The Edvocate Podcast

The Edvocate Podcast

Latest Episodes

The Edvocate Podcast, Episode 6: 8 Ways That Digital Age Teachers Avoid Burning Out
October 13, 2018

Being a teacher is a tough job. So much so, many new teachers end up leaving the field within their first three years. To ensure that the next generation of students have qualified teachers, we must nip this phenomenon in the bud. In this episode,

The Edvocate Podcast, Episode 5: The Archetype of a Great Teacher
October 01, 2018

One of the questions that I am frequently asked is, what does a good teacher look like? I respond by mentioning my 10th-grade Biology teacher, Mrs. Minor, and listing the attributes that made her the archetype of a great teacher. -  

The Edvocate Podcast, Episode 4: How to Create a Culturally Responsive Classroom
September 24, 2018

Building a culturally responsive classroom is hard. To help you along your journey, here is your guide to exploring and respecting the cultural backgrounds of your students while also using diversity as an asset.

The Edvocate Podcast, Episode 3: Why Teacher Shortages Occur
September 14, 2018

It seems that every year around this time, school districts around the country report not being able to fill all of their open teacher vacancies. Why do these cyclical teacher shortages occur? In this episode of the podcast,

The Edvocate Podcast, Episode 2: How Edtech Companies Should Start the New School Year
September 05, 2018

As summer reaches its peak, and fall gears up to make its arrival, students, parents, teachers, and administrators are all preparing for the beginning of a new academic year. So many gains were made last year,

The Edvocate Podcast, Episode 1: 8 Attributes of Successful Digital Age Teachers
August 26, 2018

Regardless of where you go in the world, teachers are the backbone of the education system. Without quality teachers, school districts cannot provide students with the skills that they need to be successful academically. Without teachers,

Introducing The Edvocate Podcast
August 18, 2018

For over 15 years, veteran educator Matthew Lynch has written about and researched the field of education. On “The Edvocate Podcast,” he discusses education trends, issues, and futures. To join him on this journey,