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What we don’t know about American history hurts us all. Teaching Hard History begins with the long legacy of slavery and reaches through the civil rights movement to the present day. Brought to you by Teaching Tolerance and hosted by Dr. Hasan Kwame Jeffries, Teaching Hard History brings us the lessons we should have learned in school through the voices of scholars and educators. It’s good advice for teachers and good information for everybody.
 
What if you could hear from leaders in school systems all around the country? People who are finding innovative ways to solve problems and make strategic decisions as they work to hire, develop, retain and support teachers and staff? From superintendents to principals, from human resources to curriculum and instruction to special education, we’re talking with people who have something to say in K-12 – and we’re sharing those conversations here.
 
Sometimes, your child forgets to share the notes from their backpack that tell you everything that’s happening at their school. On Notes from the Backpack: A PTA Podcast, we give you the inside scoop on how to help your child succeed—in school and at home. We discuss real issues with parents and experts—from handling homework to school discipline—to support you every step of the way! Join the conversation using #BackpackNotes and learn more at PTA.org/BackpackNotes.
 
The New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA) presents a forum to explore education issues and the impact of state-level politics on New Jersey’s public school districts, hosted by Ray Pinney, of NJSBA. The format brings together state and local education leaders for a lively dialogue on the latest developments. Our children’s education is too important not to discuss and debate. To learn more about NJSBA, visit https://www.njsba.org.
 
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MSM 482: Kitchen CultureJokes: Middle School Science Minute by Dave Bydlowski (k12science or davidbydlowski@mac.com)Middle School Science Minute: Online EducatorReports from the Front LinesThe TwitterverseEric Curts @ericcurtsVideo Series: How to Use Google Hangouts Meet https://controlaltachieve.com/2020/03/meet-videos.html… #GSuiteEDU #ControlAlt…
 
Rick Wormeli talks with me about assessment, the importance of using retakes & redo's, the power of summarization, why you should use metaphors & analogies, and grading practices that work. This is episode 320 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast. One of the first Nationally Board Certified teachers in America, Rick brings innovation,…
 
TRAUMA INFORMED APPROACHES TO STUDENT MENTAL HEALTH DURING COVID 19 Listen to renowned expert Dr Isaiah Pickens with his remote learning tips on managing student stress, your own stress and creating even more inclusive classrooms in this tough environment. He has developed a new program for educators which we will discuss in detail for Presence Lea…
 
Are your students ready to become the engaged and informed citizens our democracy needs right now? Your classroom can be a place for them to experience what it means to live in community with others, to overcome differences, and to ask the questions. Today on the podcast we're joined by Mary Ehrenworth, Pablo Wolfe, and Marc Todd, co-authors of The…
 
LOOKING AT THE LEARNING JOURNEY OF STUDENTS We welcome the President of the Learning Division at ACT Jonell Sanchez where they recently launched a new program called MOSAIC to look at and assess the learning journey of any individual JOIN THE PREK-12 EQUITY CONSORTIUM, FREE TO EDUCATORS AT WWW.ACE-ED.ORG…
 
RACE AND EQUITY IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LEADERSHIP Our guest is the current president of The National Association of Elementary School Principals NAESP, Ms Kimbrelle Barbosa Lewis who also serves as Chair of their National Task Force on Race and Equity. FYI, you can listen to Kimbrelle on the Comcast newscast too :https://comcastnewsmakers.com/Videos/…
 
You probably find yourself thinking a lot about your child’s academics, but what about their engagement in the arts? We interviewed Julian Bass, a two-time PTA Reflections winner, who has gone on to make a name for himself as a filmmaker and visual effects artist. He shares how his own parents supported his artistic journey and how families can enc…
 
Toni Cameron and Deanna McLennan in conversation with Stenhouse’s Kassia Omohundro Wedekind about creating a supportive, curious, and playful environment for mathematics in early childhood classrooms, the importance of stepping back to listen, and (of course!) what this all looks like these days. LINKS Early Childhood Math Routines Joyful Math Toni…
 
This week we are going to talk about that feeling you get as a teacher sometimes. That feeling that you don’t know enough, or that you just aren’t good enough. This feeling is actually something called “imposter syndrome,” and it is far more common in education than you think! If you like what you hear, we would love it if you could share this epis…
 
