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Warming your heart, sparking your thinking, and igniting your professional practice. Reach out on any social media platform @TeachersOnFire. Hosted by Tim Cavey. Support this podcast:

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224 - BOOST Your ENERGY with These Two RADICAL Phone Habits (And Why Scheduled Emails Don't Work)

March 6th, 2023


Are you ever bothered by school emails or communications stealing your personal time? 

Here are two radical suggestions that have been game-changers …

223 - You Can Love Teaching, Love Your Students, and Still Love Time Away

May 1st, 2022


I’m writing this post from a delightful cafe in a quaint little touristy town near my home.

The sunshine is pouring in through three walls of windows.

222 - Two Years Later, It's a BREATH of FRESH AIR for a Pounded Profession

April 9th, 2022


Love or hate the policy decision — speaking, teaching, and breathing just became physically easier for exhausted educators across North America.

221 - Here's Your Permission to STOP CHASING Missing Student Assignments

March 26th, 2022


The reality: not every student has submitted the required products for a particular learning activity by the due date or deadline. What should the …

220 - When a Middle School Student Goes ON STRIKE: Mapping Next Steps

March 13th, 2022


I knew that if we were to improve this student-teacher relationship and get learning back on track, this student would need to feel fully heard by …

219 - What is the PURPOSE of ASSESSMENT?

March 6th, 2022


We recognize that our assessment beliefs and practices fundamentally shape every other aspect of learning that occurs in the school environment.

As …

218 - COMPASSION Over CANCELLATION: Seeing the Humanity Across the Aisle

February 26th, 2022


Following the thread, I had a startling realization. It’s a thought that I’m sure has crossed many educators’ minds over the last two years.

We don’t …

217 - Why Schools MUST TELL Their STORIES

February 19th, 2022


How could you be so sure that your wonderful class or school community was X … only to hear that others view it as Y?

Simple. You’re doing lots of …

216 - My BEST HACK for Memorizing Student Names

February 2nd, 2022


Dale Carnegie once said that “A person’s name is to that person, the sweetest, most important sound in any language.”

And so it is. If we want to …

215 - COFFEE with EDUPODCASTERS: A Conversation with Bryon Carpenter and Tim Stephenson

January 26th, 2022


This episode comes to you from a Tim Hortons coffee shop. Host Tim Cavey is joined by fellow edu podcasters Tim Stephenson (Science 360) and Bryon Carpenter (Fresh Air at Five).

This is a learning conversation. We talk …

214 - It’s OKAY to Be MESSY at the START

January 18th, 2022


Guess what, administrators. If you want your educators to teach responsively, dynamically, and sustainably, then you’ve got to create safe spaces for experimentation.

That means that it has to be okay for teachers to …

213 - The OVERLOOKED SKILL That No One Is Talking About in Education

January 11th, 2022


Think for a moment.

What if there was a physical skill that could actively determine an adult’s willingness to write virtually anything of length for …

212 - LEVEL UP Your SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENTS with This Checklist

January 3rd, 2022


Put your K-12 assessment tools to the test with 15 powerful questions.

Welcome to SPARKS: mini-segments intended to spark your thinking and ignite …

211 - We Are ALL Developing Learners

November 29th, 2021


We’re all developing learners. Every last one of us.

As adults, we often have the luxury of walking away from learning that proves difficult or …

210 - Are We Using TOO MANY APPS in Education?

November 22nd, 2021


In 2017, I attended ISTE in San Antonio, Texas. ISTE, or The International Society for Technology in Education, hosts the largest conference for …

209 - My Students Are Actually Thinking About LEARNING TARGETS

November 15th, 2021


I first read Ron Berger’s Leaders of Their Own Learning in 2018, and I’ve been sold on the power of learning targets ever since. I believe they’re an …


November 7th, 2021


Choosing the path of sanity and sustainability isn’t easy at first.

It requires trusting the process.

It involves sharing agency and ownership with …

207 - VIRTUAL WHITEBOARDS: How can they support student learning?

October 25th, 2021


In this edition of the Roundtable, host Tim Cavey is a panel of educators who are passionate about the learning opportunities created by virtual …

206 - Sail the 7 Cs of MICROSOFT EDUCATION with Becky Keene and Kathi Kersznowski

September 13th, 2021


In this edition of the Roundtable, host Tim Cavey is joined by Becky Keene and Kathi Kersznowski, authors of Sail the 7 Cs with Microsoft Education: Stories from around the World to Transform and Inspire.

Welcome to …

205 - Defining Our SEESAW MISSION and VISION

September 10th, 2021


What’s our ultimate vision for Seesaw?

We want to use Seesaw to help us strengthen our culture of growth, reflection, and learning.

We want the …

204 - Reimagining PROFESSIONAL LEARNING: Where can we go from here?

August 25th, 2021


In this edition of the Roundtable, host Tim Cavey connects with educators who are passionate about improving the shape of professional learning: Mark Ryan, Vince Bustamante, Min Suh, Kate Stevens, and Jeffery Frieden. …

203 - CHEY & PAV and The Staffroom Podcast

August 20th, 2021


In this edition of the Roundtable, host Tim Cavey connects with the well-loved Chey Cheney and Pav Wander, co-hosts of The Staffroom Podcast and The Drive with Chey & Pav. Find out what sets these two Toronto …

202 - RURAL EDUCATION: What Lies Ahead?

August 15th, 2021


In this edition of the Roundtable, host Tim Cavey connects with guests Kevin Van Lagen, Nikki Lavergne, Melody McAllister, Tammy G. Neil, and Dr. Casey T. Jakubowski to discuss the state of rural education today.

What …

201 - CHALLENGE-BASED LEARNING: Redefining School with Glarea Elevated Learning

August 6th, 2021


In this edition of the Roundtable, host Tim Cavey connects with Rita Rai, Nadia Irshad, and Peter Anderson from Glarea Elevated Learning (

200 - FIVE LATINA SUPERINTENDENTS: Building Equity During Times of Crisis

August 3rd, 2021


In this edition of the Roundtable, host Tim Cavey connects with five Latina superintendents who are providing bold leadership to school districts in …

199 - ASSESSMENT PRACTICES: Building Sustainability, Equity, and Literacy (with ACBC)

July 15th, 2021


In this edition of the Roundtable, host Tim Cavey connects with five educators from the Assessment Consortium of BC. The purpose of ACBC is “To …

198 - JAMAL CROOK: Coaching, Learning Standards, and Growth Through Adversity

July 13th, 2021


JAMAL CROOK is an assistant principal in the Tampa Bay area of Florida and a co-host of the StartEdUp podcast with Don Wettrick.


