Looking to learn more about K-12 education policy, how classroom teaching works, or what tips other parents suggest for learning? No quiet time to read? We’ve got you covered with this round-up list of 100+ education podcasts.
Educators, parents, and researchers alike have embraced podcasting as a way to share information about the K-12 education world– and listening in to their conversations is free!
Podcasts are one of the most enjoyable and rapidly growing learning resources available today. In fact, there are more than two million podcasts out there. We’ve dug through a great many of them (though not two million) to bring you this list of education podcasts. Add these podcasts to your playlist when you need some inspiration or want to deepen your knowledge about all things K-12.
Click through the tabs below to find a topic that interests you. Most of these education podcasts are available on Apple Podcasts, as well as other platforms.
Whether you’re a teacher wanting to make the most of your commute by learning about ed tech, or a mom considering a switch to homeschooling, there’s a podcast here for you.
Why do some podcasts have yellow around them? Podcasts highlighted with yellow borders have previously featured National School Choice Week team members as guests.
Note that this education podcast list includes a diverse range of education perspectives. Inclusion on the round-up does not mean the podcast reflects the views of National School Choice Week.
What It's About: “Worldwide Parent Coach and Conscious Educator, Sue DeCaro is on a mission to revitalize the joy in parenting! Conscious Parents, Thriving Kids is a podcast designed to help parents all over the world create deeper connections with themselves and their children, so their families can thrive. Listen in for parenting stories, successes, pitfalls and supportive coaching techniques to move through the challenges and chaos on your parenting journey. Enjoy transformational conversations with experts, educators, and parents who will inspire and inform you as you tap into your own values in parenting.”
What It's About: "This is leveling up a podcast for educators, parents, and leaders of children who are interested in empowering learners. The purpose of this podcast is to continue an ongoing conversation about education and empowerment."
What It's About: "“Hi, I’m Avital. (pronounced Ah-Vee-Tal) I’m a mindful parenting coach, childhood designer, and mother. My work is dedicated to empowering intentional, imperfect parents (like you and me!) who face chaos, clutter, and conflict, through online tools to reclaim peace, presence and play for your family.”
What It's About: “Each one of my episodes is designed to help you navigate the difficult journey of parenting but in a way that is more peaceful and intentional. I’ll show you how to get your kids to listen and cooperate without yelling, punishments and rewards. I’ll show you how to understand your own feelings and those of your kids.”
What It's About: “Rachel Rainbolt is the mama behind the Sage Family Podcast, where we gather around a virtual campfire to share meaningful conversations with inspiring and insightful friends around Gentle Parenting, Natural Homeschooling, Simple Living, and Family Adventure. Are you ready to live the family life of your dreams?”
What It's About: “The Charter Central Podcast takes a monthly look at topics that impact charter public schools through in-depth interviews with education experts. A state and national leader in the charter public school movement, The Governor John Engler Center for Charter Schools at Central Michigan University shares insights on how public education can innovate to help students succeed.”
What It's About: “Our community can come together to solve the challenges of keeping our kids learning—on campus or at home—while staying safe. Inga Cotton, Founder and Executive Director of San Antonio Charter Moms, and her guests talk about schools of choice, educating your children at home, and staying mentally and physically well during uncertain times. By sharing our knowledge and a positive attitude, we can keep our children safe and learning.”
What It's About: “Within every child, there is a hidden potential waiting to be revealed. We intuitively know this as parents, and yet our hearts ache because raising these precious creatures is so hard. Enter: Montessori. By observing and focusing on our child's secret developmental nature and using a gentle, compassionate discipline approach, we can make both of our lives a whole lot easier! Join Aubrey, a Montessorian and mom of two, in a discussion about parenting, homeschooling, and the magic of childhood.”
What It's About: “The CiRCE Institute is called to promote, model, and support classical education in the school, within itself, and in the home. Our clients consider the CiRCE Institute the cutting-edge organization in the Christian classical renewal because of our unique ability to identify the ancient principles of learning, to communicate them enthusiastically, and to apply them vigorously in todays educational settings.”
