Lights, Cameras, TEACH!
a screenplay to spark ideas for a blockbuster classroom
Lights, Cameras, Teach - a screenplay to spark ideas for a blockbuster classroom plays off Kevin's experiences working in Hollywood by comparing the similarities between movie directors and classroom teachers. Just like a director of a blockbuster movie must engage, communicate, and collaborate with the actors, writers, stagehands, and producers, a classroom teacher must do the same but with their students, parents, colleagues, and administrators. The main ingredients in creating a blockbuster classroom are the relationships teachers form with their students and the experiences they make for them. When authentic relationships are created, anything is possible. Every chapter includes the perspectives of other blockbuster educators and insight from Kevin's former students. Additionally, anecdotes from Kevin's 19 years in the classroom are sprinkled throughout his book.
Recent Interviews & Workshops
Teach Your Heart GAME ON San Diego Conference
March 4 and 5, 2022
Learn new and innovative teaching strategies, cutting-edge and research-based techniques, and ways to reignite your passion for teaching... without having to travel! Everything you see below is included in the Teach Your Heart Conference!
The Kelly Clarkson Show
Los Angeles teacher Kevin Butler hasn’t let quarantine in Los Angeles stop him from going above and beyond for his students! Kevin personally delivered care packages, complete with vegetable and flower seeds and more, to all 24 of his fifth-grade students after their school was closed.
Teach Better Guest Blogger
5 non-negotiables of a teacher. The value in building memories and bonds with your students. Specific examples of ways to encourage learning and build relationships.
Kids Under Construction Pocast
Kevin offers tangible information and resources for parents to become effective and creative teachers to their kids. How long should kids be learning every day? What about socializing and playtime? How much tech is too much?
Aspire Education Podcast
How do we get our students to be actively engaged and teach in a way that inspires both children and adults? Kevin Butler shares the secret on how to balance between being a teacher and an instructional leader.
Teachers Deserve It
Releasing Summer, 2020
Read about Kevin's purpose for teaching in Adam Welcome's and Rae Hughart's new book Teachers Deserve It, What You Deserve, Why You Don't Have It and How You Can Go Get It!