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3 Things Your Black and Brown Students Desperately Wish You Understood About Teaching Them — Especially This Term
10:01After 18 months of pandemic-driven trauma, many of our students, are simply not okay. The social-emotional implications are often greater among black and brown students for myriad reasons. But the way we respond to these kids in our classrooms this term could make a profound difference in the trajectory of their lives. Listen in to hear what many of your black and brown students would tell you if they had the words and thought you would really listen. Follow on Twitter: @rjmotivates @a_rebora @ascd @ILascd @MASCD @iowaASCD @TXASCD @ASCDConf @scASCD @bamradionetwork @jonharper70bd Robert Jackson is a national speaker and award-winning author of the ASCD book, Becoming the Educator They Need: Mindsets, Strategies and Beliefs for Supporting Male Black and Latino Students along with his No More Excuses Curriculum featuring his other 5 Books. His new book, Mothers Raising Sons, will be released later this summer. He began his teaching career 26 years ago in Indianapolis Public Schools after being cut by the NFL Minnesota Vikings. He graduated from Western Kentucky University with a degree in Industrial technology after lettering 4 years in both football and track. He has become one of the most sought-after speakers in the country delivering keynotes and professional development workshops at national and regional conferences, K-12 schools and universities in the US and Canada. He is a life member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc and the NFL Players Association. His motto is, “For every problem there is a solution!”
How Our Instructional Mindset Evolved During a Year of Pandemic Teaching and Learning
10:07Join us for a discussion on how pandemic-driven changes in our teaching practices shifted our mindset and how changes in our mindset may transform our instructional practices for the near future and beyond. Follow on Twitter: @Teachers_Lead @a_rebora @ascd @ILascd @MASCD @iowaASCD @TXASCD @ASCDConf @scASCD @bamradionetwork @jonharper70bd Jill Harrison Berg is a leadership coach, school improvement consultant and professional learning leader. She is a regular columnist in ASCD’s Educational Leadership magazine, and the author of the forthcoming book, Uprooting Instructional Inequity: The Power of Inquiry-Based Professional Learning (ASCD, December 2021).
Zombie Ideas: Research Killed These Teaching Strategies, But They Keep Coming Back to Life
12:01In this episode, we explore teaching concepts and strategies that research has repeatedly discredited but are widely practiced in classrooms nonetheless. What can we do to bridge research and practice more effectively? Follow on Twitter: @ASCD @a_rebora @bryanrgoodwin @bamradionetwork @jonHarper70bd Bryan Goodwin is the president and CEO of McREL International, a Denver-based nonprofit education research and development organization. Goodwin, a former teacher and journalist, authored or co-authored several books, including Learning That Sticks: A Brain-Based Model for K–12 Instructional Design and Delivery, Simply Better: Doing What Matters Most to Change the Odds for Student Success, The 12 Touchstones of Good Teaching: A Checklist for Staying Focused Every Day, Balanced Leadership for Powerful Learning: Tools for Achieving Success in Your School. Goodwin has presented to audiences across the U.S., Mideast, Pacific region, and Australia and writes a monthly research column for ASCD’s Educational Leadership magazine and presents research findings and insights to audiences across the United States and in Canada and Australia.
What Can We Do Now to End This Extraordinary School Year Well and Prepare for the Next?
9:51As we move through spring break, we begin looking ahead to the end of the school year. Join us as we consider how to end this extraordinary year well and prepare for whatever the coming school year will bring? Follow on Twitter: @ASCD @a_rebora @mattrkay @bamradionetwork Read the EL Article Matthew Kay is a founding English teacher at Science Leadership Academy in Philadelphia and the author of Not Light, But Fire: How to Lead Meaningful Race Conversations in the Classroom. Host Anthony Rebora is the Editor in Chief of Education Leadership.
Avoiding Equity Traps: If You’re Uncomfortable You’re Probably on the Right Track
11:15:00Join us for a candid discussion about the traps, tropes, and pitfalls we often encounter as we work to support equity and inclusion in our schools. In this episode, we discuss why the successful journey to equity starts with awareness and includes inescapable discomfort. Follow on Twitter: @jamiladugan @ASCD @a_rebora @bamradionetwork @jonHarper70bd #classroomstrategies Jamila Dugan is a leadership coach, learning facilitator, and researcher. She began her career as a teacher in Washington D.C., successfully supporting her school to implement an International Baccalaureate program. After being nominated for Teacher of the Year, she later served as a coach for new teachers in Oakland, California. As a school administrator, Jamila championed equity-centered student services, parent empowerment, and co-led the development of the first public Mandarin immersion middle school in the Bay Area. Jamila and Shane began their work together 7 years ago during the development of The Listening Leader for which Jamila acted as the primary researcher. Jamila serves as an equity-centered leadership development coach across all sectors including non-profits, public school districts, charter networks, parochial, and private schools. She is an avid supporter of dual language learning, serving on the boards of Independence Charter Spanish Immersion School in Philadelphia and Parents of African American Students Studying Chinese (PAASSC) in the Bay Area.
