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293 Reimagining Homework with Teachers, Students and Parents Connie Hamilton, @conniehamilton and Starr Sackstein, @mssackstein, co-authorered Hacking Homework: 10 Strategies That Inspire Learning Outside the Classroom. In this episode, Connie and Starr offer suggestions on how homework can be redefined to make it meaningful, relevant, and fun. 12/02/2016
292 How Can I Be a Better Teacher Tomorrow? Dr. Douglas Reeves, @DouglasReeves, is the founder of Creative Leadership Solutions. The author of more than 30 books and 80 articles on leadership and organizational effectiveness, Dr. Reeves has twice been named to the Harvard University Distinguished Authors Series. 11/28/2016
291 Helping Substitute Teachers Temporarily Fill Your Shoes Simon Youd, @SimonYoud, is currently a relief teacher Tasmania, Australia. He has taught PE, grade 5/6, high school math, and science. Simon is interested in the purposeful integration of technology, personalizing learning for teachers and students, and in podcasting. 11/26/2016
290 The Hidden Challenges of Students with Smartphones Dr. Mike Ribble, @digcitizen, has worked both in the education and technology fields. He has been in both public as well as private educational institutions. His teaching experience has been from high school students up to university graduate students. 11/18/2016
289 Teacher Update: School Bullying Myths and Misconceptions Sarah Beeghley, @The_Geeky_Girl , is a college freshman looking to educate teachers, parents, and students on the effects of cyberbullying inside and outside the classroom. 11/18/2016
288 Teaching Students Who Struggle with Self-Control Dr. Reggie Melrose, @DrMelrose, is a psychologist and best-selling author of The 60 Seconds Fix and creator of Brain Charge™: The K-12 Curriculum. She is a well-known international speaker and consultant specializing in the application of current neuroscience to educational practice and parenting. 11/11/2016
287 Supportive Teacher Centered Professional Development Dr. Matthew Kraft, @MatthewAKraft, is an Assistant Professor of Education and Economics at Brown University. He studies human capital policies in education with a focus on teacher effectiveness and organizational change in K-12 urban public schools. 11/11/2016
286 Unleashing Student Talent: Powerful Learning First, Tech Second George Couros @gcouros, is the Division Principal for Parkland School Division and an Innovative Teaching, Learning, and Leadership consultant, as well as author of The Innovator’s Mindset 11/04/2016
285 Why Do We Still Ask Students to “Sit and Learn” When We Know… Dr. Brad Johnson, @DrBradJohnson, is an international speaker in the field of education. He is author of What Schools Don’t Teach: 20 Ways to Help Students Excel in School and in Life and his latest book, From School Administrator to School Leader: 15 Keys to Maximizing Your Leadership Potential. 10/28/2016
284 Helping Your Students Work Through Traumatic Experiences Dr. Steven Berkowitz is an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine. He is the Director of the Penn Center for Youth and Family Trauma Response and the Co-chair of the Disaster and Trauma Issues of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 10/26/2016
283 Discussing the Election in Your Classroom: Walking the Line Trent Ashcraft @dtrentashcraft is a Social Studies teacher at a private Christian school in Louisville, KY where he teaches AP US History, AP US Government, and Economics. 10/21/2016
282 140 Twitter Tips for Educators Brad Currie @bradmcurrie and Billy Krakower @wkrakower are two of the authors of 140 Twitter Tips for Educators and moderators of the weekly Twitter chat #Sachat, which focuses on school leadership. 10/18/2016
281 The Art and Value of Adapting Your Teaching in the Moment Steven Anderson, @web20classroom, is the director of instructional technology for the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools in Winston-Salem, NC. He regularly travels the country talking to schools and districts about the use of social media in the classroom. He has been the recipient of the Twitterer of the Year Award and in 2012 he was named an ASCD Emerging Leader. 10/14/2016
280 6 Riveting Ways to Make Reading and Writing Fun for Students Margo Jantzi, @mjantzi, is a teacher librarian at a Title I school with 630 students in PreK-5. Her passion is to inspire students to read widely, think deeply, and act kindly. 10/11/2016
279 Getting Past the Barriers to Flipping Your Classroom Jon Bergmann, @jonbergmann is a teacher, author, blogger, radio host, flipped classroom pioneer, voracious learner, tech integrator, and a triathlete. 10/08/2016
278 Making Professional Development Personal with 30 Goals Shelly Sanchez Terrell, @ShellTerrell , is a teacher trainer, elearning specialist, and the author of The 30 Goals Challenge for Teachers: Small Steps to Transform Your Teaching. She has trained teachers and taught language learners in over 20 countries. 10/06/2016
277 How to Help Struggling Teachers Help Struggling Students Kim Bearden, @kimbearden , is the co-founder and executive director of the Ron Clark Academy, an innovative middle school and educator training facility. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Disney Outstanding MS Humanities Teacher, and she is the author of Crash Course: the Life Lessons My Students Taught Me. 09/30/2016
276 Three Reasons to Bring Music into Your Classroom Anne Farnsworth is a Jazz pianist and vocalist who lives in Los Angeles where she divides her time between performing, teaching, and journalism. She has toured extensively in the States and abroad both as a sideman and leader of her own trios and quartets. A 2012 Fulbright Scholar, Anne has taught at the Jazeps Vitols Latvian Academy of Music in Riga, Latvia, the University of Southern California, Occidental College and Idyllwild Arts Academy. She is an international clinician and the author of JAZZ VOCAL TECHNIQUES. 09/29/2016
275 If Some High-Poverty Schools Do Well, Can All? Dr. Anael Alston, @DrAAlston , is the Superintendent of the Hamilton Central School District. Dr. Alston has written political commentary for Newsday, written nationally for EdWeek, has presented at national and statewide conferences on school change and curriculum reform, and has testified for Governor Cuomo’s Education reform Commission. He is the co-author of You’re Hired: The Inside Secrets of Getting Your School Leadership Job. 09/28/2016
274 Top Tips, Tools and Techiques for Easy Formative Assessment Tony Vincent, @tonyvincent, is a former 5th grade teacher from America’s heartland who is now a consultant. He is a pioneer in digital learning who had a classroom website before many classrooms even had internet access and had a 1:1 classroom full of Palm Pilots (way back when). In 2005 he started one of the first podcasts from an elementary school. 09/23/2016
273 Making Math Meaningful with Virtual Manipulatives David Wees, @davidwees, is currently Mathematics Formative Assessment Specialist at New Visions for Public Schools in Manhatten, NYC. He has worked as a mathematics and science teacher in New York City, London, Bangkok, and Vancouver. 09/14/2016
272 300 Ways to Help Your Students Love of Writing Jennifer Serravallo, @jserravallo, is a literacy consultant, speaker, and the author 11 books and resources including The Reading Strategies Book and the two-time award-winning Independent Reading Assessment Series. 09/08/2016
271 Teaching the Classics without Boring Your Students to Death Starr Sackstein, @mssackstein teaches writing and journalism in New York City. She is a National Board-certified teacher and the New York director for the Journalism Education Association. Sackstein is also the author of the book Teaching Mythology Exposed: Helping Teachers Create Visionary Classroom Perspective 09/05/2016
270 3 Ways to Say to Parents, “We Want You on the Team” Michael Hall, @strongfathers is an educator, speaker, and founder of Strong Fathers-Strong Families. He has presented to more than 165,000 fathers at local schools, Head Starts, as well as regional and national conferences. For his pioneering work over the past twelve years in education and the fatherhood field, he was honored as a 2012 White House Champion of Change. 08/29/2016
269 3 Ways Your Classroom Layout Will Impact Your Students Dr. Peter Barrett is Emeritus Professor at Salford University in the U.K. and an Honorary Research Fellow at Oxford University’s Department of Education. After initially training as a surveyor, he carried out academic research in many areas, most recently around the impact of buildings on people, and more specifically of school design on pupils’ learning rates. 08/22/2016
268 Three Ways to Teach the Way the Brain Wants to Learn Dr. John J. Medina is a developmental molecular biologist who has a lifelong fascination with how the mind reacts to and organizes information. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School — a provocative book that takes on the way our schools and work environments are designed. 08/18/2016
267 Balancing the Need for Physical Learning with Technology Dr. Diane E. Levin, @DianeELevin is a Professor of Education at Wheelock College in Boston. She is the author of Beyond Remote-Controlled Childhood (NAEYC) and So Sexy So Soon. She is a founder of Teachers Resisting Unhealthy Children’s Entertainment and Defending the Early Years. 08/16/2016
266 How I Shift Control of the Learning to Students Michael Soskil, @msoskil was a top-10 finalist for this year’s Global Teacher Prize, widely considered the Nobel Prize of Teaching, for the innovative ways he empowers his students to use learning to solve problems around the globe. 08/09/2016
265 Overcoming the Barriers to Effective Teacher-Parent Partnership Dr. Joe Mazza, @Joe_Mazza is a lifelong learner, leader, and innovator. Formerly principal of “lead learner” at Knapp Elementary School, he currently serves as the Leadership Innovation Manager at The University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education. 08/01/2016
