Thinking Deeply About Education Face to Face

Tom Whitby and Nancy Blair

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EduCon is all about putting big thinkers in a small place and turning them loose to tackle education's biggest issues. In this segment EdChat's hosts bring you highlights of the big ideas from this year's event.

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Is Homework Dead? If Not, Why Not?

Tom Whitby, Nancy Blair, Steven Anderson

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Welcome to the 1/22/13 episode of EdChat Radio. An increasing amount of research and growing numbers of teachers believe it's time to bury homework. So why is it still alive and well?

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Teacher Morale Low, How Can It Be Lifted?

Tom Whitby, Nancy Blair, Steven Anderson

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Welcome to the 1/15/13 episode of EdChat Radio. In this segment we look at teacher morale, why it's low and how it can can be lifted.

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The Best Time to Teach: Rethinking Class Schedules

Tom Whitby, Nancy Blair, Kyle Pace, Brett Clark

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Welcome to the 1/08/13 episode of EdChat Radio. In this segment we look at classs schedules and how they might be restructured to improve student learning.

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Reinventing the Classroom: What's Next?

Tom Whitby, Nancy Blair, Steven Anderson

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Welcome to the 12/18/13 episode of EdChat Radio. The typical classroom has not changed much in 100 years. However, through technology, learning has moved beyond the classroom. Students are engaging with information in new ways, driving a need to rethink the classroom and the role of teachers in the learning process. How will the classroom adapt? What will be the role of teachers in the new learning environment?

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