Biweekly podcast from National Science Teachers Association (USA) on science teaching, science news, and more…
Arlington VA, USA — Science teachers Brian Bartel and Dale Basler discuss science news and science education with leading scientists, researchers, science writers, and other important figures in the field.
It’s all provided free of charge on Lab Out Loud®, a ongoing series of podcasts and blog.
A selection of links and notes accompanies each episode, enabling the listener to dig deeper into the topics discussed.
Check out Brian and Dale’s reporting, too, from the upcoming NSTA National Conference on Science Education in Philadephia (March 18-21, 2010) on the NSTA Conference Blog.
Visit their Lab Out Loud® podcast webpage at: www.nsta.org/publications/laboutloud.aspx
About The Podcasts’ Hosts
Dale Basler has been a teacher of science in Appleton, Wisconsin since 1998. He currently teaches physics and physical science at Appleton East High School. Across the river, Brian Bartel has been teaching biology and chemistry at Appleton West High School since 2000.
Since 2001, Dale has also been serving as webmaster for his state’s science teacher organization, the Wisconsin Society of Science Teachers (WSST). In 2004, Dale was elected President-Elect of WSST and served for four years on the WSST Board of Directors. For two of those years, Dale served as President of WSST. In 2001, Brian joined Dale in the Publications’ Committee of WSST by serving as the newsletter editor for WSST. Brian is currently the President of WSST (2007-2008).
In June of 2006, Dale and Brian started Periodicity, the podcast of the WSST. Together they produced 52 episodes that discussed topics in science news and science education by interview key leaders in science. As co-host, Dale has received both local and national recognition for his interviews.
Dale is also an independent consultant and web page designer who specializes in work for institutions and organizations in education.