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We have all had amazing teachers who have made a compelling difference in our lives. Inspiring Educators' mission is to share these moving memoirs from our unsung heroes in education. Each week, episodes will feature an eclectic range of educators from a global community who are passionately dedicated to helping our students succeed in and outside the classroom. Their journeys are varied, but their bright hopes and visions for their students are their common bond. School of life is in session! Come join us and experience what it's like to deal with the daily struggles faced by resilient educators and students. Then, find out what it takes to be an unsung hero in our society. These personal stories by passionate individual teachers will bring tears to your soul, laughter of joy, humble you, and challenge your overall perspective and outlook, but most of all they will inspire you. Common people with a priceless talent to motivate and give, let's celebrate the fun and many adventurous journeys of our inspiring educators!

We have all had amazing teachers who have made a compelling difference in our lives. Inspiring Educators' mission is to share these moving memoirs from our unsung heroes in education. Each week, episodes will feature an eclectic range of educators from a global community who are passionately dedicated to helping our students succeed in and outside the classroom. Their journeys are varied, but their bright hopes and visions for their students are their common bond. School of life is in session! Come join us and experience what it's like to deal with the daily struggles faced by resilient educators and students. Then, find out what it takes to be an unsung hero in our society. These personal stories by passionate individual teachers will bring tears to your soul, laughter of joy, humble you, and challenge your overall perspective and outlook, but most of all they will inspire you. Common people with a priceless talent to motivate and give, let's celebrate the fun and many adventurous journeys of our inspiring educators!
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We have all had amazing teachers who have made a compelling difference in our lives. Inspiring Educators' mission is to share these moving memoirs from our unsung heroes in education. Each week, episodes will feature an eclectic range of educators from a global community who are passionately dedicated to helping our students succeed in and outside the classroom. Their journeys are varied, but their bright hopes and visions for their students are their common bond. School of life is in session! Come join us and experience what it's like to deal with the daily struggles faced by resilient educators and students. Then, find out what it takes to be an unsung hero in our society. These personal stories by passionate individual teachers will bring tears to your soul, laughter of joy, humble you, and challenge your overall perspective and outlook, but most of all they will inspire you. Common people with a priceless talent to motivate and give, let's celebrate the fun and many adventurous journeys of our inspiring educators!

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Episodes

IE74: Laurie Roberts. #FlyHighFri.

2/19/2016
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Happy Friday! We are back in Idaho to celebrate our victory in education with #FlyHighFri! Our unsung hero is Mrs. Laurie Roberts, an AP English teacher who has found passion in teaching and guiding motivated students for the past 28 years strong. Listen to one of the shining examples of what personal and professional commitment […] The post IE74: Laurie Roberts. #FlyHighFri. appeared first on Inspiring Educators.

Duration:00:15:13

IE73: Tammy McMorrow. #FlyHighFri.

2/12/2016
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It’s Friday and time to celebrate individual success in education. Joining us to share her #FlyHighFri moment of the week is Mrs. Tammy McMorrow of Kuna, Idaho. Tammy has been teaching first grade for 22 years in Idaho and while first grade has its challenges, she feels the rewards are greater. Tammy can’t imagine teaching anyone […] The post IE73: Tammy McMorrow. #FlyHighFri. appeared first on Inspiring Educators.

Duration:00:17:36

IE72: Simon Miller. #FlyHighFri.

2/5/2016
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It’s Friday and time to celebrate individual success in education. Joining us to share his #FlyHighFri moment of the week is Mr. Simon Miller of Kellog, Idaho. Simon is a technology coordinator, a Google certified educator, a Star Wars geek, and an avid runner. After spending some years as the technology director for his school, […] The post IE72: Simon Miller. #FlyHighFri. appeared first on Inspiring Educators.

Duration:00:17:26

IE71: Jim Burson. A Coach’s Coach.

