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May 18, 2021

We know that writing as a life skill is made even more necessary as the business world increasingly demands workers who are critical thinkers who can articulate points of view and make persuasive arguments. As we think about the deeper purpose of school, we'll also discuss how writing can engage kids and help them...


May 11, 2021

When is the right time to make changes to K-12 education? Now? Later? Today’s guest, Dr. Kim Fleming, President of Core Education, a consulting firm specializing in teacher effectiveness initiatives argues that the best time is now. Kim then reviews changes that are already taking place in four critical areas of...


May 4, 2021

In this episode, Jeff takes a nostalgic trip, and social studies educators Larry Cuban and Phil Roden discuss the state of social studies education today, wrestling with both the purpose of social studies education: Is it to develop patriotism, citizenship, or critical thinking? And the best instructional method:...


Apr 27, 2021

"How do we create and spread better models of learning for young people, so that they can truly thrive in the world? asks Jenee Henry Wood, Head of Organizational Learning with Transcend Education, a not-for-profit organization that supports school communities to create and spread extraordinary, equitable...


Apr 27, 2021

"How do we create and spread better models of learning for young people, so that they can truly thrive in the world? asks Jenee Henry Wood, Head of Organizational Learning with Transcend Education, a not-for-profit organization that supports school communities to create and spread extraordinary, equitable...