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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 50: Detecting Unusual Behaviors

9/10/2019
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This week we have Ms. Forge and Ms. Zambrano, Legacy counselors, who will be sharing with us information on how Legacy reacts when we are occasionally alerted to certain unusual behaviors displayed by our scholars. The ladies will talk about how they help teachers know when a behavior should be cause for concern. They will also share what processes are in place for anxiety, suicidal tendencies, cutting, and other social emotional traits, that when caught early, can help the family walk...

Duration:00:21:00

Episode 49: School Lunches

9/3/2019
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Today we are going to take the long way to chat about school lunches. It's the long way because before we get to the lunches we have at school or should pack for school we need to review today's nutrition and health guidelines. We will begin with going into the US Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) website called ChooseMyPlate.gov where we will look at the information they have available on the latest research on healthy eating. We will touch on -the Dietary Guidelines, Key Elements of Healthy...

Duration:00:28:44

Episode 48: Professor Freedom's connection to slavery

8/27/2019
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Today we have asked Mr. Clarence Glover aka Professor Freedom to come in help us further frame out the 400th observance of the first enslaved Africans in America which began in Jamestown. (1619 - 2019) Mr. Glover is a descendant of enslaved Africans with a direct connection to slavery. He will share with us the concept of the dual victims of slavery, the enslaved Africans and the Europeans who came with their flawed entitlement thinking of the right to "own" another human being. He will also...

Duration:00:31:37

Episode 47: School Safety

8/20/2019
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Today we will revisit School Safety and how it's changed over the last 10 years (or so). Staci Weaver, retired police Officer and current school operations senior director will lead us through the school safety requirements. We will also share what's in place to make the buildings secure. Other topics today include: -New safety guidelines passed by the 2019 legislative session and signed by Gov. Abbott -Different types of drills (and how those have changed during the years) -Standard...

Duration:00:28:37

Episode 46: Empowering Educators at Legacy

8/13/2019
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The Ask Dr. B. Good Podcast, featuring Tyler Adams of TINYpulse, will join Dr. Good and Lilly Chacon, HR Manager for Legacy, to talk about how Legacy works hard to give its staff a voice in the every day running of the schools and district. We will share TINYpulse’s founding story (which is a fascinating story all by itself!) a list of platform features (Pulse surveys, Anonymous suggestions, Onboard, Cheers of Peers, Wall of Wins), and how this has evolved over the last six years as...

Duration:00:28:49

Episode 45: Attendance process

8/6/2019
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Our podcast today brings information on the Legacy attendance process, why we have to have this process, and what happens when children have more than the allowable absences. Retired truancy judge John Payton and retired attendance administrator for Allen High School, Dr. Charles Nix, will share Texas law around school absences, the changes that came out of the last legislative session, and will help explain the attendance process that Legacy is putting into place to help support those...

Duration:00:30:33

Episode 44: Preparing For The School Year

7/30/2019
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It's that time of year where we have to stop thinking about our hot lazy summer days and start thinking about the new school year! 💫🌟🎶🌻🕡⏳ School is right around the corner so we will be chatting about how to get our kiddoes ready and eager for the first day of school. Preparing for the first day of school needs to start now, and we will help you do that with our suggestions. Long time Legacy parent Beatrice Cordoba and her son Joaquin will join us as they talk about what their family...

Duration:00:30:54

Episode 43: Destination Wilderness program

7/23/2019
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Today we will be hearing from the executive director of the Destination Wilderness program, Michael Hooten. Founded in 2012 by Sustainable Education Solutions (SES), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, it seeks to improve the environmental literacy of Dallas families, particularly of it’s youngest scholars. As the sponsoring entity of Destination Wilderness Youth, it’s designed to expand their impact into other public schools in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. We will be bringing this...

Duration:00:40:04

REPLAY; Summer School | Ask Dr. B. Good Ep. 42

7/16/2019
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In today's podcast we will focus on each department and 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 their summer event calendars. We will also look the...

Duration:00:31:44

Episode 41: The Void Left Behind When Dad Leaves or is not Present

7/9/2019
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We are back with Behavior Specialist (and Legacy Board Chair and President) Mr. Byron Ricks to continue our series on raising children in single parent homes. He writes in his book that: “Boys without fathers feel incomplete. Consciously or not, boys will try to fill the Void. This can manifest itself in many things – promiscuity, pornography, violent behaviors, drugs & alcohol, associating with the wrong crowd and other behaviors that give them short-term fulfillment.” Today, we will delve...

Duration:00:30:57

Episode 40: Turning Boys into Productive Men with Character

7/2/2019
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This week we continue our series with Human behavior expert Byron Ricks (also our long time Legacy Board Chair/President!), on helping single parent families learn how to manage their sons more effectively. He will share how to encourage your boy’s best instincts. When our instincts are properly encouraged, they help us become more productive social beings; however, some of our natural instincts require a measure of control to keep them from becoming self-destructive. Mr. Ricks explores: •...

Duration:00:28:17

Episode 39: Preparing students for the future

6/25/2019
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Today we will be delving deeper into the need for total school transformation. Join us as we talk to Katrina Martinez, long time Legacy administrator and now New Tech Network national PBL coach and trainer as we discuss the data behind the need to change school practices to better prepare kids for their future careers, some which have yet to be invented. Nicole May, Director of Plano school and James Pacheco, long time science PBL facilitator will also join us to talk about what 21st century...

Duration:00:31:18

Episode 38: Angry Mama Drama

6/18/2019
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This week we continue our series with Human behavior expert Byron Ricks (also our long time Legacy Board Chair/President!), on helping single parent families understand how the impact of often emotionally based decisions of the adults end up hurting their children emotionally and often, permanently. We will delve into how “Angry Mama Dramas” Turn Kids into Pawns - Why excluding dads from kids’ lives is a harmful, selfish act. Children pay a heavy price for the behaviors of angry mothers....

Duration:00:26:57

Episode 37: Close Up Education trip highlights

6/11/2019
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Today we will be highlighting the teachers and students who went on the Close Up Education trip to Washington DC in May. The trip left a deep impression on not only the students who went but the teachers as well. Ms. Ida Dominguez will share information about the organization that offers these life changing opportunities to schools. Ms. San Miguel, who accompanied the MS children will share on how the program works at that level. Mr. Prior will share from the HS perspective. We may even have...

Duration:00:34:39

Episode 36: Growing up without a father

6/4/2019
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Today's podcast will feature Mr. Byron RIcks, Legacy's founding and still current Board Chair. He will share information from his book, Searching for Dad, about growing up fatherless on the West side of Chicago. He will share what it was like growing up without a father, along with his observations and conversations with other fatherless men. He'll talk about the emotional, psychological, and financial disconnect that happens to boys and girls who grow up without fathers. Mr. Ricks...

Duration:00:30:36

Episode 35: Summer Foods

5/28/2019
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This week we will be delving into nutrition and kids, just in time for summer, when food becomes a different issue due to school being out. We will discuss summer feeding sites around town for those who need to take advantage of this, the federal government's new alternative to the food pyramid, and what is and IS NOT on it anymore, and what some of the calories/sugar/fat are in foods at ballparks, amusement parks, and other summer venues. We will also explore the topic of self-snacking....

Duration:00:26:20

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