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From Skinner to computer-based education: Can machines teach?

We speak with independent journalist Audrey Watters, author of "Teaching machines: The history of personalized learning," about the origins of teaching machines and the pedagogies that incorporate mechanical devices...

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Radical care: Leading with love

We speak with Dr. Rosa Rivera-McCutchen, associate professor of leadership studies at Lehman College, CUNY, about the importance of school leaders and teachers practicing radical care, including listening with...

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Efforts to ban books escalate: Tips for resistance

We speak with Dr. Richard Price, associate professor of political science at Weber State University, about recent attempts to ban books, especially those about GLBTQIA+ people and people of...

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Systemic racism in special education: Parent participation legitimizes inequities (Encore)

We continue our conversation with LaToya Baldwin Clark of UCLA School of Law. Dr. Baldwin Clark explains how the special education system advantages White middle class families. Poor families...

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Policing attendance boundaries: Education as private property (Encore)

We speak with Dr. LaToya Baldwin Clark, assistant professor at UCLA School of Law. Dr. Baldwin Clark explains how school boundaries are used for racial exclusion. In many cases,...

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Climate education: not just for science class

We speak with Dr. Deb L. Morrison, research scientist at the University of Washington School of Education, about centering climate science throughout the K-12 curriculum. Dr. Morrison talks about...

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Distortions and fabrications: The state of climate education

We speak with Katie Worth, investigative journalist and author of Miseducation: How Climate Change is Taught in America. Ms. Worth explores what children across the country are taught, or...

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Doing democracy: School participatory budgeting

We speak with Dr. Danel Schugurensky and Tara Bartlett of Arizona State University and Madison Rock of the Center for the Future of Arizona about school participatory budgeting...

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Gender Inclusivity: Where Science and Ethics Intersect (Encore)

We speak with high school science teachers and trans men, Sam Long and Lewis Maday-Travis, who have developed resources and trainings to help biology teachers develop gender-inclusive curricula. ...

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Changing school culture: The Concerns-Based Adoption Model (CBAM)

We continue our conversation with Dr. David Osher of the American Institutes for Research, delving deeper into the CBAM approach to school culture change. Dr Osher describes a study he and colleagues...

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