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Heterodox conversations to stretch your thinking about important issues in education.

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    • 4.7 • 35 Ratings

Heterodox conversations to stretch your thinking about important issues in education.

    Using Thinking Maps To Empower Project-Based Learning

    Using Thinking Maps To Empower Project-Based Learning

    Drew Perkins talks with David Hyerle, Founder of Thinking Foundation and CEO/Owner of Thinking Schools International, about the use of Thinking Maps to help learners in and outside of PBL.
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    • 1 hr 9 min
    Hard Questions About School Choice

    Hard Questions About School Choice

    Drew Perkins talks with Shaka Mitchell, a Senior Fellow with the American Federation for Children, about school choice issues and challenges, including recent legislation passed in Kentucky.
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    • 1 hr 21 min
    2024 Federal Education Budget Advocacy

    2024 Federal Education Budget Advocacy

    Drew Perkins talks with NASSP CEO Ronn Nozoe about their advocacy efforts regarding the 2024 federal education budget.
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    • 52 min
    Community-Led Education, Overcoming The Culture Wars

    Community-Led Education, Overcoming The Culture Wars

    This episode is the audio archive from a ThoughtStretchers Education Community discussion event from April 18, 2024, titled Catalyzing Community-Led Change: Overcoming the divisive and narrow politics of our time.
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    • 1 hr 13 min
    A School Focused On Intellectual Virtues?

    A School Focused On Intellectual Virtues?

    Drew Perkins talks with Jacquie Bryant, Founding Principal of a public middle school called Intellectual Virtues Academy.
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    • 1 hr 3 min
    Sorting The Evidence For Direct Instruction And Inquiry

    Sorting The Evidence For Direct Instruction And Inquiry

    Drew Perkins talks with Dylan Wiliam about the evidence and support for different instructional approaches including direct instruction and inquiry-based learning.
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    • 1 hr 6 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
35 Ratings

35 Ratings

Z Cress ,

Always insightful conversations!

Drew is a good interviewer and has really interesting conversations. I highly recommend this podcast anyone that works in education!

Ambitious Blue ,

New Educator

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

bburtteaches ,

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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