5 Ways to Participate in #ISTE17 even if you’re not there #notatiste17

A conversation with Peggy George in episode 105 of the 10-Minute Teacher

Today Peggy George @pgeorge was one of the most photographed people last year at ISTE 2016, however – SHE WASN’T THERE. Peggy is an expert on getting the most of ISTE by attending virtually. Today, she’ll teach five tips for getting the most out of ISTE whether you’re at ISTE or riding home on the […]

ISTE 2017 Schedule #iste17

Hope to see you there!

ISTE 2017 starts this weekend. If you’re going – enjoy. If you’re not — stay tuned to the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast on Friday when Peggy George talks about how to participate in all of the #notatiste17 activities. We all win when ISTE happens, so don’t feel left out. PowerSchool is sponsoring some podcast episodes and […]

5 Ways to Get the Most Out of #iste17

A conversation with Terry Freedman in episode 104 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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Today Terry Freedman @terryfreedman author of Education Conferences: Teachers’ Guide to Getting the Most out of Education Conferences talks about how to get the most out of ISTE 2017 or any conference you attend. Listen Now Stream by clicking here. The transcript will be uploaded and posted right here as soon as soon as it is […]

Blended Learning Hype or Taking Us to New Heights?

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No, blended learning is NOT hype, at least not in my experience. However, I will say that I have seen people say that they are blending learning when it is not blended learning at all. I have interviewed a thought leader from the Christensen Institute about the eight types of blended learning, shared my five essential, […]

BEST OF SEASON 1: iPads in Kindergarten

The top #edtech tool Tuesday of season 1 with Caitlin Arakawa

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Today, we unveil the top edtech tool Tuesday of season 1 of the 10-minute Teacher Podcast. Caitlin Arakawa tops the list with her show about how she uses iPads in Kindergarten. Right click on the link and click Save to download this show To see the show notes and transcript go to www.coolcatteacher.com/e82

TOP EPISODE Of Season 1: Jim Forde, “You’re the Teacher”

Encore Episode 101: The Best of Season 1

Jim Forde’s episode, “You’re the Teacher” is the top episode of Season 1 of the 10 minute teacher. Kip, my producer, has remastered and “turned it up” so you can rock out to an inspirational message and song. This week, we’ll be airing 3 encore episodes of the best of Season 1. Thursday and Friday, we’ll […]

The Most Remarkable Thing About Teaching

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The most remarkable thing

I was talking to my mom and my sister today about teaching. Now, all three of us have been teachers at the high school level. However, I’m the one who’s still in the classroom. And as I was talking to my mom, she’s struggling with memory problems but she was a teacher and way back […]

Google Classroom: Top New Features to Learn Over the Summer #gafe

A conversation with Alice Keeler on episode 97 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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Today Alice Keeler @alicekeeler shares the must-try new features of Google Classroom. She also teaches us how we can learn Google Classroom features and hacks over the summer (even without students.) A must listen for people using Chromebooks or Google Classroom. Listen Now Stream by clicking here. Download the transcript by clicking here or scroll […]

Go Bold School: Old School + Blended Learning

A conversation with Weston Kieschnick on episode 96 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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Today Weston Kieschnick @wes_kieschnick helps us how to go bold school with blended learning. Old school plus blended learning = bold school. Check the show notes for the book giveaway. Listen Now Stream by clicking here. Download the transcript or scroll down to read the transcript on this page. In today’s show, Weston Kieschnick talks […]

How I Became More Productive with Post-it® Brand Products #makeitstick

DIY Productivity in Action

Recently, I shared my 21-day productivity challenge sponsored by Post-it® Brand. To prepare, I took a quiz using the Post-it® Brand Productivity Tool to find out what type of planner I am. In that productivity quiz, I found out I’m a “Mindful Maverick” and need visual cues. So, using their recommendations, I changed my productivity system and added […]