Teacher Powered Schools
What would a school look like if teachers were in charge? How would administrative tasks be managed? What impact would this have on student learning?
Voices of Democracy
Jodi Garagan and Katy Funtasz set out to bring the true purpose of Social Studies to life by collaborating on a project that asked students the essential question, "How can we empower our voices to evoke change in a democracy?"
In this solo episode by host Natalie Vardabasso, learn more about what exactly creativity is (and isn’t), why it needs liberating, and how to do just that in our classrooms.
Treat Each Gift as a Learning Opportunity for All
In the final episode of season one, Dr. Leyton Schnellert describes how he disrupts teacher education and academic research by designing learning experiences that are interdisciplinary, inclusive, and always in the context of real classrooms. As Leyton says, “The kids are the curriculum and diversity…
Reimagining Numeracy Instruction
Math has traditionally been a space dominated by the simple binary of right and wrong answers. However, there are many important competencies, mindsets, and values that students can learn in the Math classroom if we embrace complexity and rethink the binary bias.
When you Call them Low, you Teach Them Low
In the episode, Ken brings the humor, heart, and hammer to call our attention to the limiting beliefs that live in many school cultures and how we need to work together to move ALL students to and through the bar.