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Teaching strategies, classroom management, education reform, educational technology -- if it has something to do with teaching, we're talking about it. Jennifer Gonzalez interviews educators, students, administrators and parents about the psychological and social dynamics of school, trade secrets, and other juicy things you'll never learn in a textbook. For more fantastic resources for teachers, visit http://www.cultofpedagogy.com.

The Cult of Pedagogy Podcast Jennifer Gonzalez

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Teaching strategies, classroom management, education reform, educational technology -- if it has something to do with teaching, we're talking about it. Jennifer Gonzalez interviews educators, students, administrators and parents about the psychological and social dynamics of school, trade secrets, and other juicy things you'll never learn in a textbook. For more fantastic resources for teachers, visit http://www.cultofpedagogy.com.

    181: Teachers are being silenced. What can be done about it?

    181: Teachers are being silenced. What can be done about it?

    How is the anti-CRT movement harming and silencing teachers, what damage will it ultimately do to students, and what can be done to fight it? 
    For a more complete overview of this topic, be sure to check out EdTrust's podcast series EdTrusted: The Critical Race Theory Craze That’s Sweeping the Nation.
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    Thanks to CommonLit and Brain Power Academy for sponsoring this episode.
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    • 54 min
    EduTip 5: Use huddles to communicate during group work.

    EduTip 5: Use huddles to communicate during group work.

    When students are working in groups, and we need to get their attention, shouting over the noise certainly gets the job done, but huddles work so much better.
    You can find full written versions of these tips at cultofpedagogy.com/edutips.
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    Thanks to Floop for sponsoring this episode.
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    • 3 min
    180: Make Units More Inspiring with Vision Boards

    180: Make Units More Inspiring with Vision Boards

    Planning instructional units can be less than exciting when all you have to deal with is words and more words. Creating a vision board at the beginning of a unit can generate fresh enthusiasm and help you focus on what truly matters. In this episode, teachers Amanda Cardenas and Marie Morris share how vision boards work in their classrooms.
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    Thanks to CommonLit and fastIEP for sponsoring this episode.
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    • 35 min
    EduTip 4: Hold off on most feedback until AFTER a task is done.

    EduTip 4: Hold off on most feedback until AFTER a task is done.

    When we see students making a mistake, we may be tempted to stop them and offer a correction. It might be best to resist that temptation, at least for a little while.
    You can find full written versions of these tips at cultofpedagogy.com/edutips.
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    Thanks to Microsoft Reading Progress in Teams for sponsoring this episode.
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    • 4 min
    179: Teachers are barely hanging on. Here's what they need.

    179: Teachers are barely hanging on. Here's what they need.

    Teachers are saying this is the worst school year ever. In this episode, I'll explore the reasons why, offer some solutions, and also share a few other loosely related thoughts that may or may not help. 
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    Thanks to CommonLit and Brain Power Academy for sponsoring this episode.
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    • 30 min
    EduTip 3: Distract the Distractor

    EduTip 3: Distract the Distractor

    This subtle little teaching move stops off-task behavior in a class session and gets things back on track without drama! 
    You can find full written versions of these tips at cultofpedagogy.com/edutips.
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    Thanks to Reading Progress in Teams for sponsoring this episode.
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    • 4 min

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