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On Tuesday, November 12th, we will launch the Better Together Podcast: Stories from the Classroom

This will be a place to hear inspiring stories of educators who have solved problems, led change, and brought their great ideas to life--in their own words! 



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The teaching profession is full of brilliant, dedicated, passionate people.

Meet some of them in an easy new format: a podcast that you can download and listen to any time, any where! Episodes are about 30 minutes long. Find the Better Together Podcast: Stories from the Classroom here on this page—or wherever you usually find your podcasts—starting on Tuesday, November 12th. From there, we will release one episode each Tuesday for six weeks!


Meet Season 1 Guests:

Episode 1: Using Project Based Learning to Motivate Students…and Teachers

Cara Pekarcik is a high school science teacher at North Quincy High School. Cara is the 2018 Massachusetts Teacher of the Year and is currently serving as a WGBH Educator Ambassador. In this episode, Cara shares her passion for learning on a personal level and how this passion influences her teaching practice. Connect with Cara on Twitter @MsPekarcik and read about her Antarctic adventures

Cara Pekarcik, 2018 Massachusetts State Teacher of the Year and high school Biology teacher at North Quincy High School, Quincy, MA

Cara Pekarcik, 2018 Massachusetts State Teacher of the Year and high school Biology teacher at North Quincy High School, Quincy, MA


Nominate a colleague (or yourself) for Season 2!