Don M. Dumas, of the Imperial Beach Dumas Clan, is an amazing talent in the classroom and a general in the field of education. He has not only earned the prestigious San Diego County Teacher of the Year Award, but also earned the nickname "Don the Jeweler" for the many jewels of knowledge he drops in this episode.
His ideas will disrupt, his words will inspire.
For Episode 39 of the Educated Guess Podcast we tried something a little different...
WE WENT LIVE!
The "Live at the Barbeque" edition of the show featured a heavy dose of Dr. Martín Casas and Dr. Pilar Vargas who shared their experiences and views on a wide range of topics including PLCs, dual language programs, and the infamous 2019 yearbook. Additionally, they voiced their concerns regarding online learning and independent studies programs.
"Live at the Barbeque" also gave us an...
We made up and became best friends again for grad season. We both got new jobs and meet up at the end of the year to tie a bow around the struggles and accomplishments. We discuss school systems, grad speeches, RIP Bushwick Bill, and the NBA Finals.
James Halliday, Executive Director of A Reason To Survive (ARTS), sits down with the crew to talk about his educational experience, his life moonlighting as a double agent in Eastern Europe, and most importantly, the community work he's doing alongside his team here in San Diego, California. The creative space ARTS provides is essential because it facilitates opportunities for youth to build working relationships with professional artists crafting in all mediums. From music and film, to...
The UTLA: Special Report is dedicated with love and respect for the 30,000+ teachers on strike and the community that supports them. We want to give a special thanks to David Goldberg, Erika Jones, Christina Quimiro, Jose Andrade and Gary Locke. Your time and sacrifice makes this strike so real to our listeners and we’re honored to be a small part of this struggle with you. The world is watching this fight for public education. We are with you all! In Solidarity,
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On the latest episode (34) of the Educated Guess Podcast, we interview combat veteran Nathan Fletcher, who teaches Political Science at the University of California, San Diego. Fletcher, who is the midst of a race for the District 4 seat on the San Diego County Board of Supervisors, talked to us about his journey in becoming a public servant.
From the Young Astronaut Program, to the Marine Corps, to the State Assembly, to UCSD, the man has been battle tested and is ready to serve the county...
His tagline that stands out above all others is, "From dope dealer to hope dealer." Here the stories and inner machinations of Roberto Rivera. A young man by way of Texas, who would lead a life of social justice activism and entrepreneurship. He would then go on to create his own major surrounding these fields at UWM. We sit down with Roberto for the better part of an hour and get into his thinking and reveal some of the stories. We found it critical for Roberto to identify those moments...
Here is what dedication and love look like in practice. @AliciaJohal on them twitters for the necessary follow. We talk science, mastery-based grading, seaperch robotics, and professional development. We talk culture and climate and the tough discussions that need to occur between colleagues. Its such a content rich podcast amongst jst the laughter of friends hanging out. Alicia is an inspiring educator who encourages exploration in science. She is keenly aware of the whole child and leads...
It's finally here. The Educated Guess Podcast is back for a 4th season and our lineup is phenomenal. This episode is something for both educators and hip-hop fans. Real boom bap hip hop fans, and educators who believe pedagogy should be guided joy and love. Brother Ali of Rhymesayers sat down with us for a quick interview about his introduction to hip hop and what education can learn from the art form. After the interview is an interpolation of a presentation he allowed us to record, Love...
Rethink how we run our schools. Be excellent to each other. Build, Bash, Beautify.
Mike Strong stands strong for all of the above. Teacher, thinker at High Tech High in San Diego and teacher at Stanford's d. School, Mike is a futuristic educator that cares about students. You have to listen to how you can rethink systems in your classroom and school that are harmful to the learning process. Listen to what love sounds like when you apply it to the school setting.
Might sound like hyperbole,...
Daniel Garcia is local to the podcast, he graduated in 2006, from Bonita Vista High School (shout out to Mr. Eric Helle).
Daniel would get his Bachelor's from Harvey Mudd College, do some lab work in DC, and then enter doctoral work at UCSD. His thesis and work has to do with the metastasizing of cancer cells, and he does his best to explain it so we can understand it (scaffolding, for you teachers out there).
We discuss his early experiences and how it shaped his love for science, college...
Recorded Feb 6, 2018.
Released late due to editing issues. We need an intern for that business.
Just Rodrigo and I talking local events and major news today. More dope interviews lined up, but for now it's just Me n the Biz.
Enjoy us talking mess until we get to the local medical ordinance.
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Unofficially sponsored by The Southwest Patient Group. Local. Green. Activists.
Recorded December 2017.
We can not overstate how much Oscar exemplifies what the Educated Guess Podcast is about. Gritty beats with woke rhymes. Chuck D over DJ Pemier beats.
He is Pico. He understands Santa Monica. The first in many categories.
"If your board member isnt quoting MC Shan, you need to elect somebody who does."
Episode 026 Elyse "Lyz" Burden
Co-founder of Real World Scholars, recipient of Forbes' 30 under 30 award for education.
Real World Scholars offers seed money and personalized support for students to run businesses that offer goods or services to their community and beyond. Imagine a chemistry class making soap and selling it on an e-commerce site like Shopify. The possibilities are as limitless as rhe imaginations of our students, and RWS currently assists students in over 200 schools...
Episode 25 is pure pedagogical heat rocks! Marcus L Strother works with youth in so many capacities, it's really hard to pin down his efforts to a couple or a few great moments.Poised, powerful, dedicated, and 100% authentic.He's got game whether you are in the classroom, or supporting those who are. Good with the right and the left, Marcus L Strother is catalyst the next movement in education.
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The Educated Guess Podcast, Episode 24 Dr. Chris Emdin
Dr. Emdin dropped into the sleepy town of Chula Vista to do a PD with a local district and agreed to sit down with Rodrigo and I. He comes by way of Teachers College at Columbia University where he specializes in Urban Education. Author of For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood...and the Rest of Y'all Too,
We discuss Reallity Pedagogy, its tools for rethinking engagement, and how to listen to students in order to improve your craft. Dr...