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Big Ideas in Education

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A weekly recap of inspiration and innovation in your schools. Hosted by a panel of education experts, Big Ideas features fun and freewheeling discussion, interviews with influencers, and news items to inform and entertain education professionals and supporters.
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This week, Sarah shares an article that talks about an idea for students to demonstrate their most challenging experiences during COVID-19 pandemic through illustration. Ryan shares an article that talks about the impact that the Olympics has in STEM education and provides opportunities to bring STEM learning to life and keep students engaged. Tune in!Don't just listen, join the conversation! Tweet us at @AcademicaMedia or with the hashtag #BigIdeasinEducation with questions or new topics you want to see discussed. Articles: Texas Second Graders ‘Show’ Their Pandemic Challenges through Art and ‘Tell’ How Their Teacher Helped them Stay Stronghttps://www.k12dive.com/news/using-the-olympics-to-bring-stem-excitement-into-classrooms/602511/https://nsf.gov/news/mmg/?series_name=Science%20of%20the%20Summer%20Olympics:%20Engineering%20in%20Sportshttps://www.legendsoflearning.com/blog/resources-to-add-the-olympics-to-your-lesson-plan/Hosts: Ryan Kairalla (@ryankair); Sarah Boulos Fye (@readwithfye)Producer: Ross Ulysse
This week, we are giving you a feed drop from the Academica Media program Charter School Superstars. Host Ryan Kairalla interviews two students about how to create an effective student government organization on their campus. Like what you hear? Then subscribe to Charter School Superstars on the Academica Media podcast network!
This week, Ryan shares an article that talks about the need for schools to supplement large school events with smaller interest-focused gatherings to foster a stronger community on campus. Sarah shares a video that talks about the myth of learning styles and debunks this theory to better understand how students learn.Don't just listen, join the conversation! Tweet us at @AcademicaMedia or with the hashtag #BigIdeasinEducation with questions or new topics you want to see discussed. Articles & links:https://www.edutopia.org/article/interest-based-events-can-boost-students-sense-belonginghttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rhgwIhB58PAHosts: Ryan Kairalla (@ryankair); Sarah Boulos Fye (@readwithfye); Michael Hernandez (@edtechmichael)Producer: Ross Ulysse
This week, Mike shares a resource that provides workshops, events, and techniques to help educators teach cyber security and include those concepts into curriculum. Ryan shares an article that talks about recent trends in math instruction such as building students’ problem-solving skills without including memorization of basic concepts. Tune in! Don't just listen, join the conversation! Tweet us at @AcademicaMedia or with the hashtag #BigIdeasinEducation with questions or new topics you want to see discussed. Articles: www.cyber.orghttps://www.edweek.org/teaching-learning/opinion-what-it-takes-to-actually-improve-math-education/2021/06?utm_source=tw&utm_medium=soc&utm_campaign=editHosts: Ryan Kairalla (@ryankair); Michael Hernandez (@edtechmichael)Producer: Ross Ulysse
This week, Ryan talks about the recent Supreme Court ruling in Mahanoy Area School District v. B.L. and discusses the extent to which schools can regulate student conduct under the First Amendment. Sarah talks about one school district’s unique approach to summer school and how it is helping students recover after a year of pandemic learning.Don't just listen, join the conversation! Tweet us at @AcademicaMedia or with the hashtag #BigIdeasinEducation with questions or new topics you want to see discussed. Sources: https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/20pdf/20-255_g3bi.pdfhttps://www.wbez.org/stories/after-a-year-of-pandemic-learning-a-different-kind-of-summer-school/ecc317f9-59ec-4a58-b0dc-8c4c4c60d1e1?utm_source=email&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=Web-Share&player.ui=open Hosts: Ryan Kairalla (@ryankair); Sarah Boulos Fye (@readwithfye)Producer: Ross Ulysse
This week, Sarah shares an article that talks about efforts made by school districts to diversify their teaching staff and boost recruitment. Ryan shares an article that talks about Juneteenth and outlines strategies that teachers can employ to celebrate this holiday in their classrooms. Don't just listen, join the conversation! Tweet us at @AcademicaMedia or with the hashtag #BigIdeasinEducation with questions or new topics you want to see discussed. Articles: https://www.k12dive.com/news/minnesotas-grow-your-own-programs-aim-to-diversify-teaching-staffs/601851/https://inservice.ascd.org/juneteenth-a-time-to-reflect-and-educate/Hosts: Ryan Kairalla (@ryankair); Sarah Boulos Fye (@readwithfye)Producer: Ross Ulysse
