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Diversifying Our Literature with Children’s Lit World, Ep

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Diversifying Our Literature with Children’s Lit World, Ep

54 Buzzing with Ms. B: The Coaching Podcast It can be challenging to include diverse literature in our classroom libraries, but it's essential work. Students need to see all the facets of their identity represented in books and other resources. Alyssa Benavides LeClaire of Children’s Lit World joins me to talk about diversifying our classroom materials.  We discuss what inclusive literature is and tips for how to choose books. She explains critical literacy and how it helps the reader claim more power. Listen to learn why Own Voices books are more accurate, authentic, and real. Find out how to balance books about...

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Responding to Resistance to Coaching with Steve Barkley, Ep

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Responding to Resistance to Coaching with Steve Barkley, Ep

55 Buzzing with Ms. B: The Coaching Podcast Are you working with a resistant teacher who does not want you in their classroom? We've all been there! Sometimes coaching relationships get caught in a negative cycle and need help getting back on track. Steve Barclay, coach and educational consultant, joins us to talk about responding to resistance when coaching educators. He explains how to use supporting statements to shift relationships when teachers push back against coaching support. Learn his top tips for working with teachers who are not excited to work with you. Listen in as he tells us why...

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Evaluating Resources with an Anti-Bias, Anti-Racist Lens with LaNesha Tabb, Ep

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Evaluating Resources with an Anti-Bias, Anti-Racist Lens with LaNesha Tabb, Ep

56 Buzzing with Ms. B: The Coaching Podcast How can we evaluate classroom materials to ensure they accurately reflect history and our students?  LaNesha Tabb, author and educator, joins us to talk about how to look at classroom resources using an anti-bias, anti-racist lens.  She takes us through the process she uses to find more inclusive social studies books. We talk about why it is important to do this work early and how to bring big content down to the level of little minds. Learn the reasons teachers don't teach true history and what you can do to help. You...

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