Posts in Education
123 | Seizure Disorders | Why We Do What We Do

Seizure disorders are when someone experiences electrochemical convulsions over repeated episodes. Seizures can impact learning, daily functioning, and quality of life. However, many people live with seizure disorders and have rich fulfilling lives. Shane and Abraham describe what seizure are, how they impact learning and development, how they affect the brain, and what to do if you are around someone who has a seizure.

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112 | Expelled: Racial Inequality in School Discipline With Dr. Kent McIntosh | Why We Do What We Do

When you control for other factors, minorities are far more likely to receive office discipline referrals, detention, and expulsion. How far does racial inequality go in school discipline? What can be done to mitigate this problem? Dr. Kent McIntosh is the director for Educational and Community Supports in the College of Education at the University of Oregon and an expert in disproportionality in school discipline. He joined us for a discussion on this important topic that goes deeper than you might think.

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108 | How to Study | Why We Do What We Do

Cramming for a test? Find yourself struggling to remember things that you just read when studying for class? Just interested in getting better at one particular skill? Don’t care? Well then this episode is for you! Shane and Abraham (Shanebraham) discuss some of recommended study methods, how they might work, and what the research says. Even if you don’t need to learn to study, there’s something to learn in this discussion about memory and developing habits.

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103 | Bullying in Schools with Dr. Scott Ross and Brooke Wagner | Why We Do What We Do

Bullying is an interesting problem in schools. What is it? Is it over recognized or under recognized? What works in reducing bullying? This week we are joined by Dr. Scott Ross, the director of the Office of Learning Supports at the Colorado Department of Education, and Brooke Wagner, the PBIS regional implementation coach in Reno, Nevada, who talk about what bullying is, how historical treatments of bullying have been problematic, and how to manage bullying behavior in schools.

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