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 34 | Students, Schools, People and Prisons w/ Stacy Seward

Welcome to Our Classroom! In this episode, Stacy Seward, Executive Director of The Dream Network in Lawrence Massachusetts, joins to discuss the school-to-prison pipeline and prison to community re-entry, including a...
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Episode 33 | Reflections of a First Year School Principal w/ Terra Lynch

This week's guest was Terra Lynch, Director of Middle School at Headwaters School in Austin, Texas.  We discussed the following: Director of Middle School role Triumphs & trials in the first year Expectations for...
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Episode 32 | Shifting POC Stories by Writing Fiction w/ Aiko Bethea

Aiko Bethea stopped by Our Classroom to discuss her upcoming publication, the Magnolia Murder Series. We touched upon the following:◦ Characters in the series◦ Shifting POC stories from being steeped in suffering◦...
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Episode 31 | Reading for Self w/ Dr. Sonja Cherry-Paul & Lorena Germán

In this episode of Our Classroom, Dr. Sonja Cherry-Paul invites Lorena Germán to join her in one of the RedClayEd Community Conversations. As we transition from summer fun and flexibility, Sonja challenges the...
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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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