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, […]

How Much Time Should a Student Spend At School?

A Global Search for Education, Cathy Rubin, Post

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How much time should a student spend at school? In the age of electronic media, a school could be everywhere, or it could possibly be nowhere. Either scenario is alarming. This month’s question from Cathy Rubin’s Global Search for Education is “How much time should a student spend at school? A cartoon I love has a […]

WHY KIDS CAN’T STOP MOVING: THE NEUROSCIENCE BEHIND A STUDENT’S NEED TO MOVE

Suzanne Cresswell in the Top 10-Minute Teacher Show of 2018 (so far)

Students have reasons for how they behave, particularly if they have learning differences and learn in unique ways. Occupational and physical therapist, Suzanne Cresswell, helps us understand children and why some of them just can’t stop moving. We’re counting them down! This is the #1 Episode of Season 3 of the 10-Minute Teacher.   Sponsor: Advancement Courses has […]

5 Awesome Things for Teachers to Do This Summer

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Summer is an important time for educators. While some people debate what educators should or shouldn’t do over the summer, ultimately it is YOUR summer and YOUR plans. Here are five things to consider as you plan your summer. Now, there are so many different ways you can spend your summer. If you’re not intentional […]

Wanda Terral: 5 Ways to Help Kids Understand Digital Safety Without Scaring Them To Death

Wanda Terral on episode 305 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

Safe experiences with monitoring and support can help children understand digital safety. In today’s show, Wanda Terral talks about how to help kids understand digital safety. Free Digital Citizenship Webinar: Thursday, May 10 at 5pm ET, join me for the 9 Key P’s of Digital Citizenship sponsored by NetRef AND get a free pilot of […]

Customized, Practical PD for Teachers: Advancement Courses

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Advancement Courses Teacher Professional Development

Now is the time to plan your professional development for this spring and summer. So, if you’re passionate about learning and want your courses to mean something, Advancement Courses could be a great fit for you. Sponsored by Advancement Courses . For a limited time, the coupon code COOLCAT20 entered at checkout will give followers […]

Legends of Learning: The Game-Based Science Platform for Grades 3-8

Sponsored by Legends of Learning

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Students love to play games, and they also need real-world examples to help science come alive. With this in mind, Legends of Learning is a fantastic platform full of NGSS aligned science games that does both. Kids in grades 3-8 will love these science games. As shown below, game selection is easy for teachers. Just […]

Understanding ADHD and Helping Kids Succeed

Katherine Firestone on episode 289 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

Katherine Firestone helps parents and kids with ADHD. Having been diagnosed with ADHD herself, Katherine is uniquely positioned to help us understand what to do to help children with ADHD and their parents. Legends of Learning has awesome free science games and activities to celebrate earth day on April 22. coolcatteacher.com/earth Check out their NGSS […]

What part of your life do you water with your words?

Day 62 of 80 Days of Excellence

When someone asks you about your day, what is the first thing you call to mind? A complaint? Or a positive? What do you play when you talk about your day? Do you replay the problems or do you replay the positives? If you have two plants and only water one — that one will […]

Service Learning: Grants and FREE Resources to Help Your Students Serve and Grow

Sponsored by We Are Teachers, The Allstate Foundation, and WE.

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Service learning is when students learn by serving others. We Volunteer Now has fantastic resources, and they’re awarding $250 grants for 500 schools to use toward volunteer projects. Transform your school by helping students design their own project to inspire and improve their community. WeAreTeachers is sponsoring this post. This post is brought to you […]