Playlist · by Ramon Garcia
2 episodes, 1 hour 0 mins
Guns, Germs, and Steel, by Jared Diamond
Ad free availableGuns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies was published by Jared Diamond in 1997.It won the Pulitzer Prize in 1998, along with several other awards.The fundamental question that Diamond seeks to answer through this book is, why did history unfold so differently on different continents such that Eurasian societies became so disproportionately influential in creating the modern world? You can support Context on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/context,or through https://bradharris.com.
#86 Teachers as Readers and Writers with Brendan Kiely pt.2
Hello everyone! Today, we are discussing why teachers should be modeling themselves as readers AND writers, with one of my favorite Young Adult authors, Brendan Kiely. Brendan Kiely is The New York Times bestselling author of All American Boys (with Jason Reynolds), Tradition, The Last True Love Story, and The Gospel of Winter,and together, we discuss why modeling being a reader and writer can be a powerful force in our classrooms. Penny Kittle often talks about how the teacher is the best writer in the room, so they should model their thoughts, feelings, and struggles aloud with their students. Brenden and I dive into this idea, and share how this works when we are working with students, as well as why we think you should practice this as well. We also reference the episode I did with Jeff Anderson, as well as discuss the AMAZING On Writing, by Stephen King, a must for anyone looking for writing inspiration. I think this is a great book for teachers feeling shy or unsure about shar...
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