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Episode 25: For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood…An Interview With Christopher Emdin

March 28th, 2016

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In this 45 minute interview, Franchesca Warren interviews Christopher Emdin author of "For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood..:. During this interview they discuss:

-His experience as a Science Teacher in New York City -Why he decided to name his book.."For White Teachers Who Teach in the Hood.." -His take on engaging students in your classroom -Why educators of color should be the ones designated for discipline with students in urban schools. -How to better support students in urban schools.

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[Episode 24] 5 Things All Teachers Should Do in the Morning

March 14th, 2016

In this episode, Franchesca Warren discusses some morning routines to get you focused and ready for students.

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[Episode 23] Are Instructional Coaches Needed?

February 26th, 2016

In this episode, we discuss are instructional coaches needed in schools in 2016? If so, how can their role be more effective? During this talk, we discuss how instructional coaches can be used to positively affect the school culture and overall student achievement.

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[Episode 22] What Do You Do With Messy Co-Workers?

February 26th, 2016

In this episode, we discuss how to deal with an abundance of gossiping in the school house. We discuss real strategies to keep you focused on learning.

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[Episode 21] When is it okay to give a child a zero?

February 26th, 2016

How do you feel about a child earning a zero? Is it ever okay to give a child a zero in classwork? Should there be a minimum grade that students can receive?

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[Episode 20] What’s the Problem in Math?

January 1st, 2016

In this episode, we talk with Math Teacher, Michelle W., as she discusses all things mathematics. In addition to examining the current state of education, she also gives some great strategies for elementary school teachers as they teach Math in the era of Common Core.

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[Episode 19] A Look at Teaching at an International School…And Never be Broke Again!

January 1st, 2016

In this episode we interview International Teacher, Oneika from Oneika the Traveller. We discuss the phenomena of teachers leaving America and teaching overseas. She discusses how she's been able to travel to 80 countries all while teaching overseas. During our conversation, we discuss how Oneika has managed to be paid well as an international educator.

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[Episode 18] Teacher Organization..Is it Attainable

December 26th, 2015

One year I lost my entire grade book because I was not organized. After inputting over grades ALL over again, I vowed to never let that happen again. In this episode we talk about teacher organization and four tips to close out your year. Listen and invite a friend.

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[Episode 17] T.E.R. is Going on the Road!

December 12th, 2015

In this episode we discuss the reason behind our 2016 Educational Tour and why we say that teachers are the experts in education.

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[Episode 16] Xenophobia, Donald Trump and ISIS in the Classroom

December 11th, 2015

How are you using the heightened hate language in the classroom? Are you talking to your students? In this episode we will discuss xenophobia, Donald Trump and ISIS!

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