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Inside The Classroom

Every person has memorable stories from their time in school. The ones that make us laugh. The ones that make us cry. The ones that might've changed the course of a school year. Stories from athletics to those involving a favorite educator are told right here with host Cindy Queen. Cindy and her guests shed light on the stories that leave marks of a school for the better,
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13 Episodes

Inside The Classroom: Cookeville High School's Chelsea Forgey

On this episode of Inside The Classroom - Cindy Queen meets with Chelsea Forgey, a math teacher at Cookeville High School and the Putnam Co. Teacher of the Year for the high school level. They touch on why math is much more intimidating to students today than it once was,…
11 Feb 24 min

Inside The Classroom: Putnam Co. School's Beau Debord

On this episode of Inside The Classroom - Cindy Queen visits with Beau DeBord, the Teacher of the Year in Putnam County for middle school. They cover what inspired Beau to become a teacher and how its evolved over time, any funny stories he has to share on experiences in…
28 Jan 24 min

Inside The Classroom: Has Classroom Discipline Changed

On this episode of Inside The Classroom - Cindy Queen is joined by Julie Beth Trentham, Lindsey Knoll, Paisley Collier, and Lilly Knoll with the topic of discipline in the classroom. They touch on what the group thinks of when they hear the phrase "classroom discipline", the list of rules…
14 Jan 23 min

Inside The Classroom: VITAL School's Patrick Trentham

On this episode of Inside The Classroom - Cindy Queen meets with Patrick Trentham from the VITAL School in Putnam County. Patrick talks about what VITAL offers in terms of work-based learning, the difference between dual credit and dual enrollment, and some of his favorite teachers in high school that…
31 Dec 2023 24 min

Inside The Classroom: Mental Health In Education with Shelia Barker

On this episode of Inside The Classroom - Cindy Queen is joined by Shelia Barker, the Social Wellness Coordinator for the Putnam County School system. They touch on if the initiative of giving teachers time to de-stress is county wide or school by school, the assistance program Putnam County offers…
17 Dec 2023 23 min

Inside The Classroom: The Positives Of Work Based Learning In Today's World

On this episode of Inside The Classroom - Cindy Queen is joined by a panel of educators, Leah Burnett, Alyssa Wheeler, & Tasha Walker. They discuss common misconceptions about work based learning that haven't totally changed, if anyone in the group does career assessment tests to help their kids find…
3 Dec 2023 23 min

Inside The Classroom: The Role of The Guidance Counselor

On this episode of Inside The Classroom - Cindy Queen is joined by Whitney Upton, the guidance counselor for Putnam County's VITAL School. They touch on how counselors try to put a balance today in helping students achieve their goals, Whitney remembering what it was like when she first started…
19 Nov 2023 26 min

Inside The Classroom: VITAL School's Lance Key

On this episode of Inside The Classroom - Cindy Queen talks with Lance Key, the Instructional Coordinator, for Putnam County's VITAL Program. They discuss the huge shift to group learning today from the days of quietly taking notes, a story involving a teacher giving out their phone number to students…
5 Nov 2023 25 min

Inside The Classroom: The Many Duties of Being A Teacher

On this episode of Inside The Classroom - Cindy Queen meets with colleagues Becky White, Karen Trentham, and Shannon Pirtle discussing how the roles of a teacher have evolved in the classroom. They look at the huge shift to group learning today from the days of quietly taking notes, a…
22 Oct 2023 25 min

Inside The Classroom: The Importance of Teachers & Good Mental Health

On this episode of Inside The Classroom - Cindy Queen sits down with Elisabeth Jones of White Plains Academy & Whitney Upton from the VITAL School as they look at mental health in educators. The trio talks about some of their experiences of what it means to have good mental…
8 Oct 2023 24 min

Inside The Classroom With Cindy Queen: Who Has Changed, Kids or Adults

On this episode of Inside The Classroom - Cindy Queen is joined by fellow educator, Elisabeth Jones. They discuss the universal truths about adolescents valuing friends over parents, Cindy and Elisabeth remember learning how to behave from the list of classroom rules in school, and certain traumas that are more…
10 Sep 2023 24 min

Inside The Classroom With Cindy Queen: Stories With Trenton Nash

On this episode of Inside The Classroom - Cindy Queen's first guest is Trenton Nash, a teacher that's fairly new to the game, but not short of humorous experiences. Trenton shares some stories about some high school classmates, Cindy's first middle school class that was trial by fire, and a…
27 Aug 2023 23 min