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.

The Educator’s Room Statement on the Appointment of Betsy DeVos

At  The Educator's Room we have been energized to see how many people have recognized the importance of a strong public education system and have stepped up to take action on behalf of our students and teachers. The support has been non-partisan with Democratic, Republican, and Independent voters questioning who would think to be a good [...]

By | February 7th, 2017|10 Ways to Fix Education|0 Comments

[Podcast] What’s Best for Children: An Interview with Susan Ochshorn

During this episode, Franchesca Warren talks with Susan Ochshorn who for nearly two decades,  has worked in a broad range of settings at the local, state, and national levels to bridge research, policy, and practice, to integrate ECE into the larger education reform conversation, and to catalyze social change. We started with a basic question- [...]

Who Will Care for the Teachers: A Podcast on Teacher Depression

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older, or 18% of the population. During this episode, Franchesca Warren breaks tradition and  talks with not one but four fellow teachers who suffer from [...]

By | November 27th, 2016|Ask a Teacher, Instruction&Curriculum, Podcast, Podcast|0 Comments

[Podcast S2E12] How to Engage With Students Who Are Behaviorally Challenged

Have you ever received a child in your class who as soon as you see them you know they will be a behavior challenge? Call it teacher intuition, but you can feel it- and most times you're right. You stay up late racking your brain for strategies for these students, but many times you don't [...]