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Teaching Tidbits

Teaching Tidbits

By Anabel Gonzalez
Anabel Gonzalez shares ideas, reflections, and inspiration to keep educators moving forward in their teaching and learning journeys. Whether teaching remotely or face-to-face, it's the tidbits that make it all grand.
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A Student's Perspective on Remote Learning

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A Parent's Perspective on Learning During Covid
Anabel Gonzalez is joined by Rachel Warren, a digital marketing consultant with no connection to education other than being the parent of two school-aged children. She discusses how Covid affected her sons' learning last school year and how they are adjusting to this year's new normal.  The conversation will be enlightening and encouraging to all teachers, but it will also make us keenly aware of the digital divide that persists despite our best efforts to level the playing field. 
29:13
November 16, 2020
The Power of Good Calls Home
Anabel Gonzalez is joined by Rik Rowe (@RoweRikW), a math educator from Massachusetts who coined the hashtag #GoodCallsHome on Twitter after he made positive phone calls a part of his weekly routine - a practice he continues even during remote learning. He will share what got him started and the impact it has made on his students, their families, and him. Warning: this conversation may be life-changing.
28:04
November 9, 2020
Nontoxic Positivity
Can we be too positive? Anabel Gonzalez is joined by teacher-leader Terry Pimienta (@pimientasra). Terry shares how she empowers her colleagues with nontoxic positivity, not to deny or minimize the current hardships but rather to promote reflection and growth. An inspiring conversation that anyone can relate to, not just educators. 
33:16
November 5, 2020
Finding Contentment So We Can Be Grateful
Anabel Gonzalez shares tips on finding contentment in the present so we can be truly grateful during Thanksgiving season and all year long.
05:40
November 2, 2020
Unpacking Student Feedback
Anabel González discusses the value of soliciting student input and unpacks the conversation she had with her guests on episode 5.
10:01
October 18, 2020
A Student's Perspective on Remote Learning
In this episode, Anabel Gonzalez talks with two high school students about learning during the Covid-19 pandemic. They will share their experiences, as well as their opinions about masks, cameras, and some other things.
26:53
October 5, 2020
Communication Is Possible Despite Language Barriers
Anabel Gonzalez will share a few tech tools that can facilitate conversations and help teachers communicate and build relationships with students with whom they don’t share a common language.
06:29
September 21, 2020
Overwhelmed? Think Three T’s
Educators across the globe are exhausted and overwhelmed with the demands of teaching in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. Anabel Gonzalez shares some important questions to reflect on so that we can thrive in this new normal.
08:48
September 14, 2020
Should Students Be Required to Keep Cameras On During a Virtual Class?
As video meetings have become part of our new normal, Anabel Gonzalez thinks it’s an important point to ponder and she’ll share why.
06:11
July 31, 2020
Teaching Tidbits Podcast Debut - To Podcast Or Not To Podcast?
Anabel Gonzalez launches the Teaching Tidbits podcast with thoughts about the value of podcasting for educators and most importantly, for students. She reflects on what brought her to start podcasting and the opportunities she hopes it will bring. Please visit teachingtidbits.com for links to resources referred to in the episode.
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July 24, 2020
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