Just Education Podcast: Mentorships in Education

Just Education Podcast: Mentorships in Education

Welcome to our podcast series "Mentorships in Education", presented by Just Education (justeducationfirst.com). Each week your host, Judi Epstein, will welcome expert guests for enlightening conversations relating to education, mentorship, innovations, new resources, and much more. This podcast addresses all levels and aspects of the academic landscape and is designed for teachers, education professionals, administrators, parents, and everyone in between. We look forward to having you as a part of the Just Education community!

Episodes

October 17, 2023 73 mins

Tom Synan, Police Chief in the Cincinnati, Ohio, metropolitan area, is trying to change the approach when working with addiction.  Follow him through his insightful journey and his innovative, data driven approach to working with addicts.  Listen to him speak about his meeting in DC with Homeland Security; his involvement with President Clinton and his Foundation, his community development around engagement, his creation of the Ham...

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Police are at the forefront of our news today.  And for good, well, not so good,  reasons.  We have a lot of work to do to address the cancer that has been left for so long to fester.  As I looked into supporting kids who are not in our educational system, or who may be there but are slipping by us, I became aware it is this very system I am so  critical of, that is doing some of the best and most effective and creative work in the...

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February 11, 2023 51 mins

Not every child who needs support has been identified with a label and a supporting plan.  Some kids find it difficult to assimilate into the predominantly white culture of school whether their schools are predominantly white or not.   We don't recognize why this is true and too often we brush it off saying we have done all we can or as the problem of the child or the family.

I just read: Complex People by Daryl C Howard,PhD,  ...

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May 8, 2022 57 mins

Often we conflate a child to a diagnosis. We look at the characteristics of the diagnosis and we expect the child in question to resemble that summary. We forget that not only is each child unique, but each child has strengths that overflow the summary of the diagnosis and give us HOPE.

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March 16, 2022 55 mins

We always find someone who is willing to tell us what we are doing wrong with our kids. Often it is followed by what we need to do: build a relationship, open lines of communication, set boundaries. But few resources tell us HOW we are to do it. Listen to David C. Hall discuss his challenges, his awakening and his road map to working with our kids. As David says: Success leaves clues. Anyone who supports students, will benefit from...

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In the contentious society in which we live, our children need to be comfortable in their uniqueness. How can we help them feel secure, loved and accepted? Is telling them we love them going to be enough?

Listen as we discuss this and continue in coming podcasts to explore our world and the challenges we face in supporting our children.

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December 22, 2021 61 mins

As parents and teachers, we are always trying to connect with our kids while trying to maintain an image of authority and confidence. Sometimes we vacillate as we try different approaches to see what works. Avigail's wisdom in working with kids with ADHD can be generalized to adults working with kids in many situations. I have read her book and really love the structure, specificity and research that she shares. I hope you wil...

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November 23, 2021 63 mins

Life is a matter of choices and every choice you make, makes you. This is a quote by John Maxwell and is the foundation of the book, The Power of Choice by Claude Larson. Learn how she builds connections with her students and develops their awareness of self, with her interactive format, so they can make productive choices along their journey. Claude's parents and teachers guide is a wonderful support for developing conversati...

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November 16, 2021 57 mins

Dyslexia is a diagnosis that often brings confusion, trepidation and in some cases, sadness, to parents and children. But, when we look further, we find that some of the most creative, successful and interesting people were/are Dyslexic.

Mentorships in Education is brought to you by Just Education, LLC and is hosted by Judith Epstein. Judi has a Master's degree in Education with a concentration in Language Acquisition...

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Join me in a discussion with J. David Hall when we introduce his globally recognized Neuro Guides and their approach to coaching neuro-divergent youth and corporations as they intersect in the workforce.

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June 29, 2021 54 mins

We hope to be here to support our kids for a long time; but, we won't be here for all of their lifetime.

Mentorships in Education is brought to you by Just Education, LLC and is hosted by Judith Epstein. Judi has a Master's degree in Education with a concentration in Language Acquisition. She is certified in special education with post-graduate coursework and professional development in Cognitive Behavior therapy...

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June 18, 2021 50 mins

Believe in your heart the world is wrong, and your kid is right." What is 2e? What are its challenges and strengths?

Mentorships in Education is brought to you by Just Education, LLC and is hosted by Judith Epstein. Judi has a Master's degree in Education with a concentration in Language Acquisition. She is certified in special education with post-graduate coursework and professional development in Cognitive Beha...

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Dr Mark Williams discusses his research on Neuro-diversity and addresses the blessings and cures of technology.

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May 5, 2021 57 mins

If you have children with challenges, then school, job hunting and travelling can be a complicated journey. Learn from Nic. He is here to help you and your family traverse these highways and change the perspective from scary to amazing.

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In this episode, we end our mini-series on a more positive note. I explore the "Silver Lining" of this past year with Dr April Michaud-Willis as we put our journey of 2020 in perspective. Please join us. 

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The question on the table: How are we, as Educators, going to "measure up" and use Standardized Testing (or not) in a way that does not affect our kids for years to come and traumatize them even more then they have been already this year? Tests are standardized but kids aren't.

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In this episode of Mentorships in Education, we welcome Julie Lythcott-Haims, New York Times best-selling author, contributor with CBS This Morning, Stanford Freshman Dean, Lawyer and so much more. Her TED Talk has over 5 million views. Join us as we explore how to find the "Silver Lining" during this time of Teaching in Covidland.

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Join us for our very first panel discussion episode!

In this episode of Mentorships in Education, we welcome a panel consisting of Atty Maureen Graves, Dr Sharon Saline, and Steve Waters CEO, Teach Well Alliance.  Mentorships in Education is brought to you by Just Education, LLC and is hosted by Judith Epstein. Judith has a Master's degree in Education with a concentration in Language Acquisition. She is certified in ...

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Join us for a special episode with guest, Chip Colquhoun

In this episode of Mentorships in Education, we welcome Chip Colquhoun, an author, storyteller, and educator.  Mentorships in Education is brought to you by Just Education, LLC and is hosted by Judith Epstein. Judith has a Master's degree in Education with a concentration in Language Acquisition. She is certified in special education with post-graduate coursewor...

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Join us for a special episode with guest, Cheryl Galloway.

In this episode of Mentorships in Education, we welcome Cheryl Galloway, a school administrator focusing on the core areas of school safety, crisis response, community and government relations, facilities use and sustainability.  Mentorships in Education is brought to you by Just Education, LLC and is hosted by Judith Epstein. Judith has a Master's degree in E...

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