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Caller Talks About Growing Our Movement From the Ground Up
"Good to talk to you again. Last time we spoke, was right Before the 2016 election. I was still employed as a corrections officer up here in Washington. Yeah, well, now there's no use for correction officers are letting everybody out of prison. I My wife, uh, is, uh, has been listened to your show a lot and I've been working all the wives love me. That's pretty interesting. Anyway. Go ahead. Yeah, but no, I just wanted to say that, uh, we've been getting a little more active up this way and the only way we're going to really get a chance to Keep Things halfway normal in our country is from the ground up and that 100% agree community. You're absolutely right today running for our city. I met a guy today running for City Council real good guy, And so I'm going to start making more of a habit and sitting down with these people, and I think I think that's the only way we're going to be able to do it because we can't stop these people from swimming all there's a lot of ways we can, as opposed that not just electing people, which we ought to do. But we have to attack those who have devoured the the culture and our politics For whom elections don't matter. The India doesn't care who you elect. They intend to be around forever. We have a permanent government here. In many respects the bureaucratic Levison These teachers unions they own and run our school districts. School board members come and go. I'm not saying that's a minor fact. I mean, I'm saying it's important to like the right people, but We have to go after the enemy. We need to call them the enemy. We need to call them what they are. And until we do that, we're not going to win. We're certainly not. Maybe we'll win a little here and there, but we're not really going to seriously look.
Expect More Spending With U.S. Senate Infrastructure Bill Vote
"Human infrastructure. They steal the language. And the press regurgitates it They're planning to unilaterally consider a 3.5 trillion human infrastructure. Quote unquote package later in the year that would pay for freak childcare free community college, expanded health care subsidies and other programs. Yeah, And pay off that Oh, yeah. We got to take care of the colleges and universities the breeding ground for Marxism. We gotta do that. Sure. And the teachers unions? Yeah. They stand by us. They pushed their agenda. Whether parents and kids like it or not. We're going to watch carefully which Repubic vote for this, There's going to be a hell of a lot of them. They don't care about the debt. They don't care about your kids. They don't care about your grandkids. But don't worry, you won't be able to afford fish sticks, but you'll have a brand new bridge, followed by human infrastructure. What would we do without all this spending? How would we survive? How did we survive before? Meanwhile, they want to kill the economy a second time. Two years running, put people out of business subsidize people not to work. We're doing exactly the wrong thing in every respect. Exactly the wrong thing in every respect, But don't worry. We're going to have a bipartisan infrastructure bill and the Republicans go home and say I voted for infrastructure. Shut the hell
CDC Says New Science Caused Change in Mask Guidance
"Their mask guidance as we hear from a B C's Eva Pilgrim, the CDC advising the fully vaccinated people return to wearing masks indoors in areas of high transmission as cases climb around the country. This was not something that we took lightly, and something that I know weighs heavily with me and with all of America director Molinski, citing New science that shows even some vaccinated people can transmit the delta vary it the data showing, though, that the vaccine reduces the risk of getting the virus, seven fold and the risk of being hospitalized. 20 fold. The CDC also recommending kids and teachers returned to school in the fall with everyone masked even if they're vaccinated, a reverse from guidance given just two weeks ago. The new guidance coming his parents across the country protest mask mandates in schools, but the head of one the largest teachers unions in the country standing by the new guidance. Obviously we're going to embrace the science, but you know it's it's with great reluctance that we have to put our mass back on the variant now responsible for an estimated eight in 10 cases as we learn who is in those hard hit hospitals. ABC calling 50 hospitals in 17 states of the 271 Covid patients in the ICU 255 were not vaccinated. I see you doctors telling ABC News the vast majority of vaccinated patients in their ICUs had underlying conditions or weakened immune systems with more than 156 million Americans fully vaccinated nationwide. Approximately 153,000 symptomatic breakthrough cases have occurred representing less than 1% of those fully vaccinated, according to an unpublished internal CDC document obtained by ABC News overnight. Pfizer's CEO Albert Bourla, making the case for booster shots. Saying Some studies suggest the delta variant challenges the vaccine's protection after six months talking to former White
Newsom Now "Owns" Homelessness, Crime, for Better or Worse
"America's best dressed columnist. He was very sporty when i met him at. Cpac it's david. Drucker of the washington examiner. How are you david. Thank your great. How are you. i'm doing great. I hear you are writing about gavin. Newsom our governor hairstyle and they might be in trouble. What's up with that. Well we'll see in the end. I know democrats were a little concerned and a lot has to do with a turn out in the way This thing shaping up is that you know any republicans with a pulse is gonna show up and the question is will democratic voters show up now and again not not so much because they decided they don't like newson therefore they won't show up but it's a special election they probably don't think you can lose. They're not as galvanized or enthusiastic To going mid-september timber in an off year where republicans are in the meantime. Newsroom is navigating all sorts of political pressure Tolbert is still a problem. He's a disaster on covert he. He's he's trying to enforce masks on everybody but his pals the teachers not them then he and by the way the reason i sorta cove and getting different problem is the people. I talked to said. Kobe is it really necessary. Lee his problem. You know the fact that it hasn't gone away from what they told me is really popping off the charts the homelessness issue and decrying issue and absolutely he wide their statewide problems that are registering with win. Vote
Gov. Newsom Says, “We Don’t Need Masking. Just Get Vaccinated”
"Gavin newsom has mandated masks for all state employees except get this teachers. Teachers get an exception. I wonder why. Teacher's union i don't understand how teacher's union it just seems really a teacher's union cash. I just i just don't see it. I just don't know his thought process teacher's union governor gavin newsom gavin. Newsom is also guilty. Of what i propose making a new federal crime which is stupid analogies because i see way too many dumb people making bad analogies and thinking. They're smart about it. Let's go to gavin on. Cut number eight look. We don't even have to have that debate if we can just get everybody vaccinated. That's not vaccinated. That's refusing to get vaccinated this living vaccine free and impacting the rest of us. It's like drunk drivers. You don't have the right to go out and drink and drive and put everybody else risk including your own life at risk california's one of the highest vaccination rates in america. But yet we're still seeing an increase because so many people twenty five percent california are refusing to get vaccinated so we're really trying to focus on ending this pandemic once and for all those non pharmaceutical interventions like face coverings and face masking where necessary in the absence of vaccines but with these paxton's but we can extinguish virus once and for all and get it behind us and not worry about getting our kids safely by you. Shut up god. What an idiot. I can't deal with this guy okay. The vaccine is a good thing i have. I have taken the vaccine the that it will stop. The virus completely is a false idea. You can still get it. Otherwise why would we bat vaccine. People have to wear masks.
Social Justice for Young Learners
"I shall be. I'm so happy you're here on the podcast today. I'm so happy that you've reached out so we can learn a little bit more about you. Know your thoughts on social justice and a little bit about your company and Some practical tapes that you might have for teachers so if you wanna just go ahead and introduce yourself to us please. Absolutely i'm so excited to be here and chat with you. Talk about all things social justice and education. My name is shelby kratz. I am the founder of little justice leaders subscription box that helps educators integrate social justice into their curriculum with kids And i'm also phd candidate at ucla Working on my degree in education And i've spent about a decade now working and various roles in education so i really You know love working with teachers. And i'm excited to talk about social justice education today. Wonderful wonderful so you have a very varied background in education very yes. So what experiences made you believe in social justice and social justice teaching. And what made you want to start your company like what were some of the things the catalyst for that. Yeah absolutely so Around the time of the two thousand sixteen election I was spending a lot of times in schools working on my research. And i had just been working In the school for a few years before that so i was hearing a lot from teachers and parents that they didn't quite know how to talk to other students to their kids about what was going on in the media and the news at that time it was a lot of xenophobia. A lot of racism. Sexism sajjan coming up in the in the news all over the media and you know these parents and teachers were just like. I have no idea how to purchase with you know. Let's say kindergartner. Or a third grader. and so a lot of what i heard was okay so i'm just not going to talk about it at all
In-Skill Purchasing in Canada
"Hello. Terry here. It's Monday. It's a big pig week. There's lots of events going on. We got the voice ten going on, sponsored by Amazon, Lexi, and Google Assistant. We've also got voice, lies happening, Thursday, and from more about that to come. But as I spoke about last week, as you know, Lexi live was Amazon's big event last week and they announced a whole bunch of new features. One of these, I am very intrigued by because this is a teacher that has been available in the United States for quite some time now. And now it is finally available here in Canada. This is called in skill purchasing. So what that means is that now developers that are creating skills, have the option of actually selling to Canadians through the skill additional options or features or other products through the skill. So essentially, I'll give you an example. A skill may have a series of sounds that you can listen to. And so a lot of those sounds are free but if you want the expanded, Sound pack or if you want sounds, for example, without any ads or commercials you have the option of through the skill, purchasing that Premium Edition of the skill and this is wonderful because it gives the consumer, the option of purchasing those, those pieces of content that are providing some added value. And for the developer's side, it's a way for them to monetize their skills and and turn that helps grow the whole ecosystem. If you will, when it comes to Amazon Echo, devices and Lexie. So yes, Amazon just announced that took International expansion of the in skilled purchasing is live and specifically. They said that they have pushed us out to India and Canada at this time.
Leana Wen Talking About Carrots and Sticks For Vaccinations
"Listen to lena when this. This woman is a former head of planned parenthood by the way. She's a real piece of work. Talking about carrot and stick listened to her cut. Seventy eight right. I think it depends on the circumstance. So if you're going to the grocery store and the grocery store doesn't have the capacity to enforce some kind of proof vaccination then they have to say that indoor masking means to apply because we don't know who's vaccinated and who's not the same thing for schools schools. You can't expect the teacher in every school to be asking. Well you're not worrying masks. Oh vaccine or not and so. That's the case. Everybody should be wearing masks. But i could imagine there are already concert. Venues workplaces are saying if you are not vaccinated. You can't come or you have to get a negative test and that's what's needed in order to really incentivize sings at this
Democrats Don't Talk About the Real Impact of Allowing Illegal Immigrants Into U.S.
"What does that do to the population in America? Was low skilled or unskilled. Who are American citizens. Whose ancestors have been here for generations. Somebody choice by slavery. What does it do that that community do you notice? We never discuss this? We never discussed the history. The Democrat Party in classrooms are in the media. We never discuss. The systemic racism of the Democrat Party, how it keeps an iron fist control of our inner cities. And rewards the teachers, unions and all the rest. And undermines their own police force is to the detriment of the population. We never discussed this. We never discuss what the impact is. What will be over two million illegal aliens coming into the country, the overwhelming majority of whom are dirt poor and unskilled. What does that do to school systems in the inner city? What does that do to Social services in the inner cities. What does that do? The various communities. It's never discussed because it's a disaster. It's a disaster. All we talk about is Well, these people are being moved into the You know, other areas of the country really do tell, and they don't tell Most gather in the city. Most gather in the cities. What's the impact on the city? We're not going to talk about What's the impact? The strain of services police services. Health care services, or we're not gonna talk about that.
