What Every Teacher Needs to Know About Teen Dating Abuse

Ashley Bendiksen on episode 534

One in four teens will experience teen dating abuse. Teen dating abuse is on the rise and is being compounded by the pressure on teens to portray a “perfect relationship” on social media. So, when a teen admits what is happening, sometimes people don’t believe her or him. Today Ashley Bendiksen talks about teen dating […]

Plagiarism Prevention: Best Practices with Urkund

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Urkund is a plagiarism prevention tool with many benefits for teachers in helping students create original work. In this blog post, I’ll share my review of this product from a company founded in 2000 and will talk about its benefits and features. Urkund is a cost-effective plagiarism prevention tool, integrates with popular LMS systems, and […]

5 Ways to Create a Culture of Inquiry in Your Classroom Now

Connie Hamilton on Episode 495

To create a classroom culture of inquiry, we can follow these five techniques. Connie Hamilton, author of Hacking Questions: 11 Answers That Create a Culture of Inquiry in Your Classroom. SmartBrief Keeping up with the news is challenging. Today’s sponsor, SmartBrief, has some email newsletters that will help you stay current. Whether you want to […]

Dr. Alec Couros on Spearfishing, Citizenship, and Lateral Reading

Episode 491

Alec Couros talks about spearfishing, citizenship and lateral reading

Schools are being targeted with “spearfishing” attacks – a new form of phishing that is quite deceptive. Citizenship encompasses digital citizenship and the importance of lateral reading are three of the motivating topics tackled today with education thought-leader Dr. Alec Couros. SmartBrief Keeping up with the news is challenging. Today’s sponsor, SmartBrief, has some email […]

How to Give Effective Feedback that Works

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Teachers spend hours giving effective feedback only to have students not respond or use it to improve. In this case, one could argue that the teacher isn’t giving effective feedback because it is not being used to learn. Twelve-year English teacher turned principal Jordan Catapano helps us have more effective feedback that actually works to […]

Advice from a Filmmaking Pro About How to Help Kids Make Movies

Steve Hullfish on episode 462

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Steve Hullfish is a film editor and has also interviewed many of the world’s top film editors about the craft. He shares his story in Art of the Cut, a must-read for anyone editing films. Recently, he spent time with my students in digital filmmaking talking about workflow and editing and the craft of filmmaking. […]

Why Playful Learning Is So Important in the Classroom and the Real World

David Gann on episode 449 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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David Gann, Professor of Innovation and Technology Management, shares what his research has shown about playful learning in the business world and classroom. This is a great show for those who think “play” is a bad word and to realize that play is applicable at all levels of success. He is author of “The Playful […]

Preservice Teacher Virtual Co-Op Program

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Dr. Sam Fecich runs a virtual co-op program for her preservice teachers. This program not only helps her preservice teachers learn while doing authentic work, but it helps teachers get help for their classrooms. What a great idea! Listen to the Show Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. Links mentioned Want to […]

5 Things to Keep in Mind When Implementing Technology (and some cool tools for the college classroom)

Dr. Joshua Elliott talks about implementing new technology and some cool tools he’s using in his college classroom. Listen Now Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here.

Gold Standard Project Based Learning: Project Based Teaching

Suzie Boss on Episode 384 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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After much research, Suzie Boss shares what makes excellent project-based teaching and gives a sneak peek into her book by the same name. Project Pals has a useful classroom collaborative platform that lets you create and manage projects for your students. Right now, my students are creating and managing a project as they are creating […]