On Twitter @JamalCrook (

On YouTube at

197 - DR. ERIC GUISE: Creation, Growth, and Collaboration

July 12th, 2021


Dr. Eric Guise is a teacher, technology specialist, doctor of education, podcaster, YouTube creator, lifelong learner, and I’m grateful to call him a …

196 - CHARLES WILLIAMS: Equity, Growth, and Leadership in Education

July 8th, 2021


CHARLES WILLIAMS has served in urban education for over 15 years as a teacher, assistant principal, and principal while working with students in grades PK - 12. He has developed innovative programs and structures that …

195 - CUE the COMEBACK: Next Steps for Educators

June 7th, 2021


If you found yourself in survival mode this year, I see you.

Be kind to yourself. Accept what this year was. Take time to reflect. Release. Recover. Recharge and get well. Then revisit and reinvest.

Then come the fall, …

194 - The WAR of ART: 29 Essential Quotes

May 27th, 2021


"Creative work is not a selfish act or a bid for attention on the part of the actor. It’s a gift to the world and every being in it." — Steven Pressfield
Welcome to SPARKS: mini-segments intended to spark your thinking …

193 - PASSION PROJECTS Remind Us What School Can Look Like

May 15th, 2021


I do not enjoy learning how to assemble IKEA furniture. Or fix cars. Or cook. Or complete home renovations. These are tasks that I will do to the extent that I have to, but they don’t interest or inspire me. And …

192 - How I'm Making Student Learning VISIBLE in My Math Classroom

May 5th, 2021


One of the things I’ve found about teaching Math is that it helps to have a regular, real-time sense of student learning. For ALL of my students.

As …


April 25th, 2021


How has COVID-19 changed professional learning?

How have livestream platforms changed the face of professional development?

Where are these tools …

190 - The 3 CAFFEINATED COACHES: Coaching, Leading, and Connecting

April 14th, 2021


The 3 Caffeinated Coaches are nothing short of inspiring. United by Twitter and hailing from different parts of the planet, these three education …


April 3rd, 2021


How can we help our English students improve their reading and writing while saving our sanity?

Are the iconic stacks of papers actually avoidable?

Guests Marisa Thompson, Matthew Johnson, Tyler Rablin, and Gina Benz as …

188 - TEACHER WELLNESS and SELF-CARE: How to Avoid Burnout and Rekindle Our FIRE

March 25th, 2021


Is educator self-care even possible during a PANDEMIC?

Can we actually do better than aim for SURVIVAL?

How can we move from burnout to rekindled FIRE?

Catch my conversation with Lindsay Titus, Dan Tricarico, and Dori …

187 - 12 Reasons to Publish Student Podcasts to a Global Audience

February 27th, 2021


Recently I was asked how I could justify the publishing of student work. What was the educational value in sharing student content on podcasts that …

186 - GOOGLE MEET Changes, RECLIPPED Chrome Extension, and a TABLET for CHROMEBOOKS

February 21st, 2021


Are you a Google educator? Do you learn and teach with Chromebooks or in a Google-based school?

Join host Tim Cavey and John Sowash from the …

185 - EDU Podcaster Summit: Barbara Bray, Dr. Wesley Fryer, and Lainie Rowell

February 15th, 2021


This edition of the EDU Podcaster Summit features Barbara Bray from the Rethinking Learning podcast, Dr. Wesley Fryer from the EdTech Situation Room podcast, and Lainie Rowell from the Lemonade Learning podcast.

Welcome …

184 - INSTRUCTIONAL COACHING: Why, Wins, and Best Practices

February 8th, 2021


In this edition of the Roundtable, Tim Cavey hosts a rich discussion of instructional coaching in the classroom: why, wins, challenges, and strategies for implementation. Guests included Victoria Thompson, Darryl …

183 - STUDENT-LED CONFERENCES: Why, How, and Best Practices

February 1st, 2021


In this edition of the Roundtable, Tim Cavey facilitates a conversation around student-led conferences: why, how, and best practices. Guests included Starr Sackstein, Melisa Hayes, Skylar Primm, Jeffery Frieden, and …

182 - The EDU SISTERS: Women on a Mission to Change the World

January 25th, 2021


In this edition of the Roundtable, host Tim Cavey connects with four female educators united by passion, values, and a commitment to make the world a better place through education. Guests included Abigail French, …

181 - Building a new WELLNESS HABIT: The 10,000 Push-Up Challenge

January 17th, 2021


On January 1, 2021, host Tim Cavey tweeted “All right, educators. Who’s up for the 10,000 push-up challenge this year? We’ll need to average 28 per day and track our progress together.”

At the time, he hoped that maybe …

180 - SPARK - My One Word for 2021: STREAM

January 11th, 2021


What’s YOUR One Word for 2021?

This year, I want to simultaneously stream and be a stream: flowing with consistency, connecting others, and bringing …

179 - What's Your ONE WORD for 2021?

January 9th, 2021


What’s YOUR One Word for 2021? Join host Tim Cavey and seven educators for a heart-warming conversation of shared hopes and dreams for growth and transformation in 2021.

Welcome to Roundtables: livestreamed …

178 - RECENT AUTHORS Discuss Their Books and Best Practices for Writers

December 28th, 2020


Have YOU got a book in you? Join host Tim Cavey and authors Rachelle Dene Poth, David Frangiosa, and Jillian DuBois for a conversation about inspiration, going for it, and best practices for publishing.

Welcome to …

177 - TAMMY BREITWEISER: Learning, Writing, and Embracing Rejections

December 26th, 2020


TAMMY BREITWEISER is a primary teacher, prolific writer, and podcaster. Her commitment to the learning of her students is matched only by her …

176 - EDTECH PODCASTERS Shout Out the Best Learning Tools of 2020

December 25th, 2020


In this edition of the Roundtable, host Tim Cavey connects with six inspiring educational technology podcasters to discuss the best learning apps and …

175 - SCHOOL LEADERS Reflect on the Wins and Lessons of 2020

December 25th, 2020


2020 began with so much promise. But we all know how that went.

Even with the chaos, disappointments, and impossible challenges, what were the wins?

What can we celebrate?

How did we learn and grow?

Welcome to …

174 - TEACHER FITNESS: How can we make it happen?

December 14th, 2020


Teacher FItness. We KNOW it's important.

But as the days get shorter and our stress gets higher, it's JUST. SO. HARD.

Welcome to Roundtables: livestreamed conversations meant to warm your heart, spark your thinking, and …

173 - SPARK - Embrace Professional Comparison

November 16th, 2020


When it comes to professional comparison, we have two choices.

We can indulge in the judge-and-be-judged framework by avoiding the work of other …

172 - Dr. Hayley Watson from Open Parachute: Mental and Emotional Wellbeing for School Communities

November 9th, 2020


DR. HAYLEY WATSON is the founder of Open Parachute, an organization that supports the mental and emotional wellbeing of teachers, parents, and …

171 - SPARK - We Already Have Google Classroom. Why Do We Need Seesaw?

