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Profiling agents of growth and transformation in K-12 education. Advocating for collaboration, communication, creation > consumption, critical thinking, design thinking, growth mindset, inquiry, PBL, and strategic uses of technology in education. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/teachersonfire/support

Profiling agents of growth and transformation in K-12 education. Advocating for collaboration, communication, creation > consumption, critical thinking, design thinking, growth mindset, inquiry, PBL, and strategic uses of technology in education. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/teachersonfire/support

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Profiling agents of growth and transformation in K-12 education. Advocating for collaboration, communication, creation > consumption, critical thinking, design thinking, growth mindset, inquiry, PBL, and strategic uses of technology in education. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/teachersonfire/support

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English


Episodes

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

3/31/2020
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 solutions. Where we lack resources, we will improvise. Where we need to change strategies, we will innovate. It won’t look perfect, but it will be our best. And in the struggle that our societies and schools face right now, that’s all we can do. Welcome to SPARKS:...

Duration:00:06:30

138 - Evo Hannan: Agency, Innovation, and Inspiration

3/28/2020
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 #Agents4Agency and #CrazyPLN. Follow Evo … On Twitter @Evo_Hannan (https://twitter.com/Evo_Hannan) On Instagram @Project.Decade (https://www.instagram.com/project.decade/) On his blog at https://www.evohannan.com/ Visit https://teachersonfire.net/ for all the show notes and links...

Duration:00:42:31

138 - Evo Hannan: Agency, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship

3/28/2020
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 #Agents4Agency and #CrazyPLN. Follow Evo … On Twitter @Evo_Hannan (https://twitter.com/Evo_Hannan) On Instagram @Project.Decade (https://www.instagram.com/project.decade/) On his blog at https://www.evohannan.com/ Visit https://teachersonfire.net/ for all the show notes and links...

Duration:00:42:31

137 - SPARK - My Letter to Parents

3/25/2020
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 corner, listen to the letter I wrote to the parents of my 28 8th graders today. 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 Medium.com. Read the blog post featured in this episode at...

Duration:00:04:34

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

3/21/2020
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 You Should Become Teachers podcast. He’s also a colleague, a friend, and source of personal inspiration. Follow Riley … On Twitter @MrRileyDueck (https://twitter.com/MrRileyDueck) On Twitter @NotManyOfYou (https://twitter.com/notmanyofyou) On Instagram @RileyGoldenBoy (https://www.instagram.com/rileygoldenboy/) On his blog at...

Duration:00:48:41

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

3/21/2020
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 are based on my written reflections, which you can find on the Teachers on Fire Magazine at Medium.com. Read the blog post featured in this episode at...

Duration:00:06:22

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

3/14/2020
JESUS HUERTA is an elementary school teacher, instructor for the Krause Center for Innovation, a 3D print enthusiast, a futurist, and a believer that technology is for everyone. Follow Jesus … On Twitter @JesusH1979 (https://twitter.com/jesush1979) On Instagram @MrHuertasClass (https://www.instagram.com/mrhuertasclass/) On his class blog at https://mrhuertasclass.weebly.com/. On his 3D Printing Resources Page at https://www.easyas123d.org/. Visit https://teachersonfire.net/ for all the...

Duration:01:08:00

133 - SPARK - Unbox the Learning

3/9/2020
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 at what these statements imply should make us think twice. 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 Medium.com. Read the blog post featured in this episode at...

Duration:00:04:35

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

3/2/2020
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. She’s also the cohost of the EDU Exchange Pod podcast. Follow Kellie … On Twitter @KBahri5 (https://twitter.com/Kbahri5) On Instagram @KBahri6 (https://www.instagram.com/kbahri6/) On her blog at https://writersnotebook.blog/ On her podcast at...

Duration:00:51:16

131 - SPARK - Stop Treating Grades as Wages

3/2/2020
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 marks distort the assessment picture 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 Medium.com. Read the blog post...

