Education Suspended Episodes

Episode 19: Nelba Márquez-Greene

In today’s episode, we connect with Nelba and explore elements that are necessary for healing. The last year and a half our schools have been themed with grief and loss. Nelba shares her insights and connects the important role educators play in helping students find a safe place to heal. Nelba Márquez-Greene is a Marriage and Family Therapist and the founder of The Ana Grace Project…

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Episode 18: Ignacio Rodriguez Jr.

In this episode, we dive into why teaching the science behind brain breaks, calm corners, etc. matters with Ignacio Rodriguez Jr. He shares his own personal journey and how that impacts the work he does today and inspires him to create a strong sense of community within his classroom, school, and community. Ignacio also highlights the importance of paying attention to words we use to describe students and behaviors.

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Episode 17: Dr. Helen Lees

In this interview we sit down with Dr. Helen E. Lees and explore the role silence can play in education to enhance the learning environment and give agency back to our students. Our schools and classrooms are so loud, and bringing moments of prescriptive silence has such capacity to create an optimal educational setting.

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Episode 16: Music for Your Mental Health

Music For Your Mental Health (MFYMH) is a unique program guided by Grammy-nominated music producers and therapists, fostering the creation of music as a therapeutic tool for youths 4 to 18. This episode explores the connection music brings to us and how it can flex and bend to meet us who we are today.

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