Making Better Teachers Podcast
By Kevin O'Shea: Teacher, educator and podcaster
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Meet inspiring educators from across the world as they discuss the ins and outs of teaching. Host, Kevin O’Shea, and guests cover topics such as classroom management, technology, leadership, motivation, outdoor learning and a lot more. For more, visit: http://makingbetterteachers.com
||CleanMBTP Episode 13: The Importance of Learning Additional Languages||Did you learn a second or third language when you were in school? In this week's episode, we chat with Leila Claire Rabord, an international Middle and High School French teacher. We chat about her life as an international educator and the importance...||3/16/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMBTP Episode 12: Building Community with PYPconnectED||Why is it important to build community as teachers? What are the benefits? This week we chat with David Towse. He is a technology coach based in Tokyo and the person behind PYP ConnectED. What is PYP ConnectED and how is it bringing teachers around...||3/9/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMBTP Episode 11 - Why Every Teacher Needs a PLN||Every teacher should build and maintain a Professional Learning Network! In this week's episode, Kevin chats with well know education blogger, Adam Hill, about the importance of connecting with teachers around the world! Now part of the VoicED Radio...||3/1/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMBTP Episode 10 - What's a House System?||What is a House System anyway? If you're from the U.K., you probably know, but if you're from North America, maybe not. In this episode, we chat with Lee Blowers, an elementary school teacher, and blogger based in London. He talks all about the...||2/22/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMBTP Episode 9 - Teaching Design, Thinking Design||What does Design Class look like in modern middle and high schools? What do students learn and why are they learning those skills? From coding to building, students do a lot! We learn about Design in the modern classroom from Jason Reagin, Design...||2/16/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMBTP Episode 8 - Overcoming Challenges||What challenges have you faced in the classroom that changed you as a person and the way you teach? In this bonus episode, Kevin shares a story about how a challenging student made him a better educator. Some podcast news as well! The MBTP is now part..||2/12/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMTBP Episode 7 - Student Centered Learning||What does student-centered learning look like? Where is it going? In this episode, we speak to Tania Mansfield, PYP Coordinator at International School Ho Chi Minh City about their Studio model of student-centered learning. What is it? How was it...||2/9/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMBTP Episode 6 - Getting Students Outdoors to Play||Why should teachers focus more on getting kids outdoors to play? How does outdoor play benefit us all? In Episode 6 (Chinese New Year holiday bonus episode), host Kevin O'Shea goes solo to advocate for more outdoor play and nature education for...||2/6/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMBTP Episode 5 - Flipgrid Fever!||What is Flipgrid? How can we use technology in a meaningful and creative way in our classrooms? In this episode of the podcast, we chat with Technology Coach, Sean Forde about the Flipgrid app and how he creatively uses at Chadwick International...||2/1/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMBTP Episode 4 - The Role of the Literacy Coach||What is the role of a school's Literacy Coach? What's it like to be one? In this episode of the the podcast, we chat with Middle School Literacy Coach and Education Consultant, Tonya Gilchrist about her role as a coach at an international school in...||1/25/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMBTP Episode 3 - What's the PYP Exhibition?||So what is the IB PYP Exhibition anyway? Well, if you are a student or teacher at Primary Years Program school, its a pretty big deal. In Episode 3 of the podcast, Grade 5 teacher, Christopher Murray talks with us about the culminating event in a PYP...||1/19/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMBTP - Episode 2 - The First-Year Teacher||Do you remember your first year in the classroom? We certainly all do! It as a roller coaster ride to say the least. In this week's episode, we chat with first-year teacher, Greg Vice about the challenges and rewards he has faced during his first year..||1/16/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMBTP Episode 1 - The Start of it all||There's a brand new podcast for teachers around the world. Host, Kevin O'Shea talks about this new show, where it came from and what to expect in future weekly episodes. The blog: https://makingbetterteachers.com/ Twitter: @madformaple...||1/12/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
Authentic and timely!
Kevin is a pro! This podcast has guest from all around the educational world. The guest vary so that it doesn't become too predictable. In most cases Kevin chooses guest that have information that he wants to learn about. It sounds crisp and clean and you can really tell that he knows how to produce a podcast! Keep up the great work!
I love how personal and education Kevin is. He doesn’t pretend to know everything and is learning right along with us which is great! Love the confidence and smoothness of his voice and the great perspective he has on teaching!