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LE 194: What You Need to Know About Critical Race Theory with Hedreich Nichols

Leading Equity

New Course: Annihilating Racial Injustice in Schools About Hedreich Hedreich Nichols is an author, educator and consultant helping educators and districts amplify the voices of all students. Hedreich’s YouTube series and podcast, SmallBites, further helps campuses amplify student voices by focusing on equity in education. Between SmallBites and her work as a writer, Hedreich works to help educators create more culturally responsive classrooms and campuses. Her Cherry Lake trade titles "What is Antiracism?" and "What is the Black Lives Matter Movement?" provide teachers with materials to help students understand systemic inequities; and her upcoming Solution Tree title provides educators with guiding principles to help them become more culturally responsible. As a speaker at conferences like VASCD, MASCD, CUE, ISTE, etc. Hedreich provides educators with inspiration to move beyond conversations around race; giving them hands-on, research-based strategies that can be immediately implemented. Hedreich received her Master of Education in educational technology at Texas A&M University. Show Highlights What Critical Race Theory is not The tenets of CRT What can we talk about? Student-Driven instructional practices Why is CRT up for debate? Teacher training                                          Connect with Hedreich www.hedreich.com Twitter: @hedreich Instagram: @hedreichnichols Facebook: Hedreich Nichols LinkedIn: Hedreich Nichols Podcast: Hedreich YouTube: SmallBites Additional Resources Idaho House Bill 377 What is Critical Race Theory, and Why is it Under Attack? A Lesson on Critical Race Theory


31 May 2021

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3. Bias - Featuring Hedreich Nichols from SmallBites (transcribed)

How to English: Teach and Learn with Gav & Em

In this episode, Gav and Em discuss the topic of Bias. This week's special guest is Hedreich Nichols, a curriculum designer and Middle Years Program district edtech lead from North Texas. The author of What is Anti-racism? and What is the Black Lives Matter Movement? and also the host of Smallbites, a YouTube channel, and podcast. Enjoy Hedreich's show and Gav and Em's discussion on bias, favouritism, randomising, diversification, and empathy. Transcription with audio: https://share.descript.com/view/O5uRbwPgj95 Resources:  Hedreich and SmallBites at: https://hedreich.com/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIuJbBSmeAo6d98SDC_zanQ Oxford dictionaries: https://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/ https://zoom.us/ Raise up! Books: https://raiseupforelt.com/


26 Mar 2021

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Aspire Mailbag: Staff Retention with Hedreich Nichols

