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.

Follow: @drncgarrett @JeffreyBenson61@ASCD  @bamradionetwork 



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Supporting Arts Integration in Your Classroom

Rachael George with Amanda Koonlaba, Ed.S., NBCT


Many schools have seen a waning commitment to arts integration.  Our guest explains why art remains an important part of a good curriculum and how to support art in your classroom.

Follow:  @runnin26 @AKoonlaba@ASCD  @bamradionetwork 



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The Keys to Transforming Curriculum, Engagement, and Learning

Chaunte Garrett with Michael Fisher


Join us for a dive into how we can transform learning by transforming our perspective and practice. 

Follow:  @fisher1000  @drncgarrett@ASCD  @bamradionetwork 




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