Podcast 39: How Can You Make Your Students Feel Seen?

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Joshua McGovern

Joshua McGovern has been working with Teacher Toolkit since March 2018. He is responsible for our Soundcloud and iTunes channels and is the production manager for podcasts. He has a degree in Music Production and is a graduate of Leeds Beckett University. Aside from working...
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What small things help students know they’re important?

Our 39th interview on the Teacher Toolkit podcast is with Jelmer Evers, a secondary school History teacher from the Netherlands and editor of successful book Flip the System.

In this episode you can hear Jelmer and Teacher Toolkit founder, Ross McGill:

  • discuss how shy Jelmer was at school
  • highlight the impact one of his teachers had on him and how this formed his approach to teaching
  • identify things that need to be changed in the Netherlands’ education system
  • talk about how schools can reduce teacher workload, but how teachers can make changes themselves
  • mention why he thinks education technology is be problematic
  • share the book he is currently reading.

Remember, our podcast is available on iTunes!

You can find out follow about Jelmer Evers on Twitter, read his blog and find out more about his work on his website.

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