Being Changed by Conversations with Dr. Tonya Perry

Teaching and Learning: Theory vs. Practice

23-09-2022 • 51分

In this episode, we talk to Dr. Tonya Perry who is the Professor of Secondary English Education and serves as the Executive Director for GEAR UP Alabama and the Red Mountain Writing Project at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Perry discusses the relationship building as foundational for tough conversations. She shares poignant stories from co-writing Teaching for Racial Equity, facilitating professional development, and being Teacher of the Year.  Dr. Perry offers strategies for having meaningful conversations.

Referenced in this podcast

Perry, Tonya; Zemelman, Steve; Smith, Katy (2022). Teaching for Racial Equity

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