Science In-Between

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

96 episodes of Science In-Between since the first episode, which aired on September 9th, 2020.

  • 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.

  • Episode 85: Don't Call it a Comeback

    April 20th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  51 mins 54 secs

    In this episode, we return after an unexpected hiatus to discuss a recent episode of the Against the Rules podcast and how it relates to our work as teachers.

  • Episode 84: Exacerbated Exasperation

    April 6th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  47 mins 31 secs

    This week we talk about the science teacher shortage, why we think it is happening and if we can do anything about it.

  • Episode 83: An Evergreen Effort?

    March 30th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  46 mins 13 secs

    In this episode, we conclude our series on the NRC Framework by digging into equity in science education.

  • Episode 82: Almost Professional (Disciplinary Core) Ideas

    March 23rd, 2022  |  Season 2  |  47 mins 18 secs

    This week we talk about Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCIs) in the NRC's Framework for K-12 Science Education.

  • Episode 81: Frosted Tips Are Not a CCC

    March 16th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  50 mins 19 secs

    This week is all about the Cross Cutting Concepts from the NRC Framework for K-12 Science Education

  • Episode 80: Dropping Names

    March 9th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  46 mins 17 secs

    In this episode, we discuss Science & Engineering Practices as they're framed in the Next Generation Science Standards.