Teacher Talk – November 5, 2016 – Sharlee Blackwell, Phil Clark and Caryn Connelly

Part 1 Deanne interviews Bilingual teacher Sharlee Blackwell, who shares her insights on teaching second graders in a clinical classroom at Chavez Elementary School in Salem.

Part 2 Deanne talks with Phil Clark and Caryn Connelly of Roberts High School, providing answers to common questions about Measure 97.

Teacher Talk – Sept 24, 2016 – OEA, Ricardo Larios, Peter Courtney

Part 1 Oregon Education Association Round Table Discussion, continued. Hanna Vaandering ( President of Oregon Education Association) and Judy Harris ( middle school teacher) discuss Every Student Succeeds Act.

Part 2 Deanne talks with Waldo Middle School teacher Ricardo Larios, who won the prestigious Milken Educator Award and discusses his educational experiences at the “Scholar’s Picnic” benefit luncheon in Salem.

Part 3 Peter Courtney gives a Labor Day speech at a Labor day Picnic in Salem.

Teacher Talk – Sept 6, 2016 – OEA Roundtable

Oregon Education Association Round Table Discussion for 2016. OEA president Hannah Vaandering and multiple Oregon teachers discuss various classes, funding issues in Oregon and the Every Student Succeeds Act.

Teacher Talk – May 31, 2016 – Rick Stiggins, Bonnie O’Hern

Part 1 The Salem Public Library hosted educational discussions with Rick Stiggins and other educators. Topics include Assessment strategies, common core standards, and what our schools would look like if schools focused on learning.

Part 2 Deanne interviews Bonnie O’Hern, who shares her expertise as a school nurse in Oregon and other states.

Teacher Talk – May 21, 2016 – Bigham, Young Zhao, Carrie Litchfield

Part 1 End of the discussion with Brett Bigham. He discusses teacher shortages.

Part 2 Deanne interviews Young Zhao, the Presidential Chair and director of the Institute for Global/On Line Education in the College of education at the University of Oregon.

Part 3 Deanne talks with 5th grade teacher Carrie Litchfield, who shares her history project where history comes to life with the Wax Museum project.

Teacher Talk – April 19, 2016 – Josh McGinn, Sarah Tostrup, Alex Keller

Deanne talks with Josh McGinn, Sarah Tostrup, Alex Keller, all graduating from George Fox University. They discuss student teaching and their research project: “The Effectiveness of mindfulness based strategies on perceived student stress and performance on high stakes assessments.