What It's About: "Frustrated by the current state of education, Rachel Babcock and Josh Charpentier decided they would open an alternative charter high school. Education Disruption is the story of how high school can be done differently, for the benefit of the students. Map Academy is an alternative charter high school founded on the belief that every student – no matter what their life circumstances – has unique strengths and the ability to succeed. Our students are survivors. Most have been forced to navigate challenges beyond their years, like the effects of poverty, ravages of addiction, or the instability of homelessness. Here, they get the chance they deserve to overcome barriers and re-engage with their education. Map Academy is the alternative these students need to write the next chapter of their story – one that is not defined by challenges, but instead by what it takes to succeed in spite of them. Students leave Map with plans for the future and the skills to achieve them."
What It's About: "The Homeschool Journal is the premiere choice for homeschooling stories and advice. Follow along as Carrie and her panel of homeschool heroes share the challenges, the joys, and the lessons from their homeschooling journey."
What It's About: "Homeschool Talks is an informative podcast about all things homeschooling. We feature exciting interviews with homeschoolers from all walks of life. Each episode is packed with practical tips, inspiring stories, and more."
What It's About: “Are you ready for a homeschooling experience you can enjoy? One with less stress and more fun? Are you ready to think differently about homeschool? Join Maren and Angela every Monday as we encourage each other, laugh, and get real about homeschool.”
What It's About: "Welcome to K12 On Learning, sponsored by Stride, where we discuss our K12 story and showcase how online teachers, parents, and students work together to make online education at home a success. In this podcast, you will hear from leaders in education as we talk through learning solutions for homeschool, online school, education pathways, and topics tailored specifically to online students and parents. Whether it be online kindergarten, middle school, high school, or even post high school education—we are here for every ONE. To explore our public and private online school and curriculum offerings, please visit us www.k12.com."
What It's About: “A place for deep conversations with families around the world to be inspired how we can bring Montessori into our daily lives. A place for being curious and getting real, yes, beyond those Instagram pictures. A place you are accepted totally for who you are. No judgement. And I’ll be answering a listener question each episode too.”
What It's About: “The Motherbird Podcast is a podcast for parents that's not about how to raise your kids! We dig into all the rest of the things parents have to learn when you find yourself navigating life in the city of Los Angeles and beyond - with kids. Each season we will help parents discover local resources, master new "adulting skills", and find inspiration and clarity through interviews with the people who can help us keep it together til bedtime.”
What It's About: “Interviews with innovative educators, self-directed young people, and others who think differently about learning, teaching, and schooling. Hosted by Blake Boles (blakeboles.com), author of "Why Are You Still Sending Your Kids to School?" and founder of Unschool Adventures.”
What It's About: “The Raising Lifelong Learners podcast helps parents -- especially homeschooling parents -- encourage their differently-wired kids to learn, explore passions, cultivate creativity, and become fascinated by the world around them. Join host Colleen Kessler -- educational consultant, gifted specialist, author, and speaker -- for interviews, audioblogs, tips, and encouragement to help your differently-wired kiddos become lifelong learners -- children who know that they can find the answers to anything they want to know if they can just view their world with play, passion, and fascination.”
What It's About: "This is the podcast that brings a quick dose of homeschooling inspiration, confidence, and freedom your way - helping you discover the unique style of home education that fits your unique family."
What It's About: “Explore unschooling with Pam Laricchia, unschooling mom and author. Enjoy in-depth interviews with veteran unschooling parents sharing their family’s experience, dig into a wide range of unschooling topics with experienced guests, and get answers to listener questions in the Q&A episodes. Choosing to live and learn without school isn’t as intimidating as you might imagine. Children really do love learning when it's driven by curiosity rather than curriculum, and the strong and trusting relationships that develop in unschooling families are priceless.”
What It's About: “A Waldorf Journey is a blog and podcast started by a trained and experienced Waldorf teacher who is passionate about sharing what she has learned on the journey. Stay tuned for interviews, resource recommendations, tips and suggestions for making your Waldorf journey an incredible, life-giving experience.”
Waldorfy: Exploring Waldorf Education and Anthroposophy
What It's About: “Waldorfy serves to explore and explain Waldorf Education and Anthroposophy. In most episodes, I discuss topics with a Waldorf teacher, or someone with knowledge about anthroposophy, to deliver accurate, simple, interesting, information and explanations. When possible we’ll bring to attention any research or studies surrounding the topics we are exploring. My main aim is to reach parents, perspective parents, and alumni to engage them with the meaning and purpose of Waldorf Education and its connection with anthroposophy.”
Podcasts about education policy, school choice, the future of education, and education equality.
