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Enjoy these engaging and short Bible stories that help teach young children about Jesus. My hope is that the application section helps connect the dots of how the Bible applies to their lives. The Bible says "Faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the Word of God." Romans 10:17. May your children hear the word through this podcast. While you're driving to the grocery store, preschool, or attempting to cook a meal while your toddler runs circles around you, you can simply click play and let y ...
 
The Professor Is In has been the world's leading source of academic career advice for a decade, and in this new podcast academic career coach and author Dr. Karen Kelsky and productivity coach Kel Weinhold, with their trademark combination of candor, humor, and compassion (and a healthy dose of critique), tell you the truth about how the academy works, with strategies for reaching your goals while prioritizing your emotional well being. We go where others don't, breaking down the unspoken ru ...
 
Over 80% of teachers in the U.S. are white. But most don’t know that their whiteness matters. TWW seeks to move the conversation forward on how to be consciously, intentionally, anti-racist in the classroom. Because "white" does not mean a blank slate. It is a set of assumptions that is the baseline from which everything is judged; it is what passes for normal. This means if you are not white or don’t adhere to those assumptions, you are abnormal or less than. TWW wants to have conversations ...
 
The Sleep Is A Skill Podcast, exists to transform the conversation around sleep on the planet! Each episode is a conversation with industry leaders designed to deliver practical takeaways to improve your sleep. The intention is to shift the paradigm of wellness to make SLEEP the #1 focus in our journey towards great health. . For years, my sleep was a problem in my life. When I went through my own challenging period of insomnia while traveling internationally, I felt like there was nowhere t ...
 
Dana Zen Center was founded in the Paris suburb of Montreuil in 1994 byRoshi Catherine Genno Pagès, a lineage holder in the Soto school, to offer regular Zen teaching and meditation in a nonresidential, urban setting. Its members form a community of lay practitioners who seek to honor the integrity of the ancient Zen tradition while integrating the practice into daily, modern life. The Dana practice center is a nonresidential house in an urban setting on the eastern edge of Paris.There are d ...
 
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Recorded the day after the Vice Presidential Debate, this episode delves into Imposter Syndrome and how way too often, women and especially women of color individualize and personalize what are actually structural obstacles meant to impede their success. Drawing inspiration from Sonya Renee Taylor, Karen and Kel talk about how to stay centered in y…
 
Luke 5:1-11 This is the classic story of Jesus calling the fishermen to come, follow Him and become fisher's of men. We will hear how Simon Peter obeyed Jesus and how we can too. To connect with me, click here: https://www.kbspodcast.com/ --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app…
 
Recorded the day after the Breonna Taylor verdict was announced, this episode talks about productivity. if you can’t get your work done right now, it's ok. If you CAN work, why can you work? Why are white people so “ok” in the face of this anti-blackness? And more broadly, who does productivity serve? Karen and Kel talk about the dangers of chasing…
 
Joshua 6:1-21 We hear God telling Joshua to knock down the strong wall of Jericho using......the sound of trumpets?! HUH? I wonder if Joshua thought this request a little odd. God asked Joshua to do something ..that may have seemed almost impossible. Maybe it wasn’t easy for him to obey b/c of this. We will hear if Joshua ends up trusting God and o…
 
With the COVID collapse of academic hiring, catastrophic weather events, and the appalling slide into fascism in the US, more and more of us are forced to confront realities that we never expected, that are painful, and frightening. Drawing from the inspiration of the fabulous actor and gender provocateur Billy Porter, who has shared his process of…
 
Recorded while in the middle of catastrophic Oregon fires, this episode departs from advice to talk about coping with the present moment. Instead of lamenting "2020," Karen and Kel talk about "leaning in" to the discomfort and trauma of our present reality: that all of this misery is the direct result of cause and effect--the logical outcomes of un…
 
KEY TAKEAWAYS: Weighted blankets don't have many studies behind them so what we know is largely from user-feedback. Users speak to reduced anxiety and stress and bring with it the feeling of being secure and safe. It is thought that the way these blankets might achieve these benefits is by helping to decrease the stress hormone cortisol while incre…
 
We are delighted to bring the remarkable Allante Whitmore onto the show. The founder of Black and In Grad School (https://www.blkingradschool.com/), Allante, an Engineering PhD student at Carnegie Mellon, and proud HBCU alumna, shares with us her motivations for creating her podcast and website and annual summit helping Black grad students succeed …
 
John 10:22-30Today we hear wonderful news! No matter how strong, smart, or powerful someone is, they can not steal us from our Father's loving & strong hand. Jesus uses a beautiful illustration of us being his sheep, to teach this to us today. I hope you enjoy the story and thank you for tuning in! If you enjoy this resource, please pass it along t…
 
Listen on: iTunes / Podbean / Stitcher / Spotify / YouTube Laura has worn a lot of hats: Firstly as a teacher in Religious studies and Philosophy, while also studying for an Ed.D and working as a freelance consultant and speaker. Laura is currently transitioning out of full time teaching to work as a consultant and we discuss this and many other th…
 
