Course of Mind

Course of Mind
We learn from the moment we are born. How can we learn more effectively? This is the question that educator hosts Zac Chase (@MrChase) and Shana White (@ShanaVWhite) brainstorm with leading experts in the learning sciences to try answer in the ‘Course ?

How technology can make education more human
Jul 16, 2019 • 21 min
Hosts and Bror Saxberg talk about the future of technology in the classroom and how it can improve education in non-technological ways
Learning first, technology second
Jul 2, 2019 • 35 min
Dr. Cris Castro from the Center for Advanced Research in Education at the Universidad de Chile describes how to apply principles of learning science to using multimedia technology in the classroom.
Power learning with retrieval practice
Jun 18, 2019 • 38 min
Dr. Pooja Agarwal, a cognitive scientist and former K-12 teacher, presents what scientists know about learning and how teachers can use it in their classrooms.
What makes learning happen?
Jun 11, 2019 • 37 min
Dr. Bror Saxberg explains how human learning works. In this compelling interview, he identifies common roadblocks to learning and how teachers can overcome them.
Know thyself: The power of a reflective educator
Jun 4, 2019 • 36 min
Dr. Vanessa Rodriguez talks about how by learning about themselves, teachers can better understand their students and the learning process.
How to break-down barriers in the classroom
May 28, 2019 • 30 min
Learn how teachers can keep cultural differences and implicit biases from becoming barriers in the classroom.
Believe in yourself and in your students
May 21, 2019 • 30 min
Reflect on the importance of teachers believing in both - their teaching ability and their students’ ability to learn.
Why care about the learning sciences?
May 14, 2019 • 9 min
Delve into what are the learning sciences and how they can empower educators in this introduction to Course of Mind podcast series