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Art of Problem Solving

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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.
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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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Roadschooling, with Kay Akpan and Robyn Robledo

These two families have been learning U.S. history firsthand ‚ÄĒ 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.