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Jerald L. Hoover is an award-winning Young Adult fiction author and has garnered success and multiple accolades over the years. He was awarded Best New Male Writer of the Year by the Literary Society in Virginia in 1993 for his novella My Friend, My Hero. He was also listed as a bestselling author among black writers from 1994 – 1996 in various Afr…
 
Here on Class Dismissed, we’ve published over 180 episodes. However, as we reflect on all the great topics we’ve covered, we must admit that we haven’t focused enough on the subject of rural education. What are schools like in rural America? What are the myths and stereotypes about rural education? If you keep up with education news, you may also n…
 
As educators, we sometimes need a spark. One great place to find that inspiration is from movies. In Episode 186 of Class Dismissed, we highlight some of the most inspirational movie scenes for teachers. The movie scenes that made our list include… Stand and Deliver (Rotten Tomatoes Score 82%) Los Angeles high school teacher Jaime Escalante (Edward…
 
You may know “Survivorman” from the hit Discovery Channel TV show (2000-2018), Les Stroud’s passion for the outdoors has driven him to some of the planet’s most remote locations. Now Stroud is reaching out to kids about the lessons that can be learned through outdoor adventures. Stroud says he worked with kids in camps for years, so the idea of a b…
 
When it comes to video storytelling, the times have changed. Most students are already equipped with an Android device or an iPhone. The advanced cameras on phones can be a powerful tool to tell a story via video. At least when appropriately used. However, as an educator, you can still bring several tricks to the table to up your students’ video fi…
 
Highline Promise In 2012, Highline school Superintendent, Susan Enfield, made a promise to students. It’s a promise that’s now core to the Highline School District strategic plan. The “Highline Promise” states that each student is known by name, strength, and need. Most educators come to the job with this spirit. With the intent of knowing each stu…
 
What is Inquiry-Based Learning? In Episode 116 we talk with Inquiry-Based Learning (IBL) expert Trevor MacKenzie. MacKenzie has authored two books on the topic. For MacKenzie, IBL is all about getting the students to have a more active roll in the class and exploring students questions and curiosities as entry points into the curriculum. “Sometimes…
 
Over the past eight years Kahoot! has taken classrooms by storm. The learning software allows educators to create, share, and play learning games that drive effective engagement. The company debuted at SXSW in 2012, and in just five short years, they watched their platform grow to a billion players. By the start of 2021 they were up to a staggering…
 
In Episode 180 of the Class Dismissed Podcast, we caught up with Minnesota principal and author Jessica Cabeen. Cabeen, who is the author of “Lead with Grace: Leaning into the Soft Skills of Leadership,” shared tips on handling professional confrontations. Cabeen says one of the biggest mistakes school leaders can make is to “lead with their title.…
 
It’s no secret that the stress of being an educator can take a toll on any teacher’s mental health. But High School Humanities teacher, Henry Seton, is on a mission to let his fellow educators know the importance of talking openly about it. “It is OK to talk about the other ways you cope—your CrossFit and spin classes, your yoga and meditation sess…
 
Dumfries was voted the happiest place to live in Scotland. So much so the locals can end up resenting you if you move away. Mark talks about going back to visit his old school, bullies who now want to be friends and all those bad hair cuts and style choices that saw him through puberty. Not only that we have original wrestling finishing moves, an a…
 
Softening the blow for new teachers In Episode 178 of Class Dismissed we talk with Chase Mielke about ways new teachers can keep their flame for educating ignited. After a decade of reflection Mielke compiled a list of what he calls his five “Passion Stokers” for educators. Find a positive tribe Curate the good, don’t hoard the bad Forgive Own your…
 
You don't often think of Buckinghamshire as a hot spot of martial arts, but it turns out fighting was par for the course for a young Jake. If it wasn't his Dad starting fights down the school's back ally, it was his oldest sister finishing them. Which the protecting of his close family, Jake was them able to concentrate on his real passions that in…
 
The best of 2020! In Episode 177 of Class Dismissed we reflect on the best things that 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic thrust upon the education ecosystem. For example, 2020 helped normalize connectivity, renewed a focus on family, and has school districts examining the efficiency and effectiveness of their school calendar. During this episode, we a…
 
Dane could have gone a very different route than he chose to. Not only did he have to battle multiple teachers who seemed hell bent on making his life hell. Soon came the teenage years and the tempting call of the gangster way of life. Lucky, he had his head screwed on and decided to take a better path. But if it wasn't for his vision of a better f…
 
Each year public schools spend millions of dollars on copyright-protected textbooks. Districts do this even though we now live in a digitally dominated world full of open-sourced books. But there’s an alternative. The movement of using Open Educational Resources (OER) has been growing over the past five years. In 2017 Class Dismissed interviewed Ca…
 
For the first time in Class Dismissed, we attend the mysterious world of the all-girls school. Sophie talks us through the gossiping, sleep overs and snogging practice using your hand. Not only that, but there is the never-ending dilemma of how to style your uniform, which hat your meant to be wearing and what ludicrous hair style phase you might b…
 
