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Timely Tax Tips for Teachers

Rae Pica with Michael B. Rubin and Vicki Davis

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It's tax time, so we invited a tax expert to come on and answer some common teachers' tax questions. In this segment we get updates and guidelines on the educator expense deduction, unreimbursed expenses, conference costs and side work.

 

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Time to Give "Time Out" a Time Out

Rae Pica with Dr. Peter E. Haiman, Jody Johnston Pawel, Amy McCready

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In many ways "time out" has become the new spanking. First, it became the default approach for dealing with child misbehavior. But, like spanking, conventional application of time out is now being challenged as overused, misused, harmful, and inappropriate. Our guests say it's time to rethink how and when time out is used.

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Time to Get Rid of Grades? What Exactly Stands in the Way?

Rae Pica with Mark Barnes, Starr Sackstein, Nancy Flanagan 

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Our guests are behind an initiative to scrap grades. Can we achieve academic goals without grades? What are the obstacles?  

Follow: @mssackstein @markbarnes19 @NancyFlanagan @bodymindchild @bamradionetwork
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Three Ways to Get the Most Out of Professional Conferences

Rae Pica with Sandra Giarde, Suzanne Gellens, Kimberly Tice 

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Well, conference season is upon us, but in these challenging financial times many are finding it increasingly difficult to justify the expense. Are conferences still viable and, if so, how do we make the most of attending conferences? Our guests share some useful insights and practical tips.

Follow: @sgiarde @SuzanneGellens1 @bodymindchild @bamradionetwork

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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.

Follow: @thejlv @principalkafele @JasonFlom @bodymindchild 
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