EP86: Are They MY Students?

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In Episode 86 of The Staffroom Podcast, Chey and Pav talk about a topic that arose during a broadcast of “The Drive” – whether or not we should be referring to students as “MY” Students. The conversation takes us into anti-oppressive and anti-racist language use, intergenerational trauma, and the inclusive or exclusive words that teachers use in the classroom. They … Read More

EP74: Are We Truly Disruptors?

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In Episode 74 of The Staffroom Podcast, Chey and Pav dive into a conversation about Disruption, and what it means to be a disruptor within Education. This episode definitely goes in many directions and also touches on some real deep points with respect to what disruption looks like with the Anti-racist framework, with technology, with hierarchy. Lots of themes are … Read More

What’s Your Superpower? Mine Is Teaching!

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TL;DR: In 2020, educators had on their “superhero” outfits to bring about an educational revolution. Superpower traits that were discovered last year involve striking a balance, creating empowering lessons with student input, discovering your network, digital learning platforms, technology, learning what you don’t know, connecting, being yourself, gathering feedback, and embracing change. As 2021 starts, a new year with new … Read More