Episode 72: At the Very End of the Long Tail
January 13th, 2022 | Season 2 | 41 mins 45 secs
This week we dip our toe into the questions of why equity matters in science education. We begin with thinking about why sense making is so central to equity.
Episode 71: Lessons Learned for 2022
January 5th, 2022 | Season 2 | 47 mins 49 secs
In this episode, we look back at 2021 and what we've learned that we can apply to the new year ahead.
Episode 70: Stealing Student Agency
December 29th, 2021 | Season 2 | 42 mins 52 secs
We talk about sense making and its importance to science teaching and learning, and also how it is not argumentation.
Episode 69: Agency All The Way Down
December 22nd, 2021 | Season 2 | 45 mins 4 secs
This week we answer the question "Why are we still doing that?" Or at least we talk about that with regard to science teaching.
Episode 68: To Express, Not To Know
December 15th, 2021 | Season 2 | 49 mins 14 secs
This week we have a special guest, Dr. Leslie Gates, to talk with us about the relationship between materials, learning, and practices when learning science and art.
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.