October 12th, 2020


These two learning management systems are a partnership made in LMS heaven. Wherever your loyalties currently lie, I think you'll find this …

170 - Stephanie Edmonds: Passion, Engagement, and Content Creation

September 27th, 2020


STEPHANIE EDMONDS. Stephanie is a passionate high school educator in the Bronx, NY. She’s a mom, a content creator, YouTuber, a hockey player, an …

169 - SPARK - Top Ten Learning Tools for the Digital Classroom

August 31st, 2020


Back to school has never looked like this. Teachers, students, parents, and districts across the globe face an uncertain future as they navigate the …

168 - Gabriel Carillo: Family, Collaboration, and the Power of YET

August 24th, 2020


GABRIEL CARRILLO is an Instructional Technology Specialist in San Antonio, TX. He currently supports teachers with all of their EdTech needs in the …

167 - SPARK - We’re About to Teach Our Students a Massive Lesson on Mindset

August 23rd, 2020


In a few days, for districts headed for F2F instruction, hundreds of students will fill our buildings. They’ll come with spanky new shoes and that first-day sense of nervous excitement.

And they’ll look to their …

166 - Brian Aspinall: Coding, Assessment, and Taking Risks

August 17th, 2020


BRIAN ASPINALL is a globe-trekking educator on a mission to encourage everyone to take risks in their learning! Brian is a TED-X speaker and has authored several books, including Code Breaker, Block Breaker, and Risk …

165 - SPARK - It’s About the People Next to Us

August 15th, 2020


My new position has me psyched to start new initiatives, explore the greatest pedagogies, and experiment with the latest learning tools. But a lot of …

164 - Ann Kozma: Empower Every Voice with Flipgrid

August 11th, 2020


ANN KOZMA is the Educator Innovation Lead at Flipgrid and presents regularly at education conferences across the country including CUE, ISTE, and …

163 - SPARK - Inspiring Stories of Adversity and Triumph: How Great Educators Overcome

August 2nd, 2020


Doubt, discouragement, and disillusionment: as education professionals, most of us have experienced these emotions at one time or another.

Deep in those periods of adversity, it can be tempting to only see the success …

162 - Erika Sandstrom: SEL, Green Screens, and Big Dreams

July 27th, 2020


ERIKA SANDSTROM is where green screens meet social-emotional learning. She is a digital media teacher and instructional coach for 6-8th grades who loves nothing more than sharing her creative passions with students of …

161 - SPARK - 10 Productivity Hacks, Habits, and Mindsets for Teachers

July 26th, 2020


In this turbulent season of education and with more demands on us than ever before, teachers and education leaders need to find efficiencies wherever …

160 - Rebecca Gibboney: Coaching, Gamification, and Professional Development

July 23rd, 2020


REBECCA GIBBONEY is a curriculum specialist at BLaST Intermediate Unit 17 in Williamsport, PA. She is also the author of The Tiebreaker: A Scouting …

159 - SPARK - It’s Time to Embrace the Asynchronous Mindset

July 19th, 2020


My interviews with educators on the Teachers on Fire podcast are simply conversations that could be enjoyed between two professionals over a phone …

158 - Bruce Reicher: Creation, Communication, and Collaboration

July 14th, 2020


BRUCE REICHER is a dad, husband, author, technology teacher, sportscaster, state presenter, and Google Certified Educator. He is also an edtech …

157 - SPARK - Self-Reflection as Professional Development

July 11th, 2020


What might it look like if as a professional learning community, we took ten minutes out of every week to answer these questions from the context of …

156 - Pawan Wander: Finding Your Voice, Lifelong Learning, and Building Relationships

July 5th, 2020


PAWAN WANDER, or “Pav,” as she is known around Twitter, is a middle school math and science teacher in Toronto, a co-host of The Staff Room Podcast …

155 - SPARK - From Surviving to Thriving: How I’m Finding My Fire

July 4th, 2020


To help educators think strategically about moving from surviving to thriving, Grace Voo (@GraceLoVoo) put together a beautiful graphic that …

154 - Dr. Francois Naude: Content Creation, Growth Mindset, and Building Excellence

July 1st, 2020


DR. FRANCOIS NAUDE is an award-winning teacher, education engineer, co-founder of the Work Integrated Learning tracker, speaker, presenter, author, …

153 - SPARK - Schools Should Look Like Their Students

June 21st, 2020


I’ve taught in schools in four cities. In each context, the student populations have been majority non-white while the staff populations have been …

152 - Mike Washburn: Learning with Minecraft, Live Streaming, and Reimagined Professional Development

June 8th, 2020


MIKE WASHBURN is a Microsoft in Education expert, the Director of Engagement at @Participate, co-host of the fabulous @OnEducationPod, and the …

151 - SPARK - So You’re Thinking of Becoming a Teacher

June 5th, 2020


Recently a friend reached out to me with a question. “I’m thinking of becoming a teacher,” he shared. “What do you think?”

I’m 41, and I’ve been teaching for 19 years, so I have a pretty good sense of this profession. …

150 - Evan Whitehead: Equity, SEL, and Wellness

May 31st, 2020


EVAN WHITEHEAD is a school district administrator, national consultant for the Aha Process, and an advocate for equity, mental health, mindfulness, …

149 - SPARK - Remote Learning Must Get Horizontal

May 24th, 2020


Back in the normal classroom, I seat students in groups because it’s in their engagement, their interaction, their support of each other’s work that they develop the 5 Cs each and every day.

They learn to communicate …

148 - Shannon Schinkel: Drama, Equity, and Assessment

May 17th, 2020


SHANNON SCHINKEL is an inclusive BC high school drama teacher, progressive assessment maker, part time actor, blogger, and reader. She is also the …

147 - SPARK - Here is Your Permission to Stop Doing So Much

May 15th, 2020


Drawing boundaries with our time isn’t easy, and I’ll admit that there are ebbs and flows in the course of the school year.

But I believe it’s …

146 - Andrea Ferrero: Equity, Entrepreneurship, and Financial Literacy

May 3rd, 2020


ANDREA FERRERO brings over a decade of experience in teaching and learning, curriculum and program development, and community capacity building …

145 - SPARK - We Need to Use Our Own Brains

April 26th, 2020


Teaching is partly about loving kids enough to empower them. It’s about teaching them how to fish instead of just tossing them more fish.

And in the remote learning environment, there’s never been a better time for …

144 - Rabbi Michael Cohen: Creativity. Design. Innovation.

April 25th, 2020


RABBI MICHAEL COHEN is a designer, educator, creativity instigator, podcaster, YouTuber, speaker, and an Apple Distinguished Educator. He’s also the Director of Innovation at Yeshiva University of Los Angeles Boys High …

143 - SPARK - 9 Ways That Corona Will Improve K-12 Education

April 20th, 2020


9 Ways That Corona Will Improve K-12 Education:

1. Improved responses to learning inequities.

2. Increased attention to the social-emotional needs of learners.

3. Refined assessment practices.

4. Increased emphasis on …

142 - Dr. AnnMarie Thomas: Playing, Learning, and Making

April 18th, 2020


DR. ANNMARIE THOMAS is the director of the Playful Learning Lab, creator of Squishy Circuits, author of Making Makers, co-founder of OK Go Sandbox …

141 - SPARK - Reflections from the Front Lines of Remote Learning

April 13th, 2020


Featured in this episode: routines that are working, apps that are crushing, and questions I’m left with.