Black Minds Matter
What It's About: “Black Minds Matter is a podcast exploring the root causes of educational inequality and the hope we have for a better path forward. The world is in the midst of a civil uprising as more bear witness to the racial and social injustices that take place daily in America, sparked by the abhorrent murders of black men and women. We must commit to overhauling systems, and that includes acknowledging that our early justice system which hunted people of color as slave patrols. The education system, once a primary mechanism for segregation, is propped up and prowls for black minds just the same. Those committed to protecting black lives cannot simultaneously refuse to nurture black minds. Our essence and our being deserve life. Our black minds matter."
What It's About: “EdChoice Chats is the official podcast of the national nonpartisan nonprofit EdChoice. We believe families, not bureaucrats, are best equipped to make K-12 schooling decisions for their children. Listen in to stay updated on the latest controversies, messaging hacks, legislation, litigation and research related to school choice in America.”
What It's About: “For more than a decade, the Fordham Institute has been hosting a weekly podcast, The Education Gadfly Show. Each week, you’ll get lively, entertaining discussions of recent education news, usually featuring Fordham’s Mike Petrilli and David Griffith. Then the wise Amber Northern will recap a recent research study.”
What It's About: “Deep in the heart of public school education wars rage on, and few warriors come to fight for the people. Yet, there is one small band of freedom fighters bring sanity to the village. Anyone who threatens the education of our 8 million black children is likely to catch these eight black hands.”
What It's About: “Hosted by Future of School CEO Amy Valentine, this show presents compelling conversations around innovative online and blended learning. Hear from all stakeholder voices in education―students, teachers, parents, policy influencers, and entrepreneurs―in a variety of segment types. From featured interviews presenting industry leaders’ insights to students’ and parents’ personal reflections on the impact of flexible learning options, fast-paced Q&A sessions with teachers, and commentary on emerging trends, diverse voices will highlight the power and promise of innovative, equitable education.”
What It's About: “The Learning Curve” is where you’ll find straight talk about the nation’s hottest education stories – news and opinion from the schoolyard to the campaign trail. Co-hosts Gerard Robinson and Cara Candal serve up provocative commentary and interview school leaders, innovators, bestselling authors, policymakers and more.”
What It's About: “Wondering what education options are available for your kids? Curious about school choice and wondering if you’ve go the right fit for your child? Thinking about making a school change and considering something different like homeschooling or a charter school? Then this is the podcast for you! Join us as we discover and celebrate school options with our host, Jenny Clark – mother of five and champion for school options!”
What It's About: “If you want to understand what’s wrong with our public schools, you have to look at what is arguably the most powerful force in shaping them: white parents. A five-part series from Serial Productions, a New York Times Company. Hosted by Chana Joffe-Walt.”
What It's About: "This podcast is for the Guardians of the Internet Generation—the teachers, school leaders, and parents who are raising youth in a society filled with technology. We’ve got to get this right—our future depends on it. I’m your host, Heather Clayton Staker, co-author of the book Blended: Using Disruptive Innovation to Improve Schools. I'm founder and president of Ready to Blend, based in Austin, TX. I write, speak, and train on how to use technology in schools. In this podcast we'll discuss the whys and hows of introducing technological innovation into our children's lives."
What It's About: “Get to know the real people, ideas and practices at work across the globe that are transforming the way we learn and live. Whoever you are and whatever you do, you won't want to miss a show! Subscribe now to catch the buzz on kids, policy, technology, and all of the latest in education.”
What It's About: "From the CPRE Knowledge Hub and CPREHub.org. Uniting research, policy, and practice through interviews and discussions around pressing education issues. CPRE is headquartered at University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education."
What It's About: “The Heartland Institute podcast featuring libertarian and conservative scholars who are working to bring school choice to every family, and break up the monopoly of our failing government-run public education system.”
What It's About: “The Show-Me Institute is the only think tank in Missouri dedicated to promoting free markets and individual liberty. Our vision is for Missouri to be a place where entrepreneurs are free to pursue their dreams, where parents are free to direct the education and upbringing of their children, where the principles that guide state policy are those which enhance freedom, and where all Missourians are free from dependence on government. Our mission is to advance liberty with individual responsibility by promoting market solutions for Missouri public policy."
What It's About: "‘What I Want to Know’ provides answers to some of the biggest questions in education. As the traditional model undergoes a dramatic shift accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, many are wondering what the future holds. Kevin P. Chavous connects with industry leaders to get their insights on how we can better prepare learners to unlock their full potential, no matter their learning environment."
