How I Teach About Big Data and Lesson Plan

Episode 706 how I teach about data and lesson plan

How I Teach About Big Data and Lesson Plan with Vicki Davis In this episode, I give you a peek into my classroom. I take a topic that isn’t super simple — databases — and show how I teach it with 2 simple projects, some game-based learning, concrete examples, and how my students all master […]

How I Plan My Lessons Digitally with Planboard

Why I Use Chalk and Planboard for Planning Now

How to Lesson Plan in the New Normal

It’s no surprise that the pandemic has caused a lot of headaches for educators. I bet you’re having your share as well, from adapting to hybrid learning, to planning curriculum and lessons, to keeping sane throughout all of this. It’s not been easy, but some good has come out of these difficult times. This post […]

9 EdTech Ideas to Use Now

Spanish and STEAM teacher Rachelle Dene Poth shares her favorite EdTech tools

9 EdTech Ideas to Use Now

9 EdTech Ideas to Use Now with Rachelle Rene Poth Spanish and STEAM teacher Rachelle Dene Poth shares 9 of her favorite EdTech ideas that you can easily use now, no matter what your classroom environment requirements are. Teachers are looking for easy and helpful resources, and right now with so much going on searching […]

Smiling Behind the Mask: Face to Face School and SEL

Fourth Grade Teacher Erica Boomsma Talks about Face to Face School

Smiling Behind the Mask: Face to Face School and SEL with Erica Boomsma

Smiling Behind the Mask: Face to Face School and SEL with Erica Boomsma Erica Boomsma is in South Dakota where they have been teaching in face-to-face school for the last four weeks. She talks about the fears she had in going back, the protocols they are using, and the positive experiences they are having amidst […]

Creating Your Own Tutoring and Teaching Company with Megan Padden-Shin

Creating Your Own Tutoring and Teaching Company with Megan Padden-Shin

Creating Your Own Tutoring and Teaching Company with Megan Padden-Shin Megan Padden-Shin has successfully built a tutoring and teaching company during the past two years. She talks about the challenges of building her business and how she’s now arrived at a place where she’s making more money than she did as a teacher in a […]

Research Based Strategies for Distance Learning with Dr. Matthew Rhoads

Research Based Strategies for Distance Learning Now with Dr. Matthew Rhoads

Research-Based Strategies for Distance Learning with Dr. Matthew Rhoads Dr. Matthew Rhoads is teaching at a distance and coaching other teachers to improve their teaching as well. Based in San Diego, Dr. Rhoads talks about how to integrate instructional strategies, have a teacher toolbox, how to show teachers technology, using Google Jamboard to brainstorm, how to […]

Research on Returning to School After Natural Disasters with Dr. Brianna Kurtz

Education Renaissance: Research on Returning to School After Natural Disasters with Dr. Brianna Kurtz Dr. Brianna Kurtz, classroom teacher and researcher, studied “global practices in returning to formal schooling after interruptions in education due to natural disasters.” She studied students displaced after Hurricane Maria and what helped them resume schooling successfully. Today, she shares what […]

Don’t Fall Out of the Boat: Lessons for Life with Vicki Davis

Don’t Fall Out of the Boat with Vicki Davis Today’s 700th-anniversary message is a gift to teachers, educators, and parents everywhere. This show is a lifeline for those who need an anchor of purpose. Teachers have been confiding in Vicki that in such a turbulent time as this, many of them feel like they’re careening […]

Creativity Now with Best Selling Author Sean Thompson

Creativity Now with Best Selling Author Sean Thompson

Creativity Now with Best Selling Author Sean Thompson   Sean Thompson, author of Creativity is Everything, talks about his first day back at school and how he is bringing creativity, physical and emotional wellbeing to his students. He also shares free courses you can use with your students and ways you can bring creativity into […]

Feedback Tips for Blended and Online Learning

Feedback Tips for Blended and Online Learning

Feedback is important. But how do teachers give it frequently and in ways that help students learn? How can teachers have time and get this done with all that is going on this Fall 2020? Today, Matthew Johnson, author of Flash Feedback, shares his advice to help get close to kids through feedback and connections […]