Welcome to SPARKS: mini-segments intended to spark your thinking and ignite your practice. These short episodes …

140 - Elena Aguilar: Coaching, Equity, and Resilience

April 10th, 2020


ELENA AGUILAR is an accomplished presenter, speaker, and author. She strives to help leaders learn, be their best selves, and serve students well. In …

139 - SPARK - A Corona Lament: Giving Shape to Our Struggle

March 31st, 2020


As educators, we will do what we can during this crisis.

We will acknowledge the shape of our sadness.

And we will love kids. We will serve parents. We will support each other.

Where we find problems, we will form …

138 - Evo Hannan: Agency, Innovation, and Inspiration

March 28th, 2020


EVO HANNAN is an educator, education leader, freelance designer, and speaker. He is passionate about promoting confidence in students through innovation and agency. You’ll find him on Twitter at the hashtags …

137 - SPARK - My Letter to Parents

March 25th, 2020


We are facing unprecedented challenges, but there is still much to be thankful for and much to look forward to.

With remote learning around the …

136 - Riley Dueck: Faith, Learning, and Creative Work

March 21st, 2020


RILEY DUECK is a sixth grade teacher in Surrey, BC, Canada. He’s a second year educator, speaker, innovator, blogger, and the host of the Not Many of …

135 - SPARK - Ohana: A Hawaiian Prescription for Education Communities

March 21st, 2020


Love, learn, and laugh: ten days in Hawaii gave me fresh perspective on what really matters in education.

Welcome to SPARKS: mini-segments intended to spark your thinking and ignite your practice. These short episodes …

134 - Jesus Huerta: 3D Printing, Entrepreneurship, and Inclusion

March 14th, 2020


JESUS HUERTA is an elementary school teacher, instructor for the Krause Center for Innovation, a 3D print enthusiast, a futurist, and a believer that …

133 - SPARK - Unbox the Learning

March 8th, 2020


Have you ever made statements like this?

I’m not an artist.

I’m just not a tech person.

I’m not really a writer.

Most of us have. But a closer look …

132 - Kellie Bahri: MS Teacher, Podcaster, and Elevator of Others

March 2nd, 2020


KELLIE BAHRI is a 5th grade teacher who is is committed to making a difference. She’s a supporter of the Sustainable Development Goals, a member of Nohea Kindreds, an Agent 4 Agency, and a co-founder of the @CrazyPLN. …

131 - SPARK - Stop Treating Grades as Wages

March 1st, 2020


Here’s what happens when we treat grades as wages:

1️⃣ Teachers try to grade EVERYTHING

2️⃣ Teachers feel compelled to give marks for effort

3️⃣ Teachers put zeroes in gradebooks

4️⃣ Quantity > quality

5️⃣ Bonus …

130 - Wendy Turner: SDGs, Growth Mindset, and Social-Emotional Learning

February 25th, 2020


WENDY TURNER is a 2nd grade teacher and the 2017 Delaware Teacher of the Year. She is interested in trauma-informed practices, global education, …

129 - SPARK - No, I Won’t Assign Homework for Your Family Vacation

February 23rd, 2020


When parents make the decision to take their children on family vacation during school days, should they ask their children's teachers for homework …

128 - Julia Fliss: ELA Teacher, Networker, and SDG Ambassador

February 22nd, 2020


JULIA FLISS is a 6th grade ELA teacher, activist, world changer, Sustainable Development Goals Ambassador, lifelong learner, creative, and yogi. She’s an encourager, amplifier, networker, lifelong learner, and she’s …

127 - SPARK - Why We Should Sit with Our Students

February 19th, 2020


Do you ever sit with your students?

How does it affect the learning environment?

Welcome to SPARKS: mini-segments intended to spark your thinking and ignite your practice. These short episodes are based on my written …

126 - Andrew Canle: Podcasting, Writing, and Formative Assessment

February 10th, 2020


ANDREW CANLE is an Assistant Principal at Shaw Avenue School in Valley Stream, New York. He’s a three-time champion coach NBA Math Hoops, a program …

125 - SPARK - Assessment Should Be a Conversation

February 10th, 2020


Welcome to SPARKS: mini-segments intended to spark your thinking and ignite your practice. These short episodes are based on my written reflections, which you can find on the Teachers on Fire Magazine at

124 - Chanel Johnson: STEMinism, #GirlDads, and Technology

February 2nd, 2020


CHANEL JOHNSON is a STEMinist, an ASCD Emerging Leader, published author, K-12 Math and Science Program Specialist, instructional tech coach, and …

123 - SPARK - Shipped is Better Than Perfect

February 2nd, 2020


Welcome to SPARKS: mini-segments intended to spark your thinking and ignite your practice. These short episodes are based on my written reflections, which you can find on the Teachers on Fire Magazine at

122 - Marisa Thompson: Engagement, TQE, and the Joy of Reading

January 27th, 2020


MARISA THOMPSON is a mom, wife, HS English teacher, professional development facilitator, instructor at the University of San Diego, traveler, and a liver of life!

Marisa has done a lot of work on something called the …

121 - SPARK - Twelve Google Classroom Strategies to Start Using Today

January 26th, 2020


Welcome to SPARKS: mini-segments intended to spark your thinking and ignite your practice. These short episodes are based on my written reflections, which you can find on the Teachers on Fire Magazine at

120 - Dr. Christine Younghusband: Assessment, Weaving, and Relationships

January 19th, 2020


CHRISTINE YOUNGHUSBAND is passionate about teaching and learning and the role of leadership in enhancing the student learning experience in K-12 and …

119 - SPARK - Model That Metacognition

January 17th, 2020


Welcome to SPARKS: mini-segments intended to spark your thinking and ignite your practice. These short episodes are based on my written reflections which you can find on the Teachers on Fire Magazine at

Read …

118 - Kristin Merrill: Activity, Engagement, and the Joy of Learning

January 13th, 2020


KRISTIN MERRILL is a fourth grade teacher in Florida who specializes in language arts and strives to make lessons interactive through engagement and the use of ed tech. She and her husband make a dynamic duo in primary …

117 - SPARK - My One Word for 2020: Write

January 9th, 2020


Welcome to SPARKS: mini-segments intended to spark your thinking and ignite your practice. These short episodes are based on my written reflections which you can find on the Teachers on Fire Magazine at

Read …

116 - Caitlin Krause: Wellness, Mindfulness, and XR Technologies

January 6th, 2020


CAITLIN KRAUSE is a learning and design specialist, education leader, keynote speaker, and an authority on VR, AR, and AI. She is also the author of

115 - Jonathan Alsheimer: Grit, Relationships, and Next Level Teaching

December 30th, 2019


JONATHAN ALSHEIMER is a family man, 7th grade teacher, keynote speaker, and the author of #NextLevelTeaching: Empowering Students and Transforming …

114 - Julianne Ross-Kleinmann: Diversity, STEM, and the Power of the PLN

December 23rd, 2019


JULIANNE ROSS-KLEINMANN is passionate about instructional technology to support teaching and learning, sharing what she’s learned with others, and …

113 - Dr. Jennifer Pieratt: Crafting Authentic Learning Experiences

December 15th, 2019


DR. JENNIFER PIERATT is an educator, mom, speaker, coach, and project-based learning nerd. She offers tips, tools, and inspiration for Project Based …

112 - Daniel Bauer: Leadership, Vision, and Growth

December 9th, 2019


DANIEL BAUER is on a mission to unlock the potential of global school leaders. He’s a speaker and the host of the Better Leaders Better Schools …

111 - Abigail French: Snakes, Assessment, and Community

December 2nd, 2019


ABIGAIL FRENCH is a mother of four, a teacher of sixth graders, an advocate of public education, and an explorer of the natural world in Woodstock, VA.

