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Ep. 9: Scrubbing and Smoke Screens


Nick and Marc discuss the educational impact of the Supreme Court’s ruling on gay marriage, “scrubbing” in Greenpoint, Brooklyn and Pixar’s latest film, “Inside Out.”

“Methods Lab” – Differences in teaching preadolescents and teens

 

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Common Core Documentary

NY Post Article on Scrubbing

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Ep. 8: Throwing In The Towel


Nick and Marc discuss a recent article in the Washington Post regarding teacher burnout and high turnover rates.

“Methods Lab” – The Drain

a) How can teachers leave at the end of the day with more energy than the students?

 

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  1. Washington Post: Why So Many Teachers Want To Leave – And How To Get Them To Stay
  2. Joe Nocera’s NYT column: How To Grade A Teacher
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Ep. 7: Bluegrass Fever


Nick and Marc discuss Nick’s recent sojourn to Kentucky to score AP US History exams.

“Methods Lab” – College Board Workshops

a) What sessions did Nick attend?

b) Is there anything worth implementing in the classroom? Sharing with colleagues?

c) Were there any administrators in attendance?

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  1. EdWeek:Decision-Making Game