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 14 | Exploring Culture on a Global Level w/ Taína Benitez

Fun, joy and love when chopping it up with Taína Benitez from Teach With Love Global. We talked about Exploring Culture on a Global Level. We also talked about some immersive travel trip opportunities including the...
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Episode 13 | How To Talk To Your Teen About Anything w/ Author Katie Malinski

It’s about building relationships and effective communication! Great talk with Katie Malinski as we discussed her book How to Talk to Your Teen About Anything. She shared strategies that parents and educator alike can...
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Episode 12 | MLK Reflections w/ Lorena Germán, José Luis Vilson, Tiffany Jewell, Tamara Russell, and Tricia Ebvaria

On Monday, January 17th, Multicultural Classroom hosted an MLK, Jr. Summit. Lorena Germán facilitated brief conversations all day long. Our guests included José Luis Vilson, Tiffany Jewell, Tamara Russell, and Tricia...
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Episode 11 | Yefferson, Actually / En Realidad, Es Yefferson with Author Katherine Trejo

Say my name, say my name! Yes, a throwback Destiny’s Child reference but it works in this case. Katherine Trejo is today’s guest and we are discussing her book Yefferson, Actually / En Realidad, Yefferson. Katherine...
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Episode 10 | Colorism in the Latina/o/e Community

A couple months ago, Roberto was asked participate on a virtual panel regarding colorism in the Latina/o/e Community. The event was organized by AP for All NYC and hosted by Marisol Manríquez and Dr. Akua...
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Episode 9 | Restorative Resistance in Higher Education w/ Dr. Richard J. Reddick

Dr. Richard Reddick helps us unpack the notion of Restorative Resistance in Higher Education. He also shares his experience leading The Eyes of Texas History Committee and University of Texas-Austin. Finally, he...
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Episode 8 | Ava's Caribbean ABC w/ Authors Dr. Lois Marshall Barker & Ava Barker

Dr. Lois Marshall Barker & Ava Barker discuss their picture book Ava’s Caribbean ABC. They express the importance of cultural affirmation. Dr. Lois Marshall Barker is a Grenadian native and creative currently...
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Episode 7 | El's Mirror w/ Authors Ellison & Bavu Blakes

Today’s episode features Ellison & Bavu Blakes discussing their self-published book El’s Mirror. El’s Mirror is an upper elementary picture book and a reflective tool for families, parents, mentors, leaders, and...
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Episode 6 | Integrating Culture in Language Classrooms

Today's episode features Roberto being interviewed on Rosa Bell's PLC (Professional Learning Community) discussing how to integrate culture in Spanish Language classrooms through poetry. #OurClassroom...
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Episode 5 | Philosophy of Race w/ Jordan Botello

Today’s episode features Jordan Botello. He is a PhD Student and Graduate Teaching Fellow in the Department of Philosophy at The Graduate Center, CUNY in New York City. Currently he teaches at Brooklyn College. His...
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Episode 4 | Natural Hair Movement w/ Yeimy Medina

Today’s episode features Yeimy Medina. She was born in Dominican Republic, grew up in Curacao. Growing up she never loved my natural hair and didn’t think it was beautiful. In the Dominican Republic if you have...
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Episode 3 | Black & Brown Founders / CHROMA 2021 Event w/ Deldelp Media

Today’s episode features Deldelp Medina of Black and Brown Founders. Deldep has 10 plus years experience in Diversity and Inclusion, Design Thinking, Product Market Fit, Lean Startup, scaling and investment strategy....
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