On this episode of The Planning Period I interview my wife! Shanna and I sit down at the kitchen table to discuss why she transitioned from corporate America to the world of inner city education. She shares her thoughts on the challenges of working in a charter
In this episode of The Planning Period we begin the first of a two part conversation with educator, Dinene Hussain. Dinene talks with Jovan about her experiences with KIPP, alternative education programs, Teacher for America, and charter school life in general. Suppor The Planning Period and other
The first full episode of The Planning Period will be live tomorrow. For now, take a listen to the intro Episode to learn what the show is all about.
I earn most of my living as a public school educator and one of the challenges that face every public school teacher is trying to get everything done in a reasonable amount of time. Grading papers by hand can eat up several hours if your school doesn’t
I am fascinated by media. I believe that media is the vehicle through which the transmission of culture takes place. Books, movies, music, blogs, magazines, podcasts, television shows, web series, vodcasts, tweets, status updates, instagram photos, tumblr posts, and linked in all contribute to the creation, sharing,
For the uninitiated, Metal Fingers Doom (MF Doom or Doom) is the public persona of the man once known to his family and childhood friends as Daniel Dumile, and to fans of late 80′s & early 90′s Hip Hop as Zev Love X. Dumile, his younger brother