Design Thinking: Solving the Most Wicked Problems in Education

Mike Janatovich with Alyssa Gallagher and Kami Thordarson   

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Our guests note that today's school leaders are challenged with exceptionally difficult problems. They propose Design Thinking as an effective approach to finding solutions and offer five rules to begin the process.

Follow: @am_gallagher  @kamithor  @mjanatovich @ASCD  @bamradionetwork

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Debunking the Myths and Misconceptions About Rigor

Rachael George with Nancy Boyles

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Rigor is a popular concept among educators that is often misunderstood, misused, and misapplied. In this episode, our guest brings clarity to the notion of rigor in the classroom.

Follow: @DrNancyBoyles  @runnin26  @ASCD  @bamradionetwork

 

 

 

 

 

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Reciprocal Teaching: Improving Reading Comprehension with Four Powerful Tools

Kyle Hamstra  with Lori Oczkus

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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

 

 

 

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Academic Excellence: Moving from Vision to Action to Results

Dr. Chaunte Garrett with Gary Pringle

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In this episode, we talk with the principal of the school that received ASCD's 2018 Vision in Action Whole Child Award. Join us for a look behind the scenes at how this school takes academic excellence from vision to reality.

Follow: @drncgarrett   @ASCD  @bamradionetwork

 

 

 

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The i5 Approach to Lesson Planning: A Quick Start Guide

Abbie Eklund with Jane E. Pollock

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In this episode, we explore a lesson planning model that promotes critical thinking, student engagement, and the effective use of technology.

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7 Smart Moves: Taking a Fresh Look at Formative Assessment

Rachael George with Brent Duckor and Carrie Holmberg

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Join us as we reframe our thinking about formative assessment through a lens of seven smart teacher moves. 

Follow:  @runnin26    @carrieholmberg @BrentDuckor @ASCD  @bamradionetwork

 

 

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