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Author and Educator Yaritza Villalba joins the podcast this week to take listeners on an exciting journey with her heroine McKenzie! Yaritza’s latest book, “McKenzie and the Secret Library of Banned Books,” explores themes such as identity, culture, diversity, censorship, and empowerment.
How can you be a better ally for the LGBTQIA+ community? Activist Jack Jordan joins your favorite hosts to share a roadmap for educators seeking ways to support LGBTQ students. Tune in for a powerful conversation on the importance of allyship and how you can foster understanding, empathy, and advocacy within educational settings.
Tune in as guest Rose Chu shares her insights on diversifying the teaching force and advocating for inclusivity and representation in schools. Discover how she's reshaping the narrative around teaching—offering practical strategies and support for educators to thrive.
This week, Sheryl Cababa, Vice President of Strategy at Substantial, drops by the podcast to dive into what reinventing learning and collaboration looks like through the lens of equity-centered research. Tune in as we explore and learn the significance in affirming and advancing relationships in the educational sphere.
Aman Sahota, the mind behind Ei Amplified, joins Jamie and Jerri this week to dive into how AI is reshaping the education landscape. Together, they discuss how Ei Amplified is pioneering the merger of empathy and AI through qualitative methods to address diverse student needs.
This week, Jerri and Jamie sit down with author and diversity and inclusion expert Dr. Kimberlee Armstrong to discuss how the principles of intersectional leadership can be applied to create more diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplaces.
Dr. Monique Chism of the Smithsonian joins the podcast to discuss one of the best-kept secrets in education—the abundance of resources, lesson plans, games, and more from the Smithsonian available to educators. Tune in to learn more about the Smithsonian’s 3rd National Education Summit from July 18–20, 2023 where teachers are celebrated, resources are shared, and new connections are made.
Curious how some documentaries come to be? In this episode, Jerri and Jamie follow the story of a promotional video that evolved into a fascinating documentary called "Teacher" starring our guest: Chelsea Bennett.
How can communities collaborate to achieve social justice? In this episode, Jerri and Jamie sit down with Ashanti D. Jones to discuss successful examples of collective action and how communities can re-envision justice. Tune in to discover how, by working together to address systemic issues, communities can re-envision what social justice looks like.
In this episode, Rodney Salomon and Mychal Mills, co-founders of Konscious Youth Development and Service (KYDS,) join Jerri and Jamie to discuss how they are working with New Jersey communities to bring about healing, wellness and a transformation for students affected by trauma.
Recorded live at #ISTE22, in this episode of LinkedUp special guests Dr. Kaylah Holland and Kat Crawford share insights from their work with traditionally marginalized students and advocate for equitable access to educational technology, digital content, and learning opportunities that meet the diverse needs of all students. Listen in and learn some valuable lessons that educators can apply directly to students everywhere!
Jamie and Jerri interview Alexandria City Public Schools Superintendent Gregory Hutchings, Jr. and Georgetown professor Douglas Reed about the new book they are releasing soon titled, Getting Into Good Trouble at School: A Guide to Building an Antiracist School System. In this podcast, Hutchings and Reed discuss the six steps to creating an antiracist school system.
Star of the #askYaritza series on Flipgrid, Yaritza Villalba, returns to LinkedUp to discuss culturally relevant teaching (CRT) and her newly released children’s book, McKenzie’s Time Machine. In this podcast, Yaritza discusses CRT, and provides great suggestions for educators to create meaningful connections between what students are learning in school, their cultures, languages, interests, and life experiences.
Imagine experiencing the past from a new perspective through the use of technology. The Hidden in Plain Site team offers the unique opportunity to experience forgotten Black history using virtual reality. In this podcast, they discuss how the project started, what it means, and how it can revolutionize education for future generations.
You may not realize it, but biases exist without our even knowing it. Join us in this episode as Dr. Alan Phan discusses how to recognize and overcome biases to improve diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and the world.
What can educators do to become allies for our LGBTQ students? How does supporting LGBTQ students ultimately support all learners? These are some of the tough questions school districts are grappling with. In this podcast, Holden Kraus, a veteran educator and a proud LGBTQ leader, provides many ideas and resources to help educators on this journey.
In Episode 34 we bring back two former guests, Ken Shelton and Yaritza Villalba, to discuss the work they are doing with Microsoft on culturally responsive curriculum. These education leaders bring decades of collective experience to the podcast - specializing in education technology, equity and inclusion, and powerful visual storytelling.
Liz Hamor will say that her work isn't just her passion, it's her calling. After earning a Master's degree in ESOL and Bilingual education from Kansas State University, she taught in low-income schools in Emporia, KS, and San Antonio, TX. This Spring she is transitioning out of her Chapter Director role within GLSEN Kansas to focus on her leadership consulting business, Center of Daring. Tune in to the podcast as Liz discusses how to find your courage and how to empower and support folks who are ready to be a catalyst in their communities.
In this episode, Ken Shelton discusses systemic racism and the tough questions educators should ask in order to make policy decisions that will disrupt racism in our schools. From standardized tests, to discipline, to the curriculum - Ken explores these issues through a thoughtful discussion.