K12 Greatest Hits

iLiteracy: Distinguishing Fact from Fiction Online

Rae Pica with Robert Pondiscio, Brian Mull, Lisa Nielsen, Joyce Valenza 

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Along with the many benefits of being able to freely access the world's information online comes the challenge of separating reliable information from unreliable. How can teachers help students avoid the scams, scoundrels and hoaxes that come with bringing the Internet into the classroom?

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Advanced Degrees? Additional Credentials?: What Teachers Really Need

John Wilson, Marcus A. Winters, Nancy Flanagan, Josh Stumpenhorst

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While one of our guests refers to some advanced certifications as "meaningless credentials,” another says the move to discount advanced degrees is dumbing down teaching. Listen and tell us what you think

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Is the Sage on the Stage Really Dead? Yes...Well, Almost...

Rae Pica with David Ginsburg, Alan November, Josh Stumpenhorst

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A growing cabal of educators is concluding that giving control of learning to students is the ideal path forward. But are teachers, accustomed to being the sage on the stage, really ready to step down? Are school leaders ready to support teachers taking a back seat to students? Can the standards be met this way? 

Follow: @CoachGinsburg @globalearner @stumpteacher @bamradionetwork

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Teaching Creativity in a Climate That Discourages It

Rae Pica with Robert J. Sternberg, Angela Maiers, Kyle Pace, William Chamberlain, John Spencer

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The rules and expectations in today's schools creates a climate that many believe conflicts with encouraging creativity. What's a teacher to do? Our guests offer some ideas and practical strategies.

Follow: @AngelaMaiers@kylepace @edrethink @wmchamberlain 

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Closing the Edtech Preparation Gap

Thomas Murray with Lyn Hilt, Scott McLeod, J.D., Ph.D.

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According to our guests, pre-service teachers, administrators, and universities are behind the education technology curve. This week's EdTech Chat discussed the challenges we face in bridging the gap between edtech possibilities and preparation.

Follow: @L_Hilt @Mcleod @thomascmurray @bamradionetwork

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