SmartBrief: The Newsletter for Informed Educators

SmartBrief Edtech

SmartBrief has a free EdTech newsletter that will keep you informed. Their editors read thousands of articles each day and condense the best into just a 2-minute read. To stay up-to-date, I recommend that you subscribe to SmartBrief’s Edtech Newsletter. SmartBrief also has newsletters for accomplished teachers, special education professionals, and Higher Ed Leaders. They […]

How to Talk to Kids About Poverty

Jaime Casap on Episode 494

Jaime Casap speaking about poverty

Jaime Casap, Google’s Education Evangelist, grew up in poverty. Today, he shares his story and encouragement to help teachers reach children from a variety of backgrounds. You’ll want to listen to this encouraging show! SmartBrief Keeping up with the news is challenging. Today’s sponsor, SmartBrief, has some email newsletters that will help you stay current. […]

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 […]

Digital Equity: How to Understand The Problems Facing #Edtech

Nicol Howard on episode 482

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Dr. Nicol R. Howard champions digital equity issues for children. What are those issues? How can we help? Today we take a dive into digital equity and the issues we should all consider — and it is not just those with poverty who may not have access. Hear the surprising thing realized at the end […]

How Can We Help Lonely Kids and Improve School Safety?

Joe Fatheree on episode 479 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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Joe Fatheree helped co-organize a recent national summit on school safety in the United States. In today’s show, Joe talks about the summit, what schools are doing nationwide on safety, and the need to help lonely children who are struggling. Listen to the Show Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. Joe Fatheree’s […]

Will AI Ruin Education or Help It? The Pitfalls and Possibilities of AI

Joe Fatheree on episode 472 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

Joe Fatheree Artificial intelligence

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is only as moral and as good as those who create it. Today, AI ethics thought-leader Joe Fatheree and I discuss this topic. Without discussing the ethics of AI and its algorithms, we risk opening the ultimate Pandora’s box of technology problems when we should instead work to get hope out of the […]

What Educators Need to Know Right Now About Digital Citizenship

Anne Collier on Episode 456 and 457 of the 10-Minute Teacher

what educators need to know about digital citizenship

Anne Collier, Founder and Executive Director of The Net Safety Collaborative and SocialMediaHelpline.com, shares what we need to know about social media in this two-part series. We’ll post the first post on Monday with the second part of the series on Tuesday. Come back to this blog post for the second part! Today’s show is […]

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

John Couch Apple VP

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 […]

A Personalized High School: How It Works

Julia Bamba on Episode 383 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

personalized high school

Julia Bamba leads a personalized high school. After three years, they are graduating their first senior class. Learn about their successes and lessons from this revolutionary approach to learning being piloted in many districts. Project Pals has a useful classroom collaborative platform that lets you create and manage projects for your students. Right now, my […]