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Join Cassie Tabrizi from Create-Abilities as she explores important concepts and practices in elementary education. Featuring weekly episodes that include expert interviews, classroom best practices, and entertaining and engaging conversations with other teachers, this is the perfect show to improve your classroom and your teaching chops in a fun, approachable way.

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After The Bell with Create-Abilities Cassie Tabrizi

    • Education
    • 4.7 • 15 Ratings

Join Cassie Tabrizi from Create-Abilities as she explores important concepts and practices in elementary education. Featuring weekly episodes that include expert interviews, classroom best practices, and entertaining and engaging conversations with other teachers, this is the perfect show to improve your classroom and your teaching chops in a fun, approachable way.

TO BECOME A PATRON, FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL, AND MORE: create-abilities.com/afterthebell

    Teaching Elementary Writing with Melanie Meehan

    Teaching Elementary Writing with Melanie Meehan

    During this episode we talk all about writing. She gives some great examples of how to have authentic writing conversations with your students, creating a common language in your writing community, and looking at all written work as an asset.
     
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    • 45 min
    Step Into Student Goal Setting with Dr. Chase Nordengren

    Step Into Student Goal Setting with Dr. Chase Nordengren

    During this episode we talk about goal setting in the classroom. We know that having our kids set and reach goals in incredibly motivational for them and can be a powerful tool in the learning process. Chase talks about how goal setting can bring a number of effective practices together to increase growth, motivation and agency.
     
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    • 31 min
    Answers to Your Biggest Questions About Teaching Elementary Reading with Christina Nosek

    Answers to Your Biggest Questions About Teaching Elementary Reading with Christina Nosek

    During this episode we talk about how to create a community of classroom readers where all students feel seen and safe. We also talk about how to set up your reading instruction and some key components to keep in mind.
     
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    • 37 min
    Social and Emotional Learning with Mike Anderson

    Social and Emotional Learning with Mike Anderson

    During this episode we talk all about SEL. SEL can feel like a term that is being thrown around constantly, but Mike breaks down how you can easily integrate SEL skills into your day without a lot of materials, prep, or some big program or curriculum. He also shares a website at the end with a lot of free resources he has compiled to help you.
     
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    • 38 min
    Identity Safe Classroom with Dr. Becki Cohn-Vargas

    Identity Safe Classroom with Dr. Becki Cohn-Vargas

    During this episode we talk about how we can help students feel safe and valued. She talks about how using things like cooperation, student voice, autonomy, and teaching for understanding can help every child feel safe, welcomed, and loved.
     
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    • 40 min
    The School of Hope with Cathleen Beachboard

    The School of Hope with Cathleen Beachboard

    During this episode we talk about why hope is so important and how we can foster it with our students. We also talk about how hope is not just a fluffy platitude, but something real and quantifiable. You can tell Cathleen is passionate about this work and I appreciate her insights.
     
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    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

Second Story Window ,

Love After the Bell!

This is such an excellent podcast for elementary teachers. The episodes cover a wide variety of important topics and the episodes are so well done. It’s a must-listen!

HeidiVanNatter ,

So much to think about!

Every week, Cassie and her incredible guests leave me with so much to think about and consider about my teaching practice.

YepSureDid ,

Great educational podcast

This podcast is really well done. Cassie does a great job! 10/10 would recommend this podcast to any educator out there!

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