5 Ways to Participate in the Mars Rover Landing on Thursday, February 18

The Perseverance Rover will land on Mars this Thursday, February 18th at approximately 3:55 pm Eastern Time. The live landing commentary will began at 2:15 pm on NASA Television, the agency’s website, the NASA app, and YouTube. Recently, I was able to participate in a Q&A Session with a few of the hundreds of people involved in this […]

5 Health Tips for Teachers to Stay Healthy

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Richard Byrne is a busy teacher. He teaches full time during the day. He writes his Free Tech for Teachers Blog. He’s a father of two, and active in many online spaces. And yet — he takes time to take care of himself. Today you·ll learn how to achieve better health and wellness with these […]

5 Ways to Build Trust Between Principals and Teachers Now

Craig Randall shares how to improve the dialog and improve teaching

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Things can be a little tense between teachers and the principals, but less in-person communication can put a real strain on those relationships, and eventually, turn into distrust. To alleviate those problems, today·s guest, Craig Randall, wrote Trust-Based Observations. His experience as a counselor, coach, teacher, and principal in the US and overseas led him […]

Edupreneur Rising – How Educators Are Creating Side Businesses

Dr. Will Deymaport talks about the profit and purpose behind edupreneurs

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In today’s episode, Dr. Will Deymaport talks about the trends, topics, and timeliness of something called, edupreneurship. Teachers everywhere are doing some inventive things to make ends meet. In March 2019, Dr. Will made a documentary The Edupreneur. Learn about the trends shaping how educators work and make money now besides their classroom work. Sponsor:  It’s […]

Learn How to Overcome Your Self Limiting Beliefs

Episode 714 of the 10 Minute Teacher Podcast

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Sometimes our own beliefs can limit our ability in the classroom – these are called self-limiting beliefs. Today’s guest, Dr. Brandon Beck, helps us learn how to face our self-limiting beliefs, appreciate the positive things we have done, and move forward to a brighter future. Sponsor: Educaplay is inviting all educators to try their platform. […]

New Research on Student Engagement Best Practices

4 Elements that Influence the Depth of Student Learning

Engagement is such a challenge for schools—now more than ever. Lots of anecdotal evidence is floating around, but right now, we need answers for what produces strong student engagement. We can dig in and find that in some excellent research from the 2020 State of Engagement report. In this blog post, I’ll share my observations […]

How to Engage Students in Zoom and Teach Effectively at a Distance

Aaron Johnson shares the techniques to help us do it better

How to Engage Students in Zoom and Teach Effectively at a Distance

Aaron Johnson Shares His Way to Engage Students Even at a Distance Many of us are learning to traverse between online and in-person learning environments. Our guest Aaron Johnson, author of Online Teaching with Zoom, shares with us how to better engage students through Zoom, so we can all teach effectively at a distance. Sponsor: […]

4 Essential Factors for Student Engagement Based on Current Research

Mariana Aguilar discusses the current research on student engagement

4 Essential Factors for Student Engagement

Mariana Aguilar shares 4 Essential Factors for Student Engagement Our focus on the frontlines of education is to keep students engaged. We can never get enough ideas on how to help our students stay excited, engaged, and learning. Our guest today Mariana Aguilar is going to share with us four key factors for student engagement […]

3 Ways to Activate Genius Mode & Creativity (Even at a Distance) with David Dubczak

Episode 711 of the 10 Minute Teacher Podcast

3 Ways to Activate Genius Mode & Creativity (Even at a Distance) with David Dubczak

3 Ways to Activate Genius Mode & Creativity (Even at a Distance) with David “Creative Dave” Dubczak David “Creative Dave” Dubczak is a middle school teacher who sparks creativity. In today’s show, he defines creativity and the two kinds of creative thinking to understand: divergent and convergent thinking. Then, he gives us three ways to […]

5 Ways to Be Kind Right Now with Houston Kraft

We can be kind now in the classroom and online

5 Ways to Be Kind Right Now with Houston Kraft

How to Be Kind Right Now and Where to Start with Houston Kraft With 2020 and everything going on, there are countless reasons why being kind is important right now, both in and out of the classroom. In this episode, I sit down with fellow kindness advocate Houston Kraft, public speaker, curriculum developer, and co-founder […]