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Creating Equitable Schools with Medria Blue-Ellis

Inclusion School Podcast

Release Date: 09/19/2021

Making Dignity A Non-Negotiable with Lindsay Lyons show art Making Dignity A Non-Negotiable with Lindsay Lyons

Inclusion School Podcast

In this episode Julie & Simone are joined by educational justice coach, Lyndsay Lyons.  Lyndsay shares her work with racial and gender justice.  Her curriculum work brings high school student voices to the center.  She also shares ways that parents can start the conversation in their children's schools. ↪️You can reach Lindsay at: ↪️Listen to the full episode at /. ↪️To reach us, email [email protected]  ↪️Grab resources mentioned in the show at   

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Student of Truth with Terry Murphy show art Student of Truth with Terry Murphy

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Terry Murphy, the co-author of Soulful Sydney Explores Diversity and founder of the Grandma Brigade, joins Julie & Simone this week on the Inclusion School Podcast. As a white woman, Terry shares her journey of "waking up." She has found that being open-minded and listening to others has helped her learn along this journey. Listen to this week's delightful episode. ↪️Reach Terry at   ↪️Listen to the entire podcast at . ↪️To reach us, email [email protected]  ↪️Grab resources mentioned in the show at  

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Step Into Your Vulnerabilities with Ayana Lage show art Step Into Your Vulnerabilities with Ayana Lage

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Ayana Lage joins Simone and Julie to talk about amplifying your voice and the voices of others for social change. She has shared personal stories on social media around pregnancy loss, racial injustice, mental health, and parenting. She opens up about how she began sharing her most vulnerable lived experiences. You can reach Ayana at or on Instagram @ayanagabriellelage  Listen to our library of episodes of Inclusion School Podcast at   To reach us, email    Grab resources mentioned in the show at  Pick up our new book, Charlotte Wants A BFF at  

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Discovering Diversity in Children's Books with Madeline Tyner show art Discovering Diversity in Children's Books with Madeline Tyner

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Julie & Simone are excited to welcome back Madeline Tyner, a librarian at the Cooperative Children’s Book Center of the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Madeline was a guest in Season 1 of the Inclusion School Podcast, and has returned to share the latest trends, titles, blogs, and lists of children's books by and about diverse identity categories.   Access booklists and information at   Listen to our library of episodes of Inclusion School Podcast at   To reach us, email    Grab resources mentioned in the show at  Pick up...

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Exploring Neurodiversity with Serena & Kylie show art Exploring Neurodiversity with Serena & Kylie

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This week, Serena Murison and Kylie Jeffrey of PlaySpark join Simone and Julie for an enlightening conversation about their strength based approach to neurodiversity. They share stories of their work, their inspiring apparel line and resources to help you start a conversation with your children around diverse abilities and inclusion. To connect with Serena & Kylie visit Listen to the entire podcast at . To reach us, email [email protected]  Grab resources mentioned in the show at  Pick up our new book, Charlotte Wants A BFF at https://inclusionschool.com/book/

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Connecting Kids Through Games with Reesa Amadeo Wolf show art Connecting Kids Through Games with Reesa Amadeo Wolf

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Reesa Amadeo Wolf joins Simone & Julie from "across the pond" this week to talk about her experiences with diversity in schools in the U.K. and how she helps diverse kids connect through experiential learning and games.  Reesa has developed a game, "Classm8s", to help kids navigate different layers of diversity in a fun way.  You won't want to miss this amazing conversation. Visit  for more episodes.   To reach us, email    Grab resources mentioned in the show at  Pick up our new book, today!

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The Power of Play with Sivanne Lieber show art The Power of Play with Sivanne Lieber

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Sivanne Lieber, founder of The Joyous Parent, joins Simone & Julie in this week's Inclusion School Podcast to share her insights and recipe for redefining play.  As a former classroom teacher, Sivanne discusses how to use play to foster inclusion and empowering parents to tap into the power of play. Don't miss this engaging episode about bringing play back. Reach Sivanne at Visit for more episodes. To reach us, email [email protected]  

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Examining Identity & Culture with Naomi Raquel Enright show art Examining Identity & Culture with Naomi Raquel Enright

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Simone and Julie are joined this week by Naomi Raquel Enright for an informative and eye-opening discussion about identity and culture. Naomi tells her story about transitioning from a Spanish language teacher to an equity practitioner and how becoming a mother influenced her work. She delves into the complexity of identity and challenging racism and the language around it. Listen to the entire podcast at . To reach us, email   Grab resources mentioned in the show at  

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Respectful Parenting Approach with Hannah & Kelty show art Respectful Parenting Approach with Hannah & Kelty

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Join Simone & Julie this week as they talk with Hannah and Kelty, twin Moms, and founders of the Upbringing Community. They discuss how they are growing up alongside their kids as they practice respectful parenting and empower others to do the same. They discuss priorities like discussing privilege, building self awareness, and pressures to socialize children. Listen to the entire episode at .  Learn more about Hannah & Kelty at To reach us, email   Grab resources mentioned in the show at      

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Creating Equitable Schools with Medria Blue-Ellis show art Creating Equitable Schools with Medria Blue-Ellis

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Award winning STEM Principal, with 25 years of experience in education, Medria Blue-Ellis joins the Inclusion School Podcast. She talks with Simone and Julie about how we can go about creating equity in schools. She also shines a light on how parents can become advocates for change. Connect with   Visit  for more episodes and resources. To submit questions or suggestions for future guests or topics, email [email protected]

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Award winning STEM Principal, with 25 years of experience in education, Medria Blue-Ellis joins the Inclusion School Podcast. She talks with Simone and Julie about how we can go about creating equity in schools. She also shines a light on how parents can become advocates for change.

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