Podcasts geared toward educators and education leaders about classroom teaching, management, and subject areas.
The Build Math Minds Podcast
What It's About: “The Build Math Minds podcast is for my fellow Recovering Traditionalists out there. If you don’t know whether or not you are a Recovering Traditionalist, here’s how I define us. We are math educators who used to teach math the traditional way. Flip lesson by lesson in the textbook, directly teaching step-by-step how to solve math problems. But now, we are working to change that to a style of teaching math that is fun and meets our students where they are at, not just teaching what comes next in the textbook. We want to encourage our students to be thinkers, problem solvers, and lovers of mathematics..we are wanting to build our students math minds and not just create calculators. If that is you, then this podcast is for you.”
What It's About: “A weekly recap of inspiration and innovation in your schools. Hosted by a panel of education experts, Big Ideas features fun and freewheeling discussion, interviews with influencers, and news items to inform and entertain education professionals and supporters.”
What It's About: “The CharacterStrong Podcast: Weekly conversations for anyone in education. CharacterStrong is an organization that provides curricula and trainings for schools internationally. Our trainings help educators infuse character and social-emotional learning into the daily fabric of any classroom or campus. Our curricula focus on character development in order to help students cultivate social-emotional skills, their emotional intelligence, and help them develop a stronger identity and purpose in school and in the world.”
What It's About: “The Classroom Matters podcast aims to tell the stories and share the experiences of K-12 educators and the reality of our education system. Join Kristy Houle, former elementary teacher and principal and current home school Mom and Outreach Coordinator for Educate.Today, as she talks with a wide variety of fascinating people on important and interesting educational topics.”
What It's About: “Teaching strategies, classroom management, education reform, educational technology -- if it has something to do with teaching, we're talking about it. Jennifer Gonzalez interviews educators, students, administrators and parents about the psychological and social dynamics of school, trade secrets, and other juicy things you'll never learn in a textbook. For more fantastic resources for teachers, visit http://www.cultofpedagogy.com.”
What It's About: “The mission of e2e podcast is to shine a light on incredible teaching and learning and to provide relevant and digestible professional development for educators. Carrie Conover is a passionate educator that has visited hundreds of classrooms across the nation. In this podcast, she and one guest educator discuss transforming teaching and learning. Each podcast will share 3 concepts you can bring back to your school or classroom to create an innovative and engaging environment for students.”
What It's About: “The EduMagic Future Teacher Podcast is a podcast designed for preservice teachers who are using EduMagic to rock their college careers. With each episode, you will learn about what it means to be an educator of excellence. Guests include current teachers, educational experts, and administrators who share their tips and stories to help YOU.”
What It's About: “Educators! Is your passion tank running on empty? Look no further. Gretchen of Always A Lesson has a double dose of just what you need. Come fill yourself up with an Empowering Educators podcast to start your day feeling… EMPOWERED!”
What It's About: “What if you could hear from leaders in school systems all around the country? People who are finding innovative ways to solve problems and make strategic decisions as they work to hire, develop, retain and support teachers and staff? From superintendents to principals, from human resources to curriculum and instruction to special education, we’re talking with people who have something to say in K-12 – and we’re sharing those conversations here.”
What It's About: “Tavis Beem and Danny Hauger discuss the “why” of teaching. Through interviews, empowering stories, current events, and teachable moments, Beem and Hauger bring inspiring stories from the classroom to the podcast. This show features stories, positive news, and interviews with teaching professionals from many walks of life.”
What It's About: “This podcast is for educators, engineers, entrepreneurs, and parents interested in bringing engineering to younger ages. Listen to real conversations among various professionals in the engineering education space, as we try to find better ways to educate and inspire kids in engineering thinking. For episode transcripts and more information, visit: www.k12engineering.net.”
What It's About: “K-12 Greatest Hits brings together the most insightful, relevant, compelling, and up-to-date thinking on the education issues that parents, educators, and advocates really care about -- through interviews with the nation's leading advocates and educators. Subscribe and get a 360 degree perspective from some of the leading education thinkers in the nation.”
