Episode 024: Meet Them Where They Are with @MeehanEDU

In this episode, Keven discusses gamification with John Meehan.

John Meehan is a teacher and instructional coach at Bishop O’Connell High School in Arlington, VA. He teaches two classes as well as supporting over 100 teachers with their classroom goals. Students in his classes have the opportunity to learn through a gamified classroom as John looks to grab student attention through using themes from current video games. Below you will find a few examples to use in your own classroom.

Dream Rush Welcome Game:

Dead Web Redemption:

John’s Website: https://edrenalinerush.com/

Pexels (Stock Photos): https://www.pexels.com/

The Noun Project (Icons): https://thenounproject.com/

Episode 023: Find your Creative Bug with @BurgessDave

In this episode, Keven talks about creativity, passion, and enthusiasm with Author, Speaker, Educator and an all-around good guy, Dave Burgess. Dave is a New York Times best-selling author with his book “Teach Like a Pirate”.  He was a classroom teacher for 17 years before shifting gears to give presentations, workshops, and give other educators a voice through his publishing company.

Visit Dave’s website online at https://daveburgess.com/

Twitter: @burgessdave

Instagram: @dbc_inc

Purchase a copy of “Teach Like a Pirate” on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Teach-Like-PIRATE-Engagement-Creativity/dp/0988217600