Mark Levin Says He's Tired in Impassioned 'Hannity' Monologue
"And this is what I said. Cut one go. I'm going to tell you what's going on. I was part of the Reagan revolution as part of the tea party movement. Was part of the Trump revolution. There is a massive movement of foot. It's not under the radar. People just started looking at it. The silent majority is not going to be silent anymore. The American people are furious with what's happening to their country by American people. I mean, all American people who love this country, regardless of their color, their religion, their background. Red blooded Americans. They are sick and tired of what they've seen in the first six months of this administration. They don't like the way they're being treated by the elites in the media. They don't like being looked down upon by these phony professors who they bring on TV who trash them. They are disgusted with the teachers unions. Parents all over this country can't believe what's happened to elementary schools and secondary schools. Parents go broke to send their kids to college, another coming home on Thanksgiving or other days, and they don't know what's happened to them. We're paying for our own demise with tenured Marx's professors and administrators. For schools that are turning on our founding in our history. Americans love their history. Americans love their history, The good the bad and the ugly. Americans are sent all over the world to fight wars for people who do not look like them. America's borders are wide open. We have a president United States was violating our immigration laws who signs executive orders, like his Benito Mussolini were sick and tired of hearing from San Francisco, Nancy Pelosi. In New York City, Chuck Schumer, what they intend to do to our court system. Those courts belong to us attacking separation of powers and our constitutional construct. We're tired of the way the family is trashed in this country, the family We're tired away. Private property rights are treated in this country. We're tired of a lot of things going on in this
Ven. Sangye Khadro on How to Meditate
"So venerable. Welcome and thank you for joining us on the wisdom chat so great to have you here. Thank you for inviting me. I was just reading your bio and a mentioned that you were in you. I met the dhamma or studied with the debate and llamas in dharmsala indiana's wondering wondering how you what motivated you and how you ended up going to india to study buddhism. Well i guess salaam story that. I'll give short so his born in california and grew up in a roman catholic family but i went to catholic schools but as a teenager i became disillusioned with catholicism and i was interested in still interested in spirituality and now back in those days that was in the early seventies. There weren't many buddhist books available. But i read a few and i've had the strong feeling of wanting to go to india that seemed to be replaced where always spiritual teachers happened spiritual teaching so yeah so i started going university but then i felt. It's not really what i wanted to do with my life. I really strong pull towards finding a spiritual teacher in spiritual path so i decided to leave university and just head off to india. But i didn't go immediately. I went first to europe and had some fun there and eventually made my way to india at those days. I mean there is no willie. Planet guide. No internet facebook and so on. But i'd meet people along the way. And that's how i found out about Dharmsala
Caller Agrees Coronavirus Fear by Left Will Last Through Next Election
"Want to start out by saying it's an absolute pleasure to talk to you. Thank you. I'm learning a lot from you. And you can consider me a diehard students of the school of Love in Aren't you? Nice? You know, like I have to say I went out and purchased a bunch of your books. I've been giving them out to affected family members. If you will spend a little more difficult than I thought. Isn't it? Amazing? Uh, But you know what? I've got three kids. Two of them are in college. One of them graduated last year. Unfortunately, the one that graduated has been lost to the beast. Um, she's actually a teacher now in North Carolina, and, you know, hopefully I can get her back at some point, but And by the way, you notice how this ideology really does divide families tears him apart the nuclear family. It's one of the things Mark said he wanted If that needed to be accomplished. It's incredible when when Trump was elected in 16. My mom didn't talk to me till the following October. And it was almost a year. She was that upset about it, and she couldn't believe I would vote for someone like that. But, you know, listening to your opening on the show you were talking about the mask mandates and how the They're starting to increase in all these variants and everything else, and I honestly think You know, they found a gem in the, uh, coronavirus the last time around. I think they're going to try to keep this thing alive as long as they possibly can to try to affect the next election. So do I. Yeah, So do I. And this is a very important point, particularly last half a sentence. This will be one of the attacks on the state voting systems. We have a new variant that we have this new pandemic. That you Republican legislatures. You shouldn't leave in place. What exists because you're going to be threatening all these people all over again. I think you're exactly right fact.
Visualization of Data to Help Become a Smart City
"Godless. Welcome give us a brief introduction to your background and your experience in the municipal spice. Dan thank you so much Yes i'm beating the municipal spiteful. Woman teen years on basically started off as an account thin and one one of his jobs was basically working in a municipality time saul the challenges and then as i expanded my career gordon. Both inconsolably of these not to a wide Expedience i'm gene from financial statements assets Raven utilites stuff debating Gun things unveiled. I actually worked at the At the as a quite a challenging task and data vice vadis china's and i realized the need for specific tools that could maybe. Is you in making decisions much faster and quicker but unfortunately that some of these daytona teachers didn't exist then. He wasn't widely adopted and they basically join service providers That's implementing financial systems and some of these technologies actualities. They're not going both of this. Visualization of informational. Spatial platform and immediately is sort of is that to mind when i was at the municipality on i i could immediately see the value that he can add in decision making but also solving ninety nine problems and administered vanities also looking at information. Real time online So that you can immediately thank action oil. What needs to be done from that mistake. Deaf so y'all and dementia looking for one of the major service providers begun and we'd bicycling focusing on assisting Unenthused to be sustainable. And basically i'm looking at the long Sustainability in the near future.
NYC Requires Health Workers to Be Vaccinated or Tested Weekly
"Michael. Thank you very much. Nathan. Workers in New York City run hospitals and health clinics have a new order from Mayor Bill de Blasio. Every single one of our workers. Get vaccinated or gets tested weekly. This will begin on. August. 2nd Blasio says the new policy comes as the city battles a rise in Covid 19 cases fueled by the highly contagious Delta variant. The order applies to publicly employed nurses, doctors, social workers, custodians and registrars. Blasio didn't rule out eventually applying the same requirement teachers,
Author Chat with Emiko Jean
"And we are here with emiko gene. The author of will never be apart impressive. All seasons and most recently tokyo ever after emiko so nice to have you on the podcast. Thank you for taking the time to speak with us. Thank you for having me today. Yeah congratulations on your recent book. Launch of my girlfriend has already re-regular. She read your book before. I even had a chance to receive your book. I think she's very excited. I'm talking to you right now. So we usually like to ask our authors like if they were always a writer if it's a passion that came later in life. I know that like i was looking at your bio earlier and it seems like you've juggled a lot of things in your past in your past life. You were an entomologist. You were a candle maker. You were a teacher. So how did you become a writer. Yeah so my road to writing and publication was really windy and long always been a really voracious reader. Remember getting stacks and stacks of books from the library on my mama. Take me there like every weekend. And i would get you back then. I think libraries have limited to now. But back then you. It was as much as you could carry over like rain. Myself down with books But i never really saw myself in any of the books that i read. I looking back now as i am. Kind of examining my adolescents. I i had never read a book. By japanese american author or even an asian american author. Add never read a book as a young person that featured in asian american protagonist And so i think that was really formative The clothes that pathway. So although i loved reading i never thought that i could be a writer
How Carlos Welch First Got in the Game
"I grew up like i said in the atlanta georgia area Grew up pretty. Poor am was a pretty good student in school. So i kinda like work my way up in Started you know. Having some moderate financial success for myself Eventually graduated college became a math teacher. And somewhere along the line along the way i found poker and i found poker because like i said grown up poor i was always looking for ways out of poverty and i used to mess around with these get rich quick schemes that you see the late night. Infomercials lost a lot of money. Going on certain days when i was probably seventeen eighteen years old and then one night i was watching and they said this guy named moneymaker won a bunch of money. And i'm thinking like who writes this shit like this is like. Obviously this one's a scam. I'm not falling for that. But i gave it. You know. I did a little research and i was like wait. This is real and sounds okay. This is going to be my quote unquote get risky scheme. That Starting me down that rabbit hole and so started playing a line around two thousand four and then singles primarily up until black friday Obviously that was like a disaster for a lot of us in the us. So i i was out for like a year and then these rogue. Us site started the pup. You can play on as so. I kinda got back in and at that time the sitting does are kinda dead so that started me on the tournaments and So this is around two thousand twelve and in two thousand thirteen I was a member of tournament. Poker edge and andrew brokers is one of the pros on that site. And so that's how i met andrew and Met him for the first time in person in vegas in twenty thirteen to get on the pie. And i think you pretty much. The rest is history from
Why Nyiah Courtney Had to Die
"I had a kind of a piff. Today as i was listening to the carnage of what happened in. Dc in chicago this morning in baltimore. They've recently released the stats for the children in public schools. Forty one percent of the children in the public schools of baltimore have an f grade. The gpa is one is one now. What's that got to do with beautiful naive. Courtney's death everything really. What happens if a culture a group part of society is inculcated is indoctrinated to think that education is an important or is so ill served by the teachers and the unions who couldn't care less about their fate that even if they wanted to learn they can't because they're too busy not teaching for some cova regional something or too busy teaching them garbage like critical race theory. What happens if a whole ethnic group a whole slice of society. Whatever skin color. Whatever socioeconomic background starts off being told you can't learn or you shouldn't learn when they leave school at six eighteen what options they have may become tech giant's entrepreneurs can they become a white collar professionals during their business from home on the zoom kohl's. Let's basically two options. They can become dependent lackeys of the state. Stop pushing out babies from various different fathers who are encouraged not to stay there because then you get more money from daddy state who wants the other option. You know what it is. You leave school in those skills. Nobody to help you get your first job. The democrats have created a minimum wage. Destroys your chances of getting the first ladda on your career. The first rung on your ladder because mcdonalds is going to have a little electronic kiosks to order your hash browns. And you big mac and you don't get that job. So what are you turn to crime. Forty turn to
When You Will Know With Krsytal Allen
"Everyone welcome back to another episode of the soul. -cation podcast. I have deep kris okay. It's a lot of chris. Still get to the podcast. You all are for special special treat crystal. Thank you so much. Coming on the podcast. Thank you for having me. I really appreciate reading here. Course let them know like what is that you started doing in your career. You are now. Yeah so i am a trained teacher within the elementary segment of case oil public education and became a school administrator away of becoming an assistant principal and principal and over time transition into entrepreneurship fulltime. By way of really a myriad of different experiences some positive and some negative. That really thrust me to entrepreneurship so the positive side. I recognized that. There were certain skill sets for me as a educator that i love him more than others. Coaching students and coaching adults designing learning experiences. Caves and design learning experiences for adults. Were the things that. I really enjoy as well as strategically thinking and planning things for schools face.
