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Encore of Episode 2: Jon Cassie: Game-Based Learning

Overthrowing Education

Release Date: 08/27/2023

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Overthrowing Education

Jump into the Overthrowing Education archives with me in this encore episode! In this episode, veteran educator and podcast host  and I have a great conversation about the work we need to do to create true equity in education and the importance of challenging our current narratives. We also talk about problematic intrinsic biases that we all have and how to change them. Even though the topics we discuss are serious and important, along with all the practical ideas, we do get very silly (and not just on The 5-Minute Game Show, although he slays his food themed game show!). Special thanks...

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Jump into the Overthrowing Education archives with me in this encore episode! This episode explores why kids hate math and what we can do about it featuring a conversation with  of from January 2020 with a recent additional talk to reflect the radical changes that have taken place since then.   In the Trenches, I trace my journey from hating math as a student and defining myself as “I’m not a math person” in adulthood to finally realizing that I actually enjoy math because of the math teachers at . I’ll share some of their tips and tools that transform students, too.  ...

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  Jump into the Overthrowing Education archives with me in this encore episode! Engaging educator, author and speaker discusses how cell phones and games can be used effectively in a class, as well as other important issues surrounding cell use, games and technology. And then Antero nails The 5-Minute Game Show! The fauxmerical parody, “TAC vs. Worksheet” starts us off and we finish with students from St. Mary’s High School in Owen Sound, Ontario sharing the ideas they came up with after analyzing an “anti-cell phone for teens” article on the In the Trenches segment. Special...

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  Jump into the Overthrowing Education archives with me in this encore episode! Blended Learning expert, converses with me about the why’s and how’s of Blended Learning. Then we play The 5-Minute Game Show Flippin’ Fictional Schools. Our In The Trenches segment features some food for thought from Rabbi Doctor Reb Mimi Feigelson. Then we honor a few teachers in Teacher Shout Outs. More special thanks to Catlin Tucker, Reb Mimi, our announcer, Yossie Frankel and Our Fauxmercial sponsor is “Blend It” - and special thanks to - composer, vocalist and musical director of the spot,...

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  Jump into the Overthrowing Education archives with me in this encore episode!   We start with a conversation filled with practical tools about games and gamification with educator, author and expert Jon Cassie of Game Level Learn and . Then play along as Jon is subjected to The Five Minute Game Show where he has to determine whether the unusual games describes are Fact or Fantasy. Special Thanks to our guests Jon Cassie and Micaela Blie (and check out a great interview with her on our episode, “”). Our Edu-Gamerama Fauxmercial actors are , Yossie Frankel (Also our...

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This is kind of a bittersweet episode for me. I was blessed to get the job of my dreams, and I couldn’t be happier, but it means I’ll be wrapping things up for this podcast. After 4 amazing years, this will be my last new episode.  I’m going to give everyone a chance to catch up by rereleasing older episodes. I’ve been thinking about what I would want to say in this last episode. What are some magical words of wisdom I can leave you with?  Then I decided that the best way to end this run is to chat with the person who helped me start the podcast and continued to sponsor and...

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In this episode, my guest, Crystal Frommert, and I have a great conversation about something that challenges new and veteran teachers alike: How to have better conversations with our students’ parents and/or guardians in order to make connections and ensure collaboration that will really enhance our work with their kids. I love learning new things from my guests, and I certainly got some tips and ideas from Crystal that I wish I had known earlier. But it’s never too late! And if you love Ted Lasso as much as Crystal and I do, you’ll have a blast playing my Ted Lasso themed The...

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After a long, tough school year, I figured we could all use a good laugh. In this encore interview in Episode 45 from April of 2021, I interview the one and only Mr. D, Joe Dombrowski the educator and comedian who performs around the country and whose videos have gone viral. We talk about the importance of using humor when teaching, and how to do it, even if you don’t think you’re funny. I also share a taste of how I recently used humor to connect with students. This is the perfect summer episode: Learn a little something and laugh a lot. I want to thank my special guest, Joe...

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Jump into the Overthrowing Education archives with me in this encore episode!
 
We start with a conversation filled with practical tools about games and gamification with educator, author and expert Jon Cassie of Game Level Learn and Qulia: The School for Deeper Learning. Then play along as Jon is subjected to The Five Minute Game Show where he has to determine whether the unusual games describes are Fact or Fantasy.

Special Thanks to our guests Jon Cassie and Micaela Blie (and check out a great interview with her on our episode, “From Blah to Hazzah”).

Our Edu-Gamerama Fauxmercial actors are , Yossie Frankel (Also our announcer) and Batsheva Frankel.

And thanks to the wonderful band Distant Cousins for our theme song, Raise it Up.