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 76 | Literacy for All w/ Shawna Coppola

Season #2

In this thought-provoking conversation, we are joined by the remarkable Shawna Coppola, the author of "Literacy for All: A Framework for Anti-Oppressive Teaching". Shawna is a seasoned expert in the field of child and...
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Episode 75 | Teaching Black History in K-3 w/ Dawnavyn James

Season #2

In this enlightening episode titled "Teaching Black History in K-3," we're joined by the inspiring Dawnavyn James, an educator who brings Black history to the youngest of learners through song, storytelling, and...
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Episode 74 | About Bruce’s Beach: Restorative Justice Through Reparations w/ George C. Fatheree III & Sergio C. Muñoz

Season #2

In today's show, we're diving deep into a painful piece of California history and the remarkable story of triumph that's emerged a century later. Our special guest is none other than George  C. Fatheree III, a...
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Episode 73 | Unpacking and Healing w/ Tiffany Rose

Season #2

In this episode of Our Classroom, Roberto is joined by Tiffany Rose, the author of the powerful book ‘Pack Light.’ This episode journeys through Tiffany's biracial experiences, her battles with marginalization and...
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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 & Analíz 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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