Now available on iTunes and on this site. In Episode Two, “Making Labor Visible,” Jo invites you to share what you do for a living–or for a life. Next, in a short conversation on MyND Talk with Dr. Pamela Brewer, Jo talks about how the labor of teaching first became visible to her–and how too [...]
As cross-country solidarity between teachers and other public workers grows against the tide of attacks in Wisconsin and other states, take a listen as Jo talks about real-time classroom labor with Wisconsin radio host Terry Lawler on “Education Matters.”
Click here to listen not only to audio highlights of Jo’s conversation last fall with poet, novelist, and essayist Margaret Atwood–but also to hear super bonus tracks from dynamite artist and composer Orville Stoeber, who wrote and performed the soundtrack for Atwood’s latest novel, The Year of the Flood.
Jo shares some of her ideas behind Teacher at Point Blank–and responds to thoughtful questions about the structure of the book and its stories.
In the wake of the shooting in Marinette, Wisconsin, Jo talked with Amanda Marcotte on the United Nations’ “RH Reality Check” podcast about what happens before a gun goes off on campus.
Jo talks with host Lizz Sommars on Seattle’s The Mountain 103.7 FM about real-life problems in classrooms, why teachers aren’t taken seriously, causes of student hostility, and the problem of “failure” in education. Is the devil in the data? What kind of research are pundits really paying attention to when offering solutions about school achievement, [...]
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Catch the interview Jo did with Seattle radio station KEXP on November 20, 2010. Great interview! Photo credit: http://www.flickr.com/people/joiseyshowaa/
Jo Scott-Coe will be signing her book “Teacher at Point Blank”: Tomorrow, November 19th, at Elliott Bay Book Company on Capitol Hill at 7pm: http://www.elliottbaybook.com/node/events/current Saturday, November 20th, at Parkplace Books in Kirkland at 2pm: http://www.parkplacebookskirkland.com/