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Yup! Today's Parents Are Different: What Teachers Need to Know to Survive

Rae Pica with Lenore Skenazy, Suzanne Tingley, & Deborah J. Stewart

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All of our guests in this segment seem to agree that today's parents are very different from generations past. They cite diverse examples and offer a variety of reasons, but all prescribe useful tips to help today's teachers survive today's parents.

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Your Classroom Management Plan for Day One: Setting Expectations

Rae Pica with Harry Wong, Nick Romagnolo, Nancy Flanagan, Deborah J. Stewart 

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Our guests say that having a classroom management plan and setting the right expectations for students on the first day is critical. What's the best way to achieve this? Tune in now and find out...

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Worksheets: Bad? Good? Depends...

Rae Pica with Dr. Jerlean Daniel, Danielle Wood, Dr. Sue Grossman, & Dorit Sasson

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Many teachers clamor for worksheets and a lot of parents love them, but respected early childhood professionals say worksheets are an outdated tool and are not developmentally appropriate. However, other experts disagree and worksheets are still broadly being used and distributed to teachers and parents. Our panel of experts joins us to sort through this issue.

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Withdrawing Recess As Punishment. Does It Work?

Rae Pica with Melinda Bossenmeyer, Ed.D., Patte Barth, Sarah Garland

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Children typically love recess so it seems quite logical that withdrawing recess from children who misbehave or fail to do assignments is an appropriate disciplinary approach. But some argue that withholding recess does more harm that good. Listen to this segment and consider the pros and cons.

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Will This Be on the Test?: Making Content Relevant

Rae Pica with Andrea Brixey, Glen Lineberry, Mary Beth Hertz

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Perhaps one of the biggest challenges you face as a teacher is making content interesting to all of your students, all of the time. Is this even possible? If so, how? Our panel of experienced teachers share what they've learned about this from practical experience.

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