Episode 2: Writing, Recharging, and MARCHing On

Writing, Recharging, and MARCHing On | Episode 2 of ICTE’s YO TEACH Podcast

Written, Recorded, & Produced by Austin Hall

Welcome to Episode 2 of the YO TEACH Podcast, brought to you by the Iowa Council of Teachers of English. Thank you for having the courage to teach and for supporting this podcast.


Episode 2 Show Notes


Chris Apling is an undergraduate student at the University of Northern Iowa. He is a pre-service teacher and ICTE member who will student teach next year. Follow him on Twitter @Aplings2Aplings.

A special thanks to Lauren Petri and Missy Springsteen-Haupt for sharing their tips to sustaining as a teacher during this time of year and Denise McAleer and Sheila Benson for allowing me to record our conversation during the Writing Retreat.

Books discussed and shared at the ICTE Writing Retreat:

Ish by Peter H. Reynolds

What Do You Do With An Idea by Kobi Yamada

I Wish You More by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

The Teacher-Writer: Creating Writing Groups for Personal and Professional Growth by Christine M. Dawson

Link to Donalyn Miller’s “Fallow Fields” blog post

Link to the Iowa Writing Project website


Here are the books mentioned in this episode. Do yourself a favor, and add them to your TBR list.

Scythe by Neal Shusterman

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas