Awesome Atlanta Education Conference: STLinATL – July 26-27, 2018

Join me and other education speakers at Woodward Academy in Atlanta this summer

STLinATL is an exciting education conference hosted at Woodward Academy in Atlanta this summer July 26-27. I’ll be speaking along with Jay McTighe, Dr. Janet Zanida, Suzie Boss and more at this affordable conference ($295 including meals and conference attendance.) THE STLinATL CONFERENCE WILL FOCUS ON THE FOLLOWING AREAS: Whole Child (e.g., mindfulness, brain-based learning, […]

7 Ways My Interactive Display is a Key Part of My Student-Centered Classroom

Sponsored by SMART Technologies

Today, I had 15 photos on my interactive display at the front of the classroom. I’m teaching PhotoShop, and the students were analyzing which of the photos we’d just taken would be the best candidate for modifying an Avengers movie poster. The students pinched and zoomed in and out as they discussed the photos on […]

5 Ideas to level up Elementary Math with Technology

Kelly Gary on episode 265 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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Elementary Math can be exciting. Check out these five ideas to use technology to make math exciting.   This week I’ll be sharing the 7 Pedagogical Shifts That Make Interactive Displays a Key to a Student-Centered Classroom on the Cool Cat Teacher blog sponsored by SMART Technologies. Shift #1 is that Students are collaborators. My […]

5 Formative Assessment Strategies to Help with Classroom Management

Mike Roberts on episode 250 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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We need more strategies than fist to five or thumbs up thumbs down. Teacher Mike Roberts give five strategies that can help us with formative assessment AND classroom management. Sponsor: The US Matific Games are coming this February. Try Matific free now and sign up to join their Math games. Matific is a fantastic site […]

iPads for Masterful Math: Randomizing Formative Math Assessment

Dr. Sean Nank on episode 228 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

Dr. Sean Nank’s research shows that the single biggest method for improving learning with iPads is to use online formative assessments. However, his formative assessments have a twist — students are all answering DIFFERENT math questions. This intriguing research is a must listen for any school with access to technology. You do not need iPads […]

How to Assess Your District: The Global Challenge Project Case Study

Mark Wise on episode 223 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

A district is assessing itself with a massive project for 800 eighth graders. No grades. Just learning and sharing. Despite worries that it wouldn’t work – it has been working for years and is just getting better. Learn about the Global Challenge Project with Mark Wise. Jennifer Gonzalez is updating her Teachers Guide to Technology […]

8 Tried and True Edtech Tools to Try in 2018

Steve Dembo on episode 222 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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Sometimes the best tools have been around awhile. Steve Dembo @teach42 talks about the tried and true tools that teachers should still use. Richard Byrne, author of Free Technology for Teachers has several online professional development options  to check out: GSuite for Teachers, Teaching History with Technology, and Practical Edtech Coaching. See all of Richard’s […]

7 Tools Improving Learning in My Classroom Now

A Global Bloggers Special Topic

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Teaching is about the relationship. But there are tools that improve that relationship and help us teach better, faster, and have more fun as we’re doing it. As part of Cathy Rubin’s Global Search for Education, I’ve been asked to write this month on the tools that have dramatically supported and improved learning in my […]

23 GSuite Ideas to Excite Kids About Learning

Eric Curts on episode 214 [A special encore episode] of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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Eric Curts @ericcurts  teaches us twenty-three ways to use Gsuite tools in our classroom. With ideas for Google Docs, Slides, Sheets, and Drawings for all subjects and ages, you’ll want to scroll down and follow the links in our enhanced show notes. Today’s episode is sponsored by JAM.com, the perfect last minute holiday gift for […]

Metaverse for Augmented Reality: Program and Breakout in Augmented Reality

A sponsored review of a tool I'm using to teach programming

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Augmented reality is here. Finally! When Google Docs came out, I stopped everything and let all of my classes experience it. Also, I learned about Twitter, I did the same thing. Well, several weeks ago, I stopped everything and took all of my students into Metaverse. Augmented reality is going to be huge — I […]