The Spark Creativity Teacher Podcast | Education

The Spark Creativity Teacher Podcast | Education

Latest Episodes

175: A New ELA Go-To? 15 Ways to use La Literatura de Cordel
March 07, 2023

This creative spin on classroom decor gives you dozens of options for creative, interactive writing, reading, and arts integration lessons in your ELA classroom. Get inspired with these fifteen fun id

173: Enjoy Teaching Rhetorical Analysis (with these Strategies)
February 21, 2023

Want to teach rhetorical analysis in a way that's creative, engaging, AND gets the job done? Mix and match these fun strategies to suit your needs. Find the show notes here:

172: Celebrating Black Authors, Artists, & Activists in ELA
February 07, 2023

Want to showcase Black authors, poets, artists and activists in your ELA classroom? Celebrate Black History Month all year long with these ideas. Check out for the activities and links mentioned on

171: 6 Wonderful Ways you can use Graphic Novels
January 25, 2023

Try using graphic novels to create powerful reading ladders, launch literature circles, help make the classics accessible, and more! Tune in to this podcast episode for six helpful perspectives on how

170: How to Host a Graphic Novel Book Tasting
January 11, 2023

Want to introduce your ELA students to the creative joys of graphic novels? Find out how to run a quick and productive book tasting to help introduce them to the genre. Get book recommendations, a di

169: Turning Classics into Graphic Novels, with Gareth Hinds
December 28, 2022

Gareth Hinds has created appealing graphic novel versions of many great classics of English literature, like The Odyssey, The Iliad, Beowulf, and Shakespeare's plays. Find out how to use them in clas

168: Why I'm not Worried about the New AI Tools
December 14, 2022

Worried about the new AI and its repercussions in the world of ELA? In this quick episode, let me share why I think it might actually be a good thing for our profession.

167: Fight Erasure. Feature Contemporary Indigenous Voices in Class.
November 29, 2022

Featuring contemporary Indigenous voices in your classroom - on your walls, in your research and writing projects, and on your shelves - can make a big difference in fighting erasure. Help your studen

166: How to Add an Audiobook Listening Station to your Classroom
November 16, 2022

Want to help your independent readers enjoy audiobooks? Whether you want to use Audible, Libro FM (do you know about their free educator advance listening program?), Libby, or Sora, in this episode I'

165: Classroom Management Strategies you can Actually Enjoy
November 02, 2022

Want to improve your classroom dynamics? Start with relationships, and watch how they can positively impact your daily life as a teacher in so many ways. In this episode, learn fun and easy strategies