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August 2021 Issue

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EQUITY IN COLLEGE ADMISSIONS AND THE SAT

Our Guest is Terry Harlin of Astoundingscore.com. Terry is an expert on SAT prep for students ...
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Learn About Twinkl’s AI Resources for Pre K-8 Students Worldwide

Listen as Denise Fernander, Middle School Manager at Twinkl, explains how her company's AI tools are making it easier for teachers to create lesson plans, curricula, and content so they can focus more on teaching and less on planning ...
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Special Olympics & Educational Inclusion

We welcome Dr. Jackie Jodl, Chief of Global Youth and Education at Special Olympics International and a former U of Virginia professor, along with two youth leaders from Pakistan, to talk about their work with Special Olympics. Here are some links for you: https://www.globalpartnership.org/blog/defining-teaching-and-fostering-inclusive-mindsets https://www.specialolympics.org/what-we-do/youth-and-schools/global-center-for-inclusion-in-education ...
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Cognitive Biases:Their effect on Student Perceptions and Educator Decisions

Dr Howie Knoff of Project Achieve  on the need to understand how unintentional biases may  affect our  work, our attitudes and student success ...
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TEACHER CHANGEMAKERS WORLDWIDE AND THE POWER OF HUMAN AGENCY

Meet the author of In The  Small Places: Stories of Teacher Changemakers and the Power of Human Agency.  Professor and humanitarian Fred Mednick is the founder of Teachers Without Borders, the award-winning international organization connecting educators, worldwide, to information and each other to create social change ...
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ALL ABOUT EQUITABLE GRADING

A visit with  the senior research director at Fordham Institute, the education think tank , Meredith Coffey; about policies needed for equitable grading...risks and rewards. Some links for you: Think Again: Does ‘equitable’ grading benefit students? (February 2024) https://fordhaminstitute.org/national/research/think-again-does-equitable-grading-benefit-students “’Grading for Equity’ isn’t grounded in reality” (May 2023) https://fordhaminstitute.org/national/commentary/grading-equity-isnt-grounded-reality “How ...
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TEACHING THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING

A conversation with a well respected expert in this specialized field, the Council for Exceptional Children's Teacher of the Year Theresa Copple, who works at the Riverside County (CA) Office of Special Education on the special needs of deaf and hard of hearing students ...
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THE ANNUAL 3M YOUNG SCIENTIST CHALLENGE

New categories in this years challenge  include Robotics, Home Improvement, Automotiveand Climate Technology and it will all  be explained by Dr. Jayshree Seth, 3M Corporate scientist and 3M's first ever Chief Science Advocate. We thank Discovery Education for introducing us to Dr. Seth ...
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NASA , Discovery Education and STEM Curiosity

Kris Brown , Deputy Associate Administrator for STEM engagement at NASA on the resources NASA has to offer your students and your school. NASA is working with Discovery Education to assure the widest  use of those resources , and Robin Porter from Discovery is with us as well to explain ...
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Roundtable Discussion: The New AP African American Studies Course

Listen as these award-winning, nationally recognized social studies educators discuss the AP African American Studies course. Thank you for joining us, Peter Paccone, Marsha Greco and Tony Green from California and Theresa Maughan from New Jersey! ...
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TRANSFORMING ASSESSMENT PRACTICES WITH INCLUSIVE TECHNOLOGY

Dave Butler from Texthelp is our guest. Dave works across the country with school districts  and has discussed this with many educators . His insights are invaluable as all school districts look to create equitable assessment solutions  that are inclusive and easily used by educators ...
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Working With Multicultural, Diverse Students in Special Education

We welcome Excellence in Equity Awards winner Kristin Vogel-Campbell onto the podcast to talk about her new book, Partnering with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Families in Special Education. Listen here! ...
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