Episode 115: Talking Career Decisions from Urban Schools to Abroad with Nate Bowling

In a free-wheeling discussion with Nate Bowling (which, to be honest, happens when this crew gets together), we explore his decision to leave his school and move to teach in an international school in Abu Dhabi. Nate also discusses what he sees as a way to retain teachers by bringing them into leadership roles (and keeping them in the classroom).

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Episode 115 with Nate Bowling

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Episode 114: Unpacking Fake News with Wayne Journell

In episode 114, Dan and Michael talk with Wayne Journell about his new edited book, Unpacking Fake News: An Educator’s Guide to Navigating the Media with Students.

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Episode 114- Unpacking Fake News

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  1. Unpacking Fake News An Educator’s Guide to Navigating the Media with Students edited by Wayne Journell
  2. Check out our episodes with chapter authors:
    1. Chapter 1: Episode 53: Teaching Difficult Knowledge with Jim Garrett
    2. Chapter 2: Episode 11: Rethinking Black History with LaGarrett King
    3. Chapter 3: Episode 104: Online Youth Civic Engagement with Ellen Middaugh
    4. Chapter 4: Episode 74: Civic Online Reasoning with Sarah McGrew
    5. Chapter 5: Episode 64: Elementary Social Studies with Anne-Lise Halvorsen
    6. Chapter 6: Episode 92: Teaching Against Misinformation with Erica Hodgin & Joe Kahne
    7. Chapter 7: Episode 61: Civic Education and Bridging the Partisan Divide with Chris Clark
    8. Afterword: Episode 12: Using Films Effectively with Jeremy Stoddard


Wayne Journell is an education professor at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. You can contact Wayne on Twitter @UNCGSocStudies or check out his website where you are steps away to reading more of his work. Or you can just sit back and read a Theory & Research in Social Education article and contemplate on Wayne’s mad editing skills.