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Teach Hustle Inspire: Classroom Management | Student Engagement | Educator Lifestyle

Dr. Shaun Woodly: Education Professor and K-12 Staff Development Expert

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Teach Hustle Inspire: Classroom Management | Student Engagement | Educator Lifestyle

Teach Hustle Inspire: Classroom Management | Student Engagement | Educator Lifestyle

Dr. Shaun Woodly: Education Professor and K-12 Staff Development Expert

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Flourish in the classroom! That’s the goal of this podcast, to help you as an educator absolutely flourish in the classroom. Award-winning educator and professor, Dr. Shaun Woodly of ShaunWoodly.com is sharing the research-based strategies of master educators to help you create the optimal learning environment in your classroom. Classroom management, student engagement, teacher lifestyle hacks, and everything else that works (and doesn’t work) to help you be the best teacher you can be! This podcast is fun, engaging, and insightful; it's basically your favorite sitcom, college professor, and classroom strategist all rolled into one! It’s truly the staff development you’ve always wanted, but didn’t know existed until now! Welcome to Teach Hustle Inspire!

Latest Episodes

016: How to Get 1.5 Years Worth of Growth in Math and Reading – Part II

Summary In this episode we continue the discussion with Turnaround school specialist, Principal Shawn Hurt. If you have not already, be sure to check out Episode 15, which is the beginning of this conversation, so you can be fully caught up and ready to join in for Part II! Today's Guest Coming from the Detroit, MI area Principal Shawn Hurt, also known in these education streets at the Turnaround Specialist, tells us how his school averages year over year academic growth of 1.5 years, for the last 7 years! He trains schools all across this country how to do the same thing and has seen a great deal of success as a result. This episode is Part II of our discussion. You'll Learn The best ways to help parents understand how they can help students at home. The importance of making sure your instruction matches the way your students understand the world around them. Specific strategies to help single mothers raising boys, in the inner-city. Don't forget to subscribe to the showon iTunes or Spotify so you don't miss anything! Join the conversation and follow me here: Facebook - Twitter - Instagram Let me know your thoughts by: * Leaving a comment below * Sharing this on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn * Leaving a positive review on iTunes You make the difference for our students...thank you for listening!

22 MIN2019 APR 3
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016: How to Get 1.5 Years Worth of Growth in Math and Reading – Part II

015: How To Get 1.5 Years of Growth in Math and Reading in Urban and Inner City Schools

Summary As educators, we are tasked with getting our students from where they are to where they need to be, closing what is known as the Zone of Proximal Development. Often, there are a lot of challenges with this, especially in urban and inner city schools. Today's Guest Coming from the Detroit, MI area Principal Shawn Hurt, also known in these education streets at the Turnaround Specialist, tells us how his school averages year over year academic growth of 1.5 years, for the last 7 years! He trains schools all across this country how to do the same thing and has seen a great deal of success as a result. This episode is Part I of our discussion. You'll Learn How to use data to make informed decisions* How the use of culturally relevant instruction translates to higher student achievement* How to begin to shift the narrative of what urban and inner city students are capable ofDon't forget to subscribe to the showon iTunes or Spotify so you don't miss anything!Join the conversation and follow me here: Facebook - Twitter - InstagramLet me know your thoughts by:* Leaving a comment below* Sharing this on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn* Leaving a positive review on iTunes You make the difference for our students...thank you for listening!

26 MIN2019 MAR 22
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015: How To Get 1.5 Years of Growth in Math and Reading in Urban and Inner City Schools

U&E 014: A Glimmer of Hope: How to Create the Change Needed in Our Schools & Communities

Summary Change in education has been an ongoing struggle and often those that want change feel alone in the fight. Today we’re talking about specific action steps that can be taken to garner change in underserved neighborhoods, schools, and communities. Today's Guest Straight out of Chicago, Ms. Tanesha Peeples is an education advocate and public servant for people in underserved communities. She is the Deputy Direction of the non-profit organization Education Post. Ms. Peeples also runs the Hope & Outrage column of Education Post, with the purpose of communicating and reaching out to communities of color, highlighting areas of concern as well as inspiration. You'll Learn How to start the conversation to initiate change in your local schools and communities What you can do in situations where you feel like you do not have a voice How to make sure your voice and concerns are heard Links In this episode we talked about Education Post. You can can logon to their website and get more i...

