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March 5, 2023 43 mins

In this episode of Spark Joy in EDU, we chat with Dave Burgess about one of his all-time favorite activities along with how we can make an impact in our schools through motivating our learners. He specializes in teaching hard-to-reach, hard-to-motivate students with techniques that incorporate showmanship and creativity. Dave's energy is contagious and you will be inspired by the insights and stories he shares in this episode.

Dave's Bio:
Dave Burgess is the co-owner of DBC, Inc, the New York Times best-selling author of Teach Like a PIRATE: Increase Student Engagement, Boost Your Creativity, and Transform Your Life as an Educator and co-author of P is for PIRATE: Inspirational ABC’s for Educators. He is a highly sought-after professional development speaker well known for his outrageously energetic and creative style. His programs not only inspire and motivate educators, but also provide practical strategies to dramatically improve instruction and student engagement. He was been an award-winning teacher for over seventeen years and was the Academy of Education Arts and Sciences BAMMY recipient for Secondary School Teacher of the Year in 2014.

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