November 8th, 2020 | 44 mins 3 secs
collaboration, education, self-directed learners
In Part Two of our series on collaboration in a Modern Classroom, we discuss how teachers can establish a classroom culture in which students are encouraged to collaborate organically and spontaneously.
November 1st, 2020 | 46 mins 54 secs
In episode 10, we begin a two-episode series on collaboration; this week's episode focuses on pre-planned full group activities like labs and seminars, and we discuss ways teachers can manage these collaborative activities in a self-paced, mastery based class.
October 25th, 2020 | 51 mins 2 secs
Kareem is joined by Nora Barnett and Lisa Doty to discuss in detail how they plan and implement their modern classrooms, from planning and recording instructional videos, to implementing self-paced structures and mastery checks.
October 18th, 2020 | 38 mins 25 secs
In Episode #8 of the Modern Classrooms Podcast, we hear from elementary, middle, and high school educators about what self-pacing and mastery-based learning looks like across grade levels.
October 11th, 2020 | 46 mins 35 secs
Your three co-hosts, Kareem, Kate, and Zach, discuss the shifting role of the educator in a Modern Classroom and how it can help you cultivate a truly student-centered classroom.
October 4th, 2020 | 49 mins 37 secs
Self-regulated students are strong learners that are more equipped to navigate the challenges of life outside K-12 education. Kareem and Zach are joined by Moira Mazzi to talk about how they use the Modern Classrooms model to develop self-regulated learners both in-person and remotely.
September 27th, 2020 | 51 mins 46 secs
Kareem is joined by Dacia Guffey and Shane Donavan to discuss some of the reasons students disengage and ways to address disengagement in the classroom and in remote learning.
September 13th, 2020 | 52 mins 13 secs
Zach is joined by special guests Michael Carr and Toni Rose Deanon to talk about social emotional learning and how the Modern Classrooms Model helps us cultivate authentic relationships with students, in person and virtually.
August 30th, 2020 | 45 mins 18 secs
Kareem and Kate Gaskill, Head of Teaching and Learning at the Modern Classrooms Project, discuss pivoting to effective distance learning, strategies for synchronous and asynchronous class, and the potential for long-term change in education as a result of COVID-19.
August 23rd, 2020 | 52 mins 38 secs
Kareem and Zach are joined by Monte Woodard, a middle school Science Teacher and Modern Classrooms implementer, to discuss rolling out the model and introducing students and families to the Modern Classrooms approach
August 4th, 2020 | 1 hr 10 mins
Kareem and Zach discuss what led them to start a podcast about Modern Classrooms and their experiences with the model.