In our conversation, Abby recalls the how and why behind the …

110 - Dr. Douglas Fisher: Literacy, Credibility, and Visible Learning

November 25th, 2019


Dr. DOUGLAS FISHER is a Professor of Educational Leadership at San Diego State University and a teacher leader at Health Sciences High & Middle …

109 - Vernon Wright: Connect, Impact, and Scale

November 18th, 2019


VERNON WRIGHT is an education leader, administrator, speaker, host, editor, coach, and consultant. He’s a voice for the people, he pours into …

108 - Deanna Lough: Equity, Advocacy, and Assessment

November 11th, 2019


DEANNA LOUGH is an English teacher, aspiring leader, kid Mom, puppy Mom, Mrs, theater lover, and lover of all things inspiring and positive.

In our conversation, Deanna recalls a period in her career when she was pushed …

107 - Trevor MacKenzie: Inquiry, Assessment, and Lifetimes of Learning

November 4th, 2019


TREVOR MACKENZIE is a learner, teacher, speaker, consultant, and outdoor enthusiast. He is regarded by many as the preeminent voice on inquiry-based …

106 - Andrew Arevalo: Legacy, Design Thinking, and the Transformative Power of Experiences

October 28th, 2019


ANDREW AREVALO is an educator, speaker, innovator, and game designer with passions for blended learning, design thinking, and gamification. Andrew has his Master’s degree in education and has been recognized as a CUE …

105 - Tiffany Ott: Mastery, Communication, and Relationships

October 20th, 2019


TIFFANY OTT is a high school Math teacher, a Director of Curriculum Development with the Teach Better Team, and the founder of #MasteryChat. She’s …

104 - Dr. Will Deyamport III: EdTech, Impact, and Entrepreneurship

October 14th, 2019


DR. WILL DEYAMPORT III is an edtech specialist, documentary producer, and the producer and host of the Dr. Will Show, a podcast for educators looking to improve their impact and increase their quality of life.

In our …

103 - Lisa Johnson: Creativity, EdTech, and Productivity

October 7th, 2019


LISA JOHNSON is an educator by day, blogger by night, and the author of Creatively Productive: Essential Skills for Tackling Time Wasters, Clearing …

102 - Dr. Jacie Maslyk: Creativity, STEAM, Leadership, and Maker Education

September 30th, 2019


DR. JACIE MASLYK is an educator, speaker, and author at ISTE, SolutionTree, and She’s an Assistant Superintendent for the Hopewell …

101 - Nancy Frey: PLC+, Literacy, and Visible Learning

September 23rd, 2019


NANCY FREY is a Professor of Educational Leadership and Literacy at San Diego State University and an instructor at Health Sciences High and Middle …

100 - Celebrating 100 Episodes!

September 16th, 2019


In this special episode of the pod, long-time supporter of the podcast Bryon Carpenter takes over the microphone and interviews me, Tim Cavey, using the same questions I’ve used to interview my 99 previous guests.

I …

99 - Dan Kreiness: Leadership, Growth Mindset, and Lifelong Learning

September 9th, 2019


DAN KREINESS is an Instructional Coach at Norwalk Public Schools and a doctoral candidate at the American College of Education. He was also …

98 - Chris Woods: STEM, Curiosity, and Relevance

September 2nd, 2019


CHRIS WOODS is a high school math teacher, STEM presenter, and host of the STEM Everyday podcast. Chris likes to remind his students and followers …

97 - Nina Pak Lui: Equity, Humanity, and Assessment

August 26th, 2019


NINA PAK LUI has taught at the middle and high school levels and today she instructs pre-service teachers at the School of Education at Trinity …

96 - Jeffery Frieden: English Teacher, Author, and Podcaster

August 19th, 2019


JEFFERY FRIEDEN is a teacher, blogger, presenter, and podcaster. He enjoys connecting teachers and building professional relationships in order to intensify impact on learning. He is also the author of Make Them Process …

95 - Justin Belt: Purpose, Podcasting, and Relationships

August 12th, 2019


JUSTIN BELT is a husband, father of five, and teacher of thousands! He’s an aspiring leader, innovator, musician, and he’s part of our great writing team over at the Teachers on Fire Magazine on Medium. Last but not …

94 - Janelle McLaughlin: Growth, Coaching, and Leadership in Education

August 5th, 2019


JANELLE McLAUGHLIN is a keynote speaker, education consultant and strategist, and educational leadership coach. She is a former classroom teacher, …

93 - Jorge Valenzuela: PBL, STEAM, and Robotics

July 29th, 2019


JORGE VALENZUELA is both a graduate teaching assistant and doctoral student at Old Dominion University and the lead coach at Lifelong Learning …

92 - Shane Lawrence: Artist, Teacher, and Podcaster

July 21st, 2019


SHANE LAWRENCE is a high school educator in Alberta, Canada who specializes in film studies but also teaches digital media and art courses at the 7th …

91 - Latezeon Balentine: Empathy, Literacy, and Empowerment

July 14th, 2019


LATEZEON BALENTINE is a mom of three boys, teacher, and founder of September Chances, Inc. - a nonprofit organization created to show the joy in reading and increase reading fluency and literacy. Latezeon is also a …

90 - Scott Nunes: Creativity, Technology, and Communication

July 7th, 2019


SCOTT NUNES is a dad, teacher, coach, Schoology ambassador, and CCCUE board member. He’s also Nearpod certified, MIE certified, a site leader, …

89 - Lynmara Colon: Leadership in Equity

July 1st, 2019


LYNMARA COLON is a dynamic leader committed to student learning and growth. She is passionate about technology, access, and equity for all students, …

88 - Alicia Ray: Innovator, Blogger, and Lifelong Learner

June 23rd, 2019


ALICIA RAY is the Lead Digital Learning & Media Innovation Facilitator at Surry County Schools, NC. Possibly THE most committed reader and …

