Joe “Mr.D” Dombrowski studies being social, by being social! Join him as he wittily unpacks the wild world of elementary school.
Let's Watch TV: My Cat From Hell
This week, Joe and Fran watch an amazing show they'd never heard of called My Cat From Hell! Joe wishes he could be a cat person and Fran can't get enough of all the feline drama!
Behavior Management: New teacher, who dis(respect)?
This week we hear from 'Sad in Second Grade', and we address a problem that's all too common, especially for new teachers: entrenched toxic environments. Joe can relate with one of his first experiences as a teacher, and he helps give our caller the confidence to make bold decisions.
This week Joe is joined by the 2020 USA Teacher Of The Year, Tabatha Rosproy but not before he explains his love/hate relationship with procrastination and the fact that his kindergartners have decided to munch down on unrecognizable weeds they found on the playground.
Let's Watch TV: The Circle
Fran accidentally gets hooked on this week's show, and Joe think's Mama Fran should try to get on the show herself! Fran learns about emoji's and Joe spills all the tea!
Behavior Management: Working With Crotchety Teammates
Joe introduces a new segment called Behavior Management, where he helps solve your problems and addresses behavior that needs to be managed! Today we hear from "Miserable in Third" who has some inflexible teachers on her team who are making her life...well...miserable!
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This week Joe is joined by TikTok & PreK royalty, Tell Williams (@mrwilliamsprek) but not before he hits you with a rant of the pain of planning field trips and the “joys” of teaching kinder remotely.
Thank you so much for sharing the joys and the heartache of teaching with a dash of humor!
Not even a teacher and I’m dead.
Fellow Michigan native here ✋🏻 This podcast is hilarious. I also love when his mom is on. Keep it up!
Thank you so much!!!
I absolutely love this podcast for all the laughter!! Everyone needs a Mr. D in their lives!!! Listening to some of the educators you’ve had on had worked as PD for me. I love to hear from all these different people and my Instagram is so much more interesting now!!! Love you Joe!!!