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Record a gratitude shout-out!

On the podcast we feature fans' recorded shout-outs to educators who have made a difference in their lives. Help us share the love by recording and submitting your message, and we will feature it on an episode.

Check out our sample script, and click the blue "Record a Thank-You" button to get started. You should see this button on the right of your screen - on mobile or desktop.

If you know the teacher's email, email it to us:
We will notify them of the episode and your gratitude!

recording tips!

  • Try to keep your recording under 90 seconds (1 - 1.5 minutes)

Sample Script: 
  • Hi! I'm (your first name), and I want to give a shout-out/say thank you to (teacher's name) because ... (snapshot highlighting how this teacher has made a difference in your and/or your child's life).


the science behind Tfc

"Gratitude is not just a pleasant, passive emotion but rather an activating, energizing force that may lead us to pursue our goals and become better, more socially engaged people."

Gratitude is an untapped source of energy and inspiration in our school communities. Learn more about the pro-social behaviours that are correlated with gratitude in How Gratitude Motivates Us to Become Better People.


the science behind Tfc

"Expressions of gratitude not only provide social glue for the people involved—the grateful person and the benefactor — but also spread ... affecting witnesses in ways that could reverberate throughout a group."

Gratitude is so powerful that even witnessing others expressing gratitude can give us a boost. Learn more about The Ripple Effects of a Thank-You.

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the science behind Tfc

"There is growing evidence that being grateful may not only bring good feelings. It could lead to better health."

Gratitude is like a multivitamin-- it can benefit multiple dimensions of our health and wellbeing. Learn more about the research in
Is Gratitude Good for Your Health?

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