Inside the Mind of a Teacher Who Reads Body Language

Microexpressions and Relationships Matter

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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 […]

WHY KIDS CAN’T STOP MOVING: THE NEUROSCIENCE BEHIND A STUDENT’S NEED TO MOVE

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 […]

5 Ideas for Writing with Technology (#4 episode of Season 3)

Jacqui Murray in the #4 episode of the year so far

Jacqui Murray shares how we can encourage an improvement in writing using technology. These creative ways will help you think about how to help children, particularly those who struggle with handwriting and typing. We’re counting them down! This is the #4 Episode of Season 3 of the 10-Minute Teacher. Sponsor: Advancement Courses has more than 200 graduate level […]

5 Formative Assessment Strategies to Help with Classroom Management

The #5 Show of Season 3 with Mike Roberts

We need more strategies than fist to five or thumbs up thumbs down. Teacher Mike Roberts give five strategies that can help us with formative assessment AND classroom management. We’re counting them down! This is the #5 Episode of Season 3 of the 10-Minute Teacher. Sponsor: Advancement Courses has more than 200 graduate level online professional development courses […]

5 Awesome Things for Teachers to Do This Summer

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Summer is an important time for educators. While some people debate what educators should or shouldn’t do over the summer, ultimately it is YOUR summer and YOUR plans. Here are five things to consider as you plan your summer. Now, there are so many different ways you can spend your summer. If you’re not intentional […]

IT Coaches Leading Change in the Classroom

Deb Ramm on episode 329 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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Instructional Technology Coaches can be helpful advisors for teachers if they learn strategies of encouragement and empowerment. Deb Ramm helps us learn the techniques to help powerful improvement happen in classrooms. Advancement Courses has more than 200 graduate level online PD courses for K-12 teachers. Go to advancementcourses.com/coolcat and use the code COOL20 at checkout […]

Helping Kids Cope with Tragedy: A Story from a Middle School Jazz Band

Meredith O'Brien on episode 328 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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One middle school had to cope with the tragic death of a classmate. This story features how one remarkable teacher and his jazz band helped a whole school cope. Author Meredith O’Brien tells the story behind her book, Mr. Clark’s Big Band: A Year of Laughter, Tears, and Jazz in a Middle School Band Room, […]

The Facebook Scandal: What Can We Learn as Educators

Britt Watwood on episode 327 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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Professor Britt Watwood has moved his college classes off Facebook. Today he reflects on the implications for educators and how he’s talking about the Cambridge Analytica scandal with other educators. Advancement Courses has more than 200 graduate level online PD courses for K-12 teachers. Go to advancementcourses.com/coolcat and use the code COOL20 at checkout for […]