Monthly Archives: September 2020

S3E4 – What’s so special about special education?



S3E4 – What’s so special about special education?

Special Education remains opaque to too many Americans. This episode aims to get past the stereotypes and explore the workings, history, and philosophy behind special education programs in US schools.

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Next episode will post on Friday, September 25th.


S3E3 – Going the Distance: A history of remote learning



Season 3, Episode 3 – Going the Distance: A history of remote learning

Remote learning is not a new development in education. In this episode, we review the history, practices, pitfalls and potential future of remote learning as we enter a school year where the majority of U.S. students will be engaged in some form of distance education.

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Next episode will post on Sept 18th


S3E2 – How it all began, Part II – Common for Whom?



Season 3, Episode 2 – How it all began, Part II – Common for whom?

We continue our quest to locate the origin(s) of public education in the United States, from Horace Mann’s Common Schools to the fight for racial equity in schooling.

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Next episode will post on September 18th, 2020