37 MIN2018 SEP 28
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U&E 014: A Glimmer of Hope: How to Create the Change Needed in Our Schools & Communities

U&E 013: How To Successfully Navigate Parent Relationships As An Educator

Summary: Today’s episode is all about parents! We spent time demystifying the idea that students’ parents don’t want to be engaged in what’s going on in the classroom. We broke down some of the obstacles that can limit parent involvement as well as some specific action steps teachers can take to get parents involved. Today's Guest: Ms. Whitney Henderson is the Navigator in Chief for Ed Navigator. A nonprofit organization that helps busy families and students achieve their educational dreams. She tells us how she got her start in education because of an absence of authors that reflected her culture and experience growing up. This led her to study and later teach English in New Orleans right after Hurricane Katrina. In her current role, she explains how Ed Navigator exists to break down the barriers between parents & their employers to help them be more involved in child’s schooling. This is done by meeting the parents where they are - which is usually work. This organization als...

45 MIN2018 AUG 30
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U&E 013: How To Successfully Navigate Parent Relationships As An Educator

U&E 012: How To Reignite Your Teaching for the New School Year – The Rock Conference

Summary: Originally started as Facebook Group, Black Educators Rock, Inc. literally went from zero to one hundred….one hundred thousand that is! With the motto to encourage, empower and inspire, this educator professional network is like no other. As one of, if not the largest group of Black Educators on social media, Black Educators Rock, Inc. is paving the way to make a difference in classrooms across the country. One of the most common questions asked is “Why become a member when you can just participate in the Facebook group?”, and co-founder and CEO, Dr. Melissa Chester, addresses that question an more on this episode! Today's Guest: Dr. Melissa Noland Chester is the co-founder and CEO of Black Educators Rock, Inc. Dr. Chester and her team have coordinated a phenomenal teaching conference comprised of some of the most sought out educators, along with 30+ breakout sessions covering topics around instructional strategies and practices, classroom management, professional knowle...

56 MIN2018 JUL 1
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U&E 012: How To Reignite Your Teaching for the New School Year – The Rock Conference

U&E011: How to do Teacher Appreciation the Right Way!

Summary: This is the time to celebrate the most important profession on the face of this earth - teachers! It is teacher appreciation week, and in this episode we discuss 3 ways to do teacher appreciation the right way! Whether you teach elementary school, middle school or high school. Whether you are a current teacher, paraprofessional, instructional coach, or even an aspiring educator, what you do is important and this episode is all about celebrating YOU! #TeacherAppreciationWeek You'll Learn: * What teacher appreciation is all about * 3 ways to do teacher appreciation right * How to win yourself a Target gift card! Links: Don't forget to subscribe to the show so you don't miss anything! Join the conversation and follow me here: Facebook - Twitter - Instagram Shaun Woodly, Ph.D. In the words of the great Randy Watson, “I believe the children are our future” and simply put we have to teach them well! As a college professor, I've given my students, from all across this country, t...

19 MIN2018 MAY 8
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U&E011: How to do Teacher Appreciation the Right Way!

U&E 010: How to Handle the Emotional Roller Coaster That is Teaching

Summary: Sometimes, when we have things on our mind that impact our emotions it makes it very difficult to concentrate, let alone get things done. And just like us, kids have emotions too. Many times, student emotions can impact what can be accomplished in the classroom. Today, we’re discussing how to recognize and redirect students to help them deal with their emotions to promote achievement in the classroom. Today's Guest: Dr. Rikesha Fry Brown is a certified psychologist who at the time of the recording of this episode was teaching at Clark Atlanta University, but has since elevated to the Director of the Honors College at Hampton University. Dr. Fry Brown gives us the rundown on how to effectively handle our students’ as well as our own emotions in the classroom. You'll Learn: How to help students navigate their emotions How social media can impact student emotions and behavior in school How to determine what’s really going on when undesirable behavior finds it way into your ...