How educators can navigate media literacy in a politically charged environment? Let’s face it. We’ve been living in a politically divided country. On Twitter, President Donald Trump listed the New York Times, NBC, ABC, CBS, and CNN as the “enemy of the people,” and he’s on record saying that 80% of media is fake news. So what responsibility do teac…
 
Some kids are well behaved an polite, with a look as if butter wouldn’t melt. Other are demons, tear always. They need to be tethered for fear of the destruction they will wreak if allowed to run wild. Mathew Crosby was such a child. Now a reformed uber nerd, we chat about his dark, and destructive past. Is there nothing that can stop the demon chi…
 
Hi Class Dismissed fans!Radio X are releasing Season 2 of a podcast we think you’ll enjoy. That’s A First! is hosted by comedians Maisie Adam and Tom Lucy and in each episode they’re joined by a guest who reveals some interesting firsts from their life… and then gets ripped to shreds. In series 1 we heard about the first time Romesh Ranganathan soi…
 
Typically, authors write books with the hope that their words will live in perpetuity. Texts that will be read and analyzed for decades to come. But in July of 2020, best-selling author Jennifer Serravallo began writing a book that she hoped would have a short shelf life. Her new book would be packed full of strategies for learning virtually. In on…
 
Don your best blazer and get ready to take a walk through privilege. Weird traditions, tuck shop shenanigans and Latin vocab are all par for the course.Not only do we discuss the pros and cons of boarding school life, we get a fair share of the usual wild stories straight from our listeners to feats our sizeable appetites on.Follow Tom - www.instag…
 
Talking in class is a classic way of finding yourself in detention. And Charlie baker certain has the gift of the gab. And in this episode, you are sure to witness it. The all singing all dancing Devonshire showman leads with a constant stream of dialogue that gets on a roll and doesn't stop.We talk home schooling, parent evenings and the pointless…
 
“It’s so important to realize that when you’re working with kids, almost nothing they do is about you. It’s about them because their job is to grow up and it’s hard and it’s heavy.” – Carol Ann Tomlinson Carol Tomlinson is a Professor Emeritus at the University of Virginia. She’s worked with undergraduates, master’s students, and doctoral students,…
 
The wonderful Laura Lexx lets us into her west country upbringing and a childhood spent dancing around the country side. Fresh off her highly successful book "Klopp actually", the Taunton based comic and writer is a pint-sized bundle of fun.We talk Tik Tok, the school bus and realising school rules are made to be broken. Follow Tom - www.instagram.…
 
One day to take a deep breath and play For six years now, the first Wednesday in February has been designated as Global School Play Day. On February 3rd, 2021, schools worldwide will pledge to allow students to spend an entire day playing with their classmates. However, COVID-19 may give this annual tradition a different feel. After months of stude…
 
Toby is on Radio X weekdays between 10am - 1pm and is no stranger to letting you in on the gossip. A tall kid with big ears, you'd think the odds were against him at school. Things are even worse when your Dad is host of the biggest TV quiz show in the countryWe talk home maids, awkward physical developments, and driving to school listening to your…
 
He's the biggest act to hit the comedy scene in years. Literally. After years spent managing club door, Emmanuel has more than enough stories to tell. But we are more interested in the kid who would grow up to be the heavy weight joke machine.We talk Rugby, wetting yourself in the rain and the pressure on having to pretend you're hard because you'r…
 
We’ve seen wellness and mindfulness rooms for students, but this public school decided to create one for their teachers. The challenges educators are tackling during the COVID-19 pandemic are extraordinary. Juggling teaching in person with a mask while simultaneously educating other students in a virtual format is a remarkable task. But these achie…
 
Tom Houghton is back in detention and he's got more friends with him for series 2 of Class Dismissed. Join Tom as he finds out why his guests earned their school punishments, the length they and friends went to in order to wind up teachers plus all your messages about odd nicknames, creepy teachers and more. The first episode of Class Dismissed lan…
 
In K-12 education, there’s a strong push for STEM education. It’s for good reason, math and science are important. But where should social-emotional learning rank? Psychiatrist Helen Riess, MD, believes we’re in a society that’s ill-equipped to talk about emotion and feelings. Riess thinks we need more than just information in this world to succeed…
 
In mid-September President, Donald Trump gave a speech blasting what he called “Left-Wing Indoctrination” in history classes. During the event at the National Archives, the president said “We must clear away the twisted web of lies in our schools and our classrooms, and teach our children the magnificent truth about our country.” President Trump al…
 
Adam Lavallee says a lot of math teachers are unsure as to how to start virtual learning. So the Pennsylvania teacher/learning design coach put together six ideas that can help educators get started. Lavallee’s checklist has been featured in the Marshall Memo and in Episode 168 of Class Dismissed, Lavallee walks us through each of his ideas. Before…
 
