She Hired Me! Betty Shiver, the woman who convinced me to become a teacher

Betty Shiver on episode 194 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

In today’s show, Betty Shiver, my former curriculum director and the person who convinced me to become a teacher and I talk about teaching. We discuss hiring, inspiring, and having conversations that inspire people to change and improve their classrooms. FlexPath – only at Capella University – lets teachers work at their own pace to […]

Brent Johnson: My student’s views on learning and teaching

Brent Johnson on episode 193 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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Brent Johnson is a senior at Westwood Schools. He has taken my classes for the last four years. We have a frank conversation about technology and a win in the National 4H Competition as a result of some apps he made in my class. Brent has come a long way! I hope you find this […]

Flipsnack: A fun way to make interactive online magazines #edtech

Mandy Froehlich on episode 192 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

Mandy Froehlich talks about a tool she uses in her classroom, Flipsnack. Learn how she uses this tool. FlexPath – only at Capella University – lets teachers work at their own pace to earn their MEd in a competency-based learning format. This subscription-based tuition model doesn’t limit the number of courses you can complete during […]

Amazing Grace Adkins – my 89 year old learning lab director and the most amazing woman I know

Grace Adkins on episode 191 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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Mrs. Grace Adkins is a hero, mentor, and teacher to many. With a 56-year generation-spanning career as an educator, Mrs. Adkins approaches her 90th birthday still teaching, loving kids, and riding over 100 miles on her bike each week. Meet a truly remarkable woman and a personal mentor, Mrs. Grace Adkins. FlexPath – only at […]

Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

Lucy Gray and Steve Hargadon on episode 190 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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Lucy Gray and Steve Hargadon, Global Education Conference co-chairs, talk about the Global Education Conference 2017 that runs from November 13-16. Go to globaleducationconference.com to join in. Today we talk about the conference, what people can expect from the conference and how to sign up. Listen Now Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher […]

Book Creator for Chrome: Product Review, Tips and Tricks for Teachers

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Book Creator has long been a favorite app on the iPad, and now it’s available for Google Chrome. Students who use Chromebooks, PCs, Macs, iPads, or any other device can now create books with this versatile, easy-to-use app. Post sponsored by Book Creator. All opinions my own. Right now, my students are creating books about […]

Different Schools for a Different World

Dr. Scott McLeod on episode 189 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

Dr. Scott McLeod, co-author of Different Schools for a Different World, has a frank conversation about the change that needs to happen, how long it will take to happen, and the next steps for promoting creativity in schools. Got 5 minutes? That is all it takes to enter the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest. If […]

Personalizing the Curriculum with the Learning Journey Model

Mark Engstrom, Episode 188 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

Mark Engstrom shares a personalized model for learning that he calls the “Learning Journey Model.” After students accomplish a core competency, they personalize their learning journey much like the “game of LIFE” board game. Got 5 minutes? That is all it takes to enter the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest. If you’re a US public […]

10 Ways to Personalize Learning for Students

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Students, you can get help. No, I’m not talking about cheating, I’m talking about understanding the technology tools that can help you earn a better grade. Artificial intelligence is available in many forms. Here are some of the best helpers for you. This blog post also comes with an infographic (PDF) that you can print […]

Hyperdocs: How to’s and Tips for Teachers

Lisa Scumpieru on episode 187 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

Lisa Scumpieru, 10th-grade Literature Teacher, gives us a crash course in Hyperdocs. She shares lesson plans, ideas, and tips for getting started quickly without hassle Got 5 minutes? That is all it takes to enter the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest. If you’re a US public school teacher of grades 6-12, you and your students […]