#LoveTeaching Week Starts Today!

Love Teaching Week Begins Today! February 14 is the beginning of #LoveTeaching week. Each day there are challenges and prompts so check Twitter and We Love Teaching.org (https://www.weloveteaching.org/) for how you can participate. Today we start as Stacey McAdoo, Arkansas State Teacher of the Year 2019, tells her story of why she loves teaching! Get […]

How Parents Can Help Kids with Math: 5 Tips that Work

Math teacher Jon Orr shares tips for parents

Jon Orr 620 how parents can help kids with math

Parents can encourage math success just like reading success. Parents can help kids with math! Today, Jon Orr helps parents through five things they can do to help their child become more successful at math. These can be applied from very young children to older students. Math is something everyone can do but we must […]

How to Build School Culture and Student Relationships

Danny Steele helps us grow and improve

How to Build School Culture and Student Relationship

We can build a positive school culture that includes good student relationships. From building a wall of dreams to bringing our best energy, Danny Steele encourages us to grow and connect with colleagues and students. Sponsor: Adobe I use Adobe Premiere Rush to teach digital filmmaking in my classroom. I love it because videos and […]

5 Starters for a Strong Team

Jamy Bechler focuses on leadership

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You can’t always pick your team but you can start helping your team come together and work like one. Jamy Bechler, host of the Success is a Choice podcast shares five ways to start building a strong team today. From knowing your purpose to developing leaders, adding value, connecting, and sharing responsibility – learn some […]

3 Questions to Spark Change

Vernon Wright helps us enter the No Apology Zone!

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Relationships are a key component of change. We have to relate to educate. We also have to relate to cooperate with our peers. Today, Vernon Wright, creator of the Zero Apology Zone, shares some drivers of change including three questions you don’t want to miss. Sponsor: Discovery Education Today’s podcast is sponsored by Discovery Education. […]

5 Mindsets to Teach Better Today

Rae Hughart on episode 600 of the 10 Minute Teacher

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Settling in the land of complacency is no place for a truly remarkable teacher. Remark-ability begins in your ability to level up and learn a little more every day. Today, Rae Hughart from #teachbetter gives us five mindsets to help us teach better in 2020. Listen to Get Inspired to Teach Better Listen to the […]

How Walt Disney and George Lucas Used Painful Pauses to Redefine Themselves

Painful Pauses Can Change Your Life

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Jeff Goins tells a story about Walt Disney in his book The Art of Work that I don’t recall hearing before. It reminds me of some painful pauses many creatives have had throughout history. The story goes something like this. Walt Disney’s Nail Walt Disney grew up in a home that struggled to pay the […]

The Power of a Teacher

Mrs Adkins and Vicki Davis

Today, Mrs. Grace Adkins, my 90 something-year-old mentor, took time to eat lunch with me at Dairy Queen in Camilla. She’s been on the podcast before. Mrs. Adkins is still directing the learning lab at my old school and alma mater, and she is still fighting for kids. She’s been teaching for fifty-nine years. By […]

How to Help Everybody Do Math

Vanessa Vakharia gives us the language to help kids overcome adversity in learning

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Learning can be hard. Many students struggle. Teachers can struggle to help students learn content but what do we do when students have thinking that is limiting their ability to learn. In today’s show, we talk about math, but the language and metaphors that Vanessa Vakharia shares today can be used in any subject. These […]

How Teachers Can Learn Awesome Things Every Day

How Teachers Can Learn Awesome Things Everyday

Kelly Christopherson has taught for twenty-five years and has been helping educators use to level up their learning for most of that time. As one of the leaders on #saskedchat (Saskatoon Ed Chat on Twitter), he has seen classrooms transform and is now studying the impact of social media on classroom pedagogy. Come to the […]