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.

Teacher Self-Care Conference- We’re Back

"The kind of teacher you become will become will directly be related to the kind of teachers you associate with. Teaching is a profession where misery does more than just love company, it recruits, seduces, and romances it. Avoid people who are unhappy and disgruntled about the possibilities for transforming education. They are the enemy of [...]

[Episode 56] The Politics of Mathematics

In this episode, Franchesca Warren interviews Dr. Toya Jones Frank a Professor of Mathematics Education Leadership and Secondary Education at George Mason University about the politics of mathematics and what kids really need to be successful mathematicians. In this episode, we discuss the following: What are the struggles of mathematics education across the grade levels? [...]

By | 2017-12-01T22:14:18+00:00 November 25th, 2017|Adult Learning, Podcast, Podcast|0 Comments

[Episode 52] Teaching Controversial Topics in Elementary School

"You can start teaching social justice to students when they're young enough to suffer from social ills." In this episode of The Educator's Room podcast, we talk to two elementary school teachers, LaNesha from Education From An Apron and Naomi from Read Like a Rockstar about teaching K-5 students about controversial topics. From Charlottesville to Hispanic Heritage month, these teachers [...]

By | 2017-11-24T17:17:04+00:00 November 24th, 2017|10 Ways to Fix Education, Podcast, Podcast|0 Comments

[Episode 53] Helping Students With Dyslexia in Schools

In this episode, Franchesca Warren interviews Mike T. Dunn, Director of College Counseling at AIM Academy, a school for students with dyslexia. In this interview Mike discusses the following: how schools can best support students they suspect may have dyslexia what are some of the signs that teachers miss that indicate dyslexia strategies for schools [...]

By | 2017-11-24T17:08:32+00:00 November 24th, 2017|10 Ways to Fix Education, Podcast, Podcast|0 Comments