264 How Do We Make Writing Relevant to Kids Cynthia Alvarado, @calvamom is a teacher/librarian who teaches literacy and technology to elementary students in Dearborn,Michigan. Her interests include making school interesting in ways that close the gap for ELL and low income students. 07/28/2016
263 I Challenged My Students to Design My Classroom and… Catherine Stanley @TeachStanley is a sixth grade English Language Arts and Social Studies teacher who is passionate about fostering an inclusive learning environment that is shaped and led by students. 07/28/2016
262 How Model Teachers Model Digital Citizenship Susan Bearden, @s_bearden Director of Information Technology at Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy in Melbourne, Florida. 07/20/2016
261 How I Mix Problems, Passion and Projects to Excite Kids Alicia Roberts @teach2inspireu, the Educational Technology Specialist at Paradise Valley Christian Preparatory K-12 and founder of Teach2Inspire,LLC, an educational consulting firm working with districts, schools and teachers. 07/15/2015
260 3 Strategies for Students Who Struggle with Reading and Writing Dr. Linda H. Mason is a Professor of Education at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She conducts research on Self-Regulated Strategy Development for reading comprehension and writing. 07/15/2015
259 Sextortion: Your Students Are at Risk, Teachers Can Help Laurie Nathan, @netsmartz, is the Executive Director of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. They have an excellent free digital citizenship training program for teachers, Netsmartz. 06/29/2016
258 ISTE Report: Updated Tool to Start Building Strong Relationships with Parents on Day One Horacio Ochoa, @BloomzApp, is the Head of Quality Assurance at Bloomz, Inc. He holds a Masters in Business Administration, Marketing from Red McCombs School of Business Austin at The University of Texas at Austin. 06/29/2016
257 Do Students Learn Better in Chairs or Couches? Oskar Cymerman, @focus2achieve, is a Chemistry and Principles of Engineering Teacher at Woodbury High School in the Twin Cities Metro Area, MN. He is interested in and frequently blogs about brain-based approaches to learning and classroom design. In addition to starting the “Starbucks My Classroom Project” and #StarbucksMyRoom, he is currently writing a book titled “Crush School: Every Student’s Guide To Killing It In The Classroom.” 06/24/2016
256 Moving from Teaching STEM to Doing STEM Robin Elwood has a bachelors degree in zoology, a masters and doctorate degree in science education, and has been an 8th grade science teacher for 24 years; she has particular passions for inquiry-based and STEM based science education and strives to have her students participate in “real-world” science, such as building, testing, and deploying an underwater ROV into the icy depths of Antarctica! 06/23/2016
255 What Makes a Good Assessment? Dr. Thomas Guskey, @tguskey, is Professor of Educational Psychology in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky. His research focuses on professional development and teacher change, program evaluation, assessment of student learning, grading and reporting, instructional effectiveness, and educational reform. 06/23/2016
254 Things every teacher should know about digital citizenship Gord Holden @GordHolden, is the director of the 3D interactive schooling program at the largest independent school in Canada. 06/17/2016
253 The School Year is Over: Did You Close Strong? Tony Kline, Ph.D. @TonyKlinePhD, is an assistant professor for the Franks School of Education at Trine University in Indiana. Having partnered with educators in rural villages in Africa to urban neighborhoods in the midwest, it’s Tony’s goal to help prepare, support, and inspire others in becoming highly effective teachers who will change the lives of their students. 06/06/2016
252 Have You Noticed the Difference Between Students and Learners? Barbara Bray and Kathleen McClaskey @plearnchat, are co-founders of Personalized Learning, LLC 05/31/2016
251 Understanding How Physical Education Supports Learning Nathan Horne @PENathan, is a physical education specialist currently based in Singapore. He is also the Founder of iPhys-Ed.com. Highlighting best practice in Inquiry based learning and technology integration in Physical Education. 05/31/2016
250 Seven Smart Tips for Wrapping Up the School Year Angela Watson @Angela_Watson, is National Board Certified Teacher currently working as an instructional coach and educational consultant based in Brooklyn, NY. She has published four books and blogs The Cornerstone For Teachers. Her Sunday podcast is called Angela Watson’s Truth for Teachers. 05/26/2016
250 I Taught for Years Without Reflecting Until… George Couros @gcouros, is the Division Principal for Parkland School Division and an Innovative Teaching, Learning, and Leadership consultant, as well as author of The Innovator’s Mindset. 05/16/2016
249 7 Tips for Teachers Who Have No Interest in Coding Grant Smith @wgrantsmith, is an elementary computer science teacher trainer, consultant, and curriculum developer. He loves working with school districts to implement CSforAll initiatives at the primary grade levels. 05/09/2016
248 3 Epic Ways to End the School Year Dave Burgess @burgessdave, is a teacher and highly sought after professional development speaker, well known for his creative, entertaining, and outrageously energetic style. He is the author of Teach Like A PIRATE: Increase Student Engagement, Boost Your Creativity, and Transform Your Life as an Educator. 05/09/2016
247 Teaching STEM Can Be Fun: Just Do This… Mandy Casto @ThatMathLady, is a middle school math and science teacher in Concord, North Carolina. She currently teaches students in a STEM program, and is constantly amazed by the impact of STEM education on her students. 05/06/2016
246 The Final Grade: How Do You Measure What Matters Most? Todd Finley, Ph.D. @finleyt, is a tenured professor of English Education at East Carolina University and a staff writer and assistant editor for Edutopia. He has taught elementary and 7-12th grade English and co-developed the Tar River Writing Project. He is the author books, Dinkytown Braves and Rethinking Classroom Design. 05/05/2016
245 3 Reasons to Invite Live Audiences into Your Classroom Donna McBrayer @DonnaMcBrayer1 , teaches Career Awareness to 6th graders, Career Discovery to 7th graders, and Career Management to 8th graders at Bremen Middle School in Bremen, GA. 05/03/2016
244 Every Teacher Has a Digital Footprint: What Does Yours Convey? Dr. James Beeghley @fifer1863 , Dr. Beeghley is an educational technologist, a blogger, podcaster and expert in using technology to teach social studies with a particular interest in the American Civil War. 04/25/2016
243 My Best Lesson Plans: More Learning, More Fun Laura Candler @LauraCandler, is the owner of Teaching Resources and a former 5th-grade teacher from Fayetteville, NC. She has presented educational workshops to teachers around the country for over 20 years. She’s the author of 10 books for teachers as well as over 100 digital resources. She can be found at Teaching Resources 04/21/2016
242 Rough School Years Do Not Last, But Resilient Educators Do George Couros @gcouros, is the Division Principal for Parkland School Division and an Innovative Teaching, Learning, and Leadership consultant, as well as author of The Innovator’s Mindset 04/18/2016
241 Clarifying Ideas with Sketchnoting Sylvia Duckworth @sylviaduckworth, an AIM French teacher at the Crescent School in Canada. She is best known as the creator of beautiful sketchnotes. She claims, “The more I learn, the more I realize I don’t know. In awe of the brilliant educators around me.” 04/14/2016
240 Creating a Culture of Celebration in Your Classroom Angela Maiers @angelamaiers, has been creating and leading change in education and enterprise for 25 years. Her powerful message and down-to-earth style have made her a highly sought-after keynote speaker for education conferences, corporate events and innovation summits. Angela is the author of six books, and the founder of Choose2Matter, a global movement that challenges and inspires students to work collaboratively to develop innovative solutions to social problems. 04/11/2016
239 4 Keys to Creating Globally-Minded Students Dr. Ken Lockette @klockette, is the assistant superintendent of Avonworth School District in Pittsburgh, PA. Dr. Lockette has over twenty years of experience in education, both in the states and abroad, and focuses on the 4Cs in developing globally and socially-minded citizens. 04/07/2016
238 Innovative Teaching Begins with Creativity and Ends with… George Couros @gcouros, is the Division Principal for Parkland School Division and an Innovative Teaching, Learning, and Leadership consultant, as well as author of The Innovator’s Mindset. 04/04/2016
237 A Classroom of Possibilities: Staying Energized and Optimistic Angela Maiers @angelamaiers, has been creating and leading change in education and enterprise for 25 years. Her powerful message and down-to-earth style have made her a highly sought-after keynote speaker for education conferences, corporate events and innovation summits. Angela is the author of six books, and the founder of Choose2Matter, a global movement that challenges and inspires students to work collaboratively to develop innovative solutions to social problems. 03/28/2016
236 Building a dynasty in debate (or any competition) Matthew Stergios has been teaching for the past 35 years at Loyola Sacred Heart High School in Missoula Montana. He teaches History, has coached Track and Cross Country as well as Speech and Debate. Since the beginning of his coaching of the Loyola Speech and Debate team in 1981, he has led the team to win 32 total state titles. 03/26/2016
235 All Project-Based Learning Is Not Created Equal: What Works? Suzie Boss, @suzieboss, an education writer, consultant, and author of several books, including
Reinventing Project-Based Learning and Bringing Innovation to School
. She is a regular contributor to Edutopia and the Stanford Social Innovation Review, and a member of the Buck Institute for Education National Faculty.
