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An education podcast that discusses REAL topics with REAL teachers. We believe we can conquer the world one conversation at a time. Join host Franchesca Warren as she works to have every conversation that teachers want to have!

The Educator's Room Podcast The Educator's Room

    • Self-Improvement
    • 4.8 • 13 Ratings

An education podcast that discusses REAL topics with REAL teachers. We believe we can conquer the world one conversation at a time. Join host Franchesca Warren as she works to have every conversation that teachers want to have!

    Being an Advocate For Yourself as a Teacher..A Conversation with Angela Watson

    Being an Advocate For Yourself as a Teacher..A Conversation with Angela Watson

    In this episode, Franchesca Warren interviews Angela Watson from The Cornerstone for Teachers, the keynote speaker for the Teacher Self-Care Conference happening in Philadelphia on October 19, 2019. In this conversation, they discuss how teachers can reclaim their time and their self-care.

    • 29 min
    [Episode 70] Where Have We Been?

    [Episode 70] Where Have We Been?

    We've been gone for 8 months. Find out what's been happening and when (and if) we're coming back. Spoiler Alert: We are!

    • 5 min
    [Episode 69] The Ins and Out of Teacher Burnout

    [Episode 69] The Ins and Out of Teacher Burnout

    In this episode, Franchesca interviews Shawnta B., as she discusses how she dealt with teacher burnout through a high-risk pregnancy, a bed rest in the hospital, and a move to a new school. During the interview we discussed:
    what causes the March/April teacher burnout
    how getting over burnout helped her lose over 40 pounds
    how changing positions helped her develop as a professional
    what's next for her in her career since her position was abolished. 
    To follow Shawnta, you can find her follow her here!
    Twitter: www.twitter.com/educatorbarnes
    Website: www.educatorbarnes.com
     
    To sign up for updates on our second book on Teacher Burnout, please sign up here.

    • 47 min
    [Episode 68] Social Studies and The Need for Critical Thinking

    [Episode 68] Social Studies and The Need for Critical Thinking

    In this episode, Franchesca Warren interviews Megan from Too Cool for Middle School about all things social studies. She starts the conversation discussing how she was able to discover a civil rights icon was part of her husband's genealogy. In addition, she discusses how:
    social studies is a powerful to help have evidence-based discussions
    the need for honest conversations around curriculum, etc.
    To find Megan on social media, follow her on the following links:
    Twitter: www.twitter.com/toocoolformiddleschool
    Instagram: www.instagram.com/toocoolformiddleschool
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/toocoolformiddleschool
    YouTube: www.youtube.com/toocoolformiddleschool

    • 45 min
    [Episode 67] Dealing With Infertility As a Teacher

    [Episode 67] Dealing With Infertility As a Teacher

    In this episode, Franchesca Warren interviews Sarah Hahn Denham, a teacher, and owner of the website Sarah Drinks Water. She discusses her battles with infertility and how she manages everything as a teacher. 
    To contact Sarah, follow the following websites:


    Blog: sarahdrinksthewater.wordpress.com
    Instagram: @sarahdrinksallthewater
    Twitter: @SarahPCOS




    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SarahDrinksH2O/
     
    More Resources: 
    National Infertility Awareness Week: https://infertilityawareness.org/
    http://Resolve.org

    • 34 min
    [Episode 66] What Does It Take For a Principal to Be Successful?

    [Episode 66] What Does It Take For a Principal to Be Successful?

    In this episode, Franchesca Warren interviews Stephanie Johnson- an award-winning principal and community leader- about what it takes for a principal to be successful. During this interview we discussed:
    what qualities you need to have to be a successful school leader
    the biggest lessons Stephanie learned being a leader in three schools
    what skill principals need most that they're not getting in schools. 
    To reach out to Stephanie, follow her on Twitter here.

    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

Tiffanology ,

Phenomenal

This podcast invaluable to current and aspiring educators. I typically listen during my commute to work, but there are so many gems that I often listen again once I get home so that I can take notes. Thank you for doing the work!

Mrs InlovewithJesus ,

Awesome Podcast!

Depression is real! I could relate to each of the ladies on the panel. I could not press the subscribe button fast enough after listening to the podcast....lol! Keep up the great work! I also shared it with some of my teacher friends.

TLvoice_21 ,

What a fun podcast!

I found this podcast by listening to the interview with Joe Dombrowski (@MrDTimes3 on Social Media) who is absolutely amazing! The interview was fascinating when you think about social media in the classroom. While the interview focused on him and his fondness for teaching and social media, etc., in the classroom, I'm interested to see what else the podcast shares! Definitely subscribing!

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