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The Heart of Teaching

The Heart of Teaching

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The Heart of Teaching is a podcast where teacher Dave Ruzycki passes on lessons and stories from his 30 year teaching career, interviews past students, talks current events, and much more!

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16 - The Teacher and the Business Consultant - Michael Canic

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19 - The Teacher and the Project
In Episode 19 of the Heart of Teaching, Dave Ruzycki talks about frustration and a "Community Outreach Project" that helped change a group of students outlook on the society they live in. Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theheartofteaching.ca/
17:48
February 24, 2021
18 - The Teacher and the Sports Writer - Steve Ewen
In episode 18 of The Heart of Teaching, legendary sports writer Steve Ewen talks about his career, lessons learned, philosophy, and beating cancer.
28:07
February 17, 2021
17 - Connecting the Dots and the Accordion
In this episode of the Heart of Teaching, Dave Ruzycki learns about connecting the dots and how everything happens for a reason, especially regarding a Cancer Fundraiser.
16:49
February 10, 2021
16 - The Teacher and the Business Consultant - Michael Canic
In this episode of The Heart of Teaching, Dave Ruzycki interviews Michael Canic, one of the top business consultants in the United States and in Canada. He has also written one of the top business books of 2020, titled Ruthless Consistency. Michael discusses and shares some very valuable lessons that can be applied to the workplace, and to life. Instagram: @theheartofteaching.ca
36:55
February 3, 2021
15 - The Dog Principle
In this episode of The Heart of Teaching, Dave Ruzycki shares a concept called the Dog Principle, which shows the power and support of being there for your students. Follow us on Instagram: @theheartofteaching.ca
08:37
January 27, 2021
14 - The Teacher and the Football Coach - Mike Benevides
In this episode of The Heart of Teaching, Dave Ruzycki interviews Mike Benevides, the defensive coordinator for for the Ottawa Redblacks of the Canadian Football League. Mike talks about his journey to becoming a professional coach, what's really important in life, and much more! Follow The Heart of Teaching on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theheartofteaching.ca/ #football
42:10
January 20, 2021
13 - The Initiative
In this episode of the Heart of Teaching, Dave Ruzycki shares the initiative that he and his students undertook to spread positivity throughout these rough times.  Be sure to follow us on Instagram @theheartofteaching.ca
11:54
January 13, 2021
12 - The Teacher and the Geologist - Ann Ledwidge
In this episode of the Heart of Teaching, Dave Ruzycki interviews Ann Ledwidge, a Geologist who is a co-founder of Mako Gold Limited. She's in charge of Gold exploration and project sites in West Africa. Ann discuss what brought her to the field of Geology, what her job entails, accomplishments, and much more!
27:17
January 6, 2021
11 - The Teacher and the Astronaut - Dr. Stephen Robinson
In this episode of The Heart of Teaching, Dave Ruzycki interviews Dr. Stephen Robinson, a retired astronaut who's had 4 space shuttle missions, including one where he played a key role in repairing the heat shield for the shuttle Discovery.   Dr. Robinson discusses achieving his dreams, meeting heroes, and much more! The Heart of Teaching is now on Instagram! Be sure to follow @theheartofteaching.ca
24:30
December 30, 2020
10 - The Teacher and the Actress - Elle McKinnon
In this episode of the Heart of Teaching, Dave Ruzycki interviews former student and actress Elle McKinnon, known best for her role as Charlotte in the 2017 film Wonder. Elle covers her story of getting into the industry, what it's like working on movies, and much more!
32:25
December 23, 2020
9 - The Teacher and the Comic Book Writer - Ed Brisson
In this episode of the Heart of Teaching, Dave Ruzycki interviews comic book writer Ed Brisson, who covers his story about getting into the business, potential future projects, and much more!
01:05:50
December 16, 2020
8 - The Award Winning Physics Teacher
In this episode of The Heart of Teaching, Dave Ruzycki interviews fellow teacher and colleague Joe Muise, whose skills teaching physics have won him a very prestigious award! 
14:20
December 9, 2020
7 - The Psychiatrist and Teacher
In this episode of the Heart of Teaching, teacher Dave Ruzycki discusses the very important and topical issue of mental health alongside a Psychiatrist.
20:60
December 2, 2020
6 - The "Thank You" Episode
In this episode of The Heart of Teaching, Dave Ruzycki talks about reconnecting with those who have impacted you, and thanking them for what they've done. 
10:28
November 26, 2020
5 - The Magic Shoebox
In this episode of The Heart of Teaching, Dave Ruzycki talks about a special shoebox that's home to positive letters, pictures, emails, and more from throughout his teaching career.
07:21
November 25, 2020
4 - Flip the Script
In this episode of The Heart of Teaching, Dave Ruzycki "flips the script," and talks about how students will put themselves in a position to support their teachers. Thank you all so much for the support!!
09:08
November 24, 2020
3 - IQ vs EQ
In this episode of The Heart of Teaching, Dave Ruzycki shares his insight on IQ (Intelligence Quotient)  vs EQ (Emotional Quotient). Thank you all for the support! As always take care, be well, and peace!
19:14
November 12, 2020
2 - The Emotional Bank Account
Dave Ruzycki shares one of the single most important lessons he could teach...the emotional bank account. Thank you all for the support! Stay tuned for lots more coming your way!
26:11
October 29, 2020
1 - The Secret of Life
In this episode of The Heart of Teaching, Dave Ruzycki shares the first lesson he teaches to his students every year - the secret of life.
18:28
October 23, 2020