03/26/2016
234 How Innovative Educators Observe, Reflect, Share George Couros @gcouros, is the Division Principal for Parkland School Division and an Innovative Teaching, Learning, and Leadership consultant, as well as author of The Innovator’s Mindset. 03/21/2016
233 Teaching Kids to Be Kind Caitlin Charnow and Stacy Eck @MrsEck21, are two teachers at Schmucker Middle school who are spreading tolerance and understanding to her students,while giving them a voice. Caitlin and Stacy realize this goal through leading the students in Project To Be Kind 03/19/2016
232 How Switching to Project-based Learning Changed Everything Louis Zulli Jr. @lzulli, has been an educator for 36 years. During the past 18 years he has been the IT instructor and network administrator for the Center for Advanced Technologies at Lakewood High School in St. Petersburg, FL. 03/19/2016
231 Ditch the Textbook and Replace It with… Matt Miller @jmattmiller, is a Spanish teacher at Turkey Run High School. He has infused technology and innovative teaching methods in his classes for more than 10 years. Matt is a Google Certified Teacher, PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator and Bammy! Awards nominee. 03/14/2016
230 Three Ways to Bounce Back When Teaching Knocks You Down Sean McComb @Mr_McComb, is a teacher of English and AVID students at Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts in Baltimore MD. He is the 2014 National Teacher of the Year. He serves as an adjunct faculty member at Towson University and supports pre-service teachers to develop the habits of effective teaching. 03/12/2016
229 Fair Grades, Dropping Grades, Grading Versus Knowledge Dr. Thomas Guskey @tguskey, is Professor of Educational Psychology in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky. His research focuses on on professional development and teacher change, program evaluation, assessment of student learning, grading and reporting, instructional effectiveness, and educational reform. 03/12/2016
228 How Innovative Educators Plug into Global Ideas George Couros @gcouros, is the Division Principal for Parkland School Division and an Innovative Teaching, Learning, and Leadership consultant, as well as author of The Innovator’s Mindset. 03/07/2016
227 Is Your School Culture Welcoming to Parents? Anne Henderson @AnneThenderson1, focuses on the relationship between families and schools, especially diverse and low-income families who often feel marginalized and excluded. By herself and with others, she has written a small library of books, reports and materials, including her best-selling, Beyond the Bake Sale: The Essential Guide to Family-School Partnerships. 03/04/2016
226 8 Secrets of a Great Language Teacher Işıl Boy Ergül @isilboy, is a lecturer at the Faculty of Education at Yildiz Technical University, and a teacher trainer for Pilgrims. She is also the coordinator of EdTech Summit in Turkey. Currently she is doing a PhD in Educational Technology 03/04/2016
225 Belief: A Powerful Tool in Every Teacher’s Toolkit Angela Maiers @angelamaiers, has been creating and leading change in education and enterprise for 25 years. Her powerful message and down-to-earth style have made her a highly sought-after keynote speaker for education conferences, corporate events and innovation summits. Angela is the author of six books, and the founder of Choose2Matter, a global movement that challenges and inspires students to work collaboratively to develop innovative solutions to social problems. 02/29/2016
224 Safely Connecting Your Elementary School Classroom to the World Kathy Cassidy @kathycassidy, is a grade one teacher who learns along with her six-year old students every day. She is also a frequent presenter and the author of Connected From the Start: Global Learning in the Primary Grades. 02/29/2016
223 Adapting to the Changing Culture of Teaching and Learning Dr. Maryfriend Carter, @maryfriend, is the Program Director of four areas at Walden University: (a) PhD, EdD, and EdS Educational Technology and Design; (b) PhD and EdS in Learning, Instruction, and Innovation; (c) Doctoral Residencies; (d) Doctoral Research. She is actively involved in my local church and several heritage and historical societies. 02/29/2016
222 Innovative Teachers Take These Risks, Not Those George Couros @gcouros, is the Division Principal for Parkland School Division and an Innovative Teaching, Learning, and Leadership consultant, as well as author of The Innovator’s Mindset. 02/22/2016
221 Two Ways to Turn Struggling Students into Life-Long Readers Pam Allyn @pamallyn, is a renowned literacy advocate, founder of the global organization LitWorld and author of 23 books for parents and educators on why reading and writing changes lives. Pam and her team are the founders of World Read Aloud Day on February 24th, 2016. 02/19/2016
220 Balancing Learning and Fun: How to Create Riveting Lesson Plans Lee Sheldon @antilinear, is a professional game writer and designer currently working on his 40th game. He recently joined the Interactive Media and Game Development (IMGD) program at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Previously he was an Associate Professor in the Games and Simulation Arts and Sciences program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. 02/18/2016
219 MAKE EVERY MONDAY #MATTERINGMONDAY AND HELP KIDS LEARN Angela Maiers @angelamaiers, has been creating and leading change in education and enterprise for 25 years. Her powerful message and down-to-earth style have made her a highly sought-after keynote speaker for education conferences, corporate events and innovation summits. Angela is the author of six books, and the founder of Choose2Matter, a global movement that challenges and inspires students to work collaboratively to develop innovative solutions to social problems. 02/15/2016
218 Riveting Ways to Engage Girls in STEM, Achieve High Test Scores Ben Owens @engineerteacher, spent 20 years as an engineer in industry before leaving the corporate world to teach math and physics at Tri-County Early College High School in the Appalachian mountains of North Carolina. 02/11/2016
217 How Blended Learning Is Changing Teaching, Teachers, and Classrooms Thomas Arnett @ArnettTom, a researcher with the Christensen Institute focusing on the changing roles of teachers in blended learning environments and other innovative educational models. 02/10/2016
216 Teaching languages: Great tools, tips and techniques Carla Arena @carlaarena, is a Brazilian educator, teaching in an EFL (English as a Foreign Language) context. She is a teacher trainer, Google Certified Innovator, online moderator, course designer and Head of the Innovation and Technologies Department at Casa Thomas Jefferson, Brasilia. 02/10/2016
215 Innovator’s mindset: Teaching students to be problem finders George Couros @gcouros, is the Division Principal for Parkland School Division and an Innovative Teaching, Learning, and Leadership consultant, as well as author of The Innovator’s Mindset. 02/08/2016
214 Merging Classrooms: How I Shared My Students with a Class in Egypt Adam Jones @adamjonesed, is the founder and primary story collector behind the Adam Jones Education Podcast. Additionally, he is a Global Studies classroom teacher, EdTech Director and Community Service Learning Program Director at Proctor Academy. 02/04/2016
213 Edusketching: A Tool to Help Students Understand Complex Concepts Wendi Pillars @wendi322, is a National Board Certified K-12 ESL Teacher and current Global Classroom Teacher. She has taught language learners both overseas and stateside during the past 19 years, and her first book Visual Notetaking for Educators: A Teacher’s Guide to Student Creativity was published in November 2015. 02/03/2016
212 Teacher PD Is Still Broken, These 3 Steps Can Fix It Dan Brown @danbrownteacher, is a National Board Certified Teacher and Co-Director of Educators Rising, a national network of aspiring teachers. 02/02/2016
211 You Matter: Before You Help Students, You Must Help Yourself Angela Maiers @AngelaMaiers, has been creating and leading change in education and enterprise for 25 years. Her powerful message and down-to-earth style have made her a highly sought-after keynote speaker for education conferences, corporate events and innovation summits. 02/01/2016
