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The charter school landscape can be very confusing. Dr. Rebecca Good, superintendent of Legacy Preparatory Charter Academy, is bringing her years of experience to the table and helping you sort out the myths, misconceptions, and truth of charter schools. Now step up and ask Dr. B. Good a question! Learn more about Legacy Preparatory Charter Academy: https://www.legacypreparatory.com/ Learn more about Dr. Becky Good: https://www.legacypreparatory.com/meet-dr-good/

The charter school landscape can be very confusing. Dr. Rebecca Good, superintendent of Legacy Preparatory Charter Academy, is bringing her years of experience to the table and helping you sort out the myths, misconceptions, and truth of charter schools. Now step up and ask Dr. B. Good a question! Learn more about Legacy Preparatory Charter Academy: https://www.legacypreparatory.com/ Learn more about Dr. Becky Good: https://www.legacypreparatory.com/meet-dr-good/
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The charter school landscape can be very confusing. Dr. Rebecca Good, superintendent of Legacy Preparatory Charter Academy, is bringing her years of experience to the table and helping you sort out the myths, misconceptions, and truth of charter schools. Now step up and ask Dr. B. Good a question! Learn more about Legacy Preparatory Charter Academy: https://www.legacypreparatory.com/ Learn more about Dr. Becky Good: https://www.legacypreparatory.com/meet-dr-good/

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Episodes

Episode 34: What the 2019 Legacy Seniors have to say

5/21/2019
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Today’s podcast will feature our seniors from both locations. Because we had so many seniors, instead of bringing them in, we filmed those who had special recognition like Valedictorian and Salutatorian, going into the military or trade school, and some who were just wanted to be filmed. Some seniors we had to catch during their time in Washington DC on their school trip! Sit back and enjoy the musings of our 2019 LPCA Seniors!

Duration:00:30:36

Episode 33: Summer School part 2

5/14/2019
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Today's podcast will be a continuation of last week's podcast where we had each department tell us about their Legacy summer programs. But there are many more things that we can do to prepare for a really fun, yet instructionally relevant and engaging summer in a city as large and exciting as the Dallas area and its suburbs. And many of these events are low cost or free! We will look at what the cities of Dallas, Plano, and Mesquite have to offer by visiting their online city pages with...

Duration:00:31:49

Episode 32: Summer School

5/7/2019
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Today's podcast will be in Spanish and in English because the information is that important! We will be bringing you info on the summer programs we will be doing starting next month to keep our students from losing too many of their hard earned skills! You will learn about 9 different summer programs we have to offer, some being mandatory for certain children, this summer. Due to our Spanish speaking families we will have the information in both language. Enjoy! ¡El podcast de hoy estará en...

Duration:00:34:33

Episode 31: Special Ed

4/30/2019
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April is Autism Awareness Month so we will focus on that today. All of the guests on the show today have children on the Autism Spectrum. We will discuss how has Autism affected their life. Some of the questions we’ll be asking today include: How old is your child and where does he/she fall on the spectrum? How did you become aware that your child might be on the autism spectrum? What are some of the characteristics that you see in your child? What are some of the services that your child...

Duration:00:38:47

Episode 30: A different kind of Monday

4/23/2019
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We are in for a real treat today! We will be chatting with Neetu Rishi who is a passionate entrepreneur besides being a Corporate Trainer, a Motivational Speaker, a Public Speaking Coach, Personality Development Coach, Model and author of the book, “A Different Monday” with a professional background of 15 years and holding a dual degree of Masters in Human Resource, Marketing, and Information Technology. She has a very positive outlook and taking in consideration that Monday blues have been...

Duration:00:34:01

Episode 29: Our IT world at Legacy

4/16/2019
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Today we will be diving deeper into our IT world at Legacy. May people will be surprised at the layers of infrastructure it takes to run a district like ours, with one to one device starting in 6th grade and a computer center in each classroom. Listen as Staci Weaver, our Global Communications Director talks with members of her IT department about what it takes to keep a techie district like Legacy up and running.

Duration:00:30:41

Episode 28: Padres hablan de sus experiencias en Legacy

4/9/2019
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El podcast de hoy contará con padres de habla hispana de Legacy que han estado con nosotros algunos años y que han gozado de nuestros programas. ¡Hablarán sobre el programa de lenguaje dual, los proyectos favoritos e incluso tenemos un padre cuyo hijo viajó a China representando a nuestra escuela! Tenemos a Ida Dominguez e Ilse Acosta en el estudio para ayudarnos a facilitar el podcast. El podcast de hoy estará totalmente en español para que podamos asegurarnos de que todos los padres que...

Duration:00:24:04

Episode 27: Everything you need to know about STAAR Testing

4/2/2019
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Today we will be taking a deeper look at the upcoming STAAR test. Staci Weaver and Stacy Maxwell will share insider information about: -The History from TEAMS to STAAR -Types of STAAR Tests -Dates/Upcoming of Tests -How a campus prepares for STAAR -STAAR Week - what that looks like from the start of the day to the end of the day -Myths about the STAAR -Can Parents Out of STAAR? -Best Practices before testing you can do at home If we have to give the STAAR test then let’s at least make sure...

