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The aka Teacher project recognizes the many hats educators today wear – several of which are never included in any job description. The project has grown and changed with every educator we’ve talked to and we are excited to offer this podcast as one created with and for educators like you to explore the joys, challenges, and questions that come with being an educator today.
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aka Teacher Episodes

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Tue, 9 Nov 2021

Building Community Trust

It’s the old adage “it takes a village…” for which my years in education have been grounded…

Tue, 7 Sep 2021

Safe Space Classrooms

As a new teacher I lived by these “rules”. I had all the seating charts, and the…

Tue, 8 Jun 2021

Making Room to Recharge

Wow. What a long, strange school year it’s been. And here we finally are, at the…

Tue, 4 May 2021

Talking About Race

I very vividly remember the summer day in 2014 when I first saw the video of Eric Garner being…

Tue, 6 Apr 2021

Political Discussions in the Classroom

Old adages have warned us that it is best to avoid discussing religion and politics whenever possible, but…

Tue, 2 Mar 2021

Anti-Racist Education

I am a white woman who was born in the South during the Civil Rights Movement. I was…

Tue, 2 Feb 2021

Educator Mental Well-Being

Thinking back to my time teaching middle schoolers, things went well when I felt connected to my students. Even if my lesson plan fell apart…

Tue, 12 Jan 2021

Community Building in a Remote Classroom

I’ve been teaching for about 15 years. For my first 8 years, I taught in a classroom with Special Education support…

Mon, 11 Jan 2021

Welcome to aka Teacher

Hello teachers! Welcome to a brand new blog space created entirely for (and with) you!

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