The academy despises the IDEA of self-promotion while rewarding those who do it in properly academic ways. This is just one of the many classist elements of academia. Those who decide to leave the academy need to face and overcome the shaming around self-promotion. In this episode, Karen and Kel tell you how, with special attention to LinkedIn. We …
 
Key Takeaways: In contrast to common belief, wines are mostly not natural. Only less than 1% of the wines produced on the planet are natural. The sugar levels in industrially produced wine are higher, but they can hide this fact. Alcoholic beverages with high levels of alcohol disrupt sleep. You have to shop online to purchase natural wine mainly. …
 
Galatians 5:16-22 Another school year has begun & with it comes more interactions with other children, families, and teachers. It is an opportunity to display Christ to others. Whether you are in a building, at home, or doing school outdoors, the kids can listen to this story and reflect on their actions. What does the Bible teach us about how we s…
 
Moving forward in our discussion of how to build a side hustle in these scary and precarious times, Karen and Kel talk about the challenges for academics in "knowing what you know." The challenge is, you forget and/or discount all the hundreds of skills you had to master to get to unitary academic identity categories that become so fetishized, such…
 
What is Distraction? - What is the opposite of distraction? - Most people will answer 'Focus', but that isn't quite correct. - The answer is *Traction* - trACTION definition = any action that pulls you towards your goals and the person you want to become. - DIStrACTION definition = any action that pulls you away from your values, goals, and the per…
 
Exodus 14 This is our last part in the Exodus series. Today's story reminds us that life is full of twists and turns but through it all, God ha a plan and keeps his promise. I respect each families/ ages/ stage of life so I have adapted some of this. PLEASE go back and read the scripture yourself including what is appropriate for your family. So th…
 
Listen on: iTunes / Podbean / Stitcher / Spotify / YouTube Casey worked at a US public school for only one year as a music teacher before she took the brave step of leading to found her own music school back in 2001. She then took the even more amazing step to establish her own middle school! The school has been a huge success and Casey has also go…
 
Listen on: iTunes / Podbean / Stitcher / Spotify / YouTube Dan is a District Coordinator for 21st Century Learning at Qatar Foundation. Dan has taught in the UK, the UAE and Qatar and worked as a professional musician. We talk about his career path and transitioning from being a music teacher to a tech leader. We go into detail about what it’s like…
 
Exodus 9 & 10 Today we are in part 8 of our Exodus series. We will hear the last few plagues. In today's story, we connect the dots that God wants us to know HIM. He doesn't play hide and seek but instead, truly wants us to know Him. After many of the plagues, we hear God say he used his power so that everyone would know that He is God and that no …
 
In this episode, we discuss: 🩺How Dr. Vora came to create this new approach to mental health. 🩺Outlining how she approaches the topic of sleep with her patients and why it’s one of the first places that she begins in her patient assessment 🩺A thorough breakdown of her process including initial sleep screenings, sleep habit rundown, and an overview …
 
Exodus 8. This is part 7 in our Exodus series. Today we will begin learning about the plagues. Because there is so much to cover, we will have to leave our story as a cliff hanger and hear the rest of the plagues next week so stay tuned!!!! I respect each families/ ages/ stage of life so I have adapted some of this. PLEASE go back and read the scri…
 
Listen on: iTunes / Podbean / Stitcher / Spotify / YouTube Ken is a former middle school teacher from Los Angeles who is also an education technology expert and sought after keynote speaker and presenter. He is also an expert on the topics of equity, diversity, and inclusion in schools and he comes on the podcast today to talk about the work he doe…
 
Dr. Deana Dartt, Founder and Principal of Live Oak Consulting, PhD in Anthropology and Museum Studies, and enrolled member of the Coastal Band of the Chumash Nation, joins us today for a conversation about the ways that racism and anti-indigeneity shape PhD training as well as the tenure track career, especially in Anthropology. Delving into shared…
 
Exodus 6:9-13 & 7:3-23 We continue our Exodus series. I respect each families ages/stages of life so I have adapted some of this. PLEASE go back and read the scriptures to include what's appropriate for your family. Today we hear how God has a plan for how He will save His people. God did not pace back and forth with worry when the King of Egypt re…
 
Building on the brand new webinar, Knowing Your Own Value in the Academy, Karen and Kel talk about how to identify and overcome the "never enough" ethos that pervades the academic enterprise. We delve into the shame and shaming that manifest this ethos, and link to the ways that the academy takes away autonomy at every turn. Our message today: lear…
 
In this episode, we discuss: 💙Background on Deborah & Heartmath 💙What is Heartmath? How do their products help with stress & sleep? How do people use the training in daily life and what it is measuring? 💙 What can you anticipate if you begin this training for your wellbeing and sleep? 💙 Understanding heart rhythm coherence and how things like caffe…
 
Exodus 5&6:1-8 This is part 5 in our Exodus series. I respect each families ages/stages of life so I have adapted some of this. Please go back and read the scriptures to include anything else that is right for your family. Today, we hear Moses obey God's instructions to tell the king of Egypt to let His people go. The king of Egypt is upset with Mo…
 