Aspire: The Leadership Development Podcast

In the 19th Aspire Mailbag episode, Hedreich Nichols, Jeff Gargas, and I answer questions on different leadership topics provided by the listeners. Please join us for this episode as we answer questions and discuss how to retain staff, make every student feel included in school, top characteristics of a good leader, and the newest Teach Better projects! About Hedreich Nichols: Hedreich Nichols, author, educator, and host of the YouTube series on equity strategies for educators, #SmallBites, is a retired Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter who uses her experiences as a “one Black friend” to help others understand race, equity, and the whys and hows of becoming more culturally responsive educators. Her YouTube series Small Bites is one way she reaches educators striving to create more inclusive spaces. As an edtech teacher, Hedreich uses design thinking and project-based learning to empower students to become agents of change. Their student-led projects to provide them with opportunities to connect with local and global communities through podcasts, service-learning, and advocacy campaigns. Her work as district lead teacher and course writer makes a path for CTE students across the district to have the same real-world learning opportunities. In addition to teaching and hosting #SmallBites, Hedreich just finished two books for Cherry Lake publishing’s middle school Racial Justice in America library series, and she is currently writing a book on strategies to help teachers reduce bias in classrooms, due out next year. When not teaching, writing, or speaking on social justice issues, Hedreich spends time reading, being a mom to @swisschrisonbass, and spending time with friends, family, and god-dog Harper. Follow Hedreich Nichols: Website: hedreich.comTwitter: https://twitter.com/HedreichInstagram: @hedreichnicholsYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/Hedreich https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1534180214/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1534180214&linkCode=as2&tag=aspirewebsite-20&linkId=9c3594b7f28578c2c570b8acfec4742d https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1534181938/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1534181938&linkCode=as2&tag=aspirewebsite-20&linkId=e747230590b91315a81ddcc0e09e6aa6 [caption id="attachment_3247" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Aspire Swag, Teach Better Team, Aspire: The Leadership Development Podcast[/caption] NEW Aspire Swag with Discount Code: ASPIRE Tee-Shirts and Drinkware: ASPIRE: The Leadership Development Podcast This post contains affiliate links. When you make a purchase through these links, The Aspire Podcast gets a small percentage of the sale at no extra cost to you. Need a Presenter for a conference or school PD? [caption id="attachment_2521" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Joshua Stamper Teach Better[/caption] Contact Joshua Stamper  for presentations on Restorative Practices, Leadership Development, and Innovative campus systems. [caption id="attachment_3057" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Watch my session on Trauma Informed, restorative and social emotional practices at www.teachsummit.com/stamper[/caption] Follow the Host, Joshua Stamper: Contact: https://joshstamper.com/contact/Twitter: www.twitter.com/Joshua__StamperInstagram: www.instagram.com/joshua__stamperLinkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/joshua-stamperFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/AspirePodcastSubscribe: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/aspire-the-leadership-development-podcast/id1384210762?mt=2 Review the Podcast The ranking of this show is 100% tied to subscriptions and reviews. You can help me reach more school leaders by subscribing to the show and leaving an honest rating and review on your favorite podcast platform. [caption id="attachment_3022" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Teach Better Podcast Network, Aspire: The Leadership Development Podcast[/caption]


1 Mar 2021

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246: Hedreich Nichols chats with us about the current state of education and all of the amazing roles she serves as a 7th grade teacher, district tech/design team lead, author, podcaster & much more!

Teach Better Talk

Hedreich Nichols chats with us about the current state of education and all of the amazing roles she serves as a 7th grade teacher, district tech/design team lead, author, podcaster & much more! More at www.teachbetter.com/podcast/hedreichnichols Hedreich's Recommendations EdTech Tool: Google Suites Books: Nothing at the moment, needed a break after writing and re-reading three books in the last year! Who to Follow on Social Media: Anti Racism Calendar (Instagram) Teach For TheCulture (Instagram) What's A Good YouTube Channel, Podcast or Website for Educators? PBS American Experience (Website) Daily, Weekly, or Monthly routine every teacher should get into? Budgeting you work hours and setting a hard stop. Best piece of advice you've ever received: Deciding on an acceptable number of hours to work and making work fit that budget, not working as many hours as you can before you drop. Links to Connect With Hedreich Website or Blog: https://hedreich.com/ Twitter: @hedreich Facebook Page: Hedreich Nichols Instagram: HedreichNichols YouTube Channel: Youtube/Hedreich Podcast: Anchor/Hedreich Book(s): https://www.amazon.com/Kindle-Store-Hedreich-Nichols/s?rh=n%3A133140011%2Cp_27%3AHedreich+Nichols LinkedIn/ Voxer/etc. Hedreich Nichols --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/teach-better-talk/message


8 Feb 2021

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Hedreich Nichols (@Hedreich) - RE:DEFinition

The Dr. Will Show Podcast

Hedreich Nichols is a curriculum designer and Middle Years Program district edtech lead from North Texas. She is also an author and equity consultant helping teachers and schools amplify the voices of all students. With her Cherry Lake Publishing equity series books, What is Antiracism and What is the Black Lives Matter Movement, as well as her upcoming Solution Tree title for teachers, Hedreich uses her knowledge and experiences to ensure that teachers have the skills and knowledge they need to create more equitable classrooms.Hedreich also hosts a YouTube series and podcast, SmallBites, with the same focus. Between SmallBites and her work as a speaker and writer for teacher prep programs; educational publications and podcasts like Edutopia and Cult of Pedagogy; and in conferences like VASCD, MassCUE and AEILOC; Hedreich uses her voice to educate and create change around issues of access and equity in education. Connect with her on Twitter, Instagram, Linkedin or Facebook to learn more.Prior to becoming and edtech teacher, she was a music educator and Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter. Hedreich received her Master of Education at Texas A&M University.


