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Tests and the Rest: College Admissions Industry Podcast

Feb 26, 2021

The last year represented one of the most transformational periods in the history of education. Wondering what wonders the next year holds? Amy and Mike invited research consultant John Clark to separate fads from sustainable changes in educational technology in 2021.

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Feb 23, 2021

A student who is engaged is a student ready to learn. A student who is not engaged… not so much. Amy and Mike invited educator Julia Silver to explain the 4 P’s of student engagement.

What are five things you will learn in this episode?

  1. Why is engagement so essential to learning? 
  2. How can teachers inject positive...

Feb 19, 2021

If sheer volume and vehemence of accusations of racism were sufficient evidence, the case against standardized tests would be closed. But what if testing tilts in a different direction entirely? Amy and Mike invited educator Ted Dorsey to explain how the SAT and ACT are classist rather than racist.

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Feb 16, 2021

In the old days, when high school and college students struggled with classes, we focused on academic tutoring. Why did it take so long to realize how essential motivation and productivity skills are to school success? Amy and Mike invited educational coach Jothsna Kethar to highlight the importance of executive...

Feb 12, 2021

Nobody would argue that all students with special needs don’t deserve to be supported and provided the resources they need to thrive. Why, then, do students with special talents--particularly for academics--sometimes lack access to the same consideration? Amy and Mike invited educator and author Tai Abrams to discuss...