Not “Just” a Teacher: Finding Your Voice as a Teacher

Brianna Hodges on episode 154 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

Not just a teacher Brianna Hodges

Do you ever feel like you’re “just” a teacher? Do you feel like that person up on the stage never could be you? But you have a passion. You have a fire and a message – but what do you do with it? Brianna Hodges shares her journey from small-town teacher to the stage, state […]

The Storm of Poverty Hits Us All

Why We Must Dare to Care

The Storm of Poverty

As we follow the changing maps of tropical storms Harvey, Irma, Jose, and now Maria, many of us have been looking at what meteorologists are calling the “cone of possibility.” Before you think that is a good thing – it isn’t. The cone of possibility means it is the area where a hurricane may possibly […]

Integrating the Arts into Every Subject

Catherine Davis-Hayes on episode 153 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

Integrating the arts into every subject and whole school activities (1)

The graphic, performing, and theater arts are powerful allies for math, writing, and every subject you teach. As 2007 State Teacher of the Year in Rhode Island, Catherine Davis-Hayes is passionate about helping every teacher use the arts in their classroom. Today she shares techniques for teaching geometry and writing – but also a remarkable […]

Classroom Videos: How-to Tips and Tricks

Tim Betts on episode 152 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

How to tips and tricks for classroom videos

Videos are the modern essay. If you can’t create them, you can’t start a movement, can’t sell a product, or promote an idea. Of all the things I teach, helping kids tell digital stories through video is probably one of the most important. Today’s guest is a perfect guide for those of us who want […]

Unleashing the Potential of Every Child #MondayMotivation

Tom Loud on episode 151 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 […]

Help Autistic Kids Travel by Making Ability Guidebooks

Brett Bigham on episode 147 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

helping autistic kids travel by making books

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 […]

Get Motivated to Do Project based Learning the Right Way #pbl

Ross Cooper on episode 146 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

Ross Cooper - hacking project based learning

Ross Cooper, co-author of Hacking PBL, helps us get motivated to think about project based learning differently. Book Creator for Chrome. Previously on the 10-Minute Teacher, guests have mentioned Book Creator as one of their top apps for the iPad. Well, now we can all use Book Creator in our classrooms using the Chrome web […]

23+ Tips to Help Kids Organize by Learning Styles

Sponsored by Staples

Staples organize learning styles

As I organize my tenth grader for back-to-school, I’m realizing that we’re still missing some important items. One of my passions as an educator is helping non-traditional learners succeed in school. Whether they have a learning difference or ADD, I believe that if we work with kids, we can help all of them succeed. This […]

GradeCam: The Teacher’s Friend for Assessment

A sponsored post by GradeCam

GradeCam teacher assessment

Some think GradeCam is just the modern-day replacement for multiple-choice Scantron machines. I did. But I was wrong. This past week, I took a tour of GradeCam, and in this post, I’ll share with you the features of this system and how it can save you time as a teacher. It will also help you with […]

5 Ideas for Technology Stations

Leslie Swanson-Anaya on episode 145 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

Leslie Swanson-Anaya technology stations

Leslie Swanson-Anaya @InspiredLeslie elementary teacher of the year for Texas region 15 has ideas for awesome technology stations. These apps will work for all ages of students and subjects. Learn how she helps students learn and progress using technology. Today’s Sponsor: GradeCam is a web-based tool that lets you customize assessments with multiple choice, true/false, […]