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Tips for Teaching Controversial Topics

Rae Pica with Diana Hess, Bill Bigelow, Dan Brown

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Evolution, global warming, same-sex marriage, civil rights. All of these topics can be tough to teach. In this segment our guests provide some guidelines.

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Stepping Toward Sensible, Valid Teacher Evaluations

Rae Pica with W. James Popham, Lisa Nielsen

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In this segment we look at formative and summative teacher evaluations and discuss what teachers can do to support more valid and effective assessments.

Follow: @InnovativeEdu @bodymindchild @bamradionetwork

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Using Social Media with Parents: What Works, What to Avoid

Rae Pica with Kathy Cook, Erin Klein, Joe Mazza

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Social media is potentially a powerful tool for connecting with parents. What is required to make parent/teacher social media work?

Follow: @kathycook1 @Joe_Mazza @KleinErin @bodymindchild @bamradionetwork

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What Savvy Teachers Know About Managing Disruptive Student Behavior

Rae Pica with Kaye Otten, Nancy Rappaport, Jessica Lahey, Nancy Flanagan

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Managing challenging behavior is part and parcel of being a classroom teacher. In this segment our guests explore the drivers of disruptive behaviors, discuss traditional methods of responding to disruptive students and offer proven strategies.

Follow: @docrappaport @jesslahey @NancyFlanagan bodymindchild @bamradionetwork
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Ten Ways to Make Test Prep Fun

Rae Pica with Dave Burgess, Angela Bunyi, Erin Klein

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It's that time of year. Teachers around the nation are beginning to focus on assessments and test prep. Our guests say that test prep can actually be fun and offer specific strategies you can use immediately.

Follow: @AngelaBunyi @KleinErin @burgessdave @bodymindchild @bamradionetwork

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