What It's About: “The Leader Of Learning podcast explores transformational leadership in education. It is where educators can come find inspiration to transform education through effective leadership. It is a community where educators can realize their leadership potential regardless of their position or title. More information can be found at https://leaderoflearning.com”
What It's About: “This podcast is dedicated to all my fellow K-12 educators as I reflect on my experiences & best practices working in K-12 education as a former teacher & current administrator. New episodes are released bi-weekly on Friday's at 4 PM (excluding special bonus episodes). Subscribe so you don't miss any new episodes! Additionally, feel free to leave a review!”
What It's About: “This is a podcast for busy teachers who want to engage their students in meaningful hands-on learning. You will receive simple, innovative and practical teaching tips and ideas for teaching math, reading and writing.”
What It's About: “On this show, Tisha Richmond chats with educators and thought leaders from around the world to hear stories of how they are transforming teaching and creating unforgettable learning experiences.”
What It's About: “Wondering how to create a classroom culture where students don't want to stop exploring mathematics when the bell rings? Kyle Pearce from TapIntoTeenMinds.com and Jon Orr from MrOrr-IsAGeek.com team up to uncover how we can Make Math Moments That Matter for every student in the math classroom from Kindergarten through Grade 12. Discover how you can build easy to plan and fun to deliver math lessons that kids will not only love, but also learn from using the Making Math Moments That Matter 3-Part Framework. Get ready to learn as we interview math education influencers, engage in coaching calls with mathematics educators from around the world, and take deep dives into assessment, differentiation, student behaviour, engagement, problem solving, math fact fluency, and many other common teacher challenges as we strive to Make Math Moments That Matter. Let’s learn how we can meet the needs of every learner in all classrooms regardless of student readiness together!”
What It's About: “Hi teacher friends! We are Melissa and Lori, two literacy educators in Baltimore. Our purpose is to bring teachers together in a positive way to share successes and struggles with Wit and Wisdom curriculum implementation. We are SO excited to talk with you!”
What It's About: “Bringing a punk rock mindset to the classroom! Schools need passion, community, and some DIY attitude! Each week Mike Earnshaw (principal from Illinois) and Josh Buckley (teacher from Arizona) will discuss how punk rock shaped their education philosophy and show educators, punk or not, how they can bring a punk rock mindset into their classrooms and their schools!”
What It's About: “Science of Reading: The Podcast will deliver the latest insights from researchers and practitioners in early reading. Via a conversational approach, each episode explores a timely topic related to the science of reading.”
“The STEM Everyday podcast focuses on how teachers can infuse STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) into their everyday lessons. We explore and share great ideas that inspire students to take ownership in their learning. Each week I interview educators & innovators & authors who are using creative ways to add STEM to their everyday classrooms, schools, and communities.”
What It's About: “The STEM Read podcast explores the connections between STEM and storytelling. Join hosts Gillian King-Cargile and Dr. Kristin Brynteson as they dive into a hot topic in K-12 education with an educator or STEM expert. After that, they talk with an author whose books can ignite enthusiasm for reading and learning. Get great reading recommendations, spark stemtastic ideas for your classroom or library, and geek out with Gillian and Kristin about science, technology, engineering, the arts, and math.”
What It's About: “Featuring expert educators ready to share progressive tactics to reach more students. Teach Better Talk is created by teachers, and fueled by passion! Every week, Rae Hughart and Jeff Gargas, of the Teach Better Team and www.teachbetter.com, chat with educators from all around the world, discussing failures, successes, exciting new tactics, and dishing out loads of tips, tricks, and advice for teachers of all levels.”
What It's About: “Are you a teacher looking for new ways to engage your students in learning each day? You need some fresh ideas for your classroom? Join Ashley Marquez, third grade teacher and curriculum designer, along with special teacher guests as she shares teaching tips, classroom ideas, and every day motivation. Whether you are looking for successful classroom management strategies, ways to engage your students, organizational ideas for your classroom, or ways to implement teacher self care this is the podcast for you! Tune in to episodes and get inspired.”
What It's About: “A podcast for K-12 educators covering the ever-changing learning landscape. From educators in the classroom to leaders outside of the field of education, every moment is a chance to create connections, share stories, and explore the ideas and innovations that will influence the future. Teachers in America is produced by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, The Learning Company™, inspiring the thinkers and doers of tomorrow.”
What It's About: “Teachers Need Teachers is the podcast for new and beginning teachers. It's inspired by the questions beginning teachers are asking around the web, plus the questions that you didn’t know you should ask! I'll help you clear the confusion and figure out what to focus on so that you’ll have the most positive impact in your classrooms without losing your freaking mind. I want to help you navigate through those crazy first years of teaching while maintaining your sanity AND personal life!”
