27 episodes

Two educators shoot the breeze on the joys and pains associated with teaching in an urban atmosphere.

Urban State of Mind Akia & Kharena

    • Education
    • 5.0, 5 Ratings

Two educators shoot the breeze on the joys and pains associated with teaching in an urban atmosphere.

    Like, Tweet, SNAP! Rewards and repercussions of social media in school

    Like, Tweet, SNAP! Rewards and repercussions of social media in school

    Akia and Kharena chat about social media its impact on education.

    • 41 min
    School of Choice? Tips for choosing the best school for your child.

    School of Choice? Tips for choosing the best school for your child.

    So many options, with so little time! How do you go about choosing the best learning community for your child? Akia and Kharena share their tips for picking a school.

    • 36 min
    4 Questions from a 4th Grader

    4 Questions from a 4th Grader

    Get to know USM co-hosts a little better. In this episode, Akia and Kharena answer four questions from a fourth grade student.

    • 46 min
    Regarding Testing...Teachers Lie

    Regarding Testing...Teachers Lie

    In this mini-rant, Kharena and Akia discuss an appalling situation that is too common in education.

    • 7 min
    Numbers Don't Lie

    Numbers Don't Lie

    Literacy advocate, Stephanie Jordan, joins Akia and Kharena to discuss the diversity gap in children's books. Tune in to learn more about children's books that are for us and by us. Follow Stephanie on facebook, twitter and instagram @Mcbooksters to learn more about her work and find resources for the children in your life!

    • 45 min
    Boosting Self-confidence in Youth- part 2

    Boosting Self-confidence in Youth- part 2

    Part two of our conversation with the president of the Kicks 4 Kids foundation, CheKeita Jones, about boosting self-confidence in youth.

    • 29 min

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