About Franchesca Warren

For fifteen years Franchesca taught English/Language Arts in two urban districts in Atlanta, Georgia and Memphis, Tennessee. Increasingly frustrated with decisions being made about public education from people who were not in the classroom, in 2012 she decided to start a blog about what it was really like to teach in public schools. In the last four years, The Educator's Room has grown to become the premiere source for resources, tools, and strategies for all things teaching and learning. To learn more about Franchesca Warren's work, please visit www.franchescalanewarren.com.

[Podcast S2E8] The Whole Teacher Movement

During this episode, Franchesca Warren discusses The Whole Teacher Movement as a way to retain teachers when they near that five-year mark. In recent years, there have been many discussions about how to address the "whole child" and what we as educators can do to support our students. However, this always leaves me with the [...]

By | September 25th, 2016|#36WeeksOfTech, Podcast, Podcast|0 Comments

[Podcast S2E6] Are My First Amendment Rights Coming in Second?

During this episode, Franchesca Warren speaks to a long-time writer for The Educator's Room and 7th-Grade History Teacher, Mr. Jake Miller, about our first amendment rights.  Just last week, Jake wrote an article about first amendment rights entitled, "A Letter to My Students On First Amendment Rights" and it got me thinking- how can teachers approach subjects [...]

[Podcast S2E5] How to Create a Growth Mindset School

Introduction Welcome to Episode 5 of Season 2  of The Educator's Room podcast! In this episode, Franchesca Warren interviews Dee Priester, from Mid-Pacific Institute in Hawaii! In the time of so-called "educational reform" the voice of the principal has been dismissed in how to make schools a growth-mindset incubator.  Not anymore. With school administrators like [...]

By | September 8th, 2016|#36WeeksOfTech, Podcast, Podcast|0 Comments

[Podcast S1E23] Are Instructional Coaches Needed?

Introduction Welcome to Episode 23 Season one  of The Educator's Room podcast! In this episode, Franchesca discusses the need for instructional coaches in all schools. Being an Instructional Coach is one of the most difficult jobs in a school. While you're still a teacher, you're responsible for delivering professional learning to teachers. Listen to the podcast here.  [...]

By | September 6th, 2016|#36WeeksOfTech, Instruction&Curriculum|0 Comments

[Podcast S1E24] 5 Things All Teachers Should Do in the Morning

Introduction Welcome to Episode 24 Season one  of The Educator's Room podcast! In this episode, Franchesca discusses five routines ALL teachers should have in the morning to make their life a little bit easier. So many times we're in a hurry to get hurry to leave home to get to school and finish "marking off" the [...]

By | September 6th, 2016|Instruction&Curriculum|0 Comments