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Empower Women In All Areas Of Life with Yasmine Mustafa – STEAMrollrs Special Edition (STEM Everyday #37)

February 5, 2016

YASMINE MUSTAFA Yasmine is fueled by a passion to empower women in all areas of life thus she founded the Philadelphia chapter of Girl Develop It in 2011. Her newest company she founded is ROAR for Good, a self-defense wearable technology startup aimed at diminishing violence against women and addressing the underlying causes of the violence. Join Marion Leary guest host for Chris Woods as she has another great interview with a woman in STEAM who has chosen her own […]

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Leveraging UDL for Effective PBL (Practicing PBL # 17)

December 11, 2015

  Today’s podcast features 5th grade classroom teacher, extraordinaire, Lisa Parisi who walks us through how Universal Design for Learning (http://www.cast.org/our-work/about-udl.html) works in tandem with Project/Problem Based Learning. She outlines how she creates a classroom environment that not only allows, but encourages students to find their own learning styles and preferences and then lets them engage with the learning in that style. This is truly an inspiring podcast from a veteran “just a teacher” who is very obviously dedicated to […]

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Developing Self-Regulation Skills Through PBL – Pt 3: Emotional Skills (PracticingPBL #16)

November 19, 2015

Brad joins Ginger in-house again for Part Three of Developing Self-Regulation Skills. Brads work teaches PBL teachers how to help children and adults develop better self-regulatory skills for better lives on down the road. In PBL, students are intentionally put into situations and challenges that help them learn to take responsibility for their own actions and involvement in life. This intentionally causes some levels of stress, but done in a safe environment where they can learn to develop lifelong skills. […]

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Developing Self-Regulation Skills Through PBL-Pt 2: Physical skills continued (PracticingPBL #15)

November 9, 2015

Brad joins Ginger in-house again for Part Two of Developing Self-Regulation Skills. Brads work teaches PBL teachers how to help children and adults develop better self-regulatory skills for better lives on down the road. In PBL, students are intentionally put into situations and challenges that help them learn to manage information, time, task, and group work ambiguity. This intentionally causes some levels of stress, but done in a safe environment where they can learn to develop lifelong skills. However, are […]

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Quick Question with Eric Nentrup (PracticingPBL #11)

August 14, 2015

How do we redirect teachers and/or students when they have the temptation to fall away from the rigors and tasty challenges of PBL back into “playing school.”  Eric takes us on a journey of both teachers and students and why they might find themselves stepping back from PBL and moving back into a more familiar way of doing school. He highlights balancing innovation and the realities of daily life, both for himself as a coach and teacher, and for students. […]

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When A Teacher’s Writing Goes Viral (Better Learning For Schools #34)

July 28, 2015

One of the most challenging aspects of being an educator is getting those outside of the profession to take you seriously.  Unless, of course, you are Lori Rice. Not only did her opinion catch the attention of her legislature, it also ended up in the Washington Post. In this podcast, we hear from Lori about her experiences in the media and in the classroom. http://traffic.libsyn.com/remarkablechatter/when_writing_goes_viral.mp3  Curtis Chandler can be contacted at: Twitter @curtischandler6 Blog:  Better Learning For Schools

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Intentional Use of Images (History Tech #34)

July 6, 2015

Every social studies teacher knows that students are able to get a better sense of the historical period they are studying if they have images (photographs, maps, etc.) to view. Their understanding and historical thinking skills are further enhanced if we provide them with strategies to use as they analyze and interpret those primary sources. Join Glenn as he discusses the quadrant process and visual discrepant event inquiry as two ways to help students get the most out of their […]

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A Friendly Wrestling Match (Practicing PBL #8)

June 26, 2015

Join Ginger and Aaron as they wrestle with the question, “Is PBL something new?” Or is it just a small adjustment from what we’ve always considered good teaching? The discussion then leads into whether it’s a waste of teachers’ time to decide if what they’re doing is actually PBL or “just a project.” Spoiler alert: they decide that ultimately, it’s a waste of time. This is a fun episode for both newbie and veteran PBL teachers to listen to as […]

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STEM with Marta Thompson (STEM #27)

June 23, 2015

Join Chris Woods as he visits with Special Education teacher, Marta Thompson as she shares how she uses STEM to help students overcome the challenges of learning. You can always reach Chris Woods at: Twitter:@dailystem Email: cwoods@clkschools.org Be sure to subscribe to receive an email of future podcasts.

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Women In STEM Careers (STEM Everyday #26)

June 22, 2015

Chris Woods leads a great conversation with two special individuals working in STEM fields.   Marion Leary, RN, MS Public Health, MS Nursing, Asst. Dir. of Clinical Research and Christina Love,BS Education, PhD Physics, Assistant Teaching Professor share their passion of making STEM available to all individuals. Both Marion and Christina are involved with a conference called Start Talking Science which presenters spark the thought that every learning should have a change of a STEM education, or at least some STEM in their education. Start Talking Science […]

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