Episode 127: From the Audio Bunker
February 8th, 2023 | Season 3 | 34 mins 28 secs
In this episode, Scott and Ollie discuss the ways that school leaders can support change in science education in their schools.
Episode 126: The Benefits of Regularity
February 1st, 2023 | Season 3 | 49 mins 20 secs
This week we talk about our values and how they help us think about the work we do with teachers and students.
Episode 125: Total Mushiness
January 25th, 2023 | Season 3 | 42 mins 46 secs
In this episode, we talk about summary tables and how they can be used in science classrooms to scaffold students as they develop evidence-based explanations.
Episode 124: That's not the Process
January 18th, 2023 | Season 3 | 51 mins 7 secs
This week we talk about the first day of school / class and how you use it to set up norms for the rest of the year.
Episode 123: Special Electrons
January 11th, 2023 | Season 3 | 43 mins 5 secs
In this episode, we discuss having students generate evidence-based explanations as part of a unit arc.
Episode 122: Nerd Sandwich
January 4th, 2023 | Season 3 | 52 mins 27 secs
This week we talk about lessons learned in 2022.
Episode 121: Dr. Calypso Joe
December 28th, 2022 | Season 3 | 52 mins 46 secs
In this episode, we discuss navigating the doctoral dissertation process and how oral exams may make a comeback in the post-ChatGPT world.
Episode 120: Possibly Fell Asleep
December 21st, 2022 | Season 3 | 58 mins 24 secs
This week we discuss Edutopia's choices for most impactful research in education.
Episode 119: Chatting with Chatty G
December 14th, 2022 | Season 3 | 54 mins 47 secs
This week, we discuss the artificial intelligence chatbot named ChatGPT and the implications for education, assessment and so much more.
Episode 118: Aggressive Grading Bunker (The Band)
December 7th, 2022 | Season 3 | 56 mins 31 secs
This week we talk all things grades, assessment, evaluation and what not.
Episode 117: That's So Extra
November 30th, 2022 | Season 3 | 44 mins 33 secs
In this episode, we discuss the benefits, opportunities, and potential downsides of extracurricular STEM activities.
Episode 116: Scott McDonald Bingo
November 23rd, 2022 | Season 3 | 53 mins 49 secs
This week we talk about the dimensions of contrast between Ambitious Science Teaching and more traditional status quo teaching.
Episode 115: There's Something in the Punchbowl
November 16th, 2022 | Season 3 | 51 mins 47 secs
In this episode, we talk about talk. Specifically, we talk about classroom discourse in science class.
Episode 114: Insert Your Title Here
November 9th, 2022 | Season 3 | 41 mins 30 secs
This week we the 5 why method to answer why we teach science and why students should learn it.
Episode 113: Avoiding the Land Mines
November 2nd, 2022 | Season 3 | 42 mins 37 secs
In this episode, we discuss how science teachers navigate the teaching of controversial topics.
Episode 112: Community of Scientist in Schools and Beyond
October 26th, 2022 | Season 3 | 52 mins 27 secs
This week we do another "magic wand" experiment and transform science education (preK to undergrad, but mostly K-12).