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Dr. Tisha Shipley has been in education for over 23 years. She has taught Pre-K, Kindergarten, Gifted and Talented 3rd-6th Grades, Dr. Shipley was an elementary principal, a cheer coach, and was on...
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Early Childhood Podcasts for Students and Teachers to Enhance Learning

Podcasts have become a new way of learning. As teachers, leaders, childcare providers, etc., we must commit to being lifelong learners. Today it is easier than ever to learn by listening to colleagues, veterans, and even new to the profession by turning on a podcast. A podcast allows you to listen and learn in the car, while you are working, at the gym, on an airplane, and even out on a walk. There are thousands of podcasts out in the world today, and when it comes to early childhood and working with children, there are great ones.

Here are some you may want to try out:

Early Childhood Chatter

Drs Shipley and Heald have a new professional/leader/teacher on their show twice per month. They share tips, tricks, and things working out in the education world. 

Early Childhood Chatter on Spotify


Real Talk For Real Teachers

This is a podcast by Dr. Becky Bailey, the Conscious Discipline creator. 


Elevating Early Childhood 

Vanessa Levine believes in leveling the playing field and bridging the gap between the world of preschool, pre-k, and K-12 education.

Elevating Early Childhood Podcast Archives - Pre-K Pages


The Inspiring ECE Podcast

Marcia Nicole introduces you to topics in early childhood education that will enhance your practice and your life as an educator. 

The Inspiring Early Childhood Educator | a podcast by Marcia Nicole


Podcasts are not only for adult learners. We can also use podcasts in our classrooms with our students. Being a teacher, I am always trying to research new ways to get my students involved in using their imagination, listening, and comprehension skills while also learning to form visual images or “brain movies” in their minds. This is where creativity, engagement, enrichment, and fun come into teaching! Podcasts can do so many great things for students, like build confidence, expose them to new and different genres, provide access to numerous subject matters to meet even the most distinct interests, and, most importantly, engage students in literacy activities that will pique their interest and enjoyment in books and reading. 

Preschool Music and Story Time

Nick Young knows children love to move and dance, so he provides high-energy, interactive songs, stories, and rhythm games.

Preschool Music & Story Time



There are three new shows on GoKidGo: Bobby WonderLucy Wow, and R.L. Stine’s Story Club! Each actor in these podcasts truly makes the story come to life. More new podcasts that will be coming soon are FloozevilleGoKidGo The ShowFamily Game Show, and Whale of a Tale. These podcasts make you smile, and some might scare you a bit, but they all have a great story for children and adults alike—I honestly have found myself listening to them solo! GoKidGo shares many wonderful educator resources for the podcasts that go along with the stories your children are listening to.  

Go Kid Go - Crunchbase Company Profile & Funding


Story Time 

This podcast is for toddlers, preschoolers, young children aged 2-13, or the whole family. Inspiring stories for all children. 

Story Time Podcast | Free Listening on Podbean App


What will you do now? After taking a peek at these podcasts, has your mind changed in any way? Has it encouraged you to use podcasts in your classroom? What about sharing podcasts with your families? What about starting a podcast of your own? Start something new. Go out on a limb! Have fun! Get engaged! Continue to learn! Continue to share!