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 […]

How to Improve Google Classroom & Remote Learning Experiences with Kasey Bell

How to Improve Google Classroom & Remote Learning Experiences with Kasey Bell

How to Improve Google Classroom & Remote Learning Experiences with Kasey Bell Teaching online is challenging for many teachers. In this show, we talk about best practices to re-engage students, the common mistakes districts are making, and teachers’ importance right now. You’ll find this show encouraging, challenging, and relevant to right now – and you’ll […]

Save Time Digitizing Your Worksheets with TeacherMade

The fast, free tool to help you with distance or hybrid learning

One of the biggest challenges we teachers have faced this year has been maintaining our quality of instruction in the midst of change. There are some simple answers, though. This post will share how teachers can quickly digitize handouts, check-ins, worksheets, quizzes, lab reports, and paper of all kinds that support classroom activities.  TeacherMade can […]

15 Ways to Make Google Classroom Better for Everyone

by Vicki Davis

15 Ways to Make Google Classroom Better for Everyone

15 Tips to Better Use Google Classroom Today, I’m giving you another peek into my classroom, this time, to share tips for getting the most out of your Google Classroom. In this episode, you’ll hear 15 better practices when using Google Classroom, from habits to technical tools. I’ve also had this show transcribed for your […]

Hāpara: The Essential Tool for Every Google Classroom School

The Essential Tool for Every School

I’ve seen one tool improve student engagement in Google Classroom significantly — Hāpara. While Google Classroom is can be taught, there are some problems with Google Classroom regarding engagement and simplicity. Google Classroom isn’t always simple to use for students who struggle. Now, it is. In this post, I’ll talk about typical problems with Google […]

Current Research and 4 Trauma-Informed Principles to Help Students Now

Dr. Eric Rossen from NASP shares

Current Research and 4 Trauma-Informed Principles to Help Students Now

Current Research and 4 Trauma-Informed Principles to Help Students Now with Dr Eric Rossen Students experiencing the coronavirus crisis are experiencing trauma. So are teachers and parents. In today’s show, learn the ten principles to help us encourage and help others as we work through this crisis together with Dr. Eric Rossen, the Director of […]

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 […]