This is Pedagogy of the Obsessed where we connect listeners to the heart of what is going on in schools, provide context on the issues through interviews with those doing the work and engage followers in a discussion on how to act to support kids.
We pose the problems of human beings in their relations with the world.
Shanna Peeples gets REAL with former secretary of education Arne Duncan as they talk race, equity, gun violence, and improving America's schools.
As this episode goes to publish, there are thousands of kids sitting in detention centers because of their immigration status. This is unconscionable and left us wondering what we can do. Two teachers of the year speak with Shanna Peeples about what they are doing to support these children. Ways you can be involved are in the show notes.
Adriana, Adam, Jim, and Shanna take stock of the first season of Pedagogy of the Obsessed and share a little bit about what to anticipate for season two.
Lee Ann Stephens (@MNTOY2006) talks about her work making schools more equitable places and offers strategies for how schools can do this work well with training.
Welcome to the second and final part of A Casualty of Ed Reform with David Baiz. In the second part of the episode, David begins the story with Carmen Farina’s closing of small schools and tells how this decision impacted Global Tech School and the teachers, families, and students within the community.
This episode is a little different. David Baiz shares a personal reflection as principal of a school that was slated to close in New York City. Join him as he takes you from founding to crisis in this first part of a two-part episode.
Cyn Rosario takes us to the Bronx to draw the through lines between social and emotional learning, culturally relevant pedagogy, and support for the whole child that includes a broad definition of academic achievement.
Keri Randolph, former Assistant Superintendent for Innovation in Hamilton County, shares her own reluctant journey into the classroom and tries to find out why so few people are taking that path.
Adam and Jim get REAL talk with Kathryn Boudett, leader of the Data Wise Project at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Lance Huffman takes the reins of how we support new teachers with stories from the challenges of the first year. Features insights from: Stephen Mahoney, Mariel Novas, Shanna Peeples, Keri Randolph, and Edna Varner.