Season 2

Jan. 3, 2022

027 You're Not the Boss of Me...or Are You? Parent Power's influence …

Happy 2022! Let's hope this year makes up for the last two! It's always good to be hopeful. And on that note, I hope public educa…

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Aug. 16, 2021

024 When Did Public Schools become Public Enemy #1?

Critical Race Theory (CRT) has become the latest way to demonize public schools. I admit when I first heard CRT I thought it was …

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July 29, 2021

(Rebroadcast) Tricks for Cost-Free Travel (or almost free) – With Jac…

My husfriend and I just got back from a trip to Hawaii. It was his birthday gift to me. Nice huh! We had to jump through a few ho…

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July 4, 2021

023 What Makes an Effective Teacher Effective?

What makes an effective teacher effective? That's a pretty subjective question, isn't it? I'm beginning to believe that so much o…

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June 12, 2021

022 New Teachers, This One's for You!

This school year is FINALLY ending (thank god for small favors) and we are packing up our minimally used classrooms. For many tea…

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April 26, 2021

021 What does a Teaching Credential Really Prove?

The National Center for Education Statistics reported that in the 2017-18 school year there were 3.3 million full and part-time t…

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April 14, 2021

Minimum Day #4 : Back in the Classroom

Here's how the school year progressed. It started as "We won't likely be returning to campus this year." Then it changed to "I d…

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April 2, 2021

020. Tackling Teacher Tenure

In 2005 then-governor Arnold Schwarzenegger wanted to make changes to California's teacher tenure, increasing the time to achieve…

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March 6, 2021

019 Going Back to School (for real this time)

We are rapidly approaching the end of our 3rd quarter and it looks like a pretty done deal that after spring break, we will be go…

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Nov. 22, 2020

016 Bye Bye Betsy - Who Will Be Biden's Pick for Secretary of Educati…

So the election is over (or is at least supposed to be over...) and Biden has a lot of work to do to help put the country back to…

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Nov. 1, 2020

015 The Value of Teacher Evaluations

Hello Faithful Listeners! So, yeah, this episode is a bit late, (or a bit early if you want to pretend last week didn’t happen). …

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Oct. 5, 2020

014 Minimum Day #3 with Angel

Our guest co-host, fellow co-worker and single parent, Angel, joins us today to share her unique (or not so unique, depending on …

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