Here are 18 Really Good Podcasts For Teachers

Series: favorites July 09, 2017

Do you spend your days shaping young minds? Are you always on the lookout for interesting new things to learn, and to share? There's a podcast for you. In fact, here are 18 engaging podcasts for history teachers, writing teachers, science teachers, math teachers, and teachers of all kinds.

    1. American Military History Podcast:

    A podcast about America and all her major military engagements from the Revolutionary War to today.

    2. Creative Mornings:

    breakfast lecture series for the creative community

    3. Data Skeptic:

    A detailed, yet extremely approachable podcast about data science, artificial intelligence, and machine-learning.

    4. Freakonomics:

    "Each week, hear surprising conversations that explore the riddles of everyday life and the weird wrinkles of human nature—from cheating and crime to parenting and sports."

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    5. Hardcore History:

    Remarkably engaging (really) long-form podcasts about the most significant moments in history (and the people who lived through them).

    6. Hidden Brain:

    "Exploring the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior"

    7. Intelligence Squared US:

    "Intelligence Squared brings together the world’s leading authorities to debate the day’s most important issues"

    8. Little Atoms:

    "Little Atoms is a weekly show featuring the worlds of science, journalism, politics, religion, academia, human rights and the arts in conversation."

    9. More Perfect:

    This show "dives into the rarefied world of the Supreme Court" to look at landmark cases from the past, how they were decided, and why they matter today.

    10. Myths and Legends:

    A tour through history's greatest folklore. "Stories of magic, kings, Vikings, dragons, knights, princesses, and wizards from a time when the world beyond the map was a dangerous, wonderful, and terrifying place."

    11. PBS News-hour:

    Daily, publicly-funded news roundup.

    12. Planet Money:

    In-depth stories that make economic issues interesting.

    13. Stuff You Missed In History Class:

    Covering the interesting subjects your history teacher skipped over, one subject per episode.

    14. Stuff You Should Know:

    SYSK breaks down complex topics you should know about into entertaining stories. Listen to their episode on public relations. It's amazing.

    15. Surprisingly Awesome:

    From mold to interest rates, SA takes supposedly "boring" topics, reframes them and tries to prove they're interesting (and they usually do).

    16. TED Radio Hour:

    "A journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions, and new ways to think and create. Based on riveting TEDTalks from the world's most remarkable minds."

    17. The Daily:

    The day's news in 25 minutes, brought to you by The New York Times.

    18. The President's Inbox:

    Weekly conversations from CFR on "the foreign policy challenges facing President Donald J. Trump. Hear what issues are topping the forty-fifth president’s inbox."
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