What It's About: “How do I create engaging and rigorous lessons for my students? How can I better manage the planning, grading, and paperwork required of me as a Middle School English Language Arts teacher? How can I create strong and passionate writers? Most importantly, how can I create a work-life balance that allows me to enjoy weekends and pursue the career I love? Welcome to the Teaching Middle School ELA podcast where, each Tuesday, we will answer these questions and more! Each Tuesday, join hosts Caitlin Mitchell and Jessica Cannata as they deliver curriculum and lesson ideas, share classroom stories, and interview fellow educators who are experts in the field. If you teach reading and writing to middle schoolers and want to get inspired with some fresh ideas, productivity tips, and top-notch pedagogical strategies, then this is the podcast for you!”
What It's About: “Welcome to the teachernerdz podcast. Joe and Ron are self-proclaimed teachernerdz geeking out on all things education. They are looking to move educational practices out of the 1900's factory workers model to a student-driven classroom full of empathetic, creative, and collaborative students willing to take risks. Join them as they chat with educators from around the world, discussing educational tools, techniques, ideas, policies, & much more. Joe is a 3rd-grade teacher and Ron a technology teacher, grades 3-8.”
What It's About: “Profiling agents of growth and transformation in K-12 education. Advocating for collaboration, communication, creation > consumption, critical thinking, design thinking, growth mindset, inquiry, PBL, and strategic uses of technology in education.”
What It's About: “This audio podcast is comprised of interviews and solo shows focused on providing ideas and resources for K-12 teachers and school-based administrators. It is updated twice a week. Dr. Steven Miletto has been an educator in Georgia for 33 years. He has served public school families as a history teacher, assistant principal, and high school principal. In 2009, he was the Georgia Principal of the Year and a finalist for NASSP/MetLife National Principal of the Year in 2010. Currently, he is the executive director of a regional educational service agency (RESA) in Georgia (US).”
What It's About: “What’s better than a good story? A story with a message! Join Brent and a different guest each episode as they share a story or two from their experiences in education, along with the lessons they've learned that have helped them grow as educators. So pour yourself a cup of coffee, sit back, and enjoy as Brent sits down with other teachers and administrators to share some entertaining and inspirational stories of growth.”
What It's About: “Teach Me, Teacher is a podcast for educators where teachers discuss topical, informative, and inspiring subjects. Designed from the ground up as a no nonsense approach to teacher development, this podcast is your gateway to bettering your craft (and having some laughs along the way).”
What It's About: “Every weekday, join full-time teacher Vicki Davis, author of the Cool Cat Teacher Blog, as she dives into what matters most to classroom teachers. The best and brightest educators and idea creators will inspire you as they are interviewed on this show. You'll learn behind the scenes tips, classroom ideas, and practical mindsets for anyone working with today's kids.”
What It's About: “A weekly podcast for teachers full of tips and tricks, stories and strategies, and struggles and successes, all from the real life we are living every day. Welcome to This Teacher Life with Monica Genta.”
What It's About: “A valuable teaching resource is time. Educators are always seeking to learn but find it difficult in the scramble that the profession come with. Two Teachers Podcast provides short professional development highlighting proven techniques and strategies to engage your students and help your classroom.”
What It's About: A podcast all about playful learning, #gamification, game based learning, and game inspired course design. Join in the fun with our crazy hosts as we talk about the passion of playful learning.”
What It's About: “The Wired Educator Podcast: Becoming a Better Educator Now So You Can Make a Greater Impact and Enjoy a Higher Quality Lifestyle. The Host, Kelly Croy, is an Apple Distinguished Educator and Google Certified teacher. He has been teaching in the classroom for over 24 years. Kelly is a speaker, artist, author and educator.”
Podcasts focused on using technology in the classroom, media literacy, digital safety, Google hacks, and coaching tech.
Building the Bridge
What It's About: “Students, educators, and parents have found themselves in a new learning environment as a result of the pandemic. EdisonLearning recognizes this situation and has answered this call to action by launching a podcast series called “Building the Bridge,” hosted by Dr. Wendy Oliver. In this series, Dr. Oliver addresses how we can create a path to successful learning in this unique era that has driven so many of us to rely on technology for education.”
