Ep 64. How Do We Stop Bullying in Schools? Ft. Alain Pelletier
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by Ronald Hae / Alain Pelletier
1M ago
Bullying has been around since the beginning of time. No one's been able to crack the code on how to stop and prevent bullying from happening across schools in the country. In fact, bullying has now evolved with the introduction of social media in the past decade. So what can educators and schools do?! So today we bring in Alain Pelletier, a anti-bullying youth speaker. Alain has spoken to over 750 schools, and has spoken at over 1200 conferences on the subject of bullying. Today we talk aboutt: How do we properly define "bullying"?  What role can teachers and school play in the prevent ..read more
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Ep. 63 What is it Like to Teach in a University Classroom? Ft. Emma Giroux
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by Ronald Hae / Emma Giroux
1M ago
We're back baby! Season 3! Here we go. We are now going to go to a monthly format. Life is crazy, so we'll try this new format and see how it goes.  We kick things off by revisiting my old stomping grounds at Western University. Have you ever thought about transitioning to teaching at the university/college level?! You should highly consider it! I highly recommend it! I had the best time of my life teaching at Western University back in the day. I even got my own office!  Today, I bring in Emma Giroux, a Business 1220 Lecturer at Western University Main campus. She's been a Lecture ..read more
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Ep. 63 What is it Like to Teach in a University Classroom?
The Teacher Hotline
by Ronald Hae / Emma Giroux
3M ago
We're back baby! Season 3! Here we go. We are now going to go to a monthly format. Life is crazy, so we'll try this new format and see how it goes.  We kick things off by revisiting my old stomping grounds at Western University. Have you ever thought about transitioning to teaching at the university/college level?! You should highly consider it! I highly recommend it! I had the best time of my life teaching at Western University back in the day. I even got my own office!  Today, I bring in Emma Giroux, a Business 1220 Lecturer at Western University Main campus. She's been a Lecture ..read more
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Ep 62. What Type of Conversations do Guidance Counselors Have with Students? Ft. Sam Layton
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by Ronald Hae / Sam Layton
1y ago
Having tough conversations with students is all part of the job. Teachers can have conversations ranging from grades all the way to mental health. But what about the guidance counselors?! They face a lot of tough conversations behind closed doors that teachers don't see. So in todays episode we want to explore those conversations and how to have them!  So today I bring in Sam Layton, a Guidance Counselor that’s works in the private School system. Before going into Guidance, Sam taught subjects ranging from English, Drama, Music, Phy-sed,  and ESL. She also has some teaching experien ..read more
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Ep 61. What Qualifications Do I Need to Teach in a Teacher Education Program? Ft. Dr. Liz Coulson
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by Ronald Hae / Liz Coulson
1y ago
Have you ever thought about teaching at a university? Have you ever thought about teaching in a teacher education program? We'll you'll want to tune in to this weeks episode!  Today I bring in Liz Coulson, an Assistant Professor and Coordinator of The Education Studies program in the Department of Language Studies at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM). For over a decade, Dr. Coulson was an instructor and secondary practicum coordinator in the Bachelor of Education and Master of Teaching Programs at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE). In this episode we talk a ..read more
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Ep 55. What is it Like to Work at a Boarding School? Ft. Andrew McNiven
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by Ronald Hae / Andrew McNiven
1y ago
Imagine living with students and then waking up the next day and teaching those same students. This happens everyday at all boarding schools and its the norm! I work at a boarding school, and its a different beast. I don't work directly in boarding, but I know a few people that do. Today I bring in Andrew McNiven, a Business Teacher from Ridley College in St. Catharines, Ontario. Andrew has worked at Ridley for 12 years and works with the student boarders at the school as Head of House on campus and has been in this role for five years and worked as an Assistant Housemaster for 5 years prior ..read more
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Ep 53. What is it Like to be a Public School Guidance Counsellor Ft. Adrienne Tolton
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by Ronald Hae / Adrienne Tolton
1y ago
Ever think about making a career change as a teacher into the world of guidance? Look no further!  So today I bring in Adrienne Tolton, a guidance counsellor from Garth Webb Secondary School in the Halton District School Board. Adrienne has been a guidance counsellor for four years. Before guidance, she was a teacher 18 years teaching Math and Science in Ontario and Internationally. She got her B.Ed from OISE at the University of Toronto. Today we talk about: What qualifications and training do you need to become a guidance counsellor? What are the general responsibilities of a guidanc ..read more
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Ep 52. What Does HR Look for in a Job Application & Interview? Ft. Majella Hillsdon
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by Ronald Hae / Majella Hilldson
1y ago
Ever wonder what the heck the folks in HR are looking for before submitting your resume? How can school boards possibly sift through all those resumes and pick the right candidate? Oh and once you get an interview, now you need to prep for that gauntlet!  On todays episode, I hope to peek behind the curtain and help with the job application process. Today I chat with  Majella Hillsdon, our Chief People Officer at Appleby College. Majella has been at Appleby for 17 years.  In this episode we talk about: Resume - What makes a strong resume? Do buzzwords matter? Does experience ..read more
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Ep 20. Child Development: Nature or Nurture? Ft. Dr. Aletha Harven
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by Ronald Hae/ Dr. Aletha Harven
1y ago
Nature or Nurture? Biology versus Environment? This is a classic question that has commonly come up in regards to child development. As teachers, we should be interested in finding out the answer to this question because we see our students 8 hours a day for 5 days a week for 10 months! So I went to our expert, Dr. Aletha Harven, an Associate Professor in the department of Psychology and Child Development  at California State University. Dr. Harven holds a Ph.D. in Education from UCLA, a Master of Arts degree in Education and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Child Development from Californi ..read more
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Ep 19. Ontario Teacher Pension Plan: What Do I Need to Know? Ft. Trevor Wright
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by Ronald Hae
1y ago
I'm pretty sure every Ontario teacher knows we have a pension. But do you even know what a pension is? Why the Ontario Teacher Pension Plan is regarded as one of the best ones? What implications does it have when it comes to your retirement? We'll we are going to talk about our financial future and how our pension plan is going to help us live a comfortable lifestyle in retirement!  On this episode, I chat with Trevor Wright, an Investment Analyst at the Ontario Teacher Pension Plan. We chat about: What exactly is a pension?  Whats the difference between Defined Benefit vs. Define ..read more
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