Best School Education podcasts (Updated June 2018; image)
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BAM Radio has compiled the most popular segments, hosted by the Executive Directors of the nation's 14 leading education associations including ; the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), the National Parent Teachers Association ( PTA), the National Head Start Association (NHSA), The National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP), the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), the Association of School Business Officials (ASBO), the ...
 
Promoting education in engineering and design for all ages. Learn more and read transcripts at www.k12engineering.net. Produced by Pius Wong, engineer, of Pios Labs (www.pioslabs.com). This podcast is for educators, engineers, entrepreneurs, and parents interested in bringing engineering to younger ages. Listen to real conversations among various professionals in the engineering education space, as we try to find better ways to educate and inspire kids in engineering thinking. For episode tr ...
 
Good Schools for All is a podcast about education. Hosts Scott Lewis and Laura Kohn from the Education Synergy Alliance cut through the jargon and debate to get to the news and ideas that matter. Good schools are at the heart of our democracy and economy. We are about good schools for all kids.
 
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After-school programs are crucial for many families. From the time school gets out around 2 or 3 p.m. to the time most parents get off work at 5 or 6 p.m., after-school program providers offer kids expanded academics and enrichment activities like arts or physical education. But while the need is clear, many state and federally funded after-sch ...…
 
Jen Lumanlan is the creator and host of the podcast Your Parenting Mojo. When she became a new parent she started searching for information on the best ways to raise a child. This research led to a Master’s degree in Psychology followed by another in Education. Her passion for learning and a desire to share her findings… The post 068: How to su ...…
 
Kim Waldock is Head of National Programmes for the Learning and Participation department at Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London. We discuss: New projects for schools Free CPD for teachers Royal Opera House Learning Platform – Discover, explore and immerse your classroom in the world of opera, ballet and theatrecraft through the Royal Opera ...…
 
Science education occurs in juvenile detention centers, as part of the schooling available to young people there so that they can receive their high school equivalency certification. Guests Rachel and Kasina talk about their experiences teaching science and other subjects to boys and young men in these institutions. They describe the constraint ...…
 
Many students decode and yet don't comprehend what they read. The Fab Four is a protocol for improving reading comprehension with a metacognitive technique that produces significant growth in a very short period of time. Follow: @KyleHamstra @LoriOczkus @ASCD @bamradionetwork Lori Oczkus, author of Reciprocal Teaching at Work: Powerful Strategi ...…
 
On 19th April 2018 Dr. Tony Eaude gave the Christian Schiller lecture for the National Association for Primary Education at the University of Greenwich. Guest speakers at the annual lectures use the work of Christian Schiller as inspiration for their insights and thoughts about education. Dr. Tony Eaude was a primary class teacher for thirteen ...…
 
In this episode, we talk about educators who struggle with depression. Our hosts share their own experiences and discuss why coping starts with this one key item. Follow: @jonHarper70bd @froehlichm @bamradionetwork Mandy Froehlich is the Director of Innovation and Technology in Ripon, WI. She also consults, presents and keynotes nationally on t ...…
 
Rob Alvarez is an expert, speaker and advocate for the use of gamification in education. He’s the creator and host of Professor Game and works at IE Business School Publishing, with interactive and engaging learning experiences. Professor Game is a weekly podcast where we interview successful practitioners of games, gamification and game thinki ...…
 
Vivian Shen and Ruby Lee want to teach kids how to program one-on-one over the internet. Vivian and Ruby are Cofounders of Juni Learning, their new educational startup that provides programming lessons to kids like how others provide private piano lessons. Although they both studied computer science at Stanford, they got to computer science at ...…
 
The San Diego County Office of Education has its hands in lots of things. But one of its biggest tasks is making sure the regions's most vulnerable students don't slip through the cracks. On the latest podcast, hosts Scott Lewis and Laura Kohn talk to Paul Gothold, the new superintendent of the San Diego County Office of Education, about effort ...…
 
