Ask Us Anything
Below you will find a collection of the most recent videos of a series called "Ask Us Anything". Faculty and staff from the GSE will answer questions regarding some aspect of education, schooling, teaching and learning. Questions may have a concrete practical manner, could be economic and political, or abstract and purely theoretical in nature. Enjoy!
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Linda addresses the question: How are teachers expected to handle difficult, controversial and/or emotionally heavy conversations in school?
Heather addresses the following questions:<br /> I would like to know what happens in June are we thrown to the wolves to hand out resumes or will there be job opportunities for us? Will you guys still be there to help us afterwards? What are the success rates of students right out of the program in regards to getting a job that immediate fall?
Jennifer answers the question: What should a candidate do to prepare for a job interview?
Neil responds to the question: "It appears we are moving to a system that holds teachers "accountable" by student test scores. If this is the true reality, are there any other choices we have as future educators besides having to be a part of this type of system?"
Thinking about the current Presidential campaign, as well as our local campaigns, what are their positions on education and how that may be impacting teachers?
Assistant Professor Robin Fromherz shares her thoughts on how to eliminate competition from the classroom.
Instructor Barry Jahn addresses a question on how to avoid getting burned out in the teaching profession and some methods that have worked for long-term educators.
Instructor Tobias Irish shares his thoughts on how teachers can be more concerned about positively influencing humanity.
Instructor Loran Sell shares his thoughts on a question about whether teachers should inspire their students to 'want to make a difference' or the desire to make obscene amounts of money.