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Tales From the Band Room Podcast

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As Urban educators, we’re always trying to find strategies and solutions for our ever-changing programs. 19-year educator, Dr. Jack A. Eaddy, Jr., developed a band program that was highly decorated and recognized in spite of the many challenges his students experienced. Dr. Eaddy’s passion is to help build Urban programs, and he has presented nationally on teaching in Title I schools. Tales From the Band Room covers tips and tricks, as well as insight from other educators, learned while teaching in Title 1 schools. In each episode Dr. Eaddy speaks candidly, sharing the funny and sometimes crazy experiences that led to his band programs’ success.

Location:

United States

Description:

As Urban educators, we’re always trying to find strategies and solutions for our ever-changing programs. 19-year educator, Dr. Jack A. Eaddy, Jr., developed a band program that was highly decorated and recognized in spite of the many challenges his students experienced. Dr. Eaddy’s passion is to help build Urban programs, and he has presented nationally on teaching in Title I schools. Tales From the Band Room covers tips and tricks, as well as insight from other educators, learned while teaching in Title 1 schools. In each episode Dr. Eaddy speaks candidly, sharing the funny and sometimes crazy experiences that led to his band programs’ success.

Language:

English


Episodes

Reach One, Teach One

4/7/2021
Welcome to Episode 8, “Reach One, Teach One.” Jose Fernandez (Innovation MS-Orlando, FL), Christopher Steele (Kettering MS-Washington, D.C.), and Tyler Atkins (Pershing MS-Houston, TX) join the Tales to talk about reaching out; reaching students in your program and director mentorship.

Duration:02:08:31

To The End And Beyond. We’re Gonna Make It Through COVID

3/8/2021
Welcome to Episode 7, “To The End And Beyond. We’re Gonna Make It Through COVID”. Dr. Myra Rhoden (Fayette County HS-Fayetteville GA) joins the tales to discuss practices that have worked during this pandemic. The conversation reminds us that we are resilient, progressive, and make the best of our situations.

Duration:01:58:18

What The Textbook Didn't Teach Me!

2/24/2021
"I wish I knew this!" "Why didn't we learn that?" In this episode, “What The Textbook Didn't Teach Me!” Dr. William J. Earvin (City of Baker School System-Baker, LA) and Marcus Morris (Dorman HS-Roebuck, SC) discuss tools they wish they had throughout their careers.

Duration:01:22:50

Small Bands, Don't Care: It's Not What it Looks Like

2/8/2021
Small bands are more than what meets the eye! Smaller bands work just as hard to put out great products as any other program out there, but are not always valued as they should. This episode “Small Bands, Don't Care: It's Not What it Looks Like!” shares ideas to help focus on what you can do to create success in your program. We’re joined by Charles Conner (North Las Vegas, NV) and Juvon Pollard Sr. (Baton Rouge, LA).

Duration:01:44:47

Building A Culture-Part 2

1/22/2021
Today, we continue learning about Building a Culture with Dexter Bailey (Creekside HS-Fairburn, GA), Mario Ford (Evans HS-Orlando, FL), and Wolson Gustama (Dutchtown HS-Hampton, GA). This is part 2 in a 2-part series.

Duration:01:49:03

Building A Culture-Part 1

12/29/2020
Today, we begin learning about Building a Culture. We're joined by Dexter Bailey (Creekside HS-Fairburn, GA), Mario Ford (Evans HS-Orlando, FL), and Wolson Gustama (Dutchtown HS-Hampton, GA). We discuss how they've built comprehensive programs in urban settings. This is part 1 in a 2-part series.

Duration:01:32:02

Shut Up & Teach!!!

12/4/2020
Welcome to Tales From the Band Room. Today, we learn my mantra, “Shut Up & Teach!” As educators, it’s our job to take what’s given to us and make the best of every situation. This episode shares strategies to help you and your students no matter the issues you come across, and we learn there is no situation where complaining will change your circumstance. In any case, it’s all about creating positive experiences for our students and making a way for these experiences to happen.

Duration:00:40:54

Welcome to the Tales

11/14/2020
Welcome to Tales From the Band Room. Today, we discuss the "who and the why." We learn about Dr. Eaddy and talk about the purpose of the podcast. This episode begins to look at Dr. Eaddy's career in urban schools.

Duration:00:35:41