What We Need to Know to Manage the Pandemic’s Impact on Teaching the Whole Child
12:12:00COVID-19 had increased the intensity of the needs students have, the range of needs students have, and the prevalence of those needs. In this episode, we discuss what every educator needs to know to manage the pandemic’s impact on teaching the whole child. @SeanTSlade @bamradionetwork@Katepechacek @ASCD @a_rebora @Illuminateed @jonHarper70bd @bamradionetwork #classroomstrategies Kate Pechacek, Director of Solutions Engineering at Illuminate Education, has nearly 25 years of experience in teaching and learning. She started out in the classroom as a secondary math teacher before taking on roles as Secondary Curriculum Coordinator, District MTSS Coordinator, and Director of Secondary Education. At Illuminate, she works with educators nationwide to help them deepen and enrich their approaches to equity and leveraging data to support each student. Sean Slade, director of Whole Child Programs at ASCD, has more than two decades in education,--writing on topics related to the whole child and health and well-being. Host Penny Reinart, Chief Impact Officer of ASCD, is a lifetime educator of 39 years. A two-time Teacher of the Year award winner, she has 18 years of classroom experience working with K–8 students.
Learning to Challenge Racial Color Blindness in School
11:14:00The idea that racism does not exist or is of little consequence has gained traction in the country. How does this belief impact schools, school leaders, teachers, and students? Joins us as we unpack this timely question and understand why we need to challenge this notion. Follow on Twitter: @DrVMayfield @ASCD @a_rebora @jonHarper70bd @bamradionetwork #classroomstrategies Vernita Mayfield has served as a secondary school principal, researcher and educational consultant. She founded Leadervation Learning to support organizations seeking to build leadership capacity, particularly in marginalized communities. She is the author of a new book – Cultural Competency Now (ASCD). She holds a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Innovation, and an Ed.S. in Educational Administration from the University of Colorado, Denver. She earned an MBA in Business Administration from California State University, San Bernardino.
Managing the Ambiguity, Loss of Control, and Fatigue of Teaching in the Current Climate
12:12:00Join us for an empowering discussion about managing the loss of control many of us feel about teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic. What specific strategies do school leaders need to know to effectively navigate this extraordinary moment in education? Follow on Twitter: @pFagell @ASCD @a_rebora @jonHarper70bd @bamradionetwork #classroomstrategies Phyllis L. Fagell, LCPC is the school counselor at Sheridan School in Washington, D.C. and a therapist at The Chrysalis Group. Phyllis frequently writes columns on counseling, parenting and education for The Washington Post, and she’s the author of Middle School Matters (Hachette, 2019). Phyllis blogs at phyllisfagell.com.
The ‘E’ Word: What Students of Color Need From Every TeacherWhat do you generally think about students of color? How do our preconceived notions impact how we relate to some students and how those students relate to us. In this episode, we look at the requisite mindset for establishing relationships with students of color. Follow on Twitter: @AlexsPate @ASCD @a_rebora @jonHarper70bd @bamradionetwork #classroomstrategies Alexs Pate is President and CEO of Innocent Technologies. He is a New York Times bestselling author who has written five novels – including Amistad, a children's book, a book of nonfiction and has curated numerous literary anthologies. His latest book The Innocent Classroom: Dismantling Racism for Children of Color was published in 2020 by ASCD. Throughout his career, Alexs has attacked the virulent racial stereotypes that limit the realities of people of color. He has worked to create worlds in which the humanity of everyone is recognized, known and finally assumed. Alexs founded Innocent Technologies to build the world in which we can live our authentic humanity, uninhibited by the stories about who we are supposed to be.
Six Critical Things Every Teacher Needs to Know About Trauma and Reducing Stress This School YearThis year teachers, students, and school leaders are returning to school environments that are exceptionally stressful and trauma-inducing. Our guests offer practical guidance on reducing deep stress teachers and students and creating a safe zone where learning can occur. Follow on Twitter: @ASCD @KristinKSouers @EducationHall @a_rebora @jonHarper70bd @bamradionetwork #classroomstrategies Kristin Souers, MA LMHC is an award-winning author of Fostering Resilient Learners: Strategies for creating a trauma-sensitive classroom environment (ASCD, 2016) and many other publications and articles. She provides critical professional development, consultation, education, and training services to schools, school districts, and organizations throughout the country. Pete Hall is a dynamic educator and speaker with a proven leadership track record. In addition to teaching in three states at multiple grade-levels, Mr. Hall served as principal of three Title I schools, each of which earned awards for student achievement and accolades for social-emotional growth.