The Nation Is Demanding a Discussion About Race; Are We Ready to Talk?

 Nancy Blair, Tom Whitby and Shawn Thomas

pic The national need to talk about race is rising, but even here on EdChat, we see a reluctance to talking about race among educators. Why is this, and what can we do about it?

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A No-Zero Policy: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Nancy Blair, with Shawn Thomas, Tom Krawczewicz

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Grading is one of our most popular topics.  In this episode, we look at the notion of a no-zero grading policy.

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Exploring the Differences Between Coaching and Traditional Professional Development

Nancy Blair, with Shawn Thomas, Harvey Alvy, and Jennifer Bearden

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Instructional coaching can be a superior means of professional development and support for teachers if the right conditions are present. 

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Should We Place Restrictions on Homework?

Tom Whitby, Nancy Blair, and Shawn Thomas

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Can we fix the issues teachers, students, and parents have with homework by applying some simple restrictions?

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So We Are in the 21st Century: How Has Teaching Changed?

Harvey Alvy, Nancy Blair, and Shawn Thomas

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Join us as we pause and assess the extent to which teaching has changed almost two decades into the 21st century.

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