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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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May 30, 2017

Podcast (May 30, 2017) There is no doubt that diverse classrooms have significant benefits for students both socially and academically, … read more

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Apr 13, 2017

Podcast (April 13, 2017) Project based learning is not new. But more and more schools are seeing its benefits in … read more

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Feb 21, 2017

(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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Jan 23, 2017

(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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Dec 15, 2016

(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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Oct 28, 2016

(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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Oct 25, 2016

(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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Jul 18, 2016

(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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Jun 06, 2016

(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

(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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