What It's About: “Computers, Coffee, and Curriculum is a K-12 educational technology podcast that showcases challenges, successes, and opportunities to purposefully integrate technology to enhance curriculum for all students. Originating from the West Irondequoit Central School District in Rochester, NY, the CCC podcast includes interviews with educational technology leaders and innovators while highlighting programs, applications, and ideas to spark collaboration and sharing of best practices with educators across the globe.”
What It's About: “The DIESOL Podcast covers EdTech in the field of English as a Second or Other Language. The show helps teachers consider best practices for their English Learning students and how to integrate technology into the classroom to help students where they are. DIESOL: Digital Integration in English as a Second or Other Language.”
What It's About: “Monica Burns from the popular EdTech blog ClassTechTips brings you teaching strategies, tips and activity ideas. Each podcast focuses on how to make EdTech integration easy with a shout out to favorite EdTech tools for classrooms. Monica provides actionable, relevant tips for teachers so you can make this school year the best one yet! Join author, speaker, and blogger, Dr. Monica Burns for an EdTech podcast that helps take the stress out of integrating education technology into your classroom.”
What It's About: “The EdTech Take Out is a podcast for teachers who are looking for innovative ways to use technology in the classroom. It is hosted by Jonathan Wylie and Mindy Cairney from Grant Wood AEA. Contact the hosts by email at [email protected] and read show notes at www.dlgwaea.org/podcast.”
What It's About: “The #EduDuctTape Podcast, hosted by Jake Miller, focuses on viewing #edtech as a tool used to meet goals, address learning standards and solve problems in the classroom, much as duct tape is used as a tool that solves a plethora of problems in our lives. In each episode, Jake sits down with a different inspiring guest to share and discuss some awesome ideas for using tech in the classroom! Join us for Educational Duct Tape, every other week on Wednesday!”
What It's About: “GotTechED the Podcast was created in 2018 by Nick Johnson and Eric Guise with one, singular goal: to provide quality, tech-centric professional development (PD) to busy teachers on the move. As educators who have always been passionate about PD, Nick and Guise have attended and created hundreds of hours of professional learning experiences for teachers, but there has always been one problem ... time! Attending full-day workshops and conferences is difficult and stressful due to missed class time and added prep. With GotTechED, Nick and Guise hope to provide busy teachers a way to access educational PD at their convenience.”
What It's About: “The Google Teacher Podcast is designed to give K-12 educators practical ideas for using G Suite and other Google tools in classrooms and schools. Hosted by Matt Miller (Ditch That Textbook) and Kasey Bell (Shake Up Learning).”
What It's About: “The podcast helping educators integrate technology by sharing stories from teachers, explaining the lessons learned, and sharing actionable easy #edtech tips and tools -- because whether you use it or not, technology is changing the way we teach and how our students learn.”
What It's About: “PodcastPD is the podcast for educators to learn on the go through interesting conversations about topics to help you grow in your profession. PodcastPD is hosted by Stacey Lindes, AJ Bianco, and Christopher J. Nesi.”
What It's About: “We’re tech coaches at Forward Edge, a K-12 technology company in Ohio. We have a team of former educators who now work as instructional coaches across the region. In our podcast, we’ll share lessons, stories, and tips from our network of coaches and special guests. We’re right there with you - on the ground and in schools every day. Hear personal perspectives on the role of a coach, benefit from our experiences, and learn from our mistakes - wherever you are, we’ve been there, we are there, and we want to help! So press the restart button, recharge your coaching batteries, and leave feeling equipped and inspired to coach fearlessly - with the Restart Recharge Podcast: A Tech Coach Collective!”
What It's About: “Host Kasey Bell, is an edtech leader, international speaker, author, blogger, and digital learning coach for K-12 teachers. Kasey helps teachers learn how to meaningfully integrate technology in the classroom through her expert presentations, on-air coaching calls, and powerful interviews with educational leaders and discussions with student guests. Learn how to integrate technology and digital learning tools, grow as a leader, refine your instructional strategies, and transform your classroom. Kasey is also an expert in Google for Education and G Suite tools, as well as Google Certifications. If you’re looking for PRACTICAL ideas that you can use in class tomorrow, look no further. The Shake Up Learning Show will help you become a more dynamic teacher and Shake Up Learning in your classroom!”
What It's About: “This podcast is full of creative teaching strategies, classroom ideas, and inspiration for middle and high school English teachers. Betsy Potash from Spark Creativity presents new ideas for immediate classroom use, making it that much easier for teachers to stay creative in the midst of their busy lives. Show notes and further inspiration await at nowsparkcreativity.com.”