"teachers" Discussed on The Teachers Impact
"Grown so those are just some ways of how to work with your paraprofessional and again. I've done these things multiple times of professionals that i've worked with and also trained professionals. So make sure try out of these and let me know how it goes. You can send me a message on instagram at teachers impact. Podcast so we're going to get to the key takeaways from this episode. Number one is to build a relationship with your paraprofessional number. Two is to set an review expectations number three assigned specific task to the paraprofessional number. Four train your paraprofessional on small group instruction number five cotija lesson with your paraprofessional. Lend students see that. You and your paraprofessional working well together and learning together. It creates a culture of learning in your classroom. Your students are able to see what is actually like to adults are working well together. You studying model for them so it's important to make sure that we're working well with our power professionals because they are important unless the end of the episode. Thank you so much for listening. Don't forget to check out the website teachers impact dot net. If you found this content helpful please share favorite entry on your favorite podcast. App helps the show to grow reach more teachers and have an impact on student learning. You can email me at teachers. Impact education at gmail.com or. Follow me on instagram at teachers impact. Podcast and twitter at sheni murray. Thanks for listening. And i hope you have a great week. Happy.
"teachers" Discussed on The Teachers Impact
"On this episode. We'll be talking about five ways to develop your teacher efficacy on episode twenty one. We talked about the highest impact on student achievement. Is collective teacher efficacy. So on this episode. I thought we could dive a little deeper and explore how to develop your teacher advocacy teacher. Efficacy is defined as cope teachers confidence in their ability to promote student learning. In other words you believe about your abilities as a teacher is in direct proportion to you promoting student learning this makes me think of henry ford's quote whether you think you can or you think you can't you're right and again i'm not saying yes. If you start to think positive overnight your students are going to learn and grow however we need to make sure that we have our belief system and have belief in our abilities that we can promote student learning the develop. Your teacher. Efficacy is to work through and challenge your prejudices and stereotypes and stereotypes that you may have and s humans we all have stereotypes and prejudices that we need to examine in order to be our best selves. Teachers can sometimes unknowingly carry these stereotypes and prejudices into their classroom for example. One may believe that because students are at risk. There is nothing that the teacher can do to help them when in actuality if the teacher believe in his or her ability that she can help the go at risk child then this might make a difference in that students outcome and i think it also works the other way around at one point in my career had to give the student in my classroom and i needed to meet her needs. I had to work through my believe that teaching gifted students hard and so i worked at the students. I found strategies and teaching methods to help her so that she could learn and the the second way to develop your teacher. Efficacy is to examine your expectations about the students. You teach and. I want you to think about patients that you have for the students. Ut and ask yourself these questions do you believe that. They haven't performed well in previous years than there is no possible way for them to do well in your class. Do you think advanced concepts in your subject. Area is too difficult for students to understand. So you shy away from projects and real world learning when a student rises above your expectations. How do you respond. These are some questions to help you. Think about your student expectations and how you can should adjust them to enhance student. Learning and develop your teacher efficacy. The third way to develop your teacher. Efficacy is to observe another effective teacher. And i want to put an emphasis on effective. This is sometimes harvard. Teacher is because you may think that observing another teacher means that you're not a good teacher but we need to let go of that. That's far from the case. You're learning to see what would work if you observe another teacher. The has the same students as. You're the same background same demographics you'll be able to see that. There can be resolved with those students. Those students are able to achieve at high levels. The fourth way to develop your teacher advocacy is to be open to new ways of learning and teaching. It's easy to get stuck in a rut. Because what you've been doing works for you in your teaching. Once the experiment with different ways of teaching and learning you'll get more confidence teaching abilities which increases your efficacy number five. Use your past successes to build on your current teaching. Think about the successes you've had in the past and how those teaching experiences major students successful part of those experiences. Can you replicate throughout your teaching. So you can enhance student learning for example. I've plan and some lesson and created a project for students in kindergarten and what went. Well was that my students who took High-performers were the students who perform well on this project base learning lesson so with that. I knew that. I had to replicate by giving students more stem based project because it would help the classroom to show demonstration in other ways besides tests and quizzes and writing sell some key takeaways from this episode. One work through and challenge your prejudices and stereotypes number to examine your expectations about the students. You teach number three observe another highly effective teacher that has a similar demographic as students number four the open to new ways of teaching and learning number five successes to build on your current teaching before. We end this episode. I wanted to let you know that if you're struggling with classroom management and need help. I created a micro training and you can learn more at teachers. Impact dot net slash courses will make sure to go and check it out
"teachers" Discussed on The Teachers Impact
"The first step is that you should use your data to help. Your students grow academically. There are two types of data qualitative data such as student writing teacher. Observations stories case studies a student conversations. The second type of data is quantitative data which includes test scores quizzes. I want you to think of this. One hard data numbers charts graphs quantitative data. And this is important because it will give you a holistic picture of how you students are doing. The second tip is to differentiate your instruction my definition of differentiation <hes>. That you're meeting the needs of all students differentiation. Not students working in small groups. Doing the exact same thing. There are three ways. You can differentiate it can differentiate your content your process or your product. I will do a deep dive asssociation. So stay on the lookout one. Simple way is to differentiate the students and product based on their grade level performance. Which means whether or not they're performing at above or below grade level for example. You could be doing a writing assignment with students. But you want to differentiate that writing assignment based on students performing at above or below grade level. So you're differentiating. The end product the writing assignment based on students performing at above or below grade level. And this is helpful. Because you'll be able to help all the students in your classroom and not only that you're moving all your students from one level to another in a step by step process you meeting them where they are and moving them where you want them to be. The third tip is to take advantage of leadership opportunities within your school. No matter how small you think it is. It was my fourth year of teaching. My principal asked me to be a grade level facilitator for my grade level. I didn't think i was ready. I was wondering why she chose or after me but you know what. Despite my doubts i said yes. I immediately started learning and researching how to be a grade level facilitator. It was hard to juggle while teaching in the classroom but helped me to develop my leadership and team building skills. These leadership and team building skills were then transferred to my classroom and students once they became in turn allies so for you. I want you to know that once you take on a leadership opportunity. The skills that you learned from that leadership opportunity can be transferred into your classroom with your students. The next thing is that this one leadership opportunity but me too many more opportunities in the years to come. It is one of those opportunities that i'm very happy and grateful that i said yesterday. Do i felt empowered to do more innovative things in my classroom. For example i incorporated more project based learning compared to before where i wasn't incorporating new and innovative ideas so taking on leadership opportunities is a good thing and it's something that i want you to do because i know that it will help you.
"teachers" Discussed on Teachers Care Society
"Reading in English absolutely. Read it go into my Mac classes. I often ask myself if I had the same craze in math that I did for my reading how would I feel about mass day and thinking back I really think that it could have made a big difference. Now, like on the topic of equal attention I think that is just something that you always have to be thinking about I'm sure almost every class has one student or a couple of students who just never really seen to themselves getting in trouble and I'm sure it's easy to make positive examples out of them or to overlook them because you're focusing on students who maybe need that direction but that in itself is not. Only damaging for students who don't ever received that Peres, but it's also damaging for the students who are constantly receiving praise, and this isn't something that can really be translated in the classroom but I've gotten into the habit of writing down race student's names and tallying every time I give them praise and something small that I can to ensure that I'm giving equal amount of crates to everyone and I'm addressing everyone student achievements. Going impressive elm as as you route is episode of. Any vice there give into new teachers or even. Thinking of entering the educational field. For sure. You know this year. As. Luxury is not being like we thought it was going to be I. Mean I did not expect this to be how I started my career and it's just one of those things you could never prepare yourself for I never thought that we would be in the middle of global pandemic with. In the middle of an election in the middle of all those sets going on I? Mean it's just been a crazy year and if I can really speak to one thing, it would just meet a take care of yourself I. Think Teachers have this amazing way of nurturing students as their own and when you get in that mode of constant caregiving, you often forget that you need to be as well and so taking that time to register your own feelings and making sure you take care of them is just so important and honestly I'm so just crowd and I'm so how? Such.
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"You know I I have my limitations on K.. This is my cutoff time. This is because I do have kids but I do really let parents. So I'm like you know if you're it's you know four o'clock in the afternoon and you're struggling with this assignment and you are just you and your kid are in tears and you just don't understand it in is confusing and frustrating. And you need help like please reach out. And I think honestly the biggest thing I do that helps across the board is keeping that communication open and I think one thing to the Israeli official is encouraging that involvement in the sessions sometimes I have I have a couple parents who will get on next their child, and then they'll start to support and then they kind of look at the screen and back off almost like they feel like, Oh, I'm not supposed to do this and I'm like, no come back. That was great like. Almost. Like the same way we reinforce like those positive behaviors in those behaviors, we wanna see with students I feel like I'm doing that with parents as well. Just constantly trying to encourage in the same way. I'm like you know we have a kid who never sits and. Sits and sits in only thirty seconds, but I'm making a big deal about that. Not even pronouncing that recurrently enough. I. Found Myself doing the same with parents making a big deal to give that parent that praise of hey they didn't sit for a long time today but you were on it and you're redirection was awesome and you've got. Just providing that same encouragement so that they don't feel like what's the point? So I wouldn't end. On a positive note is there is there any advice that you give to? Teachers those even thinking about entering the education deal for those that are already in the education field in just new incoming teachers in completed programs. Honestly, feel like you have to know it. All there is nothing says you have to end. The best thing you can do is ask questions collaborate with teachers with experience I. Know You mentioned earlier about like being you know coming in as a less experienced teacher in working with experience being intimidated Kinda change that mindset and think, oh, I now have so many brains depict like. Rather than Oh. My Gosh I can't live up to this like all I have so much knowledge at my fingertips. Don't be afraid to ask questions ask for help to go to those teachers that have that experience. But at the same token also do not let yourself feel inferior If you have an idea saying it Mike as much as you WanNa, take in their knowledge share yours share your ideas. Don't be quiet in that sense are afraid for those thinking about entering the education field is citizens I mean it positively. Really don't make the decision lightly don't be that teacher. It's like Oh this sounds great because incentive or this sounds great because my friend does this and but do you really know what your friend is going through like ask for the nitty gritty don't go don't tell them. Don't give me the sugar coated version of all I. Love Minutes. It's challenging. But at like why is it challenging? What's happening ASA teacher? Who's not afraid to tell you that she got bit today embiid because that's just the reality of it. In Special Ed like those things will happen. Hey, might you have an ingenious? Kind of same thing those incoming teachers ask the questions talk to people who are no who are going through it don't don't make the decision lightly because the only not thirty you to then turn around a bit on a do this make a decision it's also not fair to the students like don't don't make the decision lightly I encourage who I love education, and if you find that you really WanNa do it do it? They're going to be days that you go. Why am I doing it? They're to be. Like I'm done but they're going to be so many more days where you dislike. That's why I do this and I wanna day like this again, and there's so many of those moments but it is a tough job and so if you're looking for the rewards in money phrase. This isn't it but if you're just looking for something that is so much more than you then go for it but just be confident in yourself. Don't be afraid. The also don't don't take it lightly. It's not easy, but it is insanely rewarding on levels that.
