Episode 39- Alex Karlos (Being a First-Year Teacher, The Impact of Noz, Hypothetical Classroom Situations, Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?, Classroom Items Draft)

By Brandon Rhodes

0:00 We kick off Back to School Week by discussing how prepared (or unprepared) we are for the start of the school year and Rhodes also gives his impressions of his first visit to Wegmans. 7:00 Interview- Alex Karlos. We bring on 2016 Holly Springs grad and first year elementary school teacher Alex Karlos to talk about what it’s like to start off teaching in the midst of a global pandemic. She talks about what it is that 2nd graders actually learn, speaks in depth to the impact that Noz had on her, and discusses how she will try to make her classroom inclusive for a diverse student population. 40:05- Will and Rhodes test Alex’s readiness to be a teacher by seeing how she might handle some tough hypothetical situations that may come up in a classroom. 55:50 Game- Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? Alex and Will compete to see if they are smarter than a 5th grader, or at least who is smarter between the two of them. 1:07:30 Draft- Most Important Things For a Teacher to Have in Their Classroom. Tis the season for going back to school, and The Bros draft what their must-haves are in their classrooms.

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