In this episode, I’m joined by Fred Fransen, co-founder of Certell, to discuss the role of pop culture in online learning. You’ll hear the what, why, and how of finding pop culture-friendly resources to share with students to make content relevant and authentic in your classroom.
Pop Culture in Online Learning
The title of today’s episode is “The Role of Pop Culture in Online Learning” and it is such a fun, informative conversation. As you’ll hear in this episode, I chat with Fred Fransen, the co-founder of Certell and we talk all about the process of finding pop culture friendly tips to share with students, and make plenty of references to older favorites including a few Seinfeld episodes. If you’re curious about using pop culture in the classroom, if you want to make content relevant and authentic for students, then this episode is for you!
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Tips for Using Pop Culture Resources
- First, be intentional about the clips you choose.
- Next, use a library of vetted content.
- Then, choose content that is high-quality and relevant.
- Finally, use educational content to spark discussion.
Sponsored by Certell
This episode is sponsored by Certell and their Poptential family of products that offers free online classes in American and World History, economics and personal finance. Certell provides a sensible and entertaining curriculum that animates the classroom and enables innovative teachers to engage with and motivate today’s connected students. Learn more here!
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