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The Art of Learning is a podcast series that explores the who, what, when, where, why, how of educating and dives into the teacher as a life learner. Listeners of The Art of Learning Podcast will get to know a leader in the field of educator and their thoughts on education. Each episode centers around a guest in the field of education and the stories/ongoing learning they engage in.

The Art of Learning Podcast Alex Garcia

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

The Art of Learning is a podcast series that explores the who, what, when, where, why, how of educating and dives into the teacher as a life learner. Listeners of The Art of Learning Podcast will get to know a leader in the field of educator and their thoughts on education. Each episode centers around a guest in the field of education and the stories/ongoing learning they engage in.

    Ep. 6 - Thank You, Next w/ Casey

    Ep. 6 - Thank You, Next w/ Casey

    This month, I talk to Casey DeFord-- a Director of Design for Teach For America in the Nashville/Chattanooga region. She discusses her education experience abroad, her trajectory from classroom teacher to  facilitator for a non-profit, she also shares...

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Ep. 5 - Boo! w/ Robin

    Ep. 5 - Boo! w/ Robin

    This month, I talk to Robin Sneed -- an Instructional Facilitator in Blytheville, Ar. She discusses her shy demeanor, a double life as a college students, she shares life lessons, and finally, she discusses her thoughts on her fears as an educator.Don't...

    • 57 min
    Ep. 4 - At the Intersection w/ Jazmin

    Ep. 4 - At the Intersection w/ Jazmin

    This month, I talk to Jazmin Berlanga-Medina -- a Physical Science Teacher in Blytheville, Ar. She discusses her love of reading & science, her transition into an American, she shares life lessons, and finally, she discusses her thoughts on how her...

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Ep.3 - Back, Back to School Again w/ Whitney

    Ep.3 - Back, Back to School Again w/ Whitney

    This month, I talk to Whitney Carter -- a Career and Technical Education teacher and department chair in Forrest City, Ar . She discusses why she was often sent to the principal's office, her growth from being a novice teacher to being a department...

    • 55 min
    Ep. 2 - The C Word w/ Brandon

    Ep. 2 - The C Word w/ Brandon

    This month, I talk to Brandon Lucius, an executive director for a teacher development program based in Arkansas. Brandon walks us through his experience of being a student to being a leader for the Arkansas Teacher Corps. He discusses his ego, his role as an executive director, and finally shares his thoughts on Covid-19 and explains how the novel virus impacted the organization and the teachers who are trained through the program.

    • 52 min
    Ep. 1 - I Know What You Do Every Summer w/ Beina

    Ep. 1 - I Know What You Do Every Summer w/ Beina

    This month, I talk to Beina Toler -- a teacher development manager based in Arkansas. Beina walks us through her experience of being a student to being a coach. She discusses her penchant for self-expression, her experience as a new teacher in a new...

    • 53 min

Customer Reviews

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4 Ratings

4 Ratings

counkk ,

Easy, Informative, and Fun

The host’s conversation style helps the conversation flow easily and honestly. The nearly hour-long episodes fly by and it feels like only 20 minutes have passed. I get to learn with every podcast and find ways to push myself as an educator without feeling guilty that I wasn’t doing enough. Looking forward to hearing more guests and watching the show grow.

MikePsych93 ,

Storytelling for Growth

I appreciate this podcast because it allows us to look at teaching from a storytelling perspective. Too often we are caught up with the technical minutiae of teaching that we forget that most of teaching is about relationships - hearing and guiding the stories of our students and colleagues to better shape their experience and the world. I think this podcast has brought that back into perspective for me. I can’t wait to hear more!

aleppink ,

Hungry for more!

As a teacher in the Bay Area, of course, I love hearing about other teachers’ experiences from across our country, especially from teachers of color! We need to lift up, listen to, & follow the words of these teachers & leaders. Listening to Beina’s experience of teaching in the south and her advice of looking inward was so inspiring. I cannot wait until the next episode!

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