Celebrating Ranger Rick and Wildlife Education with Dawn Rodney

Dawn Rodney is the Chief Innovation and Growth Officer at the National Wildlife Federation (NWF). She joins host Mike Palmer to celebrate the 10th birthday of Ranger Rick Jr. and to talk about the work she and team are doing to make wildlife education engaging for kids, families, and educators across the US.

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Preparing and Sustaining Social Justice Educators with Dr. Annamarie Francois and Dr. Karen Hunter Quartz

Dr. Annamarie Francois and Dr. Karen Hunter Quartz join Mike Palmer to talk about their experience as educators and leaders in social justice education and community schooling. Annamarie is the Executive Director of UCLA Center X and Karen is the Director of the UCLA Center for Community Schooling. Together they edited and authored chapters in Preparing and Sustaining Social Justice Educators from Harvard Education Press.

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Immigration Enforcement and Educational Equity

Dr. Patricia Gándara and Dr. Jongyeon Ee are the authors and editors of Schools Under Siege: Immigration Enforcement and Educational Equity. They join host Mike Palmer in a conversation about the challenges immigrant children and their families face in light of the troubling history of immigration enforcement in the United States.

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Teaching for Intellectual Virtues with Dr. Jason Baehr

Dr. Jason Baehr is a Professor of Philosophy at Loyola Marymount University. He is also the Co-Founder of the Intellectual Virtues Academy (IVA), a charter middle school in Long Beach California. He is the author of Deep In Thought: A Practical Guide to Teaching for Intellectual Virtues

Jason joins host Mike Palmer in an exploration of intellectual virtues. What are they? Why are they important? And how can we teach them? We touch on values epistemology, the practical experiences drawn from teaching at IVA.

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