Duration:00:08:27

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

2/25/2020
WENDY TURNER is a 2nd grade teacher and the 2017 Delaware Teacher of the Year. She is interested in trauma-informed practices, global education, social-emotional learning, and works to spark empathy in education. Follow Wendy … On Twitter @MrsWendyTurner (@MrsWendyMTurner) On Facebook @2017DETOY (https://www.facebook.com/2017DETOY) On LinkedIn at Wendy Turner (https://www.linkedin.com/in/wendy-turner-1200905/) Visit https://teachersonfire.net/ for all the show notes and links from this...

Duration:00:30:10

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

2/23/2020
When parents make the decision to take their children on family vacation during school days, should they ask their children's teachers for homework for the road? In this episode, you'll hear my five reasons why I think vacation homework is a bad idea. 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 Medium.com. Read the blog post...

Duration:00:06:57

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

2/22/2020
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 passionate about leveraging education to make the planet a better place for learners of all ages. Follow Julia … On Twitter @JuliaFliss (https://twitter.com/JuliaFliss) On his podcast at @JuliaFliss (https://www.instagram.com/juliafliss/). Visit https://teachersonfire.net/...

Duration:00:38:52

127 - SPARK - Why We Should Sit with Our Students

2/19/2020
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 reflections, which you can find on the Teachers on Fire Magazine at Medium.com. Read the blog post featured in this episode at https://medium.com/teachers-on-fire/why-we-should-sit-with-our-students-964f5b9966de?source=friends_link&sk=6ccf6e79ff55441d00f02e105eef53f2. My...

Duration:00:09:03

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

2/10/2020
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 that engages students in math and social-emotional learning through the game of basketball. And most recently, he’s the creator or the #EDUCanle podcast! Follow Andrew … On Twitter @AJCanle (https://twitter.com/AJCanle) On his podcast at https://anchor.fm/EDUCanle. Visit https://teachersonfire.net/ for all the show notes and links from this...

Duration:00:25:25

125 - SPARK - Assessment Should Be a Conversation

2/10/2020
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 Medium.com. Read the blog post featured in this episode at https://medium.com/teachers-on-fire/assessment-should-be-a-conversation-6de77e710c9d. My name is Tim Cavey, and I’m proud to contribute to the education conversation through the Teachers on Fire podcast. Make sure to connect with...

Duration:00:12:53

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

2/2/2020
CHANEL JOHNSON is a STEMinist, an ASCD Emerging Leader, published author, K-12 Math and Science Program Specialist, instructional tech coach, and keynote presenter based in Atlanta, Georgia. Follow Chanel … On Twitter @DC_STEMtastic (https://twitter.com/DC_STEMtastic) On Instagram @DC_STEMtastic (https://www.instagram.com/dc_stemtastic/) Visit https://teachersonfire.net/ for all the show notes and links from this episode! Connect with the Teachers on Fire podcast on social media: On...

Duration:00:34:55

123 - SPARK - Shipped is Better Than Perfect

2/2/2020
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 Medium.com. Read the blog post featured in this episode at https://medium.com/teachers-on-fire/shipped-is-better-than-perfect-5f0e4bd03f0c?source=friends_link&sk=c55d462a5ba96e67133581d77ab85801. Visit the home of Teachers on Fire at https://teachersonfire.net/. Song Track...

Duration:00:05:26

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

1/26/2020
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 TQE Method, a process that leads students through the generation of Thoughts, Questions, and Epiphanies gleaned from their reading of texts and is followed by organic engagement and further exploration of those ideas. It’s a marked departure from traditional comprehension...

Duration:00:27:44

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

1/26/2020
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 Medium.com. Read the blog post featured in this episode at https://medium.com/teachers-on-fire/12-google-classroom-hacks-to-start-using-today-d9c067fac4fb. Visit the home of Teachers on Fire at https://teachersonfire.net/. Song Track Credits: Anthem by The Grand Affair Species by...

Duration:00:12:23