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What's the Big Idea?

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We're a podcast about big ideas in education. Tune in to listen and think, then respond on Twitter or Instagram @BigIdeaEd

Latest Episodes

A Visit to Design39Campus in San Diego

In which Dan spends an afternoon at Design39Campus in San Diego to find how they're doing education differently. Dan explores the campus, talks to teachers and students, and discovers an impressive amount of flexibility, teacher and student autonomy, and community buy-in. As always, comments and questions are welcome on Twitter @BigIdeaEd.

31 MIN2019 NOV 15
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A Visit to Design39Campus in San Diego

Reviving Ophelia at 25: A Conversation with Sara Gilliam

In which Dan interviews Sara Gilliam, co-author of the new edition of 'Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls'. Dan and Sara discuss the differences between adolescent girls in the 90s and now (5:15), over scheduling (14:00), how girls view school (23:30), and the effects of school shootings on teen girls (30:00). As always, we welcome comments and questions on Twitter @BigIdeaEd. Music today from Valencia Bey via Tribe of Noise.

37 MIN2019 OCT 18
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Reviving Ophelia at 25: A Conversation with Sara Gilliam

Social/emotional, high-performing students, and parenting in 2019 : a conversation with school psychologists

In which Dan discusses the social and emotional well-being of our students with two school psychologists. We start off with a discussion about student sleep (or lack thereof) before moving on to academic pressure on the modern student. We also talk the difficulties of parenting in this high-pressure world, vulnerable students, and tell a few stories about our own kids. As always, we welcome comments and questions on Twitter @BigIdeaEd

41 MIN2019 OCT 6
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Social/emotional, high-performing students, and parenting in 2019 : a conversation with school psychologists

Engaging Our Students in a Democratic Society

In which Dan examines the place of civics education in a democracy and the state of civics ed in America today. First he's joined by Emily Cardinali, who reported for NPR last year, to talk about what we mean by 'civics' and where civics in American classrooms stands today (3:50). Then he speaks with Joel Westheimer, researcher and professor at the University of Ottawa, to talk about why civics is so vital in a democratic society (20:00). Comments and questions are welcome on Twitter @BigIdeaEd

50 MIN2019 SEP 18
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Engaging Our Students in a Democratic Society

Concept-Based Teaching and Learning, pt 2: An interview with Julie Stern

In which Dan interviews Julie Stern, one of America's foremost experts and advocates of concept-based teaching and learning. They discuss how Julie got into this (2:15), education's obsession with topics (6:55), how a concept focus leads to deeper learning (9:30), the importance of being open and transparent with students (14:30), the pace of learning (18:30), and the nature of assessment (23:10). As always, we welcome comments and questions on Twitter @BigIdeaEd

33 MIN2019 AUG 20
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Concept-Based Teaching and Learning, pt 2: An interview with Julie Stern

Concept-Based Teaching and Learning, pt 1

In which Dan explores concept-based education and how it can drive deeper learning and critical thinking in the classroom and beyond. Relying on the work of Lynn Erickson and Julie Stern, Dan breaks down what we mean by 'concept-based' learning (2:10) and how it's different from the more common topical approach found in schools. Then Dan interviews Trevor Aleo, an English teacher making concept-based teaching and learning a reality (7:30). As always we welcome comments and questions on Twitter @BigIdeaEd

36 MIN2019 AUG 20
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Concept-Based Teaching and Learning, pt 1

Learning in the Age of Gun Violence Fear

In which Dan discusses gun violence--and the fear of it--in American schools today. After an overview of the stats and the recent increased spending to stop guns in schools (2:15), Dan weighs in on the idea to arm teachers in the classroom (6:50). Then he's joined by three high school students who have done some serious thinking and taken action on guns in schools (8:30). As always we welcome comments and questions on Twitter @BigIdeaEd

27 MIN2019 JUN 7
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Learning in the Age of Gun Violence Fear

The Research Question

In which Dan explores the value and limitation of bringing more education research into the classroom. Can evidence-based practices elevate education, and if so, how much? Dan breaks down what we mean by evidence and discusses some arguments for and against more evidence-based teaching (0:55). Then he's joined by Zach Groshell, a teacher in Nanjing and Ph.D student to discuss this topic (8:05). As always, we welcome comments, insights, and questions on Twitter@BigIdeaEd

31 MIN2019 MAY 18
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The Research Question

Digital Portfolios--a better way forward?

In which Dan discusses the potential of using digital portfolios as a meaningful, holistic measure of student success and a more accurate guide in college admissions. Dan talks about the recent Varsity Blues scandal (1:00), what we mean when we say 'digital portfolio' (3:55), and then speaks with educators from Animas High School in Colorado about their experience with portfolios (8:30). We welcome comments and questions on Twitter @BigIdeaEd

31 MIN2019 MAY 2
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Digital Portfolios--a better way forward?

Teaching & Learning About the Holocaust

In which Dan discusses what it means to teach the Holocaust in 2019. Dan talks about that incident in Newport (1:10), some bizarre Holocaust education stuff from the Middle East (2:50), and research about teaching the Holocaust (5:45). Then, he's joined by two teachers doing some innovative Holocaust education with a unique community partner (8:40). Comments, questions, complaints? Join the conversation on Twitter: @BigIdeaEd

34 MIN2019 APR 4
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Teaching & Learning About the Holocaust

Latest Episodes

A Visit to Design39Campus in San Diego

In which Dan spends an afternoon at Design39Campus in San Diego to find how they're doing education differently. Dan explores the campus, talks to teachers and students, and discovers an impressive amount of flexibility, teacher and student autonomy, and community buy-in. As always, comments and questions are welcome on Twitter @BigIdeaEd.

