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37. Making a Difference In The Classroom with Tam and Jez from The Hive

You don’t want to miss this episode. Our guests today are making waves in the Aussie teacher space. They are wholeheartedly dedicated to making teachers’ lives better and achieving greater outcomes for students. They are change-makers, innovators, teacher empaths, cheerleaders and A-listers for Aussie teachers online.  


 Welcome to Mr and Mrs Learning Bee, otherwise known as Tam and Jez, the creators of ‘The Hive’. 


Throughout this episode, we chat about so many juicy topics, including:

  • How it feels to be a teacher
  • Evidence-based ways of teaching
  • How the brain learns and how that is linked to the science of reading 
  • The Hive and how the platform is changing teachers’ lives
  • The future of education, including what changes we want to see moving forward


Don’t miss the end, where we quiz Jez about teaching jargon. 


By the end of this episode, you will feel seen as a teacher – that is a promise. 


This is the perfect episode to share with a teacher friend.


You can access more teacher strategies, classroom inspiration and a wealth of resources by visiting our website


Rainbows ahead,

Ashleigh and Alisha


Resources mentioned in this episode

Find Tam and Jez on Instagram @mrslearningbee or @learningwiththehive 


Learn more about the Hive here:




About today’s guest:

Tam is a former Kindergarten teacher and Assistant Principal based in Sydney, Australia. Her free digital handbook, Phonics & Beeyond, has supported thousands of educators around the world in implementing evidence-based literacy practices. 


After 10+ years of teaching and leadership, Tam left the classroom in 2021 to focus on supporting teachers full-time. Alongside her software developer husband, Jez, she has founded The Hive – a revolutionary online platform of educational and digital resources for teachers. 


Both Tam & Jez are passionate about creating engaging, research-based learning activities, as well as helping teachers leverage technology in order to make their lives easier and save them precious time. Tam and Jez have created The Hive to be the easiest, most intuitive, and most effective digital teaching tool for teachers. 


They’ve done the hard work for you, so that you can get back to doing what you do best: teaching.

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