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Lonely, Isolated Educators: Why?

Rae Pica with Rob Mancabelli, Lisa Nielsen, Nicholas Provenzano, Erin Klein

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Feelings of isolation occur with some regularity among educators. Teachers spend much of their day separated from peers in classrooms that can become silos. However, technology is providing new ways for teachers to connect with peers both near and far. Our guests today walk us through the process of getting connected.

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Homework? Really? That's So 1950s

Rae Pica with Janine Bempechat, Etta Kralovec, Josh Stumpenhorst, Brian Nichols

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The debate about homework is heating up again, much of it driven by connected educators through social media. The growing consensus is that the notion of homework has passed its expiration date, but has it? Are you still assigning homework? Should you?

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Project-Based Learning: Integrating Technology

Rae Pica with Dr. William Bender, Suzie Boss, Anthony Cody, Vicki Davis

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Integrating technology into project-based learning can take your teaching to a whole new level. The challenge is knowing what technologies to embrace, how to use them, and where to draw the line. Our guests offer some sound guidance.

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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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