Bloomberg EDU Podcast
Bloomberg EDU is a weekly look at education in America. Host Jane Williams interviews leading educators, administrators, and policy makers.
Hosted by Jane Williams
Author Goleman, Pediatricians Bertin and Klass on Focus (Audio)
Dec 19, 2013
Daniel Goleman, psychologist, former New York Times science writer and best-selling author discusses his newest publication, "Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence." Pediatricians Perri Klass, professor of journalism and pediatrics at New York University's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute and Mark Bertin, assistant professor of pediatrics at New York Medical College and author of "The Family ADHD Solution," discuss identifying and treating ADHD in children. They talk with Jane Williams on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg EDU."
James Steyer, Howard Gardner Discuss ‘App Generation’ (Audio)
Dec 13, 2013
James Steyer, chief operating officer and founder, Common Sense Media, and Howard Gardner, a professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and author of "The App Generation: How Today's Youth Navigate Identity, Intimacy, and Imagination in a Digital World," discuss how media and technology are affecting children's cognitive, social, and emotional development. They talk with Jane Williams on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg EDU."
Marguerite Roza, Charles Best on Education Economics (Audio)
Dec 6, 2013
Marguerite Roza, Ph.D., director of the Edunomics Lab at Georgetown University and senior research affiliate at the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) discusses the "ins and outs" public school funding. Charles Best, founder and chief executive officer of DonorsChoose.org, science teachers Dylan Besk, School of Engineering and Sciences, Sacramento, California, and Kelvin Smith, Kipp Ways Academy, Atlanta, Georgia, discuss matching donors with teachers' classroom needs. They talk with Jane Williams on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg EDU."
Educators on Complexities of Teaching Thanksgiving (Audio)
Nov 29, 2013
Robert Freeman, author of the "One-Hour History" series and a teacher at Los Altos High School in California, Josh Bill, Waukegan High School history teacher in Illinois, Betty Brandenburg, of Walker Intermediate School in Fort Knox, Kentucky, and Stacy Hoeflich, from Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy in Alexandria, Virginia discuss methods of teaching history, social engagement and civics. They talk with Jane Williams on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg EDU."
Tom Harkin Says We Are Missing the Boat in Education (Audio)
Nov 22, 2013
Democratic Senator Tom Harkin of Iowa discusses the "Strong Start for America's Children Act," Common Core State Standards, reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) and the impact of John F. Kennedy's assassination on his public service career. He talks with Jane Williams on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg EDU."
Stanford’s Reich on Private Money, Public Schools (Audio)
Nov 22, 2013
Rob Reich, Stanford University associate professor of political science, director of the Program on Ethics in Society and co-director of the Center for Philanthropy and Civil Society, discusses strategic giving, school financing and philanthropy in public education. He talks with Jane Williams on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg EDU."
Bridgeport Schools's Paul Vallas Discusses Tenure (Audio)
Nov 15, 2013
Paul Vallas, departing Bridgeport public schools superintendent, discusses urban school reform. He will run for lieutenant governor of Illinois in 2014. Writers Linda Lambeck of the Connecticut Post, and Sarah Carr, author of "Hope Against Hope," discuss the district leader's style, systems of change and sustainability. They talk with Jane Williams on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg EDU."
Business Roundtable’s Linn on Recognizing K-12 Programs (Audio)
Nov 8, 2013
Dane Linn, Business Roundtable (BRT) vice president, Nancy A. Madden, Success for All cofounder, Ellen Moir, New Teacher Center founder, and Matthew Peterson, MIND Research Institute co-founder and ST Math creator, discuss the BRT's recognition of five "outstanding" K-12 programs working to prepare students for college and the workplace. They talk with Jane Williams on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg EDU."
Bob Putnam, Jane Quinn, Tony Smith on Opportunity Gap (Audio)
Nov 1, 2013
Robert Putnam, the Peter and Isabel Malkin Professor of Public Policy at Harvard University and best-selling author of "Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community," discusses the growing gap in social mobility among U.S. children. Jane Quinn, director of the National Center for Community Schools and vice president for Community Schools at the Children's Aid Society, and Tony Smith, executive director of Chicago-based W. Clement and Jessie V. Stone Foundation, discuss Community Schools initiatives to address inequities around the country. They talk with Jane Williams on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg EDU."
Barnard’s Spar, Ann Tisch on Schools for Women, Girls (Audio)
Oct 25, 2013
Debora L. Spar, president of Barnard College and former professor at Harvard Business School, discusses her new book, "Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection," and reveals her number one recommendation for what students, especially women, ought to learn as undergraduates. On the roundtable, Ann Rubenstein Tisch, founder, chair and president of The Young Women's Leadership Schools (TYWLS) and Anne Adler, executive director of TYWLS, discuss the growing network of all-girls' public schools and College Bound Initiative's full-time college counselors who work in high-need single-sex and co-ed public schools. They talk with Jane Williams on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg EDU."