1/31/2016
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Dr. James (Jim) F. Burson is a sought-after basketball coaching consultant and motivational speaker. He is known as a “coach’s coach” (Sports Illustrated) for his lifetime commitment to improving the quality of the game at all levels and his passion for working with coaches to help them become the best they can be. Jim’s […] The post IE71: Jim Burson. A Coach’s Coach. appeared first on Inspiring Educators.

Duration:01:05:01

IE70: Amy Fadeji. #FlyHighFri.

1/29/2016
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It’s Friday and time to celebrate individual success in education. Joining us to share her #FlyHighFri moment of the week is Mrs. Amy Fadeji. Amy is the Principal of Penngrove Elementary in Penngorve, California and always knew she wanted to be a school principal to guide and work with motivated teachers and students. A tech savvy and […] The post IE70: Amy Fadeji. #FlyHighFri. appeared first on Inspiring Educators.

Duration:00:13:42

IE69: Todd Schmidt. #FlyHighFri.

11/20/2015
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It’s Friday and time to celebrate individual success in education. Joining us to share his #FlyHighFri moment of the week is the Principal of Harbor View Elementary in Corona Del Mar, Dr. Todd Schmidt. Dr. Schmidt is a born educator and always knew his passion was to teach and credits great role models in his teachers […] The post IE69: Todd Schmidt. #FlyHighFri. appeared first on Inspiring Educators.

Duration:00:15:57

IE68: Allison Kerley. Flipped and Blended Classroom.

11/19/2015
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When you have lived abroad, you can never return home as the same person. All your preconceived notion of your home and the world is broadened and enhanced with real life experience. The ability to bring such valued lessons in life into the classroom is unique among the very passionate teachers who lead by example. […] The post IE68: Allison Kerley. Flipped and Blended Classroom. appeared first on Inspiring Educators.

Duration:00:49:19

IE67: Paul Erickson. #FlyHighFri.

11/13/2015
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It’s Friday and time to celebrate our success in education with #FlyHighFri! Joining us to share his moment of victory for this week is Paul Erickson from Hutchinson, KS. Paul has been selected as the 2014 Kansas Elementary School Principal of the Year and after six years as principal of Inman Elementary School, Paul has already left a legacy […] The post IE67: Paul Erickson. #FlyHighFri. appeared first on Inspiring Educators.

Duration:00:13:30

IE66: Tracy LaFreniere. Rhode Island 2016 Teacher of the Year.

11/10/2015
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Tracy Lafreniere teaches reading and writing as a Reading Specialist at North Smithfield Elementary School. At the time she was recognized as Rhode Island Teacher of the Year, she had been teaching for 17 years. Although she has always loved to read and to teach reading, she credits her training as a Reading Recovery […] The post IE66: Tracy LaFreniere. Rhode Island 2016 Teacher of the Year. appeared first on Inspiring Educators.

Duration:00:41:30

IE65: Chris Longo. #FlyHighFri.

11/6/2015
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It’s Friday and time to celebrate our success in education with #FlyHighFri! Joining us to share his moment of victory this week is Dr. Chris Longo from New Milford, Connecticut. Dr. Longo started his educational career as a biology teacher at a middle school, and his passion to lead dedicated teachers and students has led to […] The post IE65: Chris Longo. #FlyHighFri. appeared first on Inspiring Educators.

Duration:00:09:39

IE64: Todd Irving. Leadership and Transforming Failing Schools.

11/5/2015
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Transforming a failing school should be ranked up there as one of the most difficult tasks a person can undertake. Reenergizing, motivating, and instilling confidence in the teaching and support staff for the marathon school year is no easy task, and we haven’t even begun to mention about disruptive students and non-participation from parents. The depth […] The post IE64: Todd Irving. Leadership and Transforming Failing Schools. appeared first on Inspiring Educators.

Duration:00:52:40

IE63: Victoria Curry. #FlyHighFri.

10/30/2015
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It’s Friday and time to celebrate our success in education with #FlyHighFri! Joining us to share her moment of victory this week is Mrs. Victoria Curry from the great state of New York. Victoria’s passion and enthusiasm for education first led her to teaching. She has since moved on to the challenging role of school administrating […] The post IE63: Victoria Curry. #FlyHighFri. appeared first on Inspiring Educators.

