Class Of 2025
By Oregon Public Broadcasting
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“Class of 2025" offers an in-depth exploration of some of the issues that Oregon public school elementary students are facing today, seen through the lens of the students themselves.
||CleanEp. 6: Calling School A 'Sanctuary'||What should schools do when a politically charged issue like immigration scares students? Find out in the final episode in this season of the "Class of 2025." Learn more about the “Class of 2025” project and podcast at opb.org/2025.||10/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 5: Is Your Brain A Muscle Or A Machine?||Is your mind more like a muscle that you can build? Or a machine that does some things well, and others not at all? "Class of 2025" explores “mindsets” through students Austin and Jason. Learn more about the “Class of 2025” project and podcast||10/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 4: 'I Already Learned This'||How should schools teach students who are way ahead of the pack? We follow two Talented And Gifted students in the Class of 2025. Learn more about the “Class of 2025” project and podcast at opb.org/2025.||9/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 3: 'I Felt I Just Wasn't As Smart As Everybody Else'||Students with learning disabilities have struggled to progress through school for decades. States have increased their focus in recent years on disabilities like dyslexia. Meet "Class of 2025" student Shelby and her efforts to become a better reader....||9/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 2: I Don't Speak The Same Language As My Parents||Ashley has done a great job of learning English as her second language. But what about her first language, Spanish? Learn more about the “Class of 2025” project and podcast at opb.org/2025.||9/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 1: Who Cares About Math When You Don't Have A Home?||Fourth grade marked his first time back in a public school after being homeschooled in his family’s trailer. But partway through the year, Ethan became homeless. Learn more about the "Class of 2025" project and podcast at opb.org/2025.||9/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIntroducing The 'Class Of 2025' Podcast||Coming soon from OPB, a new podcast from the "Class of 2025" project. For more information about the podcast and the project, go to www.opb.org/2025.||8/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Erudite, Emotional Connection to Kids
I love this podcast as it teaches me about the challenges of education in Oregon by following a cohort of kids from K through to graduation.
Interesting way to learn about problems in education.
This podcast made me aware of problems in the education system in my own community of Portland, Oregon. I loved hearing the stories of individual students, one by one. Wonderful reporting.
Necessary food for thought!
One episode in, and I’m realizing how little I know about the Oregon public school system, and even less about those it truly affects firsthand. Listen and contemplate!