210 What Is Competency-Based Learning, Why Does It Matter? John Martin @edventures, is a dad, husband, educator, technology director, former school board member and community volunteer. 01/27/2016
209 Reconnecting Your Students to the Lessons of Nature Justin Ward @ward337, is a fifth grade teacher at the Laurel Highlands School District in Uniontown, PA. He is also the assistant coordinator of the Laurel Highlands Outdoor School Program. 01/27/2016
208 10 More Things You Can Do Easier in Google Classroom Alice Keeler @Alicekeeler, is a teacher on special assignment at ACEL charter high school, adjunct professor California State University Fresno, Google Certified Teacher, New Media Consortium K12 Ambassador, Microsoft Innovative Educator, curriculum designer, consultant, speaker, presenter. 01/25/2016
207 Would You Want to Be a Student in Your Own Classroom? George Couros @gcouros, is the Division Principal for Parkland School Division and an Innovative Teaching, Learning, and Leadership consultant, as well as author of The Innovator’s Mindset. 01/21/2016
206 7 Keys to Control the Organizational Madness Involved in Teaching Dr. Frank Buck @DrFrankBuck, is a veteran school administrator, public speaker, coach, and writer. He is the author of Get Organized!: Time Management for School Leaders. 01/20/2016
205 Comparing Notes on Navigating the Education Technology Jungle Mark Martin @urban_teacher, is an outstanding educator with a proven track record of innovative and inspirational teaching. 01/19/2016
204 A Walk on the Wild Side of Game-Based Learning Michael Matera @mrmatera, an innovative middle school social studies teacher at University School of Milwaukee and author of Explore Like a Pirate: Gamification and Game-Inspired Course Design to Engage, Enrich and Elevate Your Learners. 01/14/2016
203 Teaching Strategies: Why the First and Last Four Minutes Matter Most Brian Sztabnik @talkswteachers , a high school English teacher, the creator of Talks with Teachers. He is also a blogger and facilitator for Edutopia, the College Board advisor for AP Lit, and an Educator’s 2015 Voice Award recipient for Education Commentator/Blogger. 01/13/2016
202 Reaching Hard-to-Reach Students with Passion and Tough Love Ron Clark @ronclarkacademy , the 2000 Disney American Teacher of the Year, a two-time New York Times Bestselling author, the subject of a television movie and the founder of The Ron Clark Academy. 01/12/2016
201 How I’m Teaching Beyond the Textbook, Far Beyond… Dr. James Beeghley @fifer1863 , Dr. Beeghley is an educational technologist, a blogger, podcaster and expert in using technology to teach social studies with a particular interest in the American Civil War. 01/09/2016
200 Two Programs That Inspire Student Creativity, Curiosity and Wonder Kevin Jarrett @kjarrett , a middle school STEAM teacher, maker, tinkerer, and photographer, bringing back shop class but with a digital focus and a foundation in design thinking. 01/09/2016
199 Why Your Students Need to Know That You See Them Angela Maiers @AngelaMaiers, the author of six books, and the founder of Choose2Matter, a global movement that challenges and inspires students to work collaboratively to develop innovative solutions to social problems. 01/05/2016
198 Unraveling the DNA of a World-Class Teacher Naomi Volain @NaomiVolain, a science teacher who focuses on outdoor student experiences and hands-on labs. She is one the Top 10 Finalists for the 2015 Global Teacher Prize. 12/15/2015
197 7 Apps Every Teacher Should Put on Her Christmas Wish List Meri Walker @iPhoneArtGirl, a photographer who uses cameras to create both fine art and stories. She taught photography as art and practiced photojournalism for over four decades. 12/10/2015
196 Teaching Pitfalls: Signs That You Are Out of Balance and Heading for Burnout Alicia Roberts @teach2inspireu, the Educational Technology Specialist at Paradise Valley Christian Preparatory K-12 and founder of Teach2Inspire,LLC, an educational consulting firm working with districts, schools and teachers. 12/08/2015
195 Teaching Memories: A Few of My Favorite Things Rodney Turner @techyturner, a Technology Integration Consultant and educator more than 20 years. 12/03/2015
193 TERRORISM: How to Talk to Your Students, Say This, Do Not Say… Dr. Steven Berkowitz, an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine. He is the Director of the Penn Center for Youth and Family Trauma Response and the Co-chair of the Disaster and Trauma Issues of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 11/23/2015
192 Three Learning Experiences You Should Give to Every Student David Jakes, @djakes, a teacher, administrator, technologist, and designer for 30 years and currently working as an independent consultant helping schools design solutions for organizational change. 11/16/2015
191 Project-Based Learning: Teaching Students to Be Great Curators Nancy White, @NancyW, a librarian by profession, currently serving as the 21st Century Learning & Innovation Specialist for Academy District 20 in Colorado Springs. 11/14/2015
190 Hip Hop Ed: Using Rap to Teach, Really? Jason Levine @fluencymc, an English teacher, teacher trainer, and creator of the English Workout Method. 11/13/2015
189 Uncommon Learning: Creating Schools That Work for Kids Eric Sheninger @E_Sheninger, a Senior Fellow and Thought Leader on Digital Leadership with the International Center for Leadership in Education (ICLE) and previous award-winning Principal at New Milford High School. 11/10/2015
188 How Teachers Can Self-Publish Books David Hopkins @hopkinsdavid, a learning technologist from the United Kingdom who is the author of several books on learning technology and understanding the roles of learning technologists. 11/07/2015
187 Throwing Students Across the Room Doesn’t Work, This Does… Steve Miletto @SRMiletto, a high school history teacher, assistant principal and high school principal. He is the Executive Director of the Heart of Georgia RESA (Regional Educational Service Agency) and 2009 Georgia Principal of the Year. 11/05/2015
186 My Lesson Plan Is Not Working, Kids Are Not Learning, I Am Freaking Out Alicia Roberts @teach2inspireu, the Educational Technology Specialist at Paradise Valley Christian Preparatory K-12 and founder of Teach2Inspire,LLC, an educational consulting firm working with districts, schools and teachers. 11/03/2015
185 Moving Students Beyond Making Connections to Making an Impact Brian Host @hostbrian, an ICT Learning Coach in Syndney, Australia. 11/01/2015
184 How I Motivated My Autistic Students to Publish 63 Books Jon Smith @theipodteacher, a Technology Resource Teacher at Alliance city schools in Ohio. 10/29/2015
183 Improving Your Teaching Through Student Feedback Dean Shareski @shareski, is the Community Manager for Discovery Education and teaches at Wilkes University. 10/27/2015
182 Yes, Being Excited About What You Teach Matters, But… Carmelo Piazza @ScienceFellow, also known as Carmelo the Science Fellow, has been teaching science to children in Brooklyn for close to two decades. 10/22/2015
181 Kid President: Kids Inspiring Kids to Change the World Brad Montague @thebradmontague, an award-winning writer and director. He is creator of Kid President, which began its life online and has grown into a New York Times bestselling book, television series, and movement for good among families, children, and classrooms around the world. 10/19/2015
180 Five Examples of Epic Student Engagement with Minecraft Lucas Gillispie @lucasgillispie, an Instructional Technologist for Pender County Schools in North Carolina. 10/15/2015
179 The One Thing Your Students Need from Teachers and Parents to Do Well in School Dr. William Jeynes is a Professor of Education at California State University, Long Beach and has graduate degrees from Harvard University and the University of Chicago. Here he discusses a meta-study on student achievement which he conducted. 10/15/2015
178 Using Powerful Prompts to Inspire Students to Write John Spencer @spencerideas, a previous middle school for eleven years, and currently a professor of instructional technology at George Fox University. 10/13/2015
