Ed Infinitum

Ed Infinitum


Latest Episodes

S3E0 – There are no best practices
July 29, 2020

S3E0 - There are no best practices - Special Episode: How will in-person teaching and learning be conducted in a pandemic? What are the arguments for and against this practice, and where, if anywhere, is the roadmap for executing it?

S2E14 – School for Scandal, Pt 3 – The Inevitable Corruption
July 07, 2020

S2E14 - School for Scandal, Pt 3 - The Inevitable Corruption - We wrap up our three part series, as well as Season Two entirely, by looking at the sordid underbelly of the school accountability mania of the 2000s,

S2E13 – School for Scandal, Pt 2: Value-Added Messes
June 30, 2020

S2E13 - School for Scandal, Pt 2: Value-Added Messes - In part two of our series on the nationwide test cheating scandals of the late 2000s, we take a look at "Value Added Measurement" of a teacher's impact on student learning,

S2E12 – School for Scandal, Pt 1: The Bee-Eater
June 24, 2020

S2E12 - School for Scandal, Pt 1: The Bee-Eater - Public education suffered a cascading series of scandals at the end of the last decade, when teachers and principals in towns and cities across 40 states were discovered to have cheated state accountab...

S2E11 – Principals of power: Fannie, Annie and Nannie
June 18, 2020

        S2E11 - Principals of power: Fannie, Annie and Nannie - In this episode we celebrate three groundbreaking and influential principals - Fannie Copland, Annie Cooper and Nannie Boroughs. All three are African American women who were either from,...

S2E10- Race and justice in the classroom
June 10, 2020

S2E10- Race and justice in the classroom In a time of sustained worldwide demonstrations for racial justice, conversations about race and equity are becoming more pervasive than they've been in decades. We continue one of those conversations this epis...

S2E9 – Accountability at a crossroads
June 05, 2020

S2E9 - Accountability at a crossroads - Among the many aspects of schooling disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic is the system of accountability that has been the chief driving force in public education since 2001.

S2E8 – What does injustice have to do with me?
May 29, 2020

S2E8 - What does injustice have to do with me? - We cannot address school inequities by just focusing on underprivileged schools serving marginalized populations. We need to find ways to engage affluent white students in "high powered" schools with th...

S2E7 – Didn’t we solve this problem? Why American schools are more racially segregated than ever (Re-run from Season One)
May 29, 2020

S2E7 - Didn't we solve this problem? Why American schools are more racially segregated than ever. - As protests rage across Minneapolis in the wake of the police killing of George Floyd, we need to remember that these protests are informed by more tha...

S2E6 – Teaching and learning in the shadow of COVID-19, two months in
May 21, 2020

S2E6 - Teaching and learning in the shadow of COVID-19, two months in - Schools are now 8 weeks into the "distance learning" modalities that COVID-19 has forced upon them. In our April 2nd episode, I interviewed three teachers from across the country ...