as they transition from k12 to college and career. 

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    • 1 hr 19 min

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New Educator

This was the first podcast that I listened to and what a wealth of knowledge and insight!

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Every Educator and Parent Needs to Listen

Each conversation is filled with inspiration. If you are trying to teach your children what really matters and not just the material to pass tests, this podcast is a must!

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Transforming education

What a great podcast authentically changing education by providing valuable expertise in how to teach the 21st century learner!

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