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Racism in the Classroom?

We talk about the importance of having those difficult, but frank, conversations about bias out in the open instead of behind closed doors. and about holding each other accountable when things are done or said. We also discussed the idea of...

Those That Can’t Do, Teach

Today we focus on all the little and not so little things teachers deal with in the classroom, which those who haven’t spent much time in a classroom may not realize. Little things like, having time to go to the bathroom, or deciding to go to work...

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Teaching in the Time of Corona

"It's really nothing different than what parents were doing before. They're not "homeschooling" their kids. The kids are getting their learning from teachers. The only thing that's happening is [parents] are home ...keeping them accountable, what...

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Grade This!

Show Notes In this episode we start with a little about the history, the how and the why, of grading. (Did you know that grades were originally A, B, C, D and E?? Where did F come in?).  Then we talk about grading practices used today and how...

Episode 1 Why Teachers Quit

Why do teachers quit? According to some statistics over 200,000 teachers leave the profession each year with ⅔  giving reasons other than retirement. Jen, Sharyn and Anne talk about what made them become teachers and why they haven’t quit. They...

Transparency in Teaching (Stuff) Podcast

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