16:1 Episode Archives

New episodes drop every other week (with 2 holiday breaks each year). We are adding transcripts as we are able!

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September 29, 2022

Episode 68 – Women in STEM

Women make up half of the population, but less than a third of scientists, engineers, and mathematicians in the U.S. Why so few women in STEM? Let's find out!

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September 15, 2022

Episode 67 – For-Profit Colleges & Student Loans

In 2010, the Government Accountability Office published a report detailing the results of "undercover tests" at 15 for-profit colleges conducted in order to discern whether these schools might be...

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September 1, 2022

Episode 66 – Columbus Teachers on Strike

This week, Katie and Chelsea explore a story that is close to home. Teachers in Columbus City Schools recently kicked off their academic year with a general strike after...

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August 18, 2022

Episode 65 – Against the Assault of Laughter

Educators use humor as a vital tool for building community in classrooms, helping students retain information, and creating a positive learning environment. All that aside, who doesn't enjoy a...

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August 4, 2022

Episode 64 – TED, Lassoed

This week, the hosts discuss the origin story and ongoing impact of TED, the annual conference turned globally-accessible repository of free, online video content focusing on technology, entertainment, and...

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July 21, 2022

Episode 63 – The Teacher Shortage

The national teacher shortage is a serious problem. With the compounding effects of pandemic burnout, chronic underpayment, poor working conditions, violence in schools, and political activism causing teachers to...

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July 7, 2022

Episode 62 – Commencing Countdown, Engines On

Many of us dream of becoming astronauts when we are kids, but only about 600 humans have achieved spaceflight. What does it take to make it into space? Do...

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June 23, 2022

Episode 61 – Year in Review: Volume 1

As the school year draws to a close for many of America's teachers, Katie and Chelsea begin a new tradition of reflecting on what we've learned over the course...

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June 9, 2022

Episode 60 – Where No Mann Has Gone Before

A passionate advocate for education, Horace Mann served as secretary of the Massachusetts State Board of Education for 20 years and almost single-handedly revolutionized public schooling in America. Join...

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