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School Dazed: Help For Moms and Dads of School-Aged Kids

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School Dazed features experts tackling a variety of challenges affecting children’s education from bullying, to gaming, to anxiety and depression and much more.

School Dazed features experts tackling a variety of challenges affecting children’s education from bullying, to gaming, to anxiety and depression 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 anxiety and depression and much more.

Language:

English

Contact:

8176804650


Episodes

The One About Effective Memory Strategies for Students

1/12/2021
Memory Athletes use techniques and tricks that enable them to remember long lists of information. Research shows that students who use memory strategies perform better academically, because these strategies help expand working memory and access long term memory. In this episode we sat down with 4x USA Memory Champion, author, and mountaineer, Nelson Delllis. Nelson wrote the book, "Memory Superpowers", that helps readers learn the secrets to remembering everything from the world capitals to...

Duration:01:08:31

The One about the Insurrection at the Capitol

1/10/2021
Only a few days into 2021 we find ourselves having to have hard conversations with our kids about current events...again. The insurrection on Capitol Hill is an event that many of us are still processing as adults. In this episode we welcomed guests to discuss the the events of January 6th. Victoria Farrar-Meyers is a political scientist with expertise in the American presidency. James Dickey is former Chairman of the Republican Party of Texas. Katie Flores-Burgess is an 8th Grade Social...

Duration:01:31:48

The One About Making Math Easier

1/6/2021
Welcome to Season 3 of School Dazed! Many of us grew up believing that we didn't have math minds. Our guest would argue that educators have "taken the language of math and abstracted it beyond recognition, and that's why kids are confused." Dr. Randy Palisoc is 6th grade math teacher and in his TED Talk, "Math Isn't Hard, It's A Language" he explains how math can be made accessible for all students. Watch our show live on our Facebook page on Tuesdays from 5:30-6:30 pm CST. For more...

Duration:01:09:25

The One About Adolescent Suicide Prevention

11/19/2020
Suicide is the second leading cause of death among adolescents (aged 15-19). The pressures of the global COVID-19 crisis have increased rates of anxiety and depression, and early studies by health officials suggest an increase in the rates of death by suicide in teens. We as parents, loved ones, and friends need to know the signs and be better equipped, if and when we hear a cry for help. Joining us in a discussion about adolescent suicide prevention: Carol Deely - Founder, Gabriel's...

Duration:01:19:38

The Kid Takeover About Returning to Campus in 2020

10/14/2020
These kids are making history! In this Kid Takeover episode we talked to students to hear about their experiences with in-person learning during the COVID-19 global crisis. I also invited my kiddos to help us start the show! For more information about School Dazed head to schooldazedshow.com.

Duration:01:07:19

The One About Self-Advocacy and Independence

10/7/2020
Our job as parents is to give our kids the wisdom and tools they need to grow into adults that flourish, but letting go can be hard! How do we assist them and at the same time give them wings? In this episode I invited health teacher and author, Jodi Maurici to talk to us about building independence and self-advocacy in our kids. Find out more about our show at schooldazedshow.com/

Duration:00:45:00

The One About Learning Disabilities, Special Needs, and Virtual Learning

9/23/2020
Virtual Learning has been a challenge for so many families. The added complexity of having a student with a learning difference or special need can make learning that much more difficult. In this episode we sat down with 4 veteran educators who specialize in working with these students and provided valuable insight and advice to make learning in a virutal world more successful. Watch our show live each Tuesday at 5:pm CST on our Facebook Page, Noggin Educational Foundation. For more...

Duration:01:16:25

The One About Cold, Flu, and COVID-19

9/18/2020
Cold and flu season can be tricky for parents. The added complexity of COVID-19 will definitely make this cold and flu season interesting. In this episode we sat down with pediatrician Dr. Ahmad Anwar who talked to us about managing sick kids and in-person learning in the midst of a global pandemic. Catch our show live on Facebook every Tuesday evening at 5:pm CST. For more information about our show head to schooldazedshow.com

Duration:01:13:42

The One About Healthy Screen Use in a Virtual Learning World

9/9/2020
In this episode we welcome licensed professional counseor Jeremy Edge Escapingthe.com Counseling Services. Whether it’s too much video games, social media, pornography, gambling, shopping, virtual reality, or any other online activity, Jeremy helps his clients stop problematic screen use, and improve tech-life balance. Jeremy talked to us about helping our kids acheive this balance when learning is primarily online. Our show is live on our Facebook page @nogginfoundation on Tuesdays from...