Maka Kartheiser talks about her book - A Soul Divided: Memoir of a Modern Emigrant. This is episode 319 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast. A child of the dark years of the Soviet Union, Maka Kartheiser came to America in the 1990s. By 2004, she made the USA her permanent home and relocated her three boys to Chicago. For many years …
 
This week Jared and Dani connect with Justin Anderson, an educational technology team lead from the Canyons School District. As part of the episode they explore what digital citizenship looks like for today's students. We discussion issues such as: What it means to be a good digital citizen. Beyond cyberbullying, what else does digital citizenship …
 
Ok, but how are you doing REALLY? You’re getting the unedited behind-the-scenes look at our homeschool lives—the academics and routines we’re doing (or not doing), the stuff that’s going well (and what's NOT working), and the self-care solutions that are saving us (when we hold ourselves and each other accountable to making self-care happen!). This…
 
MSM 481: Things That I Don’t Talk About with The Other 7th Grade TeachersJokes: Middle School Science Minute by Dave Bydlowski (k12science or davidbydlowski@mac.com)Middle School Science Minute: Science and Art I was recently reading the July/August, 2020 issue of “Science and Children” a publication of the National Science Teaching Association. In…
 
Cynthia Long: Learning to Sign, Free Resources, and Learning Opportunities. This is episode 318 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast. By the way...check out this great give away.... Free gift to everyone. Pick out your own ASL Lesson Plan Book with coupon code: ASLBOOK https://bit.ly/ASLLessonBooks Cynthia Long is a Nationally Certifi…
 
BEST PRACTICES FOR HIGH IMPACT DIGITAL LEARNING Edison Learning is a company that believe is producing high quslity , rigorous curriculum that works for ALL students with an emphasis on under-represented groups in low socio-economic urban areas or rural communities. I like this company. Meet Dr Wendy Oliver, their Chief Learning Officer Join our Pr…
 
Young children love to learn and use new words. How do we tap into this natural curiosity and excitement to support vocabulary development? Today on the podcast we're joined by Tanya Wright, author of A Teacher's Guide to Vocabulary Development Across the Day, the newest addition to The Classroom Essentials Series. We're also joined by series edito…
 
ONE OF THE GREAT RESOURCES YOU HAVE! KNOW YOUR ED SERVICE AGENCY....AND USE THEIR EXPERTISE, ESPECIALLY THESE DAYS : One of our great friends, Dr.Joan Wade , Executive Director of AESA, the national association , on the role of ESA's, the services they provide and how their efforts have changed during the pandemic. JOIN THE PREK-12 EQUITY CONSORTIU…
 
If you’ve noticed your child is struggling with academics more than usual, but you’re not sure if it’s due to the pandemic or signs of a learning difference, we’re here to help. We spoke with Amanda Morin, writer and senior expert at Understood.org to learn strategies for supporting students with learning differences during online and hybrid learni…
 
Armed resistance and nonviolent direct action co-existed throughout the civil rights era. In this episode, three historians confront some comfortable assumptions about nonviolence and self-defense. Wesley Hogan examines the evolution, value and limitations of nonviolence in the movement. Christopher Strain offers a three-part strategy for rethinkin…
 
CREATING A CULTURE OF STEM FOR THE STUDENTS IN CLARENDON COUNTY SC. Superintendent Dr. Shawn Johnson is my guest as we look at the reasons why they chose to emphasize STEM , how it working and next steps for students and teachers. Discovery Ed's Anna Strassner, who has been helping them create and use the program will be joining us. These are alway…
 
This week we talk about our top 10 productivity Chrome extensions for educators. We also give some honourable mentions and include our favourite fun extensions as a bonus! Please make sure that if you are recommending any extensions to students that you verify the privacy policies and data that these extensions collect. The last thing that we want …
 
This week UEN Homeroom is pleased to welcome Rushton Hurley, the founder and executive director of Next Vista for Learning, to the podcast. In our conversation we focus on how teachers can effectively develop opportunities for students to create videos in class. Topics included in the discussion are: How teachers can use student video projects to e…
 
Russell Heath discusses his latest thriller - Rinn's Crossing. This is episode 317 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast. In his teens, Russell Heath hitchhiked to Alaska and lived in a cabin on the banks of the Tanana River; in his twenties, he lived in Italy and then traveled overland across the Sahara, through the jungles and over t…
 
