What’s New in Digital Leadership version 2 with Eric Sheninger

Eric Sheninger on episode 496

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Eric Sheninger has rewritten his popular book Digital Leadership. In this show, learn what he added and what has changed. With over half the book being rewritten and changed, you’ll want insight into what trends are important if you’re going to be a digital leader in schools. Listen to Eric Sheninger talk about the new […]

SmartBrief: The Newsletter for Informed Educators

SmartBrief Edtech

SmartBrief has a free EdTech newsletter that will keep you informed. Their editors read thousands of articles each day and condense the best into just a 2-minute read. To stay up-to-date, I recommend that you subscribe to SmartBrief’s Edtech Newsletter. SmartBrief also has newsletters for accomplished teachers, special education professionals, and Higher Ed Leaders. They […]

5 Ways to Create a Culture of Inquiry in Your Classroom Now

Connie Hamilton on Episode 495

To create a classroom culture of inquiry, we can follow these five techniques. Connie Hamilton, author of Hacking Questions: 11 Answers That Create a Culture of Inquiry in Your Classroom. SmartBrief Keeping up with the news is challenging. Today’s sponsor, SmartBrief, has some email newsletters that will help you stay current. Whether you want to […]

How to Talk to Kids About Poverty

Jaime Casap on Episode 494

Jaime Casap speaking about poverty

Jaime Casap, Google’s Education Evangelist, grew up in poverty. Today, he shares his story and encouragement to help teachers reach children from a variety of backgrounds. You’ll want to listen to this encouraging show! SmartBrief Keeping up with the news is challenging. Today’s sponsor, SmartBrief, has some email newsletters that will help you stay current. […]

The Future of 5G in Education

A Video Shot by CBS Interactive and T-Mobile in my classroom

5 G and the future of education

What kind of impact will 5G have on education? Recently a film crew from CBS Interactive for T-Mobile came to my campus to film my predictions on just that topic. Take a look at the full video here or view a short 30-second clip below. #sponsored 5G in Education: 30 Second Overview I think the […]

How to Set Goals for Your Library This Summer

Amanda Johnson on Episode 493

While we have to finish well, those of us who are returning to another year as an educator have to look forward to plan. Today, media specialist Amanda Johnson talks about the massive success of some new sections she added to the library last summer and how she’s going to improve her library even more […]

Martians in Your Classroom, STEM, and Making Makerspaces Accessible

Rachael Mann on Episode 492

Rachael Mann talks about STEM and our students who will go to Mars

The first person to walk on Mars has already been born and is in our classrooms today, so the  experts tell us. He or she could be in your classroom or mine. The question is if we’re equipping that child and the others to go behind them with the knowledge and intuitive exploration of making […]

Dr. Alec Couros on Spearfishing, Citizenship, and Lateral Reading

Episode 491

Alec Couros talks about spearfishing, citizenship and lateral reading

Schools are being targeted with “spearfishing” attacks – a new form of phishing that is quite deceptive. Citizenship encompasses digital citizenship and the importance of lateral reading are three of the motivating topics tackled today with education thought-leader Dr. Alec Couros. SmartBrief Keeping up with the news is challenging. Today’s sponsor, SmartBrief, has some email […]

22 Top Tips for Better Classroom Management

Classroom management can be a challenge. In this post, I’ll share twenty-two of my top tips and ideas that have helped me have an awesome classroom. While I won’t claim to ever be perfect, I have learned so much over the last seventeen years. If this post helps some of you avoid the mistakes I […]

5 Ways to Leverage Play In Your Class Today

Jill Vialet on episode 490

Play belongs in every classroom. Today, Jill Vialet from Playworks shows us how. Listen to the Show About Play Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. Other Resources Relating to Play Why Playful Learning Is So Important in the Classroom and the Real World Games and Play Based Learning in Middle and High […]