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Anything and Everything about Education. A quick and easy listen for when you are driving or working on a task. About the host: Tamyra is a former educator with over 25 years of experience in education in the United States and Europe. With experience work


    • Oct 10, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
    • monthly NEW EPISODES
    • 32m AVG DURATION
    • 20 EPISODES

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    Ed. Talk -Students and teachers are not broken, the system is broken.

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 10, 2022 28:43

    Students are not broken.Teachers are not broken.The system is broken!This podcast was a live podcast for International Podcast Day on Sept. 30, 2022.This is a 30 minute listen that talks about how it is the system and not the students or the teachers that we need to change. The last fifteen minutes of the podcast discuss realistic solutions we can implement to make our education system better.Thanks to Jeff Revilla and his production company that produced the event, Poduty Live.  It is @poduty on all the socials. 

    Ed. Talk interview with author and advocate Laura Hales

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 109:55

    Do not miss this interview! We not only discuss Laura's books and her upcoming podcast, the Autism Advocate, but we hit upon some very real topics that teachers, parents, and communities are facing right now. We talk about how we can improve our public school system, how neurodivergent learners effect us all, how we can support parents, how we can support teachers, and how we can work together to make education and overall society better. I am excited to share this with you! It is not my typical podcast and it is almost 2 hours worth of content - but it is sooooo worth listening to the entire thing. So much so, that I decided not to edit any of our conversation!!!! 

    Ed. Talk interview with KidsFreezeDance.com

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2022 36:25

    In this podcast I speak with Jay, the owner of KidsFreezeDance.com.We discuss how he utilizes Kids Freeze Dance as a part of instruction in his classroom and how other teachers and parent can also utilize it. It is more than a brain break, it is purposeful movement designed to allow students to learn through variety. It helps them engage in their learning and to become part of their classroom community.  Everyone gets to enjoy the rhythm  in this episode of Ed. Talk!

    Ed. Talk interview with Michela Laverty

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2022 38:54

    I had the privilege of interviewing Michela Laverty about her thoughts on inclusion classes and how she uses peer tutoring to ensure her students are made to feel as part of the school community. We also dive into what all staff members can do at the school level as well as what the district can do to help students and staff make sure that our students with special needs have their needs met in a social emotional way and not just academically. If you would like me to address a topic on Ed. Talk, just send me an email to EdTalkwithTamyra@gmail.com. We talk about anything and everything in education.

    Ed. Talk Interview with SJ Childs and upcoming 1 in 44 Autism Summit

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 57:11

    Dear listeners,I am proud to release Season 2 of Ed. Talk with Tamyra!This season is all about the future of education. We are at a pivotal point in history on how we can make our education system better in America! We will be exploring many ideas on how to restore, renovate, and apply new innovations to our education system. Please join me each Friday for a new podcast about anything and everything education, and this season's focus The Future of Education!This is one of my longer interviews, but it is packed with thoughtful information and ideas to help make ur communities better. SJ Childs shares with us her family's journey of autism and how she helps to create sensory waiting rooms at hospitals, emergency car information for our first responders and an upcoming virtual summit titled 1 in 44.  It that is not enough, we also reflect on what we as educators could have done and should do in our profession to make education better for autistic children.  SJ Childs information: https://sjchilds.org/1 in 44 Autism Summit will be held August 12th and 13th, 2022.https://hopin.com/events/the-1-in-44-tour-virtual-autism-summit/registrationAs always, please send your thoughts and ideas to EdtalkwithTamyra@gmail.com.It is only "Together We Succeed"!

    School Gun Violence- An Educators Perspective

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 4, 2022 22:57

     We grieve for so many that we have lost to tragedies with gun violence. In this episode, prompted by Ed. Talk listeners and the recent events,  Tamyra gives a unique perspective and insight as she shares personal accounts of dealing with gun violence as a student and as a teacher. 

