Saturday, April 24, 2021

Evaluating Resources with an Anti-Bias, Anti-Racist Lens with LaNesha Tabb, Ep. 56 Buzzing with Ms. B: The Coaching Podcast

The classroom resources we use shape our students’ understanding of the world. Author and educator LaNesha Tabb joins me to discuss evaluating materials using an anti-bias and anti-racist lens. We chat about finding books that are inclusive and accurate. Listen for ideas to get the entire school community on board.

How can we evaluate classroom materials to ensure they accurately reflect history and our students? 

LaNesha Tabb, author and educator, joins us to talk about how to look at classroom resources using an anti-bias, anti-racist lens. 

She takes us through the process she uses to find more inclusive social studies books. We talk about why it is important to do this work early and how to bring big content down to the level of little minds.

Learn the reasons teachers don't teach true history and what you can do to help. You will walk away with ideas to help you support teachers in identifying inclusive materials.

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Saturday, April 17, 2021

Responding to Resistance to Coaching with Steve Barkley, Ep. 55 Buzzing with Ms. B: The Coaching Podcast

Some teachers resist coaching support. Educational consultant Steve Barkley joins me to discuss ways to work with teachers who not enthusiastic about having a coach. Learn practical strategies, including how to use supporting statements when teachers push back against support. Listen in as we chat about knowing when to speak up or step back to gather the right words.
Are you working with a resistant teacher who does not want you in their classroom? We've all been there!

Sometimes coaching relationships get caught in a negative cycle and need help getting back on track. Steve Barclay, coach and educational consultant, joins us to talk about responding to resistance when coaching educators.

He explains how to use supporting statements to shift relationships when teachers push back against coaching support. Learn his top tips for working with teachers who are not excited to work with you.

Listen in as he tells us why the strongest teachers should get the most coaching. You are going to walk away with a lot of concrete ideas and a good way of thinking about approaching your work with teachers.

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If you love the show, share it with a coach who would love it too, or leave me a review on iTunes! It’s free and it helps others find this show, too. Happy coaching!

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Saturday, April 10, 2021

Diversifying Our Literature with Children’s Lit World, Ep. 54 Buzzing with Ms. B: The Coaching Podcast

Including diverse books in your classroom library is important but challenging work. Alyssa Benavides LeClaire from Children’s Lit World joins me to discuss how to select inclusive books your students will love. Learn why it’s necessary to have texts, graphic novels, and picture books that show multiple facets of identity. Listen to find out her favorite books, authors, and publishers.

It can be challenging to include diverse literature in our classroom libraries, but it's essential work. Students need to see all the facets of their identity represented in books and other resources.

Alyssa Benavides LeClaire of Children’s Lit World joins me to talk about diversifying our classroom materials. 

We discuss what inclusive literature is and tips for how to choose books. She explains critical literacy and how it helps the reader claim more power.

Listen to learn why Own Voices books are more accurate, authentic, and real. Find out how to balance books about struggle and resistance with those about joy. This episode is packed with information that will help you create a more inclusive classroom library.

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Thank you for listening to Buzzing with Ms. B: the Coaching Podcast. Want more coaching ideas?

Check me out at buzzingwithmsb.com and on Instagram @buzzingwithmsb.

If you love the show, share it with a coach who would love it too, or leave me a review on iTunes! It’s free and it helps others find this show, too. Happy coaching!

Podcast produced by Fernie Ceniceros of Crowd & Town Creative
 
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Saturday, April 3, 2021

Four Myths About Instructional Coaching, Ep. 53 Buzzing with Ms. B: The Coaching Podcast

There are many misconceptions about instructional coaching. In this episode, I share four common myths and how to address them. I discuss why clearly explaining your role can help teachers get to know you better. Listen to learn why both new and experienced teachers benefit from having a coach. #roleofaninstructionalcoach # teachercoaches #teachingandcoaching
Have you heard any good coaching myths lately? 

If you are like most instructional coaches, the answer is YES!

In this episode, I debunk four common coaching myths. You'll learn why you need to be aware of these misconceptions and how to address them.

I share why you should not give all the answers, even if you are a problem solver like me. Listen to find out why both veteran and new teachers need support from a coach.

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Thank you for listening to Buzzing with Ms. B: the Coaching Podcast. Want more coaching ideas?

Check me out at buzzingwithmsb.com and on Instagram @buzzingwithmsb.

If you love the show, share it with a coach who would love it too, or leave me a review on iTunes! It’s free and it helps others find this show, too. Happy coaching!

Podcast produced by Fernie Ceniceros of Crowd & Town Creative
 
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