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Making Better Teachers Podcast

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

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MBTP 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 Tokyo, Japan. We learn about both the challenges and the amazing rewards to her job. Making Better Teachers Blog: http://makingbetterteachers.com Twitter: @madformaple http://twitter.com/madformaple

33mins

26 Jan 2019

Rank #1

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MBTP 23 - Season 2 Begins

In Episode 23, Season 2 of the Making Better Teachers Podcast kicks off. Host Kevin O'Shea talks about why the podcast was quiet during the summer months and where it will be going during season 2. Making Better Teachers Blog: http://makingbetterteachers.com Twitter: @madformaple http://twitter.com/madformaple Facebook: http://facebook.com/makingbetterteachers

9mins

23 Aug 2019

Rank #2

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MTBP 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 developed and where is it going? If you're interested in innovative models of teaching and learning, you'll like this episode. Making Better Teachers Blog: http://makingbetterteachers.com Twitter: @madformaple http://twitter.com/madformaple

45mins

9 Feb 2019

Rank #3

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MBTP Episode 14 - The Power of the Makerspace

How can we foster creativity and problem-solving skills? How can we engage students in STEM and STEAM? One great way is through the Makerspace. This week we chat with Mike Bycraft, the Head of Design and Innovation at a major international school in Korea. He tells us about all of the amazing things he's doing at his school's Makerspace and what educators of all age groups can do to encourage creativity to help their students innovate. Part of the VoicED Radio Network: https://voiced.ca/ Making Better Teachers Blog: http://makingbetterteachers.com Twitter: @madformaple http://twitter.com/madformaple Facebook: http://facebook.com/makingbetterteachers

48mins

23 Mar 2019

Rank #4

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MBTP Episode 15 - Classroom Technology

How should schools implement technology in the classroom? How can teachers use technology? How can we make technology meaningful? This week we chat with Craig Kemp, a Head of Digital Learning and Innovation based in Singapore. He shares with us some wonderful insights about how technology should be used in educational settings and also recommends some must use apps! Part of the VoicED Radio Network: https://voiced.ca/ Making Better Teachers Blog: http://makingbetterteachers.com Twitter: @madformaple http://twitter.com/madformaple Facebook: http://facebook.com/makingbetterteachers

27mins

30 Mar 2019

Rank #5

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MBTP 20: Becoming a Google Certified Innovator

Creating innovative solutions to real-world problems. That's the name of the game when you become a Google Certified Innovator. This week, Adam Hill shares his experiences about his journey to becoming a Google Certified Innovator. What did he have to do in order to apply and what was the Google Innovator Academy like?  Adam shares a lot of fantastic information for those educators looking to up their teaching game! Part of the VoicED Radio Network: https://voiced.ca/ Making Better Teachers Blog: http://makingbetterteachers.com Twitter: @madformaple http://twitter.com/madformaple Facebook: http://facebook.com/makingbetterteachers

28mins

12 May 2019

Rank #6

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MBTP 22: Teaching Science and Bugs & Stuff

What's it like to teach science and conservation to both adults and children? This week we chat with Cari Ritzenthaler, co-host of the Bugs & Stuff podcast. She is a  scientist, adjunct instructor and works in an elementary school in the United States. Cari also co-hosts the Bugs & Stuff Podcast, a show all about insects, conservation and science. Part of the VoicED Radio Network: https://voiced.ca/ Making Better Teachers Blog: http://makingbetterteachers.com Twitter: @madformaple http://twitter.com/madformaple Facebook: http://facebook.com/makingbetterteachers

33mins

3 Jun 2019

Rank #7

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MBTP 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 student's academic career. Making Better Teachers blog: https://makingbetterteachers.com/ Twitter: @madformaple http://twitter.com/madformaple

15mins

20 Jan 2019

Rank #8

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MBTP Episode 18: PubPD and PubPDasia

How often do you attend formal PD sessions? How often do you attend Professional Development sessions that are a little "Outside the Box"? This week we learn about one of those sessions. We chat with Carlos Galvez all about #PubPD and more specifically, #PubPDasia. This fun PD is set in pubs around the world and involves networking, drinks and a lot of professional learning. Find out more in this episode! Part of the VoicED Radio Network: https://voiced.ca/ Making Better Teachers Blog: http://makingbetterteachers.com Twitter: @madformaple http://twitter.com/madformaple Facebook: http://facebook.com/makingbetterteachers

30mins

20 Apr 2019

Rank #9

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MBTP Episode 19: International Leadership

What's it like to have a leadership role in a Canadian school versus an international school? What challenges and rewards are there when someone in a leadership role transitions to an international education setting? This week we chat with Ann Marie Luce, Elementary Principal at a large international school in Beijing, China. We learn about her journey from being a leader in Canada to making the move abroad. Part of the VoicED Radio Network: https://voiced.ca/ Making Better Teachers Blog: http://makingbetterteachers.com Twitter: @madformaple http://twitter.com/madformaple Facebook: http://facebook.com/makingbetterteachers

26mins

6 May 2019

Rank #10