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Classnotes is IDRA’s free award-winning podcast series for teachers and administrators that explores issues facing U.S. education today and strategies to better serve every student. See an index of shows by topic. Listen from your computer or from an MP3 player, like your phone or iPod. Subscribe for free through iTunes. Or get updates through our newsfeed (RSS). And if you like our show, please leave a short review for us in iTunes!

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(February 21, 2017) Most teacher preparation programs fall short in equipping teachers to use culturally responsive practices with their diverse … read more

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(January 23, 2017) The school principal has a critical role in leading staff to educate every student on the campus. … read more

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(December 2, 2016) The school principal lays the critical foundation for an effective school. Not surprisingly, research shows that there … read more

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(October 24, 2016) Across the country, educators look for ways to connect their lessons to the “real world,” seeking ideas … read more

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(September 19, 2016) In order for educational equity to take hold in a school, it is critical that it be … read more

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(July 18, 2016) Seeing the fragmentation of school reform efforts across the country, a group of experts came together to … read more

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(June 6, 2016) We have high expectations for our teachers. IDRA’s Quality Schools Action Framework points to teaching quality as … read more

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(May 10, 2016) Just a few months ago, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) became law, succeeding the No Child … read more

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Episode 161: Mark Barnett Sign up for Classnotes e-mail alerts Mark Barnett, IDRA’s new chief IT strategist, was a presenter … read more

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Episode 161: Dr. Raymund A. Paredes Sign up for Classnotes e-mail alerts IDRA recently brought together researchers, K-12 educators, policymakers, … read more

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