15 episodes

Are you seeking to reinvigorate or reveal joy in yourself in education? Elisabeth Bostwick and Tisha Richmond will encourage you to actively cultivate joy in your EDU journey through reflection, inspiration, and practical strategies for educators to use in both their personal and professional lives. Tune in to hear relatable stories, tips, and thoughts from fellow educators and learn how we can actively create our own joy- leading to greater fulfillment. Hosts are leveraging Lis's message from Take the L.E.A.P.: Ignite a Culture of Innovation, in combination with Tisha's message from Make Learning MAGICAL: Transform Your Teaching and Create Unforgettable Experiences in your Classroom, to inspire educators to reflect and take action on how they can spark joy in a variety of ways throughout their EDU journey.

Spark Joy in EDU Elisabeth Bostwick and Tisha Richmond

    • Education
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Are you seeking to reinvigorate or reveal joy in yourself in education? Elisabeth Bostwick and Tisha Richmond will encourage you to actively cultivate joy in your EDU journey through reflection, inspiration, and practical strategies for educators to use in both their personal and professional lives. Tune in to hear relatable stories, tips, and thoughts from fellow educators and learn how we can actively create our own joy- leading to greater fulfillment. Hosts are leveraging Lis's message from Take the L.E.A.P.: Ignite a Culture of Innovation, in combination with Tisha's message from Make Learning MAGICAL: Transform Your Teaching and Create Unforgettable Experiences in your Classroom, to inspire educators to reflect and take action on how they can spark joy in a variety of ways throughout their EDU journey.

    Taking Ownership of Our Joy

    Taking Ownership of Our Joy

    In this episode of Spark Joy in EDU we talk with Dr. Joy about Joy Work EDU and how we can all take ownership of our joy. Dr. Joy shares about how we can be purposeful when it comes to creating joy in our lives and what it means to get 'back to zero.' About Dr. Joy:Dr. Joy is an Educator, Author, and Owner of Joy Work EDU, LLC. She is passionate about the presence of joy in organizations that serve children and empowers educators to tap into their own joy. Dr. Joy earned a Master of Arts...

    • 37 min
    Teach Happy: Small Steps to Big Joy with Kim Strobel

    Teach Happy: Small Steps to Big Joy with Kim Strobel

    In this episode of Spark Joy in EDU we talk with Kim Strobel about Teach Happy: Small Steps to Big Joy. Kim discusses how educators can be so hard on themselves, but reinforces the concept that perfectionism is the lowest standard we can hold ourselves to. Gain insights on how to reach and capture more happiness in your work and life journey.About Kim Strobel: Kim Strobel is a renowned motivational speaker and author of Teach Happy: Small Steps to Big Joy, sought after by schools, businesses,...

    • 32 min
    Evolving with Gratitude with Lainie Rowell

    Evolving with Gratitude with Lainie Rowell

    In this episode of Spark Joy in EDU, we talk with the amazing Lainie Rowell. Lainie shares valuable insights on how we can evolve with gratitude, intentionally seek joy, and about emotional contagion- catching feelings that improve well-being. About Lainie Rowell:Lainie Rowell is a bestselling author, award-winning educator, and TEDx speaker. She is dedicated to human flourishing, focusing on community building, social-emotional learning, and honoring what makes each of us unique a...

    • 54 min
    The Power of Play in Learning and Life

    The Power of Play in Learning and Life

    Tisha and Lis explore the power of play in learning and in life. Their conversation revolves around the theme of finding joy in everyday moments, fostering connections, and integrating fun and creativity into the learning process to enhance engagement and meaningful learning experiences.

    • 32 min
    Cultivate Joy In and Out of the Schoolhouse with Sean Gaillard

    Cultivate Joy In and Out of the Schoolhouse with Sean Gaillard

    In this episode of Spark Joy in EDU, we chat with Sean Gaillard about how we can intentionally cultivate joy in and out of the schoolhouse. We explore the importance of embracing our own passions, creating, and how music is the salve that soothes and uplifts the soul. About Sean Gaillard:Sean Gaillard is a school leader, author, and podcaster. He is the author of "The Pepper Effect" and has contributed to various books and written articles on leadership, innovation, collaboration, and m...

    • 46 min
    Spark Joy in EDU | Define Your Why featuring Barbara Bray

    Spark Joy in EDU | Define Your Why featuring Barbara Bray

    In this episode we chat with Barbara Bray about how we can Spark Joy in EDU through connections, meaningful learning experiences, and by defining our why. We explore the importance of recognizing the strengths and gifts within every child and how we can uplift one another. Barbara also shares how she sparks joy in her day-to-day life and the importance of family. About Barbara Bray: Barbara Bray is a creative learning strategist, author, podcast host, coach, speaker, and story weaver. She has...

    • 34 min

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Exponential Joy!

If you are looking for a podcast to uplift and inspire, this is the one for you! #SparkJoyEDU will remind you that there is exponential joy all around - we are in this together! Looking forward to future episodes to start my week with a smile!
~ Tamara Letter

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