41 MIN2018 APR 10
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U&E 010: How to Handle the Emotional Roller Coaster That is Teaching

U&E 009: Who’s Got The Juice? The Student Success Factor

Summary: In this episode of The Urban & Educating Podcast, our guest Mr. Mike Brown takes us on a his educational journey, discussing in detail his methods and strategies to transform a severely underperforming school to a school that was rated to exceed expectations and standards in only a year’s time. Through intentional efforts to foster a school-wide sense of community, both inside and outside the walls of his building, Mr. Brown tells how this helped to shape his extraordinary success as a classroom educator and school leader. Today's Guest: From his days as an educator literally writing lesson plans on Post-It notes, Mr. Mike Brown came into education with a heart to serve and make a difference - and he did just that! Understanding the power of relationships early in his career helped catapult him to success that would soon be called upon to help other educators and serve on a larger platform. You'll Learn: The biggest variable in student achievement in the classroom To help ...

47 MIN2018 FEB 21
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U&E 009: Who’s Got The Juice? The Student Success Factor

U&E 008: Connecting With Students; The Learning Environment & Building Relationships & Trap Music

Summary: If you’ve ever tried to teach a student, with whom you do not have an established relationship, you already know it’s next to impossible. However, we know that student relationships are a critical factor in not just classroom management, but overall student achievement. The challenge here is that this is not always as easy as it may seem, even with our best efforts. Today's Guest: Ms. Kate Jones is a master educator out of Atlanta, GA. Her intent going into college was to be an oral surgeon, but she quickly realized she was not passionate about science...at all! With some awesome advice from her mother, she quickly began to realize her calling was the classroom and she hasn’t looked back since! Ms. Jones is a teacher who loves what she does, has immense success with student achievement and classroom management, which all starts with her intent focus on building the best possible student relationships. She masterfully gets her students to recognize and embrace their worth...

44 MIN2017 OCT 3
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U&E 008: Connecting With Students; The Learning Environment & Building Relationships & Trap Music

U&E 007: The Classroom Management 411; How to Create That Next-Level Learning Environment

Summary: Something as simple as walking through your classroom to establish presence - you may have seen teachers who are masters at this seemingly simple action. Their simple presence is enough to create an environment that breeds learning and engagement. How is this done? And what do you do when you’ve learned the techniques from the textbooks to have effective classroom management, but you’re still not getting the results you had hoped for? How do you break through that barrier when you truly have the best intentions, but it’s just not working? Today's Guest: Using his skills in social and emotional intelligence to become very strong and effective in classroom management, Mr. Fredrick Salyers walks us through a dynamic trifecta of taxonomy, relationship-building, and rigor to generate effective classroom management! This information is pure gold and immediately useful for anyone in the classroom! You'll Learn: * The key ingredients to next-level classroom management * How to i...

39 MIN2017 SEP 7
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U&E 007: The Classroom Management 411; How to Create That Next-Level Learning Environment

Latest Episodes

016: How to Get 1.5 Years Worth of Growth in Math and Reading – Part II

Summary In this episode we continue the discussion with Turnaround school specialist, Principal Shawn Hurt. If you have not already, be sure to check out Episode 15, which is the beginning of this conversation, so you can be fully caught up and ready to join in for Part II! Today's Guest Coming from the Detroit, MI area Principal Shawn Hurt, also known in these education streets at the Turnaround Specialist, tells us how his school averages year over year academic growth of 1.5 years, for the last 7 years! He trains schools all across this country how to do the same thing and has seen a great deal of success as a result. This episode is Part II of our discussion. You'll Learn The best ways to help parents understand how they can help students at home. The importance of making sure your instruction matches the way your students understand the world around them. Specific strategies to help single mothers raising boys, in the inner-city. Don't forget to subscribe to the showon iTunes or Spotify so you don't miss anything! Join the conversation and follow me here: Facebook - Twitter - Instagram Let me know your thoughts by: * Leaving a comment below * Sharing this on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn * Leaving a positive review on iTunes You make the difference for our students...thank you for listening!

