Full Episodes

Full Episodes

students participating in no on eats alone program

EPISODE 303: No One Eats Alone — Teacher of the Year (2019) — Linked Learning — Aerospace Museum of California 26:46

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Discover how a school in San Rafael is combating social isolation at lunchtime with a program called No One Eats Alone. Meet the state’s Teacher of the Year in Walnut Creek. Visit a high school in Porterville that offers students real-world opportunities through Linked Learning. Join a school field trip as they tour a STEM-focused […]

sparq center

EPISODE 302: SPARQ Center — CHAMP: College Headed and Mighty Proud — Building Schools of the Future — USS Lucid 26:46

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Visit the SPARQ Center in Santa Rosa, where students learn science skills at one of the only school planetariums in the state. Join a group of fourth graders as they tour a college campus in Southern California. See what it takes to build a school of the future in Woodland. Step aboard an old naval […]

10k with a cop

EPISODE 301: 10K With a Cop — Dancing into Academics — Charged: America’s Largest Electric School Bus Fleet — Workability 26:46

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Discover how the running program 10K With a Cop is building trust between children and cops. See how a dance program is inspiring students in Los Angeles. Hop aboard an electric school bus in Sacramento. Meet students with disabilities transitioning from the classroom to the workplace. 04/10/2019

Two media students from Oak Hill Elementary School filming fellow classmates.

EPISODE 213: Digital Media in the Classroom — Engineering a Future — Design, Build, Win 26:46

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An immersive media program in Roseville helps students learn video and editing skills starting in elementary school. A program in the East Bay encourages more underrepresented students to consider careers in engineering and technical fields. High schoolers in Stockton learn key construction skills and compete against dozens of other schools in a design-build competition. 05/30/2018 […]

james gensaw with his high school students in his class on the yurok language

EPISODE 212: Saving the Yurok Language — Foster Youth in College — YES company 26:46

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Yurok tribal members help save their native language from extinction by teaching it to public school students near Humboldt County. A new push to get more foster youth in college is paying off in Santa Clara County. A performing arts program in Modesto inspires kids to discover new talents and improve their self-esteem. 05/23/2018 yurok, […]

Folsom High School students playing in jazz competition

EPISODE 211: A Jazz Education — Dual Enrollment — After-School Success 26:46

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Join us in Monterey, where more than a thousand students gather to compete in the world of jazz. High schoolers in Riverside County are getting a jump on college through a “dual enrollment” program with the local community college. After-school programs provide crucial services for kids in a rural Sacramento district. 05/17/2018 monterey, monterey, jazz, […]

High school students in mock senate at California State capitol, Sacramento

EPISODE 210: Civics Education — Cadets on Campus JROTC — DAY IN THE LIFE: Custodian — International Baccalaureate 26:46

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Visit a civics education program in California’s capital city, designed to teach students about citizenship. San Diego students develop strong leadership skills as cadets with the Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC). Discover the benefits to students who opt to take challenging International Baccalaureate courses in Napa and Sacramento. 05/09/2018 college prep, civics, government, activism, […]

School after fire

EPISODE 209: Preparing for a Disaster — Teacher of the Year (2018): Dr. Brian McDaniel — Teaching as a Second Act 26:46

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Discover how Sonoma schools are recovering from devastating fires that displaced thousands of students. Meet the state’s Teacher of the Year who overcame childhood trauma and homelessness to teach in his hometown of Desert Hot Springs. Professionals leaving the corporate world are helping fill the teacher shortage in Sacramento. 05/01/2018 Sonoma County, Devastation, disaster, fire, […]

teacher helping refugee student

EPISODE 208: Refugees in our Schools — City Year AmeriCorps — DAY IN THE LIFE: School Bus Driver — Modesto Day of Respect 26:46

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Refugee students in San Diego experience the challenges and rewards of an American education. Meet the City Year AmeriCorps members in Sacramento dedicating a year of their lives to helping underserved students. Members of the community share stories of discrimination with Modesto High School students as part of an annual “Day of Respect.” 04/24/2018 episode […]

Students participating in robot competition.

EPISODE 207: Robots of the Future — Kids’ Home Run Initiative — Unified Sports 26:46

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Visit the only robotics magnet school in the Los Angeles school district, where robots are incorporated into every subject. City leaders in West Sacramento spearhead an effort to educate all their citizens, from preschool to college. Discover how special ed students are building friendships with general ed students through a sports program at an East […]

mariachi female student dressed in costume, playing in band.

EPISODE 206: Mariachi Music — Champion Speller — DAY IN THE LIFE: Activities Director — Academic Talent Search 26:46

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Discover why mariachi music programs are a big draw for students in the San Diego area. Meet a national spelling champ, now inspiring kids in her Clovis school district to learn the art of spelling. A program at Sacramento State gives students as young as fourth grade a glimpse of college life. 04/10/2018 music, san […]

High school students standing in a line smiling

EPISODE 205: Safe School Ambassadors — Merced Project 10 Percent — DAY IN THE LIFE: School Principal — Camille Creek Community School 26:46

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Teens are speaking up against bullies through a Safe School Ambassadors program in Fairfield. Merced graduation rates are up, thanks to an effort to connect UC Merced students with middle schoolers. An alternative school in Napa is reaching students with innovative methods, from yoga to community service. Spend a day in the life of an […]

A male student standing at a desk debating.

EPISODE 204: The Great Debate — Restorative Justice — DAY IN THE LIFE: School Secretary — Bilingual Teacher Shortage 26:46

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Sacramento students boost their academic success thorugh competitive debate. Oakland schools adopt Restorative Justice to level the playing field. Spend a day in the life of a school secretary. And Fresno schools look to Mexico to attract more bilingual teachers. 03/28/2018 Episode 2, episode 2, Episode 204, episode 204, Episode two, Episode Two, Season 2, […]

Two young students with autism writing at their desk.

EPISODE 203: Navigating Autism — California Thursdays — UCLA Community Schools 26:46

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Discover a different approach to educating students with autism in Visalia. UCLA opens a new community school in South Central and Lodi schools serve local food grown by local farms. Episode 203, episode 203, 203, episode 3, Episode 3, 3, episode three, Episode Three, Episode three, Early Childhood Education, Students, Alternative Education Programs, Public/private partnerships, […]

Students in hospital school at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford, CA

EPISODE 202: Hospital School — Khan Academy — DAY IN THE LIFE: Sign Language Interpreter — Sly Park 26:46

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Go inside a special school at the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford. Long Beach schools enter a unique partnership with the online Khan Academy. Spend a day in the life of a sign language interpreter in Elk Grove and meet students learning outdoors in the Sierra Nevada Foothills. Episode 202, episode 202, Episode 2, episode […]