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Three Things Every Educator Should Know About Teaching Black Boys

Rae Pica with Baruti Kafele, Jose Vilson, Jason Flom

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Our guests tell us that there are a number of things many educators don't understand about teaching black boys and, indeed, there are many myths. In this segment they attempt to open our eyes and debunk the biggest misconceptions.

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The Hidden Challenges of Teaching Homeless Students

Rae Pica with Sarah D. Sparks, Barbara Duffield, John Spencer, Melanie Link Taylor

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The problem of homeless students is greater than many realize. In this segment we take a closer look at the challenges teachers face and offer ways to manage this growing problem at the classroom level. 

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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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Looking Back, Looking Ahead to 2014

Rae Pica with Vicki Davis, Nancy Flanagan, Susan Ochshorn, Josh Stumpenhorst

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As we look back, all guests agreed that 2013 was an exceptional year in education. Events cited included developments with Common Core, the focus on connected educators and universal kindergarten. Tune in to hear the expectations and hopes for 2014. 

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Designing Questions That Drive Real Learning

Rae Pica with Andrew Miller, Sara Armstrong, Suzie Boss, Anthony Cody

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Increasing numbers of educators are moving away from emphasizing content and toward provocative questions that promote higher-order thinking. What is the best way to design and present these questions? How can teachers align these questions to promote real learning and meet required standards? 

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