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 52: Joy to the World

    August 25th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  57 mins 1 sec

    For this last episode of season one we just talk joys.

  • Episode 51: Harumph!

    August 17th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  52 mins 14 secs

    In this episode, we dig deeper into phenomenon-based teaching and what it would look like in a classroom setting.

  • Episode 50: Mahna Mahna Do Do Do Do Do

    August 13th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  56 mins 11 secs

    This episode we talk about the difference between a phenomenon and a science topic and why people should care about it.

  • Episode 49: Not about Pornography, Eugenics or Psychopathy

    August 4th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  52 mins 9 secs

    In this episode, we finish up our discussion of pedagogical content knowledge and examine the larger impacts (and unintended consequences) of measuring things.

  • Episode 48: Haters Have Got to Hate (or Do They?)

    July 28th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  52 mins 54 secs

    We continue the conversation about PCK and its spawn.

  • Episode 47: Scott's Swear Jar

    July 21st, 2021  |  Season 1  |  50 mins 4 secs

    In this episode, we discuss PCK (pedagogical content knowledge) and its impact on the field of education and teacher education.

  • Episode 46: Not All Friends of the Show

    July 14th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  40 mins

    This week we summarize our discussion of learning theory and talk about why teachers (or anyone) should care about it.

  • Episode 45: Our Mid-Life Crisis Episode

    July 7th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  50 mins 4 secs

    In this week's episode, we discuss the research on learning progressions in science education.

  • Episode 44: We are not the Borg

    June 30th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  53 mins 59 secs

    This week we talk about Posner, Strike, Hewson, and Getzog's paper on conceptual change and the theory's impact on science education.

  • Episode 43: Heroes, Villians, and Apprentices

    June 23rd, 2021  |  Season 1  |  52 mins 5 secs

    This week, we continue our examination of different learning theories and theorists and dig into Situated Learning: Legitimate Peripheral Participation by Lave and Wenger.

  • Episode 42: Confronting Your Own IRE

    June 16th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  47 mins 3 secs

    We talk about Jay Lemke's book "Talking Science: Language, Learning, and Values".

  • Episode 41: All the Hammers

    June 9th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  49 mins 27 secs

    In this episode, we continue our learning theory conversation by digging into the seminal article by Brown, Collins and Duguid that popularized the term "cognitive apprenticeship."

  • Episode 40: Happy Dewey Day

    June 2nd, 2021  |  Season 1  |  47 mins 13 secs

    John Dewey Episode on Dewey Day.

  • Episode 39: Transitions and Manifestations

    May 26th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  37 mins 56 secs

    We transition from learning spaces to an introduction to our series on learning theory.

  • Episode 38: Tools are Embedded in Practice

    May 19th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  39 mins 21 secs

    Continue the conversation about design principles for learning spaces - learning spaces should be task responsive.

  • Episode 37: Self Deprecating but Accurate

    May 12th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  41 mins 51 secs

    In this episode, we continue our exploration of design principles for learning spaces and introduce our third design principle: learning spaces should have a changeable center.