In Episode 86 of The Staffroom Podcast, Chey and Pav talk about a topic that arose during a broadcast of “The Drive” – whether or not we should be referring to students as “MY” Students. The conversation takes us into anti-oppressive and anti-racist language use, intergenerational trauma, and the inclusive or exclusive words that teachers use in the classroom. They … Read More
EP85: Is There Value of Having Music in the Classroom?
In Episode 84 of The Staffroom Podcast, Chey and Pav talk Music in the classroom, and how it connects to us as teachers to the students we teach. Chey and Pav revisit several conversations over the past few weeks, as well as reflect on their love of Music which they bring. to the conversation on a weekly basis on The … Read More
EP84: Vision and Mission: The Student Connection
In Episode 84 of The Staffroom Podcast, Chey and Pav talk Vision & Mission, and how it connects us as teachers to the students we teach. Chey and Pav revisit a conversation they had 70 episodes ago, during Episode 15, only this time, from the teacher perspective – how does having a mission and a vision as a teacher impact … Read More
EP83: Is Growth Mindset Really Equitable for All?
In Episode 83 of The Staffroom Podcast, Chey and Pav talk about Growth Mindset and whether or not it is equitable practice for everyone in our classrooms spaces. Chey and Pav start the episode by talking about the differences between Growth and Fixed Mindset, where and from whom these theories and pedagogies arose, and then go into their own ideas … Read More
EP82: Do we need to be Culturally relevant and aware with Financial Literacy?
In Episode 82 of The Staffroom Podcast, Chey and Pav talk about Financial Literacy. It is a topic that has been newly added to the Math Curriculum in Ontario, and many teachers have scrambled on how to teach it, even though many agree that it should be included in the curriculum. What kinds of supports do we need to effectively … Read More