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.

Revamping Your Resume for a Career Change

Almost three years ago, I wrote an article entitled, "Jobs For Teachers Who Leave the Profession" about the various jobs teachers could do outside of being in the classroom. After being shared over 1,000,000 times, I figured we should do an update about HOW teachers can transition into jobs that seem unattainable for a teacher. Over [...]

[Podcast S2E10] The Microaggressions of Mispronouncing a Student’s Name

You open your class list and you see all of the names of the new students  in your class this year. As you go down, you notice there are some names you may have trouble with. What’s your first inclination, do you practice the name before the student enters your room? Or do you wait [...]

By | October 12th, 2016|#36WeeksOfTech, Featured, Podcast, Podcast|0 Comments

[Podcast S2E9] Practicing Self-Care By Teaching in the Dominican Republic

During this episode, Franchesca Warren talks with The Educator's Room writer, Whitney Kaulbach as she discusses how her journey to self-care took her to teaching in The Dominican Republic. For the past couple of weeks, we've discussed the need for teachers to not only advocate for self-care but to understand that teachers must be taken care of [...]

[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|1 Comment

[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 [...]