Classroom Brew

Teachers chat about the realities of their career & classroom over a couple of brews.

Ep 27: Arming Nuns in Schools (ft. Jack)

March 22nd, 2018

Jack joins Classroom Brew to discuss differences in public and private schools, arming teachers, being a carnie and other former jobs, working as a carnie, conspiracy theories, nuns in Catholic schools today, supporting ESL students, the national walk out from March 14th, discipline and school fights. Episode release day is moving from Fridays to THURSDAYS!

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Ep 26: Coach Snoop on Bagpipes

March 16th, 2018
Ryan on student walk-outs for gun violence, simulation field trips and punctuality, "Coach Snoop," the LOUD scent of marijuana in the school hallway (unacceptable), bagpipes on St. Patty's, student and parent accountability, funny things kids say, and coaching weight-lifting. music cred to bensound.
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Ep 25: ‘F’ Stands For… (ft. Steve)

March 9th, 2018

Sometimes you say the wrong thing...Steve and Ryan continue their conversation from last week.  Everything from old school memories and podcasting to saying the wrong thing about Roald Dahl titles and bad jokes about, well, anything.  @ClassroomBrew @MuchScrolling #ClassroomBrewPodcast #ClassroomBrew

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Ep 24: Don’t Say ‘Oral’ (ft. Steve)

March 2nd, 2018

Steve, teacher and host of Too Much Scrolling joins Ryan on Classroom Brew to talk about career origins, not fearing failure, exploding spotlights, teaching strategies, career trajectory, and more on this week's episode of Classroom Brew.  Quick update from Ryan on coaching, starting an after-school club. #ClassroomBrew #TooMuchScrolling #ClassroomBrewPodcast #TooMuchScrollingPodcast

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Ep 23: Smells Like Teen Spirit (ft. Mary)

February 23rd, 2018

Mary and Ryan conclude their discussion to talk about standards, curriculum, funny classroom moments, student v staff basketball, life after teaching and MORE on this week's episode of Classroom Brew. #classroombrew #classroombrewpodcast #classroombrewpod

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Ep 22: That’s ‘Awfully Extra’ (ft. Mary)

February 16th, 2018

Department Chair Mary joins Classroom Brew to talk funny stories, active classroom, her entry into teaching twenty years ago, slideshow man, real problems in education, and more! Check out the rest of this conversation in Episode 23! Class dismissed.

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Ep 21: Teachers Love Snow Days!

February 9th, 2018

The Olympics are here! Teachers need to be real, the new semester is here, not leaving your windows open in the winter, being anti-Rescue Packet!, observing other teachers, teacher voice, sitcker nametags, adult bell-ringers/exit slips. Oh, and Col. Sanders changed again. #classroombrew #classroombrewpodcast #classroombrewpod .

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Ep 20: My Resignation (ft. Barb)

February 2nd, 2018

Barb discusses the decision that was best for her as she joins Classroom Brew to explore her future options, disclosure with students, behavior in the classroom, advice, lessons learned, the stresses of teaching, and more.

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Ep 19: Cover Your Ass (ft. John)

January 26th, 2018

Classroom Brew & Midwest Bostonian wrap up this first crossover by talking about technology and morals in schools, podcasting, passing notes, funny stories, expectations and school policy, building practical skills in the classroom, and Chicago-Boston similarities.

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Ep 18: Midwest Bostonian (ft. John)

January 19th, 2018

John from Midwest Bostonian and Ryan from Classroom Brew team up for an epic teaser crossover episode discussing all kinds of stuff! And more stuff! Check out the rest of the conversation between Classroom Brew and Midwest Bostonian in Episode 19 next week!

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Ep 17: This Class is Bullsh*t (ft. Mike)

January 12th, 2018

Logan Paul doesn't matter.  Let's move on.  Always make sure the alleged soundproof room is actually soundproof, students... Mike rejoins Ryan to discuss his hellish first day, industrial tech teacher woes, teaching as a stepping stone v. career, C2E2, Professional Development, creating curriculum, being the new teacher in school, information/cyber security, and innovative teaching strategies/advice. 

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Music Credit to bensound.


Ep 16: Getting Shot a Badge of Honor (ft. Mike)

January 5th, 2018

Avid listener Mike joins Ryan for the first episode of 2018! The two teachers discuss career trajectory, classroom management, empathy, school climate, STEM programs, curriculum, and PERSONALIZED EDUCATION. Episode 17 will be the continuation of Ryan and Mike's chat.

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Ep 15: Find an Empty Room with Desks (ft. Chris)

December 30th, 2017

Chris joins Ryan to talk about building empathy and understanding with students, weird interview questions and career movement, school mergers, closings, restorative justice, substitute stories/qualms, and the differences in resources from school-to-school.  Thank you to Chris for taking some time out of a much-needed Winter break to join Classroom Brew! Music credit to bensound!

It's the final episode of 2017! See you in the New Year!

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Ep 14: Aca-Shut Your Face…and Your Slideshow

December 22nd, 2017

Winter Break is here! This episode discusses misleading education articles, depressing radio DJs, teacher holiday parties, incentive days for students, ugly Xmas sweater competitions, assemblies, and #myweirdteacher. Music credit to bensound.

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Ep 13: a Sh*t Pie [Ajit Pai] Might Kill Podcasts? (ft. Katy)

December 16th, 2017

Ryan and Katy talk about the net neutrality repeal, ridiculous rate my professor & rate my teacher reviews, and the upcoming winter break.  Watch out for Ajit (Ashit) Pai's agenda!

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