Flora Barton is Headteacher at Crowmarsh Gifford CE Primary School. We discuss how they are supporting their pupils to become independent learners, while creating a working environment for the teaching team to thrive, inspire and be creative. Less testing changes the focus of how teachers teach and as you will hear the results are remarkable. T ...…
 
Short intro to the new look Education on Fire, pre season 5. The continuation of themed seasons Wednesday Wisdom New interviews with successful people who are living their dreams. How did school help or hinder them? What are the most important lessons they have learnt in their journey? Who did they meet or what did… The post 063: What to expect ...…
 
What is mechanical engineering? Engineer Sadhan Sathyaseelan joins the show again from The University of Texas to wonder out loud about all the important aspects of this classic engineering field. This is a continuing series of conversations introducing the fundamentals of different engineering disciplines. In this episode on mechanical enginee ...…
 
Lincoln High is a struggling school. A string of administrative problems and increasing violence between students at Lincoln continues to prompt many families to send their kids to schools outside their neighborhood. But Karly Van Holten saw something she liked about Lincoln. Despite having other high school options, she told her mom she wanted ...…
 
Marshall Escamilla is part of a team of podcasters who create Tumble, a science podcast for kids and their families. With a background in music and K-12 education, Marshall shares the purpose of Tumble and how his show tries to tell science stories. Hear his thoughts on how to bring podcasting into the classroom, how to combine listening with o ...…
 
Our guest says that personalized learning is essentially about sharing power with students. Join us for a four-step guide to enable personalizing instruction for every child. Follow: @eklundteaches @drrickabaugh @ASCD @bamradionetwork James Rickabaugh, author of Tapping the Power of Personalized Learning , is the director of the Institute for P ...…
 
Voice of San Diego education reporter Mario Koran is leaving his post. His reporting on San Diego schools over the past five years has pulled back the curtain on several policies and practices that affect local families. He’s tackled everything from school discipline, graduation rates, administrative scandals, bilingual education and more. Kora ...…
 
Finding the time, saving time, making time, and making up time lost are challenges most of us struggle to manage. There just never seems to be enough time to do all that is expected of us. This teacher has dedicated her career to solving the time issues teachers face and has come up with some proven, practical strategies to help you teach and s ...…
 
We recap the South by Southwest Education conference (SXSW EDU) in 2018 after it ends, talking about the reactions of attendees, educational technology, PBS, escape rooms, political visitors, the educational pipeline from industry on down to K-12, ideas for future SXSW events, and more.Related to this episode: • Scandinavian Airlines direct fli ...…
 
Neuroscience research needs help from many fields, including engineering. Dr. Talia Lerner describes some of the engineering tools that she uses to study neural circuits in animal models, especially involving dopamine. She is a professor and basic science researcher at Northwestern University in Chicago, and she studies these circuits in the ho ...…
 
Adulting can be hard. Many kids have difficulties navigating the transition from high school to the "real world." Lots get stuck in limbo. There's a snappy new term for these 16-to-24-year-olds who don’t attend school or have a job — "opportunity youth." On April 12, the San Diego Workforce Partnership is hosting a summit to talk about why ther ...…
 
Recorded in the middle of South-by-Southwest (SXSW) EDU 2018, this episode features educator Rachel and engineer Pius. They discuss their immediate reactions to hosting two SXSW events this year, including insights on how to use podcasting for education and how to design lessons using empathic lead user analysis. Look out for future episodes fr ...…
 
Mark takes us through the highlights of season 4 ‘Music and the Arts’. We recap some of the great interviews and Mark shares his thoughts on what we have explored. Check out his personal offer to come and visit your school. Do you want some FREE samba workshops? www.EducationOnFire.com The post 062: Music and the Arts Season Finale appeared fir ...…
 
What is engineering? What are the important aspects of engineering that anybody should know? Can we talk about all this without getting too deep into math? Engineer and researcher Sadhan Sathyaseelan joins the podcast to kick off a series of episodes meant to introduce engineering concepts to anyone, not just the people studying it in college.R ...…
 
