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The Most Common Mistakes Teachers Make with Introverted Students

Rae Pica with Tony Baldasaro, Sophia Dembling, Lee Kolbert, Jessica Lahey 

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Introverted students are often misunderstood, mischaracterized, and mishandled by teachers. In this segment we debunk some of the myths about "quiet" students, uncover some of the common mistakes made in teaching them, and offer sound guidance on how to bring out the best in them.

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Hidden Causes of the Achievement Gap Between Boys and Girls

Rae Pica with Michael Reichert, Claudia Buchmann, David Bloomfield, Nancy Flanagan

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The academic achievement gap between girls and boys is now well established and growing. The reasons are complex and in this segment we explore some of the more obscure causes. We close by looking at what can be done to narrow, if not close, the gap.

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Balancing Act: Celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza in School

Rae Pica with Maurice J. Elias, Ph.D., Julie Bisson, Lee Kolbert

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The holidays are coming and with them comes the challenge of celebrating the holidays while being sensitive to an increasingly culturally diverse student population. Add to the mix widely varying school policies and guidelines and the holidays can quickly become a stress-inducing balancing act. What's an educator to do? Our guests offer some sage advice and practical tips.

Follow: @TeachaKidd @bodymindchild @bamradionetwork

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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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Balancing Act: Celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa in School

Rae Pica with Maurice J. Elias, Ph.D., Julie Bisson, Lee Kolbert

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The holidays are coming and with them comes the challenge of celebrating the holidays while being sensitive to an increasingly culturally diverse student population; add to the mix widely varying school policies and guidelines, and the holidays can quickly become a stress-inducing balancing act. What's an educator to do? Our guests offer some sage advice and practical tips.

Follow: @bodymindchild @bamradionetwork

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