Podcasts are an excellent addition to your personal learning as a teacher. These are some of the best podcasts for teachers to consider spending their valuable time listening.


Smart Thinking Podcast with Ted Neitzke

Website: Smart Thinking Podcast

I hope all teachers have the opportunity to hear Ted Neitzke speak in person. It is impossible to leave a “Ted Talk” without feeling recharged and ready to tackle any challenge had on. The Smart Thinking podcast is a weekly kick-start full of wit and wisdom to help teachers focus on what’s important in life.

Ted serves as the CEO of CESA 6 in Oshkosh Wisconsin. CESA 6 is a not-for-profit organization and serves 39 public school districts. Before that, Ted was a superintendent, principal, and teacher.

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Shake Up Learning Show with Kasey Bell

Show Up Learning Podcast
Shake Up Learning Podcast

Website: Shake Up Learning Show

Shake Up Learning shares information you can use immediately.  Think of these episodes as audio edtech coaching sessions.  Kasey Bell makes technology approachable.  Even if you are uncomfortable using technology you will walk away with great ideas and resources.  Her speaking voice is enjoyable to hear and she speaks with contagious excitement.

You can leave an audio message for Kasey Bell on her website.  Maybe she’ll answer your questions on her show.

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The Cult of Pedagogy Podcast with Jennifer Gonzalez

Cult of Pedagogy Podcast
Cult of Pedagogy Podcast

Website: The Cult of Pedagogy Podcast

Jennifer Gonzalez puts a huge amount of work into making her podcasts useful.  Her dedication is heard up in the quality of each episode.  You will hear about teaching strategies, classroom management, education reform, and educational technology.  As a teacher your time is precious.  This is a good investment of your limited time and headspace. One of the most recommended podcasts for teachers.

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Educational Duct Tape Podcast by Jake Miller

Educational Duct Tape Podcast
Educational Duct Tape Podcast

Website: Educational Duct Tape Podcast

The Duct Tape podcast features interviews with tech ed leaders.  The host and guest share a wealth of knowledge while being entertaining.  You will get strategies and practices you can use today and share other teachers.

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The Ditch That Text Book Podcast with Matt Miller

Ditch That Textbook Podcast
Ditch That Textbook Podcast

Website: The Ditch That Textbook Podcast

This podcast is short, concise & impactful.  Each episode is about 5 minutes and is a quick recommendation to try when you get to school.  Matt Miller challenges teachers to reflect and think about the teaching profession and its impact on students.  Perfect for a short commute to work or binge-listening.

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Google Teacher Podcast with Matt Miller & Kasey Bell

Google Teacher Podcast for Teachers

Website: Google Teacher Podcast

I already suggested their individual podcasts.  Of course, their collaboration project is worth the listen.  Matt Miller & Kasey Bell cover a variety of topics and interviews with passionate educators.  This is a weekly goto for tech integration tips and ideas for using Google products.  

You can send them an audio message from their website.  

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The House of EdTech Podcast 

House of EdTech Podcast
Ditch That Textbook Podcast

Website: The House of EdTech Podcast

Chris Nesi ton of great resources and ideas for integrating technology.  His interviews are always relevant and timely to the edtech world.  You can tell Chris has a passion for podcasting and the quality comes through in his show.  He recently started a YouTube channel as a companion to his podcast.

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Truth for Teachers Podcast with Angela Watson

Truth for Teachers Podcast
Truth for Teachers Podcast

Website: Truth for Teachers Podcast

Angela Watson speaks about real and tough situations with thoughtful reflection.  She helps teachers find a work-life balance and to let go of the guilt for doing so!  She is described as a life raft in the middle of a storm.  You can leave her a message for her on speak pipe.

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Educate Podcast by NPR

Educate Podcast
Educate Podcast

Website: Educate Podcast

An absolutely great resource for anyone who either teaches children or cares about education.  These episodes are less about teaching and more about education as a system.

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Shifting Our Schools with Jeff Utecht

Shifting Our Schools
Shifting Our Schools

Website: Shifting Our Schools

Jeff Utecht started as a 4th-grade teacher and now is an international speaker on educational technology.  His SOS podcast will keep you informed about new ways to integrate technology and understand the why behind it.

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