68: Conductors of Our Classrooms – Jeff Bradbury chats about listening to our audience to understand their needs, and how you can teach like a WWE Superstar.

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Listen to episode 68 of the Teach Better Talk Podcast with Jeffrey Bradbury

Jeffrey Bradbury, educational podcaster and founder of TeacherCast, chats with us about podcasting to help give educators a voice, why he loves using the medium to connect educators and grow together, and how you can start podcasting, too.

Jeffrey shares his story of building multiple podcasts over the past 9 years, how you can teach like a WWE Superstar, and why we need to be the conductors in our classrooms.

Episode Highlights

  • 1:03 – Shout out to Nick Sutton (@DrNickSutton) for providing Rae’s word to describe Jeff for this episode.
  • 3:55 – Rae shares some of her favorite “Non-Educational” podcasts, and how non-educational podcasts (and books) can provide a lot of value.
  • 8:52 – Previewing the episode with Jeff Bradbury.
  • 10:47 – Jeffrey introduces himself.
  • 11:23 – Jeffrey chats about some of his many podcasts.
  • 13:34 – Jeffrey takes through the steps of how to start podcasting. Can you podcast for free? Yes.
  • 15:58 – Jeffrey’s failure.
  • 18:57 – Jeffrey’s success: His family facing countless challenges, and overcoming.
  • 21:47 – Jeffrey shares what it’s like being on the other side of the microphone.
  • 24:04 – Jeffrey shares how you teach like a WWE superstar.
  • 26:40 – What’s got Jeffrey excited about education right now.
  • 28:43 – Jeffrey chats about how to help teachers get comfortable with new ideas when they want to, and when they don’t want to. Listen, find your avatar, and fill their needs.
  • 30:45 – Jeffrey dives into who your “avatar” is.
  • 34:30 – 6 questions answered in 15 seconds or less.
  •  38:33 – We make Jeffrey share is #1 favorite podcast: “Something To Wrestle” – Bruce Prichard
  • 41:23 – How to connect with Jeffrey.

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