Teachers Care Society
A podcast where we discuss all news and development in the educational field.
Like teacher, like student?
February 18, 2021 • 68 MIN
In this episode I’m joined by Chelsea Dang, a 2nd grade student teacher from Los Angeles, CA as we discuss the importance of representation. We also discuss different strategies for promoting diversity in the classroom.
Magic of SEL?
February 8, 2021 • 99 MIN
In this episode I'm joined by Julia Italiano, a 2nd grade self-contained teacher from Memphis, as we discuss catering social emotional needs using different sensory system strategies. We also discuss how SEL helps students meet their academic and behavior goals.
Got style?
February 3, 2021 • 73 MIN
In this episode I'm joined by Sarah Besand, a kindergarten teacher from Tennessee, as we discuss figuring out your teaching style. We also discuss teaching through trial and error
20/20 vision?
January 30, 2021 • 61 MIN
In this episode I'm joined by Corrine Previte, an ESL teacher from Massachusetts, as we discuss the use of vision boards in the classroom. We also discuss promoting grit and growth mindset
Happy thoughts, happy students?
January 27, 2021 • 71 MIN
In this episode I'm joined by Shannon Brown, a 1st grade teacher from Minnesota, as we discuss the benefits of affirmations inside and outside the classroom. We also discuss different strategies on how implement affirmations into your classroom's daily routines.
Laughing all the way?
January 23, 2021 • 78 MIN
In this episode I'm joined by Erin Rangel, a 5th grade teacher from Los Angeles, CA as we discuss the benefits of using humor in the classroom. We also discuss different strategies on using humor for academic and behavior outcomes
Gen to gen?
January 20, 2021 • 108 MIN
In this episode I'm joined by Adrianna Cullen, a middle school teacher from Vancouver, Canada as we discuss bridging the generational gaps in the classroom for both students and teachers.
Whistle while you teach?
January 16, 2021 • 66 MIN
In this episode I'm joined by Brooke Albright, a 3rd grade teacher from Camden, New Jersey as we discuss using music as a teaching tool and different strategies on how to incorporate music in your classroom
From big to small?
January 13, 2021 • 66 MIN
In this episode, I'm joined by Macey Malo, a Pre-K teacher from Rhode Island as we discuss the benefits of small group instruction and strategies on how to implement them for all grade levels.
Knowing our worth?
January 9, 2021 • 71 MIN
In this episode, I'm joined by Danielle Vela, a kindergarten teacher from Los Angeles, CA, as we discuss self-worth and self-care for both ourselves and our students. We also discuss various strategies for students to realize their self-worth
Teaching imitating life?
January 6, 2021 • 68 MIN
In this episode, I'm joined by Avery Simpson, a special education teacher from Alberta, Canada, as we discuss the importance of teaching life skills. We also discuss how teaching vocational skills helps reduce self-injury and aggression.
Moving on up?
January 2, 2021 • 67 MIN
In this episode I'm joined by Rebecca Saltzman, a high school Spanish teacher from New York and host of Ready, Set, TEACH podcast as we discuss furthering your education and deciding whether its right for you or not.
Games in the classroom?
December 27, 2020 • 44 MIN
In this episode, I'm joined by Michayla Braun, a 5th grade teacher from Wisconsin, as we discuss various ways to incorporate gamification in the classroom for both academics and behavior.
How do we feel about this?
December 19, 2020 • 54 MIN
In this episode, I'm joined by Taylor Blair, a 3rd grade teacher from Central California as we discuss the relationship between social-emotional skills and academic outcomes. We also discuss various SEL strategies that you can implement at your school and in the classroom.
Accepting stress?
December 12, 2020 • 36 MIN
In this episode, I'm joined by Breanna Thompson, a 5th grade teacher from Los Angeles, CA as we discuss stress levels with teachers and different coping strategies. We also discuss why the stigma of stress has teachers being hesitant of sharing their stress and concerns with administration
Hands on or off learning?
November 9, 2020 • 50 MIN
In this episode, I'm joined by Cinda Ma, a student teacher from Fullerton, CA as we discuss incorporating multisensory learning strategies in the classroom and all the benefits of hands-on learning. We also discuss how technology can supplement interactive learning. 
Too much time lesson planning?
