EP089: 10 things to do with your kids before the summer ends

In this episode, Huzefa shares an article with 10 amazing suggestions for fun and educational activities to do with your kids before the craziness of school begins.

To check out the article, go to http://www.huffingtonpost.com/laura-usky-/10-things-to-do-with-your_b_5622350.html


EP088: Making a Murderer: an interview with Brendan Dassey's Attorney

In this historic episode of the Scalar Learning Podcast, Huzefa interviews Professor Steve Drizin from Northwestern University. Professor Drizin is the co-founder of the Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth and heads up the legal team that represents Brendan Dassey. Brendan is the nephew of Steven Avery, and the two are the subject of the famed documentary series "Making a Murderer." In an unbelievable twist, Professor Drizin's team received a federal ruling last week overturning Brendan Dassey's conviction. Tune into this amazing episode to hear what is next for Brendan, how the amazing ruling was reached, and why Professor Drizin is so passionate about his career as an attorney.

To learn more about the Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth, go to http://www.law.northwestern.edu/legalclinic/wrongfulconvictionsyouth/


EP087: 30 under 30: Educators

In this episode, Huzefa runs through the top 30 under 30 education innovators in the EdTech space. Huzefa shares this list from a Forbes Magazine article, noting the most interesting companies to check out along the way. Tune in to this episode to be on the cutting of edge od apps and websites that can be used to help facilitate your child's education.

To check out the article, go to http://www.forbes.com/30-under-30-2016/education/#16334ccb4f23


EP086: My first experience integrating Responsive Classroom

Huzefa recounts his first attempt at using Responsive Classroom techniques during a lecture presented at a self development conference. Hear precisely how the various techniques were integrated, and moreover, how this pedagogy can be used by other educators to improve the classroom experience.


EP085: Top 20 universities for creating millionaires

Huzefa shares an article from Forbes Education that lists the 20 universities world wide that have created the most millionaires. Take a listen to see how your alma matter stacks up, and moreover, how the information might affect your child's choice of school.


EP084: Getting ready for school: how to develop an effective morning routine for your kids

In this episode, Huzefa shares an article from Frugal mom on the merits of developing an effective morning routine to keep your kids on point when preparing for school each morning.

To check out the article, go to http://www.frugal-mama.com/2012/08/ease-the-morning-rush-and-assign-simple-chores-with-a-get-ready-for-school-checklist/


EP083: ALEKS: an amazing online math education tool

Huzefa interviews Ray Ramos, a representative from ALEKS, an online math education platform. Ray talks about the inner workings of the platform, how kids can use it both at home and at school, and also answers questions from several of Huzefa's students.

For more information, go to www.aleks.com


EP082: Tips for high school freshmen

As the school year begins, Huzefa speaks to students and parents of students that are about to enter the brand new world of high school. Check out this episode to get seven powerful tips on how to make sure the first high school experience is not only fun but also successful.

To check out the related article, go to http://www.huffingtonpost.com/todd-vanduzer/7-high-school-tips-for-fr_b_8694068.html


EP081: Grit: the power of passion and perserverance

Huzefa shares a synopsis of an amazing self-development and parenting book called "Grit," written by psychologist and teacher Angela Duckworth. This book is a testament to the notion that hard work and commitment trumps innate ability, and moreover, there is a way to imbue children with the ability to tough it out.


EP080: Responsive classroom: a new approach to teaching

In this episode, Huzefa interviews Earl Hunter II, a responsive classroom expert and consultant, explains the ins and outs of this revolutionary style of teaching. For kids craving more social engagement and a higher level of passion at school, this is the episode for you.

To learn more, go to https://www.responsiveclassroom.org/