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About Practice

About Practice

By Joshua Rosenberg

About Practice is a podcast about the divide between research and practice in education and how those on either side of the divide can build bridges to the other. It is hosted by Ryan Estrellado and Joshua Rosenberg.
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14: On a Virtual Ski Lift: (Democratizing the Development of Evidence with Cara Jackson, Ph.D.)
14: On a Virtual Ski Lift: (Democratizing the Development of Evidence with Cara Jackson, Ph.D.)
About Cara Jackson, Ph.D. Dr. Jackson is Senior Associate in the Division of Social and Economic Policy at Abt Associates. She's conducted education research and evidence reviews on a variety of topics, including interventions intended to improve child outcomes, policies related to school and teacher quality, and school network expansion. Her focus is on helping schools, districts, and education agencies improve the quality of educational opportunities. Links  Articles: Democratizing the Development of Evidence https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.3102/0013189X211060357 Rethinking Connections Between Research and Practice in Education https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.3102/0013189X18761042 Local Democracy Matters: How Deliberative Culture Shapes Public Evaluations of Local Government and Local Government Performance (Collins) https://edworkingpapers.com/ai19-114 Will The American Rescue Plan’s ‘Meaningful Consultation’ Requirement Usher In Community Participation In School Budgets? (Roza) https://www.forbes.com/sites/margueriteroza/2021/07/20/will-the-american-rescue-plans-meaningful-consultation-requirement-usher-in-community-participation-in-school-budgets/ Logic models: Education Logic Model application https://ies.ed.gov/ncee/rel/products/resource/100677 https://ies.ed.gov/ncee/edlabs/regions/appalachia/blogs/blog6_why-build-a-logic-model.asp https://ies.ed.gov/ncee/edlabs/regions/pacific/pdf/REL_2014025.pdf Organizations: Strategic Data Project https://sdp.cepr.harvard.edu/ NNERPP https://nnerpp.rice.edu/ Democratizing Evidence https://www.democratizingevidence4.us/home
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August 15, 2022
13: Not good, not bad: A discussion about social media in education
13: Not good, not bad: A discussion about social media in education
In this episode, Ryan and Josh speak with Jeff Carpenter and Catharyn Shelton about their recent article on education influencers (co-authored with Stephanie Schroeder). Jeff, Catharyn, and Stephanie's article is "The education influencer: A new player in the educator professional landscape" and was published in the Journal of Research on Technology in Education earlier this year: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/15391523.2022.2030267 Jeff is jeffpcarpenter on Twitter Catharyn is catharynshelton on Twitter Ryan is ry_estrellado on Twitter and Instagram Josh is jrosenberg6432 on Twitter Music: Rabbit Hole by Blue Dot Sessions
01:00:46
July 19, 2022
12: Slightly Discouraged and Hairier
12: Slightly Discouraged and Hairier
Democratizing the Development of Evidence  Little Kids, Big Adventures Around Knoxville, Tennessee The K-12 Educator’s Data Guidebook: Reimagining Practical Data Use in Schools  Music: Blue Dot Sessions
48:00
February 28, 2022
11: These are a few of our favorite things (from the past year)
11: These are a few of our favorite things (from the past year)
Favorite Books Jennifer Pharr Davis, Called Again: A Story of Love and Triumph: https://www.amazon.com/Called-Again-Story-Love-Triumph/dp/0825307457/ref=sr_1_3?crid=146PQGU0VL5ED&keywords=jennifer+pharr+davis&qid=1639603954&sprefix=jennifer+pharr%2Caps%2C155&sr=8-3 Norman Ollesta, Crazy for the Storym: A Memoir of Survival: https://www.amazon.com/Crazy-Storm-Memoir-Survival-P-S/dp/006176678X Michael Frome, Strangers in High Places: The Story of the Great Smoky Mountains: https://www.amazon.com/Strangers-High-Places-Mountains-Expanded/dp/0870498061/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=strangers+in+high+places&qid=1639604028&s=books&sr=1-1 Richard Powers, Bewilderment: https://www.amazon.com/Bewilderment-Novel-Richard-Powers-ebook/dp/B08X19W2HD/ref=sr_1_2?crid=1S69Y30962ZDV&keywords=bewilderment+richard+powers&qid=1639604051&s=books&sprefix=bewilder%2Cstripbooks%2C159&sr=1-2 David Epstein, Range: Why Generalists Triump in a Specialized World: https://www.amazon.com/Range-Generalists-Triumph-Specialized-World/dp/0735214484 Jessica Abel, Out on the Wire: https://www.amazon.com/Out-Wire-Storytelling-Secrets-Masters/dp/0385348436/ref=sr_1_1?crid=1V5XF9FVLPZ1E&keywords=jessica+abel+out+on+the+wire&qid=1639604149&sprefix=jessica+abel+out+on+%2Cstripbooks%2C156&sr=8-1 John Green, The Anthropocene Reviewed: Essays on a Human-Centered Planet: https://www.amazon.com/The-Anthropocene-Reviewed/dp/B08GL11MDJ/ref=sr_1_1?crid=2298PFMDEK5YU&keywords=the+anthropocene+reviewed&qid=1639604178&sprefix=the+anthro%2Caps%2C192&sr=8-1 Matt Haig, The Midnight Library: https://www.amazon.com/Midnight-Library-Novel-Matt-Haig/dp/0525559477 Favorite Podcasts Conversations With Tyler: Zeynep Tufekci: https://conversationswithtyler.com/episodes/zeynep-tufekci/ The Anthropocene Reviewed, Icelandic Hot Dog Stand and Signing Your Name 250,000 Times: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/icelandic-hot-dog-stand-and-signing-your-name-250-000-times/id1342003491?i=1000522165954 Favorite Creative Projects #fountainpen (Instagram): https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/fountainpen/ Why it can be hard to understand the Smokies (and a bit on my understanding of them): https://joshuamrosenberg.com/post/2021/08/21/a-bunch-of-thoughts-on-the-tennessee-side-of-the-great-smoky-mountains-national-park/ Favorite Movie The French Dispatch: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8847712/ Ryan is ry_estrellado on Twitter and Instagram Josh is jrosenberg6432 on Twitter
01:06:23
December 15, 2021
10: Distribute Your Imposter Syndrome (All About Ryan's New Book!)
