Common Sense Podcast
Summary: Antonia and Patrick are dynamic early career teachers dedicated to having unfiltered conversations about the state of the American education system and the highs and lows of being classroom teachers.
Patrick and Antonia celebrate 50,000 listens! Then, they provide their unique perspectives as recent college grads and elementary teachers on the SFFA v. Harvard University lawsuit. There's a lot to talk about and a lot to celebrate this week! Purchase our NEW MERCH!!! www.commonsensepod.com/store Follow Us: Patrick: @PresidentPat Antonia: @MsAdamsTeaches Website: Www.commonsensepod.com
This week, Patrick and Antonia discuss the complications of saying "no" at work. And we're giving you alternative class songs for your upcoming graduation ceremonies (No More R. Kelly). Plus, we discuss budgeting on a teacher's salary and if holding a child back a grade really helps. Jam packed episode! Patrick: @PresidentPat Antonia: @MsAdamsTeaches Website: www.commonsensepod.com Instagram: @CommonSensePod
After a week off, Patrick and Antonia catch up on the good and the bad of their careers. Also, the TPT funeral and discussion on an entire state not being able to afford school supplies, that you don't to miss! Patrick: @Presidentpat Antonia @MsAdamsTeaches Send Questions: www.commonsensepod.com
Antonia and Patrick discuss the nuances when choosing to leave your school and go some where else. Then, Antonia and Patrick play Six Degrees of Black Separation from The Nod! Patrick: @PresidentPat Antonia: @MsAdamsTeaches Website: www.CommonSensePod.com
Patrick and Antonia dissect the intense debate about private vs. public schools between Killer Mike and DJ Envy on the Breakfast Club radio show. (We do not own the audio) Then, they answer questions from a teacher Facebook group. Breakfast Club Interview (We Dont Own the Audio): https://youtu.be/UsnRRq-jqvg Patrick: @PresidentPat Antonia: @MsAdamsTeaches / @BlackGirlThatReads Website: www.CommonSensePod.com
Patrick and Antonia plan their dream school in this extended episode. Then, they discuss asking for more planning time, uncertified teachers and Responsive Classroom! Don't forget to send us your Dream Schools! Here's the link to the results: https://twitter.com/PresidentPat/status/965621597829828610?s=20 Patrick: @PresidentPat Antonia: @MsAdamsTeaches Website: www.CommonSensePod.com
We're back up in this thang!! Patrick gives an update on his international teaching experience and the lessons learned in just 3 weeks.Then, the hosts give their opinion on preparing for the teaching hiring season and why it's important to teaching LGBT History in school. Patrick: @PresidentPat Antonia: @MsAdamsTeaches Website: www.commonsensepod.com
In this episode, Antonia and Patrick discuss the history and impact of the Teach like a Champion book. Then, they break down some of the most notable Teach like a Champion techniques through a different lens. Text used: Teach like a Champion 2.0 Patrick: @PresidentPat Antonia: @MsAdamsTeaches Website www.commonsensepod.com
Antonia and Patrick dive into the education leader Doug Lemov's upbringing and journey through education and what it means to for the education landscape! Patrick: @PresidentPat Antonia: @MsAdamsTeaches Website: www.commonsensepod.com Here's the links we used (not in APA Format lol) https://educationrealist.wordpress.com/2014/08/05/doug-lemovs-creation-myth/ https://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/07/magazine/07Teachers-t.html https://www.theguardian.com/education/2014/oct/12/american-wrote-classroom-bible-doug-lemov http://www.uncommonschools.org/our-approach/teach-like-a-champion/doug-lemov https://schoolsweek.co.uk/doug-lemov/
Antonia and Patrick unlock the vault and share the bloopers that don't make it into the podcast. Antonia: @MsAdamsTeaches Patrick: @PresidentPat Website: www.commonsensepod.com Email: CommonSensePod@gmail.com
Patrick has an update on his job search and gives the full story on his journey. Then, Antonia and Patrick dissect a listener letter that leaves them a bit overwhelmed. Follow us Patrick: @PresidentPat Antonia: @MsAdamsTeaches Website: CommonSensePod.com Send us a Question: firstname.lastname@example.org Leave us a Review!
Patrick and Antonia discuss the overemphasis of college in K-12 schools. Then, they dive into pressing questions to reveal more of themselves to the listeners. Patrick: @PresidentPat Antonia: @MsAdamsTeaches Website: www.commonsensepod.com Leave a review!
Antonia and Patrick discuss the complexities of celebrating holidays in schools. *Sorry for the sound quality in this episode* Patrick: @PresidentPat Antonia: @MsAdamsTeaches Website: www.commonsensepod.com Twitter Chat for Black Boys: #SOBTC
In this special episode, Antonia and Patrick countdown their favorite fictional teachers. Patrick, Antonia, and the Common Sense Podcast team does not own the audio in this episode. Patrick: @Presidentpat Antonia: MsAdamsTeaches Website: www.commonsensepod.com
Patrick and Antonia reflect on their time at NCTE 2018 and the importance and shortcomings of attending national conferences/conventions or whatever you call them. Period. Yikes. You know what I'm saying! Patrick: @PresidentPat Antonia: @MsAdamsTeachers Website: www.commonsensepod.com