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

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

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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

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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

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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 […]

A Personalized High School: How It Works

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

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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 […]

How School Leaders Can Motivate Instructional Innovation: A Teacher’s Quest for Progress

Episode 376 with Thomas Arnett on the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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Thomas Arnett, a senior research fellow in education for the Christensen Institute, talks about a recent paper he co-authored about “The Teacher’s Quest for Progress,” some new research that can help all of us with professional development. Advancement Courses has more than 200 graduate level online professional development courses for K-12 teachers. You can take […]

A Gullible Population Is a National Security Issue

A Global Search for Education Reflection

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The hair on my arm prickled up like porcupine quills, but there was no breeze. It was a discussion about a digital literacy issue at the U.S. Army War College National Security Seminar that caused this response. Suddenly, information literacy became real — and urgent. A Note from Vicki: This post is in response to Cathy […]

5 Ways to Promote Health and Happiness in Every Classroom

I will never carry a gun into my classroom. However, I believe I have something far more helpful: compassion, caring, and a determination to change the world by reaching the hearts and minds of this generation. People are scared and rightly so. In one moment, a madman can destroy the lives of so many. And […]

5 Teacher Myths and How to Dispel Them: The Truth About Teaching in America

Aaron Pribble on episode 260 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

Teachers are not all saints, nor are they all slackers. — These are just two of the myths that social studies teacher Aaron Pribble tackles in this motivating, uplifting talk about what it is really like to be a teacher in America today. Aaron Pribble is the author of Teacherland: Inside the Myth of the American […]

Creating a Vision for Your School and Getting Buy In from Stakeholders

Lynn Fuini-Hetten on episode 259 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

Strategic planning for your school or district can take a variety of forms. In today’s show, learn how one successful district has tackled this process and how they are getting buy in from teachers on the vision during the second year of implementation. Check out Jennifer Gonzalez’ 2018 Teacher’s Guide to Technology for more than […]