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 19: Lessons Learned for 2021

    January 6th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  43 mins 26 secs

    Our New Year's Edition. We take a week off from Bryan Brown's book to talk about what we learned from 2020 that we can apply to the new year.

  • Episode 18: Whorfian Complidiss

    December 30th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  43 mins 38 secs

    This week we talk about Bryan Brown's book, Science in the City: Culturally Relevant STEM Education (Ch. 3).

  • Episode 17: Guess What's In My Head

    December 23rd, 2020  |  Season 1  |  44 mins 23 secs

    This week we talk about Bryan Brown's book, Science in the City: Culturally Relevant STEM Education (Ch. 2).

  • Episode 16: That Stereotype is Indexical

    December 16th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  44 mins 21 secs

    This week we talk about Bryan Brown's book, Science in the City: Culturally Relevant STEM Education (Introduction and Chapter 1).

  • Bonus Episode: Join Our In-Between Book Club

    December 10th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  3 mins 7 secs

    Starting with episode 16 we will be doing a chapter by chapter discussion of Bryan Brown's book "Science in the City: Culturally Relevant STEM Education", so grab a copy and read along with us.

  • Episode 15: Dropping the Milieu

    December 9th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  38 mins 47 secs

    We talk about how to think about keeping kids engaged so that we can build on their ideas to make class engaging and productive.

  • Episode 14: Show Me Your Core Competencies

    December 2nd, 2020  |  Season 1  |  42 mins 58 secs

    What we wish we had learned from our science teachers.

  • Episode 13: The Nerdiest Draft Ever!

    November 25th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  48 mins 55 secs

    NGSS Draft Day

  • Episode 12: Fear the E

    November 18th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  46 mins 20 secs

    We talk about the IRE pattern of talk, questions, and talking with students in ways that get us to the classroom climate we want, but is so hard in remote environments.

  • Episode 11: Plum Pudding and Fools' Errands

    November 11th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  43 mins 34 secs

    We talk about assessment - formative v. summative, as well as how to think about it in the in-between.

  • Episode 10: N is National not Next

    November 4th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  34 mins 37 secs

    We talk about the new National Academies report on "Teaching K-12 Science and Engineering During a Crisis".

  • Episode 9: Phenomena (Do do do do do)

    October 28th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  36 mins 14 secs

    This week we talk about the key nature of phenomena and how they are not science concepts and also how to think about engaging kids with them when not face-to-face.

  • Episode 8: Up Your Explanatory Quotient

    October 21st, 2020  |  Season 1  |  37 mins 27 secs

    How do you think about laboratory experiences outside of a face to face environment?

  • Episode 7: Death March with Fun Sauce

    October 14th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  50 mins 4 secs

    Ollie and Scott answer the question, "What do you teach?".

  • Episode 6: The Continuity Caveat

    October 7th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  45 mins 38 secs

    Curricular continuity is our focus this week. We talk about keeping your kids "together" while reminding yourself that you can let that go.

  • Episode 5: Three Ps in a Pod(cast)

    September 30th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  42 mins 45 secs

    In this episode, Scott and Ollie discuss the Processes, Principles, and Practices that inform the integration of technology into our face-to-face, online and remotes classrooms.