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"Other students in what was going on And trying to get to know them through this awkward dynamic of being on a zoom screen to help make those connections as well as saying the families you know and I kind of approach is similar I honestly with parents approached it pretty similarly to how I do during the school year like you know, what are your concerns what what are you feel? Their strengths are where, where do you want them to be versus you know what the school has establishes goals and what we're looking at and Kinda get a whole picture of what these parents want their kids. As, well, as it really does just having those conversations also really gauge you on. The expectations of the family as well as their expectations of their students 'cause you know you have the parents who are like I don't care if they have this diagnosis I, know they can do this I want them here in might be like a high academic and then you have the parents who are just you know, oh my gosh I just want him to be able to respond WANNA be able you know ask my question no no what they want from me in apparent wants to feel less helpless. Versus really being concerned about an academic need and I think I kind of approach it that way to kind of see what my parents wanted to get out of this situation because I do I have some parents who right now are very much like distance-learning. Wow this is I don't know how to do this like I just want to survive mentally I wanted to still be standing at the end of this and still you know what each other just WanNa be as far away as possible, and then I have the students who the parents are like I don't want them regressing academically or social skills or this or that, and that really guides how I'm GonNa work within through this. distance-learning mayhem so that that's kind of how I approached it both student and parents side, and now you know we of got a mix of things happening. When When they see the parents and the teachers are on the same Beijing hopes create better consistency with children's outcome goals whether it's. Whether it's learning academic behavior and shows up for the families. The families teachers are all in Beijing and. We all have the share responsibility educating students in it's important for children to recognize it as well. So labyrinth with a family else renews even Xiao's Relievers families tell me that the students triggered by certain things or certain times of the day that I can just make those appropriate decisions interventions and essentially become a coach for the parents as well. Digging them Outta. Coping Strategies. Have you found yourself a similar situation almost definitely. And sometimes I feel like I'm doing more education coaching for the parent than I am a suit in the moment and at first I was like wait that's not what this is about like I need to work with the student and the further we've gotten into the more I, realized that it is what it's about because I'm not there to offer the support I would need to to help the child work on these skills or goals and the parent to be able to do that and help me do that for their child. They need to know how to do these things. You know like I don't know about you but promptings I. Is a task in itself trying to educate. Even you know making sure that consistency in prompts and prompt fading for these kids and building that independence. That's difficult task just to make sure you've got consistent across classroom staff of teachers and instructional aides service provider so that you know you don't have one giving too much not enough and they're getting this very consistent, but then to have to educate the parent on it, even if they have, it's you know some background for doing it at home. It's very different and I say this from that standpoint, I, use a lot of strategies as nice on the consistency is a big part and when he knows that I am talking to teachers in that conversation is happening it makes a huge. But, it also makes a huge difference for him to see that I am going to consistently have these expectations for him in. This is how we're GonNa do this, and this is how we licenses and he has that understanding of this is the routine this expectation and that, but there's also that mom front for me. I have that leeway to also be the emotional standpoint and not saying that we're not emotional support to teachers because we definitely are. But again when it is your own personal child, I mean there's a reason I home school I would never want one of my children in my own class. I've never wanted this situation because. I've never wanted to have to create that wind for my kids. I am a teacher I'm an educator I. Love what I do but for my children I am Slob, it is very different jobs two very different support systems. So to now has to blend those two is very confusing and conflicting for my kids and I know that it's happening for our families to. And so I find that I actually am okay with. A session with a kid, maybe turning into more of a session with the parent if we're building that. Skill and confidence for the parent to be able to support their child. An, totally right about that. Even with collaboration. I know it isn't come easy for. Families than I know some families might be in denial refused to believe their own child's by. Their illes on the challenges language barriers. Is Even finding time their visit scheduled to sit down and talk elaborate. Push through his to find solutions meteorologist. Whether saving having some kind of parents me negation translation device. Or whether it's either you briefly mentioned how you spend a lot of emails I sent a lot of emails. A lot of emails because I think that's a little more personal. It's nice because these families that are able to join in the live sessions you can still not only here but see what I look like. They can see what the teacher looks like is there they're not able. To join in those live sessions. So that's that's why do those video emails? Of ways that you continue pushing for in family Even without the pandemic Paren-, family involvement has always been A. Core for me and I think that Sims from the. Apparent even genetic but especially in special ed because our community is small and that support is huge in knowing you have people that understand in, get it in just. Are there without judgment and I try to really push that in my class to in so. I let parents,.
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"All right. Welcome back. Our source is Danielle Kennedy's through Sixth Grade Teachers Northern California will first of all how you doing and. What is a normal Saturday night? Look like you oh my gosh, we're normal. I'm doing okay considering everything going on in the world right now and I'm surviving distance learning as a teacher and a mom though you know a Saturday night and probably just thriving on the fact that my children went to that on time and I don't let my work on a Saturday. So I'm Outta love the Dutch. My computer I also, and I actually try to watch something on the television. It's not animated with Israel Air. Yeah. Now, kind of boring mom wife I guess not not much going on a normal Saturday I don't think there's ever a boring mom life but. there. Teach were Danielle used to teach. Do you MRS team. There is. A team here I I do miss them and of course, always like really, Turkey I'm like, oh I don't know whether to tell you I'm sorry you're welcome. I do I do miss the demand definitely was closer to some and others. So that's just who you work with like Graber Hawaii's and he. and I was only there for a short time just for the circumstances I taught there. With living in southern California versus northern but I do I miss them. I actually talked to several of the people you work Wheatley a couple of daily check in just being teachers sanity alive? To those of us who are wondering it is absolutely important. Knowing that she has a great team or support team at the school attorney work at. To burn supportive on. It's nice knowing that these people are always willing to collaborate and some of them without hesitation willing to help you out of day. Whether it's too late night calls taxed Video Cau-. Tourist sites who's been completely understanding inflexible with everything has been going on and she's has on above and beyond to accommodate or I'm not only myself but the families as well. An Electra Daniel for you how how important is it to collaborate with the team at your school Probably learned the most important things if I'm really honest especially in the dynamic I'm in now. So where you are and my old job the one thing that was really nice that I hadn't experienced before was the fact that you are on a campus with several other. Classrooms, and so here we're, and now that's not our program works were all kind of like hosted I. Think. So even though I have a lot of teachers in my program no. Almost none of us are on the same team. And the fuel that are on the same campus aren't necessarily working with the same kids. Month of the year, and then the other classes on my campus for our program is a therapeutic poor class So obviously, you can definitely still collaborate and work together but having those two very populations. It's a little ardor So I missed that dynamic ragged pop across the hall on lunch and be like, Hey, what are you doing about this and how are you using this because I think for us really important not to feel by ourselves because even I don't care what your program like for special advocate the really easy to feel isolated as A. Actually, when you're in an SEC like we are immerses being like an RSP teacher where you're pushing. then. You're seeing all the. Glue are real isolated in our costumes, those senators, and so those chances to really work with energy and not feel like you're completely alone It's not. Official, your student teaching but. Really. Just. For Your Mental Health Teacher. So yeah, it's a big deal in. Like I, need it wherever I go. I think I need collaboration to. Teaching. Keyword here is collaboration on I know not everyone is along which respects him You GotTa put away your differences for the best interest of the students in there have been some cases where I know ideally, these teachers were distinctly along there in some kind of beef and by now to the end of the school year. Iraqi in another scenario until so I laugh. Away the differences in. The outside looker no, one would've known So at the end of the day where there to ensure the treatments, suits, owl's the best way to do. This is a collaboration like you said. Collaborating with the other services, team helping these long actors and how we're GONNA. Jesus goals and of course, it would be easier for get along but we know that's not always the case. So what is it that you do to? Make that strong BANGALA. Thousand Goodwin. Honestly. I think changes each time I have an infant classroom or like new instructional aides or new co workers because honestly I think the biggest. Piece for me when I'm building it that I have to look at is I have to step back and remind myself when people offer an idea that isn't it mine it's not oh. This idea is better than this one it's is giving you more granola. Mocked you. Surf rather than taking it personally, and that the biggest thing I do to build a really strong team is make sure that everyone understands that that idea the more the better it's never about who has the best ideas is getting more who's getting less as well as a really. Isolating fought lighting maybe the strength within your team. Especially, as far as you might have an IRA who's really great at art, I'm not GonNa occur doing math or I have an aa who really loves doing diamond singing and I'm over here going Oh ocoee and acetone and nobody needs to hear this. So have at it. Building that community in that understanding that we're all teachers and same across the board with other classroom teachers. One thing especially in. The classroom where you are now that I really enjoyed was that opportunity to have another teacher and so when we would have changes, her classes to be together there really was this effort of Oh you're impeach all the time but I'm still a teacher and you show me respect that they might you show this teacher respect and creating that model of teamwork within the adults in front.
