From the Middle Podcast show

From the Middle Podcast

Summary: Three middle school teachers discussing love, life, friendship, faith, and teaching.

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 Episode 13 | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:37:55

Episode 13- This episode we talk about the approaching Christmas break, we discuss the SEC championship, the Atlanta sports curse, The Alice Network, how much work it takes to be a mom, and the importance of learning to fail in middle school. The Alice Network by Kate Quinn “Teaching Failure” by Miguel Gomez and Kalyn Niehoff

 Episode 12 | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:58:30

Episode 12 - It’s that glorious time of year, and we have Allyson back on to help talk about all things Christmas. We laugh a ton as we discuss our favorite Christmas movies, traditions, and songs. Christmas Movies: Elf National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation Love Actually Home Alone The Holiday Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer A Christmas Story The Santa Clause The Grinch

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Episode 11 - We talk about our own Thanksgiving day traditions, our sadness that football is almost over, and then we discuss some of our thoughts on screen time within education and the importance of community surrounding adolescents. Middle School 2008 vs. 2018 How Empowering Girls to Confront Conflict and Buck Perfection Helps Their Well-Being

 Episode 10 | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:56:49

Episode 10 - We have our wonderfully hilarious friend Allyson on the podcast this week. We talk a whole lot about friendship, and have a conversation on hidden curriculum. Madea "Let them go" Alias Grace The Good Place "The Hidden Curriculum of Middle School"

 Episode 9 | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:39:21

Episode 9 - This week we talk about road trips with kids, potty training, 3 things we couldn’t live without, music midtown, and weighted blankets. Please feel free to let us know which 3 things you’d pick off the list. 3 Day Potty Training by Lora Jensen YnM Weighted Blanket Batiste Dry Shampoo

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Episode 8 - We’re back with Chip Barber! We discuss the beginning of college football season, a little on other Atlanta sports and mascots, and we have a great conversation addressing some questions related to education.

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Episode 7- We’re back! We discuss back to school, retreat, Taylor Swift, the Tooth Fairy 2.0, and what we’re reading, listening to, and watching. As promised here is a link to a video of Chip and Melissa playing some ping pong at retreat: All the things discussed: Abbadabba shoes (yes, that’s really their website domain

 Episode 6 | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:53:39

Episode 6 We have the one and only Chip Barber with us as we discuss the importance of students being known, why there are not more male teachers, being called to teach middle schoolers, our generation’s love of nostalgia, and just a ton of laughs. We also catch up on Chelsea’s foot, Sam’s trip to Indiana, and Melissa’s trip to Nashville. Golden Girls Action Figures The Crown House of Cards NCAA College Football Countdown I am the cheese by Robert Cormier Who Moved My Cheese? Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

 Episode 5 | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:41:32

Episode 5 - We catch up about the beach, the lake, Chelsea’s foot surgery, credit card fraud, and the Enneagram. -Enneagram Book: The Path Between Us: An Enneagram Journey to Healthy Relationships by Suzanne Stabile -Powder Pouch -Handmaid’s Tale

 Episode 4 | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:29:53

Episode 4 - 
 We discuss the World Cup, the tooth fairy, and what we’re currently reading this summer. Natural Disaster: I Cover Them, and I Am One by Ginger Zee Young Jane Young: A Novel by Gabrielle Zevin Elin Hilderbrand and her many novels: Nobody's Cuter than You: A Memoir about the Beauty of Friendship by Melanie Shankle Church of the Small Things: The Million Little Pieces That Make Up a Life by Melanie Shankle Nine, Ten: A September 11 Story Powder Pouch for getting sand off: After this podcast was recorded Sam realized that she is wrong as to who Alfonso Maradona (The Argentina guy) is, he is not the head coach of Argentina. Just a former player and manager. We hope y’all have a wonderful 4th of July week!

 Episode 3 | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:57:14

Episode 3 - We have our very first guest, Christina Cummings from Kidz2Leaders. Christina talks to us about Kidz2Leaders, Camp Hope, and how we can help. We also reveal a few of the comments from last week's What I Wish I'd Known As a First Year Teacher. Kidz2Leaders's Website : FB and Insta is Kidz2Leaders Green Mellen Media

 Episode 2 | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:49:20

Episode 2 - We discuss education/teaching, swimsuits, and tv, and what we wish we had known as first year teachers. Here are some links to some of the things we discussed in this episode: Education article we discuss: Southeast Swimwear: Handmaid's Tale: Last Tango in Halifax:

 Episode 1 | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:35:01

Episode 1- We tell you who we are, how we met, why we're doing this, and what we wish we knew in middle school.


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