Science In-Between

Teaching Science In a Hybrid World

About the show

This is a conversation about how science teaching can move between and connect different worlds - home and school, virtual and face-to-face, science and the classroom.

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Episodes

  • Episode 101: Dipping Toes into International Waters

    August 10th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  50 mins 18 secs

    In this episode, we talk about the international STEM education and what we can learn (if anything) from the assessment-based comparisons.

  • Episode 100: All About the Prime Space, Cousin

    August 3rd, 2022  |  Season 2  |  40 mins 26 secs

    This week we talk about direct instruction and what role it takes in ambitious forms of teaching.

  • Episode 99: If the Future's Online...

    July 27th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  52 mins 45 secs

    In this episode, we revisit a topic from Episode 97 and examine what learning principles should inform an online, educational future.

  • Episode 98: Shakes Fist at Cloud

    July 20th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  44 mins 55 secs

    This week we talk about how much science we need, as citizens, to participate in the public discourse in society and make public decisions.

  • Episode 97: Is the Future Online?

    July 13th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  44 mins 39 secs

    In this episode, we discuss whether the future of K-12 education online.

  • Episode 96: Not One of My Favorite Numbers

    July 6th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  44 mins 52 secs

    This week we talk about culturally relevant science teaching and what that means in terms of connecting to local community issues.

  • Episode 95: Why Would Anyone Become a Science Teacher?

    June 29th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  42 mins 27 secs

    In this episode, we discuss the reasons that prospective science teachers should enter the profession.

  • Episode 94: False Sense of Performance

    June 23rd, 2022  |  Season 2  |  55 mins 28 secs

    This week we talk about standards, standardizing, and what makes sense to makes sense to standardize and why.

  • Episode 93: Filiopietism

    June 15th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  43 mins 38 secs

    In this episode, we talk about the shifts that school leaders need to make to better support science teachers adopting Next Generation Science Standards.

  • Episode 92: Doctor Cranky Pants

    June 8th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  52 mins 27 secs

    This week we talk about the 5E model and its relationship to other ways of thinking about science teaching and learning.

  • Episode 91: A Preacher, A Politician and A Prosecutor Walk into a Bar...

    June 1st, 2022  |  Season 2  |  46 mins 50 secs

    In this episode, we talk about the dispositional stance that teachers and students must adopt to be successful in classes built on student exploration of ideas and explanations.

  • Episode 90: How & Why and Sometimes What

    May 25th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  40 mins 40 secs

    This week we talk about curiosity and wonder. How can you not be interested in that?

  • Episode 89: You Can't Open the Box

    May 18th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  46 mins 19 secs

    In this episode, we discuss uncertainty in science and ways we can teach it in the science classroom.

  • Episode 88: The Model is NOT the Thing

    May 12th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  41 mins 42 secs

    This week we talk about models and modeling and related stuff.

  • Episode 87: What We Do as Academics

    May 6th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  41 mins 55 secs

    In this episode, we discuss the differences between explanation and argumentation as practices in science classes.

  • Episode 86: The Illusion of Control

    April 27th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 1 min

    This week we talk about how to use a combination of small groups and large group discussion to build classroom community and norms.