Duration:00:23:38

Episode 26: Legislative Agenda with Michael Aguilar

3/26/2019
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As many of you are aware, we are deep into the 86th legislative session in Austin. The 86th Texas Legislature began on January 8, and concludes on May 27, 2019. This happens every two years where our elected senators and house representatives meet to look at needed changes or additions to our current laws. Today, we will be sharing information about some proposed bills that legislators have asked to be considered, some of which are hurtful to charters. You will also learn what you can do to...

Duration:00:28:30

Episode 25: Technology Use for Children Series Part 2

3/19/2019
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Today, on a brand new episode of Ask Dr. B. Good, we continue our series on technology use and safety for children. We will discuss the issues that evolve from increased screen time such as obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart rate issues from violent video games, and other concerns. We will also discuss alternatives to technology time, rules around the use of it, and other boundaries to help make not only the child safer with it but help preserve family time as well while implementing these...

Duration:00:29:59

Episode 24: Childhood Brain Performance with Leigh Richardson

3/5/2019
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Today on an all new episode of the Ask Dr. B. Good Podcast, Leigh Richardson, MS, LPC, NCC, BCN, BCB, BCIA Associate Fellow, Clinical Director at The Brain Performance Center will be joining us today to talk about the child brain! Ms. Richardson has spent her educational and professional career learning human behavior. Her focus shifted in 2002, to understanding the role the brain plays in human behavior, and how behavior can be modified with the use of neurofeedback and biofeedback. Leigh...

Duration:00:31:24

Episode 23: Technology Use for Children Series, Part 1

2/26/2019
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Today, on an all new episode of the Ask Dr. B. Good Podcast, Dr. Good is talking about a very serious ongoing topic that involves the Internet and children. Staci Weaver, Global Systems Director at Legacy Preparatory, will train parents to know why it’s important to be very involved in your child’s cell phone life, what apps are especially dangerous, and what websites are available to continue training parents in the latest Internet tricks to lure children into danger. We will also hear from...

Duration:00:28:56

Episode 22: Legacy en Español!

2/19/2019
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Español sigue! Today on a brand new episode of Ask Dr. B. Good, we are doing something different - a podcast totally in Spanish! We want to be able to capture the essence that is Legacy in Spanish for our Spanish speaking parents who may not k ow all the things we offer as a Kinder through 12th grade school. We also will be able to have future bilingual teachers who are interested in knowing more about us in their dominants language. If you have a bit of Spanish give us a listen! Hoy estamos...

Duration:00:31:53

Episode 21: Bilingual Teaching at Legacy Prep

2/12/2019
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Hello, everyone! It's time to think about next year already when it comes to making sure we have enough dual language and Spanish teachers. To make sure we have enough bilingual teachers in August we must start now to find them. We'll first be sharing with you you the research behind why we should encourage our children to be bilingual, then why we chose the dual language program as the structure through which to teach more than one language to our K-5 scholars, and finally, how we go about...

Duration:00:31:17

Episode 20: Legacy P.E. and Sports

2/5/2019
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Today we will be chatting with our Athletic Director Coach Sheldon Denson about the PE requirements for public schools in Texas. We will also share information about the Texas Charter School Academic and Athletic League and how we work with them to offer organized sports to our scholars. We will share why it’s important to have a physical education requirement and what impact that has on our kids. We will also have a couple of our players chat with us about how the sports program has kept...

Duration:00:24:17

Episode 19: State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness

1/30/2019
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Today we will talk about the state assessment, the STAAR, which stands for State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness, and is a series of standardized tests used in Texas public primary and secondary schools to assess a student's achievements and knowledge learned in the grade level. We will chat with Stacy Maxwell, our district testing coordinator, on the testing logistics for the campuses.She will also talk about the way for parents to best prepare their children for the test weeks...

Duration:00:37:04

Episode 18: Cyberbullying

1/22/2019
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Today we will revisit the important subject of bullying and add cyber bullying to our discussion. Staci Weaver will share some statistics around cyber bullying- what it is, the laws, and what we are doing to prevent/cut down on it at Legacy. Natasha Forge, our HS counselor will share what is bullying vs inappropriate behavior and Amelia Zambrano, our Plano counselor, will talk about what we are doing to prevent/target bullying at the K-8 grades. Finally, Keshunia Johnson, our Mesquite...

Duration:00:26:37

Episode 17: Gifted, Talented, and EL

1/15/2019
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Hello, Legacy! Today we will be doing our weekly podcast on our Gifted and EL programs. Ms. Ida Dominguez will be helping us understand how we are meeting the needs of our English Learners and our Gifted and Talented (GT) learners. Come listen as we also talk to two scholars who represent these wonderful programs!

Duration:00:31:10

Episode 16: Special Ed

1/8/2019
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We will be chatting about our special education services including classroom inclusion, dyslexia and speech therapy services, autism, and other SPED related work we do with our scholars. We will visit with Dr. Kahama, our Special Programs Officer, Dr. Mann, Special Programs Coordinator, and Lolita Johnson, Plano’s dyslexia teacher will be joining us to share their experience and best practices to ensure ALL our scholars are successful!

Duration:00:38:47

Episode 15: Helping Your Kids Stay Healthy Over the Holidays

12/12/2018
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We will be sharing how to stay mind, body and soul healthy during the holidays today. Dr. Good and nurse medic Cynthia Ferguson will chat about some suggestions and strategies to have a fun, yet still healthy holiday. We look forward to your comments!

Duration:00:35:53