5 Tips to Help Students Feel Valued in the Classroom

Crystal Willis on episode 476 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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Students need to feel valued. Today’s featured educator Crystal Willis from Instagram and TpT as “SunflowersandSped” shares five important tips to help students feel valued. From noticing strengths to not making a simple mistake that makes people feel dumb — Crystal has practical tips to help all of us better make children feel loved. Listen […]

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Productivity and Living an Epic Life

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When is the last time you watched the sunrise? It is such an amazing experience to watch the Master Artisan spray His graffiti of joy upon the sky and reveal to our heart His vast horizon of hope! How about you? Today we seem to be in such a rush as we accelerate our lives […]

5 Ideas for Helping Parents Read with their Kids (No Matter Their Age)

Amy Mascott on episode 475

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Frederick Douglass said, “Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.” Reading is important. Today, the show features reading expert, Amy Mascott, about how parents and teachers can help older children develop a love of reading. Advancement Courses Sponsor: Advancement Courses, a 30-year leader in teacher PD, is kicking off their Spring Sale! Use […]

Girls and STEM: The Google 20% Project That Encourages Girls to go Into STEM

Komal Singh on episode 474 on the 10-Minute Teacher

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Girls and people of color need role models who look like them. Today’s show is a team of people at Google who have done just that. Komal Singh is a Google Engineer and recruited other Google employees to participate in a powerful 20% time project that encourages girls to go into STEM. Learn about the […]

Restorative Justice and Consequences that Actually Improve Behavior

Brad Weinstein and Nathan Maynard on episode 473

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Desmond Tutu says, “Restorative justice says “No, the offense affected a relationship” and what you are seeking for is to restore the relationship, to heal the relationship.” Today, Brad Weinstein and Nathan Maynard, authors of Hacking School Discipline: 9 Ways to Create a Culture of Empathy and Responsibility Using Restorative Justice help us understand how restorative […]

Will AI Ruin Education or Help It? The Pitfalls and Possibilities of AI

Joe Fatheree on episode 472 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) is only as moral and as good as those who create it. Today, AI ethics thought-leader Joe Fatheree and I discuss this topic. Without discussing the ethics of AI and its algorithms, we risk opening the ultimate Pandora’s box of technology problems when we should instead work to get hope out of the […]

Improve Student Behavior Now!

Darrian Tanner on Episode 471 of the 10-Minute Teacher

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I talked to my son, and he says that when a teacher has excellent classroom management, it means he can learn, and when they don’t, it means chaos and stress for everybody. Today Darrian Tanner, the Florida State High Impact Teacher award winner for 2016-2017 and 2018-2019 talks about how to help teachers improve their […]

5 Writing Strategies and Tools to Reach Every Learner

Michele Haiken on Episode 470 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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Do your students hate to write? If you need quick ideas to help reach reluctant and struggling writers, Michele Haiken will help us learn more! Listen to Michele Haiken talk about engaging students in writing Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. Michele Haiken – Bio as Submitted Michele Haiken, Ed.D. is an […]

Unconventional Project Based Learning That Engages Students

Noa Daniel in Episode 469 of the 10-Minute Teacher

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Noa Daniel talks about how unconventional project-based learning and how we can engage students with learning. If you’re struggling with student engagement, this is for you. Listen to Noa Daniel Talk about Unconventional PBL Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. Noa Daniel’s Bio as Submitted Noa is a passionate educator and an […]

My Kids Hate Their Desks! (And What I Did About It!)

Brooke Markle on episode 468 of the 10-Minute Teacher

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Brooke Markle, a veteran middle-level English educator, realized that her kids hated their desks. They wiggled. They moved. They struggled to pay attention. So, with a limited budget, she decided to change her classroom to give students a choice. The results are exciting. Listen to Brooke talk about Flexible Seating Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher […]