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Overcoming the Six Biggest Objections to Project-Based Learning (PBL)

Rae Pica with John Larmer, Nikhil Goyal, Lisa Nielsen, Nicholas Provenzano

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Interest in project-based learning continues to accelerate. However, this approach to teaching has its share of skeptics and detractors. In this segment our guests do a wonderful job of laying out the benefits of project-based learning and dispelling the concerns, doubts, and objections. Check it out!

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Dress Codes: Teachers, Tattoos, Piercings, and Provocative Dress: Fashion Anarchy vs. Fashion Fascism?

Rae Pica with Eve Michaels, Beth Winfrey Freeburg, David Bloomfield, Amanda Dykes

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A new generation of young teachers, combined with more casual trends in dress, has raised some prickly questions about what is appropriate attire for teachers. Teachers with tattoos, piercings, and provocative clothing are acceptable to some and strictly off-limits to others. In this segment our guests tackle the issue in what became a surprisingly spirited discussion.

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When Angry Parents Target Teachers: What to Do

Rae Pica with Jim West, Neill Gibson, Dr. Jann Gumbiner, Deven Black

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According to our guests, there are many factors driving the increase in angry parents: fewer stay-at-home moms to deal with student issues, increased expectations that schools should solve problems and fix kids, and growing external pressures. Dealing with angry parents can be a teacher's worst nightmare. Our guests offer some tips, tools and tactics to help.

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Keeping Up with the Pace of Education Technology

Rae Pica with Neil Charness, Dr. Kathy King, Maria Knee, Vicki Davis

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The rate at which new education technologies are being developed and diffused is accelerating at a mind-numbing pace. How can teachers, especially mature teachers who are not digital natives, discern what technologies they need to embrace and master?

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Shocked, Sad, Angry: Coping with School Tragedies: What Do We Do Now?

Rae Pica with George A. Bonanno, Dr. Joyce Valenza, Marilyn Anderson Rhames, Nick Provenzano

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We are shocked, deeply saddened and angered when senseless violence occurs in schools, hurting children and teachers. What are the best ways to respond? What should you do individually? Where do we find comfort? What is the path forward? What should we do as a community?

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