Full Episodes

Full Episodes

student feeding sea animals in aquarium

EPISODE 308: Cabrillo High School Aquarium — Road to Success — DAY IN THE LIFE: Information Technology Specialist — Budget Crisis 26:46

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Students do a ‘deep dive’ into marine science at the Cabrillo High School Aquarium. See how the ‘Road to Success’ program is engaging young people in Los Angeles juvenile detention centers. Meet the ‘I.T. Guy’ for Yuba City schools. Explore why some school districts are facing budget deficits and how that may impact schools. 06/05/2019 […]

student holding up pants at thrift store

EPISODE 307: High School Thrift Store — Raising Expectations at the Academic Decathlon — Tony Thurmond — School Farms 26:46

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Discover how a student-run thrift store at a San Diego school is helping those in need. See how at-risk students in Los Banos are defying expectations as they compete in the Academic Decathlon. Meet California’s newest Superintendent of Public Instruction, Tony Thurmond. Explore two school farms in Stanislaus County that are giving students the opportunity […]

students attending classroom inside makeshift class inside warehouse

EPISODE 306: Paradise Schools — DAY IN THE LIFE: Braille Transcriber — Hillsdale High — Meander: Science in the Field 26:46

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We’ll visit the town of Paradise to see how students, teachers and families are recovering after the Camp Fire forced multiple schools to relocate. Discover how a high school in San Mateo transformed itself into a small learning community, allowing teachers and students to develop closer relationships. Meet a braille transcriber in Folsom who creates […]

students working together in class

EPISODE 305: Sky’s the Limit — The Maker Movement — Talk, Read, Sing — College-Bound in Compton 26:46

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Discover how an award-winning drone club in Palmdale is guiding students into aerospace careers. Visit a unique ‘maker lab’ in Sonoma County where students can create things. See how a preschool in Rocklin is using ‘talk, read, sing’ to educate its littlest learners. Meet high schoolers in Compton getting a head start on college at […]

female teacher

EPISODE 304: Teaching Great Teachers — Student School Board Member — Music Blitz — Student Voices Campaign 26:46

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Teachers gain inspiration from other teachers during a gathering at the Fresno Zoo. Meet a high schooler who is representing his fellow classmates on the Los Angeles school board. See how Santa Rosa schools are bringing music back into the classroom. Students in Livermore advocate for more arts funding through creative videos. 05/01/2019 teachers, learning, […]

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

1 year ago7861 0

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

1 year ago6041 0

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 […]