School Stew
School Stew (Branwyn Wilkinson)
School Stew is a podcast series that explores why education in Monroe County is a social justice issue that needs to be addressed in order to create a more successful school experience for more students.
What Money Can Buy
Host Branwyn interviews five Catholic school students who represent 3 of the Catholic schools in the Rochester area. They each discuss their experience with Branwyn, as well as some of the benefits and drawbacks of a Cat
Aug 11, 2015
24 min
The Truth About Charter Schools
In this episode, we say farewell to co host Unique as he heads off to college. Branwyn and Unique also discuss charter schools with guest co host, Erika, and the end of the show might just surprise you...
Jul 13, 2015
15 min
The Truth About Rural Schools
Join Branwyn and Unique as they round out School Stew's suite on public education by discussing rural schools. You'll learn of the challenges faced by rural students and schools, as well as the unique culture found in th
Jun 29, 2015
12 min
School Stew Highlights Reel
This episode is a conglomeration of some of the most compelling parts of School Stew's 6 episodes so far. It will be used to help showcase Branwyn's project at WOIS's Capstone Night!
Jun 13, 2015
5 min
An Exploration into the Urban Suburban Program
Branwyn and Unique give the facts about Rochester's impressive Urban Suburban Program, and address why there is a need for more programs like it.
Jun 7, 2015
17 min
Do Suburban Students Really 'Have it All'?
In this companion episode to "An Exploration into the Rochester City School District." Branwyn and Unique uncover the stereotypes and societal expectations that impact suburban students' identities as learners.
May 23, 2015
19 min
An Exploration into the Rochester City School District
How can some city schools be so high performing while so many others just aren't? In this episode, Branwyn and Unique look at the obstacles facing urban schools, and some ways in which these roadblocks can be counteracte
May 7, 2015
15 min
Different Voices
The long awaited episode of interviews! In this episode, Branwyn speaks with students and teachers in some of the Rochester City School District's top performing schools to hear their perspectives on what makes their sch
Apr 18, 2015
24 min
Why Education is Standardized Even Though Students are Not
In the second episode of School Stew, Branwyn and Unique discuss Howard Gardner's theory of multiple intelligi. They talk about how this theory relates to standardization, and how it can be applied to improve student per
Mar 19, 2015
10 min
Why Education is a Social Justice Issue
This first ever episode of School Stew sets up the basic themes and ideas for the entire podcast series. Hosts Branwyn and Unique explore the great programs already in place in the Monroe County education system, and add
Mar 4, 2015
18 min