8 Ways to Help New Teachers Thrive (and Veteran Teachers Too!)

Immediately, we can start to help new teachers and help each other in the process. The research gives us some insight into how each of us can help other teachers thrive. In this post, I’ll share the research about teacher retention and eight practical ways we can all make our schools and profession better. We […]

5 Easy Brain Breaks for Your Classroom

Rob Donatelli on episode 510

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Want to help students learn and be more refreshed? Students need breaks too. That is why brain breaks are becoming so popular. Teacher Rob Donatelli @DTown_MrD talks about the brain breaks phenomenon. Then, Rob gives teachers five ideas he uses in his classroom for brain breaks. Take a brain break today! Urkund: Today’s Sponsor Urkund is […]

Research Spotlight: Student-Centered Blended Learning

Dr. Regina Giraldo-García on episode 498

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Dr. Regina Giraldo-García shares her research on what makes effective blended learning that promotes student leadership and a student-centered approach. Listen to Dr. Regina Giraldo-García talk about blended learning Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here.   Dr. Regina Giraldo-García Bio as submitted Dr. Regina Giraldo-García is a Post-doctoral Research Fellow and an […]

What This Writing Expert Learned That Will Make You a Better Teacher

Angela Stockman on episode 454 of the 10-Minute Teacher

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Angela Stockman has been spending time with students as she teaches them to improve and enjoy their writing. She’s learned some remarkable things that she shares on this show. Listen to the Show Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. Angela Stockman – Bio as Submitted Angela Stockman facilitates professional learning experiences for […]

How Do We Evaluate School Leaders? What Does the Research Say?

Dr. Toby Travis, Headmaster and leadership consultant, talks about the effective methods of evaluating school leaders, focusing on the research. Listen to the Show Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. Resources School leaders can complete a free self-assessment online at https://www.schoolright.net/trusted.html The Trust Edge by David Horsager School Leadership That Works by […]

Rewiring Education: Lessons Learned from Apple’s First VP of Education

Episode 391 with John Couch

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John Couch was hired by Steve Jobs as Apple’s first VP of Education. Learn about the journey to improve classrooms, the early research on classroom improvement and why improvement is happening but not everywhere. John also announces a contest for teachers to share what innovative work they are doing in order to enter a contest […]

Overcoming 5 Barriers to the Implementation of PBL

John Larmer on Episode 385 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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John Larmer, the editor at the Buck Institute, talks about common barriers to effective project-based learning and how to overcome them. Project Pals has a useful classroom collaborative platform that lets you create and manage projects for your students. Right now, my students are creating and managing a project as they are creating a podcast […]

Gold Standard Project Based Learning: Project Based Teaching

Suzie Boss on Episode 384 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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After much research, Suzie Boss shares what makes excellent project-based teaching and gives a sneak peek into her book by the same name. Project Pals has a useful classroom collaborative platform that lets you create and manage projects for your students. Right now, my students are creating and managing a project as they are creating […]

The neuroscience of play, games, and learning (and why Fortnite might not be so bad)

Episode 379 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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Dr Dave Neale is a researcher in the psychology of play and learning at the Centre for Play, Education, Development and Learning (PEDAL) at The University of Cambridge. Today he talks about the neuroscience of play, games, and learning in the classroom. (We also discuss a little about Fortnight.) Advancement Courses has more than 200 […]

How School Leaders Can Motivate Instructional Innovation: A Teacher’s Quest for Progress

Episode 376 with Thomas Arnett on the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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Thomas Arnett, a senior research fellow in education for the Christensen Institute, talks about a recent paper he co-authored about “The Teacher’s Quest for Progress,” some new research that can help all of us with professional development. Advancement Courses has more than 200 graduate level online professional development courses for K-12 teachers. You can take […]