Our Classroom

Our Classroom

Hosted by: Roberto Germán | Multicultural Classroom

Welcome to Our Classroom! In this space we talk about education, which is inclusive of, but not limited to what happens in schools. Education is taking place whenever and wherever we are willing to learn. In Our...

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Episode 30 | Hyphenated w/ Ummi Modeste

In the third and final part of our poetry series with author Ummi Modeste, she shares and analyzes the poem Hyphenated from her book Because I Knew. This is one of her favorite poems as it speaks to the struggle of...
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Episode 29 | Dreaming A Decolonized World w/ Ummi Modeste

Part Two of our poetry series with author Ummi Modeste explores immigration from a number of different angles. In this episode, Ummi reads the poem Dreaming A Decolonized World from her book Because I Knew. This is a...
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Episode 28 | Quién Soy Yo (Who Am I) w/ Ummi Modeste

If you dig poetry then you are in for a treat! This is part one of a 3-part poetry series w/ author Ummi Modeste. In this episode, Ummi reads the poem Quien Soy Yo from her book Because I Knew. We then had the...
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Episode 27 | Mathin' It Up Pt. 3 w/ Kwame Sarfo- Mensah

Welcome to Our Classroom! In this brief episode, Math Educator and Consultant Kwame Sarfo-Mensah wraps up our conversation about math including talking about supporting bilingual learners.  Kwame Sarfo-Mensah is a...
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Episode 26 | Mathin' It Up Pt. 2 w/ Kwame Sarfo-Mensah

As we proceed (P. Diddy voice) with the math strategies you need! In part 2 of Mathin' It Up w/ Kwame Sarfo-Mensah, we discuss Math & Hip Hop, creating a STEM Speaker Series, Culturally Responsive Teaching in...
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Episode 25 | Mathin' It Up Pt. 1 w/ Kwame Sarfo-Mensah

I don’t even like math like that but this was fun! 😂 My mom commented, “I wish I had a math teacher like you when I was in school!” Brother Kwame Sarfo-Mensah out here getting love from mom dukes! I guess he was a...
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Episode 24 | Change the Narrative w/ Henry J. Turner & Kathy Lopes

Henry J. Turner and Kathy Lopes join Roberto to discuss their new book Change the Narrative: How to Foster an Antiracist Culture in Your School. In addition, they share about their co-authoring process, their...
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Episode 23 | EdTech and Edupreneurship w/ Thom Gibson

It’s great to learn and journey with others. Thom Gibson is my go-to person for all EdTech related questions. In this episode of Our Classroom, we discussed EdTech and Edupreneurship. We also touched up fatherhood and...
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Episode 22 | Justice & Healing w/ Clara Mangali

Student voice matters! In this episode of Our Classroom, I had my first student guest, Clara Mangali. We discussed how her senior research project led to her creating a Justice & Healing virtual workshop for...
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Episode 21 | You Have Agency w/ Lorena Germán

Since y’all kept stressing me about bringing Lorena Germán back on the podcast, I found a way to do it without giving her an opportunity to turn my interview into a flirt session with me! This is the shortest episode...
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Episode 20 | Exploring Textured Teaching w/ Lorena Germán

Well… I tried to keep the interview focused on Textured Teaching but your girl Lorena was wildin’ (dropped the “g” because she was out of control)!Nonetheless, before she snuck in to give me a kiss, we managed to...
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Episode 19 | Using Bilingual Books to Teach Self-Love & Diversity w/ Marisa Taylor

All the way from London, UK! Author Marisa Taylor checked into Our Classroom to discuss Using Bilingual Books to Teach Self-Love & Diversity. She touched upon:-The personal experiences that inspired her book...
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