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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 Emotional Health During a Pandemic

3/26/2020
Most of us are trying to wrap our heads around the impact of COVID-19 on our lives. It's difficult for adults to understand and even more for our kids. Kids are experiencing a myriad of emotions. Parents are trying to provide support and a sense of "normalcy" as best we can, all while we are struggling as well. In this episode I sat down with middle school counselor and LPC-Intern, Catherine Wimbrey and owner of Brighter Possibilities Family Counseling, Michael Flores. They offered tips to...

Duration:00:51:01

The One About Financial Literacy

3/24/2020
In this episode I sat down with Director of the Center for Economic Education at the University of North Texas, Dr. Steven Cobb and Salvador Villalobos with the Hispanic Real Estate Brokers Association. Steve conducts research in all areas of economic and personal finance education and teacher workshops for school districts throughout the United States. Salvador has been in the financial sector for over 23 years and has a passion for promoting financial literacy for children. Watch our show...

Duration:01:03:36

The One About Childhood Grief

3/18/2020
In this episode we welcomed Bradley Vinson and his 10 year old grandson, Bryce Fields. The loss of Bryce's little sister through a tragic accident led them on a journey to help adults understand childhood grief. They travel together speaking about their story and the book Bryce wrote about his experience. #ThisKidsGrief 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...

Duration:01:15:19

The One When They Closed The Schools

3/16/2020
Across the planet COVID-19 has caused school closures and administrators, teachers, and parents are concerned about keeping student’s skills up and continuing their learning. Many parents are now (or may soon be) facing the challenge of teaching their children at home. In this episode David and I sat down with Willie Wimbrey, an elementary school principal in Mansfield, TX and Karla Gurley, an American educator currently teaching and quarantined in China. Karla shared her experience...

Duration:01:26:54

The One When The Kids Took Over: Dating Part 2

3/10/2020
Hormones start flowing around middle school and the inevitable crushes start. In part 2 of this Kid Takeover episode we talked to a group of boys and girls about the impact of dating on different aspects of their lives, and what happens when parents have a say in the matter. 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:01:16:47

The One When The Kids Took Over: Dating Part 1

3/10/2020
Hormones start flowing around middle school and the inevitable crushes start. These pre-teen and teen romances can have an impact on emotions and eventually academics. In part 1 of this Kid Takeover episode we talked to a group of boys and girls about dating life. Dating has changed quite a bit since we were kids, so in this episode we asked the kids to tell us what dating looks like today. Watch our show live each week from 11-Noon (CST) on our Facebook page, Noggin Educational...

Duration:01:06:22

The One To Help Us Understand The "New Math"

3/3/2020
Has your elementary school child come home with homework you don’t understand? Many parents have wondered how and why math has changed since we were kids. In this episode we were joined by Andrea Hutchins a second grade teacher who explained why math is taught differently to our kids today and just what happened to “carrying the one”. 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...

Duration:00:53:33

The One About Test Anxiety

2/25/2020
Test anxiety can be a debilitating problem. According to the American Test Anxieties Association it is the number one learning challenge of students today and impacts more than 10 million kids in North America. In this episode our guests were: -Tiffany Turner, LPC-S - Crisis Counselor Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD -Alisha Chenevert - Author of "Testing Jitters" and Academic Interventionist for Cedar Hill Independent School District. Watch our show live each week on our Facebook page, Noggin...

Duration:01:03:06

The One About Struggling Readers

2/18/2020
Statistics tell us that the majority of people in the US don’t read very well and many are functionally illiterate. The impact of low literacy is not only personally limiting to the success and achievement of many Americans, but it’s also costly to our society to the tune of hundreds of billions of dollars. In this episode we heard from National Education Consultant for Scientific Learning Corporation, Cory Armes. She shared with us why some students struggle to become proficient readers...

Duration:01:03:39

The One About Dad Involvement In Education

2/11/2020
According to the Fatherhood Institute, a father's interest in his child's education has been found to have a more direct impact on educational outcomes than family background, poverty, or even the child's personality. In this episode David Bailey came back to host! Joining him in the co-host chair was Salvador Villalobos, host of the HREBA show on Fishbowl Radio Network. David and Salvador sat down with Eric Phillips, Family Engagement Specialist from Arlington ISD to discuss the vital role...

