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 67: Finding Fish That Don't Exist

    December 8th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  52 mins 51 secs

    In this episode, we discuss what counts in the world of educational research.

  • Episode 66: Montillating Our Traxoline

    December 1st, 2021  |  Season 2  |  47 mins 16 secs

    This week we talk about knowing and its relationship to education (mostly science education, but not only).

  • Episode 65: Not Bob's Traveling Show

    November 24th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  41 mins 30 secs

    In this episode, Scott and Ollie discuss different features of substantive and impactful professional development for teachers.

  • Episode 64: Surrounded by Smarter Friends

    November 17th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  54 mins 11 secs

    We talk about how to change schools, or at least begin to try to talk about it.

  • Episode 63: Total Dumbness and Horoscopes

    November 10th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  52 mins 5 secs

    In this episode, Scott and Ollie discuss the standardization movement and why schools and disciplines have content standards.

  • Episode 62: Free as in Beer (not as in Speech)

    November 3rd, 2021  |  Season 2  |  52 mins 46 secs

    This episode we talk about Open Education Resources (OER) as a tool for teachers and teacher educators to use when supporting student learning.

  • Episode 61: From Curb Cuts to Classrooms

    October 27th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  43 mins 2 secs

    In this episode, Scott and Ollie discuss Universal Design for Learning and how it can help to make learning more inclusive.

  • Episode 60: This IS What The People Come For

    October 20th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  48 mins 23 secs

    Ollie went to his first conference since the pandemic started and he wants to debrief.

  • Episode 59: Pocket Full of Questions

    October 13th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  47 mins 31 secs

    In this episode, Scott and Ollie discuss the final practice in their Ambitious Science Teaching series: Pressing for evidence-based explanations.

  • Episode 58: Not The Nonsense You Came For

    October 6th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  44 mins 30 secs

    This week we talk about the second AST practice, supporting students' on-going thinking.

  • Episode 57: Not Scott's Age. Or Episode 56

    September 29th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  44 mins 29 secs

    In this episode, we dig into the second phase of Ambitious Science Teaching: Eliciting students' ideas.

  • Episode 56: The Big Umbrella

    September 22nd, 2021  |  Season 2  |  42 mins 10 secs

    This week we begin a conversation about equity and inclusive and responsive practices for engaging all students in school in productive ways, sometimes described as inclusion.

  • Episode 55: Good Things Come in Threes

    September 15th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  47 mins 22 secs

    In this final episode in our "teacher education trilogy," Scott and Ollie discuss the current preparation programs at their institutions and how their design was informed by research.

  • Episode 54: My Minion, Not My Lackey

    September 8th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  42 mins 36 secs

    We continue our conversation around science teacher preparation, specifically our own experience with being prepared to teach science.

  • Episode 53: Ten Thousand Hours Ago

    September 2nd, 2021  |  Season 2  |  51 mins 25 secs

    In this episode, Scott and Ollie share their experiences with their teacher education programs.

  • 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.