Liberal Arts in Crisis? You don’t have to look hard to find news stories and books questioning the value of higher education. Bryan Caplan recently published “The Case Against Education – Why the Education System Is a Waste of Time and Money.” And on Fox News, Jon Stossel recently wrote: “What everyone’s afraid to say about college and jobs.” Often…
 
In much of the South, public school has been back in session for weeks. School admins are already implementing in-person, hybrid, and virtual learning while simultaneously navigating flareups of COVID-19 in their classrooms. When a student or faculty member tests positive for COVID everything pauses. It takes time and resources to determine who’s b…
 
In Episode 165 of Class Dismissed we want to give you a preview of how in-person class is going here in Mississippi. Co-host, Kristina Pollard has been working with students for over a week and she’ll share whether or not her return to the classroom was harder or easier than expected. We’ll also discuss numbers from the Mississippi Department of He…
 
One of the greatest challenges to teaching is not knowing if you’re making a difference in a child’s life at the time. More than likely, you are, but it can sometimes be difficult to see the impacts in realtime. Rebecca Potter has over fifteen years in the classroom teaching English, AP Language and Composition, Philosophy, and Public Speaking. The…
 
When it comes to education in the Fall of 2020, it’s clear that little will be uniform. Some schools are trying to open in person, some elected for the hybrid model, and others will be 100% remote. Last spring, in record time, teachers all over the world quickly put together distance learning curriculums to much success. However, there’s always roo…
 
Better and Safer The world is racing for a vaccine to COVID-19. If we’re lucky, we’ll have one in late 2020 or early 2021. But what if we’re not? What if living with COVID-19 is something we have to adjust to longterm? How could we redesign our schools to make them safer in a pandemic? Prakash Nair We posed that question to Prakash Nair, the Foundi…
 
“What does it mean if you never see yourself in a story?” – Jennifer Buehler “To Kill a Mockingbird” is a beautiful story, and it is one of the most commonly taught books in the secondary curriculum. But educator, Jennifer Buehler, can’t help but wonder how many students relate to the characters. “At the end of the day, that book represents white A…
 
Is there a student anywhere in the world that doesn’t love a school assembly? You know, that moment, your principal fires up the intercom and announces that we’re all headed to the auditorium to be entertained and inspired. Unfortunately, these epic school congregations are another casualty of COVID 19. In fact, even if students return to the class…
 
Nathan Levenson, a former school superintendent, has consulted with hundreds of districts about ways to improve special education. But in March of 2020, the challenges surrounding special education became magnified by COVID-19. “Despite heroic efforts, by teachers and districts, kids with disabilities really did not thrive in any way shape or form …
 
Starting on the right foot On the first day or two of school, it can be tempting to want to lay the ground rules. You know, set the expectations about workload, go over the rules, and fill out the required forms. But Rick Wormeli wants to challenge educators to think differently. Wormeli, who is one of the first Nationally Board Certified Teachers …
 
Well before COVID-19, school districts were facing a substitute teacher shortage. In fact, EdWeek Research Center recently teamed up with Kelly Education and found that districts can fill just 54% of the 250,000 absences each day. Now, coronavirus is set to exacerbate the challenge. In the Fall of 2020, educators will need to call in at the first s…
 
Inequitable from the starting line When illustrating the need for systems of support in our schools’, Harvard Graduate School of Education Professor Paul Reville uses an example close to his heart; his daughter. He’s open about the list of advantages his daughter had when she showed up for her first day of kindergarten at an urban public school. a …
 
Higher Education’s Return on Investment? We often think of higher education as being the place that preps us for our future career. But is this the focus of colleges and universities? Are students finding work related to their degree right after graduation? Nancy Hoffman, the vice president at Jobs for the Future, says that at many elite colleges, …
 
Connecting with your students CJ Reynolds admits that there are a lot of things that he has to focus on to be a better teacher. Some tasks are a struggle for him, like creating content, quickly responding to emails, and doing paperwork. But there is one thing that has always come naturally to him– connecting with young people. As a teacher in West …
 
How can educators feel safe? Educators in Palo Alto, California, have created a list of demands to be met before they return to the classroom. I have to admit, when I first read the headline, “Palo Alto teachers list COVID-19 Safety Demands before returning to classrooms,” I braced for a list of unreasonable requests. However, as I started reading …
 
I was joined by four students representing 3 continents to discuss how remote learning has impacted them. Tiago, Year 12, Dubai resident Lottie, Year 6, Dubai resident Free, Grade 6, Atlanta, Georgia resident and Blaine, Grade 12, Raleigh, North Carolina resident. We discussed how ready they are to go back to school, if they are feeling any anxiety…
 
I had the opportunity to have a conversation with George Stewart II about his work as a teacher leader, his advocacy work both at the local and state level, and being an agent of change. I also allowed him to have some time to share his feelings about George Floyd and what predominantly white schools can do to help promote allyship. George actually…
 
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