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The STEM Read podcast explores the connections between STEM and storytelling. Join hosts Gillian King-Cargile and Dr. Kristin Brynteson as they dive into a hot topic in K-12 education with an educator or STEM expert. After that, they talk with an author whose books can ignite enthusiasm for reading and learning. Get great reading recommendations, spark stemtastic ideas for your classroom or library, and geek out with Gillian and Kristin about science, technology, engineering, the arts, and math.
|1||CleanVideoThe STEM Read Podcast - Pangolin Party||Episode 15: Pangolin Party with Brendan Wenzel and Brookfield Zoo In honor of World Pangolin Day we’re talking to a special group of people who are passionate about pangolins: mammals with scales. Pangolins look like armored anteaters. They evolved to||2/15/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
|2||CleanVideoThe STEM Read Podcast - Revisions in Writing, Engineering, and Life||Episode 14: Revisions in Writing, Engineering, and Life with Craig DeAmbrose and Mike Mullin On this episode, Gillian and Kristin explore the similarities between creative and technical processes with bicycle engineer Craig DeAmbrose and author Mike||1/2/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
|3||CleanVideoThe STEM Read Podcast - Chainsaws and Wedding Cake||Episode 13: Chainsaws and Wedding Cake with Lex Thomas Happy Halloween! On this spooky edition of the STEM Read Podcast Gillian and Kristin sit down with Lex Hrabe and Thomas Voorhies, who write the popular Quarantine book series as Lex Thomas (||11/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|4||CleanVideoThe STEM Read Podcast - Games, Goldfish, and Greatness||Episode 12: Games, Goldfish, and Greatness with Filament Games and Jennifer L. Holm Sometimes the greatest discoveries have humble beginnings. A man with a messy lab and a moldy petri dish could discover of a life-saving medicine. A woman toiling away i||10/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|5||CleanVideoThe STEM Read Podcast - Science Fiction to Fuel Science Fact||Episode 11: Science Fiction to Fuel Science Fact with Andy Weir and Joe Magliano Welcome to Season 2! Every great leap forward starts with a burst of creativity. Someone sees the world as it is, dreams of what it could be, and then works to make the dre||10/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|6||CleanVideoThe STEM Read Podcast - #MeToo Movement in Children's Literature||Episode 10: #MeToo Movement in Children’s Literature with Anne Ursu & Martha Brockenbrough and Melanie Koss In this episode of the STEM Read Podcast we sit down with two major voices in the children's literature #MeToo movement, Anne Ursu and Martha||6/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|7||CleanVideoThe STEM Read Podcast - Big Ideas for Little Makers||Episode 9: Big Ideas for Little Makers featuring Todd Burleson and Andrea Beaty How do we teach hands-on learning to young learners? At what age should students begin “making”? In this episode of The STEM Read podcast, we bring back friend-of-the-pr||6/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|8||CleanVideoThe STEM Read Podcast: What You Don’t Know Could Kill You!||Episode 8: What You Don't know Could Kill You! with Marilyn Black and Kate Moore We’re celebrating Women’s History Month by bringing you stories of safety science from women whose work and sacrifices have made the world a cleaner, less radioactive p||3/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|9||CleanVideoThe STEM Read Podcast: Speaking Up Without Talking Down||Episode 7: Speaking Up Without Talking Down with Ruth Spiro and Paul Kassel This week’s episode starts with a reflection on the widespread accusations of sexual misconduct in the children’s publishing industry. Gillian (@gkingcargile) shares her tho||2/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|10||CleanVideoThe STEM Read Podcast: Doodlers and Daydreamers||Episode 6: Doodlers and Daydreamers with Dr. Rhonda Robinson and Tom Lichtenheld On this episode of the STEM Read podcast, hosts Gillian King-Cargile (@gkingcargile) and Kristin Brynteson (@kbrynteson) chat with visual literacy expert Dr. Rhonda Robinso||1/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|11||CleanVideoThe STEM Read Podcast: The Rise of F%@k||Episode 5: The Rise of F%@k with Melissa Wright and M.C. Atwood This episode of the STEM Read podcast contains strong language and a strong message. Join hosts Gillian King-Cargile (@gkingcargile) and Kristin Brynteson (@kbrynteson) as we chat with||12/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
|12||CleanVideoThe STEM Read Podcast: Learning by Doing||Episode 4: Learning by Doing with Nancy Cavanaugh, Jasmine Carey, Mackenzie Thompson, and Melanie Koss Kristin (@kbrynteson) and Gillian (@gkingcargile) mock some of Kristin’s job titles and then sit down with NIU seniors Jasmine Carey and Mackenzie||12/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
|13||CleanVideoThe STEM Read Podcast: Inquiry with Zack Gilbert and M.T. Anderson||Episode 3: Inquiry with Zack Gilbert and M.T. Anderson Students and sci-fi authors tend to question everything, but not all educators are ready to bring inquiry into their classrooms. Until recently, it has been the stuff of science labs. Now there is a||11/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
|14||CleanVideoThe STEM Read Podcast: "What If?"||Episode 2: What If? with Aaron Starmer and Lynne M. Thomas On this episode of the STEM Read Podcast, we explore the magical little question, “What If.” Hugo-Award Winning editor, Lynne M. Thomas ( and speculative fiction author, Aaron Starmer ( weig||10/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
|15||CleanVideoThe STEM Read Podcast: Science and Storytelling||Episode 1: Science and Storytelling with Erika Gebel Berg and Mike Mullin In their debut episode, Gillian King-Cargile (@gkingcargile) and Dr. Kristin Brynteson (@kbrynteson) talk dinosaurs, cannibals, and the science of storytelling with biophysicist a||10/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Great podcast....very entertaining and enlightening....AWESOME
They put the PD in PoDcast
As an educator, I appreciate the content and application to my classroom. As a human (totally not a bot) they make me giggle a lot.
Hysterical and Smart
STEM Read podcast has this perfect balance of educator insight and author talk that I can’t get enough of!