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School Safety Free Period explores shocking situations in schools, and provides an insightful (and a bit snarky) examination with practical take-away advice.

School Safety Free Period explores shocking situations in schools, and provides an insightful (and a bit snarky) examination with practical take-away advice.

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United States

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School Safety Free Period explores shocking situations in schools, and provides an insightful (and a bit snarky) examination with practical take-away advice.

Language:

English


Episodes

School Safety Free Period - What's "doable", "feasible", or "desirable" for Back to School Fall 2020?

5/10/2020
In this episode of the School Safety Free Period, we'll examine some critical semantic distinctions that must drive our planning for the next school year.

Duration:00:20:06

School Safety Free Period - Five "Typical School Things" That Need to be Changed by the Fall of 2020.

4/24/2020
We know that eventually teachers and students will be back in school, but it won't be business as usual. In this planning-based episode of the School Safety Free Period, we'll examine 5 quintessential school elements that we need to stop doing in a post-pandemic educational system.www.eSchoolSafety.org/online-pd

School Safety Free Period - School in a Post-Pandemic World

4/13/2020
What does school look like in a post-pandemic world? As we slowly and cautiously look forward to education after Covid-19, we must reflect on what school looks like. How do we "re-start" schooling? What are some of the critical decisions that educators need to make? Join us for a cautiously optimistic discussion of "going back to school".

Duration:00:24:14

Schools Safety Free Period - School Safety Alone-Together

4/3/2020
Is school safety still a concern during online home instruction? You bet! Join us for a discussion of safety concerns you might not have considered as part of online schooling.

Duration:00:21:15

School Safety Free Period - Education in an AloneTogether World

3/26/2020
Education in an AloneTogether world. In this week's podcast, we'll reflect on the continuing migration from the education we used to know to our current "new normal". What will stay the same and what will change? Let's focus on ways in which we can enhance our professional practice by being AloneTogether during these uncertain times.

Duration:00:20:02

School Safety Free Period - COVID-19’s Impact on Education

3/21/2020
You’ve probably heard ALOT about the public health implications of COVID-19, but the global pandemic’s impact on education still leaves a lot of room for examination and reflection. In this special edition podcast, Dr. Amy Klinger and Amanda Klinger, Esq. discuss new school safety concerns in the wake of the pandemic, and how COVID-19 can shift the ways we think about emergency response and preparedness as educators and students adjust to our ‘new normal’.

Duration:00:32:24

School Safety Free Period - All Hazards Planning: It’s not just for pandemics!

3/16/2020
On this week's School Safety Free Period we'll examine some critical (and not so critical) concerns and strategies for dealing with the current public health crisis posed by the COVID 19 virus. Had enough of virus talk? There are important take aways for all hazards crisis planning as well!

Duration:00:31:31

School Safety Free Period - The Harsh Reality of Zero Tolerance

2/27/2020
Remember zero tolerance? It often results in ugly unintended consequences, like a six year old getting arrested or a special needs student being removed from school. We can ensure the safety of students without using a harsh blanket approach to threats of violence. Dr. Amy Klinger and Amanda Klinger discuss the implications of zero tolerance.

Duration:00:23:13

School Safety Free Period - National Teacher’s Unions and Traumatic Lockdown Drills

2/14/2020
In this week's episode of The School Safety Free Period we'll discuss the national teachers’ unions calls for the end of unannounced or traumatic lockdown drills. Join us as we discuss the implications of this advocacy and the potential next steps, as well as some recent events that demonstrate the need to re-think what we are doing to our kids in the name of safety.

Duration:00:31:20

School Safety Free Period - Is School Violence an Inevitability?

1/31/2020
In this week's episode of the School Safety Free Period, we'll take a look at the nagging question of why the number of threats and incidents in schools hasn't decreased over time, despite funding, initiatives, and media attention. Why can't we stop threats and incidents of violence in schools?

Duration:00:34:33

School Safety Free Period - School Safety AFTER School

1/18/2020
What about school safety after school? In this episode of the School Safety Free Period we'll examine the mayhem that can ensue in schools after hours and discuss strategies to make our schools safer AFTER school.

School Safety Free Period - It’s the School Safety Awards!

1/12/2020
The school safety awards - It's time for the year in review at the start of awards season. Join Dr. Amy Klinger and Amanda Klinger for a look at the best of the best, (and the worst of the worst) in the world of school safety. We'll discuss resources and strategies that we recommend, discuss encouraging trends, and lament some areas of concern.

Duration:00:32:43

School Safety Free Period - Questions and Some Answers

12/5/2019
In this week's episode of the School Safety Free Period we'll answer some questions from readers and listeners, and discuss the questions we get asked most frequently.

School Safety Free Period - Students or Inmates?

11/22/2019
In this week's episode of the School Safety Free Period we’ll look at some of the ways in which misguided safety efforts are compromising student rights, treating them like inmates and even putting them in physical danger.

School Safety Free Period - Good Intentions Lead to Bad Results

11/12/2019
In this week's episode of the School Safety Free Period we’ll look at some of the ways in which misguided safety efforts are compromising student rights, treating them like inmates and even putting them in physical danger.

School Safety Free Period - It’s Halloween and these trends are scary!

10/25/2019
In this week’s School Safety Free Period, we’ll discuss the enduring (and troubling) legacy of Columbine, examine the proliferation of pepper spray for creating havoc in schools, and reflect on the ethical concerns raised by security companies buying their way into a recommendation as a safety partner by the national School Superintendent’s Association.

School Safety Free Period - Unintended Consequences

10/11/2019
On this week's School Safety Free Period we'll explore more bus problems, discuss the unintended consequences of anonymous tip lines, and review some random events where perception wasn't reality. Join us!

School Safety Free Period - How Do We Further the School Safety Conversation?

9/30/2019
In recent days we've seen lots of media attention and public outcry about two contrasting interpretations of school safety awareness. In what ways are controversies about school shooting sweatshirts or Sandy Hook Promise's "gut punch" videos furthering the school safety conversation? And what are the implications for teachers and administrators as we struggle to keep our students safe from all kinds of hazards? Sandy Hook Promise PSA: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b5ykN... For more...

Duration:00:28:41

School Safety Free Period - The Active Shooter Paradox: Two Things Can Be True at the Same Time

9/16/2019
As we start a new school year, parents', teachers', and students' thoughts turn to the threat of a school shooting. In just the last 2 weeks there have been several thwarted plots, and a shooting at a high school football game in Alabama. Yet statistics show us that kids are more likely to die by drowning or a bicycle accident than a school shooting. Can both of these contradictory notions be true at once? Join us for a lively discussion of the active shooter paradox.

Duration:00:27:34

School Safety Free Period Bonus Episode - 2018-2019 School Year in Absurd Review

9/13/2019
Let’s take a moment to examine some of the most ridiculous incidents of the past school year, not just to acknowledge the absurdities with which schools must deal, but more importantly to reflect on the important take aways for all schools.