5 Things to Keep in Mind When Implementing Technology (and some cool tools for the college classroom)

Dr. Joshua Elliott talks about implementing new technology and some cool tools he’s using in his college classroom. Listen Now Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here.

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 […]

5 Ideas to Experience Inquiry in Your Classroom

Kimberly Mitchell in Episode 360 of the 10-Minute Teacher

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Kimberly Mitchell talks about how we can promote inquiry in the classroom. From helping students to effectively generate questions to modeling curiosity, we have five practical ideas to bring inquiry into our classroom. Sponsor: PowerSchool has fantastic a fantastic K12 Academic Leaders Webinar Series at coolcatteacher.com/PowerSchoolWebinar including my “Digital Dozen: 12 Tips for Building Your Digital Classroom” and an […]

What’s in Your Edtech Bag? #EdTechRations

David Hopkins on Episode 357 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

David Hopkins Trends and Tools

David Hopkins, author of Emergency Rations #EdTechRations: What’s so important we can’t leave it at home? talks about the educational technology that educators around the world carry in their bags and pockets. Sponsor: PowerSchool has fantastic a fantastic K12 Academic Leaders Webinar Series at coolcatteacher.com/PowerSchoolWebinar including my “Digital Dozen: 12 Tips for Building Your Digital Classroom” and an upcoming webinar […]

James O’Hagan: 5 Reasons to Bring ESports to your School

James O'Hagan on episode 310 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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Esports are coming to state high school athletic competitions, college sports, and intramurals now. Today, esports pioneer James O’Hagan explains the phenomenon and how Gamer-Scholars are emerging as successful examples of a new sport. SMART’s Give Greatness contest is today’s sponsor. SMART wants to recognize educators across the globe who inspire greatness in their students, […]

Calibrate Your Talent Meter: Honest Self-Awareness is a Secret of Success

Day 52 of 80 Days of Excellence

Research has shown that there is part of our brain – the forward most region of the medial prefrontal cortex that helps us self-reflect. Using neuroimaging studies in 2007, research Arnaud D’Argembeu of Belgium found that this part of the brain “helps a person reflect ton their traits and abilities versus those of others.” But […]

Change Your Habits, Change Your Life: How Streak Tracking Makes All the Difference

Day 46 of 80 Days of Excellence

Set your goals and select habits to go with those goals. For to make a change or accomplish anything, you need steady progress. And sustained growth comes from repetition. And something that repeats consistently is a habit. But changing habits is so hard! And accomplishing goals is as well. I track my habits on a […]

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 […]

7 Productivity Power Tools for the Busy Educator

Dr. Frank Buck on episode 227 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

Become more productive today with these seven tools from Dr. Frank Buck. Automate what you can and save time. Middle School Science teachers should get the FREE Xplorlabs Fire Forensics kit.Solve a mystery. Meet Next Generation Science Standards. Have fun! Go to https://www.coolcatteacher.com/firelab today to get your Free Fire Forensics Kit. Listen Now Listen to […]

Get a Self-Paced, Competency-Based Master’s in Education With FlexPath

Sponsored by Capella University

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As teachers, we value education, and we want to improve what we know. But the problem for so many of us is that we have busy lives, with careers and children. While we want to improve our lives with education, we’re not ready to put everything on hold to do this. Capella University is sponsoring […]