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Apr 26, 2021

In this episode, we talk with best-selling author and curriculum expert Heidi Hayes Jacobs about her book Bold Moves For Schools and her work in education around the world.


Apr 19, 2021

In this episode we talk with Learning That Transfers co-authors Julie Stern, Kayla Duncan and Trevor Aleo (we were missing their fourth co-author Krista Ferraro). How can we design curriculum for a changing world? That is the question that their new book sets out to solve, and our conversation is a wide-ranging dive...


Mar 22, 2021

This week we are chatting with two amazing educators: Zaretta Hammond is the author of Culture Responsive Teaching and the Brain: Promoting authentic engagement and rigor among culturally and linguistically diverse students. She's a former classroom English teacher, and she's been doing instructional design,...


Mar 22, 2021

In this episode, we chat with NextLesson CEO and Founder Dion Lim. Dion has had tremendous success backward designing various areas of life. Now he has taken on education with his startup NextLesson and Grokspot. Listen as we talk about his upbringing, his business story, and how he is currently handling the...


Feb 22, 2021

In this episode of The Backwards Podcast, we talk with Building For Everyone author, Annie Jean-Baptiste, and Blended Learning in Action author, Catlin Tucker. 

Annie Jean-Baptiste is the Head of Product Inclusion at Google and dives into ways we can design learning with equity and inclusion in mind. Catlin Tucker...