We were hit by Hurricane Michael: What You Need to Know About Tech When You Have No Technology

A special extended Episode 377 of the 10-Minute Teacher

We have been hit by Hurricane Michael. As of 6:39 pm tonight on Monday – just before sending publish, we do not have power at our house in Camilla although we had someone rebuild our water main and we got water last night. With no cellular service AT ALL in Camilla – sometimes we can […]

How School Leaders Can Motivate Instructional Innovation: A Teacher’s Quest for Progress

Episode 376 with Thomas Arnett on the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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Thomas Arnett, a senior research fellow in education for the Christensen Institute, talks about a recent paper he co-authored about “The Teacher’s Quest for Progress,” some new research that can help all of us with professional development. Advancement Courses has more than 200 graduate level online professional development courses for K-12 teachers. You can take […]

Fall Break on the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

October 8-12, 2018 is our fall break on the show.

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This week — October 8-12, 2018 — we’re taking a fall break on the 10-Minute Teacher. Don’t worry – there are lots of shows to listen to in our archives. We’ve created a handy database that lets you search by the name of the guest or the show topic here: www.coolcatteacher.com/podcast. Thank you to everyone […]

Eduprotocols for Littles with Jon Corippo #kinderchat

Jon Corippo on episode 375 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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Eduprotocols for kindergarten and early elementary with the book’s co-author Jon Corippo. Instead of selecting many apps, many are now recommending just a few tools/protocols for how things are taught with edtech. Then, it becomes about the content and not the tools. Today’s Sponsor: Really Good Stuff Digital Learning Collection The Really Good Stuff Digital […]

Kindergarten Kindness Superheroes and the DNA of Kindergarteners

Laurie McIntosh on episode 374 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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Laurie McIntosh shares how her kindergarten kindness “superheroes” wear their capes and spread kindness around their community. She also shares how she surveys student’s DNA (dreams, needs, and abilities) and a touching story about the impact this has on the classroom. Today’s Sponsor: Really Good Stuff Digital Learning Collection The Really Good Stuff Digital Learning […]

Gaming in Early Elementary Education in Australia

Helen Kardiasmenos on episode 373 of the 10-Minute Teacher

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Helen Kardiasmenos uses games to teach almost every subject in her early elementary classroom in Australia. In today’s episode, she shares what she’s doing and how her students are learning. Today’s Sponsor: Really Good Stuff Digital Learning Collection The Really Good Stuff Digital Learning Collection is here! (Read my review.) This app is a digital […]

iPads to Differentiate Instruction in Early Elementary Education

Emily Lynch on episode 372 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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Emily Lynch talks about how to use iPads in the classroom to differentiate instruction. So many good ways exist to use iPads but how can we personalize it and make it unique? Today as our ongoing spotlight this week on K-2 education, we focus on iPads with younger students and differentiating instruction with them. Today’s […]

Motivating Teachers to Be Excellent in the K-2 Classroom

Karen Lirenman on episode 371 of the 10-Minute Teacher

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Karen Lirenman talks about the challenges and opportunities of teaching K-2 students. She shares her thoughts on innovation and how to stay motivated when you’re exhausted. This is the first episode of K-2 week on the 10-Minute Teacher Today’s Sponsor: Really Good Stuff Digital Learning Collection The Really Good Stuff Digital Learning Collection is here! […]

150+ Digital Activities for the K-2 Classroom Inside One Simple App

For iPad and Google Play Tablet Devices of All Kinds


The Really Good StuffⓇ Digital Learning Collection has over 150 apps for kindergarten to second-grade classrooms. Recently, I took a tour of this amazing app. Perhaps you’re wondering how more than 150 apps can be inside one? It is possible. The Really Good Stuff team has curated the best apps in education for the K-2 […]

5 Habits of Healthy Teachers

Jen Burdis on episode 370 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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Jen Burdis, teacher and two-time American Ninja Warrior Competitor, shares her secrets for staying healthy as a teacher. Today’s Sponsor: Advancement Courses Donor’s Choose. From now until September 28, Advancement Courses, an online provider of professional development for K-12 teachers, is donating 10% of their sales to funding DonorChoose.org projects. Go to advancementcourses.com/give to submit […]