30 Jan 2021

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Punk Rock Collaboration 16 with Hedreich Nichols

Punk Rock Classrooms

Punk Rock Collaboration 16 with Hedreich NicholsOne of the awesome things we would see in punk is at shows when musicians from different bands would join forces on stage or when one of your favorite punk singers would lend their growl to some gang vocals on another band's record.We wanted to create that same thing here at PRC.On this punk rock collaboration, Josh and Mike chat with Hedreich Nichols, an EdTech educator from Texas who hosts a youtube and podcast series on equity in education called Small Bites! We talk about her show, her work in equity, and what she thinks educators can do to start creating equitable classrooms and schools.So get ready to take a bite.Twittertwitter.com/punkclassrooms twitter.com/MikeREarnshaw twitter.com/JoshRBuckleyIntro and Outro Music - "Sidekick" by RancidFind Hedreich online:http://hedreich.com twitter.com/hedreich instagram.com/hedreichnichols


25 Jan 2021

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Small Bites of Equity Strategies: Featuring Hedreich Nichols

Aspire: The Leadership Development Podcast

In a time where current events have created strong emotions, how are we able to have conversations about racism, equity, and injustice? This week’s guest, Hedreich Nichols, shares strategies she uses to facilitate difficult conversations, empower student’s voices, and increase equity in schools.


17 Jan 2021

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Episode 17 with guest Hedreich Nichols

Journeys to Belonging

Hedreich Nichols is an educator, equity advocate and retired musician helping to change the world one teacher, one student at a time. Writer and host of Small Bites, the YouTube series on #equity. Hedreich says, "How do you eat an elephant? One small bite at a time." Even if you only have 0-5 minutes, there are ways to increase our knowledge and become advocates for equity. Website: https://hedreich.com Small Bites: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIuJbBSmeAo6d98SDC_zanQ Books: https://amzn.to/3aHM5us Reflections episode with Barbara Bray https://barbarabray.net/2020/06/14/where-are-you-on-your-journey-understanding-racism Twitter: @Hedreich


22 Jul 2020

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#TellYourStory with Hedreich Nichols

Honestly, Let's Talk

#TellYourStory with Hedreich Nichols


25 May 2020

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Agent Hedreich Nichols (Teaching Technology)

Lesson: Impossible - An Exploration of Educational Innovation

Your lesson, should you choose to accept it, is to help your students, and fellow teachers, use technology in a mindful and transformative way in the classroom. The special agent assigned to help you with this task is Hedreich Nichols, middle school technology teacher in Arlington, Texas. In this episode we discuss: Being a teacher lead and mentoring other teachers around technology Why she wants to help teachers find and vet apps What to say to those who reject technology in classes Her favorite unit: students using social media to effect real world change Teaching students about building personal brands Educating other teachers about diversity Being "crotchety" (modeling good and bad moods; making family time explicit to students) Her dream school: multi-grade project-based learning focusing on interests and strengths How to find Hedreich online: Website: https://hedreich.com/ Twitter: @Hedreich and @MsNicholsTech Instagram: @HedreichNichols TikTok (NEW!):  @MsNicholsTech And for fun, check out her amazing voice on Spotify. You can also listen to her being interviewed on the 'Cult of Pedagogy' Podcast, where she discusses nine ways to create a more inclusive classroom Lesson: Impossible’s Website: www.lessonimpossible.com Lesson: Impossible’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/avivalevin If you have suggestions for a teacher who would make an inspiring Lesson: Impossible guest, please email me at aviva.levin@gmail.com


12 Apr 2020