The Chey and Pav Show
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Chey Cheney and Pav Wander are two middle school teachers from Toronto, Canada. They have a passion for elevating and amplifying student voice while honouring students lived experiences and identity. "The Chey and Pav Show" takes educators and listeners through the “ins and outs” of the field of Teaching, Learning and Leadership. With their anecdotal and inviting banter, laced with caring insightfulness, the audience engages in a conversation that is surely eye-opening and impactful while tackling some of the real and ever-changing issues in Education!

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In Episode 121, Chey and Pav speak with Dr. Gholnecsar (Gholdy) Muhammad, author of “Cultivating Genius: An Equity Framework for Culturally and Historically Responsive Literacy” as well as her newest release, “Unearthing Joy: A Guide to Culturally and…

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In Episode 120, Chey and Pav talk about their “One Word” for 2023! Chey and Pav welcome a new year, and with that, comes a new WORD that is meaningful to to them and also guides their practice in the many aspects of their lives. For this year, that…

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In Episode 119, Chey and Pav talk about performative social justice work. Can our performative actions be a positive gateway to doing “THE WORK?” Chey and Pav discuss the many ways in which performative social justice work can be negative and…

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In Episode 118, Chey and Pav talk with Andrew Canle, an assistant principal, published author, doctoral student and small business owner from the New York Metropolitan area. Andrew talks about his newest venture – the Conversations with Charisma…

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In Episode 117, Chey and Pav talk about the value of the Read-Aloud in the middle school classroom, and building engaging and meaningful tasks that can be done in conjunction with texts. The dynamic duo offers a few ideas on how to structure reading…

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In Episode 116, Chey and Pav talk about relationship building and what it really looks like in classroom settings. Inspired by constant conversations on social media surrounding ideas such as “connections before content” or “relationships first,” the…

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In Episode 115, Chey and Pav talk about the concept of Quiet Quitting and how it impacts educational spaces. This idea of setting boundaries within a job setting has been getting lots of attention on social media lately, so Chey and Pav thought they…

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In Episode 114, Chey and Pav speak to Kristin Phillips, educator and retired elementary school principal from Toronto, Ontario. Kristin talks to the Dynamic Duo about her new book “For the Love of Learning: A Year in the Life of a School Principal” in…

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In Episode 113, Chey and Pav chat about how they are settling in for the summer, reflecting on the previous school year and talking about How to Start A Student-led podcast. Both Chey and Pav had experience with starting student-led podcasting in…

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In Episode 112, Chey and Pav discuss an important community building practice, known as “Restorative Circles.” They talk about an experience in the classroom that led them to explore their understanding of this relationship and trust reliant practice,…

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Author

Stephen Hurley
Chief Catalyst, voicEd Radio Canada

Stephen Hurley has spent nearly 40 years as an educator. He has experience as a classroom teacher, a curriculum consultant, a teacher educator and a policy observer.

He has a strong relationship with the EdCan Network (formerly the Canadian Education Association), an organization that inspired the launch and evolution of voicEd Radio Canada.

Hurley believes that stronger connections between education research, practice and policy are essential to the type of change that will be necessary in Canada's public education systems moving forward.