10: Distribute Your Imposter Syndrome (All About Ryan's New Book!)
Preorder The K–12 Educator's Data Guidebook: Reimagining Practical Data Use in Schools What people are saying about Ryan's new book  The social media influencer in Ryan's story is honestteachervibes. Her account is hilarious. You should totally follow!  The Artist's Way  Austin Kleon  Ryan is ry_estrellado on Twitter and Instagram   Josh is jrosenberg6432 on Twitter
58:08
November 08, 2021
9: You help me, I help you
9: You help me, I help you
In this episode, Ryan and Josh welcome Isabella C. Velásquez to About Practice to discuss the roles of philanthropic organizations in education. They also discuss Isabella's work and share some stories from a collaborative project on which they worked.  Isabella Website Twitter Josh: Website  Twitter Ryan: Website Instagram Twitter  Music: Rabbit Hole by Blue Dot Sessions
01:07:01
October 12, 2021
8: First Things First, I'm a Realist (Dr. Ji Son, Part 2)
8: First Things First, I'm a Realist (Dr. Ji Son, Part 2)
Listen to part 1 of our interview with Dr. Ji Son.  Dr. Ji Son  Twitter Josh:  Website  Twitter Ryan:  Website Instagram Twitter 
46:37
September 13, 2021
7: Move Close to Your Router (Dr. Ji Son, Part 1)
7: Move Close to Your Router (Dr. Ji Son, Part 1)
Welcome to the About Practice podcast, a show about bridging the gap between research and practice in education. In this episode that is part one of a two-part interview, Josh and Ryan speak with Dr. Ji Son (@cogscimom on Twitter) at California State University, Los Angeles about learning through finding connections between concepts - and how ideas generated through research could be translated into practical forms for education. Resources: Introduction to Statistics: A Modeling Approach CourseKata The Better Book Project "Practicing Connections: A Framework to Guide Instructional Design for Developing Understanding in Complex Domains" "Modeling first: Applying learning science to the teaching of introductory statistics" Power Women: Stories of Motherhood, Faith, and the Academy Follow us on social media: Ryan on Instagram and Twitter Josh on Twitter Music: Rabbit Hole by Blue Dot Sessions
41:54
August 09, 2021
6. It's Not the Furniture
6. It's Not the Furniture
Welcome to the About Practice podcast, a show about bridging the gap between research and practice in education. In this episode Josh and Ryan reflect on conversations during the last two episodes with Dr. Frances Harper and Lauren Parker. Follow us on social media: Ryan on Instagram and Twitter Josh on Twitter Music: Rabbit Hole by Blue Dot Sessions
59:29
July 12, 2021
5: Unsigned Spreadsheets (with School Psychologist Lauren Parker)
5: Unsigned Spreadsheets (with School Psychologist Lauren Parker)
Welcome to the About Practice podcast, a show about bridging the gap between research and practice in education. In this episode Josh and Ryan talk with Lauren Parker. Lauren Parker is a school psychologist passionate about social-emotional learnin g, mental health, and student growth. Follow Lauren on Twitter @LParker_PsyS Follow us on social media: Ryan Estrellado on Instagram and Twitter: @ry_estrellado Joshua Rosenberg on Twitter: @jrosenberg6432 ... and for more updates check out our websites: Ryan Estrellado: https://ryanestrellado.com/  Joshua Rosenberg: http://joshuamrosenberg.com/ Please subscribe to this podcast using your favorite Podcast app (we should be on there)! It would mean a ton to us if you left us a review on Apple Podcasts! You’ll be helping us get the pod to more educators like you. Tap on this link and scroll all the way to the bottom where it says ratings and reviews. Music: Rabbit Hole by Blue Dot Sessions
57:19
June 14, 2021
4: Solving World Problems (With Math!)
