During this session we interview Dave Burgess, author of one of the top professional development books this year, Teach Like a Pirate. Dave Burgess is a highly sought after professional development speaker well known for his creative, entertaining, and outrageously energetic style. His workshops, seminars, and keynotes inspire teachers and help them develop practical ways to become more creative and engaging in the classroom. He is an award-winning U.S. History teacher at West Hills High School in San Diego, California, where he has taught for sixteen years. He specializes in teaching hard-to-reach, hard-to-motivate students with techniques that incorporate showmanship and creativity.
In this session you will learn about:
- Dave Burgess’ passions and educational background
- Why you should be reading Teach Like a PIRATE: Increase Student Engagement, Boost Your Creativity, and Transform Your Life as an Educator
- Benefits of the #tlap chat on Monday night at 8pmCT
- How to engage students with magic and other low-tech tools
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We sincerely appreciate you taking the time to listen or watch the podcast. We had an amazing number of visitors watching the interview live on Google Hangout. It’s so awesome to see educators passionate about their own learning.