If We Want Change in Education, Why Do We Often Resist It?

Tom Whitby and Nancy Blair with Mike Ritzius

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Join us as we look at our deeply entrenched attitudes toward the next new big thing in education.

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Hot Education Trends: What to Ignore, What to Embrace

Tom Whitby and Nancy Blair with Garrett Maier

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The  blizzard of hot trends, new buzzwords, rapidly changing technology continues.  How do we make sense of it all and determine where to invest our time, energy and resources.

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Classroom Management Problems: Who, What, Why?

Tom Whitby and Nancy Blair with Jen Bearden

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What are the drivers of classroom discipline problems?  In this segment, we discuss the things they didn't teach us in education school. 

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What Is the Source of Great Education Ideas in Your School?

Tom Whitby and Nancy Blair with Jessica Reid

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Ever wonder about the genesis of the relentless stream of education ideas?  Join us as we talk about the source of great new ideas in education.

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Grading Ourselves on Grading

Tom Whitby and Mark Weston Ph.D.

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We've been talking a lot about revising grading. Are we making any progress?

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