Normal (Season 1, Episode 4)
Show note: At the end, I mention my guest blog post about differences between charter and public schools for Alma at the Voices podcast. This is focused toward music teachers, but it applies to other educators, too. Read it on Alma’s blog here. “Before 2005 when I worked a night desk job at Wilson Hall… And long before … Continue reading "Normal (Season 1, Episode 4)"
October First (Season 1, Episode 3)
A quick show note: This one is pretty personal. I’m definitely a big advocate for schools and the people who run them. But sometimes the best way to initiate important systemic change is to stop shouting and hold up a mirror. Transcript: Ben walked into class late. Again. And Ben left early. Again. He told me … Continue reading "October First (Season 1, Episode 3)"
Susan (Season 2, Episode 2)
Transcript: Susan was a teacher. And she must have been a good one, because she was hired to be the headmistress at the Academy at Canajoharie, New York in 1846. It wasn’t her first teaching job; she had worked for several years at a Quaker boarding school, and in many ways she was a good … Continue reading "Susan (Season 2, Episode 2)"
Tiny Bubbles (Season 1, Episode 1)
Welcome to the first episode of Pounding Erasers. If you enjoy it, please rate and review on iTunes or your other podcast platform of choice. Transcript: It’s hard to remember – over a hundred years ago now – but there was a time when it was usually fine not to have one right answer. A … Continue reading "Tiny Bubbles (Season 1, Episode 1)"