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"Not everyone has access to Reliable internet and wage is really good in the spotlight packing spring when the world transition all of a sudden it says learning and we really became aware of this type of marginalisation and it's still not fixed. I know my school Tribeca. This fall by trying to offer families responsibilities and have access but there are some other factors that many people in the household would take advantage of or like, you know, a lot of people using the hospital like once and even things maybe even the location on the hotspot or families live in a cramped building or wood thick walls interfere with a signal there's a lot of other factors that we just have no control and I know the district my district hard to prepare for this as much as possible even already more Chromebooks or more tablets or just more devices, but I just there's lots of things that last year's The school district. I worked at a try to limit to just one device per family because they didn't have enough. And so those siblings in the same household other share and so you can receive the flaws with that and in fact doctors was supposed to be seen as an absolute necessity necessity but we know that we want to use it as a form of instruction and communication and even as a form of transportation, I can say that even whether a synchronous race or going to live or pre-recorded lessons, there's just a lot of flaws of we don't have you don't have that technology and and the communication and becomes there's fault in there and because of that and I'm not able to communicate with the families and not able to send scores document and stuff to get signed and you can see all these stairs and even uses at the transportation because it's the way students conversely, you know transport from their class from their room so might virtual classroom. So even as a transportation for even Virtual Field Trips, you know off Even as you a virtual future to our school library as a digital library, and so the list goes on and you see inequalities with those who have access to Reliable internet for sure. This has been really tough thankfully our site in our district in general has been blessed with 121 devices for third through fifth grade for two years now and our district was able to get kindergarten through second-grade their own devices at the beginning of this year when distance learning was announced that that's how we were going to start the era. So our district is 121 for certain grade levels normally so for elementary normally starts in third grade, I think in Middle School, it'll start in sixth grade in the ninth grade. So they try to start around those Upper Grade levels, but now with this since learning we were able to get devices for all grown now, but like you mentioned we did have students having to share devices with siblings when the closures first began and so that was really hard and a lot of the teachers at the time it wasn't obviously wasn't dead. For plan with a schedule like we are right now. So the teachers were able to decide when we were doing our Google needs. And so sometimes they would overlap and the kids couldn't use the device when they needed it. So it was really just a huge mess. And so what I've been seeing now is definitely the issues with the internet and hotspots. Also some of my students do seem to have strong internet connections others say I'm I'm constantly pitching or I can see them visually logging out logging back in and I know it's it's because it's affected by their internet so they do that so they can hear me better which of course means that they could miss something depending on how long they're gone for so the inequality then becomes that some of my students have the full lessons with my explanations While others have misspoke majority of the lesson don't know what to do missed instructions all because of their internet connection another 80 quality that I've noticed not necessarily internet-related, but it is affecting dead. A lot of my students is just having a quiet place to work, which I never imagined would be such an issue some students have just themselves to worry about so they have a quiet place to work no distractions with others go to a daycare where there's lots of loud kids and when they unmute it's so loud. I don't even know how they can hear me and what I'm saying is I can't hear what they're saying. So it's a really sad reality that I never thought my students would have to endure but that is what we're experiencing right now. So what do you do in that case? How do you combat this digital divide? I do reach out to our parents just to verify that there was an internet issue because I don't want there to be any news Communications. I mean, I do work with nine and ten-year-olds that sometimes may want to try to get one by and I've seen them so I just like to make sure with parents like just to verify there was an internet issue. So once they confirmed it, which normally they do basically I do try to provide my students with everything that I can log. Upload, the Google slides that I used during the live lessons on to schoology every single day that way whether they're absent or they had to be logged out during a certain time. They can go back and look through the slides and see what was witnessed. I'm also available 30 minutes after class as well as office hours for questions. I can also I also I also tell students that they can message me on schoology offer help and I'll answer that something that I've been noticing just in this recent week. Some of my students have shared that they need help with homework, but it's usually not til later after my office hours are long gone. So then they don't know they have no one else to help them at home. So I always go back and then it's kind of a teacher Gil of like you don't want to go working too much past your contract hours, but then you feel bad cuz the students don't have anyone to help them. So it's like a tug that I'm experiencing right now, but I do tell them to still message me on schoology if I'm working. I will answer them. Not we'll deal with it the next day. I try to let them know that it's nothing to stress out about like I'm a support system for you. I'm here for you. I don't want you to worry too much about it, but they also need to put that effort into want to get their work done and want to find out what was missed cuz I do have those that don't really mind not knowing what they missed. So it is hard to say that I can only do so much from afar but it is the truth and it's really hard to bridge the gap of that digital divide by myself with my twenty nine kids, but I know my district is doing everything they can they reach out to those families that are having a harder time than others to provide them with those resources. They see who is having internet issues. They try to help them where they can we provided the black box as well. But at the same time the district can only provide so much so it's really hard but we just try to be flexible with each other you evening good point about students who aren't able To participate in the class or turn into Simon's because of edtech related issues and like how you said you make the effort knowing that you're not set up them because it's not their fault that they want to purchase a but it's not your fault them. So that's a really good point that bring up and I have some statistics if we were to look at why you may is a recent study that indicated about only 30% overall why you want me to students have access to Reliable high-speed broadband internet and so you can see where the issue is with this off by the university. I attend had something like this but the combat it by installing more Wi-Fi routers and Signal Boosters throughout the school to help students access Internet who didn't have internet at home as they could still attend the campus and be socially distance and take advantage of the internet. And so if you.
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"Off the top. This is insane. I know a few years back the New York New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg decide to cancel your scores will be a deciding factors and teachers have being awarded tenure episode. He call upon New York state legislators to require school districts to use data-driven systems to determine the performance of all the teachers and the wage Cool to the idea behind this initiative is that teachers or they would keep the high quality teachers in the classrooms on a system that teachers based on Merit rather than seniority the big issue persists of this proposal was standardized test scores. Do not measure they do not actually measure what is taught throughout the school year teachers and schools were to put so much emphasis on having strong get high schoolers and this investment then the students, you know, they weren't really understanding everything and the information. So anyway kind of like cramming as much information as you can before tests and just walk in memorizing it just for that test how to solve the problems any answers by not understanding the why the concept behind all this and you would just create these unhealthy competitive mindset for teachers off this negative effect on both the teachers and the students creating this unrealistic expectations, and it was super unhealthy because everybody was trying to compete for these these spots right here and no teachers. It ever come into the field thinking this is a competition, you know, maybe maybe like like a first-round draft in the NBA or an MLS team where everyone's competing for this small selective spots off equal and teachers come to this field because they have a passion for teaching. They don't want to compete for these small spots and you know, we don't want teachers to compete for these limited promotion spots and what happens when you have come back like this. Well, it just teaches are less likely to collaborate because they will want all the best practices for themselves. All this being said, what is your opinion on performance-based programs? I think that's unfair. I mean, you can't control how your students are going to do on a test. You know, I think it would cause a lot of anxiety and probably dishonest see among the teachers. I could see teachers giving their students that answers to these tests just so they could keep their job, you know, or I could see them to sleeping the professional together cuz it all sounds very good. Stressful, you know teaching itself comes with a lot of Demands and stress as it is and I really think cooperation in teaching is key. I mean, it's how you become a better educator off and for me. It's personally how I stay sane. So not you know, I could see it. Yeah pushing teachers away from collaboration and you know just doing things that we know off right as teachers. And yeah, of course taking the focus off of why we became teachers in the first place and what do you think performance-based pays performance-based pay might have on Tuesday patient wouldn't motivates you more or just know well, I think performance-based pay it raises the expectations that I think it would definitely have a negative impact of you know, it takes the focus off of being a good Effective Teacher. It would only cause teachers to care about only their students test scores on these tests and not whether or not their students are actually birth. Pending the material, you know any good teacher knows that we want our students to be able to carry the material. We're teaching to other aspects of life and not just know it for a test and then you know, they get it right after and that's not the point of going to school and getting an education and that's not the goal for our students is to just do well on a test and you know, it doesn't go off anymore. You know, I've it would probably drive me away. Like I said, you know, like I I know my worst I know I'm a good teacher like I don't need a test to tell me that you know, my students seeing a test to tell me I'm a good teacher, you know administrators can come in they can observe you, you know, you can get tons of observations life. I think the administrators they know whether or not you know, you have good intentions you're there for the right reasons. You care about your students, you know, nobody caught into teaching for the month. That is for sure if we you know, if we wanted to make money and we would have chosen professions. Yeah, you're totally right about the you know, you just don't want to prepare the students just the process of that said, you know, we want to create these lifelong lessons. It's like on goals that students take with them. Once they leave school and something like this would totally suck Bush teachers and students for the wrong reason, but in Denver, Colorado, there are some school districts that might have seen the most successful performance is a program and it's called cold, or professional compensation package. And this was originally held back when it started in nineteen ninety nine with a pilot program that eventually included 16 schools. And in that pilot year teachers were paid by 8:00 bonuses for meeting with the student scores and it really took off in 2005 with a support of the Denver's teachers union and other organizations, including the national brought soundation, but then over a dead Later, and as soon as hell and downs and if you're wondering where that money was coming from well as the supporters to vote for a 25 million annual tax increase and the most recent drama came out of this was back in February of 2019 when more than down 600 Denver public school teachers calling out of work on that Monday and that being the first strike in The District in twenty-five years. Now, the average total bonus for teachers was around 5,800 and this might sound like a lot but the devil is in the details because of the teacher bonuses typically fluctuated in a 2500 from year to year and it was just too much stress of teachers to worry about outside factors that they couldn't control plus after a while. The teachers are restored caption. Like for example bonuses are given to teachers at top performance schools with high test scores and scores Improvement in that year. They could receive up to 2,400 for that year and then the next year it will go down. 1000 and if you want more specific numbers, then a teacher could get a $999 raise for substantial progress in reading and math and there is a $660,000 raise a professional development courses and then a $333 raise for meeting two objectives in a year tied to student achievement. So as you can see the system that might be favorable for new teachers who have the opportunity to create leave jump in the pay scale but not so much for veteran teachers with pay bonuses like that. You think is it enough for teachers to get all the stress associated with it? Not for me. I mean, I don't need to be paid more to be more.
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Go to luminary dot link, slash towpath, and get a seven day free trial of luminaries original podcasts that's luminary dot link slash towpath cancel anytime terms apply. And now the Spiel with schools reopening throughout the country parents, administrators, teachers, and students are gingerly attempting the balancing act between education contagion. There's so much uncertainty so much nervousness. Dread. The ground is not solid. The virus is not contained in education plans are not tested. There is however one source of certainty. The source is neither pedagogical or epidemiological, but polemical certain writers are sure that teachers are trying to get one over in the Washington Post former George W Bush speechwriter mark. A thesis has a column headline schools aren't that risky and teachers are essential workers. We must reopen which schools aren't that risky. University of Texas researchers point out that Miami Fort Lauderdale Nashville in Las Vegas big cities. If you have a school of five hundred people, you can expect five students or staff to show up infected with corona virus. Three could be twelve school of a thousand the numbers double. The New York Times has a chart look the area you live if you live in Los Angeles, you could expect eight infected kids Polk County, Florida Thirteen Houston ten I'd say that's risky. Let's go to the second part of the headline about teachers being essential workers. Now, this is the crux of the argument. This is what the you must go back to school crowd is hinging its argument on pretty much the word essential and the guilt associated with that word. Thesis and rights at the height of the pandemic millions of grocery clerks, factory workers, food processors, truck drivers, railroad workers, mass transit workers, sanitation workers, utility workers, police officers, and firefighters continued to show up for work because it was essential that they do. So our teachers less central than professions. I have an answer they are. In the pandemic. There's a definition of essential and that definition is what we need right now to keep the society functioning, I can prove that teachers were essential because we did schooling without them, and here we are today. There couldn't be a similar pausing trucking there couldn't be a similar pause in the utilities we get because we need uninterrupted utilities each day or else society would collapse. So we went to online learning and it was worse than in person learning but it was also an alternative in a way that factories and mass transit have no virtual alternative and you know what in New York City as of last month one, hundred, twenty, six, Mta, workers died. So maybe some more care should have been given to the safety of say bus drivers, right An online virtual truck driver, not a truck driver. What do you call an online teacher? You call that person a teacher maybe not the best teacher that teacher can be but a teacher getting by and not causing anyone to die the use of essential worker as a Braggart Challenger accusation is what is driving so much of this unfair unsound unsafe argument the. New York Post editorial board ever the antagonised of Unions Rights United Federation of Teachers Chief Mike mcgrew was apparently decided that his members are essential workers after all he doesn't want them going back to work this fall without impossible safety guidelines that makes teachers a lot less necessary than all the cops, firefighters, sanitation workers, and others who kept showing up through the lockdowns. Well Brave New York Post riders were certainly going into their offices to right there op eds and squeezes through hallways crowded with six to ten year olds I'm sure that's the dynamic. Might I suggest that teachers and firefighters police have job requirements that differ and physical health is in fact a requirement to do the job if you're a firefighter policeman, there is literally a physical fitness test to. Get The job and physical fitness requirements. Stay on the job many teachers on the other hand or Mya compromised in ways police aren't allowed to be if they continue working the near post continues that Mogo is the T. head is promising a court fight to keep his members from having the show up. He says three thousand teachers have already filed for medical exemptions for the fall with many. More expected in all, he insists a minimum of sixty percent of instruction will be done remotely again. That's all about teachers preferences. Thoughts Ends The New York Post section of my quoting except how is that at teachers preference? They talked about three thousand teachers filing for medical exemptions. That's not a high number. The in this city has seventy, five, thousand teachers, nineteen thousand classroom professionals plus all the. Thousands of secretaries, counselors, psychologists, social workers. Three thousand is pretty small even if it goes up triples or quadruples, it's in line with the prevalence of dangerous medical conditions in the overall population, and it's supposed to self quotes is saying that a large portion will go on in class. So what if two thirds done remotely that is the plan not to have all the kids in class at once. The Post is literally just hand waving way in inaugural threat to the lives of New York teachers. They're calling it a preference and they're using the word essential to shame and bully the legitimately vulnerable. There's viciousness to that of viciousness echoed in another Murdoch, own publication. The Wall Street Journal which ran op Ed titled School Opening Extortion Teachers Unions are using Kovic. Political weapon no covert nineteen isn't a political weapon. It's a biological one. That's what you called it. When settlers threw infected blankets into populations with no defenses, it's not different to throw defenseless teachers into populations Schorr to be infected shame on the Wall Street Journal for writing quote for most Americans to Corona virus is a scourge teacher's Union seem to think it's also an opportunity to squeeze more money from taxpayers and put their private and public charter school competition out of business. That's the only way to read the extraordinary effort by national and local union leaders to keep their members from returning to classrooms. Well, it's the only way to read it if you didn't have a good teacher. Adherence of this argument must not have had one because they're ignoring that charter schools and private school teachers are also extremely hesitant to return to unsafe conditions. They just lack the political agency in the form of collective bargaining units to say so the essential workers who bravely did their duty in Amazon service centers and trucking hubs and grocery checkout lines were in fact to central. Yes. Yes they were. They were brave they were. Also, not able to agitate for better conditions without losing their jobs. It is sad Puerto Rico on tragic that they couldn't in many cases and it's not an incomprehensible sense of gleed that makes people want to not die on the jobs. By the way it's a benefit to the Wall Street Journal Writers and the Wall Street Journal readers if schools don't become hotspots like so many of those essential factories and essential.
