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Teachers, let us know what changes you’d like to see in your schools and districts




Children at Scripps Ranch KinderCare in San Diego play in their classroom with teacher LuAnn Cline who was surprised with the Early Childhood Educator Award and a $10,000 check from Knowledge Universe.
Children at Scripps Ranch KinderCare in San Diego play in their classroom with teacher LuAnn Cline who was surprised with the Early Childhood Educator Award and a $10,000 check from Knowledge Universe.
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The start of school this year coincides with the perfect opportunity to show kids science live — a solar eclipse on August 21.

Teachers across California are stocking up on eclipse-viewing equipment to teach their students about the relationship between the earth, sun, and moon. But when nature does not present such opportunities, how do teachers innovate in the classroom? What pedagogical experiments have proved successful? What aspects of classroom life do they wish were different?

As the new school year approaches, AirTalk invites K-12 teachers in Los Angeles to tell us what changes they’d like to see. How can teacher and student experience in classrooms, schools, and school districts improve?

Guest:

Kyle Stokes, KPCC’s K-12 reporter; he tweets @kystokes