4 Ways to Build Relationships That Matter

Charles Poole on episode 544

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Charles “Chuck” Poole shares how to build relationships that matter. While content and passion for our content and the craft of teaching are all essential parts of teaching that cannot be dismissed – relationships with students are also in the mix as an essential part of reaching today’s students. We can do this! Let’s listen, […]

5 Ways to Step Back into the Classroom Better Than We Ever Were Before

Helping Kids with Emotional Dysregulation with Dr. Jody Carrington

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Students need our help to regulate their own emotions. Today, psychologist Dr. Jody Carrington helps us understand five ways we can connect with our students and help them regulate their emotions. Understanding these simple principles can help us connect, improve classroom management, and be better teachers. Sponsor: E4Effort is a tool built upon the research […]

Equity Programs in New York State

Dr. Anael Alston on Episode 549

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Dr. Anael Alston is Assistant Commissioner for the Office of Access, Equity and Community Engagement in the New York State Education Department. He talks about what works to engage young men of color in education and his journey and passion for helping all students engage in school and do their best. If this is your […]

How to Give Teachers Choice in Professional Development

Meredith Akers on episode 548

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Meredith Akers is a principal who has been using some unconventional methods of teacher PD. In this episode, she talks about the revolutionary way she recently held teacher PD (using video instruction and face to face meetings) and what she learned. Let’s give teachers choice in their professional development about what they learn. Of course, […]

A Quick Way to Make Groups

Here are two random quick ways to make groups in the classroom. I used the first one for a while, but then, got even more creative to create some small laminated cards. This post is inspired by Barry Hoonan, co-author of “What Are You Grouping For?” who shares his strategies on episode 539 of the […]

8 Ways to Help New Teachers Thrive (and Veteran Teachers Too!)

Immediately, we can start to help new teachers and help each other in the process. The research gives us some insight into how each of us can help other teachers thrive. In this post, I’ll share the research about teacher retention and eight practical ways we can all make our schools and profession better. We […]

The Human Side of Change in Education

Julie Wilson on episode 535

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Change has a human component. In fact, without helping people change – there isn’t any change. Today, Julie Wilson, author of The Human Side of Changing Education shares how we can supercharge change by helping people become part of it. Prepare for your classroom for the fall with one of two free webinars from Linda […]

11 Leadership Principles for an Amazing School Year

Sanée Bell on episode 531 of the 10 Minute Teacher Podcast

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Back to school is here! We’re starting up the year with principal Dr. Sanée Bell, author of the new book, Be Excellent On Purpose, Intentional Strategies for Impactful Leadership. Today, Sanée shares her eleven principles from the book and gets us motivated for an epic school year. (We’ve also included the transcript.) Note: This episode is […]

5 Way to Maximize Your Summer

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Today Angela Watson teaches us how to maximize our summer. If you like her ideas, take this quiz to see if her 40-hour workweek program is right for you. Listen Now About Maximizing Your Summer Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. Subscribe to the Show Join the 40-Hour Workweek Club Today’s show is […]

Neuroscience Research: 5 Ways to Superior Teaching [Top Episode]

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Dr. Jared Cooney Horvath’s book Stop Talking, Start Influencing:12 Insights from Brain Science to Make Your Message Stick is my book of the summer. His neuroscience insights shared in this podcast need deeper exploration and understanding as we design learning. Since John Medina’s book Brain Rules, this book is my favorite neuroscience book out now. It is […]