Ep. 32: With Age Comes… | Yvette Jackson | Non-Verbal Cues

Tom SchimmerThe Tom Schimmer Podcast

In Don’t @ Me (1:18), Tom explores the societal contradiction that emerges when we finish the expression, “With Ages Comes Wisdom.” Then, Tom is joined by Dr. Yvette Jackson (13:55), author of Pedagogy of Confidence to discuss the equity issue surrounding Special Education and Gifted programs. Finally, in Assessment Corner (1:32:14), Tom discusses the formative role of non-verbal cues in … Read More

EP66: Why is it Important to De-center Christmas in our Classrooms?

The Staff Room PodcastStaff Room Podcast

In Episode 66 of The Staffroom Podcast, Chey and Pav talk about their experiences with celebrating holidays – Christmas, in particular – in their classrooms in recent years. The diverse cultures in their classrooms has forced them to be much more mindful of whose culture and traditions are being pushed in our classrooms. They discuss Culturally Relevant and Responsive Pedagogy, … Read More