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Part III: Facing Teacher Challenges

By Jenny | Nov 25, 2019

The interview ends with a moment where Rachael shares some super actionable advice for those of you who are worried about teacher burn out and certainly great for first-year teachers! It’s worth your time. If you don’t listen to another full podcast, listen to this one because you will just feel better afterward.  Devon’s Advice […]

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The Best of Scotland: Work Songs

By Jenny | Nov 22, 2019

In Episode No. 31 I share all about a Scottish Highland Tradition of the Waulking.  Waulking songs are Scottish folk songs, traditionally sung in the Gaelic language by women while fulling cloth. This practice involved a group of women rhythmically beating newly woven tweed against a table or similar surface to soften it. Simple, beat-driven songs […]

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Part II: Facing Teacher Challenges

By Jenny | Nov 18, 2019

This week Rachael and Devon share with us how they moved back to the US where they worked in Public schools in Texas and then the transition to a private school in Brazil. This portion of the interview brings on an entirely different set of differences and challenges that Rachel and Devon had to learn […]

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Part I: Facing Teacher Challenges

By Jenny | Oct 24, 2019

Special Podcast guests Rachael and Devon are both international teachers who have faced challenges as teachers in extremely diverse environments.  After our interview, I recognized that they have a lot of lessons to share with other teachers.   Part I: When faced with a new environment and culture as a teacher.  Rachael and Devon volunteered with […]

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The Best of Scotland!

By Jenny | Oct 22, 2019

The best of Scotland provides engaging activities for your students to celebrate cultural diversity! I just returned from the Highland Echoes Scottish Music and Dance tour, so you are going to benefit here from my Scottish Highland Energy that is leftover from the tour. Over the next few weeks, I’m going to give you tons […]

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