What It's About: The Suite Talk will provide educators with comfortable and simple conversations about new or existing features of Google for Education and practical ideas to implement Google for Education and other technology tools effectively into the classroom. Let's connect, collaborate, share, and learn together while helping others integrate technology into the classroom. Let's #PayitForward!”
What It's About: "“The Tech Tools for Teachers Podcast is hosted by Shanna Martin, a technology coach focused on helping you find and understand free educational technology tools that you can use in your classroom. Free resources are available at https://smartinwi.com.”
What It's About: “Through conversations with teachers, librarians, scholars and reporters, Monita explores the critical aspects of digital literacy that shape how we create and consume content online. Discover what educators and students alike need to know—and how we can all become safer, better informed digital citizens.”
What It's About: “Welcome to the THRIVEinEDU podcast where learning happens and random thoughts related to all things education are shared. Listen in each week as I talk about some of the emerging trends and topics in education. Topics include Artificial Intelligence, AR/VR, Global Collaborations, Preparing Students for the Future, PBL, SEL, Coding, the Power of PLNS and more.”
What It's About: “Hosted by Lisa Goodell, the goals of this podcast are to EQUIP special ed teachers with ideas and solutions, as well as bring the global special ed teaching community together so we can learn from each other. (So far it has been heard in over 50 countries!)”
What It's About: “The LOMAH Podcast is an award winning show that runs topical series deep diving into an issue for 10-12 episodes with interviews from expert guests, including self advocates. Your host, Kim, has a teenage daughter with level 3 non speaking autism who will require 24/7 support the rest of her life. Like many parents, Kim has a lot of important questions. She does not claim to know the answers for her child nor yours but does promise to search for them and share what she is discovering along the way.”
What It's About: “Special Education Inner Circle podcast is hosted by Catherine Whitcher, M.Ed. As a special needs sibling, certified special education teacher, and special needs parent, Catherine brings you real world strategies everyone at the IEP table can use. As an international speaker and online trainer for special needs parents and special education teams, Catherine knows what it takes to prepare students and families for the future. Get ready to be inspired and learn actionable steps you can take immediately to change your special education experience.”
What It's About: "Tune in twice a month to hear Stephanie Landis and Meredith Krimmel, two speech-language pathologists at The Parish School, interview guests from parents to industry professionals with the goal of providing guidance, insight and hope to those touched by children who are differently wired. Each episode will cover a different topic related to education or child development. Whether you’re the parent or caregiver of a neurodiverse child who has autism, a speech-language delay or a learning disability, or you’re an educator who works with special needs children, this show is for you."
Spanish language podcasts about parenting and Spanish language podcasts for kids too!
Buenos Días Madresfera
"La mayor comunidad de bloggers de familia en castellano ahora también desde las ondas. Todos los días de Lunes a Viernes a las 7:15 os acompañamos con información y temas de interés para la familia, ¿te apuntas a madrugar con nosotros?"
"Cualquiera de nosotros haría hasta lo imposible Por Nuestros Niños. Nosotros entendemos que la educación es el vehículo que los impulsará hacia adelante socioeconómicamente. Los padres son los primeros maestros de sus hijos, y como tal, la clave para ayudarlos a alcanzar el éxito. Este programa radial y podcast presenta profesores, maestros y educadores a un público de padres hispanohablante que busca entender cómo el sistema educacional público de los EEUU puede serle más útil a sus niños bilingües. Compartimos, herramientas, recursos y consejos sabios basados en la investigación y la ciencia para ayudar a los niños a superarse en cualquier idioma."
"Haz que los retos de crianza y educación sean más fáciles de resolver preparándote para ser una mamá o papá efectivo. ¡Qué padres tips! es el podcast en el que tendrás siempre, y donde sea que te encuentres, las respuestas y el acompañamiento que necesitas para hacer brillar tu potencial, redescubrirte y crear una mejor versión de ti, en cualquier área de tu vida."
"Voces mágicas relatan historias protagonizadas por los personajes más queridos: un simpático patito al que llamaban feo, una bella princesa que cae en el sueño eterno, un soldadito enamorado hecho en plomo o un atrevido marinero llamado Simbad. Envuélvete en las historias más fantásticas. Cuentos tradicionales, relatados de hoy."
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