177 Straight A’s Are Not Enough: Teaching Kids to Be Excellent Students Judy Fishel, an award winning teacher, now retired, who has just published her book, Straight A’s Are Not Enough: Breakthroughs in Learning for College Students, emphasizes multiple intelligences, sufficient sleep, nourishing food, energizing exercise, and quality study. 10/06/2015
176 How to Recover When Parent -Teacher Relationships Go Sour Alicia Roberts @teach2inspireu, is currently the Educational Technology Specialist at Paradise Valley Christian Preparatory K-12 and founder of Teach2Inspire,LLC. 10/03/2015
175 Getting and Staying In Touch with Every Student Jennie Magiera @MsMagiera, is the Digital Learning Coordinator for the Academy for Urban School Leadership, a network of 32 Chicago Public Schools, a White House Champion for Change, an Apple Distinguished Educator, a Google Certified Teacher, and a CPS Tech Innovator of the Year. 09/30/2015
174 Teaching Strategies: How to Get the Support You Need Beth Kanter @kanter, is a speaker, author, blogger, and master trainer who works with nonprofits to build their networks, leadership skills, and measurement techniques using technology. 09/24/2015
173 OER: How to Find, Use and Share Free Teaching Tools and Resources Susan Jones @geonz , has 30 years experience teaching students ranging from middle school through adults who struggle for lots of different reasons, specializing in reading and math. She currently supports students at community college in the “pre-college-level” courses they’re required to take based on their assessment test scores. 09/19/2015
172 Teaching Strategies: Tools You Can Use to Get Parents on Your Side Erin Klein @KleinErin , who has her Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction and is the technology co-chairperson for the Michigan Reading Association, a national A Plus Workshop Presenter, SMART Technologies Exemplary Educator, Edutopia guest blogger and award-winning EduTech blogger at Kleinspiration.com. 09/15/2015
171 Story of a Young Life Turned Around by Great Teachers Kevin Honeycutt @kevinhoneycutt, a technology integration specialist and a staff developer from Central Kansas. He spent 13 years teaching K-12 art and now travels the country and the world sharing ideas with educators. 09/11/2015
170 Connecting Students’ Passions to the Curriculum Aaaron Mauer @coffeechugbooks,whom most people know as Coffeechug, is an educator for Bettendorf Middle School in Bettendorf, Iowa, State Teacher of Year Finalist, and Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert15. 09/08/2015
169 240 Ways to Close the Achievement Gap Among Black and Latino Students MDonnell Tenner @240ways,is an urban educator passionate about closing the achievement gap for all students, who has written 240 Ways To Close The Achievement Gap. 09/03/2015
168 Liberating Genius: A Plan for the First 20 Days of School Angela Maiers @angelamaiers, is the author of six books, founder of Choose2Matter, a global movement that challenges and inspires students to work collaboratively to develop innovative solutions to social problems, and a keynote speaker. 08/29/2015
167 The Seven Things Every Educator Needs to Know About Online Learning Jade Ballek @jadeballek, Principal of the Sun West Distance Learning Centre in Saskatchewan, Canada. Her online school provides courses for students in K-12 and currently has over 600 full time online students and around 4000 students in total. 08/27/2015
166 Five Big Classroom Problems You Can Solve with Technology Jennifer Gonzalez @cultofpedagogy, editor-in-chief of the Cult of Pedagogy website, where she shares resources and inspiration to help teachers work happier and more effectively.
Jennifer is also a National Board Certified Teacher and self-taught technology lover.
08/25/2015
165 10 ways to build powerful parent partnerships from day one Joe Sanfelippo @joesanfelippofc, and Amy Fadeji @mrsfadeji, leaders in their school districts 08/14/2015
164 7 assessment tips and tools to know what your students are really learning Garnet Hillman,  @garnet_hillman, an instructional coach at Caruso Middle School in Deerfield, IL. 08/11/2015
163 These Five Things Will Not Make You a Better Teacher, This One Will Josh Stumpenhorst, @stumpteacher, a junior high Language Arts and Social Science teacher in Illinois. 08/7/2015
162 Epic PBL: Engaging Your Students in Projects That Matter Globally Julie Hembree, @mrs_hembree, a Library Media Specialist who believes that every child should have access to quality literature 07/27/2015
161 Scholarships for Competitive Video Gaming In Schools: Would I Kid You? James O’Hagan @jimohagan, Director of Instructional Technology & Library Media Services for Rockford Public Schools. 07/17/2015
160 Teachers Know Best: How Is Teacher Knowledge Being Used? Dr.Vicki Phillips @drvickip, the Director of Education, College Ready at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. 07/15/2015
159 [Teaching Strategies] What I Learned About Student Engagement from Watching TV Jon Corippo @jcorippo, a CUE RockStar and former Assistant Superintendent and IT Director. 07/09/2015
158 What Schools Do Not Teach: 20 Ways to Help Students Excel Brad Johnson, @DrBradJohnson , speaker and author in the field of education with 20+ years in K-12 and highered. 07/05/2015
157 3 Ways Monsters and Minecraft Can Drive Great Teaching and Learning Joel Levin, @minecraftteachr,a computer teacher in New York City and a creator of MineCraftEDU. 07/01/2015
156 The Most Important Quality Teachers Must Cultivate for Student Success Alan November @globalearner, an international leader in education technology, professional development workshop leader, and best-selling author. 06/25/2015
155 Game-Based Learning: What Great Games Have That Bad Games Don’t Kae Novak @kzenovka , an instructional designer for student engagement and assessment at a community college in Colorado. She created and facilitated the Games MOOC from 2012 – 2014, is a officer in the educators’ guild Inevitable Betrayal and is the current chair of the ISTE Games & Simulations Network. 06/22/2015
154 Building Relationships with Students of All Types James Sturtevant @jamessturtevant , a teacher for 30 years in Ohio. 06/18/2015
153 Education Beyond Borders: Partnering with Teachers Worldwide Noble Kelly, @noblekelly , currently a Faculty Associate at UBC and founder of Education Beyond Borders, a non-profit NGO with the focus on education reform, teacher professional development, and community leadership. 06/15/2015
152 An Audacious Strategy to Promote the Joy of Reading Todd Nesloney, @TechNinjaTodd , educator, author, speaker and White House Champion of Change. 06/14/2015
151 Empowering Students to Achieve Amazing Things Eric Walters, @EWaltersScience ,Tylor Johnson, and Isabelle Fitzgerald, a teacher and his students describe how students took ownership of their learning. 06/09/2015
150 Education Webinars: The Good, The Bad, and The Fabulous Peggy George, @pgeorge , a professional educator for over 50 years with many roles including principal, teacher, special education director, and university pre-service teacher education professor. 06/04/2015
149 OER: Teaching Without Traditional Textbooks Amy Pace, @apaceMHAcad , a science teacher and curriculum writer at Mountain Heights Academy, an online charter school in Utah. 06/02/2015
148 What Every Teacher Can Learn from a Title I School Jayson Snyder, @jaysonsnyder13 , a principal in a Title I school which is recognized as one of Indiana’s top Title I schools for student achievement 05/30/2015
147 App Smashing: Pushing the Limits of Education Technology Greg Kulowiec, @gregkulowiec, a former high school history teacher who is now an instructor and presenter with EdTechTeacher. 05/26/2015
146 Mind Hacking: Missing Skills We’re Not Teaching Students Sir John Hargrave, @sirjohnhargrave, CEO of Media Shower (www.mediashower.com)and author of a book about mind control. 05/19/2015
145 5 Digital Note-Taking Methods That Are Transforming Teaching and Learning Dr. Tom Grissom, @tomgrissom, the Director of the Instructional Technology Center at Eastern Illinois University. 05/15/2015
