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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.

    Helping Inquiring Minds Learn

    Helping Inquiring Minds Learn

    Drew Perkins talks with Author, Erik Francis, about his new book, Inquiring Minds Want to Learn: Posing Good Questions to Promote Student Inquiry
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    • 1 hr 11 min
    Impactful Instructional Coaching With Jim Knight

    Impactful Instructional Coaching With Jim Knight

    Drew Perkins talks with Jim Knight, Founding Partner at the Instructional Coaching Group, about his work and approach to instructional coaching.
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    • 41 min
    Do The Science Of Learning And Inquiry Converge?

    Do The Science Of Learning And Inquiry Converge?

    Drew Perkins talks with author and education professor, Carl Hendrick, about updates to his latest co-authored book and the nuances of the science of learning and inquiry.
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    • 1 hr 23 min
    Talking Inquiry With Kath Murdoch

    Talking Inquiry With Kath Murdoch

    This episode is the archived audio of a May 25, 2024, ThoughtStretchers Education Community discussion event titled “A Journey Through the Landscape of Inquiry with Kath Murdoch”
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    • 1 hr 10 min
    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

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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