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Teachers Watching Teachers: Keys to Peer Observation

Rae Pica with Elena Silva, PhD, Lisa Dabbs, Ariel Sacks

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Where administrator observation is typically viewed as an evaluation, peer observation is more generally seen as an approach to professional development and improvement of personal skills. In this segment we look at the keys to making peer observation work.

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OMG, I'm Being Watched: Preparing for and Surviving Classroom Observation

Rae Pica with Robert C. Pianta, Susan Ochshorn, Lisa Guernsey

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Whether it’s formal or informal, expected or unexpected, for as little as 30 minutes or over the course of a school year, electronically via video or being conducted by a peer or a principal, being observed is challenging! In this segment our guests offer tips on how to remove the stress and glide comfortably through the process.

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Everybody Wants a Piece of Me: Setting Boundaries in a 24/7 World

Rae Pica with Maureen Moriarty, Dr. Jane Bluestein, Patrick Riccards, Vicki Davis 

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Now that we teach in a wired world, anyone and everyone can get hold of you 24/7. Teachers are increasingly reporting that interruptions are on the rise. Even during class, parents are texting and calling and expecting an immediate response. In this session our guests talk about where the new boundaries need to be placed in a wired world and how to set them.

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Managing the Growing Demands of Teaching

Rae Pica with Dr. Jack Singer, Carol Bergmann, Shelly Sanchez Terrel, Joan Young

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Between the increasing mandate for academic outcomes, expanding class sizes, and the daily litany of demands by students, parents, and administrators, teaching can drain even the most energetic of educators. In this segment our guests share thoughts and strategies to keep your energy high and your stress low.

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Handling Bumps, Bruises, and Breaks in a Litigious, Overprotective Climate

Rae Pica with Julie Bullard, Tom Copeland, Jason Flom 

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When a child in your care is injured, who is responsible? How likely are lawsuits? What is the best way to report an injury to parents, administrators, relevant outside entities? What are the basics you need to know? Tune in and find out.

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