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The newest addition to the Bored Teachers Podcast Network, Crying in My Car is a weekly breath of fresh air to help teachers get through class without pulling their hair out or the hair of several students. No pedagogy here, just pure hilarity! Segments include Story Time, Teachers in the News Not Touching Kids, a weekly Top 5 and more endless comedy from comedians Devin Siebold from Bored Teachers and James Yon from The Lowdown on Comcast's AfroTV. Hear the perspective from both the educator side and the parent side of things while laughing uncontrollably until you cry... in your car (or not in your car, it doesn't really matter to us.)

Crying in My Car: A Podcast for Teachers Bored Teachers

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The newest addition to the Bored Teachers Podcast Network, Crying in My Car is a weekly breath of fresh air to help teachers get through class without pulling their hair out or the hair of several students. No pedagogy here, just pure hilarity! Segments include Story Time, Teachers in the News Not Touching Kids, a weekly Top 5 and more endless comedy from comedians Devin Siebold from Bored Teachers and James Yon from The Lowdown on Comcast's AfroTV. Hear the perspective from both the educator side and the parent side of things while laughing uncontrollably until you cry... in your car (or not in your car, it doesn't really matter to us.)

    Hate for "TikTok Teachers"!?

    Hate for "TikTok Teachers"!?

    Hitting the griddy risky waters of teacher influencers....

    -- Grab your tickets for the Bored Teachers Comedy Tour here: https://www.boredteachers.com/comedy-tour 

    Welcome back to Crying In My Car, a podcast for teachers! This week, Devin Siebold and James Yon break down the "cringe" some people throw teachers who are active on social media, share a wild story of a plane door falling from the sky (was a teacher involved?), and how a film class teacher provided her students with *life-altering* experiences.

    Devin and James know a few "TikTok teachers" and they all seem to have different reactions from school admin - some great, some harsh. Devin shares some advice on how to overcome these obstacles if you ever face strong reactions.

    To end things with a bang our hosts share praise for a thoughtful teacher who offered her students a role in her documentary by giving them some hands on experience through a broadcasting internship. Paid internship? You've got to listen in to see! 

    • 43 min
    Teacher New Year’s Resolutions

    Teacher New Year’s Resolutions

    From presidential roles to classroom goals!
    Tune into the latest episode of "Crying In My Car" for a straightforward take on teacher life and New Year’s resolutions. Our hosts Devin Siebold and James Yon tackle topics relevant to educators today, starting with the diminishing role of the presidency in schools and the impact of social media on the classroom environment.
    They also discuss pressing issues facing teachers, including a story from Japan about a teacher's unique classroom experiment, and the significant shortage of teachers in El Paso County leading to unmanageably large class sizes. The episode wraps up with a realistic look at New Year’s resolutions tailored for teachers.
    So join us for an episode that blends humor with the realities of teaching, offering insights and inspiration for educators as they navigate the challenges of the new year. Whether you’re looking for a laugh or some encouragement, Crying In My Car has something for you.
     

    • 41 min
    Unveiling Education’s Realities

    Unveiling Education’s Realities

    We’re talking everything Controversy, Change, an Community
    Welcome to "Crying In My Car," where we will be joined by our host Devin Siebold as well as our co host James Yon.
    In this episode, they will dissect the Department of Defense (DOD) education system, revealing alternatives for teachers seeking different career paths within education. They stress the significance of mental health support, such as therapy and psychology, in fostering effective communication between adults and children. 
    Next, they explore the story of a teacher who relocated from New York to Mexico for teaching, embracing a simpler life over higher pay. Devin reflects on his experiences in a predominantly Hispanic school, appreciating the strong sense of respect and community within Mexican culture.
    Then Devin and James address sensitive topics such as the correct use of pronouns for transgender students, and the controversy surrounding a teacher's inappropriate relationship with a student. They emphasize the need for constructive solutions in addressing such serious issues within the education sector.
    Lastly, the podcast covers a critical incident of a student bringing a weapon to school, highlighting the dire need for better communication and security measures in educational institutions.
    Join James and Devin in this episode of "Crying In My Car" for a discussion on the challenges and realities of the teaching profession. Tune in for a thought-provoking session that goes beyond the surface of teacher life.
     

