Getting Unschooled: Finding Our Voices as Teachers
Staying Well Through Community & Stories | An Interview with Colinda Clyne (Part 2 of 2)

Staying Well Through Community & Stories | An Interview with Colinda Clyne (Part 2 of 2)

December 13, 2020

Today we interview Colinda Clyne. Colinda is the curriculum lead for First Nation, Inuit and Métis Education with the Upper Grand School District in Guelph, Ontario. This is the second half of the interview. You can hear the beginning of the conversation by finding Season 1 Episode 3 in the podcast feed. Today we hear about Colinda's connection with elders and knowledge-keepers, the impact storytelling has had on her and how she stays well and recharges while carrying the enormous weight of the vital work she does.

Colinda has a podcast, called Anti-Racist Educator Reads. You can check it out here: https://voiced.ca/project/anti-racist-educator-reads. You can also find Colinda on Twitter @clclyne.

If you found this episode to be meaningful or impactful for you then you can support it by spreading the word through social media, emails, in your staffroom. Tell people to check it out. 

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You can find the audio for the 'calling in' referred to in today's intro at: https://www.patreon.com/posts/44959592

Championing Indigenous Education | An Interview with Colinda Clyne (Part 1 of 2)

Championing Indigenous Education | An Interview with Colinda Clyne (Part 1 of 2)

November 29, 2020

Today we interview Colinda Clyne. Colinda is the curriculum lead for First Nation, Inuit and Métis Education with the Upper Grand School District in Guelph, Ontario. In this first half of the interview we discuss the beginning of her career, her personal journey of reconnecting with her Anishinaabe identity and navigating systems that are, as she points out, designed to maintain their own status quo.

Colinda has a podcast, called Anti-Racist Educator Reads. You can check it out here: https://voiced.ca/project/anti-racist-educator-reads. You can also find Colinda on Twitter @clclyne.

If you found this episode to be meaningful or impactful for you then you can support it by spreading the word through social media, emails, in your staffroom. Tell people to check it out. 

You can also support this project on Patreon. Becoming a micro-patron will help us expand our capacity to tell more of these stories. www.patreon.com/unschooled

Connection, Service & Advocating for Teachers | An Interview with Todd McNamara

Connection, Service & Advocating for Teachers | An Interview with Todd McNamara

November 15, 2020

Today we interview Todd McNamara. Todd is a teacher-librarian with the Toronto District School Board. We discuss what it takes to keep ourselves grounded and feeling connected, what it looks like to be vulnerable and get the support we need, and how he ended up becoming an effective advocate for his fellow teachers.

If you found this episode to be meaningful or impactful for you then you can support it by spreading the word through social media, emails, in your staffroom. Tell people to check it out. 

You can also support this project on Patreon. Becoming a micro-patron will help us expand our capacity to tell more of these stories. www.patreon.com/unschooled

Returning to the Classroom with Passion | An Interview with Kim Snider

Returning to the Classroom with Passion | An Interview with Kim Snider

September 6, 2020

Today we interview Kim Snider. Kim Snider is a high school Drama, English and Gender Studies teacher with the Toronto District School Board. We discuss her experiences with sabbaticals, travel and how she makes sure that she keeps her passion for teaching ignited while making sure she’s injecting non-teaching experiences into her life to keep her energy fresh.

If you found this episode to be meaningful or impactful for you then you can support it by spreading the word through social media, emails, in your staffroom. Tell people to check it out. 

You can also support this project on Patreon. Becoming a micro-patron will help us expand our capacity to tell more of these stories. www.patreon.com/unschooled

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