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 83 | Enhancing Learning through Art and Poems w/ Anna J. Small Roseboro

Season #2

In this episode, Anna J. Small Roseboro shares her fascinating work, "Experience, Poems and Pictures: Poetry that Paints, Pictures that Speak," that has captured international acclaim for its innovative blend of...
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Episode 82 | Nurturing Creativity and Community Relations w/ Robert Liu-Trujillo

Season #2

In today's episode, host Roberto Germán sits down with guest Robert Liu-Trujillo, author and illustrator of the captivating picture book "Fresh Juice." They delve into the inspiration behind the book, the importance...
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Episode 81 | Navigating Disability and Dreams w/ Natalia Syvester

Season #2

In this episode of Our Classroom, we have the privilege of welcoming the award-winning author Natalia Sylvester, whose poignant novel "Breathe and Count Back from Ten" gives voice to Veronica, a young girl with hip...
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Episode 80 | Social Emotional Learning Inspired by Hip Hop w/ David Spellmon

Season #2

In this episode, our host Roberto is joined by David Spellmon Jr., a behavior specialist who is making an impact in Charlotte, North Carolina by incorporating Hip Hop Pedagogy to promote social and emotional learning....
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Episode 79 | Black Literacies w/ Patriann Smith

Season #2

In this episode of Our Classroom, host Roberto Germán engages in a thought-provoking conversation with Dr. Patriann Smith, an esteemed scholar and educator specializing in language, literacy, and exceptional...
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Episode 78 | Conquering Test Anxiety w/ Wallace Panlilio II, Ph.D & Artyom Zinchenko, PhD

Season #2

In this episode, titled "Conquering Test Anxiety," we have two extraordinary guests joining us. First up is Dr. Wallace Panlilio II, an educational psychologist, headmaster of 14 years, and chief mentor officer who...
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Episode 77 | Nourishing Caregiver Collaborations w/ Nawal Qarooni

Season #2

In this episode titled "Nourishing Caregiver Collaborations", we tackle the discomfort that might arise when engaging with people of different languages, and Nawal emphasizes the critical need to dispel biases that...
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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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