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.


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.

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Why Is Teaching So Hard? Divided Nation Equals Divided Classrooms

Dr. Brad Gustafson and Ben Gilpin with Jenny Nauman


Our nation is arguably more divided than ever and those divisions are spilling into our schools. How can school leaders and teachers deal with the deep divisions when they appear in our classrooms.

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Stressful, Sensitive, Risky Discussions: Tips for Educators?

Dr. Brad Gustafson and Ben Gilpin with Johan E. Uvin, and Kwesi Rollins


Educators are increasingly confronted with stressful, sensitive, and risky discussions that are easier to avoid than address. There's a growing sense that we are ill prepared to manage these potentially explosive encounters. Our guests offer guidance and a toolkit.

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Mixing Teaching, Branding, and Business: Conflict of Interest?

Dr. Brad Gustafson and Trevor Muir


A recent New York Times article started a firestorm about educators who are mixing teaching and business. Is this a cool thing or conflict of interest? 

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