144 The Elements of a Great Educational Game Matthew Farber, @MatthewFarber, a middle school social studies teacher and PhD candidate at New Jersey City University specializing in educational technology. 05/11/2015
143 10 Practical, Entertaining Ways to Teach with Mobile Devices Tony Vincent, @tonyvincent , a pioneer in digital learning. 05/09/2015
142 What If Everyone Understood Child Development? Rae Pica, @BodyMindChild, an education consultant (raepica.com) specializing in the development and education of the whole child and children’s physical activity. 05/05/2015
141 Lesson Plan: Creative and Wildly Engaging Ways to Teach with Twitter Jacques du Toit, @jdtriver , Head of Humanities at Riverside Christian College, a K-12 independent school in Maryborough QLD, Australia. 05/02/20105
140 Lesson Plan: Enabling Students to Game Their Way to Literacy Lee Graham @Lee Graham, Mia Kuartei, @rockislandgirl8, and Tiffany Pickrell @TiffanyPickrell, educators involved in Givercraft 04/29/2015
139 Zombie-Based Learning: Yes, It’s Real and Meets Common Core Standards David Hunter, @ZommbieBased, a curriculum designer and the creator of Zombie-Based Learning geography curriculum as well as ThemeSpark, a new digital curriculum design tool. 04/26/2015
138 Classroom Management: Something Old, Something New Tom Bennett, @tombennett71, high school teacher, author, and founder of researchED. 04/21/2015
137 Should You Gamify Your Classroom: Consider These Points Shawn Young, @Classcraft, a high school physics teacher in Quebec Canada and the founder of Class Craft, an educational game. 04/15/2015
136 The DNA of a Great Elementary School Makerspace John Calvert, @jcalvert4, a Technology Learning Facilitator for the Scarsdale School District in New York, a Google Certified Teacher, and a community leader for the NYC Google Educator Group. 04/07/2015
135 Becoming a More Creative Educator: Why Sharing Matters Austin Kleon, @austinkleon, a bestselling author of Steal Like An Artist, Newspaper Blackout, and most recently, Show Your Work! 04/04/2015
134 3 Things Required for Student Voice to Impact Teaching Zak Malamed, @zakmal, a junior at the University of Maryland, College Park, creating a major in Social Engagement and the Founder & Executive Director of Student Voice. 03/30/2015
133 What Should We Teach the Teachers Who Will Teach Tomorrow? James E. Ryan, @DeanJimRyan, one of the nation’s leading scholars of education law and policy as well as the dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE). Dean Ryan is also an award-winning teacher who served on the University of Virginia faculty since 1998. 03/26/2015
132 What Makes a World-Class Teacher? Nancie Atwell @NancieAtwell , Stephen Ritz @greenBXmachine , Jacque Kahura, and Naomi Volain, four world-class educators sat down to talk with Vicki at The Global Education & Skills Conference in Dubai. 03/20/2015
131 The Best of the Best Web-Based Tools for Teaching and Learning Larry Ferlazzo, @Larryferlazzo , an award-winning English and Social Studies teacher at Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento, CA 03/18/2015
130 Engaging and Teaching Students with Music Jed Dearybury, @mrdearybury1 , an early childhood teacher in Spartanburg, South Carolina 03/17/2015
129 Using Sports to Teach Math Scott Allen, @svallen , high school mathematics/computer science teacher 03/09/2015
128 Inside a School with More Poverty, Less Funding and Excellent Grades Dr. Jerry Thacker, Superintendent of Penn-Harris-Madison School Corporation 03/06/2015
127 Going Global: Specific Tools for Connecting Your Students to the World Lisa Parisi, @LParisi , an Award winning teacher, author, blogger, DEN LC, SMART Exemplary Educator, iEARN member, BrainPOP Popstar, Fablevision and Tech4learning Ambassador. 03/04/2015
126 Why Educators and Education Need Mobile Apps Alefiya Bhatia @AlefiyaBhatia, Founder and CEO of Crescerance 02/26/2015
125 Inside the Movement to Throw Out Grades: Can It Be Done? Starr Sackstein @mssackstein and Mark Barnes @markbarnes19 endorse the elimination of grades in school. Starr is a nationally board certified high school English teacher. Mark is an international speaker and author. 02/25/2015
124 3 Proven Ways to be a More Creative Educator Melinda Kolk, @melindak, one of the founders of Tech4Learning. 02/24/2015
123 3 Myths About Rigor: What It Is, What It’s Not, What It Looks Like in the Classroom Dr. Barbara R. Blackburn, @BarbBlackburn, author and educational consultant. 02/17/2015
122 A Teacher’s Guide to the Promise and Broken Promises of Education Technology Joyce Whitby, @jwhitby1, the National Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Monarch Teaching Technologies which produces VizZle 02/12/2015
121 Why Teaching Digital Story Telling is Important Fred Haas, @akh003, a high school digital media teacher in the suburbs near Boston 02/04/2015
120 Teaching Tactics for All Students Gleaned from Teaching Visually Impaired Math Online Robin Lowell, @teacherinthebox, a distance education High School math teacher at the Washington State School for the Blind in Vancouver, WA 01/31/2015
119 The Best Free Education Teaching Tools Steve Dembo, @teach42, is the Director of Social Media Strategy and Online Community at Discovery Communications 01/26/2015
118 Using Gaming to Engage Students and Meet Common Core Standards Patricia Cloud, @trishcloud , a technology associate at Grand Oak Elementary in Huntersville, NC. 01/24/2015
117 Student Privacy: Four Rules to Teach Students Where to Draw the Line Jennifer Scott, @JenTechnology is an English teacher and technology mentor in California 01/21/2015
116 Helping At-Risk Students Find Their Way Bill Priestley, @bpriestleygws is a blogger, educator, and writer who helps students focus their dreams into careers through education. 01/19/2015
115 Five Fast Ways to Improve Your Teaching Through Twitter Billy Krakower, @wkrakower a Computer & Resource Reading Room Teacher in Woodland Park, New Jersey 01/13/2015
114 Midyear Update on Hot Apps for Teaching Richard Byrne, @rmbyrne former high school social studies teacher best known for developing the award-winning blog Free Technology for Teachers 01/04/2015
113 A Chat With Guy Kawasaki on the Future of Education Guy Kawasaki, @GuyKawasaki1 chief evangelist of Canva, a graphics-design online service, and an executive fellow at the Haas School of Business at U.C. Berkeley. 12/11/2014
112 Strategies for Working With Children at Risk Charisse Beach, @CharisseBeach1 teacher, administrator, and author in Illinois. 12/01/2014
111 The Bully Barn: Bullying Prevention Resources for Teachers Robert Gioia, @rgioia204 a constable on the Sault Ste. Marie police force. 11-17-2014
110 EDUSlam: A Great Source for Best Practices With the cohosts of @EduSlam: Tanya Avrith @TanyaAvrith and Holly Clark @HollyClarkEdu 11/17/2014
109 A Crash Course In Teaching With Apps That Align to Bloom’s Taxonomy Monica Evon, @mrsevon1 a 3rd/4th grade teacher in Nebraska 11/14/2014
108 Practical Tips for Reaching Groups of Students with Different Learning Styles Helen Bullock, @AnseoAMuinteoir an Irish primary teacher and author who loves social media 11/10/2014
107 Tweech Me: A Teacher’s Guide To Twitter Susan Bearden, @s_bearden Director of Information Technology at Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy in Melbourne, Florida 11/10/2014
106 Math Can Be Fun: Teaching Math With Creative and Engaging Videos Tinashe Blanchet, @mrsblanchetnet Google certified teacher, national presenter for the Bureau of Education and Research (BER), mathematics teacher, and technology coach in New Orleans 11/03/2014
105 Global Competence: Changing How Students Think About and Value Education Donna Adams Roman, @donnaroman teacher and professional development leader for Geneva Unified School District in Geneva, Illinois 10/28/2014
104 What Works and Why: Spotlight on a Successful 1 to 1 Program William Simpson, @MrSimpson77 teacher and technology coach in Prince George’s County Public Schools 10/24/2014
103 A Very Special Story About Special Education and Technology Jennifer Cronk, @jenniferacronk educational technology teacher, and Karole Pearce, mother of Lanie 10/21/2014
102 Using Pen Pals to Teach Social Studies and World Culture Lori Roy, @MsRoyz a social studies teacher in Canada 10/14/2014.
