Unleashing the Potential of Every Child

Tom Loud on episode 212 [A special encore episode] of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

Tom Loud dropped out of high school because he didn’t connect with his teachers. Somehow, he connected with books though and became a high school and college graduate. Now, Tom is a 10-year classroom veteran who is working to make his classroom (and help others) connect with kids in new ways. Today we’ll talk about […]

Thinking Routines in the Classroom

Karen Voglesang on episode 209 [A special encore episode] of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

Today Karen Voglesang @NBCTchr teaches children to use thinking routines in her classroom. After participating in Harvard’s Project Zero, she is applying and using the methods in classrooms and with teachers. Learn some thinking routines and how to apply these valuable techniques in your classroom. Karen was the 2015 Tennessee State Teacher of the Year […]

Helping Autistic Students Travel by Making Books

Brett Bigham on episode 208 [A special encore episode] of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

Autistic children can struggle with unfamiliar places. However, one teacher of the year has found a way to help improve traveling experiences for autistic children and their families. Brett Bigham has created a way to use books to help special needs and young children prepare to go to new places. Learn about this technique and […]

3 Things Great Teachers Do

Joe Fatheree on episode 207 [A special encore episode] of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

Global Teacher Prize finalist Joe Fatheree talks about what great teachers do. He shares his observations and also his hopes for improving the profession. This encore episode is the number fourteen episode of 2017 on the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast. Check out the free resource: Goodbye Teacher Tired: 5 Days to Doing Fewer Things Better from […]

5 Ways to Help At Risk Children Succeed

Basil Marin on episode 206 [A special encore episode] of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

5 Ways to Help At Risk Children Succeed

Today Basil Marin @basil_marin takes us on a journey to help at risk children with these five steps. From the inspiring books to the essential mindsets, Basil will help us reach at risk kids because he speaks from experience. We are counting the top episodes of 2017. This episode with Basil Marin is the #15 […]

5 Lies I Used to Believe About Teaching But I Don’t Anymore

Vicki Davis on episode 205 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

When I first started teaching, I used to believe some things about the profession that I just don’t believe any more. In today’s final episode of season 2, I reflect on those lies and how I’ve grown in my practice. I hope it helps starts some conversation about what matters in the classroom. How about […]

Metaverse for Augmented Reality: Program and Breakout in Augmented Reality

A sponsored review of a tool I'm using to teach programming

metaverse augmented reality browser

Augmented reality is here. Finally! When Google Docs came out, I stopped everything and let all of my classes experience it. Also, I learned about Twitter, I did the same thing. Well, several weeks ago, I stopped everything and took all of my students into Metaverse. Augmented reality is going to be huge — I […]

Virtual Reality (VR) as a New Educational Paradigm

Enrique Cachafeiro on episode 204 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

Several virtual reality options are available for classrooms. Today’s guest, Enrique Cachafeiro talks about the hardware, software options, and future of virtual reality. He also discusses how educators can join the innovators who are crafting and exploring this new education paradigm today. If you’re interested in VR, today’s show is a must listen. Today’s sponsor: […]

Teaching History with Simulations and Game Based Learning

Dave Harms on episode 203 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

History teacher David Harms uses simulations to teach history. Whether it is World War 1, 2, the Cold War or the American Civil War, learn how these immersive “games” teach history much more deeply than most textbooks. We can engage and excite this generation about history. Here’s how. Today’s sponsor: Metaverse is a free simple […]

7 Things to Know About Coding in the Early Childhood Classroom

Dr. Marina Umaschi Bers on episode 202 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

Children as young as four can start coding, but not in ways you might think. Today, Dr. Marina Umashchi Bers from Tufts University discusses her research findings about what works (and doesn’t) with young children in the classroom. You’ll get creative ideas for hands-on programming that works for early childhood. Today’s sponsor: Metaverse is a […]