You have something amazing to say; just start writing – Episode 32

Cover of book Lola Pitts' Green Eggs and Grits

This episode features three talented educators, who also happen to be published authors. Dionne Joseph, Kellee Moye and Whitney Norton share their love of reading and how they use their passion to inspire students.

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Taking care of one’s self is important too – Episode 31

Sign on door: You are now entering a stress free zone

We have to take care of ourselves to best help others. Listen to this episode to learn more about resources available through the Cigna healthcare plan, Employee Assistance Program, Mental Health Mondays, calm rooms, and more.

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Tech tips to engage learners – Episode 30

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Listen to this episode to learn what’s available for teachers and students to see if you’ve missed a valuable resource, and for some helpful tips on engaging students online.

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Giving thanks and understanding students’ needs – Episode 29

The holidays can be hard on anyone, but especially students whose families are struggling to satisfy life’s basic needs: food, shelter and clothing. Today’s guests offer insight into the lives of our students experiencing homelessness and they provide some helpful tips to consider when planning supports.

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Overcoming obstacles and finding solutions – Episode 28

Weird, what is this?

Listen to this episode to hear two teachers discuss how they are making meaningful connections.

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Taking care of the whole child – Episode 27

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Listen to this episode to see why giving students a voice is important to their education and personal growth.

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Thinking outside the box – Episode 26

Student at home and teacher at school play music

From Nearpod to Flipgrid and even Webcam Peek-a-boo, listen to this episode to learn how they are engaging their students.

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Celebrating culture – Episode 25

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Check out this episode to learn more about the Latinos in Action program and how it builds leaders within their school communities.

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Coaching for success or coaches mix it up – Episode 24

Edgewater football team poses with Mayor Buddy Dyer at City Hall

The foundation to coaching and teaching requires relationship building. Listen to this episode to hear what these two head coaches say helps be them be successful.

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Teaching with purpose – Episode 22

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Paschall encourages educators to teach with a sense of purpose rather than with a sense of urgency. Listen to this episode to hear what makes him an outstanding educator.

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