When Karen gave the advice, "stop acting like a grad student," she was working from a model grad student in her mind who, it turns out when she gave it a bit more thought, was a white male. In today's episode, Karen and Kel dig into that normative model, and talk about all the ways that the advice on how a job seeker "needs to act" needs to be comp…
 
📈How Kara Collier came to be so passionate about glucose and health 📈Information from Kara about glucose and sleep: how are those two things connected, and what can we glean from monitoring this area related to improving sleep? 📈The snowball effect of sleep deprivation and sleep 📈When people say, “I have carbs at night; then I'll just pass out if I…
 
Listen on: iTunes / Podbean / Stitcher / Spotify / YouTube Featuring: Doug Bradburn Doug has had a really interesting route to International School leadership. He joined the Navy and also worked as a high school football coach in the US. Doug moved to Taiwan to take on a teaching position and eventually moved up to become a Principal. Doug gives a …
 
In this episode, Karen and Kel talk about how searches are run. While Karen wrote chapter four of the book to open up the Black Box (so to speak) of the academic job search, a closer examination reveals all the ways that the "normative" search model that she describes both reinscribes and conceals the institution's investments in whiteness at every…
 
Exodus 4: 1-21 If you missed the last episodes, I would encourage you to go back starting at # 138 . The stories will build upon themselves and you’ll better understand how we got to where we are in our story. In today's story we hear Moses telling God he shouldn't be the 1 to help b/c he is not a good speaker. God reminds Moses that He gave Moses …
 
Karen and Kel launch the new project of revisiting our core job market advice with an eye to its gaps around racism and the experience of BIPOC scholars. We begin with the first section of the Professor Is In book, which discusses the "big lie" of graduate school. We dive into all the ways that graduate admissions and graduate training privilege wh…
 
In this episode, we discuss: 🌬️Why Dr. Bausek is passionate about this topic (and how she tracks her sleep in her own life) 🌬️How does having an actual contraption to strengthen our respiratory muscles benefit us versus traditional breathwork? What is the benefit of having an apparatus like this? 🌬️Dr. Bausek makes the argument that investing in ta…
 
Exodus 3 Today, we continue our series in Exodus. This is part 3. Today's story will cover Moses seeing the burning bush & God telling Moses he will be used to go back to Egypt and rescue the people. Wait until you hear Moses' response! I love that the Bible reminds us that the people in the Bible are real people, just like us. We will also learn t…
 
Listen on: iTunes / Podbean / Stitcher / Spotify / YouTube Join our Facebook group for ‘Educator Entrepreneurs’: https://www.facebook.com/groups/EducatorEntrepreneurs/ Today was another fantastic chat in our ‘Educator Entrepreneurs’ series. Ryan Rasar started his career as an architect before going back to school for his teaching license. He moved …
 
In this episode, we discuss: ❄️The backstory on how Tara and her husband invented the Chilipad ❄️Explains why nocturnal body temperature is so crucial to regulating the sleep-wake cycle ❄️From a historical perspective, how is the Chilipad mimicking how we used to sleep? ❄️Specifics about the functionality of the Chilipad - are there certain thresho…
 
Exodus 2:11-25 I respect each family's ages/stages of life so I have adapted some of this. Please go back and read the scriptures yourself including what is appropriate for your family. This is the 2nd episode in our series on Exodus. We begin with Moses now a grown man. Moses ends up taking matters into his own hands and ends up fleeing from his h…
 
Listen on: iTunes / Podbean / Stitcher / Spotify / YouTube Daniela is a Tech Director for an international school in Lima, Peru who has also worked in Ecuador, China and Qatar. We talk about her background and what it was like to live in each of her locations. We also talk about career progression and Daniela gives lots of great advice for aspiring…
 
Listen on: iTunes / Podbean / Stitcher / Spotify / YouTube Join our Facebook group for ‘Educator Entrepreneurs’: https://www.facebook.com/groups/EducatorEntrepreneurs/ I met Miika in Helsinki a few years ago. He’s an interesting guy: Teacher, game developer, and also sings in a Hardcore Punk band! I was interested to learn more about the highly-rat…
 
Recorded prior to the #BLM moment, this episode talks about planning for Fall 2020 in the new COVID world. It's almost impossible to plan when everything feels so up in the air, and transitioning through the frantic effort of moving classes and life online, to summer, and then on to Fall prep, has been profoundly destabilzing for almost everyone. A…
 
Departments, universities and advisors are massively failing the current moment of national crisis around Black Lives and police brutality. Too many remain silent, or issue vague, pitiful milquetoast messages repeating tired claims of support for "diversity and inclusion." In this episode, Kel and Karen talk about the damage this silence and gaslig…
 
Karen and Kel interrupt regularly scheduled programming to amplify the Black writers, scholars, and activists they follow and learn from on a daily basis. Here is the list, with Twitter handles, in approximate order: Alishia McCullough (IG @blackandembodied) and Jessica Wilson (IG @jessicawilson.msrd); [the rest are Twitter] Brittany Williams (@DrB…
 
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