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In this interview with Andre Daughty, we discuss how an educator in Andre’s life sparked a passion that led to a career in education, representation in education, thoughts on what’s holding back the field of education, setting boundaries when communicating with people who are being disrespectful, taking care of yourself to prevent burnout, the Mamba mentality, Andre’s intentionality with improving as a public speaker, the importance of play in learning, growing a podcast audience, and so much more.
01:07 Andre introducing himself
03:22 Representation among teachers
06:01 Why school didn't work well for Andre
09:06 How Andre's experiences in education informed his own teaching
11:25 Addressing underrepresentation among teachers in elementary schools
14:52 Teacher pay
19:20 What's holding back educators and what can we do about it?
23:52 Politics in education
26:43 Problematic laws around education
31:44 How Andre prevents burnout
38:38 What led to Andre's interest in public speaking?
44:00 How the Mamba Mentality informed Andre's approach to teaching
48:48 How Andre iterates on his abilties
55:28 What Andre wishes there was more research on
58:22 Pomodoro method and education
01:01:21 Having an off season
01:03:13 How I'm growing my podcast
01:08:29 How to connect with Andre