AMERICAN HISTORY AND NEW IDEAS ON HOW TO TEACH IT My guest is Patrick Riccards of The Driving Force Institute, with new ideas for student and teacher engagement in teaching US history Join our PreK12 Equity Consortium...see what we are doing for all students....the place where your ideas matter..... at www.ace-ed.org, FREE FOR EDUCATORS…
 
Raising confident kids can be inconvenient, uncomfortable, and challenging--but it's so worth it! And we can't talk about raising confident kids without talking about raising ourselves, too. This important work is woven into what we do every day through listening to and trusting our kids, modeling how we show up in the world, and advocating for our…
 
MSM 480: Now when you hear the creaking, it’s just my bones! Jokes: Middle School Science Minute by Dave Bydlowski (k12science or davidbydlowski@mac.com)Middle School Science Minute: Citizen ScientistsReports from the Front LinesThe TwitterverseResources:Together, Apart, and “Among Us” Online Thinking Routineshttps://catlintucker.com/2020/09/online…
 
Jeremy Glauser, the founder and CEO of eLuma, talks about and explains online therapy or teletherapy. This is episode 316 of Teaching Learning Leading K12. Jeremy Glauser is the founder and CEO of eLuma. With a background in education, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a passion for helping people in need, he founded eLuma to help solve the growing sh…
 
We all have the intention of using our classroom to envision a better world, but it's not always as easy as it sounds. Today on the podcast we're joined by Chris Hass, author of Social Justice Talk: Strategies for Teaching Critical Awareness. We're also joined by his colleagues and co-contributors Nozsa Tinsley and Tiffany Palmatier. Chris, Nozsa, …
 
Alice Qannik Glenn is the host of Coffee and Quaq and assistant producer of The Forgotten Slavery of our Ancestors. This short, classroom-ready film offers an introduction to the history of Indigenous enslavement on land that is currently the United States. This new resource from Teaching Tolerance features an extensive group of experts, many of wh…
 
Over the past 10 years, anxiety disorders among adolescents has risen 17%. Serious depression has gone up 80%. Suicide attempts are startlingly common.[1] That’s the bad news. The good news is that there is an increasing awareness of the need for student mental health care, a greater focus on the whole child. Schools are taking more steps to provid…
 
NATIONAL COUNCIL OF THE SOCIAL STUDIES PREVIEWING THE 2020 VIRTUAL NCSS CONVENTION "Advancing Social Justice" is the theme, but it covers more than that as Geography educators join in with the theme 'Envisioning a Global Future . Learn all about it all...and start planning now because the social studies are more important than ever..EVER! JOIN OUR …
 
With the presidential election less than a month away, how are you talking to your kids about civic engagement? We spoke to U.S. Congresswoman Jahana Hayes, who offers wisdom from her experience in the classroom and on the Hill. She shares how families can help kids become active citizens and lifelong voters by encouraging them to contribute to the…
 
THE NATIONAL 'COVID 19" SCHOOL DASHBOARD with very special guest Brown Economics Professor Emily Oster who will explain the national database that empowers scholl leaders and policy makers as well as the general public to examine current conditions of schools nationwide .View and (participate in) the dashboard here : https://covidschooldashboard.co…
 
This week, we are talking all about the Google Sites, and how this tool can be used in the classroom, both virtually and in-person. We will go through all of the awesome ways that you can insert content and build pages into your site, as well as some great uses for Google sites with your students in the classroom. If you like what you hear, we woul…
 
BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE READINESS Meet Megan O'Connor who is managing the BOOST program from Kaplan. BOOST helps pre-college students to close the workforce readiness gap. JOIN THE AMERICAN CONSORTIUM FOR EQUITY IN EDUCATION....FREE TO PREK-12 EDUCATORS ...AT WWW.ACE-ED.ORG. and enjoy our online journal "Equity & Access" on…
 
SCHOOL SPACE AND ITS IMPACT ON LEARNING ...Visit with us to one of the most innovatively designed schools in the US, Eden Park Elementary in Cranston Rhode Island where will meet with Courtney Sevigny, their Principal and talk about the recent redesign of space and furniture... and we thank our friends at Norva Nivel furniture for the introduction …
 
Dr. Michael C. Grayson talks with me about credit scores, understanding credit, and protecting your credit during the pandemic. This is episode 315 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast. Dr. Michael C. Grayson has a proven track record of over 20 years for helping businesses receive funding. He currently holds all three credit industry…
 
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