Tech jobs abound. Our education system isn't churning out enough students with computer science training to meet the voracious demand for high-skilled tech workers. But schools in San Diego are trying to catch up. Locally, only 10 percent of San Diego County high schools offered computer science courses as recently as 2011. This year, closer to ...…
 
Society is headed toward more driverless cars, self-driving cars, shared cars, connected fleets, and all kinds of autonomous vehicles (AVs). How will engineers of tomorrow deal with this technology? Dr. Kara Kockelman, Professor of Civil Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, talks about her research in this area and current advances ...…
 
Peter Cansell and I discuss what we have learned from the Education on Fire podcast season 4 – Music and the Arts. 20 episodes of great resources. Peter Cansell is my resident education expert. The person who provides the bigger picture and will tell me that you can’t just play music all day at school… The post 061: Season 4 round up with Peter ...…
 
Self-doubt is more pervasive in education than we admit. We close our classroom doors, do the best we can, but often quietly question ourselves on many levels. In this segment, a teacher, a principal, and an educator turned consultant talk about how they keep self-doubt, from limiting them. Follow @PeterMDeWitt @froehlichm @ jonHarper70bd @bamr ...…
 
Special Report: Perhaps what's most crazy about the notion of arming teachers is how most discussions on this important issue are mostly devoid of sober, thoughtful, factual examination. On one extreme, we hear rabid gun supporters encouraging schools to enter an arms race. On the other we see a visceral rejection of the idea so strong that fac ...…
 
Anxiety in engineering education sometimes comes from doing math. What does math anxiety feel like? What are its causes and effects? How do you deal with it, as a student and as a teacher? Guest cohost Rachel joins again to talk about these questions and possible answers.Related to this episode: • “Math anxiety” on Wikipedia: https://en.wikiped ...…
 
Finding the right school for your kids just got a little easier. Voice of San Diego has launched an inaugural issue of A Parent’s Guide to Public Schools. On the podcast, hosts Scott Lewis and Laura Kohn talk about the guide and arm parents with the information they need to find a good school. Last year, we released a map of San Diego County sc ...…
 
According to a recent report, 24% of parents are concerned about safety in school. Our guest says it's time for schools to rethink and decentralize how we approach school safety. Follow: @eklundteaches @wwmurawski @ASCD @bamradionetwork Dr. Amy Klinger is a nationally recognized school safety and crisis management expert. Amanda Klinger, Esq. i ...…
 
Sue Nicholls worked as a music subject leader in many primary settings during her career as a teacher. She has published several music resource books for non-specialists for A&C Black and OUP and contributed material to many other publications. Sue now works as an independent music education consultant leading workshops and courses for schools ...…
 
Designed and refined over two years, working with amateur and professional ensembles, Syncphonia replaces paper scores with a digital system which synchronises to the beat of a conductor or lead musician. The current bar and beat are highlighted, so players can’t get lost, pages are turned automatically, and new parts can be distributed in seco ...…
 
Do you spend the day surrounded by students and peers yet feel lonely? You're not alone. Many teachers feel the same way you do. No, it's not just new teachers. It's not just innovative teachers. It's not just veteran teachers. Follow @forthekiddoes @froehlichm @ jonHarper70bd @bamradionetwork Dr. Valerie King is a teacher of gifted and advance ...…
 
The Poway Unified School District is one of the highest regarded school districts in the state. Its schools are good and its students are high-performing. But the district's sterling reputation has a few big dings. Poway Unified's leadership has been under a cloud of suspicion since 2011 when Voice of San Diego broke a story about a strange bon ...…
 
THE ULTIMATE MUSIC SCHEME FOR PRACTICAL MUSIC-TEACHING IN THE PRIMARY CLASSROOM Simple and intuitive video lessons with PDF plans ready to use straight away. TAKE A FREE 10 DAY TRIAL. WANT TO HEAR SOME NUMBERS TO CONVINCE YOU? 168 LESSON PLANS 600 VIDEO CLIPS 200+ NOTATIONS & ACTIVITY SHEETS An exclusive offer for Education on Fire listeners. S ...…
 
