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Art of Problem Solving

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EdTech at-Home, With Monica Burns

Dr. Monica Burns, founder of ClassTechTips.com and edtech and curriculum consultant, discusses how parents should think about picking an edtech product at home, what a content vetting process could look like, and how important it is for parents to model a healthy relationship with technology.
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Learned Helplessness, With Vida John

Math Coach Vida John talks about the concept of learned helplessness, why math contests aren‚Äôt just for really ‚Äúmath‚Äôy‚ÄĚ kids, and why some students who struggle at math end up becoming the best mathematicians.
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Free-Range Kids, with Lenore Skenazy

Lenore Skenazy, President at Let Grow and Founder of the Free-Range Kids Movement, discusses how giving our children opportunities to learn independence at a young age helps them to become independent adults.
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Math Puzzles vs. Games, With Ben Orlin

Author and educator Ben Orlin joins the podcast to talk about his latest book, Math Games with Bad Drawings, and if our students can really learn meaningful math through comics, puzzles, and games.
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How to Model Problem Solving, With Lisa Smith

Lisa Smith, Founder of The Peaceful Parent, joins the podcast to talk about how much more our kids learn from our actions than our words, and to share a four-step process for modeling problem solving with intention.
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Tempering Perfectionism, with Dr. Eileen Kennedy-Moore

Dr. Eileen Kennedy-Moore, author, clinical psychologist and mom of four, joins the podcast to discuss the difference between healthy striving and unhealthy perfectionism, and why the most capable kids are often the ones most frightened about failing academically.
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Education in the Metaverse, with Maaroof Fakhri

Maaroof Fakhri, Head of K12 Education at Labster, joins the podcast to discuss immersive education in the metaverse, and why ‚Äúproductive failure‚ÄĚ is where the best learning happens.
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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.