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

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    • 4.8 • 36 Ratings

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

    How Should We Think About Antiracism In Education?

    How Should We Think About Antiracism In Education?

    This episode is the archived audio of a May 23, 2024, ThoughtStretchers Education Community discussion event titled "Antiracism in Education: How should we think about race, racism, and antiracism in education?"
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    • 1 hr 22 min
    A Veteran Teacher Who Rejects Black And White Thinking

    A Veteran Teacher Who Rejects Black And White Thinking

    Drew Perkins talks with veteran teacher, Melinda Karshner, about her teaching and how she navigates the landscape of false binaries being pushed about the science of reading, science of learning, and culture war issues.
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    • 1 hr 11 min
    A Conservative Vision For Improving Education

    A Conservative Vision For Improving Education

    Drew Perkins talks with Rick Hess, Director of Education and the American Enterprise Institute, about his new co-authored book, Getting Education Right: A Conservative Vision for Improving Early Childhood, K–12, and College.
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    • 56 min
    When A GOP Insider Realizes Moms For Liberty Claims Are False

    When A GOP Insider Realizes Moms For Liberty Claims Are False

    Drew Perkins talks with Granbury, Texas school board member, Courtney Gore, and journalist, Jeremy Schwartz, about her experience with GOP efforts in her town to push their agenda at all costs.
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    • 1 hr 17 min
    School Desegregation In 1868? The Story Of Susie Clark

    School Desegregation In 1868? The Story Of Susie Clark

    Drew Perkins talks with Joshalyn Hickey-Johnson, author of the children's book, Susie Clark: The Bravest Girl You’ve Ever Seen, a story about desegregating Iowa schools in 1868.
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    • 59 min
    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

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
36 Ratings

36 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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