Duration:01:04:49

The One About Nutrition and Academic Performance

9/2/2020
In this episode we sat down with dietitian and nutritionist, Nara Reed. Nara talked to us about the impact of nutrition on academic achievement and behavior and how to help your family make healthy food choices. Catch our show live each week at 5:pm (CST) on our Facebook page, Noggin Educational Foundation. For more information about our show head to schooldazedshow.com

Duration:01:16:36

The One About Social Emotional Learning in 2020

8/25/2020
Social and emotional learning (SEL) refers to the building of skills needed to recognize and manage emotions, make responsible decisions, and establish and maintain positive relationships. The events of 2020 including the abrupt closure of schools, the quarantine due to the pandemic, and racial unrest have caused a myriad of psychological issues educators must begin to address as school reopens. Despite the need to tackle academic gaps caused by the long absence from school, SEL must be...

Duration:01:19:11

The One About What Teachers Say As We Reopen

8/10/2020
So much is up in the air about the 2020-2021 school year. Many parents are apprehensive about facilitating learning at home once again and schools are scrambling to ready themselves for the first day of school. But teachers are amazing, aren't they? They are passionate and dedicated to the wellbeing of our kids and to their academic success. Join us as we talk to several veteran educators about their outlook for the upcoming school year. For more information about our show head to...

Duration:01:26:14

The One About COVID-19 and the Upcoming School Year

7/21/2020
COVID-19 has had an indelible impact on the education system across the world. Parents are waiting with bated breath for their school districts to lay out their game plans for the 2020-2021 school year, and parents are preparing to make some tough decisions. In this episode our guests shared with us how school districts like theirs are going about decision-making, and the factors that are being weighed to make sure both student health and quality education are top priority in our...

Duration:01:42:37

The One About Injustice and Education Equality

6/18/2020
Our nation has a sordid past regarding equality and particularly education equality. In this episode we explore where we have been and the changes that are being made to help level the playing field so that opportunity is available to all. For more information about our show head to schooldazedshow.com #blacklivesmatter #edgap #educationalopportunity #educationgap #justiceforall

Duration:01:14:39

The One About Racism, Justice, and Riots

6/4/2020
As cities across the globe erupt with protests, parents are having tough discussions with young people who are seeing images in the media they have never seen before. In this episode our guests discussed our nation's current struggle with justice for black people, how we got here, and how to talk to your kids. For more information about our show head to schooldazedshow.com #blacklivesmatter #icantbreathe #icantbreatheagain #parenting101 #racisminamerica #socialjustice #instamom #instadad...

Duration:01:28:41

The One When Their Senior Year Was Canceled

5/19/2020
COVID-19 has left an indelible mark on the class of 2020. Extracurricular activities have been canceled and events they've been anticipating for years have been postponed or will look different than they could have ever imagined. Join our Facebook Live this morning at 11 (CST) as we sit down with a group of 12th-grade students to talk to us about the changes that have occurred in their lives because of the global pandemic. Watch our show live each week from 11-Noon (CST) on our Facebook...

Duration:01:04:40

The One About Gratitude in Tough Times

4/21/2020
In this episode we welcomed back educational neuroscientist, Staci Danford to share with us how the practice of gratitude can rewire your brain to weather adverse and challenging times. If you missed our first show with Staci, "The One About Rewiring Your Brain With Gratitude", click here to listen! Watch our show live each week from 11-Noon (CST) on our Facebook page, Noggin Educational Foundation). If you miss the show find us wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts. For more...

Duration:01:09:38

The One When We Were Quarantined With Kids!

4/20/2020
In this episode I sat down with a diverse group of moms to talk about our experiences being quarantined with kids. We discussed our new roles as homeschool teachers and maintaining emotional wellness for ourselves and our families during a global pandemic. Watch our show live each week from 11-Noon (CST) on our Facebook page, Noggin Educational Foundation). If you miss the show find us wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts. For more information head to...

Duration:01:31:54

The One About UIL Academic Competition

4/14/2020
For students academic competition can provide a sense of belonging, sharpens skills, and can increase confidence. The University Interscholastic League has been providing educational extracurricular academic, athletic, and music contests since 1910 and has grown into the largest inter-school organization of its kind in the world. In this episode I sat down with Director of Academics for the University Interscholastic League, Dr. David Stevens and Alana Clark who is a high school UIL...

Duration:00:52:10

The One About Learning Disabilities

3/31/2020
What do Cher, Agatha Christie, Whoopi Goldberg, Benjamin Franklin, Anderson Cooper, and Daniel Radcliffe have in common? They were all diagnosed with learning disabilities. Learning disabilities are a wide variety of learning problems that affect how individuals receive and process information. They can impact students and left unidentified or untreated can negatively impact their career, metal health, and relationships into adulthood. In this episode I sat down with Professor of Teaching...

Duration:01:03:12