the neighborhood
The Neighborhood is a podcast from Burlington Public Schools Social Studies department chair Todd Whitten, exploring the stories and experiences of families and students who are coming to Burlington from other countries. Todd and his guests explore how newcomers experience Burlington schools, and what the district could do differently to better support newly arrived students and families.

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  • Episode 4 Takayedza & Dzidzai from Zimbabwe February 17, 2024
    A conversation with neighbors who come from Zimbabwe.
  • Episode 3: Mojdeh from Iran January 17, 2024
    Today we are talking with a neighbor from Iran! Mojdeh is an art teacher at Burlington High School, who will tell us about speaking Farsi and Persian culture and what learning in Iran was like for her.
  • Episode 2 Edson, Julia and Emily-Brazil November 28, 2023
    A conversation with Neighbors Edson, Julia and Emily from Brazil!
  • Episode 1: Paddy November 2, 2023
    A conversation with Padmini, affectionately called Paddy about being from India and having children in Burlington Public Schools.