BONUS: Amplify & Inspire with Brian Romero Smith

By Chey Cheney

Chey and Pav, two experienced middle school teachers from the Greater Toronto Area in Ontario, Canada, take listeners through the in’s and out’s of the field of Teaching, Learning and Leadership. Through their anecdotal, yet often comedic banter, laced with caring insightfulness, they take their audience into a conversation that is surely eye-opening and entertaining, while tackling some of the real, and ever-changing issues that exist in Education.

In this Amplify & Inspire episode of The Staffroom Podcast, Chey and Pav talk to Brian Romero Smith, husband and father, educator and school partnership manager for Nearpod and Flocabulary, Brian is an avid musician and also a podcast host of the show “Making Learning Addictive.” Brian talks to Chey and Pav about his experiences with teaching, as well as the importance of Culturally Responsive Teaching, starting with building trust and relationships with his students and also with reaching students in ways that are relevant and meaningful to them. Brian discusses his work with Nearpod and Flocabulary, and discusses the impact that music education has on students, both in helping them grasp concepts and also connecting to culture and relevancy.
Listen to Brian in this amazing Author Talk and Amplify & Inspire episode about his work in Education, through his work with Nearpod and Flocabulary, as well as his podcast, “Making Learning Addictive.” 
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