In this episode, we highlight the Top Ten topics and themes that we’ve highlighted this past year. Our look back is packed with fond memories, laughter, and music. Come celebrate 2023 with us!
We encourage you to revisit the podcast episodes from this past year. We had many fantastic guests who shared meaningful insights into education. These are just a few of the episodes featuring our nationally renowned guests:
- TeachAI, with Dr. Kristen DiCerbo
- Supporting CSEdWeek, with Kiki Prottsman
- Reaching and Teaching Neurodivergent Learners in STEM, with Dr. Jodi Asbell-Clarke
- You Matter, with Angela Maiers
- The A.I. Roadmap: Human Learning in the Age of Smart Machines, with Dr. John Spencer
- Personal and Authentic Learning, with Thomas C. Murray
- Executive Function and the Support of Students’ Thinking Brains, with Allison Morgan
- AI and Education, with Wren Hoffman
- The Future Ready Librarian, with Shannon McClintock Miller
- Supporting Students Through a Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS), with Dr. Katie Novak
- The Shift to Student-Led: UDL and Blended Learning, with Dr. Katie Novak
- AI, ChatGPT, and Education, with Angela Maiers
- Project-Based Learning, with A.J. Juliani
- Igniting the Fire: Inspiring Students and Educators, with Kevin Honeycutt
- Mastery Learning, with Jon Bergmann
- An Innovator’s Mindset: Empowering Students and Educators, with George Couros
- Strategies for Youth to Align Passion to Purpose and Education, with Jorge Valenzuela
The Top Ten
Many topics came up multiple times during our conversations this past year. In fact, some topics, like artificial intelligence (AI), student success stories, executive function, and educator voices were the focus of more than one entire episode of Unpacking Education. As we look back, these are the topics that we felt were discussed most often, in no particular order:
If you are listening to the podcast with your instructional team or would like to explore this topic more deeply, here are guiding questions to prompt your reflection:
- What are the top themes that you saw in education this past year?
- What educational topic has been the most important to you in 2023?
- What do you plan to focus on in 2024?
- What was your favorite Unpacking Education episode of 2023?
- Who were your favorite Unpacking Education guests of 2023?