"teachers" Discussed on Teachers Care Society
"To be okay. Exactly that it's okay that it's going to be okay. And and it's great that it's affecting public. Yes, burdette affects public schools. You already have two major win on that end because it's government based. Therefore. You are able to be out and proud, but whereas private schools have seen more of a very. Least my dad's already churchmen. So even if you were out and about actually you or your gender. It can still be. Touchy subject just because. They still have the power to rule you. But as far as the public schools, it's definitely such a great win for the community. It does suck that. We had to wait this long to get. The government approves law that it's okay to be who we are, but it's better than never. Honestly. The crazy part was the up until this ruling, there was twenty five other states. That offer, no explicit protection against workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. So that's me is crazy, but we just had to wait until now for the Supreme Court ruling to have protection. For Everyone. I agree on that, but with maybe because we didn't have the Supreme Court ruling. Many people around the community may have not been out to else. Not been outed. The at their workplace is because they feared losing their job. But now will we finally have their support to the Supreme Court? We might actually be able to see more people who identify as as you team because they don't have to fear losing their job because else what they identify as. To who they're attracted to, there are some. Exceptions to this I'm one of the exceptions is religious. Schools are exam for teachers who are deigned as minister? and. Again for based on the schools religious omission statements. They have that exception right there. He's understandable because you don't want to. Discredit their religion, okay and Cindy as we wrap this up. Is there any advice that you would give for new teachers or those who are thinking about entering this field of education? For my personal experience for you to be an educator. You have to put your personal belief aside because you don't know who is going to walk into your classroom. Every year is going to be different from the year before. But Pretty Simple Lisa to you're. YOU'RE GOING TO BE Sept- new students for who they are whether. They're. A different culture to different raised different. Didn't find the different gender, or they have different sexual preference. But As an educator. It's your job to take care of students and. Watch out for their well being. You can't be a teacher in our care about the students. So, this is why I'm saying. Put your personal police aside even if you're the most religious person you're defending against the community. Just, put that aside from moment in. Put yourself in your student's shoes on how they feel how some students may be scared. Some students don't know what they're going through. Just. Be, teacher but also be a support for them. In if you don't know how to help them. Asked him of until Kate, providing resources, or if you don't feel comfortable as a teacher talked about it because of your. Personal beliefs. Redirect them to a teacher. Who may have better? Resources for them. Just! Don't be that teacher that students are scared to come to for anything you. You bring a very good point about even if you might agree with what is being. taught in the school for sex, you might not even angry with. The students with the identify their organization. You signed up to be a teacher. To put your students before you. You're there to help the future leaders of future. Future Generation And helping them grow, and so in order for you to do this, you have to put. All your ideas. Anything might disagree with. Leave it at home. Leave it out the door and you're going to school to deliver the best instruction. Not You can any another good point that you said is even if you don't have all the answers which. No teacher has the L. and everything. You got to redirect them. It's okay to not know it's okay. This is a teachable moment. Is Teaches Students I. Hey, my teacher doesn't know I. See their. Ask for help. Means me as a student I can. It's okay for me to not know and the teacher can direct the students who better resources or someone who's more knowledgeable, not even that you know it'd be like. Hey, sorry Jimmy I don't know, but I will try to find the answers for you if it's just you as a teacher going to go find those answers phrased student. go actually their mind. I am okay. They're not okay. They came to you because they trusted you. Just goes back to what you said. A for students to come up and be able to tell you these things. That's a new level of trust and you don't want that to go away. is by them trusting new, it can make more than just an impact on them. He can also give him an impact on. The view of education. And education system. They view on how they feel about themselves does not. Everyone has accord at home. Or whatever they may come from. This has been another episode of Care Society. I want to say thank Utah yesterday..
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"And then start introducing maybe labels and identity in secondary school. That's true, but mean for the teach them. All labels there is to the audibility community will be endless even if it's just having them. Just. He's me students. There's more than just. These labels you can identify however. You feel. You. Don't necessarily need a label. Just, be who you are. Be a person, the best situation I could see for. This is where a school. Replaces, all locked rooms and bathrooms as ginger June, gender, neutral facilities and I know that eastern Lancaster School district. Is Pushing for an ambitious renovation plan like this where all their facilities would be. Gender neutral so everyone. Would be essentially together. That's. Honesty amazing just by being able to. Create these gender neutral bathrooms. You already normalizing the thought that not everyone is a same. And hopefully. We'll start off. Somehow speak even just one restroom and slowly branching out to more is just a great representation to these different identities on the spectrum. Yeah. Take something like. You go into the store and. I want to try something on I. Don't have to go to light the men's section of the dressing and go to any dressing room there I want. The same idea should be like this school is where June gender. Neutral. Changing room dressing rooms bathrooms. This is the best way that I see. mean. no-one said that the dressing rooms had to be forestalls one. It can learn to be one dressing room with a different district. Room here one their when their disposition amount enough to anyone can make it. Or, anyone can use it. There's another topic about representation and that topic is. Those who identify as members of the lgbtq humanity and also. who have disabilities or special needs. This is something that I think it's often overlooked. because. This could be a situation where. Someone or the asserted individual might discredit someone's identity because their disability saying. Oh, they don't know. What they're talking about Avon. Oh! They don't know how to communicate what they really feel what they really like. and. I this should be addressed in sex. Ed, special needs and inclusive. Inclusive relationships, you also anything about. Seasoning your students, and where they are as far as special education. More some students are more receptive. There's. So you, you, Kinda, have to tailor. Is Information based on your audience. Because not every student is verbal. Not Every student is. You know incident actually. abled. We see what all these other. There's so many buddies to talk about. and Alan Martin Disabilities. You have to tailor your information. Based on. Where these students stand, you're not gonNA cheat. A younger student about. Their gender identity or their sexual orientation. You Might WanNa start off with. Body hygiene how your body changes. Or consent. But by using resemble picture exchange communication systems. or videos. Pictures you are able to convey more information. Then, having a whole talk, for example, chunking information to just the essentials, yeah, stationed the essentials and these essentials include going back to always said earlier consent. Having a student know what they like what they don't like. What they're comfortable with is important. Teaching students say no, thank you I. Don't like that even if they're nonverbal through use of sign or other kind of communication board. Teaching consent. Is absolutely vital no matter what age or what abilities or disabilities I might have and chunking down to something. Like this or consent is for me the first place where you should start. Yes, but I mean. It's going to be hard to teach these topics because you do want to focus on their iep. But even if he took a small moment of the day, you're which five minutes. To teach these essentials. This information. You're already doing more than what they already know. Is Solely. Teaching them. To for themselves. Yeah, because right now. The SEX ED in the United States for students with disabilities mostly focuses on hygiene and body changes, so and that includes washing hands showering. Also biting changes as far as you're gonNA, get Taller Your Voice notice certain parts of your body growing. That's what sex said is focusing right now in special education, but. I still think is something. That should be. taught from an early age because included with. Genetic genetic mutation asking permission. Like special ads should be able to adapt that content content. into for their audience, just like any other curriculum, you always want to adapt. Modify your lessons. So as an educator, we should be able to seem thing with sex education. Yes, the second topic. That happened recently. The second thing that happened in the news is. The Supreme Court ruling for workplace protections for members of the LG. Community. And this is a big big win. Because believe it or not, this does affects those in the schools affects teachers at affects all educators. It affects students even so. This ruling was a big win I mean I. See it as a win because where I am their out and proud about my sexuality. I used to until experience I did wear a on. Diocese score and the amount of students that would see my pride bracelets, even if this the facility amid the. Principal know what it meant. These students were able to identify what I was wearing. To they knew that I was safe space, and if I were to tell you how many students came up to me. To me, that's cool. It's a small school, but I was able to get to students to confide in me to come out so by having this representation. By having this. Supreme Court ruling. I! Am able to not only be. Myself. But I am able to show others that. It's going.
