AI, Homework, and Advice for New Teachers: A Conversation with ALEX VALENCIC
Teachers On Fire
by Tim Cavey
1w ago
? What’s your take on AI’s impact on K-12 education?  ? How can student voice and choice change the homework conversation?  ? What's your best advice for new teachers?  Join me in LIVE conversation with ALEX VALENCIC as we dig into these and other critical questions. ABOUT THIS GUEST: Alex is an educator, former small business owner, Boy Scout leader, volunteer drug prevention specialist, and geek of all things. Since July 2021, he’s served as the Professional Learning Coordinator in Freeport, Illinois, organizing summer institutes, new teacher academies, and ongoing professiona ..read more
Visit website
Is It TIME to QUIT TEACHING? A Conversation with ASHLEY PHILIPPS
Teachers On Fire
by Tim Cavey
3w ago
? When is it time to leave the classroom? ? Do teachers have any options outside of education? ? What are the questions we must ask ourselves in order to determine whether or not we're where we should be Join me in conversation with Ashley Philipps as we discuss her journey, lessons learned, and the hopeful message that she shares with educators who are seeking a change. Tune in for my regular Teachers on Fire interviews, airing LIVE on YouTube every Saturday morning at 8:00 Pacific and 11:00 Eastern! Join the conversation and add your comments to the broadcast. In This Conversation: Timestamp ..read more
Visit website
How to MAKE the MOST of Your SPRING BREAK: 3 Veteran Teachers Share Their Insights
Teachers On Fire
by Tim Cavey
3w ago
? How do you recharge your fire over spring break? ? What advice would you share with new teachers? Join me and Lauren MacLean, Tim Stephenson, and Bryon Carpenter for this unique episode of the Teachers on Fire podcast. Tune in for my regular Teachers on Fire interviews, airing LIVE on YouTube every Saturday morning at 8:00 Pacific and 11:00 Eastern! Join the conversation and add your comments to the broadcast. In This Conversation: 0:22 - Who is Bryon Carpenter? 1:09 - Who is Tim Stephenson? 2:24 - Who is Lauren MacLean? 2:45 - Spring break highlights 4:13 - Activities that restore our fire ..read more
Visit website
How to BUILD STUDENT AGENCY: A Conversation with STARR SACKSTEIN
Teachers On Fire
by Tim Cavey
1M ago
? How can student-led conferences and portfolios transform learning and instruction? ? What does meaningful feedback look like? ? How can assessment practices empower our students? Join me in conversation with assessment author and speaker STARR SACKSTEIN as we dig into these and other important questions. ABOUT THIS GUEST: Starr Sackstein is a recovering perfectionist and now an assessment reforming enthusiast. Currently, she is the COO of Mastery Portfolio, LLC, an edtech start-up committed to helping schools move to standard-based communication. She also works with teacher teams to engage s ..read more
Visit website
10 WAYS to SHOW YOUR STUDENTS YOU CARE: A Conversation with LAURA BOYD
Teachers On Fire
by Tim Cavey
1M ago
? How can you build better relationships with your students WITHOUT spending money or buying candy? ? What are some quick and easy practices that will pay the biggest dividends in the life of your classroom?  Join me in conversation with middle school teacher and technology advocate LAURA BOYD. ABOUT THIS GUEST: Laura is a middle school teacher who is passionate about edtech and SEL. She has presented at the district, local, and state levels, helping classrooms produce superior learning and rich student development. Welcome to Teachers on Fire interviews, airing LIVE on YouTube every Satu ..read more
Visit website
DRAMA Is for ALL LEARNERS: A Conversation with Sam Marsden
Teachers On Fire
by Tim Cavey
1M ago
? How can drama activities support learners of all ages?  ? What are some easy ways that we can bring drama into our classrooms?  ? Where should I go to get started with drama?  Join me in LIVE conversation with drama teacher and author SAM MARSDEN as we dig into the power of drama for all learners. ABOUT THIS GUEST: Sam teaches drama, writes fiction, and produces drama teaching resources. She is the author of 100 Acting Exercises for 8 – 18 Year Olds and the Pocketful of Drama book series, which includes Acting Games for Improv, and Drama Games for Early Years.  Welcome to ..read more
Visit website
MATH, ASSESSMENT, and the SCIENCE of LEARNING: A Conversation with PHIL STRINGER
Teachers On Fire
by Tim Cavey
2M ago
Join me and Phil Stringer in this conversation as we discuss Math, assessment, and the science of learning. PHIL STRINGER is the department head of mathematics at Crofton House School in Vancouver. With over 25 years in education, Phil has presented locally, nationally, and internationally on assessment and pedagogy. Outside of the classroom, he can be found coaching soccer or hiking with his family in the local mountains.  Welcome to Teachers on Fire interviews, airing LIVE on YouTube every Saturday morning at 8:00 Pacific and 11:00 Eastern. Join the conversation and add your comments to ..read more
Visit website
7 CREATIVE TOOLS That I'm Using with My ELEMENTARY DESIGN STUDENTS
Teachers On Fire
by Tim Cavey
2M ago
It’s a thrill to get into creative design with elementary learners. Students at this age are fearless. They’re curious. They’re ready to create anything. And they’re ready to expand their creative powers. If you’re teaching in similar spaces, here is a list of tools, design challenges, and creative tasks that I’ve tried and recommend (I have no affiliation with any of these brands, products, or sites). Read the whole blog post featured in this episode at https://teachersonfire.net/2024/02/09/7-creative-apps-that-i-use-with-my-elementary-design-students/. My name is Tim Cavey, and I’m proud t ..read more
Visit website
From CRIPPLING ANXIETY to HAPPINESS, WELL-BEING, and FULFILLMENT: A Conversation with KIM STROBEL
Teachers On Fire
by Tim Cavey
2M ago
KIM STROBEL is a renowned motivational speaker, sought after by schools, businesses, and organizations worldwide. She specializes in empowering educators and professionals, equipping them with the necessary tools and strategies to shift their mindsets, reclaim their happiness, reignite their passion, and lead with purpose. Listen to her INCREDIBLE story and join this important conversation about building a sustainable life. Welcome to Teachers on Fire interviews, airing LIVE on YouTube every Saturday morning at 8:00 Pacific and 11:00 Eastern! Join the conversation and add your comments to the ..read more
Visit website
This ONE THING Will DESTROY Your CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT
Teachers On Fire
by Tim Cavey
2M ago
I will never forget one of my high school science teachers. He was a good man. A decent person. His instructional practices weren’t exactly progressive, but he meant well. The biggest problem for him was that he had a very short fuse. Get under his skin, and things could really unravel. He would raise his voice. His skin would start changing colors. He would throw chalk at students. He would smash his speaking podium on the floor. Read the whole blog post featured in this episode at https://teachersonfire.net/2024/01/29/this-one-thing-will-destroy-your-classroom-management/. My name is Tim C ..read more
Visit website

Follow Teachers On Fire on FeedSpot

Continue with Google
Continue with Apple
OR