22 MIN2019 APR 3
Comments
016: How to Get 1.5 Years Worth of Growth in Math and Reading – Part II

015: How To Get 1.5 Years of Growth in Math and Reading in Urban and Inner City Schools

Summary As educators, we are tasked with getting our students from where they are to where they need to be, closing what is known as the Zone of Proximal Development. Often, there are a lot of challenges with this, especially in urban and inner city schools. Today's Guest Coming from the Detroit, MI area Principal Shawn Hurt, also known in these education streets at the Turnaround Specialist, tells us how his school averages year over year academic growth of 1.5 years, for the last 7 years! He trains schools all across this country how to do the same thing and has seen a great deal of success as a result. This episode is Part I of our discussion. You'll Learn How to use data to make informed decisions* How the use of culturally relevant instruction translates to higher student achievement* How to begin to shift the narrative of what urban and inner city students are capable ofDon't forget to subscribe to the showon iTunes or Spotify so you don't miss anything!Join the conversation and follow me here: Facebook - Twitter - InstagramLet me know your thoughts by:* Leaving a comment below* Sharing this on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn* Leaving a positive review on iTunes You make the difference for our students...thank you for listening!

26 MIN2019 MAR 22
Comments
015: How To Get 1.5 Years of Growth in Math and Reading in Urban and Inner City Schools

U&E 014: A Glimmer of Hope: How to Create the Change Needed in Our Schools & Communities

Summary Change in education has been an ongoing struggle and often those that want change feel alone in the fight. Today we’re talking about specific action steps that can be taken to garner change in underserved neighborhoods, schools, and communities. Today's Guest Straight out of Chicago, Ms. Tanesha Peeples is an education advocate and public servant for people in underserved communities. She is the Deputy Direction of the non-profit organization Education Post. Ms. Peeples also runs the Hope & Outrage column of Education Post, with the purpose of communicating and reaching out to communities of color, highlighting areas of concern as well as inspiration. You'll Learn How to start the conversation to initiate change in your local schools and communities What you can do in situations where you feel like you do not have a voice How to make sure your voice and concerns are heard Links In this episode we talked about Education Post. You can can logon to their website and get more i...

37 MIN2018 SEP 28
Comments
U&E 014: A Glimmer of Hope: How to Create the Change Needed in Our Schools & Communities

U&E 013: How To Successfully Navigate Parent Relationships As An Educator

Summary: Today’s episode is all about parents! We spent time demystifying the idea that students’ parents don’t want to be engaged in what’s going on in the classroom. We broke down some of the obstacles that can limit parent involvement as well as some specific action steps teachers can take to get parents involved. Today's Guest: Ms. Whitney Henderson is the Navigator in Chief for Ed Navigator. A nonprofit organization that helps busy families and students achieve their educational dreams. She tells us how she got her start in education because of an absence of authors that reflected her culture and experience growing up. This led her to study and later teach English in New Orleans right after Hurricane Katrina. In her current role, she explains how Ed Navigator exists to break down the barriers between parents & their employers to help them be more involved in child’s schooling. This is done by meeting the parents where they are - which is usually work. This organization als...

45 MIN2018 AUG 30
Comments
U&E 013: How To Successfully Navigate Parent Relationships As An Educator

U&E 012: How To Reignite Your Teaching for the New School Year – The Rock Conference

Summary: Originally started as Facebook Group, Black Educators Rock, Inc. literally went from zero to one hundred….one hundred thousand that is! With the motto to encourage, empower and inspire, this educator professional network is like no other. As one of, if not the largest group of Black Educators on social media, Black Educators Rock, Inc. is paving the way to make a difference in classrooms across the country. One of the most common questions asked is “Why become a member when you can just participate in the Facebook group?”, and co-founder and CEO, Dr. Melissa Chester, addresses that question an more on this episode! Today's Guest: Dr. Melissa Noland Chester is the co-founder and CEO of Black Educators Rock, Inc. Dr. Chester and her team have coordinated a phenomenal teaching conference comprised of some of the most sought out educators, along with 30+ breakout sessions covering topics around instructional strategies and practices, classroom management, professional knowle...

56 MIN2018 JUL 1
Comments
U&E 012: How To Reignite Your Teaching for the New School Year – The Rock Conference

U&E011: How to do Teacher Appreciation the Right Way!

Summary: This is the time to celebrate the most important profession on the face of this earth - teachers! It is teacher appreciation week, and in this episode we discuss 3 ways to do teacher appreciation the right way! Whether you teach elementary school, middle school or high school. Whether you are a current teacher, paraprofessional, instructional coach, or even an aspiring educator, what you do is important and this episode is all about celebrating YOU! #TeacherAppreciationWeek You'll Learn: * What teacher appreciation is all about * 3 ways to do teacher appreciation right * How to win yourself a Target gift card! Links: Don't forget to subscribe to the show so you don't miss anything! Join the conversation and follow me here: Facebook - Twitter - Instagram Shaun Woodly, Ph.D. In the words of the great Randy Watson, “I believe the children are our future” and simply put we have to teach them well! As a college professor, I've given my students, from all across this country, t...