101 Easy Tools and Simple Tips for Differentiating Instruction Cheryl Oakes, @cheryloakes50 an education technologist and special ed teacher in Maine 10/08/2014
100 Another Amazing Story From The Leading Edge of Project-Based Learning Daniel Pomianek, Norbert Pisz, Sylwia Perykasza and Tomasz Plesniak discuss their global project which allows control of a computer without hands. 09/13/2014
099 An Example of the Amazing Possibilities of Project-Base Learning Benjamin Faleye, Ibraheem Bello, Jemil Oyebisi and Temidayo Adefioye discuss their project about eyecare. 09/08/2014
098 Praise This, Not That: Lessons for Teachers from Great Coaches Nathan Barber, @_nathanbarber a 20 year educator and author in Texas 09/03/2014
097 Why Playful Learning is Vital to Developing 21st Century Skills Stephan Turnipseed, @LEGO_Education President Emeritus of LEGO Education, North America, Executive Director of Strategic Partnerships for LEGO Education, and the Chairman for The Partnership for 21st Century Skills (P21)LEGO_Education 08/27/2014
096 How Digital Leadership Can Make a Big Difference in Schools Rachel Sniff @Tchr_RachelM & Tiffany Carter @Mrs.Carter_SS 08/24/2014
095 Technology in Education: What Works, What Doesn’t Mark Weston Ph.D., @shiftparadigm Associate Dean at Georgia Tech 08/20/2014
094 Connecting the Dots: Emerging, Converging and Conflicting Trends in Education Elaine Roberts, @elainej Chief Innovation Officer at p20partners LLC 08/16/2014
093 Students and Teachers Experimenting With Creating Apps Marsha Harris, @marshamac74 Director of Curriculum at Trinity School in Atlanta Georgia and her student Kennedy talk about apps in this episode 08/12/2014
092 R&D:Identifying the Next Best Teaching Practices Scot Hoffman, @asb_research Research and Development at the American School of Bombay 08/08/2014
091 Understanding the Anxieties Around Educating Special Needs Kids Gary Dietz, @garydietz father and author of “Dads of Disability: Stories for, by, and about fathers of children who experience disability (and the women who love them)” 08/07/2014
090 Preparing Your Students for Flipped Learning Jon Bergmann, @jonbergmann Teacher, Author, Blogger, Radio Host, Flipped Classroom Pioneer, Voracious Learner, tech integrator, & triathlete 08/02/2014
089 Getting Your Students Involved in Global Partnerships Toni Olivieri-Barton, @toniobarton librarian/media specialist and IB Coordinator with a passion for global collaborations 07/28/2014
088 Using the Visual and Performing Arts to Engage Students Jon Schwartz, a public schoolteacher who uses music, visual arts, and technology to boost student achievement 07/22/2014
087 Digital Inking: What it is, Why does it matter Margo Day, Vice President, US Education for Microsoft Corporation, and Kim West, STEM high school social studies teacher 7/21/2014
086 Serious Games: Rethinking Gamification in Education Cat Flippen, @CatFlippen educator, technophile, and ISTE Emerging Leader 7/15/2014
085 Capturing the Best Teaching Practices and Leaving a Legacy Bob Greenberg, @bobgreenberg Brainwaves host and 30 year educator 7/8/201
084 Making Learning Fun: Engaging Students With Imagination Jeromie Heath, @TeachHeath veteran 5th grade teacher 6/18/2014
083 Learning for Life Versus Learning for Grades, College or Career Chandler Bolt, author & entrepreneur 6/16/2014
082 Generation C: When Very Young Children Are Connected to Technology Karen Nelson, @MrsNelsonCWA Pre K Teacher who integrates technology 6/13/2014
081 Hidden Social Qualities of Effective Educators Matthew Kohut, Managing Partner of KNP Communications 6/6/2014
080 Can E-Readers Motivate Students
to Read More
Dr. Craig Union, independent researcher and technology advocate. 6/4/2014
079 Being an Innovative Educator: What it Takes Dr. Cheri Toledo, @drctedd is the Specialization Coordinator for the Learning, Instruction & Innovation, the Educational Technology, and the Education Technology Ed.S. Programs at Walden University 6/1/2014
078 Getting Your Students to Write Brad Wilson, @dreambition Ed Tech Consultant in Missouri 5/28/2014
077 12 Great Ways to Use Google Drive Susan Oxnevad, @soxnevad instructional technology facilitator in Chicago 5/27/2014
076 Universal Design in Online Spaces Beth Ritter-Guth, @BethRitterGuth faculty at Union County College in New Jersey 5/20/2014
075 Project-based Learning With a Purpose Josh Gauthier, a business teacher in Wisconsin 5/16/2014
074 How Simulation Games Can Teach Complex Subjects Jeff Stanzler, faculty member at the University of Michigan School of Education 5/14/2014
073 Helping Others to Understand Autism John Lozano, Resource Specialist at Easterbrook Discovery School 5/9/2014
072 UDL and Every Child Karen Janowski, Assistive Technology consultant and specialist with the Newton Public Schools 5/7/2014
071 The Emerging View of Digital Citizenship Anne Collier, codirector of ConnectSafely.org in Silicon Valley  5/1/2014
070 Virtual Field Trips Ira Bickoff is a physics teacher in Rondout Valley High School in New York state.  4/30/2014
069 The Proper Role of Testing Virginia superintendent Pam Moran focuses schools on learning not testing  04/25/2014
068 A new Way to Think About Multiple Intelligences Facebook Superstar Laura Candler shares about the way she teaches fifth graders about different intelligences 04/22/2014
067 What are the Best Ways to Teach Creativity? Amin Saberi and Anne Trumbore tell about a new free course where pop stars like Josh Groban and Linkin Park connect through Stanford University Professor, Tina Seelig, to more than 10,000 people in a MOOC 4/18/2014
066 Teacher’s Rights and Risks on Social Media Scott McLeod  @mcleod helps us understand the legal context in which teachers use social media in the US. 4/13/14
065  Using the 4 step SAMR Model to Update Your Teaching Practice Richard Wells @iPadWells from New Zealand shares the SAMR model and how it looks in practice. Great explanation for anyone implementing technology. 4/9/14
064  The 4 Liter Challenge: Teaching Students ABout Water Poverty Two teachers share a very real lesson about water poverty using the 4 Liter Challenge. 4/4/14
063  Spotlight on Classtools: Fake Applications, Real Lessons Russell Tarr @russeltarr  created Classtools.net one of my favorite websites for authentic assessment and just plain fun tools for the classroom including Fakebook and Fake Twitter – great tools for educators to use when everything is blocked. 4/3/14
062  Teaching Girls STEAM in Middle School Vinnie Vrotney @vvrotny is teaching STEAM principles as we talk Makerspaces and Minecraft 3/28/14
061  5 Ways to Leverage Technology to Meet the Common Core Standards Ben Rimes @techsavvyed shows us how he’s using technology to transform teaching and engage students (while still meeting standards.) 3/26/14
060  Taking Risks to Engage Students Scott Bedley and Tim Bedley @bedleybros are two award winning teachers who are working to change the world with music and a great sense of humor. 3/21/14
059  How 3D Printers Open New Possibilities for Project Based-Learning Kelly Hines @kellyhines  has a 3d printer in her 5th grade classroom. Learn how it is working and how it has changed everything. 3/17/14
058  The Priority List: A Creative Approach to Teaching Literature and Life’s Greatest Lessons David Menasche author of the Priority List didn’t sit at home when he could no longer teach due to cancer, blind and riddled with cancer, he traveled the country to see his students and truly got to see the impact one teacher can make 3/14/14
057  Curation Trends: Finding the Best Teaching Tools, Apps and Resources Kathy Schrock @kathyschrock author of Kathy Schrock’s guides to everything. Some great tools shared! 3/10/14
056 The Rhino Project: Teaching Social Consciousness. Karen Stadler @ICT_Integrator, from South Africa, is working to save the Rhinos one child at a time. Learn about her project and how you can join. 3/3/2014
055 Toddlers on Technology: Touch Screens, Picking Apps for Young Kids and Setting Limits Patti Wollman Summers @digi_tod  shares current research on using ipads with kids under 4 based on her new book. 2/27/14
054 A Discussion with the Connected Educators Cybrarian Jerry Blumengarten  @cybraryman1  is the cybrarian for so many of us in education technology. Hear his tips on finding Twitter chats and how he curates the web. 2/25/14
053 New Teachers: Three Things They Didn’t Teach You in Education School Dana Dunnan @DanaDunnan  feels that there are things teachers aren’t taught in education school and shares his encouragement and wisdom for teachers of all ages. 2/17/14
052 Technology Coaches: Helping Teachers Find the Best Ways to Use Technology in the Classroom Steven Anderson @web20classroom talks about how to coach teachers, how to do a needs assessment (with a free tool) and how to coach teachers when there are so many. 2/17/14
051 Gamification: What Does it Take to Create Games that Actually Result in Learning Verena Roberts @verenanz , Lee Graham @akleeg, and Colin Osterhout @costerhout share the vision for Gamifi-ED and how the project got started. 2/10/2014
050 Classroom Champions: How Students are Learning Critical Skills from the Best in the World Steve Mesler @SteveMesler co-founder of @ClassroomChamps shares how his program connects Olympic athletes with high-needs classrooms while sharing awesome free videos on goal setting and grit with classrooms everywhere. Teacher Julieann Cappuccino @misscapp0822 shares how she uses the program in her classroom. 2/3/2014
049 Trial and Error: 3 Strategies for Building an Authentic Audience for Your Student’s Work Linda Yollis @lindayollis, classroom blogging extraordinaire, shares how she engages her students using blogging. 1/29/2014
048 7 Tactics for Surviving Leadership Transitions Miguel Guhlin @mguhlin shares time-tested tactics for surviving when your leadership is in transition. 1/27/2014
047 Stepping Away from Teaching and Toward Empowering Students Dr. Leigh Zeitz @zeitz called “Dr. Z” by his students, inspires admiration for how his preservice teachers drive learning in his classroom at the University of Northern Iowa. Hear him share how he does it. 1/22/2014
046 Strategies for Bringing Classrooms into the 21st Century Rafranz Davis @rafranzdavis , Digital Diva, shares how she helps her school move forward into the 21st century one teacher at a time and special tips she learned from teaching math in a high needs school. 1/22/2014
045 Why Teaching Financial Literacy Matters Beth Werker, sixth grade math teacher, shares how she uses the real world Enterprise City to teach kids financial literacy 1/13/14
 044 Using “Tech Challenges” to Engage Teachers and Students  Andrea Keller @akbusybee shares how she uses tech challenges to help teachers and staff learn technology and how to use collaborate tools in special ed classrooms 1/13/14
 043  Blended Learning: Teaching Sustainability and Literacy By Exploring Needs and Wants  Pauline Roberts @pr05bps shares how she and her co-teacher mesh science and literacy into the award winning “sciracy” approach  1/6/2014
 042  New Year, Digital Paradigm, New Possibilities  Eric Sheninger @NMHS_Principal and author of Changing Paradigms for Changing Times 1/6/2014
041 Year End Smackdown: 2013 Review of Hot Education Apps, Tools and Resources Tom Murray @thomascmurray cofounder of #edtechchat 12/20/2013
040 Tips, Tricks and Wisdom from a 40 year teacher Roy Wilson,
past Arkansas teacher of the year, history teacher, currently a gifted and talented coordinator shares his wisdom for all teachers.
