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 72 | Anti-Bias Literacy Instruction w/ Tricia Ebarvia

Season #2

In this episode of Our Classroom, Roberto is joined by distinguished guest Tricia Ebarvia. An experienced high school English teacher, Tricia is also the co-founder of #DisruptTexts and author of the masterpiece, "Get...
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Episode 71 | Black Hair Liberation and Empowerment w/ St. Clair Detrick-Jules

Season #2

In this week's episode, we are thrilled to have St. Clair Detrick-Jules, award-winning Afro-Caribbean filmmaker and photographer, back with us. Join us as we dive into her impactful book, "My Beautiful Black Hair 101...
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Episode 70 | From Bullying to Empowerment w/ St. Clair Detrick-Jules & AnalĂ­z German

Season #2

In this episode of Our Classroom we are joined by St. Clair Detrick-Jules, author of My Hair is Like the Sun. We unpack the inspiration behind the title of the book and how St. Clair's Afro-Caribbean background shaped...
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Episode 69 | Growing Up in the Jim Crow Era w/ Martha Bireda, Ph.D

Season #2

In this episode, we are honored to have Martha Bireda, Ph.D., sharing her experiences of growing up during the Jim Crow era. In this episode, Martha highlights the importance of not seeing oneself as a victim, even in...
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Episode 68 | Baby Bonds - Creating Community Capital to Dismantle Wealth Disparities

Season #2

In this episode, we'll be joined by esteemed guests, including Dr. William Sandy Darity, a leading expert on wealth inequality, Alejandra Montoya Boyer, the Director of Policy at Prosperity Now, Sergio C. Muñoz, a...
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Episode 67 | Three Ways Parents Can Help Prepare Their Children for College

Season #2

Supporting college readiness for high school students is essential for their future success. Here are three ways parents can help prepare their children for college: Proactively affirm their greatness Be a partner in...
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Episode 66 | Educate & Bake w/ Jenny Suriel

Season #2

In this episode of Our Classroom, Jenny Suriel, educator and owner of Amor y Azucar Bakery, drops by to discuss her road to becoming an educator, the inception of her bakery business, and her experiences with...
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Episode 65 | What's Going on in Florida Pt. 2 w/ Lorena Germán

Season #2

In this episode of Our Classroom we continue to reflect on the fascinating developments in Florida that are greatly impacting education. Classroom Notes New development in Florida Resources available to...
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Episode 64 | What's Going on in Florida w/ Lorena Germán

Season #2

In this episode of Our Classroom Lorena German joins me to discuss Florida's Black History Curriculum. Classroom Notes Brief explanation of the new standards The so-called benefits of slavery Strategic framing to...
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Episode 63 | Emotional Dysregulation w/ Kareem Farah

Season #2

In this episode of Our Classroom Kareem Farah of the Modern Classrooms Project joins me to discuss Emotional Dysregulation. Classroom Notes What is emotional dysregulation? How can we effectively support students...
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Episode 62 | Raising Activists w/ Kassie Infante & Dr. Marianela Rivera

Season #2

In this episode of Our Classroom Kassie Infante and Dr. Marianela Rivera of the HomePlace Collective join me to discuss Raising Activists. Classroom Notes  Democratic citizen in 21st century USA  How to support...
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Episode 61 | Control Freaks w/ Jan "J.E." Thomas

Season #2

In this episode of Our Classroom Jan “J.E.” Thomas joins me to discuss her forthcoming book Control Freaks. Classroom Notes  The concept and characters of Control Freaks  Family dynamics storyline   What constitutes...
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