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"Share this information with the other types of services or professionals at the school counselor psychologist well. I you left talk to your students or students who bring that conversation up. See what they are comfortable in pursuing. because. You don't want to make any decisions. Without their approval I because that is such a sensitive topic where many of these individuals within the community? Which is having a simple conversation with your student is in Hey, are you comfortable enough if I refer you to resources to? Help you with your. With your situation. With your situation I am more than glad for you to. X. Y. and Z and. The reason I would do something like this. A teacher might not know everything that you might not would be well prepared even though this profession development I teach, your might not be fully suited to give advice in, so they will redirect that student to. So one has more experience or more knowledge in this area and. That's where I would see this happening where teacher will recommend oh I wanNA. Help out, but I can only do so much. Do have your permission to refer to you to these other resources that are still in school, side and alright. A reason of that other resources is not helpful enough than maybe those resources can provide other resources outside the school. Yeah, because even I as a member of the committee. Don't know everything there is to it. There's so many sexual orientation. Sue any genders. and. Not, airlines know everything, but there's always new resources that may no other resources and image continuous cycle. Providing support to the student I see. A positive impact to actually have teachers. Who are members of the Lgbtq community at the school? And? There's a huge benefit to not just only having them as teachers, but also as other positions in the schools just to show again that diversity that hey someone. Like me can be. Maybe a principal can be a counselor can be a special Ed. Teacher can be this I don't think it should just be. Just one person of contact at the school. I think there should be lots of representations I agree with that. Just because like you said you know. Rush showing the students that. Just because you're on a SPEC on these austerity spectrum doesn't mean you can't be what you want to be. And just the going back to what we said in an elementary school. Having this representation is very essential for students were people in the community? Who are still scared to be themselves? Let's think of a situation where maybe community outside of. Is Is. Maybe committee outside of the UK are particularly this Brighton outside right in UK. Where they might not have someone who identifies as members of the LGBTQ community. What are some other alternatives that you could do to show inclusive sex ED? We'll eat. You don't have to be member. -Ly, LGBT community. You can simply be an hour on ally. And even by being an ally, you're showing representations that these people matter and I think earlier. You also talk that. You could also use Ted talks Ted talks for everything right. Definitely you can probably talk for anything on Youtube honestly. Okay, so let's jump into a somewhat. Complicated. Situation our topic and that is okay. Locker Room so for locker rooms for what happens when students identify as different gender, and they wanna use that other locker rooms when he was a lock room with the identity. Or with the gender that they identify with what you do in that situation, this is a very sensitive topic because you don't want to discredit the person who identifies as a gender that they were not born with you. Don't WanNa tell them they can't use the girls restroom. Is because their appearance may not match what they feel. And you don't WanNa. Make you know. The assigned female at birth or the had assists gendered. Girls. To feel like. They're not. They don't matter enough to let people end. But. An approach to that. Is for example our campus, CS, you'll be. They do have some gender-neutral restrooms which will benefit the students way densify as a different gender whether they're out or not to use these facilities at their discretion. But. Where's the locker room that involves showers and other facilities, which makes it. A different topic discussion, but also by making gender-neutral locker rooms. Even if it's just a couple on campus. We are helping these individuals by. Not having a having them, come up to US income, not not ready or to just prevent any one for knowing because blind. Homophobic bullying or transphobic bullying. I think there's a famous case back in two thousand and eighteen. The student named Gavin Grimm and he was barred from using the boy's restroom at school because right of the sex that he was born with, but he still identified as. As a boy mail and Yeah as a male bank, you and so. He is his court or its case when all the way disagreeing coordinated actually ruled in his favor. and. This is a perfect example of how we should be allies. We should be advocates. This is not something where the schools should be pushing back or be push against we should actually be. Supporting, the students will decision the with how they feel with everything. That's going on with them. They might be. They might not know and we should be there to support the whole entire time, not going against them. That's right, but I feel like. Legally in order for someone to. Say Passes Trans Am. I trying to say that, but ideally John's person. They do have to go through therapy. To get that on record that yes, this percents trans, but what happens to those people? What students are individuals? Could can't get this extra support. Where do they stand as far as getting their rights? Tis, because they don't match what they feel inside. It's for example. Let's use me as an example if I were to identify as trans, Male. But. I don't have the resources because I don't have support at home. To go get the medical attention. I need the medical anything. Is. Just because it look like a woman does that mean can't use the guys restroom. We have to think about those students who don't have the support and that's where I say. that. We shouldn't be pressuring identity. Or reading putting labels. And just teaching that it's okay to like.
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"For to have maybe just one person at the school. Where does the counselors psychologists to be that personal contact weather for the LGBTQ? Cme Me all teachers who have. Some knowledge about this because it's not fair to just floodgates for this one person at the school in. Maybe if this person at school is only there, maybe two times a week, and they go to another school, there should be some kind of sex ed for all teachers to the bare minimum. Minimum you're doing more. Already! Hoping more than what we already, so that's really a great start. But I feel like. Even. If you talked on the bare minimum, there's still so much to cover. Therefore feel like. If these seminars or these lectures were directed teachers. Even parents had come in educates teachers because it can talk from their prison experience, so would you suggest is maybe a community event where they educators or the school district would present? Hey, this is what we WANNA do for sex ED. Is How our teachers are gonNA. Teach it. Is there any input from those humidity parents? Maybe role models, maybe community leaders. Is there anything else you would want us to implement or anything that you think is important or vital? We might have brushed over in the sex Ed course the sex Ed- education. Yes because I feel like by teaching through experience you're able to. Be It's becomes more relatable teachable moment for. The. Students Because they know it's. Not just a topic that we just have to teach is a topic that many individuals are apart of or her going through whether it's teaching coming out stories or teaching how to have safe gay sex or Teaching students how there's different kinds of families. Does even some high schoolers don't are not exposed to the different type of families, the note that. Just says this as sex Ed, course might be one week or two weeks does not mean that the learning stops after that. You as either the teacher, or even a parent or the students. Are GonNA. Be Continuing the continuously learning about this. All the time and things are always changing and you have to be able to. You have to be able to know how to. React and respond and. Be Comforting, and? Knowledgeable in this area is why going back, saying to how? Disney experience your array, not one that area. You can't be having someone who identifies as a heterosexual common. Teach you all about. Homosexual sex. You want someone to talk to you. That can relate to the topic. Is just because someone portrays sex has one way you mean. Everyone in the community portrayed the same way is that's why I feel like you can experience. You're able to get a little more realistic teachable moment, and you bring up a good point. You know. Someone. Who is gay? Is Not just one representation, so say for example, this person of the humidity who is gay does not mean all members or people. The Gay community are like this. It's important to show many different representations, and this is where I see the benefit of a community event like this coming in handy where members of the LGBTQ community income out and say well for me. This is my experience for such and such different experiences and students and family, and everyone can see that it is a totally different journey for every individual. Not everyone is GonNa have have the same path exactly just because. This person enjoys doing this. Does not mean. She inches amphibious. It, just sex for example. Teen sex through these. This age group is more of teaching them. How sex can vary from person to person? You're with just because. You may have different interests and your partner. Your partner or partners may have different interests. You have to find common ground or a common ground exploration within each other to understand what sex means to you. To Your partner or partners or or to? Your to your relationship or relationships now city and I talked about what are some things teachers get do for the sex and one of the things we went over is. Something, as small as having the Inter card filled by the students having them write what they will be like because what they would want to be referred to whether Pronoun, whether prefer name. Is this something that could so may seem so miniscule by makes a big difference because you're GonNa have you're gonNA give the student power? Of How they WANNA be called. What the identify! WHAT PRONOUN! They want something that could be seen something so small like this makes a big impact, not even that even on the intro cards. You can also add a box where you can. Have the option of our the closet or not closeted. Do you want me to use this name outside the classroom or just inside the classroom? Because like I say going back to how instead about forcing someone come out, not everyone is ready to use a preferred name in a social setting, maybe in a smaller setting, so by having his intro cars with even a small questionnaire about how comfortable they are is a great way to start inclusivity even in just a classroom. Situation where student could say they're closeted in that into card and. That teacher. Toxic student gives them A. You'll get a comfort given the resources, but not. Tell the parents per, se, or do you think teachers should tell? The parents know think you should tell the parents. Unless the student tells you otherwise just because. Between back to what I said earlier, not every student from supporting household, and they'd be not feel safe being who they are at home. Because, they may risk. Law for themselves. But even if you put it in, Truecar, can say are you out to your parents? The parents know. Just by having these little questions that shows that you're interested about them. Is More than enough to know what's safe for you as an educated to say. Is Your educator? You are not forced to tell the parents how their student identified as you're right. And again. If a student comes out to you. That is a big amount of trust. They're putting into you that. Hey, I am identifies this My parents might I know. My family might not know when we please. Keep this a secret and That is a huge amount of trust between that teacher in that student, would you?.
"teachers" Discussed on Teachers Care Society
"Okay and then. The way this is GonNa be. presented. IS A. Government funded schools do not have to request for this is not something that they have to put it a form for writing a long lengthy process. This is already government funded, so it's going to be already integrated in the school. That has nothing extra already going to be integrated, collect the mandatory mandatory curriculum. I like this approach because again it will normalize this kind of thinking for the students that hey this absolutely okay. This is absolutely fine. This is normal for me to see this in my community in my classroom with my neighbors, even my teachers. So, it's going to be a mandatory curriculum. students to do this wire parents. Having to sign up for consent so. When I mean by. This is that it's going to be. Already integrated and parents have the option to opt out as opposed to parents have the option to opt in okay. You know what I mean so Kinda like it's I. Don't WanNa, say I WANNA WANNA compare by like. it's already part of. Your your membership. Okay, it's already integrated in your membership, but you can opt audio membership as opposed to Oh if you want this extra thing on your membership. You have to opt in. I like the fact that is rate in the curriculum with the parents having the option of opting out so not something that has to be fought for something. Be requested extra. It's already inside and part of the curriculum. Okay, that makes sense I. See where you're going with that. But just I still feel like what is a mandatory parents. Should see this as an opportunity for the for the children. To be educated. More about the diversity in their community. But I know some parents aren't going to be too conservative or closed. Minded to even think about this as a teachable moment rather than just. Exposing students to. The community in high school. And I guess now in middle schools nowadays, but in high school I was. Heart of the gates, Trade Alliance club and. They're all these other clubs as well their. Support. These LGBTQ communities of the school of the members. Of the, community, Do, you see any. I guess. Any. Any negative part of these clubs, the support Lgbtq in the schools I do see native side, but there's also positive sides. On this mostly positives in creating these GSA's gay straight alliance clubs. But there's always gonna be that one negative for example. It. For example, let's say I was in a closet which means I have not came out to my family as being lesbian. If I were to join US club. I would feel more comfortable being myself. However. There can be someone that knows me that club for example. Dangerous trolling. Someone who does that support or identifying the spectrum may join the club. And where we want to be inclusive, we don't have the right to kick them out. But if this person finds out that I'm gay. or Lesbian. And they go out their way and the city know my mom and they told her mom. De Puts me in a danger of outing my audience, people or forcing me to come out as why as. And if I'm not ready to come, out, is a reason why to whether it's not having supportive household. Support a family or any support. Her four TSA clubs are great. Yes, through grade for the support. And meeting people in the community. But it can also force people to come out when they're not ready a little bit of history about these. GSA The reason why they recreated. Was To help reduce the suicide risk of. The LG on students because it will be a safe place at the school where there are other students life gum. That that essentially why it was created but I do see your point about. Maybe outing certain students again, not all students are gonNA. Join these these clubs at school. It all depends on the comfort level where the student is that where their identity. There's many things that can take. Take into consideration. But I do see both points. Against it's just more of the individual making that decision. They feel comfortable with. Their control their decision than definitely pros outweigh the cons. In no matter what? There's always a danger of those students those peers trying to troll trying to make fun of and that's essentially what they're trying to get rid of by having this. Inclusive sex. Ed from such an early age primary school. But. There's always that concept of whatever the teachers are. The educators do in the classroom or in the school. Environment can get on done with whatever happens that there Homar the household accurately you're saying. Thing about this sex ed something. That's not mentioned that I think should be. Putting into consideration is sex ed for teachers. Said is always. Men For students for for the future generations, but what about the teachers? How can we teach about inclusiveness? If the teachers don't even know themselves so in order to do this correctly I think you start with sex ed for teachers I. That's right because the teachers are going to be the ones presenting the material but feel. That just having seminars for teachers to be educated, even if it's a weekly seminars or monthly seminars doesn't matter how often. It just give them enough information. That they can teach their pupils. 'cause it feel like. Not? Every teacher is going to know where to start or. Or anything or have any resources or any information about it? By having these seminars, they can be educated as A. Skeleton of what is expected of them to teach and provide resources to them to.
