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 […]

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Advancement Courses is a fantastic option for flexible, affordable professional development  Advancement Courses are self-paced and not tied to a semester or physical classroom, so you can study anywhere.  I’ve blogged about them before. Currently, Advancement Courses in partnership with DonorsChoose.org  is working to help students and teaches in need. Between August 15 and September 28, Advancement […]

3 Interesting Trends in Online Education Content (That You May Not Know)

Andrew Pass on episode 362 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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Online content should be riveting, interesting, and should educate students. Andrew Pass talks about trends in online education and shares the trends we should understand as educators. He also shares his thoughts on where virtual reality (VR) is now and where it needs to go in education. Today’s Sponsor: Advancement Courses Donor’s Choose. From now […]

5 Ideas to Experience Inquiry in Your Classroom

Kimberly Mitchell in Episode 360 of the 10-Minute Teacher

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Kimberly Mitchell talks about how we can promote inquiry in the classroom. From helping students to effectively generate questions to modeling curiosity, we have five practical ideas to bring inquiry into our classroom. Sponsor: PowerSchool has fantastic a fantastic K12 Academic Leaders Webinar Series at coolcatteacher.com/PowerSchoolWebinar including my “Digital Dozen: 12 Tips for Building Your Digital Classroom” and an […]