    Summer Activity Ideas for Families

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2022 13:06

    Beyond nature walks and museums we explore some ideas that you may not have thought about to create some wonderful memories this summer with your family.This short episode gets you started on some summer adventures, activities, and projects that are also educational. After all, this is a podcast about anything and everything educational!

    Episode 12: Parenting a nuerodivergent child and tips to help.

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 43:14

    In this episode I have the please of speaking to a parent, Carrie Lindbom,  about her nuerodivergent child.This is an eye opening episode that helps us to understand what parents go through when their child is first diagnosed with autism and navigating the school system. She gives helpful tips and advice. 

    Episode 11: An approach to educating neurodivergent students, an interview with Dr. DeVito.

    Play Episode Listen Later May 14, 2022 45:57

    Join me as I talk with Dr. Donald DeVito about his research with autistic, neurodivergent, students and helping one overcome nonverbal communication in an educational setting. He talks about tools that can help educators and parents explore new ways of communicating and expressing. It is an amazing view into the human mind and how complex it truly is. He also talks about cherishing those gold nuggets of success in education.

    Episode 10: Interview with Christina Deek and Andrea Benson of Mindful Parenting

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 26:06

    In this episode I have the pleasure of speaking with an amazing duo from MindfulParenting.solutions. We discuss their journey towards creating a business that coaches parents on how to work with their children. We are not just talking about academics and homework, but other needs such as potty training, helping children transition back to school after Covid 19, and social emotional learning. I truly enjoyed making this podcast with these two women and their unique educational resource that we all can benefit from.

    Reading Tips for Parents and Teacher Appreciation Gift Ideas

    Play Episode Play 29 sec Highlight Listen Later May 1, 2022 20:12

    In this episode we discuss a few tips to help your child love reading. Specific strategies for parents to implement reading best practices at home. We also discuss the best Teacher Appreciation gifts that educators love and need!

    Ed. Talk Episode 8 - Parent tips

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2022 16:53

    In this episode of Ed. Talk, I give four quick tips for at home learning.It is a quick listen and are tips that parents can start implementing right away! Enjoy!

    Ed. Talk- Changing the System: Part 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 18, 2022 36:11

    Today we talk about how  Hybrid Learning can be an asset to our school system and the increased trend in Homeschooling.

    Ed. Talk Episode 6: Mental Health and the Biden-Harris Action Plan

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2022 15:45

    In this episode we discuss the need to have full time mental health professionals for teachers and staff as well as students. We also discuss the recently released Biden-Harris Action plan and how we need more to make an impact in education.

    Episode 5: Supporting Teachers with Education Coach Stefanie McLeod

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2022 24:49

    In this episode I have the privilege of speaking with an onsite education coach, Stefanie McLeod.  She talks about what her role is, what it has looked like this past year,  and how she supports teachers on a day to day basis.  She is passionate about education and we discuss some ideas about how we can move forward to make the profession better.

    Episode 4: Teacher development with Dr. Lori Dassa

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 25, 2022 12:36

    Listen to Dr. Lori Dassa as she shares how the College of Education at the University of Florida is supporting the development of educators and addressing current educational challenges.

    Changing the system, part 1: Substitutes

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 20, 2022 39:14

    In this episode I talk about the shortage of substitutes, the reasons why we have a shortage, and what school districts are doing to solve the problem. I also discuss a new idea that school systems should implement that will help substitutes, teachers, schools, districts and most importantly our children.


    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 11, 2022 17:24

    The misconception of discipline being punishment....How do we help students learn appropriate behavior?.....and, What are a few best practices for parents and teachers?

    The Great Resignation for Educators

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 19, 2022 43:02

    In this episode we discuss why we have a shortage of educators and why many plan to leave education. We discuss their wants and needs as well as ideas to help retain and recruit educators.

    Intro Episode

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 9, 2022 5:07

    What is the podcast  Ed. Talk about?    Education!In this intro episode of Ed. Talk, we will discuss the  critical educational dilemmas we face in today's society and how we need to work together to find solutions.

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