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Category: Education

School Dazed features experts tackling a variety of challenges affecting children’s education from bullying, to gaming, to anxiety and depression and much more.

March 31, 2020

The One About Learning Disabilities

What do Cher, Agatha Christie, Whoopi Goldberg, Benjamin Franklin, Anderson Cooper, and Daniel Radcliffe have in common? They were all diagnosed with learning disabilities. Learning disabilities are a wide variety of learning problems that affect how individuals receive and process information. They can impact students and left unidentified or untreated can negatively impact their career, metal health, and relationships into adulthood.

In this episode I sat down with Professor of Teaching and Learning at Southern Methodist University, Stephanie Al Otaiba. She gave an overview of learning disabilities, how to spot them, and how to get the help your child needs.

Watch our show live each week from 11-Noon (CST) on our Facebook page, Noggin Educational Foundation). If you miss the show find us wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts. For more information head to schooldazedshow.com. 

 
March 26, 2020

The One About Emotional Health During a Pandemic

Most of us are trying to wrap our heads around the impact of COVID-19 on our lives. It's difficult for adults to understand and even more for our kids. Kids are experiencing a myriad of emotions. Parents are trying to provide support and a sense of "normalcy" as best we can, all while we are struggling as well.

In this episode I sat down with middle school counselor and LPC-Intern, Catherine Wimbrey and owner of Brighter Possibilities Family Counseling, Michael Flores.  They offered tips to help our kids with their emotional wellness (and ours) during these uncertain times.

Watch our show live each week from 11-Noon (CST) on our Facebook page, Noggin Educational Foundation). If you miss the show find us wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts. For more information head to schooldazedshow.com. 

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March 24, 2020

The One About Financial Literacy

In this episode I sat down with Director of the Center for Economic Education at the University of North Texas, Dr. Steven Cobb and Salvador Villalobos with the Hispanic Real Estate Brokers Association. Steve conducts research in all areas of economic and personal finance education and teacher workshops for school districts throughout the United States. Salvador has been in the financial sector for over 23 years and has a passion for promoting financial literacy for children.

Watch our show live each week from 11-Noon (CST) on our Facebook page, Noggin Educational Foundation). If you miss the show find us wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts. For more information head to schooldazedshow.com. 

 

March 17, 2020

The One About Childhood Grief

In this episode we welcomed Bradley Vinson and his 10 year old grandson, Bryce Fields. The loss of Bryce's little sister through a tragic accident led them on a journey to help adults understand childhood grief. They travel together speaking about their story and the book Bryce wrote about his experience. #ThisKidsGrief

Watch our show live each week from 11-Noon (CST) on our Facebook page, Noggin Educational Foundation). If you miss the show find us wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts. For more information head to schooldazedshow.com. 

March 16, 2020

The One When They Closed The Schools

Across the planet COVID-19 has caused school closures and administrators, teachers, and parents are concerned about keeping student’s skills up and continuing their learning. Many parents are now (or may soon be) facing the challenge of teaching their children at home.

In this episode David and I sat down with Willie Wimbrey, an elementary school principal in Mansfield, TX and Karla Gurley, an American educator currently teaching and quarantined in China. Karla shared her experience continuing to educate her students from home and helping parents teach while quarantined, and they both shared tips for at-home learning and keeping students engaged while schools are closed.

Watch our show live each week from 11-Noon (CST) on our Facebook page, Noggin Educational Foundation). If you miss the show find us wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts. For more information head to schooldazedshow.com. 

March 10, 2020

The One When The Kids Took Over: Dating Part 2

Hormones start flowing around middle school and the inevitable crushes start. In part 2 of this Kid Takeover episode we talked to a group of boys and girls about the impact of dating on different aspects of their lives, and what happens when parents have a say in the matter.

Watch our show live each week from 11-Noon (CST) on our Facebook page, Noggin Educational Foundation). If you miss the show find us wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts. For more information head to schooldazedshow.com. 

March 10, 2020

The One When The Kids Took Over: Dating Part 1

Hormones start flowing around middle school and the inevitable crushes start. These pre-teen and teen romances can have an impact on emotions and eventually academics. In part 1 of this Kid Takeover episode we talked to a group of boys and girls about dating life.  Dating has changed quite a bit since we were kids, so in this episode we asked the kids to tell us what dating looks like today.  

Watch our show live each week from 11-Noon (CST) on our Facebook page, Noggin Educational Foundation). If you miss the show find us wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts. For more information head to schooldazedshow.com. 

March 3, 2020

The One To Help Us Understand The “New Math”

Has your elementary school child come home with homework you don’t understand? Many parents have wondered how and why math has changed since we were kids. In this episode we were joined by Andrea Hutchins a second grade teacher who explained why math is taught differently to our kids today and just what happened to “carrying the one”.

Watch our show live each week from 11-Noon (CST) on our Facebook page, Noggin Educational Foundation). If you miss the show find us wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts. For more information head to schooldazedshow.com. #thenewmath #mathematics #mathhomework