DD83-Heather-Shumaker
interviewpodcast

We are told from an early age not to break the rules. Our parents tell us, our teachers remind us, and society expects us to follow the path well traveled. But is this always best? When it comes to raising our children, do the rules that we’ve been handed down

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DD82-Round-Table-Stranger-Things
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The recent Netflix exclusive Stranger Things has taken the world by storm. It has yet another self produced hit for the fast growing media company. If you haven’t seen it, go do that now and come back. It’s an amazing show and we don’t want to spoil it for you. Walter Eggers, Jeremy

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DD81-Girls-Who-Code-Solomon-Steplight
podcast

There is a huge gender gap in the world of technology. Girls have actually tested very well at young ages but interest drops off when they hit their teens. The initiative at Girls Who Code aims to change that. Using a combination of after school clubs and immersive summer programs the

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DD80-Neil-Manegold-Minecraft-EDU
podcast

What do video games have to do with learning? Actually, maybe everything. Minecraft, one of the biggest games of all time, has an arm of the company dedicated to using the game in the classroom. That’s not a typo. Kids are learning at school by playing a video game. Crazy

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DD79-Dina-Rose
podcast

Getting kids to eat their veggies may be the biggest problem we face as parents. Well, at least next to getting them to bed on time. Nothing beats that. But making sure they eat healthy is can be an enormous challenge. This week we talk with Dina Rose about her book

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DD78-Pokemon-Go
podcast

Today’s show we discuss the latest craze to sweep the land….it’s..uh…hold on a sec…gotcha! Where was I? Oh right, Pokemon Go. The latest game from developer Niantic Labs and Nintendo has been a pop culture sledgehammer that nobody could’ve predicted. It has affected our kids, the tech industry, and society

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RTR11
podcastrtr

We all get scared sometimes. It’s part of being human. But we don’t want something like fear to block us from accomplishing our goals. We unveil a brand new Round Table Reminder in this episode as Cody steps in to tell us about how he beat fear not once, but twice, in

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DD77-Bill-Dwight
interviewpodcast

Spending money on kids is expensive. Every trip to the store can turn into begging for one more pack of gum or new toy. But what if they managed their own money for all that stuff instead? The idea of allowance for children is not new. People have been giving children

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DD76-Anya-Kamenetz
interviewpodcast

Tests are nearly universally hated by children. If you have children, you know how hard it is to get them to agree on much of anything. But on this they agree. Test taking is for the birds. The truth is, they may be onto something. In this episode we have the

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RTR08
podcastrtr

Observing other parents in action is something we all do. As you try to level up, comparing and contrasting with everyone else is key to figuring out what kind of parent you want to be. While this can be an affirming experience at times, we also accumulate a list of things

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