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In Defense of Differentiated Instruction, with Dr. Angelia Ridgway and Nathaniel Ridgway

Authors and educators Dr. Angelia Ridgway, Professor of Education at the University of Indianapolis, and Nathaniel Ridgway join the podcast to discuss the pros and cons of differentiated learning, how to customize a course down to the individual student level, and the promise of educational technology and adaptive learning within differentiated instruction.
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Can Creativity Be Taught?, with Catherine Thimmesh

Award-winning author, Sibert Medal winner, and creativity expert Catherine Thimmesh joins the podcast to dispel common myths about what creativity is and isn’t, and discuss how parents and teachers alike can encourage and foster our students’ creative thinking.
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AoPS Summer Mathwalk Challenge

Break out the sidewalk chalk, it’s time for #Mathwalk! This summer, AoPS Academy students are preventing summer slide by putting their creative problem-solving to work — chalking out math problems on sidewalks around their community for neighbors to solve.
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Roadschooling, with Kay Akpan and Robyn Robledo

These two families have been learning U.S. history firsthand — by driving their classroom right up to the story. In this episode, we talk about roadschooling with Kay Akpan, The MOM Trotter, and Robyn Robledo, Co-founder of Nomads with a Purpose.
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Navigating Student-Teacher Conflict, with Dr. Stephanie Mihalas

Dr. Stephanie Mihalas, Licensed and Board-Certified Psychologist, Nationally Certified School Psychologist, and Founder at The Center for Well Being, discusses how to identify red flags and take action regarding conflict between your student and their instructor.
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Beast Academy Moves Mankato Students Up an Additional 1-2 Grade Levels on National MAP Assessment Scores

Students who used Beast Academy gained 1-2 additional grade levels on their spring 2021 National MAP Assessment Scores, as compared to those who didn’t use Beast Academy, according to a recent WestEd study in Mankato Area Public Schools, a K–12 school district in Mankato, Minnesota.
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Embedding STEM into Your Every Day, with Emily Hunt

Busting the myth that you have to be a STEM expert to teach it to children, educator and author Emily Hunt talks about how to turn STEM into an everyday activity.
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Your Guide to Gameschooling for All Ages, with Cait Curley

Cait Curley, school psychologist and founder of Never Board Learning joins the podcast to talk a little Wordle, her belief that almost all of school can be fun and games, and the academic power of gamification.