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...

Episodes

Episode 39 | Developing Antiracist, Pro-Human Students w/ Afrika Afeni Mills

Season #2

In this episode of Our Classroom, author Afrika Afeni Mills, shares insight about her book Open Windows, Open Minds: Developing Antiracist, Pro-Human Students.  Classroom Notes: The story of her name 3 actions steps...
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Episode 38 | Building a Pipeline of Black Teachers

Season #2

In this episode of Our Classroom, Roberto shares an excerpt from the article To Build a Pipeline of Black Teachers, This Program Starts Recruiting in High School by Emily Tate Sullivan. The article examines the...
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Episode 37 | Creating Culturally Inclusive Literacy Classrooms w/ Kamania Wynter-Hoyte, Eliza Braden, Michele Myers, Natasha Thorton

Season #2

In this episode of Our Classroom, Roberto is joined by Kamania Wynter-Hoyte, Eliza Braden, Michele Myers, and Natasha Thorton, the authors of the book Revolutionary Love, to discuss Creating Culturally Inclusive...
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Episode 36 | Where Faith & Schools Can Meet w/ Zakiya Jackson

Season #2

In this episode of Our Classroom, Zakiya Jackson, President of The Expectations Project shares her insight and experience regarding where the church and public schools can meet. Key Moments: The role of the church in...
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Episode 35 | 4 Tips for School Leaders Starting DEI Work

Season #2

Welcome to Season 2 of Our Classroom! In this episode, Roberto breaks down an article that he and Lorena originally published through Edutopia. The article examines the idea that school leaders should take an active...
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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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