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S6 Episode 5 - Be Kind, Be Curious, And Be Inclusive with Adelle Spindlove

Inclusion School Podcast

Release Date: 10/09/2022

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Inclusion School Podcast

In this episode, hosts Julie Kratz and Simone Morris reflect on the end of season 8 and the rich conversations they've had with guests. They recap the topics covered this season, including equitable education, inclusivity at the playground, inclusive media, and blending family, faith, and inclusive leadership. They also share their plans for the hiatus, discussing rest, personal projects, and priorities. Additionally, they express their excitement to return for the spring of 2024. Listen to the full episode for a heartfelt discussion and insights into their future plans as they sign off for...

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In this week's episode of the Inclusion School podcast, hosts Julie Kratz and Simone Morris sit down with the inspiring Alana M. Hill. Alana, a passionate ministry leader, teacher, and author, shares her journey of raising a blended family and finding purpose in the face of life's challenges. Alana delves into the intersection of diversity, inclusion, and faith, emphasizing the importance of creating safe and nurturing environments for children facing various struggles. She provides valuable insights for educators, parents, and caregivers on how to foster inclusivity and support children...

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In this week's episode, hosts Julie Kratz and Simone Morris tackle the topic of navigating difficult conversations during the holiday season. With Thanksgiving just behind us and the winter holidays fast approaching, it's essential to be mindful of inclusive language and respectful dialogue. Julie and Simone share their insights on setting boundaries, practicing curiosity, and knowing when it's necessary to disengage from triggering conversations. They also highlight the importance of acknowledging and celebrating the diversity of holidays that occur during this time, beyond just Christmas,...

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Welcome to this week's episode of the Inclusion School Podcast! Simone & Julie have an incredibly inspiring guest joining us today, Maureen Lawton. Maureen is a passionate advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion, with a special focus on the entertainment industry. With her organization, Dreamcatchers, Maureen is dedicated to creating people-first workplace experiences and fostering inclusive environments. In this episode, Maureen shares her personal journey, discusses the importance of representation and psychological safety in media, and provides insightful tips on how parents and...

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S8 Episode 6 - Re-Release: Creating Inclusivity at the Playground with Veronica Appleton & Khalilah Lyons show art S8 Episode 6 - Re-Release: Creating Inclusivity at the Playground with Veronica Appleton & Khalilah Lyons

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In case you missed it, today we are re-releasing one of Simone and Julie's most popular episodes of The Inclusion School podcast.  This episode is from Season 7 with their guests, the co-founders of Candidly Connecting, Veronica Appleton & Khalilah Lyons.  Veronica and Khalilah founded Candidly Connecting with the mission to create inclusivity at the playgrounds.  They have a goal of empowering 1 million essential adults with this mission by 2027.   They share how they came together for this mission and some of the ways you as an adult in a child's life can build...

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In this Real Talk episode of The Inclusion School podcast, Simone and Julie dive into the topic of parental guilt and the challenges of balancing work, family, and caregiving responsibilities. As entrepreneurs, they acknowledge the privilege of having flexibility in navigating these roles. They discuss the impact of COVID-19 on their travel schedules and how it has allowed them to spend more time with their families. However, they also recognize the pressure to return to a sense of normalcy and the guilt that comes with being away from their children. They explore the privilege of flexibility...

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Welcome to this week's episode of the Inclusion School Podcast! In today's Real Talk segment, Julie and Simone dive into the weighty topic of navigating conversations about the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict. With their daughters being directly impacted by this conflict, they discuss the importance of acknowledging its complexity and the need to educate their children about the privileges they possess. They also explore how schools and the internet play a role in exposing children to discussions about global conflicts and the importance of fostering inclusivity and sensitivity in these...

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In this week's episode, hosts Julie Kratz and Simone Morris provide a real talk episode delving into the topic of having inclusive conversations with our children, specifically focusing on the tough topic of discussing the events in the Middle East. Julie and Simone acknowledge the challenges that caregivers and parents face when trying to explain complex and troubling world events to children. They emphasize the importance of meeting children where they are and tailoring the conversation to their age and understanding. Their insights provide valuable guidance for parents grappling with how to...

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Welcome back to another episode of the Inclusion School Podcast! We are thrilled to have you join us as we continue our mission of promoting diverse and inclusive education. Today, Simone & Julie have a very special guest with them, Nadia Bennett, a former school leader, and the founder of When Brown Girls Leadâ„¢, an education consulting firm that leads the way for schools to become anti-racist learning environments through culturally-relevant leadership development and mentorship. Nadia's extensive experience as a former school teacher and principal in underserved areas has given her a...

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Hosts Simone Morris and Julie Kratz are thrilled to launch Season 8 of the Inclusion School Podcast, and they couldn't think of a better topic to start the season than the importance of fostering inclusion in our schools. In this episode, Julie & Simone discuss strategies to set expectations with your child's teacher and create an inclusive environment from the get-go. They share insights from their own experiences and provide practical tips for proactive communication.  The start of a new school year is an excellent opportunity to celebrate diversity. Simone & Julie offer simple...

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Simone and Julie are excited to have children's book author, Adelle Spindlove on this episode of the podcast.  Adelle shares the story behind her book, Freddie and the High Flying Kick. It is a book about disability and inclusion based on her personal experience and uses story telling to highlight ways that children can include their disabled friends in games and activities.

Find Adelle's book, Freddie and the High Flying Kick on Amazon.  You can also follow her book on FB and IG.

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