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Creating Trouble-Free Transitions

Rae Pica with Michaelene Ostrosky, Kristen Vincent, Deborah J. Stewart, Joan Young

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Many teachers see transitions between classes, or from one activity to another, as a potentially chaotic time where all sorts of things can go wrong. Our guests today offer decades of their collective experience on how to make transitions more smooth and less stressful. 

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Motivating Unmotivated Students

Rae Pica with Kathryn Wentzel, Allen Mendler, Tony Baldasaro

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There are few things more frustrating to a passionate teacher than an unmotivated student. Why are some students unmotivated? What can be done about it? Our guests share useful insights and practical solutions.

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Three Things Every Educator Should Know About Teaching Black Boys

Rae Pica with Baruti Kafele, Jose Vilson, Jason Flom

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Our guests tell us that there are a number of things many educators don't understand about teaching black boys and, indeed, there are many myths.
In this segment they attempt to open our eyes and debunk the biggest misconceptions.

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The Hidden Challenges of Teaching Homeless Students

Rae Pica with Sarah D. Sparks, Barbara Duffield, John Spencer, Melanie Link Taylor

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The problem of homeless students is greater than many realize. In this segment we take a closer look at the challenges teachers face and offer ways to manage this growing problem at the classroom level. 

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Rethinking Classroom Cell Phone Policies, High-Tech Cheating and the Meaning of Google Glass

Rae Pica with John Owens, David Thornburg, Jessica Lahey, Lisa Nielsen

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In this segment, two camps face off on classroom cell phone policies. While some of our guests "just say no" to cell phones, others say cell phones are an asset in the classroom and Google Glass is going to be an even larger game changer. Learn more... 

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