Welcome to TweetED!  Team coverage, highlights, and commentary from the best education Twitter  chats and social media discussions of the week. Follow lead anchors Dr. Brad Gustafson and Ben Gilpin,  hosts of UnearthED, as they mine social media for the discussions that matter most.


Understanding the Challenges of First Gen Students

 Rosa Isiah with Alex Serna


We all know that understanding our students is vital to helping them succeed. In this episode, we discuss what we need to understand about students who are first in their families to go to college.

Follow: @alsernabjj @rosaIsiah @bamradionetwork.com

#WeLeadEd  #edchat 


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School Culture Is Broken, How Do We Fix It?

Dr. Brad Gustafson and Ben Gilpin with Dave Burgess


Our guest says that all of us are responsible for creating school culture. We ask the question, how?

Follow:  @gustafsonbrad@benjamingilpin   @burgessdave @bamradionetwork    



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The Modern Teacher Toolkit: Courage, Skill, and Will

 Rosa Isiah with Jeremy Bond


Our guest says that today's teachers need three essential qualities. Learn why courage, skill and will have become must-have characteristics for those of us who work in education.   

Follow: @jeremydbond @rosaIsiah @bamradionetwork.com

#WeLeadEd  #edchat 


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It Has Been a Rough Year: Finding the Diamonds in the Rough

Dr. Brad Gustafson and Ben Gilpin 


As we approach the end of a very tough year, we are looking back in search of the bright spots. There were many.

Follow:  @gustafsonbrad@benjamingilpin  @bamradionetwork



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Why Is Teaching So Hard? Why Do We Still Love It?

Dr. Brad Gustafson and Ben Gilpin with Colby Sharp


Join us for the last episode in the series on why teaching is so hard. In this segment, we turn our attention to why we love teaching despite the challenges.

Follow:  @gustafsonbrad@benjamingilpin @colbysharp @bamradionetwork



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