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Nov 25, 2019

Today in this short Talking About Practice podcast episode, we’re going to be talking about empathy.

Yes, empathy.

I’m working on a new book called “Empathy Every Day.” It is 366 short vignettes, stories, quotes, and research about listening, learning, and leading with empathy.

As I’m going through this...

Nov 16, 2019

Pooja K. Agarwal, Ph.D. is a cognitive scientist, conducting research on how students learn since 2005. She is the author of the book Powerful Teaching: Unleash the Science of Learning and an Assistant Professor at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, teaching psychological science to exceptional undergraduate...

Nov 9, 2019

In this episode of Talking About Practice, we chat with Zaretta Hammond, the best-selling author of Culturally Responsive Teaching and The Brain.

Zaretta Hammond is a former classroom English teacher who has been doing instructional design, school coaching, and professional development around the issues of equity,...

Oct 2, 2019

You’ve probably experienced this phenomenon yourself at some point in time.

It always happens in the same way:

Step 1: You don’t care about someone, something, or you have a pre-conceived notion of how you should feel about someone or something.

Step 2: You hear, read, or watch a story about that someone...

Oct 1, 2019

In this episode of Talking About Practice, we talk with NYT Best-Selling Atomic Habits author James Clear. James has built an audience of over 400,000 email subscribers at and his new book on habits is a game-changer. 

For one, it takes real research and links it up to actual real ways to make changes...