K12 Greatest Hits

Rethinking Classroom Cell Phone Policies, High-Tech Cheating and the Meaning of Google Glass

Rae Pica with John Owens, David Thornburg, Jessica Lahey, Lisa Nielsen

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In this segment two camps face off on classroom cell phone policies. While some of our guests "just say no" to cell phones, others say cell phones are an asset in the classroom and Google Glass is going to be an even larger game changer. Learn more... 

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Using "Tech Challenges" to Engage Teachers and Students

Vicki Davis with Andrea Keller

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In search of creative ways to get teachers and students to embrace education technology, our guest came up with the novel idea of a "tech challenge." The results were exciting. Hear what happened and exactly how she did it.

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The Classic Classroom Management Mistake and How to Avoid It

Rae Pica with Sarah Fillion, Olga Jarrett, Jason Flom, Peter DeWitt, Ed.D. 

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There is an approach to handling behavioral issues in the classroom that is broadly known to be ineffective, yet it is widely used and endorsed by school administrators. Learn more...

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Trusting Students to Lead Their Learning: Does It Really Work? If So, How?

Rae Pica with David Ginsburg, Ariel Sacks, Vicki Davis, Josh Stumpenhorst

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A growing number of teachers are embracing the notion of empowering students to control and lead their own learning. However, many teachers push back on this emerging model for various reasons. In this segment we explore the viability of student-directed learning and ask those who embrace it to share the keys to making the model work.

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Staying Motivated, Passionate and Excited About Teaching

Rae Pica with Rafe Esquith, Dr. Allen Mendler, Lee Kolbert, Nancy Flanagan 

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A recent Gallup poll found that within one to three years of teaching less than a third of teachers are still deeply enthusiastic about their work and actively contributing to their organizations. For the most part we know why so many teachers become demotivated. What we don't broadly know is how to prevent it. Our guests today have spent decades in the classroom and are still passionate and engaged. They've come to share the keys to staying excited about teaching. Tune in...

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