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"Consent is something that should always be taught at a young age like you said mayor by your book. mccray on is just teaching these. Students. How to ask for permission when they want something that is not, there's which entire to you know sexual intercourse, because you don't want to take advantage of someone or misinterpret any signs. I feel like by Tim Young consent even if it's through. Such materialistic things like bugs. It's helped them grow into wanting to ask for permission or consent to be involved with someone else I. Think Places Star as far as consent is having students recognize what it is and what it is. Comfortable. What is they don't like, so maybe might say. I don't like the way you hug me or maybe I. Don't like hugs, or maybe I don't want one a high five. It's also depending on what the students comfortable with and expressing the comfort whether they liked that or not. I think that's a good place to start could sense as well. Yeah I, agree just by regulated within themselves. They're able to understand a whole as well so I agree with what you're saying that now in primary school about the sex Ed. The reason they're not gonNA. Talk about labels. Orientation is because they just want to expose the students like the different kinds of that out there. They don't want to worry or pressure students, saying Oh, you have to be heterosexual homosexual or transgender. They wanted to expose them to the different kinds of families that they are the different ways at people live. There live their lives and I agree with this because I don't think we should already be pressuring. A young young student, a young nine year old, young eight year old a hey. This is what you are. See I agree on that because I feel by teaching these students about the different families your. Students were not exposed to that bird. Other for some of that are not exposed to the community. They may not know. There's families that have three people in two people in at one person in it on different genders in. It is just a way to get them. I guess you could say get their feet wet to understand how not every household is a same near exactly in than just. You know I could. father may look like a mom or vice versa, and just exposing students to the different types of family that they are not just what you see as whether it's foster whether it single parents, but these type. Different families. In the household as far as parents or whatever the adult is in the household. I think this is vital because it will help prevent any kind of bullying in normalize that this is okay. It's okay to for me to have this kind of family. Oh, it's okay for my friend of the have this kind of family about McCain's something taboo. Example a lot of kids. Nowadays, they were the grandparents. Why is that any different from having gay? Dad's or your mom's or one of each so? With all this I know media is starting to show. A digital media is starting to show inclusiveness and some of the examples. What I think toy story and finding Dory. But back in May, two dozen nineteen out of Europe Fan of Arthur. There was yeah. There was an episode back in May two dozen. Where they show Mr Rathburne was actually a gay character was a wedding and the big reveal. Was There Miss? Raccoon was going to marry another? I think it was an arc. And the State of Alabama or Refuse to show this episode so the Alabama. Public television reviews broadcasts, cartoon and glad came out. Saying this was a real missed. Teaching Opportunity I agree with what glad said just because where Alabama is restricting showing this episode. It's also. Showing their state that. Anyone in that state who identifies anywhere along the spectrum of the. Plus. Is Not. Normal, but they are not. Alabama is trying to normalize it saying it's not okay to be on the. Spectrum. And by that people who identify someone along the spectrum in Alabama are not receiving the represented representation. They deserve which will cause. It may cause some personal issues or personal barriers. And hurdles just because they'll feel not. It's not safe to come out. That's what they identify or come out as how. Their sexual orientation is. It just causes a lot of. Backlash on our community while his nick medium in the I understand as you get older, they'll be more resources. And you know the be more representation, and maybe shows for what they will say, more mature audience, but maybe something small as this in children's daytime show. Something like this could have been really beneficial. Instead of waiting for the kids to get older, and now they might start seeing all these different. Types of families in media that's meant for older kids and they might be confused might not know what's going on could lead to bullying. Without them even having that as an intention as opposed to US exposing them to these kinds of different families from an early age, and that ways not such a taboo for them growing up, you see. What I'm. Thinking about here is if they feel that. The LGBT topic is for mature audiences only. But adults are not ready to talk about it. It just shows how immature they're actually acting because they're not trying to expose kids. To this topic because they fear that just watching one show make. Quote! UNQUOTE CONVICT THEM TO BE GAY or make them as trends, not how it works. Just simple representation can make at least in my perspective having this representation. Would have made me feel better about myself. Knowing that it's okay. I'm not saying that it was going to convert me to. Being woman you, but it's not going to convert someone just because they see, it won't convert them. It will help them except who they are as a person, just be straight. Couples on TV doesn't mean going to turn straight. Yeah exactly. And even as far as representation that that episode of Arthur that was a perfect example, showing that weightings aren't just for people of the same sex. Weddings can be anything. To two females to males, awaiting is just a spectrum of love. As long as you love that individual them, it's okay, and that was just such a missed opportunity. that it was just because. Alabama feel. It was not right to air. It doesn't mean. They shouldn't have done it. Could it like? That said it was really a missed teachable moment. So if we jump into the said that they have planned for secondary school. This is where they're going to focus on identity and orientation important factor. The point now is that parents can opt out of this right here, so the parents don't want. Their children received this type of sex ED in the secondary school. They can say I'd want my child to participate. They signed that form and that's it. The child does not receive that sex ED. What. Do you think I mean? It's great that they're trying to involve the parents into this decision. But it's going back to where we started. Even these parents are not. Friendly, they're GONNA be like. Oh, no, my kid can't be taught. This or back at scrapped where we started because these kids are not going to have that teachable.
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"All right, welcome back our first guest today is. A Teacher Foam Carson California a little bit about her. She has a bachelor's in liberal studies from California State University Long Beach. She has don't credential multiple subject and sped Mon- severe, and she also is a member of the L., G. Btu, humidity, sending what does up plus stamp for that well first of all. Thank you for having me here. It's an honor and the plus or bt. Cupolas essentially means there's more to just being lesbian gay bisexual, Trans Queer. There are more other identities, either whether it's gender or sexual orientation. Its position saying there's just more to than you were to actually write the acronym. It'd be too long for us to even. Condense Okay and then would you. It's up to you. Are you comfortable sharing what you identify? As yes, my actually identify as lesbian, which means I'm attracted to other women, but more specifically I am also a Demi Sexual, which means I am attracted to someone sexually once a form A. Strong emotional connection with them, which also ties into my romantic, which means owl pursue a romantic relationship if I have a strong connection with that person. Wow, so yeah, I didn't know about all these other. Orientations I didn't know that the plus stood for more one by did not know of all the other ones. Roughly how many they are I. Know keeps changing. Honestly I can't give you an estimate. Just because there's constantly new additions, new discoveries of people identifying something different, but know there are some trolls who would try to make some stuff up, and in by as the dumbest things. Honestly so to be honest. I can't give you an exact number. Okay, so then. Why did you choose the field of education? So why did you want to be a teacher? In third, grade, I did have a teacher who was not the greatest example of a great educator. And from then I knew I did not want our community or the world to have those kind of educators who did not really care about the children's well being. So I wanted to be that change for my future students, so in your case, it was a bad experience made you want to be a teacher? I also did have some good experiences, but there's honestly experiences where so many I wanted to continue to great experiences or feature generations, but also make sure these students did not have. A, negative view of the education system and someone in the community I feel like there's not enough for presentation, because like as you said on this new law that just passed where lot people were scared to be out about their sexuality, just because they did fear their job or being fired for example, knee outlet, a lot of big important changes happening right now, let's jump into our first topic in our first topic is about the UK to start teaching primary school kids extra Lgbtq, inclusive, sex education, and particularly in the city of Brighton and Hove the Gay Capital of the U K now. The way this breaks down is sex ED in primary and secondary school, so for primary what they essentially want to do is teach inclusive relationship education, and the reason behind this is so that they can prevent homophobic and transphobic bullying. So do you think about this? Honestly I feel like starting off at the good call, the gay capital, having people or having these educators implement. The -Aug. bt. Sex Education is a great start for the words are changing just because. On, there's still a lot of very conservative places who do not even want to value the idea of. People of the. Plus community, being essential people in the community. But, a few by starting off with a place, already welcomes in, we are slowly going to branch out into other places that will slowly become to accept it as a normal thing for society. Of course, if all goes well, then they're going to branch out into other cities, other areas that maybe aren't as I, would I say gay friendly include? Is inclusive as accepting. I agree on that is a great way for people to start accepting people as just people. Instead of just putting labels. Whether, it's sexually based on their gender or sexual orientation I. Mean We all have labels? You fall on their shoes me. Whether it's you know people who are disabled people who are able bodied people who have red hair. There's always gonNA be labels, but people surpasses labels, and they just focus on. bt labels, which is not. Very welcoming and it's just really blows how they don't WanNA normalize it. Yeah, this is just a UK. If we look at the United States itself, we still have a lot of. Progress to make crops to me. Yes, I agree on. That couldn't jump in so like I said earlier. They're gonNA break you down to primary and secondary schools and in primary. The WANNA focus on inclusive relationship education so this. Including same sex parents. and. The way they will be doing this is they want to provide concrete example of how this should be normal how it should be a big deal. This shouldn't be taboo so concrete examples in the classroom whether it's book whether it's TV era any other media. All these examples just to show that Hey, this is okay. I think that's honesty. A great start just because by normalizing it at such a young by juicing these different kinds of couples. Students will these kids are like I said their primary grade. They're gonNA grow with that mentality, and hopefully pass it onto their future children and discontinue it continuing by continuing this process, it will become a normal community and again. This is to prevent homophobic transphobic bullying. Is there a way that you could see this? Maybe backfiring well, just like any other plan? It can always backfire. And there's always gonNA. Be Tweaks to be made because this is the first time is happening with already an inclusive community. It's GonNa Backfire it will backfire other communities, whereas not when they're not very inclusive. So you kind of have to modify I, guess. I I don't recall curriculum for this, but not modify that curriculum based on your audience and find different ways to deliver it to them the big deal that they're the big. Talking about is consent now consent is already integrated in Crookham ole across schools in basic consent is just asking for permission from a young age. Gardeners are taught to ask permission whether they WANNA borrow something from fellow student or friend May I borrow your Cran Meyer borrow your book. Essentially WanNa do is take this consents. Topic an applied to sex ED and. Primary and secondary.