This week, Ryan shares an article that talks about giving students the liberty to experiment with other body positions to facilitate their listening and foster better cognitive skills. Sarah shares an article that talks about the current state of education through efforts made to return to in-person learning following the COVID-19 pandemic.Don't just listen, join the conversation! Tweet us at @AcademicaMedia or with the hashtag #BigIdeasinEducation with questions or new topics you want to see discussed.Articles: https://www.edutopia.org/article/what-does-good-listening-lookhttps://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/09/us/schools-covid.htmlHosts: Ryan Kairalla (@ryankair); Sarah Boulos Fye (@readwithfye)Producer: Ross Ulysse
This week, Sarah talks about accommodations for special education students in the online setting and potential opportunities for these students to engage in virtual classrooms to demonstrate mastery. Ryan discusses shifts to more relaxed teacher dress codes as schools return to in-person learning. Don't just listen, join the conversation! Tweet us at @AcademicaMedia or with the hashtag #BigIdeasinEducation with questions or new topics you want to see discussed. Articles: https://www.k12dive.com/news/decoding-the-divide-pandemic-highlights-struggles-silver-linings-digital-special-education/599878/https://www.edweek.org/teaching-learning/is-it-time-to-relax-teacher-dress-codes/2021/05?utm_source=tw&utm_medium=soc&utm_campaign=editHosts: Ryan Kairalla (@ryankair); Sarah Boulos Fye (@readwithfye)Producer: Ross Ulysse
This week, This week, Ryan shares an article that talks about future of virtual classrooms by placing an emphasis on technology across curriculum to help fill the gaps for instructors. Sarah shares an article that talks about the importance of effective SEL instruction to address the individual needs of students and families. Don't just listen, join the conversation! Tweet us at @Academ+icaMedia or with the hashtag #BigIdeasinEducation with questions or new topics you want to see discussed. Articles: https://www.k12dive.com/news/how-a-nyc-high-school-spread-sel-across-its-curriculum/600003/https://www.edweek.org/teaching-learning/remote-learning-is-changing-schools-teacher-preparation-programs-have-to-adjust/2021/05Hosts: Ryan Kairalla (@ryankair); Sarah Boulos Fye (@readwithfye)Producer: Ross Ulysse
This week, Sarah shares an article that talks about the presence of immigrant classmates with gains in academic performance for students born in the U.S. Ryan shares an article that talks about the possibility of ELA teachers using video games to teach literary devices and concepts. Don't just listen, join the conversation! Tweet us at @AcademicaMedia or with the hashtag #BigIdeasinEducation with questions or new topics you want to see discussed. Hosts: Ryan Kairalla (@ryankair); Sarah Boulos Fye (@readwithfye)Producer: Ross Ulysse
This week, we continue our Big Ideas in Education Technology Series for 2021 where we interview Ed-Tech innovators from the Future of Education Technology Conference. Sarah and Ryan interview William Glass and Luis Noriega of Terrapin, a provider of hardware and software to teach students to code. Our guests talk about the history of the Logo software program and how they are inspiring a new generation of future coders with the technology. They also provide their perspective on how coding can be taught to students as young as four and how it can be used to teach a wide range of subjects. Find out more about our guest’s work by visiting www.terrapinlogo.com. Hosts: Ryan Kairalla (@ryankair); Sarah Boulos Fye (@readwithfye)Producer: Ross Ulysse
This week, we continue our Big Ideas in Education Technology series for 2021. Our guest is Jenny Li, the President of the Education Business Unit at FoxIt Software. FoxIt is a leading PDF software provider that specializes in creating digital document solutions for K-12 schools. Ryan and Sarah talk to Jenny about the future of digital document software for schools and how digital document innovations are being used to supplement, and not replace, current document-based learning activities by teachers and students. You can find out more about our guest’s work by visiting www.foxitsoftware.com.Hosts: Sarah Boulos Fye (@readwithfye); Ryan Kairalla (@ryankair)
This week, we begin our Big Ideas in Education Technology series for 2021 where we interview education innovators from the Future of Education Technology Conference. Our guest on the program is Dr. Jeffrey Carpenter, the Co-Founder and EVP of VantagePoint Consulting. Jeffrey talks to Ryan and Sarah about the areas in higher education that are ripe for tech disruption and what that can mean for students, parents, counselors, faculty, and administrators. Jeffrey also talks about VantagePoint’s Return on College platform, which helps K-12 counselors demystify the college experience for their students. You can find out more about our guest’s work by visiting www.vantagepoint-inc.com and www.returnon.college. Hosts: Sarah Boulos Fye (@readwithfye); Ryan Kairalla (@ryankair)
