How to Set Goals for Your Library This Summer

Amanda Johnson on Episode 493

While we have to finish well, those of us who are returning to another year as an educator have to look forward to plan. Today, media specialist Amanda Johnson talks about the massive success of some new sections she added to the library last summer and how she’s going to improve her library even more […]

Dr. Alec Couros on Spearfishing, Citizenship, and Lateral Reading

Episode 491

Alec Couros talks about spearfishing, citizenship and lateral reading

Schools are being targeted with “spearfishing” attacks – a new form of phishing that is quite deceptive. Citizenship encompasses digital citizenship and the importance of lateral reading are three of the motivating topics tackled today with education thought-leader Dr. Alec Couros. SmartBrief Keeping up with the news is challenging. Today’s sponsor, SmartBrief, has some email […]

How a Little Graphic Novel is Inspiring Teachers to Think

Josh Stumpenhorst on Episode 464 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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Josh Stumpenhorst has written a graphic novel, Drawn to Teach. Illustrated by, Trevor Guthke, these two educators have worked to simply explain some of the problems and challenges of teaching. As for me, I’m finding this book an easy and powerful read, perfect for my spring break reading. 😉 Today’s show is sponsored by NetRef. […]

5 Things About Effective Digital Citizenship You Need to Know

Mike Ribble on episode 460 of the 10-Minute Teacher

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Mike Ribble, a digital citizenship expert, shares five important things every educator should know about digital citizenship. Today’s show is sponsored by NetRef. Join me on Tuesday, March 26 at 4 pm ET for a free webinar, 5 Ways to Help Teachers Progress in Their Use of Technology. [Register here.] NetRef offers powerful Internet monitoring software […]

How to Use Metaverse: Awesome Augmented Reality and New Features

How to Use Metaverse

Metaverse is a powerful augmented reality (AR) programming app for classrooms. I first wrote about this app in December 2017 shortly after launch. Metaverse has come a long way and is specifically focused on becoming an amazing AR app for classrooms with the new Collections feature. In this blog post, I’ll share the vocabulary I […]

5 Ways to Teach Digital Citizenship (and the 9 Key P’s of Digital Citizenship)

Episode 365 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

5 Ways I Teach Digital Citizenship

What are the essential things we need to teach students about digital citizenship? How can we simply help them understand using examples and research (because we know lecture doesn’t work so well on this topic.) All of the nine topics that I like to teach begin with P: passwords, property, photographs, permissions, privacy, professionalism, permanence, […]

Motivating Kids to Read and Write: Sparks in the Dark

Todd Nesloney and Travis Crowder on Episode 346 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

Todd Nesloney and Travis Crowder Sparks in the Dark

Todd Nelsoney and Travis Crowder talk about some of the ideas to get kids excited about reading and writing from their book “Sparks in the Dark.” We can motivate and excite kids about reading and writing. Listen to the Show Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. Bios as Submitted Travis Crowder Travis […]

A Learner Centered Innovation Model

Katie Martin on Episode 341 of the 10-Minute Teacher

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Katie Martin, an ISTE 2018 keynote, talks about the importance of putting learners at the center of your innovation model. She starts with the questions we need to ask ourselves and our students and talks about what learner-center innovation looks like. Get inspired and motivated by listening to Katie. Today’s Sponsor: Advancement Courses Donor’s Choose. From […]

5 Ideas to Tap Social Media to Enhance PD and Student Learning

Nikki Robertson in Episode 340 of the 10-Minute Teacher

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Nikki Robertson, ISTE Librarians Network President Elect, shares five ways to use social media to enhance professional development and improve student learning. Can you use Snapchat to connect with parents? Can social media be effective professional development? Nikki shows us how. Listen to Nikki Robertson on Episode 340 Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by […]