Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode


Thought provoking conversations that help listeners dive deeper into educational practices.

Dec 22, 2020

Voltaire Wade-Greene and Matthew Downing explore Voltaire's early learning experiences like when he recorded Thriller over a precious family VHS tape, and memorized the various movements. Voltaire goes on to share the importance of movement within learning and ways to encourage it within schools.  We save the Hamilton...

Dec 17, 2020

What can we learn from musicals like Hamilton?  


Join Matthew Downing and Stephanie Klemons as they dive into Hamilton (the musical), choreography, Katie's Art Project, and what makes a beneficial learning experience. 

Stephanie shares plenty of stories, behind the scenes insight about Hamilton, the intricate...

Dec 7, 2020

What can great leaders learn from living like a drug addict?

Listen in as Matthew Downing chats with Michael Brody-Waite about his journey and the many lessons he has applied to successful leadership. 

First, we must take off our masks.  We can do this by practicing authenticity, surrendering the outcome, and...

Nov 24, 2020

Matthew Downing chats with Michael Soskil about his newest book and the pivotal role teachers play in transforming the education system and preserving democracy.

Throughout the conversation they discuss powerful classroom activities that can be easily implemented, the importance of student agency within a school, and...

Nov 20, 2020

What can we learn from this remote learning experience?  Matthew Downing chats with Steven W. Anderson and Shaelynn Farnsworth about broader theoretical insights as well as practical takeaways.  

They delve into change theory, high quality professional learning, engaging in deeper learning, and the nuts and bolts of a