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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.

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    • 4.9 • 126 Ratings

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.

    275: Paul Emerich France chats with us about all of the ventures and experiences he has had within the education space and how we can reclaim personalized learning for students.

    275: Paul Emerich France chats with us about all of the ventures and experiences he has had within the education space and how we can reclaim personalized learning for students.

    Paul Emerich France chats with us about all of the ventures and experiences he has had within the education space and how we can reclaim personalized learning for students.

    More at www.teachbetter.com/podcast/PaulEmerichFrance

    Paul's Recommendations


    EdTech Tool: Seesaw
    Books: 
    Street Data by Shane Safir and Jamila Dugan
    Culturally Sustaining Pedagogies by Django Paris
    Who do we need to follow on Twitter or Instagram TODAY?
    Shane Safir (Twitter)
    Jamila Dugan (Twitter)

    What's A Good YouTube Channel, Podcast or Website for Educators? “Morning Meeting”(Podcast)
    Daily, Weekly, or Monthly routine every teacher should get into? Drinking water.
    Best piece of advice you’ve ever received? "Speak to yourself in your most compassionate voice."




    Links to Connect With Paul


    Website or Blog: www.paulemerich.com
    Twitter: @paul_emerich
    Instagram: @paul_emerich
    Book(s):
    Reclaiming Personalized Learning
    Humanizing Distance Learning



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    BONUS - Balancing Your Morning With Jeff Gargas and Tre Gammage (12 Hour Live Event - July 14th)

    BONUS - Balancing Your Morning With Jeff Gargas and Tre Gammage (12 Hour Live Event - July 14th)

    In this bonus episodes we shared the audio from the recent 12 Hour Live Event the Teach Better Team put together on July 14th. In this specific episode, Jeff Gargas and Tre Gammage got together to discuss practical strategies and methods anyone can use and implement to better balance their morning and start their day off with success in mind. 

    We really hope you enjoy this bonus episode and if you are wanting more from this 12 Hour Live Event, head on over to teachbetteracademy.com where you can access all of the awesome PD segments of the day. Also, don't forget to give us a follow across all of our social media platforms below!


    Twitter: @teachbetterteam
    Instagram: @teachbetterteam
    Facebook: @teachbetterteam
    YouTube: @teachbetterteam



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    274: Traniece Brown-Warrens chats with us about serving students and helping them reach their ultimate potential

    274: Traniece Brown-Warrens chats with us about serving students and helping them reach their ultimate potential

    Traniece Brown-Warrens chats with us about serving students and helping them reach their ultimate potential.

    More at www.teachbetter.com/podcast/TranieceBrown-Warrens

    Traniece's Recommendations


    EdTech Tool: Flipgrid
    Books: The Burnout Fix: Overcome Overwhelm, Beat Busy, and Sustain Success in the New World of Work by Jacinta M. Jimenez
    Who do we need to follow on Twitter or Instagram TODAY?
    Jeff Gargas (Twitter)
    TeachBetterTeam (Twitter)

    What's A Good YouTube Channel, Podcast or Website for Educators?
    Jon Acuff All it Takes Is A Goal (Podcast)
    Errica Dotson-Hooper Sisterly Soul Stories (Podcast)
    Daily, Weekly, or Monthly routine every teacher should get into? Taking a pause to reflect, show gratitude and celebrate
    Best piece of advice you’ve ever received? "Be intentional"



    Links to Connect With Traniece


    Twitter: @brownwarrens
    Any other?: Podcast Window Wednesday with Ms. T. Brown


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    273: Howard Blumenthal chats with us about intersection of human progress, future-mindedness, technology, media, and the future of learning in the 21st century

    273: Howard Blumenthal chats with us about intersection of human progress, future-mindedness, technology, media, and the future of learning in the 21st century

    Howard Blumenthal chats with us about intersection of human progress, future-mindedness, technology, media, and the future of learning in the 21st century

    More at www.teachbetter.com/podcast/howardblumenthal

    Howard's Recommendations


    EdTech Tool: Computer
    Books: 
    Appalachia: A History by John Alexander Williams
    Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019 by Ibram X. Kendi
    Paris to the Past: Traveling through French History by Train by Ina Caro

    What's A Good YouTube Channel, Podcast or Website for Educators? Whatever you are interested in
    Daily, Weekly, or Monthly routine every teacher should get into? You don't get better at anything unless you practice. 
    Best piece of advice you’ve ever received? "Shut up and listen".



    Links to Connect With Howard


    Website or Blog: www.hblumenthal.com and www.kidsonearth.org
    YouTube Channel: www.vimeo.com/kidsonearth
    Book(s): More than 20, but the current title, Our Whole World in Their Hands: 21st Century School & Our Global Future is pre-publication.



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    272: Marsha Tufft chats with us about her work in education and passion for getting kids involved in STEM

    272: Marsha Tufft chats with us about her work in education and passion for getting kids involved in STEM

    Marsha Tufft chats with us about her work in education and passion for getting kids involved in STEM!

    More at www.teachbetter.com/podcast/marshatafft

    Marsha's Recommendations


    EdTech Tool: Zoom
    Books: 
    The Trials of Apollo by Ric Riordan
    Talent is Overrated by Geoff Colvin
    Who do we need to follow on Twitter or Instagram Today? Chris Woods (Twitter) 

    What's A Good YouTube Channel, Podcast or Website for Educators? 
    Daily Stem (Podcast)
    Solve It! For Kids (Podcast) 
    PutneyDesigns.com (Website)
    Daily, Weekly, or Monthly routine every teacher should get into? Find ways to show the relevance of STEM – science, technology, engineering, math – in real life.
    Best piece of advice you’ve ever received? everyone has relative strengths and weaknesses… we can often improve the most by working on our weaknesses.



    Links to Connect With Marsha


    Website or Blog: https://putneydesigns.com
    Twitter: @marshatufft
    Facebook Page: @mktufft
    Instagram: @mktufft
    YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPA9hiqwQJExem5WXaQhu6g
    Book(s): 
    https://putneydesigns.com/books/
    Putney and the Magic eyePad (book 1)
    The Cardboard Boat Race: Putney and the Magic eyePad–Book 2
    The Butterfly Detective: Putney and the Magic eyePad–Book 3
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mktufft/



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    • 39 min
    BONUS - Guest Blog Book Study - With Rae Hughart, Livia Chan, and Kari Pitstick (12 Hour Live Event)

    BONUS - Guest Blog Book Study - With Rae Hughart, Livia Chan, and Kari Pitstick (12 Hour Live Event)

    In this bonus episodes we shared the audio from the recent 12 Hour Live Event the entire Teach Better Team had earlier in April. In this specific episode, Rae Hughart, Livia Chan and Kari Pitstick highlight and discuss several of the most popular blog posts over the past year. 

    We really hope you enjoy this bonus episode and as always, you can head on over to www.teachbetterteam.com or follow us on social media for more!


    Twitter: @teachbetterteam
    Instagram: @teachbetterteam
    Facebook: @teachbetterteam
    YouTube: @teachbetterteam


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    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
126 Ratings

126 Ratings

Elijah Carbajal ,

Better

I love that this podcast is centered around other educators’ stories. There’s a takeaway from every podcast episode that helps us become better.

MrEngagement ,

Better myself!

I love how all the guests have diverse backgrounds. I learn a ton from every show! Plus it helps me get focused for my day at work!

Clement Townsend ,

Very insightful

I enjoy hearing the insightful perspective of the hosts and guests. Rae and Jeff have great chemistry which makes the show an enjoyable listen. I always leave with useful information.

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