Duration:00:59:55

The One About Developing Strong Writers

2/4/2020
In this digital age an informal style of writing has begun to creep into our lives. Strong writing skills are important for life and career readiness, effective communication, and academic success. These days it can be difficult to motivate our kids to get excited about writing for pleasure when competing with the latest video game or tech gadget. In this episode I was joined by writer and AP English teacher, Michelle Agbedawu and adjunct professor and author LaQuisha Beckham. They offered...

Duration:00:59:41

The One About Dyslexia

1/28/2020
70-80% of people with poor reading skills, are likely Dyslexic. One in five students has a language based learning disability, Dyslexia being the most common. In this episode we sat down with Dyslexia specialist from Irving Independent School District, Samantha Sneed-Echebelem and Linnea Oxley from School of Lexia. Watch us live every Tuesday at 11:am - Noon CST on our Facebook page Noggin Educational Foundation. For more information about our show head to schooldazedshow.com SPECIAL...

Duration:01:07:48

The One About Organization and Time Management

1/21/2020
Good organization and time managment skills are not only crucial for academic success but for success in life! In this episode my guests, AVID Coordinator Andrea Midgett and principal, Erica Gorruso shared tips for helping your child strengthen these skills as well as tips for helping parents create systems that work for academic success at home. Joining me in the co-host chair was Alicia Simon, mom of 7 kids (6 of them under 12)! Listen for her 7 month old, Livie who came with her. She had...

Duration:01:15:41

The One About Character Development

1/7/2020
Some say that character is the way we behave when no one is looking. We can't be with our kids 24/7 and we hope and pray that the investment we’ve made in them pays off when it counts most. Success in life does not always rely on academics. Character not only impacts academics but impacts how we get along throughout our lives. Lack of character can easily destroy what we’ve so carefully built. In this episode we spoke with speaker, author, and leadership consultant Scotty Sanders. His...

Duration:00:58:50

The One About Kid Entrepreneurs

1/2/2020
Entrepreneurship can teach kids a host of valuable skills and develop character traits that will prepare them for college, career, and life. In this episode we sat down with two young ladies who are great role models to their peers. Hannah Selders is designer of jewelry and accessories. Hannah Wilson and her parents developed "Hannah's Gluten Free Bakery" to develop yummy treats for people who suffer from food allergies and other conditions. We also sat down with Tearod Robertson who is the...

Duration:01:13:16

The One About Career Readiness

12/17/2019
Career Readiness is the process of preparing students with skills needed to find, acquire, and excel in jobs and careers. Because high school and college students are graduating with a "skills gap", companies are forced to pay to bring employees up to speed. To be competitive our kids will have to be better prepared to enter the workforce and hit the ground running. My dad started me off working as a "junior secretary" when I was only 9. The skills I learned from him and the work ethic he...

Duration:01:02:01

The One About STEM Education

12/10/2019
Our future workforce requires the skills STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education provides. Women and minorities have historically been underrepresented in these fields. Although schools are working to incorporate STEM curriculum, what can we as parents do to foster an appreciation for STEM in our children's everyday lives and expose them to possible careers? In this episode I sat down with Dr. Mary Payton, who is a retired Army Chemical Officer, STEM Educator, author,...

Duration:01:10:35

The One About Educating Fostered and Adopted Kids

12/3/2019
Children who are fostered and adopted often face challenges that impact academics. Frequent school transfers, emotional instability, and the effects of trauma, are some of the factors that can make focusing on learning difficult. Foster parents, parents who adopt, and the schools that educate them must be sensitive to the unique circumstances this group of kids possess in order to help them succeed. As a Regional Education Specialist, Norma Eaves is responsible for advocating for the...

Duration:00:59:14

The One About Adolescent Dating Violence

11/19/2019
Teen dating violence (TDV) is a type of intimate partner violence that occurs between two people in a close relationship. Behaviors include physical violence, sexual violence, psychological aggression, and stalking and take place both in person and electronically. Research shows that TDV impacts students academically and can lead to depression and anxiety, unhealthy behaviors, and suicidal ideation. In this episode sat down with high school counselors, Stephanie Threets and, Tiphynee...

Duration:01:02:41

The One About Motivating By Personality

11/12/2019
No two kids are alike, probably not even in your family. We were all given unique personalities that dictate how we react in certain situations and what drives us forward to accomplish a goal. As parents we want our kids to thrive academically and we are their chief motivators and accountability partners in that journey. Knowing what will ignite a joy of learning and desire for achievement in each of our kids is crucial to this process. In this episode we are joined by Alisha Woodall, a...

Duration:00:50:13