Math Success with No Textbook

Mandi Tolen on Episode 338 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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Mandi Tolen shares how she teaches math, engages students and teachers to standards with NO TEXTBOOK. From choose your own adventure stories to other engaging methods, all teachers will have something to learn from this teacher who ditched her textbook and enhanced learning. Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. Bio of Mandi […]

20 Tech Tips to Shake Up Learning

Episode 337 with Kasey Bell


Kasey Bell shares her tech tips for helping teachers make progress with technology. She also shares the biggest mistake she’s made as a teacher relating to edtech. Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. Kasey Bell’s Bio Kasey Bell is part sparkling smile, part witty personality and a whole heap of passion as […]

A Gullible Population Is a National Security Issue

A Global Search for Education Reflection

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The hair on my arm prickled up like porcupine quills, but there was no breeze. It was a discussion about a digital literacy issue at the U.S. Army War College National Security Seminar that caused this response. Suddenly, information literacy became real — and urgent. A Note from Vicki: This post is in response to Cathy […]

The Irreplaceables: What AR and AI Mean for the Future of Teaching #iste18

A look into the future

Augmented reality and artificial intelligence are on the horizon. What do they mean for education and teachers? What kinds of teachers will be irreplaceable and what kinds of teachers will lose their jobs? Today, we seek to answer this question. This week I’m at ISTE where AR and AI are hot topics. So, it is […]

ISTE 2018: Where I’ll Be Presenting and Joining in the Learning #iste18

My schedule for the Edtech Event of the Year!

ISTE 2018 is here again. I’ve been going most years since 2006 and while it overwhelms me, it is truly an awesome learning experience. This post is full of resources to get the most of your ISTE 2018 experience whether you are there (or not.) ISTE 2018 hashtags Remember to follow (and use) the official […]

Inside the Mind of a Teacher Who Reads Body Language

Microexpressions and Relationships Matter


No one ever said I was omnipotent. I can’t see into the minds of the children I teach nor can I understand them sometimes. But I can figure out how to make them laugh while they learn. I read the thousand tiny microexpressions that reveal the little things that make a big difference in our […]


Suzanne Cresswell in the Top 10-Minute Teacher Show of 2018 (so far)

Students have reasons for how they behave, particularly if they have learning differences and learn in unique ways. Occupational and physical therapist, Suzanne Cresswell, helps us understand children and why some of them just can’t stop moving. We’re counting them down! This is the #1 Episode of Season 3 of the 10-Minute Teacher.   Sponsor: Advancement Courses has […]

Free Virtual Mentorship for Emerging Leaders #AspiringLeaders

Jodie Pierpoint in the #2 Episode of 2018

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Emerging administrator leaders and administrators are participating in an emerging leadership virtual mentorship program created by Jodie Pierpoint and many volunteers. Learn about this program, how you can join in, and how you can become a better mentor. We’re counting them down! This is the #2 Episode of Season 3 of the 10-Minute Teacher. Sponsor: Advancement Courses has […]

5 Free Tech Tools to Try in Your Social Studies Lessons (#3 Episode of Season 3)

Richard Byrne from Free Technology for Teachers

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Richard Byrne, author of Free Technology for Teachers, was a history teacher. It shows. In today’s show, he talks about top free tech tools to try in social studies lessons. This is one to share with your history department. We’re counting them down! This is the #3 Episode of Season 3 of the 10-Minute Teacher. Sponsor: Advancement […]