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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.

15 Questions To Ask About Tech Integration In Your Classroom

15 Questions To Ask About Tech Integration In Your Classroom *this blog was originally published at TeachThought PD by Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThought PD For professional development around integrating technology in your school visit our technology integration workshops page. As I watched Christmas, and the corresponding break from school for my daughters, come and go […]

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Ep. 65 Using Mindfulness For More Compassionate Students

  Ep. 65 Using Mindfulness And Meditation To Help Children Manage Stress And Be More Compassionate by Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThought Professional Development This is episode 65 of the TeachThought Podcast! Drew Perkins talks with author Susan Kaiser Greenland about her books and work with children around mindfulness and meditation. Links & Resources Mentioned […]

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Ep. 64 The War On Teaching Evolution And Science

Ep. 64 The War On Teaching Evolution And Science by Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThought Professional Development This is episode 64 of the TeachThought Podcast! Drew Perkins talks with the makers of We Believe in Dinosaurs about their film which explores the battle between teaching evolution and creationism through the lens of the Northern Kentucky Creation […]

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Ep. 63 Rethinking Leadership Through The Lens of Technology

Ep. 63 Rethinking Leadership Through The Lens of Technology by Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThought Professional Development This is episode 63 of the TeachThought Podcast! Drew Perkins talks with co-authors of Blending Leadership, Reshan Richards and Stephen Valentine, about how leadership might look different through the lens of 21st Century technology. Links & Resources Mentioned In This […]

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Ep. 62 Preparing Teachers For A Project-Based World

  Ep. 62 Preparing Teachers For A Project-Based World by Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThought Professional Development This is episode 62 of the TeachThought Podcast! Drew Perkins talks with Emily Liebtag, Project Manager at Getting Smart, about their recent paper, Preparing Teachers for a Project-Based World. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: Emily Liebtag on […]

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Ep. 61 Teaching Math Through PBL

Ep. 61 Teaching Math Through PBL by Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThought Professional Development This is episode 61 of the TeachThought Podcast! Drew Perkins talks with New Tech Network School Development & Math Coach and author of the Emergent Math blog, Geoff Krall about teaching of math through project and problem based learning. Links & Resources Mentioned […]

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Ep. 60 Making History Come Alive Through Podcasting

Ep. 60 Making History Come Alive Through Podcasting by Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThought Professional Development This is episode 60 of the TeachThought Podcast! Drew Perkins talks with Mick Sullivan, host of The Past and the Curious Podcast about his work to help make history come alive. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: The Past […]

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Ep. 59 Innovating With Authentic PBL And 3D Printing

Ep. 59 Innovating With Authentic PBL And 3D Printing by Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThought Professional Development This is episode 59 of the TeachThought Podcast! Drew Perkins talks with Rich Lehrer, Innovation Coordinator for the Enable Community Foundation and Brookwood School, about his work with 3D printing, authentic project-based learning and innovation. Links & Resources Mentioned […]

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