Season 1

Jan. 3, 2021

017 Forget Covid -- There's a Teacher Depression Pandemic Killing Us

So it's Winter Break and we've had a little time to collect ourselves and get refreshed for round two of Online Learning. I wish.…

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Sept. 18, 2020

013 Minimum Day #2

I think distance learning is finally getting to us. We're tired. We're punchy, We talk about alcohol more than usual. Today we g…

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Sept. 5, 2020

012 Back to School Interlude -- Minimum Day Episode #1

We are feeling swamped with back to school Covid Style. Planning lessons for 2 1/2 hour synchronous classes and 150 minutes of we…

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Aug. 21, 2020

011 Classrooms, and Covid, and Kids, Oh My! with special guest Travel…

There's no more waiting for it to arrive. It's here! School has started and teachers are in a frenzy to get on board the Distanc…

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Aug. 7, 2020

010 Travel Ideas for Teachers (One can dream, can't they?)

Today we get into ways teachers can save money on travel (once travel is a "thing" again!) Never too soon to start planning! We d…

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July 24, 2020

009 Restorative Practices in the Classroom with Middle School Princip…

(My sound engineering still sucks, as you'll hear in the beginning. I need a tutor! Any volunteers? See how transparent I am!) In…

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July 10, 2020

008 Going Back to School Safely? Truth or Dare?

We are a bit concerned about what August might entail as pediatricians and the president push to reopen schools, but at whose exp…

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June 26, 2020

To be Sick or Not to be Sick? The Sub's the Question!

In Episode 007 you'll hear: Discussion about what we think this next school year will be like Two new education laws that were p…

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June 13, 2020

006 Racisim in the Classroom? Let's Get the Conversation Started

On today’s episode Sharyn and Anne Zoom with co-workers Jimese and Diedre, who bring their perspectives as black educators to the…

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May 29, 2020

005 Those Who Can't Do, Teach. Yeah? You Try it!

Jen, Sharyn and I start the show by discussing the latest education news which in this case is what the proposed 10% budget cut m…

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April 7, 2020

#003 Teaching in the Time of Corona (Special Lengthy Stuck-In-Your-Ho…

SHOW NOTES: Hey, Anne here. Thanks for hitting the “Listen Now” button. I know there are sooooo many other things you could be do…

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April 6, 2020

#002 Grade this!😝

In this episode we start with a little about the history, the how and the why, of grading. (Did you know that grades were origina…

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Feb. 29, 2020

#001 Why Teachers Quit

Anne, Jen and Sharyn discuss why they became teachers and why they think so many teachers leave the profession. They give their s…

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