Podcast

BEP043 – How to Start Your Own Podcast

June 25, 2019

In this episode, we talk about the logistics of starting a podcast and how podcasting can be applied in the classroom. We heard from teachers and students not only about great podcasts to listen to, but also that people have ideas to start a podcast. So how do you actually get a podcast done? We … Read more

BEP042 – How To Use Podcasts to Drive Student Engagement

January 16, 2019

In this episode, we talk about podcasting as an alternative route to content in the classroom. How do you leverage the existing great content that’s out in the world now via podcasts, in different themes and discipline areas? How do you do that to potentially provide a different type of learning experience in the classroom? … Read more

BEP041 – “Only My Smartest Kids Can Handle This”

January 9, 2019

“Only My Smartest Kids Can Handle This” In talking about why this phrase may come out of someone’s mouth and how is it handled, we also talk about student mastery, honors-based education and classroom culture.   02:09 Concept of high kids, low kids, honors kids, non-honors kids 02:59 Phrase is heard from many teachers at … Read more

BEP040 – Pathways to Personalization Part 7 – The Pilot

November 1, 2018

Shawn Rubin, Chief Education Officer, and Cathy Sanford, Director of Research and Development, both from the Highlander Institute, talk about their new book, Pathways to Personalization: A Framework for School Change. This is the seventh of a multi-part series about the book. In this episode, Shawn and Cathy talk about the pilot— the time frame, … Read more

BEP039 – Pathways to Personalization Part 6 – The Design Team & Stakeholder Voice

October 30, 2018

Shawn Rubin, Chief Education Officer, and Cathy Sanford, Director of Research and Development, both from the Highlander Institute, talk about their new book, Pathways to Personalization: A Framework for School Change. This is the sixth of a multi-part series about the book. In this episode, Shawn and Cathy talk about the importance and value of … Read more

BEP038 – Pathways to Personalization Part 5 – The Early Adopter

October 15, 2018

Shawn Rubin, Chief Education Officer, and Cathy Sanford, Director of Research and Development, both from the Highlander Institute, talk about their new book, Pathways to Personalization: A Framework for School Change. This is the fifth of a multi-part series about the book. In this episode, Shawn and Cathy talk about the importance of the early … Read more

BEP037 – Pathways to Personalization Part 4 – The Change Agent

October 12, 2018

Shawn Rubin, Chief Education Officer, and Cathy Sanford, Director of Research and Development, both from the Highlander Institute, talk about their new book, Pathways to Personalization: A Framework for School Change. This is the fourth of a multi-part series about the book. In this episode, Shawn and Cathy talk about the importance of change agents … Read more

BEP036 – Pathways to Personalization Part 3 – Data Collection for Scale

October 10, 2018

Shawn Rubin, Chief Education Officer, and Cathy Sanford, Director of Research and Development, both from the Highlander Institute, talk about their new book, Pathways to Personalization: A Framework for School Change. This is the third of a multi-part series about the book. In this episode, Shawn and Cathy talk about best practices for data collection … Read more

BEP035 – Pathways to Personalization Part 2 – The Framework

October 8, 2018

Shawn Rubin, Chief Education Officer, and Cathy Sanford, Director of Research and Development, both from the Highlander Institute, talk about their new book, Pathways to Personalization: A Framework for School Change. This is the second of a multi-part series about the book. In this episode, Shawn and Cathy talk about the 5 components of the … Read more

BEP034 – Pathways to Personalization Part 1 – The Why

October 4, 2018

Shawn Rubin, Chief Education Officer, and Cathy Sanford, Director of Research and Development, both from the Highlander Institute, talk about their new book, Pathways to Personalization: A Framework for School Change. This is the first of a multi-part series about the book. In this episode, Shawn and Cathy talk about why they wrote the book, … Read more