Duration:00:11:52

IE62: Travis Sevilla. An Art Teacher’s Work in Progress.

10/30/2015
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An opportunity to share one’s passion as a teacher and help students reveal their talents, is a privilege and honor all educators share on a daily basis. Travis Sevilla is an artist and an educator who has recently found home as a multi-media/art instructor at Canyon Crest Academy. An avid outdoorsman participating in surfing, cycling, […] The post IE62: Travis Sevilla. An Art Teacher’s Work in Progress. appeared first on Inspiring Educators.

Duration:00:40:52

IE61: James Sturtevant. #FlyHighFri.

10/23/2015
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We are celebrating our weekly success in education with #FlyHighFri moment. Sharing his defining moment of the week is our past guest, James Sturtevant. A motivated and inspiring high school teacher from Ohio and the author of “You’ve Gotta Connect”, James is always full of wisdom and wit. James’ past interview with Inspiring Educators about […] The post IE61: James Sturtevant. #FlyHighFri. appeared first on Inspiring Educators.

Duration:00:10:29

IE60: Maria Kisner. #FlyHighFri.

10/9/2015
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TGIF! So, let’s celebrate our weekly success with #FlyHighFri. Joining Inspiring Educators today is a school counselor from Warren County, VA, Maria Kisner. Maria is all about instilling values and teaching life lessons to her crop of young ladies and gentlemen. Maria participates with her #FlyHighFri at her school site as well as on twitter. […] The post IE60: Maria Kisner. #FlyHighFri. appeared first on Inspiring Educators.

Duration:00:04:35

IE59: Laura Sullivan. 900 Voices.

10/8/2015
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Laura Sullivan is a GRAMMY® winning composer and recording artist. Her original music has been included in the score of two Emmy winning documentaries, as well as in many popular television programs and advertisements for Fortune 500 companies. Her recordings consistently receive more than 4 million spins a month on Pandora alone, among many other […] The post IE59: Laura Sullivan. 900 Voices. appeared first on Inspiring Educators.

Duration:00:38:52

IE58: Penny Sturtevant. People Centered Leadership.

10/6/2015
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The role of a school administrator is arguably one of the most challenging positions for any individual in a leadership position. The ability to provide personal attention to daily details of individual student, parent, or staff member while orchestrating the mass to a cohesive common goal requires a level of competence and patience very few […] The post IE58: Penny Sturtevant. People Centered Leadership. appeared first on Inspiring Educators.

Duration:00:48:58

IE57: Justin Birckbichler. #FlyHighFri.

10/2/2015
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On Friday, we celebrate! We celebrate our success in and outside the classroom. #FlyHighFri is catching on and joining us to share his moment of triumph this week is Justin Birckbichler. Justin is an elementary teacher in Virginia. Inspiring Educators interviewed Justin this year in episode 43. A tech savvy teacher, who’s all about celebrating […] The post IE57: Justin Birckbichler. #FlyHighFri. appeared first on Inspiring Educators.

Duration:00:07:22

IE56: Mark Barnes. Brilliant or Insane.

10/2/2015
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Brilliant or Insane publisher and Hack Learning creator Mark Barnes has written six books on education technology, student-centered learning, using mobile devices and social media in the classroom, global learning and 21st-century assessment, using his revolutionary SE2R system. Mark Barnes is a recognized thought leader and one of education’s most dynamic speakers. A prolific content curator, […] The post IE56: Mark Barnes. Brilliant or Insane. appeared first on Inspiring Educators.

Duration:00:55:29

IE55: Mari Venturino. #FlyHighFri.

9/25/2015
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It’s Friday! The week’s work is done, but we know, the work is really never done. There are essays or labs to grade while catching some football games over the weekend and lessons to be planned for the upcoming week, but today is Friday. First, we are going to celebrate our victory in the classroom, however […] The post IE55: Mari Venturino. #FlyHighFri. appeared first on Inspiring Educators.

Duration:00:10:01