31 MIN2019 NOV 15
Comments
A Visit to Design39Campus in San Diego

Reviving Ophelia at 25: A Conversation with Sara Gilliam

In which Dan interviews Sara Gilliam, co-author of the new edition of 'Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls'. Dan and Sara discuss the differences between adolescent girls in the 90s and now (5:15), over scheduling (14:00), how girls view school (23:30), and the effects of school shootings on teen girls (30:00). As always, we welcome comments and questions on Twitter @BigIdeaEd. Music today from Valencia Bey via Tribe of Noise.

37 MIN2019 OCT 18
Comments
Reviving Ophelia at 25: A Conversation with Sara Gilliam

Social/emotional, high-performing students, and parenting in 2019 : a conversation with school psychologists

In which Dan discusses the social and emotional well-being of our students with two school psychologists. We start off with a discussion about student sleep (or lack thereof) before moving on to academic pressure on the modern student. We also talk the difficulties of parenting in this high-pressure world, vulnerable students, and tell a few stories about our own kids. As always, we welcome comments and questions on Twitter @BigIdeaEd

41 MIN2019 OCT 6
Comments
Social/emotional, high-performing students, and parenting in 2019 : a conversation with school psychologists

Engaging Our Students in a Democratic Society

In which Dan examines the place of civics education in a democracy and the state of civics ed in America today. First he's joined by Emily Cardinali, who reported for NPR last year, to talk about what we mean by 'civics' and where civics in American classrooms stands today (3:50). Then he speaks with Joel Westheimer, researcher and professor at the University of Ottawa, to talk about why civics is so vital in a democratic society (20:00). Comments and questions are welcome on Twitter @BigIdeaEd

50 MIN2019 SEP 18
Comments
Engaging Our Students in a Democratic Society

Concept-Based Teaching and Learning, pt 2: An interview with Julie Stern

In which Dan interviews Julie Stern, one of America's foremost experts and advocates of concept-based teaching and learning. They discuss how Julie got into this (2:15), education's obsession with topics (6:55), how a concept focus leads to deeper learning (9:30), the importance of being open and transparent with students (14:30), the pace of learning (18:30), and the nature of assessment (23:10). As always, we welcome comments and questions on Twitter @BigIdeaEd

33 MIN2019 AUG 20
Comments
Concept-Based Teaching and Learning, pt 2: An interview with Julie Stern

Concept-Based Teaching and Learning, pt 1

In which Dan explores concept-based education and how it can drive deeper learning and critical thinking in the classroom and beyond. Relying on the work of Lynn Erickson and Julie Stern, Dan breaks down what we mean by 'concept-based' learning (2:10) and how it's different from the more common topical approach found in schools. Then Dan interviews Trevor Aleo, an English teacher making concept-based teaching and learning a reality (7:30). As always we welcome comments and questions on Twitter @BigIdeaEd

36 MIN2019 AUG 20
Comments
Concept-Based Teaching and Learning, pt 1

Learning in the Age of Gun Violence Fear

In which Dan discusses gun violence--and the fear of it--in American schools today. After an overview of the stats and the recent increased spending to stop guns in schools (2:15), Dan weighs in on the idea to arm teachers in the classroom (6:50). Then he's joined by three high school students who have done some serious thinking and taken action on guns in schools (8:30). As always we welcome comments and questions on Twitter @BigIdeaEd

27 MIN2019 JUN 7
Comments
Learning in the Age of Gun Violence Fear

The Research Question

In which Dan explores the value and limitation of bringing more education research into the classroom. Can evidence-based practices elevate education, and if so, how much? Dan breaks down what we mean by evidence and discusses some arguments for and against more evidence-based teaching (0:55). Then he's joined by Zach Groshell, a teacher in Nanjing and Ph.D student to discuss this topic (8:05). As always, we welcome comments, insights, and questions on Twitter@BigIdeaEd

31 MIN2019 MAY 18
Comments
The Research Question

Digital Portfolios--a better way forward?

In which Dan discusses the potential of using digital portfolios as a meaningful, holistic measure of student success and a more accurate guide in college admissions. Dan talks about the recent Varsity Blues scandal (1:00), what we mean when we say 'digital portfolio' (3:55), and then speaks with educators from Animas High School in Colorado about their experience with portfolios (8:30). We welcome comments and questions on Twitter @BigIdeaEd

31 MIN2019 MAY 2
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Digital Portfolios--a better way forward?

Teaching & Learning About the Holocaust

In which Dan discusses what it means to teach the Holocaust in 2019. Dan talks about that incident in Newport (1:10), some bizarre Holocaust education stuff from the Middle East (2:50), and research about teaching the Holocaust (5:45). Then, he's joined by two teachers doing some innovative Holocaust education with a unique community partner (8:40). Comments, questions, complaints? Join the conversation on Twitter: @BigIdeaEd

34 MIN2019 APR 4
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Teaching & Learning About the Holocaust

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