    • 47 min
    Navigating The Classroom Chaos!

    Navigating The Classroom Chaos!

    We’re giving humorous insights of the chaotic life in the classroom
    Welcome to a new episode of "Crying In My Car," where we peel back the curtain on the always entertaining world of teaching. I'm your host Devin Siebold, and alongside me is the ever-hilarious James Yon. Whether you're grading papers or just intrigued by the chaos of the classroom, this is the podcast for you!
    In today's episode, we're tackling the swarm of challenges that come with teaching. We're spilling the beans on everything from the laughable to the logistical, including those all-important bathroom policies. Because, let's be honest, when nature calls in the middle of a lesson, what can we do?
    We're diving into the state of teacher education today. Did you know there are 180,000 people out there without the necessary education to become a teacher? It's a stat that will make you think. 
    We're wrapping up the episode with a game of “Would You Rather? TEACHER EDITION”. Trust us, it's a game that every teacher will relate to, laugh with, and maybe even cringe a little.
    Join us, as we explore the highs, lows, and hysterical in-betweens of being a teacher. From parents' perks to classroom conundrums, this episode has got it all. See you in the carpool lane for this episode of Crying In My Car!
     

    • 39 min
    The Untold Stories of Parent/ Teacher Encounters

    The Untold Stories of Parent/ Teacher Encounters

    We’ve got the reddit report of parent/ teacher stories!
    Welcome aboard "Crying In My Car," the podcast where the classroom meets comedy, and chaos. I'm your host Devin Siebold, joined by my hilarious cohort, James Yon. 
    We're diving into the gritty realities of the physical and mental toll of teaching. It's a journey of laughter, stress balls, and finding those glimmers of hope and purpose amidst lesson plans and late-night grading.
    Then hold onto your hall passes, because we've got some of the most outrageous stories you've ever heard. From a history teacher with some, 'creative' self-scanning techniques to a substitute teacher whose pants-down approach landed him in hot water.
    And for our TikTok enthusiasts, we’ve got a tale that turned a classroom dream into a viral reality. Not to mention the public school teacher who stirred up controversy with religious music lessons.
    We also delve into the struggles of taking father's leave in the teaching world – because sometimes, working from home doesn't mean taking a break.
    And if you’ve ever thought about switching teaching gigs, we've got some strategies that might just be your golden ticket.
    So whether you're a teacher, an educator, or just a lover of all things unexpectedly hilarious, "Crying In My Car" is your go-to podcast. Join us, Devin, James, and James Yon as we explore the wild, weird, and wonderful world of teachers. 
     

    • 40 min
    From Smiles To Struggles In Education

    From Smiles To Struggles In Education

    Navigating the highs and lows of our teachers!
    Welcome back to another episode of  the Crying In My Car podcast. I'm your host Devin Siebold, joined by my co host James Yon. This week we will be diving into the comedic chaos of teacher life.
    We give a shout-out to the unsung hero of the curriculum, home economics, the course that equips students with survival skills for the real world.
    We will also navigate the tricky waters of political expression in the classroom, specifically the ripple effects of a pro-Palestinian email signature and the surprisingly serious consequences it can have.
    Then, we shift gears to the darker side of teaching – from the heart-wrenching story of a teacher caught in a shootout to the scandalous tale of a teacher-student relationship gone wrong. It's a rollercoaster ride of emotions and controversial topics, but don't worry, we'll keep the laughs coming.
    Of course, we can't have a teacher podcast without some good old-fashioned student pranks. We're sharing the top 10 pranks that students have managed to pull off – some of which are so ingenious, they deserve an A+ in creativity.
    So, whether you're a teacher, a student, or just someone who loves a good schoolyard story, this episode of Crying In My Car is not to be missed. Join us as we mix the serious with the silly, the heartwarming with the hilarious, and take a deep dive into the world of teacher comedy.
     

    • 48 min

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