19 MIN2018 MAY 8
Comments
U&E011: How to do Teacher Appreciation the Right Way!

U&E 010: How to Handle the Emotional Roller Coaster That is Teaching

Summary: Sometimes, when we have things on our mind that impact our emotions it makes it very difficult to concentrate, let alone get things done. And just like us, kids have emotions too. Many times, student emotions can impact what can be accomplished in the classroom. Today, we’re discussing how to recognize and redirect students to help them deal with their emotions to promote achievement in the classroom. Today's Guest: Dr. Rikesha Fry Brown is a certified psychologist who at the time of the recording of this episode was teaching at Clark Atlanta University, but has since elevated to the Director of the Honors College at Hampton University. Dr. Fry Brown gives us the rundown on how to effectively handle our students’ as well as our own emotions in the classroom. You'll Learn: How to help students navigate their emotions How social media can impact student emotions and behavior in school How to determine what’s really going on when undesirable behavior finds it way into your ...

41 MIN2018 APR 10
Comments
U&E 010: How to Handle the Emotional Roller Coaster That is Teaching

U&E 009: Who’s Got The Juice? The Student Success Factor

Summary: In this episode of The Urban & Educating Podcast, our guest Mr. Mike Brown takes us on a his educational journey, discussing in detail his methods and strategies to transform a severely underperforming school to a school that was rated to exceed expectations and standards in only a year’s time. Through intentional efforts to foster a school-wide sense of community, both inside and outside the walls of his building, Mr. Brown tells how this helped to shape his extraordinary success as a classroom educator and school leader. Today's Guest: From his days as an educator literally writing lesson plans on Post-It notes, Mr. Mike Brown came into education with a heart to serve and make a difference - and he did just that! Understanding the power of relationships early in his career helped catapult him to success that would soon be called upon to help other educators and serve on a larger platform. You'll Learn: The biggest variable in student achievement in the classroom To help ...

47 MIN2018 FEB 21
Comments
U&E 009: Who’s Got The Juice? The Student Success Factor

U&E 008: Connecting With Students; The Learning Environment & Building Relationships & Trap Music

Summary: If you’ve ever tried to teach a student, with whom you do not have an established relationship, you already know it’s next to impossible. However, we know that student relationships are a critical factor in not just classroom management, but overall student achievement. The challenge here is that this is not always as easy as it may seem, even with our best efforts. Today's Guest: Ms. Kate Jones is a master educator out of Atlanta, GA. Her intent going into college was to be an oral surgeon, but she quickly realized she was not passionate about science...at all! With some awesome advice from her mother, she quickly began to realize her calling was the classroom and she hasn’t looked back since! Ms. Jones is a teacher who loves what she does, has immense success with student achievement and classroom management, which all starts with her intent focus on building the best possible student relationships. She masterfully gets her students to recognize and embrace their worth...

44 MIN2017 OCT 3
Comments
U&E 008: Connecting With Students; The Learning Environment & Building Relationships & Trap Music

U&E 007: The Classroom Management 411; How to Create That Next-Level Learning Environment

Summary: Something as simple as walking through your classroom to establish presence - you may have seen teachers who are masters at this seemingly simple action. Their simple presence is enough to create an environment that breeds learning and engagement. How is this done? And what do you do when you’ve learned the techniques from the textbooks to have effective classroom management, but you’re still not getting the results you had hoped for? How do you break through that barrier when you truly have the best intentions, but it’s just not working? Today's Guest: Using his skills in social and emotional intelligence to become very strong and effective in classroom management, Mr. Fredrick Salyers walks us through a dynamic trifecta of taxonomy, relationship-building, and rigor to generate effective classroom management! This information is pure gold and immediately useful for anyone in the classroom! You'll Learn: * The key ingredients to next-level classroom management * How to i...

39 MIN2017 SEP 7
Comments
U&E 007: The Classroom Management 411; How to Create That Next-Level Learning Environment
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