87 - Kristen Nan: Disruptor, Risk Taker, and Idea Generator

June 17th, 2019


KRISTEN NAN is a 3rd Grade teacher who serves near Pittsburgh, PA. She's a blogger, presenter, and award winning educator for innovative practices. Kristen describes herself as a believer in goodness, idea generator, …

86 - Pernille Ripp: Teacher, Blogger, and Author

June 9th, 2019


PERNILLE RIPP is a prolific blogger, highly recognized speaker, literacy expert, creator of the Global Read Aloud, and the author of several books, …

85 - Andrew Milne: Speaker, Blogger, and Health Ed Teacher of the Year

June 2nd, 2019


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84 - Jennifer Wolfe: Loving Fiercely, Teaching Audaciously, Thinking Deeply

May 27th, 2019


*I need your help! As a listener of the Teachers on Fire podcast, please contribute to my MEdL research on educational podcasting and impacts on professional practice by completing this survey:

83 - Travis Jordan: Connection Over Conformity

May 19th, 2019


TRAVIS JORDAN is a husband, father of four, superintendent, education commissioner, speaker, aspiring author, conformity breaker, and status quo shaker. How’s that for disruption in education?

In our conversation, …

82 - Tara Martin: #BookSnaps Creator, Speaker, and Author of Be REAL

May 12th, 2019


TARA MARTIN is an educator, administrator, coach, and speaker. She’s also the founder of #BookSnaps, the @DBC_Inc Media & Communications Director, and author of Be REAL: Educate from the Heart.

In our conversation, …

81 - Kelly Croy: Educator, Author, and Podcaster

May 5th, 2019


KELLY CROY is a committed husband, father of four girls, educator, speaker, Apple Distinguished Educator author of Along Came a Leader and the …

80 - Kevin O'Shea: Primary Teacher, Outdoor Educator, and Podcaster

April 28th, 2019


KEVIN O’SHEA is a primary teacher currently in Beijing, China who will be moving to a school in Shenzhen, China in the fall. Kevin is a big fan of …

79 - Karen Caswell: Apple Educator, Seesaw Ambassador, and Founder of #TLAPDownUnder

April 21st, 2019


KAREN CASWELL is a 4th grade teacher in Australia. Her favorite themes in education include relationships, reading, kindness, and global connections. She’s also an Apple Certified Teacher, Seesaw Ambassador, and the …

78 - Aaron Blackwelder: HS Teacher and Assessment Leader

April 15th, 2019


AARON BLACKWELDER is a high school English teacher and golf coach at Woodland Public Schools in Woodland, Washington. He’s the founder of the …

77 - Adam Welcome: Runner, Author, and Speaker

April 7th, 2019


ADAM WELCOME is a former teacher, principal, and director of innovation. He’s also a recognized education leader, speaker, and the author of Kids …

76 - Kali Slusser: Instructional Coach, Blogger, and Reader Extraordinaire

March 31st, 2019


KALI SLUSSER is an instructional coach, fitness obsessor, and kombucha fanatic! She is also a wife of a fellow teacher and a mom of three. Connect …

75 - Annick Rauch: French Immersion Teacher, Blogger, and Global Collaborator

March 24th, 2019


ANNICK RAUCH is a Grade 1 French immersion teacher in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. She’s a loving mom to 4 boys and wife to the man who allows her to do it all! Her passions in education include growth mindset, global …

74 - Susan Jachymiak: Rookie Teacher, Leader, and Author

March 18th, 2019


SUSAN JACHYMIAK is a 4th grade teacher in Orland Park, IL. She’s a rookie this year, and she’s clearly on fire! Follow her on Twitter @MsJachymiak

73 - Rae Hughart: Teacher, Podcaster, and Consultant

March 11th, 2019


RAE HUGHART is a middle school Math teacher, educational consultant, Director of Training & Development for the Teach Better Team, and a co-host …

72 - Tisha Richmond: EdTech Integrator, Speaker, and Author

March 4th, 2019


TISHA RICHMOND is a Technology Integration Specialist serving 19 schools in Medford, Oregon. She’s also a speaker and author of Make Learning …

71 - Rose Pillay: Education Consultant and Learner on Fire

February 25th, 2019


ROSE PILLAY is an education leader and curriculum consultant for the Catholic Independent Schools of the Vancouver Archdiocese. Her One Word for 2019 …

70 - AJ Juliani: Speaker, Author, and Director of Learning and Innovation

February 18th, 2019


 AJ JULIANI is a dad, a sought-after speaker, and prolific author of several education books, including The PBL Playbook, Empower and Launch. He is a …

69 - Mike Paul: MS Math Teacher and Technology Integration Specialist

February 11th, 2019


MIKE PAUL is a middle school math teacher, edtech leader, Google Certified Innovator, and the co-founder of Edcamp Kentucky. Follow Mike on Twitter …

68 - Dr. Brad Gustafson: Principal, Speaker, and Author

February 3rd, 2019


DR. BRAD GUSTAFSON is a National Distinguished Principal, best-selling author, and speaker. He is also a Digital Innovation in Learning Award winner …

67 - Dr. Erik Youngman: Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment

January 27th, 2019


DR. ERIK YOUNGMAN has been a first grade teacher, assistant principal, and principal. Today, he’s the director of curriculum, instruction, and …

66 - Dr. Sarah Thomas: Technology Coordinator, Speaker, and Publisher

January 20th, 2019


DR. SARAH THOMAS is a regional technology coordinator in Maryland and serves as affiliate faculty at Loyola University. In 2014, Sarah founded the …

65 - Kate Lindquist: Artist & HeARTist

January 13th, 2019


 KATE LINDQUIST is the founder of PeaceLoveArt, which is all about “Enriching heARTS thru self expression and soul connection.” With a Master’s …

64 - Jennifer Casa-Todd: Teacher-Librarian, Author, and #DigCit Expert

January 6th, 2019


 JENNIFER CASA-TODD is a mom, wife, teacher librarian, speaker, a coordinator for Google Educator Groups of Ontario, an ISTE Librarians leader, and an @ONedSschat advisor. She is also the author of Social LEADia: Moving …

63 - Greg Moffitt: Elementary Principal, Blogger, and Pirate Reader

December 31st, 2018


GREG MOFFITT is a dad, husband, and the principal at Winters Elementary School in Winters, California. He’s also a doctoral student at UC Davis and a …

62 - Beth Houf: MS Principal, Speaker, and Author

December 24th, 2018


BETH HOUF is a mom, middle school principal, passionate leader & learner, and forever teacher. She’s also the co-author of Lead Like a PIRATE: …

61 - Chris Chappotin: MS Principal, Engage2Learn Coach, and Rapper

December 17th, 2018


CHRIS CHAPPOTIN is the principal at Steam Middle School in Burleson, TX. He’s a husband, father, Engage 2 Learn Coach, certified Google educator, and …

60 - AJ Bianco: MS Social Studies Teacher, Aspiring Leader, Podcaster

December 10th, 2018


AJ BIANCO is a husband, father of two boys, aspiring leader, and middle school teacher at Harrington Park School in Bergen County, NJ. A fan of the …

