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A weekly discussion of the trends and issues in the world of education and observations on the ever changing educational landscape.

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EdToday-17-05-02-Billy Downing

April 26, 2017

Billy Downing, author and college admission expert, discusses the latest trends in the college admission process, as well as best ways for students to prepare for the transition to college. 

Listen   28:14

EdToday-17-03-28-Michelle Carter

March 24, 2017

Michelle Carter, Program Manager for SHAPE America (Society of Health and Physical Educators) discusses the importance of recess in the context of elementary education. 

Listen   27:33

EdToday-17-03-21-Keith Herman

March 17, 2017

A teacher's perception of how involved a parent is can predict the future success of a student.  Dr. Keith Herman of the University of Missouri discusses the research he is performing. 

Listen   28:06

EdToday-17-03-15-Alicia Maciel

March 08, 2017

This episode features Alicia Maciel, Executive Director of The Prentice School, a private K-8 school specializing in support for students with learning disorders.  The Prentice School is located in North Tustin, California (714) 538-4511. 

Listen   28:38

EdToday-17-03-07-Terry Winetsky

February 23, 2017

Author Terry Lloyd Winetsky discusses his new book, Belegana Belezana - An Outsider's Quest in the Navajo Nation.  This is the 4th in his American Teachers Series.  More information can be found at

Listen   28:22

EdToday-17-02-18-Linda McSpadden McNeil

February 22, 2017

Professor of Education at Rice University in Houston, Texas, Linda McSpadden McNeil discusses the appointment of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education, and it's potential impact on the future of public education.  You can read her blog at -

Listen   28:40

EdToday-17-01-17-Dave Stuart

January 17, 2017

A high school teacher in Cedar Springs, MI, Dave Stuart, Jr. discusses the need for life balance to be effective in the classroom.

Listen   28:30

EdToday-17-01-10-Francis Huang

January 09, 2017

A discussion with Dr. Francis Huang, Asst. Professor of Educational, School and Counseling Psychology at the University of Missouri regarding his recent research related to ehanced alphabet recognition resulting from preschool experience.  

Listen   25:52

EdToday-16-12-28-Douglas Haddad

December 23, 2016

Veteran teacher, Dr. Douglas Haddad, discusses his upcoming book, The Ultimate Guide to Raising Teens and Tweens. 

Listen   27:19

EdToday-16-12-13-Howard Stevenson

December 07, 2016

Dr. Howard Stevenson of the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education discusses hate speech in our schools.

Listen   29:24

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