The RLL Podcast: Ep. 1 – Jessica Jones, Star Wars and 5 Ways to Make your Classroom Student-Centered

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In this episode, Abe sits down with Tharaha Richards to discuss the latest lessons exploring the true scary science in Jessica Jones and the newest additions to our ‘Teaching Star Wars’ series. Our special guest for this week is EdTech expert Kristine Scharaldi, who is best known for her work as a dynamic workshop presenter with over 20 years of experience providing customized professional development and training for educators. Abe and Kristine break down the 5 ways to make a classroom more student-centered.

Ep. 1 – Show Notes:

Featured lessons discussed on this episode:

Jessica Jones and the Very Real Power of Suggestion

The Physics of the Star Wars BB-8 Droid: How Does it Work?

Star Wars: The Science of Star Killing

Here’s the article written by Marcia Powell that inspired the discussion we had on this podcast.
Click here

Here is also the YouTube channel for the amazing teacher Mr. DeMaio and his collection of educational videos. A great example of blended learning!
Welcome to Mr. DeMaio’s YouTube

You can also find out more about Kristine’s amazing work at


Some media may contain mature content. Discretion is advised when viewing with students.

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