This week, we continue our Big Ideas in Education Technology series for 2021 where we interview education innovators from the Future of Education Technology Conference. Our guest on the program is Eddy Boyette, the Eastern Zone Manager for Lumens, a camera equipment provider and manufacturer for K-12 schools. Ryan and Sarah talk to Eddy about the latest tech tools that help educators reach remote learning students and provide them with live instruction. You can find out more about our guest’s work by visiting www.mylumens.comHosts: Sarah Boulos Fye (@readwithfye); Ryan Kairalla (@ryankair)Producer: Ross Ulysse
This week, we continue our Big Ideas in Education Technology series for 2021 where we interview education innovators from the Future of Education Technology Conference. Joining us on the program are representatives from ViewSonic, a provider of visual display hardware solutions for K-12 schools. Ryan and Sarah talk to our guest’s about ViewSonic’s latest innovations in classroom learning and e-sports, including some really cool interactive display technology. You can find out more about our guest’s work by visiting www.viewsonic.com. Hosts: Sarah Boulos Fye (@readwithfye); Ryan Kairalla (@ryankair)Producer: Ross Ulysse
This week, we continue our Big Ideas in Education Technology 2021 series where we interview ed-tech innovators from the Future of Education Technology Conference. Our guests this week are Mathieu Lillo and Daniel Bird of Isograd, a provider of digital skills certification programs in K-12 and beyond. Our hosts talk to Mathieu and Daniel about skills gaps that exist between what employers need and what K-12 education is providing, and how certification programs can help to bridge that gap. You can find out more about these programs by calling 833-ISOGRAD.Hosts: Sarah Boulos Fye (@readwithfye); Ryan Kairalla (@ryankair)
This week, we continue our Big Ideas in Education Technology series for 2021 where we interview education innovators from the Future of Education Technology Conference. Joining us on the program is Eric Ogden and Troy Seefeldt of full-service education tech solution provider Trafera. Sarah and Ryan talk to our guests about how schools can use the technology to improve instructional uptime and how Trafera’s approach to ed tech has changed amid the pandemic. You can find out more about our guests’ work by visiting www.netsweeper.com.Hosts: Sarah Boulos Fye (@readwithfye); Ryan Kairalla (@ryankair)
This week, we continue our Big Ideas in Education Technology series for 2021 where we interview education innovators from the Future of Education Technology Conference. Joining us on the program is Chris Mertens, VP of Sales for Samsung. Ryan talks to Chris about the work that Samsung has been doing to make the classroom environment more inclusive for online students and the achievements that schools have had in implementing hybrid classroom models. Gamified learning is also discussed! You can find out more about our guest’s work by visiting https://www.samsung.com/us/business/solutions/industries/education/.Hosts: Ryan Kairalla (@ryankair)
This week, we continue our Big Ideas in Education Technology series for 2021 where we interview education innovators from the Future of Education Technology Conference. Joining us on the program is OverDrive Education General Manager Angela Arnold. OverDrive is the makers of the Sora student reading app. Ryan and Sarah talk to Angela about how the pandemic has changed the ways teachers are using digital books as learning tools. Angela also provides a look into Sora’s most exciting new features. You can find out more about our guest’s work by visiting www.discoversora.com and sales@overdrive.com.Don't just listen, join the conversation! Tweet us at @AcademicaMedia or with the hashtag #BigIdeasinEducation with questions or new topics you want to see discussed.Hosts: Hosts: Sarah Boulos Fye (@readwithfye); Ryan Kairalla (@ryankair)
TThis week, we continue our Big Ideas in Education Technology series for 2021 where we interview education innovators from the Future of Education Technology Conference. Joining us on the program is FrontRow’s VP of Sales Mark Jones. FrontRow provides network-based solutions for classroom sound, AV control and management, and online learning for K-12 schools. Sarah and Ryan talks to Mark about a wide range of ed-tech hot topics, including how tech companies have had to pivot to provide more distance learning solutions amid the pandemic and the role that technology can play to preserve the live learning environment online and to empower teachers and schools. You can find out more about our guest’s work by visiting www.gofrontrow.com.
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