12/18/2013
039 Spotlight on the Edublog Awards Sue Waters @suewaters 12/17/2013
038 An Inside Look at What’s New with the EdCamp Movement Kristin Swanson @kristenswanson, 12/13/2013
037 Reinventing Science Instruction through Collaboration: Science Fairs go online James ‘Jamie’ Ewing @mrewingteach 11/27/13
036  A Student’s Response to Bullying Becomes a Book
a podcast for parents, kids and teachers dealing with bullying
 HG Sansotri, 12 year old from the UK @hgsansostri
A
uthor of The Little dudes Skool Survival Guide
 11/22/13
035 A Talk with Amazing White House Champion of Change Teacher  Todd Nesloney @TechNinjaTodd
2013 White House Champion of Change
 11/22/13
034 Exposing Your Students to Inspiring Young People who are making a Difference: Joshua’s Heart  Joshua Williams, 12 year old from Miami Florida, 2012 Prudential Spirit of Community Award Winner  11/18/13
033 A Smarter, Kinder Approach to Handling Conflict in Educational Settings  Bob Burg, author “Adversaries into Allies”  11/15/13
032 Engaging Students Through Competitions Contests and Code  Pat Yongpradit @MrYongpradit , Microsoft Innovative Educator Award winner (for his project encouraging girls in STEM)
and student Anh Vo, Kodu Cup Challenge finalist – USA 2013
 11/12/13
031 The Global Classroom Project  Michael Graffin @mgraffin   11/8/13
030 The Need to Teach Financial Literacy  Brian Page @FinEdChat
(Milken National Educator Recipient)
 11/4/13
029 NASA Explorer Schools: Bringing Authentic Learning Opportunities into Your Classroom  Kaci Heins @spacespartan  10/30/13
028 Using Social Media and Robotics to Engage Students in STEM  Lewis Chappalear (finalist for US teacher of the year from California)
Randy Cailor (Georgia USA)
 10/29/13
027 Reinventing Your Classroom
(Coplanning with Google Docs as done by two 20+ year Literature teachers)
 Annice Brave
(2012 Illinois Teacher of the Year) and
Jeff Hudson @jhudson55
 10/21/13
026 Why Teaching Computer Programming to All Students Matters  Lou Zulli Jr. @lzulli(2 Time Winner of Microsoft Innovative Educator Awards)  10/14/13
025 Staying Relevant, Staying Abreast, and Staying Employed for Life Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti
@traceywilen
 10/14/13
024 Google Glass in the Classroom: Possibilities and Challenges Ahead  Don Wettrick
@donwettrick 
 10/7/13
023 Connecting Your Classroom to the World  Silvia Tolisano @langwitches  10/7/13
022 Teaching Creativity: Encouraging Learning and Creativity with Mobile Photography  Meri Walker @iphoneartgirl 9/30/13
021 Connected Classrooms: Bringing the World to Your Students  Bev Berns @B_Berns ,
Kim Powell @powell4thgrade
 9/9/13
020 Teach Like a Pirate: Grabbing and Keeping Your Student’s Attention Dave Burgess @burgessdave
A
uthor of “Teach Like a Pirate”
 8/20/13
019 Dressing Your Classroom for Student Success  Erin Klein @KleinErin  8/20/13
018 Questioning Rigor, Considering Vigor and Other Musings  Shawn White @swpax  8/17/13
017 Learning by Doing: Inside the Maker Movement  +Sylvia Martinez @smartinezco-author of “Invent to Learn” 8/6/2013
016 Leaning Forward: Moving Your Teaching Practice Beyond Your Comfort Zone  +Aaron Maurer @coffeechugbooks 7/22/2013
015 One on One with a Teacher on the Leading Edge  +Dawn Casey-Rowe @runningdmc 7/15/2013
014 Achieving Sustainable Classroom Innovation +A.J. Juliani @ajjuliani
Steve Mogg @stevenjmogg
Rosie Esposito @djesposito from Wissahickon High School, Pennsylvania
7/15/2013
013 Learning Commons: How the School Library is Being Reinvented David V. Loertscher
Learning Commons Pioneer and Author
6/15/2013
012 A New Models: Inside Early College STEM Schools Brenda Darden Wilkerson, William Starzyk, Arlington Vigilance from Chicago 6/17/2013
011 A Look inside the classroom of ISTE 2013 Teacher of the Year Nicholas Provenzano
ISTE 2013 Teacher of the Year
@TheNerdyTeacher
6/6/2013
010 Savvy Use of Edtech in Early Ed Classrooms Karen Lirenman, klirenman
(Kay Bitter K-2 ISTE 2013 Teacher of the Year)
6/4/2013
009 Quest2Matter, Choose2Matter, & #YouMatter: 3 Reasons to Get Involved Angela Maiers @angelaMaiers 5/23/2013
008 Why Computer Science isn’t Just for Geeks Alfred Thompson “Mr. Computer Science” @alfredtwo 5/20/2013
007 Teaching Teachers With Technology: 5 Important Ingredients of Good Preservice Teacher Education Eva Brown @ebrownorama 5/16/2013
006 How Classrooms Change When Genius Drives Learning #geniushour Joy Kirr @joykirr,
Hugh McDonald @hughtheteacher,
Gallit Zvi gallit_z,
Denise Krebs @mrsdkrebs
5/6/2013
005 Encouraging Global Connections and Digital Citizenship Theresa Allen @tdallen5 4/23/2013
004 Gearing Up for Common Core Math Darren Burris @dgburris 4/23/2013
003 How Teachers and Students Are Collaborating Globally Toni Olivier-Barton @toniobarton,
Michelle McGarvey,
Maureen Tumenas, @bcdtech
Donna Esposito, @djesponsito
Tina Schmidt @MrsSchmidtB4
4/6/2013
002 Creative Approaches to Teaching STEM at the Elementary School Level Kevin Jarrett @kJarrett,Dr. Jeremy A. Ervin @dr_jeremy_ervin 3/12/2013
001 What is a MOOC? Dr. Lee Graham @ak_leeg and Colin Osterhout @costerhout 2/10/2013
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