137: Think of teaching like a taco. – Kate MacFarlane chats with us about building relationships, connecting with others, and why we should think of teaching like a taco.

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18 year veteran teacher, Kate MacFarlane, chats with us about building relationships, connecting with others, and why we should think of teaching like a taco.

'If you ever get really down or really discouraged, just remember, this too shall pass, and things will get better.' - @PrimarilyKate (on IG) from episode 137 of #TeachBetterTalk #Podcast #TeachBetter Click To Tweet

Episode Highlights

  • 0:46 – Chatting about our friend, Jorge Valenzuela’s new book, “Rev Up Robotics.” Follow Jorge @jorgedoespbl.
  • 6:39 – Previewing the episode with Kate MacFarlane (@PrimarilyKate)
  • 9:24 – Kate introduces herself.
  • 12:00 – Kate’s failure: Attempting to implement an idea to help with a divisive environment, and making it worse.
  • 16:11 – Kate’s success: Teaching 2nd graders that were struggling. Setting up co-teaching and seeing success in students.
  • 18:04 – What’s keeping Kate excited about education right now: Connecting with other educators.
  • 20:31 – Kate’s advice to teachers: Think of teaching like a taco.
  • 22:39 – Chatting about Teachers Pay Teachers. Kate recommend’s Kayse Morris‘s course.
  • 24:35 – 6 questions answered in 15 seconds or less.
  • 26:16 – How to connect with Kate.

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