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Unpacking Education April 6, 2022 • 40 min

Explore ways to lead our diverse learners to a place where they can each experience a life full of possibility.

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Unpacking Education March 30, 2022 • 41 min

In our conversation with Jeff Plaman—the Online and Digital Learning Specialist for the Minnesota Department of Education—we explore the current state of online learning, address some misconceptions, and explore the potential it has moving forward.

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Unpacking Education March 23, 2022 • 30 min

To increase student ownership in learning we need to provide students with meaningful and authentic “voice and choice.” But what does this really mean? How do we implement it?

Unpacking Education March 16, 2022 • 32 min

Join us as we ask probing questions about the future of education and how we might begin to design a better school system.

Unpacking Education March 9, 2022 • 32 min

Join us as we explore ways to put culturally responsive teaching into practice, including ways to maximize academic potential while honoring cultural experiences.

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Unpacking Education March 2, 2022 • 32 min

In our conversation with Dr. Geneva Gay, we explore foundational aspects of culturally responsive teaching, including what it is and why it’s important.

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Unpacking Education February 23, 2022 • 34 min

Explore the concept of toxic positivity: how to recognize it, how you can better understand it, and ways of approaching it in a school setting.

Unpacking Education February 16, 2022 • 30 min

Discover ways to design lessons and learning strategies that are flexible and can be used in a variety of learning models, including face-to-face, remote, hybrid, and concurrent.

Unpacking Education February 9, 2022 • 28 min

Explore strategies and approaches that can make teaching a little bit easier and provide the time and energy needed to focus on what matters most.

Unpacking Education February 2, 2022 • 30 min

Join us for a conversation about how we can apply what we’ve learned from two years of teaching during a pandemic to improve our schools and classrooms.

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Unpacking Education January 26, 2022 • 31 min

Let’s discuss how the pandemic has impacted, and potentially changed, our students. We’ll share how we can draw upon our experiences to make a positive difference for students during the transition back to face-to-face learning and between learning models.

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Unpacking Education January 19, 2022 • 30 min

Join us as we discuss how to create a healthy start to the second half of the school year. We’ll look at strategies and suggestions for how to manage the stress of teaching while creating a pathway to SEL success.

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Unpacking Education January 12, 2022 • 23 min

Provide students with the support they need as they return to school after winter break with strategies to help develop their empathetic listening skills to reinforce your classroom community.

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Unpacking Education January 5, 2022 • 20 min

Join us for a special episode to say farewell to 2021 and set the stage for a new year. We share the goals, reflections, and wishes for the new year that you shared with us via social media.

Unpacking Education December 29, 2021 • 12 min

In this last episode from our Host Choice series for the holidays, Paul Beckermann shares his reflections on the past year and hopes for both teachers and students to find the social and emotional learning support that they need to succeed.