Teachers need to upgrade and self-develop their knowledge throughout their career if they want to be good educators and stay relevant. Podcasts are an easy way for educators to learn with their ears. It is said that podcasts provide a better connection on a topic than just reading text. It provides more depth on a subject than an article. Podcasts are all the rage now. They give educators access to the most up to date teaching methods and the latest experimental tools.
Listed here are some popular podcasts for teachers:
The Cult of Pedagogy Podcast
A series created by Jennifer Gonzalez that talks about classroom management, education reform, teaching strategies, educational technology… She interviews parents, educators, students and administrators about psychological and social dynamics of school, trade secrets and other things that wouldn’t be found in a textbook.
The Teach Thought Podcast
Drew Perkins delivers an insightful exploration of how teaching and learning are changing in a connected world, from the rise of project-based learning, inquiry-based learning, and personalised learning experiences, to modern knowledge demands, emerging technologies, and the tools and shifts that characterise 21st century learning.
Tech Talk4Teachers – A podcast for teachers about teaching, learning and technology
This podcast by Tom Grissom is for educators that want to keep up with the latest advances in educational technologies and their practical applications in classrooms. They have a little something for everyone from kindergarten teachers to university professors.
Teachers Aid focuses on meeting some of the biggest unmet needs every educator has. Mandy Froehlich and Jon Harper talk to educators who give teaching their all but still feel they are not doing enough. This podcast helps get social and emotional support for personal challenges that teachers face.
Those Who Can
Paul Dwyer and Will Bailey-Watson designed this podcast to help teachers reflect on their practice. Each week they talk through various aspects of teaching, aiming to share their thoughts about what has shaped their experience, as well as talk through the advice they might offer to teachers at a variety of stages in their career. By talking through aspects of teaching that they find difficult or have wanted more advice on, they hope to encourage more teachers to reflect on how they go about their day-to-day work.
This education podcast is light-hearted, witty and fun that features the funniest and smartest people in education. Nicholas Provenzano (aka The Nerdy Teacher) with his guests talk about technology, pop culture, school and learning in a casual format.
The House of EdTeach
Teachers and creators share stories about education technology, recommend valuable tools, tips and resources to integrate technology into the classroom and instruction in this podcast. Christopher Nesi, the host of the podcast, explores how technology is changing the way teachers teach, how it’s transforming classrooms of America and also the impact technology has on education. He helps teachers embrace the incredible fast paced changes in the world of ed tech and tackle the changes brought on by technology.
Every Classroom Matters
Educators who have important trends to share with teachers, principals, professors, and anyone who cares about educating people of all ages in today’s technological world are interviewed in this bi-weekly inspirational podcast. Their shows are 10-12 minutes long and it takes a candid look at the new big ideas that are transforming classrooms everywhere, from a practising teacher’s point of view.
Google Teacher Tribe Podcast
A weekly podcast designed to give K-12 educators practical ideas for using G Suite and other Google tools. It is hosted by Matt Miller (Ditch That Textbook), a teacher, blogger and presenter from West Central Indiana. He has infused technology and innovative teaching methods in his classes for more than 10 years. Co-host Kasey Bell (Shakeup Learning) is an award-winning digital learning consultant, national speaker, and blogger with a passion for technology and learning. Kasey offers engaging professional learning experiences for all levels of educators, specialising in training, presentations, keynote speaking engagements, and consulting.
Teachers on Fire
The 21st-century teachers come to this podcast to grow, learn, and be inspired. At Teachers on Fire, they believe in the growth mind-set, creativity, communication, critical thinking, collaboration, and strategic uses of education technology. Inside their episodes, they share news and views from educators who are getting it right and innovating in the classroom today.
The Balanced Educator Podcast
A weekly podcast that is hosted by the co-founders of Educalme, Kailey Lefko and Josianne Barnabé. Their intention is to equip and empower educators and parents to feel more calm, balanced, and joyful in all aspects of their lives. They discuss mind-set shifts and habits, experimenting within their own lives that are making their days more intentional, mindful and fun. They also talk about different ways to practice mindfulness in their own lives and how they can share what they are learning with their kids in the classroom or at home. Ultimately, they believe that when they nurture themselves first, they can share their unique gifts and talents with their kids in a bigger and deeper way.
The Teach On, Teach Strong Podcast
This podcast is all about providing free personal development for teachers. It is a movement with its sole aim being, to support fellow teachers emotionally and mentally to help them succeed in teaching so they can fulfil their potential and keep making a difference in the lives of young children.
A podcast by teachers for teachers. The goal of Simply Teach is to encourage classroom teachers right where they are with practical and simple tools to use in the classroom.
Teaching with Inquiry
A podcast for teachers who are interested in learning more about inquiry-based learning and how to implement this teaching strategy in their classrooms.
A podcast that shines a light on the inner workings of a school and the secret lives of teachers. Teachers, parents or former students will laugh and cry along as the mystery hosts regale with tales of experiences always under the cloak of anonymity.
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