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School Dazed features experts tackling a variety of challenges affecting children’s education from bullying, to gaming, to figuring out the “new math” and much more.

School Dazed features experts tackling a variety of challenges affecting children’s education from bullying, to gaming, to figuring out the “new math” and much more.
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United States

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School Dazed features experts tackling a variety of challenges affecting children’s education from bullying, to gaming, to figuring out the “new math” and much more.

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English

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8176804650


Episodes

The One About Early Childhood Literacy and Language

4/16/2019
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Early language and literacy (reading and writing) development begins in the first 3 years of life and is closely linked to a child’s earliest experiences with books and stories. Literacy opens the door to a brighter future and these early years are critical in shaping children’s development and lifelong learning potential. In this episode we welcome Dr. Anne van Kleeck, a professor at UNT Dallas in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences and Director of The Callier Center for...

Duration:00:59:41

The One About School Boards

4/9/2019
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EXCERPT FROM: “What Every Parent Should Know About Their School Board" Greatschools.org "You, responsible citizen, are standing in a ballot box. Along with voting on important local measures, you come across a list of names running for the school board. You scan the list and realize that most, if not all, of the names are unfamiliar. Hmmmm, you think, I have no idea who to vote for. Really, does it matter? It’s just the school...

Duration:00:58:58

The One About Anxiety and Depression

4/2/2019
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According to the National Institute of Mental Health an estimated 3.1 million adolescents aged 12 to 17 in the United States had at least one major depressive episode in 2016. An estimated 2.2 million of these children experienced severe impairment and only 19 percent of them received care from a health professional. Depression, anxiety, and behavioral problems tend to co-exist and we are seeing these diagnosis in increasing numbers. In this episode we were joined by Jalea Seals, Licensed...

Duration:00:56:17

The One About State Testing

3/26/2019
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State achievement tests in the United States are standardized tests required in public schools in order for the schools to receive federal funding. State test scores are used by districts to measure student progress, and see how different demographics of students perform. States also use test scores to identify low-performing schools that need support. On this episode Tamara Albury, principal of Young Woman's Leadership Academy in Fort Worth, TX helps parents get a better understanding of...

Duration:00:56:32

The One About Impacting Students Through Mentors

3/19/2019
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As a child or adolescent, did you have an adult or adults (outside of your parents) who impacted your life? No matter your socioeconomic status or walk of life your child could benefit from the influence of a mentor. When children have the influence of a mentor: *They are more likely to focus on academics *Are shown to have healthier relationships and lifestyle choices *Have better attitudes about school, and higher educational aspirations *Show enhanced self-esteem and self-confidence,...

Duration:00:56:35

The One When The Kids Took Over!

3/12/2019
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Today the kids took over! School Dazed was co-hosted by 17 year old Senior Hunter Parris. He and 11 and 12 year old Ava and Allye shared about the challenges of school and what they wish their parents understood. For more information about our show head to https://schooldazedshow.com/

Duration:00:56:47

The One About Students And Trauma

3/5/2019
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More than two thirds of children report at least one traumatic event by age 16. Potentially traumatic events include: Psychological, physical, or sexual abuse; community, school, or domestic violence; national disasters or terrorism; sudden or violent loss of a loved one; life-threatening accidents or illness, divorce, etc. Symptoms resulting from trauma can directly impact a student’s ability to learn. They may be distracted by intrusive thoughts about the event preventing them from...

Duration:00:57:05

The One About Student Athletes

2/26/2019
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A report by the Aspen Institute in 2016, stated that three out of four American households have at least one school-aged child participating in youth sports. Because of the commitment involved it can be difficult to balance sports and education. This week we welcomed Chauncey Franks, former player, former college football coach, and character coach for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes at Texas Christian University. Also joining us was TCU Football linebacker, Garrett Wallow who talked...

Duration:00:57:26

The One About Homeschooling

2/19/2019
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In 2016 about 1.7 million students (ages 5-17) were homeschoolers. There are so many ways to homeschool that it can be difficult to know where to start. Or, if you would like to change up what you're currently doing, what options are available to you? In this episode educators and veteran homeschool moms Ramona Alexander Walden and Lynzee Bolton share their experience and offer solutions to the homeschool question. To find out more about our show visit https://schooldazedshow.com/. You...

Duration:00:51:10

The One About Spring Break Ideas

2/12/2019
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Spring Break is around the corner. Wondering what you'll do with your kiddos? In this episode we share how to find event and activity deals and steals, fun apps to occupy your kids in the car on road trips, academic tips, and we hear from Spring Break camp representatives. For more information about our show head to https://schooldazedshow.com/

Duration:00:51:41

The One About Scholarships

2/5/2019
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Each year, an estimated $46 billion in grants and scholarship money is awarded by the U.S. Department of Education and the nation’s colleges and universities. In addition, about $3.3 billion in gift aid is awarded by private sources. But how do you get a piece of the pie? In this episode we welcome Valerie Gill, “The Scholarship Lady” , who offers workshops and private sessions that assist students in applying to college and submitting scholarship applications. For more information about...

Duration:00:53:14

The One About Bullying

1/29/2019
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The US Department of Justice says that 160,000 students skip school every day for fear of being bullied. The Centers for Disease Control and Department of Education define the core elements of the bullying as: unwanted aggressive behavior; observed or perceived power imbalance; and repetition of behaviors or high likelihood of repetition. Bullying has evolved over the years. Now children aren't just subjected to it on the playground and between classes but it follows them home through cell...

Duration:00:53:35

The One About S.M.A.R.T. Goals and the Growth Mindset

1/22/2019
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Children live for today. Sometimes it can be challenging to encourage our children to think beyond the moment and set their sights on the bigger picture. S.M.A.R.T. goals are specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and time-bound. A Growth Mindset is one that believes ability is not set in stone and can be changed with hard work. This week we welcomed Katrina Mabry-Smith, AVID District Coordinator for Mansfield ISD. Katrina shared tips for parents to help children set and reach goals and...

Duration:00:54:56

The One About Services and Accommodations at School

1/15/2019
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This year my husband and I have been learning to advocate for our children to receive the services they need at school. Both boys require services and accommodations and it has been a challenge figuring out how to get them the help they need to be academically successful. More and more these days families find themselves in the same position. In this episode we explore the topic with Licensed Behavioral Therapist, Rondi Allen and Suzanne Scott who heads the Special Education department at a...

Duration:00:53:05

The One About Gaming and Students

1/9/2019
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What effect does gaming have on a student’s education? Join us as we explore this topic with Licensed Professional Counselor, Conchita Mata Andrijeski and Psychologist Kevin Lambert. It truly takes a village to raise our kids! When you hear a great nugget of wisdom or parenting tip on our show, help out your parent friends! Tweet it, Instagram it, Facebook it, and add the hashtag #schooldazed or #iamschooldazed

Duration:00:46:33