S5: Episode 7: Inhaling Truth: Exploring the Vape epidemic impacting kids
Teaching Gwinnett
by Gwinnett County Public Schools
2w ago
They’re small, easy to hide, odorless and they’re making kids sick. We’re talking about vapes. In this episode of Teaching Gwinnett, GCPS School Social Worker Jose David Vargas, and GCPS Director of Behavior Support and Interventions Grady Caldwell and School Resource Officer Robert Hill, discuss the alarming truth about vaping among students. In this eye-opening discussion, we delve deep into the hidden dangers of vaping, its impact on youth health, how educators and law enforcement are combating this growing problem, and what parents can do to protect their loved ones. We end the show w ..read more
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S5: Episode 6: New Parents Guide to Kindergarten Registration
Teaching Gwinnett
by Gwinnett County Public Schools
1M ago
Attention: All families planning to send their child to kindergarten in the fall. It’s time to get active! Kindergarten registration is underway. Kim Holland, Gwinnett County Public Schools executive director of Early Learning and School Readiness, drops by the show to explain how to register for kindergarten and, “going mobile”. The latest innovative and progressive way GCPS is hitting the road to help parents and caregivers be their child’s first and best teacher. We end the show with another edition of Pop Quiz. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/gcps-schoo ..read more
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S5: Episode 1: Social Media Threats- Their Impact on Schools
Teaching Gwinnett
by Gwinnett County Public Schools
1M ago
They make students, staff, and parents feel unsafe and are causing panic in schools. We're talking about threats made on social media to "shoot up" a school. It is a nationwide problem that is disrupting teaching and learning and causing police to work overtime. On this episode of Teaching Gwinnett, students share their thoughts on who is making the threats, why we are seeing so many, and what can be done to stop them. We also hear from GCPS Police Chief Tony Lockhart, who explains what authorities are doing to stop the threats and what happens to those who are caught. And as always, we end th ..read more
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S5: Episode 5: The Impact of Community: A Community Schools Discussion
Teaching Gwinnett
by Gwinnett County Public Schools
2M ago
Drivers Education, after-school care, community events, classroom and gym rentals... Gwinnett County Public Schools' (GCPS) Community Schools Program does it all. GCPS' Director of Community Schools, Soraia Felgenhauer, stops by to discuss how the Community Schools Program and its partners support students and families while also meeting the needs of the community. Listen in and learn about the amazing opportunities available to you, then stick around for another edition of Pop Quiz! --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/gcps-schools/message ..read more
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S5: Episode 4: All About GCPS Sports!
Teaching Gwinnett
by Gwinnett County Public Schools
2M ago
This edition of Teaching Gwinnett is all about sports! Some stellar student-athletes and coaches, from Brookwood and Mill Creek High Schools, stop by to talk about their respective softball and football seasons and: Making it to the title game Setting school records Building and maintaining a winning culture Reflecting on the end of their high school athletic career We close the show with an extended version of Pop Quiz featuring their take on who would win an epic 2 on 2 basketball game between stars of yesterday and today. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/s ..read more
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S5: Episode 3: All About GCPS Sports!
Teaching Gwinnett
by Gwinnett County Public Schools
4M ago
This edition of Teaching Gwinnett is all about sports! Some stellar student-athletes and coaches, from Brookwood and Mill Creek High Schools, stop by to talk about their respective softball and football seasons and: Making it to the title game Setting school records Building and maintaining a winning culture Reflecting on the end of their high school athletic career We close the show with an extended version of Pop Quiz featuring their take on who would win an epic 2 on 2 basketball game between stars of yesterday and today. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/s ..read more
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S5: Episode 3: Eagle Takeover! Students from McKendree ES talk about the history of shoes and hosting their own podcast.
Teaching Gwinnett
by Gwinnett County Public Schools
4M ago
The student hosts and teachers behind Eagle Talk! McKendree Elementary School's informative, engaging, and fun podcast "take over" Teaching Gwinnett. In this episode, we learn about the history of shoes, when, why, and where they were created, the different types, and which popular sneaker brands the hosts like the best. We also hear from the educators who started Eagle Talk! Why they created it, what it's like working with the talented hosts and the response from their school community. We close the show with another edition of "Pop Quiz." --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spoti ..read more
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S5: Episode 3: Eagle Takeover!
Teaching Gwinnett
by Gwinnett County Public Schools
6M ago
The student hosts and teachers behind Eagle Talk! McKendree Elementary School's informative, engaging, and fun podcast "take over" Teaching Gwinnett. In this episode, we learn about the history of shoes, when, why, and where they were created, the different types, and which popular sneaker brands the hosts like the best. We also hear from the educators who started Eagle Talk! Why they created it, what it's like working with the talented hosts and the response from their school community. We close the show with another edition of "Pop Quiz." --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spoti ..read more
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S5: Episode 2: GCPS Mentoring Program Relaunched
Teaching Gwinnett
by Gwinnett County Public Schools
7M ago
Community-Based Mentoring is an opportunity to pair caring adults with students in grades 4 through 12 to provide guidance, encouragement, and support to help them become successful young adults, both in and out of the classroom. Join us as we discuss the relaunch of Community Based Mentoring with James Rayford, Director of Academic Support, dedicated mentor Bill Merritt, and former mentee Bryanna James. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/gcps-schools/message ..read more
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S5: Episode 1: Social Threats- Their Impact on Schools
Teaching Gwinnett
by Gwinnett County Public Schools
8M ago
They make students, staff, and parents feel unsafe and are causing panic in schools. We're talking about threats made on social media to "shoot up" a school. It is a nationwide problem that is disrupting teaching and learning and causing police to work overtime. On this episode of Teaching Gwinnett, students share their thoughts on who is making the threats, why we are seeing so many, and what can be done to stop them. We also hear from GCPS Police Chief Tony Lockhart, who explains what authorities are doing to stop the threats and what happens to those who are caught. And as always, we end th ..read more
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