Timothy Brodsky

Santa Ana Unified School District

Tim Brodsky's story draws from a unique set of diverse experiences and passions. A Ukrainian immigrant born in the former Soviet Union, his bilingual upbringing and unique history led to an early interest in language and culture, setting the stage for his future pursuits in education. Tim pursued his passion for storytelling and technology, earning a B.A. in Film and Video Post Production from Columbia College. He brings a unique flair to his teaching through his storytelling skills, honed over a decade of experience in the film and video industry with clients like Disney, ESPN, and Huawei. Tim also founded Kinematic in 2016 (an educational YouTube channel that has garnered over 2.5 million views), showcasing his ability to blend his film expertise with his passion for educational storytelling. In 2019, Tim earned a Master in the Art of Teaching from the University of Southern California. Today, he teaches AP World History, AP Macroeconomics, and Project-Based Learning, creating dynamic, relevant, and engaging learning environments at Círculos Advanced Learning Academy in Santa Ana, CA. Through his work Tim is exploring and applying the integration of AI in the classroom, enhancing the learning experience and preparing students for the future.