October 26, 2020 • 23 MIN
In this episode I'm joined by Brianne Beebe, a high school math teacher from New York, as we discuss batch lesson planning and how it can help you with productivity, energy, and focus.
Lost in rapport?
October 21, 2020 • 34 MIN
In this episode I'm joined by Montana Staab, a 6th grade teacher from Iowa, as we discuss the importance of building student rapport. We also discuss easy ways to build positive relationships with your students.
Low teacher enrollment?
October 17, 2020 • 106 MIN
In this episode I'm joined by Danielle Kennedy, a 3-6th grade M/S Special Education teacher from Northern California, as we discuss the shortage of special education teachers and the local governments initiatives for hiring earlier. We also discuss the importance of parent and family  involvement in special education. 
In tech we trust?
October 12, 2020 • 42 MIN
In this episode, I'm joined by Madalyn Bradburn, a 4th grade teacher from Southern California as we discuss educational technology and the future of classrooms reimagined. We also discuss inequalities when it comes to technology for distance learning,
Shattering expectations?
October 7, 2020 • 39 MIN
In this episode, I'm joined by Ramesh Johnston, an SDC M/S teacher from Los Angeles, as we discuss managing realistic teacher expectations. We also discuss performance-based salaries based on student state scores and the effect they have on teacher expectations. 
When Algebra doesn't add up?
October 3, 2020 • 65 MIN
In this episode, I'm joined by Jeremy Hansuvadha, a high school math leader teacher from Southern California, as we discuss the inequality in math for students of color. We also discuss changing math structures during the COVID-19 pandemic.  
Class of rule breakers?
September 28, 2020 • 35 MIN
In this episode, I'm joined by Samantha Daly, a K-1 self-contained classroom teacher from New Jersey, as we discuss the importance of classroom rules. We also discuss the key elements that are part of the collaboration process and having student buy-in. 
Missing the sign?
September 21, 2020 • 16 MIN
In this episode, we discuss the importance of sign language and all the benefits of teaching sign language from an early age. We also discuss deaf culture and acknowledging the importance of it.
Where's your school spirit?
August 17, 2020 • 37 MIN
In this episode, I'm joined by Kim Hulls, a 5th grade teacher from West Michigan, as we discuss the importance of school spirit more than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic. We also discuss which spirit themes to avoid that ridicule or mimic people's identities and more positive alternatives.
Don't Stop the Music?
August 9, 2020 • 53 MIN
In this episode, I'm joined by Brienne Moore (MOR), an music artist and teacher from Los Angeles, as we discuss the importance of keeping music education in schools. We also discuss the many benefits of music education for all students and the way its evolving.
Are you burned out yet?
July 16, 2020 • 72 MIN
In this episode, I'm joined by Alexis Jensen, a teacher from Dallas, Texas as we discuss teacher burnout and how to prevent it. We also discuss the safety protocols and responsibilities of teachers for the new school year and how it affects with teachers' stress and anxiety. 
Choosing your own assessment?
July 5, 2020 • 47 MIN
In this episode, I'm joined by Andrew Hong, a teacher from Orange County, California, as we discuss school districts being able to choose their own assessment platforms. We also discuss alternative assessments for returning back to school and discrepancies among school districts shopping for their own assessments
Sex Education for teachers?
June 29, 2020 • 53 MIN
In this episode, I'm joined by Cindy Garcia, a teacher from Carson, California as we discuss new inclusive LGTBTQ+ sex education for schools starting this fall. We also discuss the new Supreme Court ruling on workplace protections for employees who identify themselves as members of the LGBTQ+ community.
One model does not fit all: Which model will school districts choose?
June 17, 2020 • 72 MIN
In this episode, I'm joined by Vanessa Acuna, a teacher from Anaheim, CA as we discuss the model guidelines proposed by California State Superintendent, Tony Thurmond, for reopening the schools. There are four models, each with its pros and cons, we go over all different possibilities and even offer some alternatives models. We also discuss social injustice in the schools and what teachers can do to change this.
Do students still want to be scientists?
June 17, 2020 • 90 MIN
In this episode, I'm joined by Dr. Lisa Martin, the head chair of Science Education department at California State University of Long Beach's College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. We discuss how science media stereotypes are marring the future generations of scientists as well as how does social injustice play a role in who gets to be a scientist growing up. We also discuss the new developments for class sizes and four models.