The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 242 Reconstructing The Stories Of The Slave Trade

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 242 Reconstructing The Stories Of The Slave Trade Drew Perkins talks with historians Walter Hawthorne and Daryle Williams about their project to help make the stories of the peoples of the historical slave trade more public and accessible. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: Listen and subscribe on your favorite … Read more

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 241 Growing Boys To Men In The Modern World

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 241 Growing Boys To Men In The Modern World Drew Perkins talks with Emma Brown, investigative reporter for the Washington Post and author about her book “To Raise a Boy: Classrooms, Locker Rooms, Bedrooms, and the Hidden Struggles of American Boyhood”. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: Listen and subscribe … Read more

Controversial Books – Find Out Why Famous Novels Were Challenged and Banned

Spread the love Many famous books have been challenged, censored, or banned. Let us have a look at the reasons for doing so. A Wrinkle in Time It is an award-winning book written by Madeleine L’Engle. But it is controversial because of its offensive language and objectionable religious content. Uncle Tom’s Cabin This story by … Read more

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 237 Social Media Safety, Advocacy, And Education

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 237 Social Media Safety, Advocacy, And Education Drew Perkins talks with Mark Berkman & Ed Peisner of The Organization for Social Media Safety about their work to help schools, parents, and youth more safe in the world of social media. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: Listen and subscribe on … Read more

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 236 Charter Schools As Engines Of Development?

Drew Perkins talks with Ian Rowe in a return appearance to talk about how he thinks about charter schools and the bias vs. development narratives with regards to disadvantaged populations. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: Listen and subscribe on your favorite podcast player including: Also available on Google Music for subscribers! Thank You … Read more

The Magic of the Classroom

The school classroom is an amazing place. It is simultaneously filled with dazzling complexity and profound simplicity. It is at once driven by reassuring routines and constant surprises. As all pupils return to classrooms from the vagaries of the third lockdown this coming week, it will time for teachers to resume running the room and … Read more

What Is Reflective Listening?

Reflective listening, or active listening, is a communication technique. In this technique, listeners are entirely focused on the speakers and what they’re saying. They provide reassurance to the listener that they are listening and understand what they’re saying. The goal of reflective listening is for speakers to be encouraged more than in typical conversation to … Read more

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 235 Experiencing Inquiry

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 235 Experiencing Inquiry Drew Perkins talks with Kimberly Mitchell in a return appearance about inquiry teaching and learning and her book, Experience Inquiry. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: Listen and subscribe on your favorite podcast player including: Also available on Google Music for subscribers! Thank You For Listening! Thanks … Read more