It's a new year and Teachers Aid is rolling out a new format. We've refocused the show on meeting some of the biggest unmet needs every educator has. If you are an educator who gives teaching your all, but still feel that you're not doing enough, this show is for you. Tune in, we promise you that you won't hear teachers talking like this every ...…
 
Managing student behavior can be a challenge. So when I handled a difficult student problem, I was proud. Later I found that my pride was premature. Follow: @jonHarper70bd @ShannaPeeples @bamradionetwork Shanna Peeples is 2015 National Teacher of the Year, 2016 NEA Global Fellow, and 14-year English teacher in Title I middle and high schools. C ...…
 
It's a particularly important time for unions. Locally the San Diego Education Association, the teachers union at the San Diego Unified School District, does not have a contract. It is working on contract negotiations with the district right now. They may support a measure to raise taxes and bring more money into the district while also pushing ...…
 
What are the best practices for differentiating instruction in the elementary grades? Join us as we lift the hood and take a look. Follow: @sarahdateechur @kjdoubet@ASCD @bamradionetwork Kristina Doubet is a professor at James Madison University and co-author (with Jessica Hockett)of Differentiation in Middle and High School: Strategies to Enga ...…
 
The largest school choir concerts in the world Young Voices is in full swing for 2018 and I chat to their musical director Craig McLeish. Craig wants to know your questions, thoughts and experiences of Young Voices. Get in touch and you may get your questions answered and a mention on the follow up show! email… The post 057: Young Voices with m ...…
 
One Dance UK is the national Sector Support Organisation for Dance and the lead Subject Association for Dance in Schools in England. We have a growing membership of teachers and schools, who all benefit from advice, resources and discounted conference/CPD opportunities. I chat with Claire Somerville – Head of Children & Young People’s Dance, On ...…
 
Growing with Gratitude – Learn how to change the culture of your school & classroom. BUILDING & PROTECTING STUDENTS MENTAL HEALTH ACROSS THE UK The Growing With Gratitude Program aims to help teachers, students and families easily develop the habits of gratitude, kindness and mindfulness that have been identified as the stepping stones to great ...…
 
Jonathan Savage is Managing Director of UCan Play and we talk about Funding Music Education in your school. We discuss the benefits of working in partnerships and making the most of the opportunities around you both on a local level and through the internet. Jonathan has great experience from his role as Chair of… The post 054: Funding Music Ed ...…
 
TryBooking is UK’s most innovative event ticketing, booking and registration platform. We provide an all in one system that helps you manage everything online. SELL TICKETS Streamline your events by selling tickets online. REGISTRATIONS Create smart forms with custom questions and online payments. ONLINE BOOKINGS Grow your business with online ...…
 
Apollo Music Projects brings live classical music to children who might not otherwise experience it. Over 13 years, more than 8,600 children have experienced the magic of live performance from classroom to concert hall, culminating in the thrilling spectacle of a full orchestra in concert. I talk to David Chernaik about how this project was bro ...…
 
Out of the Ark Music was born out of a passionate belief that children deserve the very best. Good songs leave a lasting impression and contain huge potential to make a difference to our lives. The importance of music and the arts cannot be emphasised enough and, though often overlooked, they are a vital part… The post 051: Why 18,000 schools a ...…
 
Our guest offers tips for celebrating the holidays while respecting the diversity of the students in your classroom. Follow: @intoy2014 @mr_abud @meganoliviahall@bamradionetwork Megan Olivia Hall teaches science at a diverse urban magnet school in St. Paul, Minnesota, where she leads social and emotional learning curriculum development. She has ...…
 
Today I talk about my experiences from producing a music project for local primary schools. My insights and thoughts about expectations, how schools work together and being a beacon for people to follow. How do you use your time and are there more effective ways to get great results? For more information please visit www.EducationOnFire.com The ...…
 
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