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Learning That Transfers - E117

This week, we are diving further into the book "Why Don't Students Like School?" by Daniel Willingham. Specifically, we are exploring ideas of understanding abstract ideas, practice that works, and thinking like the experts. ...

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Learning That Transfers - E117

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March 21, 2023

Learning That Transfers - E117

This week, we are diving further into the book "Why Don't Students Like School?" by Daniel Willingham. Specifically, we are exploring ideas of understanding abstract ideas, practice that works, and thinking like the experts. ...

March 14, 2023

From The Archives: Learner Variability and UDL - E105

This week, we are chatting about learner variability in the context of Universal Design for Learning (UDL). Learner variability is not just simply learning styles; we'll define what learner variability is as well as the vario...

March 07, 2023

From The Archives: Podcasting in the Classroom - E050

In this 50TH episode of the podcast, we'll be discussing podcasting in the classroom. We'll get into the why behind podcasting as well as the prep & tools you need to get started. If you like what you hear, we would love it i...

February 28, 2023

Leading Change in Education - E116

This week, we are chatting all about leading change in education. Whether you are in a formal leadership position or an informal role, change is uncomfortable and messy. We've got some great tips and strategies on what you ca...

February 21, 2023

Building Self-Regulation Skills - E115

This week, we are tackling the skill of self-regulation. As the third and final part of the engagement section of the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework, self-regulation is an area that doesn't get a lot of focus o...

February 14, 2023

AI in the Classroom: Exploring Chat GPT in Education - E114

This week, we are chatting all about Chat GPT, an AI (artificial intelligence) chatbot. We'll give you our initial thoughts and reactions to Chat GPT, as well as what this might mean for education and our classrooms. If you ...

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Rachel is a passionate chemistry/science educator with over 11 years of experience in K-12, where she has held the roles of innovation coach as well as department head of science. As the co-host of the EduGals podcast, she is dedicated to unpacking current challenges in education as well as helping teachers leverage educational technology in the classroom. She is also a big lover of EdTech badges and a Google Certified Trainer.

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