4: Solving World Problems (With Math!)
Welcome to the About Practice podcast, a show about bridging the gap between research and practice in education. In this episode Josh and Ryan talk with Dr. Frances Harper of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Dr. Harper's work focuses on equity in math education.  Follow Dr. Harper's projects, writing, and updates on her website francesharper.com. You can also follow Dr. Harper on Twitter at worldmathprobs.  Follow us on social media: Ryan Estrellado on Instagram and Twitter: @ry_estrellado Joshua Rosenberg on Twitter: @jrosenberg6432 ... and for more updates check out our websites: Ryan Estrellado: https://ryanestrellado.com/  Joshua Rosenberg: http://joshuamrosenberg.com/ Please subscribe to this podcast using your favorite Podcast app (we should be on there)!
01:11:57
May 10, 2021
3: The Hygiene Dilemma
3: The Hygiene Dilemma
Welcome to the About Practice podcast, a show about bridging the gap between research and practice in education. In this episode Josh and Ryan talk about getting on Clubhouse, ethics and research, what a rabbit hole is, citing articles that are themselves cited in other articles, and Ryan's new Practical Data Use newsletter Clubhouse: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/ The podcast in which a journalist joined a Clubhouse chat about them!  Subscribe to Ryan's Practical Data use newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/25cd9ce3ce44/k12-educators-data-activities There are far more than 1 million terabytes of data on the Internet https://www.sciencefocus.com/future-technology/how-much-data-is-on-the-internet/#:~:text=One%20way%20to%20answer%20this,one%20terabyte%20is%201%2C000%20gigabytes) Follow us on Twitter: Ryan Estrellado: @ry_estrellado; Joshua Rosenberg: @jrosenberg6432 Check out our websites:  Ryan Estrellado: https://ryanestrellado.com/; Joshua Rosenberg: http://joshuamrosenberg.com/ Please subscribe to this podcast using your favorite Podcast app (we should be on there)!
58:59
April 12, 2021
2: One Book and the Rest Are Blog Posts
2: One Book and the Rest Are Blog Posts
Welcome to the About Practice podcast, a show about bridging the gap between re- search and practice in education. In this episode Josh and Ryan talk about why they wanted to do a show like this, how they do research for their projects, the practical problems of consuming research, and why the Allen Iverson Talking About Practice in- terview is a surprisingly good analogy for education research. Follow us on Twitter:  Ryan Estrellado: @RyanEs; Joshua Rosenberg: @jrosenberg6432 Please subscribe to this podcast using your favorite Podcast app! Show Notes: Zotero: http://zotero.com/ Learning to improve: How America’s Schools Can Get Better at Getting Better: https://www.carnegiefoundation.org/resources/publications/learning-to-improve/ How we research: A look inside the buffer blog process: https://buffer.com/resources/how-we-research-a-look-inside-the-buffer-blog-process/ Amanda Datnow’s Google Scholar Citations page: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=08LPN1YAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao Google Alerts: https://www.google.com/alerts Create a Google Scholar Citations account: https://scholar.google.com/intl/en/scholar/citations.html Connecting Google Scholar Citations to a library: https://onesearch.library.utoronto.ca/faq/how-can-i-connect-google-scholar-librarys-resources Following authors on Google Scholar Citations: https://robjhyndman.com/hyndsight/googlescholar2/ Data-driven Leadership by Datnow and Park (2014): https://www.amazon.com/Data-Driven-Leadership-Jossey-Bass-Library-Education/dp/0470594799 https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=08LPN1YAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao 
49:47
March 07, 2021
1: Hypothesis Testing for Kids is Basically Torture
1: Hypothesis Testing for Kids is Basically Torture
Welcome to the About Practice podcast, a show about bridging the gap between research and practice in education. In this episode Josh and Ryan talk about why they wanted to do a show like this, how they do research for their projects, the practical problems of consuming research, and why the Allen Iverson Talking About Practice interview is a surprisingly good analogy for education research.  References: Barry, John M. The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History. Penguin Books, 2005. Aschwanden, Christie. “Science Isn’t Broken.” Fivethirtyeight, 19 Aug. 2015, https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/science-isnt-broken/ Iverson, Allen. Interview, https://youtu.be/tknXRyUEJtU Sudeikis, Jason, performer. Ted Lasso, season 1, episode 6, https://youtu.be/wYS6cRizP-M Twitter: Joshua Rosenberg: jrosenberg6432 Ryan Estrellado: RyanEs
01:12:30
February 06, 2021
0: Now We're Talking About Practice?
0: Now We're Talking About Practice?
This is our first mini-episode and can be thought of as Episode 0 - it is a brief a excerpt from a longer episode that we will release soon. For now, please take a listen; let us know what you think; and, follow along! Ryan Estrellado: @RyanEs; https://ryanestrellado.com/ Joshua Rosenberg: @jrosenberg6432; https://joshuamrosenberg.com
12:42
January 31, 2021