How to Promote Deeper Learning with the 4 Shifts

Julie Graber on Episode 497

Julie Graber 4 shifts

The four shifts is a new education technology paradigm shared in the book Harnessing Technology for Deeper Learning by Scott McLeod and Julie Graber. On today’s show, Julie discusses these four shifts and how it compares to other models such as SAMR. She gives examples of effective design using technology and where many programs are […]

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 […]

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 […]

Raspberry Pi Guy, Rocketboards, and Robots

Matt Timmons-Brown on episode 487 of the 10-Minute Teacher

Matt Timmons-Brown is the “Raspberry Pi Guy” on Youtube. If you don’t know what the Raspberry Pi is, it is an amazing small computer from which you can make amazing things. Matt is the author of Learn Robotics with Raspberry Pi. This 19-year old student at the University of Edinburg talks about how he interested […]

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 […]

How to Design the Classroom for Effective Education with Michael Cohen

Michael Cohen aka the Tech Rabbi on episode 448 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

Michael Cohen the Tech Rabbi

Michael Cohen, aka the Tech Rabbi, and author of Education by Design talks about classroom design. We should design the classroom environment for learning. Today’s sponsor: Empatico.  This free tool helps educators around the world connect their students. Empatico uses live video, file sharing, a partner classroom at least 300 miles (or 483 kilometers) away, […]

Pioneering Excellence for Better Computer Science Now

Doug Bergman, author of Computer Science K12: Imagine the Possibilities, gives an overview of the things we should be teaching students relating to Computer Science from kindergarten to high school. From small programmable robots to programming languages at the upper level, Computer Science is an essential 21st Century skill and method of thinking and creating […]

How to Make Science Thrilling from a “Jurassic Park” Mind

Dr. Ray Havasay was a scientist consulted on the making of the original Jurassic Park. Now, she is Executive Director of The Center for Science Teaching and Learning where she specializes in helping engage students in exciting science learning. Listen to Hear Ideas You Need to Know Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking […]

Webinar: Teaching with Augmented Reality with #ARVRinEDU Classroom Enthusiasts

Join a lively conversation with Jaime Donally, the host of #ARVRinEDU chat on Twitter, some leading AR in the Classroom enthusiasts and me as we discuss the changing pedagogies around Augmented Reality (AR) in the classroom in a free webinar on Wednesday, December 19th at 9pm ET. This webinar is sponsored by 3D Bear. AR Topics Some […]

3D Printing in a STEM Classroom

3D Printing in a STEM Classroom

David Ternent, a teacher in a middle school STEM classroom in Ohio, shares how he has used his 3D printers to transform and excite kids about learning STEM concepts.