59 - Dr. Sam Fecich: Professor, EdTech Innovator, and Author

December 2nd, 2018


DR. SAMANTHA FECICH is a former special education teacher and now a professor at Grove City College in Pennsylvania. She’s also a mom, edtech …

58 - Michael Drezek: Technology Integration Specialist, Blogger, and Podcaster

November 25th, 2018


MICHAEL DREZEK is a Technology Integration Specialist for the Lake Shore Central School District in upstate New York. Michael is in his 15th year as …

57 - Ari Flewelling: EdTech Integration Specialist, Blogger, and Speaker

November 18th, 2018


ARI FLEWELLING is a staff development specialist at Riverside Unified School District in Riverside, California. A former high school English teacher, …

56 - Jon Harper: Assistant Principal, Blogger, and Podcaster

November 11th, 2018


JON HARPER is an Assistant Principal at Sandy Hill Elementary School in Cambridge, Maryland. He’s the smooth-sounding voice of the My Bad Podcast …

55 - Dr. Todd Schmidt: Elementary Principal and Education Innovator

November 5th, 2018


DR. TODD SCHMIDT is the principal of Harbor View Elementary School in Corona del Mar, CA. Follow Todd on Twitter @ and …

54 - Jeff Kubiak: Elementary Principal and Blogger

October 28th, 2018


JEFF KUBIAK is the principal of Nelda Mundy Elementary School in Fairfield, CA. Follow Jeff on Twitter @jeffreykubiak and catch his blog posts at

53 - Curtis Wiebe: Elementary Teacher and EdTech Innovator

October 21st, 2018


CURTIS WIEBE is an elementary school teacher in Surrey, BC, Canada. He’s interested in the ways that technology augments learning, boosts creativity, …

52 - Paul Stevens-Fulbrook: HS Science Teacher and Blogger

October 15th, 2018


You might know Paul Stevens-Fulbrook better on Instagram as @TeacherofSci. Paul is a father of five and head of Year 7 and 8 Science at his school in …

51 - Mandy Froehlich: EdTech Innovator, Speaker, and Author

October 7th, 2018


MANDY FROEHLICH is the Director of Innovation & Technology for the Ripon Area School District in Ripon, WI. She is a blogger, speaker, and …

50 - Bethany Petty: HS Social Studies Teacher, EdTech Innovator, and Author

September 30th, 2018


BETHANY PETTY is a teacher, coffee fanatic, and 2017 EdTech Digest School Leader Finalist. She writes about thoughtful uses of technology in …

49 - Colby Sharp: Elementary Teacher, Reading Advocate, and Author

September 23rd, 2018


COLBY SHARP is a husband, father of five, fifth grade teacher, avid reader and book reviewer, runner, and self-proclaimed nerd. He is the author of …

48 - Craig Kemp: Digital Innovator, Blogger, and Speaker

September 16th, 2018


CRAIG KEMP is a head of Digital Learning and Innovation, teacher of teachers, blogger, workshop facilitator, and speaker. Although he hails from New …

47 - Kimberly Snodgrass: MS Teacher and Edu GIF Master

September 10th, 2018


KIMBERLY SNODGRASS is a 7th grade ELA teacher. She advocates for creative thinking, BookSnaps, Sketchnotes, Edu GIFS, and other creative ways for students to represent their learning.

In our conversation, Kim recalls …

46 - Katelynn Giordano: MS Teacher and Blogger

September 3rd, 2018


KATELYNN GIORDANO is a sixth grade language arts teacher in Sugar Grove, IL. You can find more of her insights on learning, reading, and writing at

45 - Jarrod Dumas: MS Assistant Principal and Author

August 26th, 2018


JARROD DUMAS is an assistant principal at Oak Hill Middle School in Sabattus, Maine. He recently published Unlocking Excellence: A Guide to Becoming …

44 - Joshua Stamper: MS Assistant Principal and Podcaster

August 23rd, 2018


JOSHUA STAMPER is an assistant principal, husband, father, blogger, and graphic artist in Frisco, TX. He’s also the host of Aspire: The Leadership Development Podcast. You’ll find his writing at

43 - David McFarland: HS Humanities Teacher

August 19th, 2018


DAVID McFARLAND is a high school IB humanities teacher at Pacific Academy in Surrey, BC, Canada. Follow him on Twitter at

42 - Jamie Osborne: Teacher-Librarian, Blogger, and Podcaster

August 16th, 2018


JAMIE OSBORNE is a middle school teacher-librarian in Richmond, BC, Canada. She writes at and recently published …

41 - Jarod Bormann: Tech Integration Specialist and Author

August 11th, 2018


JAROD BORMANN is an advocate for educator empowerment, a tech integration specialist, adjunct professor, learning designer, speaker, blogger, and the author of a new book, Professionally Driven: Empower Every Educator …

40 - Kristin Hundt: MS Teacher and Blogger

August 9th, 2018


KRISTIN HUNDT is a devoted wife and mother of four boys, a 6th grade teacher, lifelong learner, and global citizen. Her passions include genius hour, project-based learning, the outdoor classroom, the 40 book challenge, …

39 - CJ Reynolds: HS Teacher and YouTuber

August 5th, 2018


CJ REYNOLDS is better known by his YouTube channel, Real Rap with Reynolds, where he talks teaching, relationships, and life. As a passionate …

38 - John Sowash: Author of The Chromebook Classroom

August 2nd, 2018


JOHN SOWASH is an educator, freelancer, presenter, husband, and dad. He is also the author of The Chromebook Classroom, which you can check out at

In this conversation, John describes how a dead end …

37 - Dan Jones: MS Teacher, Trainer, Author

July 28th, 2018


DAN JONES is a 7th and 8th Grade Social Studies Teacher in Mansfield, OH. He is the K-12 Editor for Flipped Learning Review Magazine and the author of Flipped 3.0 Project Based Learning: An Insanely Simple Guide.

In …

36 - Andi McNair: Speaker, Trainer, Author

July 26th, 2018


Andi McNair is a keynote speaker and trainer specializing in edtech, genius hour, and innovation in education. She is also the co-founder of #makeithappenEDU and the author of Genius Hour: Passion Projects that Ignite …

35 - Joy Kirr: MS Teacher, Author

July 21st, 2018


Joy Kirr is a 7th Grade ELA teacher in Elk Grove, Illinois. She writes at and in 2017 published Shift This!: How to Implement Gradual Changes for MASSIVE Impact in Your Classroom.

