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The author and strategist discusses the anti-government sentiment that emerged in the wake of the civil rights movement and what it still costs all Americans. Over the past two decades, Americans have grown accustomed to reports on the yawning gap between the country's rich and poor. Such news might be seen as a catalyst for change, but that hasn't…
 
Now that you've taught your students about the Crosscutting Concepts, it's time to use them in your classroom. The more often that students make connections to the CCCs, the more valuable that they become. In this episode, Erin provides you with 5 easy-to-implement Crosscutting Concept examples to use in your classroom. Click here to see the full e…
 
Anne Lutz Fernandez is a former marketer, investment banker, and recently retired English teacher. Her 2015 book Schooled, is a collection of stories from teachers across the US about their experiences and challenges in US classrooms. In July, Anne and Nate both appeared on the EdTrust’s podcast and discussed the Critical Race Theory moral panic. I…
 
The Black Lives Matter co-founder discusses how recent social movements are challenging Americans to press for real change. Power is an active and ever-evolving element in American politics and an animating force in American culture. The act of seeking it, discovering it, fighting for it and defending it is the drama of a democracy. Yet it’s not al…
 
Even though the Crosscutting Concepts are a vital part of student understanding of science, they are often forgotten in the lesson planning process. In this episode, Erin discusses how to evaluate your lessons and teach the Crosscutting Concepts. Check out the episode recap here. Other Episodes: 29: How to Integrate the Crosscutting Concepts 64: Qu…
 
Science journalist Michelle Nijhuis and philosopher Peter Singer discuss the complex relationship between people and the other creatures they rely on. Human beings may often view themselves as apart from animals. But even in the most urban existence, creatures big and small loom large in the day-to-day existence of just about everybody. Animals are…
 
When you are starting your unit, you want to make sure that your activities are very accessible for all students. In this episode, we discuss activities that don't require a lot of prior knowledge to complete. These will help lead your students into the unit in a meaningful and attainable way. Other Resources: Teaching Science in 3D on Instagram & …
 
The founders of The 19th share the lessons learned in the first year of their industry-bending journalism startup. Over the past two decades, the journalism industry has experienced a lot of change. Much of that transformation has been bad: shrinking page counts, shrinking budgets and, ultimately, shrinking newsrooms. In recent years, though, the k…
 
Claudia Rowe is a long-time journalist, currently writing opinion pieces for our friends at Crosscut. She recently published a piece detailing how Seattle Public Schools has shed 2000 students during the pandemic to private schools, homeschooling, and neighboring districts. As a reminder, schools in Washington are funded annually on a per-pupil bas…
 
What Should We Do (And Not Do) When Beginning A Unit? In this recording from a pop-up training the Spark Student Driven Science Learning Facebook group, Nicole shares three things she keeps in mind when beginning a phenomenon-based unit. Related Episodes: Episode 17: Using Student Questions to Build Storylines Episode 87: How to Choose Better Pheno…
 
The two journalists discuss how the decisions following the attacks of Sept. 11 led to distrust and division. Racism, inequity and political polarization have been a part of American history since the beginning of the country. And yet, all of the issues have exploded in the past few years as Americans have become more polarized than they have been …
 
As we head into this school year, we know students didn't get the same quality of schooling that they had in the past. So, what do we do about it? How important is prior knowledge in a science class? Do you need to build background knowledge for your students in order for them to be successful? In this episode, we talk all about prior knowledge and…
 
In this episode, Ethiopia Insight Election Project's Juweria Ali asks Tsegaye Birhanu, a former political science lecturer at Assosa University in Benishangul Gumuz and a Peace and Development Work Masters degree student at Linnaeus University in Sweden, to reflect on issues raised in the EIEP's 'EIEP: Marginalization and persecution in Ethiopia’s …
 
He talked a big game during the presidential campaign. Our guests look at what the president is doing in his first year to back that up. Democratic control of the federal government was far from certain heading into the 2020 general election. But following the election of Joe Biden to the presidency and Georgia's two Senate seats going blue, an une…
 
This conversation is the final of a series of episodes we will be releasing along with the ladies from IWL in preparation for what will likely be another very weird school year. This time we’re hearing from a student and a parent. Silong Chhun is an activist in Tacoma’s Cambodian community and an advocate for refugees everywhere. He is making his t…
 
The ‘White Fragility’ author and Slate podcast host Jason Johnson discuss the massive cultural changes since the murder of George Floyd. In the months after the murder of George Floyd, many institutions and white people across the country were openly grappling with the idea of whiteness — in particular, what responsibility white people and white-le…
 
In this episode, Ethiopia Insight Election Project's Tobias Hagmann asks Leul Estifanos, an Ethiopia Insight court reporter and a law graduate of Addis Ababa University, to reflect on issues he raised in the EIEP's 'Reforming Ethiopia’s draconian laws amid a derailing transition'.By Ethiopia Insight
 
In this episode, Ethiopia Insight Election Project's Martha Kuwe Kumsa asks Kulle Kursha, an Ethiopian Insight reporter and analyst focused primarily on the Southern Nations and a law lecturer at Hawassa University, to reflect on issues he raised in the EIEP's 'A special statehood request in Ethiopia’s southwest'.…
 
Asking questions is one of the Science and Engineering Practices. But what is the significance of the practice? What do you do with those questions? Find out in this episode. Read the full episode recap here. Related Episodes: Episode 10: How to Teach for Student Discovery Episode 17: Using Student Questions to Build Storylines Episode 87: How to C…
 
Is it still ethical to ski and hike? How is raising a kid to love the outdoors changing? The director of the UW Climate Impacts Group talks us through those questions. For a long time, climate change was more of a theoretical threat for many people. While certain events would underline the threat the scientists were warning the world about, they we…
 
This conversation is part of a series of episodes we will be releasing along with the ladies from IWL in preparation for what will likely be another very weird school year. Robin Lake is the director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education. CRPE is a non-partisan research and policy organization based at the University of Washington. Robin is…
 
Three leaders of Seattle institutions discuss the ways a year without in-person events disrupted worlds and how it transformed how they do their work. Before the pandemic, it could be easy to take the live arts for granted. In a city like Seattle, on any given night, audiences gathered in all kinds of spaces to take in a performance or a screening.…
 
In this episode, Ethiopia Insight Election Project's Juweria B. Ali asks Abdirahman Ahmed, an assistant professor of sociology at Jigjiga University in Jijiga, to reflect on issues he raised in the EIEP's 'New faces, old problems: reforms, clans, and parties in Ethiopia’s Somali region'.By Ethiopia Insight
 
This conversation is part of a series of episodes we will be releasing along with the ladies from IWL in preparation for what will likely be another very weird school year. Bill Hanawalt is the former director of education programs at Peace Community Center on Hilltop and the current development director for Degrees of Change, the organization behi…
 
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