Big Ideas in Education

By Academica Media

A weekly recap of inspiration and innovation in your schools. Hosted by a panel of education experts, Big Ideas features fun and freewheeling discussion, interviews with influencers, and news items to inform and entertain education professionals and supporters.

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    Ep 124: Diversifying your teaching staff amid teacher recruiting challenges; Celebrating Juneteenth in the classroom
    19:51
  2. 2.
    Ep 123: What does good listening look like; the beginning of the end of the pandemic in schools
    19:23
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    Ep 122: Special Education and the Digital Divide; Teacher Dress Codes
    25:37
  4. 4.
    Ep 121: Technology in teacher-prep programs; SEL Across the Curriculum
    21:58
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    Ep 120: Native born students exceling in diversified classrooms; Using video games to enrich ELA learning
    21:44
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    Ep 119: Big Ideas in Education Technology (Segment 11): Coding at all ages and across the curriculum with William Glass and Luis Noriega
    16:21
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    Ep 118: Big Ideas in Education Technology (Segment 10): Innovations in Digital Documents with Jenny Li of FoxIt Software
    26:01
  8. 8.
    Ep 117: Big Ideas in Education Technology (Segment 9): Ed Tech Disruption in Higher Education with Jeffrey Carpenter of VantagePoint
    18:27
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    Ep 116: Big Ideas in Education Technology (Segment 8): 21st Century Camera Equipment for K-12 with Eddy Boyette of Lumens
    15:55
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    Ep 115: Big Ideas in Education Technology (Segment 7): Interactive displays in schools with David Naranjo and Bari Gersten of ViewSonic
    17:53
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    Ep 114: Big Ideas in Education Technology (Segment 6): Digital skills certification programs with Mathieu Lillo and Daniel Bird of Isograd
    23:19
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    Ep 113: Big Ideas in Education Technology (Segment 5): Future-ready teaching and learning with Eric Ogden and Troy Seefeldt of Trafera
    18:24
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    Ep 112: Big Ideas in Education Technology (Segment 4): Student collaboration in and out of the classroom with Chris Mertens of Samsung
    19:39
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    Ep 111: Big Ideas in Education Technology (Segment 3): Embracing digital books as learning tools with Angela Arnold of OverDrive Education
    26:55
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    Ep 110: Big Ideas in Education Technology (Segment 2): Empowering teachers and schools through technology with Mark Jones of FrontRow
    24:43
  8. 16.
    Ep 109: What have teachers learned during virtual learning; Using read-alouds to boost students literacy skills
    22:37
  9. 17.
    Ep 108: Communication Between Parents and Teachers; Principal Quality and Student Achievement
    21:34
  10. 18.
    Ep 107: Big Ideas in Education Technology (Segment 01): Keeping students safe online with Perry Roach and Luke Kasprzak of Netsweeper
    19:03
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    Ep 106: Encouraging collaborative learning; introducing the 1619 Project Education Network
    17:51
  12. 20.
    Ep 105: Resources to teach Holocaust Remembrance Day; How the pandemic is permanently changing education
    15:37
  13. 21.
    Ep 104: Ed-tech trends to watch; Changes to the SAT
    24:45
  14. 22.
    Ep 103: Actively engaging students during distance learning; cultivating effective friendships among educators
    24:34
  15. 23.
    Ep 102: Fostering healthy relationships with students online; the value of arts field trips
    32:19
  16. 24.
    Ep 101: Integrating computer science programing; Student engagement in the virtual classroom
    15:27
  17. 25.
    Ep 100: Education technology post COVID-19; Mental health impacts on students
    24:58
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    Ep 99: Big Ideas in Education Technology (Segment 13): Innovation in education with Dr. Sonny Magana of Magana Education
    16:31
  19. 27.
    Ep 98: Mentoring teachers; Independent reading during the pandemic
    24:04
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    Ep 97: Chronic absenteeism in the age of COVID; Alex Trebek’s impact on education
    19:16
  21. 29.
    Ep 96: Big Ideas in Education Technology (Segment 12): Integrating audio into curriculum with Audrey O’Clair and Meredith Allen of SoundTrap
    15:55
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    Ep 95: Big Ideas in Education Technology (Segment 11): Global competencies in education with Nader Hamda of Ozobot
    14:05
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    Ep 94: Social emotional learning best practices; identifying students mental destress in remote learning
    23:27
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    Ep 93: Rethinking educational ambitions for the future; Removal of school discipline questions on the Common Application
    25:36
  25. 33.
    Ep 92: An innovative approach to bringing girls into STEM; Talking politics in remote civics classes
    22:03
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    Ep 91: Big Ideas in Education Technology (Segment 10): Classroom management and monitoring with Justin Riley of Impero Software
    13:21
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    Ep 90: Digital Learning Ambassadors to bridge the technological gap
    27:40
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    Ep 89: School bands and choirs during COVID; Turning on webcams in virtual classes
    24:28
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    Ep 88: A stronger education system post-COVID; Student Voice in Discipline
    23:42
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    Ep 87: Big Ideas in Education Technology (Segment 9): Integration of hybrid learning with Danielle Sullivan of Curriculum Associates
    14:56
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    Ep 86: Helping young learners engage in online learning; teaching reading using background knowledge instruction
    26:23
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    Ep 85: Building relationships while teaching remotely; School yearbooks in COVID-19
    28:34
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    Ep 84: Experiential nature education during COVID-19; Army of tutors in schools
    17:38
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    Ep 83: Reopening schools safely; integration of historical context in STEM instruction
    33:47
  35. 43.
    Ep 82: Reopening classrooms in the Fall; The role of memorization in student learning
    28:40
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    Ep 81: Fostering creativity in students; Summer enrichment activities for school aged children
    28:04
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    Ep 80: ELL Support for ELL students in distance learning; Copyright law for remote instruction
    26:05
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    Ep 79: Big Ideas in Education Technology (Segment 8): Engaging and instructional videos using screencast with Christine Umayam
    13:59
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    Ep 78: Khan Academy closes the digital divide; 2020 National Teacher of the Year
    18:25
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    Ep 77: Big Ideas in Education Technology (Segment 7): Bringing Esports into the K-12 landscape with Raigan Irwin-McCabe and Ryan Ogle
    17:51
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    Ep 76: Reopening schools in the fall; the rise of microschools
    19:43
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    Ep 75: Anti Racist Work for Schools Begins at the Top; Explicit and Implicit Biases in the Teaching Profession
    21:44

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