We’ve put together a list of amazing podcasts for you to enjoy wherever you are, and whatever you’re doing. Learn about the latest ed tools and practices while loading the dishwasher, hear about cutting edge ed tech on the way to work, or swot up on the latest teaching techniques with your bedtime cocoa.
‘Teacher Cast’ in one of the most well-known podcasting networks for teachers. The shows feature guests including #edchat co-founder Jerry Blumengarten, edtech aficionado and blogger Brad Currie, and the Edcamp Foundation Executive Director Hadley Ferguson. It also hosts podcasts specifically for tech educators and principals.
If you are a teacher looking for great reviews of the newest educational apps and devices, this podcast may be for you. Experienced teachers from San Francisco, Fred and Sharon Jaravata are self-proclaimed ‘beta testers’ of all things edtech, sharing their mindful insights with their growing audience of fellow educators.
This podcast’s host Jasper Fox Sr. is not only a successful science teacher, but has also been a speaker at many educational events and conferences. He believes in nurturing growth mindset with an use of educational technology and his show (as well as his choice of guests) reflect that entirely.
‘Every Classroom Matters’ is a full of practical advice for all educators and school administrators, who are interested in solving the problems faced in their daily work. The show is a part of BAM! podcast network and is presented by Vicki Davis.
If you are using Twitter as a way of growing your professional learning network, you may have heard about Adnan Iftekhar, who works as a Technology and Innovation specialist in California-based Synapse School. His podcast features interviews with inspiring educators, such as Lindsey Lipsky, Rusul Alrubail, and Alec Couros.
This podcast highlights the ‘difference makers in the field of education’. Its hosts are Todd Nesloney, Stacey Huffine and Chris Kesler, experienced educators with a focus on educational technology and how it is used by the leaders. In the past they have discussed this topic with guests such as Sarah Thomas, Alice Keeler, and John Spencer.
Interested in hearing all about latest educational tools and practices? Then you should check ‘The State of Tech’ podcast presented by Sean Beavers, Eric Curts, Eric Griffith, and TJ Houston. Their latest episode focuses on gamification, assessments and information overload.
This lively and fun podcast in its second season is hosted by Nicholas Provenzano, ISTE Teacher of the Year and the self-proclaimed ‘Lady Gaga of Teaching’. Guests include Steven Anderson, Pernille Ripp, and Tom Gwynn. Be sure to follow the host on Twitter, too as he shares interesting blog posts and tips from his fellow teachers.
Whether you are an experienced edtech veteran looking for a fresh perspective or a new teacher taking her first steps in the world of educational technology, you can be sure to find something interesting here. The show has 180 episodes so far and is still going strong. Its hosts Tom Grissom and Cindy Rich post their Technology Picks of The Week on their website which are worth checking, too!
If you are looking for an ironic and a slightly less enthusiastic perspective on the latest in edtech, listen to ‘Techlandia’ episodes. Its series ‘Old Grumpy Teachers’ is not only hilarious, but also offers a refreshing view on using technology in the classroom. As the hosts, Scott Bedley and Jon Samuelson state on their website, they decided to ‘create a show that let them vent publicly’. Teaching grouches unite!
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