Helping the Students You Love, Using the Tests You Hate

Mike Janatovich with Maureen Connolly, Ed.D.


In this episode, we reexamine what it means to be literate today and discuss the new tools we can use to help students achieve literacy.

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Good Peer Feedback in the Classroom: Do This, Not That

Kyle Hamstra with Starr Sackstein


Join us as we rethink ways to give authentic, effective, and actionable feedback to your students.

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Half of All Students Have Experienced Trauma: What Teachers Can Do

Rachael George  with Debbie Zacarian, Lourdes Alvarez-Ortiz, Judie Haynes


The number of students in our classrooms who have been exposed to trauma, violence or chronic stress is substantial. Join us as we discuss how educators can help these students succeed.

Follow: @debbiezacarian @lalvarezortiz @judiehaynes @runnin26@ASCD  @bamradionetwork



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Sustaining Relationships Throughout the School Year

Mike Janatovich with Nancy Frey


Creating equity in schools requires a collective effort. The ability to build and repair and sustain relationships is central to that effort. Join us to learn more.

Follow: @NancyFrey @mikejanatovich@ASCD  @bamradionetwork 


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Strategies for Teaching the Students Who Challenge Us

Chaunte Garrett with Jeffrey Benson


Teaching challenging students comes with the territory of any classroom. Our guest offers strategies for dealing with students who push the limits of our skills.

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