Truth In Storytelling The Reality Of Teachers Lives

Author Roxanna Elden discusses her new satirical novel Adequate Yearly Progress which tells the story of the teachers lives across one year in the fictional Texas high school of Brae Hill Valley Roxanna s book draws on her own experience as a K-12 public school teacher and her conversations with other teachers around the country Roxanna says that past portrayals of teachers in popular media can be very unrealistic and her book is meant to challenge that Related to this episode Roxanna Elden author https roxannaelden com Adequate Yearly Progress on Amazon https www amazon com Adequate-Yearly-Progress-Roxanna-Elden dp 1732098700 ref asap bc ie UTF8 Adequate Yearly Progress as described by the Texas Education Agency https tea texas gov ayp See Me After Class Advice for Teachers by Teachers on Amazon https www amazon com See-Me-After-Class-Teachers dp 1402297068 The Office TV show on IMDB https www imdb com title tt0386676 Tom Wolf author and journalist on Wikipedia https en wikipedia org wiki Tom Wolfe Zadie Smith author http www zadiesmith com Alisa Valdez Rodriguez author on Wikipedia https en wikipedia org wiki Alisa Valdes Freedom Writers film on IMDB https www imdb com title tt0463998 National Novel Writing Month https nanowrimo org Vote for our proposals for SXSW 2019 Podcasting Meetup Educator Give Get https panelpicker sxsw com vote 90770 and Teachers in Tech Talking With Career Changers at SXSW EDU https panelpicker sxsw com vote 91608 and SXSW https panelpicker sxsw com vote 91091 Our closing music is Yes And by Steve Combs used under a Creative Commons Attribution License https creativecommons org licenses by 4 0 Subscribe and find more podcast information at http www k12engineering net Support Pios Labs with regular donations on Patreon https www patreon com pioslabs or send one-time contributions by buying us coffee https ko-fi com pioslabs Thanks to our donors and listeners for making the show possible The K12 Engineering Education Podcast is a production of Pios Labs http www pioslabs com Click here to visit this podcast episode