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TeachThought's Director of Professional Development, formerly with the Buck Institute for Education and the Collaborative for Teaching and Learning after 15 years of classroom teaching. Passionate about the leading of learning through inquiry, I have been called a professional thought stretcher due to my love for questioning.

Ep. 77 Growing Educational Excellence Through Equity

Drew Perkins talks with E3 Education‘s Founding Executive Director, JuanCarlos Arauz about educational equity as it relates to excellence. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: E3 Education web site Sir Ken Robinson TeachThought blog: How The Culture Of Achievement Is Hurting Our Schools Subscribe   Listen on: Stitcher Podbean PodcastLand Also available on Google Music for subscribers! […]

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TeachThought Podcast Ep. 76 Deeper Learning Through Collaborative Edtech Tools

Ep. 76 Deeper Learning Through Collaborative Edtech Tools Drew Perkins talks with Soundtrap Education Ambassador Meredith Allen about using tools like Soundtrap to increase student collaboration and deepen learning. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: Soundtrap Scott McLeod Voicethread Soundtrap explained by a 6 year old Soundtrap blog flat.io Noteflight WeVideo Explain Everything musedlab Subscribe   […]

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TeachThought Podcast Ep. 75 Sustainability And Project-Based Learning

Ep. 75 Sustainability And Project-Based Learning Drew Perkins talks with Chief Innovation Officer for EcoRise in Austin, Texas, Richard Kincaid, about their work with teachers to design and develop PBL that focuses on teaching environmental literacy, social innovation and hands-on design skills. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: EcoRise EcoRise on Facebook How The Culture Of Achievement […]

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TeachThought Podcast Ep. 74 Reflections Of A First Year Principal

Ep. 74 Reflections Of A First Year Principal Drew Perkins talks with Jennifer Cox about what she learned from her first year of being a middle school principal. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: East Middle School University of Louisville Principal Program Thomas Guskey Fox Demoisey KDE Principal Partnership Peter DeWitt – Collaborative Leadership: Six Influences […]

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Register Today For #Grow17 Project-Based Learning Workshop

Register Today For #Grow17 Project-Based Learning Workshop July 17-19, 2017 by Drew Perkins TeachThought #GROW17 details Who Teachers and School leaders looking to learn PBL by doing PBL. Teachers will leave with a project to implement in their classroom. School leaders will leave with a plan to implement and support sustainable PBL in their school […]

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