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 […]

Project Pals: The Perfect PBL Software for Project Based Learning

PBL Software Review

Project Pals PBL Software

Project Pals is a powerful new tool that lets students organize projects. Starting from a template that you’ve designed to guide your students through the project, they can collaborate or work together to explore, learn, brainstorm, and create.   As I’ve been testing this app with my students, I’ve found some exciting features. In this […]

How do I help my students use iPads? Teaching students to troubleshoot and use iPads effectively

Pana Asavavatana on Episode 388 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

Pana Asavavatana won the ISTE Kay Bitter Award for 2018 as a top technology using kindergarten teacher. In today’s show, she digs deep about how she teaches her students to use iPads. Listen to the Show Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. Pana Asavavatana’s Bio As Submitted Pana is the PreK-1 Technology […]

Eduprotocols for Littles with Jon Corippo #kinderchat

Jon Corippo on episode 375 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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Eduprotocols for kindergarten and early elementary with the book’s co-author Jon Corippo. Instead of selecting many apps, many are now recommending just a few tools/protocols for how things are taught with edtech. Then, it becomes about the content and not the tools. Today’s Sponsor: Really Good Stuff Digital Learning Collection The Really Good Stuff Digital […]

iPads to Differentiate Instruction in Early Elementary Education

Emily Lynch on episode 372 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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Emily Lynch talks about how to use iPads in the classroom to differentiate instruction. So many good ways exist to use iPads but how can we personalize it and make it unique? Today as our ongoing spotlight this week on K-2 education, we focus on iPads with younger students and differentiating instruction with them. Today’s […]

Motivating Teachers to Be Excellent in the K-2 Classroom

Karen Lirenman on episode 371 of the 10-Minute Teacher

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Karen Lirenman talks about the challenges and opportunities of teaching K-2 students. She shares her thoughts on innovation and how to stay motivated when you’re exhausted. This is the first episode of K-2 week on the 10-Minute Teacher Today’s Sponsor: Really Good Stuff Digital Learning Collection The Really Good Stuff Digital Learning Collection is here! […]

150+ Digital Activities for the K-2 Classroom Inside One Simple App

For iPad and Google Play Tablet Devices of All Kinds

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The Really Good StuffⓇ Digital Learning Collection has over 150 apps for kindergarten to second-grade classrooms. Recently, I took a tour of this amazing app. Perhaps you’re wondering how more than 150 apps can be inside one? It is possible. The Really Good Stuff team has curated the best apps in education for the K-2 […]

7 Strategies I Use When Students Make Apps (or Do Any Genius Projects)

Vicki Davis on episode 307 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

I’m so excited! This is the time of year we are making apps. Now, while I’m talking about making apps in today’s show, this will actually apply to passion projects, to making movies, any type of long-term project where you have the students brainstorm and create. SMART’s Give Greatness contest is today’s sponsor. SMART wants […]

Making Better Videos and Movies with Students

Joe Brennan on episode 297 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

Digital filmmaking can successfully be integrated into any class. Learn practical tips and ideas from Joe Brennan for making movies in the classroom. Advancement Courses has more than 200 graduate level online PD courses for K-12 teachers. Go to advancementcourses.com/coolcat and use the code COOL20 at checkout for 20% off any course. Listen Now Listen […]

5 Ways to Bring Computational Thinking and STEM Together

Stephanie Zeiger on episode 290 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

STEM and Computational Thinking go together. Today’s guest is a PhD, Biomedical engineer and STEM Teacher. Stephanie Zeiger helps us see the potential of STEM and computational thinking. Legends of Learning has awesome free science games and activities to celebrate earth day on April 22. coolcatteacher.com/earth Check out their NGSS aligned Science games for grades […]