EduMagic: Future Teacher Podcast

EduMagic: Future Teacher Podcast

Are you an aspiring teacher? The EduMagic Future Teacher Podcast is a podcast designed for preservice teachers who are using EduMagic to rock their college careers. With each episode, you will learn about what it means to be an educator of excellence. Guests include current teachers, educational experts, and administrators who share their tips and stories to help YOU. Learn from the best! Listen in as Dr. Sam Fecich interviews educators on how they got started in education, what they do now, and how they use EduMagic every day with students. You can also listen to past episodes or subscribe so that new episodes come right into your inbox every week! For more EduMagic go to


March 14, 2023 28 min
The experience of being a student-teacher can be exciting and challenging at the same time. This is where student-teacher supervisors play a crucial role in supporting and guiding student-teachers. John Shenberry shares his tips and strategies for new and student teachers regarding supervision as a college and student-teacher supervisor through Brooklyn College.
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We are excited to announce the release of our new book, "Digital PD for New Teachers." As educators, we know that growing and learning is a continuous processes. With this book, we aim to guide you through different digital professional development opportunities that can help you strengthen your practice and build your confidence in the classroom.

Our book provides practical tips, strategies, and resources for new teachers w...
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We know that getting to know your students is not something we start and stop during the first week of school. Instead, getting to know your students is something we continue to do throughout our semester and year with our students. Building relationships with students supports our ability to deliver content and reach and teach in new ways. Our guest today is Rebecca Glass Lowe, an experienced educator who has spent many years teac...
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Student teaching can be a challenging but rewarding experience. By setting boundaries, prioritizing self-care, building a support system, being flexible, and remembering why you chose this path, you can balance your student teaching responsibilities with a fulfilling life outside the classroom. Remember to take care of yourself and enjoy the journey.
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Have you ever interacted with Alexa or Google Home to turn on your lights or play music? I have daily. Chat GPT is just one form of AI that we can interact with. In this episode of the EduMagic podcast, we explore
  • What is Chat GPT?
  • What can it do?
  • What impact will it have on education?
  • What are the limitations?
  • How can teachers use it?
  • What's next?

    If you love this episode, please tag me @SFecich on social media and share! Check o...
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    Welcome to episode 197 of the EduMagic Podcast. Alexis Arias shares with me the ins and outs of alternative education and everything you need to know to get started in an alternative education classroom. During this episode, Alexis Arias shares her teaching story and what brought her into education. We answer the questions:
  • What is an alternative education placement?
  • Why should future teachers know about alt ed?
  • What are some common m...
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    Are you a future CTE teacher? Join Khristen Massic and me as we discuss planning essentials for future CTE teachers. During this episode, Khristen starts by sharing her teaching story and then dives right into strategies for CTE teachers.

    If you love this episode, please tag me @SFecich on social media and share! Check out the books EduMagic: A Guide for Preservice Teachers, EduMagic Shine On A Guide for New Teachers, and get yo...
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    We're back with another fun and informative Edumagic episode - all about resumes! This week's guest is Charles Williams, an author, podcast host, and principal. Mr. Charles Williams, You can connect with Charles Williams here -

    The first thing you need to do is to ground yourself in why you went into education in the first place. Open your mind to making the changes in education that are...
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    In this episode, Melissa Conte shares five resume tips you don't want to miss out on. From how to format to what to include, this episode is so helpful when developing and editing your resume.

    If you love this episode, please tag me @SFecich on social media and share! Check out for show notes and resources.

    Remember, you have the #EduMagic in YOU!
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    Are you looking for some quick ways to improve your lesson plans? Check out these three lesson planning tips shared from the book Crush it from the start: 50 tips for #newteachers from @schoolrubric. In this episode, I share lesson plans at a glance, cross-curricular planning, and Sel check-in ideas with #edtech like @lumiosocial and @classroomscreen.

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    It's that time when things get busy around the school. There are committees, volunteer opportunities, and professional development - more and more demands on your time. With this teaching climate, we may not have preps as we had before or feel the stretch from all the tasks put upon us.

    In this podcast episode, my co-authors Matt, Kevin, Casey, and I share ways to set boundaries as new teachers. We dive into why it's essent...
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    September 29, 2022 8 min
    Today we are discussing the 6-word story strategy. They are fun to implement and allow students to review their learning, and it is a great way to check in to see what students have learned. Let's jump in with the 6-word story. First, we will describe the strategy, how to set it up, and when you can use it in your lesson planning.

    Show notes:

    TPT freebie: https://www.t...
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    Classroom management can be challenging, especially for a student teacher.
    First, you must use the first few days of your placement to learn the rules and procedures of your host teacher's classroom. Classroom management is such a huge topic to cover. Today we are covering calls and responses, ways to engage students during a lesson, and one thing you shouldn't forget during every lesson. Ok, let's jump in.

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    September 9, 2022 7 min
    Hello EduMagicians, welcome back to another episode of the EduMAgic podcast. Today we are discussing how to have students show what they know differently, using technology they already have in their pockets. Are you intrigued? Listen up.

    Show notes can be found here:

    If you love this episode, please tag me @SFecich on social media and share! Check out the books EduMagic: A ...
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    In this week's podcast, Dr. Shani Challenor and I discuss how to be an effective student teacher - before, during, and after student teaching. Several practical tips are shared that you can implement today during your student teaching experience.

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    If you love this episode, please tag me @SFecich on social media and share! Check out EduMagic: A Guid...
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    August 23, 2022 10 min
    Today I'm sharing three mistakes you don't want to make during student teaching. Student teaching is challenging, but you can do this. Here are three mistakes you don't want to make during your student teaching:

    You are only sitting in the back of the classroom.
    You are not setting clear expectations for yourself.
    You are not asking questions.

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    Most student teachers do not get paid during their student teaching experience. While student teaching can be expensive, I have a few ways to help you save some money during student teaching.

    Show notes can be found here:

    If you love this episode, check out the books EduMagic: A Guide for Preservice Teachers, EduMagic Shine On A Guide for New Teachers, and get you...
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    Shanimarie shares classroom management strategies you can implement immediately in your elementary classroom.

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    If you are loving this episode, please tag me @SFecich on social media and share! Check out the books EduMagic: A Guide for Preservice Teachers, EduMagic Shine On A Guide for New Teachers, and get your se...
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    June 30, 2022 13 min
    With Instagram, educators, future educators, school districts, and organizations can connect and learn from each other. You can learn from what others share through posts, stories, lives, DMs, reels, and guides. Consider posting something educational three times a week as a teacher.

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    June 16, 2022 7 min
    This episode is inspired by my new book (coming September 2022), "50 tips for New Teachers". I co-authored the book with Matthew Rhoads, Ed.D, Casey Jakubowski, Ph.D., and Kevin Leichtman, Ph.D. We share 50 tips for supporting new teachers throughout the year. We discuss just a single tip here. Are you interested in learning more about the book? Join the waitlist -

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