In this week’s episode, Tisha Richmond shares her experience of losing joy as a teacher and how using gamification in her classroom increased her happiness, student motivation, and overall engagement.
In this episode, we discuss:
- How to create the “Extreme Lesson Makeover”
- The origin story of Tisha’s podcast
- And her book, Making Learning Magical!
About Tisha Richmond:
Tisha is a district Student Engagement and Professional Development Specialist, international speaker, and author from Southern Oregon. She taught Family and Consumer Science for 25 years and has served in various leadership roles at the regional and national level. She recently co-founded Southern Oregon CUE, the first CUE affiliate in Oregon.
Tisha is the author of the book Make Learning MAGICAL, which unlocks seven keys to transform teaching and create unforgettable experiences in the classroom. She speaks nationally on a variety of topics related to teaching and learning in all content and grade levels. In 2018, she was a recipient of Medford School District’s Golden Pear Educator Secondary Teacher Award and a first place winner of the Henry Ford Innovation Nation Educator Award.
Tisha is passionate about infusing joy, passion, play, and gamified strategies to immerse and empower our 21st century learners and make learning a MAGICAL experience for all! She connects globally with educators around the world continuously reaching beyond her comfort zone to grow and help transform the educational landscape so all learners can thrive.
Follow Tisha Richmond:
- Website: www.tisharichmond.com
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/tishrich (@tishrich)
- Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/makelearningmagical/ (@tishrichmond)
- Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tisha-richmond-4a0333190/
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