In this …

34 - Sarah Johnson: Author, Speaker, Consultant

July 18th, 2018


Sarah Johnson is an author, speaker, and consultant in the areas of instructional leadership and personal-professional balance. With experience as an …

33 - Bryon Carpenter: HS Teacher

July 14th, 2018


Bryon Carpenter is a high school teacher at the Abbotsford Virtual School in Abbotsford, BC, Canada. As a trained scientist, passionate creator, and …

32 - Jeff Bradbury: Educator, Speaker, Broadcaster

July 12th, 2018


Jeff Bradbury has been recognized as an ASCD Emerging Leader, Google Certified Teacher and Trainer, and digital innovator. The founder of, Jeff has spoken at TEDx and other conferences, provides training …

31 - Jeff Gargas: Educational Consultant

July 8th, 2018


Jeff Gargas is the COO/Co-founder of Progressive Mastery Learning and The Teach Better Team. Jeff works with teachers across the United States to help them improve their practice and “reach the unreachable student.”

An …

30 - Nicholas Amaral: District Technology Coach

July 5th, 2018


Nicholas Amaral is the district staff development coordinator at the Ramapo Indian Hills Regional High School District in Bergen County, NJ. Nick’s …

29 - Soney Day: Elementary Teacher

June 30th, 2018


Soney Day is a 2nd grade teacher at Coy Miller Elementary School in Frisco, TX. As a teacher, mom, tech integrator, proud Texan, and Seesaw …

28 - Jordan Potrzeba: Elementary Teacher

June 28th, 2018


Jordan Potrzeba is a 4th grade teacher at Walter Caldwell Elementary School in Auburndale, FL.

Imagine being told by your principal in your first …

27 - Tonya Gilchrist: Language Teacher and Literacy Coach

June 23rd, 2018


Tonya Gilchrist is a language teacher and literacy coach at Tokyo International School in Tokyo, Japan. An experienced speaker and presenter, Tonya …

26 - Bobby McCutcheon: Elementary Principal

June 21st, 2018


Bobby McCutcheon is the principal of Randall Elementary School in Independence, MO. He’s a husband, father, #GeniusHour advocate, travel junkie, …

25 - Dan Ryder: Author, HS Teacher, Education Director

June 16th, 2018


Dan Ryder is the co-author of Intention: Critical Creativity in the Classroom and is currently the Education Director of the Success & Innovation …

24 - Christopher Nesi: HS Teacher, Professor, Podcaster

June 14th, 2018


Christopher J. Nesi teaches 9th grade history at New Brunswick High School in New Jersey and is a Professor of Communications at Rutgers University. …

23 - Danielle Peters: Elementary Teacher

June 10th, 2018


Danielle Peters is an elementary teacher at Westerman Elementary School in Surrey, BC, Canada. Recently completing her Master’s in Ed. Tech., …

22 - Diana Williams: Elementary Teacher

June 6th, 2018


Diana Williams is an elementary teacher at Bayridge Elementary School in Surrey, BC, Canada. She is also a speaker, a consultant for her district, a …

21 - Brooke Moore: District Principal

June 3rd, 2018


In this episode of the Teachers on Fire podcast, we speak with Brooke Moore. Brooke is the District Principal of Inquiry and Innovation in Delta, BC, Canada. She is also an instructor at Vancouver Island University and …

20 - Lindsey Danhoff: Elementary Teacher

May 31st, 2018


In this episode of the Teachers on Fire podcast we speak with Lindsey Danhoff. Lindsey is a first grade teacher (soon to be third grade) at Evening …

19 - Gallit Zvi: Elementary Principal Intern

May 27th, 2018


In this episode of the Teachers on Fire podcast we speak with Gallit Zvi. Gallit is currently a principal intern in Surrey, BC, Canada, and a co-author of The Genius Hour Guidebook.

Gallit describes how she overcame the …

18 - Lynn Thomas: HS English Teacher

May 23rd, 2018


In this episode of the Teachers on Fire podcast we speak with Lynn Thomas. Lynn is the department head of English and Library and Digital Lead …

17 - Caterina Rylance: MS Languages Teacher

May 19th, 2018


In this episode of the Teachers on Fire podcast we speak with Caterina Rylance. Caterina is a middle school languages teacher and ESL coordinator at …

16 - Maria Thompson: MS Teacher

May 16th, 2018


In this episode of the Teachers on Fire podcast we speak with Maria Thompson. Maria is a middle school teacher at Snow Hill Middle School in Snow …

15 - Adam Miller: MS PE Teacher

May 13th, 2018


In this episode of the Teachers on Fire podcast we speak with Adam Miller. Adam is a middle school physical education teacher in Dhahran, Eastern …

14 - Antonio Vendramin: District Principal

May 9th, 2018


In this episode of the Teachers on Fire podcast we speak with Antonio Vendramin. Antonio is the District Principal of Communicating Student Learning …

13 - Adam Moler: MS History Teacher

May 6th, 2018


In this episode of the Teachers on Fire podcast, we chat with Adam Moler. Adam is a middle school history teacher at New Richmond Middle School in …

12 - Roy Smith: HS English Teacher

May 2nd, 2018


In this episode of the Teachers on Fire podcast, we chat with Roy Smith. Roy is an English teacher and department chair at Round Rock High School in …

11 - Terry Jones: HS Vice Principal

April 28th, 2018


In this episode of the Teachers on Fire podcast, we chat with Terry Jones, vice principal at JL Crowe Secondary School in Trail, BC, Canada.

In this …

10 - Adi Aharon: Technology Integration Specialist

April 25th, 2018


In our tenth episode of the Teachers on Fire podcast, we chat with Adi Aharon, technology integration specialist at the top-rated Crofton House …

9 - Jade Ingels: MS Teacher

April 22nd, 2018


In our ninth episode of the Teachers on Fire podcast, we chat with Jade Ingels, middle school classroom and PE teacher at St. Theresa School in …

8 - Steve Lai: Primary French Teacher

April 18th, 2018


In our eighth episode of the Teachers on Fire podcast, we chat with Steve Lai, primary French teacher at Richmond Christian School in Richmond, …

7 - Jane Silversides: Primary Teacher

April 14th, 2018


In our seventh episode of the Teachers on Fire podcast, we chat with Jane Silversides, primary classroom and dance teacher at White Rock Elementary …

6 - Clayton Mollica: HS Teacher

April 12th, 2018


In our sixth episode of the Teachers on Fire podcast, we chat with Clayton Mollica, high school teacher at Fort Nelson Secondary School in Fort …

5 - Sarah Robinson: HS Vice Principal

April 7th, 2018


In our fifth episode of the Teachers on Fire podcast, we chat with Sarah Robinson, high school vice principal at Fort Nelson Secondary School in Fort …

4 - Adam Stefiuk: HS Teacher and Acting VP

April 4th, 2018


In our fourth episode of the Teachers on Fire podcast, we chat with Adam Stefiuk, high school teacher and acting vice principal at the Energetic …

3 - Simon Murti: MS Teacher

March 31st, 2018


In our third episode of the Teachers on Fire podcast, we chat with Simon Murti, middle school teacher at Bayridge Elementary School in Surrey, …

2 - Cordell Ware: HS Humanities Teacher

March 29th, 2018


In our second episode of the Teachers on Fire podcast, we chat with Cordell Ware, high school humanities teacher at Fort St. James Secondary School …

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