Podcast Manna > Precision Teaching Podcast Information
Podcast Manna launched in March 2007
Name changed to Precision Podcast in April 2009.
Precision Teaching Podcast ended its run in 2014 with 36 episodes.
The podcast discussed precision teaching, standard celeration charting, behavior analysis, and other topics related to effective education and science.
Notable interviews includes precision teachers (e.g., Owen White, Steve Graf, Chuck Merbitz) and behavior analytic innovators (e.g., Julie Vargas) to educational leaders (e.g., Zig Engelmann) and prominent book authors (e.g., Mark Tufo, Amy Sutherland).
First host: Rick Kubina
Second set of hosts: Rick Kubina and Doug Kostewicz
Third set of hosts: Rick Kubina, Doug Kostewicz, Kerri Milyko, Shawn Datchuk
001 2007 MAR PODCAST MANA (INTRODUCTION TO THE PODCAST SERIES)
019 2010 MAR PRECISION TEACHING PODCAST (KENT JOHNSON INTERVIEW)
Email question - Is Precision Teaching the same thing as behaviorism? One of my colleagues referred to Precision Teaching as Behavioristic so it got me thinking. Thanks for your answer and keep up the great work with the podcast. love it! Sarah, Toronto, ON
Science News: High-Intensity Interval Training Is Time-Efficient and Effective, Study Suggests
Article Review - The Equivalence of Learning Paths in Early Science Instruction: Effects of Direct Instruction and Discovery Learning
PT News: School blends students with, without autism
Email Question -I am a new listener and came to your show from a recommendation from a friend. I am a mother of a child with autism and wondered how precision teaching can be used with my son. I am also on the list serve and found the people on that list very kind with their time. Thanks for answering my question and tell your co-host Doug I said hi.
Science News: Putting brain training to the test
Article Review: An initial survey of fractional graph and table area in behavioral journals
022 2010 JUNE PRECISION TEACHING PODCAST (SHAWN DATCHUK RESEARCH UPDATE)
Email Questions: Dear Rick, I have some comments and a question. First some comments. I like the interview portion of your show very much. I also like the article review. Have you considered interviewing people outside of Precision Teaching? And would you consider article suggestions for review? Thanks. Amanda from the UK.
Hi Rick. I just heard about your podcast from a fellow BCBA and was very happy to download my first podcast. Love the show and wish more people would do podcasts like you. My question is what’s the difference between the terms rate and frequency? Cheryl
Science News: For sight-reading music, practice doesn’t make perfect
Article Review: Steps and pips in the history of the cumulative recorder
024 2010 OCT PRECISION TEACHING PODCAST (SKIP BERQUAM INTERVIEW)
Email questions: Hi Rick. Love the show and especially the interviews. I am learning a lot about Precision teaching from you and Doug. My question is, has precision teaching ever been used with a normal graph? Barb, Santa Clara
One minute Rant: Graphs in web banner on ABAI website
Science News: Lies, damned lies and psychology experiments
Article Review: Development of numerical estimation in young children
Interview with Skip Berquam
Announcements: IPTC conference in November, Seattle
028 2013 MAY PRECISION TEACHING PODCAST (NORRIS HARING INTERVIEW)
Introduction: ABAI 2013 recap (PT contributions)
Email question: I work in an elementary school and my principal is interested in Precision Teaching. Aside from the podcast and webpage where do people find more information? Also, how do people receive training to implement Precision Teaching in schools? Shelly, Philadelphia, PA
Education News: More cheating in schools
Science News: Schools Should Provide Students With Daily Physical Activity, Experts Say
029 2013 PRECISION TEACHING PODCAST (T.V. JOE LAYNG INTERVIEW)
Announcements: IPTC submissions ending soon; July 2013 NEFPT conference; The Precision Teaching podcast, not the PT podcast.
Email question: How can schools effectively use PT/ the chart as a means of accountability for teachers/ student learning rather than state assessments. It is my feeling that the chart will allow for evaluating true teacher accountability with instruction, but my concern is, how do you measure all of the areas (behavior/output) that schools are looking at? Kaitlyn, Pittsburgh, PA
Education News: University programs that train U.S. teachers get mediocre marks in first-ever ratings
Happenings and happened: July 2013 NEFPT conference highlights
Email question: I recently asked our special education director about implementing Precision Teaching. She said precision teaching was an “unconventional approach to helping kids read and do math better.” How should I respond? Sharon, Columbus, OH
Education News: Florida education commissioner recommends tweaks to school grade formula
Science News: Closed Thinking: Without scientific competition and open debate, much psychology research goes nowhere
031 2013 AUG PRECISION TEACHING PODCAST (MCGREEVY INTERVIEW)
Happenings and happened: 1. Online chart shares (firstname.lastname@example.org); 2. Correction “Applied behavior analysis international” wrong - “Association for Behavior Analysis International” right. 3. Zach Layng - thanks for help.
Email question: In the past podcast there was much hype about science and although I enjoy sciencing myself, how do you or your colleagues justify advocating that society value science? That could be taken to a larger scope if you would like and be phrased as “Why should behavior analysts/precision teachers be allowed to influence people to learn about sciencing?” Ryan, Orlando, FL Education
News: Asian students carry high expectations for success
Educational Concept Discussion: What is learning, exactly?
033 2013 OCT PRECISION TEACHING PODCAST (TUFO INTERVIEW)
Happenings and happened: 1. Manuscripts accepted
Email question: I am a doctoral student and taking a class on single case design. Can you tell me how I would use Precision Teaching with single case design? Also, would you be able to use it with group designs? Julie
Education News: States are starting to test teachers
Science News: Show, Not Tell: The Rise of the Infographic
034 2013 NOV PRECISION TEACHING PODCAST (HUGHES INTERVIEW)
Happenings and happened: 1. IPTC 2013; 2. IPTC 2014
Email question: Hi Rick and podcast crew. I am a homeschooler and would like to know how can I use PT with my children? Are there materials available? Who published curricula? Thanks for the help Regan, Atlanta, GA
Education News: Push for full-day kindergarten grows
Science News: Quality of white matter in the brain is crucial for adding and multiplying